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    Friday, February 2, 2018

    Monday, February 5 - A Day

    Registration for 8th graders during ELA classes

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    7:00 AM - Chess Club

    2:45 PM - 4:00 PM - Ensemble, STRIPES, Student Council, Girls Basketball, Fitness Training

    2:45-5:00 PM - Musical Rehearsal

    3:00-9:30 PM - Ski and Snowboard Club

     

    Tuesday,February 6 - B Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Guys Chorus, Chamber Orchestra

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    7:30 AM- 3D Printer Club

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - After-School Support in Social Studies, ELA, Math, Science, Testing

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - Jazz Band, Makeup Swim, Science Olympiad, Yearbook,, Clay Club, STARS

    2:45-5:00 PM - Musical Rehearsal

    3-9:30 PM - Ski and Snowboard Club

    3-5:30 PM - Boys Basketball Game at Highview

     

    Wednesday, February 7 - A Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    7:30 AM- 3D Printer Club

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - After-School Support in Social Studies, ELA, Math, Spanish, Testing, Science

    2:45-4:00 PM - Strategy Gaming, STRIPES, Musical Rehearsal, Stage Crew, Fitness Training, Mural Club

    3-5:30 PM - Girls Basketball Game at Highview

    2:45-5:00 PM - Musical Rehearsal

     

    Thursday, February 8 - B Day

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    7:10 AM - Chamber Orchestra

    2:45-5:00 PM - Musical Rehearsal

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - After-School Support in ELA, Math, Spanish, Testing, Science

    2:45 - 4:00 PM - Boys Basketball, Creative Writing, Jazz Band, Makeup Swim

     

    Friday, February 9 - A Day

    7:00 AM - Ensemble

    7:00 AM - Fame Jr. Band Rehearsal

    7:00 AM - Open Gym

    7:15 AM - Open Library

    8:45 AM - 2:30 PM - 8th Grade Field Trip to Science Museum

    2:45-5 PM - Musical Rehearsal

     


    REPORT CARDS

    Second quarter report cards will not be mailed out, however; parents and students will be able to view them via Student VUE and Parent VUE on Friday, February 9th

    If you have not already signed up for Parent VUE and would like to, please contact Cindy Palmer in our school office at 651-621-6700. 

    If you would like a paper copy of your student’s report card, please contact Karen Porath at 651-621-6725 or Karen.porath@moundsviewschools.org or your student’s dean.


    UPCOMING HIGHVIEW 8TH TO 9TH GRADE TRANSITION EVENTS

    A number of events have been planned to help support the transition of our Highview 8th graders into high school next year.   

    Online Registration for 9th Grade Classes: February 5, 2018 at Highview during the school day.  Highview Deans will work with students during their ELA classes to register for their high school classes online. 

    Mounds View High School Information Night for 8th Graders: February 12, 2018 at 5:30pm last names A-L & 7:00pm last names M-Z at MVHS.

    8th Graders visit High Schools: April 13, 2018 9:45am-11:00am.  Highview 8th Graders tour the high school that they will attend and learn about life in high school, including academic and co-curricular opportunities.

    Mounds View High School Fall Co-Curriculum Day: May 16, 2018 6:30pm at MVHS.  8th Grade students & families invited to learn about co-curricular opportunities at MVHS.

    HS Deans and Student Mentors Q&A with 8th Graders: May 22, 2018 11:30am- 12:30pm.  Deans and student mentors from both high schools will meet with 8th Grade students at Highview to answer questions about life in high school.

    "Spring into Fall" Irondale High School Co-Curriculum Day: May 30, 2018 6:30pm at IDHS.  8th Grade students & families invited to learn about co-curricular opportunities at IDHS.

     First Day of High School! September 4, 2018


    8th GRADE SNOW DAZE DANCE

    Our Eighth Grade Snow Daze Dance is tonight from 6:30 - 9:00 PM sponsored by the Highview Student Council.  The dance is for Highview eighth grade students only.

    Tickets were on sale from January 30th - February 2nd for $10.00 each or may be purchased from The Nest (our school store) using 15 Gotcha Tickets.  The ticket includes light snacks, dessert, and a commemorative photo. 

    Traditionally, students have worn semi-formal attire.  A skirt or dress for the girls and khaki or dress pants for boys.  We do expect attire that is appropriate and is not revealing.  It is not necessary for students to go with a "date."  In fact, we encourage all students to attend and are welcome to attend in groups.

    We are also looking for store-bought dessert donations.  Please contact Stacey Olinger at Stacey.Olinger@moundsviewschools.org if you are interested in donating.

    We are still in need of parent volunteers. We are looking for several parents to help set up, several parents to help chaperone the dance itself, and several parents to assist with cleanup.  If you are able to help, please contact Sam Carew at 651-621-6720 or sam.carew@moundsviewschools.org


    COMMUNITY EDUCATION NEWS

    Registration is now open for winter activities:  Floor Hockey, Swimming and Dance Team 101.  Register online at https://www.moundsviewschools.org/youthprograms or get a paper form in the school office. 


    MVSA FASTPITCH SOFTBALL

    Join the Mounds View High School Softball coaches and players for a comprehensive Youth Softball Clinic for grades 3 through 8. The clinic will teach players the skills and drills that the high school coaches are looking for, and help prepare players for spring tryouts! 

    The clinic will be four Saturdays in January and February 2018. All players will work on offensive and defensive skills from 1-3 pm each Saturday. Pitchers and catchers will have a dedicated time from 3-4 pm (additional cost). Find details AND register online:www.moundsviewschools.org/mvsoftball. Other activities conflicting? Can you only attend some of the dates? Please contact Booster President, Alyson Whalen, atmvhsfastpitch@gmail.com to see what options may work for you to participate!


    DONATIONS NEEDED

    Highview’s Hawk’s Nest is looking for donations.  Students can receive “Gotcha Tickets” from staff for a multitude of great reasons… Being a good friend, being on time, doing their best, working hard in class, etc.  Students can “spend” these tickets in the school store called, The Hawk’s Nest. 

    We are asking for help stocking The Hawk’s Nest with these items that  students have requested – Dum Dum suckers, Orbit Gum (14 piece packs), Rice Krispy Treats (singles), chips (individual servings), popsockets, fidget cubes, fun-size candy (no peanuts please), Chex Mix (individual servings). 

    Donated items can be brought to the school office.  We thank you, in advance, for helping us to promote positive behavior in our students at Highview.  Hawk Pride!


    SPECIAL EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL WILL HOST

    Parent Resource Fair

    Thursday, February 8, 2018

    6:45 - 8:15 PM
    Chippewa Middle School Cafeteria

     (5000 Hodgson Road, North Oaks)

    Organizations include:  Metro Center for Independent Living (MCIL), Voc/Rehab Services, Special Olympics of Minnesota, Disability Hub, Autism Society of Minnesota, Vitals Technology, Ramsey County Health and Wellness Disability Services, Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota, Northeast Youth and Family Services, Natalis Counseling and Psychology Solutions, RAMS Athletics, Mounds View Public Schools Early Childhood Special Education and Mounds View Public Schools Assistive Technology.