Volume 4 | Issue 35 | May 22, 2020
District News
Board Brief & Video | May 18
The latest board brief (for the May 18 meeting) has been posted. Check it out on the right sidebar of our Agendas & Minutes page.

Click here for a video of the May 18 meeting.
Youth Football & Cheer
Check out the information on Whitnall Youth Football & Cheer!

New Library Resource
Whitnall has joined the Wisconsin Library School Consortium to offer ebooks/audiobooks to our students. This is an excellent resource for all our students K-12, and it is available year round. Below are direction sheets, with video tutorials included.

Whitnall High School
Yard Sign Photos
If you are the family of a senior that picked up a "Proud Home of a Whitnall Senior" yard sign, take a photo of your graduate next to the sign and send it to lvasquez@whitnall.com !
May 28 Distribution
Yearbook distribution will take place 12-3 PM on May 28. Any extra yearbooks will be sold on Friday, May 29, first come first serve starting at 7 AM at the high school's main entrance.

Graduation honors cords, awards, and plaques can also be picked up 12-3 PM on May 28.
The Avent
Save the date: On June 3, The Avent, a virtual all-school academic, athletic, activities, and accolades event, will be live streamed at 6 PM. This event will honor the athletic and activity accomplishments of our students during the year as well as share those accomplishments earned during the past four years.
Kiss a Senior Goodbye
Are you looking for a unique way to send congratulatory wishes to our graduating seniors this year? This year, Kiss a Senior Goodbye is going virtual. For something new, we are putting together a personalized slideshow PDF for students full of good wishes from the Whitnall community. It's easy to contribute. Follow the directions in the link and let us do the rest! Kiss a Senior Goodbye . Wednesday, May 27 will be the final day for submissions. Delivery will tentatively occur by Friday, June 5.
Whitnall Middle School
8th Grade Update
8th grade families-- please USE THIS FORM   to upload a picture of your 8th grade student from Kindergarten or as early as possible in school for an 8th grade video/slideshow that will be put together to help recognize the end of middle school. We will also be using each student's school image as part of the video/slideshow.

We will also be having a t-shirt design contest for the class of 2024. More information will be shared soon, as this is being organized by the WMS PTO with the support of the WHS booster club. 

There have been other ideas that have been shared and discussed, such as a Class of 2024 tailgate, when we are allowed to gather again. Thank you to those that have reached out with suggestions. And thank you to our WMS PTO for your adaptability and hard work.
WMS will be sending a message with information about middle school yearbooks. We have gotten some questions and want you to know that as soon as we have more information, we will share it with you.
Memorial Week Learning Schedule
With Monday, May 25th being Memorial Day and an off day from school, please see the schedule HERE as our Monday/Wednesday classes have been moved to Wednesday/Friday.
Edgerton Elementary
School Supply Kits
The Edgerton PTO is offering a hassle-free way to provide your students with the supplies they need to succeed at school. You can avoid the hassle of the stores and order a prepackaged school supply kit. Your child will receive quality products based on teacher approved lists. Supplies will be delivered directly to school. We will send out information about pick up dates. The website to order is here Enter account #94669. Orders must be placed by June 21, 2020.
Book Return
If you have EES library books or classroom books that you no longer are using, they may be returned to Whitnall High School.  Drop off hours are Monday - Friday, 10 AM - 3 PM. Just drive up to the main entrance, and someone will come out to assist you. Please place any classroom books in a bag labeled with the teacher’s name.
Save the Date
We are planning for a year-end drive through “Drop-Off, Send-Off” event on June 10th, with a rain date of June 11th. This will be an opportunity to drop off borrowed technology, books and to pick up yearbooks and artwork. EES staff members will be on site to greet families as you drive through. More details will be announced in the coming days.
Missing Teachers and EES Staff?
They are missing you too. If you are out and about, walk past Edgerton Elementary and look for pictures of your favorite staff members. See who you can find hanging out in the windows. Snap a selfie and post them here .  
Hales Corners Elementary
Drop Off - Send Off
Save the date! We are planning for a year-end drive through “Drop-Off, Send-Off” event on June 10th, with a rain date of June 11th. This will be an opportunity to drop off borrowed technology, books and to pick up yearbooks and student of the month awards. HCE staff members will be on site to greet families as you drive through. More details will be announced in the coming days.
2020-21 School Year Planning
We are currently planning for the 2020-21 school year. For parents/guardians whose children are currently enrolled in K4-gr 4, if your child(ren) will not be returning to HCE, please notify the school office (414-525-8810) as soon as possible. Indicate your complete name, your child(ren)’s first/last name and where they will attend.
PTO News
  • Please take a few minutes to read a letter from the HCE Co-Presidents linked HERE.
  • We're having a Summer Read-a-Palooza Virtual Scholastic Book Fair! Support our school while discovering favorite characters, series and collections all summer long. Orders are delivered right to your home and you can take advantage of FREE shipping on book-only purchases over $25. Families can shop online until September 4th. For more information or to place an order, please click HERE.
  • Shopping on Amazon? You can help support PTO by setting up an Amazon smile account and selecting HCE PTO as the organization you want to support. Same products, same prices, and 0.5% is donated to the PTO when shopping at this site.
  • Box Tops for Education has made it easier for shoppers to support their schools by going digital. Download the app available in the App Store or Google Play, select Hales Corners Elementary, then shop and scan your store receipt for our PTO to get the credit.
Kids Heart Challenge
The American Heart Association has made the difficult decision to delay mailing of any thank you gifts until schools reopen in the fall. Students that participated will receive prizes next school year. Thank you for your understanding.