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Academic Boosters

Academic Insights from Academic Boosters  Looking for ways to help guide your student through high school and into college? Attend the Academic Boosters’ general meetings.  The topics at each meeting offer a great opportunity to get answers to your questions.  The meeting agenda includes time for Q&A. Presentations given by Dr. Ahern, Cathy Haberl (our College & Career Advisor) and the counseling department. Questions? Contact Joy Lessman at 


April 12, 2019


Dear Parents and Guardians: 


Welcome back from Spring Break!  Monte Vista is running full speed into our final Quarter as we enjoy drama, dance, band and chorus shows, take CAASPP tests, prepare for AP Tests and plan for Graduation and even looking toward the start of next school year. 


As we plan for next school year I want to draw your attention to the 2019 spring fundraising campaign by MV Academic Boosters. We count on your strong support during this campaign to plan the school’s master schedule for the fall.  We wait for your funding commitment to plan the class schedule.


Why should you donate?  Because your support for Academic Boosters is the only way to add extra sections or class periods to the master schedule. This important fundraiser helps reduce class size and allows us to offer our award winning electives not otherwise funded.  Every dollar raised here, stays here at Monte Vista.


What is a Class Section?  One Class Section is one teacher, one classroom, one subject for one school year. 


When do you donate?  Now.  Our goal this year is 18 sections with your support.

How do you donate? Suggested per student donation is $495.  But we accept any level of support for our students. 

Please help us plan for the 2019 - 2020 academic year by donating now. Together we are Stampede Strong and only as strong as the community that supports us. Check into your Future Fund Account to make an online donation today or avoid the 3.5% credit card fee by sending a check written to MVHS Academic Boosters at 3131 Stone Valley Road, Danville, CA 94526.  

Do you have questions? 
Academic Boosters:  Page on the MVHS Website under Academics

Donation: on your Future Fund Account

Questions: to the President of MVHS Academic Boosters

Thank you for your support for every student at Monte Vista High School.  Together we are Mustang Strong! 



Dr. Kevin Ahern, Principal
Monte Vista High School


Academic Boosters is a non-profit 501(c)3 parent-run organization dedicated to raising funds to support quality programs that enhance the educational experience for all students at MVHS.  All donations are fully tax deductible and eligible for Corporate Matching programs. We appreciate your support.



Academic Booster 2019-20 Funding & Support Goals:             

Executive Board

Joy Lessman -
Open -
Kari Endries -
Renée Ziegenfus -
Dawn Tsai, Jen Lindsay, Valerie Williamson -
MVAB Committee 
​Roxanne Van Wagenen  - 
​Beverly Briar, Lauren Roth -


Classes and Testing
​Ways and Means

Financial Secretary
​Corporate Matching


Laurie Bushell, Lauren Roth -
Open -

Honor Roll Awards

For any questions or to contact a Board member, please use the email below.

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Academic Booster 2019-20 Funding & Support Goals: