You are cordially invited the 2019 SUHSD Parent Symposium to be held on April 27th at Montgomery High School from 7:30am – 12:00pm. Keynote Speaker
Dr. Pedro Noguera: “That’s at the core of equity: understanding who your kids are and how to meet their needs. You are still focused on outcomes, but the path to get there may not be the same for each one”.  Free parent workshops and prizes! Space is limited! Please register at bit.ly/2019SweetParents

Están cordialmente invitados al Simposio de Padres de SUHSD 2019 que se llevará a cabo el 27 de abril en Montgomery High School de 7:30 a.m. – 12:00pm. Orador titular Dr. Pedro Noguera: ” La base de la equidad es: comprender quiénes son sus hijos y cómo cubrir sus necesidades. El enfoque sigue siendo el resultado final, sin embargo, el camino para lograr la meta puede no ser el mismo para todos.  Talleres para padres gratis y premios! ¡El espacio es limitado! Por favor regístrese en bit.ly/2019SweetParents


College Making it Happen Night

Dear MVA Families,

We would like to invite you to our College Making It Happen event.

College Make It Happen” will take place on: Wednesday, March 13th

from 6:00 – 7:35 p.m.

In addition to giving an initial overview of college requirements, there will be three breakout sessions (listed below).  Parents/guardians can select two of the three below.

  1. College students sharing their experiences
  2. How to pay for college
  3. AVID Student show case

MVA Counseling Department


Parent Workshop

Anger Management for the 21st Century. This course offers tools to control anger. These skills can be applied in the workplace, with family or in other situations.

When: MVA Library on Fridays 8:30-10:30am.

The course is in Spanish and delivered by staff from the San Ysidro Health Center.


Holiday Spirit Week

Holiday Spirit Week

  • Monday December 17th – Winter Holiday Colors – Wear a combo of red, green or blue to celebrate the winter holidays of Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa!
  • Tuesday December 18th – Holiday Hats – Wear a winter holiday hate to show your holiday spirit!
  • Wednesday December 19th – Holiday Socks – Wear fun winter holiday socks and get into the holiday spirit!
  • Thursday December 20th – Holiday Sweaters – Stay warm and wear your favorite winter holiday sweater!
  • Friday December 21st – Holiday Hodge Podge – Wear everything and anything holiday-related: hats, socks, sweaters, jackets gloves, scarves….let’s show our Viking Holiday Spirit!

Halloween Dance – Friday, Nov. 2 @ 2pm

MVA Halloween Dance!

  • Friday, Nov. 2 from 2-4pm in Cafeteria
  • Students can wear school-appropriate costumes (see Costume Guidelines)
  • Dance starts at 2pm so students can go home and change and come back.
  • Back cafeteria doors will open for admission.  Students can also stay on campus to change if needed.
  • Tickets on sale at ASB for $5 (includes admission, slice of pizza and drink)
  • Tickets on sale until next Tuesday, 10/30

Halloween Dress Guidelines

Halloween Dress-Up Guidelines – Wednesday, October 31st, 2018 – Mar Vista Academy

All costumes must be school appropriate.  If you or your parents think it’s inappropriate for school, it probably is.  Use good judgment. Make sure that you can participate in your classes with the costume on.  Education is our first priority-we want students to enjoy the day and stay focused on learning.

In addition:

  • Please reference pages 18-19 in the student handbook
  • Costumes which offend others due to their race, gender, social content, or in any other way are not allowed
  • No toy weapons or objects displaying violence
  • No masks
  • *No clown costumes

Articles of clothing advertising or advocating gangs, sex or vandalism, spray paint, graffiti, alcoholic beverages, violence, drugs or tobacco or using obscene, vulgar, suggestive language or any items that are generally considered in bad taste are not permitted.

If ANY outfit/costume is seen as inappropriate by the administration, student will be asked to change.

*No clown costumes allowed due to safety issues and anxiety concerns.