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Whittier Weekly: January 15, 2019

Whittier Weekly: January 15, 2019

WHITTIER WEEKLY


 

Upcoming Dates:

TONIGHT Parent/Teacher Conferences 5-8pm

TOMORROW

  • Family Fun w/Lou Malnati’s (see #2 below for details) 4-10pm
  • Student Council Spirit Day – Crazy Hat Day

Thursday Parent/Teacher Conferences 5-8pm

Friday – NO SCHOOL Teacher Work Day for School Improvement

Monday 1/21 – NO SCHOOL MLK Jr. Day

 


 

  1. Host a Whittier Experience!
  2. Family Fun Night – Lou Malnati’s
  3. WRECK
  4. Conferences With Mrs. Gergits

1. Host a Whittier Experience!

Looking for a way to support the PTA? Host a Whittier experience! Contact Melissa Rausch if you are interested in hosting an experience for the spring fundraiser happening on February 22nd! Melissarausch@sbcglobal.net

Whittier Experiences are a crucial component to PTA fundraising that offers students and families an opportunity to sign up for fun events throughout the year! Past experiences include Running Club, After School Kickball, The Amazing Race, Movie Night and Cake Decorating.

Host families come up with an idea, and once approved they plan, organize and fund the event. The PTA Experiences Committee will promote the event at the Spring fundraiser and Whittier families will sign up. All registration fees for the event go to the PTA to help provide the amazing programs students enjoy all year long!  Specifically we are raising funds this year to update the Jaguay Jungle with new mats and whiteboards.

Still have questions? Ask a veteran Whittier Family for details… or better yet, contact Melissa Rausch and she can give you the scoop! Melissarausch@sbcglobal.net

2. Family Fun Night – Lou Malnati’s

Baby it’s cold outside! Family Fun’s solution: order in Lou Malnati’s pizza from the Downers Grove location this Wednesday! Call to order for delivery or pick up… Just be sure to mention your order is for the Whittier PTA fundraiser!

CLICK HERE for the flier with all the important details!

 

3. WRECK

NEW: WRECK for 5th and 6th Grade Students!

WRECK (Whittier Robotics and Engineering Club for Kids) is an amazing amount of fun and also a great way to learn interesting engineering and robotics concepts (without even realizing it!). For those not familiar, WRECK is a PTA run program and is offered to 3rd through 6th graders. Utilizing Lego WeDo kits (3rd and 4th) and BRAND NEW Lego EV3 Mindstorms kits (5th and 6th), we will give interested boys and girls an introduction to robotics and programming. The classes will start with learning basic principles and will culminate in a final project that should be challenging and rewarding. No prior experience required!

Registration is open for Session 2 (5th and 6th Grade) and is limited to 16 students. It starts on January 22nd and classes are Tuesdays 6:30 – 7:30. See HERE for all of the details and to register.

4. Conferences With Mrs. Gergits

Mrs. Gergits, Whittier’s Reading Specialist, will be available to meet during the upcoming Parent Teacher Conferences on Tuesday January 15 and Thursday, January 17th.  If you would like to schedule a time to meet with her, contact her at cgergits@dg58.org with possible times.