Whitney Wildcat News

March 2021

Whitney Families,

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Whitney Families-


We have had an amazing start back to school with our cohort A & B students in grades K-2. Thank you to all of YOU for making this transition back to school amazing for our students. We appreciate the patience and grace and teamwork you have shown us in getting our students back into the classroom.


We look forward to bringing back our grade 3-5 students the week of March 15th. We will be sending out attestations and a letter to all of our 3-5 students along with bus routes. Please feel free to watch our "Return To Hybrid" Video for specific details of what the return will look like. If you do not get an attestation in the mail you are always welcome to pick them up here at Whitney. When students arrive at school we will give out lanyards to all students for the attestations and car tags to students that arrive by car. LINK to Video



If you do not want to have your child return to a Hybrid model, you will need to enroll in the Edgenuity program at Discovery Lab for a full remote learning opportunity. You will need to begin that transfer by clicking the link below.

https://www.ysd7.org/Page/2241


If you have any questions for us feel free to reach out. You can ask any question on the district's Lets Talk app or call our office at any time.


Please continue to watch our Facebook page (link below) as well as our Whitney web page at ysd7.org/Whitney, for regular updates about what is happening at Whitney.


Sincerely,

Mrs. Newell and Mr. Hunt

IMPORTANT DATES

  • March 10th - All School ZOOM assembly for Jump Rope for Heart @ 9 a.m.
  • Week of March 15th - Grades 3/4/5 HYBRID return to the building, joining K-2 students
  • March 30th - Cohort A Individual School Pictures
  • April 1st - Cohort B Individual School Pictures
  • March 29- April 1st - Parent/Student Conferences CANCELLED
  • April 5-9 - Spring Break No School
  • April 12th - Cohort A return to school grades K-5

Amazing Mathematicians @ Whitney Elementary

2021 March Math Madness "MX3" Qualifying Round 3 Standings - Whitney Elementary is one of the top 10 schools in our time zone in the third week of the MX3 competition for Imagine Math. Every week the top schools are announced and Whitney has made it to round 3 as having one of the highest average of passed lessons per active student in our time zone. We are hoping to qualify or the Sweet 16, to be announced soon.

Whitney Fun Friday- the LAST Friday of every month!

  • Students can purchase raffle tickets with PBIS reward points to enter into the raffle. The person selected will get to decide on the Fun Friday for that month - stay tuned!


We hope you will join in the fun!


Congratulations to Conner K. - 5th grader who won the raffle for February and selected our Fun Friday as "Superhero Day". Stay tuned for March Fun Friday details!

PBIS Rewards

Students earn ROAR points for following the ROAR expectations online and can redeem them in our Wildcat store. We will deliver prizes to students while they are at school in our Hybrid model. Students can continue to purchase raffle tickets for the opportunity to win a new bike every month. We also have Wildcat clothing AND many other fun prizes. We are excited to announce the winner of our bike raffle below. Congratulations to 3rd grader Martin!


You can learn about PBIS Rewards at their website (www.pbisrewards.com).

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February Student of the Month Recognition

February Student of the Month Awards:

Congratulations to the following students for earning the ROAR or Academic student of the month for February. The ROAR award represents students that were On Task for the month of February. Each student will receive a certificate with a free Baskin Robins Ice Cream AND points to purchase something of their choice through the Wildcat Store and PBIS rewards. Way to go!

Kindergarten:

Mrs. Barragan –Ibtihaj S. (Academic) & Noah O. (ROAR)

Mr. McCracken – Lathem R. & Evelyn M.

Mrs. Ortiz – Michael O. & Lexi S.

1st Grade:

Mrs. Freeborn –Nathaniel V. (Academic) & Annabelle C. (ROAR)

Mrs. Avalos – Bianca M. & Xander J. (Academic) & Kamillah R.

Miss Cuevas – Hugo M. & Ava A.

2nd Grade:

Mrs. Soria –Genesis O. (Academic) & Alexa B. (ROAR)

Mrs. Fuentes – Sophia N. & Tawna W.

Ms. Crutchfield – Jose P. & Jaqueline L.

3rd Grade:

Mrs. Pitt – Alyssa L. (Academic) & Angel M. (ROAR)

Mrs. Voelker – Mia & Sebastian

Mrs. Harris – Jayden R. & Caleb N.

4th Grade:

Mr. Armstrong – Cooper M. (Academic) & Samuel W. (ROAR)

Mr. Fuentes – Sarai H. & Iylliana M.

Mrs. Wetch - Zayiden A. & Kamilah A.

5th Grade:

Ms. Wood – Valeria M. (Academic) & Jayden C. (ROAR)

Mrs. Mahony – Brianna J. & Danielle C.

Mrs. McGregor – Noah C. & Kaidyn K.

Mrs. Brizendine – Damian M. (Academic)

Mrs. Hull – Pedro C. (ROAR)

PE/Music - Thomas T. & Exchel C. (Academic)

PE/Music - Ibtihaj S. & Fernando B. (ROAR)

Jump Rope For Heart - All School Assembly

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On March 10th @9 a.m. we will have an all school assembly via a zoom link (sent out at a later date). Sign up today so you don't miss out on the Whitney Kids Heart Challenge.


Meet Agent KHC and learn your SECRET Mission to Save the Heart Heroes! (2 min video)