Last Chance for our Next Sing-Out - Caring

Tue, Dec 10 9:11am

Last Chance before our next Sing-out to share your videos or photos showing you or your students caring for your pets, family, friends or our environment. Bloopers are welcome. Videos are highly encou ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, December 10, 2019

Tue, Dec 10 9:08am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - December 10, 2019 Mark Your Calendars! 12/9-20  Parent/Teacher Conferences  12/12     4th Grade Show "December in Our Town"  12/18     Sing Out  12/23-1/6 Winter Bre ... [More]

PFC Meeting tomorrow, 12/10 Vote on Vocal Music Staffing

Mon, Dec 9 4:51pm

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  We will hold a PFC Meeting tomorrow, December 10th from 7-8pm in the Walnut Acres Library. View the agenda. Attached are the meeting minutes from the November 19th meeting. ... [More]

You Did It!

Wed, Dec 4 9:04am

Our students can not thank you enough. Sorry for my pestering yesterday but thanks to your kindness and caring, you did it. The STEAM Lab's DonorsChoose project, Take Programming to a Higher Level, wa ... [More]

We are half way there

Tue, Dec 3 9:34pm

Hi Friends,   Our  project  Take Programming to a Higher Level  is halfway to being completed and needs a little love. If you chip in to help our students, you'll get awesome photos and our heartfelt ... [More]

Help the STEAM Lab - DonorsChoose is offering Today only 50% matched donations when you help our students!

Tue, Dec 3 3:42pm

Hi Walnut Acres Friends, I want to make sure our students have exactly what they need to succeed, so I've created a STEAM Lab project request page through DonorsChoose, the nonprofit classroom funding ... [More]

PFC Meeting Tuesday, 12/10 Vote on Vocal Music Staffing

Tue, Dec 3 6:30am

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  We will hold a PFC Meeting next Tuesday, December 10th from 7-8pm in the Walnut Acres Library. View the agenda. Attached are the meeting minutes from the November 19th meeti ... [More]

WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY STEM and Science Fair, Thursday, February 6th, 2020

Mon, Dec 2 8:59pm

WALNUT ACRES ELEMENTARY STEM and Science Fair Thursday, February 6th, 2020     Science Project Entry Forms 2020 OR Engineering Project Entry Forms 2020   DUE Thursday January 16th, 2020 Place Complete ... [More]

Annual Toy & Clothing Drive is Happening Now!

Mon, Dec 2 2:01pm

Annual Toy and Clothing Drive The Toy & Clothing Drive started today and runs through Thursday, December 5th. Walnut Acres will be collecting gently used toys and clothes for families of Shore Acres E ... [More]

Read-a-Thon Is Heading Off into the Sunset Soon!

Mon, Dec 2 10:55am

Today is the last day for all the little buckaroos to log some reading time tonight!  We hope those reading logs have some big numbers on them and that all the students buckled down and read over the ... [More]

Giving Tuesday is Tomorrow

Mon, Dec 2 8:59am

Welcome back from Thanksgiving!  We hope your belly was filled with good food and hearts filed while spending time with your dearest family and friends giving THANKS!  Now onward as we charge into mor ... [More]

Rainy Week! Volunteers Needed

Sun, Dec 1 7:29am

This week looks to be potentially very wet so teachers may need some help during lunch time if it is raining. This is a very easy volunteer job that only requires supervising the children for 40 minut ... [More]

Read-a-Thon - Only Six More Days - GIDDY UP!

Wed, Nov 27 7:37pm

We hope everyone is reading up a storm (although not like the storm we had last night).  Only six more days to get your reading rodeo on! Wrangle up more pledge support from family and friends to help ... [More]

Principal's Message - November

Thu, Nov 21 7:11pm

Happy Thanksgiving Walnut Acres Families! Today, I reflected on the beauty of Autumn, as I stood in front of the School, and watched the yellow and red leaves falling about the picnic tables while the ... [More]

Tomorrow is Western Wear Day!

