Hudson's Bay Newsletter

December 2018

Administration


Val Seeley, Principal

Joe Accuardi-Gilliam, Associate Principal

Mike Meskel, Associate Principal

Patrice Woods, Associate Principal/A.D.

Paul Beckel, Dean of Students

Theo Mikaele, PBIS Coach

Counselors

Megan Fullbright - A - EQ

Kara Hecker - ER - LAM

Lissa Potter - LAN - RE

Ray Lions - RF - Z

Elizabeth Mikaele - Lieser Campus & Success Academy

Main Office Hours

Main Office hours are:

6:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


School year Business Office hours are:

6:30 a.m - 2:30 p.m.

"The Bay Way"

Our Mission

The mission of Hudson's Bay High School is to create lifelong learners and responsible, compassionate, literate citizens by melding the resources of students, staff, parents, and community.

Our Traits of Focus

Our Bay community developed five traits that align with our mission statement that we believe students and staff should strive to exhibit. We teach, recognize, and value the following:

Community

Ownership

Critical Thinking

Perseverance

Empathy


All members of the school community- from staff to students - strive to exhibit the Bay Way Traits of Focus - Community, Ownership, Critical Thinking, Perseverance, and Empathy. Staff and students strive to exhibit these traits at Bay because doing so improves our school culture, the health and happiness of all members of the school community, and benefits students in both academic and non-academic ways.

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VPS 1:1 Technology

Click here for the Responsible Use and Safety Agreement.

VPS 1:1 Technology

Responsible Use and Safety Agreement

The use of a district issued computing device and all accounts for the related services and applications are solely for educational purposes and users have no expectation of privacy because the district has a right to monitor, inspect, copy, review, and store information transmitted or received, at any time, without prior notice. If information is collected that indicates activity outside of the acceptable use, that information will be reviewed with the student and/or parent/guardian during normal school business hours.


IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTE: Information obtained by school district officials, after school business hours, suggesting or indicating imminent danger to a person(s) will initiate a 911 report upon receiving that information. Building administration will contact the parents/guardians on the next school business day regarding the matter.

Vancouver School District is hiring!

Join the VPS team! We are currently seeking substitute and permanent applicants for Paraeducator, Bus Driver, Nutrition Services, and Custodial. To view a complete job posting and apply, visit the district website; https://vansd.org and select VPS Jobs. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview.


If you need assistance, please contact the Human Resources Department (hrdesk@vansd.org or 360-313-1080).

School messages will now reach more families

VPS is always looking for ways to improve communication with all of our families including families with students who have multiple residences. In response to parent requests, these families now will receive auto calls and emails from their school. The following criteria must be in place:


  • The family must be listed as the “second” family on the school registration form.

  • The family must also be signed up for the district’s online Parent Access.


At this time, attendance messages will continue to go to the parent who has listed their phone number and email as the primary contact. Parents who do not wish to receive school messages can opt out from receiving emails and calls.


Instructions to opt out:

  • Opting out of auto calls: Call 855-502-7867 from the phone number that is receiving the phone calls you wish to stop.

  • Opting out of emails: Parents can click on the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the email to stop receiving emails.


Questions? Please call our school office at #360.313.4400

Los mensajes de la escuela les llegarán ahora a más familias

El Distrito Escolar “Vancouver Public Schools” (VPS, por sus siglas en inglés) siempre está buscando formas de mejorar la comunicación con todas nuestras familias, incluyendo a las familias con estudiantes que tienen residencias múltiples. En respuesta a las solicitudes de los padres, estas familias ahora recibirán llamadas automatizadas y correos electrónicos de su escuela. Los siguientes criterios deberán darse:

  • La familia debe aparecer como “segunda” familia en la forma de inscripción de la escuela.

  • La familia también debe estar inscrita en el Acceso de Padres en línea del distrito. (“Parent Access”)

En este momento, los mensajes de asistencia seguirán siendo enviados al padre que haya anotado su número de teléfono y correo electrónico como contacto principal.

Los padres que no deseen recibir mensajes de la escuela pueden optar por no recibir correos electrónicos y llamadas.

Instrucciones para optar por no recibir correos electrónicos o llamadas:

  • Para no recibir llamadas automatizadas: llame al 855-502-7867 desde el número de teléfono en el que recibe las llamadas telefónicas que no desea recibir.

