Silent Auction Reprisal

In case you missed it the first time around, our Silent Auction Fire Sale has a few utterly amazing items you can still snag. Please send an email to us with your highest bid.

S I L E N T   A U C T I O N   2 0 1 7American Girl Lea Clark donated by Mattel
American Girl Doll of the Year Lea Clark & Book

$185 Value
Lea Clark Doll is the Winner of the 2016 Approved Award from Parents Choice and Winner of the 2016 Toy of the Year Award from Creative Child Magazine Bid Now

Breastfeeding Class Gift Certificate
Value $75Head First Doula Silent Auction Short Avenue
Headfirst Doula Services supporting families from pregnancy to parenthood is offering a breastfeeding class. No expiration.

Crystal Energy Earrings (2 pair)
$75 value

Coach K Got Games CampCoack K Got Games Camp
Value $335
Got Game Sports believes in building confidence through competition and is the premier provider for physical and mental fitness in the fields of PE, after school enrichment, camps, private training and events. Attitude is everything with Got Games, and students stay engaged by strong mentors who feed the imagination.

Financial Planning and Wealth ManagementGerber Kawasak
Comprehensive financial planning consultation. Value $500                    Buy it Now $150
Gerber Kawasaki Wealth Management, a new generation of financial advisors, is a wealth and investment management firm, specializing in helping individuals and families build their assets, manage their investments and provide confidence for their family’s financial future. This offering is for a financial planning consultation.  GKWM will review your current financial situation, identify and prioritize goals and develop a personalized financial plan.

Galileo Summer CampCamp Galileo
Gift Certificate for one awesome week
Value $400                                      Buy it Now $350
Galileo believes that summer camp should be crazy fun and profoundly enriching at the same time. That’s why innovation is at the core of everything they do. South LA Camp locations: Playa del Rey, Culver City, Manhattan Beach, etc. https://youtu.be/QW1DTyeI5NM

Ice Skating Lessons ice skating
Gift Certificate for two (2) exciting twenty minute private lessons with Barbara Pomykalski   Value $60
Barbara has 28 years of competitive and recreational coaching with children, teens and adults. She is a PSA-rated Registered Freestyle and Certified Group Coach.  Lessons taught at Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. Certificate good for instruction.  Skate rental and admission paid to facility.  Expires July 15, 2017

OTE | On the Edge Dance StudioOTE Dance | On The Edge Dance
Gift Certificates (5) for amazing Dance Classes
Value $90                                      Buy it Now $75
Give the gift of dance. OTE Dance Studio is a creative, welcoming and non-competitive dance studio. OTE offers high quality dance classes and training for all levels and experience .  Over 40 classes are offered including Dance studio, Kids Dance Studio, Dance Technique, Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Contemporary, Krump and more.  Expires 9/30/17

Performing Arts Workshop: Summer Camp

4 Gift Certificates for Musical Theater Summer Camp Dollars Tuition
Value $100                 Buy it Now $80
Voted BEST camp Performing Arts Workshopin LA Parent Magazine in three categories. Kids will love spending their days in any PAW’s award-winning camps, including: Musical Theater, Guitar, Film making, State F/X Makeup, Magic, Rock the Mic, or Photography! For kids ages 5-15, from rehearsal to performance, it is the ultimate “Arts” experience. Good for Summer 2017 at any camp location (WLA, El Segundo, etc.).  $100 towards regular tuition of all PAW 1 & 2 week camps. PerformingArtsWorkshops.com  Space 4

Rita’s Italian Ice | Ice Custard HappinessRitasLogo
Gift Certificates 8 @ $3.50
Rita’s offers a great selection of tasty  treats that are sure to satisfy guests of all ages, from famous Italian Ice to Classic Old Fashioned Custard as well as specialty creations. Located in Culver Crossroads Shopping Center on Sepulveda in Culver City.

See’s CandySeeslogo
GC One pound (2) $20-26 value
Who can resist the most delicious chocolates & candy treats? Surprise someone today.

Sunset Ranch | Horseback RidingSunset Ranch
4 Gift Certificates for 1 free hour ride each
Value: $50 each                                    Buy it Now  $45
Take a one hour guided tour through the hills of Griffith Park. From this 5,000 acre park in the heart of Los Angeles you will see the famous HOLLYWOOD sign, Griffith Observatory and Downtown Los Angeles.

