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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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2016-2017 Newsletters

2016-2017 Newsletters

Jun. 14, 2017 - Principal Update: Year in Review and Pizza Party

Jun. 7, 2017 - Parent Volunteers Needed for 8th Grade Promotion and Fundraising

May 31, 2017 - 8th Grade Game Night and IVA Science Teacher Position Open

May 24, 2017 - Athletic Free Dress Day and End of the Year Celebration

May 17, 2017 - Math State Testing and 8th Grade Promotion Activities

May 10, 2017 - Open House and Final PTSA Meeting

May 3, 2017 - Teacher Appreciation Week and English State Testing

Apr. 26, 2017 - Spring Fling Dance and Broadway Musical Revue

Apr. 12, 2017 - Spring Break and Spirit Wear Orders

Apr. 5, 2017 - Earth Day Activities and PTSA FUNraiser

2016-2017 Head Lice Notice

Mar. 29, 2017 - LA County Science Fair and First Fridays

Mar. 22, 2017 - Talent Show and LCAP Survey

Mar. 15, 2017 - St. Foxes Day and Mid-year Surveys

Mar. 8, 2017 - Speaker Lenore Skenazy and Chipotle FUNraiser

Mar. 1, 2017 - Open Positions for PTSA Board and Parent Volunteers

Feb. 22, 2017 - PTSA Board Opening and Faculty Academy Day

Feb. 15, 2017 - FUNraiser and PTSA FITathon

Feb. 8, 2017 - Talent Show and Mid-year Surveys

Feb. 1, 2017 - Musical Revue Auditions and 7th-grade Conferences

Jan. 25, 2017 - 7th-grade Conference Sign-ups and Musical Revue

Jan. 18, 2017 - Landscaping and Volunteering

Jan. 11, 2017 - Finishing the Semester Well

End of Year Appreciation Letter

Dec. 21, 2016 - PTSA meeting, Pajama Day, Lunchtime Nail-painting Party

100 in 100 Annual Fund Drive

Dec. 14, 2016 - Club Sponsor Meeting and Clubs Kick-off Assembly

Dec. 7, 2016 - Independent Studies and Middle School CHOICE Night

Nov. 30, 2016 - High School Applications and Parent Help Needed

Nov. 23, 2016 - Family Advisory, Teacher Blog Post, and 6th-grade Flash Mob

Nov. 16, 2016 - High School Shadow Days and Site Nights

Nov. 9, 2016 - Yearbook Chair Needed and Musical Revue

Nov. 2, 2016 - Emergency Lunch Information, Picture Orders, and Charter Renewal

Oct. 26, 2016 - Screenagers Documentary, Basketball, and Domenico's Fundraiser

Oct. 19, 2016 - Fall Dance and Art Field Trip Reflection

Oct. 12, 2016 - Picture Day, Gala Thank You, and Upcoming Conferences

Oct. 5, 2016 - HS Choice Parent Academy & Upcoming Student-Parent-Teacher Conferences

Sept. 28, 2016 - Back to School and Points of Access for Parents

2016 Benefit Gala Invitation

Sept. 22, 2016 - Faculty Academy, HS School of Choice, and Using Illuminate

Sept. 16, 2016 - POW night, Benefit Gala, and Cross Country

Sept. 7, 2016 - Choice Lunch and Supporting your Child Academically

Aug. 31, 2016 - Opening Day, Carpool, and Homework Co-Op

Aug. 24, 2016 - Student Schedules and Support the Photo Elective

Aug. 17, 2016 - Three Volunteer Opportunities and Orientation

Aug. 10, 2016 - Electives and Parent Night

July 26, 2016 - School Supplies and Dress Code

July 19, 2016 - Concert in the Park and Parents' Night Out

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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New for 2016, Introducing A New Long Beach Public High School.
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