Join the PTSA!
Monta Vista is made even greater with the generous support of our Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA). Consider joining this altruistic organization that provides supplies, grants and scholarships, contributes to policy, and shapes discussions about important topics to our kids, parents, and staff. You can learn more about the PTSA or click here to join.
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.
Little Mermaid at Monta Vista
Tickets for the spring musical, The Little Mermaid, are now on sale! Performance dates are Friday, 3/24, Friday, 3/31, and Saturday, 4/1 at 7pm and Saturday, 3/25 at 2pm. Tickets are $13 in advance and $15 at the door. Buy your tickets now online at www.seatyourself.biz/montavista or in the rally court during lunch.
Spring Standardized Testing is Coming
Each Spring about half of students participate in Standardized Testing. This year, testing will be from March 27 to 31. A schedule is posted here and on the Bell Schedule page. A low-res version of it is also below.
Spring Parenting Classes
Looking to better understand your teen and improve your parent-child relationship? Mr. Prinz and Ms. Chi are teaching Parenting Classes over several evenings in March and April. Communication and listening, parenting style, helping build responsibility, and similar topics will be explored. For more information about the classes, see the Parenting Class page.
Senior All Night Party is Coming!
BUY TICKETS TO THE BEST GRAD PARTY IN TOWN
Senior All Night Grad Party is a great way for students to celebrate their graduation with their friends, in a safe environment. Everything is included in the ticket price of $170.
BUY YOUR TICKET TODAY at www.mvsanp.org.
PARENTS, join the party too. Volunteer to help the week before the party setting up the campus or help the night of the party. NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED. Take a look at the many opportunities to help or
SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER at www.mvsanp.org.
To view important dates of the 2016-17 Academic Year including vacation and progress reports, see the
School Calendar 2016-2017.
Shah Duo designs Snow Removal Tool
Sanjana Shah and Aditya Shah have developed an IoT snow removal system called Brilliantile. Aditya and Sanjana are Conrad Spirit of Innovation Challenge finalists for the 2017 Innovation Summit. Both innovators are being recognized at the Kennedy Space Center in Orlando, Florida, in April, and are being offered the chance to collaborate with the NASA Goddard team to further develop their technology.
Newsweek Top 500 Schools - #16
Newsweek has published a list of the top 500 high schools in 2016. MV is ranked at #16 based upon a formula which includes graduation rates, college enrollment rates, AP/ACT/SAT participation and scores, and the number of counselors at a school. Way to go, Mats!
US News Gold Medal High School
US News has published a list of "gold medal" high schools, and Monta Vista ranks
16th in California. To see the list, and learn more about the criteria used to determine these rankings, visit
US News - Best California High Schools.