YVHS WARRIOR NEWSLETTER
Friday, February 19th, 2021
- Week of 2/22 is "B WEEK"- Wednesday, 02/24 ( Periods 2, 4, 6)
- YVHS Virtual Open House is scheduled for March 4th, 2021. More information to come soon!
- ELPAC Testing February 22nd- March 5th, 2021 (ONLY Students enrolled in any ELD or ELALD class will be taking this test and have been notified through their MDUSD.net email and via ParentSquare)
- FAFSA The FAFSA for the 2020-21 school year is due June 30, 2021. Click on the link for more deadline information. https://studentaid.gov/apply-for-aid/fafsa/fafsa-deadlines
- March 19 - End of 3rd Quarter
- April 2 - Cesar Chavez Day
- April 5-9 - Spring Recess
YVHS Library News from Ms. Amy Kumar!
Celebrating Black History Month
Here is a list of added books and resource links on our library website: https://sites.google.com/mdusd.net/yvhs-library/home --All of the titles are ones that we have in the library, users just click on the covers for access.
In terms of non-book resources, this is a collection of resources through our library: https://collections.follettsoftware.com/collection/60133b79ff162e00126cf152
Black History Month Activities are co-sponsored by the Umoja Program, Children's Center Lab, ECE Department, English Department, Equity Speaker Series, Library, and Student Services.
YVHS and Community News
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Practice pods forming for the next wave of sports to reopen: Baseball, girls LAX, softball, girls tennis, track & field. Also not too late to join teams currently in season: cross country, golf and swimming. Information and registration at http://yvhsathletics.com
Here are a few organizations specialize in this area of immigration law and can answer these questions regarding DACA or other immigration services. We suggest or recommend that parents/guardians participate in any of these conversations you are having as you work on determining your eligibility.
Here a couple of resources for support to help you with the DACA process:
- Catholic Charities of East Bay - https://www.cceb.org/immigration-legal-services/
- Immigration Institute of the Bay Area https://iibayarea.org.
- Jewish Family & Community Services East Bay (JFCS East Bay)- http://www.jfcs-eastbay.or
- East Bay Community Law Center http://www.ebclc.org
East Bay Sanctuary Covenant- http://eastbaysanctuary.org
JANUARY 2021 EXECUTIVE ACTION PROPOSALS FOR THE BIDEN ADMINISTRATION TO PROTECT DACA RECIPIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES https://www.ilrc.org/sites/default/files/resources/executive_action_proposals_for_the_biden_administration_to_protect_daca_recipients_and_their_families.pdf
Class of 2021
- Cal State Eart Bay is still accepting applications, DEADLINE is March 2nd! Click HERE for more information.
- Hispanic Scholarship Fund Click HERE for more information. The deadline is February 15th!
- Diplomas/ Certificates of Completion - We are asking our Seniors to please check if their names are spelled correctly on AERIES. If any changes need to be made, please bring your birth certificate/ passport to the Registrar ASAP before they order the diplomas. Office hours are from 7:30 am- 3:30 pm.
- LIFETOUCH Senior Portrait retakes will be in February. The dates are as follows:
February 8-11 from 3-6 pm in the MU
February 18-19 from 3-6 pm in the MUIf you have not contacted Lifetouch for an appointment, please do by confirming at prestigeportraits.com
Juniors Class or 2022
Junior College Night
Tuesday, March 23 6 – 7 p.m. PDT Register Juniors, this is the event for you! Hear from both college admission counselors and high school guidance counselors about steps you can take to prepare for your future after high school. You still have plenty of time, so no need to get too overwhelmed yet! We'll walk you through a few easy things you can do to get in the mindset for college and how you can begin researching different colleges remotely. We have plenty of tips to share from our years of experience, so feel free to bring friends or family members who are interested.
SAT/ACT information for Fall 2022 Admissions to CSU's
Here is the SAT/ACT information for Fall 2022 admissions to California State Universities.
Sophomores Class of 2023
Sophomore College Night
Tuesday, March 16 6 – 7 p.m. PDT Register Sophomores, this is the event for you! Hear from both college admission counselors and high school guidance counselors about steps you can take to prepare for your future after high school. You still have plenty of time, so no need to get too overwhelmed yet! We'll walk you through a few easy things you can do to get in the mindset for college and how you can begin researching different colleges remotely. We have plenty of tips to share from our years of experience, so feel free to bring friends or family members who are interested.
YVHS Education Academy Now Accepting Applications for 2021-2022 School Year!
There are many excellent academic programs at YV to choose from, including the Engineering Pathway, International Baccalaureate, the Health Academy, and the Education Academy. If choosing to apply to one of these programs, students and their parents/guardians must choose the program that feels like the right fit for the student!
The YVHS Education Academy is a three-year program, starting sophomore year, that prepares students for careers in multiple fields, including education, counseling, psychology, pediatrics, and much more! We place a special focus on helping students to navigate a successful high school career while exploring college and career options, and moving forward with a growth mindset! We are a tight-knit community of teachers and students (classes are clustered within the Academy for at least four of six courses each year in the program), and we offer special opportunities to our students such as field trips, a mentorship, an internship, leadership opportunities, and more!
If the Education Academy feels like the right fit for you, please complete an application here:
If you still need more info about our program, please use the following resources below:
View a YouTube video highlighting our program HERE!
Visit our Education Academy Website HERE!
Join the YVHS Health Science Academy
Join a program that will prepare you for a career in healthcare!
The Health Academy is a 3 year program with 3-4 required courses each year.
We offer field trips, volunteering, internships, scholarships and college prep courses.
The Health Science Academy is recognized by the California Department of Education as a Distinguished Academy.
The YVHS Health Academy offers exclusive opportunities like field trips, volunteering, internships, conferences, guest speakers, and membership to HOSA - Future Health Professionals.
Whether it's becoming an EMT, Pediatrician, Psychologist, Doctor, Nurse Anesthetist, Medical Assistant, IT Manager, Biomedical Engineer, Physical Therapist, Dental Assistant, Marketing Director, Lawyer, Human Resources Specialist, Personal Trainer, Public Health Educator, Immunologist-- there is a career for everyone in healthcare!
For more information, contact Ms. Shannon Carr firstname.lastname@example.org
Educational Talent Search -ETS
ETS Is currently recruiting students.
Featured services: 24/7 Online Tutoring App for Math/Science/English, guaranteed to increase grade! OnTrack - E-Learning short videos regarding college and career information. Use these tools as extra credit! Questions? Contact Ms. Andrea Bell at 415-562-7146 cell / email@example.com
Book an appointment here: https://calendly.com/dvcets-msandrea
Click on the ETS button below for more information.
El Aprendizaje Social y Emocional: Una Presentación en Español
( Próximo lunes, Febrero 22, 2021, de 6 a 7 p.m.)
El Departamento de Educación de California está organizando un seminario por la red sobre el aprendizaje social y emocional y las formas de apoyar el crecimiento social y emocional de sus hijos durante estos tiempos difíciles. Los participantes tendrán la oportunidad de aprender prácticas de cuidado personal. Habrá útiles para adultos y niños por la señora Lorena Magallanes, una terapeuta que brinda terapia a niños, adolescentes y familias en el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Bonita.
Inscribese para este evento en el sitio web https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0qc-6rpz4qEtdweoReHQ0KUFXslmiFue-q. Para más información sobre esta presentación, favor de contactar a Julia Agostinelli, Consultor de programas educativos, por correo electrónico a JAgostinelli@cde.ca.gov.
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