Whitaker Elementary News

Blog Entries - 2015

PARCC Reports

Posted on: December 16, 2015

Dear Parent or Guardian: Last spring, your child took new state tests in English language arts and mathematics known as PARCC tests. These tests measured how well your son or daughter had mastered the knowledge and skills every student should have in your

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Block Kids Program

Posted on: December 15, 2015

Dear Whitaker Families, We are pleased to announce that we will be hosting the National Association of Women in Construction - Block Kids Program on Saturday, January 30 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The program introduces students to construction fields

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Word of the Week December 14

Posted on: December 14, 2015

The word of the week is remorse.                 Noun:  a deep and painful regret for a

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Word of the Week December 7

Posted on: December 7, 2015

The word of the week is infamy.                 Noun: an evil or terrible act                 Synonyms:

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Lost and Found

Posted on: December 1, 2015

The Whitaker lost and found is overflowing! We will be donating all unclaimed lost and found items to charity at the end of the quarter on December 18. Ms. Johnson has kindly taken an inventory which I will attach. Please check to see if anything

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Word of the Week November 30

Posted on: November 30, 2015

The word of the week is submissive.                 Adjective:  humbly obedient; obeying

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Word of the Week November 23

Posted on: November 23, 2015

The word of the week is inevitable.                 Adjective:  sure to happen;

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Word of the Week November 16

Posted on: November 16, 2015

The word of the week is discredit.                 Verb: to throw doubt upon, to damage

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Word of the Week November 9

Posted on: November 9, 2015

The word of the week is collaborate.                 Verb:  to work with another person or group in order to achieve or do

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Spirit Wear Oders

Posted on: November 9, 2015

Reminder- The Elementary PTA SpiritDrive ends the this Friday, November 13th. All items will arrive early December before Winter Break. Thanks for supporting PTA programs at Brent & Whitaker! Order at http://bit.ly/FinneyCat   Questions?

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Word of the Week November 2

Posted on: November 2, 2015

The word of the week is deem.                 Verb:  to think; to have an opinion                

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Box Top Winning Homerooms!

Posted on: October 30, 2015

The winning class was Ms. Monk with 851 box tops.  Her class will receive a donut or ice cream party.  Mrs. Sowder’s class was in second place with 740 box tops and Mrs. Bayless’s class was in third place with 708 box tops.  We

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October 30th is Cincinnati Bengals Spirit Day!

Posted on: October 28, 2015

Students can join the staff and wear your orange and black on Friday, October 30th to show your Cincinnati Bengals spirit!

 

 

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Word of the Week October 26

Posted on: October 26, 2015

The word of the week is queue.                 Noun: a line of people waiting;                 Synonyms:

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Trick-or-Treat for a Cause

Posted on: October 23, 2015

TRICK-OR-TREAT FOR A CAUSE WHEN:  Sunday, October 25th from 3:00-5:00 PM WHERE:  McNULTY STADIUM COST:  $10/family of 4 and $15/family of 5+ Come in your costume to have fun “trick or treating” around the stadium track with your

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Word of the Week October 19

Posted on: October 18, 2015

The word of the week is enigma.               Noun:  Someone or something that is puzzling;             Synonyms: riddle, mystery,

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PTA Reflections Contest Reminder

Posted on: October 18, 2015

The PTA Reflections deadline is approaching.  All entries are due to the Brent or Whitaker offices by Tuesday, November, 10th.  The entry form was printed in last month and this month’s Elementary PTA Newsletter.  Please be sure to fill

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Family Involvement Program

Posted on: October 13, 2015

We hope to see you Wednesday, October 14 at Helping Our Students Excel! The program begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information view the Helping Our Students Excel flier.

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October PTA Raffle Winners

Posted on: October 7, 2015

We have our first two $100 winners for the PTA Raffle: Winner #1: Laura Engleman Seller: Maddie Engleman Winner #2: Lavette Williams Seller: Kamari Montgomery There will be 12 drawings this year and each is worth $100. Every ticket stays in every

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Word of the Week - October 5

Posted on: October 4, 2015

The word of the week is barrage.               Noun: a rapid outpouring;             Synonyms: bombardment; a

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October 1 Thursday Folders

Posted on: October 1, 2015

Look for the October Whitaker Newsletter in Thursday folders today. Also, third grade students will receive on track/not on track reading letters and their DIBELS parent report.

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Word of the Week - September 28

Posted on: September 27, 2015

The word of the week is constrain.              Verb: to restrain; hold back;             Synonyms: limit;

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Interim Reports - Thursday

Posted on: September 23, 2015

Interim Reports and NWEA MAP Progress Reports come home on Thursday, September 24 in Thursday folders. For more information on MAP scores see the NWEA MAP Testing Parent Toolkit.

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Picture Day - September 24

Posted on: September 21, 2015

Just a reminder that picture day is Thursday, September 24.

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Word of the Week - September 21

Posted on: September 20, 2015

The word of the week is arid.             Adjective: extremely dry;             Synonyms: waterless;

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Introducing New Whitaker Staff

Posted on: September 20, 2015

Ms. Katie Burlew, intervention specialist, is coming to Finneytown from the Ross Local Schools where she has served multiple grade levels as an intervention specialist the past three years. While teaching at Ross, Katie volunteered for several student

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September Staff In-Service Day

Posted on: September 15, 2015

Reminder: There is no school on Friday, September 18, 2015. This is a staff in-service day.

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Word of the Week - September 14

Posted on: September 14, 2015

The word of the week is repast.             Noun: a meal; food             Synonym:

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