Please Help with our Thanksgiving Lunch
Wed, Nov 13 11:54pm
Thanksgiving is quickly approaching. We are Thankful for those who teach our children, those who keep our children safe, those who keep the school they are at 5 days a week clean, those who our chil ... [More]
Nurses office needs donations please help
Wed, Oct 9 9:46am
Nurses office needs your help with donations of Cases of water and nutrition bars. Please follow the sign-up genius link below to help with these items. Thank you awesome FA families!! Donations neede ... [More]
Teacher Breakfast needs your help
Wed, Oct 9 9:45am
Help us thank our teachers for all they do by donating to the next teacher breakfast Thursday October 31, 2019. The teachers really love the special meals PTSA provides through the year so please help ... [More]
Halloween fun Donations needed
Wed, Oct 9 9:42am
Halloween is quickly approaching and Downtown Arcadia is having Trick or Treating down First Ave. if you have nothing planned join us in the Halloween fun. PTSA will be having a Trick or Treat stop st ... [More]
REMINDER -LAST FA PTSA ASSOCIATION MEETING OF THE SCHOOL YEAR IS TOMORROW NIGHT, WEDNESDAY, MAY 1ST @ 7:00 PM IN THE TEACHER'S LOUNGE.
Tue, Apr 30 9:15am
YOU ARE INVITED TO THE AUSD LACAP PARENT ADVISORY MEETING TONIGHT, THURSDAY< 4/25/19 @ 6-7:30 PM at the AEC
Thu, Apr 25 2:50pm
FAPTSA Parent/FA Teachers & Staff Social at the Newly Remodeled Embassy Suites Lounge April 17 5:30-7:30 PM
Wed, Apr 10 8:57am
FAPTSA BOOK FAIR TO BENEFIT THE FA LIBRARY IS COMING! OPENING NIGHT at Open House on 3/21 from 8-9 PM, and Then Through 3/28/19 During School through Lunch & 20 Minutes After School!
Thu, Mar 14 10:12am
FA VOLUNTEERS (Includes Parents, Relatives, Friends, Teachers & Staff) - WE NEED YOU TO RECORD YOUR HOURS!
Mon, Mar 11 10:56am
Hello everyone! We need all First Avenue Volunteers to record their Volunteer hours for the year (please estimate your hours for the rest of the year if possible too)! This would include anyone who h ... [More]
Free STEAM EXTREME Event at Pomona Fairplex March 15-16
Sun, Mar 10 4:27pm
FAPTSA Parent Social Date Has Been Changed to April 17th - Please Update your Calendars!
Thu, Mar 7 1:24pm
The Parent Teacher Social has been rescheduled for April 17, 5:30 - 7:30pm. Stay tuned for more information
Reminder- FAPTSA Association & Election Meeting Wed., 3/6/19 @ 7:00 pm
Sat, Mar 2 8:22pm
FAPTSA needs your help for our Annual FA Staff & Teacher Pi Day Lunch!
Wed, Feb 27 11:28am
Hello Friends It will be Pi day before we know it - March 14th. (Math & science) FA will be celebrating it and we will celebrate our teachers (for teaching our children what pi is... :) Here i ... [More]
Parent Volunteer needed for AHS Spanish Outreach Program starting at FA March 6th.
Thu, Feb 21 11:40am
Dear FA Families, We need a parent volunteer for the AHS Spanish Outreach Program, which starts on March 6th. You would be needed as a volunteer for a total of 4 days. March 6th March 13th March 20 ... [More]
Calling for Nominations for FA PTSA's Honorary Service Awards - Due March 1, 2019
Thu, Feb 7 11:14am
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FA PTSA Nominees for the 2019-2020 Executive Board.
Thu, Jan 31 11:53am
The First Avenue PTSA Nominating Committee met on Wednesday, 1/30/19 and we are happy to present the Nominees for the 2019-2020 FA PTSA's Executive Board. CONGRATULATIONS! Please mark your calendar fo ... [More]
Support AHS Indoor Percussion this Friday, 2/1/19 - Buy Tickets for "An Evening of Magic" at the PAC for only $10!
Wed, Jan 30 9:35am
Dear FA Families, Support AHS Indoor Percussion Groups and spend a fun night at the PAC this Friday, 2/1/19! "An Evening of Magic" Doors Open at 7:00 PM Show starts at 7:30 PM Buy tickets from an AHS ... [More]
Calling for Nominations for the 2019-2020 FAPTSA Executive Board
Thu, Dec 6 3:30pm
Hello FA Families, It is that time again! We are asking for nominations for the 2019-2020 FAPTSA Executive Board. If you are interested or know anyone who is, please fill out the attached Nomination ... [More]
Calling all FAPTSA Volunteers - We need you to record your volunteer hours!
Thu, Dec 6 3:25pm
Hello everyone, If you have volunteered for FAPTSA or FA in general, please click on the link below to record the number of hours you have volunteered. This would include attending meetings, preppi ... [More]
JOIN US FOR FA PTSA'S ASSOCIATION MEETING AND REFLECTIONS AWARDS/ DESSERTS ON WED., DEC 5 @ 7PM IN THE STAFF LOUNGE
Thu, Nov 29 4:06pm
Dana PTSA Invitation to their Guest Speaker Presentation on Teen Vaping. November 8 from 7:15pm - 8pm.
Tue, Oct 30 9:36am
AN INVITATION FROM DANA PTSA: Dana PTSA is encouraging all parents in the district to attend a special Guest Speaker Presentation on Teen Vaping. November 8 from 7:15pm - 8pm. Reina Black, a UCLA Fell ... [More]
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
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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]