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Opening Up Schools Plan

The San Carlos School District Opening Up Schools Plan was approved at the June 18 School Board meeting to prepare for school in the fall. You may review it here. The Opening Up Schools Task Force began work on this plan May 27, 2020. We want to thank the 130 staff and parents who participated in the weekly discussions by providing input and feedback. Staff invested significant time to create this plan based on the San Mateo County Office of Education Pandemic Recovery Framework’s four pillars, stakeholder input, parent and staff surveys, and the ability to implement models based on our current staffing and the availability of space on our campuses, to allow for physical distancing. Staff used the building blocks of health and safety, social-emotional needs of students, and academics as the foundation of the plan.
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White Oaks Weekly - June 7, 2020

In This Issue: Principal's Message, Summer Learning, Report Cards, 3rd Promotion T-Shirt Form - Response Needed, Messages from PTA Co-Presidents, Request for Incoming Kinder Buddy Families, PTA Coordinating Council - Summer Help for Our Families, Reminder: Use Amazon Smile for Your SIP Purchases, 2020 Walk-a-Thon Design Contest, SCEF News, District News and Events, Community News and Events
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Reminder: Use Amazon Smile for Your SIP Purchases

AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support White Oaks PTA every time you shop. Use the link smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to our school. Create a bookmark and make it easy to remember. If you use chrome, clink on this link to activate a redirect that will automatically take you to smile.amazon.com whenever you type amazon.com. You'll never miss an opportunity to earn money for our school.
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Pandemic Food Assistance Available

COVID-19 Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits will be available soon. Children who are eligible for free or reduced-price meals can get up to $365 in food benefits in addition to community ‘to-go” meals. Learn more about these P-EBT food benefits
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PTA Appreciation

Thank you to everyone who joined us this year at our very special Founders’ Day. It was so incredibly heartwarming to see over 70 of you celebrating our amazing community and extraordinary volunteers. Big thanks to Jen Rudy, the ultimate culture keeper, for making sure this 70-year-old tradition continued with so much love and heart.
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SCSD Distance Learning Portal

Welcome to our new SCSD Distance Learning Portal Here you will find resources and daily lesson plans for your child(ren). Please see your school page to get announcements, guidelines, and procedures. Check in each day via the attendance form located on your school's grade level page. SCSD is obligated by the state of California to continue to track student “attendance.”
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White Oaks Weekly - May 31, 2020

In This Issue: Principal's Message, Farewell to our 3rd Graders, 3rd Promotion T-Shirt Form, Reminder: Use Amazon Smile for Your SIP Purchases, 2020 Walk-a-Thon Design Contest, SCEF News, District News and Events, Community News and Events
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Message from Our Principal

Dear Families, 
Welcome to White Oaks! I look forward to continuing our vision of providing an innovative and engaging learning experience that will foster the development of the whole child. 

Our dedicated teachers work collaboratively to create a well-rounded curriculum that encompasses all aspects of our instructional program. We are committed to: 

• Academic Excellence and the 5Cs
• Project-Based Learning and Personalizing Learning
• Active, Playful Learning and Tinkering
• A Focus on the Whole Child
• A Caring and Supportive Learning Community

Young learners naturally develop along their own unique time tables. Teachers expertly watch for moments when children are ready to take their next steps. We honor each child by celebrating progress, guiding students to set and self-assess learning goals, and partnering with parents to identify learning opportunities both inside and outside of school. 

We embrace the challenges of the future while we continue to cherish the traditions of the past. Our remarkable staff, involved parents and inspiring students come together to make White Oaks a wonderful and unique place. 


Leah Scholer


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