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TRANSPORTATION / BUS CONCERNS:
CONTACT INFORMATION | DURHAM SCHOOL SERVICES:
Call DURHAM Dispatch for student drop-off/pick-up issues, late buses, missed stops, driver complaints, service issues, and lost items.
Fairbanks: 907-206-7789 (6:00am-5:30pm)
Moose Creek/North Pole: 907-206-7789, option 4 (6:00am-5:00pm)
Alaska Carpenters Training Trustis accepting applications for the spring 2024 Pile Drive and Carpenters Apprenticeship Programs
December 4th, 2023 until March 22nd, 2024
More information in the counseling office
Sources of Strength & Model United Nations:
SOS and Model UN Movie Night:
Sources of Strength and Model United Nations are joining up to host a Movie Night, Nightmare Before Christmas (rated G), on Friday December 1st in the PAC from 6-8PM.
Admission is $5.00 a person with free popcorn OR you may bring an item for the Women's Shelter Interior Alaska Center for Non-Violent Living to get into the movie for free.
There will be door prizes and concessions will be available for purchase.
Families are welcome to attend. See Mrs. Damario with questions.
Red boxes will be placed around the school for donations for the Women's Shelter.
Suggested items include toiletries, gloves, socks, and feminine hygiene projects.
The Donation Drive will begin December 1st through December 15th! See Mrs. Grubis with questions.
Freshmen Class Meeting:
Today at lunch in room 129.
We are deciding on our Christmas tree decorating theme
Student ID's are in.
You may swing by the front office and pick yours up before school, at lunch, and after school.
Semi-Formal | Saturday, December 2 | 7pm - 10pm in the WVHS gym
Tickets are $20, selling during lunch in the nurses hallway
Last day to purchase Out Of School Guest tickets will be November 22
Last day for West Valley Students to purchase tickets will be December 1
Tickets will not be sold at the door.
If you haven't ordered your school pictures, come to the front office before school, at lunch or after school to pickup ordered proof sheets.
Choir & Orchestra Concert:
Thursday, December 7 @ 7pm
West Valley Performing Arts Center
Silent Auction Fundraiser in the lobby benefiting the music department
The West Valley International Club proudly presents:
Meet West Valley’s Exchange Students from many different countries!
Join us for the presentations and learn about foreign places and cultures.
Thursdays at lunch in room 122.
Bring your lunch and your curiosity!
Friday, Dec. 1 & Saturday, Dec. 2
John Tobin Tournament at North Pole
We still have COVID tests available. Swing by the office to pick up a test.
Don't forget to check out the Senior Tab on the West Valley Website under Counseling for Class of 2024 information.
Please remind students if their guardian has called in stating they are running late, they must pick up an excused admit pass in the front office BEFORE going to class.
Students will NOT be excused until they check into the front office and pick up a guardian called in Admit Pass.
Students that are called in for missing Extension period, please make sure you check into the office as well so we can get your class excused upon arrival.
Pre-order Senior Yearbook
Use this link: www.yearbookforever.com
Namestamps and other options are available online.
Consider a Senior Ad - Design or upload and purchase @ www.yearbookforever.com
Purchases of a full-page ad receive a free yearbook!
DEADLINE: February 28
Participate in the Senior Superlatives Process (optional)
Usually takes place in November/December 2 rounds of voting via Google forms
Questions and Concerns - Please send an email to email@example.com
Open Campus Lunch Policy:
It is a student's responsibility to return from lunch on time and prepared for class.
Students who enter the building late from lunch will need to get a tardy unexcused and will not be allowed to take food or drink into their classrooms or to their lockers.
NO Door-Dash, Grubhub, etc..food deliveries---THE FRONT OFFICE STAFF IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR FOOD DELIVERIES!!
Activities and Attendance:
A student must be in attendance the entire school day (ALL class periods for which they are scheduled) in order to practice or participate in any extracurricular or co-curricular activity.
When a student is absent from a class (marked AU) the student cannot participate in any same day practice or game.
Students who are ten or more minutes late to any class will be considered absent, not tardy and can NOT participate.
For activities or events that are scheduled on non-school days or weekends, students are required to attend every class on the last school day prior to the activity.
When students are tardy to class, coaches have discretion to implement consequences related to activity participation.
Excused absences MUST BE CALLED IN THE DAY BEFORE in order to participate.
West Valley School Hours:
Front Office Hours: 7:00am - 3:00pm | (907) 479-4221
School Start & End Times: 7:30am - 2:00pm
Counseling Office Hours: 7:00am - 3:00pm | (907) 479-4221 ext. 46520 | 46521
Activities | (907) 479-4221 Ext. 46504
School Nurse | (907) 479-4221 Ext. 46540