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MV Daily Bulletin for Wednesday, 9/20
Posted 9/20/17

9/20/2017 Coffee with Kevin 8:30am 118
9/20            Dads on Campus 7pm  Library
9/20/2018 Bach to School Dress Rehearsal  Theater


9/21            Site Council Meeting 3:30 WSC 118
9/22/2017 Club Fair  Amphitheater
9/26            Staff Dept Mtg/Teams/Cohorts
9/27-28     “Bach to School” Concerts  Theater
9/30/17     Athletic Boosters Oktoberfest 4pm



CLUB FAIR ON FRIDAY  Monte Vista’s Club Fair will be held for students Friday, September 22nd at lunch. We have over 120 clubs this year, and many of them will be promoting themselves at the fair. This is a great way for students to get involved and learn about our clubs. Please be advised that there will be a dog at one of the tables, and that the students responsible for the dog will be instructed on proper procedures. If you have any specific concerns regarding the presence of a dog at the school, please contact Liz Pagano. We are very excited to support our clubs through the club fair, and hope that all students will consider joining at least one club. CLICK HERE for the link to the list of this year’s clubs. 


Let’s KICK OFF homecoming week with a kickball tournament September 25th – 29th!  Get your team together and sign up through our sign up genius that will go live on September 19th.  The captains meeting will be on Thursday, September 21st at lunch in the leadership room.


COFFEE WITH KEVIN:  Join Principal Ahern and the Counseling Team on September 20th at 8:30am in WSC 118.  No RSVP needed.    


DADS ON CAMPUS:  All Dads are invited to MV Library at 7pm on Wednesday, September 20th.  The topic is “How to raise an adult" as presented by Bob Dillow. 


What's New in SRVUSD Special Education  Wednesday, 9/20 7-9pm @ Iron Horse MPR   Meet the new admin team supporting our children with special needs. This event is free, but please register to attend at  Each team member will discuss their role and how they work collaboratively with each other and with families. Following the presentation, there will be a Q & A.   







Funded by PTSA Members


English      Rm   Time

Monday     309   3:15-4:15 pm

Tuesday     308   3:15-4:15 pm

Thursday   223   3:15-4:15 pm


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

Thursday   523   3:20-4:20 pm

Tuesday     908   3:15-4:15 pm


Wednesday 906 3:20-4:20 pm


Monday     408   3:15-4:15 pm

Testing Center:

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


Attention all new and returning men's soccer players:  Come and meet the new Varsity Soccer Coach and learn more information about the upcoming winter season. The meeting will take place Thursday, September 21st at lunch in the Main Gym. All grades 9-12 are encouraged to attend. Please email Coach Adranly at with any questions.   Go Mustangs!


Come see our award winning Monte Vista Choir at the Bach to School Concert! 

  • Sept. 27th & Sept. 28th, 7pm, Monte Vista Theatre- Limited seating
  • Tickets go on sale for Friends of Choir* members Sept. 13th
  • Tickets go on sale to the general public on Sept. 20th

Questions? Contact

Purchase tickets at


RUN FOR EDUCATION:  MV Academic Boosters and San Ramon Valley Education Foundation are teaming up to encourage MV participation in this year’s Run.  Health Classes, Cross Country, Admin and more are participating.  Join in a fun local tradition while raising funds for local schools.  SRVEF |


HOMECOMING VOLUNTEERS Parent volunteers from all grades are needed to help with check-in for the Homecoming Dance on Saturday, October 7 6:30-9:00PM.  Please. CLICK HERE  


Science Alliance applications are up! If you enjoy science and working with kids, then this is the club for you. Sign up to mentor a fifth grader through a science project beginning to end, and receive possible extra credit as well as something to put on college apps. The application is up on Schoolloop news and closes on Friday, September 22.


Advertise in the MVHS Student Directory:  Tell the Monte Vista parent community about your business by advertising in the Student Directory.  Purchase your space through the PTSA Webstore (https://montevista, Full page to business card sizes are available.  Deadline for artwork and payment: September 29, 2017.  Questions: Suzanne Sherry (



Academy Night:  The US service academies offer a unique and esteemed opportunity for high school grads. Accepted students receive a 4-year university education and a stipend in exchange for a minimum 5-year military service commitment.  If you are interested in learning more please join Congressional staff and service academy reps for Academy Night.  Thursday, 9/28 6-8pm at DVC in the Diablo room.  RSVP 925/933-2660. 



