Skyview High School Newsletter

MAY 2021

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Upcoming Events


  • May 3 Out of District Boundary Exceptions open at 7am
  • May 5 Senior Graduation Meeting
  • May 18-28 AP Testing
  • May 31 Memorial Day (no school)
  • June 3 & 4 Senior Finals (Cohort B)
  • June 7 & 8 Senior Finals (Cohort A)
  • June 10 Seniors Last Day
  • June 14-18 Finals Week for 9th-11th
  • June 15 Graduation
  • June 18 Last Day of School for 9th-11th

ap testing

AP Testing May 18 - 28th


Please check your email the first week of May for more details.


Get your driver's permission form from the 900 wing clerk and return them with a copy of your Driver's ID and Insurance ASAP.


If you have any questions please contact your AP teacher or lynn.eide@vansd.org (Skyview's AP Coordinator)

Out of District Boundary Exceptions

Out of District Boundary Exceptions open May 3rd at 7am. You must start the process at the school district associated with your home address. These MUST be renewed every year.

STUDENT INFORMATION UPDATE

Vancouver Public Schools requires all active families to update and review information on each student. Please click on the following link for full instructions!

English: https://vansd.org/update-your-childs-information/

Spanish: https://vansd.org/update-your-childs-information/#spanish

Russian: https://vansd.org/update-your-childs-information/#russian

Attendance Matters!

Distance Learning requirements for Attendance purposes:


In order for your student NOT to be marked absent for a period -

A- Attend in-person

B- Attend ZOOM class

C- Log on to CANVAS for class that day

D- Connect with the teacher


You can check Skyward Parent Access to see what class is marked Unexcused. When your student is absent -

1. You have 3 days to excuse an absence.

2. To Excuse – Email Skyview.attendance@vansd.org Call attendance line 360-313-4220 or enter through Skyward Family Access

3. Excusable Reasons - Health care appointment, Illness, Family matter, Emergencies, Religious activities, Pre-arrange absence.

4. Inexcusable Reasons – Arrive to class 15 minutes late, Leaving Skyview without checking out.

5. Students who have been to ANY classes during the school day MUST check out before leaving Skyview. Failure to do so will result in an unexcused absence regardless of returning to school with a note.

Book return

The end of the school year is rapidly approaching and many students have library books and textbooks from previous years (and even other schools) still checked out. Please remember we don't actually fine for materials that are overdue; we only fine for materials that are not returned. Please encourage your student to return any textbooks or library books they are no longer using. We accept library/textbooks from any Vancouver Public School and will ensure they get returned to the appropriate school. Materials may be returned to the library if on campus (from 7:00 - 1:15 daily) or they may return to the red return box in the Skyview Main Office that is available during normal office hours (7:00 - 4:00 daily).

Clubs/Activities

2020-2021 Skyview Club Information

Interested in joining a club click here to learn more!

bolt


The final week of BOLT has landed! This event acknowledges the hardships of the past year and highlights what our school community has learned, how we have grown, and what we did to remain strong as we leave behind the storm of the past twelve months. Check out the video (and a link to all of this year's presentations) at https://sites.google.com/student.vansd.org/bolt2021

Episode 3 of our virtual assembly includes:
Speech: Gracen Kaufman
Vocal Performance: Myah Carley
Speech: Mr. Johnson
Original Guitar Performance: Jacob Fjeldos
MC: Leilani Gonzalez

Key Club

Key Club teaches leadership through service.Community service is something we focus on achieving,helping our community in different areas. Currently for volunteering opportunities we have Kiwanis Camp Wa-Ri-Ki, children’s book read aloud,be my eyes, food bank packaging, missing maps and more listed on our key club website. We are looking forward to adding new possible volunteer opportunities as well. As always we are consistently accepting new members. If you want the opportunity to be involved in volunteer opportunities, community involvement, make friends, and develop or show your leadership skills, join Key Club!

smt

SMT Applications are now open for a second round.

