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Daily Bulletin 5 10 17


1-12  AP Testing- no bells and no announcements
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


5/5    College Bound Athletes report name, sport, college to Kristi-clark@sbcglobal.net
5/5    Awards/Scholarships report to jschikora@srvusd.net
5/10  Last day to purchase ticket to 6Flags
5/11  Permission slips due for 6Flags/Senior Picnic
5/12  Senior edition due for Senior Edition of The Stampede
5/12  PTSA Scholarship Due
5/19  Senior Survey and Final Transcript Request due on Naviance
6/1    Senior Check Out Due

The Workday Student Center will be closed due to AP testing.  Food is being sold through the exterior access windows for the next two weeks.  Silence please in testing hallways and no loud music on Bluetooth speakers please.  Thanks for supporting MV students in their testing times. 


5/10  Course Change Forms due to counseling for fall 2017 schedules




DAY OF THE TEACHER:  On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, the SRVUSD Board of Education passed a resolution declaring today (May 10, 2017) as Day of the Teacher. Since joining the SRVUSD last summer, I have had an opportunity to visit classrooms at each of our 36 school sites. As a longtime educator, I am in awe of the work that is being done by our educators to support our students each and every day.   Please join me today in expressing your thanks to our educators for all that they do!  Warm Regards,  Rick Schmitt


LACROSSE:  Come to the MV Stadium Wednesday at 7pm to cheer on MV Men's Lacrosse as they take on Cal High in NCS playoffs. Go Mustangs!


Pledge to Humanity has a meeting today at lunch in room 311


Academic Boosters meeting will be Wednesday May 17th at 7pm in the Library for incoming freshman parents.  This meeting date was changed from Wednesday, May 10th

RUBBER DUCKY WINNERS: Congratulations to the lucky ducks who won the first Rubber Ducky Derby put on by our fabulous PTSA.  If you didn’t get a chance to participate this year look for it next year- what a fun event! 

3rd Place ($150) Lizzy Patridge - Class of 2020

2nd Place ($250) Ryan Merrell - Class of 2019

1st Place ($500) Mina Trautner - Class of 2019

The Class of 2020 came out on top by 1 duck as the class with the most duck sales!


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


CSF Officer Interviews   We will be conducting interviews May 9 through 11 after school. 


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. 


ENGLISH TUTORING:  The last day for after school tutoring is Friday May 19. 

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

Senior Edition notes for MV Stampede.  Simply fill out and send in the form with a check for $10 made out to Monte Vista Journalism by Friday, May 12. The Stampede, Monte Vista High School, 3131 Stone Valley Rd., Danville, CA  94526


SENIOR EDITION COLLEGE SURVEY 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.


COLLEGE BOUND ATHLETES   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!


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.  Completed application packets should be sent to Cathy Haberl at chaberl@srvusd.net , or dropped off to the counter in Counseling.  Questions?  Please contact Cathy Haberl at chaberl@srvusd.net or Debbie Miller at laufmiller@gmail.com


SENIOR SURVEY AND FINAL TRANSCRIPT REQUEST:  Seniors need to update the status of their college applications, complete the Senior Graduation Survey and Transcript Request via Naviance.  This is a survey that all seniors complete and needs to be completed prior to Senior Picnic on May 19th  MV Counseling:
Senior Grad Survey and Final Transcript Instructions 42417.pdf


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. 


SENIOR CHECK OUT Thursday, June 1st at 12:45pm:  To participate in graduation, seniors receive a check-out form to make sure all the necessary steps are done before graduation.  Seniors check with each teacher for grades, counseling for final transcript and then finally in line on June 1st for Child Nutrition, Textbooks, Library, Locks and Bookkeeper.


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. 



GRADUATION BREAKFAST    Friday, June 2nd 9:15-10am
Breakfast is served outside of the large gym with practice starting immediately thereafter.  

GRADUATION PRACTICE Friday, June 2  10-11am
Seniors are to be in the large gym by 10 to receive information about graduation and rehearsal is anticipated to be finished around 11. 

The gates open at 4 for first come, first served seating.  Students report to assigned rooms at 5pm dressed in caps and gowns. 

GRAD NIGHT Friday, June 2 7:30pm
Grad Night is an all-night event sponsored by Senior Parents. 

GRAD NIGHT. Forms are due to attendance office.  Cost is $345.00.    Any questions related to GRADNIGHT2017 should be directed to gradnightmvhs2017@gmail.com 




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. 



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 assignmentLast day May 19, 2017
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

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