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All After School Activities are Cancelled for Monday

Late Bus is also cancelled for Monday

Driver’s Ed Classes are also cancelled for Monday.


Last Day of Mid-Year Assessments:

Monday, January 23 – Early Dismissal 12:25 pm
(B Block): 7:50 – 9:55 am
Break : 9:55- 10:15 am
(A Block): 10:20 – 12:25 pm


Next Late Opening – Thursday, January 26

This year the high school will have late openings days for teacher professional development on Sept. 29, October 27, January 26, March 30 and May 25. School will begin at 10:00 am on these days. Click the links below to view bell schedule and bus pick up times:
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(Updated Bus Schedules: 12/21/16)
Cornwall – Bus #2
Cornwall – Bus #3
Cornwall – Bus #4
Falls-Village – Bus #14
Falls Village – Bus #13
Kent – Bus #18
Kent – Bus #19
Kent – Bus #17
North Canaan – Bus #21
North Canaan – Bus #22
North Canaan – Bus #24
Salisbury – Bus #27
Salisbury – Bus #28
Salisbury – Bus #29
Salisbury – Bus #30
Sharon – Bus #5
Sharon – Bus #8
Sharon – Bus #9


DRIVER EDUCATION

All-Star Driver is now The Next Street. Classes are conveniently held right after school at HVRHS.
For more information call (800) 732-8090 or click this link:thenextstreet.com
Next classes at the high school will be January 23 – March 15.
There will also be classes April 3 – May 31.
Full Driver Education Programs and 8 Hour Safe Driving Course Available.


Class Rings and Cap & Gown Order information:

On January 30 Jostens will be here during Class meetings to distribute information about ordering class rings and also how to order graduation cap & gown. They will return on February 7 to collect forms and payments.
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January HVRHS Newsletter Now Available

Click here to read the HVRHS January Newsletter.


INGENUITY COMPETITION

The 21st Century Fund is sponsoring a unique opportunity for students. They are providing funding for an “Ingenuity Competition”. Students – please let Dr. Martinez know if your are interested in learning more. You can email him or stop by his office by January 13th.
To learn more click on the link: ingenuity-competition


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HVRHS Online Store Goes Live

Housatonic Valley Regional High School is proud to announce the opening of its official online store. Just in time for the holidays, the Mountaineers have teamed up with BSN Sports to offer a full array of clothing styles and designs to show your school pride. Simply choose an item, pick a design, and customize it to your specifications. Your gear will be shipped to your house directly, just in time for the big game! Click here to start shopping: Mountaineers Online Store.


ORDER 2017 Yearbook

https://www.yearbookordercenter.com Click here and enter our school number #14109.


Student Accident Insurance

If you would like to to learn more about what is offered download the form here:
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Student-Led Conferences to Launch

Personal Learning Portfolios Showcase Progress

Beginning in September, students will experience a new block in their schedule: the Personal Learning Portfolio (PLP) block. The PLP is a compilation of work that students develop throughout the year that reflects their finest work in targeted academic skills and standards. Students gather pieces of work that demonstrate their strongest efforts, and as the portfolio is being developed, student peers and the Portfolio Coach provide ongoing feedback and recommendations. Mixed-grade level PLP groups allow students to develop supportive relationships, and to sharpen their collaboration, communication, and social skills, while also providing them with an audience that offers descriptive, non-judgmental feedback about their portfolio.

Towards the end of each semester, students lead a conference at which they present the contents of their portfolio, provide insight into each piece’s development and revision, and reflect upon the learning that occurred throughout the process. The Student-Led Conference (SLC) and underlying portfolio development process is designed to help students take ownership of their own growth and learning. Students develop and hone those skills necessary for them to reflect upon their learning and determine the relevance of class assignments. This process will lead to increased student choice, greater student involvement in the assessment process, heightened motivation, and more personalized learning experiences that are rooted in student interest.

In order to accommodate our PLP groups, we have revised the schedule to include a 35-minute meeting each Wednesday. The 10-minute Advisory period has been eliminated in order to reallocate the time for this work. Please click on the “Schedules” link to see the new times.

For more information about the program, please take a look at the PLP Student Handbook (2016-17), linked here.


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