MVS Family News

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Friday, September 2

Upcoming Dates

September 5-- Holiday/ No School

September 8-- 2nd grade- 5th grade-- Marvelous Maverick Day-- 10:00 to 11:30

September 8-- Senior Pictures-- 10:00 AM at Heritage High School

September 26-28-- 2nd grade- 8th grade-- In-Person Testing (date and time- scheduled with your teacher)

October 3-7-- Fall Break/ No School

October 10-- Intervention and Enrichment/ No School

October 11-- Professional Development/ No School

October 18-- ACT Retake for all Seniors

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Senior Pictures

  • Date / Time: Thursday, Sept. 8th 10:00 AM
  • Where: Heritage High School (see below for specific instructions on where to go once you arrive)
  • Cost: $35 sitting fee on picture day


  • Student will need to go to the front office at Heritage High School first (enter in the main door and then turn right - you can see the office when you enter the commons) and GET A VISITOR’S PASS.
  • They will then return to the commons area and look for the theatre doors. They are directly across the commons area from the main entrance into the school.
  • There will be blank photography forms for them to fill out when they go inside the theatre.
  • The students will see a desk set up in front of the stage where they will check in.
  • Please tell them and the photographer that you are with Maryville Virtual School (they should have a black gown/cap for you)
  • If you have any issues or need help, you can email or call Dr. Rothery at 865-984-8110 and ask for her extension or give us a call here at Maryville Virtual School at 865-681-2289 if you’re unable to get in touch with her.


ACT Retakes for All Seniors

All MVS Seniors will retake the ACT test on October 18th at Maryville High School. This retake is a free, on-line test opportunity provided by the state of Tennessee. More information will be coming home soon explaining the process of enrolling for the test.

Low Grade Emails

Each Wednesday at 11:00, you will receive a Low Grade Alert email if your student currently has a average below 60 in a class. Below is an example. Please note in the highlighted section below, your email will have the course and grade listed.
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Things to finish up

On-line Payments Now Work!

  1. Pay your $40 iReach User Charge on School Cash Online, if you have done already done so.
  2. Please pay your $45 School Fees on School Cash Online, if you have done already done so.
  3. If you are in need of WiFi access, please see the information here.

PowerSchool/ Gradebook Access for Parents

As a parent, you have three ways to keep grades at your fingertips--

1. Login to

with your Parent username and password.

2. Sign up for emails of grades and attendance

  • Setting Up Automatic Reminders: Emailed Notification of Grades
    • Once parent is logged in, choose Email Notification on the left.
    • Check what information you would like to receive, how often, and to what email address.
    • Click Submit and Sign Out.

3. Download the PowerSchool app and view it on your phone

  • PowerSchool Mobile App
    • Install App.
    • Enter District Code: QLNK.
    • Login using the Parent username and password.

Canvas Parent Accounts

Do you want your own parent account in Canvas, so you can see your child's courses and assignments? Follow these directions.


  • First Time: Creating an Account:
    • Directions
    • Once you have created a login, use your User ID and Password.
  • Existing Parent Account: Adding an additional student
  • Editing Notifications:
    • Once you make your account, you will start getting email updates unless you turn them off under Notifications.
    • Directions

Community Connections

Blount County Library
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