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CHANGES IN STATE ASSESSMENTS
Please check the State Test and Graduation Requirement category on the left sidebar for the changes in the State assessments. There is a LINK provided to the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) for additional information.
ATTENDANCE HOT LINE CHANGE
The attendance hot line number has been changed to 922-5475, extension 3002. That line is available 24 hours a day. The 340-7136 number is no longer the attendance line.
Parent Involvement Night and Valley Fest
Thanks to all of the parents and students who attended the Learning Assistance Program (LAP) Parent Involvement Night, BBQ and Valley Fest. We had a great turn out. The LAP video and the Leadership video were informative and gave the parents a better understanding of what SVHS is all about. In addition, parents were able to familiarize themselves with the ALEX math program. ALEX is the LAP program used to enhance students' ability to gain skills to pass the End of Course math assessment. It is used in the ALL DAY Program and in Transition.
Thanks too to all of the staff who worked so hard with the students to get the float ready. A special thanks to Darren for building the Phoenix mascot and to Joni for brainstorming a creative way to turn a piece of wood into an eye-catching Phoenix. All the students in the program had a hand in putting the float together. Many of them participated in the Valley Fest parade along with the staff.
Best High Schools - U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Reports has selected Spokane Valley High School as a BRONZE recipient of top schools in the United States in the categories of student/teacher ratio and state assessment scores. If you are interested in detailed methodologies and frequently asked questions about the award please click on the following links:
At Spokane Valley High School, the student body makeup is 56 percent male and 44 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 9 percent. Spokane Valley High School is 1 of 4 high schools in the West Valley School District (Spokane)
U.S News calculates the test score values based on student performance on the state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP/IB exams). SVHS students proficiency in reading rank at 90% (district average 61%) and proficiency in algebra at 48%. (district average 31%)
For additional information about SVHS, please contact the school at 509-922-5475.
ASB Financial Reports
Click here to view the WVSD ASB financial reports
JSA SUMMER PROGRAM
Strategic Planning Meeting
West Valley is in the process of creating a new 5-year Strategic Plan. We are seeking community input to gather information that will help prioritize major areas of emphasis. Please help us by attending a focus group on April 1, 2014, from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at West Valley High School, or by taking the online survey found at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WV-Strat-Plan-Test
Thank you for your help with this important work.
This is the survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WV-Strat-Plan-Test
Please contact me with questions.
Thanks for your getting the word out!
Public Relations Director
West Valley School District #363
2805 N. Argonne Road
Spokane, WA 99212
PACE Character Trait for March – Diligence
First day of Spring Break is April 7th. Students will return to school on April 14.
Spokane Valley High School offers…
A common focus that is centered on relationships
Challenging approaches to learning
Active inquiry, in-depth discovery.
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