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CVG Classroom Assignments

Dear CVG Families,

Welcome back to a new year! As a system, we are always looking for ways to improve the start of the school year.  This year, we have decided to announce student classroom assignments. We believe that this can help soften student and family worry by letting you know who your child’s teacher will be prior to the day before school.  We are excited for this change and hope that you will find it a success.

Our teachers have spent a tremendous amount of time working to provide best placements for all our students. The goal is to balance classrooms and provide the best opportunities for success. Please note; classroom assignments are final unless changes are warranted by enrollment. We will be posting classroom rosters on the front door at CVG on Friday, August 23, at 4:00 pm.  Please do not post lists on social media.

In addition, I have provided a reminder of beginning of the year activities:

  • Kindergarten Round up: August 27th (12:00-1:00 pm)
  • Meet the Teacher Night: August 27th (5:00-6:00 pm, 1st grade – 5th grade)
    • 4:30 PTA will serve popsicles under the covered area before meet the teacher
    • Bring your school supplies if you can
    • Bring your smile we cannot wait to see you! J
  • August 28th First day of school 1st-5th grade 8:45-3:15 (Kindergarten Family meetings start)

 

Thank you,

 

Aaron Whitright

CVG, Principal

2019-08-23T09:29:36-07:00August 23rd, 2019|

Welcome Back 2019

Wednesday, August 22nd we welcomed our staff members to the 2019-2020 school year. In our presentation we honored many staff members for their years of service to Longview Public Schools. Below is a list of all those wonderful staff members!

10 Years of Service:
Administrative: Jill Diehl
Certificated: Kimmie Flint, Sharon Moore, Holly Parr, Colin Wells
Classified: Dianne Morrow, Holly Pfenniger

20 Years of Service: 
Administrative: Rich Reeves
Certificated: Richard Barella, Shanon Ewers, Michael Fajardo, Debora Hauck, Rebecca Hibberd, Terri Mickelson, Kim Ulman, Jill Whitright, Jodi Wygant
Classified: Betsy Roth, David Nofsinger

30 Years of Service: 
Certificated: Troy Fugleberg, Lauren Princehouse, Crystal Totten, Eric VanZaten, Lisa Verage
Classified: Donna Jessen, Marc Phipps

35 Years of Service: 
Administrative: Rick Lecker
Certificated: Teri Nickerson, Dan Nickerson, Lori Parcell, Stephen Powell
Classified: David Gunderson

40 Years of Service: 
Certificated: Carolyn Kochis
Classified: Danette Ohlson Huttunen

45 Years of Service: 
Certificated: Cheryl Peters

2019-08-22T16:28:27-07:00August 22nd, 2019|

Meet the Teacher Night

Dear CVG Families,

Please join us for our Meet the Teacher Night on Tuesday, August 27th from 5:00-6:00 pm. This event is for students entering grades (1-5). You may drop off school supplies as well. We are looking forward to seeing you all again. If you have any question please call our office at 360-575-7502. Note: Our office opens on Tuesday, August 20th. Office hours: 8:00-11:30 & 12:30-4:00.

Thank you,

Aaron Whitright
CVG, Principal

2019-08-12T09:49:17-07:00August 12th, 2019|

Kindergarten Round-Up

Dear Incoming Kindergarten Families,

Please mark your calendars. Tuesday, August 27th is our Kindergarten Round-up from 12:00-1:00 pm. Join us to get acquainted with our teachers, classroom, and grounds. Parents will receive packets and meet with the principal in the gymnasium to highlight important information. If you have any questions please call our office at 360-575-7502. Note: Our office opens on Tuesday, August 20th. Office Hours are: 8:00-11:30 & 12:30-4:00.

Thank you,

Aaron Whitright
CVG, Principal

2019-08-12T09:43:16-07:00August 12th, 2019|

Open Positions!

Longview Public Schools Seeking various positions. Go to our Careers page to find out more!

Longview Public Schools is hoping to start off a great year with new hires! If you or anyone you know is interested
in working for our school district then check out our fast track employment opportunities on our careers page!

