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Coffee with the Principal



White Oak, on 11/29 we had our monthly Coffee with the principal event. We would like to thank all who were in attendance. We appreciate all your feedback and collaboration during these meetings. White Oak would also like to encourage anyone who has a student attending our campus, to come and join us for our next Coffee with the Principal, scheduled on 12/15.

To view our Coffee with the Principal power point, please click below.

Coffee with the Principal Power point 

Possip Survey


Are you happy with your YES Prep Campus? Tell us about your experience! We invite you to check your email or phone for the Possip Survey. It will take less than a minute. In this survey, you will be asked about how to best support your student’s academic journey. If you did not receive the survey, please reach out to your front office team for the link.


¿Estás contento(a) con tu escuela de YES Prep?¡Cuéntanos tu experiencia! Lo invitamos a revisar su correo electrónico o teléfono para la encuesta de Possip. Tardará menos de un minuto. En esta encuesta, se le preguntará sobre cómo apoyar mejor el aprendizaje académico de su estudiante. Si no recibió la encuesta, comuníquese con su equipo de recepción para recibir el enlace.

Student Recruitment 


Apply to YES Prep before the holiday hustle and bustle so you can jingle all the way without
the application delay! If you need any assistance with your application, contact our team at
713.967.9000 or SayYES@yesprep.org.



White Oak, we are planning on launching Parent Square in January!

We are excited to let you know that this year we’ll be using ParentSquare to communicate with you at the school, and in your classrooms and groups. 

ParentSquare provides a simple and safe way for everyone at school to connect. 

With ParentSquare you’ll be able to: 

• Receive all district, school and classroom communication via email, text, or app 

• View the school and classroom calendar and RSVP for events 

• Easily sign up to volunteer and/or bring items 

• Securely receive report cards, IEPs and other important student documents

Nos complace informarles que este año usaremos ParentSquare para comunicarnos con ustedes en la escuela y en sus aulas y grupos. 

ParentSquare proporciona una manera simple y segura para que todos en la escuela se conecten. 

Con ParentSquare podrá: 

• Reciba toda la comunicación del distrito, la escuela y el aula por correo electrónico, mensaje de texto o aplicación 

• Ver el calendario de la escuela y el aula y confirmar su asistencia a los eventos 

• Regístrese fácilmente para ser voluntario y / o traer artículos 

• Reciba de forma segura boletas de calificaciones, IEP y otros documentos importantes de los estudiantes

Check out an overview video on Parent Square: link

Check out how to activate your account: HERE

Echa un vistazo a un video de descripción general en Parent Square:  link

Echa un vistazo a cómo activar tu cuenta:  HERE

Parent and Family Policy 23-24 Available


Please visit our website at yesprep.org/familyengagement to view our Parent and Family Engagement Policy for the 2023-2024 School Year. http://bit.ly/46BWn96


Visite nuestro sitio web en yesprep.org/familyengagement para ver nuestra Política de participación de padres y familias para el año escolar 2023-2024. http://bit.ly/46BWn96

We are looking for Parent Volunteers!

To access the link, please click on either image. If you need the link in English, click on the left image. For Spanish, click on the image to the right. 

When and if you become an approved volunteer, please make sure to send an email to Ms. Nandin to, jocelyn.nandin@yesprep.org, of an image that shows your confirmation.



White Oak Book Fair!













White Oak, please make sure to set up your scholastics EWallet or provide your student with cash if they are planning to purchase items. 



Student Theme Dress

White Oak, please see below upcoming theme dressed days for students. Please make sure that if your student is participating, they participate on the days mentioned below. All participants should wear jeans or appropriate bottoms. Please view our dress code policy what is acceptable.























White Oak University: Family Night

We would love for our upper classmen and families to attend! 
Please see more information below. 















After School Policy


Please see below our after-school policy for any after school programming such as clubs, tutorials, and athletics. 

After-School Policy

Future Dates for Coffee with the Principal

















New Owls

Ayanna Benjamin: Behavioral Support Specialist
Bryanne Gillespie: 6th Grade Science Teacher
Adelene Ruiz: Student Support Counselor
Zarria Coleman: Special Education Teacher

Outerwear Order Forms

As the temperatures start to drop, we will begin our presale of White Oak Outerwear!  Students will receive this form Tuesday in their 4th block classes. Please return to the Front Office with payment between 11/8 and 12/1!  All jackets are $24.00.  We accept cash and card payments.  To make a card payment, please visit the front office.


 Order Form Given to Students


Updated Uniform Information


Please make sure all students are abiding by our dress code for the rest of the school year. We will begin checking students are in correct uniform, daily, upon their arrival. Should a student not be in dress code, they will receive a consequence and a call home will be made reminding you of the dress code that's been put in place for all White Oak Secondary Students. 



































Attendance Information











If you have a student who has been absent, please make sure you are informing the front office about their absence and ensure you or your student turn in any excuse notes to Mrs. Heras.
If you need to contact our attendance clerk, use this email address: marione.heras@yesprep.org or contact directly to, (713) 967-7883.

Skyward Parent Access










Click on either image and you will be taken to the Skyward parent portal to sign in.

After-School Transportation

Please see below for the afterschool transportation White Oak Secondary is offering. This is available for student use ONLY on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. 
Please make sure to make any necessary travel arrangements for your students on days they will be staying late, and no transportation is provided. 





Would you like to stay updated with your student's behavior on campus? Download our app, HERO to get access to how your student is behaving, if they have received demerits, detentions, points and so much more, please follow the instructions on how to download and access your student's account. 

Please click box below for instructions. 

