READ-A-THON 2020: Emoji Pictionary!

Mon, Nov 23 10:43am

The Read-A-Thon is off to a fantastic start, so let's keep the fun going with a game!       Students will use their reading knowledge and critical thinking skills to guess the titles of popular kid's ... [More]

Walnut Acres Holiday Toy Drive

Fri, Nov 20 8:59am

With the holidays upon us, it's time for Walnut Acres to reach out to the larger community with our annual Toy Drive benefiting Shore Acres Elementary. We will be accepting donations of gently used to ... [More]

Happy Thanksgiving

Thu, Nov 19 3:59pm

I'm so grateful for all of our wonderful Walnut Acres families. For all you are. For all you do. Thank you! Enjoy your well deserved break from school.    Stay calm and Jaguar on, Principal Luong

November's PFC Meeting Recap!

Thu, Nov 19 10:46am

In case you missed our PFC meeting, we have all of the information attached -and available on the PFC website! You can even watch the meeting via the link at the top of the minutes! Have a happy and r ... [More]

TODAY! Dine & Donate at ROCCO'S for Walnut Acres

Thu, Nov 19 9:38am

Don't forget TODAY Rocco's Ristorante will be donating 25% of proceeds from families mentioning WALNUT ACRES when they place their order all day Pick up lunch or enjoy a nice dinner  Buon Appetito!  R ... [More]

Dine & Donate at ROCCO'S TOMORROW for Walnut Acres

Wed, Nov 18 10:53am

Rocco's Ristorante will be donating 25% of proceeds from families mentioning WALNUT ACRES when they place their order all day TOMORROW - Thursday, November 19th. Pick up lunch or enjoy a nice dinner  ... [More]

Read-A-Thon 2020 STARTS TODAY!

Wed, Nov 18 9:31am

Are you ready to campout with a good book?  Read-A-Thon 2020 begins TODAY! Wed., November 18th - Wed., December 2nd.    Please see attached flyer for information on how to participate.  Check out our ... [More]

Check out the Read-A-Thon 2020 “Camp Out With A Good Book” Video

Tue, Nov 17 9:21pm

There’s only 2 days left until Read-A-Thon 2020 begins!   To kick off the event, please come along on a little adventure through Walnut Acres Campground.   We wish all the students a fun and successfu ... [More]

Tomorrow Night! Attend our November PFC Meeting @ 7 PM by Zoom

Mon, Nov 16 12:22pm

Hi Walnut Acres Families, Join us for the November Walnut Acres General PFC meeting tomorrow night at 7pm by Zoom! At the meeting: Receive updates from Principal Luong on what's happening at Walnut Ac ... [More]

Update from Principal Luong 11/16/20

Mon, Nov 16 11:15am

Walnut Acres Town Hall Meeting with Superintendent Clark Mark your calendars: The Walnut Acres community will have a town hall meeting with Dr. Clark on Tuesday, December 1, 7:00- 8:00pm. Join us via ... [More]

Final Days - Book Fair Open Until This Sunday at 8pm

Fri, Nov 13 2:04pm

  Last days for the Walnut Acres Book Fair!  Be sure to log in now. Remember, every dollar you spend will benefit our school directly (25% back in rewards!).  Don't forget to look at your teacher's wi ... [More]

Coming Up! Our November PFC Meeting is next Tuesday, 11/17 @ 7 PM by Zoom

Fri, Nov 13 1:55pm

Hi Walnut Acres Families, Join us for the November Walnut Acres General PFC meeting next Tuesday night at 7pm by Zoom! At the meeting: Receive updates from Principal Luong on what's happening at Walnu ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, November 10, 2020

Tue, Nov 10 10:06am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - November 10, 2020 Mark Your Calendars! 11/2-11/15 Virtual Scholastic Book Fair 11/11 - Veteran's Day - NO SCHOOL 11/17 - PFC Meeting 7pm - Zoom 11/18-12/2 - Read-a-T ... [More]

Update from Principal Luong 11/09/20

Mon, Nov 9 2:08pm

Good afternoon Jaguar Families, Just a reminder that no Meal Distribution and no school this Wednesday, 11/11, in honor of Veteran's Day.   Aeries and Google Outage On Wednesday, November 11th (Vetera ... [More]

Coming Soon - Walnut Acres Read-A-Thon 2020

Mon, Nov 9 10:02am

Walnut Acres Read-A-Thon 2020 Pitch a tent in your backyard, grab those flashlights, and get ready to “Camp Out With A Good Book”! This year’s Read-A-Thon is a camping adventure, and will be held Nov. ... [More]