  • Optar por no recibir correos electrónicos: los padres pueden hacer clic en el enlace "cancelar suscripción" en la parte inferior del correo electrónico para dejar de recibir correos electrónicos.

¿Tiene preguntas? Por favor llame a la oficina de la escuela al 360-313-4400

Сообщения из школ теперь будут доходить до большего числа семей

Ванкуверские государственные школы (VPS) всегда ищут дополнительные пути улучшения поддержания контакта с семьями всех наших учеников, включая те случаи, когда учащиеся проживают не только в одной семье. По просьбам родителей эти семьи теперь будут получать из своих школ автоматизированные звонки и электронные письма. (email). Для этого должны быть выполнены следующие условия:


  • «Вторая» семья, желающая получать сообщения, должна быть указана в разделе «Non-custodial parent» на регистрационной форме.

  • Семья должна быть также зарегистрирована для получения информации онлайн по программе района, которая называется «Доступ для родителей - Parent Access».

В настоящее время сообщения о посещаемости и пропусках, по-прежнему, будут поступать на номер телефона и электронную почту родителя, который на регистрационной форме указан как основное лицо для контакта.

Родители, которые не хотят получать сообщения из школы, могут отказаться от получения электронных писем и звонков.

Инструкции для отказа от получения информации:


  • Отказ от автоматизированных звонков: Наберите 855-502-7867 с телефона, по которому вы получаете звонки, поступление которых вы хотели бы остановить.

  • Отказ от получения электронных писем: для того чтобы остановить получение электронных писем, родители должны щелкнуть на слово «unsubscribe» в нижней части электронного письма.

Вопросы? Звоните в школьный офис по телефону 360-313-4400

Family Communication Change information in Chuukese

Iká pwe ke mochen epwe wor emén epwe ánea ngonuk masowen ei taropwe nón fóósun fénúomw ren ómw kopwe weweiti,
en mei tongeni kéri Juanita Yasu, 360-771-5343.

Prevention and Intervention Specialist

Did you know that 1 in 5 Washington 10th graders reported using marijuana in the past 30 days? Marijuana can change the way a teen’s mind and body perform, affecting memory, learning, mood, motivation, coordination, and judgment. However, there are ways you can help prevent teens from using marijuana. Research shows adults are the number one influence in teens’ lives, especially when it comes to making healthy decisions like not to use marijuana. Teens watch and listen to the adults they know and respect. When influential adults are present and engaged, teens are happier, healthier, and make better choices.


To learn more about the risks and consequences of using marijuana, and tips on how to talk about it with the teens in your life, visit StarttTalkingNow.org or Tina Johnson, Prevention and Intervention Specialist at Hudson’s Bay High Schooltina.johnson@vansd.org or 360-313-4431

Student Welfare and Attendance

Vancouver School District’s goal is to ensure that students attend 90% or more of the school year. With that, we hope to reduce the rates of chronic absenteeism to a minimum. What is chronic absenteeism? Chronic absenteeism is defined as instances where a student is absent for more than 10% of instruction time in a school year or missing about 2 days per month.

Work Based Learning Credit for Students Who Are Working

Dear Parents and Students,

If a student is 16 years of age and is working at a job as an actual employee, he/she can get Work Based Learning Credit for their on-the-job work hours. 180 hours of verified work experience gets the student a .5 credit which can be applied to any Elective or Occupational Ed. Credit that the student needs for graduation. Students may earn up to 2.0 credits of Work Based Learning each year if they are putting in the work hours. Every .5 credit earned is listed on the student’s transcript and graded as an A. This will help the students G.P.A. as well. Please see Mr. Griffiths in office 318 for the forms.

USE OF CELL PHONES BY STUDENTS:

Possession of a cell phone by a student on school district property is a privilege which may be revoked if the student does not follow this district policy:

During classroom and instructional time, the cellular telephone must be “OFF & AWAY”. Text messaging is NOT allowed during classroom or instructional time. If a student uses his/her phone during instructional time and a staff member asks for it to be handed over to him/her, the student must relinquish the phone immediately or will be disciplined for failure to cooperate.



ANY STUDENT WHO POSSESSES A CELL PHONE ASSUMES RESPONSIBILITY FOR ITS CARE. AT NO TIME IS THE DISTRICT RESPONSIBLE FOR PREVENTING THEFT, LOSS OR DAMAGE TO A CELL PHONE OR ANY ELECTRONIC DEVISE BROUGHT ONTO ITS PROPERTY OR TAKEN TO AN OFF CAMPUS SCHOOL SPONSORED EVENT.


