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Be an Allstar!

Be an Allstar!

Arovista's Vision Statement

Arovista is a safe and nurturing school that provides challenging opportunities for both academic and social growth by utilizing rigorous, differentiated, creative, and relevant learning experiences. Arovista students will be responsible, cooperative, and caring contributors to our community prepared to meet the demands of an ever-changing future.

Contact Us

Phone: (714) 529-2185
Fax: (714) 990-7899
Child Care Services: (714) 990-7539

Email Mrs. Karen VanDine, Principal

Principal's Newsletter

Click HERE to view the Principal's Newsletter.

Thank You Donorschoose.Org!

Several Arovista teachers have submitted requests and received funding for classrooms at Donorschoose.Org! Click HERE  to check out the good news and to make a donation. 

2015 Scrip Form

Click HERE to view the Scrip order form for 2015.


Stoves on Strike Fundraiser!



School Supply List for 2015-16

Click HERE to view the recommended school supply list. 

School Readiness Programs, Ages 0-5

Click HERE for information.

Character Counts Months/Themes
Wear Each Monthly Theme Color on Mondays





Respect-Yellow or Gold






For Your Convenience Fundraisers

  • Get a Target Red Card
  • Bring Your Empty Computer Printer Ink Cartridges to School to Recycle
  • Register Your Ralph's Grocery Card for Arovista
  • Turn in Your Box Tops
  • Turn in Your Foil Drink Pourches
  • Purchase SCRIP
  • Stoves on Strike

JiJi Home Access Informationjiji.jpg

Note: Your teacher must assign JiJi homework for this to work.


1. Enter web.stmath.com in the address line of your web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox or Safari are
2. Click on the big JiJi (penguin).
3. Only if this is the first time logging in at home, you will be asked to enter the homework activation code
provided by your school.
Homework activation code: ARO75U-HNL-YH-MNG

Help Keep Our Records Current

We are currently using the School Messenger communication system to send important announcements to you.  School Messenger offers you the ability to determine how you would like to receive the different types of messages.  If you would like to receive messages in a different manner (different phone number, additional phone number, email, text, etc.) please call Kyle Coates 714.990.7533 at the District Office to make those changes. 


Important Information / Dates

Wednesdays – Early Release -dismissal at 1:25 p.m. for grades 1-6 and afternoon TK and Kinder.

PE Days: Wednesday and Friday

Friday is Arovista Spirit Day- Wear RED to show your Allstar spirit!


Wear Purple on Mondays in April and May for the character trait of Citizenship.


May 26 - Open House and Minimum Day 

May 27 - Last day to earn Allstar Tickets and to check out books in our library

May 30 - Memorial Day-No school

June 1 - Elementary Band Concert, 7:00 p.m. at the BOHS main gym

June 3 - Game Truck for students who raised $100 or more!

June 9 - 2nd Grade field trip to the LB Aquarium

June 10 - 6th Grade at Knott's

June 13 - Rose Garden Celebration and Volunteer Lunch

June 13 - 5th Grade Awards Assembly

June 16 - 6th Grade Awards/Promotion

June 16 - Last Day of School/Minimum Day


First Day of School 2016-2017

The first student attendance day for the 2016-2017 school year is Monday, August 29, 2016.

Click here to view the 2016-2017 Academic School Calendars.

Kindergarten Registration 2016

The annual pre-registration of children who will be eligible to enter kindergarten in September, 2016 will be held district-wide on Thursday, March 3, at each elementary school. Click HERE for information on times and locations of registration, required documents. immunizations, and health screening.  Click HERE to print copies of kindergarten registration forms.

Arovista Recognized as an 2014 Honor Roll School

BOUSD announced that Arovista Elementary School has been selected by Campaign for Business and Education Excellence (CBEE) as one of 1,851 public schools in California to receive the title of 2014 Honor Roll school.  Click HERE to view the News Release.

"Respect" Winners

Congratulations to the following winners:

Holly Mickelsen – Mrs. Vargas KeiLi Harmston – Mrs. Snyder
Alexis Ojeda – Mrs. Duffy Haily Liu – Mrs. Albee
Mariah Herrera – Ms. McIntosh Vincent King – Mrs. Koelber
Danielle Arellano – Mrs. Diaz Preston Lowe – Mrs. O'Rourke
Dayami Jaracuaro – Mrs. Diaz Nathalia Perez – Mr. Book
Tessa Moore – Mrs. Clifton Kate Uyemura – Mrs. Romero
Eder Dominguez – Mrs. Miles Sean Chadbourne – Mrs. Brown
Aryck Marquez – Mrs. Feary Abigail Juarez – Mrs. Noffal
Kyle Koelber – Mrs. Lambourne Tori Torres – Ms. Rumfola


Letter from the Principal

Welcome to the 2015-16 school year!  Click HERE to view the current letter from Principal Karen VanDine.


Important Beginning of the Year Information

Parents – Due to changes in our daily schedule, students will not be allowed to be on campus until 7:45 AM.  There will be NO supervision of students before 7:45 AM.  If this will create a hardship for you, please make arrangements for child care by calling (714) 990-7527 or click HERE to visit the Child Care website.



What is SCRIP?

With SCRIP, families simply do their regular weekly shopping with gift cards from America's favorite retailers. With each purchase, Arovista earns cash rebates that can quickly add up to tens of thousands of dollars a year - money that can be used for to help support programs at our school. Simply fill out the order form and return it to Arovista with a check each Tuesday.  Your gift cards will be delivered the same week on Thursday.

Click here for more information.

Click here to download SCRIP order form.

2015-16 School Calendar

Click here to view the elementary school calendar for 2015-16.

2016-17 School Calendar

Click here to view the elementary school calendar for 2016-17.

Dates to Remember for 2015-16

   Tuesday, September 1,


    (No School)   
     Friday, December 4,
     Friday, March 18, 2016

    June 16, 2016
    (Minimum Day)

AR Book Find

Use AR BookFinder to help you find books at your AR Reading Level

Click Here for the Parent's Guide to Using AR BookFinder

Need Your School Textbook?

Box Tops for Arovista!


Box Tops for Mariposa

Please help us collect Box Tops. If you will cut them out, and have your child turn them in to his or her  teacher, we will benefit as a school. 

Brea Weather

(714) 990-7898

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