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Dear White Hill Community,
 
Here’s to a great break!  I hope your last week off prior to the April-June stretch run is enjoyable.  Please see below for the latest and greatest.
 
David

 

8th Grade Community Service Day Review

We had all of our 8th grade Advisory classes engaged in some form of community service today.  From working at the Salvation Army in SF to cleaning the beach at Stinson, our kids, staff, and parents were out making a difference for others.  Kids also volunteered at our local schools, at the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and elsewhere throughout the Bay Area.  The rain dampened some of our plans but we made the most of it and had a good day.  Thanks to our staff for putting it together and to all the parents who could drive so we could make this day possible.  Note to self:  Next year we won’t have this day on the day before Spring Break!  Our 7th Grade Community Service Day is on May 5th!

 

Last FLO Coffee of the Year!

Friday, April 28th, 8:45-10:30am at 525 San Anselmo Ave. in the San Anselmo Town Council Chambers
Our guest speaker will be Diana Kennedy, a local Educational Therapist will join us to discuss how to support your child over the summer.
 
RSVP at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so we know how many to expect.  Thanks!

 

Friday Fun Day – April 21st!

Come on, RSVP Today and Sign Your Child Up for a Vegan or Hamburger!  
You must pre-order your lunch by Wed, April 19th
Place your order and make payment at:  www.whitehillfridayfunday.brownpapertickets.com  or bring cash to the WH office
Need help with the cost?  Email David at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we’re happy to help!

 

White Hill Art Rooms Need Paper Bags With Handles! – Send them on in please!

White Hill News Feed

Wildcat Wrap 5.26.2017

Dear White Hill Community,

Week 1 of testing is down with one week to go.  Thanks for supporting us at home as we navigate the joys of testing 803 kids in English, Math and Science (8th graders only).  Things went remarkably well thanks to our great staff and incredible support from our I.T. and district office staff – big thanks to Gabe, Sean, DC, Patrick, Julia, Ali, and Yvonne for helping things go so well. We also relied a great deal on Cary, Jennifer and Berenice in the office – what would we do without them?

Great job to our music ensembles who performed this week at White Hill.  We also welcomed our 5th grade orchestra, band and choir kids to WH for the performances.  I was preoccupied with my senior daughter’s HS events (how did the time go so fast?) but heard the performances were wonderful.  Thanks to our kids and staff (d’Alessio, Martone, Smith, Santucci, Montgomery) for two great events. 


David



State Testing Dates – May 22 to June 2nd

Please do your best to have your kids at school on time and well rested.  We’d prefer that be the case every day but it’s especially important during these two weeks so we can start and end our testing on time.  Testing is one measure of how our kids are progressing in school and our hope is they will relax, do their best, and just see it as a part of school.  No pressure.  No high stakes.  Just a snapshot of how they are doing.  Thank you for your support.

 

 

White Hill Art Blog – Check It Out!

Updated this week! http://whitehillart.weebly.com/

 

Summer Reading Ideas from Tina Stolberg in the White Hill Library

Great Picks for Summer Reading 2017 -

Fantasy:
Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

The Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig

Fairy Tale-ish:
Extraordinary October by Diana Wagner

A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokski

In Darkling Wood by Emma Carroll

Science Fiction:
Nemesis by Brendon Reichs

Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray

Exo by Fonda Lee

Mystery:
The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

Under Locker and Key by Allison K. Hymas

Panda-monium by Stuart Gibbs

Paranormal:
Passenger by Alexandra Bracken

Drawn Away by Holly Bennett

Mesmerist by Ronald L. Smith

Historical Fiction:
Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit

Audacity by Melanie Crowder

When Morning Comes by Arushi Raina

Realistic Fiction:
Short by Holly Sloan

Something in between by Melissa De la Cruz

Ronit & Jamil by Pamela L. Laskin

Teen Friendly Reads:
The Playbook: 52 rules to aim, shoot, and score in this game called life by Kwame Alexander

The Icarus Show by Sallie Christie

See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng

Graphic Novel:
Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer

One Trick Pony by Nathan Hale

Unbeatable Squirrel Girl by

Award Winners:
Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk

Inquisitor’s Tale, or the three magical children and their holy dog by Adam Gidwitz

Non-Fiction/True Life Adventure:
Enrique’s Journey: the true story of a boy determined to reunite with his mother by Sonia Nazario

Sabatoge: the mission to destroy Hitler’s atomic bomb by Neal Bascomb

A Storm too soon: a true storm rescue by Mike Tougias

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