Ready For Takeoff 2019-2020

Taking Flight

Taking Flight Save the dates(s)! Taking Flight is mandatory for all students and parents new to MVC (including all incoming Freshmen).



HIGH SCHOOL

Monday, August 12


MIDDLE SCHOOL

Tuesday, August 13


General Information (all families)

2019-2020 Key Dates


Bell Schedule (check back soon for updated Bell Schedule)


Books - After July 1, information will be available for your student's online textbook bundle on our website based on their established course schedule.


Emergency/Medical Information - It is necessary to update each student's medical/emergency information annually by logging in to your parent portal of Focus (MVC's student information system). By July 15, detailed instructions will be provided as updates must be completed by August 1.


iPads - All students attending MVC bring their own iPads. Please refer to the information on our Technology page for specifications.


MVC Store - Show your MVC spirit! Mustang wear can be purchased here now.


School Lunch Accounts - Students may purchase breakfast and lunch in the Cafe using their mySchoolBucks account. New student accounts in mySchoolBucks will be established beginning August 1. Instructions for how to do this will be listed in the July 25 Mustang Flyer.


Transportation - Routes and rates for the 2019-2020 school year will be available on our the Transportation page of the MVC website beginning May 1. Bus registration must be completed by August 1, but ridership is guaranteed on a first come, first served basis. Families are encouraged to sign up as soon as possible. Confirmed route and stop assignments will be issued the week of August 5 to allow families time to plan and prepare for the start of school on Wednesday, August 14.


Carpooling - Families interested in connecting with potential carpool partners for the 2019-2020 school year can fill out this form anytime before Wednesday, August 1. Lists of names/email addresses will be shared with families by region the week of August 5 to allow time to connect prior to the first day of school on Wednesday, August 14.


High School

Course Schedule - You may access Focus (MVC's student information system) to view your course schedule in July. New families will receive an email with their access codes and instructions. Please contact your guidance counselor with any questions regarding your specific schedule or four-year plan.


Middle School


Course Schedule - You may access Focus (MVC's student information system) to view your course schedule by August 1. New families will receive an email with their access codes. Please know that schedules are subject to change and you should check back on August 12 to confirm final placements.


Elective Registration - Middle School Electives are offered during 7th period. A list of exciting options and information on registering for your elective will be available soon.


Middle School Supply Lists - Supply lists for grades 6, 7, and 8 will be available by June 15.


Horsemanship - Are you interested in taking Horsemanship for PE in 2019-2020? Horsemanship participants register online with Belmont Stables to begin the process. Please email Principal Medina ASAP, too, in order to accurately reflect that desire on your student schedule. In order to allow time to process all necessary paperwork before school starts, please initiate registration before July 1.


Contract P.E. - If your student participates in an outside-of-school physical training program (not including team sports) that qualifies as P.E., please email Principal Medina for qualification information and registration.


P.E. Uniforms - All Middle School students enrolled in P.E. need to wear an MVC P.E. uniform. More information on MVC P.E. uniforms and how to purchase them will be available after June 15.


Middle School Family Picnic - All Middle School families are invited to join us on Saturday, August 24 from 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm for a Middle School Family Picnic on the quad. Bring a blanket and a picnic for your family to enjoy. MVC will provide beverages and sweet treats, as well as the pool and other fun activities for the whole family.


Middle School Beach Day - If you are interested in volunteering for the upcoming Middle School Beach Day at Sunset Beach on Wednesday, August 28 from 10:00 am* - 1:30 pm, please email Carissa Medina. Volunteer opportunities will include barbecuing, setting up and serving lunch, and clean-up.
*Students are asked to arrive at school at the regular start time.


Boarding/International

Residence Life Orientation - New students plan to arrive on Monday, August 5 for orientation into our Residence Life Community. We cannot wait to welcome you!

Athletics

2019-2020 MVC Mustang Club - Mustang fans of all ages - parents, grandparents, and friends - can support athletics at MVC by joining the Mustang Club for the 2019-2020 school year. Different membership levels have different "perks," including passes to regular season home athletic events and exclusive MVC gear. Early bird sign-ups will open up this summer; watch future Mustang Flyers for updates!


Fall Sports Tryouts and Start Dates - Tryout and start dates for all sports can be found here. Other important fall sports dates and coaches’ contact information are available here.


Athletics Paperwork - FinalForms is live! FinalForms allows you to complete and sign athletics participation forms for your students online. Register now and electronically complete ALL forms!

Fine Arts

2019-2020 Studio MVC Club - Arts patrons who love MVC can support fine arts on our campus by joining the Studio MVC Club for the 2019-2020 school year. Different membership levels have different "perks," including season passes to performances and exclusive MVC gear. Early-bird sign-ups will open up this summer; watch future Mustang Flyers for updates!


MVC Band Camp - MVC is hosting its first ever Band Camp from Monday, July 29 - Friday, August 2 for all middle and high school students! Students will learn how to read music, how to play an instrument, and are guaranteed to have extreme fun making new friends! It will be held from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm right here on campus, and breakfast and lunch will be provided. We are also in need of high school group leaders and volunteers. To register or if you have any questions, please email Bill Ton.