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Behind the budget: School Site Council 2018-19

Behind the budget: School Site Council 2018-19

Kamyar Moradi and Brian Xu

April 12, 2019


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

ield trips are often hallmarks of many students’ high school experiences. For them, memories are created while traveling outside of their mundane daily routines. However, the work put into funding these trips to Southern California, New York or even a 25-minute drive to Great America remain larg...

School Site Council discusses future accountability goals

School Site Council discusses future accountability goals

Jessica Xing

June 6, 2016


Filed under Briefs

n May 5th, School Site Council discussed MVHS’ new Local Control Accountability goals. Back in 2013, the Local Control Funding Formula, was passed, and under the LCFF, California now funds school districts equally per student based on grade levels and demographics. The Local Control and Accountabil...

A push for higher learning: School Site Council promotes inclusion but also academic challenge

A push for higher learning: School Site Council promotes inclusion but also academic challenge

Jessica Xing

March 26, 2016


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

n Dec. 7th, School Site Council had a conversation on what school culture meant to them and how they could improve it at MVHS. This conversation was the gateway for a larger “School Plan” a plan created to help improve school climate and student success. The School Plan is updated every six ...

School Site Council talks about school culture

School Site Council talks about school culture

Jessica Xing

December 17, 2015


Filed under Briefs

chool Site Council — who’s responsible for allocating funds for the school, at their last meeting on Dec. 7 —  discussed ways to make school culture at MVHS more holistic for every student. According to junior Girija Deshpande, chairperson of School Site Council, what they are planning to do i...

Teachers teaching teachers: how educators come together

Teachers teaching teachers: how educators come together

Jessica Xing

October 30, 2015


Filed under Briefs

eaching, according to Ben Clausnitzer, Assistant Principal and head of School Site Council, no longer takes place in isolation — collaboration and varied education styles are making their way into MVHS classrooms through Professional Learning Communities. PLC at work is essentially a conference where teachers can learn...

School Site Council provides funding to student clubs

Karen Feng

February 11, 2014


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

Council met Feb. 6 to discuss funding, receive principal’s update. Read More »...

5 issues school site council discussed during latest meeting held on Nov. 7

5 issues school site council discussed during latest meeting held on Nov. 7

Catherine

November 18, 2013


Filed under Briefs, NEWS

School Site Council is a monthly meeting where four students, four parents, four teachers, two administrators and one ASB representative meet together to discuss troubling issues on campus and negotiate school funding. This month’s meeting was held on Nov. 7. Here is a recap of the major points the...