Studio U Private Pilates Reformer ClassStudio U
Gift Certificate Value $85                                    Buy It Now  $70
Professional certified instructor Valerie Idiart will emphasize core strength and flexibility using spring resistance and the body’s own weight to create a natural strength training resistance within the body. Proper alignment improves posture and increases stamina. Studio U is located at 760 Washington Blvd in Marina del Rey.

The Learning Pathlogo_the_learning_path
Gift Certificate for One Month unlimited Tuition in Summer Intensive Program (Math or Reading/Writing plus Registration)   Value $595           Buy it Now  $275
The Learning Path helps students excel in Math, Reading, Writing, and in Life. They create tailored, individualized lesson plans that help students master the fundamentals for learning anything, teaching children to teach themselves, and giving students a joy for learning. This certificate entitles the bearer to one month of unlimited tuition in our Summer Intensive Program between June 1 and August 31, 2015. When school resumes, you can transfer into our regular program in September free of charge (no registration fee) at only $295 per month. The Learning Path is located on Abbott Kinney.

The Stevens Institute FacialGrant Stevens MD Manland
2 Gift Certificates for amazing Marina Men’s Facial
Value $150 each                                   Buy It Now $125
Enjoy the luxury of a premium facial at The Institute: A Medical Day Spa. You are invited to enjoy a sanctuary of health and wellness blending beauty and advanced medical technology to deliver the highest quality of care and aesthetics results. Custom facials will exfoliate, deep cleanse, hydrate, soothe and protect. By using enzymes, AHA’s and technologically advanced tools, cosmologist’s encourage the skin to generate new collagen at deeper levels. Steven’s Institute uses clinical strength products to help each client achieve the healthy, youthful skin they are want. Expires June 20, 2017

Tiny Printstinyprints
Gift Certificate     Value $50                                     Buy It Now $40
One $50 gift certificate from Tiny Prints.  Personalized Birth Announcements, Business Cards, Party Invitations And More!   Tiny Prints, knows that personalized birth announcementsbirthday party invitationsbaby shower invitationsthank you cards and holiday cards offer thoughtful ways to share your special celebrations with family and friends throughout the year. That’s why Tiny Prints proudly offers a wide selection of exclusive designs delivered with the best customer service you can find online or in stores no matter the occasion.  From fun photo cardsreligious invitationsaddress labels and more, Tiny Prints has everything you need to add a stylish touch to all of your festivities.

2017-2018 Officer Nominations

Friends of Short Avenue Annual Elections MayThe 2017-2018 officer nominations for Friends of Short Avenue board positions are in.  With ever shrinking school budgets, Short Avenue students need your help more than ever in allocating and fundraising money.

Nominations to Date
President:  Avril Lipsky, Tasha Dellagatta, Alicia Casilli, Olma Leon, Leanne Wright
VP: Annete Valasquez, Tasha Dellagatta, Alicia Casilli
Treasurer: Kathy Lewis
Secretary:  Alice Tomljenovic

Computer & Monitor for $149

Take the bootcamp class at Mar Vista Library on Friday, May 5 from 11am  and low income families are eligible to get a new desktop computer (fully loaded with MS Office Suite) plus a flat screen monitor. Computer & Monitor $149 for Low Income at Mar Vista Library Workshop

Yearbook Dedications

Yearbook dedication pages are a unique and meaningful opportunity for families to pay tribute to their child(ren) or teachers on a dedicated page in the school yearbook. You can select three page sizes: full page, 1/2 page and 1/4 page.

You write and design your own dedication page. Search the web for quotes and designs options. There are some great yearbook dedication ideas on Pinterest and Etsy.

Remember to send great school-related pictures to ShortAvenueYearbook@gmail.com.

Yearbook Dedication Sample

2016-17 Yearbook + Dedication Page Order Form
2016-17 Yearbook + Dedication Page Order Form Spanish

Honor Roll School 2016

Honor Roll School 2016 Short AvenueShort Avenue Elementary has been named an Honor Roll School for the 2016 California Honor Roll presented by Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and the Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE).

The 2016 Honor Roll recognizes public schools that demonstrate consistently high levels of student academic achievement, improvement in achievement over time, and reduction in achievement gaps.

Congratulations Short Avenue!