Week of February 18, 2019

There is NO SCHOOL on Monday, Feb. 18, in honor of Presidents’ Day.

Thank you Finney PTA for an amazing Friendship Dance, and to everyone who came out in the rain for a fun evening.



Thank you to the volunteers who came out for our Garden Work Day! You can follow the Finney Garden Club on Instagram: finneygarden.

downloadKindergarten registration begins on Wednesday, February 20! Please spread the word to friends, family, and neighbors. We need everyone to register early to ensure we can fully staff our wonderful school. Transfers are welcome! Please help promote Finney by following and liking us on Facebook and Instagram

The Kids’ Heart Challenge event is coming up on Friday, February 22 (formerly Jump Rope for Heart). Students can continue to collect donations for the American Heart Association and win prizes up until the event. More info at www.heart.org/kidsheartchallenge .

yard-sale6th Grade is holding a Yard Sale Fundraiser on Saturday, February 23, 7:00-12:00. If you would like to rent a space ($10) to sell your items, please contact Ms. Pot or Mr. Turner, or sign up in the office.

Image71220The Finney Family STEM Night is Thursday, Feb. 28, 5:00-7:00. Join us for fun, hands-on math and science activities for the whole family. This will also be the grand opening of the Bulldog Brain Zone–Finney’s new makerspace!

Everyone can help keep our children safe by following all traffic laws. The white curb in front of the school is a loading zone only. You may not park and leave your car in the loading zone. Please do not stop at the red curb at any time. Violators of traffic laws will be ticketed. Please do not cross the street in the middle of the block. Please cross the street at the corner.

We are seeking volunteers to assist with morning traffic, from 7:30-7:45. Please sign up in the office if you are interested in helping.

Congratulations to Mrs. Haase’s class, Room 202, for having 100% attendance last week–way to go! Finney’s overall attendance was 95.4% last week. Our goal is 98%. Be sure to bring your child to school every day on time. Every minute of every day counts!

Finney Elementary and CVESD are seeking your input regarding our Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) goals. We will be using the online tool Thoughtexchange to gather your input, March 4-March 15. You can read the LCAP Executive Summary here: LCAP Executive Summary (Español)LCAP Executive Summary (English)

Upcoming Dates:
Feb. 21 4th & 6th Grade Speech Contest 8:00
Feb. 22 Kids’ Heart Challenge
Feb. 23 Yard Sale Fundraiser 7:00-12:00
Feb. 28 Family Science & Math Night 5:00-7:00
March 4 School Site Council 2:30
March 5 1st & 2nd Grade Dance Performance 5:00-6:30
March 7 Peace Run Assembly 8:00-9:00 am on the Blacktop

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