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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

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

Fundraiser Car Wash, 12/2

Leadership students are planning a car wash to raise funds for the ASB account.  This will allow us to more events/activities for the students and teachers at our school. 

Date: Friday, December 2
Time: 3-5 PM
Place: Front of VVMS
Cost: $3 (additional donations are welcome!)

Tickets will be sold at at lunch from Monday, November 28, through Friday, December 2, as well as at the event.

Anyone in our community can stop by and have a clean car in time for the holidays.

#iCANHELP Parent Night

Parenting a child or teen in this digital age can be a challenge.

Please join us in a FREE parent night sponsored by the Valley View Parent Teacher Association.

 

Join #iCANHELP for a discussion on technology and social media.  
 

Date: Tuesday, December 13
Time: 7:00-8:00 PM 

Place: Valley View Middle School, Multi-Purpose Room


ALL parents are welcome to attend with their pre-teens or teens!  Click here for a flyer.

 

Learn tips, tricks and some safety basics for all social media sites and mobile devices to keep your kids safe online. Walk away with talking points and knowledge of what you and your family need to do to be great digital citizens.

Community Speaker Series

Mark your calendars today to learn from experts about issues facing our youth and community. 

 

Details available here in English or here in Spanish.

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!


Click here to download a larger version of the letter.

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

Girls' basketball practice: Tues & Thurs from 2:30 to 4:00

Boys' basketball practice: Mon & Fri from 2:30 to 4:00

 

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!

VVMS News

Thanks to Mr. Garcia for starting a student news team!

 

Click here to see all VVMS News videos, including this week's!

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!