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Enews- February 6, 2018

posted Feb 6, 2018, 11:04 AM by Vice President Communications

What's Happening at Walnut Acres  - February 6, 2018
Check out Community Announcements at the bottom

Mark Your Calendars!
Feb 6: TK/K Registration
Feb 7: 1st-5th Grade Registration
Feb 7: Pizza Night Fundraiser at Roundtable Clubhouse
Feb 12: Teacher In-Service Day - NO SCHOOL
Feb 19: Presidents' Day Holiday - NO SCHOOL
Feb 19: Start of Online Auction
Feb 20: PFC Meeting, 7 pm, Library
Feb 22-Mar 3: Alice in Wonderland, Fifth Grade Play
Feb 28: February Sing Outs, 8-9am, MUR
Mar 4: End of Online Auction
Mar 9: Gala Auction Evening
For the PFC Key Dates Calendar 2017-18, click here  

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 Walnut Acres Fundraising Event - February 7th at Round Table Clubhouse

This Wednesday, February 7th, the  Round Table Clubhouse on Treat   Blvd. in Concord will host a Walnut Acres Day from 11 am to 9 pm. If   you share that you are from Walnut Acres Elementary, 25% of your   purchase will go directly to the Walnut Acres Parent Faculty Club.

 Date: Wednesday, February 7th
Location: Round Table Clubhouse

2960 Treat Blvd. Concord
Time: 11 am – 9 pm
Gather up your friends and head over!

Event includes take-out, delivery or dine-in purchases. No coupons or special offers will be accepted during this event. Remember to say you are with Walnut Acres PFC! The first 20 WA Families who order (call in or in person) will receive a certificate for a free personal pizza ($10 value).  

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Live and Let Bid Auction 

The Wine Walk is Within Reach!  

We just need one more host to save this tradition! If you have a home or a friend near Blackstone Drive, please consider volunteering to be our third host for a wonderful walkable evening. Contact Riva Bobrowsky if you can help! 

Online Auction Begins February 19th!
Mark your calendars for Online Auction February 19 - 27! The Online Auction is open to everyone and no tickets are required. This is your chance to get exclusive “online only” items at a great price all in the name of supporting our school.  Watch for details coming soon on Konstella! 

More Ways To Help
It’s not too late to contribute to our March 9th event!  We still need donations of wine and time – check out out the latest announcement on Konstella to learn how YOU can help during this final push to make this year’s most exciting fundraiser a great success! 

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CUYT Presents the 5th Grade Play: Alice in Wonderland

Mark your calendars now for the upcoming presentations of Alice in Wonderland performed by Walnut Acres 5th grade students (and an ensemble cast of 4th graders). All tickets $8; all shows begin at 7:00 pm. 

New York Cast: Thursday & Saturday, February 22 & 24, Friday, March 2
London Cast: Friday, February 23, Thursday & Saturday, March 1 & 3

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Walnut Acres Art Show 2018- March 15th

Attention all artists! It's time to get ready for the annual Art Show happening on Thursday, March 15th when the MUR will be transformed into a Museum of Modern Art featuring masterpieces by our own Walnut Acres students. To learn more about this event and to enter your student, check out Art Show on the PFC website.
The deadline to enter is March 1st.  

Potential volunteers, watch for a Konstella sign up next week. Questions, please contact Arsinoe Ferry at arsinoe66@gmail.com.

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Yearbook Deadlines

5th Grade Families! The Deadline to put an Ad in the 2018 Yearbook is EXTENDED to February 28.

Do you want to put a special message for your 5th Grader in the yearbook? Information on how to purchase and submit your personal ad can be found on the Yearbook page of the PFC website at http://www.walnutacrespfc. net/yearbook.  Create and pay for your ad no later than February 28.  
Order your Yearbook by April 15th!  Yearbooks are $30 dollars. They can only be purchased online this year. Please visit the yearbook page on the PFC website for information on how to order your book. Don't miss out on the memories!  

Share your School Photos with the Yearbook!  Students, parents and teachers can contribute photos to the yearbook staff by directly uploading them to the yearbook website for potential use.  You can share photos of field trips, classroom events, school and community events or shots of your children and their friends.The more you share, the better our book can be!  Go to www.hjeshare.com and enter school code: walnutacres 

Any questions please contact the yearbook committee at yearbook@walnutacrespfc.net.    
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Drive Thru Sign Ups by Grade Level
Thank you to the 1st Grade parents who stepped up to open doors and greet our students at the Drive Thru during the month of January. Each month, a different class level is responsible for helping at the Drive Thru. February is the 5th Grade parents' turn, and March is the 4th grade parents turn!
CLICK HERE for 5th Grade February sign ups.  
CLICK HERE for 4th Grade March sign ups.  
We need 4 parents per day, Monday - Thursday. Fridays will continue to be Father Fridays with our awesome dads greeting the kids in the morning. Please sign up now - it's a short commitment  - just 20 minutes from 7:40 - 8:00 am, but it makes a huge difference in getting our school days off to a good start!
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2018 Walnut Acres Science Fair Wrap Up!

Last Thursday, volunteer judges spent the morning meeting students and learning about their Science Fair projects.

Student projects covered a wide variety of topics, from bath bombs to volcanoes to crayfish. The judges were impressed by the hard work and dedication shown by our students. The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners, as well as honorable mentions were announced to the school, and you can view the winners on thePFC Science Fair web page. Great job to all! Thank you to all who made this such a successful event, especially the volunteers who helped with set up, break down, judging and general logistics. 

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Girls on the Run - Walnut Acres Field
Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:15pm ; Saturdays 9:45 - 11:00am
Grades 3-5
February 27-May 12th 

At Girls on the Run, we believe that every girl can embrace who she is, can define who she wants to be, and can change the world. Girls in grades 3rd-5th, come have fun with us and take part in games that help you feel positive and good! This is NOT a competitive running program; it is a celebration of doing things you never thought you could. Physical activity is woven into our program to inspire an appreciation of fitness and to build habits that lead to a lifetime of health. 

Join us each Tuesday and Saturday to move, jump, have fun and celebrate yourself! The 10-week session includes healthy snacks at each lesson, a t-shirt, a water bottle and entry to the end of season Girls on the Run 5K on Sunday, May 6th in San Francisco. 

Tuition $275 For more details visit: Girls on the Run

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For more Community Service Announcements, Click HERE to visit the PFC website.

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