Whittier Pride Ride 2021 Starts Tomorrow!

Thu, Jun 17 7:50pm

  It's time! Ride your Pride wheels to school and/or wear your Whittier Pride gear tomorrow. Then you've got the rest of the month to make your own route and take a Pride Ride around our neighborhood ... [More]

Pick up your FREE Whittier Pride swag today at the playground!

Wed, Jun 16 8:15am

Today from 10:30 - 12:30 - Come by and get your Whittier Pride Paw swag by the 13th Street playground entrance!   Collect a free Whittier Pride Paw sticker and window sign  Take home some rainbow crep ... [More]

Jog-A-Thon By the Numbers

Sun, Jun 13 1:10pm

Jog-A-Thon By the Numbers Reminder: Pledges Due Wednesday, June 16   If you are a numbers person, you’ll appreciate these Wildcat stats from last Wednesday’s Jog-a-Thon:   # of participating students: ... [More]

A big Jog-A-Thon THANKS!

Thu, Jun 10 9:47pm

Jog-A-Thon THANKS!   Our Wildcats were so impressive on our 0.37 mile (!) course yesterday—they worked hard, showed perseverance, and had fun (mostly!).   Very big THANK YOUs to:   All of the families ... [More]

It’s Jog-A-Thon Day! Here are all the details!!

Tue, Jun 8 6:02pm

  It’s Jog-A-Thon Day! We hope to see you there!   Wednesday, June 9 Hosted by Whittier PTA (this is not a school event)     Event Checklist Parent or designated trusted adult onsite throughout event ... [More]

Whittier Jog-A-Thon updates for 6/6!

Sun, Jun 6 8:58pm

  Let’s Move Wildcats! Jog-A-Thon is THIS Wednesday, June 9th JAT News & Info: https://whittieres.seattleschools.org/about/calendar_and_news/news/whittier_jog-a-thon     We can’t wait to move with our ... [More]

Dinner and a Musical! Fundraiser to Support Whittier Wildcat Players ***ORDER BY JUNE 8th!

Sun, Jun 6 9:29am

The Whittier Wildcat Players Invite You to Enjoy Dinner and a Musical!!  The Barking Dog Alehouse has teamed up with Whittier Wildcat Players for a family dinner to go with Schoolhouse Rock on June 10 ... [More]

Whittier Jog-A-Thon Updates for 6/3!

Thu, Jun 3 8:10pm

Jog-A-Thon is 6 Days Away! Wednesday, June 9th   JAT News & Info: https://whittieres.seattleschools.org/about/calendar_and_news/news/whittier_jog-a-thon   1. Volunteers, we need YOU! (Weather’s lookin ... [More]

Jog-A-Thon (JAT) News for 5/30

Sun, May 30 9:35pm

  Jog-A-Thon (JAT) News Mark Your Calendars: Wednesday, June 9th   Smiling students moving around our JAT course with their friends on a sunny day (fingers crossed!) is a highlight of our year — they ... [More]

Whittier Jog-A-Thon - Volunteer signups & how to pledge

Thu, May 27 8:51pm

The Jog-A-Thon is Back Wednesday, June 9th   Let’s move Wildcats!   1. Check out the volunteer opportunities!   General Event Volunteer (26 slots) **Critical** https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0f4da ... [More]

Whittier Jog-A-Thon 2021 (Important Information Enclosed!)

Tue, May 25 7:09pm

Whittier Jog-A-Thon 2021 We are excited to announce the 2021 Whittier Jog-A-Thon on Wednesday, June 9. This is an opportunity to stride into the end of the school year, putting FUN into the fundraisin ... [More]

Whittier Pride Gear! Pre-Order by May 26

Fri, May 21 4:12pm

  The Whitter PTA is thrilled to offer Wildcat Pride tees and tanks this year! Turnaround time is short - be sure to pre-order your gear by May 26. Scholarships available (please indicate on order for ... [More]

Staff Appreciation Week!

Sun, May 2 6:41pm

Tomorrow is the start to Staff Appreciation Week. To show the teachers and staff our appreciation for all that they do, we would like to coordinate some special activities that we hope each child will ... [More]

Staff appreciation week is next week! Here's what you can do!

