Common Core Info
What is the Common Core? What does it mean for day-to-day
teaching and learning? Whether you are a teacher, parent, or student, you may want to
FUHSD Common Core Info Page
to learn more about the Common Core State Standards.
Monta Vista API
California's Academic Performance Index (API) scores were recently released,
and Monta Vista's API for 2013 is 956. We're very proud of our community, staff,
and especially our students for performing so well on this index. To learn
more about this score, visit
MV's API Scores.
Road Map to the College App
Get a clear understanding of the application process with a step-by-step time line including:
college selection, application submission, financial planning, and how to reduce the stress of getting
through it all. The content of the two lectures will be different. We strongly encourage parents
and students to attend! Presented by the MV PTSA.
Two Saturdays with Different Content! Sept 27th and Oct 4th, MV Auditorium 10 a.m. – Noon
Online Cafeteria Account
At lunch, the lines can be long in our new cafeteria as students look for money to pay for their meals.
To make things more efficient, we'd like to encourage all students to create an on-line account,
linked to their specific ID number. Please go to:
www.fuhsd.org/cafeteria. Read the information
under the heading New Infinite Campus Point of Sales System and follow the link there.
Consider Joining the MV PTSA
Monta Vista's PTSA does so many good things for our school. Our PTSA runs/supports/funds the following: PSAT/SAT Workshops,
Explore Careers!, Reflections Arts Program, Senior Service Scholarships, and Honorary Service Awards
(just to name a few!). This year, we've set a goal of enrolling 1000 members, and we'd like you to help us get there.
To sign up, visit the
PTSA Sign-up Page.
To learn more about the MV PTSA, visit the
PTSA Home Page.
College Essay Workshops
Our district, in partnership with the Cupertino Parks & Rec Department, is pleased to offer sessions
of the popular College Essay Workshop (CEW) for High School Seniors (class of 2015). All courses are taught by experienced
FUHSD English teachers and are focused on drafting and revising the personal statement essay for the UC or Common Application.
For more information, including dates, pricing, and registration, please go to:
fuhsd.ca.schoolloop.com/cpw. The deadline for the first round of registration
September 11, 2014. The final registration deadline is September 19. For more information, please contact Josh Maisel,
Coordinator of Academic Interventions, at (408)522-2297.
US News Gold Medal High School
US News recently published a list of "gold medal" high schools, and Monta Vista ranks
13th in California. To see the list, and learn more about the criteria used to determine these rankings, visit
US News - Best California High Schools.
Are you interested in planning vacation time as a family for next year? Do you want to know the dates for progress reports,
spring break, and final exams for 2014-2015? To view these dates and more, visit our
School Calendar 2014-2015. School starts on August 18.