Whitney Wolverines Community News

Week of October 12th

Dear Whitney Families,


We have had a fantastic week seeing all our students! They have been doing a great job with following our safety protocols, being respectful and showing the Whitney Way. We are SO proud of our Wolverines! This is a very difficult time and it is so encouraging to see our youth show resilience and strength during this time. You play a HUGE role in what we are seeing here at school, we can't thank you enough!! Please enjoy this short video of what we've seen this week!


Sincerely,


Jolene Lincoln, Prinicpal & Monica Nydegger, Assistant Principal

Upcoming....


Friday, October 16th Team B comes to school


Wednesday, October 14th Teachers will begin contacting you via email to schedule your virtual parent/teacher conference.


Monday, October 19th NO Virtual or in person School


Wednesday, October 21st: No School for PreK-Kindergarten for Parent Teacher Conferences


Thursday, October 22nd: No School for PreK-6th Grade for Parent Teacher Conferences

What happens when CDH announces that Ada County is in Category 3 (Red)?

Our District Office has sent out very detailed information to families regarding the response to the guidance from CDH when we enter Category 3 (Red). Please read this information for a thorough explanation.



School will continue with the current schedule for the entire 1st semester. We will NOT return to 5- day- a- week- in- person learning during 1st semester.



We understand that the situation may change rapidly and we will continue to consult with CDH and medical professionals to determine if all students need to return to virtual learning only or if other measures may be necessary to continue in-person learning. In addition, some classes, grade levels and/or schools may have to move to virtual learning depending on positive cases and exposures. Following our safety protocols will be paramount to keeping incidents of exposure to a minimum (i.e., wearing face coverings, frequent hand washing, disinfecting/sanitizing and physical distancing).

Thank you for helping us with dismissal! We realize it requires more patience. Please watch this video if you aren't sure what to do.

It is extremely important you let your child's teacher know if your afterschool plans change.

Health Information

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FREE Flu Shot at Whitney

St. Lukes will be holding a flu vaccination clinic on Thursday, October 15 from 1:00- 2:30pm at Whitney (See the attached Letter to Families below). This is open to all Whitney students. All students must have the attached consent form signed by a parent or guardian. Students who are not "in-person" that day, must bring their signed permission form, wear masks, socially distance and enter the school grounds through the east gate and the school building through the back gym door. Attached please find the information sheet about the vaccine and the consent form. Students without a signed consent form will not be able to receive the vaccine. Fill out and bring in the consent below.

PTO has Whitney Masks Available for Purchase! $5 for adult size $3 for youth

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Whitney Community Schools is here for you!


During these hard times, if you find yourself in the need of support services such as food, clothing, school supplies, community referrals, and computer access for housing/job opportunities please contact me, Susan Dennis, to set up an appointment.


Susan.dennis@boiseschools.org or 208-900-7106


We are all in this together.


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