Tue, Apr 27 6:49pm

Celebrate our Teachers and Staff! The National PTA has designated the first week of May as Teacher Appreciation Week. To show our admiration and gratitude to those that teach and support our kids, we ... [More]

Seeking Nominations for the Golden Acorn Award - Due no later than May 6th!

Sun, Apr 25 5:51pm

The Whittier PTA is seeking nominations for the Golden Acorn Award. This award recognizes volunteers who have given outstanding service to children in the Whittier community. The recipient(s) of this ... [More]

4/10/2021 Whittier PTA Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee Updates

Sat, Apr 10 2:44pm

All Whittier caregivers are invited to join the EDI Committee. If you are not seeing events or resources that pertain to your family’s needs or situation, please reach out – we are happy to research a ... [More]

4/9 - PTA News!

Fri, Apr 9 5:41pm

  Happy Friday Wildcats!   UPDATE:  Whittier PTA Walking School Bus  The PTA is still looking for families that are in need of the walking school bus or can help “drive” a bus.  Unfortunately, we don’ ... [More]

(Reminder) - Whittier Wildcat Danceoff starts Thursday 4/1!

Wed, Mar 31 9:08pm

Check your student's Seesaw account for all the same details as below! Are you ready for the 5th Annual Whittier Wildcat Dance Off?! (Insert crowd cheering) Yeah you are!! Here are all the links you’l ... [More]

3/26 - PTA News!

Fri, Mar 26 8:56am

  Happy Friday Wildcats! Whittier PTA Walking School Bus Survey A walking school bus is a group of children walking to school with one or more adults. The PTA would like to help organize our families ... [More]

3/20/2021 EDI Committee Updates

Sat, Mar 20 11:14am

The Whittier PTA stands in solidarity with our Asian, Asian-American, and Pacific Islander students, families, teachers, and community members. We condemn the recent and increasing incidents of hate, ... [More]

(FYI) - Recap of 3/18 PTA Community Meeting

Fri, Mar 19 7:37pm

If you missed the PTA Community Meeting, we had an information-packed meeting. The presentation can be found HERE and is also attached within this announcement.   Of particular interest, we discussed ... [More]

3/19 - PTA News!

Fri, Mar 19 6:56pm

Happy Friday Wildcats!   ??? DID YOU KNOW ??? Did you know that the PTA provides the building with a grant that is typically used to supplement staffing from the district? The building leadership team ... [More]

REMINDER: PTA Community Meeting TONIGHT, March 18 - 7-9pm

Thu, Mar 18 2:40pm

We’ll be voting on an important building support grant at this community meeting.   If you would like to vote, please be sure to join or renew your membership prior to the meeting.   Principal Clark w ... [More]

3/12 - PTA News!

Fri, Mar 12 9:13am

Thank you teachers & volunteers! A huge THANK YOU to the teachers and volunteers for making our Family Fun Night on February 25th such a success!!!  Over 70 families participated! The following people ... [More]

CALL TO ACTION: Please advocate for enrollment stabilization!

Fri, Mar 5 4:19pm

Dear Whittier Families,   Our voices are needed NOW to advocate for enrollment stabilization for schools in the budget this year.  Due to Covid 19, enrollment is down in schools throughout the Distric ... [More]

2/27 Updates from Whittier's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee

Sat, Feb 27 12:30pm

    Please join us for the next EDI Committee meeting on Thursday, March 4th! Agenda and Zoom link below. If you would like to add an agenda item, please email edi.whittierpta@gmail.com by Monday, Mar ... [More]

(Reminder!) - Tonight is Whittier Family Fun Night!!

Thu, Feb 25 3:37pm

Whittier Family Fun Night! Tonight!!  Feb 25, 2021 - 5:30 PM 5:30 – 5:40 – Welcome:  DJ Music – Mr. B and Ms. Clark Warm Up 5:40 – 6:00 Round One  Break Out Room  1  - Pet Show and Tell – Ms. McGrath, ... [More]

Collaboration Invitation! Add Your Learnings & Actions to our BLM Playground Installation

Wed, Feb 24 10:30am

As our Week of Information & Action in Support of Black Lives continues, we invite you to share what you're learning and doing! You can share online or write on a 3x5 piece of paper and drop off at sc ... [More]

Looking for volunteers for Virtual Family Fun Night!

