July 9, 2021

BVSW Newsletter

21-22 Registration is now open!

High school registration for the 2021-22 school year is open. Registration is required every year and is the time to update your student’s information and pay fees.


To register your child, you must:

  • Know ParentVUE login: You will need your ParentVUE login/password to complete registration. Follow instructions on the parentvue link if you do not remember your password or if you are new to the district.

  • Review/Update Information: Registration is the time to review/update information about your child, including phone, email, emergency contacts, health data, etc.

  • Pay Fees: At this time, you have access to pay all fees with the exception of course fees. Course fees will be assigned in September.


Thank you for taking the time to register your child and provide important information BVSW needs to plan for the 2021-22 school year.

new staff for 2021-22 school year:

Alison Mayes - Alison is our new orchestra director. She comes to us from Aurora, Co. She discovered her passion for string teaching through an internship program that she co-founded with her high school orchestra director and mentor in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Online registration timeline

The counseling department is currently closed for summer break. For questions regarding high school registration, student schedules or course fees, please note the following dates.

  • High school registration opened July 7, 2021.

  • High school student schedules will be posted online on Aug. 6, 2021.

  • Course fees assigned and opened for payment beginning Sept. 1, 2021.

The counseling department will re-open in late July.

Fathers Club

Let's Hang Out! All Dads are invited to a few backyard get togethers this summer. Even if you can only pop in for a short while come on out.


  • July 29th - 11503 159th Ter
  • Aug 26th - 16261 Canterbury Rd


In the past, when asked what they want to be when they grow up, kids would say an astronaut. A lawyer. A nurse. 86% of today’s kids say they are considering becoming a SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCER. Let’s get prepped.

Our friends at START have provided you with a secret weapon to help you equip your kids to think critically about the social media world. You can DOWLOAD it for free. Or pick up a printed version on AMAZON


KNOW A DAD WHO NEEDS TO PLUG IN WITH THE FATHER'S CLUB

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Check out our annual golf tourney! Here is that link https://mission-cup.perfectgolfevent.com/.

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JOIN THE PTO!

BVSW PTO is gearing up for the beginning of the school year. As you logon to ParentVue and register, make sure to JOIN THE PTO and INVEST IN SOUTHWEST.


By joining the BVSW PTO and Invest in Southwest, you help us meet our school's needs that are outside the scope of their budget. Families are asked to join PTO ($40) and invest in Southwest (minimum $25) but we will graciously accept any donation you are able to give!


PTO provides: teacher grants, teacher appreciation, senior activities, senior paw prints, freshman class shirts, class and community spirit events, the ‘After Prom’ event, campus improvements and much more! PTO family membership includes one copy of the student directory.


Join the PTO THIS YEAR and support BVSW, its students and staff! Join through ParentVue!


Do you have your BVSW Yardsign? Click here to order yours!


Stay in the Know with PTO:


www.BVSWPTO.org

FB: @BlueValleySouthwestPTO

Twitter: @BVSW_PTO

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2022 Yearbook Senior Ads - now accepting submissions

Attention parents of 2021-22 seniors: It is time to start planning the Blue Valley Southwest 2021-22 yearbook, which will be distributed in May 2022. As the parent of a senior, you have the special opportunity to place a congratulatory tribute in the book for your student. To qualify for a $50 discount, submit all materials (message, photos, payment) by the EARLY BIRD DEADLINE of 2 p.m. Aug. 27, 2021. No ads will be accepted after the FINAL DEADLINE of 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 2021. There will be no exceptions.


Sizes, prices, and answers to frequently asked questions can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/bvswseniorads2022

Ready to order? Click here: http://tinyurl.com/bvswseniorads

2021-22 School year medical requirements

Dear parents/guardians,


The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Immunization Program has implemented a new vaccine requirement for students in the 2021-22 school year. KDHE now requires two doses of the Meningococcal vaccine to be administered to maintain vaccine compliance. This information is to be submitted to the nurse's office or downloaded online thru Parentvue.


  • Meningococcal (Serogroup A, C, W, Y): Two doses required. Doses should be given at entry to 7th grade (11-12 years) and 11th grade (16-18 years). For children 16-18 years, only one dose is required.
  • Phasing in Meningococcal (Serogroup A, C, W, Y): For the 2020- 2021 school year: Children entering 7th and 8th grade: one dose of MenACWY at school entry. Children entering 11th and 12th grade having received a previous dose: one dose of MenACWY at school entry will complete the series. Children entering 11th and 12th grade with no previous doses: one dose of MenACWY at school entry will complete the series.


Registration is open, you may download vaccine information there.

Upcoming dates for the 21-22 school year!

Click on this link to see more information - there may be some changes as we get closer to the school year. Updates will be included in future newsletters!


https://docs.google.com/document/d/13iR8TOWOWAV8eQbOQWoRGn2gp8cMxyRNCcW8EOsNcvk/edit?usp=sharing

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