Thursday, January 28, 2021
Schedules for Quarter 3 Learning ~ January 25, 2021 to March 12, 2021
When we return to in-person learning next week, we will be having THREE separate lunch periods as we did previously this year. The change, however, is that instead of freshmen having one lunch, upperclassmen having one lunch, and ILC students having one lunch, we will be scheduling lunches by the SECOND PERIOD CLASS TEACHERS.
Those students who have SECOND PERIOD classes in SOCIAL STUDIES, MATH, ESS, ART, BUSINESS/MARKETING, INDUSTRIAL TECH, and CREDIT RECOVERY will eat lunch during the first or "silver" lunch period. This means that they will have a split second-period class with lunch in the middle of class and returning to that same class.
Those students who have SECOND PERIOD classes in ENGLISH, SCIENCE, MUSIC, PE/HEALTH, or FAMILY CONSUMER SCIENCE will eat lunch during the second or "purple" lunch period. This means that they will have the entire second-period class before leaving for lunch, and they will return to their third-period class.
Athletics, Activities and Clubs
Season B Sports
Here are the events coming up this week:
- January 26th ~ Girls Varsity Basketball v. Berthoud HS @5:00pm - Home
- January 26th ~ Boys Varsity Basketball v. Berthoud HS @7:30pm - Home
- January 28th ~ Girls Swimming v. Niwot HS @4:00pm - Home
- January 29th Girls Varsity Basketball v. Thompson Valley HS @5:00pm - Away
- January 29th ~ Boys Varsity Basketball v. Thompson Valley HS @7:30pm - Away
- January 30th ~ Boys C Team Basketball vs Riverdale Ridge @9:00am & 11:15 - Home
- January 30th ~ Girls C Team Basketball vs Riverdale Ridge @9:00am & 11:15am - Home
- January 30th ~ Boys D Team Basketball vs Frederick HS @1:30pm - Home
- January 30th ~ Varsity Wrestling Quad @9:00am at Greeley Central HS vs. GCHS, RRHS, CHS
As you know, events are always changing. To see what's coming and stay up to date on the schedules, check out a specific sport on our website or go to our calendar: https://mvhsathletics.org/main/calendar/
Go Mountain Lions!
Also, if you have time, check out the Reporter Herald article on our new girls swim coach, Trent Richardson, and the prospective athletes for the season. They have their first meet against Niwot on Thursday evening in the MVHS pool.
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Head Girls Basketball Coach for 2021
Season B Practices
Season B Practices have begun for Boys & Girls Basketball, Girls Swimming, and Wrestling. If you haven't completed your athletic registration yet, the deadline is January 29th! Information on how to register is at MVHSAthletics.org - ATHLETIC REGISTRATION. Athletes must be registered and clear before they can participate in practices and competitions.
Track and Field Preseason is Here!!
We will be starting off-season workouts NEXT WEEK (Monday, Feb. 1). Workouts will be:
Mondays, 7:00-8:30 PM (weight room, hallway plyometrics, medicine balls, etc).
Distance athletes will go Monday at 4:15 with Coach Hornung
Tuesdays, 4:15-5:30 outside on the track
Thursdays, 7-8:30 PM (weights, hallway).
We will start practice meets against district schools toward the end of February, so we have some competition to look forward to!
In order to practice, YOU MUST fill out the Covid-19 Waiver form. it is available at mvhsathletics.org.
Season B Athletes
National Signing Day
Looking for a community service opportunity?
Junior State of America
The Junior State of America is excited to announce that registration is open for our 2021 virtual Winter Congress Convention.
At JSA’s virtual Winter Congress, you will learn how to make and pass bills. You will hone your public speaking skills related to legislative action to gain supporters for
your issue in mock House and Senate sessions.
If you are interested in learning more about legislation and bill writing as a mechanism for making change, Winter Congress is the place for you. You will also have the opportunity to participate in civic engagement sessions and activism workshops.
This year’s convention theme is “Healing a Nation.” Student participants will explore our country’s fractures and work together to create long-needed systemic change, including service, community building, and equity.
From February 26-28th, JSA’s ten states will group into three conventions, and you will have the opportunity to interact not only with students from your region but with students from across the country.
