White Oak ISD Community,
Out of an abundance of caution and for the safety and well being of students and
staff, White Oak ISD will remain closed through Friday, March 27th (two
weeks). Students and staff will return to school on Monday, March 30th .
This decision was not made lightly, but due to the Covid-19 (coronavirus)
pandemic, and best practices, we consider this to be a prudent course of action. All
school events, UIL activities and trips are postponed during this two-week hiatus.
Only essential district personnel will be present in-district during this time period.
Due to this emergency closure, the White Oak ISD Board of Trustees will adopt a
resolution that allows hourly employees and other personnel to continue to draw
The district executive committee for UIL events (Athletics, Academic UIL etc.)
will meet in the coming days and develop a plan to make up missed games, events
etc., as needed. That information will be disseminated when it is available.
Campus administration is already working on plans for ‘stay at home’ learning
projects and ‘on-line’ projects for students. That information and those details will
be disseminated by campus administration on Tuesday the 17 th . Information
regarding Bi-district OAP, prom etc., will be disseminated at that time a well.
We apologize for the inconvenience that this may cause and the disruption of
routine, but the health and well being of all Roughnecks will always be our guiding
Please continue to check the White Oak ISD website, Facebook pages, blogs and
other local news outlets for updates.
Brian Gray-Superintendent of Schools
White Oak ISD
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