We have AMAZING news to share! Vineland K-8 Center
was awarded $1,000 from Shoparoo in their September sweepstakes!!!
All thanks to our AWESOME Vineland families who have signed up and
recruited others to join. This is a true example of how we can make
things happen in numbers.
win $500 in October!
We will be
competing in a wildcard playoff for more cash prizes! The
school from this division earning the most Roo Points in October
will win $500. Remember, only your October points are
calculated for the Fall Classic, so it's all fair game as of
10/1/2013. Start snapping those receipts and take Vineland K-8
Center to the top!
Presentation Date Changes
Please note, there have been a few changes
in the Magnet School Visit dates. Coral Reef Senior is coming
on October 8th (Tuesday) at 8:35am instead of October 7th
(Monday). Robert Morgan has postponed their visit from October
15th until either October 28th or 29th. We will update you
once a date is confirmed. Click here for the revised
Picture Day is Tuesday, October 15th.
MONEY IS DUE NO LATER THAN THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11TH.
A very special CONGRATULATIONS to our
September 2013 Students of the Month!
Font(Radell/Vargas), Angela Tondo(Sardinas)
Ruby Hadley(Carson), Emma
Sanders(Carter), Isabella Ron(Diaz), Reese Rosenthal(Garcia),
Costa(Blandon), Melanie Miranda(D'Adesky), Leah Vives(Fletcher),
Rebecca Abreu(Foote), Derrick Ma(Hart), Alexandra
Seaga(Fernandez), Tamia Beckford(Gonzalez),
Garcia(Rosen/Burger), Rowan Bascuas(Samuels),
Chavez(Gonzalez), Daniel Vasquez(Haggins), Ryan Jagers(Hill), Carlos
Montana(Moreno), Andrew Guerra(Sellek)
Emily Polo(Calero), Brooke Reese(Rodriguez), Jorge
Alberto(Donet), Alexandra Deribeaux(Morales), Esmeralda
had their Safety Patrol Induction Ceremony for 2013/2014 on Friday,
September 6, 2014. Students were sworn in by Sergeant Jose
Zarrada, Miami Dade County Police Department. Also in
attendance was Mrs. MacLaren, Principal and Mrs. Cobo, Assistant
Principal. We are proud of all our patrols.
(Left to right) Jeremy
Aybar, Elena Castillo, Lyla Nesenman, Josue Miranda, Christopher
Moreira, Angelica Tacoronte, Zachary Schurr and Alondra
Pedroso. Sitting: MaryAnn MacLaren, Principal
Middle Row: (Left to
right) Ali Zahaf, Sophia Zaldua, Alani Gonzalez, David
Whittingham, Benjamin Vaccaro, Omar Crespo, Kailyn Torres, Roberto
Costa, Brenden Chavez
Back Row: (Left to
right) Joan Cobo, Assistant Principal, Jorge Alberto,
Richard James, Alexa Gastaldo, Katelyn Stphenson, Krish Baldeon,
Alexander Sardinas, Axelle Bennett, Adrian Rodriguez, Jacob Schurr,
Alejandro Jackson and Sergeant Jose Zarrada, Miami Dade County
For those who may have missed it, here is the link to the
NBC 6 news story that aired this past Monday about cursive,
featuring our very own Mrs.Rosen, Mrs.Burger, and their awesome 3rd
You, Thank You, Thank
Family Fun Night was a great success
!!! We have received requests for MORE !!
A special "THANKS" to Jessica Blanco
for organizing a fun and amazing night for our Vineland
Families. To ALL our volunteers, new and old who offered their
help to make this night a success "THANK YOU".
are Michelle Acosta, Beth Bass, Janet Bass, Tashica Beckford, Ben
Blanco, Lynne Coomes, Ampi Corteguera, Mr Diamond, Lina Fuste,
Lily Galdo-Marrero, Kristine Gonzalez, Linda Klurman, Tracie James,
Maru Jaramillo, Steve Mele, Pat & Tom Morrison, Denise Novack,
Gia Pedroso, Ana Perez, Yoli Perez, Alina Ramos, Martha Rodriguez,
Laurence Sanchez, Leslie Sanders, Amanda Seaga, Maria & Tiffany
Tomczak, Peggy Torres and Ms Vaccaro. JP and the custodians who
helped us out and to all the high school volunteers who helped man
Thank you Chris Stormont from
Stormont Kings Chess, Marie from Learning Express for helping with
the Rainbow Looms, and YMCA for their commitment to our school.
Thank you to Ms. Christopher and the Dance & Drama group for
their great performance. Thank you Danielle Girten for her
always YUMMY cupcakes and Stix, Stonez, & Bonez for ROCKING IT
OUT all night.
And last but not least, THANK YOU Ms.
Maclaren and Ms. Cobo for your ongoing support of our PTA
programs and dedication to our school.
