Skyview High School

May 2019

SkillsUSA

Justin Lindsay earned the right to represent the state of Washington at the National SkillsUSA conference to be held in Louisville, KY June 25 - 28. Justin won first place in Extemporaneous Speaking for the second year in a row at the State competition that was held in Yakima April 25 - 27. Students competing in this contest are given a theme and 5 minutes to create their 3 - 5 minute speech. It's a difficult contest, but Justin did a great job. Last year, he placed 4th in the nation. Justin's SkillsUSA advisor is Nancy Wistrand, a CTE teacher who teaches Video Production at Skyview HS. SkillsUSA is a leadership and technical skills club whose mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation's future skilled workforce through the development of skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.

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Congratulations to our NHS 2019-2020 Inductees

MACKENZIE ARMSTRONG

BROOKE BENTLEY

KAYLA BLACK

JOSHUA BRETZING

BIANCA BUCERZAN

ELEANOR CLINK II

JACE CREECH

MADISON DEJONG

MOLLY FLYNN

KIRA GLASS

OLIVIA GRAY

NATHAN GREENWOOD

JENNA GRIFFIN

BRITTANY HARRELL

MADDIE HENDRICKS

LIYU HUANG

MARIAH JENSEN

SOPHIE MARTIN

STEPHANIE MCABEL

ANNIKA MEUNIER

SOPHIA MIGUEL

KEVIN C. MOORE

THAO NGUYEN

KYLE OLSON

STEFANIE PAIK

ALI PARMENTER

SHELBY PHILLIPSON

EMILIA PLANTE

MARCUS POONKA

JESSICA PRICE

BEN RICHTER

ERIN RYAN

ALNEEDA SAN

YADIRA SANTILLANO

ANNA SARKA

MEGAN SARKISSIAN

COLEBREN SCHOENLEBER

AARYAK SHASTRI

DAVID SHEPPERT

SAM SHIN

HANNAH SHINTAFFER

MORGAN SMITH

JAELYN SOTELO

HAYLEY STONE

JIMMY TON

RYAN WELCH


NHS 2019-2020 Officers

PRESIDENT Cameryn Rasmusen

VICE-PRESIDENT Vikram Sahgal

SECRETARY Holly Hutchison

TREASURER Ella Palandrani

EVENTS COORDINATOR Olivia Christianson

WEB MASTER Maddie Olmstead

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In-District Boundary Exceptions

For students NEW to Skyview in the fall of 2019 will be accepted starting May 1.

The form can be found at: https://vansd.org/wpdm-package/in-district-choice-transfer-form/?wpdmdl=36570&refresh=5bff046f105a71543439471

Also being accepted on May 1st, 2019

-Out of District Boundary Exceptions for current Skyview students who live outside of the Vancouver Public School Boundary. These must be renewed yearly.

-Out of District Boundary Exceptions for any student who is NEW to Skyview HS.

Last chance for yearbook sales

Listen to announcements to learn when it is your class's turn to pre-order a yearbook before they arrive in June, starting with seniors. Once they sell out - that's it!
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ATTENDANCE TOP 5

1. You have 3 days to excuse an absence

2. To excuse – Bring a note to school or email skyview.attendance@vansd.org

3. Excusable Reasons – Health care appointment, Illness, Family activity, Family emergency, Pre-arranged Absence.

4. Unexcused Absence – Arrive to class 15 minutes late, Leaving Skyview without checking out, Oversleeping, Car/transportation. These reasons will not be excused.

5. Students who have been to ANY classes during the school day MUST check out before leaving Skyview. Failure to do so will result in an unexcused absence. Regardless of later returning to school with a note from parent.

*NEW* Because of the volume of absences on assembly schedule dates, if your student needs to leave early, you must submit the request before 11:00 AM.

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AP Testing

May 6th - May 17th

Did you know May is mental health awareness month? Here are some quick facts about mental health in the US.

  • 1 in 4 young adults will suffer an episode of depression before age 24.

  • Over 8% of adolescents in the United States suffer from depression at a given time.

  • Suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 15-24. Talk openly and often about suicide with your teen.

  • 1 in 5 Americans live with a mental health diagnosis and half of all mental illness begins by age 14.

  • 70% of youth in juvenile justice systems have at least one mental health condition and at least 20% live with a serious mental illness.

Clark County Crisis Line

The Clark County Crisis Line operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to provide phone triage for crisis calls from children and adults. Call (800) 626-8137 or (360) 696-9560. Professional counselors will answer your call.

For emergencies that require immediate response, dial 9-1-1

If you have any questions please feel free to contact our Prevention/Intervention Specialist, Donna Holland, at 360-313-5984 or by email Donna.Holland@vansd.org

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SMT Blast Night

Friday, May 17th, 7-10:30pm

1300 Northwest 139th Street

Vancouver, WA

We are welcoming current and incoming Freshman SMT students.

SMT Showcase

Thursday, May 30th, 5:30-7:30pm

Skyview High School

SMT students will be presenting a project of their choice from this year. Family, friends, neighbors, and community are invited to this event.

SMT Senior Engineering Presentation

Wednesday, May 29th, 6-7pm

1300 Northwest 139th Street

Vancouver, WA

Students in the Engineering Design and Development class will be presenting their year long project they have been working on. This event is open to family, friends, neighbors and community members.
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Attention Football Parents

June 15th will be our annual football auction and you are invited to attend. This will be a fun filled evening where you will be able to watch your player in a scrimmage at 4 pm and then work your way into the commons for wonderful dinner followed by games and a live auction with some fantastic items to bid on. Bring the whole family! We will be having a silent auction and playing many different games in an effort to raise money for our football program. If you have any questions about football or our auction please email Coach Hansen at Brian.Hansen@vansd.org. We are in need of baskets and other silent auction items. If you have anything to donate please let us know. Deadline for Auction submissions is June 8th.

*Background picture credit to our talented photography student Kevin Lennon, grade 11.