Week of April 2, 2018

We hope you had a wonderful Spring Break. We are looking forward to a great 4th Quarter! Monday, April 2 is the first day of Quarter 4 and is a MINIMUM DAY 1:00 dismissal.

IMG_3118Please join me in welcoming the newest member of the Finney office staff! Ms. Patricia Olivas, Attendance Secretary/Health Specialist. Ms. Olivas is grateful for the opportunity of being part of the team at Finney.  She has been part of the Chula Vista Elementary School District since December of 2015, when she started as a substitute Clerk and Student Attendant. She also brings over 25 years of experience as a bilingual Customer Service Representative. She says, “Let’s all focus on finishing this school year the best we can by having a positive attitude and staying healthy. This will allow us to be present every school day and achieve perfect attendance. Before you know it, you will be making plans for that summer break.”

Montgomery High School Girls’ Varsity Basketball Program is providing a basketball league for 3rd-6th grade students April 3-May 26. Tryouts for 3rd-6th grade basketball are April 3, 5, 10, and 12 at the Finney Basketball courts. You can pick up an application in the school office. The basketball program will be Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:15-4:30 and costs $25. Only students with a signed permission slip may participate. For more information, please contact Coach Maher by calling 619-870-7975 or emailing stefmaher33@gmail.com. If you would like your child to participate, and need supervision from 2:15-3:15, please contact Ms. Isela in the front office.

Montgomery High School Basketball Program invites children ages 4-12 to their FREE annual Jr. Aztec Free Basketball Clinic on Saturday, April 7, 8:30-10:30 at Montgomery High School. Sign up by calling 619-870-7975 or emailing stefmaher33@gmail.com.

All 5th grade students are invited to apply for a free 2 week STEM Camp at UCSD this summer. Get an application here.

6th-12th grade girls and their mothers are invited to the Adelante Mujer! conference at UCSD April 14. This is a FREE opportunity to visit the university and learn about college and careers. Transportation will be provided. See more info here.

Finney PTA is collecting Boxtops to raise money for our school. You can pick up a collection sheet in the front office.

Calling all artists! It’s time to update our logo and we are currently accepting submissions for the Finney Bulldog Logo Contest. Email submissions to beverly.prange@cvesd.org by Friday, April 20.

Join us on Thursday, April 12, 5:00-7:00 for the Collaboration Celebration, to see what your students have been learning in Art, P.E., Science, and Music. This event is for ALL grades, K-6th. Please see Collaboration Celebration 2018 flyer for more info. Music performance times:

Kinder 5:15
1st 5:45
2nd 6:15
Please be ready to enter the auditorium 15 minutes prior to your student’s performance time. Performing students will sit on the stage.
Spring Concert for 3rd-6th is Wednesday, April 18.

April 2 First Day of Quarter 4 MINIMUM DAY
April 4 Kinder & 6th Grade Cap & Gown Pictures
April 9-13 Scholastic Book Fair
April 11 School Site Council 3:00 pm Room 201
April 12 Collaboration Celebration (K-6th) & Spring Concert (K-2nd) 5:00-7:00 pm
April 18 Spring Concert (3rd-6th) 5:00-7:00 pm
April 19 STRETCH Parent Meeting 5:00 pm


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