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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Ventana Vistas Newsletter 3-14-16


5th Grade Parents Invited to FFO Meeting to hear about ECMS
  The Principal from Esperero Canyon Middle School will be speaking at our FFO meeting to share about middle school. Your students have heard from student ambassadors, counselors, and specialists. This is your chance to hear a little bit about ECMS. Please join us on Friday at 8:15am in Room 124.

This Week
EARLY RELEASE on Tuesday, March 15th.
Math-A-Thon pledge money due on Wednesday, March 16th.
Happy St. Patrick's Day on Thursday, March 17th!
FFO General Meeting on Friday, March 18th @ 8:15 AM.
•Deadline to claim Lost and Found is Friday, March 18th.
Order Your Yearbook!
Friday, March 25th is your last chance to capture those 2015-16 memories at a cost of $35.
Pick up your order form at the front office today!
Do you want to include a sweet, or possibly embarrassing, memory for your graduating 5thgrader? Include a Pride Line in the yearbook for $7. Order forms and payments can be dropped off at the front office.
Questions: Contact Tiffanie Bialis at
Mileage Club
What do you run for?Maybe it’s for health and exercise. Possibly to burn off extra energy. Or, is it to see Mrs. Mulay ride around Mileage Club on a pink tricycle if we reach our 1000 miles goal?
The last day of Mileage Club will be Thursday, March 24th.
Thanks to Ajo Bikes, who is providing the tricycle at no charge for this celebration.
EVERY student who has participated in Mileage Club gets a prize at this celebration! Students should sign up byThursday, March 17th for a Mileage Club card. They will need this card in order to select a prize.
Ms. Guarrera’s class is leading the running pack for the month of March!
These students have logged 10 miles:
Sofia Garcia
Spartan Koslov
Lorenzo Mazza

Questions: Contact Jen Schiller at
Fifth Grade Parents
Please turn in your donation of $85 for this trip, if you haven’t already.  Donations in excess of $85 are tax deductible.  Questions: Contact Nadine Stoner at
Contact the FFO
Visit our Facebook page at Ventana Vista Elementary School FFO, and “Like” us! It is a fun and fast way to see what we are up to!

Do you have an idea or a question? Please email the VVFFO at

If you would like to submit information to be added to the weekly newsletter,
please email Victoria Hannley, at
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The Boarder
Camp Foothills
5K Fun Run
Pledge sheets with graded tests have gone home. Please collect your pledges and return them to school by Wednesday, March 16th.
Forgot to turn in your pledge sheet? No problem! We will be sending home all graded tests in case you misplaced your pledge sheet but still want to participate.
The top three students that collect the most money in pledges will win a gift card
and a book bag full of surprises!
If Ventana Vista collects $12,000 in pledges, each classroom will earn their own Eegee’s Party!
Questions: Contact Miriam Ruezga de Soroa at
Lost and Found
Unclaimed items will be donated after Friday, March 18th.
Don’t let your belongings be part of this collection!
Spring Break will be the last week of March (3/28 - 4/1)!