Family - ID click here

When you register though the program it keeps track of your information in your FamilyID profile. You enter your information only once for each family member. You may then access your profile to register for future sports and activities.

SPORTS SCHEDULES AND CONTACT INFORMATION

WINTER


Basketball (Girls/Boys)

November 12 – March 2

michael.rainville@vansd.org (girls)

theo.mikaele@vansd.org (boys)



Dance

November 12 – March 23

megrezai@gmail.com



Cheer (competitive season)

October 29 – January 26

trisha.horenstein-sipaia@vansd.org



Bowling (Girls)

October 29 – February 2

pamela.laughlin@vansd.org

carla.soha@vansd.org



Gymnastics

November 5 – February 16

judy.cunningham@vansd.org



Swimming/Dive (Boys)

November 12 – February 16

cayenne.yarnell@vansd.org



Wrestling

November 12 – February 16

(Chad) chadwick.ortiz@vansd.org

SPRING


Baseball

February 25 – May 25

rick.skinner@vansd.org


Golf (Girls)

February 25 – May 22

cayenne.yarnell@vansd.org



Soccer (Boys)

February 25 – May 25

zachary.contreras@vansd.org



Softball - Fastpitch

February 25 – May 25

tony.christensen@vansd.org

Baysoftball@q.com



Tennis (Girls)

February 25 – May 25

bronson.castellano@vansd.org



Track and Field (Girls/Boys)

February 25 – May 25

tom.petersen@vansd.org (boys)

phoebe.miletich@vansd.org (girls)

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Hudson's Bay Foundation Meeting

The Hudson's Bay Foundation will be having a meeting on December 18, 2018 @ 5:30 in Room 601. Please join us!

WHAT IS HBF?

The Hudson’s Bay Foundation (HBF) is a 501.3c non-profit school-wide Booster Club for Hudson’s Bay High School that was formed in February of 2010. HBF’s Mission is to ‘benefit the students of HBHS’, through various fundraising efforts and a unique Grant process. HBF’s Board is composed of parent volunteers, alumni, and retired faculty, coaches and administrators, all serving with the goal of assisting the students at Hudson’s Bay.


Donations come from HB alumni as part of our “Soaring Eagles” competition, and can be earmarked for specific purposes if the donor so desires. A receipt with the HBF tax I.D. number will be provided. Businesses contribute by sponsoring components of our fundraisers and by purchasing advertising for athletics. Two major fundraisers are held each year to generate funds to donate to academic, activities and athletic programs in the high school through the HBF Grants process.


Fundraisers:


  • August Golf Tournament at LakeView Par 3
  • March Madness – Silent Auction, buffet, Texas Hold’em, Bunco, paddle raise



Alumni donations to date total over $90,000. Over the 8 years of this group’s existence, more than $120,000 has been given to a wide range of athletic, activity and academic programs, including assistance with payment of ASB and athletic fees which can prevent low income students from participating fully in all high school has to offer.


Please join us in our efforts to help the Hudson’s Bay Students!


For more information and a detailed list of the Soaring Eagles alumni donations

and Grants given to HBHS programs over the years, go to


www.hudsonsbayfoundation.org

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Click here for VPS Sexual Harassment--Between Students

Sexual Harassment--Between Students information from VPS Regulation 5161

Click here for VPS Nondiscrimination

Nondiscrimination information from VPS Regulation 5119

Vancouver Public Schools Non Discrimination Statement


Vancouver School District is an Equal Opportunity District in education programs, activities, services, and employment. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, including gender expression or identity, age, families with children, honorably discharged veteran or military status, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal.


The district provides equal access to the Boy Scouts of America and other designated youth groups. The district complies with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 402 of the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Act of 1974, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, Older Worker Protection Act, and all other state, federal, and local equal opportunity laws. You may also contact any of the following people by writing to them at:


Vancouver School District, PO Box 8937, Vancouver, Washington 98668-8937 or by calling 360-313-1000.


ADA Kathy Everidge; Title VII, 504 Kym Tyelyn-Carlson; IDEA Daniel Bettis; Affirmative Action Kathy Everidge; Title IX Elementary Debra Hale, Doug Hood; Title IX Secondary Chris Olsen, Doug Hood; Athletic Equity Albert Alcantar.