Open Parent Meeting

Wed, Nov 4 9:04am

Dear MDUSD Parents and Guardians, This is Isabel Lara, the District Community Liaison, writing to tell you that Superintendent Dr. Adam Clark will be opening a line of communication to speak with you ... [More]

Update from Principal Luong, 11/02/20

Mon, Nov 2 10:55am

November 2- 15 Virtual Book Fair   November 6 Trimester Ends   November 11 Veterans Day No students and staff Nov. 18- Dec. 2 Read-A-Thon   November 20  Report Cards Sent Home Sent home Via Parents’ e ... [More]

Our Walnut Acres Scholastic Book Fair Is Now Open!

Mon, Nov 2 9:19am

Dear Parents and Families, Walnut Acres Scholastic Book Fair is now open! Join your kids in exploring titles and plots and discovering inspiring characters. Empower them by letting them choose the boo ... [More]

Walnut Acres Book Fair Time Machine - The Movie!

Fri, Oct 30 12:36pm

Want to know how reading can be like a time machine and take you anywhere you want to go. Watch our Walnut Acres Book Fair Movie now! See below or click HERE   Our book fair will go live on Monday.  T ... [More]

Walnut Acres Online Book Fair Starts Monday!

Thu, Oct 29 1:37pm

Our Walnut Acres Book Fair is going online this year—with a Virtual Fair! Starting this Monday, November 2nd until November 15th, discover new books with your kids. Bonus: Each purchase supports our s ... [More]

October PFC Meeting Re-cap

Tue, Oct 27 1:52pm

Fret not if you missed the PFC General Meeting last week! We have all of the information attached -and available on the PFC website!  The highlight was an incredibly helpful and informational presenta ... [More]

DINE & DONATE - TODAY @ JACK'S URBAN EATS 4pm-8pm

Tue, Oct 27 12:23pm

REMINDER...Today 4pm-8pm - Dine and Donate at Jack's Urban Eats.  Come out and help support a local business that is also supporting Walnut Acres! Bring the attached flyer or show it on your smartphon ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, October 27, 2020

Tue, Oct 27 9:44am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - October 27, 2020 Mark Your Calendars! 10/19 -10/30 - Parent/Teacher Conferences 10/27 - TODAY-Dine & Donate - Jack's Urban Eats 10/30 - Halloween Costume Parade, 2pm ... [More]

Update from Principal Luong 10/26/20

Mon, Oct 26 7:55am

Update from Principal Luong 10.26.20   Important Dates     October 19- 30 Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences Teachers will reach out to you before these two weeks to schedule a time   October 30 2:00p ... [More]

Registration Open - 2021 International Math Kangaroo Competition

Wed, Oct 21 9:58am

2021 International Math Kangaroo Competition registration is now open online.  Click HERE to sign up. Due to COVID-19, the Math Kangaroo competition will again be held online in 2021. When registering ... [More]

Curtains Up Youth Theatre Announces TWO Holiday Production!

Mon, Oct 19 10:24am

We are happy to announce TWO Holiday Productions for your children to participate in! Grades 4-8:  Elf The Zoomsical!   Register here  by October 23, 2020! Rehearsals begin October 26th!   AND...   Gr ... [More]

No Power Outage Forecasted for Walnut Acres

Tue, Oct 13 5:53pm

Good Afternoon Walnut Acres Families, Although other parts of the Bay Area may face power outage (by PG & E) for Wednesday through Friday, our school currently has no power outage forecasted for the n ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, October 13, 2020

Tue, Oct 13 10:01am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - October 13, 2020 Mark Your Calendars! 10/20 - PFC Meeting - Zoom, 7pm 10/19 -10/30 - Parent/Teacher Conferences 10/27 - Dine & Donate - Jack's Urban Eats 10/30 - Hal ... [More]

Update on Parent Buy-In-Parties

Mon, Oct 12 10:26am

Hello Walnut Acres Parents,   I hope this email finds you all safe and healthy.   I am following up on our 'Late Fall' Parent Buy in Parties.  These parties consist of Dad's Night Out and the Murder M ... [More]

Update from Principal Luong, 10/12/20

Mon, Oct 12 10:19am

Update from Principal Luong, 10.12.20   Important Dates     October 19- 30 Virtual Parent Teacher Conferences Teachers will reach out to you before these two weeks to schedule a time   October 30 2:00 ... [More]

