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A California Distinguished School

School Hours

School starts at 8:00 am and ends at 2:15 pm Monday - Friday.

There is no supervision for students before 7:30 am. 

Students should be picked up no later than 3:00 pm. 

Attendance Procedures

If your student is absent, please call our ATTENDANCE HOTLINE (925-682-8000 x5090) within 72 hours to let us know why your student is absent.

You do not need to come in the office to clear an absence.

Speak clearly and list the following:  

Student's last name (spell please), first name, grade, date(s) of absence, reason, your name, your phone number, and your relation to student.

Please speak slowly and clearly.

 

Si su estudiante esta ausente, por favor llame nuestra LINEA DE ASISTENCIA (925-682-8000 x5090) en las primeras 72 horas de la ausencia para darnos la razón de la falta.

Usted no tiene que venir a la oficina para reportar la ausencia y puede dejar mensajes en español.

Dígannos la próxima información:  

Apellido del estudiante (por favor deletree), primer nombre del estudiante, grado, fecha de la falta, razón de la falta, su nombre, su relación al alumno, y su teléfono.

Por favor hable despacio y con claridad.

Homework Club

VVMS Homework Club is held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:15-3:15 in Room C2.

Whether you need assistance or just want a quiet place to work, don't miss out on this fabulous resource!

Coffee with the Administration

On the first Friday of each month, VVMS hosts Coffee with the Administration at 9:30 am in the Library.  

VVMS parents, come by for refreshments and conversation!

2016-2017 Important Dates

October 10: Teacher In-Service Day- No School

October 28: Minimum Day; dismissal at 12:30 pm

October 28: End of 1st Quarter

November 11: Veterans Day- No School

November 21 - 25: Thanksgiving Break- No School

December 19 - January 2: Winter Break- No School

January 16: Martin Luther King Jr Day- No School

January 20: Minimum Day; dismissal at 12:30 pm

January 20: End of 2nd Quarter/1st Semester

February 13: Teacher In-Service Day- No School

February 20: Presidents' Day- No School

March 6: Teacher In-Service Day- No School

March 30: End of 3rd Quarter

March 31: Cesar Chavez Day- No School

April 3 - 7: Spring Break- No School

April 21: Minimum Day; dismissal at 12:30 pm

May 29: Memorial Day- No School

June 9: Promotion Assembly, 9:00 am on the black top

June 9: End of 4th Quarter/2nd Semester/School Year!

 

 

**All Progress Reports are sent home with students mid-quarter**

1st and 3rd Quarter Report Cards are sent home with students.  2nd and 4th quarter Report Cards are mailed home.

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PTSA

Jaguar Journal is a weekly e-mail with information.  Click here to subscribe.

 

Congrats to Contra Costa County Teacher of the Year: Valley View's Shauna Hawes!

Congratulations to Shauna Hawes - Contra Costa County Teacher of the Year
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"Vets of the Future" Event, 10/29

Do you like science? Do you love animals?

Do you want to be a veterinarian?  

The Veterinary Student Outreach Club at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine would like to invite middle school students to a morning of interesting case studies and hands-on wetlabs. Learn to interpret radiographs, get your questions answered by veterinary students, explore comparative anatomy, and find out what being a veterinarian is all about.

The purpose of this event is to promote higher education, demonstrate career possibilities, expose students to science centered on veterinary medicine, and of course have tons of fun! 6th-8th graders welcome.

Click here to register.

Middle School Sports

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Click here for more information.

 

To sign up, download a permission slip (here in English / aquí en español) and submit to the front office.

 

Download the MDUSD Middle School Sports Handbook (here in English / aquí en español) for policies and procedures.

 

Full sports schedule available here.  Go Jaguars!

Students, Check out the App Challenge!

The app challenge, part of Verizon Innovative Learning, is a nationwide contest in which middle and high school students are challenged to develop concepts for mobile apps that solve a problem in their community.

 

It’s a unique, hands-on activity that teaches collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving, and entrepreneurship, as well as STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) skills and coding. It builds on students’ excitement about technology and aims to equip them with skills they need to succeed in the jobs of the future.

 

Registration is open now, and the submission deadline is November 18, 2016.

Click here for more information.

Information for MDUSD Parents

VVMS Partnership with Sports Basement

Become a Basementeer! Sports Basement is partnering with Valley View Middle School and spinning the traditional loyalty program into a win-win for their loyal customers and our community. Basementeers receive 10% and give 10%:

 

-10% off every item every day

-10% of profits back to your favorite local charity or school- like Valley View Middle School

 

While there is a $25 fee to join the program, Valley View Middle School families can waive that fee if they register by December 31, 2016.

 

So on your next visit to Sports Basement, register as a Basementeer and select Valley View Middle School as your beneficiary!

Raise Money with Amazon!

Details about Amazon partners/fundraising

Use the search bar above or this link to search for and find products from Amazon. Any orders placed through this site automatically generate donations to the PTSA. The account information is completely private, and the PTSA members don't know who ordered or what was ordered.

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Support a Classroom

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School Sports 2016-17

Soccer practice will be from 2:30-4:00 (subject to change) as follows:  

o     M & T, Sept. 19 & 20

o     T & W, Sept. 27 & 28

o     T & W, Oct. 4 & 5

o     T & W, Oc. 11 & 12

o     T & W, Oct. 18 & 19

 

Soccer: September - October

Basketball: January - March

Flag Football: April - May

Follow Us on Twitter!

Families, you can follow us on Twitter via text message! Text Follow@ValleyViewJags to 40404, and our tweets will arrive in your in-box!

MDUSD Hot Weather Operations Plan

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Valley View's Website

What would you find helpful to have on our site? Have you found broken links, or pages with problems? We would appreciate your feedback and suggestions. Please send an e-mail to Mrs. Welsh with your ideas. Thanks!