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MV Daily Bulletin for Wednesday, 10/18

DATES AT A GLANCE
10/17-19     BDTW
10/18/2017 Coffee with Kevin 8:30am WSC 118  
10/23/2017 Red Ribbon Week  
10/24/2017 Board of Education Meeting
10/25/2017 District College Night - all campus  
10/26-27     Jostens Br/Lunch orders for Seniors
10/26-28     Haunted House  
10/28/2017 Fall Festival  Amphitheater
10/31/2017 Minimum Day / PD  

 

COFFEE WITH KEVIN  Wednesday 10/18 in Room 118 at 8:30am:  
Join Principal Kevin Ahern and Department Heads in the monthly Coffee with Kevin.  Parents enjoy learning directly from the administration about campus climate and plans.  Guest speaker, Alison Perruso will speak about 10th grade integrated English and World Studies. .   

 

MV SPIRIT AT FOOTBALL GAME:  Friday, 10/20 6-6:45pm 
Join the stampede with MV spiritwear available at the home football game against DLS from 5:00 - 6:45 pm.... Look for our table across from the Football snack shack with sweatshirts, long sleeve T (established 1965 on back), stadium seats, beanies, Polo shirts, lanyards, car decals, baseball caps, and stadium blankets. We take cash, checks or most major credit cards sorry no ATM or American Express. This will happen weather/air permitting.

 

Suicide Prevention Monday, 10/23 at 7pm  Cal High Theater
The presentation by Contra Costa Crisis Center includes a general overview and introduction to suicide prevention where participants explore the issue of suicide, learn current suicide related statistics, how to recognize the warning signs of suicide, and how to get help.  For more information, visit the Contra Costa Crisis Center website.

 

 COLLEGE NIGHT at MV:  Wednesday, October 25th from 6:30pm-8:30pm at MV.  This 30th Annual College Night is brought to you through the combined efforts of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District and the Academic Boosters from California, Dougherty Valley, Monte Vista and San Ramon Valley High Schools.  No participant RSVP is required.

 

SENIORS:  Orders for your cap/gown and graduation announcements will be on Thursday and Friday, October 26 and 27 during brunch and lunch in front of the Main Office.  These are the only order dates so all seniors must place their grad order at this time.

 

JUNIORS:  The Jostens representative will be on campus for Class Ring Orders on Thursday and Friday, October 26 and 27 during brunch and lunch for class ring orders.  Extra ring order packet are available in the Attendance Office. 

 

Come to the Haunted House October 26th, 27th, and 28th! Drama and Leadership are hosting the third annual Haunted House. It's from 5-9 PM and tickets are only $5! The theme this year is Suburban Hell, a twist on the 1950's suburbia and nuke town!"

 

CLUB NEWS

 

MV Clubs:  Students, please email any Club Announcements to your advisor to submit for the bulletin.  This is a change so that the advisor may oversee and schedule the plans and activities of your club.   Thanks! 

 

Monte Vista Club Presidents and Team Captains
Looking for a bonding event for your club or team? Come see Monte Vista Drama’s production of The Fall of the House of Usher opening night, November 2nd, as a club or team and receive discounted tickets. This offer is extended to members of choir, band, dance, leadership, and other interested classes. Interested? Fill out the Google form in the School Loop News section. Please contact Natalie Couture through Loopmail or visit the drama room at brunch or lunch for more information

 

Mountain Bike Club - Wednesday, October 18th during lunch, room 203. Please come and learn more about the Club plans for the year. 

 

DUDE Be Nice Club Meeting Wednesday 10/18 225
Hey everyone!!  We are so excited for our first meeting to have you and can't wait for an amazing year together!  We have lots of fun activities planned and we would love to tell you about them.  There will be snacks :)

 See you there!

 

Forensic Club Meeting Wednesday 10/18 in 303
Meeting this Wednesday in Room 303 at lunch!  We'll be going over how to analyze fingerprints!    Hope to see you there!

 

The Footsteps to Fight  Wednesday 10/18 in 311
Join us for the Club’s first meeting!

 

SEWA FOOD DRIVE by Friday 10/20 to 203
Want to help our friends in Napa? Donate canned goods or unperishable Items to room 203 by Friday. For every 3 cans donated, you get one activity point toward the 5 you need every semester! 

 

Interact Applications due Friday 10/27 
Click on the link on School Loop. 

 

Biotech Meeting Friday 10/20 in 303
Come to a meeting this Friday at lunch in Room 303 to learn about future volunteer opportunities as well as planned activities - so be sure to come!

 

NEWS REWIND

 

WALKER CREEK RANCH NEEDS STUDENT CABIN LEADERS:  MV Juniors and Seniors- John Baldwin needs responsible high schoolers to be cabin leaders for our 5th graders Camp March 19-23, 2018.  If you are interested, please stop by our informational meeting at John Baldwin on Monday, October 23rd at 4:00pm. If you have any questions, please email or text Denise (dtapfer@srvusd.net, (925) 915-1886). Thank you!

