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Whittier Weekly – Week of May 23rd – Vol. 39

Whittier Weekly – Week of May 23rd – Vol. 39

Last Day of School Celebration

It is finally here! Our last day of school celebration! Click on the sign up genius below to volunteer!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409054eabad22a2fd0-lastEnd-of-School-YearDownload

Summer Math Club

Summer Math Club is almost here! We need parent volunteers to help out at the library turn in sessions for Summer Math Club.Volunteers will check students in, direct them to high school graders, hand out prizes, and occasionally help grade.Each school is asked to sign up for 4 slots over the course of the summer. Please make sure to indicate Whittier in the comments section when you sign up!

Please Contact Carol Avila with any questions! avila.carolb@gmail.com

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0445afa92ba0f49-20221

School Supply Kits

2022-2023 School Supply Kits are now ready for ordering!  Please go to schooltoolbox.com to order your school supply kits and they will be delivered to your home shortly.  See attached flyer for additional information.  If you have any questions, please reach out to kirstenclancy@yahoo.com. School-Supply-Kit-FlyerDownload

YEARBOOK ORDERING

While the discount time period has ended, you can still order a yearbook for this school year.  The deadline for personalized pages has passed as well, but you can order a general yearbook.  Cllick on the attachment below for more informationtreering-2-4Download

A NOW A MESSAGE FROM YOUR PTA….

It is hard to believe we are wrapping up the 2021-2022 year! 

Mandi Torello, Sarah Forillo, Barb Allen– thank you for leading us through the uncertainty and volunteering your time and talent as PTA board members.  The 2022-2023 Board has big shoes to fill!

We want to express our gratitude to all of the amazing volunteers, committee chairs, teachers, staff/administration and helpers who have made this year a success despite all the obstacles faced. We know many of you dedicate your time and talent behind-the-scenes, making a HUGE impact quietly, asking for nothing in return because you care about our kids, school and community. Please know you are so valued!

The mission of the PTA is “to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empowering families and communities to advocate for all children.”

Whether you are giving an hour of your time, donating supplies/food or organizing a large event – EVERY job helps us fulfill this mission. Each membership makes us better, even if you are unable to volunteer. We know life is hectic and we all have different circumstances – the PTA is for everyone no matter how you choose (or are able!) to engage.

With that, WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! We are already thinking about the 2022-2023 school year and would love your feedback! Whittier staff and current Whittier families –

PLEASE FILL OUT THE END-OF-THE-YEAR PTA SURVEY to help us plan. HERE is a link. It should take about 5 minutes! 

We hope you have a great last few weeks of school!

Susan Ourada and Maggie Wiescinski
2022-2023 PTA Co-Presidents

PTA Positions Still Open

Experiences Committee Chair

Be trained by the BEST and ease into your role with confidence!

What: Work with parents and teachers who are interested in hosting experiences twice a year in conjunction with our Fall and Spring fundraisers. Coordinate timeline and marketing strategy with Communications, gather relevant event details from hosts before opening for registration, then share sign up details with hosts. 

Who: Our current chair, Lindsay Monco will guide you through the process next fall, so you’ll be well prepared to take the role in spring!  Feel free to contact her at: lindsay.x.monco@gmail.com
When: Fall and Spring

Variety Show Committee

Join the team with a ROCK STAR Chair to make this Whittier tradition a success!

We have a Chair!! Thank you Melissa Rausch! Now we need a team…

What: This committee is responsible for the production of the annual Whittier School Variety Show (last presented in 2020) at the Tivoli Theater. Members coordinate school rehearsals and direct all aspects of the technical run, dress rehearsal, and school and final performances.

Who: 1-5 volunteers

When: 2-4 hours/week from late Nov. thru the show in early February. 

Required Availability: Weekdays After School, 1 Weekday During t

Butterfly Garden

Be part of a lasting impact at Whittier while helping our native flora and fauna!

What: Help with the planning of Whittier’s new native landscape and butterfly garden!

Who: 2-5 volunteers

When: TBD

Please contact Kelly Freely for more information kelfreely@gmail.com