More Details re: MVC’s Response to COVID-19 Updates

Dear Students & Parents, When I arrived in the office very early this morning, you were on my heart and mind. I recorded the video message below to share some reflections about the times in which we’re living and how I see MVC’s mission fitting beautifully within them. The video is general in nature, butContinue reading “More Details re: MVC’s Response to COVID-19 Updates”

Zoom Picks MVC to Spotlight Quality Hybrid Learning In Action

Zoom, the company that became a household name with the sudden need for remote learning and remote work, has chosen to turn the spotlight onto MVC for the high quality hybrid learning experience students are engaged in. In early fall, Zoom sent a camera crew to film MVC faculty and learners in action, and theContinue reading “Zoom Picks MVC to Spotlight Quality Hybrid Learning In Action”

Share MVC featuring Jennifer Van Deusen

Share MVC is the opportunity for our current MVC families to reach out to other families not yet a part of MVC, and introduce them to our grounds, our facilities, our rich art, music, and academic programs, and of course, our fabulous faculty and staff that work tirelessly in helping MVC continue to thrive. For additionalContinue reading “Share MVC featuring Jennifer Van Deusen”

Health & Safety Update

From email originally sent Monday, October 19, 2020 Dear Students & Parents, Autumn is officially here and, along with it, that time of year when we provide helpful reminders about how to stay healthy through the winter months. Clearly, this topic is of even more importance this year as we strive to protect our communityContinue reading “Health & Safety Update”

Celebrating a Great Week & Looking Forward to More

Dear MVC Parents, What a special week we’ve had here at MVC! We praise God for the opportunity to see some of our students learning in-person and the ability to offer blended learning to continue to support those at home. Our principals – Susie Swing in the High School and Carissa Medina in the Middle School –Continue reading “Celebrating a Great Week & Looking Forward to More”

Level 3 Campus Procedures

The MVC faculty and staff are excited to see learners return to campus this week! As we transition to “Level 3” (synchronized hybrid learning), there are a few procedures parents and learners should understand before arriving on campus. Please take moment to view these videos. As always, don’t hesitate to reach out with any questionsContinue reading “Level 3 Campus Procedures”

Choosing a Level 3 Option for Your Learner

Dear Parents, As mentioned in my email sent on Friday, you have the opportunity to select which learning option your child(ren) will begin in when we move to Level 3 next week. Remember this option is changeable with one week notice to Amy Coleman (HS) or Melissa Morales (MS). The learning options are depicted below (click here to see them largerContinue reading “Choosing a Level 3 Option for Your Learner”

Another Layer of Detail on Level 3 at MVC

Dear Parents and Students, Below you will find another layer of detail related to our updated reopening plans announced earlier this week. We are providing this information in real time and appreciate your patience as we continue to fill in the blanks day by day.   In keeping with our commitment to keep you informed asContinue reading “Another Layer of Detail on Level 3 at MVC”

Putting MVC’s Reopening Plans in Motion

Dear Parents and Students, We have some exciting updates. With Santa Cruz County’s move yesterday from purple (“widespread”) to red (“substantial”) in California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy comes the opportunity for MVC to reopen for in-person learning beginning Tuesday, September 22. Though our county may revert to the purple category on that date or at anyContinue reading “Putting MVC’s Reopening Plans in Motion”

Update: California’s New Blueprint for a Safer Economy

Dear Students & Parents, I prepared this video to update you on a few things: California’s new Blueprint for a Safer Economy and how that impacts timing for our move to a Level 3 operating modality; Ways in which we are working to prepare for that move; Revised mask recommendations from the CDC with which ourContinue reading “Update: California’s New Blueprint for a Safer Economy”