Whittier Weekly – week of April 4th – Vol. 32

Whittier Weekly – week of April 4th – Vol. 32

Spring Experiences are Open!


Whittier Spirit Wear Spring Store Now Open

The virtual Whittier Spirit Wear store is open through Wednesday, April 13th with anticipated apparel delivery on Monday, May 9th. New Spring/Summer options have been added to the site for purchase alongside the grade-level Field Day shirts. Note that contributions to the Angel Fund will remain open to support families with the purchase of Field Day shirts. Place your orders here: https://colorburst-screen-printing.printavo.com/merch/whittier-spirit-wear-2022/

 About the 2021/22 spirit wear vendor: Colorburst is a vocational division of Little Friends, a local non-profit that provides services and support to neurodiverse individuals. Feel good in knowing that 100% of the proceeds from Whittier Spirit sales are funding initiatives, job opportunities and vocational training to improve the lives of children and adults in our community. To learn more, visit  www.littlefriendsinc.org/colorburst-screen-printing-1

Please contact Jordan Shea with any questions at jshea@assuranceagency.com 

CHESS SCHOLARS – Next session starts April 13th!

It’s the next session of chess! Classes start next Wednesday, April 13th for 7 sessions. Register by April 8th for the early bird rate! Please contact Addie Pampalone with any questions – arhelms@hotmail.com

And Now….A Special Message from Your PTA:

Did you know it takes a village to run all of the wonderful opportunities that the PTA hosts to support our Whittier school community? We have an AMAZING family of volunteers and would LOVE for YOU to join us!

It is time for YOU TO STEP UP!!!!! Our fun programs cannot run without people stepping up!!! 

Here is what we are looking for: 


Variety Show Committee Chairs

The Variety Show committee is responsible for the production of the annual Whittier School Variety Show (last presented in 2020) at the Tivoli Theatre. The show typically consists of over 200 students in more than 30 acts. Committee members coordinate school rehearsals and direct all aspects of the technical run, dress rehearsal, and school and final performances.

Target Number of Volunteers: 1-5Estimated Time Commitment: 2-4 hours per week from late November through the show in early February Required Availability: Weekdays After School, 1 Weekday During the School Day, and 1 Weekend Morning

Parent Volunteer Opportunity: Summer Math Club

Target Number of Volunteers: 2-5

Estimated Time Commitment: Minimal 

Required Availability: Some Weekday Mornings (during the summer only)

Afraid of committing, but want more info!? Well, you’ll fit right in! None of us remember agreeing to this, but are certainly happy to be making a difference. (We kid! We kid!)

Contact one of our PTA Co-Presidents (Mandi Torello at acraig1014@gmail.com or Sarah Forillo at sarahforillo@gmail.com) to learn more. We promise you won’t be signed up for anything until we hear “count me in”!  

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