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Ollie the OtterOllie the Otter sends out our weekly newsletter called the Otter News.  Families receive the news update via email every Monday morning during the school year.  School Messenger sends communications out to the information parents/guardians save in their Jeffco Connect account.  If you are not receiving our school communications, please check your account to make sure your information is accurate.  If you are unsure of how to log into your account, contact our main office at (303) 992-6770.

Happy Snowy Monday!

It’s a great day to be an online student at JVA! You can stay home in your jammies and work in your classes. The Second 6-Week Grades were posted on Friday, November 9. Parents, if you have questions about your student’s grades, please contact their teachers. Remember, next week is Thanksgiving Break and students will have access to their JVA classes if they need to get caught up. For more information on 6-Week grades and what's going on this week at JVA, read the Otter News. 

Otter News - November 12, 2018

All School

  • Thanksgiving Break 11/19-23
  • Student Recognition

Middle School

  • Winter MAPS Testing Schedule: November 28

High School

  • CANCELLED:  Leap Workshops for Credit: Healthy Cooking and Nutrition, 11/13
  • Freshman Academy:  November 15 (required for full time 9th graders)
  • Warren Tech Application is open for the 2019/2020 School Year.
  • New Career Explore Option for 10th and 11th Graders
  • Winter MAPS Testing Schedule: November 29
  • FASFA Community Workshop 12/4

TAG Program

  • CANCELLED:  Leap Workshops for Credit: Healthy Cooking and Nutrition, 11/13
  • Winter MAP Testing Schedule:  November 27

Part Time

  • MAPS Testing Clarification

Counseling Corner

  • Keeping a Gratitude Journal
  • Transgender Awareness
  • Warren Tech 2019/2020 Application is open
  • Nurse Aide Warren Tech program is available starting January 2019
  • Drive Smart Teen Digital Short Contest
  • Front Range Community College Fall Open House Days
  • Front Range Community College Pathway Day Social Sciences, Education, and Public Service 
  • International College Options College Fair
  • MSU Denver Department of Art Shadow Day
  • GoingMerry Scholarships
  • Weird Scholarships
  • Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program
  • Women’s Energy Network of Colorado Kelly de la Torre Scholarship
  • US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program

Otter News - November 5, 2018

All School
  • A review of Important November Dates
  • Suggestion Box
  • Second 6-Week Grades posted November 9

Middle School

  • Fun and School, Not an Oxymoron at JVA
  • Winter MAPS Testing Schedule

High School

  • Thursday Math Department Schedule
  • New Health Elective Survey
  • Freshman Academy:  November 15 (required for full time 9th graders)
  • New Program Option for 10th and 11th  Graders:  Career Explore
  • Winter MAPS Testing Schedule

TAG Program

  • Leap Workshops for Credit: Car Insurance, November 6

Part Time

  • MAPS Testing Clarification

Counseling Corner

  • Keeping a Gratitude Journal
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Award
  • Drive Smart Teen Digital Short Contest
  • Front Range Community College Fall Open House Days
  • Front Range Community College FAFSA Funday
  • Front Range Community College Pathway Day Social Sciences, Education, and Public Service 
  • FRCC Social Sciences, Education, and Public Service Career and Academic Community
  • International College Options College Fair
  • CU Denver Preview Day
  • MSU Denver Department of Music Shadow Day
  • MSU Denver Department of Art Shadow Day
  • GoingMerry Scholarships
  • Weird Scholarships
  • Women’s Energy Network of Colorado Kelly de la Torre Scholarship
  • US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program


Otter News - October 29, 2018

All School

  • We need to know about your health needs!
  • Remember to Save Your Shoes
  • Calling All Writers

Middle School

  • HalloWOWeen: WOW Wednesday and Halloween Fun!
  • Need a Halloween Costume?

