Latest News for Whipple Elementary

Honoring Superstar Effort!

principal-showcase-2Great things happen at Whipple Heights Elementary School.  The most recent being the posting of Mr. Hug’s 2nd 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…)

Congratulations & Thank You!

img_3417A BIG congratulation to our Walk-A-Thon Top Donation Earners!  Together these three students brought in $1,100.00 for our school!  All together we exceeded our school goal of collecting $20,000.00 which is simply amazing!  (An exact total will be communicated out soon.)  All student prizes have been ordered and permission slips for our Limo Lunch qualifiers have already gone home.  Thank you to ALL of our students and families!

Perry Employees Recognized as Persons of Character

20161018_171216-1Several Perry employees were recently recognized as a Person of Character by the Character Counts program in Stark County. This prestigious award celebrates individuals who live their lives by the Six Pillars of Character and serve as role models to their students and colleagues. Congratulations to the following Perry staff members:  (more…)

Perry Wrestling Clinic Registration

Main Logo PPerry’s wrestling program will hold registration for beginning wrestlers on Saturday, October 22nd and Tuesday, October 25th  for any boy that is interested in the Perry Wrestling Clinic. The clinic will be instructed by Perry High School’s nationally ranked team and coaches. The clinic will conclude with a tournament. Click here for more information and a registration form. Questions can be directed to Danny Genetin ( 

Fall Party Information at Whipple


fallThis year we eliminated the party planning for the Fall and Spring parties to help accommodate those that have to take off from work to help with the parties. In its place, we have identified a Head Grade Level Parent to assist in the organization of the process. The upcoming Fall party for all classes is scheduled for Thursday, October 27th, from 2:30pm to 3:30. We are still in need of volunteers to assist with the parties. Click here to read the entire letter from WHPTO.

2016 Whipple Walk-A-Thon

img_3345What a MARVELOUS day for this year’s Superhero Walk-A-Thon! On Thursday, October 6th students along with teachers, parents, and even grandparents participated in our 4th annual event. The expansive track covered the majority of our back property and included stations like a fire walk balance beam, wall jump, tires, 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!

2016 Whipple Walk-A-Thon Slideshow

Whipple Walk-A-Thon Schedule

scheduleDon’t forget tomorrow is our 4th Annual Whipple Walk-A-Thon.  Students may wear their superhero costumes (provided they are simple enough that they can put them on and take them off on their own).  Costumes may NOT be worn all day.  Also, if you are joining your child, please see the schedule provided.  You will want to come just a couple minutes early and plan to check in at the tent set up at the playground area.  Please make sure you have your license with you.

Whipple Lunch Schedules Adjusted Due to PHS Trip

lunchToday, students in our 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades will be going to Perry High School to attend this year’s theater production, The Emperor’s New Clothes.  With this trip being in the middle of the school day, we have had to adjust our lunch schedule.  We wanted to make sure to post this in case you were planning to have lunch with your child today.

Free Admission to Select Sporting Events with Perry Spirit Shirt Purchase

Main Logo PBe a part of the Panther Pride! Purchase the charcoal gray Perry Spirit Black-Out Shirt (50/50 blend) for only $10.00 and wear it to the following Perry Spirit sporting events to GET IN FOR FREE:

Friday, Oct. 14, 2016 – Varsity Football Game vs. Lake
Thursday, January 12, 2017 – Wrestling Match vs. GlenOak
Friday, January 20, 2017 – Boys Basketball Game vs. Green
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 – Girls Basketball Game vs. Hoover

Click here for more information and an order form.

Behavior Party #1

img_3289As 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 we adapted indoors because of weather, was just over 92% with 395 of our 427 students qualifying to attend. Check out some of the great pictures which capture all the fun these students had.