RVHS Weekly Newsletter
Friday May 21st 2021
MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL
The light at the end of this tunnel is getting brighter by the day. Juniors have 8 days left on campus and 3 days in an asynchronous format. Seniors have 6 days on campus and only 1 required asynchronous day. The end is very near.
You are certainly aware that the numbers of COVID-19 cases has drastically reduced over the past month or two. That is great news for all of us. While we are anticipating that the county will significantly reduce restrictions on June 15, we are obligated to continue to following the current guidelines which include:
- the wearing of masks on campus both inside and outside,
- maintaining social distance of 3 feet indoors and 6 feet outdoors.
May 26 - On Campus Cap and Gown sales 10:30-12:30.
May 28 - Senior Prom at TVHS 8:00-10:30 PM.
June 2 - Last day of required class attendance.
June 3 - Senior Check Out. Return textbooks and technology devices between 8:00-2:30
June 3 - All make up work due by 2:30 PM if need needed to Walk at Graduation
June 4 - Credit #5 ends
June 5 - Graduation 11:00 at GOHS
June 7 - Diploma pickup (must be cleared through Senior Check Out)
June 7 - Last day to earn credit for a class. All work due by 3:00 PM.
June 14 - Summer school begins for non--grads
MAY IS DEVICE INSPECTION MONTH
May is Device Inspection and Renewal Month.
Juniors will be asked to have their iPads inspected in the next few weeks. If juniors are returning to RVHS next year, they may keep the iPad over the summer. Juniors will have the opportunity to purchase device insurance to cover devices over the summer and through next year. More information will be coming.
Seniors must return their iPad (and chromebook) along with the cover and crayon during checkout. Lost or damaged iPads, covers and crayons will need to be paid for in order to pick up a diploma.
iPad with Keyboard Case.......... $435
iPad with non-keyboard case... $360
Chromebook ............................. $305
Apple Crayon............................. $ 50
TVUSD SENIOR PROM
We are excited to announce that all of the high schools in the district are combining their senior dances for the TVUSD Senior Prom, a collaborative effort hosting seniors from Chaparral, Great Oak, Temecula Valley, Rancho Vista, and Susan H. Nelson High Schools on FRIDAY, MAY 28 from 8-10:30PM at Temecula Valley High School. This will be a fantastic way to celebrate our seniors by providing an even better experience with this joint event.
Here is what our the seniors can expect:
SNS and RVHS students can purchase tickets in the front office. CASH ONLY
ONLY Seniors currently attending a TVUSD high school may purchase tickets.
The event will include a silent disco, video game stations, karaoke, food stations , and much more throughout the quad areas on campus.
Check-in at TVHS will start at 7:45PM in the front of the school.
Administrators, campus supervisors, and parent chaperones from all sites will be on hand to celebrate and support this event.
All seniors would be required to check in prior to 9PM and must stay at the dance until at least 9:30PM.
Inappropriate behavior at the event, may jeopardize a student's ability to participate in graduation on June 5.
Pre-sale tickets are on sale NOW for $40. CASH ONLY The final day to purchase at that price is Wednesday, May 26.
WHERE DO WE CHECK IN?
RVHS and SNS seniors will check-in at the TVHS station when arriving.
WHAT IS THE DRESS CODE?
Dress is semi-formal.
WHAT ARE THE SAFETY GUIDELINES?
Students and staff are required to wear a mask. The event will be spread out throughout campus providing plenty of space for students to socially distance.
WILL THERE BE FOOD?
The food will be smaller (snacks and treats). Many students eat before arriving.
IC ANNUAL FAMILY UPDATE-COMPLETE ASAP
If you need assistance, please see THIS HOW TO for step-by-step assistance.
Date: Saturday, June 5
Time: 11:00 AM
Duration: 45-60 minutes
Location: Great Oak High School Stadium
Parking: Pool Lot - access from Primrose Avenue
Attendance: Each graduate will receive 7 tickets.
Caps, Gowns, Diploma Covers and Tassels
For those who have not already purchased graduation materials online, you may do so on May 26 from 10:30-12:30 on campus. This is the only day to make purchases.
Diploma cover and tassel: $20 - cash only
Cap/Gown/Cover/Tassel: $50 - cash only
GRADUATION CEREMONY PROTOCOLS
Rancho Vista High School
GRADUATION CEREMONY INFORMATION
Saturday, June 5, 2021, 11:00 AM at Great Oak High School Stadium (32555 Deer Hollow Way).
Per California Department of Public Health guidelines, all attendees (students, staff and guests):
must wear a mask.
practice social distancing (6 feet apart) unless from the same household.
who are sick or in isolation or quarantine must remain at home.
Graduates must wear the RVHS/TVAS royal blue cap and gown to participate in the ceremony. Caps and gowns may NOT be altered without prior administrator approval.
Graduates MUST arrive with their cap and gown NO LATER THAN 10:30 AM for ceremony instructions. Meet on the outdoor basketball courts at GOHS next to the pool parking lot.
Graduates may NOT bring personal items, purses, backpacks etc.
Attendees are asked to enter the pool parking lot from Primrose Avenue. (map on backside)
Graduation Tickets are required for entrance. Due to COVID restrictions, seating is limited. Each graduate will receive seven (7) guest tickets which will be distributed when students complete Senior Check Out on Thursday, June 3, and pick up their cap and gown.
Parents/guests must present tickets at the gate for entrance and proceed to the bleachers for seating. Parents/guests must be seated NO LATER THAN 10:45 AM to begin the ceremony promptly at 11:00 am. Please have all family members arrive together in order to be seated together.
Strict rules and policies are being applied for the use of the stadium. NO GLITTER, BALLOONS, NOISE MAKERS, AIR HORNS, PARTY POPPERS, SPARKLES, CONFETTI, OR SILLY STRING will be allowed. NO FOOD OR DRINK other than bottled water.
If book fines/charges have not been paid, your diploma will be held until fees are cleared. You will be notified when diplomas are ready for pickup at the RVHS front office. Diplomas will NOT be mailed; they must be physically picked up.
STUDENTS OF THE WEEK
Employee Of The Week
Mr. Mario DeCaro
Mario DeCaro joined the Rancho Family in the middle of the second semester when we came back on campus. A graduated of TVHS, he completed his student teaching at his alma mater where he also serves as the head freshman wrestling coach. Mr. DeCaro is teaching PE and United States History classes at RVHS..
Mario is a very humble person who is energized by helping students. He has made connections with the student and staff in his short time on campus. His PE classes are high energy with lots of student engagement. We want to thank Mario for his enthusiasm and positive attitude. He doing a great job and we appreciate all you are doing for the students.
DAILY AT-HOME STUDENT CHECKLIST
- Check students temperature (Must be under 100 degrees) without the aid of fever-reducing medicine.
- Complete the Dailey Health Screening
- Bring student mask/face covering
- Bring student personal refillable water bottle
- Bring student district-issued or personal iPad, Chromebook, or other compatible learning devices
- Bring student assigned instructional materials
- Have students eat a healthy breakfast.
- TVUSD Student/Parent Health & Safety Agreement