High School

  • October is College Application Month!
  • Full Time Seniors: Meeting Announcement

TAG Program

  • Leap Workshops for Credit

Counseling Corner

  • October is National Bullying Awareness Month
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Award
  • Drive Smart Teen Digital Short Contest
  • Colorado Free Application Day is October 30
  • CU Denver Preview Day
  • MSU Denver Department of Music Shadow Day
  • MSU Denver Department of Art Shadow Day
  • Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program
  • Women’s Energy Network of Colorado Kelly de la Torre Scholarship
  • US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program


Otter News - October 22, 2018   

All School

  • SAC Meeting 10/26 8:00 am
  • Remember to Save Your Shoes

Middle School

  • Hearing & Vision Screening 10/24
  • HalloWOWeen: WOW Wednesday and Halloween Fun!
  • Need a Halloween Costume?

High School

  • Full Time 10th Graders:  Career Expo is October 24
  • October is College Application Month!
  • Leap Workshop for Credit: Successful Interview Skills is October 23

TAG Program

  • 1st Quarter Student Achievement Celebration
  • Leap Workshop for Credit: Successful Interview Skills is October 23

Part Time Program

  • Counseling Corner as a Resource

Counseling Corner

  • October is National Bullying Awareness Month
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Award
  • Colorado School of Mines Intro to Petroleum Course
  • Colorado Free Application Day is October 30
  • CU Denver Preview Day
  • MSU Denver Department of Music Shadow Day
  • MSU Denver Department of Art Shadow Day
  • Women’s Energy Network of Colorado Kelly de la Torre Scholarship
  • US JCI Senate Foundation Scholarship Program
  • The Daniels Fund Scholarship
  • Latin American Educational Foundation Scholarship


Otter News - October 15, 2018

All School

  • Save Your Shoes for an upcoming fundraiser
  • School Picture Retakes:  October 16
  • Need a Ride or Study Partner?

Middle School

  • Pictures from WOW Wednesday: Tour of Warren Tech

High School

  • Full Time 10th Graders:  Career Expo is October 24
  • Class of 2019 Information
  • October is College Application Month!
  • Date Change for National SAT Test to March 9th for full time Juniors
  • Leap Workshop for Credit: Buying a Car is October 16

TAG Program

  • 1st Quarter Ends October 17th
  • Leap Workshop for Credit: Buying a Car is October 16

Part Time Program

  • Counseling Corner as a Resource

Counseling Corner

  • October is National Bullying Awareness Month
  • Angst Documentary
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Award
  • Job Corps Exposition
  • Colorado School of Mines Intro to Petroleum Course
  • Ralston Valley HS North Area College Fair
  • Latin American Educational Foundation Scholarship
  • The Daniels Fund Scholarship


Otter News - October 8, 2018

All School

  • Final October Count Days
  • Fall Break: October 12
  • Fall Conferences: October 11
  • Congratulations to Students with 3.5 and above GPA
  • Need a Ride to School?
  • Student Council Positions at JVA

Middle School

  • WOW Wednesday: Tour of Warren Tech is October 10
  • 6th Grade Passport Ski Program

High School

  • October is College Application Month!
  • Leap Workshop for Credit: Buying a Car is October 16
  • Date Change for National SAT Test to March 9th for full time Juniors
  • October is College Application Month!
  • Leap Workshop for Credit: Buying a Car is October 16

Part Time Program

  • Fall Conferences: October 11

Counseling Corner

  • Job Corps Exposition
  • Colorado School of Mines Intro to Petroleum Course
  • Transportation and Construction Girl Luncheon
  • Ralston Valley HS North Area College Fair
  • CU Denver STEAMposium
  • The Daniels Fund Scholarship‚Äč

Otter News - October 1, 2018
All School

  • Student Count Day:  October 3
  • Parent Teacher Conferences:  October 11
  • Student Council Positions at JVA
  • Fall Break: October 12