MVHS Virtual College and Military Visits Calendar
Army Virtual Visits
Army is having a virtual visit during lunch on every Wednesday. Here is the meeting link:https://meet.google.com/jbu-yugq-bio
Announcing 2 additional local scholarship opportunities through the Loveland-Berthoud Realtors Association. The deadline for both scholarships is March 1. Return completed applications to your counselor by March 1.
Amos Allard Memorial Scholarship - $1,000 for students with high academic achievement, student has shown promise for the future in their chosen field, emphasis is placed on student's citizenship and involvement with worthwhile community and high school activities. (on the Loveland Community Scholarship Form: https://docs.google.com/.../1Wp0Udi7Z.../copy)
LBAR Vocational Scholarship - $1,000 for students who are motivated to pursue a vocational education course of study (community college, vocational technical schools, etc), demonstrated promise in their future chosen field, consideration given to student's citizenship and involvement with worthwhile community and/or high school activities.
Did you know? TEF has awarded over $1.5 million dollars in scholarship awards to graduates since 2015.
TEF will be accepting scholarship applications for 2021 for Thompson School District Students until midnight on Sunday, March 14, 2021.
Please see our website for more information. https://www.thompsontef.org/scholarships
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Loveland Community Scholarship
The Loveland Community Scholarship is now open! This application is on Google Docs and the deadline is MARCH 1. Students can submit via their senior Google Classroom (look under Coursework) or by bringing a paper copy to their counselor by March 1. All documents must be submitted by the deadline to be considered.
The Alexander Foundation Scholarship
The Alexander Foundation was founded in 1981 as a public, non-profit, philanthropic organization. Through our three education scholarships, the foundation has continued a tradition of caring for the LGBTQIA+ community to overcome barriers they may face in pursuit of academic success.
Applicants for ALL scholarships must:
Identify within the LGBTQIA+ community
Be residents of Colorado
Be pursuing a degree at an accredited institution of higher education in the state of Colorado
Applications for ALL scholarships require:
A completed online application form
A personal essay that tells us about you and your goals, how the scholarship will help you achieve them, elaborate on your financial need, and your current or future plans for supporting the LGBTQIA+ community.
Two signed letters of recommendation, including at least one academic reference on school letterhead.
A photocopy of a state or federally issued ID
Furthermore, each scholarship has additional eligibility and application requirements. Please see below for further details about each of the three scholarship opportunities.
Applications will be accepted through March 21, 2021.
MSU Denver is hosting virtual support sessions for any DREAMer student that is interested in applying to TheDream.US scholarship!
This scholarship is meant specifically for DREAMer students that are interested in attending Community College of Denver or Metropolitan State University of Denver. Students can be awarded up to $33,000 for a Bachelor’s degree ($16,500 for an Associate’s degree) and additional book stipends!
Please see the attached flyer for a listing of dates/times in which students can attend a Scholarship Support Session.
CSU Bridge Scholars Program
CSU Bridge Scholars Program Application is now open!
Must be eligible for in-state tuition (regardless of immigration status)
Must be first-gen
Must be attending CSU as a first-year student Fall Semester 2021
If they meet these criteria, PLEASE share the following invitation to an information session CSU Access Center is holding on Thursday.
The Bridge Scholars program provides incoming first-year CSU students an opportunity to earn college credit, learn about the campus resources, and become part of supportive community over the course of an 8-week summer program.
Participation in the program is FREE!
The cost of attending the program is covered by grants and scholarships which includes:
- 6 CSU Academic Credits (Tuition)
- Room and Board
- Fees, Books, and Supplies
- Program Sponsored Activities
- Plus a $2500/yr scholarship (Partnership Award) upon completion of the program.
You can find more info and the online application on our website:
For full consideration, complete application by February 5th. Application will remain open until all spots are filled.
If you have any question, feel free to reach out to:
Lucia Delgado, Director of College Access
Angel Ruiz, Coordinator of Educational Bridging Experiences
Stephen J. Roy Memorial Scholarship
The Larimer County Bar Association’s Stephen J. Roy Memorial Scholarship is available to high school seniors from Larimer County who express an interest pursuing post-secondary education in the law or a legally-related field. We have been informed by the CFNC that this year’s award will be in the amount of $2000.
