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  • Friday, May 26, 2017

     

    Monday, May 29

    No school - Memorial Day

     

    Tuesday, May 30

    7-7:45 AM - Open Gym, North/South Gym, Open Library

    2:50-4:00 PM - Service Learning, STRIPES

    2:45-4:00 PM - After-School Academic Support--Test Retakes, Math, Science, Social Studies, ELA, Spanish

    7:00 PM - Ensemble Concert at Highview Middle School

     

    Wednesday, May 31

    7:00 AM - Open Gym, Open Library

    2:45-4:00 PM - Gardening Club, Creative Writing Club

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - After-School Academic Support--ELA, Math, Test Retakes, Science and Social Studies

    6:30-8:00 PM - Irondale High School welcome event for incoming 9th graders at Irondale High School

     

    Thursday, June 1

    7-7:45 AM - Open Gym, Open Library
    9:00-10:30 AM - Bel Air 5th graders visit Highview

    1:00-2:30 PM - Valentine Hills 5th graders visit Highview

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - After-School Academic Support--ELA, Math, Test Retakes, Science, Social Studies, Spanish

     

    Friday, June 2

    7:00 AM - Open Gym, Open Library

    Highview Exploration Day!  Hawk Pride!

     


    DONATIONS NEEDED

    We are excited to announce our next Highview Exploration Day on Friday, June 2nd. Exploration Day will consist of students choosing 1-3 exploratory classes based on their personal interests.  Students will choose from over 35 different classes including: masterchef, volleyball, running, snorkeling, engineering challenges, fuzzy blankets and much more!   

    We are looking for a few donations to help make this day amazing.  If you can donate any of these items, please bring them to the Highview School Office.  

    ·  48” x 26” fleece fabric for making tie blankets.  Students will be making blankets local animal shelters.

    ·  New or used tennis balls and clean, adult large and XL t-shirts.  Students will be repurposing these items to make fun dog toys for use in local animal shelters.

    ·  Bottles of water and juice boxes

    ·  Granola bars

    ·  Yarn....new or partially-used skeins

    ·  Pink erasers

    Thank you for your support!  Hawk Pride!!


    FROM THE HEALTH OFFICE

    If your child has medication in the Highview Health Office, please stop by and pick it up before the end of the school year.  Medications not picked up by the end of the school year will be destroyed. If you have questions, please contact Keri Rudnick in the Health Office: 651-621-6704


    NEW DEAN AT HIGHVIEW

    Highview Dean, Jeff Nowak, has accepted a dean position at Mounds View High School.  Jeff has been with us for the past five years.  He has enjoyed connecting with students and families and being a part of the Highview Community.  He is very excited to be joining the MVHS Dean Team and continue his commitment to Mounds View School District Community.

    We would like to welcome Caleb Bjorklund as the new O-Z Dean at Highview Middle School  Mr. Bjorklund has been working in education for the past twelve years; the last six years as a Dean of Students at Mounds View High School.  . Mr. Bjorklund has an undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota and a graduate degree from St. Cloud State University in School Counseling. His wife works in education and his children attend Highview and Valentine Hill Schools.  He is excited to join the Highview family and begin working with students and families.   Hawk Pride!


    MARK YOUR CALENDARS

    Mark your calendars now for Highview Hawk Pride Welcome Back Day on Wednesday, August 23 from 1:00 to 7:00 PM.  Teachers will be here from 5:00-7:00 PM.  Students will get their school photos taken; get their schedule and their locker assignment and more!   Watch for a mailing to come to your house via U.S. Mail this summer with more information. 


    ATTENTION INCOMING 9TH GRADE IRONDALE STUDENTS & PARENTS - FALL 2017

    Please join us at Irondale High School Wednesday, May 31st from 6:30 to 8:00 pm for an event to celebrate the start of your high school career. At this event you will have the opportunity to...

    ·  Meet your Dean (15 min. Sessions at 6:30, 6:45, 7:00, 7:15, 7:30)

    ·  Sign up for your 4-Year Planning Meeting

    ·  Take a tour of the building with a current Irondale student

    ·  Explore options to get connected at the Fall Activities Fair / Meet coaches and advisors

    ·  Confirm the activation of your ParentVue and StudentVue Accounts

    ·  Commemorate the day with a photo-op on the Irondale Red Carpet

     We look forward to see our newest Knights soon!


    60-SECOND VIDEO REVEALS SCHOOLS’ SPACE CRUNCH

    This month, the District produced a video revealing the reality of schools stressed beyond capacity. In addition, a new website shares school-specific details of capacity challenges discovered by the recent facilities task force. At its May 16 meeting, the School Board discussed a facilities development proposal addressing the identified needs across the District and estimating the associated costs. The Board has requested that the administration create an accompanying timeline that would eventually allow it to propose a bond referendum for Election Day, November 7, 2017


    BE PART OF VIEWETTES

    Attention current 8th grade students going to Mounds View High School in the fall—There will be a parent/dancer meeting on June 1 at 6:00 PM in the Mounds View High School Forum.  All interested dancers that will be in 8th-12th grade for the 2017-2018 School Year are welcome to attend. 


    IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER FOR COMMUNITY ED SUMMER CAMPS

    There is still time to register your student for Mounds View Community Education Summer Camps. Camps are offered in art, science, technology, engineering, acting, singing, chess, Spanish, and many different sports.  Most camps are open to students entering grades 1-12.  There’s something for everyone!  The camps are fun, educational, and engaging.

    Registrations are accepted online and by mail only.  To view camps and/or to register, visit the Community Education Website at www.moundsviewschools.org; Click on Community Education; Click on Youth Programs; Click on Summer Camps 2017.  You can also find camps by going to the schools webpage and clicking on E-Flyers and Community Education Summer Camps.

     Students attending school in the Mounds View School District during the 2016/2017 school year, and qualify for free/reduced lunch may be eligible for partial scholarships.  Call the Community Education Office at 651-621-7400 for


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