• Save the date!

    The Whittier PTA's biennial auction is set for Saturday, April 28th, 2018 at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront. Mark your calendar for a fun night.
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  • WildCash Raffle

    WildCash Raffle — Win $1,000! Raffle Dates: Thursday, April 5 – Friday, April 20. Drawing: April 28th during the Live Auction. You do not need to be present to win.
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  • Congratulations Whittier Banana Squids!

    The Whittier Banana Squids won the semi-finals of Seattle Public Library’s Global Reading Challenge last Friday, March 9th and will now move onto the finals. Out of hundreds of teams in the district, we are in the top 9! We are so proud of their hard work and determination.
  • Share your love of books!

    Join us for the Spring Book Drive for Bailey Gatzert! This year's Book Drive starts March 19th and ends March 30th. Please donate new and gently-used books for students at Bailey Gatzert Elementary (Pre-K through 5th grade). Bailey Gatzert Elementary is our sister school, located in South Seattle. The goal of our Book Drive is inspire reading by supplying engaging elementary books for the students to read over Spring Break.
  • Parent Education Night

    Join us for a conversation about Positive Discipline led by Sound Discipline facilitator, Deneen Bowen. This is a great opportunity to learn how to teach kids important social and life skills based on encouragement and mutual respect.
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  • Global Reading Challenge

    The Global Reading Challenge is underway! Students in the 4th and 5th grades are busy reading from an amazing selection of 10 books. The in-school competition for Whittier will take place February 8th. Support your student by asking them about the books they are reading or quizzing them with practice questions.
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  • Thank you

    A big shout out to the students and teachers of Safety Patrol! Rain or shine they are at the ready to help other students arrive at school safely. Learn more about what it takes to be part of safety patrol.
  • Helping Hands Gift Drive

    Our annual Helping Hands Gift Drive will begin after Thanksgiving. This event is an opportunity to assist Whittier and Bailey-Gatzert Elementary families in need this holiday season and extend a "Helping Hand" by providing gifts and scrip gift cards. Look for the "mitten tag" display in school lobby.
  • New books arrive in the Whittier Library!

    Ask your students about all the new books that have arrived in the library. There are new series books! New non-fiction! New picture books! And new graphic novels!
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  • Sign up for the WildChat

    The WildChat is the Whittier PTA's weekly newsletter. Keep on top of events and activities at the School and in the Community. To make sure you get your copy, join the email distribution list. Read more to join!
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