Walt Whitman Elementary

Weekly Communicator 12/14/2015 to 12/18/2015


  • Thank you Asbury and all of the staff that participated in the Holiday Party for our students and families!
  • Thank you to everyone who helped make the Music program a success!
  • Great job 4th grade (95%) and 6th grade (97%) in meeting our attendance goal last week!
  • Thank you to everyone who helped out last week when we were so short staffed! We appreciate your flexibility!

Baby Hornet Happenings


1. Our focus for this week is Writing Process and Taking Turns. Ms. Rollins' class will be in charge of Rise and Shine this week. Lesson plan for teaching this skill can be found in your Skill streaming books!

2. We will have a staff meeting for all staff on Monday, December 14th at 3:15 in the library.

3. Our staff party will be at the Olive Garden on 15th Street this Monday, December 14th at 6:00.

4. The 5th Grade will be attending Starbase on Tuesday, Dec. 15th and on Thursday, December 17th.

5. The last day of the quarter is December 18th. Grades will be due soon after we return in January.

6. We will have 'spirit week' this week but don't forget to wear your 'Onezies' on Friday!

Responsive Classroom resources for teaching self-control

Big Goal:

By May 2016, all Whitman students will increase reading and math proficiency by 15% as measured by MAP/MPG, SRI or SMI.