Silent Auction Catalog 2017

Lots of really great items are up for grabs on Tuesday, March 28, at our biggest fundraiser of the year with STEAM Workshops + Book Fair +In-N-Out Burger Truck! Remember your checkbook, and in between workshops, book fair  and eating, stroll by our Silent Auction.  All profits go towards supporting the children at our awesome school.  Some items have a Buy it Now opportunity for you.  Assure you get your items. This page is updated frequently.

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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

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

California Pizza Kitchen Gift Card
Value $25                             Buy it now $30
Enjoy innovative and nontraditional pizzas, such as the “Original BBQ Chicken Pizza”, BLT, Thai Chicken, and Jamaican Jerk Chicken pizzas, or try one of their delicious pastas, salads, soups, sandwiches and desserts. CPK offers an extensive children’s menu for kids 10 and under which includes a variety of different pizzas, pastas, salad and chicken.

Crystal Energy Earrings (2 pair)
$75 value

Coach 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.

Donate to FoSA
Here’s your opportunity to donate to FoSA in just two simple steps! Enter your bid number and desired donation amount, then pay for your donation with all your auction winnings at Auction Check-Out Time.  It’s that easy to support the many FoSA-funded enrichment programs for our kids at Short Avenue.  Any amount is appreciated and your donation is tax-deductible.  Thank you so much! Suggested Amount: $20.00

Family Cord Blood
$2000 Gift Card and certificate
Family Cord blood collection and/or storage   Value $2000        Buy it Now $600
Umbilical cord blood offers a natural, controversy-free method of acquiring stem cells. Today, doctors worldwide recognize that cord blood stem cells can aid in the treatment of numerous diseases by helping to generate healthy new cells and tissue. Parents are deciding to take advantage of private cord blood banking not only as a treatment option for current uses, but also for their potential future uses. Stem cells are the “building blocks of life” that regenerate and form all other tissues, organs, and systems in the body.

Family Cord Blood
$1500 Gift Card and certificate towards Family Cord blood collection and/or storage (must spend $300 out of pocket to receive the collection, shipping, fees and 1 year storage – not included)               Buy it Now $250
Banking your baby’s stem cells offers a unique opportunity to provide protection and security for your family. Stem cells are the building blocks of life that form many other tissues, organs, and systems in the body. Umbilical cord blood stem cells are currently used to treat many diseases, and new uses are being explored every day.

Family Photo Shoot
Gift Certificate for one hour family photo shoot
Value $200                                      Buy it Now $150
Capture the best of your family in a one hour photography session with professional photographer and fellow Short Avenue Mom, Leah Minium.

Financial Planning and Wealth Management
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 Camp
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 
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

Leapfrog Leap TV Educational Gaming System
Value $50
Get minds and bodies moving, the educational, active video gaming system built just for kids ages 3-8 years. Includes: Pixar Pals, Spiderman, Dance & Learn, Bubble Guppies, Nickelodean Dora & Friends, TV Kart Racing

OTE | On the Edge Dance Studio
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 in LA Parent Magazine in three categories. Kids will love spending their days in any PAW’s award-winning camps, including: Musical Theater, Guitar, Filmmaking, 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 Happiness
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 Candy
GC One pound (2) $20-26 value

Sunset Ranch | Horseback Riding
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 Class
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 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 Facial
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 Prints
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.

SCHOOL

RESERVED: Two Front Row Seats RIGHT  for 6th Grade Culmination
We are auctioning off the highly coveted front row seats for Culmination. How would it feel to not have to rush to your child’s Culmination? You can stop and pick up flowers, make sure you have your camera.  If you were in the front row, you would not have to worry about a head in your way when you take the picture of your child crossing the stage.  You would not have to worry about having to stand in the back if you are running late.  Minimum Bid: $10.00 (The Highest bid will win two (2) front row LEFT.  The front row center is reserved for teachers.) Space 2                    Buy It Now $75

RESERVED: Two Front Row Seats LEFT for 6th Grade Culmination
We are auctioning off the highly coveted front row seats for Culmination. How would it feel to not have to rush to your child’s Culmination? You can stop and pick up flowers, make sure you have your camera.  If you were in the front row, you would not have to worry about a head in your way when you take the picture of your child crossing the stage.  You would not have to worry about having to stand in the back if you are running late.  Minimum Bid: $10.00 (The Highest bid will win two (2) front row RIGHT.  The front row center is reserved for teachers.) Space 2                     Buy it Now $75

