Jaguar Day: Save the Date!

Mon, Jun 13 6:04pm

We may only be a week into summer, but we're already planning for next year! Mark your calendars for August 9th, 4-7pm to kick off the school year at Jaguar Day.  In addition to receiving your child’s ... [More]

CUYT Summer Theatre Production

Mon, Jun 13 3:28pm

BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY TO THE THEATRE THIS SUMMER - AT WALNUT ACRES! The Team at Curtains Up Youth Theatre is presenting the fun-filled, fabulously creative musical, SUMMER MAGIC, in the Multi-Use Roo ... [More]

Last chance to buy your 2021-2022 yearbook

Mon, Jun 13 3:07pm

Today is the last chance to purchase your 2021-2022 yearbook. The sales will close tonight and we will place our order for the extra press run. After that, no additional yearbooks will be ordered or a ... [More]

Extra Yearbook Order

Thu, Jun 2 9:17am

The yearbooks sold out, but we are considering doing an extra order for additional books. The minimum order is 25 books, so we need to ensure we have enough interest before placing the order. Please c ... [More]

Yearbook Distribution

Wed, May 25 8:10pm

We are very excited to announce that the yearbooks will be distributed Thursday or Friday of this week in your child's classroom.    If you have any questions please send them to yearbook@walnutacresp ... [More]

Reminder: Art Show is TONIGHT!

Tue, May 24 3:49pm

The Art Show is tonight from 6-8pm! Mister Softee will also be there at 5:30pm to help you beat the heat. A portion of the ice cream proceeds will be donated back to the school. Individually submitted ... [More]

Put the game on in the background and join us in 5 min for the final PFC meeting of the school year.

Wed, May 18 6:54pm

This is an important meeting where we approve the 2022-23 budget and board slate.   Please join us at 7pm TONIGHT!  

AUCTION ITEM PICK UP DATES & TIMES

Wed, May 18 9:31am

The Auction Team and the Walnut Acres PFC want to thank you for your generosity and support of the 2022 Walnut Acres PFC Auction.  The final distribution of items purchased during the auction will occ ... [More]

REMINDER: Principal Selection Community Meeting TONIGHT!

Mon, May 16 2:16pm

Hello Families,   I wanted to remind everybody of the zoom meeting scheduled for tonight, from 5pm-6pm, with the district for us to provide input for the principal selection process.    Please join if ... [More]

Today! Dine & Donate - Round Table Pizza

Sun, May 15 9:30pm

Join us for our final Dine and Donate of the year!  Enjoy a night off of cooking and pick up pizza from Round Table.  They will donate a generous 20% of their profits back to our school when you menti ... [More]

Dine & Donate - Wednesday, May 18th - Round Table Pizza

Sun, May 15 9:29pm

Join us for our final Dine and Donate of the year this Wednesday, May 18th!  Enjoy a night off of cooking and pick up pizza from Round Table.  They will donate a generous 20% of their profits back to ... [More]

Plastic Free Lunch Day - Monday, May 16th

Sun, May 15 8:45pm

Hello Walnut Acres Families, Monday, May 16th is Plastic Free Lunch Day. Learn more by watching this video:  http://www.cafeteriaculture.org/plastic-free-lunch.html   Thank you, Walnut Acres Recycling Club

Please consider! Volunteer with the Walnut Acres PFC Next Year!

Sun, May 15 10:22am

Hi Walnut Acres Families!   We are making a final push to fill some roles as we wind down the school year.  Ideally, we fill our positions before we vote on the slate this Wednesday night.    Most ope ... [More]

Last day of book drive is FRIDAY!

Thu, May 12 7:20am

The last day of the book drive benefiting Meadow Homes Elementary’s summer reading program is this Friday. Please drop off new or gently used children’s books in front of the office. Please do not don ... [More]

Calling All Artists!

Tue, May 10 7:11pm

The 2022 Walnut Acres Art show is coming up on Tuesday, May 24th from 6-8pm. In this fun, non-competitive event, the MUR is turned into a modern art gallery for one night only. We invite every student ... [More]

REMINDER: VOTE by 7pm tonight! For the PFC Secretary for our 2022-2023 school year!

Tue, May 10 4:38pm

We ask that you vote today for the PFC Secretary role for our upcoming school year.  We have great candidates!  Open up this form to read who they are and caste your vote!   VOTE!   As an FYI, we will ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, May 10, 2022

Tue, May 10 3:41pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - May 10, 2022 Mark Your Calendars! 5/9-13 - Darcie Jones Book Drive 5/16 - Walnut Acres PFC Spring Golf Outing 5/17 - PFC Meeting on Zoom 7pm 5/24 - Art Show, MUR 6-8 ... [More]

Book Drive

Thu, May 5 11:17am

The Darcie Jones Book Drive starts on Monday, May 9 and will go through Friday, the 13th. We are collecting new and gently used books for ages 11 and under. Donated books will benefit the Meadow Homes ... [More]

POSTPONED: Walnut Acres PFC Parent Only Cocktail Hour

Wed, May 4 12:49pm

The parent only cocktail hour, originally scheduled for this evening, has been postponed.  Please check Konstella for messaging regarding a new date and time for our event.

