Whitaker Elementary News

Blog Entries - 2018

Free Lunch Applications

Posted on: September 20, 2018

To apply for the free lunch program go to www.lunchapplication.com it is the fastest way for parents to get approved for the program.  Every parent must reapply by September 25th to ensure there is no delay for the October 1st deadline for

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Career Speakers Needed!

Posted on: September 18, 2018

Finneytown Needs Your Help! Super Wednesday is October 10 and a day where students learn about careers and different jobs. The career speaking extends from 9:15 am to 3 pm, but they welcome any time you are able to give from 1 hour to half day or all

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Enquirer Athletes of the Week 9/17

Posted on: September 18, 2018

We need you vote Finneytown! Vote for Delaney Murphy for women's soccer Enquirer Athlete of the

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Wingstop Wednesday 9/20

Posted on: September 17, 2018

Its another Wingstop Wednesday This Wednesday, Sept 20! Come out to support Ebenezer House. Make sure to use the flyer

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Whitaker a ChoralQuest site

Posted on: September 12, 2018

Whitaker is a ChoralQuest site. Below is a link to the site to register.  ChoralQuest is a fun 8-week after-school program offering comprehensive music literacy and choral education to third-sixth grade students once per week during an hour-long

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August Prep for school

Posted on: August 13, 2018

School starts next week!!! Below are some upcoming dates Wed Aug 15 9 am - noon Schedule pickup at Secondary Campus (grades 6-12) Thurs Aug 16 5:30 pm - 7 pm Brent Elementary Back to School Celebration Fri Aug 17 Whitaker Elementary Back to School

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Neighborhood Outreach Day a Success!

Posted on: August 7, 2018

Finneytown Local School Staff Connect with Students Prior to the School Year What do students most look forward to when they head back to school? Many answer getting to see past teachers and meeting their new teachers. Well, Finneytown Local students had

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Finneytown Neighborhood Outreach

Posted on: July 19, 2018

We are just weeks away from our students returning to school!  The excitement is building and preparations are underway. On Wednesday, August 1, 2018,  from 11 am to 3 pm, Finneytown Local Schools staff will be visiting neighborhoods in the district

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New Principal and Assistant Principal for Whitaker Elementary School Grant Anderson and Marlo Thigpen!

Posted on: July 11, 2018

Investing His Talents Where He Lives - Grant Anderson To Grant Anderson the Whitaker Family takes on a whole new meaning this new school year.  He was announced as Whitaker’s new Principal at the May Board of Education meeting; however, he is no

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Gifted Service Model 18-19 *UPDATED*

Posted on: May 30, 2018

Finneytown Local Schools is excited about our expanded gifted services.

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COSI 2018

Posted on: May 22, 2018

COSI on Wheels Comes to Whitaker Students at Whitaker Elementary School welcomed a COSI (Center of Science and Industry) on Wheels Outreach Educator in May. The educator presented the Exploring Ecology program to grades 2-5. Students learned about the

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Parents Help us Remind Students

Posted on: May 9, 2018

Parents, 

Please help us remind students to follow safety rules when crossing the street or walking near the busy roads. Students should use crosswalks and only proceed when they have the correct signal from the light. Stay aware and be careful!

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Spring Newsletter

Posted on: May 7, 2018

We have published a Spring Newsletter! Please visit the About Us tab and scroll down to Newsletters where you'll find Spring Newsletter. We hope you'll take a few minutes to read it and take a look around the site at some new tabs and information we've

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Extended Day Care

Posted on: April 12, 2018

Extended Care Program  2018-2019 The Extended Care Program is for children whose parents work and are not able to be home before or after regular school hours.  Elementary students in kindergarten through sixth grade who attend the Finneytown Local

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PTA Fundraiser Panel

Posted on: April 3, 2018

Seconday PTA fundraiser panel   Secondary PTA is doing a fundraiser panel on Thursday, April 12 in the Media Center. We will get $7 for everyone that comes, whether or not they can actually do the panel. It only takes 15 minutes of your

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Parent/Guardian Letter Regarding Testing

Posted on: April 3, 2018

Parents/Guardians:

Attached you will find the letter  regarding upcoming testing this month. 

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Finneytown Schools Master Plan

Posted on: March 29, 2018

Finneytown Local Schools Master Plan Our passion for our schools and our community drives us to take roads we’ve never imagined. This road, while winding and twisting, has also been full of excitement and renewal. While our journey is just beginning,

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Chief Rob Browder, Springfield Township Police Chief

School Safety Meeting March 15, 2018

Posted on: March 20, 2018

Finneytown Local Schools and Springfield Township Police Department Present Collaborative Safety Meeting Springfield Township Police Department, a Nationally Accredited Police Department, is working in collaboration with Finneytown Local Schools in

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Mission, Vision, and Belief Statements

Posted on: March 20, 2018

Please read the Mission, Vision, and Belief Statements we are developing: https here:  Please follow up the slide show with this survey

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PTA Carnival

Elementary PTA Carnival

Posted on: March 5, 2018

A special thanks to all the families, volunteers, and staff members who made our annual PTA carnival a success!

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Seussical Jr.

JumpStart Theatre Presents Seussical Jr.

Posted on: March 5, 2018

Finneytown Middle School is proud to present our third show with JumpStart Theatre- Seussical Jr. this Friday and Saturday (March 9-10).   Seussical Jr. begins with a magical hat and a boy wondering who would wear such a hat.  Enter The Cat

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Dream Big

Dream Big Workshop presented by N.O.B.L.E. at CYC Girls Club

Posted on: March 2, 2018

N.O.B.L.E. (National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives) http://noblenational.org/ came to Whitaker Elementary school's CYC Girls Club yesterday and presented their Dream Big Workshop.  The workshop began by N.O.B.L.E. having the

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Read Aloud month

March is Read Aloud Month

Posted on: March 1, 2018

Make the magical connection by reading aloud to your child 15 minutes each day! #readaloud15

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World Culture Night 2018

Posted on: February 23, 2018

Finneytown's annual World Culture Night continues to grow each year.  Approximately 450 people used a passport to visit 17 countries represented by Finneytown's families. It was a wonderful celebration of history, food, dance, and language. A special thank you goes out to those who shared their culture with our community!

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Rescheduled Meeting for Incoming 6th Grade Parents

Posted on: February 23, 2018

Our incoming 6th Grade Parent Informational Meeting (originally scheduled for March 1) has been rescheduled to Wednesday, May 2 at 6 PM in the Secondary Campus Media Center.  By this time we will be able to provide you with more information about

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WCN 2018

Counselors in the Classroom: World Culture Night 2018

Posted on: February 14, 2018

All Finneytown community members, families, and friends are invited to come celebrate Finneytown's diversity at our annual World Culture Night. This year's event will be on Wednesday, February 21st @ 6:30 pm at Brent Elementary. 

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Valentine Spirit Week

Valentine Spirit Week Feb. 12-15

Posted on: February 8, 2018

Show your Whitaker spirit the week of February 12!

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Flower Sale PTA

Posted on: March 25, 2018