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Senior Parent Zoom Meeting - Shared screen with speaker view
Gretchen
29:45
how to get them outside and motivated to exercise with respecting their self- focus... reminders about the need to exercise is apparently counter-productive.
Chris Akey
31:32
MY son Brandon was looking forward to the senior trip (especially with Drew Hamilton coming)….. Please spend some time talking about what potential alternatives may exist.
Susie Swing
33:42
Gretchen - Sometimes parent encouragements are not as well received as teacher encouragements. We can ask our Health Exercise teachers to get some helpful and engaging ideas in the HS Bulletin.
Susie Swing
35:29
Hi Chris- Yes - we will discuss what we can about the Sr Trip.
Genelle
35:32
Will we be receiving any refunds for the planned senior trip and also the band trip to Disneyland?
kelly
35:33
Is this for all AP classes? My son has AP computer Science
Erin Torr
35:49
it’s true. They do want to resist our advice and suggestions. It’s better when it comes from others. You may have to make a list of what’s negotiable and what’s non-negotiable. You can make exercise non-negotiable
Erin Torr
35:58
Even get them to walk the dog
Genelle
36:44
I don't understand why the last newsletter said the prom was still happening. I think that is giving false hope to our kids
Kristin Hurley
38:22
Does our school have to follow the directives of the state with regards to the public school system? Meaning if the CA gov makes a decision about public schools coming back or not, as an indendent school are we beholden to that?
Venessa
38:26
You can email venessagutierrez@mvcs.org for more information on AP Computer Science Principles
kelly
39:46
Thank you for the information Venessa
Chris Akey
41:06
BTW, Great forum team, I know I would surely appreciate updates every few weeks.
Bessa
42:47
The Bessas would also like to meet via this forum for updates if possible. Weekly?
Linda
44:16
Do we have any news on the Thespian trip?
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45:54
It would be great to see what virtual social networks that can be set up for MV Seniors (maybe by the students themselves) beyond the studies… is it a FB or Instagram group to share any pictures of studying at home, something cool about their day or a theme that they can post such as the best photo of you at MV school the past 4 years, etc. Also, there is a “Netflix party” event that could be set up where you can chat online while watching the movie? Or a weekly Zoom meeting to talk about something that happened during their week.
Genelle
46:39
I love the ideas that were just shared... I think things are at a place where alternate plans need to be made online. I attend SCU and they are closed through June. I think it's folly to think this is going to get better in 4 weeks. I'm super sad about that.
mei
47:04
For senior trip, can we have options to either continue in participating the future trip or withdraw from it completely?
Josh Johnson
47:20
If things are being rescheduled, what sort of lead time can we expect, since we may need to coordinate other things like people traveling or scheduling time off?
Kristin Hurley
47:34
Yes I agree. We need ideas on how to keep the kids connected. My son Frank is not Mr. Proactive on keeping in touch with everyone but I know that he needs to stay connected. How can we plan ways to keep them connected?
Stephanie Olhava
47:58
Sorry.. it’s Stephanie Olhava that posted that
RBLsiPhone
48:12
Can we harness the power of their iMovie skills and the Facebook community and allow seniors to create some video reflections that you post? Some inspiring senior speakers responding to a prompt (of your choosing) and delivering commencement-type speeches for their classmates and our greater MVC community to view, enjoy, and comment on? I think the kids would love to come together while they are apart and reflect on both their years together and what they're looking forward to.
Genelle
48:43
Great ideas!
Linda
49:43
How will the yearbooks be given out?
mei
49:50
For the graduation ceremony, if it will not happen at the end of school year, maybe it can be arranged at a time just before the college starts in August, so the international students can join before they head to their colleges.
James’s iPhone
49:55
Why were the foreign exchange students hurriedly sent home?
Stephanie Olhava
52:19
It would be great to hear about acceptance in colleges (not who they are picking)… as that is an exciting part of this senior year.. maybe kids and post it in one spot for all of us to see?
Lisa Holdaway
52:27
thanks for all you’re doing MVCS. the Holdaway’s are very grateful for all of you.
Kristin Hurley
52:31
Thanks Nathan, yes please keep going with the comedy show
Lisa Holdaway
52:36
stay well and safe
Linda
53:13
how about a video game/online tournament streamed on twitch?
nathan
53:54
RBLs iPhone, who are you? You have great ideas. Let’s stay in touch about them. I love the way you’re thinking.
nathan
54:22
For sure Kristin. Frank’s creative brilliance and humor is really needed right now.
kelly
55:01
When were the students getting the invite for the Monday meeting again?
RBLsiPhone
55:06
Hi Nathan. I am Rebecca Liljenstolpe 😃
Susie Swing
55:06
Thank you for the encouragement Holdaways!
mei
55:36
Thank you for answering my questions.
Susie Swing
56:23
Stephanie, Great Idea. We will take a look at that and other senior highlight possibilities. It is something we have been talking about as well. Good thought.
nathan
57:15
Of course you’re Rebecca!!!!! Mother of great kids and great ideas!! Ha. Let’s talk.
Susie Swing
58:12
Hi Kelly,
Kristin Hurley
58:28
Any other parents interested in setting up an ongoing place for us to converse, like a Slack discussion page or etc? I am enjoying our Zoom talk here but I'm happy to set up a place where us parents can keep in touch over the next weeks as well.
Stephanie Olhava
58:30
Are we in touch with the international community even though they left? I think what is sad is that my senior said they said “goodbye”… so maybe to do something for them in particular that can be posted for them in particular.
Stephanie Olhava
58:39
international students
Susie Swing
58:40
Oops- the senior Zoom meeting invite is in the letter linked in the HS Bulletin email that went out today.
Susie Swing
59:00
Hi Kristin,
Susie Swing
59:18
We can continue to schedule senior parent meetings.
Genelle
59:38
THanks Kristin - I think a Slack page would be helpful
RBLsiPhone
59:56
The teachers are AMAZING. Ms. West facetimed Blythe today and Mr. Gentilin has reached out to Ryann to check in. My kids feel connected and are learning. All of the teachers are so fantastic and thank YOU leaders for shepherding us through this.
Susie Swing
01:01:06
Thank you, Rebecca. I’ll pass that on to those teachers!
kelly
01:01:51
Will the future meetings be available to parents. I may not be aways able to attend as I’m a frontline healthcare worker.
Stephanie Olhava
01:02:50
Thank you so much for taking the time today through Zoom!! This connection is valuable and we appreciate all the efforts by all of you! It means a lot
Erin Torr
01:03:03
thank you, parents!!! We love you!
Kristin Hurley
01:03:05
I'll get something set up and of course I'll include MVC administration too....but just a forum to collect our thougts during the week before we can organize again for Sem\nior Zoom
karen
01:03:13
Thank you all!
Bessa
01:03:16
Thank you for keeping us up to date. We think you are doing a great job.
mei
01:03:21
Thank you all MVCS staff!
RBLsiPhone
01:03:21
Thank you!!!
iPhone (2) HT
01:03:22
thank you to all MVCS staff! stay safe and healthy! we will be praying for you all!
Gretchen
01:03:28
thank you!!!!!! for everything!!!!
Michele
01:03:30
Thank you everyone!
David Cater
01:03:33
Thank you everyone
virginia2
01:03:33
Thank you :-)