Monte Vista Press

E-Issue #9 - Fall Semester - December 11, 2021

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MONTE VISTA SCHOOL SIMI VALLEY

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THE INDEPENDENT LEARNING ACADEMY

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WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR FIRST EARLY GRADS!

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AND

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WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU!!

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CELEBRATING OUR PRIDE!

IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER...

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ADRIAN BOLANOS

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JAMES GARCIA

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JACE WALKER

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we are proud of our students!

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floral design class - thursday, december 16

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details are found on the registration form below

rsvp's must be received by december 14th!

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OUR LAST 4H CLASS WAS SO MUCH FUN!

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We had a wonderful turnout for our 4-H crafting class using

many natural items like pinecones, acorns, walnuts, and other pods and greens.

We are so thrilled how creative our Monte Vista families are!!

~ Mrs. Egermeier

amazing creativity!

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everyone was involved and having fun

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REMINDER / ANNOUNCEMENT

There is NO IN-PERSON class next week, but we can join in with Dr. P’s Holiday Mug floral class. You will have so much fun in that class too—it’s a perennial favorite!

Sign up for the class in this MV Press or go to Monte Vista's website where you can also use the link on the home page. Live Zoom Class is on Thursday at 6:30 pm

or you can watch the YouTube video at your convenience.

Thank you, Kim Cordova, Ray and Silvana Temple,

and all the parents who helped us!

ONE MORE THING...

4-H will be starting a winter sowing seed project after we return in January. We could use clean translucent or transparent gallon size milk or juice containers. Please bring them to Room 17 or leave them in the garden. Do not drop off at the office. Thank you!

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OUR NEXT 4H CLASS WILL BE IN JANUARY 20, 2022

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OUTDOOR GAMES & BOARD GAMES

ENDED THE SEMESTER WITH LOTS OF FUN!

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we love to see those smiles!

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playing outside is so much fun!

there is no outdoor game lab next week!

WE HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US NEXT SEMESTER!

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art class - tuesday, december 14

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Our last art lesson of 2021 is next week!

We're painting an acrylic landscape painting based

on the Bob Ross "Winter Frost" episode.


Our regular "on campus" art class is on

Tuesday 12/14 at the regular times

10AM - MS/HS

12PM - Elementary


For our "online" art students, Mrs. Deen is offering an optional "live" Zoom lesson

on Wednesday 12/15 at 6:30 PM.

Please email Mrs. Deen at needaj@yahoo.com to sign up for this class

and she will send you the Zoom link.


ART SUPPLIES DETAILS

Materials pick up is Tuesday 12/14

or Wednesday 12/15

Please go to the office first and a staff member

will take you to the art room - Room #2

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art class last tuesday was very creative!

Here are a few creative portraits drawn by our awesome

Middle School / High School art students!

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we have amazing artists, don't you think?

Here are some fun elementary art student portraits!

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Snowflake "quilt" made from our art students' snowflakes.

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we hope you can join next week's art class!

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THERE IS NO JUNIOR HIGH LAB THIS WEEK

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There is no Junior High Math Lab

December 13 and 14

Have a great winter break!

~ Mrs. MacCuish

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JOURNALISM CLASS STUDENT NEWSLETTER!

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JOIN LEADERSHIP IN THEIR FIRST TOY AND FOOD DRIVE!

DECEMBER 13-17 ONLY

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Support leadership's food and toy drive next week.

There will be boxes on campus for your donations!

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All new and unwrapped toys will go to the firefighters Spark of Love toy drive and all food/nonperishable food items collected will be delivered to the local Samaritan Center.


You can drop off any donations at Monte Vista

1220 4th Street in Simi during school hours.

There will be donation boxes near the office and classrooms.


Thank you for sharing the love!

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help us support our community!

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MONTE VISTA SCHOOL FARM

Need flowers or winter veggies for the garden?

Our Monte Vista school farm has beautiful pansies, poppies, stock, arugula,

lettuce and more! And you can’t beat our prices!! Send Dr. P a message

and he’ll meet with you when it’s convenient for you.

Please email Dr. P at stephen.pietrolungo@simivalleyusd.org


**All moneys collected from our school farm are used for classroom and student supplies**

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algebra & geometry math lab

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This is the last week of the

Algebra & Geometry Math Lab!


My lab will resume on Wednesday, January 12th

and will continue every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 A.M.