This notification can be provided in the appropriate language for communities of national origin and minority persons with limited English language skills by contacting 360-313-1250

Уведомление об отсутствии дискриминации

Ванкуверский школьный район (VSD) является районом, предоставляющим равные возможности в области программ по образованию, различных видов занятий и деятельности, получения услуг и трудоустройства. Наш школьный район не дискриминирует на основании расы, убеждений, цвета кожи, религии, пола, национального происхождения, семейного положения, сексуальной ориентации, включая половое самовыражение и самовосприятие, возраста, наличия детей в семье, категории демобилизованных с честью ветеранов или военного статуса, наличия какой-либо сенсорной, психической или физической инвалидности, или использования дрессированных собак- поводырей или других животных, помогающих инвалидам. Наш район предоставляет равные возможности для вступления в организацию бойскаутов (Boy Scouts) Америки и в другие специализированные юношеские организации. Наш район также соблюдает Раздел 504 Акта о Реабилитации от 1973 г., Раздел IX Поправок к Закону об образовании (Title IX of the Education Amendments) от 1972 года, Раздел 402 Акта о Помощи ветеранам вьетнамского периода от 1974 г., Акт об американцах-инвалидах от 1990 г., Акт о Гражданских правах от 1964 г., Акт о Дискриминации по возрасту при трудоустройстве, Акт о Защите работников старшего возраста, также, как и все другие штатные, федеральные и местные законы о равных возможностях. Вы можете также обратиться в письменной форме к следующим сотрудникам Ванкуверских государственных школ по адресу PO Box 8937, Vancouver, Washington 98668-8937 или по телефону 360-313-1000: ADA – Kathy Everidge; Title VII, 504 – Kym Tyelyn-Carlson; IDEA – Daniel Bettis, Affirmative Action (Предоставление преимущественных прав) – Kathy Everidge; Title IX для начальных школ – Debra Hale и Doug Hood; Title IX для средних и старших школ – Chris Olsen и Doug Hood; Равный доступ к спортивным программам (Athletic Equity) – Albert Alcantar. Это уведомление может быть предоставлено на соответствующем языке лицам других национальностей и представителям национальных меньшинств, имеющим ограниченные навыки владения английским, для этого следует позвонить по телефону 360-313-1250.

Notificación de No Discriminación

El Distrito Escolar “Vancouver Public Schools” es un distrito que ofrece igualdad de oportunidades en sus programas educativos, actividades, servicios y en el empleo. El distrito no discrimina debido a raza, credo, color, religión, sexo, origen nacional, estado civil, orientación sexual, incluyendo expresión o identidad de género, edad, familias con niños, por ser veterano de guerra retirado honorablemente o por estado militar, por la presencia de cualquier discapacidad sea de tipo sensorial, mental o física o por el uso de un perro guía o animal de servicio entrenado. El distrito provee acceso igualitario para los “Boy Scouts of America” y otros grupos juveniles designados. El distrito también cumple con la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación de 1973, Título IX de las Enmiendas Educativas de1972, con la Sección 402 de la Ley de la Readaptación de Veteranos de la Era del Vietnam de 1974, con la Ley de Americanos con Discapacidades de 1990, con la Ley de Derechos Civiles de 1964, con la Ley contra la Discriminación por Edad en el Empleo, con la Ley de Protección de Empleados de Edad Mayor y con todas las otras leyes de igualdad de oportunidades a nivel estatal, federal y local. También puede contactar a las siguientes personas en la oficina administrativa del Distrito Escolar de Vancouver, escribiéndoles a PO Box 8937, Vancouver, WA 98668- 8937 o llamando al 360-313-1000: ADA – Kathy Everidge; Título VII, 504 – Kym Tyelyn-Carlson; IDEA – Daniel Bettis; Ley de Acción Afirmativa – Kathy Everidge; Título IX Primaria, Debra Hale, Doug Hood; Título IX Secundaria, Chris Olsen, Doug Hood; Igualdad en los Deportes, Albert Alcantar. Esta notificación se puede proporcionar en el idioma apropiado para las comunidades de origen nacional y para las personas de grupos minoritarios con conocimientos limitados del idioma inglés, poniéndose en contacto con el 360-313-1250.