Vienna-Finley Voice

December 18, 2015 Issue 19

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Last Day of School Before Break- Friday, December 18th (Grading Period Ends)

School Resumes- Tuesday, January 5th

Girls Basketball Practices begin- Week of January 5-8

First Girl's Basketball Games- Saturday, January 16th

New Security Measure for Car Riders

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When we return from Christmas break we will begin using new pick up tags. Parent Pickup Tags hang from the rear view mirror or the passenger visor of the vehicle to easily identify authorized vehicles that can pick up children at school. The parent id tags help keep school dismissal safe and organized and will help speed up the process of getting children loaded and unloaded. We will pass three hang tags out to each family to be distributed to anyone who is permitted to pick up your child. In the event that a child is picked up and the car does not have a tag, we will call the office to confirm that student is permitted to go home with that person.

Vienna-Finley Celebrates Mrs. Graves in a BIG Way!

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Happy Birthday Mrs. Graves! We love you!

Tech Warriors Celebrate the Season

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Students in the Tech Warrior Club celebrated with a party and played "Christmas Minute to Win It!"

Vienna-Finley Hosts an UGLY Sweater Contest!

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Conratulations to everyone who participated in the contest. Mr. Jacob Dunn was the winner of the contest.

Mrs. Banister's Class Performs for Visitors!

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Students in Mrs. Banister's Kindergarten class performed "The Gingerbread Man" for visitors on Wednesday afternoon.

Vienna-Finley Christmas Luncheon

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Thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed in the luncheon together! Thank you to our amazing kitchen staff for preparing such a wonderful meal for us!

SCSD2 Hosts Christmas Luncheon for students, staff, and parents.

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Merry Christmas!

Ashley and Abbey Martin Team Up With Vienna-Finley to Give Back in BIG Way!

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Ashley and Abbey Martin, sisters that attend Scottsburg Middle School and Vienna-Finley Elementary recently collected coats and blankets to help the Scott County Clearinghouse. They also received a donation from the Vienna-Finley PTO of $311.00 to help raise funds for their cause. Vienna-Finley raised the money and donated all of the November popcorn sales in honor of Ashley and Abbey Martin and their efforts to help others.

Santa Pays a Visit to VFES

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Recently, during an event at Vienna-Finley, students and parents were treated to a visit by Mr. and Mrs. Claus. Many families came to enjoy the cocoa, cookies, crafts, and more, and then had a picture taken with Santa. Title One sponsored the event. Pictured is Belle Pike with Mr. and Mrs. Claus.

VFES Math Bowl Team is Set for 2015-2016!

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Congratulations to the following students for making the Vienna-Finley Math Bowl Team! Hannah Thomas, Addie Borden, Gracie Owens, Alexis Akers, Maecy Ritchison, Payton Preston, Skylar Herald, Dawson Richey, Jackson Taylor, Mason Hall, Haley Thomas, Olivia Higginbotham, Lucas Toppe, and Caleb King.

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Top Readers Honored at VFES

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Recently, the top 10 readers at Vienna-Finley were honored and given gift certificates from the PTO. The top ten readers were: Mason Hall, Addison Borden, Hannah Thomas, Lucas Toppe, Christi Patterson, Melea Luttrell, Sydney Craig, Lydia Wolf, Olivia Higginbotham, and Skylar Herald.

Finley the Elf Will See Everyone Next Year!

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Finley has to say goodbye, but he'll be watching over us all year long! We can't wait to see him again next year!

Happy Birthday!

Mikel Graves

Liz Wimp

Patti Applegate

Goni Luttrell

iPads will NOT come home over the Christmas Break.

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iPads will not be coming home after Wednesday, December 16th. Students will get them after the break, when they return to school. If you are planning a vacation or your student is sick, please return the iPad to school on or before Friday, December 18th.

Girls Basketball

Girls have signed up for basketball and teams have been divided. If you are interested in cheerleading, please let Mrs. Barrett know by before Tuesday, January 5th.

REVISED GIRLS BASKETBALL SCHEDULE

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We will see you again on Tuesday, January 5th! Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Our next Box Tops contest is underway! The class that brings in the most Box Tops between now and Friday, December 11th will win a pizza party! Please send the box tops with the child's name and teacher included. Good luck everyone!

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