We meet in the Study Cafe!


~ Mrs. Bowen

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OUR FIRST "K-12" MONTE VISTA YEARBOOK!

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YEARBOOK SENIOR BABY PICTURES

SENIOR BABY PICTURES WANTED!


We will be creating a baby picture page for seniors.

Pictures can be emailed to montevistayearbooksimi@gmail.com


Please use 12th Grade Baby Picture in the subject line.

Be sure to include your senior's name in the body of the email.


Thank you!

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The Yearbook cannot exist without photos! We need your pictures! Send us pictures of your student(s) working at home, doing PE, participating in school activities or labs, and more. If there are any pictures that you would like to submit please send them to:


montevistayearbooksimi@gmail.com


Use this LINK


OR


Use the QR Code below


Please label your pictures with the name(s) of your student(s) pictured

and they activity taking place.


Examples: S.T.E.A.M., Horticulture, 4-H, Floral Class, Chess, Math Lab, etc...


If you would like to use the QR Code but don't know how, try following the instructions below for your convenience. If that doesn't work for your device, please email instead.


We can't wait to see your pictures!

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FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE!!

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TIPS FOR USING THE QR CODE

FOR APPLE DEVICES

Scan a QR code with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch


  1. Open the Camera app from the Home Screen, Control Center, or Lock Screen.
  2. Select the rear facing camera. Hold your device so that the QR code appears in the viewfinder in the Camera app.
  3. Tap the notification to open the link associated with the QR code.

FOR GALAXY DEVICES

QR Codes also known as Quick Response Codes carry important information that can only be decoded by QR scanners. The Samsung Galaxy series, can read QR codes without installing any additional software. There a few easy ways to decode QR Codes, with Bixby Vision and Samsung Internet or Samsung Internet (Beta) and through the Camera app simply point your camera at the code and instantly be redirected to URLs links, Geo Co-ordinates, contact information or text messages.
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YEARBOOK DEDICATION PAGES ARE AVAILABLE FOR ALL K-12 GRADES

We are proud to announce that parents of all K-12 grade levels

can purchase a dedication to their student(s)


We are offering a quarter page ad space for $25.00.


Parents must create the dedication, submit it for approval, and remit payment by January 31, 2022 so the dedication can be included in the yearbook.


Yearbook volunteers will NOT be designing dedication pages, they will be published in the way they are submitted. Your submission will need to be sent electronically to montevistayearbooksimi@gmail.com with the subject line: Yearbook Dedication.


Please use the following specifications when designing your page:


The dedication must be submitted in .jpg format with a minimum of 300 dpi.
The quarter page should be in portrait orientation

The quarter page should have the dimensions of 4.25 in. wide x 5.50 in. high.


After review, you will either receive an email confirmation for your submission or requesting changes to be made.


Payments will be accepted at the Monte Vista office

8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Monday - Friday

CASH OR CHECKS ONLY

(Cash is preferred along with exact change)


ALL DEDICATION ADS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY JANUARY 31, 2022

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SVUSD AB & IB REVIEW ZOOM SCHEDULES!

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LAST WEEK!

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WHAT FUN THEY HAD FINISHING THEIR BOX PROJECTS!!

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ENGINEERS IN THE MAKING!

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YOU CANNOT BE CREATIVE WITHOUT FLOWERS!

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CREATIVE MINDS AT WORK!

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SPECIAL STEAM ANNOUNCEMENT:

THERE IS NO STEAM LAB NEXT FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17

HAVE A WONDERFUL WINTER BREAK!!

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PANTRY SERVICE FOR OUR COMMUNITY

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FREE MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

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DECEMBER COMMUNITY DINNER CALENDAR

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FOOD PANTRY FOR THE COMMUNITY

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STUDENTS OF THE MONTH ARE ALSO POSTED IN THE OFFICE!

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AND DID YOU KNOW?

WE HAVE A LIVING TOPOGRAPHIC MAP?

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VISIT MR. MANKEY AND HE'LL SHOW YOU HOW IT WORKS!

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REMINDER TO ALL!

WINTER BREAK IS DECEMBER 20 - JANUARY 4

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SCHOOL RECONVENES - WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5TH

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Monday - Friday

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Yearbooks will not be printed until later in the spring,

thus they will not be distributed until the end of the school year.