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9/18/17

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If there is anything standing in your way of getting your child to school every day, on time, the best way that we can fully support your child is through communication. Please don’t hesitate to contact any member of the school staff. Come in to talk with us, set up an appointment, call, or email at any time. Thank you for your efforts in all that you do as parents to help your child succeed!

 

¡¡La escuela ya está en marcha, y su asistencia también debería estarlo!! Si hay cualquier cosa que les impida llevar a sus hijos a la escuela cada día, puntualmente, la mejor manera que tenemos de apoyar a sus hijos es mediante la comunicación. Por favor, no duden en contactar con cualquier miembro del personal escolar. Vengan a hablar con nosotros, concierten una cita, llamen o envíen un email en cualquier momento. ¡Gracias por sus esfuerzos en todo lo que hacen como padres para ayudar a que su hijo/a tenga éxito!

 

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9/13/17

Our Mindfulness Group is starting in one week! We would love to see you there! Still not sure what Mindfulness is? Check out what these High School Students from San Francisco have to say about it in this short video.

 

http://www.mindfulschools.org/video/what-is-mindfulness-2-2/

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9/12/17

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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9/11/17

Napa County Public Health is offering free seasonal flu vaccine shots to anyone over 3 years of age

 

The spray version of the vaccine is not available this year, but the flu shot is still the safest and most effective way to avoid getting the flu. In addition to protecting yourself from getting sick, the vaccine can prevent you from spreading the flu to your family and other people who are more likely to have severe illness.

 

See the attached schedule for dates and locations.

 

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9/5/17

Continuing this year for middle and high school students with elementary students being added this fall

  • NVUSD students IDs will also serve as a Napa County Library card
  • Students will have full access to Napa County Library resources
  • Students will automatically be enrolled in the program unless a parent choose to opt-out of this service.
  • Service to new secondary students and elementary students will be activated October 1st, 2017.
  • Continuing secondary students already have access.

MORE INFORMATION

 

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8/24/17

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August/September topics:

  • Watch your mail for CAASPP results
  • Parent Guide available at schools and online
  • Student paperwork is so important!
  • County Public Health Officer reminds us about vaccinations
  • Measure H Bond Oversight Committee welcomes you

 

Read the article >>>

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8/24/17

free and reduced meal graphicFree and reduced lunch applications for the current school year have been provided to all schools to be sent home with students.  

 

If you prefer to file an online application, visit nvusd.org/frmeals. Online applications are the quickest and most accurate method; however, the "DO NOT WISH TO APPLY" option is not available online.  

 

If you received a letter of direct certification it is not necessary to fill out a paper or online application.  

 

For more information visit nvusd.org/foodservices or call the Food Services Office at 253-3541.  

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Independent Studies Calendar

Today: 9/20/17


 

Mindfulness Group


 

NVIS Students in 9-12 are invited to learn and practice Mindfulness.  

 

Learn about how to:

~ Decrease stress and anxiety

~ Improve Relationships

~ Regulate emotions and behaviors

~ Increase areas that are critical to learning

~ Improve memory

 

Space is limited. 

Informational flyer available in the office

 

Link to sign up

How to Enroll


 

NVIS Student Learning Outcomes

 

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)

Students at Napa Valley Independent Studies will be:

 

  1. Academic Achievers who are engaged in a variety of inquiry-based experiences that show growth toward college and career goals.

  2. Complex Thinkers who can use critical and creative thinking skills to successfully acquire, analyze, organize and apply information.

  3. Self-directed Learners who can set short/long-term goals and follow through with them. They will be technologically proficient, make informed decisions, be on time, be responsible and accept consequences. They will accept the challenge of lifelong learning.

  4. Effective Communicators who articulate ideas, opinions and information in a responsible and respectful manner. They will incorporate technology as a means of communication and sharing information. They will show respect for diverse perspectives.

  5. Respectful Citizens who contribute to the classroom and community, display personal character and academic integrity, and abide by the BEST Expectations of the Napa Valley Unified School District.

 

 


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