Rancho Roundup - Week 5

September 16, 2022

Dr. V's Message

Congratulations September Rising Star - Nicole Singer!

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Start Smart & Student Parking - Saturday Session Added!

Saturday, September 24, 2022 from 10:00am to 12:00pm in the PAC at RBV.

We have had a tremendous success in attendance with over 100 in attendance with our first two sessions.

Remember we have two sessions left to complete our Start Smart in order to purchase a student parking permit at RBV. Otherwise the next session will be in November.

Tuesday, September 20 and Saturday, September 24, 2022.

Students and their parents will be required to attend a free Start Smart driving safety class. More information and registration info can be found here.

All students may park in the lot until September 21st without a permit. After that date, a citation may be issued for students without a permit.

Senior Events

Class of 2023! Our Senior Class Advisor Mrs. Vidaurri and ASB students are planning some great events for our Longhorns. We want to ensure that all seniors who want to attend the Homecoming Dance are able to purchase a ticket.

Please make sure to work with your Assistant Principal to ensure your Senior Contract is submitted to participate in our events. They are:

Assistant Principal by Students Last Name

  1. Elsie Aguirre-Simpson, Assistant Principal - A-Fa
  2. David Sosa, Assistant Principal - Fe-L
  3. Tom Berger, Assistant Principal - M-Re
  4. Sam Eshelman, Assistant Principal - Ri-Z

Back to School Night - SUCCESS

Thank you RBV Community for showing up and supporting us! We cannot do this alone. We need your continued participation and future attendance to our events. Look out for more information for you to participate!


Off Campus Lunch Stickers

To apply for an off campus lunch sticker, please complete the Google Form application and have your parents or guardians sign the permission slip. Both of these can be found on the front page of the RBV website. You may also pick up a copy of the permission slip in the front office. Lunch stickers are distributed after school in the front office.

Off Campus Passes (No 1st, 5th, or 6th Period)

Starting Monday, students may pick up a 'No 1st, 5th, or 6th' period sticker in the Attendance Office. Please present a schedule and a student ID in order to obtain a sticker. These stickers will be needed in order to leave campus.


The Longhorn Library is open beginning Tuesday September 6!

Hours are Monday - Friday 8:00-5:30.

Stop by and check out a great book to read. Problems with your Chromebook? We can help.

Spend time in a great space before school, lunch or after school. Tutoring available in all subjects after school.

We look forward to seeing you!

Mrs. Mathias, Librarian and Mrs. Mahoney, Library Technician

Attendance Office

Please be aware the Attendance Office cannot interrupt class to deliver items that are brought into school. Parents may choose to leave small items such as homework, books/binders, PE clothes, lunch, etc. on the table for students to pick up during passing periods, break, or lunch. NO money. No large, heavy, bulky items. No football gear and No cell phones will be accepted. Balloons and flowers will be sent home

Please plan ahead and call the attendance office when picking your student/s up early. Students will only be called out of class once the parent, legal guardian have their identification checked.

Attendance office hours: Monday - Friday 7:30a-4:00p

Attendance email: rbvattendance@vistausd.org

Attendance telephone number: 760-598-0127 or 760-598-0129


2022-23 Schedule Change Procedure

  • Deadline to drop Honors/AP/IB level courses: Friday, September 16, 2022

Students should first see their teacher to discuss the desired schedule change and get a Schedule Change Request Form. Students must then turn in the completed/signed form to their counselor either before or after school, or during lunchtime. Schedule changes are based on space available and not all schedule changes are guaranteed because of scheduling conflicts. Schedule changes are not official until you have spoken to your counselor and received a new schedule.
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Tutoring Schedule at The Ranch

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College & Career Center Upcoming Events

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English and Spanish School Site Council information

School Site Council 22-23
All schools are required to form a School Site Council (SSC) when they receive funding from the state and federal government. California Education Code requires that schools write a plan to describe how state and federal funds money will be spent. A representative group of stakeholders develops this plan and makes decisions on how to spend the money according to the plan. (ED Code 52852)

School Site Council Responsibilities
Become knowledgeable about state and local issues related to assessment, curriculum, and instruction
Assist in developing, monitoring, and evaluating the SPSA
Review meeting operating procedures
Communicate with representative stakeholder groups

Elected Membership
While all meetings are open to the public, we are in need of three elected parents to serve on our SSC. If you would like to run for a position, please email thomasberger@vistausd.org to submit your name and brief biography or statement of intent by Friday, September 16. Your statement should include your connection to RBV and why you would like to serve on SCC; it should be between 100-200 words long. Voting will take place on line between Monday, September 19 to Thursday, September 22. The elected members will be announced on Friday, September 23.

