Bobcat News

February 1, 2021

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Friday Night Live Students are Sharing the Love!

Hello everyone,

FNL Kids will be sharing their Love and Thanks to healthcare workers! Donations of thank you cards, and snacks will be collected. All donations will be delivered to Kaiser Moreno Valley-ICU Unit.

The ONLY COLLECTION DATE for students is February 11th during hot lunch 11am-1pm.

We would like to know how we can improve your Distance Learning Experience!

Please complete this simple Google Form Survey by Friday, February 5th, and let us know how we can improve your experience with Distance Learning.

Student Survey

Parent Survey

District theme
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The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Kid President

Student of the Week for January 22, 2021

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Spirit Shirts for Sale

Gray is $10 and Black is $8.Various sizes available! Get yours before they're all gone!

Please contact the school office for more information.

Zoom Etiquette

The success of your student(s) during Distance Learning depends on having your students putting their best foot forward. Please continue to refer to the Zoom Etiquette procedures in order to ensure learning during Live Zoom Instruction.

Employment Resource Center

In partnership with the Riverside County Workforce Development Center, the City of Moreno Valley operates a one-stop job resource center that includes:

  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Resumé Preparation Assistance
  • Employment Information Workshops
  • Resource Library
  • Hot Jobs Announcement Board
  • Career Assessment Software
  • Veteran's Employment Service

Find more information at moval/org/edd/erc.html

Parents, before you reach out to the teacher, if you need tech help, please reach out to the EXPERTS and click the link below!

Do you need help with your chromebook or accessing technology? Click this link for support.

Think Together

Think Together is currently running a distance learning program & we are looking for more students to enroll! We offer 4 different sessions that our 30 minutes long with 10-minute break in-between. The students must attend at least 1 session a day to maintain enrollment. We have Social Emotional Learning 2pm-2:30pm, Study session 2:40pm-3:10pm, Healthy living( physical activity/nutrition) 3:20pm-3:50pm, and Enrichment( art/stem) 4pm-4:30pm.

I've attached the enrollment guide in English & Spanish with instructions on how to fill out the application. The links are included in the guide, but I will post them below as well.

English Flyer

English enrollment link:

Spanish Flyer

Spanish enrollment link:


There are so many events going on this month! Make sure to save these dates:

  • February 4 - Black History Month Drive-Thru Celebration
  • February 10 - Partners in Parenting
  • February 18 - State of the District
  • February 24 - Black History Month Keynote Address
  • February 27 - Youth Rising Against Tobacco and Vaping Summit

Link To Schedule: Click here

Link To Flyer: Click Here

Black History Month - Save the Date

Moreno Valley Unified is excited to celebrate Black History Month throughout February. Please feel free to join us for two district-wide events.

Black History Month Drive-Thru Celebration

Thursday, February 4; 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Vista del Lago High School

Join us for some fun and games from your car and enjoy some giveaways, a photo-op and soul food to go.

Black History Month Keynote Address

Wednesday, February 24; 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Via Zoom

Celebrate Black History with California Secretary of State Dr. Shirley Weber at this special Keynote Address virtual event!

View flyer for more details.

Partners in Parenting University
We invite you to join us on February 10 at 6:00 p.m. for our Partners in Parenting University workshop! This parent workshop series aims to prepare parents on how to better support their children. The upcoming topic is “Help, my child is being bullied.” Topics for Partners in Parenting University workshops include mental health, drugs and alcohol, healthy family environment, and multi-tiered systems of support.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 821 5525 2875

Passcode: PIPUclass

The Parent Project

Thursdays, February 1-April 22

6:00-8:00 p.m.

Paper Tutoring Now Available

Paper tutoring launched yesterday, Monday, January 25. Paper is available to all students in grades 4 to 12. Students can access Paper through Clever 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Please watch the video in the flyer for more details. For questions, please contact your site, which will have a Paper account manager.

View parent webinar flyer in English and Spanish.

SmartBus to Provide WiFi for Students - January Schedule

The SmartBus is here! If you are having trouble connecting to the Internet, you can now connect through MVUSD's SmartBus system. In order to support our families, some school buses have been equipped with internet connectivity. Smart Buses can be parked in a variety of areas during synchronous instruction to support students without Internet connection at home. The WiFi signal reaches up to 300 feet from the bus, allowing up to 65 students to connect at one time while practicing social distancing. Please refer to the guidelines and January bus schedule in this flyer.

Care Solace - Mental Healthcare Resources

Care Solace is a no-cost, online resource with a live 24/7 concierg individuals in finding local mental health related programs and counseling services. Care Solace is a tool for school staff and families to connect with community-based mental healthcare resources and providers. Their proprietary care navigation system taps into a vast database of mental healthcare resources to find carefully vetted local therapists and programs in minutes.

Please review letter and flyer for additional information and instructions on how to access Care Solace services.

Scholarships and Contests

Art Contest: Life In Moreno Valley Before 1984

Moreno Valley City Councilman David Marquez is pleased to present an art contest dedicated to promoting local civic awareness and history. The city of Moreno Valley formed in December of 1984. Using their existing knowledge about the past of Moreno Valley or new and researched information, local youth in grades 2-12 are invited to develop a poster depicting life in Moreno Valley before the city formed.

Deadline to enter is February 1, 2021. See flyer for more details.