Middle School

  • Please attend on campus time this Wednesday, October 3

High School

  • Math Department’s On Campus Schedule for October

TAG Program

  • Job Corps Exposition

Part Time Program

  • Group Enrollment Families and Fall Conferences

Counseling Corner

  • CU Denver Future Teacher Expo
  • Job Corps Exposition
  • Colorado School of Mines Intro to Petroleum Course
  • Transportation and Construction Girl Luncheon
  • Helping Kids Thrive Parent Conference
  • The Big Virtual College Admissions Fair
  • NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fair
  • CU Denver BA/BS-MD and BA/BS-DDS Pre-Application Programs Information Session
  • CU Denver STEAMposium
  • Lawrence University
  • Denver National College Fair
  • The Daniels Fund Scholarship
  • Latin American Educational Foundation Scholarship


Otter News - September 24, 2018

All School

  • Parent Teacher Conferences:  October 11
  • JVA Events Survey
  • School Accountability Meeting: September 28
  • Jeffco University: September 29
  • Student Count Day:  October 3

Middle School

  • 6th Grader to Outdoor Lab

High School

  • LEAP Workshop: Resume Building 101, September 25
  • High School Leaders Needed for Outdoor Lab
  • JVA College Planning Calendar

TAG Program

  • JVA Mentors

Part Time Program

  • Part time students are encouraged to attend Parent Teacher Conferences
  • Time Management Skills for Online Students

Counseling Corner

  • Transportation and Construction Girl Luncheon
  • Helping Kids Thrive Parent Conference
  • The Big Virtual College Admissions Fair
  • Coast to Coast College Tour
  • University of Virginia
  • Tufts University
  • Lawrence University
  • Denver National College Fair
  • Brockman Scholars Program


Otter News - September 18, 2018  

ALL School: 

  • Plagiarism Reminder
  • Jeffco University

Middle School: 

  • MAPS Testing Results and Makeup Opportunity
  • Authentic Learning at Lair O’ the Bear

High School: 

  • MAPS Testing Results and Makeup Opportunity
  • National  Honor Society Interest  Meeting
  • Campus Closing at 1:00 pm on September 20
  • Leap Workshop: Resume Building 101
  • JVA College Fair Planning Calendar

TAG: 

  • Questions About Credit Status

Part Time Students: 

  • Clarification of State Testing


Otter News - September 10, 2018

Middle School: 

  • Wednesday's Field Trip to Lair O' the Bear
  • Action Required Permission Slip for of campus activities

High School: 

  • We're now offering Workshops where students participate and earn .25  credits--LEAP Workshops.  
  • MAP Makeup Tests are Thursday, September 13

TAG: 

  • An introduction of the TAG team members 
  • Quarter Dates

Part Time Students: 

  • Why am I getting JVA emails?  
  • How to check your student's grades

Otter News - September 4, 2018
 
  • JVA Virtual High Five Program
  • MAP Testing is this week! Grades 9-12 need to sign up for Thursday sessions. Middle School and TAG students will test on their regular on-campus days.
  • Middle School WOW Wednesday Permission Slips need to be submitted by Wednesday.
  • Middle School Off-Campus Permission Slips need to be submitted by Wednesday.
  • Back to School Weekend with the Rockies discounted tickets
  • Counseling Corner

Otter News - August 27, 2018
  • On Campus Days start
  • Teachers will begin taking attendance
  • School pictures and IDs will be taken August 30
  • Our School Accountability Committee meets Friday, August 31 at 8:00 am
  • The last day to drop a course with no record on the transcript is Friday, August 31

Otter News - August 20, 2018
  • Back to School Night is this Thursday, August 23 from 6:30 to 8:00 pm in the Gym at Glennon Heights Elementary (11026 W. Glennon Drive, Lakewood, CO).
  • On-Campus time for TAG students start August 21 from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm.
  • On-Campus time for Middle School starts August 29 and for Traditional High School students on August 30.

Otter News - August 13, 2018
  • A note from Principal Hohman
  • Link to the Welcome Back Virtual Assembly on August 16th at 9:00 am
  • Helpful tips for the first week of school
  • The new JVA Attendance Policy
  • New 2018/2019 On Campus dates and times
  • Back to School Night and School Picture dates and times
  • The Counseling Corner with schedule information 
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