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Monday, February 20, 2017

VENTANA VISTAS 2.20.17

VENTANA VISTAS NEWSLETTER
Sweetheart Dance
Thank you to everyone who attended our first-ever Family Sweetheart Dance on Friday evening. It was a sweet success!

Special thanks to our Sweetheart Dance chairs and committee members, Cathie Ashley, Virkine Weitman, Lori Lundberg-Leung and Shannon Murphy!  We appreciate your dedication and countless hours of planning and hard work! Thank you for an amazing evening!

The Flores Family and Companies have graciously donated 100% the of the dinner proceeds from the Family Sweetheart Dance back to Ventana Vista!
Thank you, Flores Family and Companies.  We appreciate your generosity and everything you do forVentana Vista!

A GREAT BIG thank you to all of the volunteers who donated decorations, helped plan, set up, work a shift or clean up.  We couldn't have done it without you!

Dance Volunteers:
Cathie Ashley (and family)
Virkine Weitman (and family)
Shannon Murphy
Aiko Stevenson
Allison Wexler (and daughter)
Annette Revak
Ashley Davis
Bodil Degginger
Cheryl Novalis-Marine (and family)
Christy Utz
Cori Smith
Gina Torres-Vanasse
Heather Chapman
Karry Jackson (and sons)
Kelly Medvec (and daughter)
Kirilie Mace
Lori Lundberg-Leung
Marci Daggett
Maria Hurtado
Mayra Martinez
Mike Linton
Sheri Cline
Siobhan Halderson
Josh Chiles
Mr. Joe
Carol Max
Jill Wadsworth
CARE:  piñata makers

If your name is not on the list and you volunteered, please accept our apologies and sincere thanks! Your help was greatly appreciated!
This Week
•NO EARLY RELEASE on Tuesday, February 21st

•Rodeo Break is February 23rd and 24th - NO SCHOOL

Coming Up
•Creative Juice Paint Night is Thursday, March 9th at 6:30
•Read-a-thon is February 27th - March 10th
•Grace Lin Author Visit is Friday, March 10th
•Love of Reading Night is Friday, March 10th at 5:00
Read-A-Thon
A Read-A-Thon reminder sheet will be coming home in your child's folder this week.  The reminder sheet contains your child's activation code and instructions for signing up for the Read-A-Thon! 

We are excited to announce that we have already raised over $4,000 and we haven't even officially started! Keep it up, Ventana Vista!
Author Visit by Grace Lin
Grace Lin will visit our school on Friday, March 10th.  Books will only be sold by preorder only and 10% of our total sales will be donated to our Student Council!  For a  description of Grace Lin's books, click here.  The deadline to order is this Wednesday.

If you would like to participate in the writing and/or art contest, please click here for instructions.  The deadline to turn your entries in is this Wednesday.
Click any buttons below for more information.
Teachers of the Year
Summary of the 2/14 Governing Board Meeting
VVFFO Facebook Page
Immersion Choices in CFSD
Creative Juice Paint Night
Rockin' for Rett Flyer
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
209-7500
mkam@cfsd16.org
•Eileen Jackson, President
299-3828
ejackson@cfsd16.org
•Amy Bhola, Vice President
577-5139
abhola@cfsd16.org
•Doug Hadley, Board Member
577-0038
dhadley@cfsd16.org

•Amy Krauss, Board Member
400-6170
akrauss@cfsd16.org
•Carole Siegler, Board Member
529-1379
csiegler@cfsd16.org

State of Arizona Legislative Representatives for CFSD
(please check www.azleg.gov for contact information)
Legislative District 9
Senator Steve Farley
Rep. Randall Friese
Rep. Pamela Powers Hannley