Shelby County Schools


Welcome to Oakshire Elementary School, Where Excellence is the Expectation!!


We are the P.R.I.D.E. of the W.E.Z. (Whitehaven Empowerment Zone)




Our Vision Statement

Our vision at Oakshire Elementary School is filled with the P.R.I.D.E. of a Champion!

We are...

Partners with the community creating a

Resilient learning environment that stimulates our

Intellectual growth. Our robust

Determination is only matched by our potent

Enthusiasm to be the best in academics, arts, and activities.




Mr. Terence Bobo


Asst. Principal:

Dr. LeCharle Harris


Asst. Principal:

Dr. Tameka Lewis


1765 Holmes Road

Memphis, TN 38116

Phone: (901) 416-3140

Fax: (901) 416-3142

School hours:

8:15 a.m.-3:15 p.m.


Upcoming Events:


Scholastic Book Fair

November 4-8, 2019

Oakshire Elementary School Library

Read for the Record

Thursday, November 7, 2019

9:00 a.m.

Paramount Staffing Job Fair

Thursday, November 7, 2019

9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Portable 173

Fall Festival/Half Day

Friday, November 8, 2019

W.E.Z. PTSO Meeting

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Robert R. Church Elementary School

6:00 p.m.

Students who attend will receive Dolphin Dollars!!!

D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Culminating Field Trip

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Cummings Street Baptist Church

Second Annual Talent Show

Friday, November 22, 2019

The Dolphin Store will also be open on this day!!!


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Join the W.E.Z. P.T.S.O.

Joining fee is only $10 per family

Cash App: $WEZPTO






Uniform Policy

  • Uniform shirt colors are blue (any shade), white and yellow (any shade), not black. Bottoms should be black, navy or khaki.
  • Jackets that are worn in the building should be solid navy blue, black, white, or khaki. They should have no logos and must zip, snap or button in the front.


Lunch Menu

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Lunch Menu

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The Mighty Oakshire Elementary School

Half Day Fun

Fall Festival

November 8, 2019

Literacy Night

November 6, 2019




A drawing was held for a 32" LED display television. Congratulations to our winner!!!

First Nine Weeks

Honor's Day

November 5, 2019

These students are all on the Principal's List!!! They all had all A's in academic subjects and all E's, G's, or S's in special subjects.


Fifth grade students were inducted into the Fifth Grade Academy. Fifth graders are the leaders of the school. They are the role models for the other students.

Fifth Grade Academy

Fifth Grade Academy

Fifth Grade Academy

Students received i-Ready Achievement Awards for scoring an average of 80% or above on at least 10 lessons in Reading or Math during the month of October.

i-Ready Achievement

i-Ready Achievement

i-Ready Achievement

i-Ready Achievement

Students were recognized for their achievement during the Honor's Program

Gold Ribbon: Principals List – All A’s in academic subjects and all E’s, G’s or S’s in special subjects

Blue Ribbon: Honor Roll--A’s and B’s (including all B’s, with no grade lower than a B) in academic subjects and all E’s, G’s or S’s in special subjects

White Ribbon: Citizenship--All E’s (Excellent) in Social and Academic Behavior (conduct and work habits)

Purple Ribbon: Perfect Attendance--Present everyday-no tardies and no early dismissals

Orange Ribbon: Dolphin Award--Student that is making progress or improvement either academically or socially

Happy Halloween

October 31 , 2019





Half-Day Learning

October 11 , 2019

Spelling Bee--Congratulations to our winners!!!

Spending Dolphin Dollars at the Dolphin Store!!


And the winner is.....

Teachers decorated their doors in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The top three winners are pictured.


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Oakshire Wears Pink

in Recognition of

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

W.E.Z. Expo 2019

McGruff the Crime Dog greeted students this morning.

"Take a Bite out of Crime!"

Thank you to McGruff the Crime Dog and the Shelby County Sheriff's Department!!

Mr. Robert White, II

W.E.Z. Expo Speaker




We appreciate all of the speakers and readers who gave their time and knowledge to our students!! Thank you!!!

Mr. Mario Carver, Orthotics and Prosthetics Business Owner

Dr. Tasha King Ealy, Pharmacist

Ms. Katrenia Ford, Nurse

Dr. Jessie Tucker, Hospital President

Officer Erika Moore, Police Officer

First Officer Dwight Powell, Pilot, Tuskegee Airmen International, Memphis Chapter

Specialist Kenneth Blake, Arkansas Army National Guard

DJ Murck, Disc Jockey

Mrs. Carolyn Wright, Doctor's Office Manager

Mr. Michael Geeter, Warehousing and Logistics

Attorney Tameka Perry, Lawyer

Mrs. Sandra Thomas, Realtor




Memphis Fire Department

Memphis Police Department K9 Unit

Thank you again to all of our 2019 W.E.Z. Career Expo Speakers!!

Click here for more W.E.Z. Expo pictures.

Half-Day Learning

September 20, 2019

Club Introductions

Club sponsors gave students information about various clubs. Students will be able to choose club(s) in which to participate. Some of the clubs are S.T.E.A.M., Robotics, Drum Corps, Cursive Writing, The Great Debaters and Student Council.

Drop Everything and Write

School-wide Writing

Grades K-5

Using Dolphin Bucks to Shop in the Dolphin Store

Ms. Randle's Class

Solving Word Problems with Shaving cream

Grandparent's Day 2019


Shelby County Schools does not discriminate in its programs or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap/disability, sex, or age.  For more information, please contact the Office of Equity Compliance at (901) 416-6670.
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