Whittier Weekly – Week of Oct. 25th – Vol. 12

Whittier Weekly – Week of Oct. 25th – Vol. 12

PTA MEETING (VIRTUAL) – Tuesday, October 26th at 7:00PM

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HALLOWEEN PARADE – October 29th – 1:45 PM

The Halloween Parade will take place on Friday, October 29th at 1:45 PM (weather pending). Please line up outside of the Intermediate playground along the sidewalk to view. Class Halloween Parties will follow – the only parents allowed in the building will be the volunteers assigned by the room parents.


Thank you for your participation in the Downtown Downers Grove Girls’ Day Out on Sept. 30th, benefiting our local area PTAs, PTOs, HSAs, & Parent Forums. We hope you had a great time coming together to support your school and your Downtown Businesses.

Together nearly $29,000 was spent within the businesses that participated specifically for Girls’ Day Out, raising $2,892.  Each school earned $180.75!!!!

PTA Committee Positions Open

We have committee positions open, as listed below. If you are interested, please contact Mandi Torello or Sarah Forillo. acraig1014@gmail.com or sarahforillo@gmail.com 

Outside Programs Coordinator (Chess Scholars, Language Labs, Young Rembrandts)

Whittier offers our students several programs on a for-fee basis after school one day per week through external organizations. PTA members help liaise between the school and these external organizations for session scheduling and information distribution purposes. One PTA parent volunteer must also be present each week during chess in order to assist with attendance and overall supervision.

Target Number of Volunteers: 1
Estimated Time Commitment: Minimal (coordinator)
Required Availability: Weekday Afternoons