eNews - October 13, 2020

Post date: Oct 13, 2020 4:23:44 PM

What's Happening at Walnut Acres - October 13, 2020

Mark Your Calendars!

10/20 - PFC Meeting - Zoom, 7pm10/21-10/30 - Parent/Teacher Conferences10/27 - Dine & Donate - Jack's Urban Eats10/30 - Halloween Costume Parade, 2pm11/11 - Veteran's Day - NO SCHOOL

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

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Still haven't donated to Jag Fund? Through parent donations, the PFC is able to fund many of the things that make our school unique. The suggested donation is $650 per student, which can be contributed in monthly payments if you prefer. Click HERE for more information. *NEW ON THE JAG FUND PAGE: Check out the new widget on the Jag Fun page to find out if your employer has an employee matching gifts program! Please help us reach our goal! Donate Now.

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Halloween Parade

Oct. 30th @ 2pm

Let us see you in those costumes! Students and families are welcome to dress up and showcase their costumes in their front yard while teachers parade through the neighborhood in their cars. Don't forget to maintain social distance. Here is the map to our parade route to see the best location for you to:


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Dine & Donate - Oct. 27th 4pm-8pm

Mark your calendars! October's Dine and Donate is at Jack's Urban Eats. 20% of the proceeds will be donated to Walnut Acres!

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

    • Halloween - Show us your Halloween costumes. Take some pictures at the teacher parade and share them with the yearbook.


  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’s Name’” 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

Halloween Fun with Walnut Creek Arts + Rec

Halloween fun for all ages! Join Walnut Creek Arts + Rec for a pumpkin patch on the Lesher Center’s Rudney Plaza, outdoor scavenger hunts, a house decorating contest, take home activity packets for youth and seniors, and more. See all the activities and register to participate at https://bit.ly/ArtsRecHalloween.