Whittier Weekly: April 5, 2016

Whittier Weekly: April 5, 2016

*Kindergarten Round-Up April 8 from 9:00-10:00 am*

LP4P2 Tickets are available at the Door for $30. Join us for a night of fun This Friday April 8th!

Saturday, April 9th – Family Fun Free Movie HOME at the Tivoli, doors open at 9:30 am, movie begins at 10:00

Join us Tuesday, April 12th at 7:00 p.m. in the LRC for the General PTA meeting.  Babysitting will be provided, as usual.

Next year start and end dates have been approved. The 2016/2017 school year will start August 29, 2016 and is scheduled to end June 9, 2017 (if no emergency days are used)

  1. Spring Fundraiser LP4P 2
  2. Fun Lunch Volunteers Needed
  3. Kindergarten Round-Up
  4. Family Fun
  5. Authors Fest

 1 . Spring Fundraiser LP4P 2 April 8th

Tickets for LP4p 2 are availabe at the door for $30.
Take a look at all the amazing class art projects, raffle prizes, baskets and auction items you could take home at this year’s spring fundraiser!  Donations are still coming in, so keep an eye out for the information coming home in backpacks after Spring Break.  Can’t wait?  Take a look here!

If you have any questions please contact:

Michelle Aleksiunas Davis0708@aol.com OR Carrie Grebel Carriegrebel@aol.com

2. Fun Lunch Volunteers Needed

Be kind and register online to volunteer for Fun Lunch. Link is below or go to the PTA Website / Activities / Fun Lunch

3. Kindergarten Round-Up April 8th from 9:00-10:00 am

 Parents with a child who will be five years old on or before September 1, should call the office for registration information.  Invitations with registration paperwork will be mailed to those who call the school prior to March 23.If you know of anyone with a child entering Kindergarten in the fall, please direct them to call the school office as soon as possible. This is an adult only event.

4. Family Fun

Join fellow Whittier families for FREE film, food, and fun at the Tivoli Theater this Saturday, April 9th!
Time:     Doors open at 9:30 a.m. / Movie begins at 10:00 a.m.
Movie:   Home  [PG]  (running time is 94 minutes)
The concession counter will be open and – upon arrival at the theater – each Whittier family will receive  a coupon to use at the counter for either a Kid Combo or a small popcorn.
Also, mark your calendar for Whittier‘s 2016 McTeacher Night!  It will be held next Tuesday, April 12th, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the McDonald’s on Ogden (just east of Fairview).  Come out to mingle with some of your favorite Whittier staff members and friends.  A portion of the proceeds from all sales will go back to the Whittier PTA.

5. Authors Fest

See flyer that details the Author Fest Book Sale & Signing being held at the Downers Grove Public Library on Friday, April 15th from 6:308:00 p.m.   Please note that participants need not purchase a book at the event to participate.  They may bring their own copy of the book to have signed.


Mark Your Calendars

  • Friday, April 8, 2016: Fun Lunch Mojos
  • Friday, April 8, 2016: Kindergarten Roundup
  • Friday, April 8, 2016: Spring Fundraiser LP4P 2
  • Saturday, April 9, 2016: Family Fun Event, Free Movie at 10:00 at the Tivoli
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016: General PTA Meeting
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016: McTeacher Night
  • Friday, April 22, 2016: Fun Lunch Great American Bagel
  • Friday, May 6, 2016: Fun Lunch Buona  Beef
  • Tuesday, May 17, 2016: General PTA Meeting
  • Monday, May 30, 2016: Memorial Day, No School
  • *Friday, June 3, 2016: Last Day of School
    • *June 6 – June 10 possible emergency day