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What Administrator/Counselor do I see?

9th Graders (Reclassified 9th Graders see the 10th-12th Administrator assigned to their alpha) - A Hall - A121 - Vesuvius

Administrator - Mr. Thiebaut - thiebaut@aps.edu

Counselors - Ms CdeBaca (A-K) cdebaca_d@aps.edu & Mrs. Mertens (L-Z) - trisha.mertens@aps.edu

Secretary - Mrs. Webb - Cynthia.Webb@aps.edu

10th - 11th Graders Alpha A-GOL - E Hall - E216 - Azuma

Administrator - Mrs. Allen - allen_mt@aps.edu

Counselors - Mrs. Sandy - Rhonda.Sandy@aps.edu

Secretary - Mrs. Saenz - saenz_a@aps.edu

10th - 11th Graders Alpha GOM-O - F Hall - F116 - Kilauea 

Administrator - Vacant

Counselors - Mr. Monclova - monclova_r@aps.edu

Secretary - Mrs. Padilla - Jeanette.Padilla@aps.edu

10th - 11th Graders Alpha P-Z - H Hall - H131 - Suribachi

Administrator - Mr. Alzaga - Manuel.Alzaga@aps.edu

Counselors - Mr. Roybal - roybal_m@aps.edu

Secretary - Mrs. Kerscher- Kimberly.Kerscher@aps.edu




Good Morning Hawks

Wednesday, December 7, 2016


Please rise for the pledge.

History: 75 years ago today Pearl Harbor was attacked by Japan killing over 2400 Americans.



Band has a concert at 6:30 tonight in the PAC

Choir concert is on Thursday at 7 in the PAC

All faculty and students are encouraged to attend.



The Lit mag is taking submissions for the 2017 edition.  Submission forms are available from Mrs. Rizzardi or outside G201.Submissions will be accepted through January 13.


NATIONAL ENGLISH HONOR SOCIETY: Students interested in joining NEHS need to make sure they have the required 3.0 cumulative GPA and a 3.5 cumulative GPA in English. Teacher's need to submit their recommendations to Mr. Finn in room F210 by Friday.


OPEN MIKE NIGHT: It's that time again.  Open Mic Night is back!  This Friday, December 9 we will have our next Open Mic Night from 6 - 9 in the Black Box.  Cost of admission is only $5!  Performers can sign up outside G201 until Thursday at 2:30.  Don't miss out on the best show in Albuquerque!

The Hip Hop Hawks will be performing at Open Mic Night!  Come see all the talent VVHS has to offer!


DECA: Attention HAWKS, VVHS DECA has partnered with Make-A-Wish New Mexico! Our school has an opportunity to help grant a wish to a child who has a terminal illness. You can help by donating a single dollar. Your dollar will buy you a star and help grant a wish! DECA is selling these stars during lunch. Please come out and support children in need by purchasing a star in the DECA Snack Bar during lunch.


HUMAN RIGHTS DAY is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly, inviting all countries, states, and interested organizations to observe December 10th of each year as Human Rights Day.

This year, Human Rights Day calls on everyone to stand up for someone's rights! Disrespect for basic human rights continues to be wide-spread in all parts of the globe.

It starts with each of us. Step forward and defend the rights of everyone.

Here at Volcano Vista, the ASU, BSU, and GSA have gotten together to create a poster for us all to sign to remind us that “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights”.  The poster will be hanging during lunch for you to sign.  It will be in A hall today and in H hall on Thursday and Friday.  Come by during lunch and show your commitment to human rights.


CRAFT FAIR: Volcano Vista will have their 3rd Annual Craft Fair on Saturday, December 10 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm in the A-Hall concourse area.



If you are in need of credit recovery ECademy Spring Registration is open. Spring ECademy classes begin on January 4th so register early.  The registration fee is $25, see your academy counselor to pay the registration fee and to enroll.


Seniors: Students there will be representatives from several colleges on campus this week during lunch in lower E-Hall. Please stop by to get information about admissions:  

Today- Grand Canyon University,  

Thursday-New Mexico State University,

Friday- Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising


SENIORS: After December 17th the cost of cap and gowns will increase in price. If you have not ordered your cap & gown please go to Campus Specialites on Eubank and order it now!!!! 



Staff Zumba is cancelled for today.  Yoga will be tomorrow in the Library!



SWIM: has a meet at West Mesa Pool beginning at 4.



BB: will play the Sandia Matadors at 7 in the Ring of Fire.



GB: will play the HIGHLAND HORNETS at 7 in the Ring of Fire.

CHEER & Dance: will be competing in the Metro Spirit Championship at Eldorado on Friday and Saturday.


And remember

As always

It’s Great to be a Hawk


Cap & Gown

Campus Specialities: 275-9357
1529 Eubank Blvd, NE Ste. B
Store Hours: Wed-Fri 1-5pm, Sat. 10-3
Price will increase after December 17, 2016
Thursday, May 18th at 2:30pm
Tingley Coliseum, EXPO NM
Graduation is a privilege not a right
Mandatory Dates
Tuesday, May 16 at noon
               Honor’s Assembly Rehearsal
               Cap & Gown Distribution
Wednesday, May 17 at 9am

Congratulations to this week's SOAR drawing.  The following students have been recognized by our staff for exhibiting Volcano Vista core values - Safety, Organization, Achievement and Respect.  All winners this week receive Hawk Spirit Wear.


Ashlyn Olsofsky -    Recognized by Mrs. Lopez-Leger


Brody Hosick - Recognized by Mrs. Wylie


Caitlyn Zana  - Recognized by Ms. Minor


Esperanza Dia - Recognized by Ms. Vasquez


Keely Struck - Recognized by Mrs. Bevill


David Sedillo-  Recognized by Ms. Rohr


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          Excelling in the present

               Preparing for the future



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