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Parker Whitney Talent Show

What a great evening!  Our Talent Show was such a huge success.  Our students worked so hard to show their talent they didn't disappoint.  The best part was seeing how much fun they had performing.  

Special thanks go out to our adult advisors Nicole Blackwell, Angela Moniz and Melissa Owen.  Without them the Talent Show wouldn't go on!  Great job Panthers!

 
Check out the photos on our FACEBOOK page when you get a chance.

Academic Talent Search

Academic Talent Search (ATS) is a series of "fun and unique" classes offered to 4th through 9th graders at Sacramento State University over the summer.  In order to determine what classes the student qualifies for, the student must take a test.
 
The test will be offered at Parker Whitney on Tuesday, February 16th from 1:45 - 3:00 p.m..  For more information and test sign-up details see the attached documents and/or the ATS website at www.csus.edu/coe/ats.  Any questions, please contact Cindy Chisum at cchisum@rocklin.k12.ca.us
 
Attached Documents:

INTELLIBRICKS CLASSES

Please check out the latest Intellibricks classes offered after school at PW.

TK & KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION

Check out this link for more information about TK & K information meetings and registration timeline. 

VISION SOCCER TRAINING

Skills After-School soccer training is offered by Vision Soccer.  Check out the link for more information. 

Six Flags Reading Program

Parker Whitney is signed up to participate with Six Flags Amusement Park's Reading Program this year.  If your child reads for a total of 6 hours, they will receive a free entry ticket to Six Flags in Vallejo.  The tickets are good for a specified period of time in the summer. The participants have to be K – 6, read for 6 hours not including homework or class assignment reading, log the 6 hours and turn in the completed form by Friday, February 19, 2016.  Forms can be turned into the Library anytime!
 
Here's the link to the form.
PARKER WHITNEY 50th ANNIVERSARY
DINNER & AUCTION
 
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
 
WHAT: 50th Anniversary Dinner & Auction
WHERE: Rocklin Event Center
WHEN: Friday, April 22 from 6:00-10:00pm
WHY: Line up your 'sitters now for this adults-only party!  Join us to 
celebrate Parker Whitney's 50th Anniversary and welcome back some Panthers of the past.  We'll celebrate with music, food, drinks, and friends!  We'll raise our glasses and some money for our school!

If you'd like to participate in the planning, please contact Shannon Thompson,
(shanthompson1@yahoo.com)

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Our Mission

The mission of Parker Whitney Elementary, a California Distinguished school and a key component of a diverse learning community, is to ensure each student will experience meaningful and measurable academic growth and build a strong, active connection to his or her community as a dynamic life-long learner by:

  • Providing quality instruction through collaboration, evolving technologies, and high expectations
  • Recognizing and addressing academic challenges  
  • Building vital partnerships with our families and the community
  • Creating and maintaining a physically and emotionally safe learning environment