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Napa Valley Unified School District trustee Joe Schunk  was elected 2018 president of the Board of Trustees, and Tom Kensok was elected vice president at a regular meeting of the board last night. Icela Martin was elected clerk of the board.

 

Schunk was first elected to the Board in November 2008.

“I look forward to presiding over discussions in the coming year as we seek to strengthen our educational programs and prepare our students for their futures,” Schunk said.

 

The Board of Trustees is a seven-person, policy-making body for the District, which serves more than 17,000 students in Napa, American Canyon and Yountville. Each member is elected for a four-year term, and the terms of office are staggered, with elections held every two years.  

 

The Board meets twice a month, usually the first and third Thursdays, at 7 p.m. at the Education Center, 2425 Jefferson Street in Napa. The meetings are recorded for broadcast on local Channel 28 and are also live-streamed over the Internet. The meeting calendar, agendas, minutes, live-stream and recorded meetings, as well as Board policies, are available online at www.nvusd.org/board

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 12/8/17




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Last Thursday, students delivered care packages to the Sutter Solano Cancer Center in Vallejo, where they received a guided tour of the facility and brief lectures on the medical treatments used to cure patients.

The donations and tour were part of a months-long project at ACHS to teach teenagers about human cells by incorporating more than just classroom instruction. Read more >>

 

Napa Valley Register, Dec. 7, 2017

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 12/8/17




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Three NVUSD teenagers are the first students to complete the Napa County Sheriff’s new internship program. Read more >>

 

Napa Valley Register, Dec. 7, 2017

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 12/8/17




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Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten registration and the K-12 Open Enrollment period for the 2018-2019 school year have beenextended, to Friday, Dec. 15,2017.
 

Need to know more? Check here.

 

We will begin notifying families about their Open Enrollment request status on Jan. 22, 2018.

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 11/16/17




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Nelson family

Fifth grader Katie Nelson, who is also student council president at Daves Avenue Elementary School in Los Gatos (South Bay), spearheaded a backpack and school supplies drive at her school, to benefit our students who were affected by the October fires. Today, she and her family delivered 65 backpacks stocked with school supplies for elementary, middleand high school students! 

 

Here are Superintendent Patrick Sweeney; Abby Nelson; Sarah Williams, who runs the District's Migrant Education and English Learner Services programs; Katie Nelson; Dominic Nelson; and their proud mom and chauffeur Christine Nelson. 
Thank you, Daves Avenue Elementary School and Nelson family, for not only caring about others, but taking action to make a difference.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 11/14/17




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Every year, absences spike in the weeks before and after the Thanksgiving and winter holidays (they will be here before we know it!) as families squeeze in a few more vacation days.

 

It’s time to break that cycle. We know that just a few missed days here and there, even if they’re excused absences, can add up to too much lost learning time and put your child behind in school.

 

Our teachers will be teaching, and our students will be learning, right up until each break starts and the first day back. You can help us convey that message. This holiday season, give your children the gift of an education and the habit of attendance.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 11/7/17




Audience: Homepage and School Planning and Construction

The Board of Trustees of the Napa Valley Unified School District at a Public Hearing to be held on December 7, 2017, will review and consider approval of the “FACILITIES NEEDS ANALYSIS FOR THE NAPA VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT” and consider adoption of a resolution entitled “RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE NAPA VALLEY UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT RELATING TO CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF A SCHOOL FACILITIES NEEDS ANALYSIS, CONSIDERATION OF ADOPTION OF ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL FACILITY FEES.

 

Download the Complete Hearing Notice (attached)

Download the School Facility Needs Analysis (attached)

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 11/7/17




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This year's Napa Valley Film Festival includes two documentary short films that feature NVUSD schools: "Make it Work: The Idea" follows a class from Phillips Magnet Elementary School; and "Top Row" highlights the work of now-retired Napa High School choir director Travis Rogers with his 9th grade men's choir.  


See these short films plus the winners of the student film competition at NO CHARGE on Friday, Nov. 10, in the NVUSD Auditorium, 2425 Jefferson St. in Napa.

 

The Festival is offering this Community Screening Day to allow more local families to enjoy the event. Get the information on the event flier.The screening begins at 10 a.m. (student films followed by documentary shorts), so arrive early to get your seats!

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 11/2/17




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The programs at Bel Aire Park Magnet Elementary School and Salvador/El Centro Magnet Elementary School will be enhanced, and Phillips Elementary School will officially become a magnet school, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Education Magnet Schools Assistance Program grant, NVUSD announced today.  Over five years, with annual appropriations from Congress, the grant could bring up to $10,121,928 to the three schools, 100 percent funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The District was alerted to the award in late September by Senator Kamala Harris’ office.

 

“Magnet schools offer innovative educational programs and create more public school choice for families,” said Maren Rocca-Hunt, who oversees NVUSD’s magnet school program. “They are also designed to attract students from diverse backgrounds, and are an important component of our efforts to support student racial and socioeconomic integration.”

 

There are currently five magnet elementary schools in the District: Alta Heights (Math, Art, Science, Technology -  MAST); Bel Aire Park (International Baccalaureate - IB); Napa Junction (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math – STEM); Pueblo Vista (Dual Immersion/Environmental Sciences); and Salvador/El Centro (Arts Integration); and one magnet middle school, Harvest (Dual Immersion/International Baccalaureate).    

 

The initial grant award of $2,447,916 for the 2017-2018 school year will be used to initiate enhancements at Bel Air Park and Salvador/El Centro, and a new program at Phillips.

A new Communications and Media program will be incorporated into the current Bel Aire Park Magnet Elementary School International Baccalaureate program. Through literacy and the IB inquiry cycle, the new program will focus on Interpersonal Communication, Global/Media Communication and Artistic Communication. The Bel Aire Park IB program is designed to continue to the Harvest Magnet Middle School IB program with the Communication and Media program incorporated to strengthen student literacy.

 

The new grant will also support the expansion of the Salvador/El Centro Arts Magnet School to accommodate the consolidation of the two schools. In fall 2018, all Salvador and El Centro resident students will attend the newly renovated campus which will be located at the El Centro address. Through the expansion of the Artful Learning program, more NVUSD students will be able to participate in a unique educational opportunity based on Leonard Bernstein’s belief that the arts provides a fundamental way to instill lifelong love of learning.

 

Finally, Phillips Elementary School will become a Leadership, Engineering, Art Design (LEAD) Magnet School. Students will develop skills necessary to become effective leaders in the community and will develop skills for innovative Design Thinking through STEM investigation.

