May Happenings

May Happenings

March Happenings and Preview for April

Whelan Happenings March 2016 & April Preview

Wednesday, March 2ndBreakfast with the Principals for Parents @ 8:15; Read Across America

Thursday, March 10thDepartment of Education Extended Learning Time Site Visit.

Friday, March 11thDepartment of Education Extended Learning Time Site Visit; Heavenly Hats

Monday, March 14thEarly Release Day; Kindergarten is dismissed at 1:15 and students in Grades 1-5 are dismissed at 1:30.

Wednesday, March 16th – Trimester II Marks Close

Wednesday, March 23rd – Family Pasta Night

Thursday, March 24th - Early Release Day – K Dismissed at 1:15 PM; Grades 1-5 Dismissed at 1:30 PM;  Optional Non-Uniform Day:  Theme:  Back to the Future (Any Era of clothing for example: 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s)  Donations will be sent to the Revere Ocean Kennel; PTA Unos Fundraiser; Report Cards Distributed ***Please Note Change of Date***

‚ÄčFriday, March 25th - No School – Good Friday

Thursday, March 31st - Early Release Day – K Dismissed at 12 Noon; Grades 1-5 Dismissed at 12:10; Parent-Teacher Conferences

Friday, April 1st - Optional Non-Uniform Day theme is in honor of Light it Up Blue for Autism. Donations to the Little Ricky Foundation.

Wednesday, April 6th - Parent Breakfast with the Principal

Tuesday, April 12th – Grade 5 Puberty Lesson

Thursday, April 14th – Class Picture Day (Uniforms Required)

Friday, April 15th – Early Release Day Optional Non-Uniform Day theme is "Fashion Day/ Dress what you would be when you grow up." 

Monday, April 18th – Friday, April 22nd – April Vacation – No School

Monday, April 25th - Math Benchmarks – Grade 1; Polished Dental Spring Dental Exams and Cleanings

Tuesday, April 26th Math Benchmarks – Grade 1; Polished Dental Spring Dental Exams and Cleanings

Thursday, April 28th – PARCC Assessments Begin

Whelan School Hopes that you will support the PTA on Thursday, March 24th.

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Whelan Happenings February 2016

Monday, February 1st - Early Release Day – K Dismissed at 1:15; Grades 1-5 Dismissed at 1:30

Friday, February 5th – K-2 Urban Voices Concert @ 10AM; Gr 3–5 Urban Voices Concert @ 3PM

Wednesday, February 10th – ANet ELA Testing Grades 2-5

Thursday, February 11th - ANet ELA Testing Grades 2-5

Friday, February 12th - Early Release Day – K Dismissed at 1:15; Grades 1-5 Dismissed at 1:30; Optional Non-Uniform Day- Theme:  Red, White, Pink & Purple Day.  Secret Donations will be collected by the Student Council

Monday, February 15th – Friday, February 19th – No School – February Vacation

Tuesday, February 23rd – BookFair

Wednesday, February 24th - BookFair; ANet EMath Testing Grades 2-5

Thursday, February 25th – BookFair; ANet EMath Testing Grades 2-5

Friday, February 26th - PTA Movie Night

PARCC and MCAS Testing Dates

Grade 3

Tuesday, May 3rd - ELA EOY Session 1

Wednesday, May 4th – ELA EOY Session 2

Thursday, May 5th - ELA EOY Session 3

Wednesday, May 11th – Math EOY Session 1

Thursday, May 12th - Math EOY Session 2

Friday, May 13th – Math EOY Session 3

Monday, May 16th - Math EOY Session 4

 

Grade 4

Friday, May 6th – ELA EOY Session 1

Monday, May 9th - ELA EOY Session 2

Tuesday, May 10th - ELA EOY Session 3

Thursday, May 19th - Math EOY Session 1

Friday, May 20th - Math EOY Session 2

Monday, May 23rd - Math EOY Session 3

Tuesday, May 24th - Math EOY Session 4

 

Grade 5

Thursday, April 28th – ELA EOY Session 1

Friday, April 29th – ELA EOY Session 2

Monday, May 2nd - ELA EOY Session 3

Tuesday, May 17th – Science MCAS Session I

Wednesday, May 18th – Science MCAS Session 2

Wednesday, May 25th - Math EOY Session 1

Thursday, May 26th - Math EOY Session 2

Friday, May 27th – Math EOY Session 3

Tuesday, May 31st - Math EOY Session 4

 

Whelan Happenings January 2016

Friday, January 1st – No School – New Years Day

Monday, January 4th – Friday, January 29th - Coats for Kids Drive 

- Bring in gently used coats to be donated to families in need.