RESERVED: Two Front Row Seats LEFT for Spring Chorus Program
We are auctioning off the highly coveted front row auditorium seats for the Spring Program. How would it feel to not have to rush to your child’s Spring program? You can stop and say Hello to the neighbors, make sure you have your camera.  If you were in the front row, you would not have to worry about a head in your way when you take the picture of your child singing on stage or playing in the orchestra.  You would not have to worry about having to stand in the back if you are running late.  Minimum Bid: $10.00 (The Highest bid will win two (2) front row LEFT.  The front row center is reserved for teachers.) Space 2

RESERVED: Two Front Row Seats RIGHT for Spring Chorus Program
We are auctioning off the highly coveted front row auditorium seats for the Spring Program. How would it feel to not have to rush to your child’s Spring program? You can stop and say Hello to the neighbors, make sure you have your camera.  If you were in the front row, you would not have to worry about a head in your way when you take the picture of your child singing on stage or playing in the orchestra.  You would not have to worry about having to stand in the back if you are running late.  Minimum Bid: $10.00 (The Highest bid will win two (2) front row RIGHT.  The front row center is reserved for teachers.) Space 2

RESERVED: Two Front Row Seats RIGHT for Spring Program

We are auctioning off the highly coveted front row auditorium seats for the Spring Program. How would it feel to not have to rush to your child’s Spring program? You can stop and say Hello to the neighbors, make sure you have your camera.  If you were in the front row, you would not have to worry about a head in your way when you take the picture of your child singing on stage or playing in the orchestra.  You would not have to worry about having to stand in the back if you are running late.  Minimum Bid: $10.00 (The Highest bid will win two (2) front row RIGHT section of the auditorium.  The front row center is reserved for teachers.) Space 2

RESERVED: Two Front Row Seats LEFT for Spring Program
We are auctioning off the highly coveted front row auditorium seats for the Spring Program. How would it feel to not have to rush to your child’s Spring program? You can stop and say Hello to the neighbors, make sure you have your camera.  If you were in the front row, you would not have to worry about a head in your way when you take the picture of your child singing on stage or playing in the orchestra.  You would not have to worry about having to stand in the back if you are running late.  Minimum Bid: $10.00 (The Highest bid will win two (2) front row LEFT section of the auditorium.  The front row center is reserved for teachers.) Space 2

RESERVED: TWO Front Row Seats LEFT
Thespian Club Charlie and the Chocolate Factory performance
We are auctioning off TWO highly coveted front row auditorium seats for our featured thespian club production of Follies. You can stop and say Hello to the neighbors, make sure you have your camera.  If you were in the front row, you would not have to worry about a head in your way when you take pictures of your child in their acting debut.  You would not have to worry about having to stand in the back if you are running late.  Minimum Bid: $10.00 (The Highest bid will win two (2) front row LEFT section of the auditorium.  The front row center is reserved for teachers.) Space: 2

RESERVED: FOUR Front Row Seats RIGHT
Thespian Club Charlie and the Chocolate Factory performance
We are auctioning off FOUR highly coveted front row auditorium seats for our featured thespian club production of Follies. Imagine not having to rush to the our featured production of Follies? You can stop and say Hello to the neighbors, make sure you have your camera.  If you were in the front row, you would not have to worry about a head in your way when you take the picture of your child singing on stage .  You would not have to worry about having to stand in the back if you are running late.  Minimum Bid: $20.00 (The Highest bid will win four (4) front row RIGHT section of the auditorium.  The front row center is reserved for teachers.) Space: 1

Principal for a Day! (1st-6th grade)
On this special, your child will be greeted at the school with a poster announcing their role as Principal for the Day. One very lucky student will assist Principal Reynolds with the morning routine, PA announcements, carry the walkie-talkie, tour classes, and help with yard duty and have a special lunch.  Date to be determined by Principal and the winner. Open to all Short Avenue students. Minimum Bid: $50.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 1

