Van Nuys Middle School




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6th-Grade and New Student Orientation, Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 9:00 AM - Auditorium

<font color=blue>6th-Grade and New Student Orientation, Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 9:00 AM - Auditorium
School Begins on Tuesday, August 12th @ 8:00 AM --- Offices Open July 17th

<font color=blue>School Begins on Tuesday, August 12th @ 8:00 AM --- Offices Open July 17th School begins at 8:00 a.m., but we highly recommend that all students be on campus by 7:50. When students are on campus by 7:50, they are less rushed and more likely to be ready for the demands of the middle-school day!

Dismissal on Tuesday, August 12th, is at 1:41 p.m.
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Free Summer Camp - June 9 to July 18 - 9:00 PM to 3:00 PM @ Van Nuys MS

Free Summer Camp - June 9 to July 18 - 9:00 PM to 3:00 PM @ Van Nuys MS This is a wonderful opportunity for all students from grades 3 to 8... and it's free! Please come and speak with Darlene Ku, Site Coordinator, for enrollment and information. Ms. Ku can also be contacted at darlene.ku@lausd.net.
• Apply Today For The Valley Environmental Academy (VEA) 2014-15 (Click Here To Fill Out An Application)

<a href="https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1py98jSUiAb5NCxe_vf5A2kouTjps6KiKXccvuGZ5HlE/viewform"><font color = blue>• Apply Today For The Valley Environmental Academy (VEA)  2014-15     (Click Here To Fill Out An Application)</a> We are currently taking applications!


Eligibility for the Valley Environmental Academy is based upon student achievement as measured by the California Standards Tests (CST). To qualify, students must score Proficient or Advanced on both the English Language Arts and Mathematics portion of the CST in the previous school year.

The Valley Environmental Academy is open to students outside and within our attendance area.

If you live outside of the VNMS attendance area, you will also need to fill out an Open Enrollment form for the Valley Environmental Academy.
Tdap Booster for 7th-Grade Students (Click Here For Immunization Clinics)

<font color=red>Tdap Booster for 7th-Grade Students (Click Here For Immunization Clinics) State law requires all students entering or advancing to the 7th grade to provide proof of a Tdap booster before the start of the school year. Students who do not have proof of Tdap immunization on file at school will not be allowed to attend school.

It is strongly recommended that 6th-grade students bring proof of their Tdap immunization to the school now to avoid exclusion next school year.

Please click above to download a list of immunization clinics.
The Mustang Newsletter - Journalism (Click Here)

<font color=purple>The Mustang Newsletter - Journalism  (Click Here) Please click on the mustang to view current and past editions of The Mustang Newsletter, published by our journalism class.
School Pictures / Still Available Online

<font color=blue>School Pictures / Still Available Online Picture packets can still be ordered online at www.mylifetouch.com.

Here are the steps:

1. Visit www.mylifetouch.com
2. Enter Picture Day ID (DC133580Y0)
3. Order and print the receipt to give to the photographer on Picture Day.

Pay with: Visa, Master Card, Discover, American Express
Buy Your 2013-14 Yearbook Now! (Click Here)

<font color=blue><a href="http://www.jostens.com/apps/shop/yrbk_catalog.asp?cid=159703&pfid=2013082704152349352">Buy Your 2013-14 Yearbook Now! (Click Here)</a> It's time to pre order your 2013-14 VNMS Yearbook! The cost is now $45.00. Yearbooks may be purchased online by clicking on the link. If you would like to order your yearbook the old fashioned way, go to our Student Store with cash or check. Make checks payable to Van Nuys Middle School.


Go Mustangs!
Donate to STEPS For Our Community - A Non-Profit Organization That Supports VNMS

Donate to STEPS For Our Community - A Non-Profit Organization That Supports VNMS





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Calendar of Events

Van Nuys MS Lighting Retrofit Job Start Meeting
Date: 7/30/2014, 2:30 PM 3:30 PM
Location: Van Nuys MS Main Office
Magnet Coordinators Meeting
Date: 7/31/2014, 7:30 AM 12 PM
Location: Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies, W 18th St, Los Angeles, CA, United States
CCSS Training>Clemmensen, Diaz, Jenkins, Teixeira, Kolb
Date: 8/1/2014, 8 AM 12 PM
Location: ESC-N
Superintendent's Annual Meeting
Date: 8/5/2014
6th-Grade & New Student Orientation
Date: 8/6/2014, 9 AM 11:30 AM
Location: Auditorium
Session 1-Fall Textbook Training 8th-Grade Math
Date: 8/7/2014, 8 AM 8/8/2014, 3 PM
Location: Northridge Middle School, 17960 Chase Street
Pupil Free Day - Teachers Report
Date: 8/11/2014
First Day of School-Students Begin
Date: 8/12/2014
New-Teacher Meeting @ Lunch>Von Wooster
Date: 8/20/2014
Location: S233
Senior Citizen Day>Leadership
Date: 8/21/2014
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