Week of October 16, 2017

Congratulations to our newly elected Finney Elementary PTA Board! Thank you to all those who joined PTA on Tuesday. We have 60 members so far! The Executive Board for the 2017-18 school year is:
President: Ariana EnriquezFOT2F01
Vice President:
Veronica Carlos
Secretary: Arianda Pompa
Treasurer: Vanessa Camacho
Auditor: Stacie Tabor
Historian: Ashley Durazo

The YMCA STRETCH Program is currently seeking participants for the morning program at Finney. This is a FREE before school child care program open from 6:30-7:45 AM, offering homework assistance, school readiness, and health education. STRETCH students can eat breakfast before school starts. If you are interested in this opportunity please see Mrs. Cynthia, the STRETCH supervisor, at the Finney STRETCH office (in front of the lunch arbor). 619-787-7411 stretch-finney@ymca.org

Finney Student Council is sponsoring “SOCKTOBER” clean sock drive for families in need. Bring clean (preferably new) socks Oct. 9-31 and they will be donated to local shelters. More information available here: Socktober Flyer

The Book Fair is this week, Oct. 16-20 in the library. Proceeds from the Book Fair benefit the library. Each class has a scheduled time to go to the Book Fair. Students may also go before school, after school, and at morning recess. Please consider purchasing a book from the teacher’s wish list for the classroom library.
Book Fair hours:
7:25-7:45 am
9:30-11:00 am
1:00-3:00 pm

October 23-27 is Red Ribbon Week. Student Council is sponsoring a drug-free theme each day:
Monday, Oct. 23: Wear Red
Tuesday, Oct. 24: Crazy Hair (Wild About Being Drug Free)
Wednesday, Oct. 25: Mix and Match (Don’t Let Drugs Mix You Up)
Thursday, Oct. 26: USA Day (Pledge to Be Drug Free)
Friday, Oct. 27: Costume Parade 8:30 am (Spook Away Drugs)

Important Dates:
Oct. 16-20
Book Fair
Oct. 19 10:19 am Great California Shakeout (Earthquake Drill)
Oct. 20 8:00 AM K-3rd Awards Assembly
Oct. 20 8:30 AM Coffee with the Principal/ELAC
Oct. 23-27 Red Ribbon Week
Oct. 27 Finney Costume Parade
Nov. 3 Fall Festival

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