Wolf Pack Weekly

November 19, 2021

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The Week in Snapshots

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This Week's ASB Announcements

ASB WOLFPACK UPDATE 11.16.21

Thanksgiving Break

There is no school next week as all Vista Unified Schools are observing the Thanksgiving Holiday. School resumes on November 29th at 8:48 a.m.


On behalf of the entire faculty and staff, we at Mission Vista wish all students and their families a wonderful, safe holiday break.

Progress Grades are Posted in Aeries

Progress grades for the 2nd quarter were published this past Thursday. Please be sure to check these grades in the Aeries portal. If you have any questions about your student's grade for a particular class, we recommend following up directly with the teacher as a first line of contact.

School Tours

MVHS has begun to host on-campus tours for prospective families, and we have six tours remaining. The purpose of the tours is to give potential incoming students and parents an in-depth overview of what MVHS has to offer ahead of the VUSD Magnet School Application window, which opens in January.


The tours include a brief informational session led by MVHS administration, followed by a student-led tour of the campus. See the flyer attached here for more details.


Tours will begin at 4pm in the MVHS Theater.


*Tour participants must wear a mask while on campus.

On-Site COVID Testing Available for Students

MVHS is excited to be able to bring on-site COVID testing from Inspire Diagnostics to MVHS Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm in our theater lobby.


When positive COVID cases are reported to the school, close contacts who are vaccinated are not required to quarantine; unvaccinated students are able to stay in school if they agree to test twice within seven days. Having the on-site testing location will hopefully provide a convenient option for families and will help us to keep students who are not experiencing symptoms in class.


Students must have parent permission to obtain a COVID test. Parents are able to pre-emptively provide that permission by completing this digital form.


Toward the end of November, this testing clinic will be available to students and staff from neighboring schools in VUSD.


Student Testing Authorization Form.

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College and Financial Aid Workshops on Tuesdays

The College and Career Center is hosting college and Financial Aid workshops every Tuesday from 3-4pm. Come learn about all of the available funding/grants to pay for college while also learning about the ins and outs of our in-state, out-of-state, and community college options.

College Visits are Happening!

If you are interested in meeting with college reps, don’t forget to sign up. We have college reps meeting with students both virtually and in-person. Sign up here

Career Center Workshops on Thursdays

The College and Career Center is hosting workshops every Thursday to help students with Job Readiness and Preparation. Workshops run from 2:45-3:30, and interested students need to sign up here.


1st Thursday of the month-BRAG SHEETS

2nd Thursday of the month-RESUME BUILDING

3rd Thursday of the month-INTERVIEW SKILLS

4th Thursday of the month-MOCK INTERVIEWS

Seniors: Fill out the FAFSA or Dream Act Application!

Seniors! Click here to find out more information about filling out the FAFSA or Dream Act application.


All seniors are encouraged to do this, regardless of family income status. All too often, students hesitate to apply for college because they think it is cost-prohibitive, and on the flip side, some students think their family makes "too much" to qualify for any financial aid. Frequently, this is not the case. MVHS encourages ALL seniors to fill out the FAFSA or DreamAct application to find out what financial aid for college exists for them.

Social-Emotional Support Resources

Click here for Social-Emotional resources on campus

Weekly COVID Cases on Campus

In lieu of sending all-school community updates for every case of COVID on our campus, I will provide a brief update for MVHS in the Wolf Pack Weekly.


During the past week (since last Friday), MVHS had 1new case of COVID-19 among students/staff.


School community members can also follow up-to-the-minute data on our District's COVID-19 Dashboard.

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PTSA

Our mission is for Parents, Teachers and Students to work together with our school to help provide programs and enrichment activities which enhance your child's learning environment!

PTSA See's Candy Holiday Fundraiser

Happy Holidays MVHS PTSA members, families and students!


MVHS PTSA needs your sweet support! We're selling yummy See's Candies for our latest fundraiser. Visit our shop https://www.yumraising.com/secure/missionvhs_mission_vista_high_school_ptsa1/candy?h=MVH_Com1396&c=fb3700 to pick and choose your favorites and buy your candy online. It's that easy!

Click or copy and paste this link to your web browser to get to MVHS PTSA's See's Candy Yum-Raiser online store front. This link can be found on our website, our social media platforms; FB, IG and Twitter. Order between now and December 3rd, 2021.

Get some of your gifts checked off your list while supporting MVHS PTSA!

Happy shopping, and thanks for your support!

https://www.yumraising.com/secure/missionvhs_mission_vista_high_school_ptsa1/candy?h=MVH_Com1396&c=ot3722

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The Timberwolves Foundation

The mission of the Timberwolves Foundation is to enhance, enrich, and encourage all aspects of education at MVHS and provide grants to promote the development of programs, classroom innovations, and support all school clubs.

The Timberwolves Foundation is pleased to announce that the board just voted to approve grants for the baseball team, choir, dance, P.E., and volleyball. Every year the foundation gives back to the school thousands of dollars directed to help support various programs, including the Athletics and the Arts.

Your donations help make this possible. For more information on how you can donate, please visit our website.


Don’t forget, mark your calendar for April 9th, 2022 “A Night of Comedy and Magic”. More information to come!!

Our "Why" - Vision, Mission, and Values

Our Vision is to be the model of educational excellence through discovery, innovation, and growth.

Our Purpose is to empower students to be self-directed, creative, and critical thinkers who persevere to positively impact the interconnected world.

We Value mutual respect, collaboration, integrity, originality, and intellectual curiosity that prepare our students to become integral members of society.