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MV Bulletin for 3 8 18

MV Bulletin for Thursday, March 8th
Thursday is Access Schedule 
Today is International Women’s Day!

 

Thanks all for your gracious and welcoming hospitality to the visiting WASC officials.  Monte Vista students, parents, faculty and staff have a lot to be proud of and together we are a stampede! 

 

DATES AT A GLANCE

3/8/2018 School Site Council 3:30 WSC 118   
3/9/2018 End of 3rd Quarter  MVHS
3/9/2018 Golden State Choral Competition
3/12/2018 Up2U Program/Wellness Week
3/13/2018 Board of Education Meeting
3/14/2018 Academic Boosters 10am  
3/14/2018 Area Band Festival  MVHS
3/16/2018 SDC Dance 10am Sm Gym
3/19/2018 Minimum Day / PD  MVHS
3/19/2018 Senior Parent Night 6pm Theater
3/19/2018 March Madness Week  Gym
3/20-24     CAASPP ELA Block Schedules
3/21-22     Drama Scene Nights
3/22-23     Spring Choral Concert, 7pm @Peace Lutheran 
3/25/2018 CMEA, Acalanes High School
3/24/2018 Junior Prom
3/26/2018 ASB Elections  
3/27/2018 Board of Education Meeting
3/28/2018 Evening of Speech & Debate
3/30/2018 Spring Break through April 8     

 

DUE DATES
3/16  Online portal for classes closes 4pm 3/16
3/19  Course selection sheet due to English teacher
3/29  Athletic Booster Scholarship App due

 

 

AP INFORMATION MEETINGS THIS WEEK

3/8, Rm 207 AP Psychology with Mr Bowling
3/9, Rm 522 AP Stats
3/9, Rm 206 AP Gov and AP  Comp Government

 

AP LANG  All sophomores interested in taking AP Lang. who have NOT signed up to take the practice test, you need to sign up for the practice test outside of Rm. 225.  The practice test will be given today at 3:20 in Rm. 227, tomorrow (Fri.) at 3:20 in Rm. 225, and Tues., 3/13 at 3:20 in Rm. 225.  You are required to take the practice test to better understand the course.  Any questions?  Please see Mr. Nelson in Rm. 227 or Ms. Dolim in Rm. 225.  Thank you!


 

CRIME SCENE FOR FORENSICS:  Please come visit the science created “crime scene” in the Workday Student Center and Library on Thursday, March 8th.  The scene will include a body and will be on view during 2nd and 6th periods. 

 

VOICE FOR ANIMALS CLUB:  Hello furriends!  Club meeting this Thursday on the 8th In 905 at lunch! We're taking our club picture and then watching The Lorax! T-shirts for the picture are $15.

 

FRIENDS OF SPECIAL OLYMPICS CLUB:  Meeting Friday, March 9th at lunch in 423.  We will be taking volunteers for Special Olympics Spring Dance the morning of Friday, March 16th.

 

CURE SMA WEEK March 5-9  Stop by the flagpole at lunch to participate in wheelchair races, pet service dogs, and buy Cure SMA long sleeve shirts! On Friday, March 9th be sure to wear your Cure SMA shirt or purple and orange! 

 

ROBOTICS:  On Saturday, March 10th, from 4-8 PM, come support the Monte Vista Robotics Club by participating in our Chipotle Fundraiser!  All you need to do is go to the Chipotle in Danville on Railroad Ave., mention that you are supporting Monte Vista Robotics at checkout, and we will receive 50% of the funds generated.  Come out with friends and family to help out the robotics team! Thank you!

 

 

Hola miembros of National Spanish Honor Society!

 

  1. We will be having our first meeting of the semester March 8-9 (8th for freshman and juniors and 9th for sophomores and seniors). 
  2. For new members who did not get to sign up last semester, please bring in your completed application to the next club meetings. Late applications will be accepted the following Monday, March 12th
  3. Please check the activities’ opportunities in your email.  

 

2018-19 Course Selections: The online portal for requesting classes for the 2018-19 school year will be open March 12th and closes at 4pm on March 16th. To access the portal, go to the Monte Vista homepage and under Quick Links, click on Infinite Campus/Parent Portal. Another helpful resource is the Course Selection tab under the Counseling section on the Monte Vista homepage. The signed course selection worksheet is due back to your English teacher on Monday, March 19th!

