Happy 2018! I hope everyone enjoyed your Christmas break and recent snow days. The pictures I saw of our kiddos having fun in the snow were precious.
We are ready to get the second semester started. Next week, there will be no 1/2 day for teacher training on 1/24/18. We will continue our ‘Coins for Olivia” fundraiser through Wednesday of next week. Please consider sending change or donations for this very worthy cause.
Many of our students and staff members have experienced flu and strep symptoms. For the health and safety of our students, faculty, and staff, classes on all campuses will be cancelled on Thursday and Friday of this week. We will resume classes on Monday. Next week the schedule will be:
Monday – regular school day
Tuesday -early release (11:45) Seussical performance at 8:45, pajama day
Wednesday – early release (11:45) Christmas parties at 9:00
The Christmas holidays begin on Thursday Dec. 21st.
December is filled with fun activities at our primary school.
Dec. 14 – Second grade, “Seussical” performance. There will be an 8:30performance for primary, a 9:30 for Intermediate, an an evening (6:30) performance for parents in our cafeteria.
Dec. 19th is an early dismissal (11:45) for primary. It is also a pajama “Polar Express” day.
Dec. 20th is early dismissal (11:45) and Christmas party day. All parties will be at 9:00.
PARENTS PLEASE DO NOT PLAN TO EAT WITH STUDENTS ON PERFORMANCE OR EARLY DISMISS DAYS.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. Thank you for the tremendous blessing of your children.
Next week, our primary students will participate in “Red Ribbon Week.” The week is designed to bring awareness and encourage our students to lead a healthy lifestyle and remain drug free. The activitieswill include:
Monday – WEAR RED – “I matter so I’m drug free.”
Tuesday – WEAR DRESS CODE APPROPRIATE PAJAMAS – “Don’t snooze – stay alert and away from drugs.”
Wednesday – WEAR SPORTS/COLLEGE SHIRTS AND CRAZY SOCKS – “Make your future bright. Don’t do drugs!”
Thursday – DRESS LIKE A SUPER HERO – “Soar above the rest, be drug free.”
Friday – WEAR NEON – “Outshine drugs!”
On Tuesday, October 31st, students will be allowed to wear dress code appropriate costumes to school. Some restrictions are:
No face paint
No hair paint/unusual color
No props or masks
No blood or gore on costumes
Must be “Kid friendly.”
Thank you and Happy fall!!
I want to take a moment to thank you for the blessing of your children. We have had an amazing start to the 17-18 school year. Students will begin bringing jackets to school soon. PLEASE make sure all jackets and coats are labeled. We have hundreds of lost jackets and coats each year.
Please also be aware of the requirement for students leaving school in an approved safety restraint “car/booster” seat. Notes were sent last week and reminders handed out this week. Beginning next week, school employees will not be allowed to place a student in a car, without a car seat, at car pick-up. Parents will be asked to pull out of line, and must load the child themselves. We appreciate your help in this matter. Keep checking this blog and our classroom blogs for important dates and information.
White Oak Primary will host a service learning project to benefit our colleagues and friends at Beaumont ISD. Next week, we will be collecting school supplies and books to deliver to BISD. The needs in Beaumont are vast. Our hope is to show the good people of Beaumont what a small school with a big heart can do for others. We will also collect supplies and items at the WO vs SH game on Sept. 15th.
Thank you for considering this opportunity.
“We Believe We Can Be The Difference”is our White Oak Primary mantra. We can be a positive difference for our students and for each other. Our students have been busy learning school routines and getting back in the “swing of things.”
We will be hosting a parent orientation at 5:30 on September 19th. This will be an excellent time for you to learn about your child’s teacher, classroom expectations, and classroom routine. You will also be informed of important school topics like lunch, nurse visits, attendance, and interventions.
Thank you for sharing your precious children with us.
“Mighty Oaks Grow from Little Acorns!”
Our students at White Oak Primary are busy learning! Many of our classrooms have new STEM kits. Students are learning new and creative ways to build and problem solve.
Next week, we will be off on Monday, February 20, to observe President’s Day. Students will also be released early (11:30) on February 22nd for staff development/collaboration.
Teachers will be scheduling needed parent conferences during the first two weeks of March.
Tomorrow, primary students will be release early (11:30) for staff development.
Excitement is all around us at White Oak Primary School. Our students are very excited about our “Holiday Happenings” and the upcoming break. I wish you all a very safe and Merry Christmas. Please see the information below:
Tuesday, Dec. 13 – Pajama Day … We will celebrate “The Polar Express.”
Wednesday, Dec. 14 – Pre-K Christmas parties
Thursday, Dec. 15 – Early dismissal at 11:30.
Please don’t plan to eat lunch at school,with your child, on early dismissal days.
Friday, Dec. 16 – Christmas parties – 9:00…Early dismissal at 11:30.
SEE YOU IN 2017!!