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MV Bulletin for Friday, 11 17

Next week is Thanksgiving Break-  Enjoy!

16 school days until Fall Semester Finals    
 

DATES AT A GLANCE
11/29/2017    District Climate Committee Student Focus Group at MV 11/30-12/2 Winter Choral Concerts  Theater
12/6-8         Band Concerts  Theater
12/8/2017   Holiday Bake- PTSA  in WSC 118
12/12/2017 Students of Excellence Reception 3:30pm
12/12/2017 Board of Education Meeting
12/18/2017 Finals Week
12/21/2017 End of Semester 1 
12/22/2017 No School Teacher Workday 
12/25/2017 Winter Break
1/8/18         First Day of Second Semester

 

STAFF and MV Retirees enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving feast put on by the Leadership and Sunshine committees.  This terrific tradition has been enjoyed by Monte Vista communities for years.   What a nice time to be thankful and grateful for our community of lifelong learners, teachers and encouragers.  We all join together to wish parents, students and families a heart-warming break of family and friends. 

 

CONGRATULATIONS to the Journalism class for the hot off the presses November edition of The Stampede!!. 

 

PERSONALIZED LEARNING SURVEY   Parents, Staff and Students are encouraged to complete the survey just emailed out to the Community today by Superintendent Rick Schmitt.  During the past few months there have been meetings, small group conversations and student forums to discuss the ideas put forward. Before you take the survey, please visit the District’s webpage where you can find more details in a PowerPoint presentation and FAQs. The survey is short and specific:  https://hanoverresearch.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b3oWXNvLbtiJ4C9   All responses to the survey are anonymous. The survey will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, 12/1/17 and will lead to a plan submitted to the Board of Education by the end of January 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Monte Vista Chorus Presents our Holiday ConcertsThursday, November 30th @7pm, Friday, December 1st @7pm or Saturday, December 2nd @7pm.  For tickets go to  www.mvchoirtix.com

 

Our Annual Holiday Bake needs bakers  Please sign up today, help us show our gratitude for all the hard work, and love the teachers and staff show our children and let’s give them the best Holiday Bake ever! Sincerely, Amy Ertekin & Ruthie Natali MVHS PTSA http://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050D4FAEAB238-holiday1

 

CLUB NEWS

 

MV Clubs:  Students, please email any Club Announcements to your advisor to submit for the bulletin.  Thanks!

 

Teens Against Poverty Meeting – TODAY  Friday Room 405  Hello Everyone!   Please join us for our first Teens Against Poverty meeting. This will be an introduction to the club and we will have cookies. Everyone is welcome and we hope to see you all there!  Thanks,  TAP Officers

 

Best Buddies meeting this Friday during lunch in the Art 2 room. Thank You!

Hey Stangs, come to the Taiwanese Club meeting this Friday, 11/17, at lunch, in Mr.Pang's room 533. This month we are covering milk tea and its place in Taiwanese culture. Like always there will be food!. 

 

NEWS REWIND

 

SENIOR PORTRAITS Just a friendly reminder to make sure that your senior portrait (with drape, tuxedo, or cap and gown) gets scheduled and taken! You can schedule this through Creative Imaging's website, or call them at (925)485-6025! Please contact them with any questions about senior portraits. The deadline for formal portraits is at the beginning of December, so schedule your portrait today!

 

Got any cute or cool photos of you and your pet??  Students and staff yearbook is looking for pics of you and your pet.  Send those photos on to us at the yearbook ASAP! Go to www.HJeShare.com and use the code mvMustangs.  We're looking forward to seeing them!

 

 

STUDENTS: Do you have a job??  Do you work outside of school? Yearbook would love to hear about it! Please fill out the survey below and let us know about your experience working!  https://goo.gl/forms/1KUaGs8e3BgVeJTP2

 

DVC Parent Night 12/6 6:30pm Attention Parents of current Seniors: There will be a Parents Information and Financial Aid Night to find out what the DVC San Ramon Campus has to offer! Wednesday, December 6th 6:30pm – 8:00pm (Ridgeview Room Dougherty Station Community Center 17011 Bollinger Canyon Road San Ramon, CA 94582). Learn about be covering benefits of attending DVC, costs, financial aid, meet the faculty and hear from our Student Ambassadors. Please RSVP at srcinfo@dvc.edu.

 

Traffic Reminders for Monte Vista

Please talk with your family about the rules of the road and safe driving around the MV campus.      Thanks and be safe out there Mustangs!  

 

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.    

 

 

PTSA fundraiser with Minted:  This November PTSA is working with Minted to help us fundraise. Shop minted.com using our promo code to give 15% back to MV PTSA—and enjoy 15% OFF your Minted order—all month long!    Use Promo Code: FUNDRAISEMV

 

English Department Fundraisers:  Our English Department is trying to acquire more Chromebooks and a charging cart for use by all Sophomore and Junior English classes.  Our Students are so eager to learn, but they need the tools to make it all happen.  Please consider a donation to help reach our English Department’s goal.  

Donor’s Choose for Sophomores:  https://www.donorschoose.org/project/sophomores-right-to-write/2844916/ 

Donor’s Choose for Juniors:   https://www.donorschoose.org/project/chromebooks-for-juniors/2844905/?challengeid=323964
 

FACE IT EXHIBITION:  Village Theater Danville  Visit the “Face It” Art exhibit filled with artwork by 30 MVHS students and other district student artists.  The show will run through December 17 in the Village Theater downtown.

 

YEARBOOK: Get your yearbook by January on the WebStore! We cannot guarantee that there will be books for sale later in the year. Remember if you have already purchased either a senior gold card or a yearbook/activity seal combo do NOT purchase a yearbook separately.  -Jennie Drummond, Yearbook Advisor www.MonteVistaArtRoom.weebly.com

 

 

AFTER SCHOOL HELP- revised 11/8/17

 

English      Rm   Time
Tuesday     308   3:15-3:45 pm
Thursday   223   3:15-3:45 pm

 

Math 
Tuesday     523   3:20-4:20 pm
Testing       527  3:30- 4:30 pm

Thursday   523   3:20-4:20 pm

 

Biology & Anatomy 
Tuesday     908   3:15-4:15 pm

 

Physics
Wednesday 906 3:20-4:05 pm

 

Spanish 
Monday     408   3:15-4:00 pm

 

Testing Center: 
Tuesday     207   3:30-4:30 pm
Wednesday 207 3:30-4:30 pm

 

Funded by PTSA Members

 

 

 


 

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  

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.  

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 November 16  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 November 15 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.  
 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:  Teacher/Advisor/Staff submit for the Club or News by email.  .

ANNOUNCEMENTS:  Read MWF at beginning of 3rd period.  
SUBMIT:  School Loop or email typed to 
jmcfarland@srvusd.net 

 

Posted by: Jodi McFarland Published:11/17/17
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