Ventana Vista

March 11th - 31st, 2020

Half Day for Teacher Conferences - Friday 3/13

Due to parent/teacher conferences, we will have half day dismissal this Friday. School will dismiss at 11:30 am for Full Day Kinders & Grades 1 thru 5. Half day only Kindergarteners will dismiss at 9.30 am.

School Fundraiser - Road Runners - Saturday 3/14

Hopefully you have purchased your tickets and are looking forward to coming out and cheering on the local hockey team while supporting our school. VV, ECMS and CV's choirs will be performing.


If you still need tickets please use this link: https://roadrunners.spinzo.com/tucson-roadrunners-vs-texas-stars-2020-03-14-VTYBJ?group=canyon-view-elementary--yf68

Family Spring BBQ Schedule

If you are planning on attending this event, below is the lunch time schedule. If you have students in different grade times you are welcome to attend each of these times.

Kindergarten- 10:30-11:10


4th/5th-11:15-11:45


1st and 2nd-11:50-12:15


3rd-12:20-12:45

Ventana Vista Talent Show Sign-Up

Students, remember to sign up to take part in the fun and exciting event. Auditions coming up soon!


Ventana Vista's first ever Talent Show is coming up! Save the date- the kids' big night is Friday, April 17th at 5:30! Help your student think of an act (can be on their own or with a group of friends) that they'd like to share on stage. Then, use the link below to sign your student up to perform. Auditions will be held on April 1st after school in the MPR. These auditions are for our Talent Show Committee to ensure school appropriateness of the acts; no one will be cut, we're excited to have all of the great acts our student body has to offer! Sign up here:

https://forms.gle/gmjsu7pW7hS8aa2o7


RSVP to come watch our talented students! Even if your child isn't performing, encourage them to come watch and support their friends! The MPR has a seating capacity we need to stay within, so make sure to reserve your spot with an RSVPing here:

http://evite.me/DCg5RYYEHQ

Spring Break

School will be closed Monday 3/23rd thru Friday 3/27th - we hope you enjoy your time off!

Upcoming AZ Merit Testing

AZMerit Testing (Grades 3, 4 and 5)


Writing: Wednesday 4/8

Math Part 1 & 2: Monday 4/20

Reading Part 1: Tuesday 4/21

Reading Part 2: Wednesday 4/22


AIMS Science (Grade 4 Only): Friday 4/10

Congratulations to our Poetry Contest Winners!!

The following student poems were selected to represent Ventana Vista Elementary in the District poetry contest.


1st Grade: London E

2nd Grade: June N

3rd Grade: Julia M, Melanie B, Jacob C

4th Grade: Sophia H, Mia C, Stella A

5th Grade: Isabella S, Azalea P, Sohie Al N

FFO Corner

Spring Art Show & Book Fair

This year we will be holding this event on Friday, April 3rd 6pm - 7:30pm.


The BOGO Spring Book Fair is also coming up soon (4/3-4/10)! We need volunteers like you to make it a success!!


https://volunteer.scholastic.com/?fbclid=IwAR1xNOFUON4R55Xwn0MTondtBNLu87ecvPcleujrtWCi94pwWDXum-InU8A#/experience/login/PdvDocymy

Governing Board Members

Amy Krauss, President

akrauss@cfsd16.org


Carole Siegler, Vice President

csiegler@cfsd16.org


Amy Bhola, Board Member

abhola@cfsd16.org


Doug Hadley, Board Member

dhadley@cfsd16.org


Eileen Jackson, Board Member

ejackson@cfsd16.org


Mary Kamerzell, Superintendent

mkam@cfsd16.org