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Congratulations Skeeters! We are STEAM Gold for the 3rd year!

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Welcome to Dr. Carlos J. Finlay Elementary (CJF), Home of the Skeeters! CJF is a school of excellence which provides our students with a cutting-edge, Bilingual/Dual-Language Curriculum.  Our parents, families, and the community are integral to our school’s success, and we take pride in cultivating positive relationships with all stakeholders.  CJF is “Simply the Best!” “¡Simplemente los Mejores!”...

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Summer 305 Joy & Spirit Week

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Mental Wellness Matters

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2020-2021 School Year

2020-2021 Teachers of the Year

Teacher of the Year
Lynda García

Rookie Teacher of the Year 
Amy Giner

Skeeters of the Month - April 2021

Laura Suarez

Cristina Valdes

Sonia Padron

Marilyn Cruz Gimenez


Do the Right Thing District Winner
Andrea De Francisco
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Science Fair
1st Place & District Silver Award
Santiago Escoto

Science Fair
2nd Place & District Silver Award
Arianna Castro

Science Fair
3rd Place
Higinio Corral-Saravia

Science Fair Honorable Mention &
District Bronze Award
Maria Camacho