Tuesday, December 18, 2018
What's more fun than participating in a Plastic Cup Christmas Tree Challenge in Mrs. Fikse's science class?

All School News 

Georgia GOAL Tax Credit

Give the gift of a Whitefield education to a deserving future student this Christmas season by transferring a portion of your tax liability from the state of Georgia to our school family! Georgia GOAL is a student scholarship organization that allows you to contribute funds that will be used to provide financial aid for Whitefield students and in exchange, you will receive a 100% Georgia income tax credit. Have you applied for your 2019 GOAL Tax Credit? You have four days to be eligible this year so please visit www.goalscholarship.org and complete the 20-second application. GOAL will submit your application to the Georgia Dept. of Revenue and communicate directly back to you regarding the rest of the process and to Whitefield regarding the transfer of funds. By participating in Georgia GOAL, you will have a critical and positive impact on the Whitefield community by increasing our available financial aid.

Please contact Paige Perdue, Associate Director of Development, with questions or for more information.


Going Places Auction 2019 Wish List

Whitefield is “going places,” but we need you to get there! Do you have a beach house or mountain home you’d be willing to share as an auction item? Perhaps a great condo, season football tickets, or a couple of passes to the Masters golf tournament you could give up for a day? The 2019 Auction Committee is looking for enticing, must-have items that will sell like crazy in support of our Morris Hall Library upgrades and help us finish off Brostrand Hall with the extras that will excite our little learners each day! Our “Auction Wish List” includes locally sourced items of all kinds, especially “experiences” or special opportunities that you can’t just buy on Amazon. If you have something to share, please reach out to Acquisition Chair Rebekah Kern or any member of the Auction Committee. Great items will make for an exciting night of bidding! We are seeking items NOW!

Middle School News 

Middle School Exam Schedule

Sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students take their semester exams this week. Students have the option of attending Extra Help sessions each day for that day's exam as well as the following day's exam. Click below to view the full schedule. After taking their exams, students should be picked up promptly. Please note that there is no supervised study hall this week. Students are not permitted to stay on campus after final exams. “Wednesday Whitefield T-shirt Day” dress is permitted during exam week for all Middle School students (with the exception of fifth-grade students tomorrow, Dec. 19).

Please note that fifth-grade students do not partake in final exams. However, fifth-grade students start at normal time and will follow the Middle School early release times. It is important for your child to know that there may be other assessments due this week. Fifth-grade students may wear Wednesday Whitefield gear this exam week with the exception of tomorrow when they will be required to dress in concert attire as required by the music department. Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact your child’s homeroom teacher.
Today, December 18 - Math 7-8/English 6 Exam Day
• 7:45 – 9 a.m.: Math 7-8 Extra Help (OPTIONAL), English 6 Extra Help (OPTIONAL), and Foreign Language Extra Help (OPTIONAL)
• 9:15 – 11:15 a.m.: MATH 7-8/ENGLISH 6 EXAMS
• 11:15 a.m.: Students Dismissed
Campus closes at 11:45 a.m. No lunch served.

Tomorrow, December 19 - Foreign Language/Language Arts/Bible 7 Exam Day
• 8:45 – 10 a.m.: Foreign Language Extra Help (OPTIONAL), Language Arts Extra Help (OPTIONAL), Bible 7 Extra Help (OPTIONAL), and Science Extra Help (OPTIONAL)
• 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: FOREIGN LANGUAGE/LANGUAGE ARTS/BIBLE 7 EXAMS
• 12:15 p.m.: Students Dismissed
Campus closes at 12:45 p.m. No lunch served.

Thursday, December 20 - Science Exam Day
• 7:45 – 9 a.m.: Science Extra Help (OPTIONAL), English Extra Help (OPTIONAL), Math 6 Extra Help (OPTIONAL)
• 9:15 – 11:15 a.m.: SCIENCE EXAMS
• 11:15 a.m.: Students Dismissed
Campus closes at 11:45 a.m. No lunch served.

Friday, December 21 - English/Math 6 Exam Day
• 7:45 – 9 a.m.: English Extra Help (OPTIONAL) and Math 6 Extra Help (OPTIONAL)
• 9:15 – 11:15 a.m.: ENGLISH/MATH 6 EXAMS
• 11:15 a.m.: Students Dismissed
Campus closes at 11:45 a.m. No lunch served.

Upper School News 

Upper School Exam Schedule

Upper School exams take place this week. Please click below to see the full schedule, including Extra Help sessions and early release times.
Today, December 18 - Math Exam Day
• 7:45 – 9 a.m.: Math Extra Help (OPTIONAL) and Foreign Language Extra Help (OPTIONAL)
• 9:15 – 11:15 a.m.: MATH EXAMS
• 11:15 a.m.: Students Dismissed
Campus closes at 11:45 a.m. No lunch served.

Tomorrow, December 19 - Foreign Language Exam Day
• 8:45 – 10 a.m.: Foreign Language Extra Help (OPTIONAL) and Science Extra Help (OPTIONAL)
• 10:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.: FOREIGN LANGUAGE EXAMS
• 12:15 p.m.: Students Dismissed
Campus closes at 12:45 p.m. No lunch served.

Thursday, December 20 - Science Exam Day
• 7:45 – 9 a.m.: Science Extra Help (OPTIONAL) and English Extra Help (OPTIONAL)
• 9:15 – 11:15 a.m.: SCIENCE EXAMS
• 11:15 a.m.: Students Dismissed
Campus closes at 11:45 a.m. No lunch served.

Friday, December 21 - English Exam Day
• 7:45 – 9 a.m.: English Extra Help (OPTIONAL)
• 9:15 – 11:15 a.m.: ENGLISH EXAMS
• 11:15 a.m.: Students Dismissed
Campus closes at 11:45 a.m. No lunch served.

Tuesday at Whitefield
Today is an exam day.



Wednesday at Whitefield

Faculty/Staff Christmas Breakfast 7:45 AM - 8:40 AM Athletic Center
MS/US Foreign Language/Language Arts/Bible 7 Exams 10:15 AM - 12:15 PM
5th Grade Christmas Program 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM









         
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