Whitaker Elementary News

Blog Entries - November 2017

Taylor McCollum, 7, was recognized at a Board of Education meeting.

A Heart for Giving

Posted on: November 21, 2017

At age 5, Taylor McCollum saw a need at her school -- kids who didn't have backpacks or school supplies. Now she's donated more than $700 of her own birthday money to help. http://local.cincinnati.com/share/story/256984


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drawing of Thanksgiving basket

The welcome gift of a Thanksgiving meal

Posted on: November 12, 2017

Capture the true holiday spirit by helping provide Thanksgiving dinner for Finneytown families in need. WildcatSERVE will provide the turkey and pie; your family can help with the rest. Here's how.

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Warm 98.5 personality Bob Goen and Media Specialist Lauren Martin and Superintendent Terri Noe accept donations of books

Now it's raining BOOKS!

Posted on: November 10, 2017

What a great day at Half Price Books in Colerain as Warm 98.5 hosted a book donation for Whitaker Elementary after flooding damaged the school's media center.

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flooding of media center at Whitaker Elementary

A downpouring of rain; an outpouring of generosity

Posted on: November 9, 2017

After word got out about flooding at Whitaker Elementary School’s media center, community members, alumni and total strangers responded with touching generosity. Some people called to donate gently used books, and some started GoFundMe sites or

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Keeping Our Students Safe

Posted on: November 8, 2017

We want our students to be safe traveling to and from school, especially as winter approaches and the days are shorter. Here are a few simple but important reminders.

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Military veterans being honored at Whitaker Veterans Day celebration

Honoring the Men and Women Who Keep Us Safe

Posted on: November 7, 2017

It was a day of saying thank you for a contribution too great to repay. Whitaker Elementary's annual HONORing Our Veterans cookout and celebration on Nov. 5 recognized 13 local military members whose combined service spanned more than 60 years. The event raised $700+ to send military veterans on Honor Flights.

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girl looking through shelf of books at Book Fair

Coming Soon: Book Fairs!

Posted on: November 2, 2017

Guilt-free, affordable, enriching, endearing -- there's no down-side to buying books for your children. Whether you're getting a head start on holiday shopping or just tucking a wonderful read away for a rainy day, please consider patronizing our

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