Latest News for Whipple Elementary

4th Positive Behavior Reward Party A Success

IMG_0014On Thursday, February 13th Whipple Heights Elementary held its 4th Positive Behavior Rewards Party of year.  Elec Simon & Friends engaged students in an interactive and highly exciting show where Elec emphasized the importance of respect and kindness to all.  What was even more exciting about this behavior party was that 89% of our 400 students qualified to participate.  This is a 9% increase from our first behavior party held back in September. Click here to view a slide show of the event.

Whipple Carnival Needs Volunteers

VOLUNTEERSThe Whipple Carnival is approaching and we are in need of volunteers. Parents, don’t forget to get your volunteer forms in ASAP. Questions? Contact Jamie Dulcie 330-327-8899

PHS Passport to France Now Accepting Registrations

 passportPHS Passport to France registration is now open to 4th, 5th and 6th graders! There is still room for more  Perry 4th, 5th or 6th grade students to join us on Friday, February 28th from 5:30-9:00 pm. Students will travel from room to room completing French-inspired activities like:  French food, French music & dance and French games!

Click here for a registration form and more information. Registration and payment must posted no later than February 21st. 

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 www.GOTRStarkCty.org 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.