February 7, 2020
Make Up Day on Monday, February 17th
Spring Picture Day
On February 10th, they will return to VFES to take our spring pictures. Order forms were sent home last week.
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 cost is $1.
They will be distributed on February 14th.
Weekly Charity Opportunities
Here is the schedule for our upcoming PTO fundraiser opportunities:
February 14th - Fun Food Friday
February 21st - popcorn
February 28th - popcorn
Our popcorn money goes to the Clearinghouse in February.
Warrior Youth Football Academy
What: Scottsburg Warrior Youth Football Academy is a developmental off-season opportunity for anybody in grades K-8 interested in playing football in the fall of 2020. The purpose of the Warrior Football Academy is to facilitate the overall improvement of Scottsburg Warrior Football with specific focus on blocking, tackling, catching, throwing, ball carrying, and speed enhancement.
Who: Grades K-8
Where: McClain Hall
When: 2/3, 2/10, 2/24, 3/2, 3/9, 3/16 (5-6:30PM)
Badges and Lanyards
Students are wearing the school-issued lanyards and badges at school, but are not taking them home at this time.
HERO Points Redemption
The deadline to enter is February 14, 2020.
Upcoming PTO Meetings, Events, and Box Tops
Our next PTO meeting is Thursday, February 20th at 3:30 p.m. in Mrs. Banister's room.
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.
Please join the VFES PTO Facebook page to receive the latest updates about meetings and events!
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.
Reminder About Toys at School
We appreciate your cooperation with this expectation.
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.
Disney on Ice
The deadline to order is at noon on Friday, April 3rd.
Scott 2 Calendar Changes for the 2019-2020 School Year
Our next Scott 2 PD event is Wednesday, April 22nd. 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.
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.
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.