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]