September 2016 – Parent Association

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September 2016 – Parent Association

Whether you have a big (or small) idea for our school community, 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 Amanda Phillips at for more information.

Follow This Link To Updated Committees List


Walnut Farm Fall Family Days

Save the Date and Mark your Calendars for the 1st annual WFMS Fall Family Days

Saturday October 22nd


Click Here For The Event Facebook Page

Please invite your NWA friends to join us!

Get your Walnut Farm Fall Family Days tickets today!!!

Tickets To The Event Can Be Purchased Using This Link

Tickets are $30/family (up to 2 adults, up to 3 kids)

$12/additional individual

*Ticket price includes all activities and 1 pumpkin per child*

Ticket prices increase to $35/family beginning October 14


The Parent Association has a goal of raising $15,000 to purchase a new piece of outdoor climbing equipment for toddler and primary as well as picnic tables for each classroom!  To raise funds, we will be selling raffle tickets for $25 each with prize winners to be drawn during the event. We are asking that families sell 4 tickets each with special incentives for the family who sells the most! Ticket books will be distributed in early October.

Want to Join the Committee, help or have question?
Contact Heather Foitek

Staff Birthday and Holiday Recognition Snacks

Follow This Link To Sign Up For Staff Meeting Snacks

To recognize our teachers monthly, the PA provides snacks at one staff meeting per month and birthday cards for any staff member with a birthday that month.  Snacks can be simple or elaborate.  Plan to feed about 23 people.  This is an easy way to help our teachers feel appreciated🙂

Thank you for your enthusiasm surrounding this project. All weeks have been accounted for. We appreciate you!

Staff Sustainability Cabinet

Follow This Link To 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.  Our teachers and staff will appreciate every last bite!


Family Celebrations and Bereavement

Follow This Link To Sign Up For Family Celebrations and Bereavement 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,
please contact Katie Bloodworth @


Imagine Studios Family Social

Thursday, November 17
Location: Imagine Studios/Rogers, AR
*More information to come


Christmas Parade

Drum Roll Please.…

The Polar Express was the clear winner with 53% of the vote !!!

Get your Holiday PJs ready🙂

Want to join the committee?
Contact Heather Foitek @


2nd Annual Clubs and Crawfish

Follow This Link To Share Corporate Contacts With Our Committee!

After a very successful event this year, the WFMS Board of Trustees along with the Parent Association will host the 2nd annual golf tournament and crawfish boil in the spring! We are working now to gather contacts of companies that would be interested in participating in our event via submitting teams, swag bag items and/or sponsorships.

Questions? Want to join the committee?
Contact Chandra McFarlane at

T-shirts and Gear

Be on the look-out!  We are working on the final designs for shirts and non-apparel items. We expect them to be ready for families to place orders no later than Fall Family Days if not sooner.


Box Tops

Drop-off deadline for the fall semester is October 28th!!

Submit your box tops to the morning greeter anytime!

Follow This Link For A List of Participating Products

Amazon Smile

Follow This Link To Register For Amazon Smile

AmazonSmile is so easy!  Just register using this link, then type in amazonsmile.comeach time you shop amazon and they will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to WFMS.

Parent Association Facebook Page

Follow This Link To Join The WFMS Community Facebook Page


Parent Association Handbook

Follow This Link To Access The 2016-2017 Parent Association Handbook


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

Katie Bloodworth, PA President 501-590-6272
Heather Foitek, PA Vice President
Amanda Phillips, PA Secretary/Treasurer