Thu, Nov 21 10:37am

 Tomorrow is the Read-a-Thon's Western Wear Day! Howdy Partners! We hope your little buckaroos are galloping through those reading minutes and are marking up their reading logs at home!  WANTED! Spons ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, November 19, 2019

Tue, Nov 19 8:26am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - November 19, 2019 Mark Your Calendars! 11/19     PFC Meeting - Library 7pm 11/18-12/2  Read-A-Thon "Saddle Up & Read!" 11/25-11/29 Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL! 12 ... [More]

PFC Meeting Tuesday, 11/19 - Learn about our Math Intervention Program!

Mon, Nov 18 5:05pm

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  Our November PFC Meeting is this Tuesday, November 19th from 7-8:30pm in the Walnut Acres Library. View the agenda. Attached are the meeting minutes from the October 15th me ... [More]

Walnut Acres Lost & Found Clean Up & Donation this Tuesday and Wednesday!

Mon, Nov 18 9:34am

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  Our Lost and Found items will be laid out on the picnic tables this Tuesday, 11am-3pm Parents: please SIGN UP to help lay the items out! and Wednesday, 12:30-2pm. On Wednesd ... [More]

2019 Read-a-Thon: Saddle Up & Read!

Fri, Nov 15 8:19am

  READ-A-THON 2019 starts MONDAY!   Round-up some good books and giddy-up!   HOWDY! Our Read-a-Thon team kicked off our annual reading fundraiser to the students yesterday with much excitement! Readin ... [More]

PFC Meeting Next Tuesday, 11/19 - Learn about our Math Intervention Program!

Wed, Nov 13 2:37pm

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  Our November PFC Meeting is scheduled for this next Tuesday, November 19th from 7-8:30pm in the Walnut Acres Library. Attached are the meeting minutes from October 15th. We ... [More]

Walnut Acres Lost & Found Clean Up & Donation Next Week!

Wed, Nov 13 10:34am

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  Our Student Council has graciously offered to place the Lost & Found items out on the picnic tables next Wednesday, November 20th. Items will be out from 12:30-2:00pm to mak ... [More]

Host's Needed for Parent Buy-in-Parties

Tue, Nov 12 8:44pm

Did you attend Wine Walk ... and meet new people? Did you attend Oktoberfest ... and have a super fun evening filled with games, dancing and good beer? Did you attend the End of Summer BBQ ... and eat ... [More]

Save the Date - Annual Hour of Code

Thu, Nov 7 3:23pm

We live in a world surrounded by technology. And we know that whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly hinge on understanding how technology ... [More]

Looking Forward to An Amazing Auction? We Need Your Help!

Wed, Nov 6 8:59am

 Halloween is over but the Masquerade is still to come, and now is your chance to plan something incredible: help us secure an exclusive experience or a great deal that will be the highlight of this y ... [More]

Stop by Book Fair Today. Additional Evening Hours!

Wed, Nov 6 8:30am

Don't forget to stop by the MUR and check out the Book Fair!  Only a few more days left.  Today, in addition to being open after school, they also have EVENING HOURS!   Wednesday 12:30-2:00 and 5:00-7 ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, November 5, 2019

Tue, Nov 5 2:18pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - November 5, 2019 Mark Your Calendars! 11/4-8    Scholastic Book Fair 11/11     Veteran's Day - NO SCHOOL! 11/19     PFC Meeting - Library 7pm 11/18-12/2  Read-A-Thon ... [More]

Can you donate something AWESOME to the Auction? We need your help!

Mon, Nov 4 9:50pm

We know Walnut Acres parents are always willing to step up to support the school, and we really need your help now to get some great donations for the Auction. The Live Auction Gala (March 13, 2020) a ... [More]

Next Sing-Out - Caring

Sun, Nov 3 4:25pm

Share your videos or photos showing you or your students caring for your pets, family, friends or our environment.   Upload to my shared google photo album bit.ly/2019-Caring-Visual.   Here is another ... [More]

Book Fair is Coming...Snow Much to Read!!

