Weekly Message: 1/19/2018

Greetings Marvista Families! This is Andrew Ritsema, your school counselor, and this week I would like to share some ideas on how to respond to your child if he/she lies to you. Our responses in situations like these have a powerful influence on their self-perception and so we need to be mindful of the things …

Weekly Message: 01/12/2018

Hello Marvista Families, We had an exciting week! On Thursday evening we had our 2nd Annual International Night! At this event, students and families celebrated our diversity by gathering together to share our many cultures through food, art and music. Students had the opportunity to visit booths hosted by families to learn about different cultures …

Weekly Message: 12/15/2017

Greetings Marvista Families! As we move into winter break here, your children will likely be spending a lot more time at home, and so naturally I thought I would share some thoughts with you around chores. Besides making parents’ lives easier, more importantly chores set up right can help lay the foundation upon which responsibility …

Weekly Message: 12/8/2017

Hello Families! As part of our Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) at Marvista, we have some special ways to recognize and celebrate students who demonstrate positive behaviors. With our expectations that students be respectful and responsible we often see students going above and beyond in their efforts to be kind, caring or inclusive toward …