Wed Mar 29
  • Spring Break 

Thu Mar 30
  • Spring Break 

Fri Mar 31
  • Spring Break 

Tue Apr 04
  • Popsicle Sales 2:25 pm3:10 pm

Thu Apr 06
  • Student Council - 5th Grade Only 7:40 am8:00 am

Fri Apr 07
  • Kinder Double Session Day 

  • Student Council - 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade 7:40 am8:00 am

  • Community Coffee 8:00 am9:00 am

  • Wildcat Assembly / Neurodiversity Month 8:30 am9:00 am

Tue Apr 11
  • Popsicle Sales 2:25 pm3:10 pm

Mon Apr 17
  • Spring Book Fair 

Tue Apr 18
  • Spring Book Fair 

  • Popsicle Sales 2:25 pm3:10 pm

Wed Apr 19
  • 5th Grade Panoramic Photo 

  • Spring Book Fair 

  • All City Track Meet Practice 5:00 pm7:00 pm

Thu Apr 20
  • Spring Book Fair 

Fri Apr 21
  • All City Track Meet 

  • Spring Book Fair 

Sat Apr 22
  • All City Track Meet 

Mon Apr 24
  • Staff Appreciation Week 

Tue Apr 25
  • Staff Appreciation Week 

  • Popsicle Sales 2:25 pm3:10 pm

  • Ink Drinkers - 5th Grade 3:00 pm4:30 pm

Wed Apr 26
  • Staff Appreciation Week 

  • Ink Drinkers - 4th Grade 3:00 pm4:30 pm

Thu Apr 27
  • Staff Appreciation Week 

  • Ink Drinkers - 3rd Grade 3:00 pm4:30 pm

Fri Apr 28
  • Staff Appreciation Week 

Weekly Wildcat – March 5

Wear Purple March 8th!

AV Gives Back – March 11th Family Service Project 

Bring the whole family to pack breakfasts and lunches for local food-insecure youth! Food bags provide nourishment during Spring Break for students who rely on school-provided meals. Read books addressing food-insecurity, and continue the conversation at home with our take-home talking points! Email Kelly Kwan for more information.

Read Across America Week Recap

This year’s Read Across America week was a huge success! Thank you to all of our guest readers: Mr. Bob Joe, LT Robledo SPPD, Erik Gammell, Cynthia Pedroza, Sam and Amber Jaeger, Antonio and Jeanine Elefano, Judy Neeb, Dr. Oren Boxer, Elaine Ricci, Officer Nick Gadoy, Beth Mauceli, Mr. Ross, Sarika Garg-Schwab, Patti Urzua, Tammy Han, Jenny Stofer, Esther Lee-Mar, Zahir Robb, Yvonne Shay, Detective Lee SPPD, Andrew Lippman, Principal Sinclair, and Principal Busick. Thank you to authors Nettie Neville, Van Hoang, and David Booher for their special presentations. A special thanks to all the volunteers that gave their time, and to Whiskers for making a guest appearance. A huge shout out to this year’s RAA committee chair, Sanly Yuen, for putting together such an incredible event for the students, staff, and the AV community! 

“When I look back, I am so impressed again with the life-giving power of literature.” – Maya Angelou

General PTA Meeting – Wednesday, 3/15 7pm

Special General PTA Meeting will include:

– Superintendent Yantz & Dr. Junge discussion on Characteristics the AV Community would like to see in the new Principal

– 2023/2024 PTA Executive Board Elections

– AV By-Law Review

Askable Adult Workshop – March 16

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.

All City Track Meet 2023

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!

Event Dates: Friday, April 21st – Saturday, April 22nd
This year’s track meet will take place over two days. See the flyer below and visit for event details.
(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.)

All registration/payment done online ONLY. Registration closes on April 16th.
All parents will receive a registration confirmation email from [email protected] that will include a link to the volunteer sign-up form. Please sign up to volunteer!

Relay Team Try-Outs will be held at school during recess or PE the Week of March 20th – 24th.  More details to come.

Contact: Eryn Kalavsky with any questions.


2023/24 PTA Nomination Slate

Be an ART CART Hero!

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!