Announcements

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

SCHEDULES for November 30-December 18

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Graduation on Campus Order Day ~ December 2nd

Seniors and Families ~

On Wednesday, November 18th, Jostens handed out Graduation information packets at Mountain View High School. If you did not receive a packet, we have them at the school and you may pick it up here.


Jostens will return on Wednesday, December 2nd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm for you to place your order. This will be a drive up order out front in the circle drive.


You may place your order at anytime before December 2nd at www.jostens.com or


mail your order to:

Excel Scholastic Services, LLC,

3201 East Mulberry Street, Unit R,

Fort Collins, CO 80524


Group Order deadline is Friday, December 11th

2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. K-12 Art and Writing Contest

The Language, Culture and Equity Department is excited to offer an opportunity for all TSD students to participate in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Art and Writing Contest. Winners will be recognized during the 2021 Virtual Loveland MLK Celebration on January 18th (more details to follow). Please encourage students to participate in the contest.


All art and writing entries must be submitted via an Entry Form and received by December 15, 2020. Please see the attachments (MLK contest flyer in English and Spanish) for more details. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Sirio via the contact information below:

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TSD Career & Technical Education Program

Application deadline extended to Dec 9th!

Announcing a NEW CareerWise Colorado Apprenticeship starting January 2021 for Sophomores and Juniors within TSD's Innovative Technology Services department.

As an IT Support Technician apprentice, students earn nationally recognized industry credentials, FREE college credit and at least $30,000 over the 3-year apprenticeship!

Learn more and apply online by December 9th! www.thompsonschools.org/WBL

www.careerwisecolorado.org

Athletics, Activities and Clubs

MVHS Football Season Wrap Up

The JV unfortunately finished the season on quarantine, but the Varsity had two fantastic wins to complete their season. First, they showed their dominance against Thompson Valley on Monday, November 16th 42-6. What a fun win against a district rival on Senior Night!

Their final game was Saturday, November 21st at Ray Patterson Field. Mountain View held to a close game against Silver Creek, completing a two-point conversion in the 4th quarter to come back from a 14-21 deficit, to beat the Raptors 22-21!! Way to go Lions! These games exemplify the attitude and effort that makes Mountain View Football so special.

Finally, if you haven't heard, Bart Mayes, head coach of 15 years (assistant since the start of the school) announced his retirement from the head coaching position prior to the Silver Creek Game. Check out this Reporter Herald article to hear more about the legacy Bart has left with this program. We are so proud of you and grateful for your investment in young athletes!

https://www.reporterherald.com/2020/11/24/bart-mayes-leaves-a-lasting-legacy-at-mountain-view/?clearUserState=true

DECA State Qualifiers

Congratulations to the following students who qualified to compete in DECA State. It is amazing to see how well these students navigated a virtual district competition.


Katana Rivette - Personal Financial Literacy (she also scored the highest in her placement exam).


Alexandria Warner - Restaurant and Food Service Management


Zach Rechkemmer (Alternate) - Business Finance.


We are pleased that they got a chance to compete and represent Mountain View. Resiliency!

New Head Girls Swimming Coach

We are excited to welcome Coach Trent Richardson as the Head Girls Swimming Coach for Mountain View High School. Trent's goal is to help swimmers on our team become people who are not just successful in what they do, but also leave a mark on the communities and organizations that they are involved in. His swimming experience includes swimming with the Waialua Swim Club with coach Bob Attwood, Iolani Swim Club under coach Brian Lee., Diablo Valley College for Rick Millington, and later at U.C. Davis. His coaching experience spans 16 years including Assistant Coach at UC Davis, DART Swimming in Davis, CA, Monte Vista High School and currently at the Loveland Swimming Club. We are thrilled to have such depth of experience and passion for the sport for our Girls Swim Program. The girls season is set to start January 4th. Feel free to reach out to Coach Richardson directly if you are interested in swimming for the Mountain Lions (trent@lovelandswimming.com).
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National Signing Day

We want to honor any athletes who are committing to play sports at the collegiate level. If you or your son/daughter have signed on to play sports in college, please send an email to Athletic Director, Lauren Anderson (lauren.anderson@thompsonschools.org) so she can send you more information.