Fri, Nov 1 9:25am

Get ready for the 2019 BOOK FAIR - NOV.4TH -8TH - and raise money for our school at the same time! This is a great opportunity to pick up some great books to read during the Read-a-thon (happening Nov ... [More]

Final Day to Get Yearbooks For Lower Price

Thu, Oct 31 6:42am

 Today is the last day to purchase yearbooks for $25.  Tomorrow the price goes up!   Go to: www.yearbookordercenter.com  Enter school code: 10053

Walnut Acres Halloween Parade - 8:15am Tomorrow!

Wed, Oct 30 3:01pm

Please join the staff and students of Walnut Acres for the Annual Halloween Parade tomorrow starting at 8:15am on the playground blacktop. All parents are welcome. Please keep costume weapons and shar ... [More]

Stay Tuned for Potential Lunch Time Assistance this Week

Tue, Oct 29 11:20am

Hello Parents, We wanted to reach out and let you know we are in contact with Principal Luong with regards to the air quality today and looking towards the rest of the week.  As Principal Luong regula ... [More]

After School Enrichment today

Mon, Oct 28 12:05pm

Chess is cancelled today but Animation is happening.      Enrichment vendors will let parents know the day of the class whether it will be occuring based on power needs and air quality. 

Rainy Day Lunch helpers needed today at Walnut Acres

Mon, Oct 28 11:19am

Hey Parents. I know this is a last minute request, but the teachers could use some rainy day lunch volunteers today.  You must be cleared as a volunteer (TB tested and fingerprinted) and please check ... [More]

School is Open on Monday!

Fri, Oct 25 4:34pm

School is open on Monday despite PG&E’s possible shut down of power in much of Walnut Creek. Lang Luong Principal Walnut Acres Elementary 180 Cerezo Dr. Walnut Creek, CA 94598 925-939-1333

REMINDER - Curtains Up Youth Theatre presents The Lion King - Tomorrow & Saturday!

Thu, Oct 24 3:10pm

Curtains Up Youth Theatre presents The Lion King!  October 25 & 26, 2019 at 7:00PM Walnut Acres MUR - Tickets $8 at door

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, October 21, 2019

Tue, Oct 22 8:29am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - October 21, 2019 Mark Your Calendars! 10/21-25 5th Grade Walker Creek Trip 10/25-26 CUYT 3rd/4th Grade Show "The Lion King" 10/29  Student Photo Make-Up Day 10/30  S ... [More]

The Lion King is coming up and registration for the Fifth Grade Play The LIttle Mermaid is open!

Thu, Oct 17 1:54pm

 Curtains Up Youth Theatre presents The Lion King!  October 25 & 26, 2019 at 7:00PM Walnut Acres MUR - Tickets $8 at door       ALSO... Registration for the CUYT Fifth Grade production of The Little M ... [More]

A Successful 2019 Community Service Day!

Mon, Oct 14 2:31pm

A BIG Thank You to everyone who participated in Community Service Day 2019! Many hands of all ages made light work, and we wrapped up all our projects in just two hours! We had a great participation w ... [More]

Principal's Message - October 14th, 2019

Mon, Oct 14 9:36am

Happy October Walnut Acres Families! Excitement is in the air! Please join the staff of Walnut Acres for the Halloween Parade on October 31 at 8:15am, on the playground blacktop. All parents are welco ... [More]

PFC Meeting Next Tuesday, October 15th, 7PM - Meet our School Counselor!

Thu, Oct 10 10:28am

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  Who should attend PFC meetings? If you are a parent or guardian at Walnut Acres, you are an automatic member of the PFC. Come find out more on Tuesday, October 15th from 7-8 ... [More]

See You at School Tomorrow

Wed, Oct 9 8:16pm

Dear Walnut Acres Families, I would like to inform you that Walnut Acres will be open tomorrow for school. Have a pleasant evening and see you on campus. Lang Luong Principal Walnut Acres Elementary 1 ... [More]

School is Open Tomorrow

Tue, Oct 8 6:28pm

Dear Walnut Acres Families, Although a message was sent to you from Mt. Diablo Unified School District regarding possible power outages in the next couple of days, I want to let you know that Walnut A ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, October 8, 2019

Tue, Oct 8 8:23am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - October 8, 2019 Mark Your Calendars! 10/9 - Dine & Donate All Day at Round Table Pizza 10/12  Community Service Day 10/15  PFC Meeting - Library 7pm 10/21-25 5th Gra ... [More]

