Dear Castle View Families, 
It's Rivalry Week here in Sabercat Nation. We hope to see you at "the ROCK" on Friday night, we need to represent with the biggest and loudest crowd! Besides this however, please read through the newsletter below...we have SO much going on that we want to share with you all. Have a wonderful week and we hope to see you tomorrow at conferences.
CASTLE VIEW NEWS
September 12, 2018
CV SCHEDULE & EVENT REMINDERS
  • Thursday 9/13 - Conferences - 4:00 to 8:00 pm (Most of the front parking lost will be blocked off due to the bonfire. Please park in the back of the school and enter through the commons or the athletic hallway.) 
  • Thursday 9/13 - Senior Parent Night - 6:30 pm @ CV Auditorium 
  • Thursday 9/13 - Beat DC Bonfire - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday 9/15 - CV True Colors Color Run (See details below)
  • Saturday 9/15 - Sabercat Stomp - 4:30 to 8:00 pm (See details below)
  • Monday 9/17 - Homecoming Week Begins 
  • Monday 9/17 - Extended Advisement Schedule
  • Tuesday 9/18 - Extended Advisement Schedule
  • Wednesday 9/19 - Extended Advisement Schedule
  • Thursday 9/20 - ABC Meeting - 5:00 pm @ CV main office conference room
  • Friday 9/21 - NO SCHOOL 
  • Friday 9/21 - Homecoming Football Game - 7:00 pm @ DCS
  • Saturday 9/22 - Homecoming Dance - 7:30 to 10:30 pm @ CV
SENIOR PARENT NIGHT 
Thursday, September 13th at 6:30 pm - CV Auditorium (during conferences)
Counselors will present on post-secondary options, ACT/SAT, resources for seniors and the senior year timeline. Then, Beth Hodge (regional representative for the University of Alabama) will present on the college search and application process, the nuances of financial aid and FAFSA and provide an opportunity to ask questions.
CV GUEST SPEAKER...NOT TO MISS 
Thursday, September 13th from 9:10 to 9:40 am
James Kofi Annan, the founder of Challenging Heights and recipient of the 2013 World's Children's Prize will be visiting Castle View High School to engage students on his amazing story of surviving child slavery and committing his life to preventing this injustice in Ghana.  If you would like to hear his talk, please contact the front office at 303-387-9000. 
Students of Castle View will also be going to Ghana to help support NGOs like Challenging Heights.  We are taking in iPads for the next few days to bring to the students at Challenging Heights.  If you have one to donate, please drop it off at the front office.  Do you want to learn more about this annual trip?  CLICK HERE  or contact head coordinator & CVHS teacher, Ben Wolfe at  ben.wolfe1@dcsdk12.org.

CV vs DC FOOTBALL RIVALRY WEEK  
Varsity Football: Friday, 9/14 @ DC Stadium - Kick off is at 7:00 pm (gates open at 6:00 pm)
Freshman Football: Saturday, 9/15 @ CV - 9:00 am
JV Football: Saturday, 9/15 @ CV - 11:00 am 
VARSITY  TICKETS: Sold W, Th and F during both lunches, $4 for students & $6 for adults. We are the AWAY team, so Student Activity Passes are NOT valid for this game. 
BONFIRE: Thursday, 9/13 @ 7:00 pm - open space near the CV tennis courts. 
SABERCAT FOOTBALL TAILGATE: Sabercat Nation will be tailgating on Friday, 9/14 starting at 5:30 pm in the north lot at DCHS.
WEAR WHITE...WHITEOUT!

2nd ANNUAL CV TRUE COLORS COLOR RUN
Saturday, 9/15 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm @ CVHS
Castle View welcomes you to join us as we run, walk and jog while raising funds for our school! This is a fun & social event that is open to EVERYONE in the community and we hope to see you there.
Registration is $25/person. (Walk ups are welcome the day of for $30/person.)

SABERCAT STOMP...DON'T MISS IT!
Bring the whole family (ALL AGES) to CVHS to kick off Homecoming Week and to celebrate our awesome feeder area of Larkspur, Sedalia and Castle Rock. 
Silent Auction - Parade - BBQ - Performances - Car Wash - Kids Games - Rock Climbing & More 
Saturday, 9/15  from 4:30 to 8:00 pm @ CVHS
Parade: from Meadow View Elementary to CV begins at 4:00

STUDENT FEES - DUE SEPTEMBER 28th 
1st quarter fees have been assessed and are due September 28th. Fees can be paid online at this LINK. 
Remember, if you added a yearbook or activity card to your child's account during Express Check-In, please make sure to pay for them before October 1st for these items will be removed from your child's account and a yearbook will not be ordered for your student. 

NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY TUTOR CENTER
This FREE service is offered by our wonderful NHS students Mondays through Thursdays in the library. Tutoring runs from 3:00 to 4:00 pm and is offered on a drop in basis. Please encourage your student/s to utilize this resource for their classes. 

"BEAT THE BUG" - FLU SHOT CLINIC 
Tuesday, September 25th from 2:30 to 3:50 - CV Counseling Post Grad 
If interested, PLEASE contact Tricia Moore in the front office by  EMAIL  or 303-387-9011. She needs to know so Front Range Flu Shots know how much immunization to bring. 
For more details on the clinic, insurances accepted, etc. -  CLICK HERE
For more information on the vaccine -  CLICK HERE

DCSD PARENT UNIVERSITY 
Research shows that when parents and families are involved in learning, they will have a more active role in the educational process. This heightened engagement in education positively impacts the academic and social success of children. Therefore, we present:
DCSD Parent University offering relative and important classes discussing such topics as "Managing Sports Injuries and Preventing Concussions" and "Identifying the Signs of Suicide and How to Respond". For more information,  CLICK HERE.
NEW INFINITE CAMPUS MOBILE APPS
IC will be releasing 2 NEW mobile apps on September 17th. These apps provide real-time access to grades, assignments, attendance, schedules, announcements and more.  To help your district prepare for this change, we've put together some communication tools: a press kit that includes a video, posters, flyers, and more. To check this out:  CLICK HERE.

13th ANNUAL SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA 
Supporting Sabercat Baseball
Saturday, 9/15 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm @ The Outlets at Castle Rock
For more information and to purchase tickets,  CLICK HERE.

ADULT ATHLETICS PUNCH CARDS
CV Band is selling a limited number of "Adult Varisty Athletics Home Game Punch Passes" for $25/each. (Saves $5 over 5 games.) One card can be used among several people. It is good for the ENTIRE year at ANY HOME varsity athletic event besides district/regional/state events. (FYI, for the upcoming CV vs DC football game on 9/14, DC is the home team so this card cannot be used for this event.)  EMAIL CHERYL ALTMAN if you are interested in purchasing one. 

BUSINESS ADVERTISEMENT OPPORTUNITY
Would you like to share your business while supporting Castle View Theatre Company? We are creating the program for the upcoming musical, Mamma Mia! Last year's show sold out and reached an audience of 3000 people! If you would like to advertise your business, please contact Tiffany Martin at  tkm115@yahoo.com  or 720-284-4017. 

Thank you for your time in reading this important Castle View Newsletter.  Have a great week Sabercats.

Sincerely,

Karin Wessbecker
Castle View Volunteer Coordinator
(720) 387-7038 

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