ATTENTION BASEBALL PLAYERS


There will be a player's meeting for all interested baseball players on December 16th at 7pm. It will be a Google Meet meeting & the meeting code will be sent to each player on the coaches mailing list. Contact Coach Smela and let him know you are interested and he will add you to his mailing list. The Coach needs 100% of this year’s baseball prospective players on the Google meeting to address a lot of new information.

Topics to be covered at this player’s meeting include:

· The off-season strength & conditioning schedule

· Pitcher/Catcher workouts-sessions

· Spring training games in March-April

· Spring Break

· Tryout expectations

· Season description with COVID-19 rules

· Summer baseball

Track

Interested in offseason conditioning and honing in on your track skills? Contact Coach Whitney Hornung (whitney.henderson@colostate.edu) to learn more about an opportunity to focus on pre-indoor season/winter conditioning guidance and support to reach your full potential this upcoming outdoor track season. whitney.henderson@colostate.edu

Basketball Open Gym

  • Girls Practice Mondays (6-7:30) and Wednesdays (6:30-8) in the gym. Contact Coach Jason Walker for more information (walkertime12@gmail.com)
  • Boys practice Wednesday and Thursday 4:30-6pm in the gym. Reach out to Coach Tony Barnett ( tbar3275@gmail.com ) if you are interested!

Live Streaming MVHS Athletics

NEW for 2020! Did you know that you can stream some of the Mountain View games? Click on this link for upcoming events and how to subscribe. NFHS Network
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Thompson Career Campus Webinar Series

You're invited to join us for the Thompson Career Campus Live WEBINAR series, the week of November 30 - December 3. Learn more about the application process, high school and tuition FREE college credit opportunities.



This will be a live virtual event on TSD Google Meet. To gain access to a live webinar you must be registered to receive the google link. If you are unable to watch the live webinar(s), recordings will be posted on the TCC website.



Register: https://bit.ly/2UxzwJ0

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FAFSA Information Night December 9, 2020 5 - 6:30 p.m.

Learn about FAFSA:

What it is and what it isn't. The 45-minute presentation will be followed by an opportunity to ask questions.

Contact Tyler Schlagel, TSD Career and College Coordinator, for more information.

tyler.schlagel@thompsonschools.org

970-613-5098

Google Meets: https://bit.ly/FAFSAInfoNight

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StuCo MVHS Announcements

MV StuCo has a continuous slide show presentation of announcements. Please click here to view.

MVHS Virtual College and Military Visits Calendar

Scan me for access to the College and Military Rep Visits Calendar. You can find every virtual visit for MVHS this year and a link to join the visit in the appointment.
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College Visits

Aims Community College


Checkout these Fall events from AIMS Community College for prospective students!



https://www.aims.edu/prospective/campus-tour.php

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

UNC's Future Teacher Conference

Register now for the UNC Future Teachers Conference happening on February 19!!!

https://www.unco.edu/cebs/future-teacher-conference/

Share to Spirit - Dutch Bros Give Back Friday

What says Christmas cheer better than a Dutch Bros Sugar Cookie Breve? Perhaps a Dutch Bros Eggnog Latte or their Candy Cane Cold Brew? Whatever your favorite Holiday Dutch Bros beverage may be, you are going to want to visit them this Friday to enjoy great coffee and to support Adopt-A-Family.

The Dutch Bros Giveback Day is all day Friday, December 4th, 2020 in all 6 Dutch Bros locations (Fort Collins, Greeley, Windsor, Loveland). All proceeds for the day go to benefit Adopt-A-Family, making sure all families enjoy a Christmas experience!

Santa Project for Meals on Wheels Loveland/Berthoud

Donate new blankets, afghans and bathrobes in all colors and sizes--unwrapped in a holiday gift bag by December 3. Donations accepted Wednesdays/Thursdays, noon-3pm, Meals on Wheels, 437 N. Garfield Avenue, Loveland.


If you prefer to make a monetary donation, please visit their website: https://www.lovelandmealsonwheels.org/donate and put ‘SANTA’ in the comment box.

Become a volunteer Bell Ringer and help Rescue Christmas

Salvation Army is looking for volunteers for bell ringing this holiday season. Students and Staff can register to ring bells at LovelandRedKettle.org or http://salarmy.us/LovelandBellRinging

Official Lions Gear

Get your official lions gear at the Sideline Store. Visit the website Mountain Lion Spirit Wear You can customize your gear online now.

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