Whittier Weekly

December 1, 2017 v1.13

On the Calendar

12/5 5th Grade Poinsettia Orders Due

Chess Club

Crossroads Club

5K Game Night

12/6 Whittier Wednesday- Wear your Spirit Wear!

Principal's Read - 7:00 pm @ Southwest Library

12/7 Young Rembrandts

12/8 Make the Grinch's Heart Grow-- Wear Green

Robotics Club

12/9 Barnes and Noble Book Fair for Whittier

12/15 Curl up with a good book-- Wear your PJS to school today and get ready to read!

12/19 Last student attendance day before winter break

12/20 Winter Break Begins

1/3 School Resumes

Storytime with Mrs. Curley

Have you ever wondered what a principal reads? Join us at the library as Principal Teresa Curley from Whittier Elementary School shares some of her favorite children's books in this special storytime.

Principals Read: Ms. Curley from Whittier Elementary
Southwest Children's Room
@ 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Hope to see you there!!!!


PTA Hosting Barnes and Noble Bookfair - December 9th

Please support the Whittier PTA at the Barnes and Noble bookfair. The bookfair will be all day, December 9th, at the Barnes and Noble - 2710 S Green Bay Road, Racine, WI . Be sure to tell them your with Whittier Elementary! A portion of the proceeds will go to our PTA. Can't shop on the 9th? Don't worry-- visit BN.com/bookfairs to support us online from 12/9-12/14. Thank you for your support!

Holiday Gift Drive

Are you looking for a way to help a child in need during this holiday season? We could use your assistance! We are hosting a holiday drive to collect items for families in need in our school community. If you are interested in donating an item please sign up on this online form (http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0c45adae2ca6fb6-whittier), purchase the item(s), and send to school by December 13th. Please label with gender and letter. For example "Girl A". If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Dryer at hdryer@kusd.edu or Mrs. Curley at tcurley@kusd.edu .

Host Families Needed!

We can't wait to welcome our visitors from China just after we return from Winter Break!!! We are looking for host families for the teachers. If you are interested in hosting one of the teachers, please contact Teresa Curley at tcurley@kuds.edu.

PTA Reflections

This is a reminder that any Reflections projects should be brought to school by the December 1st deadline. If your child is working on a project or considering doing so, you may find the Official Rules for entering Reflections in the Whittier Backpack notes. Please complete a Student Entry Form and send along with the project to school.

Reflections is a great activity to do over Thanksgiving break where there will be opportunities for picture taking, arts, and crafts with family and friends. Record that dance routine, film a movie, or write your story. This year’s Reflections theme is “Within Reach” which has so much possibility! We are looking forward to seeing more of the creative work from our Whittier students!

If you have any questions about Reflections, please contact Lisa Taffe, Reflections Chairperson, at reflections@whittierpta.org.

School Hours

School Hours:

Drop Off Begins at 7:15 AM
Mon-Thur 7:25 AM - 2:25 PM
Friday Dismissal 11:21 AM

Breakfast Time:
6:55 – 7:25 a.m in MPR

Office Hours:
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

About Us

Whittier Elementary is an exemplary elementary school in the Kenosha Unified School District.