Don't Miss Online Auction Deals This Weekend! Ends Tuesday, February 27th

Fri, Feb 23 5:42pm

There are just four days left to bid in the Online Auction! Don't be fooled by earlier announcements - the online auction ends on Tuesday, February 27th, so time is running out... Lucky for you, there ... [More]

Fund-A-Needs Opportunities through the Walnut Acres Auction

Fri, Feb 23 11:39am

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  Are you familiar with the Auction Fund-A-Need? This tradition is an integral part of our Auction and is designed to raise funds for specific school needs. This year, we are ... [More]

Alice in Wonderland - THIS WEEK and NEXT - February 22, 23, 24 and March 1, 2, 3

Wed, Feb 21 8:01pm

Don't miss the show! Curtains Up Youth Theatre presents Alice in Wonderland!   Come see some incredible performances by our talented Fifth Graders, who, along with an ensemble of 4th Graders. will be ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC Enews February 20, 2018

Tue, Feb 20 2:14pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres  - February 20, 2018 Check out Community Announcements at the bottom Mark Your Calendars! Feb 19 - March 4: Live and Let Bid: Online Auction Feb 20: PFC Meeting, 7pm, ... [More]

REMINDER: PFC Meeting Tuesday 2/20 at 7pm Library

Mon, Feb 19 7:10pm

Hello Parents! Please join us tomorrow night in the library at 7pm for our monthly PFC meeting and to receive updates on the activities of our PFC and our school. The meeting will include updates from ... [More]

Online Auction Begins Now!

Mon, Feb 19 8:03am

 It's the moment you've been waiting for - the 2018 PFC Online Auction has begun! Now's your chance to win big and support OUR KIDS at the same time.  Simply: Connect to the Online Auction site at htt ... [More]

Set your alarms! Online Auction Starts tomorrow, February 19th at 8am!

Sun, Feb 18 2:40pm

Online Auction begins tomorrow, February 19th at 8am!  Don't miss out on items from your favorite local hot spots and one of a kind donations!   Auction Co- Chairs, Catalina Franklin and Shakeya Garcia

February Message from the Principal

Tue, Feb 13 8:51am

Happy Valentine’s Week to you, Walnut Acres parents! I experienced an amazing early Valentine’s treat recently and thought I would share it with you, since you indirectly played a role. Last week I re ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC Enews February 6, 2018

Tue, Feb 6 11:02am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres  - February 6, 2018 Check out Community Announcements at the bottom Mark Your Calendars! Feb 6: TK/K Registration Feb 7: 1st-5th Grade Registration Feb 7: Pizza Night ... [More]

Walnut Acres Art Show

Mon, Feb 5 4:57pm

The Walnut Acres Parent Faculty Club presents Art Show 2018 - Thursday March 15th Attention all artists!  It's time to get ready for the annual Art Show happening on Thursday, March 15th. This is a no ... [More]

Walnut Acres Pizza Day!

Mon, Feb 5 4:30pm

                                                                      Walnut Acres Fundraising Event February 7th at Round Table Clubhouse On Wednesday, February 7, the  Round Table Clubhouse on Treat ... [More]

This Week: Drive-thru and drop off your aluminum cans and plastic bottles!

Mon, Feb 5 4:03pm

 Got Aluminum Cans and Plastic Bottles? All this week, Feb 5-9th, we are collecting CRV-labeled aluminum cans and plastic bottles at morning drop off. No need to get out of your car - just hand us the ... [More]

Walnut Acres Elementary Science Fair: What You Need to Know

Tue, Jan 30 3:49pm

  Science Fair: What You Need to Know The Walnut Acres Elementary Science Fair is this Thursday, February 1st! Here are some details about participation and seeing the projects.   Wednesday, January 3 ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC Enews January 23, 2018

Tue, Jan 23 12:04pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres  - January 23, 2018 Check out the Community Announcements section at the bottom Mark Your Calendars! Jan 31 - Feb 2: Science Fair Feb 5: Kinder Registration Info Night ... [More]

FREE Sarah's Science Toyology Enrichment Demo Class this Friday!

