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Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Date: Dec. 13

Time: 7:00 PM

Location:
NVUSD Ed Center Board Room
2425 Jefferson St.

>  Board Agenda Dec. 13, 2018

>  More information about the Board of Education

>  Board of Education's Students of the Month awards

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 12/7/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

At the Dec. 6 Board of Education meeting, Dr. Rosanna Mucetti presented to the Board her First 90 Days Report (Spanish) , including observations, findings and recommendations in the areas of Governance, Organizational Culture, Community Relations and Communication, Teaching and Learning, and School Business and Finance.


At that same meeting, the Board approved staff's Strategic Plan for 2019-2022 (Spanish), which will guide our work for the next three years. The content was built with input from the Board and hundreds of stakeholders including staff, teachers, parents, partners, community members and more. 


You can view video of the Board meeting (and skip to your items of interest) here.


If you have questions, comments or concerns, please email opinions@nvusd.org.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 12/7/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Join our team and help fulfill our vision of inspiring lifelong learning in all of our students! Right now, NVUSD is hiring full and part-time classified and certificated (teaching) positions. 

Visit the Edjoin website and search Napa Valley USD for the entire list of openings. 

Search for jobs at Edjoin

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 12/5/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Date: Dec. 6

Time: 7:00 PM

Location:
NVUSD Ed Center Board Room
2425 Jefferson St.

>  Board Agenda Dec. 6, 2018

>  More information about the Board of Education

>  Board of Education's Students of the Month awards

  • Superintendent Dr. Rosanna Mucetti will present to the Board her First 90 Days Report on Dec. 6. It includes an overview of the engagement work, plus observations, findings and recommendations.
  • Superintendent Dr. Rosanna Mucetti and members of the executive cabinet and senior staff will ask the Board to approve the 2019-2022 Strategic Plan (Spanish version) on Dec. 6. Based on the Board's previously stated priorities and the information presented in the First 90 Days Report, the Plan includes goals, key initiatives and tactics in the 6 areas mentioned above.
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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 12/3/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Winter Break is December 17 - January 4. our Napa Valley community offers many camps and activities for school-aged kids during the break.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 11/29/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

IMPORTANT: Open Enrollment is a 2-step process.

1.  Napa resident students new to NVUSD must first be registered at their resident NVUSD school (except River School applicants)

2. Interested in requesting a school other than your resident school?

More information:

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Recordatorio: La Matrícula Abierta e Inscripción en Kindergarten/Kindergarten de Transición para el Curso Escolar 2019-20 finaliza el 30 de nov

 

IMPORTANTE: La Matrícula Abierta es un proceso de 2 pasos.

1. Los estudiantes residentes en Napa que sean nuevos en el NVUSD deben en primer lugar inscribirse en su escuela de residencia del NVUSD (excepto los solicitantes para la Escuela River)

2. ¿Les interesa solicitar plaza en una escuela diferente a su escuela de residencia?

Más información:

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 11/27/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

The winter holidays are coming and that means lots of school activities and events, and, of course, the breaks.

Thanksgiving emtpy desk and grad silhouettebreak is Nov. 19-23; winter break is Dec. 17 - Jan 4.

Just a few days missed here and there, even if excused, add up to too much lost learning time and put your child behind in school. Please plan your holiday vacations only during the school breaks.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 11/15/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

The continuing effects of the Camp Fire on our air quality can be difficult, especially for those with breathing sensitivities.

After discussions with our staff, the County Office of Education, the Napa County Dept of Public Health, and other North Bay districts, along with consideration of various factors, NVUSD will take the following precautions to lessen the effects on our students and staff.

  • In elementary schools, teachers have been directed to move PE, lunch, recess and any other relevant activities indoors. Secondary schools are encouraged to maximize as much internal space as possible and to modify their supervision protocols to ensure students are safe.

  • All staff have been directed to keep doors and windows closed.

  • Our Maintenance and Operations staff is operating the ventilation system with recirculating (not outside) air and dampers closed, to maintain the air quality in the classrooms and staff areas

  • Teachers and other staff who work directly with your students will follow protocols for any students who have concerning symptoms or reactions by contacting parents directly. Our school nurses are also available to respond to concerns.

  • Athletics will follow NCS Guidelines regarding postponement or cancellation.

  • If your student has asthma but does not have an inhaler at school and you want to send one,  please download the NVUSD medication form and ask your health care provider (doctor) to complete and sign it. Return it to your school office with your student's inhaler. 

As parents, you know your student’s health and needs best, and we encourage you to make the best choice for your student in terms of attendance. If you decide to keep your student out of school, please just follow the usual attendance protocols for your school. The absence will be excused and teachers will talk with your student about making up the work.

NVUSD will continue to monitor the situation and will send ongoing communication, as needed. We will also post announcements on the school websites. Thank you for your support.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 11/13/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Date: Nov. 15

Time: 7:00 PM

Location:
NVUSD Ed Center Board Room
2425 Jefferson St.

>  Board Agenda Nov. 15, 2018

>  More information about the Board of Education

>  Board of Education's Students of the Month awards

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 11/9/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

If you have the power to make someone happy, do it. The world needs more of that.

World Kindness Day (WKD) is coming up on November 13! It's a day dedicated to kindness all over the globe, but why not make kindness the norm every day?

Seven ways to start making kindness the norm in your daily life

>  Visit the Random Acts of Kindness website for more information

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 11/7/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

heart and handsIn honor of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the MLK Coalition is sponsoring the "MLK Dare to Dream Essay Contest".

The contest is open to middle and high school students throughout Napa County. A winner from each grade level will be selected (grades 6-12). The entry should be limited to no more than 600 words, and the due date is December 5, 2018.

See the bilingual flyer for more information or visit the website.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 11/4/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

teens using smart phonesIdentifying how and why children and teens engage with personal technology can be the difference between healthy and destructive use of computers and devices.

