JOIN US! FAPTSA'S 1ST ASSOCIATION MEETING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR! WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3RD @ 7:00 PM IN THE NEWLY RENOVATED TEACHER'S LOUNGE

Fri, Sep 28 12:15pm

  ***PLEASE NOTE: Teachers Lounge entrance is across the hall from the Front Office***

PTSA Scholarships and Grants for PTSA Members

Thu, Aug 30 1:04pm

APPLY TODAY FOR SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS Continuing Education Scholarships Did you know that California State PTA offers several scholarships for PTA members? To help school professionals and volunteer ... [More]

FAPTSA Membership Raffle to take place on FA Morning News on Friday, 9/7/18 and Direct Donation Raffle for Back To School Night Reserved Parking Space!

Thu, Aug 23 12:54pm

Hello FA Families, We have a few announcements: 1) FAPTSA will be conducting the Membership Raffle with FA Principal, Dr. Issa on Friday, 9/7/18 on the FA Morning News.  An email will be sent to winne ... [More]

COFFEE WITH THE PRINCIPAL, THIS FRIDAY, AUGUST 24th @ 7:15-8:00 AM on the FA FRONT LAWN

Tue, Aug 21 5:24pm

Please Note Update on Upcoming Event Dates/Times

Tue, Aug 21 5:22pm

Hello FA Families, We have some important updates to times/dates for our upcoming events to note: UPDATE ON BOOK FAIR HOURS: Our Book Fair will take place on  Wednesday, August 22 through Tuesday, Aug ... [More]

TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK MAY 7-11th!

Tue, May 1 4:08pm

IT'S TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK - MAY 7-11th! First Avenue PTSA has planned a great "Movie Themed" week for our teachers and staff during Teacher Appreciation Week from May 7-11!   We encourage all stu ... [More]

LAST FA PTSA MEETING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR - WEDNESDAY, MAY 2nd @ 7:00 PM in the FA Library

Tue, Apr 24 5:27pm

YOGURTLAND FUNDRAISER - THURSDAY, APRIL 26TH! SUPPORT FIRST AVENUE MS!

Tue, Apr 17 10:26am

SUPPORT FIRST AVENUE AT YOGURTLAND THURSDAY, APRIL 26th  --------------------------------------------- UNLIMITED  YOGURT  & TOPPINGS  IN A CUP FOR $5.00 & 20% OF ALL SALES GO TO FIRST AVENUE! -------- ... [More]

Arcadia High School Spring Preview & Orientation - Thursday, April 12th 4:30-7:30 PM

Wed, Mar 28 11:39am

For all FA Families that are planning to attend the AHS Spring Preview & Orientation on Thursday, April 13th from 4:30-7:30 PM,  Please see the below brochure/schedule/map to help you plan your visit to AHS.  

Kaiser Permanente & FA PTSA Community Seminar on Myopia, Wed., April 11th @ 7PM in the FA Auditorium

Fri, Mar 23 12:19pm

Please Note: See's Candy Fundraiser Orders Should be Picked-Up at FA Open House on Thursday, 3/29/18/

Thu, Mar 22 11:30am

IMPORTANT CHANGES REGARDING SEE'S CANDY FUNDRAISER ORDER PICK-UPS NEXT WEEK SEE'S CANDY ORDERS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PICK-UP AT FIRST AVENUE'S OPEN HOUSE NIGHT ON THURSDAY, 3/29/18 FROM 5:30-7:00 PMan ... [More]

Call for Honorary Service Awards Nominations Due March 21st

Tue, Mar 13 10:40am

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE NEWLY ELECTED 2018-2019 FA PTSA EXECUTIVE BOARD

Thu, Mar 8 2:41pm

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2018-2019 FIRST AVENUE EXECUTIVE BOARD who were elected last night at the FA PTSA Association Meeting.   President – Aileen Truesdale Executive Vice President – Shirley Yee 1st ... [More]

Date Change to 3/21/18 for First Avenue Middle School Staff and Teacher PI Day Luncheon - Sign Up for food donations

Thu, Mar 8 11:01am

First Avenue Middle School DATE CHANGE FOR Staff and Teacher PI Day Luncheon - Sign Up for food donations Happy 3.141592653 Day!   It is Pi Day. It is a day to celebrate the mathematical constant pi ( ... [More]

JOIN US AT OUR PTSA ASSOCIATION MEETING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7th @ 7:00 PM in the Library

Mon, Mar 5 10:15am

FA PTSA Coffee with the Principal - Friday, February 9 - 7:15-8:00 AM on the Front Lawn

