Eagle Newsletter

August 27, 2021

Upcoming Dates

9/1 - Virtual Back To School Night

9/1 - Dine Out All Day Fundraiser at Flippin' Pizza in Carmel Mountain

9/6 - Labor Day (No school)

9/15-10/15 - Hispanic Heritage Month

9/27 - Professional Growth Day, Non-Student Day

9/28-10/1 - Parent Conference Week, Minimum Days - Dismissal at 12:07

Index of Information

NEW! before a title within the newsletter denotes that it is a new posting this week.

  • Back To School Night - 9/1
  • Clearing Absences
  • Feeling Sick?
  • Mesa Verde Foundation Pledge Drive
  • Dine Out Night
  • Yearbooks On Sale Now
  • Eagle Shout Outs
  • Get Involved
  • Library Volunteers
  • Mesa Verde School Counselors
  • Science Olympiad
  • CyberPatriot
  • Club Rush

NEW! Back To School Night - 9/1

Virtual Back to School Night is this coming Wednesday, September 1st. There will be a Principal’s Welcome & PTSA Meeting from 5:15-5:55pm and class meetings will run from 6:00-7:40pm. Click on the picture to the right to view the schedule for the night.

The Zoom link for the Principal's Welcome & PTSA Meeting will be sent through our email messaging system, Blackboard Connect, on Wednesday afternoon so it will be at the top of your inbox. We will also post the link in the announcements section of our website, linked here.

A Back To School Night Schedule (colored paper) will be given to your student next week. Be sure your student fills it out and gives it to you so you know their class schedule. Be on the lookout for communication from your child's teachers about how to access their Zoom link.

NEW! Clearing Absences

If your student is absent, please call the Attendance Hotline at (858) 538- 5692 NO LATER than 10:00 am on the day of absence. A parent or legal guardian must make this call.

Please include the following:

  • Your student’s first and last name
  • Their grade
  • The date of the absence(s)
  • The reason (if sick, please list symptoms)
  • Your relationship to the student
  • A phone number where you can be reached

Students will be listed as truant if we do not receive a call or note from a parent/guardian.

NEW! Feeling Sick? Not Sure What To Do...

Call Mesa Verde's Health Tech at (858) 538-5478, ext. 3107. For more information, click here.

NEW! MV Foundation Pledge Drive: DID YOU KNOW?

The Mesa Verde Foundation Pledge Drive is going on now, and we need your help!! Please consider a donation in support of our many incredible programs and classrooms. Donations can be made online here. Thank you in advance for your participation with this crucial fundraising effort. Our Mesa Verde kids and their teachers appreciate you!

NEW! Dine Out Night - 9/1

Each month PTSA coordinates a Dine Out Night which is a great fundraiser for Mesa Verde. September's Dine Out Night is Wednesday, September 1st from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm at Flippin' Pizza in Carmel Mountain. Mention the flyer and 25% of sales goes back to MVMS.

NEW! Yearbooks On Sale Now

Mesa Verde Middle School yearbooks are on sale now! Books are sold ONLINE only – click here to place your order. Yearbooks are $40. We place our book order in January, so order before January to ensure your student receives a yearbook next June.

If we have extra yearbooks, they are sold in June for $50 cash only.

NEW! Eagle Shout Outs

Congratulations to these students and staff members for earning the first Eagle Shout Outs of the 21-22 school year! Shout Outs go out each week to Eagles who demonstrate good citizenship, kindness, responsibility, and help us RISE TOGETHER!

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Get Involved

Would you like to be a volunteer at Mesa Verde? Our volunteers at Mesa Verde are an integral part of school. Our volunteers help with events throughout the school year including 6th grade Olympics, 7th grade History Faire, 8th Grade Constitutional Challenge and Promotion. Although we are currently limiting our volunteers at this time due to the pandemic, we are preparing for when we do need volunteers. Under the new guidelines, volunteers must be fully-vaccinated and show proof of vaccination. If you would like more information, please contact Amanda Lane at (858) 538-5478 or alane@powayusd.com.

Sign up here if you would like to hear more.

Library Volunteers

The Mesa Verde library is looking for volunteers to help in the library during the lunch periods (Mon/Tues/Thur/Fri 11:00 to 12:40 and Wednesdays 11:40 to 1:00) once we are permitted to have volunteers again. We need help assisting and supervising students during our busy lunch periods. Volunteers may choose which day of the week and how often you would like to come in (once a week, every other week, once a month, etc.) If you are interested please contact Heather Ryan: hryan@powayusd.com. We will collect this information now to have it in preparation for when volunteers are allowed.

If you are not sure if you are an approved volunteer, contact Amanda Lane at alane@powayusd.com.


NEW! Mesa Verde School Counselors

This year MVMS is excited to have THREE full-time School Counselors! Your students are getting to know them over the next three weeks through their Social Studies classes. Learn more about the school counseling program at Mesa Verde and our three School Counselors here.

You can always find this newsletter in the Counselor's Corner section of this newsletter.

Mesa Verde Clubs

NEW! Mesa Verde Science Olympiad

Are you interested in science? Are you interested in becoming part of a team competing on a national level? Do you have the discipline to master several STEM subjects? If you are interested, please join our Mesa Verde Science Olympiad information night Monday 8/30 at 7pm for more details regarding the school sponsored program and the national competition. Meeting details and more Information can be found at our MVSO website.

Questions: please email mv92129so@gmail.com.


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What Club Do You Want To Be A Part Of?

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Contact Us

General Questions

If you are unsure of who to contact about a matter, please email us at MVMS@powayusd.com and your message will be answered or forwarded to the correct person.