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Principal's Corner

A Message from our Principal

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year at Oro Grande! 


Whether you are new to Oro Grande or a returning family, it is a privilege to have you as a partner in your child’s education. I am so excited to start the year off with our staff, students, parents and guardians. This will be my third year serving Oro Grande Elementary as its principal and it is truly an honor to serve in this capacity with my great staff and community.

I really want all of us to work as a TEAM this year as we combine our efforts to meet the needs of our students academically, socially and emotionally.  It is my hope that the students and parents feel at home and know they are cared for at Oro Grande Elementary.  I feel it is through the establishment of a nurturing and caring environment that we can truly educate the youth that we have been entrusted to educate.  Please know the staff and I count it a privilege that you, the parent, have allowed us to educate and mentor your children.  It is a responsibility that we do not take lightly, and we are extremely grateful for the opportunity to invest in our community in this way.

Change happens in education and this year is no exception! We are very fortunate and thankful, as we are able offer a full-year Physical Education curriculum with our very own Mr. Kosters. Our Music with Ms. Suetterlin and Art Curriculum has increased as well as these classes are now a full semester. I am thrilled to be able to bring in seven new certified and classified staff members to our family. I am also very excited to welcome our new program of Classical Education to the Oro Grande family. Lake Havasu Classical Academy at Oro Grande begins its opening year in the grades of Kindergarten and First Grade. We are looking forward to this new journey with you.



Brett Bitterman