Mon, Feb 22 9:12pm

The staff and PTA are collaborating to host a Virtual Family Fun night this Thursday from 5:30 - 6:30pm and we could use a few more parent volunteers to make it happen! All the groundwork is already i ... [More]

Starting today! Join us for the Whittier Elementary Week of Information & Action in Support of Black Lives

Mon, Feb 22 10:47am

    In honor of Black History Month, and in support of Black lives, members of the Whittier PTA's EDI Committee have collaborated to provide resources for our community. We hope this week's content wi ... [More]

February 22 - 26 - Information & Action in Support of Black Lives

Fri, Feb 19 7:33pm

In honor of Black History Month, and in support of Black lives, the Whittier PTA's EDI Committee have collaborated to provide resources for our community the week of 2/22 - 2/26. Each day we will shar ... [More]

2/12/2021 - Weekly PTA News!

Fri, Feb 12 3:56pm

Happy Lunar New Year Wildcats!  EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION (EDI) COMMITTEE UPDATE Lunar New Year: February 12th is Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year - many families celebrate this holi ... [More]

Take ACTION today to support more counselors in our schools!

Mon, Feb 8 1:05pm

There is an important Bill in the legislature right now that would provide school counselors at a ratio of 1 per 150 students by fall of 2021.  You can learn more about HB 1444 here. Please take actio ... [More]

2/5/2021 - Weekly PTA News! (Important budget survey enclosed!)

Fri, Feb 5 4:56pm

Happy Friday Wildcats! PTA Budget Survey - closes tonight! Please take a moment to fill out the budget survey if you haven't already. This coming school year, we will be challenged more than ever to f ... [More]

1/30/2021 Whittier PTA EDI Committee Updates

Sat, Jan 30 10:37am

Hi all,   Please join us for the Whittier PTA EDI Committee meeting on Thursday, February 4th from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. We will be planning our Week of Action and Education in Support of Black Lives (Feb 2 ... [More]

1/29/2021 - Weekly PTA News! (Important annual budget survey enclosed!)

Fri, Jan 29 11:53am

Dear Whittier Community, We had a town hall meeting last Thursday, and we want to invite you to look at the presentation slides as well as listen to the zoom recording (more details below). There were ... [More]

1/23/2021 - PTA News!

Sat, Jan 23 9:48am

Good morning on this chilly Saturday!   PTA Membership It is more important than ever to join or renew your PTA membership so that your voice can be heard as we move into budget season.  As an incenti ... [More]

(Reminder!!) - PTA Community Town Hall is tonight!

Wed, Jan 20 7:24pm

Good morning! We are looking for your VALUED opinion!   Tonight is a very important PTA Community Town Hall. Please attend if you are available! PTA Community Town Hall - January 21 Chief Dr. Concie P ... [More]

1/15/2021 - PTA News!

Fri, Jan 15 6:57pm

TGIF Wildcats!  A Message from the Whittier PTA Presidents 2021 so far has been a couple of weeks full of events that have challenged and tested our community and the nation as a whole. As we continue ... [More]

MLK Day Celebrations and Resources

Fri, Jan 15 2:55pm

Hi everyone,   As we head into this holiday weekend, the EDI Committee would like to share some events and resources to help your family celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who would have been 91 y ... [More]

1/8/2021 - PTA News!

Fri, Jan 8 7:08pm

Hello 2021! We hope everyone had a safe and relaxing holiday break!   PTA Membership It is more important than ever to join or renew your PTA membership so that your voice can be heard as we move into ... [More]

1/9/2021 Whittier PTA EDI Committee Update

Fri, Jan 8 2:59pm

Dear Whittier community members,    This week’s events have once again put white supremacy and white privilege on full display. Many of Whittier’s BIPOC families may be hurting and I want to acknowled ... [More]

12/18 - PTA News!

