Whitaker Elementary News

Blog Entries - October 2016

In the news: Make A Difference Day at Finneytown

Posted on: October 28, 2016

It started with a grant and ended with a revitalized garden -- and a morning of community members, staff and students coming together to do a good deed at Whitaker Elementary. Read the story here.

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Finneytown Pride Hall of Fame Induction Dinner is Nov. 12

Posted on: October 9, 2016

The Finneytown Schools Educational Foundation invites the community, staff and alumni to the 2016 Finneytown Pride Hall of Fame Induction Dinner, Nov. 12, 6-9 p.m., The Grove of Springfield Township. Order tickets here.

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Whitaker November Newsletter

Posted on: October 31, 2016

The November Whitaker Newsletter is available online and will come home in Thursday folders this week.

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Word of the Week - October 31

Posted on: October 30, 2016

The word of the week is keepsake.             Noun             Definition: Something kept in memory of the giver; a

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Word of the Week - October 17

Posted on: October 16, 2016

The word of the week is glum.             Adjective             Definition:  depressed,

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Calming Our Wildcats: Mindful Music Moments

Posted on: October 12, 2016

Whitaker Elementary is starting a new program called Mindful Music Moments. To learn more about this program visit Mrs. Utley's Donors Choose Project Page at https://www.donorschoose.org/project/calming-our-wildcats-mindful-music-mome/2267153/. Use

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Word of the Week - October 10

Posted on: October 9, 2016

The word of the week is hypothesis.             Noun             Definition: Theory requiring

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Trick of Treat for a Cause

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Wildcats Trick or Treat for a Cause

When: Sunday, October 30, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Where: McNulty Stadium

For more information see the complete flyer: Trick or Treat for a Cause

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Box Tops Count - October 12

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Please send it your Box Tops for Education by Friday, October 21 for our first count. Homerooms are competing to see whose class can collect the most!

Each Box Tops Clip is worth 10 cents for our PTA. Occasionally, Bonus Box Tops or Bonus eBoxTops of a different value are issued for special promotions.

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FMPA Savory Sweets Fundraiser

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Finneytown Music Parents Savory Sweets Fundraiser will kick-off on Tuesday, Oct. 4.  Music group students in the 5th & 6th grade are being asked to help sell tubs of cookie dough and gourmet popcorn to raise money for the Music Programs at Finneytown

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Word of the Week - October 3

Posted on: October 3, 2016

The word of the week and character trait of the month is responsibility.             Noun             Definition: the state of being

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Fourth Grade Music Update

Posted on: October 3, 2016

4th grade General Music will be starting a new recorder unit in the 2nd quarter.  If your 4th grade child still has the recorder that he/she used last year in music class, please send it with them in their backpacks beginning Monday, Oct. 17.  They

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