• 1/11/21

    Good evening students, parents, staff, and community members; here are your weekly announcements.  First, we had a great beginning to the second semester.  I hope that any and all students that had a schedule change have settled into their classes.  Second, counseling will be sending out information regarding preliminary course requests for next year later this week.  Please keep an eye out for information from our counseling department.  Lastly, please check out this link to MTV's broadcast for last week.  That is all for this week, please continue to be safe and healthy.

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    1/4/21

    Good evening students, parents, community members and staff; here are your weekly announcements.  First, I hope all have been healthy and safe over the last couple weeks during the holiday time.  Second, our Spring semester begins tomorrow, please remember we are having periods 4, 5, and 6 and that Wednesday will have periods 1, 2, and 3.  Schedules should be updated in AERIES, please check your student email for communication from teachers as well as AERIES for your schedule.  Please double check AERIES again in the morning just to be sure there hasn't been any changes.  If you try to login to a Zoom session and have difficulty, please contact the office for assistance; as always we do not want teachers to allow students not on their roster into a Zoom session.  Please remember to use your full first and last name when trying to join a Zoom session.  That is all for this week, have a great rest of your night and continue to be healthy and safe!

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    12/14/20

    Good evening parents, students, staff and community members of VHS.  Here are your weekly announcements.  First, a reminder that due to rising COVID-19 cases in the county and area, athletic conditioning has been put on a hiatus out of an abundance of caution until the beginning of second semester where we will re-evaluate.  Second, this week we have a modified schedule for finals, this message has been sent out previously multiple times.  Third, please view the MTV broadcast from last week.  That is all for this week, please stay safe and healthy.

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    12/07/20

    Good evening students, parents, and community members of VHS.  First, as a reminder, if there are power outages there is an expectation that Zoom sessions still occur; please check your email and Google Classroom for any information pertaining to classes.  Email your teachers if you experience issues with power.  Second, seniors, please check your email with information and reminders about senior quotes and the yearbook.  Third, in regards to athletics and the recent Targeted Stay at Home Order, conditioning is still allowable based on the information I currently have.  If anything changes, I will let families know.  As always, here is your link to the MTV broadcast from last week; our class worked as hard as they could with the Power Outage the day of recording.  My thanks to Mrs. Lundquist for filling in as needed.  That is all for this week, have a great week and continue to be safe and healthy.

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    11/30/20

    Good evening parents, students, and community members of VHS, here are your weekly announcements.  First, I hope all of you and your families had a safe, fun, and relaxing Thanksgiving break.  Second, with the semester nearing its end, I wanted to communicate a modified schedule for the week of what would typically be finals, December 14 - December 18.  Please check your student and parent email for a separate message specifically with details about that modified schedule.  Third, LA Department of Public Health has issued a Targeted Safer at Home Order that begins today and will last at least three weeks.  This new order does not currently affect athletic conditioning, if this changes I will let you know.  Lastly, please check out the link to our MTV broadcast from the last week we were in school.  That is all for this week, have a great evening and continue to be safe and healthy.

    FINALS WEEK INFO: In preparation for the upcoming week of finals December 14th - December 18th, I wanted to make sure the modified schedule was communicated ahead of time.  Monday and Friday will have schedules that look like our regular Wednesday schedule with all six periods.  Tuesday will have periods 1 and 2; Wednesday will have periods 3 and 4; and Thursday will have periods 5 and 6.

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    11/16/20

    Good evening parents, students and community members of VHS, here are your weekly announcements.  First, as a general reminder, progress reports on 2nd quarter should be finalized by this Friday.  Please continue to monitor your child's grades and attendance through AERIES.  Second, I want to remind all that next week will be Thanksgiving break, please take this time to reflect and be thankful for all that you have in your lives.  Students, please use this time wisely if you have assignments to catch up on. Third, spaces for senior tributes in the yearbook are filling up quickly. Senior tributes can be purchased online at www.yearbookforever.com or in the office. Full page is $200, 1/2 page is $150, Quarter page is $75, and 1/8th is $45. This is a great way to honor your senior student and all the hard work they have accomplished in their time here at Vasquez.  Lastly, here is your link to last week's MTV broadcast.  That is all for this week, have a great evening!

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    11/10/20

    Good evening parents, students and community members of VHS, here are your weekly announcements.  First, as a reminder, there is no school this Wednesday in observance of Veteran's Day.  Please take a moment on this day to remember all those who have helped serve and provided us with the freedoms we continue to have.  Second, if you are a student and interested in possibly participating in basketball, please email Mr. Sparks to let him know so that we can begin an interest list.  Third, for parents of seniors, the deadline for senior portraits has been extended to December 1, 2020.  And as always, here is your link for last week's MTV broadcast.  That is all for this week, please continue to be safe and healthy.

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     11/02/20

    Good evening VHS parents, students, and community members. Here are your weekly announcements. First, I would like to say that I hope everyone had a safe and fun Halloween. Second, a message specifically for our seniors and their parents, the deadline for senior portraits is approaching on November 10th. Please check your email for an informational flyer that has been sent previously and I will be resending this evening. Third, please remember that tomorrow is election day, VHS is a voting center, please remember to do your part. Lastly, I have included a link to last week's broadcast from MTV in your email. I would especially like to give a shout out to that class, as they worked through the power outages without Mrs. Lundquist to finish it. It proves how hardworking and dedicated our broadcast journalism students are. That is it for this week, please continue to be safe and healthy.