SSC will meet monthly on Tuesdays via Zoom from 3:45pm - 4:45pm.
Sept. 27, 2022, Oct. 11, 2022, Nov. 8, 2022, Dec. 6, 2022
Jan. 17, 2023, Feb. 14, 2023, Mar. 14, 2023, April 11, 2023, May 9, 2023

Consejo Directivo Escolar 22-23
Es requisito que todas las escuelas formen un Consejo Directivo Escolar (SSC) cuando reciben fondos del gobierno estatal y federal. El Código de Educación de California requiere que las escuelas escriban un plan para describir cómo se gastarán los fondos estatales y federales. Un grupo representativo de partes interesadas desarrolla este plan y toma decisiones sobre cómo gastar el dinero de acuerdo con el plan. (Código ED 52852)

Responsabilidades del consejo del sitio escolar
adquirir conocimientos sobre los problemas estatales y locales relacionados con la evaluación, el plan de estudios y la instrucción
asistir en el desarrollo, monitoreo y evaluación del SPSA
analizar los procedimientos operativos de la reunión
comunicarse con grupos representativos de partes interesadas

Socios Electos
Si bien todas las reuniones están abiertas al público, necesitamos tres padres elegidos para servir en nuestro SSC. Si desea postularse para un puesto, envíe un correo electrónico a thomasberger@vistausd.org para enviar su nombre y breve biografía o declaración de intenciones antes del viernes 16 de septiembre. Su declaración debe incluir su conexión con RBV y por qué le gustaría servir en SSC; debe tener entre 100 y 200 palabras. La votación se realizará en línea entre el lunes 19 de septiembre y el jueves 22 de septiembre. Los miembros electos se anunciarán el viernes 23 de septiembre.

SSC se reunirá mensualmente los martes a través de zoom de 3:45pm - 4:45pm.
27 Sept. 2022, 11 Oct. 2022, 8 Nov. 2022, 6 Dec. 2022
17 Enero 2023, 14 Feb. 2023, 14 Mar. 2023, 11 Abril 2023, 9 May 2023

AP and IB Registration Information

Please follow these links for more information related to our AP and IB program.



Senior T-Shirts

RBV Yearbook Info

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RBV Work Permit Information

Suicide Prevention Webinar

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Female Student Athlete of the Week - Nani Carney (Field Hockey)

Emerging leader on and off the field. Was a key player in the JV victory over Mt Carmel with the only 2 goals. JV won 2-0 on the road!

Male Student Athlete of the Week - Connor Underhill (Football)

QB Connor Underhill (playing with a nasty sinus infection) was 12 for 24 for 211 yards and 2 TDs. He now has the record for career TD passes at RBV. Connor also rushed for 70 yards and 1 TD. RBV is now 4-0 for the first time in 29 years! Conner also broke the school career TD passing record and will continue to set the new mark throughout the season.

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Cross Country

Next Meet: Saturday, September 24th - Carlsbad Grit & Grind XC Challenge

Field Hockey (1-2)

Last Game: 5-0 Loss to Fallbrook

Next Game: Thursday, September 22nd, 6:30pm at La Jolla

Football (4-0)

Last Game: 42-14 Win over El Capitan

Next Game: Friday, September 16th, 7pm vs. Escondido

Girls Golf (0-9)

Last match: Loss to Mission Hills

Next match: Thursday, September 22nd, 4pm vs. Mission Vista

Girls Varsity Tennis (2-5)

Last Match: 13-5 Win over El Camino

Next Match: Tuesday, September 20th, 3:30pm vs. Oceanside

Girls Volleyball (3-6)

Last Game: 3-1 Loss to Mt. Carmel

Next Game: Friday, September 16th, at Poway

Boys Water Polo (2-2)

Last Game: 13-3 Loss to Canyon Hills

Next Game: Monday, September 19th, 4:30pm at Mt. Miguel

Purchase RBV Spirit Wear Here!

Purchase RBV Tickets HERE!

Athletic Ticketing Info

RBV Fans, please be aware of the following policies for RBV sporting events:

  1. Students below high school MUST be accompanied by an adult. Students without an adult will not be allowed to enter the game.
  2. There is no re-entry into athletic contests at RBV. Please plan accordingly.

Live Streaming of RBV Athletic Events

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Tutoring at The Ranch

Our first grading period is fast approaching! Longhorns please reach out to your teachers!