 

“Magnet schools play a critical role in providing school and program options for our parents and help diversify public schools in our valley,” said NVUSD Superintendent Patrick Sweeney. “These themes fit perfectly with our vision to develop lifelong skills in our students to prepare them for college and careers in the 21st century.”

 

The Magnet Schools Assistance Program (MSAP) is authorized under Title V, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Act, as amended in 1994 and is administered by the Office of Innovation and Improvement. For the MSAP 2017-22 grant cycle, it was anticipated approximately $90 million would be allocated to school Districts across many states as one of the only Federal grants with focus on K-12 school racial and socioeconomic integration.

 

Dr. Christine Gross, an NVUSD employee who worked with a District team to conduct a feasibility study and write the grant, noted, “For this grant cycle, about 90 grant applications were submitted nationwide. Only 31 of those were ultimately funded, in 16 states, so we are proud and grateful that our effective magnet program was recognized in this way.”   

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 11/2/17




Audience: Homepage, Students & Parents, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

Date: Thursday, Nov. 9

Time: 6:30 PM

Location: NVUSD Ed Center Auditorium, 2425 Jefferson St. Napa

 

Join us on for presentations and discussion on topics related to school safety and security, including facilities, emergency drills and protocols, emergency communications and more.

 

Spanish interpretation will be available. See you there! 

 

DOWNLOAD THE FLYER (ENGLISH/ESPAÑOL)     

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 11/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Food Service and Students & Parents

Are you interested in helping serve food to the children in our schools?  We can use your help.

 

The Food Service program is in need of Café Associate substitutes, to help prepare and serve food. The pay is $12.44/hr, and locations and hours vary by assignment.

 

You can pick up an applications in the Human Resources Department, 2425 Jefferson St. Suite 117.

 

Questions? Call (707) 253-3571. Thank you!

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 11/1/17




Audience: Homepage and Food Service

Materra Winery people
Many thanks to the Cunat family, owners of Materra Winery of Napa! The good folks at Materra stepped in to pay the outstanding lunch account balances for all of the students at El Centro Elementary School, setting their balances to zero and helping families ensure their students get healthful, nutritious meals. 


Thank you for supporting our students, Cunat family!
 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 10/31/17




Audience: Homepage, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

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October/November topics:

  • Food service as schools reopen
  • Oct. 24 Food Day is postponed
  • No school on Friday, Oct. 27
  • Elementary school conferences
  • Safety and Security Parent Meeting postponed
  • Oct. 26 School Expo canceled
  • Support NVUSD students and staff affected by the fires

Read the article >>>

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

Four updates:

  • Food service this week
  • The planned non-student day on Friday, Oct. 27
  • Elementary parent conferences
  • Wednesday’s Safety and Security Parent meeting

We want to clarify that school breakfast and lunch are not free to all students this week. We realize that many families have had a change in housing or income status due to the fires, and we will provide breakfast and lunch to those students while we work to get the proper paperwork completed.

 

Secondly, as planned, there will be no school for students on Friday, Oct. 27. We are working with our teachers on options for recovering student learning lost during the fire emergency. We will share those plans as soon as they are available.

 

Next, if your student is in elementary school, you will hear directly from the school about rescheduling your parent conference. The intent is to complete conferences before Thanksgiving break.

 

Finally, we will reschedule the Safety and Security Parent meeting that was scheduled for this Wednesday, Oct. 25, at the District Auditorium. Please watch for the new date.

 

Thank you, and welcome back to school!

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Adult Education, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/23/17




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Please contact schools of interest for school tours and school events to attend.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 10/20/17




Audience: Homepage, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

There will be no Super Saturday School at any NVUSD school on Saturday, October 21, 2017.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

Here's why:

  • We committed to making attendance decisions based on air quality, and the forecast for the week continues to include periods in the red (unhealthy) and purple (very unhealthy) zones.
  • There is just too much variability in air quality to be confident for an entire school day.

We are committed to getting students back in school as quickly as possible, but only when the air quality situation is more reliably orange (unhealthy for sensitive groups) or better. 

 

NVUSD staff will get additional information through their usual communication channels.

 

For students with asthma

If your student has asthma but does not have an inhaler at school and you want to send one,  please download the NVUSD medication form and ask your health care provider (doctor) to complete and sign it. Return it to your school office with your student's inhaler.

 

 

>> NVUSD Napa Fire Follow-up: More Info and Resources

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Adult Education, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

UPDATE 10:00AM:

Please share!!!

City of Napa public (in-person) information meetings will happen today!

Please plan on attending an public information session. The first will be at 1 PMBrowns Valley Elementary and the second will be at 6 PM at the City of Napa City Hall (2nd and School Street). Spanish speaking staff will be available for translation services.

The information sessions will pertain to City of Napa services in the City jurisdiction.

Thank you!

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 10/11/17




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Yountville Elementary School, Napa High School and Vintage High School are participants each year in the parade that kick-starts the annual Yountville Days celebration.

 

Yountville school parade banner
Yountville school principal and mascot
napa high marching band

Napa High Marching Band
Vintage High marching band

Vintage high marching band
 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 10/2/17




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PG&E has provided 385 elementary and secondary school districts in Northern and Central California with more than $39 million in rebates since 2016. The districts have saved an estimated $45 million in energy costs annually.

 

One of those districts is the NVUSD, which includes Napa, American Canyon and Yountville. Since 2012, PG&E and the Napa County Energy Watch teamed up on several projects at schools throughout the district... read more >>>

 

www.pgecurrents.com, Sept. 26, 2017

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 9/29/17




Audience: Homepage and Yountville Elementary School

Yountville Elementary is the Napa Valley Unified School District’s smallest elementary school, but it strives for mighty things...

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Napa Valley Register, Sept. 27,2017

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 9/28/17




Audience: Homepage, Students & Parents, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

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September/October topics:

  • Must be present to learn!
  • Your student ID is your Napa County Library card
  • American Canyon schools meeting on Oct. 3
  • Open Enrollment begins Oct. 2
  • School Expo is Oct. 26
  • Food Day is Oct. 24

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 9/26/17




Audience: Homepage, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School and Napa Junction Elementary

The NVUSD Facilities Master Plan features major projects for the American Canyon community, including a new middle school, a new site for Napa Junction Elementary, and other work.

 

Please join us for a community meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 3, to learn more about the plans and schedules for these schools. The meeting will take place in the Theater at American Canyon High School, starting at 7 p.m. 

