Volume 5 | Issue 23 | February 5, 2021
DISTRICT NEWS
Board Agenda | February 8
Due to the lack of reports and proposals, the regularly scheduled board workshop meeting has been changed to a board work session. The notice is posted on our Agendas & Minutes page.
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 & Students in Quarantine or Isolation | February 8
What's Up Whitnall?
Check out the 11th episode of What's Up Whitnall? from the Athletics and Activities Department!
Hales Corners Library
Join the Financial Literacy Challenge open to anyone age 14 and older. Complete the challenge and enter a drawing for one of ten $10 gift cards from McDonald’s, Culver’s, Pick ’n Save, Festival Foods or Sendik’s – your choice! See flyer for details.
WHITNALL HIGH SCHOOL
Expo 2021
If you missed the WHS Expo, you can still see recordings of sessions and access handout materials. Click here for the Expo page.
Dance Team Fundraiser
The Whitnall Dance Team is hosting a Colectivo Coffee fundraiser! What is better than a warm cup of coffee, tea, or hot cocoa during these cold winter months? Plus according to the groundhog, we have 6 more weeks of winter! You can place your order with any dancer or at this Google form! Please email Emily Mayer at emayer@whitnall.com if you have any questions!
AP Exam Fees
AP exam fees are due March 1st. Please contact Rene Freyer at 414-525-8524 or rfreyer@whitnall.com with any questions regarding exam fees.
WHITNALL MIDDLE SCHOOL
Yearbook Orders
You can now place an order for your yearbook at VIP’s website by clicking here. This year, all yearbook orders will be placed online, and the deadline for ordering is April 1st - please be sure to place your order before this time. When it’s complete, your yearbook will be delivered directly to your home. For questions or additional information, please email support@vipis.com.
Athletics
Volleyball season is right around the corner. If you are a 7th or 8th grade girl interested in trying out, you will need to be registered and have a current physical on file by Feb 10th. Any questions please see Ms. Sobush in the counseling office.
PTO News
Eat & Earn: February 9th, 4-8 PM, Chipotle
 
PTO meeting is scheduled for February 10th at 7 PM in the STEM area. Prior to the PTO meeting, at 6:30 PM, there will be a Principal Chat with Mr. D’Acquisto. Please join if you can.
EDGERTON ELEMENTARY
Yearbook Orders
You can now place an order for your Edgerton yearbook at VIP’s website by clicking here. This year, all yearbook orders will be placed online. The deadline for ordering is April 1st - please be sure to place your order before this time. For questions or additional information, please email support@vipis.comCORRECTION:  Yearbooks will not be mailed to your home as stated in our February newsletter. For distance learning families, yearbooks will be available for pick-up at Edgerton.
Second Semester Parent Teacher Conferences
Parent teacher conferences will be held virtually on March 11 (4-6 PM) and March 12 (12:00-3:30 PM) by appointment. You will receive an email from your child’s teacher inviting you to sign up for a conference time. If you need assistance with the sign up, please contact your child’s teacher. Conferences will be held via a Google Meet. You will receive an email with a link the week of March 8. Please note that Friday, March 12 is an early release day. Students attend 8:35-11:20 AM. Buses will run as scheduled, however, there is no YMCA program that afternoon.
PTO Updates
Silent Auction - This year's Silent Auction will take place online February 26th - March 1st. Click here for details. Invite your friends and family to bid! Winners must pick up items March 4th or 5th at the EES lobby 3:30 - 5 PM. 

Raffles - This year, our staff auction items as well as the reserved parking spot will be done as raffles. Details will be sent out the week of February 15th. 

PTO Meeting - Join us for our next PTO meeting on February 11th at 7 PM. Join via Zoom or in person in the EES library. 

Eat & Earn - Enjoy a dinner out and support our school at Noodles in Hales Corners on Thursday, February 18th, 4-8 PM. See the flyer for details. 

Stay in touch with all the PTO happenings by liking our PTO Facebook Page.
Kids Heart Challenge
We are simply amazed by your engagement in the Kids Heart Challenge this year. Thank you for supporting this Edgerton tradition. There is still time for your student to participate. Simply register hereAlso, EES will be having a spirit week February 8-12 to help reinforce the messages of our Heart Heroes! Click here for all the details. 
HALES CORNERS ELEMENTARY
Yearbook Sales
You can now place an order for your yearbook at VIP’s website by clicking here. This year, all yearbook orders will be placed online, and the deadline for ordering is Thursday, April 1st. Please be sure to place your order before this time. When the yearbook is complete, your yearbook will be delivered directly to school for distribution or pick up. For questions or additional information please email support@vipis.com.
Kids Heart Challenge
The Kids Heart Challenge will continue through Friday, February 19. During this time, students get to learn a lot about the importance of being active and eating healthy. HCE has had a deep tradition of participating that helps raise money for the school and the American Heart Association. We are collecting online donations only this year. Click the links for more information.
Community T-shirt Day
Community T-shirt Day is Wednesday, February 10. We encourage everyone to wear their “Stronger Together” t-shirt to school.
Lost & Found
The Lost & Found padlet is updated regularly. Here is the LINK. You can email jleonard@whitnall.com or ablaedow@whitnall.com with your child’s first and last name and the item(s) that belong to them so they can be returned.
Shop with Scrip
PTO’s new ongoing fundraiser is Shop with Scrip. You can buy gift cards to places you shop every day while earning money for Hales Corners Elementary PTO. Please click this link for instructions on how to set up your account. If you have any questions, please email HCEPTO@whitnall.com.