Latest News for Whipple Elementary

Matt McLeese Mission Run Set for Saturday, March 19th

Matt McLeese Mission Run 5KThe Matt McLeese Mission Run will be held Saturday,  March 19th, at 8:30 am, at Pfeiffer Intermediate School. Anyone interested in running or walking the event, please sign up by Friday, March 4th.  The cost is $20 per person.  For registration go to runsignup.com, and search for Matt McLeese Mission Run.

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Whipple Heights Winter Literacy/Art Night

IMG_2674A BIG THANK YOU to all who attended our Winter Literacy/Art Night on Thursday, February 25, 2016.  So many of our students and families were able to tour the building to observe the INCREDIBLE works of art created in Mrs. Mullane’s Art classes as well as engage in fun crafts based off of these works of art.  We had two very special visitors as well. The snow princess herself, Elsa and her best snow friend, Olaf!  Elsa read the story The Three Snow Bears by Jan Brett to our Whipple friends and then afterwards, Elsa and Olaf posed for pictures.  The evening capped off with a basket raffle where 5 of our students took home some exciting literacy/art baskets. Once again, another family fun night at Whipple.  As always, thank you for your continued support!

The Perry Players Present Monty Python’s Spamalot

montypythonThe Perry Players, celebrating their 55th anniversary season, present Monty Python’s Spamalot, the hilarious “Tony Award” winning Broadway musical. Shows will take place at 7:30 PM each evening beginning on Wednesday, March 16th through Saturday, March 19th in the Mattichione Theatre at Perry High School.  A matinee will be held on Sunday, March 20th at 2:30 PM. Tickets are $10 each. Click here for a ticket order form.

 

 

School Closed on Tuesday, February 16, 2016

school closedPerry Local Schools will be closed, Tuesday, February 16, 2016, due to inclement weather.  Parents/Guardians and students involved in PHS extracurricular activities should check district websites and media outlets for the status of extracurricular events on days when schools are closed.  All extracurricular activities (practices, games, and after school activities) for Perry’s elementary buildings, Pfeiffer Intermediate School, and Edison Middle School are cancelled for the day when Perry Local Schools are closed. Y­Care is closed when Perry Local Schools close for the day. Childcare through the YMCA is offered at the Massillon YMCA, Meyers Lake YMCA, and the Navarre Towpath YMCA when schools are closed.

Whipple Heights 4th Behavior Reward Party of the School Year

IMG_2595As part of our positive behavior reward system, all students have the opportunity to earn admittance to our behavior reward parties. These occur every six weeks and vary in theme throughout the school year. Attendance at this fourth behavior party, which was put on by Bungles the Clown, was just over 91% with 397 of our 435 students qualifying to attend. Check out some of the great pictures in this slide show which capture all the fun these students had.

State Support Team 9 to Host Conference for Families & Educators of Children with Diverse Needs

district9The State Support Team Region 9 is pleased to present their 8th annual Conference for Families and Educators of Children with Diverse Needs on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at the R.G. Drage Career Technical Center. The conference will focus on building blocks to promote success for children, families and educators.   Registration, refreshments, and networking begin at 7:45 AM. Click here for more information and to pre-register for this free event.

Celebration in Art

IMG_5897Congratulations to the ten Whipple Heights students who had artwork chosen for the Massillon Museum’s exhibit, “Celebration in Art.”  There was a wonderful opening for the show this past Saturday, and the art will remain on display through February 14th during museum hours.  It is free and open to the public!  Stop in to see all the masterpieces created by our Whipple friends and other student artists from the area!

Congratulations to the following Artists: Mason Rohrer, Charlie Stuart, Nate Dulcie, Vallon Voyles, Lexy Clifton, Baylee Becherer, Juliana Rohrer, Savanna Giardina, Paige Gidcumb, Asher Humrighouse