from Jeff Calden
SLVHS College and Career Fair is Next Week
Schedule for the Week of March 19 – 23
|Monday||March 19||ERA||Early Release Day – Dismisal at 2:01 pm
Junior College Trip – UC Berkeley
|Tuesday||March 20||O||Talent Show Tryouts – 3:15 PAC
Drama Boosters Mtg – 6:30 pm Staff Room
|Wednesday||March 21||E||Talent Show Tryouts – 3:15 PAC|
|Thursday||March 22||O||SLVHS College Fair 11:30 am – 1:00 pm|
|Friday||March 23||E||Blood Drive – MPR|
State CAASPP Testing Begins Monday, April 9
SLVHS Summer School Registration
SUMMER SCHOOL 2018 REGISTRATION INFORMATION
San Lorenzo Valley High School – June 19 – July 18, 2018
8:00 am – Noon. Monday– Thursday (No school on July 4 and July 5)
It’s time to start looking at summer school possibilities. Information below and flier and application attached.
- The summer school/credit recovery program is available to eligible students who need to recover credits towards graduation or to stay on track for UC/CSU eligibility.
- Priority will be given to students who have failed a previous course with an “F” or “D” grade.
- Please see your student’s guidance counselor for additional information about the summer credit recovery program.
- The deadline for submitting registration requests will be Friday, May 20 to your counselor.
- Credit Recovery classes are not open to out of district students or incoming 9th grade students.
- PE Course 1 (one semester) is available to eligible 8th graders.
- Each class is worth 5 semester credits. 4 weeks = 1 semester course.
The following courses will be offered in the Credit Recovery program this summer:
- Math 1: Topics will include linear equations, one and two variables, graphing techniques for linear equations, systems of linear equations, exponential functions and graphing, geometry transformations. (May count for either semester 1 or 2)
- Math 2: Topics will include triangle congruence and similarity, trigonometry, surface area and volume, and quadratic equations. May count for semester 1 or 2
- Biology: Topics may include ecology, basic chemistry, cell structure, genetics, evolution and plant/animal anatomy and physiology. (May count for semester 1 or 2)
- On-line Credit Recovery (On-line curriculum–*Counselor will work with student in selecting course)
The following courses will be offered to students who qualify under specific conditions:
- PE Course 1 or 2 (Semester 1 or 2): Topics will include setting health and fitness goals, individual and team sports, cross fit and weight training. (Students qualify if they earned an “F” and must recover the credits for one semester in either PE Course 1 or 2. Students who are enrolled in AVID 9 or 10, or in EL / Reading Support, Directed Studies or one of the new Career Pathways programs may take this summer PE course. Incoming 9th grade students are eligible if space allows.
SLVHS Athletic Boosters are in need of a President and Vice President for the 2018-19 School Year
The SLVHS Athletic Boosters are seeking parents of SLVHS athletes to step up and volunteer for the vital roles of Booster President and Vice President for the next school year. Boosters a major reason why our families do not have pay for their children to play sports, as every other student at every other high school in Santa Cruz County must do. Other county high schools, charge $200 or more per sport or just to be able to be on the team. Without a President or Vice President to oversee Athletic Boosters and its fundraising, that could be us. If you are interested, please contact our current Booster President, Jennifer Kanter at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
When you Shop at New Leaf Support SLVHS
When you are shopping at New Leaf Markets in Felton and Boulder Creek, they will support SLVHS if you pay with a gift card. You can purchase a gift card at the checkout counter and tell them you would like to support SLV High School (code #701). New Leaf Markets will donate 4% of your purchase on cards under $100 and 5% on gift cards of $100 or more. Once you have a card, you can easily add money to it. Your purchases help to support college prep, career, and educational enrichment programs.
Class attendance is an essential part of the educational process at San Lorenzo Valley High School. A student who is absent from class misses a significant portion of academic discussion and personal interaction with other students and the teacher. Illnesses are unavoidable, but appointments, vacations and day trips during school should be avoided. As the first semester ends and we start fresh with semester two, please take a look at school attendance policies that need to be followed. Thanks.
California Education Code recognizes only the following reasons as excused absences: personal illness; religious holidays; medical or dental services; serious family emergencies; and/or school suspension. All other absences will be recorded as unexcused.
To clear an absence, call the Attendance Line at 335-3646
Please leave the following information when you call:
First and last name of the student
Date and period of the absence(s)
The specific reason for the absence
Phone number where the parent can be reached
Failure to clear absences will result in consequences including detention, loss of privileges (dances, sports contests) and possible truancy actions.
Teacher Support for Students After School and Lunch
The Departments at SLVHS offer After School and Lunchtime support to students who are struggling and/or need to makeup work.
Teachers will assign students to get support for success. Students may also ask their teachers to come to get help.
Please help us to support your child’s academic success by having them attend when assigned.
The link to the schedule is below:
SLV Foundation for Education is Raising Money for our Schools
San Lorenzo Valley Foundation for Education is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. We provide an easy way to support a broad or specific tax deductible donation to the SLV schools and clubs, including Charter and Homeschool groups. One can donate directly to any of the groups listed below, without needing to buy or sell products. For more information or to donate, please visit slvfoundation.org
*High School Cougar Club *Drama Boosters *Music Boosters *High School Stadium Lights
This is a reminder that San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District policy, as set by the Board of Trustees, declares that we are a fragrant-neutral district. As we begin to have our drama performances and other site-based activities and meetings, please take care to follow the policies below for the sake of the students and members of our community who are highly allergic to fragrances and scents.
The SLVUSD Board of Trustees adopted a California School Board Association policy to make all district classrooms and offices fragrant neutral. SLVHS has parents, students, and community members with respiratory issues who can have negative reactions to fragrances. Please take care to follow the policy while on campus.
Staff and students shall refrain from bringing furred or feathered animals, stuffed toys that may collect dust mites, scented candles, incense or air fresheners and from using perfume or cologne, scented hair spray, nail polish or nail polish remover that are not fragrance-free in classrooms or other enclosed areas or buildings.
Below are some helpful links and contact information for SLV High School students and parents:
SAN LORENZO VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL
Phone: (831) 335-4425
Fax: (831) 335-1531
Attendance Line: (831) 335-3646
Congratulations to our SLV High School Student of the Week