Skyview High School

August Newsletter

2019-20 KEY DATES Last updated: June 14, 2019

NOTE: Every Monday from Sept. 9 to May 18 is a 40-minute early release, when school is in session, excluding holidays.

August 2019

Aug. 27: First day of school

September 2019

Sept. 2: Labor Day, no school

October 2019

Oct. 11: In-service day, no school

Oct. 16: Parent conferences, 2-hour early release—all schools

Oct. 17: Parent conferences, 2-hour early release—MS/HS only

Oct. 17: Parent conferences, no school—ES only

Oct. 18: Parent conference, no school—all schools

November 2019

Nov. 11: Veterans Day, no school

Nov. 27–29: Thanksgiving break, no school

December 2019

Dec. 23–Jan. 3: Winter break, no school

January 2020

Jan. 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Day, no school

Jan. 24: Semester break, no school **

February 2020

Feb. 17: Presidents Day, no school

March 2020

March 30–April 3: Spring break, no school

April 2020

April 16: Parent conferences, 2-hour early release—all schools

April 17: Parent conferences, 2-hour early release—ES only

April 17: Parent conferences, no school—MS/HS only

May 2020

May 25: Memorial Day, no school

June 2020

June 9: 2-hour early release**

June 10: Last day of school, 2-hour early release**

**If schools are closed due to weather, the calendar may change. Snow make-up days in priority order are June 11, 12, 15 and Jan. 24.

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Preliminary Suggested Supply List for Grades 9-12

3-Ring Binder 1” minimum

1 Mechanical pencil with refill lead or 1 dozen #2 pencils

White, click eraser Or pink pearl eraser

12-24 pack of colored pencils

Various colors of highlighting markers

Pocket folders (1 for each class)

Closed, personal pencil sharpener

Clear plastic ruler

3 x 5 index cards – plain white pkg/100

Composition style notebook

Jump-drive

2-3 pens, blue or black

White 3-hole college ruled paper (loose)

Colored markers

Glue stick

Scissors

White out

5-subject clean-tear Spiral notebooks – college ruled

Supplies to be given to 1st period teachers:

1 ream plain white printer paper

Box of facial tissue

Hand sanitizer 1 bottle

Clorox wipes 1 pkg

Skyview High School 2019-2020 Administrative Team

Andy Meyer

Andy Meyer~Principal~Andy.Meyer@vansd.org

New Student & Freshman Orientation BBQ

Monday, Aug. 26th, 5:30pm

1300 Northwest 139th Street

Vancouver, WA

The BBQ will be put on by the Skyview Band and Dance.

The cost is $5.

There will be an information fair with tables to sign up for sports and clubs. Tours of the building will also be available.

Need to Print Your Schedule? Check Grades? Manage Fees? Monitor Behavior and Attendance?

Use Skyward Family Access!

The easy way to be active in your child's education!

Skyward Family Mobile APP

Family Access on the Go!

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Attention Class of 2020

Class of 2020 - Your senior portrait and quote will be due Nov 7th, 2019. See our website https://skyviewhsyearbook.weebly.com/ for full instructions and rules for submission.

Skyview Care Closet

What is it the Care Closet?
We provide food, clothes, shoes, school supplies and toiletries to Skyview students who are in need. We can help once or multiple times.
How do students access the Care Closet?
Order forms are available online and at the Attendance Office window, wing clerk desks and counselors offices. Students check off what items they need, return the forms to the Attendance Office, and the items are delivered.
Is it private?
Yes! Only student numbers are used—no names. The bags are also delivered to the location of the student’s choosing.
How can I help?
We have specific items needed—please see the list on the school website under the Care Closet tab. We will be holding drives throughout the year or you can contact stephanie.mcgarvie@vansd.org for more information!

Student Off Campus/Parking Permit 2019-2020

All 11th and 12th grade students must have an Off-Campus pass to leave Skyview during the school day. All 11th and 12th grade students must have a parking permit to park in Skyview parking lots. Parent and student must complete the Off-Campus/Parking

permit form. Please bring completed form and student I.D. to Skyview when school starts August 27.

Meet our Skyview Counselors

ONLINE REGISTRATION FOR ATHLETICS AND ACTIVITIES

Fall registration opens August 1st.

Log on – skyview.vansd.org

Click- Athletics

Click-Clearance

Click- Online Registration (This will take you to Family ID website)

Click- Program Description (Marching Band, Fall Athletics, etc.)select appropriate Section

Click-Register Now

Click-Log in or create an account

*if you have previously registered using family ID, just log in. DON’T create a new account

Complete Registration and click SUBMIT

TO PAY ONLINE

www.vansd.org

Click Fines and Fees at bottom of home screen

Sign in to your Skyward Acct.

Screen says “Who are you shopping for?” Click on the student’s name

Click on appropriate Category to add items to your shopping cart.

Check out.

Message from the Food Court

All negative balances will be carried over to the next school year. Please use Skyward to check your student's account balance and clear them up so there are no surprises next school year.

ATTENDANCE TOP 5

1. You have 3 days to excuse an absence

2. To excuse – Bring a note to school or email skyview.attendance@vansd.org

3. Excusable Reasons – Health care appointment, Illness, Family activity, Family emergency, Pre-arranged Absence.

4. Unexcused Absence – Arrive to class 15 minutes late, Leaving Skyview without checking out, Oversleeping, Car/transportation. These reasons will not be excused.

5. Students who have been to ANY classes during the school day MUST check out before leaving Skyview. Failure to do so will result in an unexcused absence. Regardless of later returning to school with a note from parent.

*NEW* Because of the volume of absences on assembly schedule dates, if your student needs to leave early, you must submit the request before 11:00 AM.

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SUMMER RESOURCES