    MTV Broadcast #9

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     10/27/20

    Good evening VHS parents and community, these are your weekly announcements.  First, I wanted to wait until power has been restored to send this out, and am hoping all have had power restored at this point.  Second, as a reminder, please encourage your students to email their teachers if they lost power yesterday or today.  Third, as a reminder, we have a student free day this Friday.  Due to this, tomorrow's schedule for Wednesday will be structured just like what a Tuesday or Friday would look like with periods 4, 5, and 6.  Last, and of course never least, the link to last week's MTV is below.  Have a safe and healthy week!
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/106Bvz-AHJsFYLroxpZvZvQCRz6NkP4Oh/view?usp=sharing_eil&ts=5f922f42

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     10/20/20

    The end of the quarter was last Friday; grades should be finalized this week and quarter grades should show for your child.  Please remember to check your child's AERIES and Google Classroom to make sure they are staying on track with assignments as well as encourage them to reach out to teachers and to work with them during their office hours.  Second, next Friday, October 30th will be a non-student day.  We will have a modified Wednesday to account for this day.  Next Wednesday will be periods 4, 5, and 6 just like they would typically see on Tuesday or Friday.  As a reminder, VHS will be a voting center from October 30th until November 3rd.  Please check out this link for last weeks MTV broadcast by our very own VHS students and their MTV Broadcast 7.  That is all for this week, please stay healthy and safe.

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     10/12/20

    Good evening VHS parents and community, here are your weekly announcements.  First, as another reminder, this Friday marks the end of the quarter.  Please make sure you are checking your child's AERIES account, and please remember just because they may be showing that they are present, does not mean that they are completing work.  Second, this Thursday is the Great Shakeout put on by the state.  Please keep an eye out for an email with more details including resources to discuss as a family.  Third, VHS will be a voting center from October 30th through November 3rd.  Lastly, and certainly not least, please check out this MTV Link to last weeks MTV broadcast by our Broadcast Journalism class.  That is all for this week, continue to be safe and healthy!

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     10/5/20

    Good evening VHS parents and community members, this is your weekly update.  First and foremost, I wanted to apologize again for the last minute cancellation of picture day last week.  While it was not what any of us intended to happen, it was likely a good thing it occurred.  On Thursday, in an meeting update between LACOE and LA Department of Public Health with county school districts, clarification and direction was given that picture days cannot occur at schools.  As a result, we will be postponing picture day until that direction has been changed.  As a reminder to all, the end of the quarter is next Friday, students should be working with their teachers on turning in assignments.  As mentioned before, grades count, and can have major consequences if credits are not earned during the semester.  Also, please remember, simply showing up to a class does not mean your students are doing their work.  Please, help us be proactive and check your child's AERIES account and grades regularly.  That is all for this week!  Have a great evening and continue to be safe and healthy.

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     9/30/20

    Good morning all, I apologize for the inconvenience. This morning our photography vendor did not show up; when we called the company they indicated that they did not calendar our date today even though we were confirmed early in September with our area representative. Therefore, we will not be doing pictures today. We will be working to try and schedule another date. Students please continue to check Google Classroom for assignments.

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     9/28/2020

    Hello VHS Families

    First, as a reminder this Wednesday will be picture day between 8:00 and 12:00 based on your last name.  Please review the schedule sent in previous messages.  A reminder email will be sent tomorrow evening as well.  Please remember that students will not engage in Zoom meetings on Wednesday due to picture day, however, students may still have assigned independent work or assignments to complete Wednesday.  They should still check their Google Classroom for all classes.  Second, we are half way through the first quarter.  Please ensure you are checking on your child's progress, the quarter will end in mid-October.  This will affect student eligibility for athletics/activities if they are below a 2.0 GPA.  Last, I would like to encourage everybody to check out our MTV broadcast for last week at the following link: MTV Broadcast #4
    That is all for this week, please stay safe and healthy!

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    9/24/2020

    Good evening VHS parents and students,

    Next Wednesday, September 30, we will be having picture day.  The times will be between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm based on the student's last name.
    A - D will be from 8:00 - 9:00
    E - L will be from 9:00 - 10:00
    M - R will be from 10:00 - 11:00
    S - Z will be from 11:00 - 12:00
    Student's will not participate in any Zoom sessions with teachers that day, however teachers will still be assigning work to be done and completed for that day.  Students need to ensure they are still checking their Google Classroom for any assignments that may be due.
    Students will be dropped off in the student drop off lane and checked-in by the gym.  The students will then be placed in a socially distanced line to get their picture taken.  Once the picture is taken the students will exit the gym through the doors that lead to the athletic fields.  The process should be less than 5 minutes.  Parents, please park or pull around the gym to wait for your children.
    ALL students are REQUIRED to have a face covering while on campus.  The only time it may be taken off is briefly for the picture.

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    9/21/2020 

    Hello VHS Families

    First, there will be a separate message going out this evening in regards to athletics.  This message will be sent via email and is also available on the website Athletics / 2020/21 Reopening Sports Protocol, so please check your email or your child's email address for important detailed information and documents related to athletics.  Second, this week is when progress reports would typically be sent out.  Please check your child's AERIES for current grades by Friday.  As a reminder, grades do count and we have 4 weeks until the end of 1st Quarter on October 16th.  Lastly, student pictures will be scheduled to be taken Wednesday, September 30th between 8 AM and 12 PM noon.  More detailed information about this will come, including the scheduled time for your child and the instructional expectations for that day.  That is it for this week, I continue to hope you and your family are safe and healthy during these times.

    Ride On Mustangs!