Join NCOE and NVUSD for a Community Town Hall on Screen Distraction in Children & Teens. The Town Hall will explore how screen distraction impacts children and teens, and will provide potential solutions.

Wednesday, November 14
6:00 - 7:30 pm

Napa County Office of Education
2121 Imola Avenue in Napa
Spanish Translation Available

Please RSVP at tinyurl.com/ncoescreen2018.
For more information contact Rachel Blatt with NCOE at 253-3944.

Bilingual flyer

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 11/2/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

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Everyone gets an extra hour of sleep this weekend with the end of Daylight Saving Time. Be sure to set your clocks BACK one hour.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 11/1/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Date: Nov. 1

Time: 7:00 PM

Location:
NVUSD Ed Center Board Room
2425 Jefferson St.

>  Board Agenda Nov. 1, 2018

>  More information about the Board of Education

>  Board of Education's Students of the Month awards

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/29/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

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Dear Parents,ParentSquare logo

We hope you are enjoying using ParentSquare as our new parent communication platform.

You receive primarily text messages and emails; phone calls are used only for attendance or urgent information.You don’t have to download the ParentSquare app, but if you do, you can also receive messages through the app.

Data, meaning your contact email address and cell phone number for texts, is the heart of the system: the right data, entered correctly, in the right places. Our student database (Aeries.net) feeds contact information to ParentSquare, which allows us to contact you.

If your ParentSquare communication isn’t reaching you yet, that indicates a data issue that we want to identify and fix.

If you aren’t receiving any ParentSquare messages at all from your child’s school, please contact your school office and ask to review your contact information in Aeries with a staff member.

If you use the ParentSquare app and have more than one child in NVUSD, you should be able to see all of your students in your account. If you can’t, please contact kcliff@nvusd.org to ensure that your contact information is consistent across each of the schools.

We’ve also included here some online resources …

How to use ParentSquare

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/26/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Free!

Celebration & Altars on Saturday, Nov. 3, 1-7 PM

  • Music
  • Craft activities for the whole family
  • Food for sale

Altar Exhibition on Sunday, Nov. 4, 1-5 PM

 

At Harvest Middle School both days.

More Information

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/23/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Full and Fair Funding
Despite boasting the fifth-largest economy in the world and the highest gross domestic product of any state, California sits near the bottom nationally in nearly every significant measure of school funding and school staffing.

The California School Boards Association (CSBA) has launched a new website advocating for the Full and Fair Funding students deserve and California public schools need to prepare graduates for college, career and civic life in the 21st century. To ensure that California remains the home of innovation and opportunity, CSBA is calling on the state Legislature to raise school funding to the national average by 2020 and to the average of the top 10 states by 2025. 

Visit the website and sign the Full and Fair Funding petition.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/19/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Hello, NVUSD families,

Last week, we announced the student calendar for 2019-2020, which our Board approved earlier this month. It included two non-student days in October and March, to allow for professional development for our teachers and other staff, and a school year start date of Monday, Aug. 12, two days earlier than our traditional start date.

Following that announcement, we received feedback from some students, staff and parents, specifically regarding the impact the earlier start date would have on the agricultural community, especially those involved with the Napa Town & Country Fair.

We take that feedback seriously, and so will revisit the 2019-2020 calendar, using a process that is yet to be finalized, but will solicit interests and input from parents, administrators, teachers and support staff through a calendar committee that we will create. Please watch for additional information soon.

In the meantime, please know that we are aware of how the school calendar impacts our families’ lives, and appreciate your patience and collaboration as we work through the 2019-2020 calendar.

Regards,
Dr. Rosanna Mucetti

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/17/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Date: Oct. 18

Time: 7:00 PM

Location:
NVUSD Ed Center Board Room
2425 Jefferson St.

>  Board Agenda Oct. 18, 2018

>  More information about the Board of Education

>  Board of Education's Students of the Month awards

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/15/18




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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/5/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Napa County Public Health provides free flu vaccines each flu season. Find more information on the dates, times and locations to receive a flu vaccine below, or download the County's Flu Vaccine Clinic Calendar.

You may also get flu vaccine from:

  • Your regular healthcare provider
  • Many pharmacies and grocery stores: use Vaccine Finder to find a location near you

Call 707-253-4270 to make an appointment for free flu vaccine from Napa County Public Health. 

Free Flu Vaccine Clinics

Wed Oct. 3  Free Flu Vaccine Clinic in Calistoga
Wed Oct. 10  Free Flu Vaccine Clinic in American Canyon
Wed Oct. 15 Free Flu Vaccine Clinic in Berryessa
Wed Oct. 15 Free Flu Vaccine Clinic in Napa (Elks Lodge)
Wed Oct. 17 Free Flu Vaccine Clinic in Napa (McPherson Elementary School)
Sat Oct. 27 Unused Medications & Sharps Collection Event
Wed Nov. 7

Free Flu Vaccine Clinic in St. Helena

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/5/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

hands using keyboard

We lock our homes and cars because they contain valuables. Your digital resources are valuables. These tips can help you avoid becoming a victim of hacking, identify theft, or other cyber crimes. 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/2/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Latino Heritage Month posterNVUSD, for the sixth year, is once again a partner in the annual Latino Heritage Month celebrations, full of exciting opportunities for all ages. Enjoy more than 25 events in celebration of the talents and contributions of Latinos to our communities and our nation.

This year, celebrations will happen from Sept. 1 - Nov. 4.

>  Printable Bilingual Calendar of Featured Events

For a complete calendar of “Celebrate Latino Heritage Events” visit:

>  www.napavalleynow.org  (English)

>  www.napavalleyhoy.org  (Español)

Educational resources for Latino Heritage Month are available on the National Hispanic Heritage Month website.