2019-07-30T13:21:35-07:00July 11th, 2019|

CVG Summer 2019 Information

Last day office is open: June 22, 2019

Meals for Longview kids:
Northlake Elem, 2210 Olympia Way
June 17 – August 20 (no meals July 1-5); Monday – Friday
Breakfast 8:30 – 8:45am, Lunch 12:00 – 12:15pm

Kessler Elem, 1902 Kessler Blvd
June 17 – July 3 Monday – Friday
Breakfast 8:30 – 9:00 am, Lunch 12:00 – 12:30pm
July 8 – August 16 Monday – Friday
Breakfast 8:30 – 8:45am, Lunch 12:00 – 12:15pm

Olympic Elem, 1324 30th Ave
June 17- June 28; Monday – Friday
Breakfast 8:30 – 8:45am, Lunch 12:00 – 12:15pm

Monticello Middle School, 1225 28th Ave
July 8 – July 26; Monday – Friday
Breakfast 8:30 – 8:45am, Lunch 12:00 – 12:15pm

Archie Anderson Park, 22nd Ave and Alabama St
July 8 – Aug 16; Monday – Thursday
Lunch 12:00 – 12:15pm, Snack 3:30 – 3:45 pm

Longview Teen Center, 2121 Kessler Blvd
June 17 – Aug 16 (no meals July 4-5); Monday – Friday
Snack 3:30 – 3:45 pm

Office opens in fall: August 20, 2019

First day of school: August 28, 2019

2019-08-22T14:38:50-07:00June 26th, 2019|

Summer Meal Program information

Summer Meals for Kids!

This year the Summer Food Service Program will offer free nutritious meals to all neighborhood children ages 18 years and younger at:

Northlake Elementary, 2210 Olympia Way,  June 17 – August 16, Breakfast 8:30 am – 8:45 am,  Lunch 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm  *No Meals July 1- July 5

Kessler Elementary, 1902 Kessler Blvd., June 17 – July 3, Breakfast 8:30 am – 9:00 am, Lunch 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm,  July 8 – August 16 Breakfast 8:30 am – 8:45 am, Lunch 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm

Olympic Elementary, 1324 30th Ave., June 17 – June 28, Breakfast 8:30 am – 8:45 am, Lunch 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm

Monticello Middle School, 1225 28th Ave., July 8 – July 26, Breakfast 8:30 am – 8:45 am, Lunch 12:00 pm – 12:15 pm

Archie Anderson Park, 22nd Ave & Alabama St., July 8 – Aug 16, Lunch 12:00 pm  – 12:15 pm, Snack 3:30 pm – 3:45 pm  *Monday thru Thursday

Teen Center, 2121 Kessler Blvd., June 17 – Aug 16, Snack 3:30 pm – 3:45 pm  *No Meals July 4- July 5

All meals will meet the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, so you know your child will be eating a healthy meal. Supervised activities will be offered at Northlake and Kessler Elementary Schools, Monticello Middle School, Teen Center, & Archie Anderson Park. For more information, contact City of Longview, Parks & Recreation Department at 360-442-5400. For more information about the program, or to volunteer to help, call the Longview Public School Nutrition office at 360-575-7172.

The Summer Food Service Program is sponsored by The U.S. Department of Agriculture

2019-06-12T11:37:18-07:00June 12th, 2019|

Staff honored at 2019 Chamber of Commerce event

Local educators and businesses were recently honored at the annual Pillars of Strength/Crystal Apple Awards presented by the Kelso-Longview Chamber of Commerce. Longview Public Schools award winners were Dr. Elizabeth West (Director of Special Education), Administrator of the Year; JD Ott (R.A. Long), Teacher of the Year; and Gail Wells (Monticello Middle School), Lifetime Achievement Award.

The 2019 nominees included secretary Jeanne Kerns (Discovery); teacher Diondra Beck (Mark Morris); teachers Mike Fajardo, Gerri Schooling, and Jennifer Godinho-Hefley, and paraeducator Christy Alumbaugh (R.A. Long); principal Scott Merzoian (Monticello); teacher Patricia Donovan-Hopkins (Columbia Valley Gardens); principal Noma Hudson and liaison Alisa Shipley (Kessler); teacher Mary Sundberg and paraeducator Deb Bergman (Robert Gray).

2019 Crystal Apple Awards nominees. Not pictured – Robert Gray teacher Mary Sundberg and R.A. Long teacher – and softball coach – Jennifer Godinho-Hefley who arrived late due to coaching the team to victory!

2019-05-02T14:39:10-07:00May 2nd, 2019|

Capital facilities bond proposal approved

At the April 8, 2019 school board meeting, the board unanimously approved the capital facilities bond proposal totaling $115 million. Projects in this proposal will touch every school and include:

  • Mint Valley Elementary School replacement – $43 million
  • Northlake Elementary School replacement – $43 million
  • Safety and Security upgrades for all schools – $4.2 million
  • Career Technical/Vocational upgrades at R.A. Long and Mark Morris high schools – $8.4 million
  • Memorial Stadium upgrades – $7 million
  • Large facility repair projects – $9.4 million

Find out more here.

2019-04-16T16:10:16-07:00April 16th, 2019|