Week of January 21, 2019

Finney Great Kindness Challenge Spirit Days Jan. 28-Feb. 1:
Monday 1/28—Crazy for Kindness (crazy hair day)
Tuesday 1/29—Peace, Love and Kindness (hippie Day)
Wednesday 1/30—Team Kindness (sports)
Thursday 1/31—Dream of Kindness (pajama Day)
Friday 2/1—Share the Love (wear red) We will take our group drone photo on this day.

There is NO SCHOOL Monday, January 21 in honor of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday.

tutoringExtended Day and Jumpstart Tutoring for qualifying students begins Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2:30-4:00.

Soccer Tryouts for the 4th-6th Grade Coed Soccer Team are Wednesday, January 23 on the Soccer Field. Boys: 2:15-3:30 and Girls: 3:30-4:30. Students must have a signed permission slip in order to try out.

Looking for help with parenting in the digital age? The Screenagers website has a list of apps for parents to help you set limits on children’s screentime. Check it out here.

Enjoy a delicious breakfast served by Finney teachers! 5th Grade is hosting a Flapjack Breakfast Saturday, February 2 at Applebee’s on Palomar St. to raise funds for the Riley’s Farm field trip. Click here to see the flyer.

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Congratulations to Mrs. Silva’s Class, Room 501, for having 100% attendance last week–way to go! Finney’s overall attendance was 96.1% last week. Our goal is 98%. Be sure to bring your child to school every day on time. Every minute of every day counts!

Do you know a child who will be 5 years old by September 1st? Kindergarten registration for 2019-2020 begins February 20th. Registration packets will be available on Feb. 6th. CVESD is offering Kinder Readiness orientations for parents on February 4. Click here for more info.

kindness-550x0-550x0The Great Kindness Challenge is Jan. 28-Feb. 1! Join us as we spread kindness around Finney, throughout our community, and our world. Volunteers are needed Jan. 28-Feb. 1 from 9:30-10:45 to supervise Kindness Challenge activities. Sign up in the office!

We are in need of a done camera to take our photo on January 31st as we form the word “KIND” on the blacktop. Please let the office know if you can help us with this!

Important Upcoming Dates:
Jan 24-Feb. 22 Kids Heart Challenge (formerly Jump for Heart)
Jan. 28-Feb. 1 Great Kindness Challenge
Jan. 30  PTA General Meeting 5:00 Rm. 201
Jan. 30 Garden Club Meeting 5:30 Rm. 201
Feb. 2 Flapjack Breakfast Fundraiser @ Applebee’s

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