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Dr. Issa and staff on Back to School Night
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About First Avenue Middle School

The First Avenue Middle School community continually develops the distinctive characteristics of the “First Avenue Experience”: an ability to meet rigorous academic standards through the design of high quality work, a passion to learn, an ability and willingness to think creatively to solve the challenges of the 21st century, a strong sense of identity and voice, and a highly developed sense of personal and social responsibility and leadership fostered by real-world applications.

First Avenue Middle School News

2018-2019 Course Selection Information

It is almost time to pick your courses for the next school year. You will find information about classes available to you for your 7th Grade and 8th Grade year, as well as a Course Description page providing a summary for each elective course.

All City Track & Field Meet

Open to elementary and middle school-age boys and girls born in years 2003-2011. Youth do not need to have previous experience in track or field activities, however they must be Arcadia residents or attend an Arcadia School (public or private). The event is held to promote health and fitness through developing general athletic skills and abilities. Participants must compete in the age division in which they were born. If they choose to compete in an older division, they forfeit their right to compete in their actual age division for the remainder of the meet. Boys and girls will compete in separate gender divisions. Elementary Playgrounds and Middle School Re-Zone Programs will be closed on the day of the meet. Pre-Registration is MANDATORY. Youth participating in the March 7th meet can pre-register with Recreation Leaders after school no later than Monday, March 5, 2018. For the March 14th meet, registration can be done through their track coaches no later than Monday, March 12, 2018. Pre-Registration is also available at the Arcadia Recreation Office located at: 375 Campus Dr. For more information please call: 626.574.5113

eBooks at FA

We are excited to announce that First Avenue has eBooks available 24/7! Our digital collection includes a wide variety of popular books and series like; Harry Potter, Rangers Apprentice, Michael Vey, Keeper of the Lost Cities, Wonder, and much, much more. You can check out eBooks anytime on your Chromebook or portable device. All you need is your Student ID and Password. To get started, visit our Library page or come see Mrs. Noda in the library.
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Our Purpose:
To challenge and inspire students to make a positive and profound impact on their world.