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MV Daily Bulletin for Friday, October 6

DATES AT A GLANCE
10/6  No School Teacher Workday  
10/6  Homecoming Game vs Dougherty MVHS
10/7  Homecoming Dance - Commons
10/10 Minimum Day /PD  
10/10 Staff Picture  Amphitheater @1:10pm

 

HOMECOMING

 

TAILGATE AND GAME:  Join us on Friday, October 6th at 5pm for our homecoming tailgate next to the tennis courts and then head into our homecoming game!  JV at 4:30 and Varsity at 7pm.

 

HOMECOMING DANCE:  Saturday, October 7th from 7-10pm and is semi-formal attire. The dance will include 2 DJ’s, games, AND FOOD TRUCKS!  Food Trucks are not included in the ticket price so be sure to bring money! Students must have their current student I.D. card to get into the dance and there will be NO coat check available.  There are also NO guest passes for this dance, it is for MV students only.

 

 

 

Transitioning to College with a Learning Disability: 10/10 at 7pm

Get the facts on what really happens - and doesn't happen - for students with learning disabilities.  Come hear from speaker Elizabeth Hamblet, author of From High School to College, Steps to Success for Students with Disabilities.   View the event Flyer

 

 

RUBBER DUCK DERBY: 10/16 at lunch in Amphitheater
Buy a duck to help support MV Programs and Staff. CLICK HERE  1 duck for $20 or 3 ducks for $40 at the Webstore.    Funds will be used for Scholarships, Grants, and School Climate programs like Breaking Down The Walls.  The PTSA will also donate money to the Class Fund of the winning class!  Cheer on your duck in the amphitheater during lunch on October 16th. Dr. Ahern will be scooping out three winning ducks:  
First Place: $500    Second Place: $250
Third Place: $150


 

Academic Boosters Evening meeting– 10/11 AT 7PM in Library
Hello MV families, we will be having our second Academic Boosters meeting this coming Wednesday  October 11 at 7:00 pm in the library.  Principal Ahern will be presenting our API, CAASPP and school profile from spring last year.  Cathy Haberl, MV college and career center coordinator, will speak about college applications, to-do checklists, and our upcoming college fair.  This is a meeting full of important information- don’t miss it!  Hope to see you all there. 

 

 

CLUB NEWS

SF HOMELESS FOUNDATION CLUB:  Do you want to help bring a smile to the homeless AND gain valuable community service hours?  The San Francisco Homeless Foundation is a student run 501c3 non profit organization aiming to help the homeless population in the greater San Francisco area through finding food, shelters, and jobs.  Join us in our first meeting on Monday, October 9th in Ms. Chemaly’s room 907 to find out how you can help in our mission to fight homelessness in the city! If you have any questions, email us at sfhf.mv@gmail.com.  See you there!

 

MUSIC OUTREACH CLUB:  Interested in being a music tutor?  Click on the link to sign up to be a tutor for Music Outreach. You can sign up until October 13th!

 

NEWS REWIND

Holiday Bake Extravaganza 2017

MV PTSA needs your help to show appreciation to all our wonderful teachers and staff at MVHS this Holiday Season. During this event, each teacher/staff member selects a tray of holiday treats.  In addition, teachers who are members of the PTSA participate in a raffle for a loaded holiday gift basket.  The traditional Holiday Bake Extravaganza is 12/8 in the Workday Student Center 118.   CLICK HERE 

 

The 2017-18 PTA Reflections Art Program is here!  “Within Reach” is this year’s theme and ALL MVHS students are invited to participate and submit original artwork by 10/24.  For more information and submissions, please download the Reflection entry packet located in the "Parents Locker" section http://mvhs.schoolloop.com/ptsa     

Model U.N. Application  Hello everyone!  If you would like to join the Model U.N. club, please complete the form on School Loop.  CLICK HERE to sign up.  If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email us at mv.modelun.club@gmail.com.

 

LIBROSHARE CLUB:  Donate your pre-loved books to Mrs. Johnson's room 221.

 

MVHS MIT Launch Club

The MIT Launch Club has arrived at Monte Vista High School! If you would like to apply, please fill out the application on school loop news.

 

 Forensics Club:   Are you interested in solving mysteries? Sign up to try your hand at CSI: https://goo.gl/forms/wSR8ghDBpCMpQORI3.   To receive meeting notifications text "sciencelunch" to 31996. 

 

Chemistry Club  Want to do some fun, easy chemistry? All you need to do is fill out the Google Form on school loop.

 

Traffic Reminders for Monte Vista

Due to an increase in unsafe driving habits around Monte Vista, please be reminded of the rules of the road.  

 

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.    

 

Thanks and be safe out there Mustangs!  

 

 

AFTER SCHOOL HELP

 

English      Rm   Time
Monday     309   3:15-4:15 pm
Tuesday     308   3:15-4:15 pm
Thursday   223   3:15-4:15 pm

 

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

 

Biology
Tuesday     908   3:15-4:15 pm

 

Physics
Wednesday 906 3:20-4:20 pm

 

Spanish
Monday     408   3:15-4:15 pm

 

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

 

Funded by PTSA Members

 

 

 

Testing Center:

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

 

 

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.

 

SENIOR YEARBOOK ADS:  

How to Submit: Log on to www.yearbookordercenter.com 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

 

FALL PARENT MEETINGS WITH SUPERINTENDENT
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. 

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

 

 


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


 

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  Next meeting is November 1 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:  October 13 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 October 12  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 October 18 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 October 11 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 jmcfarland@srvusd.net as submitted before noon the day before. 

Posted by: Jodi McFarland Published:10/6/17
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