Ms. Dolores Donet
Ms. Donet has taught for 19 years,
eight of them at Vineland K-8 Center where she was the media specialist
before teaching fifth grade language arts in the gifted program. Before
coming to Vineland, Ms. Donet taught at FC Martin
K-8 Center, North Miami Elementary School and Morningside Elementary
School. In addition to her responsibilities as a classroom teacher, Dolores
continues to maintain our media center collection by ordering books,
magazine subscriptions, equipment such as televisions, and Accelerated
Ms. Donet serves as the Team
Leader for her grade level, as well as providing valuable leadership on
other committees such as the school Literacy Leadership Team, the Crisis
Team, and most recently the Leadership Team for Accreditation. Dolores also
supports enrichment events such as SWAT (Science with a Twist) and the
Geography Bee, which she has taken over as sponsor this year. Ms. Donet is a valuable resource in our building in terms
of technology support for many of the supplementary educational programs we
Continuing her own educational pursuits, Dolores has a masters degree in mathematics
education and a specialist degree in Teaching and Learning. Now,
while raising two beautiful little girls, Dolores has gone back again to
school and is a doctoral candidate in Urban and Special Education at FIU,
awaiting completion of her dissertation.
Fair Night Success!
And the Winners
Abigail Jones - Mrs. Morales
Angelica Tacoronte - Mrs. Rodriguez/Calero
Alverson - Mrs. Calero/Rodriguez
Ali Zahaf - Mrs. Smith
Dayna Veazey - Ms. Hill
Jose Zuniga - Ms. Haggins/Ms. V. Gonzalez
Allison Blanco - Ms. Haggins
Madeline Quigley - Mrs. Sellek
The 1st and 2nd place
winners in fourth and fifth grade will go on to represent Vineland K-8
Center in the Elementary Science Fair at the
Congratulations to all
students for a job well done. Classroom projects were submitted by all
teachers in grades K-3 demonstrating the scientific method, preparing these
students to one day participate individually in the Science Fair.
Thank you to all of the teachers and parents for supporting this curricular
endeavor. A special thank you to event organizers Mrs. Sellek, Mrs. Morales and Mr. Hart and the teachers who
helped set up; Ms. G. Rodriguez, Ms. Carter, Ms. Diaz.
you to those who donated food items for the Vineland Thanksgiving Food
Drive. Fresh Market at The Falls donated 17 fresh (20 lb) turkeys. We were able to collect over 800
items, making Thanksgiving meal boxes feeding 20 less-fortunate Vineland
families in need. This could not have been possible without our generous
Vineland families and local Fresh Market.
Attention Upper Academy
Because of last
week's inclement weather, the 2013 Turkey Bowl is rescheduled for Friday,
Attention Parents of 8th Grade Student
Wednesday, December 4th, all 8th graders will be
attending a field trip to Miami Palmetto Senior High where they will be
"Panthers for a Day." Students will leave by bus first thing in
the morning, and return by lunchtime. This event provides a terrific
opportunity for our student to learn more about the many curricular,
co-curricular, and extra-curricular experiences high school has to offer.
Be on the lookout for the field trip form that needs to be signed and returned.
Click here to
The Vineland Voyagers are once again collecting NEW UNWRAPPED TOYS for
If you would like to join in and help make the holidays
brighter for a
child, please bring your new unwrapped toys, books, backpacks, games, art
supplies and sports equipment etc. to Mrs. Rosen and Mrs. Burger in Room
304. The toys will be donated to needy children.
Thank you in advance for your generosity!!!
TOYS WILL BE COLLECTED DEC. 2 - 16. HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!
extended our deadline to December 3rd!!!
Vineland wants to
thank our veterans and active duty servicemen and women this holiday
season. We are asking the children to write holiday cards to thank
the soldiers and wish them a happy holiday season.
There is a box set up in the Main Office to collect all your amazing
cards. We will be sending out our holiday wishes and showing our
Thank you in advance, Vineland PTA
The number one reason to join the PTA is to benefit your
child. In doing so, you also help our school.
Thanks to all of you who have already sent in your forms and
additional contributions. The additional contributions will help the
PTA fund many key initiatives. We look forward to all of you joining the
The first class to reach 100% membership will receive a
Below is the membership
form, directory and volunteer sign up form:
Vineland PTA Directory
Vineland PTA Volunteer
Sign Up Form
Help raise money for our school (each one is worth 10
cents-that adds up fast!)
WHAT TO SAVE? The small Box Top
label found on hundreds of your favorite products
WHAT TO DO? Cut out and save in a
TO DROP OFF? Turn them in to your classroom teacher
INK AND TONER RECYCLING
Great for the environment and helps keep these products out
of landfills while raising some money for our school
WHAT TO SAVE? Recyclable
WHAT TO DO?
Box them back up or put in a bag
WHERE TO DROP OFF?
Turn them in to Mrs. Donet in the Media Center
Help raise money for our school from the comfort of
WHAT TO SAVE? All your
store receipts from the last seven (7)
WHAT TO DO?
First, download the Shoparoo app onto your smart
phone, then snap pictures of your receipts and earn points =
money for our school.
When shopping in the following stores, please give them
Vineland's ID# in order to help raise money for our school
TARGET # 40396 (Must be used in conjunction with Target
Used Book Sale
December 23 - January
5 Winter Recess
January 15 MDCPS
Magnet School Applications Deadline
January 17 No School
- Teacher Planning Day
January 20 No School
- Dr Martin Luther King Jr.'s
Upcoming Community Events
Holiday Festival at Pinecrest
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2013
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $5 General Admission, Children Under 2 Free
Come experience our first annual Holiday Festival! A day for
the whole family to enjoy, where you can enjoy delicious food, take a photo
with Santa, sing along with our carolers, enjoy live music from the Greater
Miami Youth Symphony, and immerse yourself in the holiday spirit!
Excerpts from The Nutcracker, Holiday Gifts and
Sweets, Children's Carnival Rides, Pony Rides, Model Train
Puppeteers & Magical Story Telling, Face
Painters, The lighting of the Holiday Tree (5:45 p.m.) and more!
Date: Saturday, December 7, 2013
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Park, 17641 Old Cutler Road
Snow Forecast for 6pm sharp!!! Free pictures with
Santa, Free Rides, Musical Concerts by local schools, Arts
& Crafts, Food
Why get involved? How to help your child with school?
Homework practice sheets?