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SV Week 36 Update

STEAM Night on Wednesday

Next week we celebrate our Teachers during Teacher Appreciation Week as well as National School Nurse Day and National School Lunch Hero Day on Wednesday. If you would like to express your gratitude to our amazing staff you can check out the staff favorites list and fill their bucket next week.


Huge shout out to Mr. Lynch and the Middle School Viper Band for earning a "Superior" designation on Wednesday at Mountain Ridge HS district assessments. Your hard work has paid off! Congratulations to our baseball and softball teams for great seasons and making it all the way to the semi finals this week. Both teams were knocked out of the playoffs, but they played hard and had great seasons!


Next Wednesday is a big night at SV, and we want to make sure everyone is able to attend our STEAM Night Showcase of student work on Wednesday, May 4 from 5:00-7:00 pm. All our grades will have STEAM on display and it will be a student-centered celebration of hard work, grit, and engineering that all our vipers have demonstrated in 21-22. We are very excited to have this capstone event back at SV after a two year hiatus.


We also have movie night tonight and this event is free for any SV community/family members in our courtyard. We do ask that all student are accompanied by a parent or trusted adult and are supervised on campus.

PTSO Movie Night is Tonight!

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PTSO Needs Your Help!

Just a friendly reminder that Teacher Appreciation Week is next week. We have had many parents/families come forward to volunteer to make signs for the windows of the 50+ wonderful teachers we have here at Sierra Verde! We are so grateful to those who have signed up to help out. We could still use several more volunteers to help out on Sunday, if you can.


On Sunday, May 1st the school campus will be open from 9AM – Noon to come and help hang up the signs on the teachers’ windows.

If you are able to help us out, please let us know as soon as possible!

Thank you so much for your support!

Please contact us by email: sierraverdeptso@gmail.com

Or on social media: https://www.facebook.com/svptso/

You will then be connected to Justine Huh, who is the Coordinator of this project. She will connect you to 1 or more teachers who have not already been spoken for.


Movie Night

Tonight is our Free, Outdoor Movie Night. We will be showing Spies in Disguise. Please come and join us by the Flagpole. Doors open at 6:45pm and the Movie will begin at 7:15pm. Bring your blankets to sit on and be ready to enjoy an evening under the stars. There will be concessions available for sale.

We hope to see you there!


Thank you for all of your support,

Sierra Verde PTSO

Last StuCo Spirit Week of the Year

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Save The Dates!

We have 3 Big Events on the calendar for our campus and PTSO. Be sure to save the dates and be ready to attend!

  • PTSO Movie Night April 29 at 7:00 PM in our courtyard
  • May 4 STEAM Night Student Showcase for 21-22 from 5:00 - 7:00 pm all over campus
  • PTSO Final Meeting and Board Election May 10 @ 6:30 in the Media Center

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Sierra Verde New Era Hats Available for Pre-Order

We have a new batch of new era hats available for Pre-Order on our website. The hats are available in 3 sizes 1. Small/Medium 2. Medium/Large 3. Large/XL . The caps are flex fit which allows them to fit a range of sizes. You can pre-order them on our website for $25, and they will be $30 after the pre-order window. The size guide can be found here, and this is the 39thirty model


There will also be a one size child/youth all black cap available for purchase as well that will fit our youngest Vipers better than the adult 39thirty. Please be sure to order the correct size on our website as we will not have extra hats on hand to exchange sizes.

Library Books Due Next Week

All student school library books are due the week of May 2nd. Overdue notices will be sent by email on May 3rd to help parents with locating school library books. Classes that have 100% of their books returned will have a special library time. If books have been lost or damaged, you can pay for books online from our school web site. -Mrs. Olofoson

End of Year Medication Pick Up

Dear Parents/ Guardians;


It is hard to believe that the end of the year is almost here. I want to remind all of those families that have medication in the nurse’s office that it must be picked up by an adult no later than Thursday May 19th. I do not keep any medication over the Summer. Any medication not picked up will be destroyed after the pickup date.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.

Have a wonderful summer!


Nurse Lynn

623-376-4811

lynn.wesolek@dvusd.org

Middle School Sports

Dear Parents,


Mountain Ridge High School, in conjunction with team physicians Dr. Maddox and Dr. Timothy Ratliff, will conduct athletic physicals for the 2022 -2023 school year on Saturday, May 7th from 7:30 to 11 AM.


Location: HonorHealth Deer Valley Orthopedics, 4344 W. Bell Road #102, Glendale, AZ 85308

Date/Time: Saturday, May 7, 2022; 7:30-11 AM

Cost: $25, cash or check Benefitting MRHS Sports Medicine Program


Email Lara Wesson to make an appointment. If your son or daughter is interested in playing a middle school sport next year, a physical is mandatory for participation.

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Mountain Ridge Summer Basketball Camps

MRHS is hosting basketball camp over the summer for grades 3-12 starting in June. See the full breakdown of details in their flyer and registration below.

Mountain Ridge HS Colorguard Clinics

We will be having spin clinics coming up! Please see attached! It is at Mountain Ridge High School. We will be meeting in the Mountain Ridge band room. We welcome anyone 6-12 grade to join us! Completely free to come to these clinics :) These are available for students who are interested in joining us for the marching band season, winterguard season in 2022/2023 season or even to simply just check it out for fun!


Email ashley.selby@dvusd.com for any questions you may have.

Please see below video from our 2022 Winterguard Season:

https://youtu.be/p62Ijk7jfsI

Updates from our Office

We are cleaning out our lost and found next week. Our lost and found is very full, please have your students check the lost and found outside the MPR by next Friday or it will be donated next weekend. Parents are free to come look through it on Wednesday at STEAM Night as well.


  • Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week

  • Tuesday 5/3 is our SV Sports Banquet at 5:00 pm in the MPR

  • Wednesday May 4 is National School Nurse Day and National Interpreter Day

  • Wednesday May 4 is STEAM Night on Campus from 5:00 - 7:00 pm

  • NJHS Inductions are Thursday 5/6 at 5:30 PM in the MPR

  • Thursday 5/6 is National School Lunch Hero Day

  • Next Friday May 7 is a 2:00 pm Early Release

  • The Grade 7-12 Science Curriculum materials adoption public review period continues from now until May 9.

Have a Great Weekend

Sierra Verde STEAM Academy

An A+ School of Excellence

Nationally Accredited STEM Certification

"A" Rated School by Arizona Dept. of Education

Proud Home of the Vipers

Deer Valley Unified School District