Walnut Acres PFC eNews, September 20, 2022
Mon, Sep 19 10:43pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - September 20, 2022

Mark Your Calendars!
9/20    PFC Meeting on Zoom - 7pm
10/4-5 Picture Day

10/5    Walk/Bike to School Day
10/8    Community Service Day
10/10  Teacher In-Service Day - No School
10/15   Fall Carnival 3-6pm

For the entire calendar, please see: PFC Key Dates 2022-2023
Want to add PFC events to your personal calendar? Go to the Konstella calendar and click "Sync to My Calendar" (web) or "Sync" (mobile app). Never miss a PFC event again! 

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Dine & Donate

Come celebrate the last day of summer with a sweet treat!  The Kona Ice Truck will be at Walnut Acres on Wednesday, September 21, from 12:30-2:00. 20% of the profits will be donated back to our school!

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Community Service Day is October 8th

Jaguar families, Saturday, Oct 8th is the annual Walnut Creek Community Service Day.  Join us at Walnut Acres with friends and family for a morning of celebration and service.  Together we will continue to create a beautiful and inspiring place to learn, grow and play.  This year’s event features outdoor projects for all ages. Sign-ups will be available on Konstella soon.

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Walnut Acres Fall Carnival

Come One, Come All to Walnut Acres Fall Carnival. Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 15th from 3-6pm. You won’t want to miss the fun with games, food, music, airbrush tattoos, prizes, and more! Discounted $13 Unlimited Games wristbands will be available via Konstella soon.

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Walnut Acres School Auction 2023

Auction is coming in March and we need your support!

  • Are you new to Walnut Acres?
  • Do you have an interest in supporting the school?

We have several roles to be filled and we need your expertise!

  • Is management your thing?
  • Do you enjoy being creative?
  • Are you a networker?
  • Do you have fun, local connections?
  • Are you a social media guru?

You can help in so many ways! To learn more about volunteering to support our Auction, send an email to auction@walnutacrespfc.net and follow us on INSTAGRAM @walnutacrespfc 

Thank you to those who signed up on Jag Day! We will be in touch!

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Recycle Club eNews
Help your child to be a superhero when it comes to lunch time. Check out the attached visual and discuss with your kids at home, so they are prepared to do the right thing when it’s time to discard off their compost, recycling and trash. Thank you for your support from home!
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 Buy your 2022-2023 Walnut Acres Yearbook NOW for $25!  Price goes up to $35 after October 31st

Go to: www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter school code: 10053

Want to share your amazing pictures for the yearbook?

  1. Go to: www.hjeshare.com; Enter school code walnutacres
  2. Click "select images for upload". Click "Browse for Images".
  3. Locate our images, click on them, then click "Open".
  4. 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.
  5. Click "upload images"

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5th Grade Parents- September is Your Month to Host Drive Thru

5th Grade Parents: Please help us in the Drive Thru line as we open doors and greet students while they are arriving at school. As in previous years, we are having each grade 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!

5th Grade Parents and Caregivers sign up HERE

Here’s what to expect in the coming months in terms of the monthly volunteer schedule:

5th Grade: September & February
4th Grade: October & March
3rd Grade: November & April
2nd Grade: December & May
1st Grade: January

And all of the Walnut Acres Dads and Grandpas, remember that Fridays are for YOU!  Come help out at Drive-Thru line.  It’s an easy way to get involved in the school community!

Important Message! Please make sure to drive SLOWLY in our Walnut Acres School Zone and please observe all “No Parking” signs.  It’s crucial for the safety of students!

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Lunch & Recess Duty sign-ups

 We need parents daily to help supervise students during lunch and on the playground to make sure they play safely, as well as assist in cleaning the tables between student lunch shifts. All volunteers must be cleared by MDUSD to help at lunch. Sign-up HERE

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                SAY IT IN LIGHTS! 

Support the PFC and put a smile on your child's face! For $25.00, the greeting “Happy Birthday ‘Your Child’s Name’” will be on display on the Walnut Acres' electronic Marquee from 7am-9pm on your date of choice. Click HERE to purchase.
Is your child’s birthday during the summer? Consider a “half-birthday” greeting 6 months after their birthday.

The deadline for submitting an order is one week prior to your child's birthday.

Questions? Email Justin Pickering at marquee@walnutacrespfc.net

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Drive Thru Procedures

  • Pull up to a volunteer for assistance getting your student out of the car
  • Do NOT get out of your car 
  • Have your child ready (goodbyes said, backpack ready) to exit curbside
  • Do NOT go around other cars if you are "empty"
  • Do NOT park in the drive thru line

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Managing your Konstella Notifications

Did you know you can manage how & when you receive Konstella messages? Go to Account Settings > Notifications to manage your preferences.