Latest News for Whipple Elementary

D.A.R.E. Skate Party – Monday, February 17th

dare_pictD.A.R.E. will sponsor a skate party on Monday, February 17th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM at the North Canton Skate Center. The cost to participate is $5.75 which includes skate/roller blade rental. Speed skates are $1.50 extra.  *New activities are laser tag, rock-wall, bumper cars, euro bungee, and 30 new video games. *Pricing for additional activities is $5.75 per activity or $20.00 for an unlimited bracelet.

Girls On The Run Comes to Whipple in March

girlsonrunimageAttention ladies in 3rd and 4th Grade: Do you like having fun? Are you looking for ways to make new friends? Do you want to learn how to be healthy and strong? In March, Girls on the Run is coming to Whipple!  All girls in 3rd and 4th grade are invited to join Whipple’s team of Girls on the Run! This is an exciting opportunity you won’t want to miss. Register online at or by calling Amy Shock at (330) 244-9331.  Register today, deadline for registration is March 1st. Click Here for Whipple’s GOTR Flyer and more information.

Gifted Arts Identification Update

giftedtalentedDue to the numerous snow/cold days, the DUE date for Gifted Arts Identification Permission Forms has been extended to February 3, 2014!   
Additionally, Visual Arts Portfolio Interviews for grades K-5 will be now be held February 11th & 13th during Conferences at Pfeiffer Intermediate school.  
PLEASE NOTE:  Due to a conflict the music auditions will be held February 13th during Conference times and February 20th from 3:15 – 6:00 PM.  If the time we assign conflicts with a scheduled academic conference please contact Vickie Briercheck at Pfeiffer Intermediate School 330-478-6163.  We will do everything we can to accommodate schedule conflicts.   If you have questions regarding preparations please consult with your child’s art or music teacher.

PTO Box Top Counting Cancelled

Whipple’s PTO Box Top counting for this evening, Wednesday, January 29th, has been cancelled. PTO Box Top counting will take place in February as scheduled.

Kindergarten: Ready or Not 2014 Program – February 27th

kndreadyornotThe Stark County District Library and the Perry Sippo Branch Library are pleased to announce the Kindergarten: Ready or Not 2014 Program on Thursday, February 27th from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Adults and incoming kindergarten students can join principals and school officials for questions, answers, and recommendation of materials. While the adults learn children will be entertained with stories, songs, and crafts. Register online or by phone by calling (330) 477-8482.


Whipple Elementary Celebrates Winter Literacy Night

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAThis month the Title One teachers at Whipple planned another successful Literacy Night. Our theme was Cozy Up Around the Fire with a Good Book. Numerous teachers and Perry administers volunteered their time to read winter themed stories and conduct a craft activity with our students. Over 200 people attended this event.

Students were able to choose two different stories and activities. Our WHPTO provided cookies and juice for the families to munch on in between the stories. Stories included The Hat, The Mitten, Snowmen on Ice, There Was a Cold Woman Who Swallowed Some Snow, Snow Dance, Sneezy the Snowman, and The Story of Ferdinand. Crafts ranged from painting (more…)

Whipple Artists Have Work Displayed in Community

december 004The following Whipple students’ artwork was chosen for Akron Children’s Hospital’s permanent collection!  Each child will receive a $25 gift card in return for their works of art that will be on display at the different sites (including the one in Perry) of Children’s Hospital. Their colorful, inspiring art will definitely brighten someone’s day!
Pictured are:
Paige Jacobs
Corinne Hixenbaugh
Emily Altimore
Andy Hartzler
Kaylee Gidcumb