Latest News for Whipple Elementary

Principal’s Showcase

IMG_1418Congratulations to our last Principal’s Showcase honorees! These students had work selected for recognition on our principal’s board (located in the main hallway across from the office). They were selected because their effort resulted in exceptional work!

Below is a listing of the 7th & Final Principal Showcase Recipients for the 2014/15 School Year:  (more…)

Panther Girls Basketball Camp

Main Logo PThe Panther Girls Basketball Camp will be held in the main gym of Perry High School from June 8-10 for girls entering grades 3-12 in the fall.  Campers will receive a t-shirt and basketball.  Ball handling, passing, footwork and much more will be covered during this skills camp.  Sign up today by clicking here.

COSI comes to Whipple Heights Elementary!

IMG_1392It’s a super exciting day at Whipple Heights Elementary! Here are just a few pictures of the all school COSI assembly. This afternoon all of the students who qualified for the 6th round behavior party will get some “hands on” experience. A big THANKS to COSI on Wheels and all of our parent volunteers!

Panther Boys Basketball Camp

1969bJune 15th, 16th and 17th will be the Perry Boys Basketball Camp for students entering grades 2-8 this fall.  Use this form to register for the skills camp that will be led by the varsity coaching staff and members of the high school basketball team.  This camp will teach drills and techniques that will help each player improve their basketball game.  Each camper will receive a t-shirt.  Register today!

Whipple Toy Drive May 18 – 22

The week of May 18th Whipple’s 4th Grade students will be running a toy drive for the oncology unit at Akron Children’s Hospital. Please help us make a difference in the life of child by donating a toy or two!

Due to the nature of the illnesses these children have, all toys must be brand new and in their original packaging. Students can bring their toy to school May 18-May 22. The grade level that brings in the most toys will win a cupcake party compliments of Kerdunk Kupcakery.

Click here for the informational flyer that went home with students.

4th Grade District Track Meet

Screen Shot 2015-05-13 at 2.16.37 PMThe Perry 4th Grade Track Meet was held at the Perry Track Stadium on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.  Lohr Elementary won the combined team score for the 4th year in a row.  Lohr won the girls overall and Watson won the boys overall.  This was the last track meet for Lohr P.E. teacher Brenda Horton and Whipple P.E. teacher Marla Thomas as they will be retiring at the end of the year.  Special thanks as well goes to fellow P.E. teachers Mike Laubacher, Ethan Kagy, and Ben Shenk.  It was also great to see retired teachers Dick Maier and Sue Nelson at the meet. Click to here to see the results and click here to see the video.

Girls on the Run

IMG_3995 (1)The girls listed participated in the national program “Girls on the Run” this spring.  The girls met twice a week for 10 weeks and learned about healthy eating and exercise, as well as standing up to bullies and character development.  This Thursday, the girls will be completing their practice 5K after school. The final celebration will be a 5K race on Saturday, May 30 at Walsh University.  (more…)

Perry Local Elementary Gifted Expert Expo

IMG_1311It all started back in March when each student participating in our Elementary Gifted Program chose a topic to research for something they’ve always wanted to know more about.  Over the next couple of weeks, students brainstormed research questions and then researched online, read nonfiction books, took notes, and made/refined their outlines.  Once they had all of their research compiled, they used that information to produce a set of projects that together would serve as their research display. (more…)

Whipple 4th Grade Competes at Annual Track Meet

DSC_1834On Wednesday, May 6th, 4th Grade students participated in the Annual Whipple Track Meet. Students competed in various events including 100, 200, and 400-meter runs, long jump, and even softball pitch!  Students then advanced to the Fourth Grade District Track Meet which will be next Wednesday, May 13th.  Parents are more than welcome to join us next week at the Perry High School track field to cheer on Whipple!