Spartan Weekly Update 9/5
Week At A Glance
See What's Happening This Week
Labor Day - NO SCHOOL
Block Schedule - Odd Day
Block Schedule-Even Day
Block Schedule-Odd Day
Block Schedule-Even Day
Saturday School 8am-12pm Room 203
STUDENT PICK UP AND DROP OFF
- If possible, please drop off your student along Taft Ave. or Nichols Ave. near the campus as traffic in the parking lot as drop-off lanes will be congested BEFORE SCHOOL AND AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL DAY.
- Please be patient and follow the directions of our staff who are directing traffic and helping students safely enter campus.
September is Attendance Awareness Month
Orange Unified School District continues to strive for high overall student attendance rates. Student attendance has a profound impact on student success, funding, and resources. Our theme is "We Champion Attendance." Let's all work together to keep our students in school, attending their classes, and working towards their educational, career, and life goals!
To learn more about addressing chronic absenteeism, please visit www.attendanceworks.org
The Parent Project - OC Sheriff's Department
The Parent Project is a 10-week course, facilitated by the Orange County Sheriff's Department which offers parents "concrete, no-nonsense interventions, and solutions to reduce and manage problematic behaviors" often found in strong-willed teens. Classes start September 11, 2023.
This course is open to the public and free to attend. To learn more about the Parent Project, please visit parentproject.com
Bell Schedule 2023-2024
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5-Star Students Program and Student APP Download
This year we will be using the 5-Star Students program at VP to help students increase their involvement on campus and hall passes. Students can earn points for attending events and participating in activities. More information will be shared about this app next week!
- All Student requests for schedule changes ended Friday, August 25.
- Administrative Schedule Changes are still possible in order to balance class sizes, and ensure the proper scheduling of classes for individual students.
New Counselor Assignments & Contacts 2023-24
SCC Early College (Dual Enrollment) Classes available Fall 2023
Are you interested in taking college courses while in high school, earning dual credit, or exploring careers?
Need help filling out the Special Admit Form and looking for classes? Visit sccollege.edu/earlycollege
Our SCC Representatives are on campus on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays to answer questions and help! See the available courses below.
Morning MATH SUPPORT available Monday through Friday
Need help preparing for an exam or completing an assignment in your Math class?
- Double Zero Period Room 213 - 7:35am - 8:24am
- Zero Period Room 206 - 8:30am - 9:20am
- Students are welcome. Teachers can also make recommendations for students to attend.
- Take advantage of this opportunity!
Class of 2024 Senior Store Gear Available Through September 15th
Senior spirit wear is available for the next 2 weeks. We have t-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, hoodies, and yard signs available.
This is a fundraiser for GradNite, Baccalaureate, and other Senior Graduation activities. Orders close 9/15, so get those orders in TODAY!
VPHS Theater Update!
VPHS Theatre would like to announce our 2023/2024 season. Our Fall play is a west coast premiere entitled, "MAKE 'em LAUGH"! Inspired by your favorite 90's sitcoms like "Friends", "Seinfeld", and the "Golden Girls" this comedy will transport you to the nostalgic world of 90's sitcoms.
We are pleased to announce that this year's Spring Musical will be the award winning, Broadway hit, "MAMMA MIA!" With songs and music from the acclaimed rock group Abba, this story of love, and self discovery will be guaranteed to have audiences of all ages dancing along! Stay tuned for more information regarding auditions!
Join Vocal Music!
Join our award-winning vocal music program! It's not too late to register!
-Get your fine arts credit out of the way
-Participate in off campus events
-Looks great on college apps
-Honors class opportunities
-Make awesome music and memories together
For more information, check out www.vphsvocalmusic.org or contact Mrs. Oh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join the VPHS Academic Competition Team
Spartans: for 2023-24, we are offering an Academic Competition class which features the following:
- Fall - Mock Trial
- Winter - Academic Decathlon
- Spring: Model United Nations
This class will prepare students to compete in all three competitions. The preparation and education will develop numerous beneficial skills in a variety of subject areas.
Interested? Contact Mrs. Huffman email@example.com
Join VPHS PFSO for 2023-2024
Have you joined the PFSO yet? Love to hit 777 on the slot machines? We want to hit our goal of 777 members this year!
The PFSO is made up of volunteers working together to support the faculty, staff, and students of VPHS. Your $10 annual donation makes a world of difference in community life here at VPHS. Whether you have the time to roll up your sleeves and volunteer with us, or this $10 donation is the biggest commitment you can offer right now - we’re thrilled to have you! Here are just a few ways the PFSO gives back to VPHS:
- Teacher grants for classroom supplies
- Campus beautification
- Senior scholarships
- Teacher appreciation goodies & events
- Grad Night & Baccalaureate
- and so much more!
Every family that joins also receives a VP Spartans decal sticker, so we hope you’ll take this opportunity to show your Spartan pride and join today!
Our first PFSO Meeting will be Tuesday, September 12th at 7pm in the VPHS Library. We hope to see you there!
Boy's Soccer Tryouts
Any Spartan boys interested in trying out for boys soccer, tryouts will be held Tuesday September 5 and Wednesday September 6th after school at 3:30.
Interested in playing baseball? Tryouts will take place September 11th, 13th, and 15th from 3:45 to 5:45pm. Additional information is on the @vphs_baseball instagram.
Girls Water Polo Tryouts
Freshmen and sophomore girls who are still interested in joining water polo, please visit room T-19 and speak to coach Carcich for more info.
Follow VPHS Teams on Social Media!
Please check out the VP Sports schedule for the latest game schedule, results, and events.
If you are on Instagram, follow our teams to stay updated on game results, schedules, and other team-related events:
Free and Public Education Notice
Section 5 of Article IX of the state of California constitution guarantees students a "free public education". Any requests financial requests from coaches or teachers shall be donations and therefore not required to participate.
Villa Park High School Assistant Principal | Curriculum & Instruction