Community Food Drive - this Saturday, Oct. 10th

Wed, Oct 7 10:52am

Normally Walnut Acres takes part in the City of Walnut Creek's Community Service Day.  With the current pandemic, the city is doing a Community Food Drive this Saturday.  What a great time to do a Hom ... [More]

Beginning of the Year Distant Learning Parent Survey - Deadline Extended

Wed, Sep 30 10:52am

If you didn't get a chance to complete the Beginning of the Year Distant Learning Parent Survey that Principal Luong sent out - the deadline has been extended! Please provide your feedback now.   The ... [More]

Reminder to Pick-Up Your Spirit Wear Today & Tomorrow

Wed, Sep 30 9:27am

2020 Spirit Wear Pick-Up Today & Tomorrow If you ordered spirit wear through Konstella at the start of the school year, please remember to pick it up today or tomorrow. Spirit wear distribution will t ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, September 29, 2020

Tue, Sep 29 8:07am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - September 29, 2020 Mark Your Calendars! 10/20 - PFC Meeting - Zoom, 7pm 10/21-10/30 - Parent/Teacher Conferences 10/27 - Dine & Donate - Jack's Urban Eats - ALL DAY! ... [More]

Spirit Wear is HERE - See Message for Pick-Up Times

Fri, Sep 25 2:08pm

2020 Spirit Wear is Here! Spirit Wear orders placed through Konstella at the start of the school year will be available for pick-up this coming Wednesday September 30th and Thursday October 1st. As wi ... [More]

PFC President's Fall Message, 2020-21

Thu, Sep 24 1:28pm

Hi Walnut Acres Families, Keep Calm, and, well, Jaguar On. And that’s just what we have been doing for the first six weeks of school! I want to say a BIG THANK YOU to our hardworking teachers, support ... [More]

Ignore the Picture Order Email

Wed, Sep 23 10:56am

Dear Parents/Guardians, You may have received a message from Lifetouch to place an order for pictures.  Please do not respond.  As you may know, I am in the process of getting our Picture Day approved ... [More]

Today's the Day - Round Table Pizza's Dine & Donate!

Wed, Sep 23 9:09am

Get your orders in today!   Round Table Clubhouse (on Treat and Oak Grove) will be donating 20% of your purchase to the Walnut Acres PFC!  Make sure to show the attached flyer or mention Walnut Acres. ... [More]

Beginning of the Year Distance Learning Parent Survey

Mon, Sep 21 3:57pm

Happy Autumn Walnut Acres Families, It is our hope to continue our journey in partnership and support. Please take a minute to give us honest and constructive feedback by completing this short survey. ... [More]

PFC General Meeting Video and Minutes

Mon, Sep 21 11:07am

Another successful PFC General meeting is in the books! If you were unable to attend, you can find the minutes attached (video linked in the minutes). We had lots of information and news to share!    ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, September 15, 2020

Tue, Sep 15 9:56am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - September 15, 2020 Mark Your Calendars! 9/15   PFC Meeting - Zoom, 7pm 9/23 - Dine & Donate - Round Table Pizza (2960 Treat Blvd.) 10/20 - PFC Meeting - Zoom, 7pm 10 ... [More]

Last Call For Auctioned Wine

Wed, Sep 9 5:17pm

Did you purchase wine during the last school year's WA online auction? Better question - Did you forget to pick it up??   EEK! THIS IS YOUR LAST CALL!   Please reach out to Hillary Bennett at hillaryb ... [More]

Double Your Donation (Help us secure free money for Walnut Acres!)

Wed, Sep 9 1:44pm

Parents, you can quickly and easily double the impact of your donation to the Walnut Acres PFC by applying for a matching grant from your corporate employer.   Last year Walnut Acres received over $26 ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, September 1, 2020

Tue, Sep 1 10:27am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - September 1, 2020 Mark Your Calendars! 9/7     LABOR DAY - NO SCHOOL 9/15   PFC Meeting - Zoom, 7pm For the entire calendar, please see: PFC Key Dates 2020-2021 * * ... [More]

SPIRIT WEAR SALES EXTENDED! FRIDAY IS YOUR LAST DAY!

Mon, Aug 31 9:23am

SPIRIT WEAR SALES HAVE BEEN EXTENDED! LAST DAY TO PURCHASE YOUR SPIRIT WEAR IS THIS FRIDAY!! Your student can show their Jaguar Pride on their Zoom calls every Spirit Day Friday, with our new 2020-202 ... [More]

Please Support the Jaguar Fund!

