Hood River Valley High School

Information Bulletin for October 2015

Up Coming Dates

One-hour late start: October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2, 9, 16, 30


Homecoming Week: October 4 - 10 (click this link for information)


PSAT Day: October 14 (More information below)


Hispanic Parent Night: October 26


Senior Pictures due: October 30 (More information below)



College Info Night: November 4 (More information below)


End of the 1st quarter: November 5


No school: November 6, 11, 23-27


First day of Winter Sports: November 16

SAT and PSAT testing

PSAT is Wednesday, October 14th from 8:20am to 12:00 p.m. at HRVHS.

Sophomores and Juniors will take the test. Parents, please do not schedule appointments during the morning for Sophomores and Juniors.

Seniors have options for the day. Including college visits to MHCC and PCC. There will be no regularly scheduled senior classes that day.

Freshmen will have a special morning schedule.


Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors will attend all 4 of their A-day classes in the afternoon.




The SAT will be offered in Hood River on Saturday, November 7th at the CGCC-Indian Creek campus. The deadline to register for the test is October 8th. Seniors planning to attend a four year college are encouraged to take this test. Fee waivers for qualifying students are available in the Guidance Office.


El PSAT se llevará a cabo el miércoles, 14 de octubre de 8:20 am a 12:00 pm en HRVHS.

Los de los grado 10 y 11 tomarán la prueba. Padres, por favor, no programen citas durante la mañana para sus estudiantes de los grados 10 y 11.

Los “Seniors” tendrán opciones para el día. Incluye visitas a la universidad a MHCC y PCC. No habrá ningún horario regular de clases para los “Seniors” ese día.

Estudiantes del grado 9 tendrán un horario especial durante la mañana.


Los estudiantes de los grados 9, 10 y 11 asistirán a sus 4 clases del día por la tarde.




El SAT se ofrecerá en Hood River, el sábado 7 de noviembre en el campus de CGCC-Indian Creek. La fecha límite para registrarse para el examen es el 8 de octubre. Se anima a los “Seniors” que planean asistir a una universidad de cuatro años para tomar esta prueba. Exenciones de pago para los estudiantes que califican están disponibles en la Oficina de Orientación.

Grief Group

Ayme Hooper, a Guidance Counselor here at HRVHS and Emily Vawter, a Counselor with Providence Hospice of the Gorge are offering a group for students affected by the death of a loved one. The group will begin on October 15 and run through January 21, 2016. The stages of grief, common reactions to loss and moving forward are among topics covered. Please contact Ayme Hooper at 541-386-2770 or ayme.hooper@hoodriver.k12.or.us for more information.

Picture Re-takes

October 27, Tuesday, 7:30 to Noon

In the Theatre Hall

Have your student pick up a retake order envelope in the main office before October 27. If your student did not get an ASB card, please make sure to have them get their picture taken even if you are not purchasing photos.

Senior Photos are due Friday, October 30

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Musical: Grease

October 30, 31, November 6, 7, 13,14 -- 7 p.m.

Matinee November 8 -- 2 p.m.


Students/Seniors $5, Adults $8

Advance tickets at Wacoma Bookstore

Library Information

LIBRARY HOURS: Mon – Fri 7:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m

HRVHS -LIBRARY – check the student resource links

We’re part of a library consortium with 77 libraries –

Books delivered twice a week –

Stop in and check out our resources

The library is here for all of you and your education

Summit Career Center

Field Trips to Colleges:

Field Trips – Available Sign-Up Sheets on the yellow filing cabinets in the breeze way.


Oct 14th- Senior Field Trip to MHCC, Portland Community College

Nov 20th - Portland State Univ – Bridges Program



Colleges Visit HRVHS:
Students are welcome to visit with representatives by obtaining a permission slip in the SUMMIT Career Center or signing up on Naviance prior to the time of the college visitation. Other college visitation dates will be announced as they are scheduled. Look for updates on the calendar on our HRVHS website under SUMMIT.


Sept 30th - Eastern Oregon Univ 11:30am

Oct 5th - Pacific Univ 11:30am and Northwest Christian College 12:30pm

Oct 6th - Washington State 11:30am

Oct 7th - Oregon State CAMP Program 11:30am and Oregon State Univ 1:30pm

Oct 20th - Corban 11:30am

Oct 21st- Univ of Utah 11:30am

Oct 28th - Whitworth 11:30am

Oct 28th - Montana State 1:15pm

Oct 30th - Univ of Hawaii 9:30am

"Oregon Promise" for Community Colleges

College Night and College Fair - Wednesday, November 4

This evening is designed to help parents and students navigate the college admission process. It will start with a college fair in HRV Commons. The following colleges will have admission representatives and information available from 6:00 – 6:30: Eastern Oregon University, George Fox University, Oregon State University, Pacific University, Portland State University, University of Oregon, University of Portland, Western Oregon University, Columbia Gorge Community College, Central Oregon Community College, Willamette University, Warner Pacific, Linfield, Seattle University, and Mt. Hood Community College. At 6:30, admission representatives will be presenting specific information about their campus and programs, HRV Counselors and ASPIRE Coordinator will be presenting workshops dealing with the specific application process at all types of post-secondary schools along with information about scholarships and the financial aid process. This information will be presented in Spanish as well. This evening is directed primarily at juniors and seniors but all are welcome. Hope you will join us!