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  • Upcoming Events At Whitnel Elementary



    Family Fun night is Friday May 17th from 4:00-6:00. Please come out and join us.

    ***Krispy Kreme Donut Certificate sale dates are May 13- May 23.**** Sell 6

    Certificates will be delivered May 28th. Students who sell 6 donut certificates will get a yearbook at no cost. 

    Non-Donut Sale Yearbooks will go on sale May 24th and will cost $20.

    Important upcoming dates:

    6/5/19 9:30 am Pre-K Graduation
    6/5/19 12:30 pm 1st & 2nd grade awards
    6/6/19 9:30 am Kinder Graduation
    6/6/19 12:30 pm 3rd & 4th grade awards
    6/7/19 8:45 am 5th grade Graduation
    6/7/19 11:50 am Early Dismissal

    Field Day will be May 14th for 3-5 grade and May 16th for Pre-k-2nd grade. Please come out and support our students!

    Yearbooks are coming!!! Flyers will be coming home soon if you wish to purchase a yearbook. The price this year will remain at $20. Remember yearbooks are limited so it will be first come first served. 

    5-k T-Shirts are now on sale. Flyers went home with students.  Please get your orders in as soon as possible.

    Spring Pictures are due. If you plan on not buying the Spring Pictures please return them tomorrow.





    "Chick' fil A" Spirit Night postponed till May








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    Whitnel Elementary PTO will be selling Smencils, Smens, and Scented Gel Crayons in main office from 7:30-7:50am daily. These are only a $1 each and are in a variety of fun flavors.

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    Mrs. Doris Lindley leads the Whitnel Legacy Cloggers at the Christmas Festival in Downtown Lenoir.

    Cloggers at Christmas Festival

    Cloggers at Christmas Festival 1

    Cloggers at Christmas Festival 2

    Cloggers at Christmas Festival 3

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     K-2 Christmas Festival


    Dr. Roper lead the K-2 students in three songs at the Downtown Lenoir Christmas Festival. The songs were about "Blitzen", "Red and Green" and "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"

    To see performance click below

     K-2 Christmas Festival Performance

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News Releases

  • Students Receive Recognition for Reading Millions of Words

    At the 6th Annual Million Word event, parents beamed with pride as 644 students’ names were called one-by-one to walk across the stage at the JE Broyhill Civic Center, shake hands with Board of Education members, and receive a medallion for reading one million words or more this school year, which totaled 2,545,947,204 words read by April 30, 2019.

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  • Masonry Students Lay Brick for Foundation of Freedom Display

    Advanced masonry students in Masonry III, who are mostly seniors at Hibriten, South Caldwell and West Caldwell High School, are laying the brick walls for the Charters of Freedom display in downtown Lenoir.

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  • Teacher to Teacher - Visiting teacher from Africa tells her story

    Sometimes hearing it from another teacher makes all the difference in the world and in this case, there is a world of difference in the learning environment, resources and expectations from this teacher's perspective.

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  • Masonry Students Build to Win

    High school students build to win at the 8th Annual Caldwell County Schools Masonry Competition held this week at Hibriten Building Supply in Lenoir. More than students competed in six different categories, and top finishers received winnings of nearly $7,000 in prizes.

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