Walk/Bike to School Day TOMORROW, May 4th

Tue, May 3 8:27pm

Walk/Bike To School Day - Wednesday, May 4th  Join us in ditching the car and walking or riding your bike to school on May 4th! The optional meet up spots to walk or bike with other Walnut Acres stude ... [More]

Reminder: Bring a Flower to School Tomorrow(5/3)

Mon, May 2 11:29pm

Hi Parents, Just a reminder for Teacher Appreciation week, Tuesday(Tomorrow 5/3) is bring your teacher a flower day. Each student’s flower will be put together to make a beautiful bouquet for your stu ... [More]

CRV & Terracycle Collections this week

Sun, May 1 2:59pm

The Recycle club is collecting CRV & Terracycle recyclables during morning drop-off Monday-Wednesday this week. Please follow the helpful tips when bringing CRV & Terracycle recyclables: All bottles/c ... [More]

Ukraine fundraiser TODAY and International Fair THANK YOU!

Sat, Apr 30 8:55am

Last Friday night was a very special moment for Walnut Acres as we shared and celebrated so many cultures with overwhelming pride and joy! It was a true communal event, and we have so many members of ... [More]

(Drum Roll) And the Winners Are.....

Fri, Apr 29 1:46pm

Walk-A-Thon Winners Thank you again to all the students, teachers, faculty, family, and friends who donated time, money, and sneakers to this year's Walk-a-Thon event. Now for what you've all been wai ... [More]

Teacher Appreciation Week: May 2nd-6th

Tue, Apr 26 8:47pm

We would like to invite all students and families to show extra gratitude to teachers/staff next week for Teacher Appreciation Week, which is garden themed. Below are our daily activities. Just bring ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, April 26, 2022

Mon, Apr 25 9:55pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - April 26, 2022 Mark Your Calendars! 5/2-6 - Teacher Appreciation Week 5/4 - Walk & Roll to School Day 5/9-13 - Darcie Jones Book Drive 5/16 - Walnut Acres PFC Spring ... [More]

Walk-a-Thon: Thank You

Mon, Apr 25 6:57am

What an incredible morning we had. Everyone came out with high energy, looked great, and ran their hardest.  Great job Walnut Acres!  We will announce the prize winners next Monday.   THANK YOU: We ar ... [More]

International Fair Starts Now!

Fri, Apr 22 7:20am

Bring the whole family to "travel around the world" at the Walnut Acres International Fair Today from 4-7:30pm! More than 60 families will be representing 37 countries and showcasing the rich cultural ... [More]

International Fair is TOMORROW 4-7:30pm

Thu, Apr 21 6:51pm

Bring the whole family to "travel around the world" at the Walnut Acres International Fair on Friday from 4-7:30pm! More than 60 families will be representing 37 countries and showcasing the rich cult ... [More]

Summer Theatre Camp

Thu, Apr 21 6:36pm

The fabulous Summer Theatre Camp at Walnut Acres still has a few spaces available!  Sign up quickly if you want to spend 3 weeks in June with all of us at Curtains Up Youth Theatre.  We'll be singing, ... [More]

Walk-a-Thon is Tomorrow

Thu, Apr 21 8:57am

Walnut Acres Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser - April 22, 2022 Tomorrow is the big day - lace up your sneakers and fill your water bottles.  The pledge board is filled and it looks like the kids are all plannin ... [More]

Stay in your comfies and join us for the April PFC meeting happening at 7PM TONIGHT on ZOOM!

Tue, Apr 19 6:37pm

Please join our monthly meeting using the following link:   Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89142889274?pwd=bmNZUUZUdTJtdFZhNk5YcThOMkdIQT09

It's almost time: Walk-a-Thon

Tue, Apr 19 5:55pm

  Walnut Acres Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser - April 22, 2022 The Walk-a-Thon is three days away and we are getting excited. The weather is going to be perfect and the energy high.   VOLUNTEERS: We are still ... [More]

LAST CALL for International Fair PERFORMERS

Mon, Apr 18 8:44pm

Calling all performers! This is your last chance to sign up for stage time at this Friday's International Fair.   We're so excited to spotlight performances from Brazil, China, Ireland, Japan and more ... [More]

Reminder: PFC coffee social TODAY

Mon, Apr 18 12:58pm

Drop off your kids and stay for coffee, bagels and friends! The PFC is hosting a parent social event on Tuesday, April 19th from 7:45-10:30am. We will be on the lunch tables with free coffee and bagel ... [More]

Walk-a-Thon is this Friday!

Sun, Apr 17 9:05pm

Calling all performers!...

Tue, Apr 12 5:10pm

 Does your student love the spotlight? Please consider performing at the International Fair. It's a simple & spectacular way to showcase our community's many cultures & the deep pride that goes with t ... [More]

International Fair is less than 2 weeks away!

Tue, Apr 12 2:20pm

The Walnut Acres International Fair is less then 2 weeks away! Join us on April 22nd from 4-7:30pm to "travel around the world" and learn about other cultures and experience the rich global diversity ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, April 12, 2022

Tue, Apr 12 8:19am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - April 12, 2022 Mark Your Calendars! 4/19 - PFC Meeting on Zoom - 7pm 4/22 - Walk-a-Thon 4/22 - International Fair 5/2-6 - Teacher Appreciation Week 5/9-13 - Darcie J ... [More]

Walk-a-Thon 2022 Kick Off

Mon, Apr 11 1:46pm

Lace-up your sneakers and start your training! This year's Walk-A-Thon will be held April 22nd. The Walk-A-Thon is a fundraiser that challenges students to run as many laps around the designated track ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, March 29, 2022

Tue, Mar 29 2:02pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - March 29, 2022 Mark Your Calendars! 3/30 - Open House 4/1 - Cesar Chavez Day - No School 4/4-8 - Spring Break - No School 4/19 - PFC Meeting on Zoom - 7pm 4/22 - Wal ... [More]

Open House is this Wednesday

Mon, Mar 28 2:56pm

Join us this Wednesday, March 30th for Open House. Resource & enrichment classrooms are open from 5:30-6:00pm, with student classrooms open from 6:00-7:00pm. The PFC will be selling pizza from Round T ... [More]

Sign up to host a country or performance for the International Fair!

