April Newsletter

Three Oaks Elementary Newsletter

The Nation’s First Core Knowledge School

Tami LeMaster – Principal

Kelley Hill – Assistant Principal

Phone: (239) 267-8020

Fax: (239) 267-9559     


Visit us at


Important Dates

4/6                                                       Volunteer Orientation                          5pm

4/6                                                       SAC Meeting                                      5:30pm

4/7                                                       Good Friday                                        Schools Closed

4/10                                                     Easter Monday                                   Schools Closed

4/19                                                     Red Robin Spirit Night                        5-9pm

                                                            (Gulf Coast Town Center)

4/21                                                     Spring Book Fair Family Night            5-7pm

4/24-4/28                                             Spring Book Fair (During School hours)

4/27                                                     Interim Day (FOCUS)





ID’s Required

Anytime you come inside of the school to sign in/out your child, for a meeting or to have lunch, you MUST have your ID or Bear Tag.  You must show it to the camera before you can enter the building.  Please make sure you close the door behind you for the next person to show their ID, and please do not open the door for anyone to come in.  This is for the safety of our staff, students and you. Thank you.


Important Reminders

** Moving Out of Lee County/Not Returning to T.O.E.

Any students not planning to return to T.O.E for the 23-24 school year due to moving out of the county, or state, to attend private school, transferring to another school, please contact Shannon McMahon and fill out a withdrawal form no later than May 30th.  Any questions, please contact Shannon McMahon at 239-267-8020 ext. 203 or by email [email protected].

*Change of Address/ Phone Numbers

It is very important that we have your most up-to-date address, telephone numbers and e-mail address. This information will help facilitate communication between home and school, allow immediate communication in case of an emergency and to guarantee you will receive important information about the 2023-2024 school year.


If you moved during the school year or plan to move during the summer, you must provide proof of residence.


The School District of Lee County will only accept the following:

· Lease, Rental, or Mortgage Agreement

· Utility Bill (ex: electric, water, cable)

* If Living with a relative – a letter from that person listing your name, the names of your children, stating that you are residing at their address and a copy of one of the documents listed, they will need to sign the letter and include a phone number to verify their address.


Spring Book Fair

Our annual Spring Book Fair will kick off Friday, April 21st with our family night that will be from 5-7pm in the media center.  You can come and shop with your little ones. KONA ICE will be there, and we will also have drinks and popcorn for sale.




Our Spring Book Fair will run from 4/24-4/28 during school hours for the kids to shop on their own.


Counselor Corner

What does integrity mean in a person: being honest

Our character value this month is Integrity.

Integrity means being honest and having strong moral principles. A person with integrity behaves ethically and does the right thing, even behind closed doors.

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and

convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

What are the 5 attributes of integrity?

-Dependability. Dependability means people can rely on you and that you keep promises. ...

-Loyalty. Employers especially value and appreciate the loyalty of their employees. ...

-Honesty. Integrity requires honesty. ...

-Good judgement. ...


How to Teach Children Integrity & Good Character

-Lead by example by acting with integrity. ...

-Be specific with your reasoning. ...

-Offer examples of positive moral behaviors. ...

-Understand that outside influences will affect character development.


Ms. Wallace, School Counselor, email: [email protected]



This school has been recently inspected and certain asbestos-containing materials or assumed

asbestos-containing materials such as: fire doors or roofing materials that are tested prior to repairs or

removal as needed, have been located in the school buildings. Please be aware that the School District

of Lee County has an active management plan designed to ensure that the building is maintained safely

for all occupants. These materials are being controlled in accordance with the Asbestos Management

Program for the School and following the limitations and procedures of the policies and requirements

of the Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Program of the School District of Lee County.

The report listing the location, quantities, and condition of all known materials and contains the details of the control procedures is available at the school office for your inspection during normal school hours. Copies of the whole or parts of the school’s asbestos file can be supplied to you at a cost of $0.15/page.



FortifyFL is a suspicious activity reporting tool that allows you to instantly relay information to appropriate law enforcement agencies and school officials. By accessing FortifyFL, students and parents can share tips and information, pictures and videos and optionally submit their contact information. Learn more at https://getfortifyfl.com/


The School Board of Lee County, Florida

District 1            Samuel Fisher, Board Vice Chair

District 2            Melisa W. Giovannelli

District 3            Chris N. Patricca

District 4            Debbie Jordan  

District 5            Armor Persons, Board Chair

District 6            Jada Langford Fleming

District 7            Cathleen O’Daniel Morgan

Board Attorney    Kathy Dupuy-Bruno, Esq.

Superintendent   Christopher S. Bernier, Ed.D.


Three Oaks Elementary School

Vision: A fair and excellent education for all students.

Mission: To provide all children an excellent education through a solid, specific and sequenced curriculum.