Monday, January 4th – School Resumes

Tuesday, January 5th – Thursday, January 7th – Grades K & 1 – Math Interim

Monday, January 11th – Friday, January 15th – DIBELs

Friday, January 15th - Early Release Day – K Dismissed at 1:15; Grades 1-5 Dismissed at 1:30; Optional Non-Uniform Day:  Wacky Tacky Day

Monday, January 18th – No School

Wednesday, January 20th – Progress Reports Distributed

Thursday, January 28th- Grade 2 Field Trip

Friday, January 29th- Grade 3-5 Spelling Bee

Whelan Winter Concerts

Winter Concerts – Monday, December 21st

Students may choose to “Dress Up” for their holiday concerts or they should wear their uniforms. Parents are invited to our Holiday Concerts – Please remember your Photo ID

Grade K – 2:30 PM

Grade 1 – 3:15 PM

Grade 2 – 10:45 AM

Grade 3 – 8:30 AM

Grade 4 – 9:15 AM

Grade 5 – 10:00 AM

Whelan Happenings December 2015

Whelan Happenings December 2015

Monday, November 30th – Friday, December 11th  - School Council Collecting Toys for Kids in Need

Monday, November 30th – Friday, December 18th  - School Council Collecting Mittens for Kids in Need

Tuesday, December 1st  PTA Holiday Shopping

Wednesday, December  2nd   PTA Holiday Shopping / Trimester I Marks Close

Thursday, December 3rd   PTA Holiday Shopping / Raising a Reader in e116, 8:30 – 10:30

Friday, December 4th PTA Holiday Shopping  

Monday, December 7th – ELA I ANet Grades 2-5

Tuesday, December  8th   ELA II ANet Grades 2-5; Report Cards Distributed

Wednesday, December 9th  Math ANet Grades 2-5

Thursday, December 10th  –     Early Release for Kindergarten @ 12 Noon & Students in Grades 1-5 @ 12:10
                                                Parent Teacher Conferences by Appointment  – Please remember your Photo ID.

                                                Picture Retakes (uniforms must be worn) / Raising a Reader in e116, 8:30 – 10:30

Friday, December 11th   – PTA’s Winter Wonderland 5:30 – 8PM – Information will be available online.

Monday, December 14th   – Early Release for Kindergarten @ 1:15 & Students in Grades 1-5 @ 1:30

Friday, December 18th   – All Homeroom Spelling Bees Completed / K and 1 Gingerbread House Activity

Monday, December 21st –  Holiday Concerts

Students may choose to “Dress Up” for their holiday concerts or they should wear their uniforms. Parents are invited to our Holiday Concerts – Please remember your Photo ID.

·         Grade K – 2:30 AM

·         Grade 1 – 3:15 PM

·         Grade 2 – 10:45 AM

·         Grade 3 – 8:30 AM

·         Grade 4 – 9:15 AM

·         Grade 5 – 10:00 AM

Wednesday, December 22nd  – Grade 1 Holidays around the World 

Wednesday, December 23rd – Student Respect Core Celebration.  Optional Non-Uniform Day – Students may choose to wear their Pajamas for an optional $1 donation for our                                                PJ DJ Day.  Students not PJs must be in uniform.

       Early Release Day for Kindergarten @ 12 Noon & Students in Grades 1-5 @ 12:10

Thursday, December 24th – Friday, January 2nd  – No School – Winter Vacation.

Whelan Happenings – November 2015

Whelan Happenings November 2015

Monday, November 2nd – PTA Thanksgiving Food Drive begins / PTA Pie Fundraiser begins

                                         Coat Drive continues until January 8th

Tuesday, November 3rd – Early Release for Students (K @ 12:00, Gr 1-5 @ 12:10)

Wednesday, November 4th – Harlem Globetrotters Presentation for grades K-5

Thursday, November 5th –Raising a Reader Presentation 8:30 – 10am in e116 (K parents)

Wednesday, November 11th – No School – Veteran’s Day

Thursday, November 12th – Raising a Reader Presentation 8:30 – 10am in e116 (K parents)

Tuesday, November 17th Last day to donate to Thanksgiving Food Drive / School Improvement Council Meeting at 3:15pm

Wednesday, November 18th – American Education Week: Parent Observations 8:45 – 10:45am

                                               Deadline for PTA Pie Fundraiser      

Thursday, November 19th – Raising a Reader Presentation 8:30 – 10am in e116 (K parents)

Friday, November 20th – Last day to order uniforms in November

Tuesday, November 24th – PTA Pie Pick up 3 – 5:45pm (Sargent St. Entrance of Gym)

Wednesday, November 25th – Early Release (K @ 12pm, Grades 1 – 5 @ 12:10pm) 

                                              Optional Non-Uniform Day: Sports Theme – optional $1 donations for St. Mary's Food Pantry

Thursday, November 26th – No School – Thanksgiving Break

Friday, November 27th – No School – Thanksgiving Break

Whelan Happenings – October 2015

         Wednesday, October 14th – Anet ELA Testing Gr 2-5

                                                    T1 Mid-Trimester Review / Progress Reports

·        Thursday, October 15th – Anet ELA Testing Gr 2-5

·        Friday, October 16th – Optional Non-Uniform Day = Wear Red (Sneakers must be worn)

 (Optional Donations to support “Bed for Every Child”)

 PTA Fall Bash 5:30 – 8pm

Last Day for Uniform Orders until November 20th 

·        Tuesday, October 20th – Polished Dental

·        Wednesday, October 21st – Polished Dental

         Friday, October 23rd - BOX Tops due for Trimester 1 collection

         Wednesday, October 28th - Meadow Farms Order Pick Up 3-6pm at door 12 (All unclaimed orders will be donated to a local food bank)

·        Thursday, October 29th – Grade 1 Math-O-Treat

·        Friday, October 30th –         Character Parade Grade K = 2:30
                                                    Character Parade Grade 1-5 = 3:00 – 3:30pm
 
Students will change into their costumes prior to our parade.
Please note- No Masks, hair dye or face paint.
Themes:     K-2 Storybook Characters
                   Gr 3: Famous People from Massachusetts
                   Gr 4: Literary Characters
                   Gr 5: Amazing Words