Fri, Mar 25 2:17pm

The 3rd annual Walnut Acres International Fair is scheduled for April 22nd, 4-7:30pm. This fair will introduce Walnut Acres students to different cultures from around the world.  Students will get a ' ... [More]

Summer Theater Camp Musical

Thu, Mar 24 11:24am

Come join the fun at Summer Theater Camp with Curtains Up Youth Theater, right here at Walnut Acres.  Spend 3 weeks in June singing, dancing, and acting in the musical SUMMER MAGIC, a fun, upbeat, ful ... [More]

Food Drive Ending TOMORROW!

Thu, Mar 24 9:07am

The last day of the food drive is this Friday. Donations benefit homeless students (and their families) in our school district. Please drop off items by the office.

Yearbook

Sun, Mar 20 8:58am

Don't forget to purchase the Walnut Acres Yearbook! Last day to purchase is Saturday, April 16th!   Yearbooks will not be sold at the end of the year!   Order your 2021-2022 Walnut Acres Yearbook at: ... [More]

Hurry! Mindfulness Practices & Art expression has few spots left!!

Sat, Mar 19 10:00pm

Mindfulness practices & Art Expression has a few spots available to sign up! K-5 are important developmental stages that will construct the groundwork for mental health in the adult developmental stag ... [More]

Cheerleading sign-ups NOW!!

Thu, Mar 17 3:22pm

There is a new after-school enrichment class!   WALNUT ACRES CHEERLEADING Instructor: Megan Burton *Former elementary school teacher *Former United Spirit Association Instructor *Jazzercise Instructor ... [More]

Link to PFC Meeting tonight (Now!)

Tue, Mar 15 7:05pm

Join our PFC meeting tonight! We are starting in a few minutes. Here is the link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87882701519?pwd=Z2ZZTTVUWFNxS2FnaHBMTzFHYkNzZz09  

Mindfulness Practices & Paint on Canvas enrichment classes added!

Tue, Mar 15 5:31pm

There are still spots available for these after school enrichment programs   Mindfulness practices & Art Expression Room A4 8 classes 2:45-3:45 March 22-May 17 No school April 4-8 Spring Break Registe ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, March 15, 2022

Mon, Mar 14 6:18pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - March 15, 2022 Mark Your Calendars! 3/15 - PFC Meeting on Zoom 3/18 - PFC Auction Gala 3/21-25 - MDUSD HOPE Food Drive 3/30 - Open House 4/1 - Cesar Chavez Day - No ... [More]

Register Now! Spring Enrichment programs 2022

Wed, Mar 9 3:35pm

  Registration is now open for Spring after-school enrichment programs!   Our enrichment program has changed a bit: Everyone is required to wear masks. Contact enrichment@walnutacrespfc.net for any qu ... [More]

Final Countdown! Check your Bids!

Mon, Mar 7 5:31pm

It's the FINAL HOUR of the Online Auction! Check on your bids...Make any final purchases! Online Catalog Link

Online Auction Closes Today at 7:00 PM

Mon, Mar 7 6:12am

Online Auction ENDS TODAY at 7:00 PM! There are still so many great items to bid on! AND, this is your final chance to purchase tickets to grade-level parties. So go online and bid or purchase your fa ... [More]

Mooyah Dine & Donate is Today!

Sun, Mar 6 10:02pm

Take a night off of cooking and support Walnut Acres at the same time!  Mooyah will donate a portion of their sales to our school for all orders placed on Wednesday, March 9th, between 12-8pm!  Perfec ... [More]

Two Shop & Earn events this week!

Sun, Mar 6 10:01pm

Help raise money for Walnut Acres by taking advantage of two Shop & Earn Events this week with Sports Basement and Mooyah! Sports Basement - March 7-13 The weather is getting nicer and spring and summ ... [More]

Donate Wine for the Auction While Picking up your Child from School Today!

Wed, Mar 2 10:10am

Want to Donate Wine to the Auction? Going to Pick Up Your Child Today at School? Mark two items off your list at the same time! For your convenience, the Auction Wine Team will be accepting donations ... [More]

Our Final Lot: Wine Tastings and More is Now Available Online for Bidding

Tue, Mar 1 1:47pm

  Our Final Lot is now available - Wine Tastings and More!  Click on this Link: Online Auction Catalog

Camps, Unique Experiences and Featured Items are Now Available to Bid On!

Tue, Mar 1 1:44pm

WAE Golf Tournment, Swim Club Memberships, Camps, and So Much More are now available!  Click on this Link: Online Auction Catalog

We Just Added More than 50 New Items to the Online Catalog!

