Family Newsletters

Summer 2022 Newsletters

August 3, 2022- IVA News :: State Test Scores & August Events

July 13, 2022- IVA News :: Early Back to School Preparations & P-EBT

June 22nd- IVA News :: Summer Lunches, Report Cards & IVA Office Summer Hours

2021-2022 Newsletters

June 14th-IVA NEWS :: June 15 Schedule, Student Leader & PTA Save The Date

June 8th-IVA NEWS :: Chromebook Collection, Pride Month & CORE Substance Abuse Presentation

June 1st-IVA NEWS :: 22-23 Advisory, 2000s Free Dress Day & Lost & Found

May 25th-IVA NEWS :: Trauma Support, GoPass Cards, Late Assignments & Vacation Free Dress

May 18th-IVA NEWS :: Open Teacher Positions, 90s Grunge Free Dress & New Dress Code Tryout

May 11th- IVA NEWS :: Popsicle Social & Monochromatic Free Dress Day

May 4th- IVA News ::Yearbook Order, 8th Grade Soirée & Student Leadership

April 27th- IVA News :: Suicide Prevention Presentation, State Testing Prep & PTA Gen Meeting

April 13th- IVA News :: State Testing, Suicide Prevention Webinar, Polly's Pie & Lost and Found

April 6th- IVA News :: Promotion Volunteers, Yearbook Volunteers & IVI

March 30th- IVA News :: 8th Grade Conferences, After School Programs & Public Lottery

March 23rd- IVA News :: 8th Grade Conferences, Discipline Model & Faculty Academy

March 16th- IVA News :: Roller Skate Night, Chipotle Spirit Night, PTA General Meeting & Ice Cream Social

March 9th- IVA News :: Open House, Fit-A-Thon, Chipotle Spirit Night & Indoor Mask Policy

March 2nd- IVA News :: Open House, Fit-A-Thon & Family Survey

February 23rd- IVA News :: PTA General Meeting/Parent Academy, Fit-A-Thon & Social Media Notice

February 16th- IVA News :: Student Leader Application, Student CHOICE Info Night, & PTA General Meeting/ Parent Academy

February 9th-IVA NEWS :: V-Day Gram, Mod Pizza Spirit Night & Ice Skating Night

February 2nd-IVA NEWS :: 7th Grade Conf Sign-ups, Black History Month & Valentine Gram

January 26th-IVA NEWS :: 7th Grade Conference Sign-ups, Faculty Academy & Spring Semester

January 19th-IVA NEWS :: CCEJ Parent Academy Tomorrow, PTA General Meeting & Info Night

January 12th- IVA News :: CCEJ Parent Academy, Late Assignments & MLK Jr. Day

January 5th- IVA News :: COVID-19 Protocol Update, Resources, Absences & Independent Study

December 15th- IVA News :: IVA Book Swap, Lost & Found & Vaccination Cards Request

December 8th- IVA News :: Winter Dance, IVA Book Swap Collection & Two Cozy Free Dress Fridays

December 1st- IVA News :: Family Choice Info Night & Winter Wonderland Dance

November 17th- IVA News :: Picture Proofs & Dress Code Challenge Day

November 3rd- IVA News :: 6th Grade Conferences & PTA Movie Night

October 27th- IVA News :: Halloween Dance, Parent Academy & PTA Movie Night

October 20th- IVA News :: Halloween Dance, Parent Academy & Clubs

October 13th- IVA News :: Coffee with the Principal, PTA MTG & Halloween Dance!

October 6th- IVA News :: Parent Academy, Club Proposal Deadline & Stakeholder Engagement Committee

September 29th- IVA News :: Student Clubs, Spirit Wear & Meal Applications

September 22nd- IVA News :: Student Clubs, PTA MTG, Wellness Committee & Meal Applications

September 15th- IVA News:: Back to School Night, Nail Painting at Lunch & Annual Family Fund

IVA's 21-22 Annual Family Fund :: Give to Support Your School 

August 25th- Summer News :: Safe Return to In-Person, Meal Program & Spirit Wear Order Distribution

August 18th- Summer News :: Orientation, Bell Schedule & Upcoming Communication

August 4th- Summer News :: Spirit Wear Link & Seeking Family Feedback

July 28th- Summer News:: Parent Mingle, School Supplies & Dress Code


2020-2021 Newsletters

June 7th- IVA News: Fun Dress Days This Week & A Different Schedule Next Week!

