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    Hello ! Welcome to the Mountain Avenue Elementary School Parent Teacher Association (PTA) page!

     



     

    UPCOMING MEETING 

     

    DECEMBER ASSOCIATION MEETING & HOLIDAY TEA PARTY!

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 4:30PM / Mountain Avenue Auditorium 

    Click here for the Agenda and Zoom link (meeting only).

    Our Holiday Tea Party is $10 per guest (in person only). Please RSVP here for the Tea Party by Thursday December 1, 2022. Note: This meeting precedes our Book Fair Family Night.

     

     

    SO MUCH GOING ON AT MOUNTAIN AVENUE!

    SCROLL DOWN TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OTHER CURRENT AND UPCOMING PTA EVENTS! 

     


    PTA HIGHLIGHTS  

    PTA Reflections Gallery: SHOW YOUR VOICE! 

    Opening Soon!

    Presented at Reflections Ceremony, Thursday, November 3, 2022

     

     

    Mountain Avenue students wish Happy 125th PTA!

     

    Presented at Founders Day, Thursday, March 3, 2022

     

     

    Social Emotional Well-Being Presentation

     

    From our Mountain Avenue School Psychology Team -- Ms. Annie Ovanessian and Dr. Tara Leufroy

    Presented Wednesday, February 2, 2022

     


     

    CURRENT & UPCOMING EVENTS

    Click on the headings below for more information. 

     

     

     

    Members are key to our success. Click on the button above and help us reach 100% membership participation! Check out our Membership PerksNote: While our No Sweat Fundraiser has come to an end, donations and memberships are still welcome. License plate frames and magnets still available! 

     

       

    LEARN MORE ABOUT ED100.ORG

    Be a better advocate for your child by learning about California's educational system -- go to ED100.org. Plus, collect tickets as you learn and improve our chances of winning $1000 for our PTA. It's a win-win for all! Next drawing is on May 25, 2023.

     

     

    SCHOLASTIC 'LET'S GET WILD!' BOOK FAIR

    December 5-18, 2022 / Family Night: December 7, 5-7:30pm

    Check out our Scholastic Mountain Avenue store, including e-Wallet setup!

    December 5-18Online shopping available for two weeks! Please place orders by Sunday, December 18, 8:30PM.

    December 5-8: Students shopping during their class visit(s). Additional buying time available during lunch recess.

     

     

    HONORARY SERVICE AWARDS NOMINATING COMMITTEE

    JOIN OUR HONORARY SERVICE AWARDS (HSA) NOMINATING COMMITTEE!

    Committee members will be appointed at our December Association meeting.

     

     

    PTA BOARD NOMINATING COMMITTEE

    JOIN OUR BOARD NOMINATING COMMITTEE!

    Join our board nominating committee to help ensure the strength and continuity of our PTA. Committee members will be appointed at our December Association meeting.

     

     

    PTA HOLIDAY SHOP

    December 12-16, 2022  //  Mountain Avenue Media Center

    Students shopping for the holidays!

    In-person shopping: during morning recess, lunch recess, and after school.

    Online shopping: link coming soon

     

     

    PTA VARIETY SHOW

    January 26, 2023, 6-8PM // Mountain Avenue Quad

    OUR SHOW IS BACK IN-PERSON THIS YEAR!

    REMOTE ACTS - Audition videos due Friday, January 13 2023. Submission link coming soon.

    LIVE ACTS - Auditions on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 at 1:30-4:15pm. Sign up coming soon. Rehearsals on Tuesday, January 24, 3:30-5pm and Wednesday, January 25. 1:30-3:30pm. 

      

     

    PTA 'SOUNDS LIKE SCIENCE!' SCIENCE FUN FAIR

    Science Week: January 30-February 3, 2023  //  Family Night: Friday, February 3, 2023

    Science Fun Fair Q& A: Date and time TBD soon

    Entries from all grades TK-6 welcome! Click on the heading above for more details, including about student projects, 6th grade Paper Roller Coaster competition, family night, etc.

     

     

     

    Click here for past events in 2022-2023.


    MESSAGE FROM YOUR PTA PRESIDENT

     

    Our PTA is a membership-based organization and one of our key goals is to develop a strong school community through family engagement. Family engagement positively impacts the lives of our students, and so, I hope you will consider supporting our PTA.

     

    Take the first step in partnering with our PTA and become a member today. Learn about PTA and explore the various links located in the side menu. Learn more when you join us at our association meetings. 


    Interested in a particular program or event? Reach out to me at amlapena.pta@gmail.com.

    I look forward to catching up with our returning Bear family members and welcoming new ones! See you at the next PTA Association meeting!

     

    Dr. Amelia Lapeña

    Mountain Avenue PTA President

    2021-2023

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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