Latest News for Whipple Elementary
Great things continue to happen at Whipple Heights Elementary School. The most recent being the posting of Mr. Hug’s 3rd Round Principal Showcase for the 2017-2018 school year. 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 based on student effort. (more…)
A huge THANK you to all who attended our Fall Literacy/Math Family Night on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Each of our family nights has a special theme and this time it was Lassoing a Good Book. Families engaged in activity stations focused around reading/math strategies like building a set of retelling beads, creating readers theater characters, a math standoff, and even a ‘Makers Space’ where they could create a new made-up animal from a variety of materials available. (more…)
The Perry Township Rotary will sponsor a fun-filled night of action when a talented group of Perry teachers competes against the Harlem Wizards. Tip-off is scheduled for 7:00 PM on Monday, November 13, 2017, at Perry High School. Pre-sale tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults. Tickets at the gate are $10 for students and $12 for adults. Tickets can be purchased at the PHS Athletic Office during school hours. All proceeds from this exciting event benefit the Career and Wellness Center.
Report cards for the first grading period for grades K-4 will be sent home with students today, Tuesday, October 31st. Students in grades 5-8 will receive report cards on Wednesday, November 1st. Report cards for PHS students are delayed until further notice due to technical challenges with Perry’s student information system.
Home Access Center (HAC) information will be sent home with students by the end of the week. The HAC is a tool for parents that provides a wealth of information that includes but not limited to, grades, student’s schedule, attendance and much more.
Pre-sale tickets for Perry’s first-round playoff game versus St. Ignatius will go on sale Wednesday (11/1) and Thursday (11/2) from 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM and from 7:30 AM – 12:00 PM on Friday (11/3). All pre-sale tickets are $8 and can be purchased at the Perry High School Athletic Office. Tickets at the gate are $9. Kickoff is set for 7:30 PM on Friday, November 3rd at Byers Field (map).
A huge THANK YOU to our Whipple Heights families for their generous donations of non-perishable / canned food items in conjunction with our annual Crazy Hat Day. Our students loved filling up the boxes and seeing all that was collected for our charity, Perry Helping Perry! This along with our Socktober event was a great lead into our upcoming Charity Month! Please join us in giving each week next month and helping us to surpass our last year collections. Information was sent home earlier in the week and is posted on our webpage. Here are some pictures from this year’s Crazy Hat Day!
For the past few years, we have held a week-long charity event with students bringing in different items each day to support Perry Helping Perry, our community organization that helps struggling families in Perry Township. (more…)
What a beautiful day we had for this year’s Warrior (Ninja Themed) Walk-A-Thon! On Thursday, October 12th, students along with teachers, parents, and even grandparents participated in our 5th annual event. The expansive track covered the majority of our back property and included stations like a mini ninja warrior course, ninja crawl, ninja roll, etc. The walk-a-thon is designed and put on by our PTO and Physical Education teacher Mr. Snyder. More information regarding a total of funds raised and prizes obtained will be included in our November Newsletter. A big THANK YOU to everyone who helped support our students and school!