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Whittier Weekly: February 19, 2019

Whittier Weekly: February 19, 2019

WHITTIER WEEKLY


 

THIS WEEK:

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

Thursday 2/21 Student Council Spirit Day – College Day (wear your favorite college attire)

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

NEXT WEEK:

Sunday 2/24 Harlem Wizards @ DGS, 6pm CLICK HERE for the flier

Monday 2/25

  • Student Council Spirit Day – Movie Star Day
  • Variety Show Playbill Ads/Messages Due (more info below)

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

 

1. Spring Fundraiser

The Spring Fundraiser is THIS FRIDAY!

CLICK HERE to register

CLICK HERE for all the info and to take a look at all the amazing auction items, baskets and experiences!

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

Where: Suburbanite Bowl

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

 

2. Variety Show

 Support the 2019 Whittier Variety Show Playbill!  This year’s theme for the show is “Just Watch Us Now.”  You can show your support through “break-a-leg” messages for the playbill, or submit an ad to be featured!
Paper copies of the form will be going home in backpack mail, but you can also submit online!
CLICK HERE for the form, the deadline for playbill messages/ads is 2/25
CLICK HERE for the variety show page for all current info (there are a few slots remaining for stage time practice this Friday!)

3. 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 

 

4. Superintendent Search Survey

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

The survey will CLOSE at end of day tomorrow.

 

5. Kindergarten Roundup Date Correction

The date for this year’s Kindergarten Roundup was incorrectly reported last week as 4/13.  The CORRECT date is Friday, April 12 at 9 a.m.  

 

6. 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!

 

7. 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

8. 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.

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