June 1st- IVA News: Spirit Event & Fun Dress Days!

May 24th- IVA News: Game Night, Spirit Event & Last Week of School Schedule!

May 17th- IVA News: Continuing ELA Testing This Week!

May 10th- IVA News: Office Hours, LCAP Public Forum & Counselor Update

May 3rd- IVA News: New Office Hours Every Monday & State Testing Begins This Week!

April 26th- IVA News: New Office Hours Every Monday & What To Expect This Week!

April 19th- IVA News: How to Prepare for Returning to Campus

April 12th- IVA News: 8th Grade Conferences, Spirit Day & Game Night!

March 29th- IVA News: 8th Grade Conference Sign Ups & Spring Break!

March 22nd- IVA News: 8th Grade Activities & Spring Break Meals!

March 15th- IVA News: Reopening Communication, PTA MTG & Parent Academy!

March 8th- IVA News: Open House, Application Deadline & Polly's Pies!

March 1st- IVA News: 8th Grade Pictures, Open House & Polly's Pies!

Feb 22nd- IVA News: 8th Grade Activities & Student Led Info Night!

Feb 16th- IVA News: President's Day & Part 2 of A Parent Academy Series!

Feb 9th- IVA News: 7th Grade Conferences, Taboon Night, 8th Grade Parent Meeting

Feb 1st- IVA News: Material Pickup, 7th Grade Conferences and Friday Game Night!

Jan 25th- IVA News: Info Night, Material Pickup & 7th Grade Conferences

Jan 19th- IVA News: Blocksi Q&A Session & End of Semester Details!

Jan 11th- IVA News: Parent Academy, Blocksi and End of Semester!

Jan 4th- IVA News: Welcome to 2021 With 4 Weeks Remaining in the Semester!

Dec 14th- IVA News: Pajama Week, Winter Break & Physical Education Units

Dec 7th- IVA News: Parent Academy, Info Night & PTA Fundraiser!

Nov 30th- Faculty Academy & Asynchronous Learning, 7 Weeks Remain & Newsletter change!

Nov 16th- Final week of the Pajama Thon!

Nov 9th- Parent Academy & Pajama Thon Excitement

Nov 2- 6th Grade Character Conferences, 7th & 8th Grade Novel Exchange, Pajama Thon Update!

Oct 26- Pajama-Thon and Meals at IVA

Oct 19- IVA Pickup Party, Pajama Thon Information & Parent Academy Resources 

Oct 12- Parent Academy Workshop, Spirit Wear, and Clubs

Oct 5- Parent Resources, Spirit Wear Orders & Classroom Moments

Sept 28- Parent Academy, PTA Events, Spirit Wear Orders

Sept 21- IVA News :: Week 4 Resources and Stakeholder Engagement Committee

Sept 14- IVA News :: Back to School Week & Week 3 Resources

Sept 7- Annual Family Fund

Sept 7 - How to Form a Club at IVA

Aug 31 - Welcome to School Tomorrow

Aug 24 - IVA Orientation Details and Material Pickup Days Remaining

Aug 14- IVA Fall 2020 Family Survey, Meal Application, Material Pickup and Q&A

Aug 13 - IVA CARES Module 3: How does systemic racism show up in our educational system?

Aug 7 - IVA's Online Bell Schedule

July 24 - IVA CARES Module 2: What is systemic racism? 

July 22 - Summer News :: New Students Flipgrid Video #2 & Finalizing Registration  

July 14- Fall 2020 Update: Online Learning

July 10 - IVA CARES Community in Action with Resources, Education, and Support
              Module 1: How did we get here? 

July 9 - Fall Reopening Model & Family Feedback Survey due July 24

July 2 - Summer News :: Welcome Waitlisted Students!

