John Greenleaf Whittier Elementary School

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Welcome to Whittier Elementary School!       Mr. Wolff- Principal        tim.wolff@ssdedu.org       Mr. Reagan-  Asst. Principal larry.reagan@ssdedu.org  Orchard St.- 570-348-3690    Hemlock St.-  (570) 207-1427 Facebook- John G. Whittier Elementary #2  Twitter-  @JohnGWhittier2

Talking with scientists on the Exploration Vessel, Nautilus, in the Pacific Ocean

10+ Book Reading Challenge

Chatting with students in England!

Thanksgiving visit with Mrs. Squanto

Multiplication Nation

Hemlock St. Reflections Contest Winners

Orchard St. Reflections Contest Winners

News & Announcements

Welcome Glynis Johns!

We are extremely happy that Glynis Johns was able to come and speak to our 5th grade students about the accomplishments and achievements of African Americans in the City of Scranton. You may know Glynis from her Black Scranton project. Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. weekend!

Free Thermometers!

Exciting news! ­ We’ve unlocked a new thermometer order window for families that missed the October deadline! Encourage your parent friends to join our FLUency school group today so we can all stay in the loop about illness! Kinsa will distribute more thermometers until they run out.
● Text ‘fluency’ to 555888. ● Download the Kinsa app and follow the instructions on your screen to join your FLUency school group. ● You will receive a confirmation email as soon as your thermometer order has gone through. Please spread the word to families in your classroom ASAP!

Full STEM Ahead....

Mrs. Baresse and Mrs. Harshbarger’s classes using CODE.ORG today! They worked on problem solving, critical thinking, and collaboration! Thanks to @NEIU19 for the training!

Scranton's Finest!

Mrs Arcuri’s 5th graders had a visit from the Scranton Fire department today. They taught our students the virtues of honesty, integrity, accountability, and careers in fire fighting. Big thanks to Mr. Roberto, Mr. Dougherty, Mr. Kerrigan, Mr. Cerra, and Mr. Scocozzo from SFD.

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