For more information contact nvlatinoheritage@gmail.com

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 9/17/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

9th Grade Alliance Redwoods Trip


Hello 9th grade families!  We are excited to kick-off this school year and your students high school experience with a trip to Alliance Redwoods.  Alliance Redwoods is an overnight outdoor education center in Occidental, CA.  The 9th graders will be leaving for Alliance Redwoods on the morning of Thursday, August 30th and will return around 2 pm on Friday, August 31st.  Below you will find some important information about the trip:

If you have not returned your students permission slip and waiver.  Please do so TOMORROW!

 

Please fill out the digital Waiver form if you did not submit the hard copy waiver with the permission slip.

There is no charge for the trip.  Due to the efforts of the Friends of New Tech and our Family Giving program, we are able to take all 9th grade students.

Timing: We'll depart school at approx. 9am on Thursday to go to Alliance Redwoods in Occidental, and will return by about 1-2pm on Friday. 

 

Phones: Cell phone reception is poor at camp and in the surrounding area. The camp phone number is 707-874-3507 ext. 0 for the front office. Students may bring cell phones, but there will be strict expectations around trust, respect and responsibility to respect the privacy and experience of others and to fully engage with nature and activities at the facility.

 

First aid: There is a Health Services Team onsite. Students should let a chaperone know if they need help and/or go to the camp office for any first aid needs.

 

Money: There is a camp gift store, where a variety of snacks, drinks, and merchandise can be purchased. Students may bring a small amount of cash if they choose, but it is not necessary.

Packing: Students may bring their overnight bags and sleeping bags/bedding as soon as tomorrow and store in the office. We will begin shuttling luggage over ahead of time. Bring a pillow and small backpack with books or snacks on Thursday for the bus ride.

  • Flashlight

  • Water Bottle

  • One full change of clothing, extra socks

  • Pajamas (keep in mind it can be cold at night)

  • Walking/Hiking Shoes (Closed toed shoes required)

  • Swimsuit and Towel, Sunscreen, Hat

  • Bring clothing with layers! We have chilly mornings in the Redwoods.

  • Toiletries And Medications (be sure medical form was completed)

  • Bedding, Pillows, and Towels

  • Flip Flops / Shower Shoes

  • Books or playing cards (no electronics or special/expensive items)

For students on campus: Students who are not going on the trip will still be required to attend school and will have an alternate plan that will be shared tomorrow. 

Students that need to bring medicine should turn in a copy of the Minor Medication Form with their permission slip.

Students can bring their bags either Wednesday, August 29th or the morning of Thursday, August 30th.  We will check bags before we leave for the trip.

We are so excited for the start of this year and how the fully integrated experience for our freshman has kicked off.  We are still looking for a couple additional chaperones, so if you would like to join us on August 30th and 31st, please email Principal Johnson at rjohnson@nvusd.org.  Any questions can be directed to Anne Vallerga at avallerga@nvusd.org.

Thank you for all you do!

Principal Johnson

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 8/28/18




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Our Friday Night Live Club has been hard at work this Spring and Summer.  Check out some awesome videos they have put together to promote healthy living around the topic of gambling:

 

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 6/20/18




Audience: Homepage and Homepage

Freshman Connection is coming up on June 11th for all incoming 9th graders to New Tech High!

 

It will begin at 9 am and end at 12 pm right here at the high school.  See you then!

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 6/8/18




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The last Family Bulletin of the year is here!  You can find it linked below:

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 6/3/18




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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 6/2/18




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It's time for Tech Lends a Hand! On Monday, June 4, all students will spend the day doing a variety of community service projects around Napa County.

This year's project sites include community gardens, city parks and trails, an assisted living facility, retirement home, the animal shelter, a Habitat for Humanity build, various elementary schools, the Napa River, Connolly Ranch and more!

We need parents to volunteer to help chaperone from approximately 8am to 3pm (specific times may vary depending on your group assignment). Please call the office at 707-259-8557 if you can volunteer! 

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 6/1/18




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This week's Family Bulletin is ready to view and can be found at:

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 5/20/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Visit the NVUSD Summer 2018 Opportunities for Students webpage to find dozens of things going on this summer for students, from NVUSD offerings, to community programs, swimming information and more! 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 5/11/18




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We need your help! Senior Breakfast is taking place on June 6th. This is an annual event that juniors gift to their graduating class. It’s an event where Seniors can enjoy a breakfast with their friends and family while also rejoicing on their amazing accomplishments at New Technology High. Although In order for this event to be successful, I need all the help I can get. Our goal as a junior committee is to get a majority if not all of the food needed to be donated by the parents and families of New Tech(you can sign up here). We appreciate any and all donations, the more we can get, the better event we will be able to have. Let me know if you have any questions!

 

Thank you so much,

 

Junior Committee

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 5/10/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Join us at the Race for Education!

The race takes place at the Yountville Veteran’s Home on Saturday, May 19, at 10 AM. Students, teachers and families will come together to show their school spirit and enjoy a healthy weekend activity together.  

The event includes a fun festival for everyone after the race. Funds support health and wellness in our schools, with a special focus on nutrition education.

Visit www.naparaceforeducation.org by May 16 to register online. Wear your school colors! 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 5/10/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Join us at the Race for Education!

The race takes place at the Yountville Veteran’s Home on Saturday, May 19, at 10 AM. Students, teachers and families will come together to show their school spirit and enjoy a healthy weekend activity together.  

The event includes a fun festival for everyone after the race. Funds support health and wellness in our schools, with a special focus on nutrition education.

Visit www.naparaceforeducation.org to register. Register by May 9th to receive a t-shirt, and wear your school colors! 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 5/7/18




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This week's Family Bulletin is ready and can be viewed below:

 

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 5/7/18




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Road to Success: Best Utilizing Your Summer


May 8 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm


This workshop is targeted for Juniors and their families, but is open to all New Tech High families.  From 5:30 to 6 pm, we will have pizza and refreshments. At 6 pm, we will explore how students can best navigate their road to life after high school.  Childcare will be available.  If interested, please sign-up here so we can get an accurate number on how much food to order.

