White Oaks Elementary School in San Carlos, California
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WELCOME TO WHITE OAKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL!

Click here to read past messages from the Principal.

 

INCOMING TK/KINDER SUMMER PLAYDATES

Where:  White Oaks Playground

When:  Saturdays – August 2nd, August 9th & August 16th (9:30am – 11:30am)

Bring your family and meet other incoming TK/Kinder Families!

 

NEW TO WHITE OAKS?  WE WANT TO GIVE YOU A BUDDY!

Starting a new school as a student and as a parent can be overwhelming and difficult for some.  We want to make sure that we make this transition as positive as possible and answer all the questions you may have prior to the first day of school.  If you are interested in having a current White Oaks family reach out to your family, please email me (jzholmes@yahoo.com) and we will assign you a buddy.  Your buddy is your personal White Oaks resource. 

 

Registration for the 2014-2015 School Year

 

Hello Families,

We look forward to welcoming new and returning families to White Oaks for the 2014-
2015 school year! Please review the FAQs below and feel free to reach out to Sandi
Piepmeier, School Secretary at 650-508-7317 or spiepmeier@scsdk8.org
for more information.

Sincerely,

Allison Liner
Principal

How do I register?   

New families, please contact Carolina Devito cdevito@scsdk8.org or visit
http://www.sancarlos.k12.ca.us/registration/ for registration information. All
registrations are processed centrally by the District Office. Registration
begins in October for the following academic year. Current families will receive a
reenrollment email in the spring.

Can I attend a school tour?

Small group tours are scheduled for parents who are new to the San Carlos School
District, as well as families who are considering a move to the White Oaks community.
Parents and guardians are invited to join us for an informative chat and a walk around
the school to learn more about our educational program. Please email Sandi at
spiepmeier@scsdk8.org to sign up.

Tours are scheduled for the following dates:

January 28   8:30-9:30 a.m.

February 24   10:45-11:45 a.m.

March 7   9:30-10:30 a.m.

When you arrive, please check in at the office to sign in and obtain a visitor’s badge.

 

When is Kindergarten Orientation? Should I attend?

Please join us in the White Oaks multiuse room on May 28 from 7:00-8:00 pm for
Kindergarten Orientation. All parents of students who are registered to attend
kindergarten at White Oaks in the fall are invited to attend in order to learn
more about our educational program, how to support a successful start,  and
what to expect in the exciting school year ahead!

Please click here for the Kindergarten Orientation slideshow.

When is the first day of school?

The first instructional day of the 2014-2015 school year is August 25, 2014. Please click
here for the 2014-2015 school calendar.

 

What time does the school day start and end?

Please click here for a copy of the current White Oaks bell schedule.

 

Are there special events and activities planned for the summer?

A variety of events are planned to support a happy and successful start to your
child’s school experience at White Oaks. Please review the list below and check back
often, as additional events may be scheduled.

 

Kinder Kamp!
August 11 – August 15, 2014

SMARTE Kinder Kamp is an optional, fee-based enrichment program for entering
kindergarteners. Check the SMARTE site for registration and program
information, or email info@smartesancarlos.com. SMARTE also offers after school
classes and care for children in grades K-4.

 

Welcome to White Oaks New Families Tour for Grades 1-4
August 21, 2014
1:00-2:00 pm
Meet Outside the Office

Students who will be new to the White Oaks School community in the upcoming
academic year are invited to bring their families to attend a welcome tour. We’ll
enjoy a cool glass of lemonade, introduce new families, and take a stroll around campus
to help our newest “owls” feel at home.  

Kindergarten and K/1 Meet and Greet
Tentative Date: August 22, 2014    
Time TBD
Meet at the Classroom

Get ready for the first day! Join us to meet the teacher, say hello to friends and see your classroom. Students will visit the classroom and then enjoy playtime on the recess yard.

 

Principal's Coffee: Technology-Infused Project-Based Learning

April 2, 2014

Find the presentation here.
See the video of our "expert panel" of 4th Graders sharing their learning here.

  • How we’re implementing technology-infused, project-based learning
  • How students are collaborating and extending their learning using Google Docs
  • How you can support your child’s use of Google Docs at home

Principal's Coffee: White Oaks School Goals

February 12, 2014
See the Powerpoint presentation here.

Principal's Coffee: The Common Core State Standards
September 20, 2013
See the Powerpoint presentation here.
See the Video here.

Great online resources about these topics:

Principal's Coffee: Meet the P.E. Teachers!
Tuesday, October 22, 2013
See the Powerpoint presentation here.

Mindy Hill, District Wellness Coordinator, also shared information about the District's Wellness plan and how our PE program supports goals. You can find the information that was shared with the Board here.

2013-2014 School Year Calendar: View it online.

 

 

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