Latest News for Whipple Elementary

Bus Stop Safety Reminders

busstopsafetyIt’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.

Honoring Superstar Effort!

Principal's Board #2Great things continue to happen at Whipple Heights Elementary School!  The Principal’s Showcase, which spotlights exceptional student effort/work, was just updated.  Below is a listing of the most recent students whose work is being displayed:   (more…)

Week #2 Bus Behavior Program Recipients

Positive Bus Winners #2Our second week of Whipple Heights NEW Bus Behavior Program continues to motivate our students to display their best behavior.  Each trip (morning and afternoon) our bus drivers continue to 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 second week Positive Bus Behavior Recipients are:

Owen Kreitzer, Carlee Talafous, Garrett Sanders, Sydney Thomas, and Kyle Jackson

Revised OAA Testing Schedule

oaatestRecently, the Ohio Department of Education provided an extension for the upcoming Ohio Achievement Assessments (OAAs) due to the numerous snow/cold days that have occurred.  The following is an updated assessment schedule for Perry Local Schools.
– 4th Grade Reading – Tuesday April 29th
– 3rd Grade Reading – Thursday May 1st
– 4th Grade Math – Tuesday May 6th
– 3rd Grade Math – Thursday May 8th

Perry Local Schools Blizzard Bag Information

Ongoing weather challenges have certainly been a disruption to our school days.  In an effort to assist your children in keeping up with grade level curriculum, teachers have designed assignments that your children can do from the comforts of their home. Students without internet access will be given the needed materials when they return. Click here for more information on Perry’s blizzard bags and to access assignments. 

Week #1 Bus Behavior Program Recipients

Positive Bus Winners #1The first week of Whipple Heights NEW Bus Behavior Program was a huge success!  Each trip (morning and afternoon) our bus drivers had no problem selecting one student to receive a ticket based on their exceptional behavior. And, as we will each Monday morning, five names were drawn from the bus bin.  Our first ever Positive Bus Behavior Recipients were:

Alexis Eubanks, Wesley Emerick, Samantha Jordan, Tori Leali, and Madelyn Smith

Girls on the Run Deadline Fast Approaching

girlsonrunimageLess than two weeks left to register for a Girls on the Run program this spring. Scholarships are available. Registration for all programs closes March 1 at midnight. Please have your daughter get registration paperwork from the school office or register online at www.GOTRStarkCty.org.