October Updates

Upcoming Event Dates:


October 9: Monthly Animas Booster Club (ABC) Meeting

October 11: Popcorn Day

October 16-20: Book Fair

October 20: Fall Carnival

October 16 - November 1: Take-home Holiday Fundraiser

Starting November: Winter Clothing Exchange

How is the ABC helping our school?

Just through September, we have provided funds &/or contributed volunteer hours for:

★       Solar Eclipse Glasses

★       Welcome Breakfast for Teachers

★       Ice Cream Social

★       Clothing for Nurse’s Office

★       Assisted in construction of the Husky Regulation Station

★       The Reflex Math Online Program

★       Husky Awards supplies

★     18 Laptops with charging cart for ELA support.  Students will access laptops for writing, revising, editing and publishing.  Platforms to be accessed with laptops include: Raz Kids, Orton Gillingham, Storybird, The Kids Should See This,National Geographic, Animoto, Prezi, coloradohistory.org.

This year we hope to make significant updates to the playground, and would like to purchase 60 Chromebooks for the school.  Join us to make it happen!

Book Fair

Coming to the Animas Valley Elementary library!  October 16th - October 20th.  Volunteers are needed and appreciated!! Please sign up at http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4dadad2ba5f85-fall4


The Fall Carnival!  Please join us on October 20th from 5:30 - 7:30pm

★       There will be yummy food & treats, face painting, a bouncy house room, a muffin walk, spirit store sale, a bake sale, Date with a Husky and many more fun games.  

★       New to the Fall Carnival... Shopping!  For a donation of $30, local vendors will have the opportunity to purchase a table.  If you or a friend have a small business and would like to help the Booster Club AND sell your product, please contact us at Avepto@gmail.com.  We will only allow one rep from each company on a first come first served basis.

★        If you are available to volunteer to run one of our games, or help in any other way, please visit our sign-up genius at:


★       See you there for a great night with teachers, kids and families. Costumes are welcome!

Holiday Fundraiser -

October 16 we will be sending home pamphlets where you will find tons of gift wrap and small gift ideas that will arrive in time for the holidays. Family members from out of town can order online and use our school code to help AVE raise money for our students.  Orders will be due by Nov 1.

Clothing Exchange 

Save those Hand Me Downs! Starting October 25 you can bring in women's and children's gently used winter jackets, clothes, boots and shoes that they have outgrown for our Clothing Exchange! Take what you need, leave what you don't!  Let's share within our AVE family!



Animas Valley Elementary Booster Club