Mon, Jan 22 12:38pm

Has your student heard great things about Sarah's Science and their hands-on Science Class, Toyology? Well, this Friday, Sarah's Science is offering a FREE Toyology demo class from 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm i ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC Enews January 11, 2018

Mon, Jan 22 9:05am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres  - January 11, 2018 And, check out the Community Announcements section at the bottom Mark Your Calendars! Jan 12: Last Chance! Complete the Walnut Acres Parent Survey ... [More]

Science Fair Poster Boards are Here!

Thu, Jan 18 2:06pm

Science Fair Poster Boards will be distributed Friday, January 19th to students that indicated that they would like one. Posters will be delivered to the homeroom of the first student named on a proje ... [More]

Countdown to Live and Let Bid Auction!

Thu, Jan 18 9:04am

  With just six weeks until the big event, now’s the time to be a hero.  Here are five ways YOU can do your part to make this year’s auction a success:     Donate Points, Miles, & Gift Cards or Ticket ... [More]

January Message from the Principal

Tue, Jan 16 10:31am

Happy New Year, Walnut Acres Families! May 2018 bring peace and joy to your families and many exciting and memorable learning moments to your children! It was a true pleasure to welcome the students b ... [More]

Next Week: Drive-thru and drop off your aluminum cans and plastic bottles!

Fri, Jan 12 11:33am

 Got Aluminum Cans and Plastic Bottles? NEXT WEEK, January 16-19th, at morning drop-off, we are collecting CRV-labeled aluminum cans and plastic bottles. No need to get out of your car - just hand us ... [More]

Monday, January 15th- No School- Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Fri, Jan 12 11:31am

Just a friendly reminder that this Monday is a holiday for Mt. Diablo Unified School District and Walnut Acres to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.  See you back at school on Tuesday!   

PFC MEETING JANUARY 16th 7PM @ LIBRARY

Mon, Jan 8 9:12pm

Happy New Year Walnut Acres families! Please join us in this year's first PFC meeting to hear about grade level activities, school-wide updates and the wonderful programs and events that are planned f ... [More]

Science Fair Entries due this Wednesday, January 10th

Mon, Jan 8 2:19pm

 The 2018 Science Fair is coming on Thursday, February 1!    The deadline for submitting entry forms is this Wednesday, January 10.  Please submit project entry forms online at: https://docs.google.co ... [More]

Fifth Grade Fundraiser: Dinner and Movie Night this Friday, Dec 22nd at 6PM

Wed, Dec 20 4:56pm

Surprise your children with a Night Out at the Movies with friends at the Walnut Acres Multi-Purpose Room on Friday, Dec 22 @ 6 pm!  Doors open at 5:45 pm, and the movie will begin promptly at 6:15 pm ... [More]

Add Auction to Your Holiday List!

Mon, Dec 18 2:04pm

Happy Holidays, Walnut Acres Families! During this season of giving, we ask that you please keep our school in mind.  We are still in need of contributions from families to support our upcoming auctio ... [More]

December Message from the Principal

Mon, Dec 18 10:01am

Happy Holidays, Walnut Acres Parents! With our Winter Holiday around the bend, here’s what’s happening at school starting with two opportunities for you to provide input… Healthy Kids Survey Presently ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC Enews December 12, 2017

Tue, Dec 12 10:06am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres  - December 12, 2017 And, check out the new Community Announcements section at the bottom Mark Your Calendars Dec 1-31: Complete the annual Walnut Acres Parent Survey ... [More]

Walnut Acres Early Dismissal Conference Schedule Starts Tomorrow!

