Week of April 29, 2019

testingState and district end-of-year testing begins Monday, April 29th. Click here for the testing calendar. Please ensure children arrive on time to school every day, get plenty of sleep, eat breakfast, relax and do their best!

Grade 3rd-6th grade parents, please support your child by writing them a brief note of encouragement. We will give these to them on their first day of state testing.

stress-14tips690x400Please join us on Thursday, May 2, 8:00-9:00 a.m. in the Finney auditorium for a special workshop from Kaiser Permanente for parents on Managing Stress. All participants will receive a free gift.

Screen Shot 2019-04-21 at 9.13.13 AM.pngJoin us for the annual CVESD Family Fiesta, Special Education Resource Fair on Thursday, May 2 at Rogers Elementary.

Due8BC2p0kJfh2tNNG9pZjZ7NQFynaAozX1lYWXKOvWG1t6K3uuhlp1iMjJSbHmwy6EqDqJUZ99H43t7uIJeCiSF3kHwta7Ts21E5xOZ5ZO7FS5qj5HCUtwcDBqY5TB6Congratulations to the Finney PTA Executive Board for 2019-2020:
President: Veronica Carlos
Vice President: Marcelo Ochoa
Secretary: Claudia Alanis
Treasurer: Crystal Allmon
Auditor: Alexa Farmer
Historian: Josefina Vega

Way to go Finney! We raised over $1000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society during Pennies for Patients! Mrs. Haase’s class raised the most and they win a pasta party.

Pastries-with-Parents

Join us on Friday, May 3 at 8:00 in Room 201 for Parents & Pastries/ELAC. We will be sharing results from the Thoughtexchange survey.

movie-night

Movie Night is Friday, May 3, 7:00-9:30. Proceeds support 6th grade. Tickets are $1 in advance and $2 at the door. Tickets are for sale all week before and after school.

staff_appreciation_week_1May 6-10 is Staff Appreciation Week at Finney! If you’d like to surprise a staff member, one of the best gifts is a sincere thank you note. Want to know your teacher’s favorite things? We have compiled this list of: Finney Staff Gift Preferences.

We are asking parents to help provide breakfast treats for staff during the week of May 3-10. Volunteers will set up the breakfast for our staff in the staff lounge each day.  Each grade level is assigned specific items to bring:
Screen Shot 2019-05-02 at 7.29.44 AMWe appreciate your help celebrating our wonderful staff!

A shout-out to Ms. Longo’s class, room 406, for having 99% attendance last week–way to go! Finney’s overall attendance was 94.8% last week. Our goal is 98%. Be sure to bring your child to school every day on time. Every minute of every day counts!

Upcoming Dates:
April 29-May 23 End of Year Testing for All Grades
April 29 Mandatory Mtg. for YMCA STRETCH Program 5:00 pm
May 2 Stress Management Workshop for Parents @ Finney auditorium 8:00 am
May 2 Resource Fair @ Rogers Elem. 5-7 pm
May 3 Parents & Pastries/ELAC Rm. 201 8:00 am
May 3 Movie Night 7:00 pm
May 6-10 Staff Appreciation Week
May 21 Learning Fair 5:00-7:00

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