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Friday, November 22: Shortened day - early dismissal.
Monday, November 25 - Friday, November 29: Thanksgiving Break - NO SCHOOL
Wednesday, December 11: Band performance at 10:30am, MPR
Friday, December 20: Shortened Day
Monumental Toy Drive
Please help our Parkmead & Tice Girl Scout Troop #33840 as we collect *new* toy donations for the Monumental Toy Drive. Toy barrels will be placed out front during the day by the main office and inside Keyspot. Toys benefit the children of Concord Schools.
We will be collecting from November 25-Dec 11th
To learn more about MTD: http://www.monumentaltoydrive.org/
Lower Grade Champs
Braylee C and Zoe D
Sail Car distance: 13' 10"
SAIL CAR CHALLENGE
Approximately 150 students participated in the Sail Car Challenge in the STREAM lab during lunch, for 3 weeks between Oct 14 - 30. Students used cardboard, wheel, straws, tape, stir sticks, string. They received 2 axles, 1 car body and 4 wheels. With inspiration they made their cars!
Upper Grade Champs
Jessica F, Sabrina T, Atticus H and Finn B
Sail Car distance: 15' 6"
SAIL CAR CHALLENGE
OH HONEY, WHAT A BEAUTIFUL TREE!
Honey Bear Trees is back! Straight from Oregon and right into your home, the best trees and wreaths in the East Bay. Mention WCEF when you check out and WCEF recoups 20%. We love everything about this charming lot across from Acalanes High School, from their hours (9am-9pm, 7 days a week), to the quality selection and the helpers who load up your tree. Don’t forget to grab your free bottle of honey!
Honey Bear Trees now until December 24
Our Wish for you on November 21
Kick off the holiday shopping season with a lot of flair and sparkle at Wish in Walnut Creek on November 21 from 4-7:00 pm. Need to pick up a Thanksgiving hostess gift? Or a gift for your child’s teacher? Start your holiday shopping at Wish, mention WCEF, and 10% goes back to our schools! Unable to make it on November 21, giveback carries through all weekend. Support a locally owned business that supports public education.
Wish Location: 2333 Boulevard Circle, Walnut Creek (now open Sundays 11-4 through the holidays!)
Trot, trot as fast (or slow) as you can….
That’s right folks, the Forma Turkey Trot countdown is on! A family-friendly event with 10K/5K/Kids runs, it’s guaranteed to perk you up before the tryptophan kicks in. Use code “WCEF19” and $10 of the registration goes back to WCEF. Now there’s a partnership we can all be thankful for. Register today! We also need volunteers for the week leading up to the race and day of. Volunteer info here.
Got a little time to help WCEF?
Your friends at WCEF are in need of a graphic designer to lend us their skills and talents. If you are savy in Canva or Illustrator we need help. Bonus: no need to come to a meeting! This position allows you to tinker from the comfort of your own sofa. email@example.com
100 Reasons to Donate
#givingtuesday is December 3, and we celebrate every day that encourages people to do something good. Volunteer. Donate to a cause. Help a neighbor. This year, we’re asking you to join us and do something good. Reach out and volunteer for WCEF. Donate. Help us create well-funded schools and well-rounded students.
State Farm wants to give back to local communities and is offering to donate $20 directly to Parkmead PERC for getting an Auto, Home, Life, Business, or Disability from State Farm Agent Jared Burns-Coffin. No strings attached. Simply call or email and let Jared know you are calling for the Parkmead Fundraiser.
Let’s set a goal to raise $2,000 per month!! If 100 families participate by calling to get one quote a month the school would receive $2,000 per month. Take 10 minutes to get a personal quote, refer a family member or friend and let’s see how much we can raise for the rest of 2019! Only one quote per household applies.
Call or email the Jared Burns-Coffin State Farm Agency at 925-682-0800 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Exciting changes coming for WCSD websites. In an effort to improve engagement the district has begun Website upgrades starting with the district homepage. School webpages will be updated in phases. Watch for details in social media and our WCSD app.