IVA News, Edition 9
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Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Picture Day #2
Yesterday was a busy and productive Picture Day! Today, we will be photographing individual 6th grade students and the last few 7th grade students. Come picture-ready as it is another free-dress day! Photo ID cards are being printed on-site and given to your student. Proofs and order forms will be delivered by this Friday. Orders are to be turned in no later than November 14th.
Fall Dance Thanks
The Fall Dance was a huge success! Thank you to Holly Luedee for chairing the dance committee and to all the volunteers who made it possible!
Our Winter Dance is January 20th - Save the Date!
Studies show that parental involvement in a child's education is one of the most important factors in raising student self esteem and academic achievement. Please review the volunteer opportunities one our Volunteer Form, and check all that you're interested in. We appreciate your time and are excited to partner with you!  form here 
Athletics: Cross Country
Our last meet is today, October 26 at Kenneth Hahn Park at 4:00pm. Early release from Block 3 at 2:35pm
Congrats and thanks for a great season, Foxes!
Thank you to all parent volunteers!
Athletics: Basketball
Rolling tryouts begin this Thursday, October 27, 1:15-3:00pm
Rolling tryout dates: October 27, November 3, 10, and 17
Students must attend 3/4 tryouts to be selected for the team

Grade 8: High School CHOICE
High School CHOICE reservation system is open for Shadow days and Saturday Summit registration. Please contact directly the LBUSD pathway program your student is signed up with for Shadow Days for follow-up procedures. To learn more about Shadow Days, Saturday Summit registration and important dates, go to LBUSD's School of Choice website.
For more information on upcoming High School Choice events and the application process, please check out our school website and school events calendar. We will update you accordingly with more information in the coming weeks.
FUNraiser at Domenico's
Join us Monday, November 7, for lunch dinner at Domenico's anytime between 11:30am and 10:00pm. Help us raise money while enjoying your favorite pizza, pasta and salad! Domenico's has been a Belmont Shore institution for over 61 years. Domenico's will donate 25% of the total sales generated by our group to Intellectual Virtues Academy! Dine-In or Take-Out. 
Club News
Our club coordinator, Ms. Farris, is out on a health leave and we hope to have her back soon. We will communicate with students to get our clubs and student council plans back on track when she returns. We are all wishing her well in her absence and appreciate our excellent substitute teachers and their work until then. 
Special Event: Screenagers
Join us for a screening of the documentary Screenagers here at IVA on Thursday, November 17 at 6:30pm. Advance tickets are $15 for parents and $10 for teens. Tickets will be $20 at the door if not sold out. But most screenings are packed. Purchase tickets here.
 This week at IVA
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