10775 E Mary Ann Cleveland Way
Tucson, AZ 85747

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Phone: (520) 879-1304
Fax: (520) 879-1301

Kristin Murray - Principal

10775 E Mary Ann Cleveland Wy
Tucson, AZ 85747

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Weekly Update September 3, 2018

No School on Labor Day, September 3rd.

Elective Friday

This Friday will be an elective Friday. Please be sure to bring lots of water and any necessary materials.

Creative Juice Fundraiser on September 20,  from 6-8.

You can paint a picture with your child, have fun with your community and raise funds for Vail Innovation Center’s PTSO. The cost will be $30 a painter. All supplies are included. There will be limited spots available. Adult painters will have the option of painting a glass or a fun scene. Student painters will be painting a Halloween themed cat. There will be food for purchase. Please call or email to reserve your spots! 879-1302 or

After School Tutoring  Tutoring is available after school for students to come in for extra help, or to master a concept they have not yet shown mastery on in school. If your student needs more help mastering a concept, you will be notified by email and a postcard in order to make arrangements for transportation when tutoring ends at 4:00 pm. They may elect to attend any day.

Science – Monday                                                       Math – Tuesday                                           ELA/SS – Wednesday


Thank you so much to all of our volunteers this week. David and Jessica Carter are volunteering their time on Fridays to help students with their foreign language and keyboarding skills. Erika Gomez is teaching personal finance. Ben Chandler is running a Geocaching/cycling club. We are so grateful to our community. If you are interested in volunteering or are volunteering at Vail Innovation Center, please go to Applitrack to fill out an application. We would love to have you as part of our community.

Lunch Orders

If your student will be ordering hot lunch, you may order through my meal plan. Please remember that you must order through Old Vail Middle School on this link, as they are handling the lunch account funds for Vail Innovation Center.

Info Snap

If you have not updated infosnap this year, we need your help.

Please log into your PowerSchool Parent Account and click on the button “Returning Student Registration” Updating your info should only take 5-10 minutes of your time.

If you would like more information about your PowerSchool Parent Account is please click HERE.

Thursday, September 6th is a half day

Teacher/Parent/Student Conferences
Conferences are scheduled on September 6th and 7th.   Students will be released at 12:30pm on Thursday, September 6th.  There will be no school on Friday, September 7th.

The Conference schedule is as follows:
Thursday, September 6th         1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Friday, September 7th              9:00-12:00 p.m. and 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Teachers will be available on a walk-in basis. We look forward to meeting with you during conference times. Students are highly encouraged to attend with you. Teacher/Parent/Student conferences are extremely important as they provide the opportunity for you, your child, and your child’s teachers to meet and review your student’s progress.  If you are unable to attend conferences during these times, please contact your child’s teacher via e-mail or phone to arrange for another opportunity to meet.

Diaper Drive

It’s coming!  The Diaper Drive starts September 4th and continues through September 17th.  Each 1st period class will be competing against each other for a doughnut party, trophy, and bragging rights!  It’s Mrs. Lotti vs Ms. Manciet vs Mrs. Murray vs Mrs. Rozo!  Donate diapers for those in need! This year we are in need of both children and adult diapers.

Benchmark Testing will be on September 13, and 17-20. Please don’t schedule any appointments on these mornings. Students will be testing from 9-11:30 a.m. each of these days.  If you know your child will be missing one of these days, please contact Mrs. Murray to make alternate testing arrangements. Thank you for your support.

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