Current Skyview students and incoming students are all encouraged to apply to Skyview's Science, Math, and Technology Magnet program. Go to Skyview.VanSD.org and scroll down to the magnet application to get started.

You can get more information about the magnet program at Skyview.VanSD.org/SMT.

Current SMT students are already registered and do not have to re-apply.

Athletics

Skyview Families, We want everyone to know that the "BOSS" has arrived. The Business Office of Skyview Storm now has a twitter account to keep everyone in the know. We will be posting notifications for important information and dates for our sports, clubs, and all activities. Make sure to follow us @BossSkyview
SWIMMING IS HAPPENING! Boys Swimming May 3- June 12. Get Cleared through Family ID ASAP or reach out to Coach Chilcote by email at cameron.chilcote@vansd.org


Skyview's Girls Cross Country teams places 8th at Washington State XC! The team was led by freshman Lauren Amato who ran the 5 kilometer race in 18:53. This time set a new school record for 9th graders and earned her a 7th place finish in the state. Also contributing to the team success were Phoebe Abbruzzese (captain), Ava Logue, Bianca Perez, Charis Deitemeyer, Brittany Harrell (captain), Grace McNinch and Samantha Williams (captain).

SMT

SMT FAMILIES

SMT Families- Reminder you received an email 4/14 outlining how we are doing Showcase remote this year. A number of students have asked for clarification: SMT students must turn in one project from any one SMT class (that includes research groups). SMT teachers can provide you a template or you can create a poster using the slides you made for your project. The digital poster is due May 14th.


SMT Blast: save the date for a SMT Blast the afternoon of June 5. This will be an outdoor event following all safety policies. We will be sending a detailed invitation later this month. Parent and student volunteers will be needed.

Skyview Parent Groups

2021 seniors

Seniors, around May 4th you'll receive an email with a link to the Senior Exit Survey. It provides extremely important information for graduation and other recognition events this spring. Please take a few minutes to complete this REQUIRED GRADUATION activity.

Senior signs and shirts

There is still time to get your Senior sign! Last day to order is May 14th, so hurry up and get your order in! There are still some small and medium sized t-shirts available also! Have your shirts for pictures! Signs and t-shirts are only $25 each! Order forms can be found at: https://www.skyviewstormseniorparty.com/ SAVE THE DATE! June 9th! Circle of Life Parade! Details coming soon!

Senior final official transcript request

Are you a graduating senior that needs an official transcript sent to a college or university? Skyview High School is now offering electronic transcript requests.

Starting June 1st through June 18th you will be able to complete a CURRENT student request at https://vansdwa.scriborder.com! No envelope or stamp required. You will receive a submission confirmation upon completion of the request.

Submission confirmation must be sent to kelly.newcomb@vansd.org.

Once the submission confirmation is received by Skyview High school, the transcript will be transmitted to the college of your choice.

This request form can’t be used to have transcripts sent to yourself or another third party, this will only be used for graduating senior transcripts being sent to colleges and universities. For all other transcript requests submit below.

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION


Vancouver Public Schools 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 contact any of the following people at 2901 Falk Rd., Vancouver, Washington, 98661, or by writing to them at Vancouver School District, PO Box 8937, Vancouver, Washington 98668-8937 or by calling 360-313-1000: ADA–Kathy Everidge (kathy.everidge@vansd.org); Title VII, 504–Steve Vance (steve.vance@vansd.org); IDEA–Daniel Bettis (daniel.bettis@vansd.org); Affirmative Action-Janell Ephraim (Janell.ephraim@vansd.org) Title IX–Kathy Everidge (kathy.everidge@vansd.org); Title IX Elementary–Debra Hale (debra.hale@vansd.org); Title IX Secondary–Jim Gray (james.gray@vansd.org); Athletic Equity–Jim Gray (james.gray@vansd.org). 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.

Skyview High School

The mission of Skyview High School is to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to be college-, career- and life-ready. By providing an innovative educational environment, students are authentically engaged in powerful learning opportunities through meaningful work and real-life research projects.