Sun, Dec 10 5:08pm

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  Following is Walnut Acres Elementary's early dismissal schedule for parent teacher conferences. It starts tomorrow and runs until winter break.  Conference Dates: December 1 ... [More]

Last Chance! Walnut Acres Elementary Lost and Found Items

Thu, Dec 7 1:30pm

  All of the Walnut Acres Elementary Lost and Found items are out on the picnic tables today and Friday from 1-3pm. If you think your student is missing something, please have them stop by and pick it ... [More]

20% Off for Walnut Acres Elementary Families at Sports Basement, tomorrow, Thursday December 7th

Wed, Dec 6 1:39pm

20% off for Walnut Acres Elementary at Sports Basement on December 7th!  Sports Basement is inviting everyone at Walnut Acres Elementary to a very special shopping day, where you will receive 20% off ... [More]

Walnut Acres Elementary Lost and Found- Check it This Week!

Mon, Dec 4 1:44pm

  All of the Walnut Acres Elementary Lost and Found items will be out on the picnic tables this Thursday and Friday from 1-3pm. If you think your student is missing something, please stop by and pick ... [More]

Read-A-Thon: 99Pledges.com Donation Portal Closes Tonight

Sun, Dec 3 4:28pm

This is it! If you haven't already, please rally any remaining online donations. The 99pledges.com portal closes at midnight tonight, Sunday 12/3.   Thank you again for your generosity and support in ... [More]

Read-A-Thon Donation Deadline Extended!

Sat, Dec 2 10:15am

Thank You! The 2017-2018 Read-A-Thon was a great success! We’d like to extend a huge THANK YOU to all of the students who participated, the school staff and parents that encouraged their students thro ... [More]

Annual Toy and Clothing Drive Next Week, December 4-8

Fri, Dec 1 5:20pm

Toy and Clothing Drive to Benefit Shore Acres Elementary! With the holidays upon us, it is time for Walnut Acres Annual Toy and Clothing Drive benefiting Shore Acres Elementary School. We will be acce ... [More]

Next Week: Drive-thru and drop off your Aluminum Cans and Plastic Bottles!

Fri, Dec 1 12:02pm

 Got Aluminum Cans and Plastic Bottles? NEXT WEEK, Dec. 4-8, at morning drop-off, we are collecting CRV-labeled aluminum cans and plastic bottles. No need to get out of your car - just hand us the bag ... [More]

Read-A-Thon Ends TODAY!

Thu, Nov 30 11:47am

Read-A-Thon ends today and it's a race to the finish line! Today, Thursday November 30th, is the FINAL DAY of our 18-day Read-A-Thon. Please have your student(s) finish logging their total hours read ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC Enews November 29, 2017

Wed, Nov 29 4:24pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres  - November 29, 2017 And, check out the new Community Announcements section at the bottom Mark Your Calendars Dec 1: Read-A-Thon Envelopes Due Dec 1-31: Complete the a ... [More]

PFC President's Message - November 28

Tue, Nov 28 12:50pm

Holiday Greetings and #GivingTuesday Can you believe we are at the end of our first trimester, and running headlong into parent/teacher conferences the busy holiday season?  I am so thankful for the g ... [More]

American Ninja Reader... The Finish Line is THIS Thursday!

Sun, Nov 26 8:50pm

  Keep Reading and Collecting Those Donations!  Hello and we hope you had a happy Thanksgiving!  As we head back to school, please remember that Read-A-Thon is still going strong. With only 5 DAYS LEF ... [More]

Ninja Reader Obstacle Course - Rain Delayed 'til Friday

Thu, Nov 16 12:27am

Rain Delayed. Well, the rain has officially arrived. Unfortunately that means we need to delay the Ninja Reader Obstacle Course until this Friday, 11/17 (instead of tomorrow as previously scheduled). ... [More]

Walnut Acres Early Dismissal Conference Schedule for December

Tue, Nov 14 5:17pm

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  Following is Walnut Acres Elementary's early dismissal schedule for parent teacher conferences to add to your calendar.   Conference Dates: December 11 – 22, 2017   TK – Mon ... [More]

PFC MEETING TONIGHT Nov 14 at 7PM LIBRARY

Tue, Nov 14 1:13pm

Please join us tonight at k7pm in the Library for our monthly PFC meeting. Attached please find the agenda. Hope to see you there!

