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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Ventana Vistas Newsletter 4-11


Online Registration 

Online Registration is currently open for resident families and those open enrollment families who applied and received an approval letter via U.S. mail from the district office.  Click here to go to Online Registration.
This Week
EARLY RELEASE on Tuesday, April 12th.
•Fourth Grade AIMS Science on Wednesday, April 13th.

Spring  Musical Concert Schedule
Perrella, Zuniga, Baca & Olson – Friday, 4/29 @ 9 AM
Clark, Dickey, Lise, McKee & Miranda – Wednesday 5/11 @ 1PM
Hawkins, Hoover, Alexander, Knutson, Orozco, Deputy – Friday, 5/13 @ 10 AM
Dodson, Green & Sandoval – Wednesday, 5/18 @ 1PM
(prior to Fifth Grade Farewell)
If you are interested in completing the Parent Input for Student Placement form for the 2016-2017 school year, copies are available in the front office or by  request for an electronic copy (  These forms are due by April 18th.
I Voted!
We won’t be passing out “I Voted” stickers but you are still invited to #VoteFFO.
On Thursday, April 21stat 8:15am, support Ventana Vista, support your FFO, support our students by voting in the 2016-17 FFO Board Members:
Allison Wexler, Karry Jackson –
Lori Lundberg-Leung, Carmen Mazza –
Co-Vice Presidents
Melissa Newman –Treasurer
Stephanie Levy –Secretary
 The 2016-17 budget and calendar will also be voted upon.
Go democracy!
Questions: Contact Tera Frank or Amber Wesson
Volunteer of the Week
Miriam Ruezga who single-handedly coordinates Ventana Vista’s Math-a-Thon. With Miriam’s hard work and our students pledge funds, we have raised $16,000!
Fridays +
Bobcat T-shirt = School Spirit Days

Hard to believe we are in the single digits for weeks of school left! In addition to planning stay-busy summer activities for the kids, plan to wear your Bobcat t-shirt each and every Friday.
Show your Bobcat pride!
Sign Up If You Love Eegee’s
Let’s give a Woot! Woot! for Ventana Vista who raised $16,000 in Math-a-Thon funds.
And because our students surpassed the $12,000 goal, each classroom will be rewarded with an Eegee’s party.

We need parent volunteers from each class to help coordinate this Fun Pack par-tay!
Sign up for some slushie fun!

Questions: Contact Tera Frank or Amber Wesson
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
Summer Camp Foothills
What's Cooking? A newsletter from Sodexo
Immunizations for Students Entering 6th Grade (click here for more)
Click here for Cub Scout Info
Foundation Newsletter
Asbestos Letter
Have You Ever Seen a Bobcat Bash + Dash?
You will get your chance at the Bobcat Bash + Dash Obstacle Course on Saturday, April 30thfrom 10-1pm. Test your endurance and obstacle-ing skills at this family-friendly event held in conjunction with the End of Year party. Come enjoy food, carnival games, music and the much-anticipated fire truck spray! (May want to have a towel handy!)
$10/family to attend.
The first 200 children get a Goodie Bag.
And if you have a Bobcat t-shirt,
wear it proud!

Questions: Contact Tera Frank or Amber Wesson
Peace, Love, Books
Show your groovy style at the BOGO Book FairMonday, May 2nd – Thursday, May 5th.
Stock up on summer reads at this Buy One, Get One event.
Need a break from the Bashing + Dashing? Get cool at the Book Fair Grand Opening on Saturday, April 30thfrom 10-1pm in the Kaleidoscope Room.
Calling all book-loving moms and dads to help make this a grooving fair. Interested volunteers click here:
Ventana Vista BOGO Book Fair
Questions? Contact Erica Brownlee
Ventana Vista Elementary School
Phone 520-209-8000
FAX 520-209-8070
Dana Mulay, Principal    Cathy MacNeal, Secretary    Avril Buick, Office Clerk