January 18, 2020
Book Fair in the Jungle
Monday: Macaw Monday (Each grade level will wear a specific color: K=red, 1st=orange, 2nd=yellow, 3rd=green, 4th=blue, and 5th=purple)
Tuesday: Roaring through the Decades (decades day)
Wednesday: Dreaming of a Safari (PJ day)
Thursday: Reading is a Wild Adventure (safari day)
Friday: It's a Jungle at VFES! (school spirit day)
Students will visit the book fair during their library time:
Monday: Wimp, Thomas, Rose, Vires, Cazares, and Smith
Tuesday: McDonald and Clancy
Wednesday: Couch, Lucas, Carr, Smallwood, and Miller
Thursday: Banister, Dulaney, and Taylor
On Friday, students can shop during their recess times.
Bingo Night at VFES
Pizza will be served.
The book fair will be open from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Weekly Charity Opportunities
Here is the schedule for our upcoming PTO fundraiser opportunities:
January 24th - popcorn
January 31st - Fun Food Friday
Our popcorn money goes to Scott County 4-H in January.
February 7th - popcorn
February 14th - Fun Food Friday
February 21st - popcorn
February 28th - popcorn
Our popcorn money goes to the Clearinghouse in February.
Scott 2 Calendar Changes for the 2019-2020 School Year
Our next Scott 2 PD event is Wednesday, January 29th. School will dismiss at 1:00 p.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.
Downloading Calm in a World of Chaos
Participants will learn strategies to help support social emotional regulation. These easy-to-use strategies can be implemented anywhere, helping you get through life's many twists and turns. These new skills are great for the professional setting or at home with your family.
Everyone is welcome; however, people who are interested in participating must register by calling (812) 752-2057 or emailing email@example.com.
Two Picture Days Coming Soon
On February 10th, they will return to VFES to take our spring pictures. Order forms will be sent home soon.
The cost is $1.
They can also be purchased during lunch on February 14th.
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 February 11th, please call our office by midday on Tuesday, February 11th so we know what the after school plan should be for your child.
The deadline to enter is February 14, 2020.
Upcoming PTO Meetings, Events, and Box Tops
Mark your calendars for the Walk-a-thon, which will be held on Friday, April 17th. More information will be available as the date gets closer.
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.
Little League Wrestling
The deadline to apply is February 14th.
The cost is $50 for members and $60 for non-members.
The season is February 24th through April 24th.
Please note, applications should be returned to the address on the application, not to VFES.
The application and additional information can be found at this link.
Southern Indiana United Soccer
Registration is open through March 2nd. The season is April 6th through June 6th.
There are teams for boys and girls 4U through 19U, which includes children who were born between 2000 and 2016.
All skill levels are welcome.
Reminder About Toys at School
We appreciate your cooperation with this expectation.
HERO Points Redemption
School Messenger Text Messages
Our school utilizes the SchoolMessenger system to deliver text messages, straight to your mobile phone with important information about events, school closings, safety alerts and more.
You can participate in this service just by sending a text message of “Y” or “Yes” to our school’s short code number, 67587.
You can also opt out of these messages at any time by simply replying to one of our messages with “Stop”.
Check Out Eventlink!
We have an Eventlink subscription that assists us with getting information to its users. It is used district-wide, so it is especially beneficial to families with students in multiple buildings.
Please consider creating an account by visiting https://signup.eventlink.com/
The Vienna-Finley and Scott 2 events are posted on the Vienna-Finley Eventlink calendar.
The VFES boys' basketball games and practice times are posted on the boys' elementary basketball Eventlink calendar.
Reminder About Fast Food
We appreciate your cooperation.
Disney on Ice
The deadline to order is at noon on Friday, April 3rd.
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.