Order a Yearbook!

cropped-IMG_3013.jpgDon’t miss out on your child’s memories at WAS this year! The deadline for ordering a yearbook for your preschool, kindergarten, or first grade child is February 20. All second graders will be given a yearbook courtesy of the PTA.

The yearbooks are $20 each and can be ordered using one of the following options:

  • Complete the form that will be sent home in your child’s folder
  • Order online: School Annual – WAS
  • Put in your order at the Pajama Bingo night (bring cash or check)

Contact Carolyn at carolynmonster@gmail.com if you have any questions.



Pajama Bingo Time!

BingoThe Walnut Avenue School PTA invites you to join us for Pajama Bingo for grades K-2 on Friday, February 12th. Everybody put on your pajamas and come out for an evening of family fun! There will be plenty of bingo games and prizes!

Click here to get more information and to RSVP!


Read to Succeed!

6flagsWhat did you do this winter break? Some reading?  Great!  You could be on your way to earning a free ticket to Six Flags Great Adventure this summer!  Students in K – 6 who read 6 hours and complete and submit the student reading log are eligible to receive a free ticket.
Get more details here: Parent Information Letter. The deadline for submitting completed forms is February 26. Ready to get started? First, click here: Student Reading Log. Then print out a copy and start logging those reading hours. If you have any questions, please contact Tricia Pomponio at tpomponio109@gmail.com.


It’s Variety Show Season!

dance-a-thon-kids-dancingThat’s right, the WAS Annual Variety Show will be held this year on May 12th and we need YOU and YOUR PERFORMERS!  As in years past, sign ups will ONLY be done via the website.
Click here to learn more and sign up your child(ren) to participate,  volunteer for the show, or be part of the 2nd Grade Dads dance!



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 cranfordschools.org 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 manginim@cranfordschools.org.


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.