Thank you Whittier Families!
Thank you Whittier families for an outstanding 2017-18 school year. We appreciate your support in helping each child succeed at Whittier every day. We have an amazing school community and we couldn't do this great work without your help and support. Have a great summer!
Whittier Summer Office Hours
The Whittier Elementary School office will be closed for the summer from Thursday, June 28, through Friday, August 10, 2018. The offfice will open again on Monday, August 13. 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. 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 Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. starting on Tuesday, July 5. Here are the following dates that the library will be open during the summer: 7/5, 7/12, 7/19, 7/26, 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, 8/23. Create your own reading adventure!
Access specific information about the Summer Reading Challenge by following this link:
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.
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.