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ATTENDANCE PROCEDURES

If your student is absent, please call our ATTENDANCE HOTLINE (925-682-8000 x5090) or email at VVMSattend@mdusd.org 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 or put the following in the e-mail:

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.

Click here  (Spanish aqui) for printable information

Si su estudiante esta ausente, por favor llame nuestra LINEA DE ASISTENCIA (925-682-8000 x5090) o un correo electronico a VVMSattend@mdusd.org    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.

Deje un mensaje claro y de la siguiente informacion:  

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

Por favor hable despacio y con claridad.

 

Short Term Independent Study 

Please email Margaret Vercammen-Grandjean, the attendance secretary @ vvmsattend@mdusd.org  & Mrs. Sullivan @ sullivanl@mdusd.org  with the following info at least 10 school days lead-time before departure date:

1)     Student's first/last name

2)     Reason for being out of school

3)     Last date in school

4)     First date back in school
Once you've sent your email, please send your student to the office at 7:45am so that Mrs. Vercammen-Grandjean can review the contract with the student.

Note: Minimum time out of school is 5 school days, maximum is 4 weeks.  Short Term Independent Study is for non-medical absences.

 If a student is going to be out for medical reasons and will be out three or more weeks then Home and Hospital would be the correct program.  Please e-mail Mrs. Sullivan at sullivanl@mdusd.org  or call Mrs. Sullivan at 925-682-800 ext. 5010 for  Home and Hospital requests and information.  If shorter than three weeks then e-mail vvmsattend@mdusd.org  to inform the school about the absence and e-mail student’s teacher for homework.

STUDENT RESOURCES

Homework Club takes place in Room C2 on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:15-3:15.

(except Tuesdays after a Monday Holiday or PD day)

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

7th and 8th grade Course Catalog

Click here for course catalog. 

Click here  to view Student Handbook 

Please click the following link to get a description of the 6th grade Rotation classes.

6th Grade Rotation Descriptions

 

 

Sports

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

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

 

Go Jaguars!

A California Distinguished School

For Continued UPdates on REopening for next school year 2020 - 2021

Please check the Mt. Diablo Unified School District Web Page often for updates for plan on  Reopening of school for next year 2020 - 2021. 

The Mt. Diablo Unified School District web page mdusd.org  

 

July Office HOurs 

In July then Main Office will be open periodically.  Please call the office at 925-686-6136 before coming to Valley View. 

The Office will be closed July 1st - July 6th. 

Take Care and Stay Safe. 

Welcome Incoming 6th graders 

We are so sorry that we could not welcome you in person and take you on a tour of our campus.  We have created a "Virtual" welcome presentation.  If you have any questions or concerns after watching the presentation please feel free to reach out to Mrs. Sullivan, Principal at sullivanl@mdusd.net or 925-682-8000 ext. 5010.  

Welcome information from Administration - please click here.  

Welcome information  from Counselor  - please click here for part one,  here for part two and here for part three.  

Residency Verification for all incoming 6th graders please click here for more information and click here for needed documentation.  This must be done before students can start school on August 13, 2020. 

We are so happy that you will be students at Valley View and can't wait to meet you in person.  

TextBook Return 

If you were unable to make the scheduled return of textbooks, classroom books, library books, musical instruments and pick up of student work (art work) the week of May 26th, please contact Mrs. Sullivan at sullivanl@mdusd.org to set up a day and time to return books.   

 

Free community Meals  

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, (no service on Friday, July 3rd)

10 :00 a.m. - 11: 00 a.m.  
      

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Resources for Families 

Free E books.The library has an easy way for kids to keep reading via e books. They can download books to their phone or computer. Click here for the link. 

Message from Valley View click here 

Sanford Fit for Families click here for resources 

Free Internet Information click here for both English and Spanish information

Social Services Rapid Response Team (SSRRT) click here for information. 

Rent Support Resource

Many families are struggling with rent right now.  Please see this flyer for Shelter Inc., which is providing rent relief to families in our area.

Click here for more information 

 

Students with special needs support

For student who need Speech Support click here for resources. 

Supporting Students with Autism through uncertain times click here for resources, in Espanol aqui

Coronavirus Resources and Recommendations

Please click here to view the Mt. Diablo Unified School District's web page on Coronavirus Resources and Recommendations. This page will be updated on a daily basis as information changes. 

School will be closed starting Tuesday, March 17th through Friday, May 1st.  

Shelter In-Place response click here

 

 MDUSD Air Quality Action Plan

Please click here to MDUSD Air Quality Action Plan 

Student Guide to Success Presentation

Presentation from Back to School Night 

Click here for the presentation

New Online Web Store 


New Online Web Store 

Save time at Walk Through purchase your student's PE clothing, yearbook and department donations online with a credit card. 

Click here for link to Web Store. 

 

To enroll, click here.

For more information, click here.

Proof of Residency Information here

 

Click here for information on Immunization 

No Shots, No Schedule , No School. 

GENERAL RESOUrCES & INFORMATION

 

Tentative Walk Through Dates:

Thursday, August 6th (12 noon - 7 p.m.) and Friday, August 7th (9 a.m. -3 p.m.) these dates and times might change due to the COVID - 19 pandemic.   

 

August 13, 2020 - 1st day of school. 

 

 

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

There is no supervision for students before 7:30 am. or after 3:00 p.m.

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

Student Safety is our primary focus at Valley View                                  Valley View Safety Plan information for families please click here

donors-chooseClick here to see our teachers' active projects!

Get Involved

PTSA

Jaguar Journal is a weekly e-mail with information. Subscribe here.

1st and 3rd Quarter Progress Reports are sent home with students. 

2nd and 4th quarter Report Cards   are mailed home.

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.  Thanks!

Please call Mrs. Sullivan, Principal @ 925-682-8000 ext. 5010 or e-mail Mrs. Sullivan @ sullivanl@mdusd.org 

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

PARENT RESOURCES

2020 - 2021 Academic Calendar

First Day of School - Thursday, August 13th.  

Click here for 2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Click here for a list of emails for Administration, Teachers and Counselors

Parent Information Packet click here

On the first Friday of each month, VVMS hosts Chat with the Administration at 9:30 a.m. Please check in at the office for location.  

VVMS parents, come by for refreshments and conversation!

“Parents, please remember new meal applications must be submitted for the 2020-2021 school year to receive lunch and breakfast for free or at a reduced price. The meals being served are healthy and nutritious that supports your student towards academic achievement. If you have any questions or need help please call Food & Nutrition Services at (925) 682-8000 extension 4124. You may also submit meal applications online at the MDUSD Food & Nutrition Services webpage click here. Thank you” 

Dear Parents,                                                                                                         At 3:00 the gates will be closed and anyone still waiting for a ride will be instructed to remain in front of the Multi-Use room.  There will be no supervision after 3:00 and students should be leaving campus.  Students who are under supervision with a teacher will be walked out to the front when their activity is over.  Thank you for making arrangements for your students after school. 

To sign up for the Jaguar Journal - Valley Views weekly news letter please click here.  

Supply Lists 

6th grade click  here 

7th grade click here

8th grade click here 

Math All Grades click here