Sat, Dec 19 2:12pm

Happy Friday Wildcats! On behalf of the PTA, we wish you a safe and joyful winter break! This will be our final newsletter of the year. We will see you in 2021!   The PTA Nominating Committee  Help us ... [More]

(FYI) - Community meeting with school district regarding student abuse and culture of retaliation in SPS

Mon, Dec 14 8:00pm

Recent reports of abuse of students in SPS have been front and center at our community meetings with school board members. Families have different feelings, lots of questions and few answers. Main con ... [More]

12/10 - PTA News

Thu, Dec 10 6:16pm

HOLIDAY CARDS FOR THE STAFF Just a friendly reminder that we are collecting Holiday Cards for the staff made by kids and their families until December 14th (next Monday). These cards will bring them y ... [More]

Holiday Cards for the Staff

Wed, Dec 9 10:15pm

HOLIDAY CARDS FOR THE STAFF Just a friendly reminder that we are collecting Holiday Cards for the staff made by kids and their families until December 14th (next Monday). These cards will bring them y ... [More]

Upcoming Special Education Community Forums

Sat, Dec 5 5:03pm

SPS hosted forum:  Listening to the Experiences of our Families Special Education Community Forum   Join us to share your experiences during this pandemic period. All sessions will be facilitated, and ... [More]

Make Your Voice Heard! Join us at the next Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee Meeting on 12/8

Sat, Dec 5 11:43am

The next Whitter PTA Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Committee meeting will be Tuesday, December 8, from 7 - 8:30 pm. You do not need to be a PTA member to attend this meeting - and you don't h ... [More]

(Reminder) - Book Fair & Helping Hands!

Fri, Dec 4 5:07pm

Hey Wildcats! We have a few reminders to close out this busy week. Book Fair with Phinney Books! Our Book Fair is coming to a close this Sunday, December 6th. Whittier library will receive 25% of all ... [More]

Holiday Cards for the Staff

Wed, Dec 2 10:57pm

Even in the best of times, being a teacher isn't easy, and this year has been far from the best of times. A thoughtful gift for your child's teacher would definitely be appreciated. Hands down, one of ... [More]

Helping Hands Giving Campaign

Mon, Nov 30 4:54pm

Helping Hands Giving Campaign Do you want every dollar of your donation to go to a family-in-need this winter season? The Helping Hands Giving Campaign is doing just that! Between the dates of Novembe ... [More]

SPS Board Work Session on In-Person Learning - TODAY

Mon, Nov 30 9:16am

Hello Wildcats!  Welcome back from a week off! We hope the time off was restorative and that you had some time to relax and slow down a bit. We're sending this special announcement out to let you know ... [More]

Honoring Indigenous Tribes on Thanksgiving - Updates from Whittier's EDI Committee

Sat, Nov 21 10:31am

  Hi everyone,   Thanks to those who were able to attend the EDI Committee meeting last week; for those who couldn’t make it, meeting minutes will be posted to the Whittier PTA EDI page by next week. ... [More]

Reminder - Last day for Food Drive and bring your Ballard Market receipts today at lunch!

Fri, Nov 20 9:19am

Wildcats - Be sure to stop by the PTA table today on the playground between 11 and 1 for a cup of coffee or warm apple cider. We will be accepting donations for Ballard Food Bank and collecting your B ... [More]

PTA NEWS for November 19th!

Thu, Nov 19 6:43pm

Holiday Shopping — Fundraiser For Whittier PTA While You Shop!   Holiday shopping is just around the corner and your purchases at Amazon, Fred Meyer, Ballard Market and Fleet Feet Ballard can benefit ... [More]

(Reminder) - Last week for Whittier's Annual Food Drive!

Wed, Nov 18 10:44am

ANNUAL WHITTIER FOOD DRIVE Now thru Nov. 21st 700lbs so far!!! Let's finish strong!   Now, more than ever, Ballard Food Bank needs your donations. Please help our hungry neighbors! We are collecting n ... [More]

PTA News for November 12!

Thu, Nov 12 6:27pm

ANNUAL WHITTIER FOOD DRIVE Now thru Nov. 21st Now, more than ever, Ballard Food Bank needs your donations. Please help our hungry neighbors! We are collecting non-perishable food items to benefit the ... [More]

A BIG Annual Give THANK YOU!

Tue, Nov 10 5:58pm

    Whittier Wildcat Families ~   THANK YOU from the Whittier PTA for your contributions to our “One Big Give” over the past several weeks, particularly during this challenging time. Together we raise ... [More]

What is Whittier PTA's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee and why should you join?

Sat, Nov 7 12:51pm

Hi all,   On this historic day, I'd like to invite all Whittier parents to join the PTA's Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee. I've attached an information sheet and will also post below this n ... [More]

Today is the final day of the Big Give!

