Grand Valley High School
WELCOME TO THE 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR!
Congratulations! We would like to officially welcome you to the 2022-2023 school year! It is an exciting time to live, learn and grow at Grand Valley High School. Of course, it is widely known that we have experienced some historical and unique times. This year brings some changes for our students, parents and community as we continue working towards creating an environment where EVERY student is successful. TOGETHER, we will make 2022-2023 the best year yet no matter the circumstance!
SENIORS, Come and claim your parking spot and make it your own, you've earned it!
SENIOR Parking Spot Painting: Thursday, August 18th 7:00a.m - 4:00p.m.
Requirements to paint your parking spot:
• Cost 1: Students must purchase their own paint and supplies and be able to paint their spot on the assigned day.
- Painting Day will be Thursday, August 18th: 7:00am-4:00pm.
- Painting cannot take place at any other time.
• Cost 2: Pay $30 to be able to paint.
This covers parking lot maintenance and helps offset potential year-end senior costs.
• The following form must be turned in on August 18th (sketches must be in color)
• The parking lot spot is yours (not to be shared with friends) Tuesday - Friday 7AM to 4:00PM
• Parking spots will be drawn at random. (1st name = 1st choice, 2nd name = 2nd choice, ect…)You will choose from designated spots in the Senior Parking lot and you must use that spot.
Click the link below for additional information.
- Materials Needed
- Design Criteria and Guidelines
- Painting Tips
- Design Approval Form (Must be completed prior to painting)
Class of 2026, FRESHMAN ORIENTATION: Thursday, August 18th
Parking and Building Entry
New Students to the District Only: 9th-12th Register at the District Office (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Jr./Sr. Wednesday, August 17th 9:00-12:00, 1:30-3:30
Fr./Soph. Friday, August 19th 9:00-12:00, 1:30-3:30
Grand Valley High School Athletics
For any further questions please contact the GVHS Activities Office at 970-285-5705 and ask for Mrs. Mendoza for help.
Schedule a time with our trainer, Christina, to do your ImPact Test. The ImPact test is required before you to practice on Monday Aug 8. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for your spot.
Testing is available at GVHS:
Thurs, Aug 4 from 9-11:30am and 1:30-3:30,
Friday Aug 5 from 9-11:30 and 1:30-3:30.
OPT - OUT FORMS:
Student Use of the Internet:
Student Image Publishing:
Student Image Publishing (District Policy: JRA/JRC-E-3-) Classroom activities and school events are sometimes photographed or videotaped by the school or media groups (newspaper, television, university, district public relations, etc.) In addition, the district or school may want to post articles, video, or photography on district or school websites.
If you DO NOT want your child’s photograph, video, and/or electronic image to be published for news media or school publicity purposes, please complete this form, and return it to your child’s school by September 15.
(Public events such as sporting events, theatre productions, etc. are open to the public and are not covered by this form.)
Frequently Asked Questions
A: Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022
Q: What are school start and end times
A: The first bell rings at 7:30 and the first class starts at 7:40. The last bell rings at 3:56.
Q: Where can I get my schedule?
A: Student schedules will be available on or before the end of the day on Wednesday the 10th. Log into Infinite Campus. If you forgot your password or log-in information please call the GVHS office. 970-285-5705
Q: What school supplies will my child need to provide?
A: Supply lists are posted on our website. These will be available by the end of the day on Thursday, August 17th. Select the teacher then select their school supply list.
Q: Can my child ride a bus to school.
A: Yes! We have bus routes for GVHS which can be found online using this link: Bus Routes. Please contact our director of transportation, Steve Gardner, for any questions or for more information at (970) 285-5700 ext 5130.
Q: What kind of technology will my child have access to?
A: All students at GVHS will have their own Chromebook. They will be able to take their Chromebooks home with them. We highly encourage you to purchase Chromebook insurance to protect you in case of accidental damage. Technology insurance forms will be sent home with students on the 1st day of school.
Q: Will there be a back-to-school event this year?
A: Yes! Open House for GVHS students and parents will be Thursday, August 18th from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Freshmen Orientation will happen on the 18th as well from 8:00 am to 3:00pm, lunch will be provided. There will also be time for questions and a tour so students can get used to the building.
Q: I didn't see my question here, who do I ask?
A: You are always welcome to call our office at (970) 285-5705. You are also always welcome to reach out to our school principal Mr. McCormick via email (email@example.com) and he will get back to you as soon as possible.
Important Upcoming Dates:
Monday, August 8th:
Fall Activities/Athletics Begin
Thursday, August 18th:
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Senior Parking Lot Painting
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Freshmen Orientation
5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Open House (School year intro in the Gym, visit classrooms)
5:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Senior Parent Meeting (Reminders, important dates, things to expect)
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Athletic Parent/Athlete meeting (All those participating in a Fall Sport or Activity)
Tuesday, August 23rd:
First Day of School! First Bell Rings at 7:30
Friday, August 26th:
School Pictures (packets will be sent home on the first day of school)
Grand Valley High School is the home of the Fighting Cardinals. The new Grand Valley High School was finished in September 2002. It is located approximately 200 miles west of Denver and 45 miles east of Grand Junction off Interstate 70 in Parachute, Colorado. Our Mission: Together we will continue to build purposeful relationships that will enhance the lives of students. Our Vision: We are dedicated to defining and creating optimal learning environments which will provide our students with an individualized, well-rounded education.