 

See the Facilities Master Plan

For more information, e-mail spc@nvusd.org or call (707) 253-6281. We look forward to seeing you on Oct. 3. Thank you!

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 9/25/17




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In its debut year, Fields of Opportunity – an eight-week mentorship program for local high school students – gave the teenagers their first-hand look at possible careers in the Napa wine industry...

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Napa Valley Register, Sept. 20, 2017

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 9/21/17




Audience: Homepage, Student Services and Students & Parents

Our new Food Services program and Nutrition Director Brandy Dreibelbis are getting great feedback from students, staff, parents and the media. At the end of last school year, we ended our contract with Sodexo, and now the menu planning, purchasing and food preparation are all handled in-house.  


Brandy's emphasis is on fewer choices, with more fresh, flavorful and nutritious ingredients. Check out this month's menus,  visit our Food Services pages, and feel free to stop by the school to have lunch with your student (just be sure to check in at the office)!

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 9/20/17




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PUBLIC NOTICE

The following items will be included on the agenda of the Napa Valley Unified School District Board of Education regular meeting on October 5, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Napa Valley Unified School District’s Education Center, 2425 Jefferson Street, Napa, CA  94558.

 

1.   Public Hearing and Adoption of Resolution Certifying Compliance with Education Code Section 60119 – A public hearing and Board Certification of Compliance are required in order to be eligible to receive instructional materials funds from the State of California.  The Governing Board will hold a public hearing in which parents, teachers, and community members are encouraged to discuss the sufficiency of the district’s textbooks and instructional materials for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.

 

2.   Public Hearing and Certification of Compliance with Education Code Section 60422 – Education Code Section 60422 requires local education agencies to certify that they have provided each pupil with standards-aligned textbooks or basic instructional materials and that they have done so within the time limit stated. 

 

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 9/19/17




Audience: Homepage, Students & Parents, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

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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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 9/12/17




Audience: Homepage, Student Services, Student Wellness, Students & Parents, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

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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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 9/11/17




Audience: Homepage, Students & Parents, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

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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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 9/5/17




Audience: Homepage and Food Service

check presentation

The Bank of Napa paid off the outstanding lunch balances from last year for every student at Napa Valley Language Academy with a $500 donation from its "Dress Down Fridays" program, where employees donate $5 each week for the privilege of wearing  jeans to work on Friday.  L to R, Bank of Napa staff Lise Turner, Frances Reyes and Ann Derr; NVLA principal Alejandra Uribe; and NVUSD Food Service Director Brandy Dreibelbis in front of an appreciative and enthusiastic student body at NVLA!

 

Lots of folks like this idea so much that Napa Valley Education Foundation has set up a public donation link toward paying off outstanding lunch balances at other NVUSD schools.

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 9/1/17




Audience: Homepage, Food Service, Student Services, Student Wellness and Students & Parents

NVUSD has been working diligently to develop a Wellness Policy Handbook and a template for a three-year Wellness Implementation Plan.

 

The NVUSD wellness policy also calls for the formation of a District Wellness Council which has balanced representation and is made up of members from various stakeholder groups. The purpose of the Wellness Council is to monitor, provide input, and make recommendations regarding the implementation of our Wellness Plan. The NVUSD Wellness Council will consist of the following members:

 

NVUSD Wellness Council Membership

District

Parents and Community

Director of Student Services

Director of Nutrition Services

School Nurse

Elementary Administrator

Secondary Administrator

Counselor/Social Worker

Parent Liaison Coordinator

PBIS Coord/Wellness Ctr Director

Elementary Teacher

Secondary Teacher

Classified Representative

NVUSD Board Member

Elementary Parent

Elementary Parent

Secondary Parent

Secondary Parent

(At least one parent must represent American Canyon and one must represent English Learners)

Local chef/food expert

Local physician/medical expert

Queen of the Valley

Girls on the Run

Village Napa

NCOE/Local Public Health Department

 

We are seeking to include a broad range of interests, experiences, and perspectives representative of the Napa Valley community.

 

If you are interested in participating as a member of the District Wellness Council and would like to be considered, please submit your interest in writing to mmansuy@nvusd.org. Include in your letter the awareness, knowledge, and skills you would bring to the council around both wellness and collaborative processes. Please submit your letter of interest no later than September 15, 2017.

 

The Wellness Council will hold four meetings throughout the year. The meeting dates are October 17, January 16, March 20, and May 29. All meetings will be held at the Ed Center in the Wappo Room from 6:00-7:30 p.m.

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 8/25/17




Audience: Homepage, Students & Parents, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

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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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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 8/24/17




Audience: Homepage and Food Service

Watch the KPIX-TV news segment!

 

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Published: 8/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Food Service, Students & Parents, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

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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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 8/24/17




Audience: Homepage

Sociology professor Bob Gliner has created a documentary about secondary career technical education (CTE). The film, which airs TONIGHT ON KQED at 7pm, features numerous CTE high school programs, including the classroom of Emmalee Casillas, an agriculture instructor at Vintage High School in Napa. DON'T MISS IT! 

 

Trailer:

"Job Centered Learning"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMu6SeHS3lA

 

Article in Santa Cruz Sentinel
Aug. 14, 2017

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 8/17/17




Audience: Homepage, Superintendent, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

Our board, faculty and staff welcome you to many joyful learning experiences for your child.

 

The consistent vision of our Board of Trustees is 

 

"Transform Lives By Instilling 21st Century Skills and Inspire Lifelong Learning in Every Student."

 

Thank you for your commitment to work together so we all can best serve our students to achieve this vision.

 

Our students are making great progress, yet there is more work to be done. This year, the Board added a fourth goal to ensure that social-emotional learning and healthy living are integrated system-wide. We are fortunate to have amazing parents and generous community partners dedicated to developing well-rounded and empowered students.

 

Here are the academic goals adopted by the Board of Trustees for this school year.

 

Goals:

 

1. Students will graduate college and career ready.

2. Staff will provide equitable access and opportunities to close the achievement gap.

3. Students will master 21st century skills.

4. Develop educational programs that support healthy living.

 

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, thank you for your commitment to transform and inspire our students.

 

Here's to a joyful and productive year!

 

Patrick

 

 

Patrick J. Sweeney Ed.D.

Superintendent

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 8/14/17




Audience: Homepage, Students & Parents, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

Find more information about understanding your child's CAASPP test results:

 

Testing Information for Parents

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 8/8/17




Audience: Homepage

Take a look at the Adult Education fall catalog! Find out all about classes held at Napa Valley Adult Ed and throughout the community.

