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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

VENTANA VISTAS 1.31.17

VENTANA VISTAS NEWSLETTER
It’s Registration Time for Ventana Vista Resident Families!
We have 20% of our “in boundary-resident” students registered. Thanks to all who have already completed it!  The process is much easier this year since you are already in the system.
If you have not yet registered, we would like to encourage you to do so now. We staff our building based on the actual number of registrations received. The planning processes for 2017-18 school year are beginning. So register TODAY here!

Our last Kindergarten Show and Tell is on January 31st at 2:00. If you or anyone you know is thinking about sending their Kindergartener to Ventana Vista, please call the office at 209-8000.

Interested in enrolling your child in Spanish Immersion? February 1st at 5:30pm come hear all about our Spanish Immersion Program in the Library. This program is available to Kindergarten and First Grade students with zero prior experience with Spanish. Second through Fifth grade students must pass a language proficiency assessment to enroll. Call the office 209-8000 to register for the informational session.
This Week
EARLY RELEASE at 1:30 

•Potbelly Dinner Fundraiser on Thursday, February 2nd from 5-8 PM
Coming Up
•Sweetheart Dance on Friday, February 17th from 6-8 PM
•Rodeo Break is February 23rd and 24th
•Readathon is February 27th - March 10th

 
Click on any of the buttons below for more information.
Grace Lin Book Order Form
Kindergarten Registration Begins
Open Enrollment Application
Immersion Choices in CFSD
Grace Lin Writing Contest
Summary of Governing Board Mtg. 1/24
VVFFO Website
Fifth Grade Camp Donations
Grace Lin Art Contest
Interest in 2017-2018 Exec Board? Want to get Involved?
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

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

VENTANA VISTAS 1.23.17

VENTANA VISTAS NEWSLETTER
Join us Thursday, January 26th for a Science Fair and Robotics Open House in the Southwest Room and Robotics Lab from 5-7:00 PM.  Everyone is welcome!

Science Week Schedule
Monday, January 23rd: 7:30am – 8:30am and 2:30pm – 3:15pm Drop off Science Fair Projects in Southwest Room  
Tuesday, January 24th: Judging (Closed session) 
Wednesday, January 25th: 3:30pm – 5:30pm 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade oral presentations in Southwest Room  Sign-up Genius to select your time slot: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0C4BABAB29A1FC1-vv2017
Thursday, January 26th: 5pm – 7pm OPEN HOUSE & OPEN ROBOTICS NIGHT; Science Fair results are announced 
Friday, January 27th: 7:30am – 8:30am & 2:30pm – 3:15pm Project pick up
Dine Out at Potbelly
Hungry for a tasty sandwich, salad or hearty soup?  How about a delicious handmade milkshake?  
Stop by Potbelly Sandwich Shop (5545 E. Broadway) on Thursday, February 2ndfrom 5-8 PM grab a quick dinner, or stay awhile and hang out with friends.  
Potbelly will donate 25% of all sales to Ventana Vista (carry-out and online orders included)!  We will be raffling of coupons for FREE Potbelly food! See you there!!

Family Sweetheart Dance
Ventana Vista's First Sweetheart Dance will be held Friday, February 17th from 6-8 PM in the MPR. Music, dinner, flowers and photos are on tap for a special evening with your sweetheart.
The Dance Committee is hard at work planning a wonderful evening for all.  Currently they are looking for twinkle light donations and Valentine's decorations.  If you have decorations to give or donate, please contact Cathie Ashley at  cathleenashley18@gmail.com
Please note, this dance is a fun and special way for students to celebrate Valentine's Day with their favorite adult/family member.  It is not a boy/girl dance.
This Week
•Science Fair and Robotics Open House on Thursday, January 26th from 5-7 PM.
Third Grade Musical is Friday, January 27th at 11:15.

Coming Up
•Potbelly Dinner Fundraiser on Thursday, February 2nd from 5-8 PM.
•Sweetheart Dance on Friday, February 17th from 6-8 PM.

Thank you to everyone who attended last Thursday's skating party. Ventana Vista had a groovy time and attendance was totally far out!
We had nearly 240 skaters and raised a total of $432.93! So Rad!
Special thanks to our Dyn-o-mite teachers for coming, hanging out and even racing the raffle-winning students:  Principal Mulay, Sra. Alexander, Ms. Hawkins, Ms. Lankes, Mrs. Song, Mrs. Clark, and Mr. Joe...you guys ROCK! Check out our Facebook page for pictures of their awesome '70's inspired threads!
Click on any of the buttons below for more information.
Kindergarten Registration Begins
Open Enrollment Application
Immersion Choices in CFSD
Basha's Community Card
Read-A-Thon
Fifth Grade Camp Donations
Box Tops for Education
VVFFO Website
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

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

VENTANA VISTAS 1.17.17

VENTANA VISTAS NEWSLETTER
Skating Party!
Join us THIS THURSDAY, January 19th, from 6-8 PM for Disco Skate Night at Skate Country, 5545 E. 22nd St.
Admission-$4, Skate Rental-$3
Be there for your chance to win some totally awesome door prizes, including free skate passes and RACE THE TEACHERS!
This Week
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is Monday, January 16th - NO SCHOOL.
NO EARLY RELEASE on Tuesday, January 17th.
•FFO General Meeting on Thursday, January 19th at 8:30 AM in Room 124.
•Disco Skate Party on Thursday, January 19th 6-8 PM.


Coming Up
Science Fair is January 23rd-27th.
•Potbelly Dinner Fundraiser
 on Thursday, February 2nd from 5-8 PM.
•Sweetheart Dance on Friday, February 17th.
The Ventana Vista Science Fair will be Jan 23 - 27. There is still time to sign up. All grade levels may participate. Please bring completed projects to the Southwest room upstairs in the library on Monday morning Jan 23.

Any 3rd, 4th or 5th grader who would like to give an oral presentation of their science fair may do so on Wednesday afternoon Jan 25 between 3:30 and 5:30 pm upstairs in the library. Please sign up for a slot at the following sign up genius link:   www.SignUpGenius.com/go/10C0C4BABAB29A1FC1-vv2017
Click on any of the buttons below for more information.
Kindergarten Registration Begins
Immersion Choices in CFSD
Read-A-Thon
Potbelly Dinner Fundraiser
Open Enrollment Application
Sweetheart Dance - Save the Date!
Summary of 1/10 Governing Board Meeting
VVFFO Website
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