Nothing from Fri Jun 02 to Sun Jul 02.

Weekly Wildcat – March 19

PTA-Sponsored Assembly Recap

We welcomed global sensation Victoria Burnett to share stories with students from 1st-5th grade about our nation’s Forgotten Heroes. Ms. Burnett captivated each audience as she shared stories and music about Buffalo Soldiers and encouraged our kids to learn about and share stories of our own families and ancestral history. 

Bike Bus – Tuesday, March 21

All City Track Meet 2023

Come join us for the All City Track Meet where the AV Wildcats compete against South Pasadena elementary schools in track and field!

It’s one of the best school spirit events!

Event Dates: Friday, April 21st – Saturday, April 22nd
Visit for all event details and registration. Click here for the Event Order Schedule

All registration/payment done online ONLY.
Registration with a guaranteed t-shirt closes on March 27th

RELAY TEAM TRYOUTS  will be held at school during PE the Week of March 20th – 24th.  Click here for more details. 

Like all wonderful PTA events we will need a significant amount of parent volunteers to pull this off. Make sure to sign up to volunteer and get the very stylish 2023 ACTM T-shirt! WE NEED YOU!

**SPLL is aware of the ACTM and is working to push the baseball and softball games to later in the day in order to accommodate kids who would like to participate, but not miss their games.

Contact: Eryn Kalavsky with any questions.

AV PTA Endorses YES on S!

Vote YES on S to maintain high-quality education in South Pasadena schools and renew local school funding before it expires. To learn more about Measure S or get involved in the campaign, please visit

Haiku Submissions for Neurodiversity Celebration Month

AV Equity Meeting – 3/23 at 7pm

Please join us THIS THURSDAY for the next virtual AV Equity Committee meeting! We will be discussing our goals for next year and would love to hear from you. All are welcome!

Click HERE for Zoom Link

Special SPRING Movie Night!!

Thanks to funds received from filming done on campus in early January, the PTA is excited to announce a Special SPRING Movie Night!!

Calling all movie night lovers! Movie night is a cherished tradition at AV and it wouldn’t be possible without the support from YOU- our beloved AV families and caregivers. Sign-up here to make sure movie night remains a seamless, well-supported success!

AV Talent Show

AV PTA Presents:

South Pasadena Middle School Auditorium – Friday, May 12 at 6:00 PM (Mandatory Dress Rehearsal – Wednesday, May 10 at 5:30 PM)

Please join us for our very own “MTV themed” show hosted by AV celebrity VJ’s Jessie and Nate Mobley and showcasing our best talent!

SIGN UP FOR TRYOUTS AT AV                                                                               Afterschool: 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Wednesday, April 12 or Thursday, April 13

All grades & acts are welcome. Group acts are highly encouraged! Acts should be 1.5 minutes max & school appropriate. Sign up deadline is Monday, April 10.

Fifth Graders also wanted! Sign up for stage crew or be part of the Alison Smith choreographed finale!


THANK YOU!!!  Email for more info: [email protected]

*Depending on the number of student tryouts, we may request combining acts, or other changes to allow for maximum participation!

2023/24 PTA Executive Board

Congratulations to our newly elected 2023/24 PTA Executive Board!

Be an ART CART Hero!

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. March 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.

Popsicle Sales

Grab a frozen treat and support our 5th graders EVERY Tuesday!

Share Your 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!