Whittier Weekly: November 6, 2018

Whittier Weekly: November 6, 2018



Upcoming Dates:

TODAY and TOMORROW Backpack Project Candy Collection (see details below)


  • Math Night 6:30-7:30pm
  • Whittier Parent Forum in the LRC 7:30-8:30 pm (see details below)

Thursday 11/8

  • Dress the Turkey Night (1st Grade) 6-7pm
  • Spirit Day – Sports Day – Wear your favorite jersey or team’s colors

Friday 11/9  Spirit Day – Wear your Whittier Wear or blue/gold


  • Picture Retake Day
  • Board of Education Meeting 7pm @ DG Village Hall

11/19-11/23  NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break

11/26 NO SCHOOL Teacher Institute Day

11/30 Coffee with the PTA Presidents @ Panera on Ogden Ave – 9am


  1. Backpack Project Candy Collection
  2. Parent Forum @ Whittier
  3. Math Night
  4. Coffee with the Presidents
  5. KOHA App

1. Backpack Project Candy Collection

TOMORROW will be the last day to donate extra Halloween candy to The Backpack Project. There will be a parent at each door entrance before school tomorrow for candy drop off.   There will also be a collection bin in the main entrance foyer area during the school day today and tomorrow.  Thanks for helping support this drive, which in turn will help others.  What a great way for our Whittier community to “choose KIND!”

2.  Parent Forum @ Whittier

From 7:30-8:30pm, Whittier will host a Parent Forum in the LRC to discuss ESSA guidelines and review information from the recent State School Report Card that was released last week. Babysitting will be provided, compliments of the PTA, in the Activity Room.


3. Math Night

Whittier Math Night is TOMORROW, November 7th from 6:30 – 7:30 at Whittier. This will be open to all students and their parents that are currently in 4th through 7th grade level math classes. Parents will join their kids in solving many challenging math puzzles as we all work together to Crack the Code. RSVP here: http://evite.me/HShX1rRVcX


4. Coffee with the Presidents

Have a burning question or idea for your PTA presidents? Can’t make an evening meeting but mornings are your jam? Want to get to know us, or just haven’t seen us in awhile? Meet us for coffee on Friday November 30th at Panera on Ogden at 9am – the agenda is all yours this time! Hope you can make it!

5. KOHA App

If you haven’t already downloaded the KOHA app please read below!

Support our local businesses AND give back to Whittier’s PTA by downloading the KOHA app!

KOHA is a loyalty program to help simplify fundraising when you shop local.

Here’s how it works:

  1. Download the KOHA app on iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device.
  2. Make a purchase at participating KOHA merchant locations.
  3. Use the app to take a picture of the receipt.
  4. A percentage of the purchase amount goes to Whittier PTA, and to you in rewards points. Accumulate points and redeem rewards at any KOHA merchant location!

CLICK HERE to visit the KOHA website for more information.  Thank you for taking the time to give back to Whittier!