 

Holiday Bake Extravaganza 2017

MV PTSA needs your help to show appreciation to all our wonderful teachers and staff at MVHS this Holiday Season. During this event, each teacher/staff member selects a tray of holiday treats.  In addition, teachers who are members of the PTSA participate in a raffle for a loaded holiday gift basket.  The traditional Holiday Bake Extravaganza is 12/8 in the Workday Student Center 118.   CLICK HERE 

 

The 2017-18 PTA Reflections Art Program is here!  “Within Reach” is this year’s theme and ALL MVHS students are invited to participate and submit original artwork by 10/24.  For more information and submissions, please download the Reflection entry packet located in the "Parents Locker" section http://mvhs.schoolloop.com/ptsa     

 

CREW TEAM:  It's not too late to learn a new sport! Oakland Strokes rowers are among the most competitive and athletic high school students nationwide. Come get strong in the off-season of your current sport.  Strokes rowers are recruited every year to Division I, II, and III colleges- you can become a recruited student athlete, too! Join us for our winter start this November by visiting our Website: www.OaklandStrokes.org. Go Strokes!

 

Traffic Reminders for Monte Vista

Due to an increase in unsafe driving habits around Monte Vista, please be reminded of the rules of the road.  

 

Students- Take your time leaving class and the parking lots.  Pausing for ten minutes may save your life and your bumper. Uturns across the Stone Valley double yellow are illegal and unsafe.

 

Parents- Save time and traffic by picking your student up at 3:45pm after the student has studied for 30 minutes in the library or WSC. 

 

Parents- Drop off/pick up in front of gym to take a legal left turn on Stone Valley at the light.    There is no legal left turn out of the horseshoe during pick up and drop off hours.

 

Pedestrians- Stay in the car until safe to exit to the sidewalk.  There is no drop off in red zone or mid street for your safety.    

 

Thanks and be safe out there Mustangs!  

 

 

AFTER SCHOOL HELP

 

English      Rm   Time
Monday     309   3:15-4:15 pm
Tuesday     308   3:15-4:15 pm
Thursday   223   3:15-4:15 pm

 

Math 
Tuesday     523   3:20-4:20 pm
Tues Tests 527   3:30-4:30 pm 
Thursday   523   3:20-4:20 pm

 

Biology 
Tuesday     908   3:15-4:15 pm

 

Physics
Wednesday 906 3:20-4:20 pm

 

Spanish 
Monday     408   3:15-4:15 pm

 

Testing Center: 
Tuesday     206   3:30-4:30 pm
Wednesday 206 3:30-4:30 pm

 

Funded by PTSA Members

 

 

YEARBOOK PICS???  CLICK HERE  to share your pics with yearbook.  With the online program you can simply upload directly into the yearbook photo database for consideration.  Our school code is MVmustangs.

 


 

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 50 Dads meet as scheduled.  Series topics are selected to support Dads and their teenage students.  Coordinator is Ryan Meineke ryan.meineke@yahoo.com  Next meeting is November 1 at 7pm in Library. 

Parent Teacher Student Association 
Parents meet routinely to support MV campus, staff and activities.  Volunteers coordinate programs such as Parent Education and After School Tutoring.  President is Janet Nunan.  Next meeting:  October 13 at 10:30 in Conference Room 

School Site Council
Elected participation by Parents, Teachers, Student and Staff help direct funding to MV programs.  The current board positions are filled.  Coordinator is Kristine Sexton.  Next meeting is October 12  at 3:30 in WSC 118.  

Coffee with Kevin
Monthly coffee scheduled 8:30am in 118 including presentations by students, faculty departments and time for Q&A with Administration. No RSVP needed.  The next Coffee is October 18 at 8:30am in WSC 118.  

Academic Boosters
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.  The next meeting is October 11 at 10am in WSC 118.  

Athletic Boosters   
MVAB’s mission is to help MVH Athletics provide a positive atmosphere of sportsmanship and learning for the MVHS student-athlete and their athletic teams.  This is done by providing needed funding for a variety of capital improvements, as well as educational and program support.  

12th Man 
Fundraising for Mustang Football. 

Students of Excellence  12/17
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.   

 


DAILY BULLETIN:  Club and sports limited to that day.  Please submit before noon the day before event/meeting.  Bulletin is published before 2pm.

WEEKLY BULLETIN:  A more comprehensive list of events on campus and looking forward into the coming weeks.  Please submit before noon Monday.  Published by 2pm. 

BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Read MWTHF at beginning of 3rd period as selected by leadership.   Please submit article before noon the day before. 

SUBMIT:  School Loop or email typed to jmcfarland@srvusd.net as submitted before noon the day before. 

 

Posted by: Jodi McFarland Published:10/18/17
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