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Whittier Weekly – Jan 14, 2020

Whittier Weekly – Jan 14, 2020

We have many activities underway and planned for our students and families! Please read below to find out more!



PTA Meeting – TONIGHT at 7 PM

Tonight, Tuesday, January 14, is our next PTA Meeting, at the Whittier LRC (Library). Babysitting is available and all parents are welcome to attend!

Whittier Variety Show Playbill Submissions – Extended to Tuesday, Jan 21!

Would you like to recognize and send a “Shout Out” or send a “Break A Leg” message to your child, or their group, for the Variety Show? Do you have a local business you would like to advertise, while helping to support the Variety Show? Spaces are still available for the Variety Playbill (program), which will be handed out at the Tivoli Show on Saturday, February 1. If you are interested, know a local business who would like to advertise, or a family member who would like to wish your child well, the link to submit is  https://whittierschoolpta.org/special-events/variety-show/variety-show-playbill-support/

Please note the deadline to submit and pay is Tuesday, January 21!

BON JOUR! Whittier After School French Class Available!

A NEW After-School French session has been added! Class begins TOMMOROW, 1/15. Please see flyer for additional details! Have questions? Contact Rachel Carrero – Rachel.carrero@gmail.com

Whittier Family Fun Fair: Saturday, February 8, 2-4 PM

Please save the date for the first ever Whittier Fun Fair! The event is free for all Whittier Families and will feature Games, Prizes, Treats and More!

Fun Lunch – Ordering closes THIS THURSDAY

Did you resolve to make your life easier in 2020? Have you made an action plan to rock the school stuff? We are here to help!

Starting Monday, January 6, you can order Fun Lunch for your little ones. The Spring ordering window will be open through next Thursday, 01/16.

You can anticipate EIGHT Fridays where you won’t have to shop, chop, plan for, or pack a lunch for the hungry wee ones. We have lined up all their favorite restaurants to bring delicious vittles to Whittier for them to enjoy. Don’t miss this opportunity to achieve your first resolution of the New Year.

Go to Boonli and start ordering. Be sure to page through the calendar all the way to May 2020 and order of 8 dates.

If you are interested in volunteering an hour on Fridays (11:15-12:15), parents are welcome to sign up at: https://whittierschoolpta.org/volunteering/fun-lunch-volunteers/

If you have any questions, please reach out to Stacy Klepper (stacywalt@yahoo.com) or Karrie Donat (karrie313@gmail.com) for help.

2020 Spring Fundraiser – Friday, February 7

As you may have seen in the backpack flyers, we are excited to announce our Spring Fundraiser, which will be held at Neat Bar and Kitchen in Westmont.

Do you or your family/friends own a business that would want to create meaningful impact right here in our Whittier community? We are looking for additional businesses and families who would be willing to donate funds or items to help make our event a success in return for your business to be featured in our marketing materials.

WE NEED YOUR HELP selling tickets for the GRAND PRIZE RAFFLE!   The winner will take home a trip for two to an all-inclusive resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico, including roundtrip airfare from Chicago to Mexico!  Please read the following info with all the questions and answers! 

Please review the attached files, and visit the link https://whittierschoolpta.org/special-events/spring-fundraiser/. For more info, contact Cindy Maquet for any questions you may have or to get the tickets! cindymaquet@hotmail.com GRAND-PRIZE-RAFFLE-2DownloadSpring-Fundraiser-Event-Order-FormDownload

Chess Scholars Winter Session-Limited Spots Left!

Is your child looking for a fun after school activitiy, which takes place right at Whittier? Chess Scholars may be for them!

No previous knowledge of chess is necessary. Each class will consist of a fun, interactive teaching period and guided practice time. Both beginner and experienced players are welcome and will get to the next level under the guidance of an experienced Chess Scholars coach. There will also be a chess competition with prizes at the end of the session!

Classes are offered weekly on Thursdays, 3-4 PM, starting January 30, ending March 26.

To sign up for chess, please visit https://www.learningmeansfun.com/signup, course code WDG1.23.20