Please 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.
Homework Club meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:15-3:15 in the Jaguar Den.
Whether you need help 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.
Come by for refreshments and conversation!
2015-2016 Important Dates
May 6: Color Fun Run 3:00 - 5:00pm
May 20: 8th Grade Career Day
May 20: Bingo Night 6:30 - 9:30pm
May 25: Open House 6:00 - 7:30pm
May 30: Memorial Day - No School
June 3: Field Day
June 3: 8th Grade Promotion Party 6:00 - 10:00pm (at Contra Costa Country Club)
June 10: 8th Grade Promotion Ceremony 9:30 - 11:00am
June 10: Minimum Day - Dismissal at 12:30
June 10: 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.
Parent School Climate Survey
Attention Valley View parents!
Please click here to access a very important, anonymous survey designed to help improve school culture and climate at VVMS.
Be sure to enter our school code: NR96XW
The survey will only be accessible until May 5th.
Thank you for taking the time to help improve your child's school!
Color Fun Run 5/6/16
Leadership is hosting a Color Fun Run for all grade levels on Friday, May 6, 2016 from 3 pm - 5 pm.
Participation is open to VVMS families as well, but children 10 years old or younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Admission is $10 each and includes participation in the Color Run, which will be held on the field.
Permission slips can be found here and can be turned in with payment to the office or given to Leadership students during lunchtime ticket sales from April 11th-29th.
Participants should wear their purchased white Color Run race shirt (more information about race shirts on the back of permission slip) or a white shirt from home on May 6th.
The first 25 tickets sold come with a FREE race shirt!
Participants will have colored powder thrown on them while they work to complete a race course. If you are concerned about asthma, please talk to the Leadership teacher, Nicole Manasewitsch, for more details. There will also be more information about the colored powder closer to the event.
Food, treats, and drinks will be for sale at the event, so remember to bring some spare money (cash only)!
The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, or CAASPP, is the state’s academic testing program.
CAASPP is a system intended to provide information that can be used to monitor student progress and ensure that all students leave high school ready for college and career. CAASPP includes computer adaptive assessments in English-Language Arts and Mathematics for students in grades 3-8 and 11 and paper-based tests in Science for students in grades 5, 8 and 10.
This year, testing dates at Valley View are as follows:
From May 9th through 20th, Valley View will be alternating between Black Schedule (forwards) and Gold Schedule (backwards) on a daily basis, as follows:
Mon, 5/9: Black (1→7) Tues, 5/10: Gold (7→1) Weds, 5/11: Black (1→7) Thurs, 5/12: Gold (7→1) Fri, 5/13: Black (1→7)
Mon, 5/16: Gold (7→1) Tues, 5/17: Black (1→7) Weds, 5/18: Gold (7→1) Thurs, 5/19: Black (1→7) Fri, 5/20: Gold (7→1)
*For more information about testing options for your student, please visit the Assessment, Research and Evaluation tab of the Mt. Diablo Unified School District webpage at http://www.mdusd.org/departments/r-n-e/CAASPP.
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!
DVC Summer Program
DVC College for Kids is open to students entering grades 4-9.
Click here for the full brochure from DVC.
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.
Translate Our Website
Due to lack of enrollments, VVMS will not field a team for the district-wide Flag Football League.
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!
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!