Volume 5 | Issue 17 | December 11, 2020
Board Brief & Video | December 7
The latest board brief (for the December 7 meeting) has been posted. Check it out on the right sidebar of our Agendas & Minutes page.
Click here for a video of the December 7 meeting.
Learning Model Dashboard & Case Data
Our learning model dashboard and our case data can be found by visiting our Navigating 20-21 page. The dashboard is updated every Sunday evening. Student and staff case data is updated twice weekly (Friday and Tuesday evenings).
Meal Pick Up for Distance Learners | December 14
We will continue offering 5 day meal pick up on Mondays 11:30 AM - 12 PM at Door 15 at the high school for those students that are distance learners.

What's Up Whitnall?
Check out the fifth episode of What's Up Whitnall? from the Athletics and Activities Department!
Letters to Santa
This holiday season, Whitnall DECA is working with Macy's to host a virtual Letters to Santa event. Anyone at any age can use the link below to send Santa a letter virtually to wish for their holiday gifts. For every submission, Macy's donates to Make-A-Wish on DECA's behalf. Check out the flyer! The link closes Tuesday, December 15.

Hales Corners Library
The Hales Corners Library’s hours of service over the holidays:

  • Closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25
  • Closed on Thursday, December 31 and Friday, January 1
  • Open regular hours of service on all other days
  • Book drop is open 24/7 for all returns
Holiday Spirit Sale
The Whitnall High School school store, Charlie B’s, is conducting its third annual Holiday Spirit Sale. We are offering 10-15% off all spirit wear and spirit items from now until the end of the school day on Thursday, December 22nd. Sale items include new arrivals of navy and gold wind-shirts, long-sleeve medium weight t-shirts, a white adjustable baseball hat and navy and gold lounge pants. We are sure you will find a great present for all those Whitnall supporters in your life (including yourself).
Charlie B’s is open, accepting cash, checks, credit and debit before school beginning at 7:00 am, during all lunches and after school until 3:00 pm. We can also be found online at: https://whitnallschoolstore.square.site/. Receive an additional 10% off using the coupon code: SBEWEEK2020. 

Feel free to email jrumage@whitnall.com with any questions. Happy Holidays!
Senior Ads
Attention parents of seniors! Celebrate your grad by purchasing a senior ad in the yearbook. Click here for ordering details.
Boys basketball tryouts for 7th and 8th will start Jan 4th. You will need to be registered and have a current physical on file BY Dec 21st. If you have any questions, please contact Ms Sobush in guidance.
Want to learn more about upcoming meetings and events for the WMS PTO? You can send us a message at wmspto@whitnall.comWe also encourage you to like our Whitnall Middle School PTO Facebook page.
Great Job Opportunity
Do you want to join the WMS staff and spend quality time with our wonderful WMS students during lunch and recess? Whitnall Middle School has vacancies for two noon hour supervisors with no current applicants. This position involves daily supervision in the lunchroom and on the playground from 10:30 AM until 1:15 PM. Pay is competitive. Please log into WECAN at this LINK to create an account and apply. Look for posting #89084 or contact Mr. D’Acquisto at 414-525-8652 or cdacquisto@whitnall.com
Spirit Days
Countdown to Winter Break Spirit Days
Friday, Dec. 18: Flannel Friday - Wear your favorite winter flannel
Monday, Dec. 21: Wear your favorite holiday/winter attire
Tuesday, Dec. 22: Pajama Day - Cozy up to learning in your favorite pajamas
PTO Updates
There are two ways to stay up to date on PTO news and events.

  1. Like and follow our Edgerton Elementary PTO page. Sending a message through this page is a great way to get answers about Edgerton specific events. 
  2. Join our group on the Remind App with the code “eespto20”
Holiday Spirit Days
Let’s add some fun to our days by participating!

Dec 14: "Let your Light Shine" (Add some lights, tinsel, bows, etc to your apparel!)
Dec 15: "Holiday Headwear" (Wear a fun holiday hat or headband)
Dec 16: "Hunt for the Perfect Tree" (Wear Orange/Camo) 
Dec 17: "Mad About Plaid" (Wear your favorite flannel shirt, pants)
Dec 18: Spirit Wear - Wear your NEW community t-shirt
Dec 21: "Tacky Sweater Day" (Wear a tacky holiday sweater or holiday shirt)
Dec 22: "Twas the Night Before Winter Break" (Wear PJs/comfy clothes)
Yearbook Photo Selection
The last chance to pick your child’s yearbook image is Friday, December 18 9 AM. At this time, please select your yearbook portrait online from the multiple pictures taken this year if you have not already done so. Your images can be found by using the link emailed to you previously by Visual Image Photography (support@vipis.com), or by searching for your student at vipis.com (student ID needed). If you’re unable to view your image please contact VIP at support@vipis.com, since a VIP image is needed to be included in the yearbook. If you do not select an image by the date above, your image will automatically be selected for you. There is no deadline to order photos.
Winter Gear
Winter is rapidly approaching. Please be sure your child is dressed appropriately for the weather. During the winter, students go outside for recess unless the wind chill is below zero. Don’t forget to label the clothing items.
PTO Newsletter
PTO Scoop December Newsletter can be found here. This is where you can find information regarding upcoming PTO meetings, spirit wear days, and read articles about what’s happening.