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Study Buddy Tutoring
Having trouble in class or excited to pass your knowledge to others? "We get by with a little help from our friends..." Apply to receive tutoring through Study Buddies or provide tutoring.
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 visit the FUHSD Common Core Info Page to learn more about the Common Core State Standards.
Blue Ribbon School
Monta Vista has been named a National Blue Ribbon School. Only three high schools in the state of California were awarded this honor in 2014. To learn more about the program, follow this link to the US Department of Education website, view the List of Selected Schools, or see the Blue Ribbon Info Page.
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Challenge Day: March 23
Come broaden your perspectives at Challenge Day, March 23, 2017. Challenge Days are powerful, high-energy programs in which youth and adult participants are guided through a series of experiential learning processes. The overall goals of the program are to increase personal power and self-esteem, to shift dangerous peer pressure to positive peer support and to eliminate the acceptability of teasing, violence and all forms of oppression. To learn more, see Monta Vista's Challenge Day Page for Parents and find videos and permission slips here at MV's Challenge Day Page for Students.
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 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!
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

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
To view important dates of the 2016-17 Academic Year including vacation and progress reports, see the School Calendar 2016-2017.
Spring Finals Schedule
Planning for summer already? Here is the 2017 Spring Finals Schedule.
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.