About balboab

My name is Becky Balboa, and I am proud to serve as White Oak Middle School Principal. I live in White Oak with my two children, Madison and Connor. They keep me busy with their extracurricular activities. Education: Graduated from Pine Tree High School in 1993. Received BA in Elementary Education from SFA in 1998. Received Masters in Educational Leadership from SFA in 2004. Career: 22 years experience in education: kindergarten teacher, assistant principal, Head Start Director, principal. I look forward to working with you and your child. Please check back often White Oak Middle School news.

STAAR Boot Camps

Students are invited to attend STAAR Boot Camp to practice strategies and review one last time before testing begins.  We have seen tremendous success with this!!!  The Boot Camps are listed below by subject and grade level.  We hope your student can come!!!  Please email the contact teacher if you have any questions.

4/25    8th Grade Science  4:00-5:45  Coach Brown   [email protected]

5/3      8th Grade Social Studies  5:00-6:30  Coach Salter  [email protected]

5/4      8th Grade Science  4:00-5:45  Coach Brown   [email protected]

5/5      6th Grade Reading  3:45-5:30  Mrs. Owens   [email protected]

5/7      6-8 Math in Cafeteria  Mrs. Heim   [email protected]

8:00-10:00  6th

10:30-12:30    Pre-Algebra  (Advanced 7th and Regular 8th)

1:00-3:00   7th Grade (Regular only)

5/9      7th and 8th Reading  4:00-6:00   Mrs. Fritsche (7th)  [email protected] or Mrs. Iske (8th) [email protected]

Electives 2022-2023

Parents and Students of CURRENT 6th and 7th Graders:

It is time to choose your electives for next year!  Please look under the topic, “Important Links” on the left side of this blog and click on the appropriate link that matches your grade.  You can also click on the link below.  This link will take you to a Google Form that you need to fill out.  Students MUST be logged in to their White Oak account in order to submit the form.  The forms are due Friday, May 6th.

6th Grade: Electives for 7th Grade

7th Grade: Electives for 8th Grade


Silent Auction Baskets

Reminder:  Silent Auction items are due April 19th for the baskets.  The baskets will be placed in the Silent Auction that takes place during the Sweet Music Band Concert on April 26th.  If you have ever attended this event you know that these baskets raise A LOT of money for our band program!  If you haven’t attended this event, it is a lot of fun.  The bands (6th-12th) play, there is a live auction for cakes and sweets; and silent auction for baskets and prizes!  AND you get dinner!!  All for $5.00 a ticket.

6th Grade- White Oak Swag

7th Grade- Retro

8th Grade- Fishing Gear

Archery Practice


After school archery practice tomorrow (Tuesday 4-12) in the OMS Gym….4-5pm.  This practice is for ANY student that wants to attend.  State qualifiers will receive their state t-shirt at that time and all Mathews Bow Raffle tickets for WOEF are due at that time.  If you are an archery student and won’t be attending, please turn in your tickets/money to:

Pam Salter: Primary

Wendy Stewert: Intermediate

Angie Carter: Middle School