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May 21, 2023


Dear White Oak Families, 


Our newsletter has important information each week for the remainder of the school year. Thank you for taking the time to read it!


Quick Notes/Reminders:

  • All library books are due to the Media Center by Friday, May 26 to allow time for inventory and collection of outstanding books. Students will also be receiving reminders of any overdue books. 



Carpool Reminders


As we approach the end of the school year, please be mindful of our procedures for a safe carpool drop-off & pickup.

  • Drive SLOWLY through the far end of the carpool loop and around curves where staff are walking. 
  • Be PATIENT & RESPECTFUL as students are loading & unloading. While we want our carpool lane to move as efficiently as possible, our priority is the safety of students and staff. 
  • During arrival & dismissal, use the full carpool lane instead of driving around the cones at the traffic circle. 


Please visit our website for more information about how to drop-off & pick up your child at White Oak. 



EOG Testing Dates Reminders


On testing dates, PLEASE plan accordingly so your child arrives at school by 9:15. Early check-outs will NOT be allowed before 1:00pm to ensure students have ample time to complete the test.

  • Wednesday, May 31 - Reading - 3rd, 4th & 5th grades
  • Thursday, June 1 - Math - 3rd, 4th & 5th grades
  • Friday, June 2 - Science - 5th grade



Medication Pick-Up


If your child has medication at school, please make sure you stop by the main office to pick it up by the last day - Friday, June 9. Medication cannot be sent home with students. Families will also receive a reminder letter. 



PTA News & Updates



Spirit Night

Thank you to all who joined us for the final Spirit Night at Handel's Ice Cream! Shout out to Amanda McCleary for scheduling all of the wonderful Spirit Nights this year! Thank you! 


PTA Meeting

The final General PTA meeting of the school year will take place on Thursday, June 1 at 7pm. Please plan to join us via Google Meet. The meeting link will be shared soon. 




Classroom Updates


Please make sure you check your child's class newsletter sent each week on Friday: 


1st Grade

2nd Grade

3rd Grade

4th Grade

5th Grade



Upcoming Dates


WCPSS Calendar


Thursday, May 25

Kindergarten Orientation 6-7pm

Monday, May 29

NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day

Wednesday, May 31

EOG Reading (3rd-5th)

Thursday, June 1

EOG Math (3rd-5th)

General PTA Mtg - 7pm

Friday, June 2

EOG Science (5th grade)

Wednesday, June 7

Field Day - K-2

5th Grade Promotion Ceremony at Green Level HS - 6pm

Thursday, June 8

Field Day - 3-5

Friday, June 9

Last Day of School





THANK YOU for all of your support! 


Robin Swaim, Principal

Kevin Boynton, Assistant Principal 

& all of the Explorer Staff 


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