Please read our latest newsletter and past newsletters for student highlights, staff interviews, and news! Eight newsletters are posted each year. Fall: 9/1, 10/1, 11/1, & 12/21, Spring: 2/1, 3/1, 4/1, & 5/21. Click "Learn More" to access them or find them under "Our School" in the menu bar.
Longtime VOS student, Lydia Williams graduated last month and celebrated with us at her Bell Ringing Ceremony. She came to us from PJHS, spent all four years with us and ended with a cumulative 3.85 GPA. Three of Lydia's family members and her boyfriend came to her Bell Ringing Ceremony. We will miss Lydia and are hopeful that she will fulfill her dreams of becoming a veterinarian after attending the University of Colorado. Click "Learn More" to read the list of all the graduates so far this year.
Sophomore Ian Peracca was unanimously chosen by all staff members to be our March Bright News! student. Ian was given a candy lei and his photo is now hanging on our Bright News! wall. All staff created a Bright News! letter that was mailed to his family. We are proud of you, Ian! All students who have demonstrated academic excellence in the past month are discussed at staff meetings and one is chosen to be honored. Our Bright News! form letter is posted on our school website under "Counselor". Click "Learn More" to see the list of all Bright News! students for the school year so far.
Congratulations to senior, Charlene Campton, who earned Principal's Honor Roll status for last semester (Fall 2018)! Photos of all our current Principal's Honor Roll students are posted in building #1. Be sure to check it out! Click on "Learn More" to see the list of all the students who made the Principal's Honor Roll and their GPA's for the Fall 2018 semester. Requirements for Principal's Honor Roll are found in the Student Handbook.
Congratulations to senior Cece Illingworth, who earned a spot on the Honor Roll for last semester (Fall 2018)! Here is the list of all the students who made the Honor Roll: Abbi Grogan 3.68 (senior) Cece Illingworth 3.19 (senior) Michael Kofoid 3.41 (junior) Michelle Mendoza 3.56 (senior) Congratulations to all of our Honor Roll students! Their photos are posted on the Honor Roll wall in building #1 - come check it out! The requirements for the Valley Oaks Honor Roll and Principal's Honor Roll are in the Student Handbook under "Our School" in the menu bar. As of January 2019, the new minimum GPA for Honor Roll is 3.5. It was 3.0. The new minimum GPA for Principal's Honor Roll is 3.9. It was 3.8. Minimum GPA is not the only requirement for Honor Roll/Principal's Honor Roll.
Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year. With this, my fourth year at Valley Oaks, I look forward to continuing with the work we began last year and watching the students thrive in this amazing school. I am incredibly proud of our outstanding faculty, the challenging and rigorous curriculum we provide and the unique opportunities available to our students. Valley Oaks has received top ratings from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and our students are accepted into colleges and postsecondary programs all over the country. To read the full letter, click "Learn More".
Please listen to principal, Ms. Rebecca Lofton's most recent podcast.