Latest News for Whipple Elementary
Congratulations to Spencer Wright for being accepted to sing in the OMEA All-State Children’s Chorus. The chorus will perform this October at Capital University! Click here to read more.
George Waikem Ford (map) will host a classic car cruise-in on Sunday, August 10th from 11: 00 AM – 4:00 PM. The cruise-in, presented by the Rotary Club of Perry Township, is part of the year long celebration of the Perry Township Bicentennial. Donations will be accepted with all proceeds going to Sharon Budd & her family.
If you are interested in purchasing a #BuddStrong t-shirt, please download and complete the order form and return it with payment to the Perry Board of Education Office at 4201 13th Street Massillon, Ohio 44646. When shirts arrive, you will be notified to pick them up at Edison Middle School. All proceeds will be donated to the Budd family. Thank you for your support! Click here to download the #BuddStrong order form.
The Geisen Haus in North Canton (directions) is offering half off appetizers to anyone making a donation of any amount to Mrs. Budd and her family. The fundraiser will take place on Thursday, July 24th from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Cash or check donations will be accepted.
Sharon Budd, pictured in the center of the front row, is a very special person in so many people’s lives. She has the ability to befriend anyone and always does. Her smile, contageous laughter, and hilarious stories and jokes are enough to bring sunshine to anyone’s day.
Sharon, her husband Randy, and her daughter Kaylee were driving to New York City on Thursday, July 10th when an unimaginable act of violence and stupidity was committed. Sharon was hit by a boulder thrown from an overpass while Kaylee was at the wheel. The boulder struck her in the face, causing severe damage. It is a miracle that Kaylee was able to get the car stopped safely. Kaylee has been so strong…as have Randy, Luke, James, and Joey. It’s the kind of strength they learned from Sharon when she fought and BEAT breast cancer 15 years ago. They are supporting Sharon now as she fights for her life at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania. Sharon remains in critical condition after having emergency brain surgery to allow her brain to swell.
Now, let’s come together in love and support for the incredible Sharon Budd and her family. Sharon is and has always been a fighter. She has a long road to recovery ahead of her and if we can make that road just a bit more manageable for her and her family, let’s do it! Click here to show your support to Sharon and her family.
Whipple still has a few yearbooks left. If you would like to purchase one ($14.50) you can stop by the school and see Mrs. Evans in the office.