Frazao. She was awarded the Certificate of
Achievement in Responsibility for always demonstrating her
responsible ways. In addition, a shout out to Ruby Cardonne,
for her hard work and efforts! She was chosen as the Student
of the Month for Fornaris' FROGS!
YOU, Mrs. Donato for coming out on October 2nd and
reading the OTIS story to the children in Spanish. That
was a special treat.
Our annual Fall
Festival is right around the corner and in order to make this a very
successful event we need your help.Next
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 8:45am
in the Cafeteria. Anyone interested in volunteering is invited
to attend.Face Painter Needed.
have experience face painting? Are you creative? Do you know someone
who does and may be able to donate face painting services for our
fall festival? Contact Katherine Schain at (305)
HELP! We need volunteers for the Fall
Festival. If you are interested in volunteering please sign up
or contact Maria Tomczak at email@example.com
. In the past, our Silent Auction has been a
great and fun way to raise funds for our school and this is where
you come in! Many of you have great contacts in the community
that may be willing to donate something for Silent Auction such as a
dinner for two to a great restaurant, perhaps a Dolphin Swim
experience at the Miami Seaquarium or the donation can be something
simple like theater tickets or a gift certificate for some
services. Feel free to be creative and remember make the
basket something you too would be interested in bidding on!!!
All businesses that contribute to our Silent Auction will be
mentioned in the E-blast and during the Fall Festival.
Contributions/donations are tax deductible so make sure to pass
along the information below when asking for the donation! If you
would like a drafted letter to send to someone you think may want to
make a Silent Auction Donation please contact Maria Tomczak at firstname.lastname@example.org
We have already started receiving great items and are in need of
fillers for these baskets. Click here
to view a list of the items
already donated with suggested filler ideas. If you would like
to donate fillers, please send them in and address the bag or
envelope to Maria Tomczak - SILENT AUCTION and drop off at the
school's front office. We also need baskets, frames, ribbons,
and cellophane donated.
Our New Social Worker
Ms. Janet Delgado, MSW is Vineland's
new social worker. She is available on Tuesdays and half day
Thursday afternoons. She can be reached at email@example.com
. To learn
more about Ms. Delgado and her services click here
Are you interested in volunteering for the Listener/Oyente
There are two upcoming trainings in our area.
Tuesday, October 29
Pinecrest Elementary School
Howard Drive Elementary School
10250 SW 57
7750 SW 136 Street
Miami, FL 33156
9am - noon
to www.wholesalecostumeclub.com/fundraiser/ to order
your costumes today!
here to view flyer.
Why join the PTA?
The number one reason to
join the PTA is to benefit your child. In doing so, you also help
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
class to reach 100% membership will receive a pizza party.
Below is the membership
form, directory and volunteer sign up form:
Vineland PTA Membership Form
Vineland PTA Directory
Vineland PTA Volunteer Sign Up
Help raise money for our school (each one is worth 10
cents-that adds up fast!)
TO SAVE? The small Box Top label found on hundreds of
your favorite products
TO DO? Cut out and save in a safe place
TO DROP OFF? Turn them in to your classroom
teacherINK AND TONER
Great for the environment and helps keep these products out of
landfills while raising some money for our
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
raise money for our school from the comfort of your
All your store receipts from the last
TO DO? First, download the Shoparoo app onto your smart
phone, then snap pictures of your receipts and earn points
= money for our school.
shopping in the following stores, please give them Vineland's
in order to help raise money for our school
OFFICE DEPOT # 70022517
OFFICE MAX # 861102254
# 40396 (Must be used in conjunction with Target
Walk to School
School Picture Day/Individual Photos
October 22-31 Red Ribbon Week
October 31 Halloween
Parade (Pre-K - 1st Grade)
November 2 Fall
November 8 NO SCHOOL - Teacher
November 11 NO SCHOOL - Veteran's
Family Movie Night at
Come one come all to a fabulous time for the
entire family including fresh popped popcorn, soft drinks, hot dogs,
and other delicious snacks. The evening will begin with an
adventurous "flashlight tour" and will conclude with the movie Hotel
Transylvania. Enjoy full theater amenities...outdoors.
Don't forget your flashlights for the tour! Flashlight Tours at 7:30
p.m. & 7:45 p.m.
October 11, 2013 "Hotel Transylvania"
8:00 p.m. Movie
Cost: $5 General
Baptist Hospital Healthyween
Pumpkin Patch Party
Calling all superheroes, ballerinas and
pirates. Come dressed in costume and be prepared to have
some fun! You will learn a few new tricks for healthy treats, learn
about bone health and dance to the monster mash. Event is for
elementary school-aged children only and their parents. Light
refreshments and snacks will be provided. Space is limited and
registration is required.
Please email Programs@BaptistHealth.net
Thursday, October 24 * 7:00-8:30 p.m.
8900 North Kendall Drive, South
Building, 3rd floor
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