Tue, Aug 25 4:59pm

We need your support to help us keep the wonderful programs we have in place at Walnut Acres! The Jaguar Fund is the Parent Faculty Club’s primary source of funds to bridge the gap between public fund ... [More]

2019-2020 Yearbooks for Sale!

Mon, Aug 24 11:55am

There are a very limited number of surplus 2019-2020 yearbooks from the publisher. If you missed out on purchasing one last year please email Carrie Million at carriemillion@gmail.com.   These are ava ... [More]

Yearbook Photos & Orders for 20-21

Sat, Aug 22 5:54am

Welcome Back Walnut Acres families and staff to this most unusual school year! We are planning another amazing yearbook and need everyone's help to share their pictures.  Please upload your photos fro ... [More]

Purchase Your Spirit Wear Now!

Fri, Aug 21 9:33am

Your student can show their Jaguar Pride on their Zoom calls every Spirit Day Friday, with our new 2020-2021 Spiritwear! And parents, you can show your Jaguar Pride around town.  Click HERE to see all ... [More]

Missed It? Here's our August 2020 PFC Meeting Summary, Minutes & Video

Wed, Aug 19 11:14am

Thanks to the parents and staff that were able to attend the first PFC meeting of the 2020/2021 school year! Fear not, if you missed it, you will find the minutes attached at the end of this note, and ... [More]

Parent Buy-in-Party Update

Mon, Aug 17 12:33pm

Hello Walnut Acres Parents;   Happy First Day of School!  I hope this email finds you all safe and healthy.   I am following up on our Fall Parent Buy in Parties.  These parties consist of Wine Walk a ... [More]

eMail Reset Request

Thu, Aug 13 3:00pm

If you are having problems signing in to your student's mdusd.net account, please go to this link so that I can reset it. I will email you as soon as it has been done.   https://forms.gle/5mHvyPeUMj4c ... [More]

Purchase Your 2020-21 Yearbook

Tue, Aug 11 9:44am

Purchase Your 2020-21 Yearbook This year's theme is: "Upside Down, Turned Around and Virtual Bound 2020-2021"  Due to our current distance learning situation our yearbook will be more compact but stil ... [More]

Join Your Classroom in Konstella!

Mon, Aug 10 1:18pm

Once you have your teacher assignment, join your classroom  in Konstella! Connect to other students, parents and your teacher right away for a great first day of school. Using Konstella on a computer: ... [More]

Your Virtual Jaguar Day Checklist Is Here!

Mon, Aug 10 12:51pm

Hello Walnut Acres Families, IT IS HERE - JAGUAR DAY 2020 IN VIRTUAL FORMAT! Even though it looks different this year, we still have the same enthusiasm that we always do for Jag Day!  We hope you had ... [More]

Sign up Now: Curtains Up Youth Theatre and Spanish & Mandarin Online Classes

Sun, Aug 9 10:57am

We are happy to share a couple ONLINE enrichment offerings with you and more to come in the future!   1. Curtains Up Youth Theater is excited to announce their fall productions beginning August 17-reg ... [More]

Zoom Meeting Recording from PFC Special Meeting Last Night

Fri, Aug 7 9:20am

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  We had over 100 families on our Special PFC Zoom Meeting last night. Attached is a copy of Principal Luong's talk on distance learning and what to expect as Walnut Acres Ele ... [More]

Special PFC Meeting, Thursday, Aug 6 @ 7PM, by Zoom

Wed, Aug 5 7:33pm

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  We hope you can join us tomorrow, Thursday, August 6th at 7pm by Zoom for a special Parent Faculty Club Meeting.  At the meeting: The PFC Executive Team will share next step ... [More]

Special PFC Meeting, Thursday, Aug 6 @ 7PM, by Zoom

Mon, Aug 3 3:26pm

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  We hope you can join us this Thursday, August 6th at 7pm by Zoom for a special Parent Faculty Club Meeting.  At the meeting: Meet our Executive Team, and hear initial commit ... [More]

School Office Opens Tomorrow - See Message for More Details

Sun, Aug 2 2:22pm

Due to the pandemic, the school office staff are limiting the number of people on campus.  The school office will be open for new families to obtain their Homelink code from 7:45-3:00. If you have oth ... [More]

Walnut Acres Reopening Next Steps

Fri, Jul 31 4:27pm

Greetings Walnut Acres Families,  As parents, we are all eager for information regarding the upcoming school year. As you know, Walnut Acres Elementary will re-open with distance learning on Monday, A ... [More]