Vejar Elementary 4th grade celebrates the Golden State

California Day! By Kelli Gile Walnut – Vejar Elementary fourth graders are becoming map masters while learning about California’s unique coastal beaches, mountains, central valley, and desert regions. To wrap up the recent geography studies, an entire day was devoted to paying tribute to the Golden State on Monday. “California history is the heart of fourth […]

Vejar Sends Jared Boxes To Local Hospital

Photo courtesy: Kelli Gile

Ambassadors of Hope By Kelli Gile   Walnut—As the school year wrapped up at Vejar Elementary, student ambassadors got ready to send 52 special gifts of hope to hospitalized children. Each classroom on campus filled a plastic shoebox with small toys, paints, games, stuffed animals, craft kits, and puzzles for a girl or boy of […]

Vejar Elementary to celebrate 50 golden years

Photo Courtesy of WVUSD

  WALNUT—Vejar Elementary School, home of the Vaqueros in the City of Walnut, will mark its 50th anniversary during an Open House on March 24 from 5-8p.m. Community members, former students, and staff members are invited to attend. Students have been celebrating the milestone by completing acts of kindness throughout the community, including picking up […]

Vejar Science Night Offers Family Fun

Photo Courtesy: Kelli Gile 4th Grader, Winston Chang, used his breath to lift heavy books.

By Kelli Gile Walnut – Vejar Elementary’s annual science night offered a dozen fun and captivating activities for families. At the airlift challenge, students learned how much they could lift with their breath.  Students blew into a straw attached to a baggie positioned under a textbook. Many could lift an entire stack of six books. […]

Walnut: Vejar Elementary Star Student and Community Partners Honored


BY KELLI GILE Walnut – The Walnut Valley Unified Board of Trustees recognized the Vejar Elementary Super Star Student and Community Partners on Sept. 17. “Andrew Osorio was selected as our Super Star Student for his bravery, his hard work, and his positive attitude that exemplified not just the Vejar Values, but a strong human […]

Walnut: Vejar Students Grow Blue Ribbon Garden


BY KELLI GILE Walnut – Vejar Elementary 4th Grade students harvested awards during the 2014 Schools’ Agriculture and Nutrition Fair. The Special Education class is celebrating four blue ribbons they received during the springtime contest. Top prizes were awarded to their Grape Expectations sawhorse display, a Lion farm animal, and Classroom Garden bounty of fruits, […]