January Meeting Minutes

The January meeting minutes are posted. Check them out here.

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Congratulations Walker Chess Team!

Congratulations to all 12 players of the Walker Chess Team who played in the Evanston Scholastic Chess Tournament this past weekend at Oakton Elementary. 

The team was represented by Emin Bilgic in Kindergarten, Henry Deutschman and Jacqueline Riberio in 1st grade, Adrian Horopciuc in 2nd grade, Henry Wilkins in 3rd grade, Fiore Zamarelli, Matteo Zamarelli, and Dominic Riberio in 4th grade, Ari Gassel, Emma Alexander, Kuba Sheaff, and Yusuf Bilgic in 5th grade.

In the “Pawns” Division, Adrian Horopciuc (2nd Grade, Ms. Simpson) won First Place, with 4.5 points (4 wins and a draw).

In the “Knights” Division, Emin Bilgic (Kindergarten, Ms. Wittenberg) won First Place with a perfect score of five out of five. Matteo Zamarelli (4th grade, Ms. Barnes) won Third Place.

In the “Bishops” Division, Emma Alexander (5th grade, Ms. Oldfield) won Fourth Place.  

In the “Rooks” Division, Yusuf Bilgic, (5th grade, Ms. Oldfield), won First Place, with a perfect score of four out of four.

We are very proud of all of our Walker Chess Team players, who continue to work on their chess scholarship. Go Wolverines!

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January PTA Meeting: Thurs. Jan. 19th @ 7:30pm

Please join us for our January meeting. We will be meeting over Zoom at 7:30pm. The meeting link is in the agenda.

Here’s a link to the agenda: Jan Meeting Agenda

We hope you can join us!

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Walker Acts of Service (Now-Jan. 17th)

To honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. the PTA will be facilitating monthly acts of service starting in January of this school year. We will be collecting items to put together Hygiene Kits for Connections for the Homeless. Please send in items to Walker prior to Jan. 17, 2023. The scouts will assemble the kits on Jan. 17th from 6-7pm and community members are welcome to come to school and help.

The following items are needed for the kits:

  • Soap
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Hairbrushes & Combs
  • Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Floss, & Mouthwash
  • Deodorant
  • Skin Lotion & Moisturizer
  • Lip Balm
  • Wet Wipes
  • Disposable Washclothes
  • Hand Scrub Brush & Nail Clippers
  • Razors & Shaving Cream
  • Socks

For questions, please contact: Jenny Walsh (jenlen26@hotmail.com), Jill Velan (jillvelan@yahoo.com), or Annie Grossman (anniegrossman@gmail.com)

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Racial Healing Week with YWCA Evanston/North Shore: Jan 16-20

YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s Equity Institute presents Racial Healing Week – a week of events and reflection dedicated to elevating the work needed to end systemic inequity, restore wholeness, and repair damage. Click here for more information.

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Walker’s Adults’ Night Out: Feb. 25, 6-10pm @ 1030 Central St, Evanston

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You are invited!

Please join us for a fun and festive evening celebrating YOU – our incredible Walker parents, guardians, and caregivers – and supporting our children.

Register for Event, Buy Raffle Tickets and Merchandise, Make a Donation

 Volunteer Your Time

Volunteer to Share a Dish

Click here for the official ANO event page.

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January Restaurant Night: Jan. 11th at Chipotle, 4-8pm

Calling all burrito lovers, Foil your dinner plans and stop by the Chipotle at 9408 Skokie Blvd in Skokie for our fundraiser on Wednesday, January 11 from 4:00pm – 8:00pm. We’re raising money to support Walker Elementary PTA, so just download a flyer from the link below or mention the fundraiser at checkout and they’ll donate 33% of the proceeds to the cause! Click here for more details. Can’t wait to see you!

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Apply to Join the Student Assignment Advisory Phase II Committee

District 65 is excited to invite you to join the Student Assignment Project (SAP) Phase II Committee. We are looking for a diverse community group to help us determine equitable program placement throughout the distinct. Click here for more information and click here to apply. The application is open from December 19, 2022 – January 20, 2023.

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December Meeting Minutes

The December meeting minutes are posted. Check them out here.

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December PTA Meeting: Thurs. Dec. 15th @ 7:30pm

Please join us for our December meeting. We will be meeting over Zoom at 7:30pm. The meeting link is in the agenda. We will be voting on funding the teacher’s lounge redesign.

Here’s a link to the agenda: Dec Meeting Agenda

We hope you can join us!

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