top of page
Montclaire 2024 1140x360 copy.jpg

WATSA Schedule


6:30 AM Set-up begins 


8:00 AM Walk-A-Thon Registration opens in Room 20, Art Room 


8:30 AM Hot breakfast and coffee opens 

Kids’ Raffle opens 


8:45 AM Warm-ups in front of the GLC; walkers assemble, look for your teacher(s)!


9:00 AM Walk-A-Thon starts! First lap led by Monte and classes walk together with teachers


9:15 AM Silent Auction opens in GLC 

Bake Sale opens for breakfast pastries


10:00 AM Kids’ Activities open

Fire Truck Arrives (to be confirmed)

Bake Sale treat items available


10:30 AM Kids’ Carnival Snack booths open 


11:30 AM Lunch tables open 

Kids’ Raffle drawings commence (every 30 minutes, final at 1:30 pm) 


1:15 PM Silent Auction GREEN tables close (Travel Getaways & Other Goodies) 

1:30 PM Silent Auction YELLOW tables close (Teachers & Staff) 

1:45 PM Silent Auction ORANGE tables close (Experiences) 

2:00 PM Silent Auction RED tables close (Parties, Grade Portraits) 

Silent Auction is complete and all guests must exit GLC 


2:00 PM Walk-a-Thon Final lap led by Monte 

Food booths close / Bake Sale closes

Walkers return lap cards to Registration in Room 20, Art Room

Kids’ Activities close


2:15 PM Clean up begins – many hands make light work! 


2:30 PM Registration room closes


IT TAKES A VILLAGE: Sign-up to volunteer today!


We need 400 volunteers to put on WATSA, including over 150 parent volunteers to help with lap punches, registration and more. Community service hours are available to students 9th grade and up. 


Sign-up for your WATSA volunteer shift or use this QR Code (and share with any high schoolers who need service hours)

Key Dates:

March 29: Wine & Spirits Auction (online) begins at 3 p.m.

April 1: Wine & Spirits Auction ends at 10 p.m.

April 1-2: Drop off drink donations in the school office. Check the newsletter for your drink assignment.

April 5: Drop-off Bake Sale and Cake Walk items, tables, coolers and awnings 

April 6: WATSA DAY! (8 a.m.-2 p.m.)

April 7: Wine & Spirits Auction Winners Collection Party

April 12: WAT sponsorships due. Check the leaderboard.


What is WATSA?


WATSA stands for Walk-A-Thon and Silent Auction. 


It is MPTO’s biggest fundraising event of the year. From the preparations, to the walk, to the parties thereafter - WATSA is a really fun, uniquely Montclaire experience for the whole family. We hope you’ll join us!

Watch the video to find out more!

bottom of page