THIS WEDNESDAY 10/9! Dine and Donate at the ROUND TABLE CLUBHOUSE

Mon, Oct 7 4:26pm

THIS WEDNESDAY, October 9th at the fun filled Round Table Clubhouse on Treat and Oak Grove. Round Table will be donating 15% of all proceeds ALL DAY, including take out and delivery, to the PFC!    Ge ... [More]

Math Kangaroo Sign-Ups

Mon, Oct 7 9:57am

This spring (for third year in a row), Walnut Acres will participate in the International Math Kangaroo Competition. Math Kangaroo's goal is to encourage students to learn mathematics by presenting th ... [More]

Field Trip Shirt

Thu, Oct 3 7:25pm

Hi all! I promise this is the last Konstella message for the day :) Tomorrow would be a great day for your kids to wear their 3rd grade shirts if they want to! Happy almost Friday everyone!

Community Service Day Info - Sat. October 12

Wed, Oct 2 11:47am

Last Chance to Register Online for Community Service Day is Tuesday, October 8th! If you have already registered, THANK YOU! If you haven't, now is a great time. For online registration, click HERE. W ... [More]

Just 20 Auction Tickets Left!

Tue, Oct 1 7:06pm

Don't miss this year's gala... ...click here to get your tickets before they're gone! 

Recycle Club Spork Sale - Tomorrow

Tue, Oct 1 6:33pm

 In the environmental spirit of tomorrow's “Bike and Walk  to School Day” the Walnut Acres Recycle Club will have a  presence giving you the chance to purchase your Walnut  Acres Spork Pouch. This is ... [More]

Auction Tickets On Sale NOW!

Tue, Oct 1 9:38am

The moment is here!  Buy your live auction gala tickets online now:  https://walnutacres.schoolauction.net/auction2020/register/ticket_sales  Come with a date, or just on your own - the Venetian Carni ... [More]

Auction Tickets Are Now Live!

Tue, Oct 1 9:29am

Auction Ticket Sales are now live! Click here to get your tickets. 

Tick Tock Tickets... On Sale Tomorrow!

Mon, Sep 30 2:41pm

Set your alarm because tomorrow, Tuesday, October 1, is your chance to get tickets to this year's live auction gala,  "Masquerade - a night at the Venetian Carnival!"  We'll be sending out the URL via ... [More]

Auction Tickets Go On Sale Tuesday!

Fri, Sep 27 4:36pm

The magic of Venice is in the air! Tickets to "Masquerade - a night at the Venetian Carnival" go on sale Tuesday, October 1!  This year's live auction gala on Friday, March 13, 2020 is a can't miss ev ... [More]

We need hosts for Fall and Winter Buy In Parties!

Fri, Sep 27 9:13am

Interested in a fun way to support our school?  We need you!  We are looking for hosts for Seasonal/Fall and Winter buy in parties for all grade levels!  Take advantage of the beautiful fall weather a ... [More]

Principal Announcement - New Second Grade Teacher

Wed, Sep 25 9:10pm

Please help me in welcoming Carolyn Jones as our new Second Grade Teacher at Walnut Acres.  Though she is new to this particular job, she has been in the Walnut Acres community for many years, both as ... [More]

2019-2020 SPIRIT WEAR UPDATE

Wed, Sep 25 4:25pm

The 2019-2020 Spirit Wear order has been confirmed by our vendor for delivery the week of October 7th. Orders will be delivered to your child's classroom by Friday, October 11th. An email will be sent ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, September 24, 2019

Tue, Sep 24 8:51am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - September 24, 2019 Mark Your Calendars! 9/25     Sing-out 8am-9am 10/2    Walk/Ride to School Day 10/12  Community Service Day 10/15  PFC Meeting - Library 7pm 10/21 ... [More]

Walk/Bike To School Day - Wednesday, October 2nd

Mon, Sep 23 9:50am

  Hello Walnut Acres Families!   We are so excited for our upcoming Walk/Bike To School Day on Wednesday, October 2nd! As a participant you will have a chance to win a cool prize! The classroom with t ... [More]

Check the Backpacks for Auction Invitation!