American Ninja Reader - Start Reading Today!

Mon, Nov 13 3:48pm

American Ninja Reader starts today! The signs are posted, reading logs are coming home,  and 99pledges.com is live! Our Read-A-Thon team kicked off the fundraiser today with the students during lunch ... [More]

November Message from the Principal

Mon, Nov 13 9:43am

Happy November, Walnut Acres Parents: During this season of holidays, we focus on the life skill of kindness. In November, we discuss the value of giving thanks to support a positive, appreciative and ... [More]

Read-A-Thon Starts Tomorrow, Monday November 13th

Sun, Nov 12 11:39am

Get those books ready...American Ninja Reader, Walnut Creek edition is coming to Walnut Acres Elementary tomorrow,  Monday November 13th! The theme of the 2017-2018 Read-A-Thon is American Ninja Reade ... [More]

Read-A-Thon Starts Tomorrow, Monday 11/13

Sun, Nov 12 11:37am

Get those books ready...American Ninja Reader, Walnut Creek edition is coming to Walnut Acres Elementary tomorrow,  Monday November 13th! The theme of the 2017-2018 Read-A-Thon is American Ninja Reade ... [More]

Sneak into a book at the Book Fair - tonight and tomorrow after school

Wed, Nov 8 2:34pm

Sneak into a book at the Walnut Acres Book Fair! November 6 - 9, 2017 Just a few more opportunities to sneak into your favorite book and get ready for the Readathon! Tonight and tomorrow after school. ... [More]

Enews November 7, 2017

Tue, Nov 7 7:17am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres  - November 7, 2017 Mark Your Calendars Nov 6-9: Scholastic Book Fair Nov 10: Veterans Day Holiday- NO SCHOOL Nov 13-30: Read-A-Thon Nov 14: PFC Meeting, Library, 7pm ... [More]

Next Week: Drive-thru and drop off your aluminum cans and plastic bottles!

Fri, Nov 3 4:18pm

 Got Aluminum Cans and Plastic Bottles? NEXT WEEK, Nov. 6-10th, at morning drop-off, we are collecting CRV-labeled aluminum cans and plastic bottles. No need to get out of your car - just hand us the ... [More]

Sneak into a book at the Book Fair - November 6 - 9

Thu, Nov 2 9:28am

Sneak into a book at the Walnut Acres Book Fair! November 6 - 9, 2017 Be a Reading Ninja and sneak into your favorite book at this year’s Book Fair - and raise money for our school at the same time! H ... [More]

Book Fair - November 6 - 9

Mon, Oct 30 1:22pm

Sneak into a book at the Walnut Acres Book Fair! November 6 - 9, 2017 Be a Reading Ninja and sneak into your favorite book at this year’s Book Fair - and raise money for our school at the same time! H ... [More]

Enews October 24, 2017

Tue, Oct 24 10:24am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres  * October 24, 2017 Mark Your Calendars Oct 23-27:  Walker Creek (5th Grade) Oct 23 - 27: Red Ribbon Week Oct 25: Cub Scouts Pack Meeting, 6:45pm, MUR Oct 30:  iClickS ... [More]

Read-A-Thon Volunteers Needed - Join the Committee!

Fri, Oct 20 2:32pm

The Read-A-Thon teams needs you! This is the first big PFC fundraiser of the year, and it's a great one. The goal is to get our kids reading more AND raise funds for the school. We've been busy preppi ... [More]

101 Dalmatians THIS WEEK - Oct 18 thru 21

Wed, Oct 18 12:08am

Don't miss it! Our wonderful Walnut Acres 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders are performing in 101 Dalmatians and you should come watch! THIS Wednesday thru Saturday (Oct 18 - 21), 7 pm in the Walnut Acres MUR ... [More]

MDUSD LCAP Speaker Series - kicks off tomorrow!

