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FEBRUARY
16     Site Council Meeting 3:30 WSC 118
16     Dads on Campus 7pm Library  
20     Presidents Day- No School    
23     Course Selection Forms distributed in English Classes
23     Minimum Day /PD   Campus Closed 12:45pm
23     Spring Sport Parent Night 7-9 pm Theater
27     BDTW Leader Training11:45-3:10 Sm Gym
28     BDTW Juniors A-Gri 8:30-3:10 Sm Gym
3/1    BDTW Juniors Gro-Or 8:00-3:10 Sm Gym
3/2    BDTW Juniors Ou-Z 8:00-3:10 Sm Gym

 

DUE DATE: 
3/1-8 Online Portal open for student course selection
3/9    Signed Course Selection forms returned to English classes
3/10  College Connect student applications due to Ed Services

 

JUNIOR PROM TICKETS:  on sale today for $85 online or at bookkeepers window at lunch.  Prices go up tomorrow.  Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. 

 

Friday, February 17th is the last day to drop a class without the class appearing on the transcript. Please speak to your counselor by Thursday, February 16th if you have any questions.

 

BIOTECH ACCELERATED:  Are you considering in a future in bioscience? If you want to learn additional lab skills using advanced equipment while earning college credit next year? It is important to attend an informational Biotech meeting TODAY Thursday the 16th in the Morgue, Room 500 at lunch,

 

CURE SMA:  There will be a Cure SMA meeting in 408 at lunch on Friday.  We will be discussing an upcoming fundraiser so hope to see you there. 

 

AP STATS: Anyone interested in taking AP Statistics next year must attend a meeting Friday at lunch in room 522.

 

BLOOD DRIVE:  On March 1, the American Red Cross Club will be holding their second blood drive of the year in the small gym.  STUDENTS MUST BE 16 YEARS OLD TO DONATE. To check if you are eligible, please read through the attached documents.  Help save three lives and sign up here:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0a4ca9ac2da0fa7-monte

 

LEADERSHIP INTERVIEWS: Attention mustangs!! Are you interested in running for an elected position or interviewing for the leadership for next year? Senior class president, sophomore treasurer, rally chair or running the spirit committee? Then come to one mandatory meeting at lunch in room 209 the week of February 27th - March 2nd to get all the necessary information! See you there!

 

MARINE PULLUP CHALLENGE
Come to the flagpole Friday 2/17 at lunch and test your skills.  Visit with Sergeant Begley.

 

Attention Juniors, Junior Prom is here!  Junior Prom will be held on Saturday, March 11th from 7:00 – 11:00 pm at the Scottish Rites Center on Lake Merritt in Oakland.  Tickets will go on sale Thursday, February 16th for $85 each for ONE DAY ONLY!!  Then starting on Friday, February 17th – Sunday, March 5th tickets will be sold for $100 each and the last day to purchase tickets will be on Monday, March 6th for $110 each.  Tickets can be purchased online through the webstore and at lunch through the bookkeepers window while available.  Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable so be sure you plan on attending prom before you purchase your tickets!  You must have your ticket and current student ID card for admittance to the prom.

 

MV Athletic Boosters Scholarship – Award Program  Attention Graduating Seniors: Did you participate in Monte Vista athletics?  Are you looking for some cash to help pay for college next year?  Or, are you planning to join the U.S. Military after graduation? Then you may be eligible for the Monte Vista Athletic Boosters Scholarship-Award Program

  • Up to six (6) $1,000 awards will be granted to Monte Vista student-athletes who demonstrate excellence through athletic participation, academic achievement, and service to Monte Vista High School.
  • Rules, eligibility guidelines, and the application form may be found on the school website (www.mvhs.schoolloop.com/athletic_scholarship).  Applications are being accepted now and must be received no later than April 1, 2017
  • In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact Bill Bloore at ub21359@yahoo.com.

 

 

Have your artwork featured in the Newspaper!  For the February edition of the newspaper we will be featuring artwork from our Monte Vista artists. If you would like your artwork featured you can send a photograph of your piece (portrait, sculpture, photograph, etc) to mvhsstampede@gmail.com along with a short description. If you don't have a photograph and you want your artwork photographed by one of our staff members you can also email us what period you are in your art class and we will send someone next week. Thanks!

