What's Happening at Walnut Acres -
October 21, 2019
Mark Your Calendars!
10/21-25 5th Grade Walker Creek Trip
10/25-26 CUYT 3rd/4th Grade Show "The Lion King"
10/29 Student Photo Make-Up Day
10/30 Sing-Out 8:00-8:30 3rd/4th/5th
10/31 Halloween Parade - 8:15
11/4-8 Scholastic Book Fair
11/11 Veteran's Day - NO SCHOOL!
11/19 PFC Meeting - Library 7pm
11/18-12/2 Read-A-Thon "Saddle Up & Read!"
11/25-11/29 Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL!
For the entire calendar, please see: PFC Key Dates 2019-2020
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True or False?
The money parents donate to the Jaguar Fund only goes to Walnut Acres.
True! Your donations to the Jaguar Fund go directly to the PFC to support the ongoing improvement of the academic education and experience for each child at Walnut Acres.Still haven't donated to Jag Fund? Through parent donations, the PFC is able to fund many of the things that make our school unique. Check out the PFC website for more information and please help us meet our goal. The suggested donation is $650 per student, which can be contributed in monthly payments if you prefer. Donate Now
Curtains Up Youth Theatre presents The Lion King!
This Friday & Saturday at 7:00PM
Walnut Acres MUR
Tickets $8 at door
Parent's Halloween Party - Get Tickets!
Walnut Acres Parents: The most excellent decade and most entertaining holiday come together for an epic night! Please support Walnut Acres and have a totally awesome & spooky good time at the 2019 Halloween Bash! Devilish libations will be served! 80’s jams will be pumping! And, a funky fresh food truck will be serving! (either apps or dessert) Don't forget your bodacious 80's costumes in full effect! There will be a totally rad awards ceremony for best costumes!
HOSTS: Spooky Shankers & Eerie Eyerlys
WHEN: Saturday Oct. 26th @ 8:00pm
WHERE: Shanker Haunted House – 3699 Oak Creek Ct, Walnut Creek, CA 94598
TICKETS: $50/person CLICK HERE
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Halloween Costume Drive
Mrs. Ayllon's class is donating used Halloween costumes to Shore Acres Elementary and are asking the whole school to participate! There will be a box outside the K3 classroom from now until 10/25.
Please donate any costumes that are clean and in good condition.
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Book Fair - 11/4-11/8
"Snow Much to Read"
Be sure to check out all the great books available for purchase at the Book Fair happening Nov 4th-8th. Stock up on holiday gifts for family and friends or get some great titles stacked up for your child to read during the Read-A-Thon that will be coming up later in November! There are still some spots left to sign-up to help out with the Book Fair. Click HERE if you are interested
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Kid and Parent Buy-In Parties Needed
Interested in a fun way to support our school? We need you! We are looking for hosts for Seasonal/Winter buy in parties for all grade levels! Take advantage of the beautiful fall weather and host an activity to celebrate the season. Autumn has so much to offer: hikes, scavenger hunts, crafts, costumes, changing colors of leaves, sports and more!
Consider hosting a kids party/movie night, a Friendship Feast, an afternoon of ice skating , a winter holiday craft day, Frozen 2 movie outing, ring in the new year with a kids New Year’s Eve party, or indoor play time at a local facility. Our team can help with planning and making your party idea a reality!
All money from ticket sales of buy in parties goes directly to our PFC – so get party planning! It’s for the kids! Contact Sarah Waters at firstname.lastname@example.org
Don’t forget that PARENTS like to have FUN too! If you’re interested in hosting a parent buy in party, contact Danielle Getty at email@example.com
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4th Grade Parents -
October is Your Month to Host Drive Thru
4th Grade Parents: For the month of October, please help us in the Drive Thru line as we open doors and greet students while they are arriving at school. As like last year, we are having each class level help out at the Drive Thru during specific months. We would appreciate 2-4 helpers each day. Can you help for 20 minutes in the morning, 7:40 - 8:00 am? If so, please sign up!
Click HERE for the 4th Grade Drive Thru sign ups.
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10 days Before the Price Goes Up on 10/31!
Buy your 2019-2020 Walnut Acres Yearbook for $25
Go to: www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter school code: 10053
Want to share your amazing pictures for the yearbook?
- Go to: www.hjeshare.com Enter school code walnutacres
- Click "select images for upload". Click "Browse for Images".
- Locate our images, click on them, then click "Open".
- Enter the information for each image. Please include "grade(s) of students" and provide the teacher's name if known. For "student(s) shown", type N/A.
- Click "upload images".
Any questions contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Math Kangaroo Registration is Open
Click HERE to use our affiliated link to access amazon.com before placing any orders and (depending on the category of the items purchased) Walnut Acres will receive up to 10% of the purchase price.
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Next Wednesday the District's LCAP Speaker Series continues with Dominic Machi, chef and MDUSD Food Services Director. He will be speaking on the changes to the food program. Please join us on Wednesday, October 23, 6-8pm in the Library at Foothill.
Registration for the 2020 Walnut Creek Little League Season is Now Open!
We invite you to join Walnut Creek Little League for the 2020 Baseball and Softball season! Baseball, Softball and Challengers teams are now forming for the Spring and Summer. Take advantage of early registration and sign up today!
- Early Registration ends 12/18/19
- Late Registration fees apply after 12/18/19
- Registration closes on 1/2/20
Thanksgiving and the Walnut Creek Turkey Trot are fast approaching! You can help support Northgate schools by running, jogging or walking in the race - and you can save money by registering early! There are several races to choose from including Kids Fun Runs, 10K Run* and 5K run or walk, and festival areas with costume contest! Participating is a great way to start your Thanksgiving holiday. Race sponsor, FORMA GYM has named PEAK Education Foundation - which supports all 5 Northgate schools - a beneficiary for the 8th year in a row. PEAK will receive a donation back for every participant when you use the fundraising code “PEAK19” at registration. Don't forget to use the code!
The race takes place Thanksgiving Morning, Thursday, Nov. 28, 8:00 am at Civic Park.