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Monday, May 2, 2016

Ventana Vistas Newsletter 5-2-16


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.  Use the link "Register for School" located in the Express Lane at the bottom right of the Ventana Vista homepage.  You will need your ParentVUE login information.  
This Week
Spring Book Fair continues until Thursday at lunchtime.
EARLY RELEASE on Tuesday, May 3rd.
4th Grade Field Trip to TSO on Wednesday, May 4th.
McKee/Miranda Field Trip to Reid Park Zoo on Thursday, May 5th.
Read Strong Celebration/Meeting on Thursday, May 5th in Room 123 @ 3:00.
FFO General Mtg. on Friday, May 6th, @ 8:15.

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)
Teacher Love
May 2-6th isTeacher AppreciationWeek!
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 handwritten card, a flower, their favorite treat, etc.

Questions: Contact Tera Frank or Amber Wesson
Bobcat Dash & Bash Thank You. Click here to read.
Relax, Order Today!
Order your EduKitschool supply kit for 2016-2017 now!
Order by June 10thfor the BEST pricing and FREE shipping.
NOTE:  Third Grade Immersion must be ordered online.
Order online at OR fill out an order form by May 16th with a check payable to VVFFO
Questions: Contact Karry Jackson at
Have you taken our survey? If not, click here.
Student council is collecting items for the Humane 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!
Volunteers of
the Week

THANK YOU to Lori Lundberg-Leungfor chairing the Bobcat Bash + Dash,
Erin Usie-Cooperfor her amazing work building the obstacle course, and the amazingDana Mulay for coordinating all of the carnival games.
Another round of THANK YOU to Eva LankesKarry JacksonRashel BrownJudy Nagle, and the Ventana Vistateachers and room parents.
THANK YOU to our sponsors:
Roberto and Charissa Jimenez; Alicia Riddle; Mr. Deputy, Sasha Flores and El Charro.
REGISTER NOW! Click here to go to Online Registration.
Visit the Facebook page at Ventana Vista Elementary School FFO.
Or do you have an idea or a question? Please email the VVFFO
CFSD Summer Camp. Click here for more.
Immunizations for Students Entering 6th Grade. Click here for more.
CFSD Governing Board Members
Cub Scout Info. Click here to read more.
Did You Know?
Last week,
we surpassed our 10K goal in Bobcat Bucks (Direct Donations) for the school year!
to our families for supporting our school. These funds help to pay for so many great things, from field trips and technology to classroom funds.
Harlem Globetrotters at VVE! Click for more.
Summer BOGO
Fill your bookcase with groovy summer reads at the BOGO Book Fair Monday, May 2nd through Thursday, May 5th.
May 2nd - 5th:
12:00 – 12:40pm
 May 3rd only: 
7:30 – 8:00am and1:30 – 2:00pm

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
Governing Board Mtg. 4/22. For more info, click here.
Coffee with a
Touch of Prop 123

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!
Ventana Vista Elementary School
Phone 520-209-8000
FAX 520-209-8070
Dana Mulay, Principal    Cathy MacNeal, Secretary    Avril Buick, Office Clerk
CFSD Governing Board
 Mary Kamerzell, Superintendent
Eileen Jackson, President
Amy Krauss, Vice President
Amy Bhola, Board Member
Carole Siegler, Board Member
Sherri Silverberg, Board Member
State of Arizona Legislative Representatives for CFSD
(please check for contact information)
Legislative District 9
Senator Steve Farley
Rep. Randy Friese
Rep. Matthew Kopec