Friday, November 6th, 2020


  • WEEK November 9th - November 13th is " A WEEK " (WEDNESDAY SCHEDULE: Periods 1, 3, and 5)
  • Nov. 9th- PTSA Meeting 7 pm
  • Nov 10th - Music Boosters Meeting 7:30 pm
  • Nov 11th - Veterans Day
  • Nov 12th - IB Meeting 7 pm Check our flyer!
  • Nov 23rd - 27 - School Recess
  • Nov 26th - Thanksgiving Day
  • Click on the MDUSD Friday Letter for updated information on

    Superintendent Floats Detailed Hybrid Schedule Drafts for Review and more!

  • EARN HERO Points - Ask Teachers for HERO points.

  • Main Office Hours are from 7:30 am - 4 pm. (925) 685 - 8414
Native American

November is National American Indian Heritage Month. Join us in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans.

Non-Binding Family Reopening Survey

The district is currently surveying staff and families—asking for a commitment in advance. Families will express their preference in two stages, first, with a non-binding survey, then, with a binding survey.

YVHS English Learners Advisory Committee (Eng and Span)

If your student is an English Learner- Currently in ELD 1,2,3 or ELALD- Please make sure to fill out the form by November 6th.

Join Us at out Next YVHS PTSA Meeting!

Here is the PTSA meeting Zoom information for Monday's meeting:

Topic: YVHS PTSA Meeting - November 2020
Time: Nov 9, 2020 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 874 9333 9809
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YVHS Music Boosters

Got Music?


Music is still happening at YVHS even with distance learning. There are five music classes being taught by Mr. Pattison: Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Orchestra, and 2 Guitar classes. With so many musicians the Ygnacio Valley Instrumental Music Boosters needs your help.

The YVIMB helps provide funding and support for the Instrumental Music Program at YVHS. We need you to join us so we can better support our amazing students and this great program. You can visit our website to find out more about the YVIMB, join our Boosters group, or make a donation at any time.

If you want to know more, join our next meeting on November 10, 2020, at 7:30 pm using the Zoom link on our web page. You can also contact us at ygnaciomusic@gmail.com.

ALLIANCE for a Healthier Generation (Eng and Span)

For Parents and Families: Use our free, simple tools and resources to help students and families build social-emotional skills through communication, collaboration, self-reflection, and self-care. 

Student Activities or Events

FREE Drivers Education Course

MDUSD is offering a FREE Drivers Education course! Please see the attached Drivers Education information for the 2020-2021 school year. Upon completion of this course, students can earn 2.5 elective credits.

Click on flyer (English and Spanish)

Spring Break 2022 Washington DC and New York Tour - UPDATE

Hi Ygnacio Valley families! Seeing the world allows for incredible growth, and the excitement of exploring someplace new will give your child something to anticipate for months to come. In the meeting, I'll be talking about why I feel this tour is important right now, trip details, and all the ways in which EF is leading the charge on student safety. ***We are encouraging families to come to get information about this experience as there will be early-enrollment scholarships for EVERY STUDENT***

Click on the UPDATED form below.

Educational Talent Search (ETS

Educational Talent Search (ETS) is a federally funded program designed

to motivate, support and encourage low-income, first-generation students to graduate from high school and continue on to a post-secondary school of their choice.


Ms. Andrea, High School Advisor

Email: abell@dvc.edu

Cell: 415-562-7156


Need to Pick up your TEXTBOOKS?

The Library/ IMC is OPEN :

Mon-Wed. from 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Thursday-Friday 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Community Resources

Free Flu Shots Available with COVID-19 Test

Monument Crisis Center





N O V E M B E R 1 9, 2 0 2 0

P R E S E N T A T I O N: 5 : 3 0 - 6 : 3 0 PM

Q & A : 6 : 3 0 - 7 : 0 0 P M ( O P T I O N A L )

REGISTER HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/attending-to-the-needs-of-oneself-and-others-tickets-126455087571

Scott Chavez, M.Div

Outreach & Training Lead

Contra Costa Crisis Center

Dave Fendel

Coordinator, Social-Emotional Learning

Contra Costa County Office of Education


Scott Chavez began serving as a crisis line volunteer on the Crisis

Center’s 24/7 crisis & suicide hotlines in 2010. He joined the agency’s

staff in 2013 and continues to provide crisis counseling, support, &

resource information to people in crisis, including those at risk of

suicide. In addition, Scott provides trainings in suicide prevention,

suicide intervention skills, and grief support for the agency’s staff and

volunteers and throughout the community.

Parents/guardians and other adults are welcome. There is no cost to attend, although registration is required.

For additional information, please email TUPE@cccoe.k12.ca.us.

This live webinar will focus on:

Social-Emotional Learning Overview

Signs of Stress & Stress Management and Coping: How to take care of yourself

How TUPE services support Contra Costa young people

Resources for Youth & Adults

Hear from young people - CourAGE student presenters

Attendance Line

(925) 685 - 8414 ext. 3681
When calling the attendance line, please make sure to leave the following information:

Student First and Last name


Reason student will be absent

Relationship to the student

Parent Phone Number


If you do not have internet access in your home, and would like to apply for a Hotspot (mobile internet device) Please contact Mrs. Jenny Guirola- Garcia at guirolaj@mdusd.org or at (925) 685-8414 extension 3610. ( 1 per household)

" Once a Warrior, Always a Warrior!"

The Mt. Diablo Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, actual or potential parental, family, marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.