Mon, Oct 16 1:48pm

October Message from the Principal

Mon, Oct 16 10:52am

Dear Walnut Acres Parents, I relish this time of year, when routines and procedures are established and we are implementing thoughtful plans informed by data while children and adults alike anticipate ... [More]

Saturday Oct 14 Community Service Day Projects at Walnut Acres Cancelled due to Air Quality Concerns

Thu, Oct 12 11:32am

  Walnut Acres Elementary Community Service Day Projects Cancelled    Per the City of Walnut Creek, due to our poor air quality conditions, all outdoor Community Service Day projects on Saturday 10/14 ... [More]

NO School Tomorrow, October 12 - see message below from MDUSD

Wed, Oct 11 6:51pm

As a result of the poor air quality and the ongoing wildfires, schools will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, October 12th. Your child’s safety was the primary factor leading to this decision. Currently, ... [More]

Collecting Supplies to take to Evacuation Centers in Napa and Sonoma Counties

Wed, Oct 11 3:54pm

Hello Walnut Acres Families,  One of our parents, Lysandre Lavoie, has initiated a collection of supplies to take to evacuation centers in Napa and Sonoma counties. Here is the message she sent out to ... [More]

Enews October 10, 2017

Tue, Oct 10 9:36am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres  * October 10, 2017 Mark Your Calendars Oct 14: WC Community Service Day, 9am - noon, Walnut Acres Oct 17: PFC Meeting, 8:15am, Staff Lounge Oct 18-21 CUYT Fall Play: ... [More]

You're Invited! 3rd Grade Arcade Night - October 11th

Sat, Oct 7 1:23pm

You're Invited to 3rd Grade Arcade Night!   Inspired by Caine's Arcade, third graders have spent weeks planning, designing, and building their own cardboard arcade games from scratch. Now they want YO ... [More]

Calling All Potential Party Hosts!

Tue, Oct 3 7:09am

Would You like to Host a Buy-In Party to Benefit our School?  We are currently looking for potential hosts for Buy-in Parties, many of which will be sold at the upcoming Auction in March 2018.   Speci ... [More]

This week: Drive-thru and drop off your aluminum cans and plastic bottles!

Mon, Oct 2 9:47pm

 Got Aluminum Cans and Plastic Bottles? THIS WEEK, at morning drop-off, we are collecting CRV-labeled aluminum cans and plastic bottles. No need to get out of your car - just hand us the bag (or open ... [More]

Reminder to Walk and Roll to School this Wednesday Morning!

Mon, Oct 2 8:54am

Walk and Roll to School this Wednesday Don’t forget to walk or roll to school this Wednesday, October 4th in honor of National Walk to School Day! Collect a prize near drive through or at the Wiget La ... [More]

Recycling Fundraiser at School Drop-off Next Week!

Sun, Oct 1 7:17pm

   Recycling Fundraiser at Drop Off, Oct. 2-6th  All next week at morning drop-off we are collecting CRV-labeled aluminum cans and plastic bottles. A Walnut Acres parent, Mike Jahnke, led this effort ... [More]

Auction Ticket Form Comes Home Today!

Fri, Sep 29 12:00pm

Check the backpack for a gold-colored form – the “Live and Let Bid” details you’ve been waiting for are here!  Our James Bond themed party is Friday, March 9, 2018 with tickets on sale this week.  Beg ... [More]

Yearbook Prices Increase Sunday, October 1st

Fri, Sep 29 6:14am

Buy Your 2017-18 Yearbook Now! Prices increase October 1st   There are only 2 days left to purchase your yearbook for $25.00. To purchase, go to https://www.yearbookordercenter.com. Enter school code  ... [More]

Enews September 26, 2017

Tue, Sep 26 8:59am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres * September 26, 2017 Mark Your Calendars Sept 27: September Sing Outs, 8 - 9 am in the MUR Sept 27: MDUSD Community Conversation, 6pm, MUR Oct 1: Tickets go on sale fo ... [More]

Reminder: School Photo Days - Tomorrow and Tuesday!

