Welcome military families

Welcome military families! We hope that everyone has been staying safe and healthy during this pandemic. Please know we are here to support you and your family.

News you can use

  • New to the area? There are changes to the registration process due to COVID-19. Please contact Cindy Miller, Data Manager (252-393-3990 ext 110) to obtain more information.

  • Pre-deployment or post-deployment leave coming up? Please contact Cindy Miller, Data Manager (252-393-3990 ext 110) regarding needed documentation and the approval process for absences. Documentation is needed prior to the leave dates in order for the days to be considered an excused absence.

inbound checklist

  • Access and complete Carteret County Schools Registration Packet: https://www.carteretcountyschools.org/registration

    • Proof of Residency

    • Birth Certificate

    • Immunization Record

    • Prior School Information

    • Most recent report card

    • Custody papers (if applicable)

  • Contact use if you have any questions with registration or would like to schedule an appointment. (252-393-3990)

  • Request Tour of the school (not applicable during Covid-19 precautions)

  • Meet with School Counselor to ease transition for the family

  • Contact Military School Liaison officers if any other concerns arise

  • Get excited to be a White Oak Wildcat!

outbound checklist

  • Notify White Oak us that your child will be leaving at least two weeks in advance.

  • Before the child's last day, ensure that you have the following documentation

    • Most current report card

    • Any additional paperwork - this would include medical, IEP, 504, AIG.

  • If you are PCSing overseas, please contact us (252-393-3990) to coordinate transfer of records

  • Find out the latest date your child can check out of school and still receive full credit

  • Request work that your child can do to keep current during the transfer

additional contact information

  • Military & Family Life Counselor

  • White Oak School Counselors

  • School Liaison Officer (Cherry Point): 252-466-7658

  • School Liaison Officer (Camp Lejeune): 910-449-9749/9915

  • Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP; Camp Lejeune): 910-451-4394

  • Family Member Employment Assistance Program (FEMAP; Camp Lejeune): 910-450-1676

helpful links

Academic Resources

  • Tutor.com: 24/7 access to FREE online tutoring and homework help for military members and their families. Tutors available in more than 50 subjects K-12 and even college/professional subjects.
    Website: https://military.tutor.com/home

  • SchoolQuest: A free online tool that helps parents of military-connected children to prepare for the frequent school moves and other unique stressors of a military lifestyle that could adversely affect their academic success. The website serves as a virtual hub where parents and students can find helpful information, tools, and resources centralized on a single platform. Website: http://www.schoolquest.militarychild.org

Social & Emotional Resources

  • Community Counseling: Offers counseling services (individual, couples, family, child, teen, etc.) to help service members and their families in a wide range of needs such as anxiety, anger management, grief/loss, adjustment issues, and behavior concerns. They offer walk in/same day appointments.
    Website: http://www.mccslejeune-newriver.com/counseling/
    Camp Lejeune: (910) 451-2864
    New River: (910) 448-6110

  • Exceptional Family Members Program (EFMP): EFMP helps service members with managing the special needs of a family member. Special needs can be any diagnosed physical, intellectual, or emotional need that requires specialized medical or education services.
    Website: http://www.mccslejeune-newriver.com/efmp/

  • FOCUS Project: Families OverComing Under Stress (FOCUS) provides resilience training to military children, families, and couples. It teaches practical skills to help families and couples overcome common challenges related to military life by enhancing communication, problem solving, and goal setting skills.
    Website: http://www.mccslejeune-newriver.com/focus/

  • New Parent Support Program: Team of licensed social workers, counselors, and registered nurses who provide educational and support services to military families preparing for parenthood or have at least one child age 5 or under.
    Website: http://www.mccslejeune-newriver.com/npsp/
    Camp Lejeune: (910) 449-9501

  • Military and Family Life Counselors (MFLC): Licensed professional mental health counselors who provide up to 12 sessions of non-medial solution focused "counseling" to military service members and their families. The program is confidential and no records are kept.
    Website: http://www.mccslejeune-newriver.com/mflc/
    Camp Lejeune: (910) 260-7576 or (336) 493-6846
    New River: (910) 915-3888

Other Helpful resources:

  • Military OneSource: Military OneSource is your 24/7 connection to information, answers and support to help you reach your goals, overcome challenges and thrive. As a member of our military family, you are eligible to use this Department of Defense-funded program anytime, anywhere. Turn to Military OneSource for tax services, spouse employment help, webinars and online training, relocation and deployment tools, adoption, special needs, elder care, and much more.

Website: https://www.militaryonesource.mil

  • Connected Health Military Kids Connect website allows kids to making connections with other military kids. (You can download the How to Cope 1-5 PDF’s from this website).

Website: https://militarykidsconnect.health.mil/

  • Sesame Street for Military families

Connected Health Sesame Street for Military Families website provided education on several topics for military families to include family health and wellness, military and civilian life, self-expression and more.

Website: https://sesamestreetformilitaryfamilies.org/