Library Assistant for a Day! (K-6)
On this special, two lucky children will get to assist the fantastic Ms. Casilli for part of her day. After donning your official Assistant Librarian credentials, you will help restock books, scan and check them out, organize displays and more.  Date to be determined by Ms. Casilli and the winner.  Open to all Short Avenue students. Minimum Bid: $20.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space 2

Ms. Olma & Ms. Felicia’s Pizza & Movie Spectacular
There will be jumping for sheer joy as three lucky students + one friend each win a super special pizza and movie party with the delightful duo Ms. Olma and Ms. Felicia.  Date to be determined by Ms. Olma and winners.  Open to all students. Minimum Bid: $15.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 3

Lunch Time Surprise with Ms. Hohman 
A tasty treat awaits FOUR lucky children when they win this ultra fun lunch with the outstanding Ms. Hohman. You get to enjoy lunch and a surprise at this special teacher’s luncheon.  Date to be determined by Ms. Hohman and winners.  Lunch time 12:00-12:40pm.  Open to all Short Avenue students. Minimum Bid: $15.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 2

Lunch Time Surprise with Ms. Neulight
A tasty treat awaits FOUR lucky children when they win this special lunch with the marvelous  Ms. Neulight. You will enjoy lunch and a  surprise at this memorable teacher’s luncheon.  Date to be determined by Ms. Neulight and winners.  Lunch time 12:00-12:40pm.  Open to all Short Avenue students. Minimum Bid: $15.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 2

An Explosive Lunch with Ms. Trapnell!
On this special day, FIVE lucky children will get to enjoy a spirited luncheon with one of their favorite teachers, Ms. Trapnell. You get to select pizza, juice, crunchy veggies and dessert. Mentos and Diet Coke Demonstration + Tornado Tube Demo!  Choice of gift bag for your own “Explosive” Fun! Date to be determined by Ms. Trapnell and winners. Lunch time 12:10pm – 12:30pm. Open to all Short Avenue students. Minimum Bid: $15.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 5

Ms. Martinez’s Primo Pizza Party
ONE lucky child + three friends will get to enjoy a special treat with the super fab Ms. Martinez. The festivities begin when you get to bring your three BFF to enjoy exclusive fun and a fabulous lunchtime pizza extravaganza with the talented Ms. Martinez. Date and time to be determined by Ms. Martinez and winner. Lunch time 12:10pm – 12:30pm. Open to all Short Avenue students. Minimum Bid: $15.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 1

Mr. Schieneman’s Teacher for a Day
TWO lucky children will shout with joy when they win this exciting opportunity with the tremendous Ms. Schieneman. Teacher for a Day leads activities, eats in the teacher’s lounge and more.  Date to be determined by Mr. Schieneman and the winners.  Open to Mr. Schieneman’s students. Minimum Bid: $15.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 2

Lunch Time Surprise with Mr. Schieneman 
A tasty treat awaits FOUR lucky children when they win this special lunch with the marvelous Mr. Schieneman. You will enjoy lunch and a  surprise at this memorable teacher’s luncheon.  Date to be determined by Mr. Schieneman and winners.  Lunch time 12:10-12:30pm.  Open to all Short Avenue students. Minimum Bid: $15.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 4

Ms. Burris’ Teacher for a Day
One very lucky child will beam with excitement when they win this amazing opportunity with the phenomenal Ms. Burris. Teacher for a Day leads activities, helps the teacher with lesson planning, eats in the teacher’s lounge and more.  Date to be determined by Ms. Burris and the winner.  Open to Ms. Burris’ students. Minimum Bid: $15.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 1

Ms. Burris’ Extraordinary Ice Cream Sundae Party and Movie
ONE lucky child will squeal with joy when they learn that they have won this sweet treat with the ever fantastic Ms. Burris.  You + TWO friends get to build your own ice cream sundae and watch a movie. What could be better?  Date and time to be determined by Ms. Burris and winners. Open to all Short Avenue students. Minimum Bid: $15.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 3

Ms. Shigekawa’s Perfectly Pleasing Popcorn Party and Movie
At least 8 lucky children will shriek with delight when they learn that they have won this special treat with the ever sensational Ms. Shigekawa.  You will enjoy the popcorn at its best and settle down to watch a great movie. What could be better?  Date and time to be determined by Ms. Shigekawa and winners. Open to all Short Avenue students. Minimum Bid: $15.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 8

