William O. Schaefer 
140 Lester Drive, Tappan, NY  10983

Grades K & 1
School Hours: 
8:30a.m. - 2:50p.m.
Lunch Hours:  11:15a.m. - 1:35p.m.
Main Office:  845-680-1300 ext. 46

Keeping Current  ::  WOS Parent Update
Week of April 14, 2014

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Word of the Month for April

Books of the Month
Giggles- Bruce Lansky
Miles of Smiles -
Bruce Lansky



April 14 - 18, 2014 School Closed for Spring Recess
Upcoming Events
Monday, April 21 School in Session
Thursday, April 24 Board of Ed Regular Meeting 7:30 pm SOMS Rm 165
Tuesday, May 6 Staff Appreciation; See flyer for details


As indicated on the district calendar and in accordance with New York State Education Law, please note that school will be in session for students and staff on April 21, May 23, and May 27 to make up for snow days.

If your child will NOT be attending the William O. Schaefer School for the 2014-15 school year, please let us know in writing as soon as possible. Thank you for your help in this important matter.

If you need to register your 5 year old child for the 2014-15 Kindergarten Program, please call the Registrar, Rose Ngai at 845 680-1137. You can make an appointment to visit her at the South Orangetown Middle School, 160 Van Wyck Road in Blauvelt with your completed registration forms. Thank you.

  2012-2013 Email Communication System
Please be advised, to update your children(s) contact information please contact the school building directly.  This includes updates to emergency phone numbers, email addresses, etc. 

  WOS Leveled Text Reference
  In keeping with our security procedures we want to remind anyone who wishes to enter any SOCSD building that you will be required to present a photo ID to the security guard prior to entering.  Your cooperation and understanding is appreciated as the safety of our children is our number one concern.