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Monte Vista Daily Bulletin for 9 16 18

Bulletin Friday, November 16, 2018
Thanksgiving Break is 11/19 – 11/23  
Enjoy your family and friends!

 

Due to poor air quality we are requesting students and staff remain inside for lunch using the Library, Commons, and Gyms. 

 

 

DATES AT A GLANCE 
11/17          NCS Playoff Football game at San Ramon
11/19-23    Thanksgiving Break
11/28          Mini College Fair at lunch in Library
11/29-12/1 Winter Choir Concerts Theater 7pm

 

 

Athletic PE Contracts for Winter Sports due this Friday 11/16/18.

Please turn them in to Ms. Nino in Counseling

 

SRVUSD AIR QUALITY ALERT:  Our thoughts are with the victims of the fires, the firefighters and emergency personnel who are working so hard to support our state.  Due to air quality concerns we will limit outdoor activities for students and staff.   We continue to monitor the air quality issues and will keep you informed if anything changes. Visit  http://www.baaqmd.gov/ or https://www.airnow.gov/ for more information about air quality.

 

PARADISE DONATIONS by 11/17:  Gift cards are most helpful and should be handed directly to Ms Schikora.  Donation items can go to the bin in front of office.

 

FROSH SOCKS FOR HOMELESS: 
The Class of  '22 wants give back by trying to help the homeless in San Francisco. New socks are the most needed items at homeless shelters, yet among the least-often donated. We are collecting items NOW in the Health and World Geo classes or the Leadership room. See lists posted for additional items.  By Friday, November 30th

 

We have so many donations being collected now for our hurting world.  To keep these straight…

  • Coats go to the bin in counseling for the Interact Warm Coat Drive by 12/14.
  • Gift Cards and items for Paradise
    go to bins in front of school by 11/16. 
  • Socks and additional items to Health/World Geo/Leadership by 11/30. 
  • School supplies for Oakland Schools go to room 309 SEWA Club by 11/16. 

 

MV Website Changes:  All schools in the district are converting websites to a new template.  Monte Vista will be converting by the end of November.  Search bars, documents, pages will be changing to meet the new design.  Thanks in advance for your patience.   

 

Monte Vista Choir Winter Concerts 11/29,30,12/1  

This popular concert always sells out. Go to www.mvchoirtix.com to purchase tickets. 

Ticket sales for Friends of Choir open 11/15

Ticket sales to the general public open 11/22

 

 

DINE OUT FUNDRAISER Monday 11/19 AT Kick ‘n Mule.  On 11/19 from 4-8pm come join Kick N Mule in supporting the MV Women’s Basketball Team.  Just tell the server you’re supporting MVHS to make sure 20% of the proceeds are donated to the team.  340 Hartz Avenue, Danville. 

 

Dodgeball!   Get ready MV to dodge, duck, dive and dodge!  Get into training because December 3rd to December 6th is Dodgeball week!

 

Mini College Fair open to all grade levels There will be a mini college fair held during lunch on Wednesday, November 28th  in the Library.  All grade levels are invited to attend.  Students do not need to sign up to attend. 

 

PSAT Follow up    All sophomore and junior students that took the Official PSAT on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 here at Monte Vista will have their results posted through the CollegeBoard website beginning on DECEMBER 12, 2018.  We will be handing out a paper copy of your results along with your original test booklet after the holiday break

 

 

PTSA NEWS

Mom's Night Out on Wednesday, 11/28th, at The Cashmere Sale, at 413 Railroad Avenue, Danville Come  3pm-7pm and shop for gorgeous cashmere items while PTSA gets 15% donated from sales!

 

Holiday Bake:  bakers, donors and volunteers please sign up to donate a platter of homemade baked goods https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0544aaa82ea02-monte2

 

Holiday Cards:  Use Minted for your Holiday Card needs and get 15% off your order! Enter the code FUNDRAISEMV for your 15% discount during the month of November, and Minted will also give back 15% to our PTSA! We all win!

 

PARENT ED January 16th, 7-8:30pm,  A Panel of three professionals will walk us through what our students experience, while helping us as parents find the signs of, and aid in alleviating, stress and anxiety.

