YOUR FAMILY'S MEAL AT FAMILY FUN NIGHT.
Either click here and
send form and payment with student on Monday OR visit us in the breezeway
every morning this week from 7:50am-9am. DON'T BE LEFT HUNGRY! Save
by placing your order early.
CATERING BY THE BIG CHEESE!
$8.00 per ticket
INCLUDES: Baked Ziti OR Fettuccini Alfredo, House Salad, Choice of Drink
Food Tickets may be purchased the day of the event for $10.
All games are
FREE: Twister, bingo, checkers, chess, Connect Four, Lego station, and
Dance and Drama will perform scenes from "Teen Beach
Learning Express will have 4 free Rainbow Loom classes that night.
Classes are open to the first 40 kids ages 7+. Class sizes are
limited to 10 children. The first bracelets made will be donated to
Miami Children's Hospital. Sign up for a class this week in the
breezeway from 7:50am-9am. We will also raffle 5 Rainbow Looms.
Tickets are $1 and will be available for purchase that night.
Click here to view flyer.
Come see young
rockers live at Family Fun Night.
District 8 Thespian and Drama Workshop Day 2013
The workshop will run from 8:30am - 3:00pm. All
sessions will be 45 minutes in length. Fee is $6 per student if
registered in advance and $8 per student at the door.
Registration forms due to Ms. Christopher by Wednesday, September 25.
Date: Saturday, October 5,
Location: G. Holmes Braddock Sr. High School
3601 SW 147 Avenue
School Application period begins on October 1, 2103 and
all applications are due by January 15th, 2014.
and application procedures are available through the School of Choice
office at: www.dadeschools.net. Only one application can be
submitted with up to five school/program choices allowed. The application can be completed through the parent portal or
it can be downloaded and mailed directly to the School of Choice Office of
Miami Dade Public Schools.
and/or students should contact schools of interest to make certain that
they are providing all of the required documentation with their
application. Some schools will require supporting materials such as
teacher recommendations or an audition. Parents
and/or students should verify that the schools of interest have received
all of the required supporting documents. Incomplete
or incorrect applications will not be processed.
PRESENTATIONS AT VINELAND
K-8 Center will host the following schools to provide presentations to our 8th grade students. These presentations will be scheduled during the
school day. Parents are welcome to attend any of the information
sessions. Parents must sign in through the main office before
October 4th @11:40am - International Studies
Preparatory Academy (Algebra 1 and Honors Physical Science)
October 4th @ 1:10pm- MAST Academy Homestead
(Algebra 1 and Honors Physical
October 4th @ 8:35am - Miami Palmetto Senior High
October 7th @ 8:35am - Coral Reef Senior High
October 10th @ 8:35am - Miami Killian Senior High
October 15th @ 8:35am - Robert Morgan Senior
October 17th@ 8:35am - Law Enforcement Memorial High
Herbert Ammons Middle School Applications
grade students interested in attending Herbert Ammons Middle School next
year. Magnet recruitment for 2014-2015 begins on October 1,
The application deadline
is January 15, 2014. Only one application per student will be
accepted and no corrections will be made after the application has been
submitted. Make sure to apply to five schools on your application.
Information and a
link to the magnet application can be found on the "parent
portal". Applications may be submitted directly online. Parents will
need their pin # for the parent portal. Applications will also be available
to print from the MDCPS website at www.miamimagnets.org.
Applications must be mailed by the parent directly to:
Schools of Choice & Parental Options
1501 NE 2nd Avenue, room 237
Miami, FL 33132.
They are hosting a Magnet Recruitment Fair on Saturday,
November 16th at 10:00 AM for both parents and students alike. We also
offer tours (for parents only) on Wednesday mornings at 10:00 AM. Parents
should call Nancy Segal, Magnet Secretary; at (305)971-0158 extension 4505
to sign up for a tour.
information contact Nancy Segal or Mr. Rico Jones, Magnet Lead Teacher.
Click here to
BOOK FAIR CONTINUES ONLINE!!!
Our in-school Scholastic Book Fair ended last
Friday. However, you may also purchase books at the Online
Book Fair. Visit the Book Fair Homepage at http:/bookfairs.scholastic.com/homepage/vinelandk-8center
and click on the Shop Now button. Online shopping is available until
October 1, 2013. Best of all, purchases benefit our school and
will help us achieve our Book Fair goal. All online orders ship for FREE to
the school, after the Online Fair has ended.
Don't forget to look for
your teacher's online Wish List and add a book or two to your order for
their classroom library. Click on the Classroom Wish List tab to see if
your teacher is participating.
