Allergy Safe Treats on Oneida!

Not a PTA thing, but so cool we had to share. Our neighbors on Oneida Place are the place to be on Halloween for allergy safe treats.

They are encouraging and welcoming all trick or treaters to come by for a worry-free Halloween.

Thank you Oneida friends. Great idea and an amazing treat for our little ghouls!


ShopRite for Walnut

ShopRite For My School

Sign up for a great new program from our friends at ShopRite. Simply register your Price Plus card and you can designate Walnut Avenue School to receive Box Tops credit automatically. You probably shop there anyway, why not help out our school while you are there.

Here’s how to get started.


Trick or Trunk: Car sign up

The WAS PTA invites you and your car to participate in our annual Trick or Trunk event. This will take place on Friday, October 26 from 6:30-8:30pm. Simply “decorate” your car and hand out candy/trinkets to kids that night! In order to participate, you must be able to set up in the school parking lot at 5:30pm and remain with your car until 8:30pm. S

Sign up here: Trick or Trunk Car Registration

We are capping the number of cars at 25 to ensure the safety of our children. An informational meeting for all volunteers will be held as soon as registration closes and instructions will be emailed. The deadline for car registrants is Friday, October 5!! We can’t wait!

We welcome all WAS families to this event. Please email Abby at [email protected] to alert us of circumstances that may prohibit your family from attending this event such as characters that trigger tantrums, challenges with waiting, difficulty with crowds, etc. Due to the nature and time of the event we are unable to make it a fully sensory friendly event, but we will make efforts to make it as inclusive as possible.


Meet Your New Class & Grade Parents

Thank you everyone who attended and tuned in to our Class/Grade parent lottery drawing. Talk about excitement! Here’s the list.

Even if you are not a Class or Grade Parent this year, there are many ways to help throughout the year.


New Year, New Yearbook

We are working with a new yearbook vendor this year and have some great enhancements we’ll share with you soon. For now, let’s focus on the first day.

We know you’ll have those cameras rolling on the first day of school. So, after you snap away and say goodbye, please share your shots with us for the yearbook. Here’s instructions for uploading them. You’ll also see information about ordering yearbooks….please skip that part for now as we work out some details with the new vendor.


ISO: Pretzel Coordinator

Here’s a fun job we’re looking to fill before the school year starts: Chief Pretzeler and team. The head Pretzel Planner(s) will take care of pretzel sale pick-up and round up a handful of pretzel sale pushers monthly. It’s one of our most popular fundraisers! And it’s not a big time commitment.

Looking to fill the task soon, so sign up today. You can pick up the pretzels yourself, or rotate that job among your volunteers, we just need a point person to make sure it gets done. Thanks! Volunteer form


PTA Minutes & Budget

Would you like to check out the PTA budget? You’ll find it here today and anytime you need to refer to it. Chairing an event? Be sure to check the budget and stick to it!