Whitney Wolves Weekly Update

Shine Bright, Shine Far. Be a Star. 5/7/2021

Upcoming Events

5/14 K9 visit, 1:00, 1:30 and 2:00

5/26 Early Release

5/28 Corey the Dribbler, virtual assembly

5/31 NO SCHOOL Memorial Day

6/11 Field Day

6/11 Virtual 1 Book/3 schools author video

6/14 End of Year Assembly

6/16 Last day of school

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Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!

We would like to take the opportunity to thank all of the teachers and staff of Eli Whitney School for their tireless work throughout the year. We see the extra work that you put in day in and day out to support the needs of your students through this challenging year. You have taken every setback in stride and we thank you for your consistent positivity as you work to educate our students each and every day.

SBAC Updates

Thank you for your help in getting your students in to school on time on their testing days. Please see the calendar below for next week's testing dates. We appreciate your continued help in supporting your child through the state testing window!
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Old T-Shirts Needed for Field Day!

We are in need of old, clean t-shirts for field day. We will be using them to due a craft project. T-shirts will not be returned! If you are willing to donate shirts, please watch the video linked here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lF-qEfxEveg . If you are able to send the t-shirts in pre-cut, we would appreciate it!
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Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair is Going On Now!

Fair Dates: May 3rd to May 16th

Virtual Store: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/eliwhitneyelementaryschool1

Teacher Wish List: https://1drv.ms/x/s!AirVh28ImiHLhyRcDX-Dxdm8A3oC?e=MdcmVN

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5th Grade Yearbooks

Eli Whitney PTO will be creating a virtual yearbook this year for our 5th grade students. If you have pictures of your 5th grade student while at Eli Whitney, please email them to ewpto@yahoo.com by Friday, May 21st. We can’t wait to see all of your amazing photos!

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PTO Family Tech Talk Night

May 11th at 7pm

Presented by: Trend Micro & PTO Today

Spanish & ASL Translation Available

Zoom Meeting ID: 95501397323

Zoom Passcode: 830432

The last year has challenged us to rethink how we live, work, interact and view the world. It has become a delicate balancing act between keeping our kids and families safe from a pandemic, coming to terms with more screen time, and managing the transformation of our homes into offices, classrooms, and more.

Join us for a conversion about the opportunities and challenges our families and kids' have experienced with technology due to COVID-19. From TikTok to Zoom to Roblox, hear some best practices on how to help your kids use the internet in safe and healthy ways.

A few reminders:

  • This session will run about 75 minutes, which includes time for questions.
  • The event is offered in Spanish and ASL translation. Please select the language by clicking the translation icon at the bottom of the screen.
  • Attendees will neither be seen or heard during the event. However, participants can chat and submit questions at any time using the Q&A button.

We look forward to having you at this event!