Venture High School

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Venture Tip Line

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News & Updates

  • IMPORTANT: Please read about changes to the SCHOOL MEAL PROGRAM that may affect you.

    Click above to read more about important changes to this program.


    Welcome to the 2018-19 School Year!

    Mid-Year Residency Verification

    In order to make certain all our students receive appropriate educational supports, Coeur d’Alene School District 271 conducts a mid-year residency verification. Residency is defined as where your family sleeps at night. Has your residency changed since September 4, 2018? If yes AND if any of the following statements are true for your family, please contact your school counselor or the Coeur d’Alene School District McKinney-Vento Liaison, James Curb at 208-664-8241 ext. 10061 or jcurb@cdaschools.org for more information about educational services that may be available to your student(s) and family.

    • We are doubled up with friends, grandparents, or other family due to economic condition.

    • We are living in a motel/hotel because other housing is unattainable.

    • We are living in a domestic violence shelter.

    • We are living in transitional housing.

    • We are sleeping in public places or abandoned buildings.

    • We are living in a car, trailer or campground.

    • We are living in a home for pregnant or unwed mothers without another place in which to live.

    • I am a student not in the physical custody of my parents or guardian.

    Heritage Health Bus - Tuesdays and Thursdays

    Venture High School is excited to announce that the Heritage Health Mobile Clinic will be at Venture on Thursdays from 9am-2pm.  Students may access healthcare including vaccinations, flu shots, check for strep throat, ear infection, mono, STI, EKG, and minor injuries.  Prescriptions can be written and sent to the pharmacy.  While Medicaid usually covers expenses, insurance can be billed or, for those without insurance, a sliding scale based on family earnings is available.  No student will be refused care due to inability to pay.  Students should contact the front office or school nurse for an appointment.  Download the consent form now —

     https://myheritagehealth.org/

    COPE (Creating Opportunities for Personal Empowerment) Program

     

    Venture is proud to offer the COPE (Creating Opportunities for Personal Empowerment) program to our students.  This program is designed to help teens deal with stress, anxiety and depression by showing them how to develop the skills needed to stop negative thoughts and start thinking and behaving in more positive ways. The classes run for 7 consecutive weeks during 6th period (2:35-3:40). Please contact the school nurse or counselor to find out more information or when the next classes begin. Students may receive one elective credit after completing the course.  main/2618

    Free E-Books from OverDrive for Staff and Students

    Our district has provided a FREE OverDrive account to all students and staff! Now you can check out eBooks using your personal computer, phone, tablet or iPad — at home or at school — from the CDA School District Overdrive website. The library is growing, so check back often for new arrivals! Log in with your school district username and password. It's easy!  Follow the link for more details.

    https://www.cdaschools.org/Do

     

    Pappa John's School Night FUNdraiser

    Help make some money for Venture High School. Pappa John's is donating 20% of all net sales back to Venture High School when you call or order online (pappajohns.com) and use promo code VENTUREHS799.  Take advantage of any Large Specialty or up to 7-Toppings for only $7.99.  Valid only in Post Falls/Hayden, Idaho and Spokane, Washington locations. 

     2018-19 Supply Lists & 2018-19 School Calendar

    Download our School Supply List l  Download our 2018-19 Venture Calendar

    **FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES**  Thanks to donations from local businesses and our Home on the Homefront team, backpacks, and school supplies are available this year for those in need. To request supplies, contact the Venture front office or counselor sometime between August 27 and the first day of school, September 4. Questions? Call the district office at 208-664-8241 or email info@cdaschools.org.

    Free & Reduced Meals for 2018-19

    Your children may be eligible for free or reduced-price lunches and breakfasts. Families that have previously qualified will need to reapply each year. Download the application or get more information on the School Nutrition Services department webpage.

    Other School Year Resources

    Clothing Closet: Students in need of clothing are welcome to contact Coeur Community Closet at Coeur d'Alene High School.

