Week of April 16, 2018

poetry weekPocket Poetry Week is April 23-27. Each student is encouraged to memorize a poem, and recite their poem to as many adults as possible in exchange for chance tickets. We need parent volunteers to be on the playground during recess to listen to poetry. If you would like to volunteer, please sign up in the office.

testStudents will take district and state tests starting April 24. Please see Finney testing calendar here.

Arts=Opportunity is offering a FREE class for families at Finney: Reading Through The Arts. Two Friday sessions, 1:15-3:00 pm May 4 and 11, and a FREE museum field trip on Saturday, May 12. More information available here or in the school office.

no-gum-clipart-1Please remember there is no gum allowed at any time on the school campus. Please help us protect our floors!

As a reminder, students are not allowed to use cell phones at school.Kindergarten-Registration-BannerKindergarten registration is open for 2018-19! Please tell your neighbors, friends, and family members about our amazing school. We welcome transfers. Registration hours are 8:00-3:00 in the school office.

Deadline Extended! All orders and money for the PTA Spring catalog fundraiser are due on Friday, April 20. Thank you for supporting our school!

downloadIn honor of Earth Day, our Science Teacher, Mrs. Diaz, invites you and your family to 3 Earth Stewardship parades on Tuesday, April 24th, Wednesday, April 25th, Thursday, April 26th. Mrs. Diaz, Mrs. Pridmore and our surprise Grand Marshals will meet you and your grownups on the corner of Norstad and Chanute to begin walking to school at 7:20 am. Look for the large blue banner. We will walk East on Chanute, turning on Piccard, then Byrd, to arrive at our Finney garden by 7:35 am. Click here for more information.

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.

The Spring Concert for 3rd-6th grade is Wednesday, April 18, 5:00-7:00 pm. Performance times* are:
3rd Grade 5:00
4th and 4/5 combo: 5:25
5th Grade: 5:50
6th Grade: 6:15
*Students need to be at the lunch arbor 15 minutes prior to their performance time.

April 18 Spring Concert (3rd-6th) 5:00-7:00 pm
April 19 STRETCH Parent Meeting 5:00 pm
April 20 ELAC/Coffee with the Principal 8:30 am Rm. 201
April 23-27 Pocket Poetry Week
April 27 Jump Rope for Heart
May 1-18 CAASPP Testing (Grades 3-6)
May 7-11 Staff Appreciation Week

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