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Daily Bulletin 5 8 17


1-12  AP Testing- no bells and no announcements
  5     PTSA Meeting 10:30-11:45 Conference Rm
  5     Stampede Day Meeting 12 Conference Rm

  5     Rubber Ducky Derby
  8     Athletic Boosters Meeting 7-9 in 118

11     Site Council Meeting 3:30 WSC 118
11-12 Choir Awards Concert, theater
Senior Week  

17     Coffee with Kevin 8:30am WSC 118  
17     Academic Boosters Mtg 10am WSC 118
Drama Production  
19     Senior Breakfast 7:30am Commons
             Senior Inspirational Ceremony 8:45 Gym
             Senior Picnic @ 6Flags 10-5
20     Spring Band Concert, Gym 
23     Stu of Excellence Reception  -3:30pm
25     Jazz Showcase Concert, Theater
26     A Period Final with late start for 1-6 Periods

29     Memorial Day- No School    
30     Spring Finals 1-2 Minimum Day   
31     Spring Finals 3-4 Minimum Day   
6/1    Spring Finals 5-6 Minimum Day


The Workday Student Center will be closed both this week and next due to AP testing.  Please do not send student to print or use the restrooms in the building.  Food is being sold through the exterior access windows for the next two weeks.  If you do enter the building as a staff member PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE make sure that the door locks behind you.  The latches don’t always latch easily and this is leading to constant herding of students back out of the building.  Thank you so much for your help.


5/5    Senior Awards reported to Counseling
5/5    Senior Athletes playing in College?  Report to Kristi Clark
5/5    Youth Police Academy apps due
5/5    CSF Officer Interview forms due via google doc
5/10  Course Change Forms due to counseling for fall 2017 schedules
5/11  Senior Picnic permission slips due  
5/12  PTSA Scholorship apps due


AP Music may be offered next year if enough students enroll.  If you are interested in AP Music Theory, please write it on your course change form and let your counselor know during course change week


AP TESTING SILENCE ZONES:  Silence please in testing hallways and no loud music on Bluetooth speakers please.  Thanks for supporting MV students in their testing times. 


WIFF:  Juniors and seniors, are you interested in playing Powder Puff this year, otherwise known as WIFF – Women’s Intramural Flag Football???  Then come to your grade level informational meeting next week to get your packet!   Seniors will meet Friday 5/5 at lunch in the Small Gym.  See you there!

MVHS PTSA Rubber Duck Derby Fundraiser - Friday, May 5  Don't miss the fun and a chance to win!  Come cheer on your duck at the MV pool after school as Principal Ahern scoops out 3 winning ducks.  

First Place:          $500
Second Place:     $250
Third Place:         $150


CSF Officer Interviews   Attention CSF Members, If you are a current sophomore or junior and would like to interview for an officer position for the 2017-2018 school year, please find the form on school loop news item, submit no later than Friday, May 5. We will be conducting interviews May 9 through 11 after school.  Thanks,MVHS CSF


Freshmen taking AP World Next Year: Meeting on Monday to find out about Summer Homework  There will be informational meetings on Monday, May 8th  from 3:30-4:30 upstairs in the Workday Center to review course expectations and summer homework. There will also be a meeting for your parents immediately following in the same room from 4:45-5:15.  Students and parents only need to attend ONE meeting. If you have any questions, please feel to contact Mrs. Kither or Mrs. Seidenverg via schoolloop email.


COFFEE WITH KEVIN:  May 17th 8:30am Don’t miss our last coffee of the year!  This new activity has educated us on so many aspects of our school, shown us student involvement, and allowed us a forum for discussion on issues relevant to parents of high school students.  Suggested summer reading:  How to Raise an Adult available at Rakestraw Books in Danville. 



CLASS OF 2017- SENIOR SECTION!! Have you seen the senior page on website?  CLICK HERE


THE STAMPEDE:  Congratulations on your senior’s upcoming graduation! In keeping with tradition, The Stampede, Monte Vista’s school newspaper, would like to include your messages to your graduating seniors in our final, Senior Edition of the paper. These are called Senior Sendoffs, and the form for these sendoffs is attached. Please send the completed forms, along with $10, to:    MV Journalism, 3131 Stone Valley Rd., Danville, CA 94526   Thanks so much for your support!-The Stampede staff



Attention MV seniors who went to Sycamore Elementary School!  Please join your fellow classmates and take one last walk through the Sycamore halls.  Meet in the Sycamore parking lot wearing your cap and gown on May 30th at 1:20pm.  This is a short and fun event and a great way to say good-bye to your peers.  Please sign up by emailing mogradyy@gmail.com


Attention College Bound Athletes!  If you have played a varsity sport at Monte Vista and have committed to play your sport in College, we want to recognize you for your hard work and success.  You will be honored at the Senior Rally, Friday, May 19th.  Please contact Kristi Clark at kristi-clark@sbcglobal.net - send your name, sport and college where you will be playing BY FRIDAY MAY 5!


