Whipple Heights Elementary News
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Whipple Art Show Tuesday, April 15th – 6:00 PM

whipple coverWhipple Elementary will be holding an art show on Tuesday, April 15th at 6:00 PM.  A slide show of school activities will be held at 7:00 PM, following the art show.

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Week #7 Bus Behavior Program Recipients

Bus BehaviorOur Bus Behavior Program continues to highlight students who display superstar behavior.  Each trip (morning and afternoon) our bus drivers select one student to receive a ticket based on their exceptional behavior. And, each Monday morning, names are drawn from the bus bin to showcase and receive a fun reward.  Our most recent recipients are Ava Brooks, Madalynn Redinger, Pacey Wood, David Caughey, and Tyler Shanower.

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Perry Police Hosting Awareness Program

PerryTwnshpPoliceThe Perry Township Police Department will be hosting Hidden in Plain Sight on Wednesday, April 16th at 7:00 PM in the Edison Middle School gymnasium. Doors will open at 6:30 PM. Hidden in Plain Sight is a parent/guardian awareness program for adults only presented by the Bath and Copley Police Departments. The program is designed to give parents/guardians information indicative to dangerous and risky behaviors. The program features an interactive exhibit designed to resemble a teenager’s bedroom. Other topics include substance abuse, violence, juvenile crime, eating disorders, technology, risky games/challenges, and much more. For more information please contact Officer Bill Watson (bwatson@perrypolice.com) at 330-478-5121 or 330-478-6167 ext 3150.  Click here to view a program flyer.

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It’s Time to Fiesta!

Door 005The book fair has come to Whipple!  As part of the celebration, our students and staff worked to decorate their classroom doors to go with this year’s theme, Book Fair Fiesta.  Cha-Cha your way through our display.

 

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Weeks #5 & #6 Bus Behavior Program Recipients

Bus Tickets 5-6Our Bus Behavior Program continues to highlight students who display superstar behavior.  Each trip (morning and afternoon) our bus drivers select one student to receive a ticket based on their exceptional behavior. And, each Monday morning, names are drawn from the bus bin to showcase and receive a fun reward.  Our most recent recipients are:

Haley Burgess, Kayla Knepper, Mason Snyder, Ciara White, Dino Alessandro, Aurora Wagner, Sydney Thomas, Rhahtonio Childs, Jordan Schumacher, and Kimmy Yeager

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Learning in the Age of Technology

20140317_122344Mrs. Ousley’s class loves to use technology!  Throughout the 3rd 9 weeks they (like all of our 4th grade classes) were busy integrating the new Chromebooks into Language Arts.  Students engaged in several tech projects including the creation of a biography book on Olympic Athletes and timeline slideshows based on the chapter book “Who Was Neil Armstrong?”.

Click here to view a slideshow.

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Honoring Superstar Effort

Principals BoardGreat things continue to happen at Whipple Heights Elementary School!  The Principal’s Showcase, which spotlights exceptional student effort/work, was just updated.  Below is a listing of the most recent students whose work is being displayed: 

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Whipple Book Fair April 7th – 11th

Whipple Book FairWhipple Elementary’s book fair will be held during the week of April 7th- April 11th. Check out Whipple’s Scholastic webpage to preview books that will be available for purchase. Staring  April 3rd you can shop online!  Family Night at the book fair will be held  on Monday,  April 7th from 6 PM – 8 PM in the library. 

 

Volunteers are still needed for the following dates and times: 

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April Newsletter

newsletterApril’s edition of Whipple Elementary’s newsletter is now available. Click here to view Whipple’s April Newsletter.  

 

 

 

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Whipple Students Support PHP!

photo (7)It’s amazing what 400 students, their families and our staff can do when we come together to help the community.  Throughout the week our WHPTO conducted a coin drive, with 100% of the donations going to support Perry Helping Perry!  Together we collected $1,134.75!