Whittier Weekly News

May 27, 209

Notes from the Administration

Wow! What a great Field Day we had! Thank you to Mr. Keimig and Mrs. Fortney for a great event! It's always so great to see so many parents volunteer as well!

As we wind down to the end of the school year, we have included information about the end of the school year.

Your 2019-2020 PTA Officers

Congratulations to our 2019/2020 officers:

  • Henry Penafiel President
  • Sarah Meyer Vice President
  • Alison Giampapa Treasurer
  • Bassa Walla Secretary


There will be a summer planning meeting to ensure that we continue to support the mission and goals of the school. Many hands make light work, please consider volunteering. Our current board has ensured that committees for the upcoming year are easily run.


Many thanks to our outgoing Board Members for a terrific year! This was a year of great success and we saw high attendance at many events.

Thank you to:

  • Emily Harlow President
  • Henry Penafiel Vice President
  • Janelle Luckenbaugh Treasurer
  • Tina Long Secretary

NEWS FROM THE MEDIA CENTER

All student library books are due by Friday, May 31st. If your child has lost or damaged a library book, please contact tina.dattoli@fcps.org for the replacement price before May 31st. Be on the lookout for checkout notices sent home with what books your child has checked out starting the week of May 27th. Contests will begin that week and prizes will be given to the first 5 classes who turn in all of their library books. There will also be a special prize for anyone who finds and returns a Whittier Library book that is not checked out to them. Please help us return our library books to get ready for next school year! Questions? Email Tina Dattoli at tina.dattoli@fcps.org

Last Day for Media Materials is Friday May 31st

All student library books are due by Friday, May 31st.

If your child has lost or damaged a library book, please contact tina.dattoli@fcps.org for the replacement price before May 31st. Be on the lookout for checkout notices sent home with what books your child has checked out starting the week of May 27th. Contests will begin that week and prizes will be given to the first 5 classes who turn in all of their library books. There will also be a special prize for anyone who finds and returns a Whittier Library book that is not checked out to them. Please help us return our library books to get ready for next school year! Questions? Email Tina Dattoli at tina.dattoli@fcps.org

SAVE THE DATE! Camp Invention is coming to Whittier! July 8-12 from 9:00-3:30!

SAVE THE DATE! Camp Invention is coming to Whittier! July 8-12 from 9:00-3:30! We will be the first hybrid camp in our area and have 60 spots for paid campers. To sign up, go to: https://www.invent.org/programs/camp-invention and register for our Whittier camp. Questions? Email Tina Dattoli at tina.dattoli@fcps.org.
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WE NEED YOU TO BE A WATCH D.O.G.!

Are you the father, stepfather, grandfather, uncle, or father figure of a Whittier student? If so, we want you to volunteer as a Watch D.O.G (Dads of Great Students.)Watch D.O.G.S is a nationally recognized program that helps bring male role models into our schools. While you're here, we'll create a schedule of places where you're needed in the building to help students and serve as a role model. If you are interested in being a hero for a day (or half day) and would like to positively impact the students at Whittier ES, please contact Mr. Byrd at matthew.byrd@fcps.org We hope to see you at school soon!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, May 27

No School - Memorial Day


Tuesday, May 28

Peer Mentor Conference

Chess Club 3:45 pm


Wednesday, May 29

5th Grade Tye Dye

Service Learning Club 3:45 pm

Robotics Club 3:45 pm


Thursday, May 30

Coding Club 3:45 pm

Young Rembrandts 4:00 pm


Wednesday June 5th

Service Learning Club 3:45

Talent Show 7pm @ Frederick High


Thursday June 6th

Young Rembrandts 4:00 pm


Friday, June 7

5th Grade Promotion Ceremony 9:00 am (This event will occur rain or shine)

5th Grade Celebration

4th Grade Field Trip to Annapolis


Monday June 10

5th Grade Celebration Rain date


Wednesday June 12

Service Learning Club 3:45 pm


Monday June 17

5th Grade Field Trip to Camden Yards/Fort McHenry

Grade Level Awards

1st Grade 9:15

2nd Grade 10:15

4th Grade 1:30

3rd Grade 2:30


Tuesday June 18

PreK and Kindergarten Grade Level Awards

AM Prek 9:15

Kindergarten 10:15

PM PreK 2:30


Wednesday June 19

2 Hour Early Dismissal

Move Up Day

Flag Lowering Ceremony 10:30

5th Grade Clap out 1:15