Whipple Heights Elementary News
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Whipple Elementary Named Ohio School of Promise

school_of_promiseWhipple Elementary was recently named a 2014 Ohio School of Promise by the Ohio Department of Education. Congratulations to students and staff on this prestigious award. Click here to read the Massillon Independent’s coverage. (O.D.E. Letter of recognition)

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Late Registration for Wrestling Clinic Set for November 3rd

jojo Late registration for the Perry High School Wrestling Clinic will be held on Monday, November 3rd, 2014 before the first clinical practice. Practice will be held from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM in the gymnasium at Perry High School. 

 A registration fee of $20.00 will be required for all participants. This fee will cover all awards, cost of the elementary tournament to be held at the conclusion of the clinic, and a Perry Wrestling t-shirt. Instructors include the Perry wrestling staff and the nationally ranked wrestling team. Click here for the registration form.

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We are INCREDIBLE!

incredibleThis school year we have been focusing a great deal of energy on helping our students understand and feel as though they absolutely can achieve high expectations (both academically and behaviorally) as well as demonstrate good manners in their everyday lives.  The goal being to help them make the connection that it is one’s actions which articulate to the world

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Perry Employees Receive Character Recognition

Pillars-CC-Logo-Stacked-twitterSeveral Perry employees were recently recognized as a Person of Character by the Character Counts program in Stark County. This prestigious award celebrates individuals who live their lives by the Six Pillars of Character and serve as role models to their students. Congratulations to the following Perry staff members: 

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Principal’s Showcase

Showcase #2Congratulations to our most recent Principal’s Showcase honorees!  These students had work selected for recognition on our bulletin board (located in the main hallway across from the office) where every three to four weeks teachers submit items for display. 

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D.A.R.E. Skate Party – Friday,October 24th

DARE4Join your Perry friends and classmates for a D.A.R.E. sponsored skate party on Friday, October 24th at the North Canton Skate Center from 10 AM – 2 PM. This is also a great opportunity to meet Perry’s new D.A.R.E. officer,  Officer Andrea Blanc.  The cost to participate  is $5.75 which includes skate/roller blade rental. Speed skates are $1.50 extra. Additional activities are laser tag, rock-wall, bumper cars, euro bungee, and 30 new video games. *Pricing for additional activities is $12 for a two hour pass, $15 for a three hour pass, or $20 for a four hour pass.

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Stark County Schools Joint Statement: Ebola Health Issues

logoThe Stark County public school districts and the Stark County Board of Development Disabilities have released a joint statement regarding Ebola health issues.  Please find an informational video linked below, as well as information provided by the Stark County Health Department that was sent home with students on Friday, October 17th.

Canton City Health Department: Ebola 101 Video

Ebola Information (pdf)

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Movie Night for Whipple Boys – October 23rd @ 6:45 PM

whipplepopcornAll of Whipple’s boys are encouraged to grab that special lady in their life, put on their pajamas, and join the Whipple PTO for a boys night out at the movies on Thursday, October 23rd. This special event will take place at the new location of the Lincoln Theater in Massillon (156 Lincoln Way East, Massillon, OH 44646). Doors open at 6:45 PM with the movie, Earth to ECHO, beginning at 7:00 PM. The Whipple PTO will provide drinks and the first popcorn of the evening. Additional popcorn can be purchased for $1.

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An Update from the Whipple PTO

walkathonThank you to all who participated in the Whipple Warrior Walk. We have profited close to $16,500. This money will fund all the events that the PTO sponsors throughout the year.

Limo lunch has been scheduled for Thursday, November 13. The times will be as follows: 

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National Red Ribbon Week Celebration

Red Ribbon WeekIn 1988, National Family Partnership (NFP) sponsored the first National Red Ribbon Celebration. Today, the Red Ribbon serves as a catalyst to mobilize communities to educate youth and encourage participation in drug prevention activities. Since that time, the campaign has reached millions of U.S. children and families. The NFP and its network of individuals and organizations continue to deliver this message of hope to millions

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