Volume 3 | Issue 35 | April 18, 2019
District News
Summer School
Please click on the link below to access information concerning Summer School offerings and registration. Registration opens April 1 and closes on May 17.

Student registration and course selection will take place online using Infinite Campus. Please reference the link below for detailed instructions.

Board Agenda | April 22
Interested in the items being considered at the next board meeting? Check out the agenda for April 22 on our Agendas & Minutes page .
Be a Host Family
Did you know that Whitnall students enrolled in the French program have an opportunity to travel abroad during junior or senior year? During our recent spring break, ten teens traveled to France to spend five days with a host family with a French host brother or sister of their age, participating in daily activities and using their language in real life situations. The rest of the trip was spent sightseeing in Paris, climbing the Eiffel Tower, seeing Mona Lisa, and eating lots of croissants. You can find the photo report of their trip here .

What if you are not able to travel but still want to experience another culture? Then you can host a French teenager during this summer, and you don't even need to speak French. Families can opt to host for a full 3 weeks or 10 days in July. You can find more information here . With all questions and inquiries about hosting, contact Natalia DeLaat, WHS French Teacher, at ndelaat@whitnall.com .
Mud Run
The Whitnall Mud Run is open to the entire Whitnall community. There is more information within the links! All funds raised will go towards a scholarship in honor of Kevin and Kylie Duffy.

Summer Theatre
This summer's show is "Seussical Kids."

Available to Students Grades 2-9
Auditions - Monday, April 29 or Monday, May 6
For more information, go   here To register, go   here .
Inaugural Whitnall Falcon Golf Outing
Check out the flyer for Whitnall's inaugural golf outing on June 28!
Employment Opportunity
Whitnall is hiring a full-time, 2nd shift Custodian at Edgerton Elementary School. Apply today through   WECAN !
HCL Offering
The next Lego Club meeting is April 22. Check out the flyer from the Hales Corners Library!
Whitnall High School
Junior Falcon Summits
Parents / guardians of junior students are asked to sign up for an individualized conference with a school counselor. Topics discussed include post high school planning, student interests, abilities, and the next steps to take to help your student prepare. 

Please use this link to sign up for a conference. Please sign up for the counselor assigned to your student’s last name.

A-G: Steve Gross 
H-O: Janet Callender 
P-Z: Nora Revoir 
London Trip
Students who will be juniors or seniors next year have the opportunity to travel overseas during spring break 2020 to London and the surrounding areas on a trip entitled Literary Roads. Please follow the link below to find a detailed description of destinations, price through June 1, and registration information. 

For further information, contact Brenda Burgad at bburgad@whitnall.com .
The Best Buddies Friendship Walk
The Best Buddies Friendship Walk is the number one walk in the country raising awareness and funds to support inclusion for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Join the Whitnall High School Best Buddies Club as they walk on Saturday, May 4! They've created a team, "Walking with Whitnall," and would love to have a great turnout from the Whitnall community. See the attached flyer for more information!
Save the Dates

Enjoy the wonderful music of Whitnall High School at the upcoming spring concerts.

Tuesday, May 21: Spring Band Concert | 7 PM
Wednesday, May 22: Spring Choir Concert with Whitnall Middle School 8th Grade | 7 PM
Thursday, May 23: Spring Orchestra Concert | 7 PM
Thursday, May 30: Whitnall High School/Whitnall Middle School Jazz Bands | 7 PM
Whitnall Middle School
PTO Updates
WMS has an opening for PTO President for the 2019-2020 school year! There is a great team of officers and parents. Not wanting to do it on your own? WMS would love to have a co-president partnership if needed. Please send an email to rantholine@whitnall.com, if you are interested.

The next PTO meeting has been changed to May 15 @ 7 PM at WMS. The date change is due to a number of people being gone on our NYC and DC trips.

Thursday, April 25, 2019
4 - 8 PM
Spring Choir Concert
Thursday, May 16 @ 7 PM
WHS Auditorium
Middle School Registration
We have almost all of our current 6th and 7th grade students registered for the 2019-2020 school year. Current Whitnall School District 5th graders are currently registering and have access. If there are any registration questions, please call our office at 414-525-8650 or stop in!
2019-2020 School Supply Kits
Save time and help support WMS by ordering your student's school supplies via our online supply kit fundraiser. 

website:  www.apssusa.com
password: whitnallmiddle
Rockin' Around America
WMS Drama Club presents  Rockin' Around America

Show Dates: May 2 - 7:29 PM, May 3 - 7:29 PM, May 4 - 2:00 PM

The show will be in the WHS Auditorium.

Edgerton Elementary
Earth Day - April 22
This year, our theme for Earth Day is “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” As a school, our action project will be to participate in Crayola’s ColorCycle initiative. This will be an ongoing initiative at EES. Crayola repurposes used markers (even non-crayola brands, highlighters, and dry erase markers) rather than sending them to landfills. Click here for all the details.

On Monday, April 22, we will also be participating in “Edgerton’s Earth Hour” from 1 - 2 PM. We will turn off anything that uses electrical energy (lights, document cameras, iPads, etc.) Some fifth grade students will be sharing some information about Earth Day/Earth Hour over the PA at the start of the hour. We invite you to join in the celebration by having your own Earth Hour!
Book Swap
Edgerton is currently collecting gently used children’s books and magazines for our annual book swap to be held in early June. If you wish to donate any books you no longer want, they may be dropped off at the school office. This event is held in conjunction with our summer reading kick-off. With your donations, every Edgerton student is able to select several books to take home with them. Thank you for considering a donation!
Spring Concert Dates
Our K5 and first grade learners are busy preparing in music class to present their spring concerts. The first grade concert is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14 at 6 PM. The K5 concert is Wednesday, May 15 at 6 PM. Both concerts will be held in the EES Main Gym.
Principal Chat
Mark your calendars for our next principal chat on Thursday, May 9 at 6:30 PM in the EES Library before the PTO meeting. Mr. D’Acquisto will be providing an update on current EES events and will be available to answer any questions you may have.
Hales Corners Elementary
Construction Update
Work on the courtyard is underway. The walls are being bricked, and concrete is being poured for the ramp and the tiered seating area. Each week, a different grade level will have a walk through opportunity. 5th grade will be on April 22. Visitor release forms were distributed to all HCE students.
Spring Concerts
The spring concerts are quickly approaching! Plan to join us for the K5 Concert on Wednesday, May 1 and the 1st Grade Concert on Thursday, May 2. Both concerts start at 6 PM.
Reaching Out
Our fourth graders participated in the October and April Hales Corners Library Memory Cafe events. Two classes walked to the library to participate in a sing-along and to visit with a few senior citizens from the community. Both visits were lovely afternoons filled with singing, laughs, and opportunities for our students to make new connections with community members.
Our students really had their thinking caps on at last week’s Knowledge-a-Thon! Now it’s time for the pledges to be turned in. They are due by April 24. A BIG THANKS to the wonderful parents who volunteered!