January 19th - 25th, 2022
5th Graders Read and Present Comprehension and Sight Word Lessons to Kindergarteners in Spanish!
19th - Town Hall Meeting for New Families (Grades 1 thru 5)
19th - FFO Meeting (6 pm)
20th - 5th Grade Band Trip to ECMS
24th-28th - Spirit Week (details below)
25th - Governing Board Meeting
8th - Governing Board Meeting (6 pm)
10th - Site Council Meeting
15th - Grading Day (Half Day Schedule)
16th - School Tour for New Families
16th - FFO Meeting
22nd - Governing Board Meeting (6 pm)
24th/25th - Rodeo Break (No School)
Get Ready for Spirit Week!
Monday 1/24 - 100th Day of School- Dress like you are 100 years old!
Tuesday 1/25 Crazy Hair Day - Come to school with colored/spiky/fun and crazy hair.
Wednesday 1/26 Sports Day- Wear your favorite sports gear or dress like an athlete!
Thursday 1/27 Dress for your Future - Dress up for your future career, Doctor, Teacher, Scientist etc.
Friday 1/28 - Mismatch Day Let's look funky for Friday!! How many fun prints can you put together? Animal, polka dot, stripes etc., get creative.
Help Us Judge the Science Fair
We are looking for parents of students in Kindergarten through 4th grade with some science background to help judge our 5th Grade Science Fair.
The VV Science Fair and the SARSEF Regional Fairs are 100% virtual which is why only 5th graders are participating from Ventana Vista.
The judging will take place from February 10-12 and will be done remotely. You will have a rubric to help judge, and you will also give feedback to the projects that you look at (Feedback example: I like how you... and one thing you could work on is...). We will meet remotely one time as a group to determine the students who will move on to the SARSEF Regional Fair.
Click the link to volunteer to judge our 5th Grade Science Fair: https://forms.gle/6SttuvUz9PCsbp1V9
CFSD Poetry contest is beginning!
Health Office in Need of Volunteers for Test-To-Stay Program
To assist with COVID-19 testing of students and staff, we are looking for immediate volunteer assistance to work with the Health Services staff at all schools within our district. We need help with on-site testing, reporting, contact tracing, and documentation of results. We are looking for adult volunteers. Volunteers are needed on average for three to five hours daily Monday through Friday, during school hours. Volunteers can choose in advance which days to work. Relevant training will be provided. A background check and fingerprinting may also be required of volunteers. PPE will be provided. If you have any interest in this opportunity, please contact Rachel Howard, RN, District Health Coordinator, at email@example.com for more information. Thank you for helping us keep our schools safe so staff and students can continue in-person teaching and learning.
Family Engagement Update
Ms. Bayless’ class is the Class of the Week this week!
Each week at Ventana Vista, we have a designated Class of the Week that is tasked with making a positive difference in our school community. Last week, Ms. Henikman’s class was Class of the Week. They brainstormed ways to be kind, helpful citizens of our school community. Her class challenged us to think like Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and find one way to make a helpful difference, no matter how big or small. Even a simple smile, compliment, or opening a door for someone can make a difference! They also made pictures with messages of kindness and placed them in the MPR to help inspire us to be better. Let’s think of Ms. Henikman’s class this week as we try to be peacebuilders and make a difference in our school community and beyond!
Community Feedback Page
If you ever have any feedback or suggestions you want to share but aren’t sure who to share it with, you can always go to our Ventana Vista Feedback webpage. Leave comments, share ideas or give us your feedback by filling out a form. All feedback is anonymous unless you choose to include your contact information.
The Feedback Form can be found on our school website under the For Families tab, or by clicking here: Feedback Form
Please join us for our general meeting tonight at 6pm.
Topic: VVFFO General Meeting
Time: Jan 19, 2022 06:00 PM Arizona
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Meeting ID: 815 4044 3786