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News for NVUSD parents and community - June 4, 2019
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NVUSD BOARD OF EDUCATION UPDATES
*The Board recognized student Board member Fernando Cisneros, Vintage HS senior, for his year of service on the NVUSD Board.
*2019-20 Board meeting schedule was approved. There will be no meetings in July. The first 2019-2020 meeting is August 8.
*The Board approved the addition of varsity lacrosse for both boys and girls at Vintage and Napa high schools for the 2019-2020 school year.
*The new members of the NVUSD Executive Cabinet were approved by the Board.
*Two resolutions were approved: Call to Climate Change Action; Support of LGBTQ Pride Month
*The Board approved the equipment necessary to establish a Visitor Sign-in Kiosk at each school office as part of the school site security plan.
You can always find Board agendas, minutes and video links here
INCOMING 7TH GRADERS NEED PROOF OF VACCINATION TO START SCHOOL IN THE FALL
State law requires all students entering 7th  grade to provide proof of having received a Pertussis (whooping cough) booster and 2 varicella vaccines, prior to the start of school in August. Students who have not received these immunizations will NOT be allowed to start school next August for the 2019-20 school year. More information
NV ADULT ED FALL CATALOG IS HERE
Our latest catalog offers a variety of classes and we are always enrolling. Consider taking advantage of our career training, free English as a Second Language, High School Diploma, High School Equivalency (G.E.D. and HiSET), and Adults Supporting K-12 Success (parenting) classes! 
SCHOOL STARTS AUGUST 14, 2019
The 2019-20 student calendar can be found here.
INTRODUCING THE LHNC NEWSLETTER
Live Healthy Napa County now distributes a monthly e-newsletter providing information on opportunities for education, advocacy and action that impact social determinants of health in Napa County. June newsletter
Visit the LHNC website.
GRADUATIONS THIS WEEK!  AND VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED FOR GRAD NITE NAPA
The end of the school year is here, and for our 12th graders, it is time to say goodbye. There are lots of scheduled events surrounding graduation. You can find graduation ceremony information for each high school here. And don't forget about Grad Nite, the community-supported fun, safe, alcohol- & substance-free graduation party for Napa County high school graduates on June 6. Volunteers are still needed to help! Sign up here.
REP. MIKE THOMPSON HOSTS SUMMER READING CHALLENGE FOR STUDENTS
Rep. Mike Thompson announced the start of his 2019 Summer Reading Challenge for students from birth through eighth grade in California’s Fifth Congressional District, which includes all of Napa County. Each year, Thompson’s Summer Reading Challenge encourages local students to read throughout the summer months. Reading lists are developed by the Association for Library Service to Children and are broken down by grade so all recommendations are age appropriate. Find the reading lists here. Thompson will recognize all students who participate at an event at the end of the summer.
NV FILM FESTIVAL OFFERS SUMMER FILM CAMP FOR STUDENTS
A full week of extensive hands-on production June 17 – 21 at Pacific Union College. Students will have access to PUC's film professors and state of the art cameras, sound equipment, editing software, and studios. The finished short films will be featured at a student showcase on Sunday, June 30, at 2 pm at the Cameo Cinema, with an encore screening taking place during this year’s Napa Valley Film Festival (November 13 -17). Sign up here.
SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNERS: IMPROVE ADULT LITERACY WITH A FREE APP
Parents - are you looking to improve your English reading and math skills? The Napa County Office of Education is offering the "Learning Upgrade" App for adults to improve their literacy skills. The app is available at no cost to the user. Download the app by searching "Learning Upgrade" and register using code 2266746. Visit the NCOE Website to learn more, or see the flyer in English and Spanish.
MORE ADDED TO SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS
Tomorrow is the last day of school! What will your student be doing this summer? Browse our Summer Opportunities webpage for academic programs, activity camps, arts, volunteer opportunities and more.
FREE SUMMER LUNCH FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS
NOSH is sponsoring free summer lunch for children and teens! Locations included Napa High School and Phillips Elementary School in Napa, as well as Donaldson Way Elementary School in American Canyon. No registration, no eligibility requirements. All children must be accompanied by an adult, and adults may purchase a meal for $4. Dates, times and more information.
FREE TEEN FINANCIAL BOOT CAMP IN NAPA
Date: Wednesday, July 17, 12:30-4:00 pm
Location: Napa Valley College Student Center (Building 900)
Student Registration begins at 12:30 pm
Volunteer Registration begins at 1:30 pm
“Mad City Money” is a free financial boot camp for young adults aged 14 to 24. During the boot camp, students will learn the basics of savings, budgeting and credit scores through an interactive simulation. Students who attend are also entered in a drawing for a free Apple Watch. Register online at www.traviscu.org/mcm to reserve your space!
Adult volunteers are also needed to make the event a success. Volunteers lead stations during the simulation. No advance training or skills are necessary. You will receive a brief training at the event. To participate as a volunteer, register online as a “community leader” at www.traviscu.org/mcm. More information will be sent closer to the event!
NAPA VALLEY COLLEGE PROMISE: 1ST YEAR FREE FOR INCOMING FRESHMAN
The Napa Valley College (NVC) Promise is a program available to eligible full-time, first-time freshmen students, regardless of family income, who attend Napa Valley College in their first year after high school graduation. Students who attended college as a high school student (dual-enrolled) are considered to be first-time freshmen and are eligible for this program.  
The NVC Promise provides the following benefits for the first year:
*Grant and/or Scholarship to pay covered fees.
*Reduced cost parking permits.
*Exemption from the Pay-to-Stay requirement.

 
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