AV Weekly Wildcat – August 23 2020

Wish Night

Our virtual Back to School Night on Thursday was a huge success. Thank you for attending and donating! While you may donate at any time throughout the year, donating early is ideal because it makes helps our teachers  budget and plan accordingly.  We are accepting Wish Night donations online at ptav.org/wish-night, or you can mail a check along with your donation form to: Arroyo Vista, Attn: Wish Night, 335 El Centro St.


Fall Forms Update

Thank you to everyone who filled out this years Fall Forms. Your participation helps support AV PTA. Congratulations to the following classes for having the top participation for turning in Fall Forms. Good deeds don’t go unnoticed… a surprise is on its way to the classes below.

We had 80% participation this year! Let’s make it to 100%. Go to ptav.org/fall  to complete your Fall Forms. When you complete your Fall Forms you:

  • Join AV PTA (No volunteering required)
  • Sign up for this trusty weekly newsletter
  • Donate to our “No Sweat” fundraiser

Check it off your to-do list today!


Distance Learning Montage

Although we can’t sit side-by-side our friends these days, we can visit them in other ways. Have a look at how other AV students are setting up their home-learning space.

Click HERE to view

Thank you to PTA Historian, Panda Korman for producing this video and for reminding us that we really are all in this together.


Technical Assistance

If your child is struggling with technical difficulties, try one of these options:

  1. Parent tech helper list.
  2.  SPUSD tech support hotline: (805) 285-2526
  3.  SPUSD tech support email:  [email protected]

If you know your way around Google Classroom and can help parents navigate minor technical issues, the AV teachers would love your help!   The following teachers do not yet have helpers in their classes:

Ms. Littlefield
Mrs. Taormina
Mrs. Farmarco
Dr. M
Mrs. Haines

Email Megan Gardner at [email protected] with your name, email address, and mobile phone number to be added to the list.


Recorded Meetings

Did you miss one of the many school-related meetings? We’ve got you covered. Find past recorded meetings, agendas, financial documents, and the zoom link for all public PTA meetings  HERE.


Daily Distance Learning Schedule  

[Find a link to the daily schedule at the bottom of every Weekly Wildcat newsletter.]


New Equity/Inclusion Committee 

We are excited to introduce the Equity/Inclusion Committee coming soon to AV. Following the lead of our thoughtful and hardworking SPUSD School Board, AV PTA will be expanding it’s already existing Cultural Inclusion Committee to explore how to bring equity into the culture and classrooms of AV. Want to be involved? Keep an eye on the Weekly Wildcat for more information coming in the coming weeks.


Announcing 2020-21 Art Reflections Contest

[The theme of this year’s Annual PTA Reflections Art Contest is “I matter becuase…” To learn more about this national event, click HERE. Send any questions to HERE. ]


 

[Afterschool SPEF classes begin online September 14. Click HERE to register.]


[Cub Scout Pack 7 invites families of 1st-4th graders (all genders) to attend one of the following informational Zoom meetings: August 24, 7:00 p.m. OR August 25, 7:00 p.m.  To receive Zoom invitation information, send an email to [email protected]com.]


[Cub Scout Pack 7 invites families of 1st-4th graders (all genders) to attend one of the following informational Zoom meetings: August 24, 7:00 p.m. OR August 25, 7:00 p.m.  To receive Zoom invitation information, send an email to [email protected]com.]