12:20 p.m. Early Release Days for Parent Conferences
Friday, October 21 - Friday, October 28
Parent Teacher Conference Week October 24 - October 28
Fall Parent Teacher Conferences this year will be October 24 - October 28. Please contact the Whittier office at 425-385-4300 for more information about the conference week schedule or in scheduling a specific conference time for your child. Student dismissal will be at 12:20 p.m. during this week.
Whittier Oktoberfest Thursday, October 27
Come attend Whittier's annual Oktoberfest on Thursday, October 27 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Whittier Cafeteria. Students may wear non-scary costumes to this event and the whole family can enjoy games, activites, a pumpkin raffle, the cake walk and more!
Whittier Students Excel on 2016 State Assessments
Whittier students outperform the state and district! The chart below highlights the outstanding performance of Whittier’s students as we outperformed the state and district averages on every assessment. The data highlights the great work that our teachers are doing every day to prepare students to be successful life-long learners and it also highlights the outstanding effort, focus, and perseverance that our students demonstrated in taking these new rigorous state assessments.
|Whittier's 2016 SBA and MSP State Assessment Results|
|3rd ELA||3rd Math||4th ELA||4th Math||5th ELA||5th Math||5th Sci.|
|District Average 2016||61.00%||64.00%||67.00%||65.00%||72.00%||57.00%||76.00%|
|State Average 2016||55.00%||57.00%||58.00%||55.00%||61.00%||48.00%||66.00%|
Creating Deeper Learning Opportunities at Whittier: Empowering our Students, to Lead, Create, and Innovate
Whittier is passionate about creating deeper learning opportunities to empower students to lead, create, and innovate. Our staff is very intentional about providing students with engaging learning experiences every day 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 so that they develop the capacity to work through difficult situations and never give up. These are attributes that will help all students succeed at Whittier and in life.
|SCHOOL HOURS |
Whittier Elementary School
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM PTA Meeting
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM PTA Oktoberfest
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Book Fair Family Night