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School Wide Learner Outcomes

12 days ago

Expected School wide Learning Results (ESLRs)

The district personnel and teachers have worked countless hours developing the Power Standards during staff development and the numerous buy back days offered by VVUSD.  The Power Standards are what are commonly referred to as Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs).  These are the criteria that VVUSD, Rancho Verde High School, Val Verde High School, Citrus Hill High School and Val Verde Academy expect the students to demonstrate by graduation. They can be found posted in every classroom.

 

POWER STANDARDS

Val Verde Academy GRADUATES WILL DEMONSTRATE:

1.   COMMUNICATION AND COMPREHENSIVE SKILLS

1.1 Reading: Comprehension of newspapers, magazines, journals, and texts

1.2 Writing: Write a variety of essays, job applications, and letters

1.3 Speaking: Give oral presentations to select groups

1.4 Creative Expression: Communicates meaning through visual and/or performance art

1.5 Technology: Demonstrate literacy through utilization of various media

 

2.   COMPUTATION SKILLS

2.1 Number Sense: Demonstrate basic mathematical computations

2.2 Algebra: Demonstrate basic algebraic functions and solves for unknowns

2.3 Measurement and Geometry: Differentiate units of measure, shapes, time, and money

2.4 Statistics, analysis, and probability: Collect, record, display on graphs, and interpret data

2.5 Mathematical reasoning: Demonstrate organization and solution to problems.

 

3.   CRITICAL THINKING

3.1 Recognition: Ability to find and identify the problem

3.2 Hypothesis: Ability to propose and form educated opinions

3.3 Experiment: Design and perform an experiment to test hypotheses and collect data

3.4 Analysis: Evaluate data to provide evidence that leads to the solving of problems

3.5 Synthesis: Combine parts into a whole and make decisions based on data

 

4.   SOCIAL SKILLS AND CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY

4.1 Historical: Process knowledge of historical and current events

4.2 Interpersonal: Collaborate with others as a team, resolve conflicts, and develop relationships

4.3 Diversity: Develop and exhibit a knowledge, respect, tolerance, and acceptance of the cultures of others

4.4 Citizenship: Participate and exhibit responsibility in a democratic society

4.5 Ethics: Behave in an accountable manner of rectitude

 

5.   PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL WELLNESS

5.1 Health: Reflect healthy life choices and respond to health issues affecting wellness

5.2 Fitness: Demonstrate routines that lead to physical and emotional fitness

5.3 Lifestyle: Establish a pattern of living that reflects the quality of life

5.4 Environment: Recognize man’s impact and his limits within the environment

Counselor Corner

12 days ago

ALL STUDENTS

·   Communication is vital to your success; please see your teacher or counselor immediately if you have any issues or concerns regarding your class progress.

·   If you need additional class or lab time, please see your teacher for arrangements.

 

SENIORS

·   Seniors may apply for financial aid beginning January 1. It is important to check each college for their filing deadline. The FAFSA may be filed online at www.fafsa.ed.gov. These forms must be completed to be eligible for grants, loans, work-study programs and some scholarships.

·   Please complete the Cal Grant Release Form and return it to your counselor so that the school can release your GPA information to the California Student Aid Commission for use in the Cal Grant awards.

· Men 18 years or older must be registered with the selective

JUNIORS

·   Juniors should start taking the SAT Reasoning Test or ACT in April or May if they plan to apply to a 4-year college. Most colleges will accept either test. If students intend to apply to a UC and are taking the ACT, they must also take the ACT Writing Test. UC no longer requires students to take the SAT Subject Test. Please note there may be schools within the university that recommend Subject Tests. It is wise to research each college students are applying to. Students presently in Chemistry should take the Chemistry Test in JuneThe University of California will not accept the Math 1C test. All tests may be repeated to improve scores in Oct., Nov., or Dec. of the senior year. Colleges will always take the highest score. Registration & practice booklets are available with your counselor. Students may register online: www.collegeboard.com for SAT’s, www.act.org for ACT’s.

 

 

Contact

12 days ago

Staff Contact Information:

 

 Karwan, Vanessa - Principal

 
Ochoa, Maria-Secretary
  • mochoa@valverde.edu
  • 951-443-2450 x 45101










Hicks, Ruth - Health Technician

SantaCruz, Refugio-Counselor
  • rsantacruz@valverde.edu
  • 951-443-2450 x45104

Cabral, Veronica - Teacher

 Hoak, Shaun - Elem. Teacher
  • shoak@valverde.edu
  • 951-443-2450 X 45204




Nee, Matt - MS Teacher
  • 951-443-2450 X 45207
Owen, Michele - HS Teacher
  • mowen@valverde.edu
  • 951-443-2450 X 45202