 

NEWS REWIND

Anonymous Tipline
MV has an Anonymous Tipline link on our homepage. The Tipline is part of our efforts to create a safe, secure, and healthy campus.   We believe by taking immediate action we can identify and resolve barriers to student success.

To report an incident:
1 Click on the Tipline button
2 Fill out the online form
3 Monte Vista Safety Response Team will review and investigate
Remember, If this is a life threatening emergency, please contact 911.

 

CALIF HEALTHY KIDS SURVEY (CHKS) is one of three surveys for the California School Climate, Health and Learning Surveys (CalSCHLS) system.  Please keep in mind: 

 

PARENTS OF SENIORS:  Don't forget to get your senior ad in to the Yearbook! You'll be creating your own, so that way your student knows it's made with love. Check out the attached flyer for information, and contact Ms. Jennie Drummond with any questions you might have. The price goes up on November 11, so get them in quickly!

 

CLASS NEWS:  Do you get emails about your student’s Class from a Class Parent? : If not and would like to, please send your name, your child’s name and your email address to your class parent.  

 

Class 2019 Senior - Janet Nunan –janetnunan@aol.com
Class 2020 Junior - Victoria Santa Maria victorias@smcrisk.com
Class of 2021 Sophomore - Deb Plafkerdjplafker@me.com / montevista2021@gmail.com
Class 2022 Freshmen - Bridgit Pelley  mvhsclassof2022-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

 

PARKING AT MVCLICK HERE for information and make sure to attend a district required Start Smart Class before your student gets a permit.  Classes fill up quickly and the next one is January 2018.

 

AFTER SCHOOL TESTING:  
Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Room 205, 3:30 – 4:30pm. 

 

AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING:

Thanks to PTSA for your support offering Free Tutoring by teachers: 

Spanish Tutoring, Mondays Rm 408, 3:15 – 4:15
English Tutoring, Wed Rm 225/226, Thurs Rm 223, 3:15 – 3:45

Physics Tutoring, Wednesdays Rm 906

Gov/Econ/Histories Tutoring, Wed Rm 203, 3:15 to 4:15 p.m.
BiologyTutoring, Thursdays Rm 303
Spanish Tutoring Lab, Mondays 3:15-4:15, room 408 with Sra. Estevez
Physics tutoring will be Wednesdays in room 906

Math Lab Tu/Th Room 523, 3:20-4:20pm with Jeff Kindley
Math only Testing Center, Room 537, Tu 3:20-4:20 with Danielle Alm

 

 

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  dadsoncampusmv@yahoo.com   

 

Parent Teacher Student Association – 10:30am Conference Rm
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.  janetnunan@aol.com 

 

School Site Council-  3:30pm WSC 118
Elected participation by Parents, Teachers, Student and Staff help direct funding to MV programs.  The current board positions are filled.  Next meeting is 10/11.  Coordinator is Kristine Sexton. ksexton@srvusd.net   

 

Coffee with Kevin-   8:30am WSC 118
Monthly coffee scheduled 8:30am in 118 including presentations by students, faculty departments and time for Q&A with Administration. No RSVP needed.  See you there! jmcfarland@srvusd.net 

 

Academic Boosters    
Fundraising for classroom teachers keeps our class sizes lower and offers more choices to our students. Please join us at our General Meetings where parents can learn about current trends in academics at Monte Vista, the school district and more.   President is Joy Lessman.  president@mvacademicboosters.com 

 

Athletic Boosters-  7PM WSC 118
Fundraising for all Mustang Sports Teams to pay for additional services, support for our teams.  President is Paul Clark.  pa.clark@sbcglobal.net 

 

12th Man
Fundraising for Mustang Football.  President is Dave Zeising. dzeising@comcast.net 

 

Parent Education
Watch for Parent Ed Programming to enhance your parenting knowledge and experience. Several events are planned for the near future including movie screenings, educational presentations, and round table discussions with Parents as the focus. 

 

Posted by: Jodi McFarland Published:11/15/18
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