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REMINDERS:

 

Intersession Week - No school for Venture students 

9/29 - 10/3

 

CAHSEE Dates:

Oct. 7th - 8th  - 12th Grade

Nov. 4th - 5th  - 11, 12 & AE

 

Picture Day Wednesday, October 15th from 9:00 – 1:00

- Student IDs will be available for purchase for $5.00.

- Picture packet order forms should be available Monday, October 6th in the front office

QUICKLINKS

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SRVUSD'S Common Core Standards Website

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Venture Small Group Courses/Common Core Workshop Signup

First Quarter Small Group Classes now available for signups. Click Here to see list of classes and times available.

 

Please signup here for our first Common Core Workshop course.

Principal’s Message

Greetings Venture School Families,

 

It’s hard to believe that we are already completing the fourth week of school at Venture! It’s great to see all of our students on campus – returning students and newcomers alike. There are many opportunities for Venture School students to become involved in our school community. We encourage you to take advantage of our small group classes, to join a club, or just to build time in your day to study at Venture. Please work with your teachers to create a schedule that allows you to make your time at Venture as productive as possible. For most students, devising a morning or afternoon block for class time, assessments, participation in small group classes, and study seems to work best.

 

Looking towards the end of September and the month of October, we have important announcements to pass on.  Please see the information below and bookmark them on your calendar!

 

In Partnership,

Matt Chamberlain

Principal

 

FALL INTERSESSION WEEK

VENTURE SCHOOL will be closed from September 29th through October 3rd for the Fall Intersession Week.  Since Venture School has a rolling enrollment (new students come to Venture throughout the school year), the Intersession week allows new and current students the flexibility to catch-up with or accelerate their school work and overall studies. 

 

VENTURE TWITTER PAGE

Venture School has joined the Twitter world!  Please follow us @VenturePride for important updates, comments and deadlines.

  

BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT

Our Back-to-School Night is scheduled for the evening of Wednesday, September 17, 2014 from 6:30 – 8:00.  We look forward to your participation. The more information you have regarding your student’s classes, teachers, assignments, and assessments, the more likely you can help your student be successful in school. Back-to-School Night offers a rare opportunity to peer into the window of your student’s school life at Venture. Please don’t miss this chance to meet your student’s teacher. 

 

It is always easier to put a face with a name, so I am inviting you to start in Classroom 1 at 6:30 for a brief description of our programs presented by the teachers.  Please stop by and say hello, ask questions, or share an idea. After that, our teachers will be around the main study / instruction room to answer general questions about Venture.  Please remember that Back to School Night is a time dedicated to learning about your student’s experience and expectations here at Venture.  This is not a good time to ask specific questions relating to your student.  An email to your student’s teacher will allow for a more thoughtful and personal response.

 

SRVEF RUN FOR EDUCATION – October 12, 2014

We are about one month from the annual SRVEF's Run for Education! The Run for Education is the flagship event of the San Ramon Valley Education Foundation that will take place on October 12, 2014 this year. It’s a community-wide event that attracts 10,000 runners and bystanders on a Sunday morning in October in support of our local schools.

 

Please help Venture by registering your whole family today! Registration is now open at www.srvef.org/the-run.  Register now to take advantage of the Early Bird discount - Early Bird Discount runs until September 30th so don’t wait to register your family and invite your friends!  Make sure to designate VENTURE as your school when you register, because a portion of every registration comes back directly to VENTURE SCHOOL!

 

In addition to registering your family for the run, you may also sign up to volunteer at the event at:  http://www.srvef.org/the-run/volunteer

 

PRIMO’S PIZZA DAYS

Show your VENTURE spirit by ordering pizzas (Dine In, Take Out or Delivery) from Primo’s Pizza in Danville on Sunday, September 28th!!!  The top schools (elementary, middle & high school) who order the most pizzas on their designated “Primo’s Pizza Day” will win a Pizza Party for the school!

 

VENTURE SCHOOL SITE COUNCIL

Want to be more involved at Venture School?  Want to provide input on important decisions?  Then consider joining the Venture School Site Council Site Council is a group of students, staff members, and parents who meet once a month to discuss and make decisions about important goings-on at Venture School.  All grade levels are welcome!   If you would like more information about joining the Site Council, please email Matt Chamberlain at MBChamberlain@srvusd.net

 

COLLEGE & CAREER INFORMATION

The district’s “College Night” will be held at Cal High on Wednesday, October 29th starting at 7 pm. Dozens of college campuses will send representatives with information about their school. Several workshops are scheduled for both parents and students. All Venture students and parents are welcome to attend. This is an excellent opportunity for Juniors to learn about different post-graduation options. Seniors who are still undecided about their college applications may benefit as well.

Why You Need a Parent Portal Account Now

  1. Access to Parent Portal is required to register your student for the 2013-2014 school year.
  2. Transcripts will no longer be mailed home.  Instead you will access them online through the portal.
    • To access the Parent Portal, click here
    • Click here for detailed instructions on creating a portal account.
    • If you are new to the district or have not received an activation key for the Parent Portal, send an email to PortalHelp@srvusd.net
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Main line: 925-479-1200

Attendance line: Call your Teacher

Fax: 925-479-1297

Office Hours: M-F 7:30am- 4pm

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