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    2020 Pledge Drive! https://whe.bvsd.org/About/Lists/Global Announcements/Announcements Display.aspx?ID=119https://whe.bvsd.org/About/Lists/Global Announcements/Announcements Display.aspx?ID=119{936ae6f9-f990-4ce7-8eb0-643562e1a8e6}2020 Pledge Drive! <p><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:15px;">​<span style="color:#000000;">Thank you to those who have already generously donated to the 2019-2020 Pledge Drive. So far, donations from just 8 families have raised $6,805 towards our $30,000 goal!!</span><span style="color:#000000;"> </span><strong style="color:#000000;">This leaves $23,195 that we still need to raise, but we can only do it with your support! </strong></span></p><p style="color:#000000;"><font class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:15px;">Please donate below and consider sharing this link with friends and family!  </font></p><p style="color:#000000;text-align:center;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:15px;"><strong></strong><a href="https://2019-20-whittier-pledge-drive.cheddarup.com/"><span style="font-size:20px;">Donate by clicking HERE!</span> </a></span></p><p style="color:#000000;"><font class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:15px;">Every little bit helps, no donation is too small, and your contributions support treasured and vital PTA traditions like Giving Tree, which provided 125 gifts to 49 families in our Whittier Community last month.</font></p><p><br></p>
    Whittier is pursuing a GOCO grant for the playground this year of up to $110,000. Watch this video to learn more and click here to give!https://whe.bvsd.org/About/Lists/Global Announcements/Announcements Display.aspx?ID=117https://whe.bvsd.org/About/Lists/Global Announcements/Announcements Display.aspx?ID=117{936ae6f9-f990-4ce7-8eb0-643562e1a8e6} Whittier is pursuing a GOCO grant for the playground this year of up to $110,000. Watch this video to learn more and click here to give!<div style="text-align:center;"><span style="color:#000000;font-family:helvetica;font-size:13px;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13px;">See video at</span>:  </span><a href="https://vimeo.com/367195550" style="font-family:helvetica;font-size:12px;">https://vimeo.com/367195550</a><br></div><blockquote style="color:#000000;font-family:helvetica;font-size:12px;"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><p class="gmail-zfr3Q" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:12px;margin-bottom:0px;outline:none;color:#212121;text-decoration-line:inherit;line-height:1.6667;white-space:pre-wrap;text-align:left;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13px;">Whittier International Elementary is currently working towards a plan to improve our K-2 playground, with assistance from a GOCO Great Outdoors School Yard Initiative Grant. The basis of this project is a student-led initiative to create a new playground space based on Universal Access Design (UAD) - creating a new neighborhood playground that provides recreational opportunities for all, inclusive of all needs, including of school and community members who are "differently-abled" or who have "invisible differences."</span></p><p class="gmail-zfr3Q" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:12px;margin-bottom:0px;outline:none;color:#212121;text-decoration-line:inherit;line-height:1.6667;white-space:pre-wrap;text-align:left;"><strong class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;font-size:13px;">Want to learn more?</strong><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13px;"> Email Kaley Feenstra at </span><a href="mailto:kaley.feenstra@bvsd.org"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13px;">kaley.feenstra@bvsd.org</span></a><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13px;"> to learn more about the project between Growing Up Boulder and Whittier English Language Learner Students.</span></p><p class="gmail-zfr3Q" style="box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:12px;margin-bottom:0px;outline:none;color:#212121;text-decoration-line:inherit;line-height:1.6667;white-space:pre-wrap;text-align:left;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="font-size:13px;"><strong style="box-sizing:border-box;">Want to help? </strong>Whittier must cover the remaining balance of the playground cost that is not covered by GOCO.</span></p><p class="gmail-zfr3Q" style="font-size:12px;box-sizing:border-box;margin-top:12px;margin-bottom:0px;outline:none;color:#212121;text-decoration-line:inherit;font-family:merriweather, serif;line-height:1.6667;white-space:pre-wrap;text-align:left;"><strong style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#0062cc;font-style:inherit;"><span class="ms-rteThemeFontFace-1" style="box-sizing:border-box;color:#0062cc;font-style:inherit;font-size:13px;"><a href="https://my.cheddarup.com/c/new-playground-for-whittier">Donate to improve the Whittier K-2 Playground Here</a></span></strong><br></p><br></div></div></blockquote>

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