GRAD NIGHT. We are in the midst of finalizing everything for the big GRAD NIGHT Event on the U.S.S. Hornet.  Just remember, no matter what method of payment you use, YOU ARE REQUIRED to turn in ALL forms signed and completed. They must be dropped in the GradNight2017 box located in the attendance office. There are only 2 weeks left to register. Cost is $345.00.  For your convenience you may pay for the event in several ways:   

Any questions related to GRADNIGHT2017 should be directed to gradnightmvhs2017@gmail.com  Regards,Katherine & Bridgit Class of 2017- Parent Liaisons



SENIOR EDITION COLLEGE SURVEY SENIORS, Please fill out the survey on school loop news so your plans for after high school can be featured in the senior edition of The Stampede.


SENIORS REPORT YOUR AWARDS   Due Friday, May 5 to be included in the Senior Inspirational Ceremony.  Please write down awards and honors you have received and accepted this school year ONLY.  This includes scholarships of the college you will be attending, grants, and any other academic recognition from this school year.  Report to jschikora@srvusd.net  by Friday May 5.


SENIOR NOTICE FOR LOST OR OVERDUE BOOKS:  Due May 19 Seniors are receiving notice this week that they need to return past due novels or textbooks.  It is important to get this done before the senior picnic on May 19th.  Delay in paying fine or returning books will possibly hold up your senior check out process and also senior activities.  All books can be returned to the textbook room before 1st period or during brunch. 


2017 PTSA Scholarships:  Due Friday, May 12, 2017
The Monte Vista PTSA values individuals who strive to make a difference outside of their own lives. To recognize such students, the PTSA will award a $1,000 scholarship to each of two graduating students.  CLICK HERE for details.  Completed application packets should be sent to Cathy Haberl at chaberl@srvusd.net , or may be dropped off to the counter in Counseling by Friday, May 12, 2017.  Questions?  Please contact Cathy Haberl at chaberl@srvusd.net or Debbie Miller at laufmiller@gmail.com


SENIOR WEEK  May 15-19

Caps and Gowns pick up:  Distribution of Caps/Gowns from Jostens will be May 17th

Senior Breakfast:  May 19 breakfast in the commons from 7:45am – 8:15 (included in the gold card or purchase on the webstore)

Senior Inspirational Awards Ceremony:  Friday, May 19th from 8:15am – 10:00am in our large gym after breakfast.   

Senior Picnic to 6 Flags:  Leaving on bus 10am after Awards Ceremony.  Tickets are $35 and are not included in the gold card so purchase on the webstore by May 10.   Permission slips distributed in all Econ/Gov classes and due to Mrs Watson in Counseling by May 11. 



Literary Magazine   Would you like to have your work published, as well as be able to see the work of students from all over the school?  Please submit to the Monte Vista Literary Magazine by the end of this month at mvlitmag17@gmail.com. Feel free to ask any questions.

Clear photographs of art are preferred.


1 CLOSET Community Service Opportunity from Wednesday, 4/26 to Friday 5/12.  Collection boxes will be in front of the Counseling Office.  This is an organization that is looking for new teen clothing.  Please help if you can. 



DANVILLE YOUTH POLICE ACADEMY 6/5-9   Danville-area teens are invited to take part in a program aimed at providing them with the background and information to understand the role of law enforcement and how they can help keep their community safe.  The Youth Police Academy is scheduled for June 5- 9, 2017.  Please fill out and return the Youth Police Academy Application as soon as possible as space is limited!  Application deadline is May 5, 2017.Youth Police Academy Application 


SUMMER RED & BLACK SOCCER CAMP for incoming freshmen & sophomores  July 31, Aug 1-2 8am to 11am  For more information or to sign up visit mvmenssoccer.com  


Summer of Programming and Game Design  Monte Vista High will be hosting summer camps for students to learn programming and 2 D video game design!  All proceeds received will be designated for

the intended purpose of lab equipment and software.  http://summerofgamedesign.webs.com/


SRVUSD High School Remediation Summer School 2017 @ Dougherty Valley High School  Applications are available from the Counseling Office
Session A: June 12 - June 29 8:00 am - 12:40 pm
Session B: June 30 - July 20   8:00 am - 12:40 pm (7/4 no school)


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

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


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 50 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 – 5/5 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- 5/11 3:30pm WSC 118
Elected participation by Parents, Teachers, Student and Staff help direct funding to MV programs.  The current board positions are filled.  Coordinator is Kristine Sexton. 

Coffee with Kevin- 5/17  8:30am WSC 118
Monthly coffee scheduled 8:30am in 118 including presentations by students, faculty departments and time for Q&A with Administration. Summer reading will be discussed in this meeting. No RSVP needed.

Academic Boosters- 5/17 10am 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- 5/8 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. 

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:5/8/17
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