Family Update

Dear Families,

Ten more days until winter break!  Ten more days of learning, growing, and fun!  Our attendance raffle continues daily.   Every day in attendance is a chance to win, and the raffle winner will be announced on Wednesday, 12/23!  Please click on the link below to view the flyer:  

Attendance Raffle Flyer English

Attendance Raffle Flyer Spanish

Attendance Raffle Flyer Portuguese


Walnut Square is getting ready for our Winter Spirit Week and hope you will join us!  We are planning fun activities.  Click on the link below to read the flyer:  

English/Spanish Flyer 

Portuguese/English Flyer 

During this season of gift giving, there are many great gifts for students!  Here is a list of ideas from our Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists.     Gift Ideas Spanish 

Our Superstars are hosting a drive to collect toiletries for one of our community organizations, the Veterans Northeast Outreach Center.  Please click on the flyer to see requested items.  We will be collecting items until December 23rd and hope you can help! Toiletries to Donate Flyer English and Spanish  Toiletries to Donate Flyer 


In addition to learning and fun during school, there are many fun events planned outside of school thanks to our PTO and also our Haverhill community!  Tomorrow is the Lions Club Santa Breakfast fundraiser.  Walnut Square families plan on going at 9:30 if you are able to attend this awesome community event.   Lions Club Breakfast with Santa Flyer English and Spanish

Another fun family event that is also a fundraiser for the Walnut Square PTO is the Holiday Light Drive Thru Show!  How does it work? Use the included link, choose the date that WORKS BEST FOR YOU ( Now- December 30th), get your hot cocoa ready and let the holiday lights make your spirits bright! $2 per car will be donated to the Walnut Square PTO.   Visit https://bit.Ly/3guyYly today to buy your tickets!

Walnut Square Superstars continue to use iReady in their daily Reading and Math  lessons.   I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the progress our students are making in i-Ready Personalized Instruction! This week, the following students completed 30 or more minutes of Lesson Time-on-Task in either Reading or Mathematics!  This is great progress toward our weekly goal of 30–49 minutes of Lesson Time-on-Task.  Congratulations!

30 + Minutes iReady Reading:  

Kindergarten:  Elizabeth, Elias, Gabriel, Jace, William, Kora, Joshua P., Jaire, Bella, Liam, Jovanni, Seanna, Vincent, Lyla, Kyrie, Michael, Logan, Juliana, 

Grade 1:  Shawn, Helen, Hamida, Jazlyne, Genesis, Jaisaac, Jozias, Lorenzo, Bella, Nicholas, Jaeliz, George, Braxton, Toby, Lina, Cameron, Maddison, Vivienne, Paxton, Brielle, Addyson, Julie, Kameron, Armani, Skarlett, Sophia, Amaris, Nathan, Yanalia, Zoey, Jairo, Mayalis, Leah, Sebastian, Scarlett, Mikayla 

Grade 2:  Jacob A., Kai’den, Allen, Adilaya, Jadeline, Gavin, Jeremiah, Abigail, Oliver, Ciara, Elise, Adalynn, Markus, Bennett, Nadia, Jaylen, Avian, Jacob V. 

30 + Minutes iReady Math:  

Kindergarten:  Fadil, Elizabeth, Cayson, Kinsley, Arianna, Elias, Delaney, Seanna, Parker, Lyla, Jace, William, Nubia-Jhene, Ramses, Kora, Charlotte, Juliana, Josh P., Aavya, Rowan

Grade 1:  Shawn, Helen, Hamida, Jazlyne, Genesis, Jaisaac, Jozias, Lorenzo, Bella, Nicholas, Jaeliz, George, Braxton, Toby, Lina, Cameron, Maddison, Vivienne, Paxton, Brielle, Addyson, Julie, Kameron, Armanie, Skarlett, Olivia, Sophia, Amaris, Natha, Yanalia, Zoey, Jairo, Mayalis, Leah, Sebastian, Scarlett, Mikayla, Elianna 

Grade 2:  Jacob A., Kai’den, Gavin, Lani, Jeremiah, Ciara, Markus, Emmitt, Bennett, Maxwell, Jeremy, Jaylen, Avian, Jacob V. 

Our PTO has been busy!  Here are the updates:  

  • We had a virtual PTO Meeting on Monday, December 5th from 5:30 – 6:30pm.  Please click here to read the minutes.  
  • Celebration of Lights Fundraiser.  Please click on the links below to read the flyers.  

Flyer:  PTO Fundraiser:  Merrimack Valley Celebration of Lights Flyer English, Spanish, and Portuguese 

  • Thank you to all who have participated in the Dollar Fundraiser!  As of today,  December 9, 2022, we raised $1,234.85!  Thank you to all for your support!  If you forgot to bring in the envelope by today, please bring it in on Monday.  

At Walnut Square, we have a closet with extra clothes for students.  We are in need of the following items: packages of new underwear size 4-8, socks, and unisex clothing, sized 4-8.  If you would like to donate any of the items, please bring them to school. 

As with all family updates, this will be posted on our school website, and sent to you via School Messenger and Remind.  In addition to the Walnut Square School website, you can also “like” our Facebook page, Walnut Square Elementary School, and follow us on Instragram @walnutsquaresuperstars to get updates and see all of the fun and learning taking place at Walnut Square!   Please contact me if you have any questions.  Thank you!  



Jen Rubera 



Mark Your Calendar! 

Saturday, December 10th:  Lions Club Breakfast with Santa Flyer English and Spanish

Wednesday, December 14th:  Half Day (Dismissal is at 11:35 am) 

Walnut Square Winter Spirit Week:  December 19th-23rd 

Monday, December 19th:  Mitten Monday

Tuesday, December 20th:  Gingerbread Day 

Wednesday, December 21st:  Winter Wonderland Wednesday

Thursday, December 22nd:  Sweater Weather Thursday 

Friday, December 23rd:  Hibernate Friday