Parents and Seniors, Senior Awards Night is approaching quickly. Seniors need to have their Scholarship and award notification letters to the counseling department on or before Friday, May 8th to be included in our program. Invitations will be mailed out shortly for the May 26th event which takes place at 5:00pm in the theater. Thank you for your attention regarding this matter and we look forward to celebrating accomplishments of the Class of 2015!
There is no school Tuesday, April 28th for all freshmen, all sophomores, and for seniors who have passed their math and science proficiency exams. Juniors are required to attend school on April 28th to take the ACT exam, this is a graduation requirement for Juniors. Seniors who need to pass their science and/or math proficiency exam will also report to school on April 28th.
Jostens will be at Green Valley in the cafeteria during both lunches and after school for senior item pick-ups on Wednesday, April 29th. Please go to the cafeteria if you have ordered graduation items such as announcements. Please remember, caps & gowns will be distributed at rehearsal on June 3rd at 9:00 am.
The annual Districtwide Survey for students, parents, and staff will be open from April 20 - June 4. The survey may be taken on a computer, tablet or a mobile device.
Tomorrow, April 21st, Mr. Greenberg will be meeting with all seniors through English classes to discuss graduation procedures. If your senior does not have an English class please make sure he/she makes arrangements to attend one of these graduation meetings.
A copy of the handout given to all seniors who attend the meeting is posted below.
If you have not yet ordered a cap & gown please do so as soon as possible at www.jostens.com.
Senior Graduation Handout
The ACT will be administered on April 28 to ALL Juniors. This test is a college and career readiness inventory in which students will be able to use their scores for the college application process. Log-on to www.act.org for test preparation information.
ACT Test Day Information
ACT Calculator Policy
April 30 is the LAST DAY to pre-order a yearbook for $85. The price will be $100 in May. Go to www.jostens.com to order yours before the price goes up.
Online registration for the 2015-2016 school year begins on May 1st for Grades 1-12. All new and returning families will register using the online registration system.
Please see the handouts below for more information on how to register for the 2015-2016 school year.
CCSD Online Registration Brochure
CCSD Online Registration Flyer
Returning Students - Online Registration Handout
Students New to CCSD - Online Registration Handout
Graduation is on June 4, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. at the Thomas and Mack Center.
The Green Valley Engineering Club representing the United States at the Shalhevet Freyer Physics Tournament~at the Davidson Institute of Science Education in Rehovot, Israel. Out of 72 teams from around the world, Green Valley High School placed 10th overall, the highest place ever for a school from the United States.
Jason Garner, one of our English teachers at GVHS, had the opportunity to go with six of his students to meet Scott Anderson, the author of Lawrence in Arabia. We were afforded exclusive time with him to talk about the writing process and the subject of his book. It was truly a unique experience that we will all treasure. Mr. Anderson writes both fiction and nonfiction, so we were able to talk about the difference in the two styles of writing and how to prepare to undertake each.
Green Valley High School's Student Council proudly presents our very own Green Valley App now available on the Apple App Store. The app is available to Green Valley students, parents, and faculty for free. Use the app to receive updates on News and Events at Green Valley High School. Everything you need to know to be a gator is now at your fingertips.
The official name of the app is "The Green Valley Gator."
Congratulations to Green Valley High School's Speech and Debate Team for capturing their 21st consecutive Clark County School District Championship. The Gators placed several students in the final rounds. Those Gators receiving 1st place individual honors include: Madeline Andrieu in Expository Speaking; Chace Avecilla in Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking; Omar Qureshi in International Extemporaneous Speaking; Gargi Pandey in Impromptu Speaking; Gregg Adams and Asheton Stoever in Duo Interpretation; Madeline Andrieu in Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate; Reema Amhaz & Joseph White and Shean fu Phen & Lorena Tabrane blocking out first place in Novice Policy Debate; Ember Smith & Jack Stransky and Amar Shah & Omar Qureshi blocking out 1st place in Varsity Policy Debate; and Chace Avecilla & Alicia Sun and Casey Lawrence & Conrad Palo blocking out 1st place in Public Forum Debate.
