October 26, 2019
Red Ribbon Week
Our dress-up days are as follows:
Monday - Wear red to show everyone we are REaDy to send a message about being drug free.
Tuesday - Wear a hat and crazy socks to show that we are drug free from head to toe!
Wednesday - Wear neon because our future is so bright!
Thursday - Wear PJs (no slippers) to dream of a drug-free world!
Friday - Wear your team apparel so we can team up and "Just Say No!"
You should have received a flyer regarding your time slot preference. Please contact the VFES office or your child's teacher if you have a question about the date/time of your child's conference.
Report cards will be distributed during parent-teacher conferences. Spring 2019 ILEARN reports will also be available for current 4th and 5th grade students who tested at VFES in the spring.
Donations for the Upcoming VFES Fall Festival
Fall Festival is quickly approaching! It will be held on Friday, November 1st from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
In order to prepare for the event, we are asking for the following donations:
October 28-November 1: cakes, pies, and desserts
We are also still accepting donations of 2 liter drinks for the festival.
The class with the most donations overall will win a pizza party from the PTO.
Upcoming PTO Meetings, Events, and Box Tops
Please mark your calendars for the fall festival from 6:00-8:00 p.m. on November 1st.
The next PTO meeting will be November 22nd at 3:30 p.m. in Mrs. Banister's classroom. All VFES parents and teachers are invited and encouraged to attend.
Even though the format has changed from cutting out box tops to scanning receipts for digital box tops, Vienna-Finley would still like you to participate in the box top fundraiser throughout the school year. If you have any questions about box tops, please contact the VFES office or Tammy Wolf, PTO president.
Weekly Charity Opportunities
Here is the schedule for our upcoming PTO fundraiser opportunities:
November 1st - popcorn
November 8th - popcorn
November 15th - popcorn
November 22nd - Fun Food Friday (more information to come)
HERO Points Redemption
Warrior Nation Wrestling Club
The cost is $70.
The season begins with the first practice on November 5th and ends on January 12th.
All practices are from 6:00-7:30 p.m. at the wrestling complex behind Scottsburg High School.
Contact Patrick Mendez (812-801-3455 or email@example.com) for more information.
Veteran's Day Program
It is not too late to sign up for this extracurricular opportunity. Please contact the VFES office at 812-752-8925 if your child is interested in participating.
Also, if you signed a permission slip for your child to attend Club 316, but do not want him/her to attend the activities on November 12th, please call our office by midday on Tuesday, November 12th so we know what the after school plan should be for your child.
Scott 2 Calendar Changes for the 2019-2020 School Year
Our next Scott 2 PD event is Wednesday, November 20th. School will begin at 10:00 a.m. on that day in order for teachers to participate in professional development.
Please see the attached letter for our updated school calendar. It includes a two-hour delay on September 11th, November 20th, and April 22nd as well as a two-hour early dismissal on October 9th, January 29th, and May 20th.
Ivy Tech Kids College
Ivy Tech Kids College is for students in grades K-5. It will be held on January 2nd and 3rd
9:00am – 4:00pm at the Sellersburg Ivy Tech Community College Campus.
There are 10 different courses – 4 courses that your students will visit each day. For more information or to sign-up, click on the link below!
Links That Provide Opportunities for Home/School Communication
Canvas (information about students' academic activities/assignments) - http://bit.ly/CanvasParentGuideSCSD2
Eventlink (stay updated with sports, clubs, and activities) - https://signup.eventlink.com/
Facebook - @ViennaFinley
HERO website (used to provide feedback on behaviors/choices) - https://access.heropowered.com/parent/login
Instagram - @ViennaFinley
Twitter - @ViennaFinley
Reminder about the Start/End Times for our School Day
Our school day ends at 3:00 p.m.
Car Rider Tags
General Dismissal Information
The YMCA After School Program
Volunteer Opportunities at VFES
After that form is submitted, you will receive two emails from KidTraksSupport, one with the log-in ID and one with a link. You must thoroughly complete this process or you will not be eligible to volunteer in any capacity.
If you have any questions about this process, please contact the office at 812-752-8925.