Mon, Feb 5 8:56am

FA PTSA Report of the Nominating Committee - Presenting the Slate of Officers for 2018-2019 FA PTSA Executive Board for the Association's Consideration

Wed, Jan 31 4:38pm

FA PTSA Report of the Nominating Committee Presenting the Slate of Officers for 2018-2019 FA PTSA Executive Board for the Association's Consideration -------------------------------------------------- ... [More]

URGENT - WE NEED DONATIONS for FA PTSA Chinese New Year Staff & Teacher Lunch Sign-Ups for this Friday, Feb. 2, 2018 / SIGN-UP on SIGN-UP GENIUS LINK BELOW. THANK YOU IN ADVANCE!

Mon, Jan 29 12:07pm

FA PTSA Chinese New Year Staff Lunch Sign-Ups for Feb. 2, 2018    WE NEED YOUR HELP IN DONATING TO THE ANNUAL CNY LUNCH!   As we welcome the year of the Dog, let us say “THANKS” to our staff and teach ... [More]

FA PTSA Chinese New Year Lunch for Teachers & Staff, Friday, February 2nd

Wed, Jan 24 6:14pm

FA PTSA Chinese New Year Staff Lunch Sign-Ups for Feb. 2, 2018   As we welcome the year of the Dog, let us say “THANKS” to our staff and teachers at First Avenue by providing them a simple Chinese New ... [More]

First Avenue Middle School Hosting the PSAT 8/9 on March 10th, 2018 - Register by January 19th, 2018

Wed, Dec 13 11:02am

First Avenue Middle School Hosting the PSAT 8/9 First Avenue will host the PSAT 8/9 test, Saturday March 10th, 2018. The cost of the test is $20.00.   The PSAT 8/9 tests the same skills and knowledge ... [More]

First Avenue PTSA Association Meeting and Dessert with the Principal & Staff - Wednesday, December 6th @ 7:00 PM

Thu, Nov 16 5:09pm

FA PTSA'S CANNED FOOD DRIVE IS HAPPENING NOW! NOVEMBER 8th - NOVEMBER 17th!

Thu, Nov 9 4:41pm

MUST READ FOR FA FAMILIES! AUSD's Goals for Personalized Learning Information & PTSA Meeting and Dessert w/ the Principal Dec. 6th @ 7:00PM

Mon, Nov 6 11:18am

Dear FA Families, Some of you may have heard about AUSD's Goals for Personalized Learning at all AUSD schools.  If you have not heard about this new initiative, FA PTSA wanted to share the attached do ... [More]

FA 110th Anniversary T-Shirt/Promo Order Forms - Please submit to Front Office by Nov. 1st is possible!

Mon, Oct 30 3:46pm

Hello Everyone,  We are excited to send out order forms for First Avenue's 110th Anniversary T-shirts and Promotional items. Please use the attached 110th Anniversary Promo/T-Shirt Order Form and retu ... [More]

Holly Avenue Harvest Festival & 90th Birthday Celebration, Friday, October 27th 5-8pm

Thu, Oct 19 11:26am

Holly Avenue will be hosting a carnival in celebration of its 90th birthday! Holly Ave PTA is selling UNLIMITED games wristbands that will give you a chance to win UNLIMITED prizes.  They will be sell ... [More]

Come Support First Avenue Drill, Flag & Shield Teams at Paradis Ice Cream Thursday, 10/12, 5-10pm!

Tue, Oct 10 9:26am

Your Student should have your FA PTSA Membership Cards & Direct Donation Receipt/Letters today!

Fri, Sep 29 11:54am

Dear First Avenue Families, If you have joined FA PTSA membership and/or made a Direct Donation to FA PTSA, your FA PTSA card(s), tax deductible direct donation receipt/letter and coupons were given t ... [More]

FIRST AVENUE PTSA ASSOCIATION MEETING - Wednesday, October 4th @ 7:00 PM

Thu, Sep 28 10:29am

DESSERT W/ PRINCIPAL & STAFF on OCTOBER 4 @ 7:30 PM HAS BEEN CANCELLED.     We hope you will  attend our Holiday Dessert with the Principal & Staff on December 6th.   Although the Dessert w/ Principal ... [More]

DOWNLOAD FIRST AVE PTSA'S NEW MOBILE APP IN PARTNERSHIP WITH OURSCHOOLZONE!

