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Napa Valley Independent Studies

May 1-5, 2017


Engaging Professionals:

~ Medical Fields

  • Dentists

  • Orthodontists

  • Stanford Research Doctor

  • Psychologist

  • Nurse

  • Napa State Hospital Supervisor

  • Vet Tech

  • Veterinarian

  • Gym Owner

~ Trades

  • Chef

  • Electrician

  • Military

  • Beautician

  • Machinist

  • Massage Therapist

  • Realtor

~ Service

  • Pilot

  • Police Officers

  • Fire Fighter


~ Technology

  • Computer Techs

  • Media Design

  • App Creator

Valuable Workshops

Resume Writing

Interview Skills

‘Careers In”

(subject specific fields)

Mock Interviews

Job Research

Communication Skills

Building Confidence




Location:  Napa Valley Independent Studies  3310 Linda Vista, Napa. CA.  94558

Phone:  (707) 259-8577    Questions:  kelsey_ortlieb@nvusd.org or hgerenser@nvusd.org


Link to sign up

~~  Sign up for professional, workshops, and mock interviews. ~~

“Creating Opportunities for the 21st Century Career and College Graduate”


CAASPP Testing Schedule & Homework Drop off


Week of April 24th




3rd-6th grade: Mon, Tues, Weds & Thurs

1:00 - 3:00


7th grade: Mon, Tues, Weds & Thurs

8:00 - 10:00


8th grade: Mon, Tues, Weds & Thurs

10:00 - 12:00 


9th grade:  no testing


10th grade:  Monday  ~ Life Science only

8:30 - 11:30  Last names A-L

12:00 - 3:00  Last names M-Z


11th grade:  Tuesday & Wednesday

8:30 - 11:30  Last names A-C

12:00 - 3:00  Last names J-P


Thursday & Friday

8:30 - 11:30  Last names D-H

12:00 - 3:00  Last names R-Z


12th grade: no testing


Homework Drop Off


All students are required to drop off the work they completed on or by their schedule class appointment time.  Come by the office to sign in and drop off your work in your teacher's box. Academic credit and attendance will only be accounted for if the work is turned in on time. 


How NVIS uses the data

  • Provides valuable information on students reaching mastering of common core objectives.
  • Allows teachers to adjust lessons based on student needs to help close individual gaps in learning. 
  • Provides data to help determine placement at NVIS including the decision to seek other educational settings. 
  • To record growth in ELA and Math. 
  • To set individual students goals to reach proficiency

Text Message System

Would you like to receive text messages from NVIS?  


Text: @nvislearn to 81010

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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