 

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 5/4/18




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The Napa Valley College Summer semester registration process has begun for high school students.  Students should visit www.napavalley.edu to find out more information about course offerings.

 

Fall semester courses are now available on WebAdvisor.  High School students may begin registering on May 24th.  We are excited to announce that we will host the following courses here at New Tech High:

  • ACCT 125
  • ADMJ 120
  • ARTH 110
  • BUSI 100
  • CFS 120
  • COMS 101

Find out more information about the Napa Valley College processes on the college courses page of our website.

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 5/3/18




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It's not too late to order your yearbook and have it arrive in time for the last days of school!

Go to treering.com, order a book, and type New Technology High School into the order section and Napa and order!

I can't guarantee that ordering a yearbook after this week will have it arrive at school in time for the last days of school when we hand them out and you can get signatures.

We did order a group of scholarshipped yearbooks which we will offer for either a reduced price or for free, depending on how many people apply, but if you can afford on your own, please order now!

If you order too late for the last days of school or forget to order altogether, we will also be handing out paper for signatures that can then be glued to the back of a book. You can then order your book from treering, after the fact. You can order a yearbook even after June from their website so no one who wants a yearbook will go without.

If you can't order online and can only pay cash, please have your student see Mrs. Gottfried this week and we'll get you squared away ahead of time!

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 5/2/18




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Congratulations Class of 2018


 

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 5/1/18




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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 5/1/18




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Topics:

  • Plan your summer at the Family Festival on April 28
  • More on planning your child's summer
  • Take the LCAP parent involvement survey online through May 10
  • Bike to School Day is May 10
  • New kindergartener or 7th grader next fall? Things to know.
  • Read the details here

Napa Valley Register -- April 24, 2018
American Canyon Eagle -- April 26, 2018

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 4/25/18




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Please fill out this SURVEY  for food items needed for La Strada dell Arte'

 


Thank you

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 4/23/18




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You can find this week's Family Bulletin at:

 

https://mailchi.mp/nvusd.org/family-bulletin-1414665

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 4/22/18




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Visit La Strada dell Arte' for more information.

We are also in need of food ingredients and prepared portions.

  • 300 Tamales (red, green and cheese)
  • Beans - 3 large pans
  • Potatoes - 3 large pans cooked and chopped
  • Carrots - 3 large pans cooked and chopped
  • Salsa Roja - 3 large containers
  • Salsa Verde- 3 large containers
  • Meat (for tacos)
  • 9 heads of iceberg lettuce - chopped
  • 50 limes
  • 10 bunches of radishes
  • 7 large sour cream containers
  • 15 lbs queso fresco (shredded)
  • 1 Gallon of Milk
  • Chopped cilantro 6-gallon ziplock bags
  • Chopped onions 6-gallon ziplock bags
  • 18 packs of Guerrero Tortillas
  • 6 lbs chiles guajillos
  • 3 gallons Mazola corn oil
  • 4 Tapatio Hot Sauce Bottles
  • 10 packs of tostadas
  • Chips - large bag from Costco
  • 6 cans of yellow nacho cheese
  • 100 elotes - corn on the cob
  • 1 large can of jalapenos
  • 3 jugs horchata
  • 3 jugs tamarindo
  • 3 jugs lemonade
  • 7 boxes of mango
  • 7 pineapples
  • 20 cucumbers
  • 7 watermelons

Please contact lizette_arana@nvusd.org or 707-259-8557

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 4/21/18




Audience: Webmasters, Homepage and Homepage

Each spring, we update our Local Control Accountability Plan, which describes how we’re going to meet our educational goals with the funding available to us.

One part of that plan is an assessment of how well we welcome and take advantage of parent involvement and engagement in our schools. We’d like to hear your feedback and opinions on that topic.

Click here to complete this short survey online in English or Spanish, by May 10. (Paper surveys are provided at the schools and the District office, but we prefer you take the survey online)

Thank you!

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 4/19/18




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This week's Family Bulletin is full of important information!  You can find it here:

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 4/16/18




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What: College field trips!

When: Wednesday, April 25 and Thursday, April 26 (all day)

Where: One of eleven different destinations (Stanford, Univ. of San Francisco, CSU East Bay, San Jose State, San Francisco State, Sierra Nevada College, Sonoma State, Shone Farm @ Santa Rosa Junior College, Fire Tech Academy of Santa Rosa, Police Academy at Napa Valley College, Culinary Arts at Napa Valley College).

Student assignments will be announced soon. We need a total of 10 volunteers to make these trips possible. Please save the date for either day that you're available and let us know if you're interested!

To sign up, email avallerga@nvusd.org or call the office: 707-259-8557. 

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 4/11/18




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Dear New Tech High Family,

We have had four amazing days of our Pilot Week journey.  It has been amazing to see staff and students “lean in” and approach this week with an intensity to learn and grow together as a school.  The continuous feedback we are getting from students, staff, and visitors has been vital to help us understand what is working well this week and what are some areas that we need to continue to refine and deepen our practices with.  Some highlights of the week so far:

  • Freshman have been collaborating with many local organizations, such as, the Napa Community Garden, The Table, The Napa Storehouse, and the Salvation Army, to reduce local food insecurity.  A large majority of the team’s time has been spent out in the community.
  • Sophomores have been working on developing manifestos to articulate their own philosophy around personal wellness. Students have participated in workshops that have strong curricular connections to philosophical debate, logic and reasoning, and brain science.
  • Juniors have been busy as they spread throughout campus looking at the role creating healing spaces plays for community wellness.  Students have been using neuroscience, visual arts, and advanced math to explore the connection between space design and well-being.
  • Seniors have been exploring how to utilize performing arts to give voice to the voiceless, as well as creating literary ties between their theme and their performance.