Tue, Sep 17 8:18pm

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for - your invitation to this year’s auction gala has arrived!    Plan to join us at the event of the year on Friday, March 13, 2020 for “Masquerade - a night at th ... [More]

Principal's Message - September 17, 2019

Tue, Sep 17 8:27am

Happy September Parents and Guardians,  We are off to a good start to the school year. The students have become reacquainted with school routines and procedures. The teachers have worked diligently to ... [More]

PFC Meeting Tomorrow Night - Learn about our Reading Lab!

Mon, Sep 16 8:25pm

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  Our September PFC Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, September 17th from 7-8:30pm in the Walnut Acres Library. Attached is the agenda and the minutes from the last meeting, w ... [More]

PFC Meeting Next Tuesday - Learn about our Reading Lab!

Fri, Sep 13 11:04am

Hi Walnut Acres Families,  Our September PFC Meeting is scheduled for this next Tuesday, September 17th from 7-8:30pm in the Walnut Acres Library. Attached is the agenda and the minutes from the last ... [More]

School Picture are Next Week

Thu, Sep 12 3:29pm

School Photo Days - Tuesday and Wednesday, September 17 and 18 We are excited to announce that iClickSmiles Photography will be taking school photos at Walnut Acres next week! Grade Levels will be pho ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, September 10, 2019

Tue, Sep 10 8:45am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - September 10, 2019 Mark Your Calendars! 9/17     PFC Meeting in the Library - 7pm 9/17 & 9/18   Student Photos 9/25     Sing-out 8am-9am 10/2    Walk/Ride to School ... [More]

Important Announcement about Emergency Kits

Mon, Sep 9 8:38am

If you purchased a student food emergency kit from the PFC and you haven't filled out the emergency form that is placed in the kit, please do so ASAP.  The form can be found at the bottom of the Emerg ... [More]

SPIRIT WEAR UPDATE

Sat, Sep 7 7:37am

Due to technical difficulties, credit card sales were not able to be processed at Friday's Ice Cream Social.  To make up for this we have reopened credit card sales on Konstella through 9pm Saturday, ... [More]

SPIRIT WEAR - LAST CHANCE TO ORDER!!!

Fri, Sep 6 10:26am

Did you forget to order your 2019-2020 Jaguar Spirit Wear?  Well you're in luck! 2019-2020 Jaguar Spirit Wear will be available for purchase  TODAY  from 6pm to 8pm at the Walnut Acres Ice Cream Socia ... [More]

PFC President's Fall Message

Wed, Sep 4 10:40am

Dear Walnut Acres Families, I hope you and your children are off to a good start with the new school year at Walnut Acres Elementary! One thing you will discover while you are here with us is that our ... [More]

TOMORROW- Dine and donate at Jack's Urban Eats

Tue, Sep 3 9:43am

Celebrate the four day school week with a night out in the neighborhood benefitting the PFC!    Dine & Donate with Walnut Acres TOMORROW  Wednesday, 9/4 from 4:00PM-8:00PM  at Jack's Urban Eats  Conve ... [More]

Fall Enrichment Sign up by Friday, September 6!

Tue, Sep 3 7:09am

FALL ENRICHMENT Fall Enrichment registration is now open! Go to the enrichment page HERE to sign up. Classes begin the week of September 16th and will run until Thanksgiving. Sign up by September 6th ... [More]

Annual Ice Cream Social!

Wed, Aug 28 8:58pm

Come to the annual Walnut Acres Ice Cream Social! Friday, Sept 6th from 6 - 8 pm Walnut Acres Courtyard Join your friends, old and new, for the annual Back to School tradition! This is a fun opportuni ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, August 27, 2019

Tue, Aug 27 8:44am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - August 27, 2019 Mark Your Calendars! 8/27   3rd Grade Back to School Night 5:45-7pm 8/28   1st Grade Back to School Night 5:45-7 pm 8/29   2nd Grade Back to School N ... [More]

Emergency Kits Are Due Next Friday

Fri, Aug 23 10:46am

Classroom Emergency Food Kits 2019-2020 As part of school emergency preparedness planning, we ask parents to supply an Emergency Food Kit for each of their students. Walnut Acres PFC purchases bottled ... [More]

School Starts Tomorrow! All TK & K are on early slip for tomorrow

Wed, Aug 14 12:54pm

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IS TOMORROW - 8/15! 7:55am We are looking forward to another wonderful year at Walnut Acres!    TK & K families, don't forget tomorrow all TK and K students come to school at 7:55am-11:17am

Jaguar Day...Check! What's Next?