 

ATHLETIC BOOSTERS:  On the last Monday in March, the Monte Vista Athletic Boosters will be hosting the first of two events this year dedicated to Achieving Excellence.  This will be an informative and entertaining evening where we will hear from a former NCAA and current Pac-12 investigator and head compliance professional about the importance of keeping the rules AND what to do after mistakes are made.  Please arrive early as a capacity crowd is expected.  This is for parents and student athletes and anyone else interested.  The event will last no longer than one hour.

 

Achieving Excellence by Keeping the Rules Monday, March 26, 2018 – 7pm – Monte Vista Theater  Lessons from NCAA and PAC-12 Investigations and Recruiting, Ron Barker, Associate Commissioner for Governance and Enforcement, Pac-12

 

MVAB Annual Crab Feed Fundraiser  April 14, 2018 – 6pm – Danville Community Center  On the second Saturday in April, the MV Athletic Boosters will be hosting:    Tickets:  $50/ ticket ($20 of each ticket goes back to team.)
Get tickets
  https://montevista.revtrak.net/Athletic-Boosters/Event-Tickets/#/list

Volunteers needed: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4eabab29a64-mvhs

Fundraising:  Each team will provide a basket with 100% of proceeds back to team.  Plus, there will be a live auction of “Priceless Experiences.”

 

For more information, please contact MVAB President Paul Clark at pa.clark@sbcglobal.net

 

SAN RAMON HACKATHON:  April 7, 2018  Local high school student wants to bring the hackathon idea to focus on improving Emergency Preparedness with innovative ideas and apps for San Ramon.  Bring your creative mind and collaborate with teammates to work on this challenge -- and win cool prizes while having fun! This event is open to all Bay Area residents, including adults and high school students.  More info and registration at http://sanramonhackathon.org.

 

 

 

NEWS REWIND

March Imagineering at MVHS: MV 9th graders – take an afternoon Imagineering Class at MV to have fun with Coding.  The classes are also open to 7-9 graders to help bridge the transition to MV.  Use discount code Welcome2HS at registration and receive a $25 discount. These classes are also great for 9th graders who are considering their options for next year electives.

Python Coding Lab @ Monte Vista Tues., March 6, 13, 20, 27

Medical Biology – Disease Detectives @ SRVHS Mon., March 5, 12 19 & 26

Chemistry of Suds, Smells & Bubbles @ SRVHS Thurs., March 8, 15, 22, 29

 

CHOIR CONCERTS:  March 22 and 23 at 7pm   Come listen and enjoy our award winning Monte Vista Choir Spring Concerts at Peace Lutheran Church, 3201 Camino Tassajara, Danville.  Friends of Choir tickets go on sale March 8th and general admission tickets go on sale March 15thGo to www.mvchoirtix.com to purchase.   

 

 

Attention Juniors, Junior Prom is here!  CLICK HERE for tickets.  Junior Prom will be held on Saturday, March 24th from 7:00 – 11:00 pm at the Scottish Rites Center on Lake Merritt in Oakland.  Tickets will be sold online for $105 each until Sunday, March 18.  The LAST day to purchase tickets will be on Monday, March 19th for $115 each and can only be purchased through the bookkeepers window.  Tickets can be purchased online through the webstore and at lunch through the bookkeepers window while available.  Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable so be sure you plan on attending prom before you purchase your tickets!  You must have your ticket and current student ID card for admittance to the prom. 

 

MV Athletic Boosters Scholarship – Award Program   Attention Graduating Seniors: Did you participate in Monte Vista athletics?  Are you looking for some cash to help pay for college next year?  Or, are you planning to join the U.S. Military after graduation? Then you may be eligible for the Monte Vista Athletic Boosters Scholarship-Award Program.   Rules, eligibility guidelines, and the application form may be found on the MV Athletic Boosters website (http://mvathleticboosters.org/mvab-scholarship/).  Applications are being accepted now and must be received no later than March 29, 2018.  In the meantime, if you have any questions, please contact Bill Bloore at ub21359@yahoo.com.

 

 

Hello Junior Parents! The Prom Planning is going smoothly, but there is still a need for 10 parents to sign up to work the end of the night. We will be taking down decor, giving back coats, and handing out candy bags. Come join me!  Janet Nunan, 2019 Class Mom  http://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b0e44aca723a1f58-prom

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 are filled but you can attend at any location   CLICK HERE for MVHS student parking permit page for all the details. 

 


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:3/8/18
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