Family Update

Principal’s Post 

  • Today we celebrated Read Across America Day!  Thank you to our guest readers HPS District ML Coach Lisa Alonzo, Nettle teacher Sari Joffre, Firefighter Ryan Fairbanks, Firefighter Joe DelGrosso, and Officer Tim Campbell for volunteering your time to come and read to our Superstars!  It was so exciting!  Thank you to the PTO for purchasing “Reading Stuffies” for all Walnut Square Superstars.  I hope that all of our Superstars will read to their stuffies every day!
  • Kindergarten registration is open!  Please click on the flyers to learn more.  Book A REG Appt (En-Sp-Port-HC) 2024-2025 Kinder Registration Postcard Early K Registration Flyer (7)
  • Riverside Baseball is open for registration!  Please click on this link for more information:  RBreg24

School Reminders

  • Please send a water bottle to school each day with your child.  We are also accepting donations of plastic cups.  Thank you for attention and help with this!

Help Wanted

  • We are in need of the following items if you’d like to donate:
    • plastic cups
    • headphones that plug into Chromebooks
    • Walnut Square Clothes Closet:  We mostly need boys and girls 4-6 & 6-8 pants, and boys 8-10 pants. Looking for donations/gift cards to Walmart/Target to purchase items as well.

District and Community Updates and Resources

PTO News

For more information about the PTO, please click here.  

Mark Your Calendar!


  • Wednesday, March 13th:  PTO and Site Council Meetings (Site Council will be 4:00-5:00 pm in person, and PTO is 5:00-6:00 pm via Google Meet) 
  • Thursday, March 14th:  Pi Day  
  • Monday, March 18th:  PreK-8 Marks Close 2nd Trimester 
  • Wednesday, March 20th:  Early Release Day- Dismissal is at 11:35 am 
  • Monday, March 25th:  PreK-8 Report Cards 
  • Wednesday, March 27th:   Class Photo Day  
  • Friday, March 29th:  NO SCHOOL- Good Friday


  • Tuesday, April 2nd:  MCAS Practice Test Grade 3 ELA 
  • Wednesday, April 3rd:  MCAS Grade 3 ELA Session 1 
  • Thursday, April 4th:  MCAS Grade 3 ELA Session 2 
  • Monday, April 15th-Friday, April 19th:  No School Spring Recess 
  • Monday, April 22nd- Wednesday, April 24th:  MCAS Makeups 


  • Friday, May 3rd:  K-8 Progress Reports Issued 3rd Trimester 
  • Monday, May 13th:  MCAS Practice Test Grade 3 Math 
  • Tuesday, May 14th:  MCAS Grade 3 Math Session 1 
  • Wednesday, May 15th:  MCAS Grade 3 Math Session 2 
  • Wednesday, May 15th: PTO and Site Council Meetings (5:00-7:00 pm via Google Meet) 
  • Wednesday, May 22nd:  Early Release Dismissal is at 11:35 am 
  • Monday, May 20th- Friday, May 24th:  MCAS Makeups 
  • Tuesday, May 28th:  Grade 3 “Move Up” Day to Pentucket Lake 9:30 am 
  • Wednesday, May 29th: Field Day 9:30-11:30 am (Rain Date Wednesday, 6/5/24) 
  • Friday, May 31st:  Spring Concert 10:00 am- Doors open for seating at 9:30 am (Rain Date Monday, 6/3/24) 
  • Monday, June 10th:  Teddy Bear Picnic 9:45 am-10:45 am (Rain Date Tuesday, June 11th)