Whittier Weekly: March 12, 2019

Whittier Weekly: March 12, 2019



This Week:

Student Council Make-A-Wish Foundation Fundraiser, each day has a special theme-

  • Wednesday: Bring in $1 to bring a stuffed animal
  • Thursday: Bring in $1 to wear slippers
  • Friday: Bring in $1 to wear pajamas
  • Classroom teachers will hold all money throughout the week, the winning homeroom will earn an Amazon gift card!


  • Cougars Reading Club Logs Due
  • Whittier Spirit Day!  Wear Whittier wear or blue/gold

Saturday Reading Games @ O’Neill Middle School

  • List 1: Teams Arrive 8:25-8:45am
    • Round 1 begins @ 8:45
    • Anticipated end of the award ceremony @ 11:30/11:45am
  • List 2: Teams Arrive 12:40-1pm
    • Round 1 begins @ 1
    • Anticipated end of award ceremony @ 3:30/3:45



Sunday 3/17

  • FREE Skate @ Lombard Roller Rink, 4-6pm
  • Whittier Experiences registration window closes

Wednesday 3/20 – Whittier Science Night 6:30-7:30pm

Friday 3/22 – Variety Show DVD Orders Due


  1. Science Night
  2. Whittier Experiences
  3. Variety Show DVD
  4. FREE Family Fun St. Patrick’s Day Skate
  5. Chess Scholars Spring Session
  6. Cougars Reading Club


1. Science Night

Whittier Science Night will be Wednesday, March 20th from 6:30 to 7:30 at Whittier. This exciting night of fun science activities will be open to all students and their parents. We will be making a hovercraft, a rainbow, and some other fun activities. We will also have a liquid nitrogen demonstration complete with an ice cream treat (the ice cream will contain dairy).


Also, if you are interested in volunteering, please sign up HERE (we could really use some help guiding the groups in their activities!)

2. Whittier Experiences

Whittier Experiences are still open!  Sign up to be a Whittier Warrior, register your student to attend Gone to the Dogs!  Try your hand at tennis or curling at Cardio Tennis or Learn 2 Curl.
Register HERE by this Sunday!

3.Variety Show DVD Order Form

Don’t forget to order your official copy of the Variety Show!  Forms went home last week, or CLICK HERE for the link
The deadline for ordering is March 22nd.  Orders can be sent in through backpack mail in an envelope marked Variety Show DVD,

4. FREE Family Fun St. Patrick’s Day Skate

Come roller skate this Sunday from 4-6pm at the Lombard Roller Rink on 22nd St!  Open to all Whittier Families/Faculty & Staff!  Entrance is free.  Skate rental is $4

5. Chess Scholars Spring Session

Registration is open for the spring session of after-school chess!  Early bird registration has closed.

Use the class code WDG3.18.19

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

CLICK HERE to register

CLICK HERE for the flier


 6. 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.