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White Pine Charter School (grades K-8) utilizes a Core Knowledge curriculum framework taught in a warm and dynamic environment.  We believe that effective learning is hands-on where students are taught to be critical thinkers and life-long learners.   If you are seeking a challenging, yet intimate and nurturing environment for your child, call or visit White Pine Charter School today at 208.522.4432.

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White Pine Charter School

Your K-8 Five Star School of Choice in Eastern Idaho

We are celebrating our 12th year of educating students in Eastern Idaho.  We are one of the oldest charter schools still in operation in Idaho.  We currently have openings in Middle School and Fourth Grade.

 

Monday, Nov. 3, 2014 is White Pine Charter School night at Mackenzie River.  Take the voucher and have a wonderful dinner.

Mackenzie River Voucher


Our Scholastic Book Fair is just around the corner!!

Dates: Tuesday,Nov. 3 - Thursday, Nov. 6

Where: in the school gym

Times: during school hours and P/T conferences

Enter the magical kingdom of Sir Readalot's Castle where you will find the perfect book for everyone! We are excited to offer you the latest and greatest titles, at affordable prices that can't be beat!

Visit the Teacher's Wishlist Corner where you can select a book to buy for your child's classroom library.

Want to start shopping early? Visit our online fair at http://bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/wpcs where you can not only purchase books, but also view many entertaining and helpful book preview videos!! Our online fair will be open from Oct. 29 - Nov. 18.

NEW! Download the free Scholastic Book Fairs App on your phone or mobile device. With the scan of a book cover or barcode, you’ll find out the age, grade, and reading levels of a book. Search thousands of titles and find recommended or similar books, create wish lists, and make purchases for books available online. You can also find book summaries, videos, and podcasts of many selected titles! The Book Fairs app makes finding the right-fit book a snap!

Also NEW and improved this year is an automated online credit card payment system. We accept cash, personal check, and all major credit cards.

Supporting the book fair not only helps get quality reading material into the hands of our students, but also benefits our school library by providing the means to purchase new books and enhance our library collection.

Are you looking for the perfect way to get some of your volunteer hours in? Do you love the feel and smell of new book pages? Do you like to keep things organized and enjoy talking to people about books? Then the book fair is the perfect place for you!! We would love to have you on our volunteer team!! Please contact (text or call) Elena Brower 208-709-1007 or Amberly Christensen 208-317-0400.

So mark your calendars now for November 3 - 6, and make sure you and your family take time to step into the magical world of reading at our Sir Readalot's Castle Scholastic Book Fair!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Sincerely,

Mrs. Brower & Mrs. Christensen

WPCS Librarians

 

 

Veterans Program

When: Nov. 13th @ 7pm

Where: Hillcrest Performing Arts Center

Who: Grades 1-6

All students need to wear either red, white or blue and dress code bottoms.  They may also wear a Scout uninform. Students will need to arrive by 6:30pm


Thank you to the White Pine Charter School PFA!!!  The carnival was so much fun and a GREAT success. Thank you for all your hard work.  Thank you to all the families and friends that supported the carnival!!!!


 

Lady Cougars Basketball 

When: Monday and Wednesday from 4:30-5:30 (Games will be on Thursdays at 5:00)

First Practice: Monday Oct. 20th - The anticipation is that everyone will make the team. If we have enough for two teams we will have an Aand B team. The season will run up until Christmas Break

Where: White Pine Gym

Grades: 5th-8th Grade

Coach: Mr. Graham

Fee: $30.00 (only $10.00 if you still have your jersey from last year)

Games: We will be competing against Blackfoot Science and Technology Charter School four times this year. We are in talks with other schools about involvement as well.  Schedule to be released soon.

Girls Basketball application


Help Prevent the Spread of Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68)

Most people infected with the enteroviruses have only mild symptoms like the common cold.  EV-D68 usually causes mild to severe respiratory illness.  Young children and people with asthma are particularly vulnerable.  It is important to note that the symptoms can progress quickly.  Symptoms to watch for include: difficulty breathing, shortness of breath, rapid breathing, wheezing, lethargy, mild fever, runny nose, sneezing, cough, skin rash, body and muscle aches and mouth blisters.

The following tips can keep your family healthier:

  • Wash hands often with soap and water, especially after using the bathroom.
  • Avoid kissing, hugging, touching, and sharing cups or eating utensils with people who are sick.
  • Disinfect frequently touched surfaces, such as toys and doorknobs, especially if someone is sick
  • Stay home when feeling sick, and consult with your doctor if your child is experiences symptoms.
If you have further questions, please contact your healthcare provider or Eastern Idaho Public Health District at 533-3152.  For more information, please click here.

A huge thank you to Melaleuca for their donation of wellness products to help protect our students as we enter into cold and flu season.

 

Teton Stage Lines  Bussing

 


Free and Reduced Lunch Program

If you are interested in the Free and Reduced lunch program please click on the link. http://www.d93schools.org/pages/Bonneville/Food_Service/Free_and_Reduced_Program



We are looking for substitute teachers! Please contact Mr. Clarke by email at clarkeje@wpcscougars.org if you are interested.


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