What an Artist!

A picture is a poem without words. ~ Horace
Square 1 Art fliers went home today along with the proof and FREE stickers of Facebook-Phone-Ordersyour child’s personal artwork!
You can now order items and keepsakes from Square 1 Art Shop with your child’s art on it!  See the attached flyer for more specific info!
These items make wonderful keepsakes and great personal gifts!  A favorite for grandparents, aunts, and uncles!
Square One has also opened up lines for phone orders, as well, or you can order through the order form that went home in the folders, too!
The deadline is November 20, so don’t delay!


Friends of Colin Turkey Trot

Come out and run off the turkey at the 2015 Friends of Colin Turkey Trot on Friday, November 27. Pre-Black Friday shopping this fast and flat road race begins at Unami Park in Garwood and Cranford and takes you through the neighborhoods to a straight tree-lined finish. Parking is available in a lot on Lexington ave and along streets.

2015 Friends of Colin Turkey Trot in loving memory of our neighbor and friend, Colin Maher. Colin passed away of Ewing’s Sarcoma, a pediatric cancer of the bone at age 16. 100% of proceeds directly benefit the Friends of Colin, a youth run 501(c)3 nonprofit in the fight against pediatric cancer.

Click here to sign up!


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.