HV's Track Team begins practice this Wednesday!
Come run! Our Spring lead up to the PNO Parents' Night Out (5/11) begins tomorrow with 2 Olympians at Flag Deck !
These Weeks at HV
Monday, 12th February

  • ASB Candygram Sale (7:50-8:20AM, by MPR & on Lower Playground) 50¢ each for Valentine's Day classroom delivery.
  • Flag Deck: PNO Kick-Off with 2 OLYMPIANS as HV's SPECIAL GUESTS! (8:20AM, Lower Playground) Come see!
  • *PNO 'Olympic Torch' begins passing through classrooms with Ms. Monroy's Room
  • PFO 6th Grade Events Committee Meeting (8:30AM, MPR)
  • Class Act Student Lessons in Music Room (Edler 9:45-10:30AM & Botta 11-11:45AM)
  • Jog-A-Thon $300+ Raised Incentive Party (11:30AM-12:15PM, 5-6th Grades; 12:15-1PM, 3rd-4th Grades; 1-1:45PM, 1st-2nd Grades; 1:45-2:30PM, PK & K)
  • HV ASC After School Classes continue this week...

Tuesday, 13th February

  • * Mardi Gras *
  • ASB Candygram Sale (7:50-8:20AM, by MPR & on Lower Playground) 50¢ each for Valentine's Day classroom delivery.
  • Robotics Club Meeting (7:30AM, Innovation Lab)

Wednesday, 14th February

  • * St. Valentine's Day * Ash Wednesday*
  • ASB Candygram Sale (7:50-8:20AM, by MPR & on Lower Playground) 50¢ each for Valentine's Day classroom delivery.
  • PreK Valentine's Centers (10-11AM)
  • Choir Practice (12:30-1:15PM, Music Room)
  • Robotics Club Meeting (12:30-1:25PM, Innovation Lab)
  • HV Track Team Practices begin! (1:25-2:30, Lower Playground)

Thursday, 15th February

  • *Mr. Gibson's Bday*
  • *PNO 'Olympic Torch' passes to Ms. Perez' Classroom
  • GATE Student Showcase (8:30-10:30AM, MPR)
  • 6th Grade 'Thrilling Thursday' (2:30PM)
  • HV Dads' Event (6PM, Offices of Jeff Edwards) Click here for info.

Friday, 16th February

  • * Chinese New Year *
  • *Kindergarten will celebrate the 100th Day of School, today!*
  • ***HV Spirit Day: Wear BLUE!***
  • HV Math Club Meeting (7:30AM, Room 10)
  • ASB Meeting (12:30-1:15PM)
  • Choir Practice (12:30-1:15PM, Music Room)

Monday, 19th - Friday, 23rd February

  • *Presidents' Day (2/19)*
  • * NO SCHOOL for NMUSD's Presidents' Recess Week *
TWO Early Outs (1:25PM) this week on
Wednesday & Friday.

NO SCHOOL NEXT WEEK for Presidents' Recess! (2/18-2/24)
Have fun! (See you back at HV on 2/26.)
PFO Volunteer of the Month

Congratulations to Glenda Bobko! Thank you for your help with everything, everywhere (even sewing costumes for the School Play while your daughter has years to grow before aging up to it!)
Heat/Shade/UV Protection

Answering our request, the School District plans to install a Shade Structure on the Lower Playground with the expectation that the HVPFO will fund the project once approved. Please donate anytime to help us help improve HV. Just click here! TY!
Collegiate Calendar

NMUSD's plan to shift all schools' calendars ' up' by 3 weeks has been pushed later to the 2021-22 School Year. Stay tuned for updates.
ASB Fundraiser

HV's ASB  will sell  Valentine's Day Candygrams  for  50¢ each   BEFORE SCHOOL  by the  MPR  and on the  Lower Playground :

TOMORROW : Monday, 2/12 * Tuesday, 2/13 * Wednesday, 2/14

Purchased Candygrams will be delivered to classrooms on Wednesday, 2/14 by the end of the day.
HV Track Team

Practices begin THIS WEDNESDAY, 2/14. Sign up now!
HV Dads' Event

THIS THURSDAY, 2/15, at 6PM.
Dinner will be served! Please RSVP at
HV Adults' Book Study
Optional Growth & Development Classes
for 4-6th Graders

Human Growth & Development classes  are not part of NMUSD's elementary school curriculum. Sensing a gap the PFO has requested that  Annette Dunn, RN  (School Nurse and mom of 5) return to HV with  optional evening Growth & Development Classes for 4-6th Graders (& their parents)  through her company,  Sensitive Solutions . Please print out the flyer below, fill it out, and leave it with a check in the School Office to register, if you'd like!
Opportunity at CdMMS/HS:
5th & 6th Grade Wrestling Training

Please click here for details & contact info.
Training begins Monday, 2/26!
(FYI: Both Girls' & Boys' Wrestling are successful at CdM!)
HV Book Fair
3/6-9 in the MPR!
HV Fundraiser: Sunday Pancake Breakfast at The Stand, 3/11