Throughout the week, we have continued to prototype ways to give students voice and choice, rethink how students flow throughout their day, how we support project teams, and many more project supports and structures.  By doing this, we are able to figure out what is working well and what things we need to refine and rethink as we challenge ourselves to push our project-based culture into the future.

We know for some families and students, the continued question of, “why are we doing this?” comes up.  We are committed as a school community to consistently challenge and push ourselves with the way we learn.  It is easy to get caught in the logistics and semantics of what we perceive “school” should be like.  As I have said many times, we are not perfect, BUT New Tech High exists to challenge the mold of what “school” is and what true learning can be.  

Again, students are not required to be at Monday night’s Open House.  However, we hope that all students and families feel inspired to share their work in pilot week and continue to give feedback on what went well and what areas we can continue to refine.  The Penguin Parent Club will be sponsoring a barbecue at 5 PM and Open House will kick-off at 6 PM.  In this week’s Family Bulletin, we will send out a feedback survey to families and we will have the feedback survey available at Open House.  Again, thank you for being a part of our New Tech High family and see you on Monday night!

Riley Johnson

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Published: 4/7/18




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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 4/4/18




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Dear New Tech High Family,

 

We are excited to kick-off our pilot week project today!  New Tech High staff has put in over 15 hours of collaborative planning to this week.  The goal of the project serves two main purposes:

  • We know that data shows us that anxiety and depression in teenagers continues to rise nationally.  Pilot week allows us to revisit creating some simple solutions both internally and for our community to promote the topic of wellness.

  • Over the last 2 years, we have explored ways to enhance our project-based learning culture.  Pilot week allows us a platform to do small prototyping of potential new project structures and supports that will enhance our model here at New Tech High.  The data and feedback collected during and after the project will help inform the future.

 

I want to make it clear that we believe New Tech High is the best environment for growth and learning around.  Our deep-rooted culture, wall-to-wall project-based learning implementation, and focus on outcomes that matter beyond a traditional school have made us the school we are today.  However, we also know that we have many areas we can get stronger in and we can challenge our students to do even greater work than they are doing now. Our goal is to continue to make New Tech High a place that no matter what the student’s destination is after high school, they have the skills and tools necessary to navigate that journey.  We also know that for many families, the worry goes right back to what about grades or what about being ready for college? Well, we currently have students getting acceptance letters to some of the best colleges in the world, like Georgetown, UC Berkeley, and Cal Poly. We also have students preparing a pathway to step right into the workforce.  Our challenge is how we can go even further. How do we challenge ourselves to go past some of the traditional pitfalls of education and launch ourselves into the next 20 years of New Tech High?

 

During pilot week, grade level teams will be exploring how to enhance personal and community well-being.  During the project, some of the enhancements we will be exploring are:

  • Enhancing content integration beyond individual silos or team taught classes.

  • Deepening supports for collaboration via project management protocols.

  • Freeing up time and space.  Traditionally a student has to have math when the master schedule says they have to have it.  During pilot week, the outcomes of the project will dictate when particular content areas are covered.

  • Creating mobility of staff for targeted personalization and support.

  • Embedding more socio-emotional learning opportunities throughout our week.

 

Each grade level is taking a different focus with their wellness project.  Ninth graders are exploring food insecurity here locally. Tenth graders are diving into the role self-care and personal philosophy play in growth. Eleventh graders are is exploring the use of healing space design. Twelfth graders are examining giving the voiceless a voice.  Within the scope of the project, student voice and choice will dictate the direction that each project team decides to go. On April 9th, students will showcase their work at Open House. Students are not required to attend Open House, but we hope they and you are excited to publicly display the great work we have done.

 

Throughout this week and when pilot week is over, we will have multiple opportunities to collect data and gather feedback from students, families, and external stakeholders.  No decisions have been made on what the outcome of pilot week will be. Whether it be a small tweak to support student teams or a structural change to how we approach our normal day, we just know that we are excited to continue to grow our project-based culture into the future together. 
 

Riley Johnson                  

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 4/3/18




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Last SAT Prep Course is Here!

The last Spring SAT Prep Course is almost here, as we will be partnering again with SurferMath, a local prep company, to provide SAT Prep courses at New Tech High for over a 50% discount.  Over 50 New Tech students have participated in the past 2 years, and the average score of these students has increased 120 points on their SAT!

The last Spring SAT Prep Course is fast approaching.  The deadline to register is APRIL 6th.  The next session begins on Tuesday, April 17 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.   All students that register must take the SAT Practice exam on Saturday, April 14 here at New Tech High.

 

Scholarships are available to those in need, so no student is turned away!  If interested, please complete the following registration form and return the office to reserve your spot.

ENGLISH FORM
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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 4/3/18




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Thank you to all of the families that were able to make it to the New Student Welcome Night!  If you weren't, that is ok, and here are the resources that were shared that evening:

You may return the filled out family interest form and incoming 9th grade course request by either filling them out and returning them to me via email OR you can drop them off to the New Tech High office starting April 2nd.

 

A couple of important dates to remember:

  • The Incoming 9th grade Summer College Readiness Academy targets students that will be taking Math 1 next year.  More info and how to register can be found at: http://www.newtechhigh.org/scra.  Applications are due April 25th!
  • Join us at Open House on April 9th at 5 pm for a Barbecue and 6 pm for the Showcase.
  • Join us at La Strada dell Arte Street Art Festival on April 28th at 11 am here at New Tech High!
  • Freshman Connection is on Friday, June 8th from 8:30 to 12:30 pm.  It is for students only.

Thank you and welcome to the New Tech High family!

