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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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Participate in Community Meetings on Miami-Dade School Board Redistricting

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Connection Newsletter – October 2021

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Connection Newsletter – September 2021

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Igniting Emotional Wellness…

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2021-2022 School Year
2020-2021 Teachers of the Year

Teacher of the Year
Lynda García

Rookie Teacher of the Year 
Amy Giner

Rainbows of the Month
Yuli Cardona Bianca Alonso Desiree Bohorques Maria Del Castillo Amy Giner Monica Leganoa Lauren Martin Rosa Rubio-Pardo Stella Tariche Conchy Valderrama Maria Varela

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