Thor's Report

August 28th, 2022

Odin's Procession

Odin's Procession capped off a great second week of school. Odin welcomed the Freshman class as well as new upperclass students and new staff in a wonderful, time honored ceremony. Thank you to all the parents and guardians who came to watch the festivities. If you missed it, no need to worry, you can watch the video stream by following this LINK.


-Mr. Johnson

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NEW Tardy Policy

It is important for your child to be on time to class. Students miss out on vital information and instruction when they arrive tardy to class. Starting this week, students tardy to class 3 or more times in a week will be assigned lunch detention.

Please impress upon your student the importance of arriving to class on time.

Parent Engagement Night

Learn about the important digital tools you and your student will use in our District!

There are two dates and locations for our Parent Access Night: Grossmont High School on August 30 and Monte Vista High School on September 7. Dinner will be provided, and childcare will be available onsite. See flyer for more.

Senior College & Career Night

Senior Students and Parents, mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 31st! We will be hosting a College and Career Night to provide you with information to help plan your next steps. We will hold a main session in the Valhalla Theater starting at 6pm that will cover postsecondary planning and essential senior year info. Families will then have the opportunity to attend several different breakout sessions led by counselors and college reps.


Breakout sessions will cover topics such as four-year college applications, financial aid and scholarships, community college opportunities, military options, and career resources.


Both students and parents are encouraged to attend!

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Back to School Night - Sept 7th

You are cordially invited to “Back to School” Night on Wednesday, September 7th. Back to School Night is a chance for you to step into your student’s shoes as you tour the campus and follow their class schedule. This night also gives you the opportunity to meet with teachers as they review class expectations and course curriculum. Class sessions are set for 10 minutes each with additional time built into Period 4 to view a Welcome Presentation from Principal Johnson and our PTO.

Parking is available in the Student Parking Lot and the East Parking Lot; arrive early to avoid traffic and enjoy FREE food in the Pool Quad starting at 4:45pm. Class sessions start with period 1 at 5:35pm and end with Period 7 at 7:20pm.

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Homecoming 2022

This year's homecoming football game is on Friday, September 16th against Santana High School. The Homecoming Dance is on Saturday, September 17th - stay tuned for more info from ASB.
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All Students Eat for FREE


  • All students are eligible to receive a free breakfast and lunch for the 2022-2023 school year.
  • Important: To receive their free meals, students will need to provide their student ID number at every meal. Students can select one serving from multiple options. Additional servings are available for purchase and will be charged to the student ID number.
  • Breakfast will be available from 7:30-8:30 AM each school day.
  • Follow this LINK for more information.

Students can purchase insurance for their Chromebook!

The Grossmont Union High School District offers an optional Chromebook Protection Plan to students and families. The plan may be purchased yearly or in a multi-year offering at a discount. Students/parents that do not opt-in to the warranty program shall be responsible for fines equal to the current replacement cost of the materials and/or parts.


All plans must be purchased from the Finance Office or WEBSTORE by September 23rd. New Students have 30 days to purchase a plan.


Completing a Survey Gives Valhalla $$$

You may have received a link to the Annual Family Information Form (AFIF) from the district office. The information collected through the AFIF brings additional funding to Valhalla - which allows us to have additional elective courses, reduce class size and support the many amazing programs we offer our students.


Please take a moment to complete the Annual Family Information Form, click HERE, so we can continue Valhalla's tradition of excellence.

LAST WEEK TO ENTER FOR GRAND PRIZE DRAWING


Valhalla’s PTO is eager to get back to school and support the programs that have become tradition at Valhalla! Grad Nite, Baccalaureate, Scholarships, Teacher Grants, Educational Programs, Test Snacks, Hospitality and more, are just a few of the things we support. Whether you are a new parent to the school or returning, you can count on us to stay up to date with all the happenings at school! We know that navigating high school is not only a challenge for the students, but for the parents as well.


We are here to support you as parents at Valhalla. Please check out our PTO website to learn about us and see how you can help! Join us by becoming a member, purchasing class T-shirts and swag! All your donations stay directly at Valhalla and will be used to sponsor events and

activities for the students, teachers, and community. You do not have to volunteer your time to become a member. However, we would love to have you whenever you are available to help! Sign up to be a volunteer!


Find out how your business can sponsor PTO. And finally, don’t forget to

check us out on social media and leave us some comments!


Click HERE to explore the PTO website and become a member.