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End of Quarter/Semester Dates

Semester 1 (August 15 - December 21)

1st Quarter Ends: October 7

2nd Quarter/Semester 1 Ends: December 21

Semester 2 (January 9 - June 1)

3rd Quarter Ends: March 10

4th Quarter/Semester 2 Ends: June 1

Get Involved in After School Sports!!

Getting involved in after school sports is a great way to make new friends or try out a new sport! See the 2016/2017 After School Sports Schedule on the homepage of Schoolloop!

How parents can sign up for School Loop

School loop keeps parents informed with school news, homework assignments, tests and quizzes.

  • On the Diablo Vista home page http://dvms.schooloop.com click on "Register Now" on the left in blue
  • Click on the "Parent Registration
  • Follow the prompts to set up the account. Please note if you have more than one student at Diablo Vista you only need one parent account. You may add additional students after the account has been set up. Just click "Add student" which is located on the right side of the main page. Your child's student I.D. number is needed to set this account up. Your child should know their student I.D. number.

Happiness!

What is the secret to happiness?

 

 What makes us truly, lastingly happy, and how do we bring more of those things into our lives?

 

A complex question, to be sure, but three tips always come to mind for me:

 

1)  Let yourself feel what you feel. Happiness is not about stuffing bad feelings down, or relentless positivity.

 

2) In any given situation, focus on the journey, the process, or the present moment rather than the end results. Not only will you feel more engaged, but you'll also probably be more successful!

 

3) Make kindness THE central theme in your life. Kindness and compassion build a strong sense of connectedness, and nothing could be more important for our health, happiness, or even our longevity than the strength of our social ties.

 

Sign up for more happiness tips on Raising Happiness

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Counseling

Counselors

             Jill Cruz                        Lindsey Wondolowski                      Vivian Srouji

        Grades: 7th & 8th                 Grades: 6th & 7th                              Grades: All  

      Days: Everyday                 Days: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri               Thurs 10am-1:30pm

Questions about Monte Vista Course selection sheets

This Friday 2/17 in the MPR a counselor will be at 8th grade lunch to answer questions about Monte Vista's course selection sheets during 8th grade lunch (12:35- 1:10).

 

 

Incoming 9th grade night at Monte Vista High School

Incoming 9th grade night at Monte Vista will on Monday Februray 13th from 5:15-8:15pm.

 

5:30-6:00pm: Check in, folder pick up, optional tours by the MVHS flagpole

6:00-8:15pm: 3 concurrent sessions:

 

Theatre: Counseling Presentation addresses course selections, graduation requirements as well as the academic, social and emotional transition to high school.

Large Gym: Dr. Kevin Ahern hosts a presentation of Student Life, which includes performances and a student panel.

Commons: Informational Fair includes walk through tables representing programs, special classes, organizations related to 9th grade students and parents.

 

Alphabet by last name               6:00-6:45pm                             6:50-7:30pm                            7:30-8:15pm
             A-G                                  Theatre                                      Large Gym                               Commons

             H-O                                  Large Gym                                Commons                                   Theatre

             P-Z                                   Commons                                   Theatre                                    Large Gym

**Due to space constraints, please attend sessions with your alphabet break-out group.

 

Information tables: Academic Boosters/Ed Fund, Accelerated Biology Class, AVID Program, Career Technical Education, Freshmen Leadership, Instrumental Music, MVHS Athletics, MVHS CHeer and Pom, MVHS Choir, MVHS Dance, MVHS Drama, MVHS Visual Arts Program, PTSA, Speech and Debate (Oral Interpretation), World Language Classes

 

Important Dates:

Accelerated Biology: 2/16 from 4-4:45pm room 910, Contact: ahanioan@srvusd.net

Freshmen Leadership Class: packets available in the Commons on 2/13. They are due on 3/31 to MVHS. Interviews will be after Spring Break. Contact: nchaplan@srvusd.net

Instrumental Music Auditions: 3/23, 3/24, 3/27, 3/28 for Diablo Vista, Marching Band Camp: 8/1, 8/2 for new members, percussion and color guard. 8/3, 8/4, 8/7, 8/8, 8/9 all members. Conact: ecloyd@srvusd.net

Dance Tryouts: 2/22 at 4pm in MVHS Small Gym (arrive between 3:30-4:00pm) Contact: sgordon@srvusd.net

Speech and Debate Summer Camp: 7/10-721 and 7/24-8/4 at MVHS, Contact: www.montevistainstitute.org

Freshmen Orientation: 8/10 from 8:00am to 12:30pm

Freshmen Registration: 8/10 from 1:00-4:00pm

 

New student enrolling from a Non-District School: www.srvusd.net, "Enroll your Child" and follow directions. Enrollment for 2017-2018 opens on March 1st, 2017. Call the Registrar for an appointment (925-552-2816)

 

Advancement Program

The 2017-2018 SRVUSD Course Advancement Program is open!  There have been a few changes to the program this year so be sure to check out the updated High School Advancement page on our District Website for details.  Please pay particular attention to the listed deadlines.

How to make an appointment with a counselor

Students can:

  • Drop by the counseling office at break, lunch or after school to see if a counselor is available
  • Fill out an appointment slip, located in the counseling office
  • Email the counselor
  • Ask a teacher for permission to go to the counseling office

Parents can:

  • Email you student's counselor
  • Call the Counseling office: 925-855-3330
    • Mrs. Cruz: 7th/8th grade
    • Mrs. Wondolowski: 6th/7th grade
    • Mrs. Srouji: All grades support counselor

What day is my counselor on campus?

  • Mrs. Cruz: Everyday
  • Mrs. Wondolowski:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday
  • Mrs. Srouji: Every Thursday 10am-1:30pm

My student is having difficulty in a class. What should I do?

  • Check schoolloop. Notice if you child is having trouble with organization, homework, and/or tests.
  • Talk with your student's teacher, if needed. Teachers can be emailed through schoolloop.

Math Requirements


 

Science Requirements

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Homework Help

Mondays:  Homework Club in the Library

Tuesdays: Homework Club in the Library

                    Math Help in the Library

Wednesdays: Spring Semester only  Peer Tutoring Help during E Period

Thursdays:  Homework Club in Library

Applying to a private High School?

Come to the counseling office with your forms and questions. We will contact your teachers to let them know about your forms that need to be filled out.

An Even Dozen Steps To Improving Your Child's Academic Performance

Check your child's agenda every night
Schedule 1 to 2 hours a night for homework
Study with your child before tests and quizzes
Talk to your child often about his/her progress
Check to see that homework has been completed
Encourage your child to stay after school for additional help
Call your child's teacher and schedule a parent conference
Communicate with teachers via email, Schoolloop, or by phone
Provide incentives to your child when he/she completes assignments
Ensure your child has a quiet place to study and complete homework
Monitor your child's attendance to ensure he/she attends school every day
Provide logical consequences when your child does not complete assignments