Skyview High School

June 2019

Are your kids looking for a way to help others, have a great time and even get volunteer hours?

If so, check out Dylan's video ( )for a fun way to have an impact on our community. No experience needed.

Contact Julie Borghello for more information:
Go Storm!

Attention students signed up for Pre-AP English 10, AP English Language, or AP English Literature

Students should receive a summer reading assignment during the first week of June. Please check with your English teacher before leaving for summer break for this important assignment. Thanks from the English department.

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Yearbook Distribution!

If you pre-ordered your yearbook here are your distribution dates. You must have your photo ID to pick up your book:

Seniors: June 5th, 2:05, Commons

All grades: June 6th, 2:05, Commons

Extra autograph pages will be available for $2, bring cash if you want a place for friends to sign!

If you did not pre-order your book, any leftovers will be available in the Business Office for $40 starting June 6th at 2:05. *No checks will be accepted* Autograph supplements will also be on sale for an additional $2.

If you miss the distribution events books will be available in the Attendance office before school, at lunch, or after school with photo ID.

Take the Insider's Tour May 29th


Hello Storm Nation,

If you are interested in playing or you are returning to Men’s soccer for the 2020 spring season the below summer workouts are highly recommended.

1. Get cleared on Family ID

i. Please go to the school website and get cleared for Summer Soccer and weight room on the FamilyID (on-line). This has no cost attached to it.

ii. This is MANDATORY, thanks.

2. Soccer trainings begin on June 25th before A3.

i. These are skills based and 30-40 minutes long.

ii. Tuesday through Thursday.

· Starting at 7:40 AM at the SHS turf field.

3. A3 training this summer.

i. This has a cost of and $160.00.

a. The A3 handout explains how payments can be set up with Coach Packer directly before June 24th.

ii. It runs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday starting June 24th at 8:30 AM in the weight room at SHS.

iii. This strength/speed/agility training is a game changer if taken seriously.

iv. The A3 packet can be picked up from Coach McKinney or found on our team website. It should be filled out, taken to your first week of A3 training, and given to Coach Packer.

Thank you for making Storm Soccer such a great part of our Storm Nation!

Roll Storm…Coach McKinney

Did You Know?

Teens tend to experiment with drugs and alcohol for the first time during summer vacation, according to a report released by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH).

Evidence suggests that on any given day during the months of June and July, approximately 11,000 teens under the age of 17 will consume alcohol for the first time, roughly 5,000 will start smoking marijuana, and an additional 5,000 will try smoking cigarettes.

Here are some tips to help protect your teen:

Set Rules: Clear rules are needed about activities and friends. Involve your teen in setting limits and consequences.

Understand and Communicate: Keep lines of communication open. Significant parent involvement is the most important factor in preventing drug use. Other adults can also provide support and encouragement.

Monitor Activities: Know each day what your teen has planned, where they will be, with whom, and what their schedule is. Have planned “check-ins.” Cell phones make this easy. Unmonitored teens are four times more likely to engage in drug use or other risky behaviors.

Make sure you stay involved: Know who their friends are and have a relationship with them. Talk to other parents, coaches and adults involved in your teen’s life. Without being intrusive, stay connected to let your teen know you care.

Encourage involvement in summer activities: Teens who are involved in Scouts, 4-H, sports, church or other youth activities have a focus for the summer. Other ideas: a job, camp or volunteer activity.

Reserve time for family: Even though teens may seem like they don’t want to spend time with their family, it is beneficial to have meals together, take a vacation and do other family activities. In a survey, when asked “What makes you happy?” the most frequent answer was spending time with family.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact our Prevention/Intervention Specialist, Donna Holland, at 360-313-1300 or by email

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Men's Tennis

Monday, Aug. 26th, 2:30pm

1300 Northwest 139th Street

Vancouver, WA

Men’s Tennis Team Practice begins on Monday August 26th, 2018. Please be at the tennis courts at 2:30 pm ready to practice. There will be an important team meeting on the first day of practice, so even if you have not turned in your Athletic Clearance Packet, please come to the meeting. However, you cannot participate physically in practice until you are officially cleared. This is a no-cut sport, so all are welcome to join the team.

For Boys and Girls, If you are interested in 'Pickup Workouts' this summer to get ready for the season, send an email to with your name, email address, and cell number. We'll let you know if and when we'll hold these open workouts for new or returning players. Everything you need to know is at

You can also follow the storm tennis twitter account by texting “FOLLOW stormtennis” to the number 40404. Hit the courts as often as possible this summer and be ready to go August 26th at 2:30.

Student Off Campus/Parking Permit 2019-2020

All 11th and 12th grade students must have an Off-Campus pass to leave Skyview during the school day. All 11th and 12th grade students must have a parking permit to park in Skyview parking lots. Parent and student must complete the Off-Campus/Parking

permit form. Please bring completed form and student I.D. to Skyview when school starts August 27.

Join the VPS team!

We are currently seeking substitute and permanent applicants for Paraeducator, Bus Driver, Nutrition Services, and Custodial. To view a complete job posting and apply, visit the district website; and select VPS Jobs. Qualified applicants will be invited to interview.

If you need assistance, please contact the Human Resources Department ( or 360-313-1080).