Welcome to Parker Whitney Elementary!

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PW Spiritwear Online Store Available Now!

As promised, our online store is now available, just in time for the holidays, just click here!  You must order by December 10th to get your items by December 17th.

Intellibricks Classes

Check out the flyer for the latest Intellibricks class starting in December.

Family Math Night

We will be hosting a Nifty Numbers Family Math night for all families on January 14th from 6:00-7:30pm in the multipurpose room.  Check out the flyer on our school website for more information.

6th Grade Science Camp Fundraisers

Here are two opportunities to support our 6th graders at this year's Science trip:
  • WHEN: December 2nd     TIME: 5-8p     WHERE: Roundtable Pizza by Bel Air (2319 Sunset Blvd).  Be sure to tell Round Table you are participating in fundraiser.  Check out the flyer for more info.
  • On December 19th, there is an e-Waste fundraiser benefitting our 6th grade science camp.  Funds go to helping offset the cost of the trip for the students.  Bring your e-stuff to Dollar Tree Plaza (corner of Sunset and Pacific) between the hours of 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Rocklin Community Christmas Festival

 Check out the attached flyer for information about this Rocklin community event on December 13th.

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,

Upcoming Events

  • November 23-26 - No School Thanksgiving Break
  • December 18 - Minimum Day
  • December 21-January 3 - No School Winter Break

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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