 

 

NEWS REWIND

Library Schedule
2/27- closed at lunch.
3/2  closed all day for district meeting
5/3, 5/5, 5/11, 5/12  closed all day for AP testing

 

MV Athletic Boosters Crab Feed - Saturday, March 25  The MVAB Crab Feed is March 25 at the Danville Community Center.  This fun event raises money for Monte Vista athletic programs.  The event sells out quickly.  More information and tickets here:  http://www.mvathleticboosters.org/mvab-crab-feed-2017/

 

“This is Us”   District-Wide PD Day     March 3, 2017, @MVHS  Keynote speaker: Terrence Roberts, a congressional gold medal recipient and a member of the Little Rock Nine.  All Staff are looking forward to learning and collaborating with classified and certificated colleagues from across the district.   All sessions designed to support district initiatives.

 

TUTORING LABS:  Please note the following times and weekdays for help.  Thanks to the PTSA for funding this important after school tutoring lab help. 

Math:         All levels
Tuesdays            3:20 – 4:20 Room 523
Thursdays                    3:20 – 4:20 Room 523

Science:
Tuesdays            3:30 – 4:30 Room 903 Biology
Tuesdays            3:30 – 4:30 Room 904 Chemistry
Wednesdays      3:30 – 4:30 Room 906 Physics

English:    Bring assignment
Mondays             3:15 – 4:15 Room 226
Tuesdays            3:15 – 4:15 Room 221
Wednesdays      3:15 – 4:15 Room 404
Thursdays                    3:15 – 4:15 Video Production Room

Spanish:   All levels
Mondays             3:15 – 4:15 Room 408

Dads on Campus:  Have you ever wondered what your kid is thinking??   Come to Dads on Campus and learn about their responses to this question as help to parent more effectively.    On Thursday, 2/16 at 7pm Teen Esteem will provide vital information every dad needs to ensure your child is fully equipped to survive the challenges of today’s ever-changing world.

7:00PM – 9:00PM THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16
MONTE VISTA HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARY

 

 


PARENTS ON CAMPUS

Are you looking for a way to support your MV Student?  Here is a list of some suggestions for parents to be engaged on the MV Campus

 

Dads on Campus: 2/16 7pm Library
Teen Esteem Speaker will provide vital info every Dad needs.  Speaker series with discussion as more than 40 Dads meet as scheduled.  Series topics are selected to support Dads and their teenage students.  Next meeting is February in Library.  Coordinator is Ryan Meineke ryanmeineke@yahool.com  

 

Parent Teacher Student Association – 3/10 10:30am Conference Rm
Parents meet routinely to support MV campus, staff and activities.  Volunteers coordinate programs such as Parent Education, Every 15 Minutes and After School Tutoring.  President is Bridget Pelley  mbpelley@live.com

School Site Council- 3/9 3:30pm WSC 118
Elected participation by Parents, Teachers, Student and Staff help direct funding to MV programs.  The current board positions are filled.  The next meeting is in February.  Coordinator is Kristine Sexton. 

Coffee with Kevin- 3/8 8:30am WSC 118
Monthly coffee scheduled 8:30am in 118 including presentations by students, faculty departments and time for Q&A with Administration. The next Coffee with Kevin is scheduled for February 8. No RSVP needed.

Academic Boosters- 3/8 7pm WSC 118    
Fundraising for classroom teachers keeps our class sizes lower and offers more choices to our students.  This group meets monthly to direct funds and plan fundraisers.  Next meeting is February 8 @7pm, Library

Athletic Boosters- 4/10 7PM WSC 118
Fundraising for all Mustang Sports Teams to pay for additional services, support for our teams.  President is Mike Aha

12th Man
Fundraising for Mustang Football.  President is Chris Sumter. 

Students of Excellence- 5/23 WSC Jumbotron  
In May is the 2nd Semester Students of Excellence. Teachers each nominate a student for the intangible efforts. The nominated student is hard-working, has a positive attitude, and adds a special element to the classroom.  Nominations are submitted in April and then Parents/Students are notified. 

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