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 3/26/18




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Parents/Guardians - We are conducting a survey in partnership with the XQ Institute to examine how effectively our school is preparing your students for college and careers. 
This survey should take no more than 10 minutes. Please take a moment to complete the survey. 
Click here to access the survey. Deadline: Monday, March 26 at 5 PM

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 3/22/18




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This week's Family Bulletin is ready to view.  Please make sure you click through, as there are a couple of important feedback opportunities.  You can find it here:

 

 

Also, don't forget to take the Education Opportunity Survey linked here: http://surveys.schoolbydesign.com/s3/EOAParent-NTHS

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 3/19/18




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 Computer Using Educator Site Leader of the Year

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 3/19/18




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Please join us on Thursday, March 22nd at 6 pm here at New Tech High for our New Student Welcome Night.  On this night we will cover the following:

  • Project-based learning and culture at NTHS
  • Subject selection for 2018-2019
  • Things to Consider for 2018-2019
  • Family Involvement
  • Summer College Readiness Academy for incoming 9th graders (more info here)                                                                                     
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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 3/19/18




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Each spring, students in grades 3-8 and high school participate in the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP). English language arts/literacy, mathematics, and science tests are included in CAASPP.

For CAASPP testing, students who have the most significant cognitive disabilities, as designated in their active individualized education program, are eligible to take the California Alternative Assessments (CAAs).

The testing window opens April 2 for NVUSD students. The actual testing period within that window varies at each school. 

This year, your child will take the following test(s), depending on his or her grade level:

  • Smarter Balanced Summative Assessment in English language arts/literacy (grades 3-8 and grade 11)
  • Smarter Balanced Summative Assessment in mathematics (grades 3-8 and grade 11)
  • California is in the process of implementing the California Next Generation Science Standards. As part of that implementation, students in grades 5, 5, 8, and high school will try out a new test called the California Science Test, or CAST.

These tests measure what your child knows and is able to do. Results help identify gaps in knowledge or skills early on so your child can get the support he or she needs to be successful in school.

For more information about tests, results, preparation, and the Alternative Assessments, visit the NVUSD Student Testing webpage.

For information on specific dates and times when your child will take the test in each subject, please contact your child's teacher or the school office.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 3/19/18




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Penguin March 5k/Fun Run - April 14th!


Please join us on April 14th at 9:30 am at Redwood Middle School for the first ever Penguin March 5k/Fun Run!  The event is open to the community and we encourage participants to invite their friends.

All proceeds will go directly to support student activities and learning experiences.  You can register one of two ways: online or in-person in the NTHS office.  Please find registration information below.


 

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Published: 3/13/18




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New Tech is happy to provide a Saturday Academy. Saturday Academy serves three purposes.

 

1. It is available to all students for scholastic support.

2. It is a way for the school to recover lost revenue from student absences.

3. It is a way for students to expunge an absence from their record.

 

It is not too late to sign up for this Saturday's session from 8:15-12:30. Please reply to nhale@nvusd.org with your student's name if your student will be attending this Saturday's session (March 17).

 

  •          Ms. Hale will be here this Saturday for academic support.
  •          Ms. Wolf be here for a Garden Clean-up day
  •          Ms. Regalia will be hosting March Moon HighTea                                                                           (FLYER) 
  •  Reservations for High Tea 707-227-5953 sregalia@nvusd.org

 

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 3/13/18




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Spring Break is March 26-30.

Please don't miss school days before or after the break.

 

DOES ATTENDANCE MATTER, REALLY?
Short answer: Yes. Attendance matters. 
 

It matters to your STUDENT 
* Children who miss 20 or more days of school in kindergarten through third grade do poorly in school, and have future problems with truancy, delinquency and substance abuse, and are more likely to drop out of school.
* For low-income students in urban areas, each additional day absent from school in elementary grades is associated with a 7% lower probability of graduating from high school.
* Truancy is a 97% predictor of first-time drug use. The greater the number of truant days, the greater the use. 
This information is from the California Dept of Education.
 

It matters to your SCHOOL
At NVUSD, the average student is absent 7 days each school year. If we can reduce that to an average of 5 days, it would save the District $1.5 million in lost funding from the state. That amount represents nearly half of NVUSD's budget reductions for 2018-2019. Please plan family vacations to correspond to school breaks. 
Thank you!

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 3/12/18




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Attention New Tech High Parents,

 

Please take a moment to complete this Educational Opportunity Assessment survey. 

 

NVUSD is conducting an Educational Opportunity Assessment in partnership with the XQ Institute to examine how effective we are at preparing students for postsecondary opportunities. The career and college readiness survey will serve as formative information for consideration and discussion.We will survey the following three stakeholder groups: student, teachers, and parents. 

 

http://surveys.schoolbydesign.com/s3/EOAParent-NTHS

 

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 3/11/18




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This week's Family Bulletin is live!  It has updates on a lot of what is happening here at New Tech High:

  • Update on Potential Student Walk-Out
  • Update on NTHS Attendance
  • Update on NVUSD Budget Situation
  • And More!

You can find the Family Bulletin here:

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 3/11/18




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Students will be raffling off Two 3-day passes to Bottlerock! Tickets are $10.00 a piece and we will have prizes for the students that sell the most. The winner will be chosen on April 28th at La Strada. All proceeds will go to support students events and projects via the Penguin Parent Club

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 3/8/18




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We are excited to announce that in April we will be revisiting the topic we kicked off the school year with: wellness.  As well, we will be piloting some new approaches to our project-based learning culture.  Find out more here:

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 3/7/18




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Hello!

Most students who say they don't want a yearbook wind up coming to see if they can buy a last minute one in the last days of school. We are a small school. Even if your student is not a senior, they will probably want a yearbook!

Order now and avoid the last minute craziness. We only order a small amount of extra books to sell for cash on the last two days of school. Buy online and guarantee that your student gets a book.

