William O. Schaefer
140 Lester Drive, Tappan, NY 10983
Grades K & 1
8:30a.m. - 2:50p.m.
Lunch Hours: 11:15a.m. - 1:35p.m.
Main Office: 845-680-1300 ext. 46
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WOS Parent Update
Week of March 10, 2014
Word of the Month for March
Books of the Month
The Little Engine That Could - Watty Piper
Dumpy LaRue - Elizabeth Winthrop
The Giving Tree - Shel Silverstein
The Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle
Sunday, March 9
Daylight Savings Time
Wednesday, March 12
SOCES PTA General
7:00 PM WOS
Thursday, March 13
WOS Dance Festival at
Tappan Zee High School
6:00 pm Kindergarten; 7:15 pm Grade 1
Friday, March 14
In an effort to
reclaim instructional time lost to inclement weather, Friday,
March 14, 2014, is now a FULL instructional day.
Tuesday & Wednesday,
March 18 & 19
Kindergarten Registration at WOS
9:00 am – 12:00 Noon
Wednesday, March 19
SOCES PTA Fundraiser
– Dutch Mill Bulbs; order form due in today.
Thursday, March 20
SOCES Report Cards
Board of Education Regular Meeting; Budget Workshop; 7:30 pm
SOMS Rm 165
Friday, March 21
SOCES PTA Movie
Night; 7:00 PM at Cottage Lane
Saturday, March 22
We The People
11:00-3:00 pm at SOMS
PARENT REMINDERS & UPDATES:
How Are Our Children Using Technology?
Raising Children in the Digital Age will
be the topic of conversation at the
Family Resource Center Program on
Wednesday, March 12th at 6:00 PM.
Come join us as we discuss what parents
need to know to keep children safe in
the digital universe. The
presentation by Technology Teacher Jacob
Tanenbaum will include information on
cyber-bullying, social networking sites
including Facebook and Instagram, as
well as instant messaging and texting.
We will also hear about software
programs you can install at home to
help you monitor and secure your child’s
You are invited to join us for an
evening of discussion on these topics
and more on Wednesday, March 12th, at
6:00 PM in the William O. Schaefer
School Cafeteria. Please call
680-1420 to RSVP for this event.
We hope to see you there!
Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
9:00am - Noon at William O. Schaefer Room 3
Thursday, March 27, 2014
5:30-8:30 pm at South Orangetown Middle
160 Van Wyck Road
Appointments to register can be made if you
cannot attend the dates mentioned above.
Call Rose Ngai at (845) 680-1137.
Please exercise caution when entering the
circle at WOS. If the school buses are in
the circle, cars are not permitted to come
in. Thank you for putting the safety of our
Dutch Mill Bulbs
Spread the word! The SOCES PTA will be selling Dutch Mill Bulbs
as a Spring Fundraiser.
It’s a great way to beautify your yard!
SOCES PTA will earn at least 50% profit on every package of bulbs sold.
Priced at $7.00 and guaranteed by Dutch Mill Bulbs to grow and bloom!
Please send your order form and one check payable to SOCES PTA to
school with your child by March 19th.
Orders will be delivered to classrooms the week of Earth Day!
Thanks in advance for your support and participation!
Any questions, please email Tricia McGee @
**Save the Date**
Monday, May 12, 2014 for a PTA K-12
Fundraiser – Yankees vs. Mets. Details and