 

Visit the NVAE website:

adulted.nvusd.org

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 8/8/17




Audience: Homepage and Visual and Performing Arts

 

River School's Advanced World Percussion Class performed on the Festival Napa Valley Stage at FLOW, Napa's Arts in April anchor event, held behind the Oxbow Center on the Napa River. As a result of this performance, the group was invited to perform at Hall Winery for the Festival's Arts for All fundraiser in July, which raised over $2.2 million for local arts initiatives, including Napa's Arts Education Master Plan.

 

Watch the video:

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 8/7/17




Audience: Homepage, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

NVUSD is in the process of upgrading our wireless network and telephone systems.

 

If you are trying to reach your child's school and are unable to get through, please wait 24 hours. If you need to reach someone immediately, please contact the NVUSD Instructional Services Office:

 

Elementary Education
(elementary schools)
Christina Roberts
croberts@nvusd.org
707-253-3815 x 4822

 

Secondary Education
(middle and high schools)
Kathy Cunny
kcunny@nvusd.org
707-253-3815 x 4842

 

Please also check your school's website, as the information you are looking for may be posted there.

 

Thank you for your understanding. Our upgrades will allow the District to better support students and families.

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 8/3/17




Audience: Homepage

Jill Stewart, former athletic director at American Canyon High School, has been named NVUSD’s first District athletic director, effective immediately. Stewart’s appointment was approved at a special meeting today of the NVUSD Board of Education.  

 

In this new partial position, Stewart will report to Executive Director of Secondary Education Damon Wright, and will manage, among other duties, the required training, California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) certification and legal compliance activities for all managers, coaches and other athletic personnel in the District.  She will also continue to serve as a physical education teacher for ACHS for the rest of her assignment.

 

“We know that Jill Stewart will do a great job in this new role,” said Superintendent Patrick Sweeney. “She is committed to our Board’s vision that student athletes should have quality coaching, safe programs and a positive, competitive sports experience. In addition, she is a great advocate for professional development and training for our coaches.”

 

Stewart started her career at NVUSD in 2001, as a physical education teacher. She became the ACHS girls varsity basketball coach in 2010 to 2014, took on the role of assistant athletic director, becoming the AD in 2013.

 

“I am excited about the new opportunity to further my passion in athletics at the District level,” Stewart said. “I am looking forward to working closely with the athletic directors at each school, strengthening the District’s athletic vision.”

 

As District athletic director, Stewart will develop standards and procedures for athletic programs; coordinate camps and security at events; train and manage school site athletic directors and more.

 

Stewart holds a bachelor’s degree in physical education from CSU Chico, and has done graduate studies in human performance and sports administration. She is registered with the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association and is working on her athletic administrator certification from the University of Maine.  

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 7/19/17




Audience: Homepage and Projects

Members of the Measure H Oversight Committee put on their hard hats Wednesday afternoon and headed out to three school construction sites to inspect furious action. Their goal: to make sure taxpayer money is being spent where it is supposed to be.

 

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Napa Valley Register

July 13, 2017

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 7/15/17




Audience: Homepage, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

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June/July topics:

 

  • Summer opportunities listed on our website
  • Free meals for children in Napa, American Canyon over the summer
  • We've got construction going on!
  • Important dates for next school year
  • Incoming 7th graders need Tdap vaccine

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 6/27/17




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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 6/14/17




Audience: Homepage

For the first time, ACHS has won three awards at the California Student Media Festival, the most prestigious K-12 student video competition in California. 

 

The Civil Rights Movement: An Interview/Documentary of MLK Jr and Malcolm X, by Kiana Taylor Sunga, won for Excellent Cross Generational Collaboration.  

 

EMILEE: A Human Rights Short Film (LGBTQ+Community), by Robyn Elizabeth Yan, won in the Most Moving category.

 

Loving Someone, by Maria Macatbag, won in the History/Social Science category.

 

Watch the videos and meet the students who made them.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 6/8/17




Audience: Homepage, Students & Parents and Superintendent

Dear Parents and Guardians,

 

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, thank you for your support and partnership. We appreciate you nurturing and guiding your children. You truly are our students most important teachers. Your encouragement and teamwork are the reason why our students are so successful.

 

Educator and blogger Jennifer Hogan said, "It only takes one person, and one act of kindness, to inspire others and create change."

 

Our focus on our primary goal, that all students be college-, career- and life-ready, is showing results. There are more students involved in AVID than ever before. Reading and math results continue to increase. Our high school graduation rate is 93%, nine percentage points above the state average. The number of students who qualify for four-year colleges increased from 23% in 2006, to 48.5% last year. I see that as we have doubled the number of students with keys to open more doors. 

 

Life readiness includes mastering strategies for social-emotional health and artistic expression. Our work in Positive Behavior & Intervention Systems (PBIS), the efforts of our counselors and other health staff, and the formative work to implement our Arts Master Plan have all contributed to our progress in this area. Several incredible fine arts teachers are among our retirees, and we are very grateful for their commitment to transform lives.

 

Please remember to encourage your children to keep reading this summer. 

 

All the best to each and everyone of you,

 

Patrick

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 6/7/17




Audience: Homepage

Napa High School officially accepted its 2017 California Gold Ribbon School honor last week from State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson.

 

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Napa Valley Register, June 5, 2017

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 6/6/17




Audience: Homepage

Crystal Lopez, current assistant principal at California High School in San Ramon, has been named principal of American Canyon High School, starting July 1, 2017. Lopez’s appointment was approved at last night’s meeting of the NVUSD Board of Education. 

 

Lopez succeeds Damon Wright, who this spring accepted the District position of executive director of secondary education. 

 

“Ms Lopez has outstanding experience as a high school administrator in diverse settings,” said Superintendent Patrick Sweeney. “She is committed to our community and will be a terrific asset to American Canyon High School.”

 

Lopez has been at California High School since 2014, and was previously vice principal at John Swett High School in Crockett. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Pitzer College, her teaching credential from Chapman University and her master’s degree in Educational Leadership from CSU East Bay.

 

 “I look forward to continuing the tradition of excellence that American Canyon High School has been establishing over the past seven years,” Lopez said. “I am excited to join such a motivated community, and I plan to work together to build upon our values of relationships, relevance and achievement.”

 

As principal, Lopez will oversee a staff of 130 and a budget of about $9.2 million. The school currently serves about 1,500 students in grades 9 through 12.

