High School

While I am confident that MVC is preparing my child for college, I think it is far more important that the school is preparing and empowering my child for life --and that the view of life is eternal.

- MVC Parent

Students who complete the basic high school curriculum will be prepared to meet the entrance requirements of the University of California. A full range of advanced courses and co-curricular choices prepares students for the most selective colleges and universities. A variety of elective courses are available to enhance the students' educational experience.

Minimum Graduation Requirements


4 years: English I-IV


Languages other than English: 2 years of the same language (three recommended)


3 years (4 recommended): Algebra 1, Geometry and Algebra II


2 years (Bio and Chem)

Beginning with class of 2021: 3 years (Bio, Chem and one additional year)

Social Sciences

3 years: World History, Amer Gov/Econ and US History


2 years: Biblical Narrative I & II

Health & Exercise Science

1 year PE

Contract PE (Equestrian Option)

1 year Health and Wellness


1 year

Student Parking Registration

2018 Summer Reading

The full 2018-19 Course List can be found here.
The 2018-19 Course Catalog can be found here.

High School Schedules & Documents

HS Bulletin

HS Bulletin

Check here weekly for HS announcements.


Small Group Chapel Venue Sign Ups

This Monday we will introduce some great Small Group chapel options, and you will be able to sign up for your small group using this link. Small groups are available on a first come, first serve basis, so sign up early if you know there is one you really want.

Homecoming Week - No Flex

During Homecoming Week (October 1-5), 1st period will begin each day at 8:10 am.

There will be no Flex on Monday through Friday.

Upcoming Events

Monday, September 24 - Junior/Senior College Planning Night (see below for more info)

Tuesday, September 25 - School Picture Retakes

Thursday, September 27 - College Cafe (Seniors only)

Monday-Friday, October 1 - 5 - Homecoming Week (Revised Bell Schedule - No Flex for the week)

Saturday, October 6 - Homecoming Dance

Monday, October 8 - Senior Meeting during Flex (HS Gym)

Wednesday, October 10 - Thursday Block Schedule

Thursday, October 11 - Friday Block Schedule

Thursday, October 11 - Last Day of 1st Quarter

Friday, October 12 - Teacher In-Service - No School

Monday, October 15 - First Day of 2nd Quarter

Wednesday, October 17 - Senior Order with Herff Jones during Lunch

Thursday, October 18 - Blood Drive

Wednesday, October 24 - PSAT Testing (9th - 11th only)

Class Info

Seniors: College Cafe will be held in Students Services on Thursday, September 27 during Flex. The topic covered will be College Essays. Learn what colleges are looking for and go over some essay writing tips.

Seniors: If you purchased a parking spot and did not get your window sticker for your car, please pick it up at the Business Office.

Extra Info

Freshman Retreat Highlight Video
Check out this video of the Freshman Retreat. God did great things through students, Mr. Scott, Bible Leadership, and our amazing faculty. A special thanks to Mr. De Los Santos who stayed up all night to make the video!

Junior/Senior College Planning Night
Student Services will be offering a Junior/Senior College Planning Night on Monday, September 24 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Presenters will discuss a month-by-month timeline for what students can be doing to prepare for the college application process, touch on private college information, as well as help families understand NCAA requirements and the Naviance system. Families will also hear from representatives from UC, CSU, and Cabrillo College. View a schedule of the night here.

School Picture Retakes

School picture packages ordered prior to Friday, August 31 are available in the ARC. Retakes will be available Tuesday, September 25 during Flex and Break.

Homecoming Information

Class-specific information including float work days, powder puff practice, and class dances: freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

Spring Break Greece Trip
We are excited to offer an opportunity for students to travel to Greece with EF Tours during Spring Break on Friday, April 12 - Saturday, April 20, 2019. View the itinerary and trip details for more information. Please note that the cost goes up by $100 after Sunday, September 30, 2018. There are a limited number of spots left so, if interested, go to the trip website, create an account, and submit your $95.00 deposit. Contact Amber West or Yumiko Muneishi with questions.

Ambassadors Wanted

Do you like meeting new people? Would you like to represent MVC to the community? Become a Monte Vista Student Ambassador where you will learn how to become a campus tour guide, host a Shadow Day for incoming students, and be a student representative at school fairs. If you are interested or have any questions please contact Ms. Medina to receive an application. Applications are due on Monday, October 1!

Revolution Prep Interactive Online Tutoring
Revolution Prep is offering 2 great programs: Homework Help and A+ Habits. Homework Help provides unlimited access to expert tutors in every subject. Through September 30, you can get started for only $1.00. A+ Habits helps students master habits that lead to lower stress and better grades. Contact Revolution Prep to sign up or with any questions.

Silicon Valley STEM Fair
This is a great opportunity to talk to college and university representatives about their STEM degree programs and learn about career and intern opportunities from STEM industry professionals. The event is free and open to the public on Sunday, October 7 at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

Visiting Colleges

The following colleges will be here to visit next week. Stop by their tables to find out more about them during lunch:

Wednesday, September 26

Baylor University

Concordia University

Thursday, September 27

Colorado State University

Friday, September 28

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, LA

Athletic Events

Lunch Menu

The MVCS Vista Newspaper

High School Bell Schedule

2018-2019 Parent Student Handbook

Please review and be familiar with the MVC Parent Student Handbook.

Class of 2019 Senior Year Information

We are sure you are feeling the excitement build as your student has entered their last year of High School. There are many events to be aware of in the 2018-2019 school year. This packet is designed to inform you of the pertinent dates and times of specific Senior class-related events and activities. It is my hope that the information provided here will help make scheduling easier and allow you to make arrangements for any friends or relatives who may plan to join you in the celebration events.

Senior Information Packet