    Food and Essentials: Students can take advantage of food and other essentials at our Venture High School Food Bank.

Upcoming Events

Parents/Students

  • PARENT AND STUDENT INFORMATION

    Mid-Year Residency Verification

    In order to make certain all our students receive appropriate educational supports, Coeur d’Alene School District 271 conducts a mid-year residency verification. Residency is defined as where your family sleeps at night. Has your residency changed since September 4, 2018? If yes AND if any of the following statements are true for your family, please contact your school counselor or the Coeur d’Alene School District McKinney-Vento Liaison, James Curb at 208-664-8241 ext. 10061 or jcurb@cdaschools.org for more information about educational services that may be available to your student(s) and family.

    • We are doubled up with friends, grandparents, or other family due to economic condition.

    • We are living in a motel/hotel because other housing is unattainable.

    • We are living in a domestic violence shelter.

    • We are living in transitional housing.

    • We are sleeping in public places or abandoned buildings.

    • We are living in a car, trailer or campground.

    • We are living in a home for pregnant or unwed mothers

    2018-2019 Calendar

    This viewable calendar provides you with all the school days, holidays, conferences and other valuable dates. To keep up on other events happening at Venture High School and across the district, please be sure to visit our Main Page Calendar of Events

    Venture High School - Handbook

    The Venture Handbook provides a quick reference including the yearly calendar, bus routes, daily bell schedule, staff contact information, and school policies and procedures.    

    The Flu: A Guide for Parents

    With Flu season upon us, we often wonder if we should keep our students at home, or send them to school.  As attending school is important, it is equally important to ensure that your students get well quickly and not spread any viruses.  Attached is a helpful guide on what to do when your child is sick.  Also, keep in mind that we also have the Heritage Health bus at our school every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 am - 2 pm.  Click here to return to the Home Page and more information on the Heritage Health Bus at Venture High School

    The Flu: A guide to Sending Your Child to School

    9-1-1 Call if you Can - Text if you Can't

    In limited areas of the United States, texting 911 is now an option for reporting a police, fire, or medical emergency. Text 911 should only be used in an emergency when you can't safely call 911. Always call 911 if you can. To text 911, you need to have a text or data plan.  For more information, download this informative flyer.

    More Information on Texting 911

    Supply List

    Venture High School asks that parents donate items on the recommended supply list to be used throughout the school year.

    Scholarship Look up Tool

    Following are resources available to help your student find valuable information on scholarships for college.

    FAFSA  - This site will take you to the Federal Student Aid Website for students to apply for grants and loans.

    Local Scholarships - A downloadable PDF will provide you with information on various local scholarships

    Parent Resources

    The Coeur d'Alene School District offers various Online Resource Tools for Math, Science, English Language Arts, World Languages Social Studies, and various other resources.

    State Wide Report Card

    This link will take you to the State-Wide Report Card for the Coeur d'Alene School District

     

Lunch Menu

  • VHS Weekly Lunch Menu

     

    PLEASE NOTE: DAILY LUNCH IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE TO CHEF'S CHOICE

    Tuesday

    January

    15th

    Tomato Soup

    Grilled Cheese Sandwich

    Sunflower Seeds

    It looks good

    Wednesday

    January

    16th

     

    Mini Corn Dogs

    Roasted Potatoes

    Mini Corn Dogs

    Thursday

    January

    17th

    Chicken Sandwich

    Roasted Potatoes

    Chicken Sandwich

    Friday

    January

    18th

    Dominos Cheese Pizza

    Caesar Salad

    Domino's Pizza

    Daily Additions 

    Salad Bar

    Fruit

    Milk

    Salad Bar and Fruit

    Free & Reduced Meals for 2018-19

    You may be eligible for free or reduced-price lunches and breakfasts. Families that have previously qualified will need to reapply each year. Download the application or get more information on the School Nutrition Services department webpage.

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