Tue, Mar 1 11:43am

Experiences and More are Available NOW!  Click on this Link: Online Auction Catalog

Mini Musical for Kindergartners & 1st graders

Tue, Mar 1 5:32am

Last Call to all Kindergartners and 1st graders who love to sing, act, and dance!   There are a few spots left in our spring production - the Mini-Musical ‘THE STORY OF WINNIE THE POOH’. Sign your sta ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, March 1, 2022

Mon, Feb 28 10:23pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - March 1, 2022 Mark Your Calendars! 3/1 - PFC Online Auction Begins 3/1-3/4 - CRV recycling drop-off 3/7 - Teacher In-Service Day - No School 3/9 - Dine & Donate at M ... [More]

Online Auction starts NOW!

Mon, Feb 28 6:19pm

ONLINE AUCTION STARTS NOW WITH TEACHER TREATS!  Click on this Link: Online Auction Catalog

Online Auction begins Tomorrow, 3/1!

Mon, Feb 28 1:29pm

    Walnut Acres PFC Online Auction Starts Tomorrow! The online auction opens  for ALL Walnut Acres families (no ticket required), and it's your chance to secure exclusive experiences and great deals ... [More]

Mark Your Calendars and Get Ready to Bid on the Online Auction!

Fri, Feb 25 11:11am

    MARK YOUR CALENDARS Walnut Acres PFC Online Auction Begins Tuesday, March 1st 2022 The online auction opens next Tuesday, for ALL Walnut Acres families (no ticket required), and it's your chance t ... [More]

Are you a Local Business Owner? Help Support our School by Sponsoring our Auction Gala!

Thu, Feb 24 2:27pm

Did you know our Gala and Online Auction attract the attention of over 500 Walnut Creek families?!? A sponsorship of this fundraising effort provides  you an opportunity to advertise your organization ... [More]

Last Call for Auction Donations!

Thu, Feb 24 7:54am

Donation Deadline is TOMORROW!   There are just a few days left to donate bid items or purchase advertising in this year's auction catalog!  Please take a few moments to support this fundraising event ... [More]

Keeping trust in our community with proper use of personal data in Konstella

Tue, Feb 22 9:12pm

Hello Walnut Acres Families!   What a quick start of 2022 it has been!    I want to take a moment to speak about use of personal contact information in Konstella.  Konstella serves as a platform to st ... [More]

Last Call for Auction Donations!

Mon, Feb 21 3:16pm

Donation Deadline is this FRIDAY, 2/25!   There are just a few days left to donate bid items or purchase advertising in this year's auction catalog!  Please take a few moments to support this fundrais ... [More]

Wine Donations Needed!

Mon, Feb 21 1:48pm

We are still in need of wine donations for the live auction!  Donate cases or bottles of wine or champagne for purchase during the event. Please consider donating wine valued at $15 or higher.  Rememb ... [More]

Are you a Local Business Owner? Help Support our School by Sponsoring our Auction Gala!

Thu, Feb 17 1:24pm

Did you know our Gala and Online Auction attract the attention of over 500 Walnut Creek families?!? A sponsorship of this fundraising effort provides  you an opportunity to advertise your organization ... [More]

Wine Donations Needed!

Wed, Feb 16 10:40am

We are still in need of wine donations for the live auction!  Donate cases or bottles of wine or champagne for purchase during the event. Please consider donating wine valued at $15 or higher.  Rememb ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, February 15, 2022

Mon, Feb 14 10:23pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - February 15, 2022 Mark Your Calendars! 2/15 - PFC Meeting on Zoom 7pm 2/18 - School Recess - No School 2/21 - President's Day - No School 3/18 - PFC Auction Gala For ... [More]

STEM & Science Fair winners

Thu, Feb 10 9:47pm

Congratulations to all of our Science Fair winners! Thank you to everyone who participated, and the volunteers and teachers who made this amazing event happen! 5th grade winners 1st place  Aria Lele a ... [More]

Want to Donate To Our Auction But Don't Know What To Give?

Thu, Feb 10 1:38pm

We can help with that! We have ideas and need help rounding out some of the donations we've already received. Here are some thoughts: Grab a Gift Card to any major Airline, a Spa Experience or Hotel G ... [More]

WINE....WINE...We Need Wine Donations!

Wed, Feb 9 4:14pm

Wine Donations are needed for our Auction Gala Night!   You can help make this year's auction gala successful and fun by donating wine for our event. We are looking to collect a wide range of red, whi ... [More]

Proof of Vaccination Required to Attend Auction Gala

Wed, Feb 9 9:04am

Proof of Vaccination will be checked at the door of our evening event.  This aligns with current MDUSD policies for keeping our school community safe. We appreciate your understanding as we continue t ... [More]

Percussion classes will be in B1 this week

Tue, Feb 8 9:07pm

Percussion class will be in room B-1 this week only.  Thank you for understanding

Stem/Science Fair Drop-off & Open House

Fri, Feb 4 9:57am

Please drop off your projects at the MUR between 11:30 and 1:30  or 6:30-7:30 on Wednesday, February 9th.  Please have the science projects labeled: Name Teacher's names Room number Title   STEM/Scien ... [More]

Auction Tickets Are Still Available!

Wed, Feb 2 3:25pm

  Click on the Link below before they sell out.  I Want to Buy Tickets! You can also choose to sponsor a Walnut Acres Teacher to attend this year's Gala.  Purchase a Sponsor-A-Teacher ticket today so ... [More]

Auction Donations Needed!

