In October we launched a new reading accountability program encouraging students to read 20 minutes a night. Well November is here, and congratulations to the following students for reading half of their goal or more!

1. Davis T.

2. Ethan W.

3. Claira J.

4. Rebekah H.

5. Dixie R.

6. Hunter S.


All students that read 400 ( 20 min x 5 nights a week x 4 weeks) or more minutes in November will receive a coupon for a free personal pan pizza at Pizza Hut. November just started and it’s not too late to hand over your device or use a paper log and encourage your child to read! I know we can do this and I challenge all of my students to reach their goal and share their avatar with the class! 🙂

You Rock!

-Mrs. Altman


Welcome to 3rd Grade!!

I am so excited to welcome everyone to 3rd grade! My name is Jessica Altman and this is my first full year of teaching here at White Oak. I graduated from The University of Texas at Tyler in December of 2013 and started teaching at White Oak in January of this year. I will be teaching language arts, reading and social studies this year and my awesome partner, Mrs. Odom, will be teaching math and science. Please join us on Thursday, August 21 from 4:30-5:30 for “Meet the Teacher Night” so that we can get to know one another as we prepare for a new school year. I look forward to meeting everyone!!

-Mrs. AltmanThird Grade Rocks



Easter Party: 4/17


On Thursday, April 17 from 10-11 am, third grade will be building their own waffles with all the fixins’ and scrumptious toppings. Each child received a letter with one item to bring in before (or on the day if you’re bringing batter, strawberries, bananas, etc.) the BIG day. We appreciate your help in making this a memorable experience for all.

After our “waffle time,” we’ve reserved the playground for some outside play time. You are more than welcome to check your child out  (Just BE SURE and sign out with your child’s teacher). 

In addition, each child was also given an egg to decorate. It may be painted, colored, decorated with stickers, etc. Fill the egg with goodies (NO chocolate or nuts). Thank you! We’ll be doing something fun with the eggs, so please make sure your child sends this back.

I’m counting down the days to this EGG-citing day.

Thanks for all your help!