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MV Bulletin for 2 8 18

Rally Week is Feb 5-9 so Shark Up Mustangs! 
Thurs 2/8 Tundra Shark- Winter Apparel
Friday 2/9 Great White Shark- All White Out

 

DATES AT A GLANCE
 

2/8/2018   School Site Council 3:30 WSC 118  
2/9/2018   Winter Rally Schedule  
2/12/2018 SPED Incoming 9th Grade Library
2/19/2018 Presidents Day- No School  
2/20/2018 Board of Education Meeting
2/20/2018 Multicultural Week
2/21/2018 Coffee with Kevin 8:30am 118
2/21/2018 CHP Street Smarts 7pm WSC
2/22/2018 Electives Fair in Commons Access/Lunch CONFIRMED DATE

 

DUE DATES
2/16  Student Recognition Project Application Due  

 

POETRY OUT LOUD:  Good morning!  Please consider attending the Contra Costa County Poetry Out Loud competition this Saturday, 2/10 at 11:00 a. m. at the Campbell Theatre in Martinez:  636 Ward St.  Wesley Little, will represent MV, and we hope he wins and makes it to the state finals!  Thanks to Jenyth Utchen, who has been coordinating our school competition w/Poetry Out Loud, for the past several years. 

 

CONTRATULATIONS STUDENTS:  Advanced Japanese language students passed the JLPT December exams.  Tim Yue passed Level 3 and Aaron Pak passed Level 2.  They are both going to challenge themselves again for the next higher level in December.  These two students are in a group of four in period 6, all performing at near native proficiency.  Here's a link for more information on the JLPT: http://www.jlpt.jp/e/http://www.jlpt.jp/e/

 

Chamber Singers event: Friday, February 9th  Best of luck to MV Chamber Singers attending the CSUEB Chamber Singers Invitational.  MV Chamber Singers are currently the #1 high school Chamber Singers Group in California and one of 2 high schools invited to perform a full concert at the upcoming California Music Educator’s Conference.  The performance is the evening of February 16th in the beautiful St. Joseph’s Basilica in San Jose. 

 

COUNSELING DATES CONFIRMED 
Month of February: Junior and Sophomore Grad Checks

February 22nd: Electives Fairs during Access and Lunch

February 26-27th: Course Selection Forms handed out in English classes

February 26th: Los Cerros visit

February 27th: Diablo Vista visit

 

March 5th: Incoming 9th grade Parent Night

March 6th: AP Night/Counselor presentation

March 7th: Stone Valley visit

March 8th: 9th grade mental health presentations in Health classes

March 12th: Up 2 U program

March 12th-16th: Online Portal is open for course selection

March 15th: Freshman Naviance in Library

March 19th: Course selection forms due back to English teacher

 

NEWS REWIND

 

MV is a closed campus during the school day unless a parent/guardian has called in permission and student has signed out.  Just a reminder from page 14 of handbook:  “Students who do not follow this procedure will receive a cut for all periods or partial periods missed.  Oak Hill Park, the student parking lot and all adjacent areas to the school including creek and fire trail are off limits during the school day.  Students found in those areas without valid permits during the school day will receive disciplinary action.”
 

Do you plan on parking at MV next school year?  Then you need to attend one of CHP Start Smart classes….at any location.  The classes at MV have been filled but you can attend at any location   CLICK HERE for MVHS student parking permit page for all the details. 

 

 MUSIC IN THE MOONLIGHT AUCTION  2/23/2018  Tickets are on sale now for the MV Keynoters annual auction benefiting MV instrumental music programs on Friday, February 23 at Diablo Country Club. Browse the auction catalog and purchase tickets here:  https://charityauction.bid/musicinthemoonlight2018

 

Important dates to note for 2018-2019: Announced by SRVUSD 
Frosh Orientation:  Wednesday, August 8th 
Stampede Day:  Wednesday, August 8th
Staff Workday/Office Closed:  Friday, August 10th
First Day of School: August 13, 2018
Winter Break: December 21, 2018 to January 4, 2019
Spring Break: April 1-5, 2019
Last Day of School: May 31, 2019

 

Important dates to note for 2019-2020: Announced by SRVUSD
First Day of School: August 13, 2019
Winter Break: December 23, 2019 to January 3, 2020
Spring Break: April 6-10, 2020
Last Day of School: May 29, 2020

 

The Student Recognition Project is back! Now is your chance to be recognized and rewarded for something you are passionate about. All projects are judged by local community experts.  Winning projects will receive a prize, a chance to connect with judges and an invitation to the annual awards reception in the spring. Check out the categories and apply online today at www.srvusd.net/studentrecognitionproject! You have until February 16 to apply to participate. All projects are due to Cheryl Di Grazia by 2 p.m. on March 2. Check online for the performing arts judging schedule.

 

 

Traffic Reminders for Monte Vista- It is illegal to make a uturn from the exit of the horseshoe back into the entrance.    

 

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.    

 

 

 

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.  

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.  

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  May 22, 2018
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:2/8/18
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