Tickets available online - with 40% of purchase given back to HV!
The Pacific Symphony's Class Act Program with HV

From The Pacific Symphony:
Dear Class Act School,
Please find attached the flyer for our 4th Family Concert of the season: Video Game Odyssey on March 17th . Here are some details:
Concerts are at 10:00am & 11:30am. Remember to use Promo Code: ClassAct1718 to receive 20% off tickets!
This concert is our annual Side-by-Side concert with our Pacific Symphony Youth Orchestra (PSYO). This means that for every adult musician on-stage there will be a PSYO musician as their stand partner.  This is a great concert to bring young music students to as they get to see kids not much older than themselves playing onstage with Pacific Symphony!
Musical Carnivals, featuring interactive music stations, take place BEFORE the 10am concert and AFTER the 11:30am concert.
The program for this concert will include:
Super Mario Bros. theme by Koji Kondo; The Legend of Zelda theme by Koji Kondo; “Apotheosis” from Journey by Austin Wintory; Roman Carnival Overture by Hector Berlioz; Excerpts from Symphony No. 1 by Gustav Mahler; Excerpts from The Firebird by Igor Stravinsky; and Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner.
The 35th Annual Newport-Mesa Spirit Run, 3/18


Register for adult races (15k, 10k, 5k, and 1 mile (elite, open, and dog)), youth races (Youth 5k, ¼ to 1 mile, and a Toddler Trot), and/or family events (5k Family Walk and Family Mile) at Newport Center Sunday morning, 18th March.....or just join HV there to cheer on friends and enjoy the Youth & Fitness Expo featuring a pancake breakfast by Plum’s Cafe, live music by NMUSD students, bungee trampoline , rock climbing , and other youth activities, a new Dog Expo , and more. Every child participating will receive a finisher's medal. Competitive runners might win winners' medals or take on a challenge brought by Dr. Schmidt! All HV Spirit Run runners will also be recognized at a Flag Deck. (Spirit Run is for ALL to participate at any age - and whether or not they're part of HV's Track Team!)

Maybe s ponsor  the Spirit Run as a Family Sponsor ( click here  for the  Family Sponsorship  Form) or Corporate Sponsor ( click here  for the  Corporate Sponsorship Form) or join in  Dog Mile Sponsorship  (click here for benefits) and then contact Diane Daruty, Race Director, at  dianedaruty@sbcglobal.net  or (949) 322-7949 with your interest.

Sign up here:  www.nmspiritrun.org
CdMMS Invites HV Moms & Daughters to

their Mother/Daughter Fashion Show & Luncheon, 3/25
HV Fundraisers: The Helmet & Horns/Capital Campaign, The Jog-A-Thon, Parents' Night Out, Rebates, & Dine In-Outs

 We are now  $202,000  towards our 2017-18 fundraising goal of  $331,500!
THANK YOU to our  Helmet & Horns/Capital Campaign Donors  (so far!):
* The Abdelgawad Family * The Audiss Family * The Bartusick Family * The Bobko Family * The Burke-Wilding Family * The Calcagno Family * Carlson Family * The Chandler Family * The Costanzo Family * The Curtis Family * The Faerber Family * The Gaffaney Family * The Galipeau Family * The Galvin Family * The Gordon Family* The Golden Family * The Gosling Family * The Gossen Family * The Greenberg Family * The Houpt Family * The Jenkins Family * The Knowles Family * The Krantz Family * The Levine Family * The Linder Family * The Long Family * The Lubeck Family * The Macansantos Family * The Mainwaring Family * The Maloney Family * The Mugel Family * The Murray Family * The Nay Family * The Parzick Family * The Rabin Family * Samueli Foundation * The Schneider Family * The Shaeffer Family * The Shirvani Family * The Skinner Family * The Solomon Family * The Spotts Family * The Srinivasan Family * The Stein Family * The Stoeckly Family * The Takara Family * The Torres Family * The Treussard Family * The Uliasz Family * The Vander Veen Family * The Wagner Family *

our  Jog-A-Thon Sponsors, our students and faculty who ran for HV, and the family and friends who  pledged donations to them; for signing up for  rebates; and for eating at  HV Dine In-Outs!

HV's programs, events, Library renovation, parts of the Innovation Lab, schoolwide new flexible furniture, RtI teachers, art classes, technology, K-2 Physical Education teacher, part-time aides, teacher support, social studies interactives/Walk Throughs, music programs, and more are sustained by your donations through the HVPFO. We need to raise $800/student this year. Please give when you can to our registered non-profit 501(c)3 Tax I.D. #33-0025068. TY!
HV Teacher Wish Lists

If you'd like to give directly to your child's classroom, too, HV Teachers have Amazon.com Wish Lists under the 'More' Menu at www.hvpfo.org
The Newport-Mesa Unified School District Governing Board is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, practices, and employment shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on race, color, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This policy applies to all acts related to school activities or school attendance within a school under the jurisdiction of the Superintendent.  Newport-Mesa Unified School District neither endorses nor sponsors the organization or activity represented in this material. The District accepts no liability or responsibility for the program/activity. The distribution or display or this material is provided as a community service.