Senior Katie Rosso was named the JEA Nevada Journalist of the Year today. She has been on the InvestiGator staff for all four years that she has been at GVHS and moves on to the National level of competition now. The top 6 students from around the country will be announced at the national convention in Denver on April 17 with winners receiving scholarships ranging from $850 to $3000. Katie is the 3rd student from GVHS to be named Nevada Journalist of the year, following Anupa Gewali in 2008 and Clarke Knight in 2010.Katie's entry portfolio
Parents/Students if you are receiving a message on your mobile device, 'Your account requires attention', you need to do one of the following:
Log in to Campus Portal using a web browser to access your account, and update your Security Preferences.
If that is unsuccessful, or if you already setup your account Security Preferences, you must Uninstall and then Reinstall the Portal App on your mobile device.
Please see the attached letter below in regards to SB 269 that went into effect on January 1, 2015. It applies to all Nevada students.
Information regarding Senate Law 269
Senate Law 269psa
If you need DMV paperwork filled out please go to the attendance office here at school.
Get a complete version of the latest Microsoft Office, free from your school, to use for as long as you're a student in the Clark County School District.
Tutorial for Office 365
Please be advised that "special deliveries" such as flowers, balloons, cookie bouquets, special lunches, etc., cannot be accepted. These items are a disruption in the classroom and pose a safety hazard in the hallways. We cannot hold onto these items until the end of the day and be held responsible if they are damaged or lost. Additionally, these items are not allowed on the school bus.
Also, we cannot accept money deliveries for students at the front desk. The school cannot accept the liability for money delivered to students. If a school/class fee is due, payments can be made at the school bank or our Web Store located on this site. Money can be placed into student lunch accounts at www.myschoolbucks.com.
Finally, pulling students out of the classroom to pick up money, homework and other forgotten items causes a disruption to their education. Except in emergency situations and at the discretion of Administration, students will not be removed from class.
Thank you for your cooperation in these matters.
Anna Caplan received the National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar.
They are as follows:
Sean Berman, Steven Chacko, Matthew Chen, Aidan Cortney, Jake Lee and Amar Shah
Based on a recommendation from the Green Valley High School Learning Improvement Team and a subsequent committee whose goal is to enhance student learning, Green Valley High School will implement a set of two minimum days per quarter.
There are eight days for minimum day. Four of the days are to assist students who need help and tutoring. The other four days are for teacher collaboration.
Minimum Day Information Letter
Students will be able to log into Infinite Campus starting September 5th. It is important that you have an email address or a parents email address to use when creating your account. You will need that in order to reset your password if you forget your current password.
Click on the link below to access the handout on how to setup your account.
Just a reminder - Parents will receive their information in the mail by September 30th.Infinite Campus for Students
Registration is held Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 11:00 am.
K-12 Institutions - All requests are submitted online at transcripts.ccsd.net. Mail, phone, or fax requests are not accepted.
John Scott, Assistant Principal, is the Title IX coordinator and if there is an issue you can contact him at 799-0950 ext 4203.
Please see the attached Back to School Athletic Handout.
Students are hereby informed that they will be subject to search when they enter campus after the beginning of the school day. This includes, but is not limited to, unauthorized returns. This notice does not exclude personnel, however, from searching a student at any time should there be reasonable suspicion of wrongdoing.
Valedictorian status is awarded to the student(s) earning the highest grade point average in the graduating class. The highest possible GPA in a class is 4.8. Salutatorian status is awarded to the student(s) earning the second highest grade point average in the class. Candidates for the valedictorian/salutatorian designations will be identified at the end of the fall semester of their senior year. This ranking will be based on any and all completed high school credit granting courses, including those courses which receive the weighted grade point average (GPA). This includes 14 classes, 4 (2 credits - 4 Semesters) of which are designated as Advanced Placement (AP) and/or International Baccalaureate (IB). Final valedictorian(s) and salutatorian(s) candidacy will be determined upon the completion of all high school credit course work through the eighth semester.
If you feel that you should be considered as Valedictorian or Salutatorian, please discuss this with your Counselor.
Green Valley High School has initiated a Wall of Fame to honor those staff members who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence in education and the advancement of student achievement by going above and beyond the daily expectations of being a classroom teacher or a part of the support staff.
We will also recognize outstanding parents and members of the community who have demonstrated our motto, Commitment to Excellence, and have gone above and beyond volunteerism, specifically to our school and community.
If you would like to nominate a staff member, parent, or community member as a Wall of Fame recipient, please click on the link under important links in the right column of the homepage to complete the nomination form.