White Oaks Weekly - April 14, 2019

From the Principal

Dear Families,

On Friday, we held a Principal’s Coffee which focused on gathering input for the 2018-19 SCSD LCAP. Thank you to those who were able to make it. If you were not able to join us and would like to learn more about the LCAP process, take a look at the slide presentation here. Please reach out to me if you would like to add input about our LCAP goals. Each of you brings a unique perspective to the table and we are lucky to have a community here at White Oaks that is comprised of so many different areas of expertise. It is the collective whole that creates such a strong support system for our students. 

Last week, I sent you an email with a link to our Returning Student Form.  If you have not had a chance to fill it out for each White Oaks student in your household, please do so by this Friday, April 19th. This information is imperative for the planning we are doing to prepare for next year’s classes. Thank you in advance for your participation.

Sincerely,

Leah Scholer, Principal
lscholer@scsdk8.org

 

School News and Events

Founder's Day Celebration
Founder's Day is right around the corner and we would love for you to join us in celebrating this year's award recipients. This event is a time honored tradition at White Oaks where we recognize those volunteers and staff members who have given countless hours to our school community. We are thrilled to announce this year's honorees: Barbara Bussler, Britta Ellis, Jennifer Pedrotti, Nikki Reynolds and Alex DeMenno. 
Please help us celebrate these honorees' achievements by joining us on April 17th in the White Oaks MU at 7PM.

PTA Meeting Wednesday April 17th - 2019-2020 Elections
Please join us at 6:30pm in the library for an abbreviated PTA meeting. The slate for next year‘s board positions will be presented and voted on. Time permitting a few other items will be discussed.

Cultural Arts Day is Coming - Egypt!
Our annual Cultural Arts Day is coming up on Friday, May 3rd as we celebrate Egyptian culture and history with music, activities and more!

We will need a TON of help to make this special and exciting day a success for our children. We need volunteers to lead classroom projects and crafts and help throughout the day with various school-wide activities. Volunteers are needed to help with set up and clean up as well.

We appreciate any help you can give and we hope you can join us for this super fun day. Please SIGN-UP HERE!

ALL STUDENTS should plan to arrive Friday, May 3rd by 8:30am and will be dismissed at 2:40pm. Also, students are encouraged to wear Red, White and Black to show their Egyptian spirit.

Join the Spring Good Eggs Fundraiser (March-April)
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How to join the fundraiser:

1. Visit schools.goodeggs.com

2. Enter the code WHITEOAKS19 –– click "Shop Now"

3. Add your groceries to your Good Eggs basket and check out.
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New customers get $15 off with this code and if 20 new customers join the fundraiser, our school also gets a $500 fundraising bonus. 

Good Eggs is an online grocery market in the Bay Area delivering absurdly fresh groceries. Shop today for same-day delivery straight to your doorstep––no subscription required. Delivery is free on all orders over $60.

Contact Katie Gallagher with any questions.

 

District News and Events

PTACC…. Why you should care... Check it out today!
PTACC stands for PTA Coordinating Counsel. The San Carlos PTA Coordinating Council is comprised of PTA Presidents from each school, Principals, SCEF, Charter and SC District Administration working together to collaborate and support the needs of all of the children in our 9 community schools.

PTACC also is an advocacy organization. During this season with State budget pressures, be sure to check out the PTACC website to find out how you can get involved.

Click here to advocate today.

Weekly Parent Support Group
Thursday, April 18, at Heather Elementary School Library from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. This week we delve further into our topic of empathy based on the work of research scientist Brene Brown. Join us to explore empathetic skill building. The group is sponsored by One Life Counseling Center, and free to parents in the San Carlos School District. This is an another opportunity to meet fellow parents in the school district community!

To RSVP, use the following link and purchase your free ticket:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/parent-support-group-san-carlos-school-district-tickets-53717537601

 

SCEF News and Events

 

REVEL AT DEVIL’S!  
On May 4, 2019, join us for the annual community event at Devil’s Canyon and enjoy live music by the Best of the 80s: Tainted Love! Ticket price is $75 per person and $35 per teacher/staff. Price includes entrance to Devil's Canyon, one drink ticket, as well as dinner from food trucks & dessert table.

Buy your tickets now and pick one up for your favorite educator too!
Go to: www.scefkids.org/reveltickets

June 14, 2019 is San Carlos Night at Oracle Park!
Join parents and community members for the 2019 San Carlos Night at SF Giants. 
Hear our students sing the National Anthem before the game & watch the Giants take on the Milwaukee Brewers (gametime is 7:15 P.M.). Stay after the game for FIREWORKS!!!
Tickets available at San Carlos Youth Center from April 8. Cash or Check only.

Purchase your spot for your child to sing the National Anthem at San Carlos Night at the Giants here: https://scefkids2019.ggo.bid

 

See last year’s video: https://www.scefkids.org/2018-scef-anthem-performance/