• Celebrate Black History Month

    This February, join the community of Seattle schools who are celebrating the many contributions made by black Americans. Check out the many resources available to schools and families on the SPS website.
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  • 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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  • Stay healthy

    How to avoid illness and help stop the spread of germs! Nationally, physicians are reporting a higher than normal number of influenza cases. What can you do to avoid illness and help stop the spread of germs? Hand washing is a great start! Especially before and after eating. Read more about what you can do to protect your family and keep your school healthy.
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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.
  • 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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  • Learn about RULER

    Join us for a night of social/emotional learning the RULER way. This will be an interactive workshop for parents only.
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  • 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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