Wed, Feb 2 3:13pm

Calling All Donations! The majority of items we bid on during the auction come from YOU!   Do you have airline miles or hotel points you’re not using? Tickets to an event? Season tickets to one of our ... [More]

Do you have Hotel Points? Unused Airline Miles? - The Auction Team Needs Your Help!

Wed, Feb 2 3:12pm

Do you have Hotel Points? Unused Airline Miles? The Auction Team Needs Your Help!    Did you know you can donate unused hotel points, airline miles, and other credit card rewards to charity? And, what ... [More]

Be a Hero, Be a Science Fair Volunteer!

Wed, Feb 2 9:13am

We are a little more than a week away from the Science Fair and we still need many more volunteers.  Can you spare an hour or two (or three or four) on Wednesday, Feb 9th to set up the fair and Thursd ... [More]

Auction Gala Tickets on Sale NOW!

Tue, Feb 1 6:38pm

Auction Tickets Are NOW LIVE!   Click on the below link to purchase tickets: Join Us at the Auction Studio 54: Bringing Back the Magic   Come with a date, or just on your own - Studio 54 is open to al ... [More]

Countdown to Remaining Auction Ticket Sales!

Mon, Jan 31 12:29pm

Friday, March 18th, 6:00p to 11:00p The Clubhouse at Boundary Oak    Countdown to Our Auction Gala Remaining tickets go on sale later today!    Now is the time to: Set your alarm to purchase tickets T ... [More]

Remaining Live Auction Gala Tickets go on Sale Tomorrow!

Mon, Jan 31 12:25pm

Tickets for our Live Auction Gala Tables Sold Out in Record Time...   Set your alarm to purchase remaining tickets TOMORROW, February 1st at 7:00PM   Also, remember to: Consider sponsoring one of our ... [More]

Buy Your Table Now for the Auction Gala!

Mon, Jan 31 8:40am

Table Tickets are LIVE!   Click the link below to purchase NOW:  Join us at the Auction Gala Studio 54: Bringing Back the Magic

Get Ready! Auction Ticket Sales Begin TOMORROW!

Sun, Jan 30 8:20am

Get Ready to Boogie the Night Away! Ticket sales to "Studio 54: Bringing Back the Magic" begin Tomorrow!   This year's live auction gala on Friday, March 18, 2020 is a can't miss event.  Join us at th ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, February 1, 2022

Sat, Jan 29 8:54pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - February 1, 2022 Mark Your Calendars! 2/10 - Science Fair 2/15 - PFC Meeting on Zoom 7pm 2/18 - School Recess - No School 2/21 - President's Day - No School 3/18 - P ... [More]

Countdown to Our Auction Gala!

Wed, Jan 26 7:40am

  Countdown to Our Auction Gala! Tickets to Walnut Acres’ exciting live auction gala go on sale on February 1st!  Don’t miss this fabulous evening of dinner, dancing and celebrating our amazing school ... [More]

Donate something AWESOME to support our Auction!

Mon, Jan 24 11:20am

  We need your help to get great donations for the Auction happening on March 18, 2022!  Our auction raises critical funds to sustain programs like Reading and Math Intervention and the STEM lab. Can ... [More]

Science Fair Entry CLOSED

Thu, Jan 20 9:07am

Entry form for the Science Fair  is now CLOSED.  We are not accepting any additional Science Fair entry forms. Looking forward to seeing everyone at the Science Fair!        

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, January 18, 2022

Tue, Jan 18 6:57pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - January 18, 2022 Mark Your Calendars! 1/12 - TK/K Registration paperwork available 2/10 - Science Fair 2/15 - PFC Meeting on Zoom 7pm 2/18 - School Recess - No Schoo ... [More]

Science Fair Entry Forms DUE this Friday January 14th

Fri, Jan 14

Science Fair Entry Forms are Due this Friday, January 14th.  Please email sciencefair@walnutacrespfc.net or turn into the office.   WHAT IS YOUR SCIENCE QUESTION OR IDEA YOU WANT TO EXPLORE AND SHARE ... [More]

Winter School Enrichment Register Now!!!

Wed, Jan 12 1:11pm

Announcing Walnut Acres After School  Enrichment Winter, 2022   Registration is now open!   Everyone is required to wear masks. Contact enrichment@walnutacrespfc.net for any questions or contact the i ... [More]

January CRV Recycling

Tue, Jan 11 8:52am

The Walnut Acres Recycling Club will have CRV collection bins on campus this Wednesday near the drop-off zone from 7:40-8:00am. Please bring your plastic & metal separated recyclables. No glass please!

Spots available: Mindful Practices & Art Expression enrichment class

Wed, Jan 5 5:43pm

The after school enrichment class Mindful Practices has a few more openings.    Please see the attached flyer for details. 

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, January 4, 2022

Mon, Jan 3 9:09pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - January 4, 2022 Mark Your Calendars! 1/5 - Return to School 1/17 - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - No School 1/18 - PFC Meeting on Zoom For the entire calendar, ple ... [More]

Just A little Goes a Long WAY!

Wed, Dec 15 7:56am

  Our DonorsChoose Project: Code On And Create! ...     Thank you to all who have already contributed. Just a little left to make this reality.   Have a joyful winter recess, Patty

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, December 14, 2021

Mon, Dec 13 9:34pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - December 14, 2021 Mark Your Calendars! 12/20-1/4 - Winter Break 1/5 - Return to School 1/17 - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday - No School 1/18 - PFC Meeting on Zoom F ... [More]

2022 STEM & Science Fair

Mon, Dec 13 4:35pm

WHAT IS YOUR SCIENCE QUESTION OR IDEA YOU WANT TO EXPLORE AND SHARE WITH OTHERS? Walnut Acres STEM and Science Fair Thursday, February 10th, 2022 Entry Forms Due in the office Friday, January 14th (Fo ... [More]

READ-A-THON RESULTS!