PURCHASE AND PERSONALIZE YOUR New Technology High School YEARBOOK BY CLICKING HERE:

http://www.treering.com/purchase?Passcode=1013754700354792

A few important facts:
* Your personalized yearbook only costs $39.91.
* You’ll need to purchase your copy and complete your free personal pages by April 17.
* Your 2 free custom pages are optional if you don’t customize you’ll receive a standard yearbook.

Thanks,
Lisa Gottfried

P.S. If you need help, please contact support@treering.com

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 3/6/18




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New Tech is happy to provide a Saturday Academy. Saturday Academy serves three purposes.

 

1. It is available to all students for scholastic support.

2. It is a way for the school to recover lost revenue from student absences.

3. It is a way for students to expunge an absence from their record.

 

It is not too late to sign up for this Saturday's session from 8:15-12:00. Please reply to nhale@nvusd.org with your student's name if your student will be attending this Saturday's session (March 10).

 

Ms. Hale and Mrs.Winegarner.  will be here this Saturday for academic support.

 

We look forward to hearing from you and seeing your student on Saturday.

 

 

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 3/5/18




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This week's Family Bulletin is ready to view.  Please find important updates and information at the links below:

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 3/4/18




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The cost is $46. Students must have a cap and gown in order to walk the stage. If you purchase one and your student does not graduate, there is no refund. Caps and gowns should be purchased by the end of March. Late fees may apply if you order past March 23rd. We recommend that you purchase as early as possible.

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Published: 3/3/18




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Published: 3/3/18




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Your child's safety is our first priority.

  • Read the letter from Superintendent Sweeney.
  • For more information, visit our Student Safety webpage to find out more about mental health services, facilities safety, lockdown and other drills and more. 
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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 2/22/18




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We are excited to announce that the Summer College Readiness Academy is back at New Tech High.  This program is for incoming 9th graders with a focus on math and current 9th graders with a focus on humanities.  More information about the program can be found here.

 

Incoming 9th graders interested in applying can do so here: http://www.nvusd.org/scra#apply

 

Current 9th graders interested in applying can do so here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBBg3J6pc1l_8Ha72esOurfibY4ry2O3f3T-EJ4VHQOUddIA/viewform

 

As well, we are currently hiring for our Summer College Readiness Academy.  More information about the program can be found here.  Positions are posted on Edjoin and can be applied for there.  Positions are:

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 2/15/18




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This week's family bulletin is now available!  Find out more about course scheduling, this week's Future of New Tech High discussion series and PPC meeting and more!

 

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 2/11/18




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The Board of Education has begun its search for a new superintendent and the members want to hear from you, our parents and community, about what is important to you in a superintendent of schools.

You can attend an in-person meeting (Feb. 12, Feb. 13, or Feb. 15) or complete an online survey (closes Feb. 19 at 11:59 PM). More info here.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 2/9/18




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Diana Leon, Marina Ayala, Milca Ceballos Guzman & A.J. Bello
 

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Published: 2/9/18




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Published: 1/31/18




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Published: 1/29/18




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The Family Bulletin for the week of January 28th can be found below:

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 1/28/18




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WHEN:  Sunday, February 25, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Vintage High School, 1375 Trower Avenue, Napa

WHO:  All teens and young adults ages 12 to 25 years.

WHAT:  Screenings take 60-90 minutes (wait times may vary). 

HOW:  Your child must be registered online in advance and bring completed health form:

COST:  Free

 

MORE INFORMATION

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 1/26/18




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Get your CFS applications in by Friday, January 26 by the end of the day.

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Published: 1/25/18




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Attention New Technology Seniors:

 

Did you miss the in-school order day? Order anytime online at highschool.herffjones.com. Don’t delay; products are available in limited quantities. The time to order is now! Click below to make sure you have everything you need for graduation!

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 1/24/18




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To help start the year out right we have put together some info about our program and the many positive changes to school meals at NVUSD.

 

Download (English/Español)

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 1/23/18




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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 1/22/18




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This week's Family Bulletin is available here!  Find important information about the next Penguin Parent Club meeting and the CSF Scholarship application:

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 1/21/18




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10th and 11th Grade Families,

It is that time of year again!  This Spring, we will be partnering again with SurferMath, a local prep company, to provide SAT Prep courses at New Tech High for over a 50% discount.  Over 50 New Tech students have participated in the past 2 years, and the average score of these students has increased 120 points on their SAT!

There are 3 prep course offerings in the Spring and spots are on a first come, first serve basis.  The first session begins on January 23th from 7 to 8:30 pm.  There is a Mock SAT this Saturday, at 8 am during Saturday Academy.  Students taking the SAT Prep Course have access to mock exams for free.

 

Scholarships are available to those in need, so no student is turned away!  If interested, please complete the following registration form and return the office to reserve your spot.

ENGLISH FORM
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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 1/18/18




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In American Studies, Junior Nicole Link completed her project about recognizing Civil Rights Unsung Heroes throughout history. She decided to write a book about Sheyann Webb, an eight-year girl who went on a journey that changed her life forever. Her experiences really inspired Nicole, and she hopes her story inspires you.

 

Here is the link to the story: https://meetingthespark.weebly.com/

 

Please take the time to read her short story and learn about the amazing things Sheyann went through.