Fri, Nov 6 5:33pm

In case you missed any of the "Did You know?" clips we have been posting out on social media, below is a recap to get you caught up. The PTA funds so many wonderful things for Whittier and truly impac ... [More]

11/5 - PTA NEWS!

Thu, Nov 5 6:15pm

Annual Give ENDS TOMORROW — Join Us & Help Us Finish Strong! Please join us on the playground tomorrow, 10:30am - 12:30pm, at the Whittier PTA tent and let us say "THANK YOU" (and warm your hands) wit ... [More]

Have you seen our "Did You Know?" posts on Facebook and Instagram?

Mon, Nov 2 6:50pm

If you follow the PTA on social media you have been seeing our daily posts about how the PTA contributes to the every day needs of Whittier Elementary.  Here is a current update of what grades are lea ... [More]

Don't forget to vote in Whittier's mock election!

Mon, Nov 2 3:18pm

Join us for Whittier's Mock Election!   Let's show our students what civic engagement looks like!  Students will each be able to cast their vote for who should be President and a few other fun topics. ... [More]

It's Tonight! Put Out Your Lantern at 6 PM!

Fri, Oct 30 3:29pm

It's the Whittier Lantern Festival!   Please display your lanterns tonight from 6 - 9 pm, and if you haven't yet you can add your address to our walking tour map!   Link to view map or add your addres ... [More]

10/29 - PTA News!

Thu, Oct 29 6:12pm

  One week left and we need YOU! Whittier PTA’s Annual Give Campaign ends next Friday, November 6, and we are only 25% toward our goal. Please donate if you can to help us support students, family and ... [More]

CORRECTED LOCATIONS: Lantern Festival Walking Tour Map and Goody Bag Pickup

Thu, Oct 29 12:31pm

 Sorry, there was a typo in the pickup locations - please see the corrected locations below.  Also, we will have a few extra lantern kits available tomorrow as well as goody bags that have no Hallowee ... [More]

Your Fall Lantern Festival Checklist: Just Six Days Away!

Sat, Oct 24 11:05am

  Are you ready for the Fall Lantern Festival? Here's your three-step checklist: Make a lantern!  Need ideas? Visit our Pinterest board. Need a lantern kit? Email kristenramer@hotmail.com to coordinat ... [More]

SPS Anti-Racism Policy 0040, EDI Committee Meeting Dates, and more - 10/23 EDI Updates

Fri, Oct 23 7:39am

Hi everyone,   Please take a moment to read the attached message and documents from Seattle Council Parent-Teacher-Student Association (SCPTSA) President Manuela Slye. It's a lot to digest, but import ... [More]

NO Lantern Kit Pickup Today

Wed, Oct 21 10:11am

Hi all, given the thunder that just started we are going to cancel today's lantern kit pickup and look to Friday instead. If you can't pick up on Friday, there will be kits available at school next we ... [More]

One Big Give Kickoff!

Thu, Oct 15 6:20pm

Whittier PTA is launching its “One Big Give” campaign to continue providing programming and services that support our community during this challenging year. In the next few days you will receive info ... [More]

Reminder - PTA Community meeting is tonight at 7pm!

Thu, Oct 15 10:20am

We would love to see you at the PTA Community meeting tonight! When: 7pm-9pm To be able to VOTE at our Community Meeting tonight you need to be a Whittier PTA member. Sign up here! Key takeaways will ... [More]

Reminder - First lantern kit pickup is this Friday!

Tue, Oct 13 6:17pm

Quick Reminder - The first of three Fall lantern kit pickups is this Friday at lunchtime from 10:30am - 1pm. If you haven't already, put your address on the walking tour map so others can enjoy your l ... [More]

Help Ballard Food Bank, Indigenous People's Day Resources, Parenting Ed, and more - 10/10/2020 EDI Updates

Sat, Oct 10 8:43am

  Hi everyone,   Thanks to those who were able to attend the EDI Committee meeting this week; for those who couldn’t make it, meeting minutes will be shared next week. We’re working on our calendar of ... [More]

New Whittier Spirit Gear on sale now!