Support the student-run Journalism class that publishes 7 monthly newspapers each school year.  There are many ways you and you businesses can support the Journalism class.   All sponsors, subscribers and patrons receive a copy of the monthly paper for the school year.  Contact us :  

Subscribe -                   $40   receive a copy of the monthly paper …..
Patron -                         $60   and your name is listed in last issue as thanks. 

Individual Sponsor -     $75+ and receive recognition in every issue of the paper.

Corporate Sponsor -     $150+and your logo is printed in every issue.

Voluntary Donations:    ??     Any amount helps!




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.



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.




How to Submit: Log on to and enter order number 16339. Click Create An Ad and follow the directions to create and purchase your message online. Your ad is not complete until you add it to your cart, check out and pay for it.

Message Guidelines: Create the message exactly as you want it to appear in the yearbook. You will approve your finished ad within the program before you submit your ad and make your online payment. We reserve the right to refuse or edit any portion of your message or photo that is unacceptable for publication.

For Tech Support while using the online ad creator, contact Herff Jones Tech Support at: 877.362.7750


Join Superintendent Rick Schmitt in a conversation about District priorities and future initiatives. The discussions will focus on expanding opportunities and flexibility for students, families and staff, improving student wellness, enhancing staff working conditions and ensuring that each student, employee and family feels safe and respected.


The meetings are on the dates and times below. Please attend whichever meeting is most convenient for you. 

 9/25 @9am        Los Cerros MPR
 9/28 @9am        Gale Ranch MPR
10/2 @9am         Windemere MPR

10/5 @9am         Diablo Vista MPR
10/12 @9am       Charlotte Wood Library
10/19 @9am       Pine Valley Library
10/25 @8:30am  Stone Valley Library
10/26 @10:30am  Iron Horse Library



OKTOBERFEST!  Join other Mustang sports fans for the second annual Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday, September 30 at the Oak Hill Park Community Center, hosted by Monte Vista Athletic Boosters.  This is an adults only event with great food and beverages, plus a commemorative pint glass.  All proceeds support Monte Vista Athletics.  See for more event info and purchase tickets in the MVHS web store. 



TB TESTING:  There is a TB clinic screening at the district office on Sept. 25 from 2:30-4. That said, if anyone wants to come to the MV health office on any Tuesday, Sarah Coleman will do your risk assessment questionnaire. As long as you pass the questions, there is no need for the PPD. The vast majority of people just need to do the questionnaire screening. Probably easiest to just drop by the health office next TuesdayJ



FRIDAY RED AND BLACK:  Don’t forget to rep your red and black at school that day too.  Visit with Jodi if you need some MV swag.  Have a great rest of the week and see you Friday!  The MV Social Committee

Monte Vista Athletic Boosters - We need your support!! 

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.  Supporting these programs is only possible through your generous donations, including:


MUSTANG VIP Card:  $350, 1/3 of the purchase price is donated directly to the individual sports team selected.  The remainder more broadly helps MVAB and the Athletic Department in their mission of supporting MV student Athletes.  Here are some details:

  • ADMISSION for up to 4 people to ALL home football and Men’s and Women’s basketball games, ex playoffs
  • DIRECT PARTICIPATION in helping maintain a positive sports environment by supporting our sports programs (e.g., Student-Athlete Scholarships, capital improvements, health/safety equipment) and future facility improvements.
  • POTENTIAL TAX DEDUCTION: Monte Vista Athletic Boosters is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (Please check with your tax advisor).  

Show your support by getting your MUSTANG VIP Cards today on-line in the Athletic Boosters section of the Monte Vista Webstore by clicking here


Oktoberfest:   - September 30, 2017 - 4-7pm at Oak Hill Park Community Center (next to Monte Vista) - Tickets $50 and include:

  • Catered Oktoberfest food
  • Commemorative pint glass
  • Drink coupon 
  • Plus, $20 of each ticket sold goes directly to the MV sports team of your choice!
  • Adults-Only event

There will also be an opportunity to win some great items, including a $250 gift certificate to Heller Jewelers and custom embroidered letterman jacket from Power Stitch!  

Join us for a fun afternoon while supporting our student-athletes!  Buy your tickets today!



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  Next meeting is September 20 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:  September 8 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 September 21 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 September 20th 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 September 13th at 10am in WSC 118.  

Athletic Boosters  
Fundraising for all Mustang Sports Teams to pay for additional services, support for our teams.  

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 as submitted before noon the day before.