AV Weekly Wildcat – October 25 2020

Ink Drinkers begins THIS WEEK!

If you would like to join, please complete this form.

5th Grade Google Classroom Link (Tuesdays, 3-4pm)
4th Grade Google Classroom Link (Wednesdays, 3-4pm)
3rd Grade Link (Thursdays 3-4pm)


Equity Committee Meeting: 10/29

AV Equity Committee is hosting its 2nd meeting Thursday, 10/29 at 7pm. Please come join us as we explore the ways the PTA can support the values of inclusion and equity here at AV. Everyone is welcome! Questions? Ideas? Please reach out to us: Amber Jaeger, [email protected] or Patti Urzua, [email protected].

Follow the Zoom Link to join the meeting: https://spusd.zoom.us/j/83867476978


AV Spirit Wear Now Available!

Go to the AV Spirit Wear Order Form to check out the new AV Spirt Wear and the accessories available for purchase. Place your orders by 5pm on Monday, November 2. 

Hats off to the creative and incredible Erin Bonz and Ryan Dwyer for designing the 2020-2021 collection. Thank you to Jaime Thompson for making online shopping possible on our website.

Here’s a sneak-peek of our two new designs in this year’s collection. Happy Shopping!


“The Bright Side” Submissions Extension: 11/2

We are extending submissions to The Bright Side!

Our goal is to reach 20 submissions for each grade by 11/2. Here is what we have so far:

TK-1
K-4
1st-0
2nd-6
3rd-7
4th-0
5th- 5

“The Bright Side,” is a new publication where AV families can share their unique experiences during this unprecedented time. 

Please send us your submissions of artwork, photos, writing, recipes, or crafting/how-to-activities that pertain to your time spent staying safe during the Pandemic by NOVEMBER 2.

Email your submission to: [email protected]

Include in your email your student’s name & grade, the category for which they are submitting, the submission attachment, and a brief description.Please include high-resolution images if possible (300dpi). Families with multiple children can submit separately or together! 


Virtual AV Marketplace 2020 Registration Due 11/9

[Virtual AV Marketplace 2020: Got questions? Email Jennifer Wang [email protected] or Stella Jang [email protected] ]


AV Spirit Day: 10/30 

Friday, October 30 is our next Spirit Day. The theme is “Wear Your Halloween Costume!”

Check the PTA calendar for more Spirit Days to come.


Popsicle Sales: 10/30

[Come support our 5th graders and buy your favorite tasty treat. All popsicles are 1$ and can be purchased in the drive through lane on Cawston St. between 11:30 and 12:30pm.]


AV Active Workout: 10/28

Join the live Zoom Workout on Wednesday Oct 28  at 2:30pm:
https://spusd.zoom.us/j/82049542827

Click for the printable alphabet chart (pictured above).

Click HERE for an adorable and fun video of Whiskers and friends demonstrating how to do each exercise in the alphabet.


South Board Candidate Interviews

The South Pasadena PTA Programs (at all five schools and Council PTA) and the Special Needs Committee collaborated to host interviews with the school board candidates for 2020.Thanks very much to everyone who offered the questions that were curated for this process. Thanks also to Oscar Madrigal, Special Needs Committee Chairperson for conducting the interviews.

Interviews are available to view at the Special Needs Committee YouTube Channel.

This material was not prepared by the South Pasadena Unified School District (SPUSD). Any programs and/or events described herein are not necessarily endorsed and will not be supervised by SPUSD.


AV Student Council Decorating Ideas

[Submit photos to [email protected], if you’d like!]


Math Kangaroo 2021

For more information visit the Math Kangaroo Website to register online.


AV Gives Back

[Contact [email protected] for more information.]


 How to Use the Box Tops App 

It just takes 2 easy steps to get started with the Box Tops App!

Step one: Get the Box Tops App on the App Store  OR Google Play.

Step 2: Add your teachers last name (only one please) to the memo to get credit for your child’s class. Click HERE for a video tutorial.


[South Pasadena and San MarinoAYSO Live Skills Academy: 10/12-11/19. Email Regional Commissioner at [email protected].]


[SPHS LEO Club is supporting the American Book Drive in hosting a citywide collection campaign up until November 30th. Check your bookshelves for new and used books, CDs, & DVDs, and drop off your items in collection boxes located outside the main office of every South Pas school. Your donations will directly support Southern California schools, hospitals, and children centers, partner nonprofits, and our environment! ]


[FREE Mobile Dental Clinic October 24-27. Click HERE for more information.]


[Free meals for anyone 1-18. For more information call Food and Nutritional Services at (626) 441-5820 ext 2951 or 2950. Menu available at www.spusd.net. ]


[Click HERE to learn more about virtual programs for kids at the South Pasadena Library this fall: September 14-November 9. ]


[Connecting students to providers who treat mental health and substance use disorders. Email: [email protected]. Call: (888) 515-0595]