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Monday, April 25, 2016
Ventana Vistas Newsletter 4-25-16
VENTANA VISTAS NEWSLETTER
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 •Dickey Field Trip to Sabino Canyon on Monday, April 25th.
•EARLY RELEASE on Tuesday, April 26th. •Fifth Grade Camp on Thursday and Friday, April 28th & 29th.
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)
SPRING FAMILY SURVEY Each Spring we collect feedback from you to inform our work for the next school year. Our Site Council, made up of teachers, parents and other community members will analyze the results of this survey and make a plan to move forward in our work. Please tell us what you think by answering the questions. It will take you about 7-10 minutes. We appreciate you taking the time to help us know how we are doing and where we can improve.
We [heart] Teachers! May 2-6 is Teacher Appreciation week! The FFO and Student Council will be doing special things for the staff each day. On Tuesday, May 3rd, students are encouraged to bring in a small gift of appreciation such as a hand written card, a flower, their teacher's favorite treat, etc. Questions: Contact Tera Frank or Amber Wesson at firstname.lastname@example.org
2016-2017 FFO Board Members Allison Wexler, Karry Jackson – Co-Presidents Lori Lundberg-Leung, Carmen Mazza – Co-Vice Presidents Melissa Newman –Treasurer Stephanie Levy –Secretary
Order your EduKitschool supply kit for 2016-2017 now! Order by June 10th for the BEST pricing and FREE shipping. NOTE: Third Grade Immersion must be ordered online.
Coffee and Camaraderie Join us on Friday, May 6th at 8:15am for the last General FFO Meeting of the year. CFSD Superintendent, Dr. Mary Kamerzell, will discuss Prop. 123!
Student council is collecting items for theHumane Society. Food, blankets, and toys for dogs and cats are all needed. Please drop items off in the box in the front office. The deadline for all items is May 13th. Thanks for supporting the student council!
Eegee’s For All! Frosty fun to be had at the Math-a-Thon wrap up party! Thank you to our students and families for helping us raise $16,000 this year! We are in need of some ‘sweet and cool’ parent helpers in 1st Grade Immersion and 5thGrade to help coordinate this Fun Pack par-tay! http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040d44a9ac2bab9-mathathon Questions: Contact Tera Frank or Amber Wesson at email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
A huge thank you to Justine Bonmolo for recruiting the following Super Hero Parents who helped out with the DIBELS testing: Cathie Ashley Jen Schiller Heather Voss Virkine Weitman Erin Usie-Cooper Ross Iacomini Claudia Hayashi Lori Leung Erica Brownlee
Volunteer of the Week A big Bobcat THANK YOU to Carmen Mazza. Carmen is the chief of missing jackets and water bottles, aka: Ventana Vista’s Lost and Found.
How Are Your Obstacle-ing Skills? Lace up those sneakers and down a power shake for the Bobcat Bash + Dash Obstacle Course on Saturday, April 30th from 10-1pm. In conjunction with theEnd of Year party, family fun for all with El Charro and Eegee’s, carnival games, music and the much-anticipated fire truck spray! (May want to have a towel handy!) $10/family to attend. First 200 children will receive a goodie bag. We will be sellingBobcat Bash + Dash t-shirts for $10. Questions: Contact Tera Frank or Amber Wesson at email@example.com
Get Groovy with Books Show your groovin’ style at the Peace, Love and Books Book Fair. Monday, 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 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
$110 Away This is how much is needed to reach our $1500 Box Tops goal. Please send in those Box Tops today!