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Weekly Wildcat – March 27

2022 Jog-A-Thon Golden Shoe Award Winners

The AV PTA would like to thank everyone for making the 2022 Jog-A-Thon a huge success!  Students brought strength, endurance, and miles of school spirit. Together, we have already exceeded our fundraising goal and we’re continuing to count!
We will not only be able to cover the necessities, special programs, and events, but we will be contributing funds to the new playground!  THANK YOU for your generosity!  If you haven’t yet done so, you can still donate at
Big congratulations to the 2022 Golden Shoe Award class winners!

TK/ Kindergarten – Mrs. Reddy’s Class
1st Grade –  Mrs. Jara and Mrs. Jones’s Class
2nd Grade – Mrs. Malach’s Class
3rd Grade – Ms. Tait-Enroth’s Class
4th Grade – Mrs. Gresham and Mrs. Reed’s Class
5th Grade – Mrs. Wahbe’s Class

Individual placeholders for each grade:

1st Grade

Boys: 1st Place – Quinn Thompson, 2nd Place: Robert Bocharov, Victor Troeh, Keisuke Aihara, Wei-Hsuan Chiu, 3rd Place: Parker Pramov, Caetano Goulding-Oliveira
Girls: 1st Place: Isa Broyles, 2nd Place: Eavie Robillard, Zoe Luu, Leora Kaldor, Amy Lou, 3rd Place: Yeine Cho

2nd Grade

Boys: 1st Place: Sawyer Severson, 2nd Place: Aviel Suarez Martinez, 3rd Place: Micah Song
Girls: 1st Place: Mila Lubenova, 2nd Place: Bridget Lin, 3rd Place: Orla Given

3rd Grade

Boys: 1st Place: Micah Zappaterra, 2nd Place: Didi Hong, 3rd Place: Javier Phippard
Girls: 1st Place: Lexi Cronin, 2nd Place: Eleni Plascencia, 3rd Place: Zoey Shinada, Graecyn O’Sullivan

4th Grade

Boys: 1st Place: Archie Bearden, Zico Hong, 2nd Place: Takao Sakai, 3rd Place: Andrew Kwak
Girls: Elliana Lou, 2nd Place: Wilhelmina Vitt, 3rd Place: Elodie Mishico

5th Grade

Boys: 1st Place: Scott Schwartz, 2nd Place: Shunto Terada, 3rd Place: Lovel Cizmic
Girls: 1st Place: Anna McDonnell, 2nd Place: Sachi Philip, 3rd Place: Yuna Cho

Award for Most Money Raised and Most Pledges goes to:

Winona Bradshaw

Congratulations to all the winners!

Thank You to Stella Jang, Keri Tuazon, and Maelyn Hager for organizing this amazing fundraiser!

Save the Date – Movie Night 4/8!

All City Track Meet 2022 

The All City Track Meet is back to the traditional format and registration is live!

Event Date:  Saturday May 7, 2022 at the South Pasadena High School Track

(This event is for grades K-5 only, but TK is encouraged to come out and cheer for their school as they look forward to participating in years to come.)



It’s time to lace up your shoes and register for the All City Track Meet where the AV Wildcats compete against South Pasadena elementary schools in track and field events!

All registration/payment done online ONLY. Register and pay by Thursday, April 7th.  For all details about this great event and to register, visit


Relay Try-Outs will be held at school during recess or PE this week! Click here for more details.

Schedule of Events for the week of ACTM

Practices – at SPHS Track (optional but recommended)           

Tuesday, May 3: 5:00- 7:00pm
Thursday, May 5: 5:00- 7:00pm

All City Track Meet Day Schedule – Saturday, May 7

Field Events for Grades 3-5: 8:30am*
Running Events for Grades K-2: 10am
Running Events for Grades 3-5: 11**

* Field events will be ongoing when K-2 running events begin
**3-5 running events will begin when K-2 running events end.  11am is the call time, but the exact start time cannot be predicted.

Contact Eryn Kalavsky or Megan Gardner with questions.

2021 Reflections SPUSD Council Award Winners 

We are pleased to announce the AV Art Reflections winners who went on to receive SPUSD council awards by competing against the other SPUSD elementary schools. We have so many talented art students. Congratulations to our winners!

AV PTA Reflection SPUSD Council Awards 2021 go to…

Outstanding Interpretation

Vivian Loucka, Music, Primary Division
Viviane Cho, Visual Arts, Primary Division
Connor Maddenthrope, Special Artist, Intermediate Division
Saki Roppongi, Literature, Intermediate Division

Award of Excellence

Mateo Gomez, Literature, Primary Division
Ilya Balakrishnan, Photography, Primary Division
Eunwoo Park, Film Production, Intermediate Division
Brandon Do, Visual Arts, Intermediate Division
Theo Thompson, Photography, Intermediate Division
Isaiah Gomez, Music, Intermediate Division

We look forward to next years contest!

Collect March Wildcat Adventure Points!

Record your participation at for Read Across America Week Dress-Up Days, AV Gives Back March Program, Jog-a-Thon, and Dine AV!

Please join us via Zoom on 4/7 for “Raising Safe Kids in Today’s Busy World” with Pattie Fitzgerald.


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.

AV Popsicle Sale – Every Tuesday!

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


Thank you!