William O. Schaefer Elementary School

Opening Day 2017

*Please check this page regularly. Additional back-to-school information will be posted throughout the summer.*

Important Dates

Meet the Teacher dates and the September SOCES PTA meeting are posted on the WOS Google calendar.

August 1: Free & Reduced Price Meal Applications Now Available
Go to the Food Service page for 2017-18 free and reduced price meal applications.

Week of August 14: Back-to-school packets, including teacher assignments, mailed home

Week of August 21: Bus cards and transportation information mailed home (UPDATED)

Thursday, August 24: Bus Orientation
The bus orientation is for all incoming kindergartners and students in grades 1 and 2 who are new to William O. Schaefer Elementary School this fall. Please note the assigned times according to students’ last name:

  • 9:00-9:30am: Last names beginning with the letters A – H
  • 9:45-10:15am: Last names beginning with the letters I – Q
  • 10:30 – 11:30am: Last names beginning with the letters R – Z

Wednesday, August 30: Kindergarten Meet & Greet
Kindergartners are invited to meet their teachers at the following times:

  • 10:00-10:45am: Ms. Gallagher, Ms. Widmayer & Ms. Grillo
  • 11:00-11:45am: Ms. Rispoli, Ms. Coughlin & Ms. Rega
  • 12:00-12:45pm: Ms. Kolesar, Ms. Sheehy & Ms. Savarese

Tuesday, September 5: First day of school


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School Supply Lists
Grade 1
Grade 2

Back to School Basics
Head Lice Letter
Kindergarten Parents Welcome Letter
Student Pickup Note

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