Thu, Sep 21 11:38am

First Avenue PTSA is excited to announce that our school is partnering with a new mobile app called OurSchoolZone. This app will keep you connected and informed about PTSA and other school activities. ... [More]

FA PTSA'S DIRECT DONATION CAMPAIGN

Thu, Sep 14 12:19pm

Dear First Avenue Families,   First Avenue PTSA is reaching out to you as we continue our Direct Donation Drive!  We are only 1/2 way to our goal of raising $18,000 which all goes directly to First Av ... [More]

FA PTSA's FALL SCHOOLSTIC BOOK FAIR - BENEFITING THE FA LIBRARY from August 24-31st in the FA Library

Thu, Aug 17 10:37am

FA PTSA's Coffee with the Principal & Staff - Friday, August 25th @ 7:15 AM on the Front Lawn

Thu, Aug 17 10:36am

WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL FA FAMILIES! WE HOPE TO SEE YOU NEXT FRIDAY!

Glitch with FA Staff Welcome Back Lunch Sign-Up - A new one will be sent out soon!

Tue, Aug 15 3:42pm

Hello FA Families,   I apologize if you tried to sign up for the First Ave Staff Welcome Back Lunch and were not able to get to the sign-up.  There was a glitch and we need to recreate the sign-up.   ... [More]

Volunteers Needed for Spartan Day Registration Day on August 14th 2017!

Thu, May 4 12:46pm

Hi,  Fellow FA parents!    Believe it or not, it’s time to prepare for the start of next school year!   If you can help register our kids at Spartan Day on Monday, August 14, please follow this link t ... [More]

Teacher & Staff Appreciation Week This Week - May 1-5 / Schedule of Events!

Tue, May 2 9:10am

    IT'S TEACHER & STAFF APPRECIATION WEEK AT FIRST AVENUE THIS WEEK!   PLEASE SEE THE BELOW SCHEDULE OF EVENTS) / and FLIPGRID THANK YOU INSTRUCTIONS  (which was sent to all students last week) IF YO ... [More]

Parents - Please forward this to your students for Teacher Appreciation Week!

Thu, Apr 20 1:28pm

FIRST AVENUE SPARTANS - TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK IS MAY 1-5!   PARENTS, PLEASE FORWARD THIS TO YOUR FIRST AVENUE STUDENT SO THAT THEY CAN SHOW THEIR TEACHER THEIR APPRECIATION ON FLIPGRID!   Take som ... [More]

TEEN GREAT TEEN EGG HUNT, Friday, April 14th at 8PM - presented by City of Arcadia Recreation Department

Mon, Apr 10 5:06pm

Join First District PTA & Senator Anthony Portantino for a Town Hall Meeting on SB 328 School Start Time - Should High Schools Start Later?

Mon, Apr 10 3:14pm

FA PTSA Call for Honorary Service Nominations - Due Friday, April 14th!

Thu, Mar 23 3:58pm

CALL FOR HONORARY SERVICE NOMINATIONS!   This is your opportunity to recognize someone who has made significant contributions to the well being of children, youth or families in this school and/or com ... [More]

An Opportunity to participate in a parent survey on "Challenging Behaviors in Schools"

Thu, Mar 23 3:48pm

Dr. Yvette Latunda, a First Avenue PTSA parent, Professor of Special Education in the Department of Teacher Education at Azusa Pacific University, and Author of Research in Parental Involvement: Metho ... [More]

MEASURE A PASSED! THANK YOU!

Wed, Mar 22 8:50am

We are thrilled to announce that Measure A passed!   It’s been a long two weeks, but today the March 7 election and Measure A were officially certified. After the 7,207 votes were counted, 4,874 were ... [More]

REMINDER - FIRST AVE OPEN HOUSE TOMORROW, THURSDAY, 3/16/17 @ 6:30 PM

Wed, Mar 15 4:46pm

A friendly reminder that  First Avenue's Open House is tomorrow, Thursday, 3/16/17 @ 6:30 PM.   Come and see what your student has been working on at First Avenue this year!      Our Teachers and Stud ... [More]

#onedayFA EVENT @FirstAveMS on MARCH 22, 2017 - Sign -Up on Twitter to see photos and videos in "A DAY IN A LIFE OF FIRST AVENUE"

Mon, Mar 13 10:57am

On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, First Avenue Middle School will be hosting "A Day in the Life of First Avenue" This is an opportunity to showcase all of First Avenue’s classrooms, students (those who ar ... [More]

First Avenue PTSA Association Meeting, Wednesday, March 1st @ 7:00 pm in the FA Library!

