"But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret."
A little girl came home from school and said to her mother, "Mommy, today in school I was punished for something that I didn't do."
The mother replied, "But that's terrible! I'm going to have a talk with your teacher about this. What was it that you didn't do?"
The little girl replied, "My homework."
"Do you know the difference between education and experience? Education is when you read the fine print; experience is what you get when you don't."
"Education is not filling a pail but the lighting of a fire."
William Butler Yeats
Teacher: Why are you late, Joseph?
Joseph: Because of a sign down the road.
Teacher: What does a sign have to do with your being late?
Joseph: The sign said, "School Ahead, Go Slow!"
"The simplest schoolboy is now familiar with truths for which Archimedes would have given his life."
"Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity."
Teacher: Billy, name two pronouns.
Billy: Who, me?
Teacher: Well done!
"The school is the last expenditure upon which America should be willing to economize."
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Doris, a wise schoolteacher, sent this note to all parents on the first day of school:
"If you promise not to believe everything your child says happens at school, I'll promise
not to believe everything he says happens at home.
"Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one."
Malcolm S. Forbes
"I'm not going to buy my kids an encyclopedia. Let them walk to school like I did."
Early one morning, a mother went in to wake up her son.
"Wake up, son. It's time to go to school!"
"But why, Mom? I don't want to go."
"Give me two reasons why you don't want to go."
"Well, the kids hate me for one, and the teachers hate me, too!"
"Oh, that's no reason not to go to school. Come on now and get ready."
"Give me two reasons why I should go to school."
"Well, for one, you're 48 years old. And for another, you're the Principal!"
"If you want to make a mark you have to take a risk."
Terrance E Deal
Contact Main Office
The school office is open from 7:15 am until 3:45 pm, Monday through Friday,
and phone numbers listed below are for area code 408
General Information 366-7600 or 366-7649
Administration - Support
Assistant Principals and Deans
To discuss student discipline or academic concerns, call the appropriate
Assistant Principal or Dean (alphabetically assigned according to student's
Associated Student Body Office (ASB)
To obtain information on co-curricular
activities, student government, and
delinquent student accounts
To report absences, or to arrange late arrival/early release due to medical appointments
To obtain college or career information, testing application
forms, and/or scholarship applications
Booster Groups, PTSA, Volunteer
For information regarding student transcripts, or to register a new student
For questions or concerns regarding School Loop, or the Monta Vista web site
School Site Council
For information about meetings of the School Site Council, and its responsibilities
For information about student leadership, clubs, rallies, dances,
fundraisers, and student activities
For schedule change forms, homework assignments for extended absences, or information on progress
reports and report cards
For concerns related to the Parent Portal for Infinite Campus