Green Valley High School


Commitment to Excellence
"One of America's Top Public High Schools" - Newsweek Magazine
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Congratulations to Anna Caplan!

Anna Caplan received the National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholar.

Congratulations to our 6 National Merit Semi-finalists!

They are as follows:

Sean Berman, Steven Chacko, Matthew Chen, Aidan Cortney, Jake Lee and Amar Shah

Minimum Day Schedule

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.

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Minimum Day Information Letter

Greetings from Mr. Kent Roberts

My name is Kent Roberts, and I am the new principal at Green Valley High School. I am very pleased to have the opportunity to serve such a great school community. As the principal at Boulder City High School for the past three years, I know very well what students are capable of when they are raised by supportive parents, nurtured by committed, passionate teachers, and given the tools to reach their potential. Green Valley High School is well known for its tremendous success in developing bright, talented, well-rounded students who excel in every way imaginable. I consider it a great honor to be joining an organization that demonstrates its "Commitment to Excellence" on a daily basis.

I have served in the field of education for over 20 years, beginning as a teacher in Arizona. During my time as a classroom teacher, I have taught a wide variety of subjects, and I have served as a coach or sponsor in numerous sports or activities. For the last nine years I have served as an administrator in the state of Nevada, the last three as principal of Boulder City High School. Boulder City and Green Valley have much in common. Students at both schools are extremely committed to their education and both have teachers, advisors, and coaches who are willing to go the extra mile to ensure the success of the young people in their charge. Both have very supportive parents and communities and so it is no secret that both schools have garnered more than their share of accolades.

Educating a young man or woman is not a singular task. It requires the coordinated efforts of many people and careful planning. We understand that the road to success is not always a smooth one and that we must work diligently to realize our dreams. Although Green Valley has had a great track record of success, it must strive to improve so that graduates have every skill that they need to compete in a fast-moving world. Working together, we can certainly accomplish any goals that we set for ourselves.

Once again, I am very eager to begin the work of helping to push Green Valley High School to even greater heights and to maintain its traditions of excellence and high achievement. Thank you for your time, and I look forward to meeting you and working with you in the coming years.

Sincerely,

Kent Roberts

Senior Pictures

The deadline for seniors to have their pictures taken for the yearbook is Sept. 30. Contact Bernhard & Williams at 251-3040 to make an appointment.

Infinite Campus - Student Access Information

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

Registration is held Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 11:00 am.

Congratulations to the InvestiGators!!!

Congratulations to the staff of The InvestiGator for being named Best Newspaper by the Las Vegas Review Journal. The staff took home 19 other awards, including Best Photo Illustration (Moriah Hernandez), Best Copy Editing (Moriah Hernandez), Best Page One Design (Moriah Hernandez), Best Sports Page Design (Emily Bordelove), and Best Illustration (Lundyn Southall). This was the 9th time in the past 11 years that the staff won the Best Newspaper award.

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Congratulations to GVHS Speech and Debate Team!

Green Valley High School Speech and Debate took first place at the annual Clark County School District Tournament. It is the 20th consecutive first place finish for the Gators at the CCSD championships. Several individuals earned 2nd through 6th place awards. First place honors for the ForensiGators are as follows: JV Public Forum Debate: Chace Avecilla & Alicia Sun and Frankie Colosimo & Aakansha Singh blocked out first place; Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate: Sabrina Singh; Varsity Policy Debate: Ahmad Bhatti and Jeffrey Horn: Congressional Debate (Senate): Ariel Higuchi. The next tournament for the Gators is the Nevada Speech and Debate State Championships, March 14-15, at Green Valley High School.

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Congratulations to GVHS Madrigal Singers!

The Green Valley High School Madrigal Singers, which have long exemplified outstanding choral music in the State of Nevada and across the United States, has once again been accepted to perform at the American Choral Directors Association Conference. The Green Valley High School Concert Choir was given this honor in 1998 and the Madrigal Singers were given this honor in 2005. The Green Valley High School Choirs were the first high school from Nevada to perform at such prestigious events. The Madrigals were selected again in 2009 to perform at the 50th Anniversary National Conference in Oklahoma City. This is the "Super Bowl" of choral singing; the best of the best are selected from across the United States and internationally.

The Madrigal Singers were selected out of several hundred applicants, including children's, church and university/college choirs. Twelve choirs were selected to perform. The conference will be held in Santa Barbara, California, February 20 - 22nd, and will be attended by thousands of choral music educators from all over the world. The Green Valley High School Choirs exemplify the school's motto, "Commitment to Excellence" and are under the direction of Mrs. Kim Barclay Ritzer, choral director at GVHS since the school opened in 1991.

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Title IX Information

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.

Notice of Student Searches

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 and Salutatorian Status

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.

Wall of Fame Nominations

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.

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