Mother’s Day Plant Sale

The Mother’s Day Plant Sale is Friday, May 6! Please send money in witmom-flowersh your child that day because he/she will be shopping with his/her class for flowers, herbs, hanging plants, and other seasonal goodies.

Please, if you can, send your child in with a shoe box to help transport their purchases! Questions? Contact Jen Ryan at


Relay Recess at WAS

We are very excited to share that our school is hosting an American Cancer Society Relay Recess program, and we’re looking forward to having your child join us!rfl-logo

Our Relay Recess event is being held in conjunction with our town Relay for Life event. The Relay Recess program helps teach children to make healthy choices about tobacco, physical activity, nutrition and sun exposure.  We will then host our very own Relay Recess event on Friday, May 20 from 12 pm – 1 pm!

We hope you and your child will join us as we become a school that takes up the fight against cancer. Click here for all the details and to sign up to volunteer!



Variety Show Information

The big show is only a few weeks away!

The Dress Rehearsal will be on Tuesday, May 10 at 4:00 pm at the Union County Performing Arts Center (1601 Irving Street, Rahway). Parents will drop off their child with the director and are requested not to stay. The children will be dismissed at 5:45 pm.

The Live Performance will be on Thursday, May 12 at 6:30 pm at the Union County Performing Arts Center. The children should arrive no later than 6:00 pm the night of the show.

Click here for all the details: 2016 Variety Show Information Sheet.


Got Lunch?

FoodOut with old, in with the new! There is a convenient new online lunch ordering system starting October 1, 2015.

Parents of students attending Walnut Avenue School can place orders on this website:

Click the Online Ordering Notice to review information and FAQs. You can view Lunch Menus on the district website.



getinvolved3Are there committees you hope to be a part of this school year? New to the school and looking to get involved? Whether you hope to be a class or grade parent, have a brilliant idea for Mom’s Night Out or are itching to organize the Pajama Bingo Night, please let us know! There are so many ways you can help at WAS. Don’t be shy: sign up today.


WAS Email Blasts

email_iconAre you receiving WAS PTA email blasts? If not, make sure you are signed up! At on the bottom-left, click “Newsletter (add e-mail/remove e-mail)” and fill in your information. In a continued effort to go green, most WAS PTA information is sent via email blasts, so please don’t miss out!

If you have any issues receiving the email blasts, email Michael Mangini at


Yearbook Photos

cameraThe Yearbook Committee needs your help! Yearbook photographers can’t be everywhere – a fabulous yearbook depends on people like you! It only takes a minute. Follow the easy peasy instructions here.