Community Resources

June 1, 2021...


If you know someone who has a pre-k or kindergarten student who will come to Whittier in the fall, please encourage them to contact the school or to go online to enroll now at:


As always, we are committed to serving you. Please let us know what you need.


Lorcan OhEithir, Principal

FCPL will launch their 2021 Summer Reading Program on June 1!!!

Did you know that if your child reads at least 4 books over the summer, it will help to prevent the summer slide - a decline in their academic skills? To keep your child motivated to read over the summer, FCPL will launch their 2021 Summer Reading Program on June 1. (They also have programs and prizes for teens and adults!) For more information, visit: Students will also have access to ebook platforms, Capstone and Sora, found on the school library media center's website: Login information to access these wonderful ebooks and audiobooks can be found at the top of this webpage. Happy reading!

¿Sabía que si su hijo lee al menos 4 libros durante el verano, ayudará a prevenir la caída del verano, una disminución en sus habilidades académicas? Para mantener a su hijo motivado para leer durante el verano, FCPL lanzará su Programa de Lectura de Verano 2021 el 1 de junio (¡También tienen programas y premios para adolescentes y adultos!) Para obtener más información, visite: https: //www.fcpl. org / programmes-events / summer-challenge Los estudiantes también tendrán acceso a las plataformas de libros electrónicos, Capstone y Sora, que se encuentran en el sitio web del centro de medios de la biblioteca de la escuela: La información de inicio de sesión para acceder a estos maravillosos libros electrónicos y audiolibros se puede encontrar en la parte superior de esta página web. ¡Feliz lectura!

NEW, as of 6/30/2021...

To coincide with the new FCPS Wednesday Only summer meal schedule, Blessings in a Backpack & MD Food Bank will be distributed on WEDNESDAYS ONLY as well.

Bags will be available from 10-1:00 pm on the Independence Street side of the school next to the meal distribution door.

For FCPS meals, you will still need to call the kitchen at 240.236.3112 upon arrival to place your order. Meals will be distributed to you outside the kitchen entry door.

UPDATE: Blessings in a Backpack

Wednesdays ONLY, 11:00 - 1:00 p.m. / Independence Street side of the School... near Kitchen Entrance.

One of the best family resources in Frederick...

website available for most languages - sitio web disponible para la mayoría de los idiomas

ELL Classes in multiple languages / Translation Services /

Workforce Services and more!!!

Click Link Below

Food, Energy & Medical Assistance Resources

DHS - Energy Assistance

Temporary Cash Assistance (TAC) & Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Benefits

Food Resources

FCPS Meals Benefit Application
20 - 21

FCPS Meals to Go

Mental Health Association

Religious Coalition


Spanish Speaking Community of Maryland

United Way - 211

Shelley Lewis

Community Liaison
Whittier Elementary

2400 Whittier Drive - Frederick , Maryland

240.236.3140 (direct) / 240.236.3100 (school)