AV Weekly Wildcat – October 18 2020

Red Ribbon Week: 10/19-10/23

[Celebrate your health and wellness with Red Ribbon Week 10/19-10/23]

“The Bright Side” Submissions Extension: 11/2

We are extending submissions to The Bright Side!

“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: Information Session


[Virtual AV Marketplace 2020 information sessions 10/20 at 7pm and 10/21 at 3pm. Check email for zoom link. Got questions? Email Jennifer Wang [email protected] or Stella Jang [email protected] ]

AV Spirit Day: 10/23

Friday, October 23 is our next Spirit Day and it coincides with our Red Ribbon Week Spirit Day. The theme is, “Pajama Day,” to show the importance of getting enough sleep. Check the PTA calendar for more Spirit Days to come.

Popsicle Sales: 10/23

Friday popsicles are an AV Tradition. 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.

Ink Drinkers is Back!

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)

AV Active Workout: 10/21

Join the live Zoom Workout on Wednesday Oct 21  at 2:30pm:

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.

Next General Association PTA Meeting: 10/21

The next virtual General Association PTA Meeting is Wednesday, October 21, 2020. We hope to see you there!

Zoom Link: https://spusd.zoom.us/j/81730931376?pwd=SUJ2NjFKN2g5UkhLRDdXS0FEQVkvZz09
Meeting ID: 817 3093 1376
Password: 3BkNkj

In the upcoming PTA General Association meeting on Wednesday, October 20th, the PTA will be selecting its Nominating Committee, which consists of 5 members and 2 alternates. The committee is charged with forming a slate of candidates for next year’s Executive Board positions. (Those on the committee may also be candidates themselves). If you are interested in being a potential committee member/alternate, please email Parliamentarian Cindy Shin at [email protected]. Thank you.

Parent Party: Win Free Tickets/links

Great news! We are excited to offer a LIMITED number of donated trivia links to ONLY the trivia portion of the Oct 24 PTA Parent Party. While this doesn’t include all the Party Pack goodies, it DOES include 2 spots to participate in the trivia and be the winning team!
We will raffle off two Party Packs to those who RSVP for a free trivia link.
Click HERE to RSVP and indicate if you’d like to enter the raffle.


Equity Committee Meeting: 10/29

AV Equity Committee is hosting its 2nd meeing 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 Student Council Decorating Ideas

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

October Art Project  

If your student did not receive an art-supply bundle (either via a classroom pickup or the Art Pickup on 10/2), there are extras available outside the front office at AV during the school day. They are in boxes according to grade level, and we’ve made one per student. Please email your questions to us at, [email protected]

AV Gives Back

[Contact [email protected] for more information.]

Math Kangaroo 2021

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

 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].]

[Register HERE for drive through trick-or-treat on 10/23 from 5-7pm ]

[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. ]