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17-19 AP Testing Make Ups- no bells and no announcements
15     Senior Week  

17     Coffee with Kevin 8:30am WSC 118  
17     Academic Boosters Mtg 10am WSC 118
Drama Production  “An Absolute Turkey” 7pm in Theater
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
6/2    Senior Breakfast/Rehearsal/Ceremony/Grad Night


5/19  Senior Survey and Final Transcript Request due on Naviance
6/1    Senior Check Out Due

Congrats to the Monte Vista Women’s swim team!!!!!The Monte Vista girls team captured the NCS Title this past weekend.  The last time Monte Vista won the title on the girls side was 1990, 27 years ago.  They won seven swimming events, including the last four of the meet, on its way to a dominating team title with 313 points.  Zoie Hartmann captured 1st place in the 200IM with a new school record and 1st in the 100 Breaststroke, tying the existing school record.  Abrianna Howard took 1st place in the 100 Back and Makenna Turner took 1st in the 100 Fly breaking the school record as well breaking the school record in the 200Free.


The girls also swept all three relay titles. In the 200 medley relay, the squad of Abriana Howard, Zoie Hartman, Makenna Turner and Gillian Flath was victorious in 1:42.51 with a new school record. Isabella Barattolo, Gillian Flath, Alyssa Hornbuckle and Hartman won the 200 freestyle relay in 1:34.19 with a new school record. In the 400 freestyle relay, Monte Vista’s team of Makenna Turner, Isabella Barattolo, Jenna Seaman and Abriana Howard won in 3:27.54.


Also a big shout out to Elsie Harrison and Natasha Pantic for also contributing points to the championship.  Next up is State in Clovis.  


MV Student awarded in the Tri-Valley Writers contest.  Cianna Book won honorable mention in the poetry category for "Pretty Little Addict."The students worked hard to compose and polish their work, and we extend our congratulations to them and the teachers at Monte Vista.


Attention all AP Lang. Students for next year:  there is a mandatory summer reading meeting in Rm. 225 at lunch this Wednesday and Thursday.  You only need to attend ONE meeting.  We’ll review the summer reading assignment and will discuss the course.  Do not miss the meeting!  Thank you.


BREAK OUT YOUR BELL BOTTOMS!  Monte Vista Performing Arts takes you back to the 1970's as a man lusts after his friend's wife, triggering a revenge plot and a dizzying spell of complications in this celebrated French farce!

AN ABSOLUTE TURKEY  by Georges Feydeau

MAY 17th - 20th   7PM in the Al Gentile Theater

Tickets  Students/Seniors: $7    Adults: $10



STUDENTS NEEDED: The MV Site Council is currently seeking one student volunteer for next year.  Student volunteers can come from the junior, sophomore, and freshman class only.  This is a two-year term. 


PARENTS NEEDED: The MV Site Council is currently seeking three parent volunteers for next year.  Parent volunteers must have a student attending the school each year of their service.   It is a two-year term. 


See your schoolloop email for further details about Site Council’s role at our school and the expectations we have for our volunteers.  It also contains directions on how to nominate yourself or someone else.  The nomination period closes at 3:30pm on May 19th.  Email or see Ms. Sexton in Room 308 with any further questions.    


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. 


ATTENTION SENIORS:  Your cap & gown will be delivered on Wednesday, May 17th during brunch and lunch in front of the Main Office.  This is the only delivery day, so all Seniors must pick up their cap & gown at this time.


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


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. 


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


Attention all Monte Vista Runners! Mandatory XC Meeting!  The State finalist, Monte Vista Cross Country Teams will be meeting on Thursday May 25th in the Commons at 3:15. If you are a returning MVXC athlete or interested in joining our team for the first time, please meet on the 25th to receive important information about Summer Run Club, Camp, the 300 and 500 mile clubs,  and details about our upcoming season! 


Cross country champions are made in the summer!

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

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!


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 






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

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:5/16/17
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