Walnut Acres PFC eNews: February 6, 2024
Tue, Feb 6 7:38am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres: February 6, 2024

 

Mark Your Calendars!  

2/7           Auction Table tickets on sale

2/8           Auction Individual tickets on sale

2/13         Science Fair

2/16         School Recess - No School

2/19         President’s Day Holiday - No School

2/20         PFC Meeting on ZOOM 7 pm

2/22         Buy-in party Planning Party

2/23         PFC Parent Coffee Morning

 

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

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AUCTION TICKETS ON SALE TOMORROW & THURSDAY!

Time to gather your besties and make your plans for the auction! This year’s live auction gala on Friday, April 12th will sail us away for an evening of fun, food, and friends. 🛥️ Join us at the Walnut Creek Marriott Hotel at 6PM to celebrate the evening with dinner, fundraising and dancing.

Here’s the deets!

TABLES: Want to ensure you’re sitting with your school besties at the auction? Gather your group and plan to log in TOMORROW Wednesday, February 7th at 7PM to purchase one of the few available tables for ten (10 people) for $1,500. Limited Supply so don’t delay!

TICKETS: Remaining individual tickets will go on sale the next day, Thursday, February 8th at 7PM for $150 per person.

We’ve moved to a new space to be able to accommodate more people, but space is still limited, so you’ll want to grab a ticket and save your spot using our auction website.

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1st Annual Buy In Party PARTY!

Are you interested in giving back and helping to host a buy-in party, but don't know where to start?! WE GOT YOU!

We're launching our 1st Annual Buy-In Party PARTY!

 What are YOU interested in? Coffee? Wine? Sports? Skincare? Crafts? Letting kids run wild in your backyard or local pool club? Chances are others are too! 

Buy-in parties don't have to be huge, they don't have to be long. And then can be ANY TIME of the year!

 Bring your ideas! Have fun and meet others who want to plan some amazing events for our community (both kids and parents)!

Thursday, February 22nd

6-9pm at the Olig Home

Snacks, drinks, and planning materials provided. 

RSVP here! 

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PFC Parent Coffee February 23rd 

Come stop by on Friday, Feb 23 and get some (free) coffee after drop-off at the outside picnic tables! 

Please bring a mug from home to cut down on waste (we will have some cups for those who don't bring them).

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Event: Girl Scouts Informational Meeting

Date: February 13, 2024

Time:  7pm

Location: Walnut Acres Library

 We’re having a Girl Scouts informational meeting for parents on Tuesday, February 13th at 7pm, in the library at Walnut Acres! This meeting is aimed at Kindergarten families interested in learning more about getting started with a Girl Scout troop, but parents in other grades are also welcome. If you’re unable to attend, reach out to Caite McMurdo at cmcmurdo@gsnorcal.org  for more information.


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5th Grade Parents- February is your month to host Drive-Thru!

 5th 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!

 5th Grade Parents and Caregivers sign up using the link below:

https://www.konstella.com/app/school/55ccc52ee4b0dee29d90de64/recurring-signups/65b87629281c0d27bee19f5b

 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

February: 5th Grade

March:4th Grade

April: 3rd Grade

May: 2nd Grade

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Yearbook

Buy your 2023-2024 Walnut Acres Yearbook NOW for $35! (Yearbooks sold out the past 2 years, and we will NOT be ordering extras this year.) 

NEW this year: Purchase an “Angel Book” to be donated to a Walnut Acres student in need.

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 (You do NOT need to include student’s name). 
  5. Click "upload images"

*Note: The yearbook crew builds pages as events happen throughout the year. Please upload photos within 1 month of an event.

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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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