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Published: 6/2/17




Audience: Homepage

At UC Davis' annual C-STEM Day, 65 students from American Canyon Middle School and American Canyon High School won 16 awards for both individual and team achievement.

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American Canyon Eagle, May 24, 2017

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 5/26/17




Audience: Homepage, Projects and School Planning and Construction

The lazy days of summer will be anything but at NVUSD, as the summer construction season shifts into high gear on June 9 and continues right up until school resumes in mid-August...

 

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Napa Valley Register, June 22, 2017

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 5/25/17




Audience: Homepage

Former Junior Varsity Head Coach Jesus “Chuy” Martinez will take over as head coach of Napa High School’s football program, pending NVUSD Board approval, Principal Annie Petrie announced today.  

If the Board approves Petrie’s recommendation at its June 1 meeting, Martinez will take over as head football coach for Napa High School in the 2017-2018 school year. He has been coaching at Napa High under former Head Coach Troy Mott since 2006. He spent nine years as offensive coordinator under Nick Tedesco and was the 2016-2017 JV head coach.

 

“We pursued Coach Martinez because we believed not only in his ability to coach football but in his ability to help bring our community together,” Petrie said. “He knows first-hand the heart and soul of Napa High and he has a vision for Napa High Football. We are thrilled that we reached a place where our community can come together and unite around our students.”

 

“I am looking forward to getting back to coaching, getting the kids back on the field,” Martinez said. “They have been motivated and have been working hard in the weight room. They are hungry and they want to get back to playing football and being a team.”

 

2017-2018 Athletic Director Thomas Sims said, “A key factor for us in the search and hiring process was Troy Mott coming on board to support our next head coach and in helping bring the staff together. Troy will serve as a consultant to Chuy and the entire football staff next year in working for what is best for our student-athletes.”

According to Sims, all of the teacher coaches and the volunteer coaches from the 2016-2017 staff are eligible to apply for coaching positions on Martinez’ staff. The positions are still open on the EdJoin website and all applicants will be interviewed with a newly implemented District Wide process that includes the school athletic director and head coach.   

 

“We are looking to Coach Martinez to lead our action plan to ensure that we can begin to heal our football community and support the safety and well-being of our student-athletes,” Petrie said. “Our top priority is to educate our student-athletes about the role of character and leadership in all that they do, and how to speak up for what is right. We will focus on citizenship, as well as sportsmanship.”

 

“I will continue to build upon the ‘family’ tradition that is the foundation for our football program.  One of my mottos is ‘Discipline, Commitment and Effort,’” Martinez said. “If you can live by those three words and know what they represent, you can overcome anything. When you do the little things right, you will be successful not only on the field but off the field and that is ultimately what Napa High Football strives for.”  

 

Martinez is a 2004 Napa High graduate and played four years of Napa High football, including as starting quarterback on the 2003 team that made it to the section semi-finals under Coach Jerry Dunlap. He is a police officer employed at Napa State Hospital. He and his wife live in Napa and have two children, a 2-year-old and a 6-year-old.

 

Current and future football Napa High School football student-athletes and their parents are invited to attend an informational meeting on Thursday, May 25, at 7 p.m. in the Napa High School Small Gym. For more information, call the school office at (707) 253-6206.   

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Published: 5/24/17




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Terri Lynne Ricetti photoTerri Lynne Ricetti, current coordinator for moderate to severe disability programs at NVUSD, has been named the District’s director of special education, starting July 1, 2017. Ricetti’s appointment was approved at the May 18 meeting of the NVUSD Board of Education.  

 

Ricetti succeeds Malisa Burkhart, who is leaving the District to pursue other opportunities.  

 

“Terri Lynne Ricetti is a veteran of several key roles serving our students with special needs,” said Superintendent Patrick Sweeney. “She is known for building authentic, transparent and respectful relationships with staff and parents. We look forward to her contributions.”

 

Ricetti has been with NVUSD since August 2003 and in the District special education office since 2013, with an eight-month break in 2016-2017, most recently coordinating the programs for students with moderate to severe disabilities. She also has been a resource specialist and special day class teacher, as well as a general education teacher. Ricetti has a master’s degree in Special Education from National University, and a bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology from California State University Chico.

 

“I am excited to move into this new role in Napa Valley Unified School District,” Ricetti said. “It is an amazing opportunity to support students and families in Napa, American Canyon and Yountville as we focus to address the unique needs of diverse learners in our community.”

 

As director, Ricetti will administer the special education program, including the planning, coordination and supervision of of staff including psychologists, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, resource specialists and support staff, in programs that serve students with various handicapping conditions that require an Individual Education Plan (IEP), as well as many other compliance, partnership and assessment duties. She will oversee about 150 employees and an annual budget of about $33 million, serving 2,100 students.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 5/24/17




Audience: Homepage, Students & Parents, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School

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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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Posted by: Kelly Cliff, District Admin, Napa Valley Unified School District
Published: 5/23/17




Audience: Homepage and Students & Parents

Dear Parents/Guardians,

 

The attached letter is written to inform you of what’s happening in our schools in terms of preventing, reporting and responding to bullying or hazing. The Communications and Student Services Departments authored this update. Please contact your school principal, or Elizabeth Emmett, or me if you have any questions. Our phone numbers are at the bottom of the letter.

 

We appreciate your support.

Patrick J. Sweeney, Ed.D.
Superintendent

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Estimado Padres/Guardianes,

 

La carta adjunta se escribe para informarle de lo que está sucediendo en nuestras escuelas en términos de prevenir, informar y responder a la intimidación o novatadas. El Departamento de Comunicaciones y Servicios Estudiantiles fue el autor de la siguiente actualización. Por favor comuníquese con el director/a de su escuela, o Elizabeth Emmett, o conmigo si tiene alguna pregunta. Nuestros números de teléfono están en la parte inferior de la carta.

 

Agradecemos su apoyo.

