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Daily Bulletin 2 27 17

FEBRUARY
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

 

MARCH
1-2    Breaking Down the Walls
  3     Staff Development Day- No School
1-4    Drama Musical in Theater
  8     Coffee with Kevin 8:30am WSC 118
  8     Academic Boosters Mtg 10am WSC 118
  9    
Mr Mustang , 7pm Theater   
  9     Site Council Meeting 3:30 WSC 118
10     PTSA Meeting 10:30-11:45 Conf Rm
11    
Junior Prom at Scottish Rite Center
13     Sr Dodgeball Week
13     Sr Parent Meeting Theater   

15     Area Band Festival   7-9pm Gym
16     Evening of Speech & Debate in Theater
20     March Madness Week  

23     Minimum Day /PD 
23-24         Choral Pops Concert  in Theater
27-31         ASB Elections   
27-31         CAASP Testing Block Schedule

 

STUDENTS:  SIGN UP FOR ACCESS!! J

 

DUE DATE: 
3/1    Athletic PE Applications due to Ms Nino in Counseling
3/2    All Student Recognition projects due to Mrs Keefer
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

 

 

Library Schedule
2/27- closed at lunch.
3/1 – closed all day for blood drive but open after school
3/2  - closed all day for district meeting
5/3, 5/5, 5/11, 5/12  closed all day for AP testing


 

STUDENT RECOGNITION PROJECTS:  Due 3/2 to Mrs Keefer.  CLICK HERE for a You Tube video about the project. 

The Student Recognition Project is an opportunity to recognize hundreds of high school students in the District for project-based learning with a unique community twist! The students compete in 25 categories that showcase their skills both within and outside the curriculum. Project judging is done by professionals with extensive expertise in the various categories. The purpose of the program is to create collaboration among students, educators and the business community in the San Ramon Valley, to promote educational excellence and to prepare students for the business world of the 21st century.

 

March 2, 2017 — Project Submission Deadline

February 27-March 2 — Performing Arts Judging

  • Monday February 27-Instrumental Music and Piano
  • Tuesday February 28-Drama
  • Wednesday March 1-Culinary Arts
  • Thursday March 2-Dance, Vocal Music

March 2, 2017—Deadline to turn in projects to Assistant Principals

March 7-9, 2017 — Judging for All Other Categories

March 13, 2017 — Open House 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

March 31, 2017 — Awards Breakfast 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.

April 22-May 6, 2017—Village Theater Art Display

 

AP LANG:  Attention all prospective AP Lang students for 2017-18.  Please attend a workshop in room 225 on one of these dates.  Monday, 2/27 at lunch or Monday, 2/27 at 3:15PM. 

 

Attention Friends of Special Olympics club members! If you are interested in helping at the school day SDC Dance please come to a meeting in Ms. Brix's room (423) on 2/27 at lunch!

 

GLOBAL STUDIES Course sign-ups are just around the corner and it is time to investigate your options for History and English next year.  Global studies is a two-period class that meets all requirements for both English and History.   In Global Studies, you can combine your love of literature, poetry, and drama with your curiosity with the history of countries around the world.   Interested in more information?  Sign up for Access next Tuesday in room 307 for more information. See you there!  Alison Perruso, History Department

 

Monte Vista Key Club Elections 2017  Monte Vista Key Club Elections for Secretary, Treasurer, and Editor will be held this Friday, February 24th, in room 910. Elections for President and Vice President will be held on the following Monday, February 27th. All paid members may vote. Please arrive as early as possible and plan on staying the whole lunch period!

 

 

BLOOD DRIVE:  On March 1, the American Red Cross Club will be holding their second blood drive of the year in the library.  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!

 


NEWS REWIND

AP EXAMS:  Advanced Placement Exams are available for purchase on our student store at https://montevista.revtrak.net/ . You will have to create a user account if you do not have one already. From there you can click on the ‘AP Testing’ icon, or cut and paste https://montevista.revtrak.net/AP-Testing/#/list  into your web browser. Be sure to check that you are purchasing the correct exam. Exams are available for purchase through midnight on Sunday, March 19th, 2017.

*For all SRVUSD students that do not attend MVHS, please contact our bookkeeper, Mrs. Farrell, at ffarrel@srvusd.net to provide your name, contact information, and district student identification number. 

**Non-SRVUSD students are not eligible to test with us at this time. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please contact our assistant principal, Mr. Kahn, at kkahn@srvusd.net for any questions or concerns regarding AP Testing.

 

Looking for a job in the SRVUSD District?  Visit the upcoming fair with a resume as the district recruits for vacant positions.  Classified Position & Substitute Information Fair

  • CHILD NUTRITION ASSISTANTS
  • INSTRUCTIONAL ASSISTANTS
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION PARAPROFESSIONALS
  • AUTISM SPECIALIST PARAPROFESSIONALS
  • NOON DUTY SUPERVISORS
  • BUS DRIVERS
  • CUSTODIANS

 

March 15 Iron Horse Library, March 28 Vista Grande Library, April 25 Diablo Vista Library, May 3 Quail Run Library from  6 - 7 pm

 

Special Ed Presentation 3/1 at 10am @Tassajara Hills
Tassajara Hills Elementary School, in coordination with Ann Dodson, Principal, and Julie Graham, Special Needs PTA Chair, invite all parents and/or guardians to our upcoming informative PTA presentation ‪‪Wednesday, March 1st at 10:00am.  To learn more about the special education process, services and support services  Please register here.   For more information regarding (dis) abilities that may affect your child, please visit http://www.srvusd.net/factsheets.

Learning Disabilities and support services:
•Does your child have a difficult time with reading, mathematics, oral and/or written expression, social interaction, gross motor and/or fine motor skills, or other aspects of school work?
•Do you understand what identifies a child as having a learning disability? Do you suspect your child may have a learning disability and are unsure of who to talk to, how it can be addressed, or where to begin to help your child?
•Are you concerned about stigmatization or about how identifying and receiving services may affect educational prospects down the road?
•Did you know that special needs services also includes students who have food or other allergies, are identified as GATE or 2E/Twice Exceptional, or have ADD/ADHD?
•Do you know the difference between a 504 plan and an IEP, if your child needs one, or how to receive one and put it into action?

 

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.  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.

 

 

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

 

 


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:
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 March 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. 

 

 

Posted by: Jodi McFarland Published:2/26/17
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