eNews - Nov. 10, 2020

Post date: Jan 11, 2021 9:21:24 PM

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - November 10, 2020

Mark Your Calendars!11/2-11/15 Virtual Scholastic Book Fair11/11 - Veteran's Day - NO SCHOOL11/17 - PFC Meeting 7pm - Zoom11/18-12/2 - Read-a-Thon - "Camp Out with a Good Book"

11/23-11/27 - Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL

For the entire calendar, please see: PFC Key Dates 2020-2021

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Book Fair Time Machine - Reading Can Take You Anywhere - 6 MORE DAYS!!

Walnut Acres Scholastic Book Fair is still open until the 15th! Remember, every dollar you spend will benefit our school directly (25% back in rewards!).

  • All orders ship direct to home

  • FREE shipping on book-only orders over $25

This is a great event to purchase books for your children to read for the Read-a-Thon or to purchase some great gifts for the holiday season! Click HERE to start shopping.

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Walnut Acres Read-a-Thon 2020"Camp Out with a Good Book"

Pitch a tent in your backyard, grab those flashlights, and get ready to “Camp Out With A Good Book”! This year’s Read-A-Thon is a camping adventure, and will be held Nov. 18th – Dec. 2nd. The Read-A-Thon is a fundraiser that challenges students to use their most important academic skill, READING, to directly support our school. The money raised goes to sustain our PFC-funded initiatives such as reading and math specialists, science aides, and our STEM instructor. Please visit the PFC website for more information, and stay tuned for details on when to pick up your Read-A-Thon participation materials.

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2021 International Math Kangaroo Competition

There is still time to register for Math Kangaroo! Registration is open online until Dec. 15th. Click HERE to sign up. For more details see the Konstella message previous sent out HERE or contact Chao Yang at chaoathome@yahoo.com.

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Buy your 2020-2021 Walnut Acres Yearbook NOW for $18! Price goes up to $22 January 1, 2021

Go to: www.yearbookordercenter.com and enter school code: 10053

Also - Yearbook Needs Your Pictures!

The yearbook committee is planning some fun features for the yearbook and we need your photo contributions. Please send photos of the following (make sure the student is in the picture too):

  • Pet "Co-student"- Send us snaps of your child(ren) participating in school with their pet.

  • Academics- Pics of your child(ren) engaged in STEM, science, reading, PE, playing an instrument, etc.

  • Artwork - Has your child creating some masterpieces during shelter-in-place? (paintings, sculpture, etc.) Show us!

  • Zoom trips - Where are fun places your child has Zoomed from? The car? Another state?


  1. Go to: www.hjeshare.com Enter school code walnutacres

  2. Click "select images for upload". Click "Browse for Images".

  3. Locate our images, click on them, then click "Open".

  4. Enter the information for each image. Please include "grade(s) of students" and provide the teacher's name if known. For "student(s) shown", type N/A.

  5. Click "upload images".

Any questions contact: yearbook@walnutacrespfc.net

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Support the PFC and put a smile on your child's face! For $25.00, the greeting “Happy Birthday ‘Your Child’sName’” will be on display on the Walnut Acres' electronic Marquee from 7am-9pm on your date of choice.

The deadline for submitting an order is one week prior to your child's birthday. Click HERE to purchase.

Questions? Email Pat Mitsch at marquee@walnutacrespfc.net.

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Raise money for Walnut Acres by simply buying the same products and services you do every day! Check out our Shop and Earn site HERE

Upcoming November Events with Walnut Creek Arts + Rec

Explore and grow this November with Walnut Creek Arts + Rec! Families can enjoy outdoor scavenger hunts, fall break camps, take home activity packets for youth, and more. See all the activities and register to participate at https://bit.ly/ArtsRecHoliday.