Patrick J. Sweeney, Ed.D.
Superintendente

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 5/22/17




Audience: Homepage, Food Service, Students & Parents, Alta Heights Elementary School, American Canyon High School, American Canyon Middle School, Bel Aire Park Elementary, Browns Valley Elementary School, Canyon Oaks Elementary School, Donaldson Way Elementary School, El Centro Elementary School, Harvest Middle School, McPherson Elementary School, Mt. George Elementary School, Napa High School, Napa Junction Elementary, Napa Valley Independent Studies, Napa Valley Language Academy, New Tech High School, Northwood Elementary School, Phillips Elementary School, Pueblo Vista Elementary School, Redwood Middle School, River Middle School, Salvador Elementary School, Shearer Elementary School, Silverado Middle School, Snow Elementary School, Valley Oak High School, Vichy Elementary School, Vintage High School, West Park Elementary School and Yountville Elementary School
Summer Options for Students Up to Age 18 Year-round Options for Families

Phillips Elementary School    Download flier

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

Boys and Girls Club of Napa Valley     Website

  • American Canyon Clubhouse

430 Donaldson Way, American Canyon
June 12 - August 4, 2017 (M-F)
Noon - 1 PM

 

  • Napa Clubhouse

1515 Pueblo Ave., Napa
June 12 - August 4, 2017 (M-F)
Noon - 1 PM

 

  • NVLA Clubhouse

2700 Kilburn Ave., Napa
June 12 - July 21, 2017 (M-F)
Noon - 1 PM

Salvation Army   website

590 Franklin St., Napa

Noon - 2 PM

 

The Table       website

1333 Third St., Napa

M-F 3:30 -5:30 PM

 

Food Bank     website

  • Napa Store House

1746 Yajome St., Napa
T-W 8:45 - 11:45 AM
Th 10:45 AM - 1:45 PM

 

  • American Canyon

Harvest Freewill Baptist Church
240 Rio Del Mar
2nd and 4th Tuesdays
3:30 - 6:30 PM

 

  • Yountville/St. Helena

St. Helena Community Pantry
1777 Main St., St. Helena
T, Th, F 2:30 - 4 PM

 

 

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Published: 5/18/17




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A fun, community-based event for all ages!

 

More info:

 

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Published: 5/5/17




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Deadline: June 7, 2017

 

NVUSD, in partnership with the Napa County Office of Education (NCOE) invites proposals for a consultant to complete a pay for success feasibility study, including the design and initial implementation of a program evaluation, for the Preschool Pay for Success Feasibility Pilot project. 

 

Proposals must be submitted in the specified format by email, as a single PDF file attachment, to the Napa County Office of Education (NCOE) by 4:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 7, 2017. The subject line of the email should “Pay for Success Proposal” and the proposal must be emailed to:

 

Joshua Schultz
Deputy Superintendent
Napa County Office of Education
jschultz@napacoe.org

 

For additional information, questions, or clarification, please contact Joshua Schultz by e-mail at jschultz@napacoe.org.

 

Download RFP (PDF)

 

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Published: 4/26/17




Audience: Homepage and Students & Parents

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April/May headlines:

  • Plan your summer at the Family Festival on April 29
  • "Love is All You Need?" screening this week
  • More on planning your child's summer
  • Bike to School Day is May 11!

Read the news >>>

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 4/25/17




Audience: Homepage

Amye Scott, current coordinator of second language services and
the ALPS program at NVUSD, has been named principal of West Park Elementary School in Napa, starting July 1, 2017. Scott’s appointment was approved at last night’s meeting of the NVUSD Board of Education.  

Scott succeeds Julie Herdell, who is retiring in June after 24 years as principal.

 

“Amye Scott works well with a variety of students and families,” said Superintendent Patrick Sweeney. “She has strong instructional skills and is committed to continuing the caring school community at West Park.”

 

Scott has master’s degrees in innovative learning and educational leadership, and is biliterate in English and Spanish. At NVUSD, she spent nine years teaching at Pueblo Vista Elementary before becoming an instructional coach and academic specialist for other teachers in the District; administrator of the migrant education summer school program; a trainer for the County Office of Education teacher induction program; and most recently, the coordinator for both the advanced learner programs and second language learner services.

 

“I am delighted to be joining the West Park School family and succeeding Mrs. Herdell,” Scott said. “I have been able to work with many of the school’s teachers and families over the past few years and am always impressed by their warmth and dedication. It’s a great tradition to build on and I look forward to it.”

 

As principal, Scott will be responsible for the educational curriculum, staff and budget management, counseling and guidance, discipline, school activities, professional development for teachers, testing and community relations.

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 4/21/17




Audience: Homepage

Damon Wright, current principal of American Canyon High School, has been named NVUSD’s executive director of secondary education, starting July 1, 2017. Wright’s appointment was approved at last night’s meeting of the NVUSD Board of Education.  

Wright succeeds Mark Morrison, who is retiring in June after eight years in the position.

 

“Mr. Wright has proven leadership at two comprehensive high schools,” said Superintendent Patrick Sweeney." He is a champion for preparing students for college and careers, and has done a wonderful job at American Canyon High School.”

 

Wright has been with NVUSD since July 2015. Before that, he was a principal in the Benicia and San Ramon Valley schools districts. He has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and his school administration certificate from CSU Sacramento, as well as a master’s degree in school counseling from National University in San Diego.

 

“I am honored and committed to developing relationships and serving the communities within the Napa Valley Unified School District. I aim to continue the standard of excellence established within NVUSD and advocate for equitable practices and programs that support college and career readiness for all students,” Wright said. “I enjoyed serving as principal of American Canyon High School and I look forward to supporting ACHS in a different capacity. I am also excited to work with and support a team of talented administrators who are committed to transformational change in their respective school communities.”

 

As executive director, Wright will supervise the District’s middle and high school principals, as well as oversee the educational policies and programs for secondary and adult schools, including professional development. He also will coordinate oversee the high school athletic directors and interscholastic athletic programs. Wright, his wife, Blanca, and their two daughters live in American Canyon.

 

The search for the American Canyon High School principal will begin immediately.

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Published: 4/21/17




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1714 trees saved

TREES SAVED SINCE 2013

 

Distributing flyers electronically using Peachjar instead of paper flyers has enabled NVUSD to save 575 trees since Earth Day last year. That's 4,791,648 sheets of paper, or 958 reams!

 

All NVUSD parents or guardians with an email on file in their school office have a Peachjar account created automatically. If you are not receiving Peachjar e-flyers, give your email address to your school office. 

 

Each school has a Peachjar account linked to their website home page, where Peachjar e-flyers are archived.

 

More information about Peachjar in NVUSD

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 4/21/17




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Have you seen our most recent report to the community?

 

Click here (English/Español)

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 4/17/17




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Mary Ann Valles, director of student services at Brentwood Union Mary Ann VallesSchool District in Contra Costa County, has been named NVUSD’s assistant superintendent  for instructional services, starting July 1, 2017. Valles’s appointment was approved at a meeting of the NVUSD Board of Education earlier this month.  

 

Valles succeeds Elena Toscano, who is retiring in June after 12 years in the position.

