Wed Jul 17
  • PTA General Assembly Meeting 7:00 pm8:00 pm

Weekly Wildcat – December 3

AV Gives Back Winter Toy Drive – Through 12/18!

AV Gives Back is collecting new & unwrapped toys for local kiddos in need. Consider purchasing from one of our favorite small businesses, The Dinosaur Farm! Age range of kiddos we support is 6-18 years. Please drop donations in the TOY DRIVE BOX at the El Centro & Doran Gates. Contact Kelly Kwan with questions.

AV Marketplace – 12/9

AV All School Sing – 12/15

2nd 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. December is 2nd grade month. If you are a 2nd grade parent, please, please, please sign up for a day or 3 or 4. We need 4 volunteers per day!   Sign Up HERE.

2024-2025 PTA Executive Board Nominations

The Nominations Committee for the 2024-2025 PTA Executive Board will meet in January to review nominations for Executive Board positions. If you are interested in learning more about the PTA, the Executive Board, or how the nominations process works, please feel free to contact the Parliamentarian: Danielle O’Sullivan at [email protected]

Math Kangaroo

Click here to register

Click here for practice materials

Bike Bus – EVERY Tuesday!

The Bike is now riding weekly! Join the fun, make some friends, and enjoy the fresh air every Tuesday morning starting 7:55am. For more info, see

Popsicles AND CHIPS 

Did you know popsicle sales are one of the BIGGEST fundraisers for 5th Grade Promotion? Grab a frozen treat and/or a bag of chips to support our 5th graders EVERY Tuesday! 5th grade parents: Click HERE to sign up to help with popsicle sales.

Share Your Community Photos!

Send AV Photos to [email protected]

We would love to have your best AV photos from the year for our archive!  Email photos to [email protected] any time throughout the year.

Do You Have Questions?

Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Erik Gammell, PTA President, or Patti Urzua 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


Thank you!

SPMS Music Boosters Dine Out – 12/4

Please join the SPMS Music Boosters for a fundraiser event at Gus’s BBQ! This fundraiser supports the SPMS music programs as well as the 5th grade bands from all elementary schools.
📅 Date: Monday, December 4th
⏰ Time: 11 am-10 pm
📍Location: Gus’s BBQ, 808 Fair Oaks Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030
Special Instructions: You can choose to either participate by dining in or by ordering takeout over the phone/in person. No 3rd party delivery orders at this time. Just mention to your server or takeout host that you are supporting the SPMS Music Boosters fundraiser.

SPMS Winter Concert Series

Get ready for a delightful array of musical performances at the SPMS Auditorium this December! We’re excited to showcase the talents of our students, and we invite all students and families to join us for these musical celebrations.

The SPMS Music Boosters will also be having a bake sale during the winter concerts. Please consider contributing by signing up to bring baked goods or cups, or helping with setup, sales, or cleanup. If you’re interested in volunteering at our concerts, please use the links below each concert time.

Choir Winter Concert (Middle School & High School combined) 📅 Date: December 6th ⏰ Time: 6:30 pm Choir Concert Volunteer Sign-up

5th Grade Band Concert 📅 Date: December 11th ⏰ Time: Multiple Performances: 5 pm- Arroyo Vista, 6 pm- Marengo, 7 pm- MHS 5th Grade Band Concert Volunteer Sign-up

SPMS Band Concert 📅 Date: December 12th ⏰ Time: 6 pm SPMS Band Concert Volunteer Sign-up

Orchestra Concert 📅 Date: December 13th ⏰ Time: 6:30 pm Orchestra Concert Volunteer Sign-up

Mark your calendars, invite your friends and family, and join us for these musical evenings. We look forward to seeing you there!