1/19/15 - 1/23/2015

In the News This Week

January 19, 2015 - January 23, 2015
SLVHS Schedule:
M
/T Holiday/Student Holiday. Week starts Wednesday A, O, E

SLV High School link

SLVUSD Charter School 
Homepage

 
THIS WEEK IN THE NEWS:

Monday - MLK Holiday - no school
Tuesday - Student non-school day/teacher professional day
Wednesday - school resumes

MONTH 5 ATTENDANCE
Month 5 attendance is due on Friday, January 23rd by 3:00pm.

Please check the calendar at the bottom of this page for our calendar updates. We don't wish for any student to miss their classes.

Wednesday Classes
9am Spanish 1
10am English 9/10
10am Environmental Science
1pm Artemis
1pm Math 1 Tutoring

Thursday Classes
10am English 11/12
12:30pm Math 1
12:30pm Environmental Science lab
1:00-2:30pm Math 2/3 tutoring

Friday Classes
Last day to add/drop courses
Month 5 Attendance Due
9am Spanish 1
10am English 9/10
10am History 11/12
12pm Spanish 2

PLEASE ask your teen what projects they are working on NOW!
Check the teacher websites (UNDER STAFF - in the header of this page) for the assignments and directions as well as due dates! Let's start second semester STRONG and INFORMED.



CALIFORNIA HIGH SCHOOL EXIT EXAM - (CAHSEE) 

In California, all high school students must pass a test to earn a high school diploma. The test is called the CAHSEE.

Students first take this test in grade ten. If they do not pass the test, or a single section, in grade ten, they have more chances to take the test,, or the one section yet passed. In grade eleven, they can take the test two times. In grade twelve, they have up to five times to take the test.

* All scheduled CRHS morning classes will be cancelled on both days.

* If you are enrolled at Cabrillo and have classes on T/W mornings, please alert your professors NOW and advise them that you will miss their class(s) on those days. You are not to be penalized for missing class IF you tell them ahead of time!

* If you have classes at SLVHS, your course teachers will know if have the CAHSEE to complete on those days.


CAHSEE TEST DAYS & TIMES

English Language Arts - Tuesday, February 3rd in rooms P3 and P4 starting at 8:30am

Practice test: Open to view and practice sample test questions. English Language Arts

Mathematics - Wednesday, February 4th in rooms P3 and P4 starting at 8:30am 

Practice test: Open to view and practice sample test questions. Mathematics



SCHOLARSHIP OF THE WEEK 
49ers Bay Area All-Star Scholarship Program Due Date: February 3, 2015 Value: $3,000 GPA: 3.0 Criteria: Student must be a college-bound senior, currently attending a Bay Area high school. Must be a legal resident and display leadership qualities in and out of the classroom. You must demonstrate the value of education, good work ethic and community outreach. Also you must demonstrate commitment to extracurricular activities. Please visit their website at http://www.49ers.com/community/BAAST.html



CABRILLO COLLEGE NEWS
Cabrillo College high school release forms. The older "high school release forms" will not be accepted by Cabrillo College for winter and spring sessions. Please request your NEW high school release from from your supervising teachers.

Registration for HS students is open from Jan 5th through Jan 23rd, and classes start January 26th!



ACADEMIC SUPPORT LINKS

Math 2 / Math 3 Tutor - Thursdays from 1:00-2:30pm in rooms P3

FREE After School Tutoring -  2:30 PM - 4:00pm, Monday - Thursday in the high school library.


SLV LIBRARY HOURS

Did you know that the HS Library is open Monday through Friday from 7AM to 5PM? It's a great place to study, get HW completed, read your novel, write your essay, CHECK PowerSchool, or collaborate on a group project. Take advantage of one of the nicest libraries in Santa Cruz County.  The library staff has extended library hours for YOU!





COLLEGE QUESTIONS & ANSWERS START HERE
The following links are reference materials for students planning to apply for four-year State Universities and UC.

Community Colleges such as Cabrillo College, do not require the SAT/ACT, however admissions does require course placement tests in English and in Math.

For additional information, please refer to our links/tabs noted above under GUIDANCE and  ALTERNATIVE PATHWAYS TO COLLEGE



When's the Best Time to Take the SAT?

The SAT and other College Board tests are offered several times a year. Most students take the SAT for the first time during the spring of their junior year and a second time during the fall of their senior year.

Create a test-taking schedule based on your college application plan.


SAT SIGN-UPS - SAT College Admissions Exam
SAT is offered on March 14, May 2 and June 6

Regular Registration Deadline: February 13

Late Registration Deadline: February 27

Late Registration Deadline, Online & Phone: March 3, 2015



ACT SIGN-UPS - The ACT Exam
ACT is offered on February 7, April 18, and June 13

Regular Registration Deadline: January 9, 2015

Late Registration Deadline: January 10-16, 2015

Photo Upload Deadline: January 30, 2015






COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITY LINK

Please click on the following link to view a variety of opportunities for your child(ren) that are offered throughout the valley and Santa Cruz areas by various organizations, such as Boy/Girl Scouts, Sports, Arts-Drama-Theater, Local Events, Community Service, Quest/YMCA (before/after-school child care), etc.

Link here: https://sites.google.com/a/slvusd.org/community-link/

This link is provided as a courtesy for parents & students, by the San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District, to receive information of current local events and opportunities.  The San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District does not sponsor or endorse any of the organizations or events that are located here.



Official Dates & Holidays for 2014-2015
August 26, 2014 - First Day of School
September 1, 2014 - Labor Day Holiday
October 31, 2014 - Non-Instructional Day
November 11, 2014 - Veteran's Day Holiday
November 26-28, 2014 - Thanksgiving Holiday Break
December 20, 2014 - January 2, 2015 - Winter Holiday Break
January 5, 2015 - Semester break day (no school)
January 19, 2015 - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
January 20, 2015 - Non-Student Day (teacher workday)
February 9, 2015 - Lincoln's Birthday Holiday
February 16, 2015 - President's Day Holiday
March 30-April 3, 2015 - Spring Break Holiday
April 6, 2015 - Non-Instructional Day
May 25, 2015 - Memorial Day Holiday
June 11, 2015 - Last Student Day

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