Whittier Summer Office Hours
The Whittier Elementary School office will be closed for the summer from Monday, July 1, through Friday, August 2, 2019. The offfice will open again on Monday, August 12. Summer office hours will be from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will be closed from noon to 1:00 p.m. for lunch. Thank you Whittier families for a great 2018-19 school year. Have a great summer!
Whittier Summer Library Hours
When school ends, summer reading begins! Whittier's Library will be open this summer to support the district wide Summer Reading Challenge on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. starting on Tuesday, July 9. Here are the following dates that the library will be open during the summer: 7/9, 7/11, 7/16, 7/18, 7/23, 7/25, 7/30, 8/1, 8/6, 8/8, 8/13, 8/15. Create your own reading adventure!
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Summer Math Challenge
The Everett Public Schools Summer Math Challenge is for ALL students. Make summer count and keep your math brain sharp! Engage in excitign mathematical activites, problem solving and puzzles by participating in the EPS Summer Math Challenge.
Whittier's Everett Ready Kindergarten Academy!
We will be offering the Whittier Everett Ready Kindergarten Academy from Monday, July 29 through Thursday, August 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday through Thursdays for two weeks. This is a great opportunity for your incoming kindergarten child to become more familiar with Whittier, meet new friends, learn school routines, play games and practice new skills, and to meet the kindergarten teachers and staff. Breakfast will be provided from 8:45 - 9:00 a.m. and lunch will be provided from 12:00 - 12:30 p.m. We are very excited for our new learners to officially join the Whittier school community!
Planning for Rigor, Engagement, and Mastery
Whittier is very passionate about planning, preparing, and supporting all students to be college, career, and life ready. Our staff is very intentional about providing students with engaging and relevant learning experiences that are connected to real world learning in which students collaboratively problem solve, use critical thinking skills, and apply their knowledge to solve complex problems. We also emphasize the key characteristics of perseverance and grit so that students develop the capacity to work through difficult situations and to never give up. These are attributes that will help all students succeed at Whittier and in life.