Mon, Feb 27 12:44pm

Today is the deadline to register to Vote in the March 7th Elections!

Tue, Feb 21 1:24pm

IMPORTANT VOTING INFORMATION:   Anyone interested in voting in the March 7 Primary Nominating Election in Los Angeles - which includes voting for Measure A to renew expiring local funding for Arcadia ... [More]

Volunteers Needed! Precinct Walk this Saturday 2/11/17

Thu, Feb 9 7:10pm

Hello Everyone,   Volunteers are needed for this weekend's Precinct Walk!  There will be a Precinct Walk Orientation on Saturday @ 10:00 am.  After this orientation, you and your team may choose a tim ... [More]

Important Message from AUSD Superintendent Dr. David Vannasdall Regarding Measure A

Thu, Feb 9 7:06pm

Hello Arcadia Unified Staff and Parents/Guardians, As you may know, funding for public education in California ranks among the lowest in the nation. Governor Brown’s recent state budget projections ha ... [More]

First Avenue PTSA's Coffee with the Principal on Friday, February 24 @ 7:15 AM

Thu, Feb 9 11:15am

Presenting the 2017-2018 First Avenue PTSA Slate of Officers for the Association Meeting on March 1st, 2017 @ 7:00 PM

Thu, Jan 26 9:55am

The First Avenue PTSA Nominating Committee met on January 18th, 2017 to consider all eligible candidates for the 2017-2018 term of office.   The Nominating Committee presents the following 2017-2018 S ... [More]

WE STILL NEED VOLUNTEERS FOR FIRST AVENUE'S PHONE BANKING SIGN-UPS STARTING NEXT WEEK!

Thu, Jan 12 12:16pm

Hello First Avenue Families:   We are still looking for 25-30 volunteers for First Avenue's assigned phone banking dates and times and must have volunteers to staff these phone banks.  We need your he ... [More]

FA PTSA Call for Executive Board Nominations

Thu, Dec 22 9:31am

First Avenue PTSA Call for Nominations  2017-2018 CALLING ALL PTSA MEMBERS FOR EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER NOMINATIONS!   Are you interested in joining First Avenue's PTSA executive board or maybe you know ... [More]

Saturday Conservatory of Music - New Student Enrollment Information

Mon, Nov 28 3:53pm

FA PTSA's Holiday Coffee with the Principal Friday, December 2nd from 7:15 AM to 8:00 AM on the Front Lawn

Mon, Nov 28 3:38pm

QUESTIONS?  Please email president.faptsa@gmail.com

FA Music Club Needs VOLUNTEERS: Arcadia Festival of Bands (AFOB) - Saturday, November 19, 2016

Mon, Nov 14 2:39pm

It's almost time for Arcadia Festival of Bands this Saturday, November 19th!   First Ave Music Club needs your help to make this event a success and help us raise fund for FA Music Club. As most of yo ... [More]

Teacher Holiday Lunch This Thursday, 11/17/16 - Donations Needed!

Mon, Nov 14 11:07am

Gobble! Gobble! Our hearts are usually filled with gratitude at this time of year, so let us say "THANKS" to our staff and teachers at First Avenue by providing them a holiday lunch.   When:  November ... [More]

NO PTSA MEETING TONIGHT/ SPECIAL SPEAKER PRESENTATION FROM 7-8 PM/ ALL SPOTS ARE FILLED - SORRY FOR THE CONFUSION!

Wed, Nov 2 3:08pm

Hello First Avenue Families, There is no PTSA meeting tonight.  There is a special Speaker who will be presenting from 7-8pm,  and this presentation is completely full.  All spots have been filled.   ... [More]

To all First Avenue Families interested in a Baseball Clinic sponsored by AALL: Saturday, December 3rd

Mon, Oct 31 9:23am

Help First Avenue and Holly Avenue Gardens with Our Annual E-Waste and Donation Drive this Saturday, 10/22/16 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at Holly Avenue School Parking Lot

Tue, Oct 18 9:29am

PTA CONTINUING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS/GRANTS FOR MEMBERS WHO ARE NURSES/TEACHERS/COUNSELORS/VOLUNTEERS WITH 3 YEARS OF SERVICE/ HS SENIORS - APPLICATIONS DUE OCT. 17th & HS SENIORS FEB 1st!

Thu, Oct 13 10:20am

Dear First Avenue Families and Staff, One of the many perks of being a member of First Avenue PTSA is the opportunity to apply for PTA Scholarships and Grants for continuing education!     Please see ... [More]