Latest News for Whipple Elementary

Elementary Wrestling Clinic Grades 1-6: October 20 – 22

AR-140309930The Perry High School wrestling staff and the nationally ranked PHS wrestling team will be hosting an elementary wrestling clinic for beginning wrestlers in grades 1 – 6. The clinic will take place October 20th – October 22nd from 6 – 7 PM in the main gym at Perry High School. Cost for the clinic is $25 which includes awards, tournament entry to be held at the conclusion of the clinic, and a Perry wrestling t-shirt.  Questions can be directed to Danny Genetin through email at:

Click here for a clinic flyer and registration form. 


Whipple Heights 1st Behavior Reward Party of the School Year

IMG_1718As part of our behavior reward system, all students have the opportunity to earn admittance to each of our behavior reward parties. These occur every six weeks and vary in theme throughout the school year. Attendance at this first behavior party, which was a mini-field day, was just over 92% with 400 of our 433 students qualifying to attend. Check out some of the great pictures (in this slide show) which capture all the fun these students had.

Ice Cream Secrets to Open Perry Players’ 55th Season

icecreamThe Perry Players will open their 55th Annual Theatre Season with the presentation of their Annual Children’s Theatre Production.   Perry Theatre Director, Louie Mattachione has announced that the production this year will be the enchanting story of ICE CREAM SECRETS.

A total of 9 students have been cast in the production while another 20 students will be working on the technical crews for the show.  In addition, 12 students will make up the Perry Theatre Clown Troupe who will meet and greet audience members as they arrive for the production.

ICE CREAM SECRETS will open on the stage of the PHS MATTACHIONE THEATRE (more…)

Whipple Staff Pumps Up Students for Walk-A-Thon!

Just a few snapshots from the Whipple Walk-A-Thon Kickoff! Our Whipple Staff was so excited to pump the students up for our big fundraising effort.

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Honoring Superstar Effort!

Principal Showcase #1Great things continue to happen at Whipple Heights Elementary School.  The most recent being the posting of Mr. Hug’s 1st Round Principal Showcase.  The Principal Showcase is a bulletin board (located in the main hallway across from the office) where every four to five weeks teachers submit student work for recognition and display.  Each time the board is changed we recognize these students on our website/social media.  Additionally, when it’s time to change the board students receive a small token from Mr. Hug to reinforce his pride and excitement in their display of hard work.  (more…)

Panthers….Get Your Walking Shoes On!

2015 walk prizesOur 3rd annual “I Walk for Whipple” Walk-a-Thon is coming! This is your chance to have fun with your friends, get fit, and help make this a great year for Whipple Heights.  With everyone’s help, we can make the Whipple Heights Walk-a-Thon a fun time and the ONLY major fundraiser of the year. 100% of the funds students raise will go directly to the school PTO to benefit our students, which include student enrichment activities, refreshments for Open House and Literacy Nights, games for the indoor recess game cart, field trip transportation, assemblies, and much more.  Click here form more information on this exciting event!

Perry Girls Youth Basketball Fall League

panthersThe Perry Youth Girls Basketball Fall League will take place in the main gymnasium at Perry High School for girls in grades 3rd thru 6th. Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of offense and defense at a two week skills camp prior to practicing and competing in scheduled games. The skills camp begins on Tuesday, September 29th. (more…)

Perry Cheer Clinic (K-6) – Saturday, September 26th

cheerThe Perry High School Cheerleaders will be holding a fall cheerleading clinic for Perry K-6 students on Saturday, September 26th from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM at Pfeiffer Intermediate School. Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of cheering, stretching, and complete a craft. Cheerleaders will also learn one dance routine, five chants, and one cheer to use at the October 2nd football game versus Green. Cost of the clinic is $40 with checks made payable to Perry Adult Booster Club. Click here for an event flyer or email Sancy Mehringer for more information (