Weekly Wildcat – October 10

AV’s 2nd Virtual Parent Party 

Want to meet some parents? Want a fun excuse to get together with friends? Want to support local businesses? Then get Jiggy Wit It at our AV parent party! Exclusive AV swag and locally sourced drinks, snacks and perks included in our phat party packs!

It was such a blast last year so we are doing it again. There are two more days to secure your spot, so register now!

Visit ptav.org/parent-party to RSVP.

Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram at @arroyovistapta


Reflections Art Celebration & Contest

Entries are due October 15th!  All entries will receive ribbons and be eligible for medals and are eligible for Wildcat Adventure points!  Visit ptav.org/pta-reflections/ for more information.

Please email Reflections chair Cami Zappaterra at [email protected] for questions or more information.


Wildcat Adventure All Year Long!

Record your participation at ptav.org/wildcat for Reflections and AV Gives Back.


Have You Joined the PTA?

You may THINK you joined already, but chances are, you may not have!  If you want to know for sure, just ask PTA Membership Chair  Vivan Tran !

Click HERE to JOIN!
We need 100% participation to reach our goal!

Remember to add your student’s information (FIND OUT HOW!)  to your membership so they can be eligible for raffles and class contests! 


Recycle Your Outgrown AV Spirit Wear

Please only donate gently used clothing and wash the apparel before dropping off.   New AV Spirit Wear will go on sale in late October. 


Teacher Feature 

Thank you to those who contributed to Wish Night. Meet our third grade teachers and read what your Wish Night gifts go to!


Nominating Committee Selection

At the upcoming PTA General Association meeting on Wed. 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!


 4th Grade Parents Needed! 

Each month, a different grade will be asked to volunteer to keep our drop-off lanes running. Without volunteers, we will have to close the lanes. October is 4th grade month! If you are a 4th grade parent, please, please, please sign up for a day or 3 or 4. We need 4 volunteers per day!   Sign Up HERE.


AV Playground Supervisor Needed!

Want a job at AV?  We have an opening as a playground supervisor.  Email Principal Sinclair at [email protected] if you are interested.


Next AV Equity Meeting!

Please join us for our AV Equity Committee meeting! We will be discussing subcommittees; and all are invited to join the discussion about how we can continue to serve our community:

Thursday, October 14th at 7pm, via ZOOM.

https://spusd.zoom.us/j/83083277958

If you have any questions or concerns/thoughts you’d like to share, please reach out to us at [email protected]

Hope to see you there!

-AV Equity Co-Chairs, Patti Urzua, Andy Perry, Amber Jaeger


Do You Have Questions?

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Megan Gardner, PTA President, or Erik Gammell, PTA Executive Vice President.

¿Tienes preguntas? El maestro de su hija/o o la oficina principal pueden ponerlos en contacto con una familia en AV que hable español. 

질문 사항이 있으십니까?자녀의 담임선생님 이나 학교 사무실에서 필요한 언어를 사용하는 학부모와 연결해 드립니다

你有問題嗎?您孩子的老師或學校辦公室可以將您與另一比特講您語言的AV家長聯系起來

Thank you!