The Walnut Hill Dad’s Club hosts monthly Friday night movies during which they serve hot dogs, popcorn, and drinks. Their next movie night is scheduled for March 22nd from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM. Parents are invited to drop the kids off for the evening. The Dad’s club will be watching over them.
Walnut Hill has been nominated as a National Blue Ribbon School
for its work to close student achievement gaps.
The Dad’s club hosted a family fun dance with a Fortnite dance contest on February 8th from 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM in the Walnut Hill Gym. The Walnut Hill Families showed terrific dance moves!
The Walnut Hill PTA and Dad’s Club teamed up to create Santa’s Workshop on Saturday, December 15th in the Dad’s Club Hut. It was a fun time for the entire family with crafts, games, pictures with Santa, and hot chocolate. School resumes on January 8th. Enjoy your winter break!
The Dad’s Club haunted house was spooktacular this year! The dads worked incredibly hard to create thrills and fun for everyone. We are grateful for their enthusiasm, imagination, and hard-work. Thank you also, to the dads from the community who joined in and helped out with the fun. Our parents and our community help make Walnut Hill Elementary a special place.
Walnut Hill Elementary participants proudly represented our school at the 2018 Wither’s Wildcat Prowl. Flora Eoff finished a great 5K race and led Ms. Diaz’s fourth-grade class to victory in the sponsorship competition. We are proud of all the Walnut Hill participants who finished the race, and thankful for our many supporters who sponsored and cheered for our runners.
This year’s Reading Under the Stars was a delightful celebration of reading. The Walnut Hill teachers performed Los Tres Osos which everyone thoroughly enjoyed. A special thank you to our Dad’s Club for their hard work building the set. The warm cookies and milk were delicious. Thank you to the parent volunteers who worked so hard to make this year’s event special.
The Modern Mile Dallas presented Walnut Hill Elementary with a big check at the 2017 Winter Wonderland! A big thank you to all the Modern Mile Dallas committee members and volunteers.
Thank you Ms. Marquez, Real School Gardens, Boston Consulting Group, and all the volunteers who made the Walnut Hill Elementary Outdoor Classroom a success!
Be The Difference You Want To See In The WorldMahatma Gandhi
The Walnut Hill students and their families are committed to supporting the teachers and administrators in furthering the educational opportunities available to all students.
All Our Students Learn Mandarin
Walnut Hill Elementary is the only DISD elementary school with a full-time Mandarin Chinese teacher. All Walnut Hill students are taught Mandarin as part of the standard school curriculum.
We are an Official Leader in Me Campus
Through a generous donation, Walnut Hill Elementary has become an official Leader in Me school. We will be using Franklin Covey’s Leader In Me curriculum to teach 21st century leadership and life skills to students and create a culture of student empowerment based on the idea that every child can be a leader. All students participate in this award-winning leadership program on our campus.
We are Strong in Gifted Education
This past summer, all Walnut Hill teachers completed the training for educating gifted students. All of our teachers are certified gifted teachers and members of TAGT.
We Have the Top Rated Teachers in the District.
90% of Walnut Hill teachers are ranked as “Distinguished Teachers” by Dallas ISD’s TEI evaluation system based on their student data and performance. To earn the title of distinguished teacher, teachers must perform in the top 20% of all teachers in the district.