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Principal's Message

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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News and Announcements


2022-2023 Welcome – Bienvenidos – Byenvini Information

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School Bus Eligibility

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M-DCPS Parent Academy Resources

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Connection Newsletter – May 2022

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Summer 305

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Featured Media

Science Lab
2022-2023 School Year
2021-2022 Teachers of the Year

Teacher of the Year
Ms. Monica Leganoa

Rookie Teacher of the Year 
Ms. Janessa Rosiak

Blooms of the Month

Bianca Alonso
September 2022

Desiree Bohorques
September 2022

Rebeca Espinosa
September 2022

Svetlana Forte
September 2022

Lazaro Gonzalez
September 2022

Josefina Llamazares
September 2022

Elena Octala
September 2022

Marie Orth-Sanchez
September 2022

Anna Flores - August 2022 Lynda Garcia - August 2022 Lauren Martin - August 2022 Laura Suarez - August 2022

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