Weekly Updates

Dear Short Avenue Families~
2017-2018 Week of October 22 (Week #11 of 38)

NEWS!!

  • Annual Giving Update: We raised $1,475 this week! For a total of  $20,410!! ***The Schniderman family of Ginger’s Divine Ice Cream has generously offered a FREE POP PARTY TO ANY CLASS THAT HAS 100% PARTICIPATION!!!*** This is in addition to 15 minutes of free recess to the class with the highest participation or multiple classes if they reach 100%. Please send any amount that is comfortable for your family, whether it is $5, $50 or $500! Bring your check and cash donations to the school office, and credit card single and monthly donations go through the FreshSchools App (The rankings might have changed due to updated classroom student totals)
    Annual Giving Class Standings:

    1.     Dedeaux – 32%
    2.     Martinez – 30%
    3.     Beals – 25%
    4.     Hohman – 21.74%
    5.     Jun – 18.75%
    6.     Trapnell/Sutton – 16.67%
    7.     Fast – 16%
    8.     Springer – 13.33%
    9.     Guisewite – 11.54%       LePore – 11.54%
    10.     D. Shigekawa – 6.9%
    11.     A. Shigekawa – 4.35%
    12.     Cervantes – 0%  Lastrapes – 0%  Lennon – 0%
  • Pitfire Restaurant Night made $344.81!
  • Food Truck Fiesta made $337!
  • Road Runners made $95!
  • Halloween Fall Ball: Donation Sign Up Sheets are in the front of the school, please see what is needed and sign up and PreSale Tickets for admission, food and 50/50 raffle will be available Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Ticket Prices will go up at the door.
  • Spirit Wear: Second Chance order forms are going out this week, if you missed the initial order. We do have some extra in various colors and sizes. Please contact Tasha if interested, first come first served.
  • Parking: Please DO NOT PARK in the front of the school on Maxella at pickup, that area is reserved for Buses.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, October 23,24,25
~Ginger’s Divine Ice Cream Fundraiser 12:00-10:00PM
It’s going to be hot this week (Mid 90’s), so this is the perfect time for an ice cream fundraiser!!

Friday, October 27
~ Halloween Fall Ball 5:30-8:00PM in the Auditorium

Tuesday, October 31
~Halloween Parade 8:30-9:30AM
*** Please Note the parade is now in the MORNING, so come to school in your costume***

Wednesday, November 1
~ FoSA Meeting 5:30-6:30 Room 1

Friday, November 3
~ Dolphin Cafe hosted by Ms. Hohman’s TK and Assembly

Cheers!

Team FoSA

Avril, Betsy, Caitlin, Kathy, Leanne, Tasha

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Dear Short Avenue Families~
2017-2018 Week of October 15th (Week #10 of 38)

NEWS!!

  • Annual Giving Update: We raised $2,130 this week! For a total of  $18,935!! ***The Schniderman family of Ginger’s Divine Ice Cream has generously offered a FREE POPSICLE PARTY TO ANY CLASS THAT HAS 100% PARTICIPATION!!!*** This is in addition to 15 minutes of free recess to the class with the highest participation or multiple classes if they reach 100%. Let’s all go for a school wide Popsicle Party!!! Please send any amount that is comfortable for your family, whether it is $5, $500, or $5000! Bring your check and cash donations to the school office, and credit card single and monthly donations go through the FreshSchools App (If you have already given your donation has already been applied to your child’s class ranking)
    Annual Giving Class Standings:

    1.      Dedeaux – 29.63%
    2.     Martinez – 26.32%
    3.     Beals – 20%
    4.     Hohman – 19.23%
    5.      Jun – 16.67%
    6.      Trapnell/Sutton – 16%
    7.      Fast – 15.38%
    8.     Springer – 13.79%
    9.     Guisewite – 11.11%
    10.     LePore – 7.69%
    11.     A Shigekawa – 4.35%
    12.     D. Shigekawa – 3.45%
    13.     PALs – 0%
  • Pitfire Restaurant Night was crazy fun!! We will know this week what we brought in, and we will let you all know when we find out. Thanks to everyone who came out.
  • STEAM Night Workshop Signups are up now in the front of the school.
  • Halloween Fall Ball Donation Sign Up Sheets are going up this week in the front of the school.
  • Spirit Wear was delivered on Friday! So Please wear your spirit wear on Fridays!! Second chance orders forms will go out this week for those who missed the first deadline.
  • Be Safe: Please Do NOT PARK in the Front of School on Maxella at pickup, that area is reserved for Buses. And Please walk with your children in the crosswalks

UPCOMING EVENTS

Wednesday, October 18
~STEAM Night 4:30-6:30PM in the Auditorium
~Food Truck Fiesta 5:00-8:00PM

Thursday, October 19th
~Great California Shake-Out Earthquake Drill
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, October 23,24,25
~Ginger’s Divine Ice Cream Fundraiser 12:00-10:00PM
Friday, October 27
~ Halloween Fall Ball 5:30-8:00PM in the Auditorium

Tuesday, October 31
~Halloween Parade 8:30-9:30AM *** Please Note the parade is now in the morning

Cheers!

