Panda Express All Day Fundraiser

Panda Express LogoJoin us Friday, January 20 for a tasty restaurant fundraiser all day long (10am – 10pm) at Panda Express located in the Villa Marina Marketplace Mall at Glencoe & Maxella.

From traditional Chinese favorites to fresh new taste creations, the Panda Chefs have worked up a delicious menu with something for everyone to enjoy.  Celebrate Chinese New Year early with us!

You must show your flyer. Online ordering code is 221324

Bon appétit! ¡Buen apetito! Poftă bună! Guten appetit! Buon appetito! 吃好喝好Panda Express Flyer

The Nutcracker Ballet

The Nutcracker BalletThe Los Angeles Ballet, through their partnership with Beyond the Bell, have generously sponsored ballet tickets for The Nutcracker ballet for Short Avenue Elementary.  Families may RSVP in the front office from Hector Garcia (310.397.4234). Tickets are limited.

The performance is Sunday December 18 at 1:00pm in Royce Hall at UCLA. Royce Hall is located at 340 Royce Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90095. Remember to allow additional time to park. Find directions to Royce Hall here.

We are grateful to the Los Angeles Ballet and Beyond the Bell for their generosity.

Winternational Holiday Celebration & More

Winternational CelebrationHoliday festivities abound this month, beginning with a Holiday Shopping Boutique for Students from December 5-13 at recess and lunch in room 1 (closed 12/6).

Join us for our first Winternational Holiday Celebration on Tuesday, December 5 after school in the play yard.  Highlighting December holidays from around the world, we will have music, crafts, Santa and merriment, along with traditional holiday foods and beverages so kindly donated by our families and a $45 gift card raffle.

We will also be displaying our second annual Gingerbread Village with student designed Gingerbread Houses. Submissions earn one free raffle ticket to win a $45 gift card.

Now there are THREE ways to get a raffle ticket for a $45 gift cardGift Card

  1. Submit a Gingerbread House. (Be sure to include a card with student name and grade)
  2. Download Shoparoo and snap 15+ receipts this month or 220+ points, or 3 purchases with Benefit Mobile.
  3. Buy one ticket for $2 or even better, buy six tickets for $10. (That’s one free raffle ticket!)

Thursday is our restaurant fundraiser at Rubios Mexican restaurant from 11am till close

Holiday Boutique for KidsFamilies and friends will be entertained with seasonal favorites at our Winter Holiday musical perfomance on, Thursday, December 15.

Gingerbread Village

As part of our Winternational Holiday Celebration we will  be displaying our second annual Gingerbread Village with student designed STEAM-based Gingerbread Houses. Every student house will earn one entry into the gift card raffle.

Houses are to be brought to room 1 the day of the event for student viewing, then they will be exhibited at the Winternational Holiday Celebration and taken home after the event.  See the flyer for details.

Gingerbread House Village

Rick Mullinax Memorial


We are saddened to hear of the sudden passing of Nicholas Mullinax’s father, Rick. We send our deepest condolences to friends and families during this sad time.  If you would like to make a contribution in his honor, you may do so through our PayPal link.