Tue, Aug 13 7:54am

Thank you to everyone who participated in Jaguar Day yesterday.  The school staff encountered some technical issues, which led to quite a queue, but we prevailed with lot's of Jaguar Spirit! A big tha ... [More]

Principal's Message - August 2019

Fri, Aug 9 1:10pm

Dear Families and Students of Walnut Acres, Welcome back to the 2019-20 school year!  I hope you had a restful summer and are ready to begin another great year. Thank you to the families who attended ... [More]

New to Walnut Acres? Read on for Helpful Tips

Fri, Aug 9 10:57am

A big thank you to everyone that came to the New Family Orientation last night!  We hope you found the information handy and that it put any new school jitters at ease.  If you were not able to make i ... [More]

Reminder: New Parent Orientation TONIGHT at 7pm

Thu, Aug 8 1:37pm

Are you new to Walnut Acres?  If so, tonight at 7pm in the Multi-Use Room is for you.  Come meet other parents also new to the school and receive lots of useful information.  Topics to be covered are ... [More]

PLEASE READ - Jaguar Day & Back to School Checklist

Wed, Aug 7 1:57pm

COMPLETE THIS BACK TO SCHOOL CHECKLIST AND SKIP THE LINES ON JAGUAR DAY!    Hello Walnut Acres Families, We hope you had a wonderful summer and are excited for the new school year!  Jaguar Day is just ... [More]

PFC Volunteer Position Open: New Families

Wed, Jul 31 7:15pm

Hi PFC Board and 2019-20 Room Parents, We had a last minute change with a friend and volunteer switching schools. If you or someone you know might be interested in joining the PFC New Families committ ... [More]

Mark Your Calendar - Jaguar Day is August 12th, 3pm-7pm

Wed, Jul 31 1:32pm

Come one, come all! Jaguar Day is an event the whole family looks forward to every year.  Kids enthusiastically reconnect with each other and eagerly share which teacher they got (hoping their friends ... [More]

REMINDER!! CUYT Presents: Broadway Our Way - Tomorrow Night & Saturday Night!

Thu, Jul 25 11:17am

If you are starting to look forward to the weekend and working on your plans, don't forget to put CUYT Presents: Broadway Our Way on your calendar.  THIS FRIDAY & SATURDAY - 7pm!  $8 at the MUR door

Meet & Greet for Walnut Acres Elementary Principal, Lang Luong, July 28th

Wed, Jul 24 11:05am

    You Are Invited! Meet & Greet   Come by and meet our new Walnut Acres principal,  Ms. Lang Luong   Sunday, July 28th starting at 4:00pm at the home of Mr. & Mrs. Cowles 5367 Meadow Wood Place, Con ... [More]

CUYT Presents: Broadway Our Way! 7/26 & 7/27 at the Walnut Acres MUR

Wed, Jul 17 11:37am

Come see students in the summer production of Broadway Our Way Next Friday (7/26) and Saturday (7/27) at 7 pm At the Walnut Acres MUR $8 at the door!

Get Your Latin Dance Party Tickets!

Thu, Jul 11 12:22pm

There is still time to get tickets for the Latin Dance Party Parent Buy-in.  Click HERE to purchase tickets and get ready to bailamos into the first Friday night after school starts (without kids)!

Come see SEUSSICAL - Tonight and Tomorrow Night! 7 pm in the Walnut Acres MUR!

Fri, Jun 28 9:58am

Come see our talented Walnut Acres students in the summer production of SEUSSICAL!   Friday and Saturday nights at 7 pm in the Walnut Acres MUR.  $8 at the door!