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May 28, 2019 Enews

posted May 28, 2019, 5:57 PM by Vice President Communications

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - May 28, 2019

Mark Your Calendars!
5/29 Sing Out, 8 AM
5/30 Kindergarten Performance, "Squirm" 7 PM, MUR
6/4 5th Grade Moving On Ceremony, 1:30-2:30 PM, MUR
6/5 Last Day of School - dismissal at noon
For the entire calendar, please see: PFC Key Dates 2018-19   

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Walnut Acres Yearbooks Delivered Thursday May 30th! 
Extras Available Monday, June 3rd

Pre-purchased yearbooks will be passed out to students in their classes onThursday May 30th.  If there are any issues with the book please contact yearbook@walnutacrespfc.net no later than Sunday, June 2nd.

We plan to sell any extra books Monday, June 3rd before school starts at 7:30 AM, $35 cash only. We have a VERY limited amount for sale.

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Student Council Spirit Day

Student Council Spirit: Twin Day!
This Friday, May 31st
Coordinate with a friend or two or four (No reason why it can't be Triplet or Quintuplets Day) And ALL DRESS the SAME
Show your Walnut Acres School Spirit!

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Medication Pick-up On the Last Day of School 

As the last day of school approaches, we would like to remind you that your child’s medication(s) need to be picked up by a PARENT/GUARDIAN on the last day of school. Medication cannot go home with your child unless they are authorized to self-carry their medication. Medication left at school will be properly disposed. Please remember, medication orders must be renewed by your healthcare provider each school year.

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Recycle Club/Sustainability Committee at Open House 

Open House was a great success for Recycle Club and we couldn’t have done it without your help! With the shiny new green bins and the clear signage on our trash stations we made it possible to properly compost and recycle at the Walnut Acres Open House. 

Events are the biggest trash contributors because it is hard to control what is put in each bin, so we rely on you to properly recycle and compost. This event has shown us it is possible when we all work together. 
Thanks for all your help. We couldn’t do it without you!
 -Your Recycle Club / Sustainability Committee 

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Order Your Online School Supply Kit for the 2019/2020 School Year!

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 (the PFC gets a small proportion of your purchase back), but School Tool Box donates a meal to a child in need for each box sold via the Feed My Starving Children program.

Ordering your kit is easy! Simply visit www.schooltoolbox.com, search for Walnut Acres Elementary and pick the kit that matches your grade level.
Your kit will be delivered to school for you to pick up on Jaguar Day.
If you have any questions please email Colette Davis at schoolkits@walnutacrespfc.net.
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Keep Safety and Courtesy In Mind! 

Just a few more days of school, let's keep it safe! 
A quick reminder to:
-Watch for pedestrians during drop-off and pick-up,
-Pedestrians, don't cross through the school parking lot, 
- No parent parking in staff parking, along red curbs, and in handicap or auction winner reserved spots.   

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1st and 2nd Grade Parents! Please assist at Drive Thru 
for our final few days of the school year!
CLICK HERE to sign up. 

Please help us in the Drive Thru line as we open doors and greet students while they are arriving at school. It's a fun way to start the school day! Just like last year, each month a different grade will be asked to help out at the Drive Thru.We need 4 helpers each day and dads are encouraged to join us on Father Fridays! Can you help for 20 minutes in the morning? 7:40 - 8:00 a.m. If you've never helped, one of the Drive Thru coordinators (Cathy or Sarah) will be available to provide guidance. Thank you!CLICK HERE to sign up. 

See fewer than four parent helpers at Drive Thru one morning? Anyone can jump in and help out! 

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School Site Council Parent Representatives 
Needed for 2019-2021

Would you like to help shape the School Site Plan and Safety Plan, discuss the school vision as well as successes and challenges, and brainstorm ideas to enhance growth with the new principal? We need 3 parents to join the School Site Council for school years 2019-2021. School Site Council members meet on the first Thursday of each month from 3:00-4:00 p.m. Email me at dowdc@mdusd.org or call (925) 939-1333 if you would like to commit for a two-year stint as a SSC parent representative. If I get 3 volunteers within the next 2 weeks, we can vote on membership before summer vacation.  

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SAVE THE DATE!

Community Service Day at Walnut Acres Saturday, October 12 (9am-12pm). Bring the whole family to spruce up and beautify the campus. Stay tuned for more details. 
"Many hands make light work" 

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Free: Concord History Camp for current 3rd & 4th Graders
June 11-14th, 9-12 each day
On the grounds of the Galindo Home, 1721 Amador Avenue, Concord
Explore how the Chupcan Indians lived, the early history of Concord, the coming of the modern age, and Concord today. Play period games, make adobe bricks, listen to stories, learn the history. Contact vivianboyd84@yahoo.com for more information on this free camp. Limited to 25 students. Apply by May 17th.

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2019 Northgate HS Youth Football Technique Camp

June 12-15, 2019, 9:30am-12:30pm.  Once again, the Northgate HS Football program is offering its amazing summer youth football technique camp!  We welcome campers of all skill levels to attend and learn proper football technique to play the game smarter and safer.  While the camp focus is on Football Fundamentals, it is also designed to develop individual confidence within a team philosophy.  Campers will be instructed by Head Varsity Coach Ben Ballard, and the Northgate Football Coaching staff using the most current football techniques recommended by Heads Up Football, CIF North Coast Section, and Practice Like the Pros organizations.  We will also be using Guardian Caps for further safety during camp.

Camp features:  Camp shirt, Daily Fundamentals and Techniques, Daily Competition, Daily Offensive & Defensive Instruction, Individual Awards, Personal Written Evaluation, and Professional Trainer On site. 

Cost is only $150.00 per participant.  More Info and Register Here:  

https://www.northgatebroncos.org/page/show/479857-bronco-youth-camp


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