Family Newsletters

2022-2023 Newsletters

March 22, 2023 Raise Craze Updates and Faculty Academy

March 15, 2023 Yearbook Order and Raise Craze Updates

March 8, 2023 Raise Craze Updates, Open House, Pi Day & PTA General Meeting

March 1, 2023 Open House & Raise Craze Info, Day Of Service and T-shirt Winner

February 22, 2023 Parent Academy, Soccer Tryouts, PTA Election & Science Fair Judges

February 15, 2023 Student Choice Info Night, Seeking Girls' Soccer Coach & President's Day

February 9, 2023 Student Leaders Wanted, Roller Skate Night & Raise Craze Volunteers

February 1, 2023 Basketball Family Fundraiser, Raise Craze Volunteers & Roller Skate Night

January 25, 2023 How to Cope with Mass Shooting, Art & Community Night & Raise Craze

January 18, 2023 7th Grade Conf, Family Choice Info Night & Family Night at CSULB Game

January 11, 2023 Parent Academy/PTA Gen Meeting, Late Assignments & MLK Day

December 21, 2022 8th Grade Events, Dec 23 Min Day, Boys' Track & Winter Recess

December 14, 2022 Min Day 23 Dec, Book Swap & Boys' B-Ball Tryouts

December 7, 2022 Family Choice Info Night, Fall '23 Applications, Dine To Donate & Winter Dance

November 30, 2022 Winter Cozy Dance, Book Swap and Parent Academy HS Choice

November 16, 2022 HS Choice, Fall Family & Chili Cook-Off & Food Drive

November 9, 2022 Fall Family Night & Chili Cook-Off, Counselor Position Open, Veteran's Day

November 2, 2022 Note From Our Counselor, Picture Day, Family Night & Boss Program

October 26, 2022 Parent Academy, 6th Grade Conferences, Free Dress Days

October 19, 2022 Important Changes in November, College Prep Night, Seeking Aides

October 12, 2022 IVA Clubs, Coffee with the Principal, Dance Ticket Sales

October 5, 2022  Celebrating Our Athletes, PTA Membership Drive, Halloween Dance

September 28, 2022 Final AFF Week, B-Ball Try-Outs, POW Math! & Sports Schedule

September 21, 2022 PTA's Dine To Donate, After School Enrichment and POW Math!

September 14, 2022 Back To School, PTA Gen Mtg, & Advisory Slides

September 7, 2022 - AFF, Back To School, PTA Gen Mtg & IVA Athletics

IVA's Annual Family Fund :: How To Support Your Student's School

Summer 2022 Newsletters

August 29, 2022- IVA News :: First Day Checklist & Resources

August 17, 2022- IVA News :: First Day Schedule, Meal Program Info & Spirit Wear

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