Volume 3 | Issue 12 | November 2 , 2018
District News
We're All In
Hopefully you have been following all of our We're All In Week activities on social media. If not, be sure to head to our Facebook page to see the We're All In video, to get the link to the new We're All In apparel, to see the full district prospectus, and more ! Thank you for all of your support and enthusiasm for our new logo, tagline, and prospectus. As we said in a Facebook and Twitter post yesterday, it may not be where we are, but it is where we are going. Join us on our journey to being all in.
Parent Learning Academy
Thursday, December 6th
6:30 PM - Community Board Room
Topic: TBD (please fill out form below to suggest topics)

Please join us for our next Parent Learning Academy on Thursday, December 6th. Since there is a wide range of topics that we could cover, we would like input from our parents on which areas would be most helpful and relevant at this point in time. Fill out the Google form below to request a topic or two for the December 6th meeting. The form has room for two ideas, but you are welcome to fill out more than one form if you have more suggestions.

Food Service Box
We have added a food service box right outside of the district office for those looking to drop off money for their child's lunch account. You will find directions and envelopes for leaving the cash or checks made out to the Whitnall School District.
HCL Offering
Check out the flyer for Hales Corners Library's November Family Night on November 9.
Development Day
The Whitnall School District will be sponsoring their 21st annual "Whitnall Child Development Day" program on Friday, November 30th. The program combines a developmental screening of preschool children with an opportunity for parents to learn more about child and family related services in the community. All families with 3 year olds residing in the Whitnall School District are welcome to attend. Please complete the form to register. An email will be sent to confirm your registration and appointment time. 
Whitnall High School
Annual DECA Food Drive for the Hunger Task Force
This year’s DECA Food Drive is well under way with a record goal of collecting 30,000 lbs of non-perishable food items for the Hunger Task Force. As a Whitnall School District resident, you should have received or will be receiving your grocery bag and instruction letter containing information on how you can participate. On Saturday, November 10th, one hundred Whitnall High School DECA members will be coming through your neighborhoods to collect your donations. Please have your bags out at the end of your driveway by 10 AM. If you are not available Saturday, feel free to drop them off at the main entrance to the high school. We will also be accepting donations in the stadium parking lot from 10 AM - 4 PM on Saturday, November 10th or at the high school the week of November 5th. Thank you for participating in this Whitnall High School tradition and helping to feed the needy families of southeastern Wisconsin!
Dance Team Updates
The Whitnall Dance Team is hosting their annual poinsettia fundraiser to help fund their dance season. Funds raised will be put towards competition outfits and travel expenses as well as supplies. For more information, please see this  document .   To place an order, please complete the   link   or complete the information document and send payment to the WHS Dance Team. Contact Emily Mayer at  emayer@whitnall.com  if you have any questions.


The Whitnall Dance Team will be hosting a fundraiser night at the New Berlin Panera on Wednesday, November 7th from 4 PM to 8 PM! Proceeds from the fundraiser will go towards the team's competition season expenses. For more information please visit this link
Little Shop of Horrors Opens Tonight!
November 2, 3, 9, 10 at 7:30 PM
November 4 at 2:00 PM
Tickets available  HERE !
More information available  HERE !
Cheer Fundraiser
Whitnall Cheer is holding a fundraiser in the form of a Packer tailgate. For all of the information, check out this flyer !
Whitnall Middle School
Parent Teacher Conferences
WMS will be hosting parent teacher conferences on November 13 and November 15. Both dates are evening events from 3:30-6:00 PM. More information will be coming next week in our In the Middle communication. If possible, we are asking families with last names A-L to attend on November 13 and families with last names M-Z to attend on November 15. Families are welcome to attend either evening, but to try to maximize time with teachers/parents we are working to organize the evenings a bit.
Book Fair
November 12 - November 16, we will be hosting a book fair in our library supported by our PTO. It will be open during conferences!
Boys Basketball & Wrestling
7th & 8th grade basketball is getting ready to start at WMS. Wrestling had their first informational meeting this week. Stop in the office for any information, before practicing forms and fees need to be submitted. All forms can be found and completed online through the   WMS Website .
PTO - Family Thank You
The staff at WMS would like to thank the families that contributed time and/or food to our staff luncheon on Friday, October 26. It was much appreciated and greatly enjoyed!
Edgerton Elementary
Picture Retakes
Our picture retake day for EES is Tuesday, November 13 (changed from Oct. 30). If you are not satisfied with your child’s portraits, please return them to school along with a note to your child’s teacher indicating that you would like the photos retaken. Activity pictures will also be taken on November 13, so scouts are welcome to wear their uniforms.
PTO Craft and Vendor Fair
Mark your calendars for the Edgerton PTO’s annual craft and vendor fair scheduled for Saturday, November 17 to be held at Edgerton Elementary School from 9 AM - 2 PM. While adults shop our local crafters and direct sale vendors, kids can enjoy their own holiday shoppe. There will also be pictures with Santa for only $5, letter writing to Santa supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation, a bake sale, and concessions. All proceeds will benefit Edgerton Elementary.
Fall Parent Teacher Conferences
Our fall parent teacher conferences are scheduled for Thursday, November 15 from 4 - 6 PM and Friday, November 16 from 12 - 4 PM. Conferences will be by appointment. You should have received an email from your child’s teacher with instructions for scheduling a time. If you have questions regarding the sign up procedure, please contact your child’s teacher directly. Also, please note that elementary students will be dismissed at 11:20 AM on Friday, November 16. There is no after school YMCA program on student half-days.
Employment Opportunity - Noon Hour Supervisor
Do you enjoy working with children? Do you want to reenter the workforce but only want limited hours? Edgerton Elementary is looking for a noon hour supervisor Monday through Friday, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Applications are being accepted through WECAN. Click here to create an account and complete your application.
Hales Corners Elementary
Parent Teacher Conferences
Parent Teacher Conference sign up is underway. You should have received an email from your child’s teacher.  
Movie Night Tonight!
Tonight is Movie Night! Join us in the big gym for Hotel Transylvania 3 . The movie starts at 6:30 PM. For more information, visit this link .  
Book Fair
The Scholastic Book Fair will be available on November 15 and 16 during the Parent Teacher Conferences. Books make great gifts for the upcoming holidays!
Mad Science
Mad Science is being offered as an after school program. Please go to the direct link on their website at milwaukee.madscience.org to register or to our website link HERE .