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May/June topic:


In light of recent local and national events, we want to share what’s happening at NVUSD and in our schools, in terms of preventing, reporting and responding to bullying or hazing. Along with our entire community, we deeply value our children, and take their safety and well-being very seriously. For too many of our young people, bullying and/or hazing have been part of their lives, whether at school, at home or somewhere else.


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Part 1 of finals will be this week (Week of May 22) in class during your regular class times.  To get credit for finals you must complete part 1 and 2 of finals.  


Part 2 Finals will be take home and due the week of May 29. Students that attend on Monday will need to turn in Part 2 of the final on Tuesday.  


All work must be turned in by June 2nd.  No work will be accepted after this date. 


Phillips Elementary School

1210 Shetler Ave., Napa
June 13 - July 14, 2017 (M-F)
10:00 - 10:30 AM 
(Closed July 3-4)

  • No registration or eligibility requirements.
  • All children must be accompanied by an adult (an adult may bring more than one child).
  • Adults can buy lunch for $3.80.

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Check out the NVUSD Summer 2017 Opportunities for Students page. It lists the activities available from NVUSD, and includes links to community offerings, like athletic and fitness camps; arts camps; activity or academic camps; travel opportunities, and more.


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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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Independent Studies Calendar

Today: 5/26/17
9:00 AM Part 1 Finals ~ in class

Career Week Appreciation

During the week of May 1st, students of Napa Valley Independent Studies were focused on NVUSD’s district goal of having all students be Career and College Ready with emphasis on demonstrating the 6C’s ...more


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