The Reptile Man is Coming to Whittier May 25
The famous Reptile Man is returning to Whittier on Wednesday, May 25 at 6:00pm. He will be bringing back all of his friendly creatures to show them to our students and families for a fun evening learning experience. Please join us for this event as it is always one of our more popular gatherings.
Kindergarten Orientation May 26 at 6:00pm
Whittier's Kindergarten Orientation will take place Thursday, May 26 from 6:00-7:00pm in the Whittier cafeteria. Come meet our kindergarten teachers and learn about our school to help prepare your child for their transition to kindergarten.
Whittier and the state of Washington is providing full-day kindergarten for all students in the 2016-2017 school year. Kindergarten registration forms for the 2016-2017 school year are available online and at Whittier Elementary. Children who will be 5 years old by Aug. 31, 2016, are eligible to begin kindergarten in September. To ensure that teachers and classrooms are ready, district elementary schools start registering kindergarteners early. Enrollment forms and more information can be found on the District Website.
A Culture of Innovation with Passion, Purpose, and Perseverance
We are creating a culture of innovation at Whittier with passion, purpose, and perseverance. Our staff is very intentional about creating an engaging learning culture of innovation in which students collaboratively problem solve, use critical thinking skills, and apply their knowledge to solve complex problems in all subject areas. We are also helping students develop the characteristics of perseverance and grit. These are attributes that will help all students succeed at Whittier and in life.
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