 

Valles will oversee the Department of Instruction, which provides the development and implementation of all educational programs and services to ensure that each student is provided with a quality educational experience. That includes academic oversight of the District’s 31 schools, their administrators and their teachers, plus development of the District’s Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), which offers goals and strategies for effective use of state funds.

 

“Mrs. Valles will continue our ongoing efforts to provide students the educational experiences they need for college and careers in the 21st century,” said Superintendent Patrick Sweeney. “She has a proven background in leading schools and we were impressed with her commitment to excellence and equity. We look forward to having her here.”

 

Valles spent 13 years as a principal at middle and high schools, as well as chief accountability officer with Hayward Unified School District. Prior to becoming an administrator, she was a teacher and counselor at the high school level. She has an undergraduate degree in psychology from California State University Los Angeles and master’s degrees in counseling and educational leadership from San Francisco State University.

 

“I am delighted to be joining the NVUSD team,” Valles said. “I look forward to being a member of the community, learning more about the programs and services provided to our students, and innovating with teachers and leaders to ensure that all of our students graduate ready for college and careers.”

 

The Instruction Department has an annual budget of about $50 million and includes 1,180 teachers, administrators and other educational personnel.

 

Valles and her husband of 28 years live in San Leandro, and Valles will spend the school week in Napa.

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Published: 3/31/17




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Congratulations to NVUSD students who received Youth Volunteer of the Year Awards as a part of the Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership Heart of Napa Awards: Nadia Barboza-- a senior at VHS, Savanna Harwood-- a junior at New Tech, Gilian Meyers-- a junior at VHS, and Celeste Chase-- a junior at Valley Oak.

 

Read all about their contributions in the Napa Valley Register

 

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Published: 3/30/17




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March/April headlines:

  • Parents are vital to school success
  • Survey closes March 3
  • Plan your summer at the Family Festival on April 29

Read the news >>>

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 3/30/17




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School Accountability Dashboard

 

California’s new accountability and continuous improvement system provides information, based on a concise set of measures, about how local educational agencies and schools are meeting the needs of California’s diverse student population.

 

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Published: 3/23/17




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Tuesday, March 28

6:30 - 8:30 PM

NVUSD Auditorium

2425 Jefferson St., Napa

 

Reserve your free tickets here.

 

When we are too focused on grades and performance, we deny our children the time and energy they need to tackle the demanding work of growing up. In this presentation, you’ll learn how you can establish a healthier home environment for your school-aged child, reduce academic stress without sacrificing achievement, and increase your child’s resilience, creativity, and well-being.

 

Download the flyer below (English/Español).

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Published: 3/13/17




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For encouraging its students to be “upstanders” in their community instead of being bystanders, Harvest Magnet Middle School has been named a winner of Say Something, a national call-to-action week born out of the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School ...read more

 

Napa Valley Register, March 9, 2017

 

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Published: 3/10/17




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Napa Valley Education Foundation and Napa Valley Unified School District hosted grand openings at two new middle school Wellness Centers.

 

Silverado and Redwood middle schools join the ranks of Harvest and American Canyon middle schools, which opened Wellness Centers in 2016. Since then, the results have been striking.

 

See the attached file for a summary of 2015-16 Wellness Program statistics.

 

Read the article in the Napa Valley Register

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 3/9/17




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February/March headlines:

  • Parents are vital to school success
  • Survey closes March 3
  • Plan your summer at the Family Festival on April 29

Read the news >>>

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Published: 3/1/17




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Back in June 2011, the Board of Trustees adopted NVUSD 2015: 21st Century Learning Plan for a Student-Centered School District. This plan was successfully implemented throughout the district. Nearly 800 teachers were provided training aimed at infusing technology into learning for all NVUSD students. The plan garnered significant stakeholder support from teachers, principals, classified staff and investment from the Napa community through Napa Learns and the Napa Valley Education Foundation. NVUSD 2015, coupled with other district initiatives, promoted significant advances towards the district’s goals.

 

Although NVUSD is further along than many districts in the nation, much remains to be done to build on the foundation of the NVUSD 2015 Plan. The district is now poised to actualize 21st Century learning for all students in all schools and classrooms throughout the district. The NVUSD 2015 Plan has evolved into the NVUSD Vision 20/20 Plan to guide our work through 2020.

 

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Published: 2/24/17




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Vintage High School’s greeting to Kate Rubins was fit for a native daughter – and for the first astronaut to come out of Napa... read more

 

Napa Valley Register, Feb. 21, 2017

 

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Published: 2/22/17




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The deadline for nominations is March 10, 2017.

  1. EASY – Submit your nominee online.
  2. Nomination form (English/Español) is attached for printing.

  3. More information on NCOE website 

Who Can Nominate a Teacher?

A student, parent, colleague, administrator, community member, professional organization, etc. 

 

Who Qualifies to be Nominated?

  • Fully credentialed teachers in public or private schools who teach any of pre-kindergarten through grade twelve.
  • Teachers who have been in the classroom for more than eight years.

  • Teachers of adults who provide instruction in the same curriculum as those who teach in elementary or secondary grades.

  • Instructors who have some administrative responsibilities but for whom teaching students is the primary responsibility.

 

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Published: 2/15/17




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When Hassan Shafi asked to take over his sixth-grade computer coding class last year, his school not only said ‘yes,’ they asked him to do it again this year... read more

 

Napa Valley Register, Jan. 29, 2017

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Published: 1/30/17




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Our BIG Event (Build-Inspire-Give), was held on January 20 at Silverado Resort. A luncheon hosted by Napa Valley Education Foundation for NVUSD, the event was a celebration of our schools and an opportunity to highlight NVUSD accomplishments and focus on our wonderful 18,000 students. The event featured:

  • Superintendent Patrick Sweeney, NVUSD Board President Jose Hurtado and NVEF Board President Chris Cappeto as emcees
  • Performances by NVUSD students
  • Reports from District programs
  • Videos highlighting student successes
  • Measure H update
  • Recognition of community partners

Visit the BIG Event webpage to see the report, photos and videos.

 

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Published: 1/27/17




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It wasn’t always pleasant or comfortable, but attending President Trump’s inauguration, then the Women’s March on Washington was quite the education for a small, diverse group of American Canyon students... read more

 

Napa Valley Register, Jan. 25, 2017

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 1/26/17




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Clothing recycler USAgain announced that McPherson Elementary School in Napa won first place in its America Recycles Day Challenge... read more

 

Napa Valley Register, Jan. 19, 2017

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 1/23/17




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Our annual Family Festival will be held Saturday, April 29, 11-3, at the NVUSD Education Center, 2425 Jefferson Street, in Napa.