Fri, Oct 9 2:22pm

  New Whittier Spirit Gear for sale now!   We have new apparel and new this year our very own Whittier logo face masks!! Click the below link to access the store! https://www.wheelhousepromotions.com/ ... [More]

10/8 - Weekly PTA Newsletter

Thu, Oct 8 8:00pm

 PTA News & Reminders Don't forget to complete your PTA Back to School List here! Connect With Other Families & Be In The Know - Join Konstella Sign Up Or Renew Your PTA Membership Sign Up To Voluntee ... [More]

Whittier Fall Lantern Festival - Keep The Light of Our Community Burning!

Mon, Oct 5 1:57pm

We may not have our traditional Whittier Fall Carnival this year, but that doesn't mean we can't still have some Wildcat fun! Whittier PTA is hosting a Lantern Festival to celebrate the changing of se ... [More]

First EDI Committee Meeting October 6th + Weekly EDI Updates

Sat, Oct 3 9:45am

    Hi everyone,   I know we’re all so busy right now, so this week’s updates are a roundup of key updates from the past couple weeks. Hopefully if you missed something important to you, these will he ... [More]

10/1 - PTA Newsletter

Fri, Oct 2 9:55am

Happy Thursday and first day of October! We urge you to familiarize yourself with Whittier's website and our PTA Website if you haven't already. This is your primary resource for all the latest news a ... [More]

Family Connectors University Starts October 6th!

Wed, Sep 30 8:34am

Parent Partnership Opportunity: Fantastic opportunity available this fall!  North Seattle College is partnering with SPS to offer Family Connectors University.  This 10-week online course from 6-7 pm ... [More]

Mr. Collins Tech Tips!

Tue, Sep 29 4:34pm

Good afternoon everyone!   We wanted to send out some great tip sheets that Mr. Collins has graciously created to help navigate you through Microsoft Teams.    Thank you,   PTA Communications

9/25 PTA General Communications

Sun, Sep 27 4:08pm

Hey Wildcats! We have some great information to share below and some recaps from messages sent this week! Student Photos Yuen Lui is offering student photos at their studio! If any families are intere ... [More]

MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD! Whittier Mock Election + EDI Updates

Sat, Sep 26 11:32am

Hi everyone,   This week we’re featuring our wonderful Legislative Rep Megan Wildenradt’s updates about the election, and a save-the-date for Whittier’s 2020 mock election. Read on about how to get in ... [More]

9/19/2020 PTA Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee Updates

Sat, Sep 19 11:35am

  Hi everyone,   I know we are all weary of being on endless Zoom calls, but there are several great events happening to help support families this fall. I’ve compiled some of the most relevant ones b ... [More]

4th and 5th grade Elementary Instrumental Music Opportunity (Sept 25 deadline)

Fri, Sep 18 8:56am

Forwarding on per request from the school --   Dear Families, We are excited to offer Elementary Instrumental Music (EIM) to your student! My name is Melanie Voytovich and I’ll be your EIM teacher thi ... [More]

Prepare learning bags for preschoolers! Volunteers needed this WED or THU

Mon, Sep 14 6:08pm

Preschool Students in Seattle Public Schools need your support!   Please sign up to volunteer to sort and package learning materials (e.g. crayons, glue, manipulatives, art supplies) to send to famili ... [More]

9/12/2020 Whittier PTA EDI Committee Updates

Sat, Sep 12 11:29am

Hi everyone,   I hope you are celebrating the end of our first week in online school! Please read on for information on available assistance for Whittier families, opportunities for learning and direc ... [More]

FYI - additional IPAD & laptop information sharing

Thu, Sep 10 6:52pm

You may have already seen this but we wanted to also get this out on Konstella and some other platforms.  ******* Hello Whittier Families,  For those families who picked up IPADS.  Please follow the d ... [More]

FYI - Message from Nurse Joan

Thu, Sep 10 9:38am

Protect your family from the flu!   The Seattle Visiting Nurse Association will be offering drive-up flu shot clinics this fall. All SPS students, families and staff are welcome to attend. Insurance, ... [More]

FYI - Whittier Kids still has spots!

