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Ollie the Otter

Our weekly newsletter, called the Otter News, is sent out to all JVA families on Monday mornings during the school year.  School Messenger sends communications out to the information parents/guardians save in their Jeffco Connect account.  If you are not receiving our school communications, please check your account to make sure your information is accurate.  If you are unsure of how to log into your account, contact our main office at (303) 992-6770.


Thank you to all of our JVA families for their participation in October Count Day. Again, it shows how great the JVA community is.  We can’t wait to see you all at Fall Conferences on Thursday, October 10 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the Glennon Heights Gym. Don’t forget to stop by Jason’s Deli on Union for dinner—15% of your meal goes straight to JVA students for activities.  Here’s the link to the this week's Otter News, it’s full of things you otter know!

Otter News - October 7, 2019

All School

  • Fall Conferences 10/10
  • Restaurant Fundraising Night and Fall Conferences 10/10
  • Student Photos and ID Cards Available for Pickup
  • Student Opinions—Student Feature Survey
  • Parent Perspectives—Parent/Guardian Survey

Middle School

  • Photos from the WOW Warren Tech Tour

High School

  • 2019 High School Career Expo 10/29
  • If you have no idea what you want to do after high school...Post-Secondary Planning Presentation 10/14
  • High School On Campus Staff Schedule for October
  • Interested in a career in Healthcare?—LEAP workshop:  10/8

TAG

  • If you have no idea what you want to do after high school...Post-Secondary Planning Presentation 10/14
  • Another Week of Awesome Performance!
  • LEAP Workshops for Credit: Careers in Healthcare 10/8

Counseling Corner

  • Fall Conferences
  • Tips for Attending a College Fair
  • Great Opportunities:
    • Colorado School of Mines Intro to Petroleum Course
  • College Planning/Information:
    • JVA College Planning Calendar 2019-20
    • NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fair
    • Colorado applies month runs from September 23 through October 31!
      • Colorado Free Application Day!  10/15
  • Scholarships:
    • The Daniels Fund Scholarship
    • Latin American Educational Foundation Scholarship

Otter News - September 30, 2019

All School

  • JVA’s Amazing Students—Student Feature Survey
  • Message From the Principal—October Count Day, 10/2
  • Fall Conferences 10/10
  • Restaurant Fundraising Night and Fall Conferences 10/10
  • Student and Parent Feedback Survey

Middle School

  • WOW Warren Tech Tour (10/2)
  • Outdoor Lab for 6th Graders 9/30-10/4

High School

  • High School On Campus Staff Schedule for October

TAG

  • Another Week of Awesome Performance!
  • LEAP Workshops for Credit: Red Rocks Community College Admissions 10/2

Counseling Corner

  • 1st 6 Week Grades
  • Tips for Attending a College Fair
  • Great Opportunities:
    • Colorado School of Mines Intro to Petroleum Course
  • College Planning/Information:
    • JVA College Planning Calendar 2019-20
    • College Fairs of Greater Denver
    • Colorado applies month runs from September 23 through October 31!
      • MCJ Metro-Area Workshops
      • Colorado Free Application Day!  10/15
    • Denver National College Fair
    • CU Boulder Fall Update: Program in Exploratory Studies
    • Colorado College Fall Update: The Colorado Pledge
    • CU Denver BA/BS-MD and BA/BS-DDS Pre-Application Programs Information Session
  • Scholarships:
    • White Rose Scholarship Foundation


Otter News September 23, 2019

 

All School

  • 1st 6 Week Grades
  • Student and Parent Feedback Survey
  • SAC Meeting 9/27
  • Restaurant Fundraising Night and Fall Conferences 10/10
  • Helping Kids Thrive Parent Conference
  • From Our School Nurse: Stop the Spread of Lice

Middle School

  • WOW Warren Tech Tour Permission Slips
  • 7 Days Until Outdoor Lab for 6th Graders

High School

  • High School On Campus Staff Schedule for September
  • Life Coaching Skills for Parents Workshop

TAG

  • Another Week of Awesome Performance!
  • LEAP Workshops for Credit: Pipefitters Union and Virtual Reality Welding Fun 9/24

Counseling Corner

  • 1st 6 Week Grades
  • September is National Suicide Prevention Month
  • Second Wind Fun Walk/Run
  • Great Opportunities:
    • Colorado School of Mines Intro to Petroleum Course
  • Employment Opportunities:
    • Jeffco School Age Enrichment (SAE) programs Employment Opportunity
  • College Planning/Information:
    • JVA College Planning Calendar 2019-20
    • College Fairs of Greater Denver
    • Colorado applies month runs from September 23 through October 31!
      • MCJ Metro-Area Workshops
      • Colorado Free Application Day!  10/15
    • Denver National College Fair
    • CU Boulder Fall Update: Program in Exploratory Studies
    • Colorado College Fall Update: The Colorado Pledge
  • Scholarships:
    • White Rose Scholarship Foundation

 


 

Otter News - September 16, 2019

All School

  • JVA’s Report Card: Performance
  • School Pictures and IDs Update
  • Vision and Hearing Screening   9/18