Benefits of Online
- Convenient access 24 hours a day
- Expanded selection for ALL
ages-preschool to adult
- Send a wish list to invite family
and friends to shop
- Search for books by category,
grade, age & price
- ALL purchases benefit our school
- FREE shipping directly to our
will be sent home with your child)
Thank You for Making the Book Fair a Success
You! Thank You! Thank You!
families, again this year our Scholastic Book Fair was a great success!
Together we put hundreds of books in our children's hands!
PTA wants to give
a big "Thank You" to our volunteers! Every year they step up and
do what needs to be done! Marlene Christophers, Lynne Coomes, Beatriz
Dominguez, Julie Mantovani, Joanna Bascuas, Janelle Bedoya, Sara Miranda,
Janet Bass, Seema Pulchan, Erika Somoza, Daymi Rosua, Diana Zegretti,
Roxana Diaz, Dianiris Diaz, Mariana Vaillant-Molina, Barbara Scalla, Teshica
Beckford, Denise Robinson, Judy Patterson, Vanessa Lopez del Rincon, Yvonne
Cabeza, Jill Fernandez, Leslie Sanders, Ampi Corteguera, Beth Bass, Denise
Novak, Lily Galdo-Marrero, Carmen Font, Dionne Richardson, Marisol Harris
and Maru Jaramillo. Please accept our apologies if we forgot anyone
in our list of volunteers.
August Teacher of the Month
Calm and Look Who's Teacher of the Month...
Mrs. Blandon is very helpful to other
teachers and a great listener. She shares materials with her
colleagues and is willing to go above and beyond to help others.
Give with Target Voting Extended
raised over $150 for the PTA!!!!
extended the voting deadline to September 30th.
Let's get more votes in.
NECESSARY. Just VOTE for VinelandK-8 at https://apps.facebook.com/givewithtarget/
Halloween Costume Fundraiser
Why join the 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
CALM AND CLIP ON....
Earn cash for our school and help your
class win a party, or two!
first contest of the year runs from September 2nd -
CLIP BOX TOPS COUPONS
Box Tops coupons from hundreds of your favorite products.
Box Top = 1 Classroom point.
SEND BOX TOPS TO SCHOOL
your Box Tops coupons to school on the collection sheet provided at the
beginning of the contest with any extras in a baggie labeled with student
name and homeroom teacher. Please make
sure names are on collection sheets and bags as we want to give
each class the credit they deserve!! Have them turned into
your homeroom teacher by the turn-in dates provided for each
get double points for having the
Tops coupons neatly clipped!!!!
Upper Academy will not have collection sheets.
in all box tops to Mrs. Vacarro.
top (3) three individual classrooms will be given a small party along with
2 reams of paper for their teacher! All classroom totals will be reset to
(0) zero after each party.
forget to sign up at www.btfe.com to enter
drawings for Bonus Boxtops! Questions? Contact Yolanda Perez at email@example.com
Click on the links for
the flyer, collection sheet
and list of participating products.
Online Scholastic Book Fair
Volunteer Orientation/Room Parent/Lunch Bunch Meeting
at 8:35AM in the Upper Academy Cafeteria
Social Night 6:00PM to 8:30PM in Cafeteria/Courtyard
Red Ribbon Week
Halloween Parade (Pre-K - 1st Grade)
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) days.
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
DEPOT # 70022517
MAX # 861102254
TARGET # 40396 (Must be used in conjunction with Target
Upcoming Community Events
VACCINATIONS FOR CHILDREN
The Flu virus is
spreading in South Florida. Vaccines may provide protection against the
most common flu strains.
The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County in collaboration
with Miami Children's Hospital, Jose Felix Diaz, State Senator Anitere
Flores, Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners Chairwoman Rebecca Sosa
and Commissioner Juan C. Zapata are offering a free Flu vaccination day for
children from 6 months through 18 years of age at the Miami Dade County
* When: Saturday October 5, 2013
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. (while supplies last)
* Where: Miami Dade County Fairgrounds, Arnold
10901 SW 24 Street, Miami, FL 33165
* What: Nurses will provide
injections for children who are
accompanied by a parent or guardian.
For more information contact Deborah Montilla ( 305-995-7338
) at the Divison of Student Services/Comprehensive Health Services.
Click here to
KREATE ON KROME
Art South presents a free
cultural event for kids on Saturday, September 28 from 3-6pm. Come and
enjoy finger painting, t-shirt dying, face painting and more. You can
dance, sing, act, play instruments and more.
Click here to
Why get involved? How to help your child with school?
Homework practice sheets?