The PTA is a necessity to the Whittier School Community. Each Whittier child gains by the contribution of our PTA. Help your child, help your neighbors and help your community by becoming involved in the PTA.
The link below provides a summary of the different committees. In addition to needing several committee chairs, we need volunteers to help with different activites.
Open Chair Positions are Below:
A Hospitality Chair or co-Chairs
A Teacher Appreciation Chair
A person to shadow the Variety Show Chair (to take over in ’17)
A co-Book Fair Chair
1 or 2 co-VP’s
Beginning in the 2016-2017 School Year the PTA will be involved in planning and facilitation of aspects of the Reading Games beyond book selection and question generation (those aspects will continue to be handled by District 58 teachers/librarians). Anyone interested in getting involved and learning more is invited to attend an informational meeting on the evening of January 6th.
In order to ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities, the current Reading Games coordinators would like to have interested individuals shadow them through the remainder of this year’s Reading Games season.
Building Bridges—A group of District parents that come together to discuss special needs in District 58. Building Bridges has a FB page, Building Bridges Parent/Teacher Group, be sure to like them for ongoing information.
The annual SIT conference will take place in Bensenville on January 22nd. This is a technology driven conference for children in grades 3-12. For more information visit
See below for information regarding Six Flag’s Read to Succeed program where students can earn a free ticket to Six Flags. The program will run from Dec 1- January, 13th.
January 8th is the Mother Son Gym Jam at the Downers Grove Rec Center From 6:30-8:30 benefitting SEASPAR. Please note, it is the same night as the Whittier Movie Night. For more information, please see the flyer below: