Whelan Weekend Update
January 27, 2023
Friday, January 27, 2023
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January All School Morning Meeting!
This month's theme is "Being Responsible," and in Wednesday's meeting:
- Mr. Stanley and Ms. Shanley shared updates about our school-wide Lexia and ST Math progress
- Ms. Paone - our December Staff Spout-Out recipient - announced our January Staff Spout-Out winner (???)
- We watched a video about Responsibility
- Mr. Pelletier read the book "A Little Spot of Responsibility"
- We announced our FIRST Student Spout-Out winners!
Whelan Core Values
The survey will simply ask you to choose 6 Values from a list, and we hope ALL of you will participate and share your thoughts!!!
Winter Concert & Art Show Reminder!
We're excited to welcome families in to school for our Whelan Winter Concerts AND Art Shows! The Concerts will take place in the Auditorium, and student Art will be displayed in the Lobby and Cafeteria for families to see before and after attending your children's concerts.
WEDNESDAY, February 8th - Grades K & 1
- 9:00 - Kindergarten
- 9:30 - Grade 1
THURSDAY, February 9th - Grades 2, 3 & 4
- 9:00 - Grade 2
- 9:30 - Grade 3
- 10:00 - Grade 4
Grade 5 will have a more comprehensive Concert and Art Show connected to their Moving-On ceremony in the Spring!
Whelan PTA Updates!
Thursday, February 16th - PTA Bingo Night!
We have started planning for our first Whelan PTA Bingo Event, which will take place on Thursday, February 16th from 5-7pm in our cafeteria! We'll share more info as that date gets closer, but please be sure to put it in your calendars!
Whelan PTA Amazon Smile
If you have an Amazon Account that you use to shop, you can use this link to connect your account to the Whelan PTA through Amazon Smile - Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to our PTA!
Whelan Uniform Ordering
We are also working with Old School Apparel to add a "Spirit Wear" section to their Whelan-specific online shop - stay tuned for more information about what that could look like!
Important Upcoming Dates
Wednesday, February 15th - EARLY RELEASE - Dismissal at 11:30
Thursday, February 16th - PTA Bingo Night! - 5-7pm
February 20th - 24th - NO SCHOOL - February Vacation
*the full RPS calendar can be found here*
*Important Whelan dates are also posted on our school website at whe.reverek12.org*