Wed, Sep 9 1:16pm

Whittier Kids still has spaces available that they would like to fill with Whittier families.  We want to continue serving the community if folks need care during the school day.    Here is some more ... [More]

FYI - PTA Board meeting is on Sept 10th

Tue, Sep 8 4:32pm

Hello Whittier! For awareness, there is a PTA Board meeting scheduled for September 10th  from 7pm-9pm. It is open to the public.   If you are interested in attending, please email us at communication ... [More]

Message from SPS Tech Support

Fri, Sep 4 4:25pm

Hello,   You may be also receiving a separate communication direct from the school but we wanted to get this shared with the Whittier families to ensure everyone saw this as soon as possible.   **** T ... [More]

Additional log on tips for laptops

Thu, Sep 3 7:22pm

Hello, We are compiling some different tips and tricks to assist parents and caregivers with logging on. Step 1 - Connect to your WIFI network Step 2 - Log In: User name -When logging into the very fi ... [More]

Whittier classrooms are now loaded in Konstella - join your class now!

Tue, Sep 1 11:28am

Hello Whittier Families!   Whittier classrooms are available to join in Konstella now!   Here are the instructions on how to join your child's classroom:   From a web browser, simply click your name i ... [More]

Connecting with fellow families

Sat, Aug 29 7:18pm

Happy Saturday! Many school announcements took place this week including class assignments. If you haven’t already, join your child’s grade Facebook group. Below is a link to the “Stay Informed” page. ... [More]

8/29/20 EDI Committee Updates + Resources

Sat, Aug 29 11:56am

  Hi everyone,   This week's updates are focused on assistance that is available for families who need it, info for those who are able to contribute,  and an opportunity to hear from our State Superin ... [More]

8/22/2020 Whittier EDI Committee Updates

Sat, Aug 22 11:36am

  Hi everyone,   I hope you will find these resources helpful as you prepare for online schooling this fall. If you have specific EDI questions or concerns around returning to school or anything else, ... [More]

Whittier website update - childcare options

Fri, Aug 21 8:26am

Take a moment to check out the Whittier childcare page on the school's website for the latest options available in our area during Covid-19.     Washington Karate Association has provided a new option ... [More]

COVID-19 Childcare flyer from Seattle Parks & Rec

Thu, Aug 20 8:32am

For your information, this is a childcare option offered from Seattle Parks & Rec.    Thanks for reading!

By grade home school supply lists

Tue, Aug 18 5:33pm

Please see attached by grade home supply list for reference.   This was also emailed to parents separately. Should you need assistance or have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the front of ... [More]

8/15 - Whittier PTA Communications

Sat, Aug 15 8:33pm

Hello all, School Administration and the PTA have been working hard to get the Whittier School Website and the associated Whittier PTA website up to date so you have the most current resources availab ... [More]

8/15/2020 Whittier EDI Committee Updates

Sat, Aug 15 4:24pm

Hi everyone,   This week’s updates continue to focus on an equitable return to school during this pandemic. As we think about what this school year will look like, I encourage you to read this thought ... [More]

8/8/20 EDI Committee Updates

Sat, Aug 8 4:04pm

Hi everyone,   This week’s updates are focused on an equitable return to school and how our Seattle Council PTSA is approaching this issue. Please read below from the SCPTSA President, and I hope that ... [More]

PTA Communications for 8/7 - Let's help you get connected to Whittier

Fri, Aug 7 7:40pm

Hello Whittier friends & family,   There are so many ways to gain information from the school so we wanted to address the different options for clarification. Besides Konstella, and it's specific feat ... [More]

8/1/2020 EDI Committee Updates

Sat, Aug 1 10:31am

8/1/2020 Whittier EDI Committee Updates   Hi everyone,   John Lewis wrote a final essay to be published on the day of his funeral, titled Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of our Nation. It’s well wor ... [More]

Spread the word on Konstella!

Fri, Jul 31 10:48am

Hey Whittier Friends & Families!   Help us spread the word on Konstella. Do you have friends who are new to Whittier?   Send them the below link and request to join! It's easy!   https://www.konstella ... [More]

7/25/2020 Whittier EDI Committee Updates

Sat, Jul 25 10:23am

Hi everyone,   As you know, this summer is Whittier’s Summer of Action. Whether it’s attending a webinar, making posters, or donating to a food drive, Whittier families are involved in our community a ... [More]

Optional: Community Zoom Meeting tonight for District 2 students and families

Tue, Jul 21 12:10pm

Lisa Rivera-Smith: District II Community Meetings Come meet with me to talk about our schools. District 2 students and families will get the chance to meet with their area director Lisa Rivera-Smith a ... [More]