Whittier Elementary School

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Welcome to Whittier Elementary School

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Upcoming Events

Below is a list of upcoming events. Be sure to check out our full calendar too!

  • April 14-18: NO SCHOOL - SPRING BREAK!
  • April 22-23: Talent Show Auditions, 3pm in Gym.
  • April 30: ELP Opera, 1:15pm in Gym
  • May 1: ELP Opera, 9:00am & 7:00pm in Gym
  • May 8: ELP Steering Committee Meeting, 3:00pm in Room 200
  • May 12-16: Kindergarten End-of-Year testing (NO SCHOOL FOR KINDERGARTEN)
  • May 22: SAGE Testing Ends
  • May 22: PTA/SCC 5:30 in Library
  • May 22: After School Multicultural Assembly, 3:30-4:40pm in Gym
  • May 23: NO SCHOOL - Emergency Make-up Day
  • May 27: NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
  • May 29: Schoolwide Talent Show!
  • May 30: 5th Grade Singing Program, 8:30am in Gym
  • June 2: Field Day/Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser
  • June 3: Last Day of School (Dismissal @ 12:35pm)
  • June 9-July 10: Summer School

View our full calendar...

Posted: April 11, 2014 back to top

Fifth Grade Students Make and Donate Quilts

QuiltsA unique classroom project has helped Mr. Madsen's fifth-grade class at Whittier Elementary School learn a valuable life lesson: donating time and energy to serve others. The students made and donated quilts to Primary Children's Medical Center.

More information...

Posted: April 11, 2014back to top

Summer School

Parents have been asking questions about the summer school program at Whittier. There will basically be two morning programs running this summer:

  • One program for six weeks that focuses on reading for grades 1 through 3. By invitation only.
  • One program for six weeks that is available for all students going into grades 1 through 6. The cost will be $10.00 total.
  • Additionally there will be a six week afternoon component, the Discovery Club, which is for enrichment. This will also be for students going in to grades 1 – 6. The cost for the afternoon only will be $60.00 total.

Registration for the open summer school will commence on May 1st. Summer school runs from June 9-July 10. See the next Whittier Word for more information, or call our assistant principal, Marissa Zuchetto, at 481-4846 ext. 129.

Posted: April 11, 2014back to top

Talent Show

Whittier will have a talent show at the end of the year. Please read page 2 of this week's Whittier Word for information, and also watch for upcoming information about when it will take place. Auditions are April 22 & 23 After School. You can sign up in the main office, and must bring back a signed permission form to participate.

Posted: April 10, 2014back to top

Beverley Tayor Sorenson Arts Learning Program

BTSWhittier is delighted to have Art Specialist, Shawn Westrup, who is working hard to provide curriculum based art opportunities for students. Art work has been displayed throughout our school, with more to come before the year's end. For more information, please click here. Thank you for your continued support of Whittier's art program!

Posted: April 9, 2014back to top

What is SAGE?

SAGEWe are getting closer and closer to the upcoming end of year testing. SAGE or Student Assessment of Growth and Excellence, is a new system of tests that will begin this year for all Utah students. The Utah State Office of Education has created a series of brochures to explain SAGE and how it will affect you and your student.


Posted: March 11, 2014back to top

From our PTA!

boxtopsHelp support Whittier Elementary with Box Tops for Education. When you search for Whittier, make sure to choose the 2nd (84115) one since there are two Whittier's listed. Click HERE to find ALL the ways to support Whittier!

Posted: March 11, 2014back to top

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