Ms. Shigekawa’s’ Teacher for a Day
One very lucky child will beam with excitement when they win this amazing opportunity with the delightful Ms. Shigekawa. Teacher for a Day leads activities, helps the teacher with lesson planning, eats in the teacher’s lounge and more.  Date to be determined by Ms. Shigekawa and the winner.  Open to Ms. Shigekawa’s students. Minimum Bid: $15.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 1

Let’s Learn to Line Dance
Value $50
One lucky winner and up to 9 of your friends will spend an entire hour with the talented Ms. Guisewite learning to dance after school in the auditorium.

Ms. Beals’ Magical Snow Cone-alicious Partay
Will you be one of the lucky children joining the ultimate learn how to make-your-own-shaved ice party with the ever delightful Ms. Beals? Date and time to be determined by Ms. Beals and winners. Open to all Short Avenue students. Minimum Bid: $15.00 (Highest bid wins.) Space: 7

CLASS BASKETS

Ms. Neulight’s Kindergarten
Movie Night & Candy Basket
  Value $105
$25 Fandango G/C
$15 Starbucks G/C
$50 Cheesecake Factory G/C
Candies (M&M, Dots, Gummy Bears, Kit Kat, Pringles)

Family Fun Basket #2 Value $123

Ms. Hohman’s Kindergarten
Nickelodeon!  
Value $100                              Buy it Now $110

Ms. Martinez’s First Grade
S’Mores at Home Basket             
Value $50
S’Mores Maker
Organic Honey Graham Crackers
Bag of Jumbo Marshmallows
Large Hershey’s Chocolate Bars
Coconut Banana Chocolate Bar
Toffee Bar

Marina Garden Center Basket  Value $62
Marina Garden Center G/C $50
Seeds $9
Terracotta Pot $3

Ms. Trapnell’s First & Second Grade
Joann – Arts and Crafts Basket
 Value $40
$15 Joann G/C
Shopkins Stamps
Shopkins Coloring Notebook
Mini Black Board
Arts and Crafts Supply Caddy
Painting Canvas
Markers
Doh Vinci – Play Doh set

Star Wars Basket
Value $40
Uno Card Game Set
Pack of Baseball Cards
Star Wars Operation Game
Star Wars – Eye Found It Game
Pokemon Trading Card Game

Mr. Schienemen’s First/Second Grade
Family Fun Basket
 Value $45
80th Anniversary Edition Monopoly
Disney World of Cars book
3 beginning readers books

Movie Basket
Value $50
Vans Blanket
Arnold Schwarzenegger 4-pack movie
Popcorn
Candy

Mr. Shigekawa’s Second Grade
Peanuts Movie Basket   Value priceless                  Buy it Now $175

Mr. Fast’s Third Grade
Peet’s Good Morning Coffee Basket
 Value $200
12 Months Coffee Tour
1 pound Coffee
Tea Melange de Menthe Biologique &  Earl Grey Biologique
Tea

Mrs. Shigekawa’s Fourth Grade
Fun in the Sun Outdoor Fun Set  with 11 activities and carry along beach bucket

Mrs. Burris’ Fifth Grade
Adventure Games 
  Value $45
Get the exciting adventure game that tasks players to control Graham, who ventures to different places to become a knight. King’s Quest brings adventure gaming into a new era; the unforgettable storytelling, wit, puzzles, and of course plenty of ways to die! The Complete Collection (Chapters 1-5) gives full access to all 5 chapters plus an additional story epilogue exclusive to The Complete Collection, offering even more gameplay! King’s Quest is a collection of five different chapters, each focusing on an untold tale in Graham’s past. In each chapter, an aging King Graham reflects on his life of adventure with his granddaughter, Gwendolyn.

Ms. Guisewite’s Sixth Grade
Western Themed  Party Instruction     Value $150
Howdy partner. How’d you like to ace your party with a western flair?  Ms. Guisewite offers her brilliant insight and includes one dance lesson as well. She will come to your party with good country music, teach line dancing and get your party going!