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SCHOOL CALENDAR

PARENTS/GUARDIANS - REGISTER WITH SCHOOLLOOP

Please register with schoolloop.  This will allow you to communicate easily with teachers, and, if you choose, receive daily emails of what is going on at New Valley/Gateway High School.

Registration is easy.  Start by clicking the "Register Now" button on the top left-hand side of this page.  Next, fill in the requested information.  Once an administrator has confirmed you as the parent of the student (which usually takes less than 48 hours), you will have access to school loop and school contact options.

We highly recommend you sign up.

REPORTING ABSENCES

Please report your student's absence within 72 hours to the attendance clerk at (408) 423-2309.

View Your Student's Attendance

Parents, you can view your student's daily attendance by logging into schoolloop and clicking on the attendance tab at the top of the page.  There, you will be able to see each class your student was marked "present" in attendance.

Free/Reduced Meal Lunch Application and Online Pre-pay

Attention Parents...

We have a simple way for you to apply for free and reduced meals for your students, click on the following website address

https://onlinemealapps.scusd.net

for our online meal application.  Approval is quick as well as private.  Nobody will see any of your information except for the person that is validating your application in our office.  If you have not already done so and you feel you qualify for our program please go to the website and apply.

Also, we highly encourage you to prepay for your student's meals online.  Click on following website address

https://www.myschoolbucks.com

or you can can just type in

myschoolbucks.com

to prepay on your students account. Please make sure you have your student's permanent ID number.  

SMARTER BALANCE TESTING, MAY 2 - MAY 5

New Valley will be conducting Smarter Balance testing for all 11th graders during the week of 5/2 - 5/5.  There will be a revised schedule everyday except Friday which will be the regular schedule.  All 11th grade students will be testing Monday through Thursday from 8;00 - 10:30 a.m., and classes will be held from 10:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  There will be no early dismissal this week.

Schedule for Mon. 5/2  (math test)

Schedule for Tues. 5/3  (English test)

8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. testing

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m brunch

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., 1st period

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., 2nd period

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., 3rd period

8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. testing

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m brunch

10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., 4th period

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., 5th period

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., 6th period

Schedule for Wed. 5/4  (math test)

Schedule for Thurs. 5/5  (English test)

8:00 a.m.  – 10:30 a.m. testing

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. brunch

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Advising

11:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m., 1st period

11:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m., 2nd period

12:20 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., 3rd period

8:00 a.m.  – 10:30 a.m. testing

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. brunch

10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Advising

11:00 a.m. - 11:40 a.m., 4th period

11:40 a.m. - 12:20 p.m., 5th period

12:20 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., 6th period

INTRODUCING NAVIANCE

The Santa Clara Unified School District is pleased to announce the arrival of Naviance, a website that serves to help students connect learning and life.  As stated on its website, "Naviance is a comprehensive college and career readiness solution for middle and high schools that helps align student strengths and interests to post-secondary goals, and improve student outcomes." Teachers will be receiving training shortly and begin familiarizing students with this extremely useful college and career planning website. Students may sign onto the website as follows:

 

User ID : s(student 6 digit ID number)

Password: first letter of last name in cap, and first letter of first name lower case, followed by 8 digit birthdate mmddyyyy

 

For example, student Ricardo Montalban, with student ID number 123456, and a birthdate of 2/4/1999 would sign in using:

 

User ID: s123456

Password: Mr02041999

 

Please note that Naviance has not formally launched at New Valley but will do so in the near future, however, please feel free to browse the site by clicking the link below.

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PARENT FEEDBACK NEEDED

SCUSD would like to bring you parent education seminars which are relevant to your needs and interests. Please take a moment to complete the following survey. We greatly appreciate your input.  
 
 

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NEW VALLEY ART GALLERY

Under the guidance and direction of the multi-talented art teacher, Ms. Jensen, New Valley students' creative gifts are nurtured and developed, allowing self-expression through various forms, as can be seen in the slideshow above.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY IN SCUSD

The Governing Board of Santa Clara Unified School District is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals.  The District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation or association with a person or a group with one or more of these perceived or actual characteristics.  The Board shall promote programs which ensure that discriminatory practices are eliminated in all acts related to school activity or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the superintendent of the school district.

The District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when it is safe to do so and when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.