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.
Parent Orientation Night
Parents of 9th graders and other new students, welcome to Monta Vista! On Thursday, October 8th from 7 to 9 PM, come to an informational night about (a) Balance, Time Management, and Social - Emotional Support, (b) Naviance, Infinite Campus, SchoolLoop, and student tutoring services, and (c) High School Graduation and College Entrance Requirements. This event is sure to be big, so we will be rotating in alpha groups between the instrumental music room (F114), student union, and theatre. No registration required. See this flier for further details.
Explore Careers Series
Professionals, passionate about your field and want to present it to students? The PTSA is looking for presenters for this series.
Students, come learn about different careers through the 4-part Explore Careers Series, sponsored by the PTSA and MV Career Center. The presentations will be on Oct. 20 (Healthcare and Life Sciences), Nov. 17 (Science, Tech, Engineering, and Math), Feb. 9 (Science, Arts, Trades, and Other Topics), and Mar. 8 (Business, Government, Non-Profits, and Other Topics) from 7 to 9 PM at Monta Vista. Please register so supplies can be prepared adequately. To register or learn more about Explore Careers, visit PTSA's Explore Careers Page.
Support MV PTSA, Join Us!
Please consider joining the Monta Vista PTSA (Parent, Teacher, Student Association).
Membership is only $10 per person, with meeting attendance and volunteering not
To join, visit the
PTSA Sign-up Page.
To learn more about the MV PTSA, visit the
PTSA Home Page.
The PSAT is Coming!
This year the PSAT will be given to any interested 10th and 11th graders the morning of Wednesday, October 28, 2015. Monta Vista will be on this special schedule that day to allow for test administration. Registration is now closed. There will be no registrations on the day of the test! Monta Vista will not be offering a Spring PSAT test.
Winter 2015 Final's Schedule
Senior All-Night Graduation Party
Seniors, get your ticket for the Senior All-Night Party. First, see how much fun last year's seniors
had in this
SANP 2015 Video.
Instructions for purchasing a SANP 2016 ticket can be found
and the ticket price is currently $150 (but will go up). For more info, go to the
MV SANP Web Page.
Parents, Senior Ads Now Available
Honor your senior's achievements in their yearbook through personalized photos and messages. Spaces are available until February 1st, but prices go up after September 23 and December 15. Order through SchoolLoop or follow this link.
Education (Non-Teaching) Job Fair at SCCOE
Are you interested in learning more about working at a school in a non-teaching position? Would you like to find information about classroom assistant, food service worker, custodian, driver, clerical, administrative assistant, or maintenance worker positions at schools in Santa Clara County? The Santa Clara County School Job Fair which will take place on Saturday, October 24 from 9 am to 2 pm at the Santa Clara County Office of Education at 1290 Ridder Park Drive in San Jose. Click here to learn more about different job requirements. Interested applicants can pre-register online and qualify for early access and testing. Come see how you can make a difference at a school or district office!
The 2015-2016 school year is now in session. To view important dates including vacation and progress reports, see the
School Calendar 2015-2016.
US News Gold Medal High School
US News has published a list of "gold medal" high schools, and Monta Vista ranks
16th in California. To see the list, and learn more about the criteria used to determine these rankings, visit
US News - Best California High Schools.