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Parent Association Information Station
March 2017




8 8:15 PA Meeting – Onyx
20-24 Spring Break – NO SCHOOL


1 8:00-11:00 School Improvement Day
10 Clubs and Crawfish Dinner Ticket Deadline 
21 Earth Day
28 2nd Annual Clubs and Crawfish Golf Tournament


3 8:15 PA Meeting – Onyx
15-19 Teacher Appreciation Week
19 Box Tops Due
24 Fun and Field Day
25 Last Day of School
Remaining Spring 2017 Parent Association Meetings

May 10, 2017 @ 8:15
Meeting location will be at Onyx Coffee Lab
Directions To Onyx Coffee Lab

Spring 2017 Parent Association Volunteer Opportunities

We strongly believe that Walnut Farm Montessori School is a family experience, and parent involvement is encouraged and welcomed. We want you to be involved as much as you would like to be, and in ways that interest you and work for your unique family situation. Remember, no task is too small; if you have very limited availability we understand that and will work with you to come up with opportunities for involvement that fit your schedule, and fulfill your 10 volunteer hours.

We have created the following sign-up genius with our families in mind.  We hope that having a running sign-up sheet will help give a broader view of needs for the entire semester, as well as help families quantify their volunteer hours for our community. We have tried to start out with a comprehensive view of spring 2017 needs, however, as new opportunities arise they will be added to this sign-up sheet for your convenience.  Heather, Nicole, and I would like to extend a HUGE thank you to all of our families for all that you do to support our Walnut Farm community!  As always, we are open to suggestions and feedback.

Sign Up For PA Volunteer Opportunities

Upcoming Events
School Improvement Day
April 1, 2017
8:00am – 11:00am
Walnut Farm Montessori School

Please join Mr. Tony and the Parent Association for a morning of school improvement.  We will work around campus doing those small odd jobs that need to get done but always get pushed further down the road. This day is a great way to help keep our school campus in great shape and fulfill your volunteer hours. Join us for as long as you can; we understand that there’s a lot going on this time of year!

2nd Annual Clubs and Crawfish
April 28, 2017
Golf Tournament: Bella Vista Country Club
Tee time: 1:00 (lunch immediately before)
Dinner and Family Fun: Kingsdale Recreation Complex
6:00pm – 8:00pm

We encourage all of our Walnut Farm families to attend the dinner event.  We will have boiled crawfish, fried chicken, and fried fish basket options to choose from.

Please purchase dinner tickets no later than April 10th.

Visit our Clubs and Crawfish website to learn more, purchase dinner tickets, register to play, or find sponsorship information!
Clubs and Crawfish Website

Want to help but don’t have time to be a committee member?

– be a sponsor
– organize a team
– contribute swag bag items
– contribute to the silent auction
– help with set-up/tear-down
– help plan the evening dinner/family event
– referring potential sponsors

Share Corporate Contacts With Our Committee

2017 Clubs & Crawfish Committee


Teacher Appreciation Week
May 15-19, 2017
(dates have changed)

We are planning a fun-filled week to celebrate all of the hard work our teachers and support staff do throughout the year.  Teachers and staff will receive something special each day this week. If you would like to help make this week amazing please get in touch with the Amanda Phillips and the PA officers at

Check out the needs we currently have for Teacher Appreciation Week using the link below.

Sign Up For Teacher Appreciation Week Opportunities


WFMS Support
Staff Sustainability Cabinet

Sign Up To Bring Snacks For Our Teachers And Staff
Help keep our teachers and staff energized throughout the busy school day by dropping off a snack for their snack cabinet.  Drop off your your choice of homemade goodies, crackers, snack bars, granola bars, something sweet, or something salty with the morning greeter.  This doesn’t have to be an elaborate gesture, anything is appreciated.  A box here and a plate there is really all that is needed, let’s not overwhelm them. Our teachers and staff will appreciate every last bite!


Box Tops

List of Participating Products
Next drop-off deadline for the Spring semester is May 19th!
Submit your box tops to the morning greeter anytime!


Family Celebrations and Support

Sign Up For Family Celebrations and Support
Use the above link to fill out a confidential form to let us know when there is a new baby in your family, serious illness, or death in your family.  The form allows you to choose how you would like to be acknowledged, supported or celebrated.
If you have questions about how this process works or are interested in participating,
please contact Katie Bloodworth @



Free Ride Social
A HUGE thank you to Betsy Soos for hosting an amazing barre class and brunch for Walnut Farm! Thank you to everyone who came to work out and mingle, it was so much fun! Let’s do it again!

Discovery Night Photos

I hope everyone enjoyed the opportunity to see your children in their school environment.  Discovery night is always so much fun!  Here are some pictures from the evening for you to enjoy.

Discovery Night 2017

Contact Information
Parent Association Facebook Page
Join The WFMS Community Facebook Page


Find us on Instagram


Parent Association Handbook
The 2016-2017 Parent Association Handbook

AS ALWAYS: please feel free to contact us at anytime if you have questions, concerns,
feedback etc 🙂


Parent Association Officers Spring 2017

President: Amanda Phillips
Vice President: Heather Foitek
Secretary/Treasurer: Nicole Nelsen

Whether you have a big idea or small idea for our school community, have a desire to take on a project, or are wanting a quick way to support our school, there are so many ways to get involved with the Walnut Farm Parent Association!

Contact the Amanda Phillips at for more information.