Save the date for Y.O.U.’s 47th Annual Benefit

YOU logoMark Your Calendars!
The 47th Annual Benefit
This years theme…”Celebrating Y.O.U.’s Superheroes”

Date: March 3, 2018
Location: Evanston Golf Club
Time: 6:00pm
More details to come!

Find out more info about Y.O.U. here

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Crazy Hat Day Friday November 3 – bring a hat & $1 to participate

It’s Crazy Hat Day @ Walker on Friday Nov. 3!

Your $1 to wear your crazy hat will go to support the 5th graders in their trip to Camp Timberlee.


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WalkerFest Postponed, Raffle Still On

Dear Walker Community,

We know WalkerFest is a highly anticipated annual event at Walker Elementary and for our community at large. This year WalkerFest was scheduled for this coming Saturday, November 4th. At this time, due to a range of contributing factors, the PTA executive committee and event leads have all agreed it best to postpone the event. We are all confident that it will best serve Walker and our families to consider holding the event later in the school year.

We will still hold the raffle and the proceeds from it will support Walker Enrichment Scholarships for students as planned. The PTA is working with Ms. Lumpkin and Ms. DiMarco to determine the best way to acknowledge all the students and families who have participated and to announce the winners of raffle prizes. More information on that will come.

We’d like to thank everyone who has supported WalkerFest so far and are looking forward to rescheduling it. We are grateful for your continued support and understanding.

The Walker PTA

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Chicago International Children’s film festival @ Wilmette Theatre Nov. 3-5



More info here:


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CASE presents -The Anatomy of an IEP – Thursday Oct. 26th

Evanston CASE (Citizens for Appropriate Special Education) will be presenting at the Evanston Public Library a program called Anatomy of an IEP, Dissecting Your Child’s Plan. Cari Levin, CASE Executive Director, and Jill Calian, Special Education Attorney and CASE Board Director will help explain Individual Education Plans (IEP) and how they are best understood and managed. This information can help empower parents to better advocate for their child’s educational needs and help monitor their child’s progress.

No registration is required, the event is free.

Thursday, October 26
7:00 – 8:30pm
Evanston Public Library, Main Branch 1703 Orrington Avenue
Community Meeting Room

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Boys Running Strong (BRS) in Roundtable!


We are so excited to share that our own Walker Boys Running Strong program was featured in Evanston Roundtable.  Follow the link HERE to read the story.

Thank you to our wonderful staff who developed the curriculum and for always being a positive influence on our boys and thank you to all who help support and encourage this program by participating and/or volunteering .

Learn more about BRS here

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Mark Your Calendars: Walkerfest is coming!

Walkerfest Carnival

Step right up and mark your calendars its time for WalkerFest 2017! Come and join the carnival for food, fun & games on Saturday Nov. 4 from 11:00am – 2:00pm! Try your hand at our famous Cake Walk, jump in the inflatables ’till your feet fall off, embrace your inner superhero and have your face painted, sample the goodies and come out to support Walker!

Pre-Order your wristbands here:

Sign up to volunteer: and be on the look out for a chance to sell raffle tickets. This is our biggest community event of the season!

Come on out for the FUN!!!!

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Treats & drinks for Teachers on Tuesday for conferences

The PTA is providing a little sustenance to the teachers on the first day of conferences to get them through a long day….


Let’s show our teachers and staff some love while they stay late for Parent-Teacher Conferences! The PTA is hosting a small potluck in the teachers’ lounge to keep the teachers hydrated and stocked with treats & snacks. Please sign up to bring something by clicking one of the links below.

Tuesday Link:
Wednesday Link:

Coordinator Last Name: Sacluti
Password: Walker

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Book fair is next week TU 10/17 & WED 10/18!

Book Fair letter 2017

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October Treat: PTA Membership Drive – and your child’s class can benefit!

We are excited to announce our continuing PTA membership drive for this school year, with a brand new incentive this month, and it’s no trick!  We are currently over 100 strong, but want to keep growing!!! 

The class with the most parents, grandparents, family/friends & community members that have become an official Walker PTA member will get a pizza party on us in November!   Please share and build our community.  Just supporting PTA by paying their $10 annual dues is all it takes, but if they are inclined to attend meetings and/or help with activities we are of course happy to have them as a valuable part of the Walker School Community!

Questions, please email Junette Moseley to join, sign up online here!

Happy Fall!


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