Milpitas High School
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MHS Principal's Statement on the Death of George Floyd and Racial Injustice
Dear MHS Community,
Over this past week, we have seen uprisings in our county, state, nation and in our world as a response to the tragic death of George Floyd and the continuing pattern and history of racialized violence and loss of life in our nation for our neighbors of African ancestry. Right now, you may be feeling saddened, angry, helpless, and confused. It is natural to feel these ways as what we are experiencing is traumatic and very different from our own reality of diversity and community here in Milpitas. Nevertheless, as a school community we must stand together against injustice and racism with hearts of compassion and love, minds open to discernment and deeper understanding of ourselves and others, and bodies that will act with moral responsibility and do what is right and good. As these events continue to unfold in our world, I would like to share some educational resources that will help us be part of the solution by having open and informed conversations with one another and in our homes.
- Facing History and Ourselves: Reflecting on George Floyd's Death and Police Violence Towards Black Americans
- Common Sense Media: Helping Kids Process Violence, Trauma, and Race in a World of Nonstop News (Pre-recorded Webinar)
- KQED: 5 Ways to Show Up for Racial Justice Today
Here are links to “BREATHE”, a virtual event was hosted together with Superintendent Cheryl Jordan on Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 8:30PM. With our own “breath” we will express as a community our solidarity against racial injustice and oppression, and how we can take our next steps as learners to respond and work toward change.
In the days ahead, let us be committed to listening deeply and learning from one another. Through our Culture of We, together our MHS community can lift up every person with dignity and compassion.
Make up Return & Pick up Day for Chromebooks/Texts
Make-up Return Day: Students if you were not able to make it to Returns Week and still have items to return, the Main Textbook room will be OPEN on Monday, June 8th from 8am- 12pm. Any last minute returns, AP summer textbook pick ups (AP classes with summer assignments only), and fine payments can be done on this day.
Chromebooks: Ms. Gross will also be available on Monday at the Library from 9am- 4pm for any chromebook issues or if you did not receive a chromebook on Returns Week.
Credit Recovery Summer School ADD/DROP Day Information
The Add/Drop day will take place on Wednesday, June 10th from 9:00am - 12:00pm at the MHS Attendance Office. Any student whose ID does not appear on THIS LIST or if changes need to be made to the schedule MUST attend during their assigned time.
Students entering SENIOR year = 9 - 10am
Students entering 11th grade = 10 - 11am
Students entering 10th grade = 11 - 12pm
Courses with available space:
English 1, 2, 3
Math 1, 2, 3
Biology SPRING SEMESTER ONLY
World History SPRING SEMESTER ONLY
Classes WILL NOT be added/adjusted prior to June 10th. If you no longer need classes (want to drop) please reply to this message. If you have any questions please reach out.
Community College Summer School Enrollment - 2020
Students and Parents -
Please follow the steps in this email if you are interested in enrolling in a community college class for the summer. All registration and submission of forms can be done online, including signatures needed from your counselor and principal. Please use the links below to begin the process.
MHS Policies & Procedures
Concurrent Enrollment at Local Community Colleges - Summer 2020
MHS Policies - No exceptions will be made to these policies
- Incoming 10th and 11th graders can take one course or up to 5 college credits
- Incoming 12th graders can take two courses or up to 8 college credits
- *Remember, concurrent enrollment courses are the start of your college transcript.*
MHS Outside Credit Approval Form - MANDATORY
You must fill this out before submitting your R40 form
Follow instructions for the community college you want to attend
Listed are the local Community Colleges who have an updated COVID-19 policy in place for concurrent enrollment. Keep in mind, all classes will be taken online and you can take classes at any of these schools. Click on the links to see the policies for each institution as policies vary.
Governor waives state testing requirement for 2019-20
With the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forcing school closures throughout the state and across the country, Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order today suspending the state testing requirement for 2019-20.
The executive order states: “It is hereby ordered that Education Code section 6064 (a), requiring that all pupils be administered academic assessments in mathematics, English language arts, and science, as provided for in Education Code section 60640, is waived for the 2019-20 school year for all schools in the state for which the United States Department of Education approves, based on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students and school communities throughout California, a federal waiver of requirements to administer those academic assessments.”
This news allows us to focus on providing our students with the best learning opportunities we can within our MUSD Educate Everywhere program.
In community, Office of the Superintendent
Internet access resource for MUSD flexible learning
Attention MUSD Families and Team Members,
As we continue to roll out our MUSD Educate Everywhere flexible learning plan for students and parents, we want to supply our families with resources as they become available. Per the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department, beginning March 16, for 60 days, households with K-12 and college students who don't already have internet through the company can contact the companies at the phone numbers below directly to arrange services:
- Charter and Spectrum: 1-844-488-8395
- Comcast: (English) 855-846-8376; (Spanish) 855-765-6995
For additional parent / student resources, the latest information and asking COVID-19 related questions, please visit MUSD's coronavirus webpage.
In community, Office of the Superintendent
The Governing Board is committed to equal opportunity for all individuals in education. District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from discrimination based on race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, or genetic information; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. The Board shall promote programs which ensure that discriminatory practices are eliminated in all district activities. (BP 0410)
Title IX Coordinator Contact Information:
For complaints regarding Title IX for Staff, Assistant Superintendent, Human Relations , Jonathon Brunson, email@example.com .
For complaints regarding Title IX for Students, Director, Student Services, Carla Crenshaw, firstname.lastname@example.org.