Viper Voice

SV Week 37 Update

Makers in May

Thanks for a fantastic May the Fourth STEAM Night Student Showcase this week! We had an amazing turnout and our kids were so proud all evening showing off their hard work and engineering mindset on Wednesday. We also were thrilled at the huge turnout at last week's PTSO Movie Night! It was great to have our campus full of families and community, we are grateful to get back to these cherished SV traditions once again.


Our final PTSO meeting of the year will be on Monday May 16 at 7:00 pm in our Media Center. We are currently looking for at least one new board member to serve as secretary, and are hoping to bring some new families on board to help out as volunteers for PTSO. We would really appreciate your attendance at our final meeting as we close out this year and elect new board members for next year. If you have any questions about the meeting, and would like more information about volunteering, please email sierraverdeptso@gmail.com .


As we head into the last few weeks of the year, we have a lot more going on to wrap up 2022. Next week is busy with concerts, dances, and a performance at the Diamondbacks game.

Schedule of Events May 9-13

5/10 New Band Member Meeting 6:30 in the MPR


5/10 DVUSD Governing Board Meeting at District Office Board Room


5/11 Spring Choir Concert 6:30 in the MPR


5/12 Spring Band Concert 6:30 in the MPR


5/13 PTSO Papa Johns Night


5/13 Early Release 2:00 PM


5/13 Choir Singing at the Diamondbacks game


5/13 8th Grade Promotion Dance 6:00-8:00 pm in the MPR

PTSO Needs Your Help!

We have our Last PTSO General Meeting of the year on Monday 5/16 at 7:00 pm in the Media Center. We are hoping to get more of our parents plugged in and involved for 22-23 to be on campus and helping out so we can start a normal year with parents on campus and homeroom volunteers in place to start the year. It has been two years since we have been able to have a "normal" start and we would welcome your help on our campus and with our events. If you would like to see the options available come on out at at our final meeting.


Our Papa John's Restaurant Night is next Friday May 13, flyers have been distributed.


Thank you so much for your support!

Please contact us by email: sierraverdeptso@gmail.com

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


Sierra Verde PTSO

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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

Physicals Tomorrow

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 currently building our Master Schedule for 22-23 in PowerSchool, for some of our grades, you may be able to see class placements and teachers for next year and these are all currently in a working "Draft mode" as we always have to make some changes and adjustments through the summer to balance our classes. As a reminder, we do not change classrooms are make schedule changes per policy by parent request. A lot of time, effort, and thought goes into homeroom and rotation placements each year and it would be impossible to honor classroom requests based on the many variables we take into account already.


  • Next Friday May 13 is a 2:00 pm Early Release

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

  • Our Lost and Found will be emptied after next Friday. Any items left unclaimed will be donated the next weekend.

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