Headlines & Features

  • Parent University heads to Peoria Riverfront Museum, April 20

    The final Parent University of the 2016-2017 year will be held Thursday, April 20 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. The host schools are Rolling Acres Middle School and Hines Primary School. Don't miss this evening of fun family activities!

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  • April Pawprint Newsletter

    Please read the Paw Print Newsletter for important information and upcoming events.

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  • Earning Points While Eating Lunch

    Whittier started a new initiative the second semester in the cafeteria to improve the noise level of the student conversations. Each classroom has received a ten-frame that hangs next to their table and is attempting to earn points by talking at an appropriate level. Each class can earn incentives for their classroom by filling their ten-frame. After two weeks all classes were able to complete their ten-frame.

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  • New Tradition Begins

    Whittier Primary School started a new tradition on Monday January 23. The first weekly assembly began bringing the students together to celebrate student and teacher successes. Over 60 students and teachers were recognized during our first assembly and look forward to celebrating more student successes every Monday. Click on the link to see photos of the first morning meeting.

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  • Snow is falling and books are calling....

    During the week of January 9-13, Peoria Public Schools issues a challenge for all students to read as many books as possible and take AR tests. After the week, Whittier Primary finished in first place ahead of all primary schools. Katsumi Engel finished in 4th place, and Isabel Lynn finished in 5th place in the individual student competition.

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  • Bradley Field Day

    On Friday November 18, Whittier Primary Students, Staff, and family members attended the Bradley Field Day event. The students had the opportunity to watch the women's basketball team play Detroit University.

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  • Grandparent's Day

    On Monday November 14, Whittier Primary School celebrated Grandparent's Day with a breakfast and activities in the child's classroom. It was a great day for all involved.

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  • 2nd Grade Students make Solar Ovens

    Mrs. McCready's 2nd Grade students created solar ovens to make s'mores. The students used the school park to set up their solar kitchen and had a great time.

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  • Engineering Experience for 3rd and 4th Grade Students

    On Friday November 4, Bradley Engineering students visited the 3rd and 4th grade students and performed experiments. The students performed an acid/base experiment; painted with Phenolphthalein solution, which is a colorless indicator until it reacts with a base; performed a Wint-O-Green Life Saver experiment; and had a short presentation on the different types of engineering careers.

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  • Dr. Davison-Aviles, School Board Member, reads to Kindergarten students.

    On Thursday November 3, Dr. Davison-Aviles read to kindergarten classes in English and Spanish as one of the culminating activities for their ELA story, The Tortilla Story.

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    Normal Hours of Operation:

    School Hour:

    8:30 AM - 3:30 PM


    8:15 AM - 3:45 PM

    Early Release (Sip Days):

    8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

    Office Hours: Phones are not answered after buses have delivered all students.

    7:30 AM - 4:15 PM


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