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What if there was a middle school where students were asked to care about how their mind works? Where students were asked to wonder out loud. Imagine a place where kids are excited to learn. What if this place allowed students to struggle and helped them view perseverance through struggle as an opportunity for growth?

There is such a place! We're excited to share our new video with you that offers a window into how this unique educational opportunity for middle schoolers in Long Beach teaches for deep understanding and makes thinking visible.

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2015-2016 Newsletters

2015-2016 Newsletters

8th Grade Promotion Ceremony Photos

June 14, 2016 - Report Cards and Eighth Grade HS Placement Survey Results

June 8, 2016 - Last Week of School, Promotion, and Getty Field Trip

June 1, 2016 - Yearbooks and Promotion Events Schedule

May 24, 2016 - State Testing and Field Trips

May 18, 2016 - Parent Academy, State Testing Information and Field Trip Etiquette

May 11, 2016 - Yearbook Orders and the Parent-School Relationship

May 3, 2016 - Mid-Year Parent Survey Results and Discipline Policy

Apr. 27, 2016 - Coffee & Conversation, Lockers, and Last Parent Academy

Apr. 20, 2016 - Tdap and Discipline & Safety

Apr. 13, 2016 - School Growth, Student Dance, and Parent Social

Apr. 5, 2016 - Lockers, Admissions Lottery, and Parent Conferences

Mar. 22, 2016 - Science Fair and Student Art

Mar. 16, 2016 - Mid-year Survey and Reflections on 112-minute Classes

Mar. 9, 2016 - Pi Day Celebrations and Parent Academy

Mar. 2, 2016 - Math Counts Summit and POPS International Youth Summit

Feb. 23, 2016 - High School CHOICE and Teaching Thinking Routines

Feb. 17, 2016 - Using Your Planner and After School Academy

Feb. 10, 2016 - Free Dress Day Friday and Please Take Mid-year Survey

Feb. 3, 2016 - Report Cards, Spirit Wear, and Music Showcase Reflection

Jan. 27, 2016 - Spirit Wear and New Teachers

Jan. 20, 2016 - Viewing Math Assessments and Updating Files on Illuminate

Jan. 13, 2016 - Winter Dance, Ice Cream Fundraiser, and 8th Grade Bowling

Jan. 5, 2016 - Finishing Strong and Rainy Day Pick-up

Dec. 16, 2015 - Home Advisory, Teacher Wish List, and Parent Academy

Dec. 9, 2015 - Belmont Shore Parade, Food Survey, and Candy Grams

Dec. 2, 2015 - Make-up Picture Day and Supporting your Student

Nov. 18, 2015 - Picture Day, IVA in the Press, and High School Choice

Nov. 11, 2015 - CDSC Conference and the Virtues

Nov. 4, 2015 - Pajama Pizza Party, After School Academy, and PTSA Donations

Oct. 29, 2015 - The Gala and IVA's YouTube Channel

Oct. 21, 2015 - Fall Dance Photos and Read-a-thon

Oct. 14, 2015 - IVA Dance and Parent Night Out

Oct. 7, 2015 - Beach Clean-up and High School Shadow Days

Sept. 30, 2015 - Back to School Night 

Sept. 23, 2015 - About Advisors and Advisory

More newsletters to come! Our newsletter archive is currently being updated.

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From the Blog

  • Paper Planes

    My email read, “I might need you to fold paper airplanes.” On March 1st, at IVA’s First Friday event, I was running behind when Jacquie arrived. I handed her a stack of neon paper and did a quick demonstration of the basic fold and she set to work. After folding dozens of paper planes and forming them into a garland we strung it across the front window and prepared to welcome our guests. As the evening unfolded I observed Jacquie handing out paper plane flyers, getting pulled into conversations and lingering with parents as she asked thoughtful questions about their student’s education and shared her passion for sparking a student’s curiosity and love for learning. The next time I encountered Read More
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