IVES/GJSHS Weekly Newsletter

Week of May 20-24, 2019

School in session on Friday, May 24

Because of the school closure we had in February, all PUSD schools will be in session on Friday, May 24th. No school on Monday, May 27, in recognition of Memorial Day.

Summer Apollo Registration

Are you interested in your elementary-age child participating in our Apollo summer program? Applications are available now through May 31 in the IVES office or by using the link below. Please submit applications to the IVES office.


2019-2020 Apollo Registration

Applications for our Apollo after school program for the 2019-2020 school year will begin June 3. We will continue accepting applications through June 14. Applications will be available June 3 in the IVES office or you may use the link below to print an application.



Students in grades 3-8, and 11 will continue to participate in state testing during the week of May 20-24. All testing will take place first thing in the morning. Please make sure your child has plenty of rest during these weeks and arrives at school on time with a healthy breakfast. Remember our cafeteria serves all students breakfast from 7:50-8:20 am.
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Senior Project Presentations this week

Our seniors and juniors will be presenting their senior projects on Thursday, May 23 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
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Spring Sports Awards Night

The Spring Sports Awards Night will be Tuesday, May 28, at 6:00 p.m. in the cafeteria.


Last week, both our softball and baseball teams hosted the first round of playoffs. Thank you to Emma and Nick Hampton who sang our National Anthem.


Our Girls' Softball team finished the season 20-7 overall and 6-1 in league which put them in second place for league. They won their first playoff game against Tulelake, but lost in the second round to Fall River. Congratulations to our girls and Coach Heard for an awesome season! More stats can be found on our website http://ghs.pcoe.k12.ca.us/. Go to Athletics and Activities. Then go to Athletic Teams for updated information.

Boys' Baseball

Our Boys' Baseball team finished the season 14-3 overall and 6-1 in league which put us as Evergreen League Co-Champions with ACA! This is our first League Championship since 2002! The boys lost in the first round of playoffs against Loyalton. More stats can be found on our website http://ghs.pcoe.k12.ca.us/. Go to Athletics and Activities. Then go to Athletic Teams for updated information.
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Lost Sierra Composite Mountain Bike Club

Students in Plumas County have the opportunity to join the Lost Sierra Composite Mountain Bike Club. Dana Ludington at QJSHS is the coach. She can be contacted at dludington@pcoe.k12.ca.us. For more information watch the video below!
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Staff Feature

This week's staff feature is Mrs. Martha Vaughn. Martha has been an employee of PUSD for 24 years. She has had numerous jobs in a variety of areas over those years, including transportation, Apollo, Opportunity, cafeteria, Title VI, and Special Education. Martha primarily works as a Special Education paraeducator, but she also works with our Native American students through the Title VI program. Martha also supports our Apollo program by serving supper each afternoon. Martha has lived in Greenville 29 years and her children attended Greenville schools. Martha is a an invaluable asset to our students and staff at IVES. We are so grateful for all she does!

Community Resources

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Summer Camp Opportunities

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Driver's Ed

PUSD has a new way for students to complete Driver's Education. Please view the link for more information. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwU2eDjWlrhsWmpFRjBZa0JaMFN0bktiUUFHQkJJdXVaOEZR/view?usp=sharing


Send your Box Tops in with students or drop them by the IVES office. The money we receive from the Box Tops goes right back into the classrooms! Thank you for your assistance!

Interested in joining our PUSD/PCOE Team? We're Hiring!


GHS Upward Bound Lunch Meeting

Tuesday, May 21st, 12:30pm

GHS Library

GJSHS Friday Night Live! Lunch Meeting--On Thursdays!

Thursday, May 23rd, 1pm

GJSHS Room 109

DnD Club Meeting

Friday, May 24th, 3:30-5:30pm

GJSHS Library

IVES Parents' Club Meeting

Monday, June 3rd, 6pm

IVES Library

IVES/GJSHS School Site Council Meeting

Tuesday, June 4th, 3pm

IVES Library

The IVES/GJSHS School Site Council meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 3:00 p.m. in the IVES library. The School Site Council is composed of 3 teachers, 1 classified staff member, 4 parents, 1 student, and the principal. All meetings are open to the public.

Below are links to the School Site Council Pages on our websites which include the Single Plan for Student Achievement for each site and the agenda for our next meeting.



GJSHS Pops Concert

Thursday, June 6th, 6:30pm


You don't want to miss this annual performance by our Jr. High and High School Bands! All the proceeds from this fundraiser benefit the music program.

GJSHS Boosters Club Meeting

Monday, June 10th, 6pm

GJSHS Library

About Us

Indian Valley Elementary School and Greenville Junior/Senior High School are in beautiful western Plumas County. We serve the students of Indian Valley, which includes the communities of Greenville, Crescent Mills, Taylorsville, and Canyon Dam. We are essentially a K-12 school since we are located on one large campus where we share several facilities.