Hero Download and Access Instructions


Bus Routes

Please click on the box below to view or, scan QR code below to access our bus routes for this school year.




White Oak Bus Routes






First View

White Oak, please check out our first view bus information on how to track our buses.
First page of the PDF file: FirstViewBusRouteInfo



District Calendar / Bell Schedule

Please scan QR codes below to view our district calendar and our students bell schedule.

District Calendar:                                                                                                              Bell Schedule:


Want to Contact Us?

Front office: (713)924-5298
Front Office Email: whiteoak@yesprep.org
All Staff Contact Form: Click HERE.

Social Media Pages

Facebook:                                                                                                                     Instagram:





So Happy










So Happy... the app that tells you what’s on the menu today in your school’s cafeteria. Check out the menu items— including calories, nutritional information, and allergens.

So Happy...La aplicación que te dice lo que hay en el menú hoy en la cafetería de tu escuela. Echa un vistazo a los elementos del menú, incluidas las calorías, la información nutricional y los alérgenos.


Attendance matters and we are here to help!


We are here to help! We know that you may have some needs that arise as a parent/guardian that may impede you from being able to get your child to school. You can receive direct help by submitting a “Student Assistance Form” or, a SAF. To communicate any support needs you may have, please click here to submit a SAF! A campus Student Support Counselor will follow-up with you to determine the best way to get your need met.

SAFs can be submitted for: 

·         Urgent family concerns 

·         Family or student supplies or resources needed for school (i.e. uniforms, calculator, books, food) 

·         Student social and emotional concerns 

·         Student home or family concerns (food insecurity, clothing needs- uniform support, community resources, etc.) 

·         Student relationship concerns 

·         Concerns about bullying


SAF link: https://bit.ly/3PY1V8t


Family Communication 

Please be aware that the only approved communication platforms for YES Prep Public Schools are: 


  • Campus Family Notes.

  • YES Prep website. 

  • Campus owned Instagram and Facebook accounts. 

  • Campus Certified Communication Platforms (Class Dojo, Cardstock, School Messenger, HERO). 


Other social media or communication platforms that are not handled by YES Prep personnel are not credible sources of YES Prep campus information. Examples of unapproved communication groups are WhatsApp and Facebook Groups. If you see YES Prep information being shared on any other platform, please know that it may not be accurate. We encourage you to only rely on information from approved sources. Thank you for your cooperation! 


Guidance for Family Associations: 

If you are a Family Association member, we encourage you to create an online community using an approved campus communication tool (Ex: Class Dojo) or a group that limits personal information being shared (Ex: GroupMe, Remind). You can also share information through campus Family Notes with the support of your campus Social Media Ambassador, Executive Assistant, or Principal. Thank you for helping us to keep our campus community informed and connected! 

Tenga en cuenta que las únicas plataformas de comunicación aprobadas para las Escuelas Públicas de YES Prep son: 


  • Notas de la familia del campus 

  • Sitio web de YES Prep 

  • Cuentas de Instagram y Facebook propiedad del campus 

  • Plataformas de comunicación certificadas por el campus, HERO 

Otras redes sociales o plataformas de comunicación que no son manejadas por el personal de YES Prep no son fuentes creíbles de información del campus de YES Prep. Ejemplos de grupos de comunicación no aprobados son WhatsApp y Facebook Groups. Si ve que la información de YES Prep se comparte en cualquier otra plataforma, sepa que puede ser información incorrecta. Le recomendamos que solo confíe en la información de fuentes aprobadas. ¡Gracias por su ayuda! 


Guía para asociaciones familiares: 

Si usted es miembro de la Asociación de Familias, le recomendamos que cree una comunidad en línea utilizando una herramienta de comunicación aprobada en el campus (por ejemplo, Class Dojo) o un grupo que limite el intercambio de información personal (por ejemplo, GroupMe, Remind). También puede compartir información a través de Family Notes del campus con el apoyo de su embajador de redes sociales, asistente ejecutivo o director de su campus. ¡Gracias por ayudarnos a mantener a nuestra comunidad universitaria informada y conectada! 

House Bill 114 & Student Discipline

YES Prep families,

An important new law impacting student discipline and the use and/or possession of substances not permitted at school will be taking effect immediately, in our district.

House Bill 114 (HB 114) requires that any student who is found in possession of, under the influence of, selling, gifting, or delivering the following substances (e-cigarettes, vaping, marijuana, and THC-related products) within a 300-feet radius of any school premises, will be promptly removed and placed in a Disciplinary Alternative Education Program (DAEP). HB 114 has been enacted to address the growing concerns surrounding e-cigarettes, vaping, marijuana, and THC-related products among young people. For more information, click the link below.

Familias de YES Prep,

Una nueva ley importante que afecta la disciplina estudiantil y el uso o posesión de sustancias no permitidas en la escuela entrará en efecto de inmediato en nuestro distrito.

El Proyecto de Ley 114 de la Cámara de Representantes (HB 114) requiere que cualquier estudiante que se encuentre en posesión de, bajo la influencia de, vendiendo, regalando o entregando las siguientes sustancias (cigarrillos electrónicos, vapeo, marihuana y productos relacionados con el THC) dentro de un radio de 300 pies (90 metros) de cualquier instalación escolar, será retirado de inmediato y colocado en un Programa de Educación Alternativa Disciplinaria (DAEP). HB 114 se ha promulgado para abordar las crecientes preocupaciones que rodean los cigarrillos electrónicos, el vapeo, la marihuana y los productos relacionados con el THC entre los jóvenes. Para obtener mas informacion, haga clic en el enlace.






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