Latest News for Whipple Elementary
The WHPTO will be sponsoring a coin drive for Perry Helping Perry (PHP) the week of March 17 – 20, 2014.
PHP is a wonderful organization that has helped many of our Perry families. From a food pantry and clothes closet to the newest program, snack sack, the volunteers for PHP have reached out and touched many lives. The WHPTO would like your support so this organization can continue on with all the programs it sponsors. Click here for details on the coin drive and more information on PHP.
Our fourth week of Whipple Heights 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, five names are drawn from the bus bin to showcase and receive a fun reward. Our fourth week Positive Bus Behavior Recipients are: Taven Johnson, Layla Morse, Lexy Clifton, Mya Hoskins, and Zach Best.
Due to the expected change in weather, Math Achievement Quest for 3rd Grade will be cancelled today 3/12/14. We are working to call all parents individually to let them know that students will be coming home (or need picked up) as they would on any other day.
Our third week of Whipple Heights Bus Behavior Program continues to excite our students and has them displaying their best behavior. Each trip (morning and afternoon) our bus drivers elect one student to receive a ticket based on their exceptional behavior. And, each Monday morning, five names are drawn from the bus bin to showcase and receive a fun reward. Our third week Positive Bus Behavior Recipients are:
Michael Arrigo, Clayton McKrill, Shaun Wiegreff, Nathan Butler, and Avery Bussey
So many of our Whipple Heights families attended our annual carnival this past weekend! Games like Plinko and Bingo were all the rage, not to mention the balloon animal station (which was a huge hit). The school was simply roaring with excitement. Click here to view a slideshow from the WHPTO Carnival. We even had several special winners:
50/50 Raffle – Kendra Kennedy (Haley’s Mom)
Kindergarten Raffle Basket – Lindsay Accetta (Lauren’s Mom)
1st Grade Raffle Basket – Josh Smith
2nd Grade Raffle Basket – Alyson Belden
3rd Grade Raffle Basket – Tami Mcmillen (Michelle’s Mom)
4th Grade Raffle Basket – Sessalie Wright
Our 2014 Perry High School team wants to give girls in grades 1st through 5th the opportunity to be the team manager for one of the 2014 home games. As manager you will help the team in pre-game warm ups, hand the score card to the umpire before the game and sit in the dugout for the entire game! Please fill out the completed form and return it to your school office before March 17, 2014. Please contact Coach Mertes (330) 309-9951 or Head Coach Alison Heppe at Alison.Heppe@perrylocal.org if you have any questions. Click here for an application to be manager for a day.
It’s important to remind our students that when they are waiting at the bus stop, they should wait with someone and not be alone. As they are walking home from the bus stop, we encourage them to walk in groups so they are not alone. Students should never get into a car with someone they don’t know and they should always report any suspicious activity to an adult. We want to keep our students safe and are asking for your help in talking with your children about these important bus stop safety reminders.