Pleasant Valley
Community Schools
April 8, 2019

Spartan Writing Club will meet on Tuesday, April 16th, in room 61 (Ms. Dircks’ classroom) from 3:10-4:50. Join us — and bring a friend! Curious to check us out? Join our Google Classroom: 7zgeqv

The Pleasant Valley Band department is offering a summer band program this June. The program runs June 11-27 with classes meeting Tuesday-Thursday for three weeks. Students have the option of participating in an ensemble, lessons, or both. Registration is available online at For more information please visit the PVJH Band Website or contact Ms. Kreassig.

Art club will not meet today. Our next meeting to continue to paint on the wall mural will be Monday, April 15 th. We will start at 2:35 so report directly to the art room.

Harry Potter Club will meet today from 2:30 – 3:15 in Room 116.

Video Game Club is from 2:30-3:30 today in room 106.

Student Council will meet tomorrow during advisor.

PVJH Student Council is doing a supply fundraiser for their community service project and we need the Spartan Nation’s help! We are creating “Busy Bags” for teens like us, ages 10-13, who are patients at the U of I Children’s Hospital in Iowa City. These Busy Bags are designed to give kids a break from their treatments and long hospital stays by providing them with activities, games and small toys! We are collecting donations at the junior high during the week of April 8th-12th. Donation boxes will be located in the library, counseling office, the main office foyer, and cafeteria. We are looking for the following items: Markers, Pens, Colored Pencils, Journals, Coloring Books, Card Games and Puzzles. Please consider making a donation. If you have questions please contact Ms. Evans at

Attention PVJH Book Enthusiasts! Meander your way down the hallway to B & C gyms to check out the book recommendations our teachers and staff have for you. On the teacher wall outside of the lounge, the PVJH staff has shared their favorite books and why they love them. So, if you are not sure which book you want to read next, check out the wall and you can come away with some great ideas!

March Book Madness is in the final round. The championship game has been determined! I Am Number Four will take on Ready Player One. Check out the bracket in the language arts hallway for updates and to find a book you NEED to read!

Eastern Iowa Elite Football 7th & 8th Grade Football Tryouts will be May 18th, 2019 – 1 pm to 3 pm, Bettendorf Middle School. Come tryout for the only travel football team in the Quad Cities! Register TODAY at: Follow us on Facebook: Forms available in the main office.

Eastern Iowa Elite Football 2019 summer Speed and Agility Training will be at Bettendorf Middle School from May 8th through July 20th, Wednesday/Sunday; Wednesday 6 – 7 pm, Sunday 1 – 2 pm. $125 for 10 weeks of training.
Speed, Agility, & NFL Combine Drills, Position Specific Drill w/Coaches. Program is given to each member with 2 additional weeks of exercises. (563) 320 – 0002. Forms available in the main office.

Spartans as the temperatures continue to get warmer please take the time to review the PVJH dress code in the student/parent handbook. Pants/shorts must be worn at the waist to insure that undergarments are not visible. Shirts must cover the abdomen, cleavage, shoulders, and back during normal classroom activities. Thank you in advance for following the PVJH dress expectations.

Improv Club will begin meeting on Tuesday, April 9th, from 3:15-4:45 in room 116. See Mrs. Mulfinger or Lydia Wilson for more information!

It’s not too late! Join PVJH weight training! Please sign up in the office and make sure you have a current physical and signed concussion form. Then bring you money and registration form to the office or to the class if you want to participate. Enter at the east parking lot near the new gym and meet at PVHS weight room at 6:15 pm.
PVJH weight training will only meet two nights per week. Please see below.
Tuesday, April 9 & Wednesday, April 10
Monday, April 15 & Wednesday, April 17
Tuesday, April 23 & Wednesday, April 24
Monday, April 29 & Wednesday, May 1

Platinum Dance Team will be holding open gyms from 3:45-5:00 on April 8 at the Hopewell Gym for all dancers grades 8-11 who are interested in trying out for the 2019-2020 Platinum Dance Team.

If you will not be returning to Pleasant Valley next year, please see Mrs. Foley in the Counseling Office.

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