Students can apply for this scholarship via the NOCO Scholarship Foundation website.
For the past several years, Burg Simpson has awarded college scholarships to the graduating high school seniors who won our essay competition regarding the importance of the civil jury system and how it is being threatened.
This year, we are awarding a total of 10 scholarships: 9 scholarships for $1,000, and 1 scholarship for $2,500. This competition is an outstanding opportunity for high school seniors to obtain additional funds for college, and to learn about the importance of the U.S. civil jury system.
The deadline for students to submit their 1500 word essay is February 1, 2021.
I am attaching a brochure that details the scholarship competition and the application process, and all of this information is also available on our website at:
Positive Coaching Alliance Scholarship
The Jackie Robinson Foundation scholarship application is now available!
The Jackie Robinson Foundation provides four-year scholarships of $30,000 and extensive support services, including career guidance and internship placement, to highly motivated African American students who have maintained a 98% college graduation rate.
We appreciate your support by sharing this opportunity with students. The application closes at 5:00 pm ET on February 1, 2021.
You've been accepted to College, Now What?
Your students have spent a lot of time and hard work completing their admission applications, taking tests and writing essays. Now that they’ve been accepted to a school, what’s the next step?
Let your students and families know that they can register for a free webinar to learn more. Please send them the information below:
Register now for a free webinar:
You've been Accepted to College, Now What?
Wednesday, January 27 | 2pm ET Register Now: https://salliemaebank.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do...
Thursday, January 28 | 8pm ET Register Now: https://salliemaebank.webex.com/mw3300/mywebex/default.do...
Congratulations on your accomplishments! Please join a discussion to learn about the next steps in your college journey. This webinar will help you understand critical points with making your college decision.
• Additional research about campus and community options
• Factors for choosing a college
• How to complete the financial aid process
• Comparing financial aid offers
• What to do if you need more money
• Finding scholarships
• Your to do list once you make your college decision
Space is limited, so please register early!
Financial Aid Informational Mini-Series
Thompson School District COVID-19 Testing for Staff and Students
How do I get tested for COVID-19?
In partnership with the Larimer County Department of Health and Environment (LCDHE), TSD staff and students ages five (5) and older will be able to access free COVID-19 testing through the district. Staff and students will register through LCDHE’s COVID-19 testing portal. Registration will open at least two days prior to the testing event. TSD staff and students will use a link provided and a pin specific to the TSD testing events.
Testing Link: https://larimerhealth.secure.force.com/RegisterForTest/
TSD Pre-Registration ID #: TSDRAPIDTEST20
What should I expect when I arrive at the TSD testing center?
- Expect to be greeted and asked for your TSD badge/ photo ID. If you do not have a TSD badge, staff will verify your eligibility in our student/staff record system.
- You must wear your mask/face covering.
- You must sign a liability waiver. If the individual is under 18 years of age, their parent/guardian must be present to sign the waiver.
- You will be given a label that aids with reporting results.
- Note: Parents/Guardians must be able to safely control their minor child or we may be unable to perform the test due to safety concerns.
COVID-19 Testing Information:
Symptomatic (sick)--RAPID TEST*
- Details: The Health Services Team will only administer tests to people who have at least one COVID-19 symptom and are at least 5 years old
- Location: Ray Patterson Stadium at Thompson Valley High School (1669 Eagle Drive; Access testing site from Eagle Drive)
- Days: Monday, Wednesday and Friday (excluding holidays; Student testing beginning January 20, 2021)
- Time: 6:30-8:30 a.m.
- Results: Same day email
- Details: This testing can be completed on people with or without COVID-19 symptoms and are at least 5 years old
- Location: Thompson School District Administration building (800 S. Taft Avenue; Access the testing center from Carlisle and Taft (near Ziggi’s Coffee).
- Days: Wednesday (excluding holidays; Student testing beginning January 20, 2021)
- Time: 3:00-5:00 p.m.
- Results: Typically available within 2-5 days and will be sent by email. There are sometimes delays at the lab and some results could take longer. If you do not receive your results from LCDHE within this timeframe, please call 970-498-5500 (Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.) or text LCDHE anytime at 970-999-1770.
* Both tests are completed using a nasal swab procedure
If you missed any of our prior announcements, you may check them out here.
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