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Updated 5/1/17

Welcome to Vena, a Distinguished School!

 

Vena Avenue Elementary & Gifted/High-Ability Magnet has been named a California Distinguished School by the California Department of Education. Only 5% of California schools are awarded each year following a selection process. This award identifies and honors schools that have demonstrated educational excellence for all students and progress in narrowing the achievement gap. Every student at Vena has access to high-quality educational experiences. Our school administration, staff, and families work together to make sure that each child is "prepared for success."  Roar out with pride, Vena Tigers!

LAUSD Non-Discrimination Statement

The Los Angeles Unified School District is committed to providing a working and learning environment free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying.  For more information regarding nondiscrimination, click here.

LOCATION

Vena Avenue Elementary is conveniently located near the 5 and 170 Freeways.

9377 Vena Avenue

Arleta, CA 91331

Click here for a map to the school.

Fridays are Spirit Days!

Vena Tigers, don't forget to order your Spirit T-Shirt for Spirit Fridays! Thank you, Mr. Dan Gonzales, for your super cool tiger drawing!
 

Vena Is in the News!

Journalists came to our school to find out why our school test (SBAC) results were better than other schools in LAUSD. Congrats, Tigers!

 

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Tree People

Vena Avenue celebrated Earth Day on April 22nd by planting 8 trees on  the school grounds.  The event was hosted by Tree People who planned and supplied all the materials. Fifth grade students and their families were invited to assist as a way to commemorate their last year at Vena. It was a wonderful experience for everyone who attended.

 

Parenting Classes

Parenting Classes Every Wednesday from 8:30 am - 9:30 am.

Presented by the Special Education Unit.

Everyone in LAUSD is invited to attend.

Fundraising Means More Fun Learning

 

Vena will be having events to help raise funds for much-needed learning resources such as field trips, auditorium needs, Accelerated Reader, school supplies, etc. Please try to attend as many as you can. The following events are some of the ways we are trying to help our school:

 

McTeacher Night--Sept 1

Cheesecake Fundraiser--Kick-off on Oct 13, Distribution on Nov 9

Movie Nights--Oct 14, Oct 28, and May 12

Scholastic Book Fair--Parent Conference Weeks

Skateland--Feb 18, 7 to 10 PM

 

Stay tuned for times and dates!

Vena School Calendar 2016-17

Scroll over the blue dates on the calendar to find more information about upcoming events.

Today: 5/25/17
All Day: Magnet Ice Cream Social

Tiger News

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Important Dates

Please click on "more" at the bottom of this box for more Vena Events.

•5/12 (Fri): Movie Night

•5/25 (Thu): Magnet Ice Cream Social

•5/29 (Mon): Memorial Day: SCHOOL CLOSED

•5/30 (Tue): Orchestra ...more

Thank You, Vena Families!

Thank you to all the Vena families that donated to our toy drive for the San Fernando Rescue Mission. We collected over 200 toys to give to boys and girls that are less fortunate. Your generosity will put a smile on a child's face. 

 

Mrs. Baron