Monte Vista Press
E-Issue #9 - Fall Semester - December 11, 2021
MONTE VISTA SCHOOL SIMI VALLEY
THE INDEPENDENT LEARNING ACADEMY
WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE OUR FIRST EARLY GRADS!
WE ARE SO PROUD OF YOU!!
CELEBRATING OUR PRIDE!
IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER...
we are proud of our students!
floral design class - thursday, december 16
details are found on the registration form below
rsvp's must be received by december 14th!
OUR LAST 4H CLASS WAS SO MUCH FUN!
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
everyone was involved and having fun
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!
OUR NEXT 4H CLASS WILL BE IN JANUARY 20, 2022
OUTDOOR GAMES & BOARD GAMES
ENDED THE SEMESTER WITH LOTS OF FUN!
we love to see those smiles!
playing outside is so much fun!
there is no outdoor game lab next week!
WE HOPE YOU CAN JOIN US NEXT SEMESTER!
art class - tuesday, december 14
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
art class last tuesday was very creative!
Here are a few creative portraits drawn by our awesome
Middle School / High School art students!
we have amazing artists, don't you think?
Here are some fun elementary art student portraits!
Snowflake "quilt" made from our art students' snowflakes.
we hope you can join next week's art class!
THERE IS NO JUNIOR HIGH LAB THIS WEEK
There is no Junior High Math Lab
December 13 and 14
Have a great winter break!
~ Mrs. MacCuish
JOURNALISM CLASS STUDENT NEWSLETTER!
JOIN LEADERSHIP IN THEIR FIRST TOY AND FOOD DRIVE!
DECEMBER 13-17 ONLY
Support leadership's food and toy drive next week.
There will be boxes on campus for your donations!
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!
help us support our community!
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 email@example.com
**All moneys collected from our school farm are used for classroom and student supplies**
algebra & geometry math lab
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
OUR FIRST "K-12" MONTE VISTA YEARBOOK!
YEARBOOK SENIOR BABY PICTURES
SENIOR BABY PICTURES WANTED!
We will be creating a baby picture page for seniors.
Pictures can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please use 12th Grade Baby Picture in the subject line.
Be sure to include your senior's name in the body of the email.
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:
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!
FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE!!
TIPS FOR USING THE QR CODE
FOR APPLE DEVICES
Scan a QR code with your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
- Open the Camera app from the Home Screen, Control Center, or Lock Screen.
- Select the rear facing camera. Hold your device so that the QR code appears in the viewfinder in the Camera app.
- Tap the notification to open the link associated with the QR code.
FOR GALAXY DEVICES
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 email@example.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
SVUSD AB & IB REVIEW ZOOM SCHEDULES!
WHAT FUN THEY HAD FINISHING THEIR BOX PROJECTS!!
ENGINEERS IN THE MAKING!
YOU CANNOT BE CREATIVE WITHOUT FLOWERS!
CREATIVE MINDS AT WORK!
SPECIAL STEAM ANNOUNCEMENT:
THERE IS NO STEAM LAB NEXT FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17
HAVE A WONDERFUL WINTER BREAK!!
PANTRY SERVICE FOR OUR COMMUNITY
FREE MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES
DECEMBER COMMUNITY DINNER CALENDAR
FOOD PANTRY FOR THE COMMUNITY
STUDENTS OF THE MONTH ARE ALSO POSTED IN THE OFFICE!
AND DID YOU KNOW?
WE HAVE A LIVING TOPOGRAPHIC MAP?
VISIT MR. MANKEY AND HE'LL SHOW YOU HOW IT WORKS!
REMINDER TO ALL!
WINTER BREAK IS DECEMBER 20 - JANUARY 4
SCHOOL RECONVENES - WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5TH
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.