Sun, Dec 12 10:20am

This year's Read-A-Thon truly embodied the "Together We Shine" theme! We set a goal of $30,000 and we are thrilled to announce that we raised $49,058!!!  In addition, we had a 53% participation rate, ... [More]

READ-A-THON RAFFLE WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT!

Fri, Dec 10 10:22am

PRINCIPAL LUONG DREW THE WINNING READ-A-THON GIFT BASKET RAFFLE TICKET, AND WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE     A BIG THANK YOU TO ALL THE FAMILIES WHO PURCHASED READ-A-THON RAFFLE TICKETS. BECAUSE OF YOUR ... [More]

Friday is the last day of the Toy Drive

Wed, Dec 8 10:15am

This Friday is the last day of the toy and book drive benefiting Shore Acres Elementary community (a low income area in our school district). Please drop off new or gently used toys and children's boo ... [More]

POSTPONED - PFC Holiday Party

Tue, Dec 7 4:35pm

Dear Walnut Acres Families, Due to some unforeseen circumstances, we have to postpone the PFC Holiday Party scheduled for this evening. We are currently working to reschedule this event and will share ... [More]

PFC Holiday Party is TONIGHT!

Tue, Dec 7 2:31pm

Come one...actually COME ALL! We are so very fortunate to have the gracious McKenna family hosting our annual PFC holiday party. Remember, ALL Walnut Acres Families are invited to attend because you a ... [More]

Cards for a Cause Fundraiser

Tue, Dec 7 6:05am

Megan Burton is the Educational Service Representative for Usborne Books & More for Walnut Acres and will be selling boxes of beautifully embellished greeting cards this week to raise money for our PF ... [More]

2022 International Math Kangaroo - Registration Deadline 12/15

Fri, Dec 3 2:09pm

This coming spring, Walnut Acres will be participating in the International Math Kangaroo Competition online for the fifth year in a row. Math Kangaroo's goal is to encourage students to learn mathema ... [More]

Homework Club & Food Truck Entrepreneur

Thu, Dec 2 1:38pm

There are still some spots available in these wonderful classes, sign up now!  Food Truck Entrepreneur Class Calling all entrepreneurs! Would you like to run your own business someday? Get started wit ... [More]

Thank you for Funding Resources for Our STEAM Lab - Can you help some more?

Tue, Nov 30 3:05pm

Today is giving Tuesday in DonorsChoose and thanks to your generosity and others through DonorsChoose I just had a project funded for our students -Forget the Batteries, Let's Make Solar Powered Robot ... [More]

GIVING TUESDAY: DONATE TO THE JAGUAR FUND!

Tue, Nov 30 8:29am

  GIVING TUESDAY IS NOVEMBER 30, 2021 Giving Tuesday is a global movement that reimagines a world built upon shared humanity and generosity with a mission to build a world where generosity is part of ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, November 30, 2021

Tue, Nov 30 8:23am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - November 30, 2021 Mark Your Calendars! 12/6-10 - Toy Drive for Shore Acres Elementary 12/7 - PFC Holiday Party 12/8 - Kendra Scott Jewelry Shop & Earn 12/8 - Picture ... [More]

Winter Enrichments taught by Walnut Acres Teachers!!

Fri, Nov 19 10:24am

  Food Truck Entrepreneur Class Calling all entrepreneurs!  Would you like to run your own business someday?  Get started with this fun class!  Food trucks are now the big craze for food lovers.  This ... [More]

Missing Something? Visit the Lost & Found Thursday/Friday

Tue, Nov 16 8:58am

Hello Walnut Acres Families, Is your child missing a few items from their closet?   This Thursday and Friday, the Lost & Found items will be put out for children & parents to sift through and claim lo ... [More]

Science Fair needs your help!

Sat, Nov 13 8:32am

Do you love science?  Are you looking for a fun opportunity to volunteer at school? We need a lead to work with our 4th grade science teacher to help plan the Science Fair. The fair is scheduled for 2 ... [More]

Upload Your Yearbook Photos

Thu, Nov 11 8:35am

Thank you to all who have uploaded photos for the yearbook!    Please continue to share your photos! If you are on campus or helping out in the classroom, library, or on a fieldtrip take a picture and ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, November 9, 2021

Tue, Nov 9 4:17pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - November 9, 2021 Mark Your Calendars! 11/9 - Dine & Donate at Jack's Urban Eats 11/11 - Veteran's Day - No School 11/15-29 - Read-A-Thon 11/16 - PFC Meeting on Zoom ... [More]

Read-A-Thon STARTS TODAY!

Tue, Nov 9 3:31pm

   Read-A-Thon 2021-2022 begins TODAY! Mon, November 15th - Mon, November 29th.   Please see attached flyer for information on how to participate. Visit our Read-A-Thon webpage HERE  Visit our 99pledg ... [More]

Read-A-Thon COMING SOON!

