Food Truck Fiesta April!

Welcoming the Border Grill Truck, Son Of A Bun and Royal Red Velvet Cupcakes on Wednesday! Come out for a fun community night and enjoy some of the best tacos, burritos, quesadillas, burgers and cupcakes in town! Your purchase helps support our school! Not many other dinners do that!2014-15TwoUpFlyersHorz.indd

Spring Carnival Pre-Sale Value Tickets

spring_carnivalSpring Carnival fun is just three weeks away.  This year we are offering special value pack tickets to help you and your family make the most of this fun event.

There are two options to enjoy Spring Carnival and SAVE!

  1. $20,  unlimited games & slide (excluding cake walk) and one popcorn bag.
  2. $25, you get popcorn, an entree (either two tamales, two pizza slices, or a burger) and unlimited games & slide the day of the event.

April Events

Hopefully you enjoyed an amazing spring break! To help ease your transition back with school resuming Tuesday, here’s a list of events happening this month. We are pleased to kick off this month with an anti-bullying presentation on Wednesday morning presented by nationally recognized speaker, Judy Chiasson, at the morning FoSA meeting.

Wednesday, April 8
-FoSA Morning Meeting with Anti-bullying presentation • 8:15am

Friday, April 10
-Morning Assembly 8am
-Movie Night: Big Hero 6 • 5:30pm
-School Experience Survey Closes

LAUSD school experience surveyPlease also take a moment and complete your School Experience Survey if you have not already done so. Your voice matters!


April 15

-Walk & Talk Prospective Parent Tour • 8:30am
-Food Truck Fiesta • 5-8pm

April 25
-Goodwill Drive

Open House ✯ In-N-Out ✯ Silent Auction

Excitement is building in anticipation for one of our biggest fundraisers of the year, on St. Patrick’s Day.  Tuesday, March 17 begins with Open House from 3:30-5:00. Our Silent Auction goes from 4:30 – 6:00 and lastly, the In-N-Out truck will serve burgers, chips and soda from 5:30-7:00.

We will have lots of great items for you to win, so bring your check book and get ready to take home some super gift certificates, baskets and merchandise.  Check out our Silent Auction Catalog this weekend so you know just what to get. It is updated frequently.  And don’t forget that all your purchases go directly to supporting our students, so be generous in your bidding.

We have some really fun and fabulous items, like Principal for a Day, Librarian for a Day, plus some very special teacher activity donations.  What kid wouldn’t want those honors?

Silent Auction, Open House, In-N-Out Burger Truck

Coffee & Chatting with Ms. Paulos

Want to get more insight about what is happening at school?  Have an interesting idea to share or a burning question?  Stop by for morning coffee in the kinder courtyard and chat with Ms. Paulos on Thursday, March 5 at 8:15am. Her door is always open.

Ms. Paulos welcomes the opportunity to get to know parents and community members better and learn what is working, what needs work and what is important to you.

Coffee Principal March 2015

Dancing Classroom Competition!

Let’ s cheer on 12 of our 5th Graders as they dance their way through the Colors of the Rainbow Competition on Wednesday, February 25.

Short Avenue is so happy to have Dancing Classrooms in our school! Dancing Classrooms uses social dance as a vehicle to transform the lives of students who participate in the program.  A curriculum-based teaching approach utilizes the vocabulary of dance to break down social barriers, eliminate bias, teach students to honor and respect each other, and promote self-confidence, communication, and cooperation.

Dancing classroom competition 2015

Best of luck to our 5th Graders! We are so proud of you!

Let’s Raise Some Dough!

Join us at PizzaRev Saturday, February 28 from 11am to 10pm to raise money for Short Avenue students! Make sure to mention Short Avenue so we get credit.

Pizza Rev

You pick out your dough, sauce, cheese and toppings and PizzaRev “pizza crafters” work with you to make your own pizza right before your eyes!
Here are the options: Choose your Crust: Original or gluten-free dough? Each one pressed into a thin canvas from a plump, homemade dough ball. Sauce it Up: Savory organic marinara, a creamy white alfredo, spicy-sweet BBQ or olive oil – or get crazy, mix ‘em up.
Top it Off: 30+ artisanal cheeses and fresh ingredients – keep it traditional with pepperoni and ground beef or get fancy with sweet fennel sausage, Kalamata olives, and fresh-picked basil and arugula. Pick as many pizza toppings as you’d like – PizzaRev doesn’t charge by the topping – when you’re done crafting you’ll have your own personal pizza masterpiece!
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