Latest News for Whipple Elementary

Grade 3 & 4 OAA Testing

[ File # csp2190970, License # 1436580 ]Licensed through http://www.canstockphoto.com in accordance with the End User License Agreement (http://www.canstockphoto.com/legal.php)(c) Can Stock Photo Inc. / mflippoThe Ohio Achievement Assessment is quickly approaching.  Our teachers and students are busy learning the necessary skills to be successful on this test.  It is very important for students to be able to show all the skills they learned for the year.  This assessment is for 3rd and 4th grade students in the areas of  Reading and Math. The dates for these assessments (more…)

An Evening at the Gallery

Art 003On Tuesday, April 15th, Whipple Heights Elementary held its annual Art Show.  This year’s theme focused on the elements of art (line, shape, color, value, form, texture and space).  Families toured Whipple’s Art Gallery, completed a mini-scavenger hunt, and participated in a series of make and take tables.  It was a colorful fun filled evening for all! Click here to view a slideshow of the event.

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.

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.

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

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.

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:  (more…)