 

This free event is open to the community, and will feature information for families as well as food, entertainment and activities.

 

For more information, visit our webpage: www.nvusd.org/famfest

 

Community organizations that provide services to children and families are invited to participate. If you would like to host a table or booth in our event, please fill in your details below to automatically register. We will contact you with additional details as we near our event.

 

REGISTER

 

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Published: 1/12/17




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Join us for a community gathering celebrating the life of Dr. King and continuing his legacy through a day of action and compassion.

 

Everyone is welcome! This event is being organized by the MLK coalition - a group of non-profits, religious groups and local service and youth organizations.

 

Sunday, January 15, 2017
7:00pm - Viewing of the movie Selma
Congregation Beth Shalom ~ 1455 Elm St., Napa

 

Monday, January 16, 2017

10am-4pm:
Community Service Projects
Basecamp: St. John’s Parish Hall
924 Napa St., Napa
7pm:
Interfaith Celebration
St. John the Baptist Catholic
Church, 960 Caymus St, Napa


Keynote Speaker: Amelia Ceja
President & Owner of Ceja Vineyards – a premium
Latino family-owned winery in Napa Valley
Winner of the 2016 Dolores Huerta Farmworker Justice Award

 

To sign up for projects:

  • http://volunteer.cvnl.org (MLK Day)
  • Facebook: @mlkmonday
     

More information:

Shine Your Light, Napa Valley Register, Jan. 6, 2017

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 1/9/17




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As a parent or guardian, you are now able to create your own Parent Account in ECHO, the online student learning management system at your child's school.

Using your parent account you can view:

  • Your student's grades and assignments
  • The work your student has submitted
  • Daily agendas and links

Your parent account will allow you to observe all of your middle and high school students who are using ECHO at their schools.  Schools using ECHO include American Canyon HS, Napa HS, New Tech HS, Valley Oak HS, Vintage HS, American Canyon MS, Redwood MS, River School, and Silverado MS.

 

To request your account, visit your school website or click here.

 

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Published: 12/15/16




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Dear Families and Friends,

 

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, we thank you for your support. 

 

The district's vision is to " transform lives by instilling 21st century skills and inspire lifelong learning in every student." 

 

The Board also established District Priorities and Initiatives to make the vision a reality for each and every student. 

 

Guiding the initiatives are our three academic goals: 

 

1. Prepare all students for college and careers.

2. Provide equitable access and opportunities.

3. Instill 21st century Skills.

 

NVUSD schools are committed to accomplishing the three academic goals by following specific priorities and initiatives, including attending to the social-emotional development of students and establishing educational programs that support cultural understanding and diversity.

 

Our schools are committed to inspiring your children to be lifelong learners. Our schools are committed to serving ALL students and their families, regardless of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, gender or sexual orientation. 

 

We welcome all, and are inclusive of all. Our schools are safe places for students and their families. We appreciate your involvement in your child's education. 

 

We wish you a joyful holiday season. 

 

Respectfully,

Patrick Sweeney

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 12/15/16




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BIG Event Logo

 

 

 

 

Friday, January 20th, 2017
11:30 AM
Silverado Resort & Spa

 

 

Join us at this special luncheon to celebrate our schools, highlight our accomplishments and focus on our wonderful 18,000 students! Hosted by Napa Valley Education Foundation for Napa Valley Unified School District.

  • Hear from Superintendent, Patrick Sweeney
  • Performances by Napa and Vintage High students
  • Reports from district programs
  • Measure H update
  • Recognition of community partners

Sponsorships and tickets available now.

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 12/9/16




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NVUSD’s 3-week Winter Break begins on December 19…

 

We appreciate everyone’s efforts to avoid taking extra days off before or after winter break.


See you back on January 9!

 

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 12/6/16




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November headlines:

  • Open enrollment continues through Nov. 30
  • Winter Break is Dec. 19 through Jan. 6
  • High school seniors, apply for the Seal of Biliteracy by Feb. 7
  • 45 teachers get classroom grants from Education Foundation

Read the news >>>

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 11/28/16




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At the November 17 meeting, before a packed house, NVUSD Board President Rob Felder thanked the three board members who completed their service as of this meeting: Helen Busby, Carlos Hagedorn, and Frances Ortiz-Chavez.

 

Helen Busby
Carlos Hagedorn
Frances Ortiz Chavez

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 11/17/16




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Congratulations to Harvest Magnet Middle School and their partner Embassy Suites; Mt. George Elementary School and their partner Cakebread Winery; and New Tech High School and their partner Napa Resource Conservation District: They were recognized as outstanding partnerships at the annual Adopt A School awards banquet on Nov. 2. 

 

Read the Napa Register story about the event.
 

The program pairs schools with community businesses or agencies that want to enhance education and develop lasting relationships with our community's future leaders. 

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 11/17/16




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Over 40 teachers were honored at this ceremony by NVEF staff, Board and major donors. For the 2016-2017 school year, the Spencer Colton Gold Star Teacher Grants awarded NVUSD instructors with over $25,000 to be used toward innovative classroom projects.

 

Read the full article

 

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Published: 11/8/16




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Click here to find out about Thanksgiving and Winter Break activities and enrichment provided by NVUSD and the Napa Valley community and beyond.

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 11/7/16




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Seniors -- want to be recognized for being proficient in one or more languages in addition to English?  1346927999849_wnp168.jpg

Come to the Counseling Center at your high school and pick up an application of intent and apply for The Seal of Biliteracy Program which recognizes high school graduates who have attained a high level of proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in one or more languages in addition to English.  It is a statement of accomplishment for future employers and college admissions. 

 

The seal insignia will be affixed to your diploma and noted on your transcript indicating that you have been awarded the California State Seal of Biliteracy by the Superintendent. 

 

Students attending high school programs which do not offer 4 years of a world language can submit an application of intent requesting an alternate language course pathway for Seal of Biliteracy Proficiency Equivalency. Those schools are Valley Oak High School, Napa Valley Independent Study, Legacy High School and Napa Valley Adult School.

 

Deadline to submit an application is February 7, 2017.

 

Click here for more information.

 

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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 11/1/16




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Have you received your child's CAASPP testing report in the mail?

CLICK HERE for help understanding your child's score.

 

 

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Published: 9/7/16




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Posted by: Kelly Cliff
Published: 9/6/16