E.O. Green Hornet Hive Updates

Green JHS Weekly Bulletin for October 18th, 2021


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Principal's Message

Hello E.O. Green Community,

Thank you for taking the time to read the bulletin with important information for the family and your student. Here are some updates for this coming week:

  • Please be aware that on Monday, October 18, 2021, the office will close at 2:30 for professional development training. I appreciate your understanding. Dismissal is at the regular time, 2:30 pm.

  • Friday, October 22 - Minimum Day for Planning and Collaboration (1:00 pm dismissal)

  • Join us on October 20, 2021, for a presentation titled Pandemic Stress and Impact on Students and Families. Please see the meeting details below.

  • This week, October 21 (Thursday) and October 22 (Friday), we will be doing our hearing and vision screening. This screening is for eighth-grade and SDC students.

  • Parents, please encourage your student to continue accessing Khan Academy and SORA from home. These are excellent online tools for your student to practice math and reading. Your encouragement is appreciated.

  • Parents/guardians and community members, please help us ensure that we follow a safe routine for drop-off and pick-up times. Drop off or pick up your student at the curve, avoid the middle of the street. Please, avoid making “U” turns in front of our school to keep everyone safe.

  • We invite you to participate in the GradNation Parent Presentation on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 6:00 pm. Please, join our amazing counselors during this presentation. For more details, see the flyer below.

Exciting News!!! We will be offering an after-school music club for free for all our students. All interested students in learning to play an instrument like guitar, violin, etc., need to sign up with Mr. Ramos in room 27. He will be the Mariachi advisor. The Hueneme high school Mariachi teachers will be the music instructors. The first day of the music program orientation will be this Wednesday, October 19, 2021. The music program will be on Wednesday, 1:00 - 2:30, and Fridays, 2:30 - 4:30 pm. A complimentary snack will be provided to all participants. The music program is FREE. COME ON WEDNESDAY TO LEARN ABOUT THE MUSIC PROGRAM, MARIACHI. Meet in room 27, Mr. Ramos in 6th grade.

Please let us know if you have any questions. We're here for you.

Irma Melgoza-Vasquez, Principal

Yellow Federal Forms Need to Be Returned!

Yellow Federal Forms were sent home with your student on Friday, October 15th. 7th and 8th graders need to return their signed and completed forms to their 6th period teacher Monday, October 18th or ASAP. 6th graders will return their signed and completed federal forms to their teacher.

COVID Symptom Reminder and Return to School Requirements

Your student SHOULD NOT attend school if they have ANY of the common COVID-19 symptoms.

The current guidance advises staff members and students with symptoms of COVID-19 infection not to return for in-person instruction until they have met CDPH criteria to return to school for those with symptoms:

• No fever in the last 24 hours (without fever-reducing medications); and • Improvement of symptoms; and

A negative COVID-19 PCR test OR note from doctor confirming another underlying medical condition OR note from doctor confirming another diagnosis OR at least 10 days have passed since symptom onset.

NO home tests or antigen tests accepted. Our district testing sites use PCR tests. See below about District COVID testing location days and times.

Mariachi Coming Soon!

Exciting News!!! We will be offering an after-school music club for free for all our students. All students interested in learning to play an instrument like guitar, violin or others need to sign up with Mr. Ramos, the mariachi advisor, in room 27. It will be taught by two of the high school Mariachi teachers. First day of music orientation will be on Wednesday, October 19, 2021. The music program will be on Wednesdays from 1:00 - 2:30 and Fridays from 2:30 - 4:30 pm. A free snack will be provided.

Contact Mr. Ramos (framos@hueneme.org) for more information.

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Green ASB Gives Back

Green's ASB recently participated in a beach clean-up day with Port Hueneme Mayor Steven Gama. Seen above is Mr. Arthur along with several Green Students. Way to Go Hornet ASB!

On Campus Clubs

Your student has many clubs and activities available to them both during school and after school. ASB, Harry Potter Club, PRISM, Theater, Mariachi and many more clubs are starting to begin! Have your student check in the office for specific days and times for clubs.

Students who join school clubs can:

1. Make new friends

2. Find people with similar interests

3. Learn new skills

4. Improve confidence

5. Gain teamwork and leadership experience.

GradNation Seminar: Pandemic Stress and Impact on Students and Families

Learn about what are some of the stressors that students and families are going through due to the pandemic and what can you do to help cope. Learn specific strategies and tips that you can start practicing now!

Presented by Ventura County Behavioral Health

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

5:30 – 6:00 pm – log on to test your computer or phone connection

6:00-6:40 pm – presentation in Spanish

6:45 -7:25 pm – presentation in English

Join Zoom Meeting: https://cdrv-org.zoom.us/j/97830884254

Meeting ID: 978 3088 4254

COVID Testing Sites!

Testing is available to all HESD staff and students ONLY. The testing site is paid through special state grant funds, therefore it is NOT available to the public, including staff and student family members who are not associated with the District.

Please read the attached letter from HESD for more information.


There are two testing locations:

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: Blackstock Junior High School, 701 E. Bard Road

Tuesdays and Thursdays: Haycox Elementary School, 5400 Perkins Road

Testing hours are10:00-4:00 at each location. Both testing sites are walk-up only, no appointments necessary.

To register your GREEN student for COVID testing please click here. This link is ONLY for GREEN students. Students only need to register once before the first time they take a COVID test at a district site.


Interest in joining TRIO? TRIO is a program partnered with CLU to support students with their educational journey through college. Students learn important information regarding high school, applying for college, and financial aid opportunities. If you're interested in joining TRIO, please complete the application below.

For more information CLICK HERE

English Application Link: https://forms.gle/FVLmgWTBWEFC9xvW6

Spanish Application Link: https://forms.gle/8eH9MrDkwxbdFSWk7


EO Green is currently looking for Part Time AVID tutors to support our students. Please see the link below for information about how you can become an AVID tutor.


*****SAVE THE DATES*****

October 22nd: Minimum Day, 1:00 Dismissal

Students will be dismissed at 1:00 for teacher planning and collaboration.

October 25th-29th: Red Ribbon Week

Check back later for more information on Red Ribbon Week at Green.

October 27th: Family Life Information Night

More info to come about time, location and grade level.

November 13th: End of Trimester 1

November 19th: Trimester 1 Progress Reports Go Home

Useful Information Has Moved!

Are you looking for information about Bell Schedules and Uniforms? All the topics that used to listed under "Useful Information" are now on their own page. Click the link below to learn more about what to bring each day, temperature screenings and military kids counseling services.

Bookmark the new page for quick access to important information!


Counseling Corner

Click here to access the HESD Counseling Corner full of resources for students and families. You can also find additional supports here: https://covid19k12counseling.org/.

School Counselors:

Mrs. Alma Alvarez-Rice (Last Name A-F)

Extension: 1690 Counseling Referral Form

Ms. Johanna Ayala (Last Name G-M)

Extension: 1665

Dr. Diane Gomez (Last Name N-Z)

Extension: 1689 Counseling Referral Form

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Contact Us

Principal: Mrs. Irma Melgoza-Vasquez

Extension: 1699 Email: imelgoza@hueneme.org

Assistant Principal (8th Grade): Mr. Branden Grange

Extension: 1697 Email: bgrange@hueneme.org

Assistant Principal (7th Grade): Dr. Veronica Pacheco

Extension: 1698 Email: vpacheco@hueneme.org

There are many ways to get in contact with your teacher.

  • Email
  • Contact your teacher during his/her office hours
  • Check in to your classes each day
  • Google Classroom
  • Call your teacher on the phone: 986-8750 and your teacher's extension