Middle School

  • Announcing the LEGO Club
  • Brain Break Permission Slips due NOW
  • Pictures from the WOW: Wednesdays of Wonder Bowling Field Trip

High School

  • High School On Campus Staff Schedule for September
  • National College Planning Calendar 2019/2020

TAG

  • TAG Students Working Hard! Student Achievement 9/6-9/12
  • LEAP Workshops for Credit: Nutrition and Healthy Eating 9/17 10:00 – 11:00 am

Counseling Corner

  • September is National Suicide Prevention Month
  • Second Wind Fun Walk/Run
  • DEC Tech Colorado School of Mines: STEM Program for girls 7th-9th grade
  • Transportation and Construction Girl Day
  • Jeffco School Age Enrichment (SAE) programs Employment Opportunity
  • JVA College Planning Calendar 2019-20
  • College Fairs of Greater Denver
  • Colorado applies month runs from September 23 through October 31!
    • MCJ Metro-Area Workshops
    • Colorado Free Application Day!  10/15
  • University of Colorado Denver: STEAMposium
  • Denver National College Fair
  • White Rose Scholarship Foundation


Otter News - September 9, 2019

All School

  • School Pictures and IDs   9/12
  • Vision and Hearing Screening   9/18

Middle School

  • WOW: Wednesdays of Wonder Bowling Field Trip 9/11
  • Jeffco Generations Skills
  • MAPS Testing Makeups 9/11
  • Attention Parents: Brain Breaks Permission Slip
  • 6th Graders and Outdoor Lab 9/30-10/4

High School

  • MAPS Testing for Full Time 9th and 10th Graders is September 5
  • LEAP Workshops are open to all High School Students
  • High School On Campus Staff Schedule for September
  • National Honor Society Interest Meeting 9/10

TAG

  • You Otter Be Proud Of Yourself! Student Achievement 8/30-9/5
  • LEAP Workshops for Credit: Encore Electric 9/14

Counseling Corner

  • September is National Suicide Prevention Month
  • Second Wind Fun Walk/Run
  • DEC Tech Colorado School of Mines: STEM Program for girls 7th-9th grade
  • Transportation and Construction Girl Day
  • Jeffco Student Health Advisory Council
  • Jeffco School Age Enrichment (SAE) programs Employment Opportunity
  • JVA College Planning Calendar 2019-20
  • College Fairs of Greater Denver
  • Colorado applies month runs from September 23 through October 31!
    • MCJ Metro-Area Workshops
    • Colorado Free Application Day!  10/15
  • University of Colorado Denver: STEAMposium
  • Denver National College Fair
  • Brockman Scholars Program Scholarship

Otter News - September 3, 2019

All School

  • A Look Ahead: September Important Dates
  • What’s This Life Skill Stuff?

Middle School

  • Measuring Academic Growth through MAPS Testing
  • Brain Breaks Permission Slip

High School

  • MAPS Testing for Full Time 9th and 10th Graders is September 5
  • High School On Campus Staff Schedule for September

TAG

  • You Otter Be Proud Of Yourself!
  • LEAP Workshops for Credit
  • Aviation Day Field Trip September 6

Counseling Corner

  • September is  National Suicide Prevention Month
  • Second Wind Fun Walk/Run
  • Jeffco Student Health Advisory Council
  • Jeffco School Age Enrichment (SAE) programs Employment Opportunity
  • JVA College Planning Calendar 2019-20
  • University of Colorado Denver: STEAMposium
  • Denver National College Fair
  • Brockman Scholars Program Scholarship
  • Add/Drop Dates and Consequences 

Otter News - August 26, 2019

All School

  • On Campus Time Starts this Week
  • School Accountability Committee this Friday (8/30)

Middle School

  • Middle School On Campus in Wednesday
  • MAPS Testing for MS is September 4

High School

  • High School On Campus Staffing Schedule
  • MAPS Testing for HS is September 5

TAG

  • LEAP Workshops for Credit
  • Aviation Day Field Trip September 6
  • Meet Your TAG Team

Counseling Corner

  • The Counseling Corner with Schedule information
  • Add/Drop Dates and Consequences 

Otter News - August 19, 2019

  • Back to School Night, August 22
  • Organizing Your Courses in Schoology
  • Building Your Weekly Schedule
  • Helpful tips for the first week of school
  • Middle School On Campus starts August 28
  • MAPS Testing for MS
  • High School On Campus starts August 29
  • MAPS Testing for HS
  • We need Outdoor Lab High School leaders!
  • TAG On Campus time starts Tuesday, August 20
  • TAG Mobile Phone Policy while on campus
  • The Counseling Corner with Schedule information
  • Add/Drop Dates and Consequences 

Otter News - August 12, 2019

  • Link to the Welcome Back Virtual Assembly on August 14th at 9:00 am
  • A note from Principal Hohman
  • Introducing our New Assistant Principal
  • The first week is NOT that scary!
  • Helpful tips for the first week of school
  • On Campus dates and times
  • Back to School Night and School Picture dates and times
  • NEW Middle and High School Mingle Events
  • We need Outdoor Lab High School leaders!
  • The Counseling Corner with schedule information 

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Jeffco Public Schools




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