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February 5, 2021 - February 19, 2021

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Upcoming Important Dates

Feb 8

  • Report Cards are available via the Home Access Center (HAC)
Feb 11
  • Valentine Exchange (please read the information below)
Feb 12
  • Remote Learning Day for all students
Feb 15
  • Student Holiday
Feb 18

  • 100th Day of school
  • Spirit Night at Willie's Ice House (11am to 10pm)
Mar 9

  • PTO General Mtg.
Mar 11

  • Spring/Class Pictures



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Valentine's Day Celebration

We have set aside a brief time at the end of the school day on Thursday, February 11 for Face-to-Face students to exchange valentines (Feb 12 is a remote learning day). PK-3rd and 5th grade will have their exchange at 3:30. 4th grade will have theirs at 2:40. If you choose to send your child with valentines for their classmates, we ask that you send enough for all the face-to-face students in the homeroom and label them all "To: My Friend, From: (Your child's name)". This will aid in passing cards out quickly and easily. A store-bought, individually packaged candy/ food item may be included, but we cannot accept homemade food items. The valentines will go home with your child so that you can make the best decision about if and/or what your child eats. Students will be provided with a bag for the exchange. Teachers will communicate digital ideas for our Connect students.
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District Calendars for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022

The Next Remote Learning Day is February 12th

Mark Your Calendar- Upcoming Remote Learning Days

Please make note of remaining Remote Learning Days: February 12, March 12, April 12, and May 17. Click link below for additional details.

Library Lowdown

Library Curbside is cancelled for February 11.

Curbside service will resume the following Thursday February 18.


To learn more about curbside service, click HERE

Counselor's Corner

Our February Core Essential is Kindness!


Kindness Week

“Chews” to Be Kind!! We will be celebrating Kindness Week February 8-11. Did you know that aside from helping others feel accepted and loved, kindness increases our energy level and confidence? Let's spread Kindness all over today and everyday!! We encourage students to participate in random Acts of Kindness this week more than ever,here at school and at home!! Check out some of the ways you can show kindness to others below!!


Gifted and Talented Nominations

GT Testing is in full swing and should be completed by next week. Kindergarten will be receiving scores by the end of February and 1st-5th at the beginning of April.

Please contact Shannon Zepeda with any questions.

Shannon.zepeda@cfisd.net 281 373-2860


5th-6th Transition

Goodson is hosting a Virtual Electives Fair for 5th graders and their parents on February 11, 2021. Join them in a Zoom meeting to find out more about what Goodson has to offer! The Zoom link will be coming soon.

During the month of February, 5th graders will also be bringing home their registration form for Goodson. They will select their top 3 choices for electives and return to Farney with a parent signature. Please contact shannon.zepeda@cfisd.net for questions.


Release of Information Forms

If you are needing Behavior Rating Scales completed or are wanting the school to communicate with an outside entity, private tutor, doctor etc. , you will need to complete a Release of Information Form for this school year. You can request this form through the counseling office. When asking teachers to complete Behavior Rating Scales, you will need to give one week’s notice to allow teachers ample time to complete the forms. These forms will be faxed directly to the doctor’s office and you will be notified once this is completed.


Credit By Exam

Although the application window has closed to be able to skip a grade for the current 20-21 school year, there are 2 opportunities available during the year to test to skip for the 21-22 school year. Please see the district website for testing dates and application deadlines..

District Information for Credit By Exam

Credit By Exam Notice and Application

Application Due Dates to skip grade for the 2021-2022 school year

February testing application due by January 25


Summer testing application due by May 28

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Readers in Action

Our Readers in Action program is back for PK - 2nd grade via Zoom! After you sign up, your child's teacher will send a Zoom link to you as it gets closer to your reading date. Please help bring back a Farney favorite for our young ones. You will need to have an account on the Farney PTO website to sign up. Click below.

https://farneypto.membershiptoolkit.com/Volunteer

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Free Rapid Covid-19 Tests

COVID-19 rapid testing is available for CFISD students and staff. Learn more at http://www.cfisd.net/covid19.

Spirit Days

Spirit Days will be on FRIDAYS! Whether you are at school or at home we hope you join us in showing your Falcon pride!! The Farney PTO Spirit Shop is open and ready to help you get the spirit wear you need for this year! Past Spirit Shirts (2018-2019), Farney Mom, and more are on our site for purchase! https://farneypto.membershiptoolkit.com/store
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Breakfast and Lunch

Cy-Fair Nutrition Services will provide breakfast & lunch at no cost to ALL children 18 & younger through June 30, 2021, for both face-to-face students and at Curbside CONNECT. Please visit our page for info & updates.https://bit.ly/3p3onNc

Birthday Celebrations

Student birthdays will be recognized in class after announcements. Treats and/or birthday party invitations may NOT be passed out at school.


Parents may choose to purchase a birthday treat for their student's class from the cafeteria. Contact the cafeteria for more information.

Email: Martha.Santacruz@cfisd.net

Call: (281)-373-2857

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