May 16

6th Grade Band Trip

6th Grade Band Trip – Soundpost Music Festival

Soundpost Music Festival

Thursday, May 17, 2018



7:00 a.m.          Meet in Middle School Band Hall Dressed and ready to go

7:15 a.m.          Load buses and depart for Canton

8:25 a.m.          Arrive in Canton

8:35 a.m.          Warmup

8:50 a.m.          Performance

9:15 a.m.          Travel to Splash Kingdom Waterpark

3:00 p.m.          Get out of pool and head to buses

4:30 p.m.          Arrive back at White Oak MS.



  1. You need to arrive dressed in your nice clothes for the contest
  2. You will not need anything for school except for your music and instrument.
  3. You need to bring swimsuit, sunscreen, towel, extra money, and anything else that you might need while at the park.
  4. Remember that when we come home, you will need to change out of your wet clothes. You do not need to get the seats wet.
  5. Part of your payment includes a meal. You will receive a token (1 only) which can be used at the concession stand in the park.  If you want something else to eat later on, you will need to bring your own money.  They also have candy and other items available.
  6. You will need money for a locker rental. This will make sure that your stuff doesn’t get stolen while in the park.


Want to get messages about the status of the trip?  Send a text TO:  81010 with the message:  @soundpost.

August 25

Pep Rallies

White Oak Middle School students will attend High School Pep Rallies for Varsity home​ football games (and Spring Hill).  We will return to the Middle School for dismissal.
Pep Rallies are typically held on Friday
afternoons at 3:02 in the High School gym.  Pep rally procedures are as follows:
● If a student plans on attending the pep rally for AWAY​ games, the parent MUST​ ​send an
attached Pep Rally Pass with the student  EACH WEEK.​  Students without a PASS will stay
in the classroom.  ​Students will NOT​ be allowed to walk to the pep rally without an adult with
● Students with a pass will be sent to the Fish Pond at 2:30 to be picked up.
● The doors will remain locked until 2:30​. Adults will enter through the Middle School doors
and sign their student out in front of the library.  Students will give their pass to a staff member
before leaving.
● Students not picked up by 2:50 will be sent back to class.


We will have Middle School Pep Rallies on Thursdays at 3:00 in the New Middle School gym beginning
September 8th. To show our school spirit, we ask that our students wear a White Oak shirt or maroon on
Pep Rally days.  Parents are welcome to join us at the gym.

August 11

Back to School!

I hope you have had a great summer!  I am looking forward to a great 2016-2017 school year.  Make sure you take some time to read the Middle School Student Handbook found on our home page.  Below are changes to the dress code, but make sure you refer to the full dress code included in the Student Handbook:

  • Tank tops, muscle shirts, or shirts with sleeves cut off are not to be worn. Sleeveless shirts or dresses worn by girls must measure at least 2.5 inches on the shoulder.
  • Shorts and Capri pants may be worn. The length of shorts and Capri pants must not be shorter than 3 inches from the top of the kneecap in a normal standing position.
  • Excessively tight clothing is unacceptable (i.e., spandex tights, yoga pants, shorts or other types of pants and excessively tight dresses, pants, and skirts.) Solid colored tights may be worn under dresses, skirts, and/or tops that are designed for that purpose, as long as they measure no shorter than 3 inches above the kneecap.

Students will be allowed to carry backpacks to school.

Make sure you join us for Open House, August 19 from 5:30-6:30.  There will be a brief meeting with 6th grade families in the cafeteria at 5:30.

Enjoy the last few days of summer!

Mrs. Balboa