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    Good Evening Whittier Wildcats!  

    I hope you are enjoying the last days of summer vacation. 

    Whittier Welcome Packets will be available for pickup August 22-28 at the front entrance of school from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. daily.
    Fill Us In is Wednesday, August 29, 2:30pm - 6:30pm   Whittier Elementary Gym
    2:30pm - 3:30pm   NEW FAMILIES ONLY   -  3:30pm - 6:30pm  All families encouraged to attend

    • Submit required school and district paperwork and health updates
    • Receive your child's teacher assignment (paperwork must be complete)
    • Learn about PTA events and opportunities
    • Learn about after school enrichment and childcare options
    • Meet the Administrative Team - Principal Clark and Assistant Principal Sciarrone

    School Supplies

    After the success of last year, Whittier is once again purchasing the supplies needed for the classrooms. Hurray! No school supply shopping for families! The cost is $40 per child and families can submit checks at Fill Us In! or on the first day of school. Checks should be made out to Whittier Elementary School.

    • $40 for school supplies for the year!   
    • Optional Donation to Whittier PTA 
    • Optional Purchase of Whittier Spirit Gear

    Tuesday, September 4, 2:00pm - 3:00pm - Wildcat Welcome Tea — New Students 1st - 5th Grades 

    Please join us in the Whittier library for cookies and lemonade.  

    ·     Meet your Principal, your grade-level ambassador/buddy, & receive your Whittier t-shirt

    ·     Buddy-led school tour (10-15 minutes)

    ·     Play time on the playground

    ·     Families welcome!

    Wednesday, September 5th - FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL!  Meet your teacher on the playground at 7:50 AM - School Starts at 7:55. 

    Friday, September 7th - Wildcat Welcome Pizza Party - Kindergarten Students and their families

    Friday, September 7, 5:30pm - 7:00pm  - Whittier Playground, under overhang

    ·     Meet the Kindergarten Teachers, Principal and Front Office Friends 

    ·     Pizza and beverages provided by PTA, Sit with others in your class, play on playground 5:30-6:30

    ·     Classroom tour and receive T-Shirts (6:30-7:00)

    ·     Families welcome!

    Monday September 10th - First Day of School for Kindergartners, Meet your teacher on the playground at 7:50 AM - School Starts at 7:55.

    Back to School Potluck and Family Movie Night

    On Friday, September 15th, 6:00 p.m. Whittier families will gather to celebrate the start of another year over shared food and summer storytelling on the playground – bring something to share! Stick around afterwards with your fellow Wildcats to enjoy a movie showing in the gym. The movie will start at 7:30 p.m.

    Save the Date - September 20th Whittier Curriculum Night! 

    Whittier -  I am so excited to serve your community.  

    See you soon! 

    Principal Clark