Sun, Sep 24 11:45am

School Photo Days - Monday and Tuesday, September 25 and 26 Hello Walnut Acres Elementary Families, We are excited to announce that iClickSmiles Photography will be taking school photos at Walnut Acre ... [More]

PFC President's Message - September 22, 2017

Fri, Sep 22 12:32pm

Happy First Day of Fall, Ya'll! Here we are, at the end of our 4th week of school and the first day of Fall. Your Parent Faculty Club has been busy kicking off the school year and getting ready for ma ... [More]

School Photo Days - September 25 and 26

Mon, Sep 18 4:57pm

School Photo Days - Monday and Tuesday, September 25 and 26 Hello Walnut Acres Elementary Families, We are excited to announce that iClickSmiles Photography will be taking school photos at Walnut Acre ... [More]

Enews September 11, 2017

Mon, Sep 18 1:40pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres * September 11, 2017 Mark Your Calendars Sept 19: PFC Meeting, 7 pm, Library Sept 25 & 26: iClickSmiles School Picture Days Sept 27: September Sing Outs, 8 - 9 am, MUR ... [More]

PFC Meeting Tuesday 9.19.17 at 7pm, Library

Mon, Sep 18 10:31am

Have you been wondering what activities and events have been planned for this year? Are you curious about the PFC and the programs that your donations help to support?  Are you wondering about what ac ... [More]

September Message from the Principal

Mon, Sep 18 10:21am

Dear Parents, With our community-building Ice Cream Social behind us, we have completed our initial school-opening events and we are happily settling into the new school year. In classrooms, teachers ... [More]

Walnut Festival Twilight Parade

Thu, Sep 14 10:35am

Hey Walnut Acres families. If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend, this Saturday night is the 81st annual Walnut Festival Twilight Parade in downtown Walnut Creek. The Northgate March ... [More]

Ice Cream Social - Friday night 6 - 8 pm

Fri, Sep 8 2:32am

Ice Cream Social - TONIGHT, September 8 - 6:00 to 8:00 pm Bring the family to join us for our Annual Ice Cream Social to kick off the new school year! Enjoy an Ice Cream Sundae Donate to the Jaguar Fu ... [More]

Back to School Enews

Tue, Sep 5 2:14pm

Walnut Acres Back to School Enews   *  September 5, 2017 Mark Your Calendars Sept 6: 3rd Grade Back to School Night, 5:45 pm, MUR and classrooms Sept 7: TK/K Back to School Night, 5:45 pm, MUR and cla ... [More]

Ice Cream Social - POSTPONED to Friday, September 8

Fri, Sep 1 10:08am

Hello Walnut Acres Families! Due to the excessive heat and the safety and comfort of our families, we have decided to POSTPONE the Ice Cream Social to next Friday, September 8 from 6 - 8 pm. The North ... [More]

Rainy Day (HOT Day) Lunch Helpers - please sign up

Wed, Aug 30 8:08pm

When rainy days (or extra HOT days) come, we depend on parents to help supervise students in each classroom during lunchtime. Please sign up for your child's classroom, by day of the week that you can ... [More]

Back to School Survival Kit!

Mon, Aug 21 3:18pm

Welcome to the 2017-18 Walnut Acres School Year! School begins on Tuesday, August 22.  It will be a full school day with the following bell schedules: ALL TK/K students:  7:55 am - 11:17 am 1st - 3rd ... [More]

Jaguar Day - August 17

Wed, Aug 16 8:22am

It's almost time for Jaguar Day at Walnut Acres! Thursday, August 17 from 3:00 - 7: 00 pm Your Jaguar Day Experience begins at the Multi-Use Room (MUR) entrance on Wiget Lane. To keep lines manageable ... [More]

Back to School Message from the Principal

Wed, Aug 16 7:55am

Welcome to the 2017-18 school year, Walnut Acres Parents! I hope your summer has provided some memorable family time and that your child is learning from your adventures while regularly getting lost i ... [More]