Walnut Acres PFC eNews: April 23, 2024
Tue, Apr 23 7:14pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres: April 23, 2024


Mark Your Calendars!  

4/24   TK-5th Grade Sing Out

4/26      School Recess - No School

5/6-10    Teacher Appreciation Week 

5/8          Walk/Bike to School Day 

5/9          Art Show

5/13-17  Mt. Diablo HOPE Food Drive

5/16        CUYT K/1st Mini-Musical 

5/21        PFC Meeting on ZOOM 7 pm

5/27        Memorial Day Holiday - No School


For the entire calendar, please see: PFC Key Dates 2023-2024

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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Action Items:

  • Mark your calendars for the Sing Out tomorrow morning!
  • Express interest in a PFC role on this form by May 6th
  • Encourage your kids to submit a piece in the art show
  • 2nd Grade Caregivers sign up here to volunteer for drive thru

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Reminder that all students have a Sing Out tomorrow (4/24) in the MUR. The grade level times are:

3rd - 8:00-8:30

4th - 8:40 - 9:10

5th - 9:20 - 9:50

2nd - 10:00 - 10:30

TK/K - 10:40 - 11:00

1st - 11:30 - 12:00

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 We need YOU, yes YOU, for the 2024-25 School Year!

Volunteering at Walnut Acres is not only critical to our success as the non-profit organization supporting Walnut Acres, but is also fun and rewarding!  You get to meet new people and make an impact on our students’ education at Walnut Acres.

We cannot be successful without you!  Please consider taking on a volunteer role in the 2024-25 school year. 

You may say “I don’t have time”....there are volunteer positions that work with your schedule!  You may say, “I don’t know how”...we will help you.  You may say, “Maybe next time”...nope, this is the year!  PFC needs over 60 volunteers on the Board to help fund critical programs and hold fun community activities at our school.  YOU are perfect for any of our roles.

Please review the open positions on the interest form, reach out to any of the current board members with questions using our board directory and express interest on this form TODAY!  


The form will close on May 6th.  You will be contacted on next steps between May 6th and May 10th.  The 2024-25 board slate will be voted on at General PFC on May 21st.

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Through the incredible support of our Walnut Acres community, we raised over $238,000 during our 2024 Auction Events - Online, Silent, and our quick-moving Live Auction! With the +40% increase in party attendance the new venue allowed, combined with your generous bids, we will be able to enhance our students’ educational experiences and continue to fund critical programs next year!  

So whether you donated an item that was auctioned, attended the Auction Party, purchased a Buy In Party or Teacher Treat ticket, or raised your paddle - THANK YOU. The event was a success thanks to all of you (as well as all our amazing volunteers)! 



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It’s Art Show Time!

Please join us for the 2024 Walnut Acres show on 

May 9th from 6-8pm. 

This evening of fun and creativity is an opportunity for families to enjoy the beautiful work of our talented Walnut Acres student artists. The art awareness program takes place inside the classrooms throughout the year and this incredible event is where we showcase your students’ work. Every class will have a display and every child will be featured. 

In addition to class displays, we invite every student to enter their own individual piece of art. So please mark your calendar and encourage your kids to start making, painting, drawing, sculpting, and collaging their own unique pieces! 

Be on the lookout for follow-up announcements containing volunteer sign-up forms and individual entry submission forms and guidelines or visit the art show section of the PFC website for more information. 

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2nd Grade Families- May is your month to host Drive-Thru!

2nd Grade Families: 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!

2nd Grade Parents and Caregivers sign up here

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

 Here’s a sneak peek at who will cover Drive Thru Duty in the coming months:

June: 1st Grade

 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!

 Thank you, Families, for all of your help!

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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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Follow Our New Social Media Accounts!

Follow us on IG and/or Facebook for another way to stay informed about the happenings at school, and see some behind the scenes of the amazing projects our kiddos get to work on.

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