Tue, Nov 9 3:27pm

WALNUT ACRES  READ-A-THON 2021-2022! Calling all reading super stars! This year's Read-A-Thon will be held Nov. 15th - Nov. 29th with the theme "Together We Shine". The Read-A-Thon is a fundraiser tha ... [More]

Dine & Donate at Jack's Urban Eats - Tuesday, November 9th

Mon, Nov 8 11:03am

Dine & Donate at Jack's Urban Eats On Tuesday, November 9th, from 4-8pm, Jack's Urban Eats is donating 20% of all orders to Walnut Acres! Take a night off from cooking and join us in eating for a grea ... [More]

President's Message - November 2021!

Thu, Nov 4 1:00pm

Greetings Walnut Acres families! I hope the fall has been treating you all well.  Halloween was a blast both at school on Friday and out in the neighborhood!  So nice to see you and your kids enjoying ... [More]

Book Fair Hours

Wed, Nov 3 9:54pm

  We are halfway through the Scholastic Book Fair! Haven't visited yet? Here are the hours & locations for the rest of the week: Wednesday- 12:45- 3:30 in the MUR Thursday- 3:00- 5:30 in MUR Friday- 3 ... [More]

Volunteer requirements

Wed, Nov 3 4:04pm

Our office staff has recently received many questions regarding the requirements to volunteer on campus and the clearance status of individual volunteers. The volunteer requirements are set by the dis ... [More]

Halloween Costume Parade is Friday!

Thu, Oct 28 9:17pm

The Halloween Costume Parade is this Friday, starting at 8:15. Parents who want to watch the parade are allowed to stand outside the fence on Cedro and Wiget. Students will walk the track starting at ... [More]

Quick Facts About the Scholastic Book Fair!

Thu, Oct 28 3:08pm

Scholastic Book Fair is coming up! Dates: November 1st - 5th   Times: Monday- 3-6:30 Tuesday- 3- 5:30 Wednesday- 12:45- 3:30 Thursday- 3- 5 Friday- 3- 6:30   eWallet: This is a digital account that yo ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, October 26, 2021

Mon, Oct 25 9:22pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - October 26, 2021 Mark Your Calendars! 10/18-10/29 - Parent/Teacher Conferences 10/29 - Halloween Costume Parade 11/1-11/5 - Scholastic Book Fair 11/9 - Picture Make- ... [More]

Bricks4Kidz: new location for today

Mon, Oct 25 10:07am

  Due to the weather, the after-school enrichment Bricks4kidz lego class will be moved to the library today.      Any questions please contact Ashley Etchells enrichment@walnutacrespfc.net 

Enrichment basketball time change

Wed, Oct 20 10:12am

One on One Basketball changed their start time from 1:20pm to 1:15pm.    Questions? Please contact Ashley Etchells at enrichment@walnutacrespfc.net

Registration Open - 2022 International Math Kangaroo

Fri, Oct 15 8:45am

This coming spring, Walnut Acres will be participating in the International Math Kangaroo Competition online for the fifth year in a row. Math Kangaroo's goal is to encourage students to learn mathema ... [More]

Loss in the Walnut Acres Community

Fri, Oct 15 8:22am

Dear Walnut Acres Families,   It is with great sadness that we inform you of the recent and unexpected loss of a Walnut Acres parent, Eric Nicolas. Eric was a devoted father to Nathaniel, Gabrielle, A ... [More]

Round Table Dine & Donate is TODAY!

Wed, Oct 13 11:49am

Take a night off from cooking and support our school at the same time!  Round Table Pizza will donate 20% of all dine-in and take out orders back to Walnut Acres on Wednesday, October 13. Please prese ... [More]

After-School Enrichment class schedule for 10/18-10/29

Mon, Oct 11 8:34pm

Parent conferences begin on 10/18, which means students will be released early. In previous years the conferences were held in December so enrichment classes were unaffected. Our after-school enrichme ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, October 12, 2021

Sun, Oct 10 10:43pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - October 12, 2021 Mark Your Calendars! 10/13 Dine & Donate at Round Table Pizza 10/18-10/29 - Parent/Teacher Conferences 10/19 - PFC Meeting 7pm on Zoom 10/29 - Hallo ... [More]

Ice Cream Social TONIGHT 5-7pm

Thu, Oct 7 3:04pm

I scream, you scream, we ALL scream for ice cream! Join us TONIGHT (Thursday) from 5-7pm for our annual ice cream social! Free ice cream sundaes will be served in front of the library and 3rd grade ro ... [More]

Help Wanted - Ice Cream Social Volunteers

Mon, Oct 4 9:28am

Dear WA parents, We are very excited about the Ice Cream Social on Thursday, but we cannot make it work without your help. We are in need of day of volunteers to help with set up, serving and take dow ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, September 28, 2021

Mon, Sep 27 9:54pm

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - September 28, 2021 Mark Your Calendars! 10/5   Picture Day 10/6   Walk/Bike to School Day 10/7   Ice Cream Social 5-7pm 10/9   Community Service Day 10/11  Teacher I ... [More]

NEW enrichment program: Mindfulness practices & Art expression. Register now!

Mon, Sep 27 3:34pm

We are excited to offer a NEW after-school enrichment class, "Mindfulness Practices and Art Expression", that will be starting on 10/5. In this class, K-5 students will learn to express and manage the ... [More]

Ice Cream Social time change 5-7pm on 10/7

Thu, Sep 23 3:04pm

The annual Ice Cream Social is quickly approaching! Join fellow Walnut Acres families on October 7th from 5-7pm for free ice cream sundaes (with all the toppings!), music and lots of fun. This is a gr ... [More]

After-School Enrichment class locations

Mon, Sep 20 11:10am

After-school enrichment class locations are listed below:   -Chess will meet in classroom B4 on Mondays   -Spanish will meet in classroom B4 on Wednesdays    -World Engineering with Legos will meet in ... [More]

Community Service Day - Volunteers Needed ASAP!