July 1- Summer News :: Welcoming New Students, Flipgrid Videos, and Planning for Next Year


2019-2020 Newsletters 

PROMOTION 2020 - all the slideshows, programs, and celebrations for IVA's Class of 2020

June 15 - Closing Out the Year :: Materials Collection, Yearbooks, & Saying Farewell to Two Passionate Teachers

June 11 - 2020_Promotion_Program_.pdf

June 10 - Promotion Invitation & Details

June 8 - Our Final Week of School! Classes, Closing Ceremonies, & Promotion JUN 11 at 9am

June 1 - Two Weeks of School Remain - What to Expect

May 26 - Memorial Week New Schedule & All the Meaningful Connections

May 22, 2020 - Promotion Details for our Class of 2020

May 18, 2020 - Seeking Student Promotion Speakers & Fireside Chat today on Organizing Google Classroom

May 11, 2020 - Join the Fireside Chat this week and PTA Meeting on Thursday

May 4, 2020 - Take our Family Feedback Survey to help us adjust our support

April 27, 2020 - Check out our simplified resources, especially the Week at A Glance

April 20, 2020 - Distance Learning begins - the whole overview here!

April 6, 2020 - 3rd week of Home Learning, Week at a Glance Guide & Student Artwork

Mar 30, 2020 - 2nd Week of Home Learning & Week at a Glance Guide

Mar 23, 2020 - School Closure Edition :: Home Learning Opportunities begin at IVA

Mar 11, 2020 - Faculty Academy Friday, Theater Program begins next week, plus Spring Dance is coming!

Mar 4, 2020 - Open House tomorrow, final week for Family Survey, and Student Survey LCAP Results

Feb 26, 2020 - Annual Family Survey collection & Spiritwear order time

Feb 19, 2020 - 2+ Semester Tasks for Parents & Tomorrow's IVA Skate Night!

Feb 12, 2020 - 3 Family Tasks for the New Semester & 8 days til Family Skate Night

Feb 5, 2020 - Introducing new faces at IVA, celebrating students & 15 days til Family Skate Night

Jan 29, 2020 - Happy Spring Semester :: Lots to celebrate & next week is 7th grade conferences

Jan 22, 2020 - 7th Grade Museum of Tolerance Field Trip Today & Faculty Academy FRI

Jan 15, 2020 - Fun Hat Day Today & find out about the Talent Show and Annual Family Fund

Jan 8, 2020 - Happy New Year with Annual Family Fund donations so far & Winter Dance pictures again

Dec 18, 2019 - After School Programs & Basketball Coming Soon - Happy Holidays

Dec 11, 2019 - Dance this Friday, Spring After School Program Survey & Games/Logic

Dec 4, 2019 - Welcome back from break & winter dance next Friday!

Dec 3, 2019 - Giving Tuesday Annual Family Fund Kickoff!

Nov 27, 2019 - Fit-A-Thon was a huge success! Annual Family Fund coming next week

Nov 13, 2019 - PTA Gen Mtg + Parent Academy Thursday & pictures from 7th Gr Field Trip

Nov 7, 2019 - Virtueen Pictures and Fit-A-Thon Updates

Oct 31, 2019 - Special Fit-A-Thon Edition, Cross Country, and Pictures

Oct 23, 2019 - Activities for the Kids :: Running, Dancing, Clubbing!

Oct 16, 2019 - 6th Grade Conferences this week & Cross Country

Oct 9, 2019 - 8th Grade Parent Academy HS Choice & lots of pictures of 8th graders practicing curiosity in Science

Oct 2, 2019 - 2 More Parent Academies in October & 6th Grade Character Conference Sign Ups

Sept 25, 2019 - Faculty Academy Friday = No School. Find out how to participate with clubs, SSC, or PTA!

Sept 19, 2019- Meal App competition, Clubs & School Site Council

Sept 11, 2019 - Clubs, Athletics, Connections & Parent Academy Next Thursday

Sept 4, 2019 - Back to School Night, Parent Connections, Spirit Wear

Aug 27, 2019 - Day Before School Starts Special Edition News :: Meal Program, Spirit Wear, and Carpool!

Aug15, 2019- Summer News :: Orientation, Student Leader Sign Up, First Day Info, And Other Reminders

July 31, 2019 - Summer News :: Parent Mingle Event, Orientation & Volunteer Opportunities

July 17, 2019 - Summer News :: School Supplies, Dress Code, & New Meal Vendor