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Whittier Weekly: February 12, 2019

Whittier Weekly: February 12, 2019

WHITTIER WEEKLY


 

Upcoming Dates:

Friday NO SCHOOL, Teacher In-service

Monday 2/18

  • Family Fun @ Baked Apple (all day!)
  • NO SCHOOL, Presidents’ Day

Wednesday 2/20 Superintendent Search Focus Group, 7-8pm at Herrick and O’Neill Middle Schools (attend whichever is most convenient)

Friday 2/22 – PTA Spring Fundraiser @ Suburbanite Bowl, 7-11:30pm (More details below!)

 


  1. Spring Fundraiser – Register NOW!
  2. Family Fun
  3. Save the Date 3/6 – Evereve Shopping Event
  4. Volunteer Openings
  5. Kindergarten Roundup
  6. Superintendent Search Survey
  7. Cougars Reading Club
  8. Chess Scholars Spring Session

 

1. Spring Fundraiser – Register NOW!

Online registration is OPEN for the Spring Fundraiser!!

When: Friday, February 22nd, 7-11:30pm with check-in starting at 6:30

Where: Suburbanite Bowl

CLICK HERE to register

CLICK HERE for more details

Volunteers to help make the event a success will be needed.  Questions?  Want to volunteer?  Email Adam Hill at ahill_10@yahoo.com.

 

2. Family Fun

While the kids are out of school for Presidents’ Day this Monday come out to The Baked Apple Breakfast Co. on Ogden Ave between 6:30am-2:30pm for some family fun!  A generous portion of all sales goes directly back to the PTA.  Be sure to mention that you’re from Whittier school.

CLICK HERE to see The Baked Apple’s menu

AND Save the Date for a FREE Family Fun St. Patrick’s Day Skate at the Lombard Roller Rink on Sunday, March 17th!

 

3. Save the Date 3/6 – Evereve Shopping Event

Save the Date for our next shopping event @ Evereve to help fund our school’s Capital Projects on March 6th from 6-9pm!

CLICK HERE for more info!

 

4. Volunteer Openings

Looking for a way to volunteer? Here are a few ways you can help:

Council Level PTA Executive Board – All 4 positions (President, VP, Secretary, Treasurer) opening up for 2019/20 school year.  Contact: Jenn DiCosola at jennbala@hotmail.com or Susan Lorenc at susan_lorenc@hotmail.com

Spring Fundraiser – Help out the day of the event to set up, take down, check-in, etc. Contact: Adam Hill at ahill_10@yahoo.com

Variety Show – Volunteer your time on the day of our annual Variety Show at the Tivoli on March 9th! Contact: whittiervarietyshow@gmail.com 

 

5. Kindergarten Roundup

Whittier will be hosting their annual Kindergarten Roundup on Friday, April 12 at 9 a.m.

 

6. Superintendent Search Survey

District 58 is actively searching for our next superintendent.  To participate in the search survey CLICK HERE

The survey will be open through 2/20.

 

7. Cougars Reading Club

Whittier School will be participating in Cougars Reading Club, a reading incentive program sponsored by the Kane County Cougars baseball team once again this year. Your child can earn a ticket to a Cougar game, a Cougars drawstring bag, a free hot dog and drink simply by reading each night for a month from February 13th to March 13th.  There are two games to choose from May 26th at 6:30PM or May 27th at 1PM.  This is an optional incentive program.  CLICK HERE for the record sheet that needs to be turned in to the classroom teacher by Friday, March 15th.  Certificates for a free ticket and a few extra surprises will be awarded by the classroom teachers.

 

8. Chess Scholars Spring Session

Registration is open for the spring session of after-school chess!  Register by 3/8 for the early bird price of $136.50, use the class code WDG3.18.19

CLICK HERE to register

CLICK HERE for the flier

Course Time: Mondays, March 18th – June 3rd, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM No class: 3/25, 5/27 (10 Classes)