Fri, Sep 17 5:47pm

Community Service Day is October 9th and we need a few volunteers to assist in planning this amazing event! The event is a partnership with the City of Walnut Creek Community Service Day and consists ... [More]

Power is back on

Fri, Sep 17 9:32am

Dear Walnut Acres Families, Fortunately, the power outage was short lived for our school. The power is back on. Keep Calm & Jaguar On, Principal Luong

PG&E Outage

Fri, Sep 17 8:58am

Dear Walnut Acres Families, There is currently an outage from PG&E affecting 3,600 homes as well as Walnut Acres, Foothill & Northgate. While PGE is working on restoring our power, the classrooms are ... [More]

After-School Enrichment: Music Lesson spots still available

Thu, Sep 16 9:17am

There are spots still available for Music lessons. Please fill out the attached paper work to sign up. 

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, September 14, 2021

Tue, Sep 14 7:37am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - September 14, 2021 Mark Your Calendars! 9/20   After school enrichment starts 9/21   PFC Meeting on Zoom- 7pm 10/5   Picture Day 10/6   Walk/Bike to School Day 10/7  ... [More]

After-school Enrichment Register Now!

Wed, Sep 8 10:59am

Register Now! Fall 2021 Walnut Acres After School Enrichment details Registration is now open!  Please visit the PFC website to view the individual flyers and registration information. Our enrichment ... [More]

New MDUSD Volunteer Requirements start tomorrow

Tue, Aug 31 5:38pm

Dear Walnut Acres Families, As  you may have seen,  beginning tomorrow, September 1st, the district is now requiring proof of full COVID vaccination in order to volunteer on campus. The office is aski ... [More]

Walnut Acres PFC eNews, August 31, 2021

Tue, Aug 31 9:15am

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - August 31, 2021 Mark Your Calendars! TBD   3rd Grade Back to School Night  TBD   1st/2nd Grade Back to School Night  9/6     LABOR DAY - NO SCHOOL 9/20   After schoo ... [More]

PFC Meeting Recap (08.17.21)

Tue, Aug 24 12:02pm

Happy Tuesday, Jaguars!   If you missed our first PFC meeting of the year, you can find our Agenda and Minutes attached.   Some highlights from the meeting:  Principal Luong gave a brief overview of C ... [More]

Last Day to buy Emergency Kits is Friday, August 20th

Tue, Aug 17 8:51pm

As part of school emergency preparedness planning, we ask parents to supply food provisions for their child(ren). Walnut Acres PFC has purchased bottled water for each classroom. Parents may either: P ... [More]

President's Message - Welcome to the 2021-22 #FallForAll School year!

Mon, Aug 16 2:17pm

Greetings Walnut Acres families! I want to welcome you to the Walnut Acres Parent Faculty Committee (PFC). As a parent or guardian of a child at Walnut Acres, you are automatically considered a member ... [More]

Post Jaguar Day Instructions & Announcements

Tue, Aug 10 2:29pm

Hello Walnut Acres Families,   It was so great seeing all the smiling masked faces at Jag Day. In the event you were unable to make it, here are the steps you can take to get ready for the first day o ... [More]

Today is Jag Day!

Sun, Aug 8 8:42pm

COMPLETE THIS BACK TO SCHOOL CHECKLIST AND SKIP THE LINES ON JAGUAR DAY!   Hello Walnut Acres Families,   We hope you had a wonderful summer! School is almost here and we’re so excited to kick-off off ... [More]

Get Fingerprinted at Jaguar Day to Volunteer at Walnut Acres

Wed, Aug 4 11:48pm

In order to volunteer in a classroom or chaperone a field trip, parents must be cleared  by the District. To be cleared, parents must be fingerprinted and a have a current tuberculosis (TB) clearance. ... [More]

Jag Day is MONDAY, August 9th

Wed, Aug 4 1:51pm

Hello families,   We wanted to get a point of clarification out to you.  Jag Day is MONDAY, August 9th.   Please refer to the prior Jag Day email for all the details.   We look forward to seeing all t ... [More]

Get Ready for the All-New Jaguar Day and Back-to-School Checklist

Wed, Aug 4 10:41am

COMPLETE THIS BACK TO SCHOOL CHECKLIST AND SKIP THE LINES ON JAGUAR DAY!   Hello Walnut Acres Families,   We hope you had a wonderful summer! School is almost here and we’re so excited to kick-off off ... [More]

REMINDER - School Supply Ordering is Open!

Tue, Jul 20 12:03pm

ORDERING FOR YOUR SCHOOL SUPPLY KIT FOR 2021-2022 IS OPEN! Save yourself some time and order your school supplies via our online partner, School Tool Box.  Not only is this a fundraiser for the school ... [More]

Curtains Up Youth Theatre Programs 2021-2022

Mon, Jul 19 1:12pm

The Team at Curtains Up Youth Theatre (CUYT) is pleased to present our full list of programs for 2021-22.  As you may know, due to the pandemic we had to pivot to online ‘Zoomsical’ productions.  We l ... [More]