Team FoSA

Avril, Betsy, Caitlin, Kathy, Leanne, Tasha

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Dear Short Avenue Families~

2017-2018 Week of October 8th (Week #9 of 38)

NEWS!!

  • Congratulations to Kindergarten Rooms 9 and 10!! They made $904 at their Dolphin Cafe, a new record!! Next month’s Dolphin Cafe will be hosted by Ms. Hohman’s TK, Room 8.
  • Annual Giving Update: We raised $2,255 this week! For a total of  $16,805!! The class with the highest participation by December 1st will receive 15 minutes of Extra Recess!! Please send check and cash donations to the school office, and credit card single and monthly donations go through the FreshSchools App We are asking for 100% participation, so whatever that means for your family, please help us reach our goal. Every dollar helps!!
    Annual Giving Class Standings:

    1.      Dedeaux – 29.23%
    2.     Martinez – 26.32%
    3.     Hohman – 19.23%
    4.      Jun – 16.67%
    5.      Trapnell/Sutton – 16%
    6.      Fast – 11.54%
    7.     Springer – 10.334%
    8.     LePore – 7.69%
    9.     Guisewite – 7.41%
    10.     A Shigekawa – 4.35%
    11.     D. Shigekawa – 3.45%
    12.      Beals/PALs – 3.23%
  • Spirit Wear is Coming!! We had a snafu with some wrong sizes, but rest assured they are working on it.
  • LA RoadRunners: A group of over 300 runners training for the LA Marathon in March use our play yard for parking every Saturday. This Saturday we sold coffee and donated pastries and made $140!
  • Be Safe: Please walk with your children in the crosswalks.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday, October 9
~International Day 7:30-9:00AM (wear traditional clothing representing a culture your family identifies with or that interests you and bring a traditional breakfast dish to share, as well as a cultural artifact with your name on it. Please do NOT send anything valuable or fragile)

Wednesday, October 11
~Make-up Picture Day

Thursday, October 12
~Bookmark Contest Deadline
~Pitfire Restaurant Night 5:00 -9:00PM

Sunday, October 15

~Del Rey Day and Spelling Bee at Glen Alla Park 11:00-3:00
We Need Volunteers to man a table, hand out fliers and talk about our great little school. Please sign up to volunteer
Wednesday, October 18
~STEAM Night 4:30-6:30PM in the Auditorium
~Food Truck Fiesta 5:00-8:00PM
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, October 23,24,25
~Ginger’s Divine Ice Cream Fundraiser 12:00-10:00PM

Friday, October 27~ Fall Ball 5:30-8:00PM

Tuesday, October 31

~Halloween Parade 8:30-9:30AM

Cheers!

Team FoSA

Avril, Betsy, Caitlin, Kathy, Leanne, Tasha

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2017-2018 Week of October 1st (Week #8 of 38)
Dear Short Avenue Families~
NEWS!!
  • Annual Giving Update: We raised $2,600 this week! For a total of  $14,550!  Please send check and cash donations to the school office, and credit card single and monthly donations go through the FreshSchools App We are asking for 100% participation, so whatever that means for your family, please help us reach our goal.
  • LA RoadRunners: A group of over 300 runners training for the LA Marathon in March use our play yard for parking every Saturday. This Saturday we sold coffee and freshly made fruit smoothies and made $160.  We need help securing bagel and muffin donations for future Saturdays and volunteering on Saturdays. If you can help, please contact Tasha.
  • Book Fair Needs Volunteers!

UPCOMING EVENTS
Monday through Friday – October 2-6
-Scholastic Book Fair: In the Library /Online Sales through midnight 10/6

-Recess 10:25-10:45 

-Lunch 12:10-12:50 

-After School 2:30-3:00 (Tuesday 1:30-2:00)

-After FoSA Morning Meeting on Wedneday 10/4

-After Dolphin Cafe and Morning Assembly, Friday 10/6

Tuesday, October 3rd
Picture Day

Wednesday, October 4th
• Walk/Bike to School Day!
• FoSA Meeting -8:00 to 9:00AM in Room 1

Friday, October 6th
• Dolphin Cafe/Assembly (Hosted by Kindergarten Rooms 9 & 10)

Monday, October 9th
• International Day

Tuesday, October 11th
• Make-up Picture Day

Wednesday, October 12th
• Bookmark Contest
• Pitfire Restaurant Night