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 1/16/18




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Welcome back from winter break!  We hope you had an amazing holiday season and are as excited as we are to be back together.  Below you will find the first Family Bulletin of the new semester:

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 1/15/18




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CFS145 - Language Development Young Children (Hybrid)

                 Section 72930 - Wednesdays, 3:15-5:15 - 1/17/ to 5/26

ACCT120 - Intro to Accounting (Hybrid)

                 Section 728885 - Tuesdays, 3:15 - 5:15 - 1/17/ to 5/26

HUMA101 - American Mind 2

                 Section 73132 - Wednesdays, 3:15 - 6:35 - 1/31/ to 5/16

PHIL121 - Intro to Philosophy 2

               Section 73198 - Tuesdays, 3:15 - 6:05 -1/23/ to 5/22

SPAN121 - Elementary Spanish II (5 Units)

               Section 72708 - Tues. & Thurs, 3:50 - 5:50 - 1/23 to 5/24

ARTH106 - Western Art

               Section 73393 - Mon. & Weds, 3:30 - 5:00 - 1/29 to 5/16

 

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Published: 12/13/17




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Three Napa County teenagers are the first students to complete the Napa County Sheriff’s new internship program. For 10 weeks, the high school seniors learned self-defense tactics, how to work a crime scene and performed X-rays in the coroner’s office.

“I got an idea about what I really want to do,” said Xochilt Fermin, 18. Fermin, a senior at New Technology High School, said that now she knows she wants to be in law enforcement. She plans to attend Napa Valley College and enroll in the police academy as soon as she can.

 

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Posted by: Denise Plowman
Published: 12/8/17




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This week's Family Bulletin is ready and can be found here:

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 12/3/17




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Courses Offered Spring 2018 Semester:

 

High School Students may begin registering on December 13.  Courses begin on January 17th.  The following courses will be offered on New Tech High’s campus in the Spring of 2018:

  • CFS 145 - Language Development Young Children (Section 72930), 1/17 to 5/26, HYBRID, Wednesdays 3:15-5:15 pm, 3 units
  • ACCT 120 - Intro to Accounting (Section 728885), 1/17 to 5/26, HYBRID, Tuesdays 3:15-5:15 pm, 3 units
  • HUMA 101 - American Mind 2 (Section 73132), 1/31 to 5/16, Wednesdays 3:15-6:35 pm, 3 units
  • PHIL 121 - Intro to Philosophy 2 (Section 73198), 1/23 to 5/22, Tuesdays 3:15-6:05 pm, 3 units
  • SPAN 121 - Elementary Spanish II (Section 72708), 1/23 to 5/24, Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30-5:50 pm, 5 units
  • ARTH 106 - Western Art (Section 73393), 1/29 to 5/16, Mondays & Wednesdays 3:30-5:00 pm, 3 units
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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 11/27/17




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This week's Family Bulletin is live.  There is a lot of valuable information, dates to remember, and requests, so we encourage you to check it out.

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 11/26/17




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Winter Break is Dec. 18 - Jan. 5. School resumes Jan. 8, 2018.

 

Every year, absences spike in the weeks before and after the winter holiday break as families squeeze in a few more vacation days.

 

It’s time to break that cycle. We know that just a few missed days here and there, even if they’re excused absences, can add up to too much lost learning time and put your child behind in school.

 

Our teachers will be teaching, and our students will be learning, right up until each break starts and the first day back. You can help us convey that message. This holiday season, give your children the gift of an education and the habit of attendance.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 11/7/17




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Worldwide, nationally and locally, humans are being challenged by forces of nature: fires, hurricanes, earthquakes and more. Close to home, we know the anxiety and uncertainty people feel when their world is changed overnight, such as the earthquake of Aug. 24, 2014. So our empathy for those in Texas, Florida, Mexico and other places is real and heartfelt.

 

Many in our community are uncertain and anxious due to the announced changes in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) policy.  

 

Our Board of Trustees, as well as the County Supervisors and municipal councils, resolved in April 2017: “We aspire to be a model for inclusion and equity for all populations, including immigrants, refugees, and other newcomers and are committed to supporting the ongoing inclusion and long-term economic and social integration of newcomers, and to demonstrate values of unity and acceptance.”

 

We will continue to follow the policies put in place nationally, including Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, until new policies or laws are enacted, and remain committed to our vision of preparing all of our community’s children for college and careers in the 21st century.

 

El NVUSD se compromete a servir a todos los estudiantes

 

A nivel mundial, nacional y local, los seres humanos están siendo desafiados por las fuerzas de la naturaleza: incendios, huracanes y otros elementos. Cerca de casa, somos conscientes de la ansiedad y la incertidumbre que la gente siente cuando su mundo cambia de la noche a la mañana, como pasó con el terremoto del 24 de agosto de 2014. Así que nuestra empatía por aquellas personas que viven en Texas, Florida, México y otros lugares es real y sentida.

 

Muchas personas de nuestra comunidad tienen incertidumbre y ansiedad debido a los cambios anunciados sobre la normativa Acción Diferida para Llegadas Infantiles (DACA, por sus siglas en inglés).  

 

Nuestra Mesa del Consejo Directivo, así como los Supervisores del Condado y consejos municipales, resolvieron en abril de 2017: “Aspiramos a ser un ejemplo de inclusión y equidad para todas las poblaciones, inclusive inmigrantes, personas refugiadas y otros recién llegados, y estamos comprometidos con el hecho de apoyar la inclusión económica y social continua y a largo plazo de los recién llegados, y con el hecho de demostrar los valores de la unidad y la aceptación.”

 

Continuaremos siguiendo las normativas que se implementen a nivel nacional, inclusive la Acción Diferida para Llegadas Infantiles, hasta que se promulguen nuevas normativas o leyes, y permanecemos comprometidos con nuestra visión de preparar a todos los niños y niñas de nuestra comunidad para la universidad y las profesiones del siglo 21.

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 9/12/17




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Families and students interested in applying for the California Scholarship Federation may find the application linked below:

 

CSF Application

 

The California Scholarship Federation (CSF), started in 1921 by Charles F. Seymour, seeks to recognize students living in the state of California who possess high standards in academics.

Members of the California Scholarship Federation are eligible for a variety of tuition scholarships available at universities across the state and in select colleges nationwide.

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Posted by: Riley Johnson
Published: 8/30/17