Common Core Info
What is the Common Core? What does it mean for day-to-day
teaching and learning? Whether you are a teacher, parent, or student, you may want to
FUHSD Common Core Info Page
to learn more about the Common Core State Standards.
Final Exams, December 15 - 18
First Semester Final Exams will soon be here. If you're interested in viewing our schedule for
the last week of the semester, follow this link to the
December Final Exams Schedule.
Flip Block, Wednesday, 11/26
Monta Vista will be closed for Thanksgiving on November 27 and 28. The day before Thanksgiving (Wednesday,
November 26) will be a "Flip Block" schedule (school starts at 7:35, out at 12:45). See the schedule below:
7 Period Day
Block - 1, 3, 5, 7
Flip Block - 2, 4, 6
Every year, millions of children in the United States get enterovirus infections that can cause coughing,
sneezing, and fever. This year, children throughout the country have gotten sick with respiratory illnesses
caused by enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68). This is not a new virus, but it hasn’t been very common in the past.
However, this year, EV-D68 is the most common enterovirus that’s going around. For more information,
Enterovirus Info Flyer.
Enough Sleep For Your Teen?
Is your teen getting the sleep he or she needs? Join us as Kate Kaplan, PhD, discusses sleep in adolescence
and factors interfering with adequate sleep in teens. Dr. Kaplan will discuss biological processes that
help humans fall asleep and stay asleep through the night, and how we can use this understanding of biology
to improve the sleep of our teenagers. Please join us in the MV Library, Tuesday, December 2,
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm. For more information, see the
To attend, please
Recruiting Realities, December 3
Come hear nationally renowned Recruiting Expert Jack Renkens.
He'll be speaking in the MV Auditorium on Wednesday, December 3, at 7:00 pm.
This event is free to all student-athletes and parents. This entertaining and
informative speaker will be talking about the myths, misconceptions, and
realities of college recruiting. To learn more, visit
Are you interested in planning vacation time as a family for next year? Do you want to know the dates for progress reports,
spring break, and final exams for 2014-2015? To view these dates and more, visit our
School Calendar 2014-2015. School starts on August 18.
US News Gold Medal High School
US News recently published a list of "gold medal" high schools, and Monta Vista ranks
13th in California. To see the list, and learn more about the criteria used to determine these rankings, visit
US News - Best California High Schools.