8th grade

Incoming Freshman Tours

Incomming Freshman Tours
Call the Counseling Office to schedule your tour.  Tours will be scheduled on Fridays starting January 20th. 

Viking Freshman Showcase

Tuesday, February 7th at 6 p.m. in the Center for the Arts at PV – Viking Freshman Showcase

In preparation for 8th grade student transition into high school, parents and students are invited by Pleasant Valley High School administrators and staff to attend this informative meeting to be held in the West Gym on the PVHS campus.  You will have an opportunity to meet a member of each department and advisors of special programs, including International Baccalaureate, Honors, Advanced Placement, ACE-Life Academy, iHOST Academy, AVID, student government, special education and athletics.  At 7:30 p.m., you will have the opportunity to attend a sequence of three breakout sessions of your choice in order to hear more details about specific programs.

Incoming Viking Freshman Visitation Day

Thursday, February 16 – Incoming Viking Freshman Visitation Day (students only) 

Students arrive at 8:45 a.m. and are finished by 12:00 p.m.  This visit provides a glimpse into the life of the Viking Family and our programs, clubs and opportunities for students.  BBQ lunch is provided.   More details to follow from each Junior High.

Freshman Course Planning Night

Tuesday, February 28th at 6 p.m. in the Center for the Arts at PV – Freshman Course Planning Night

Parents will meet with PV counselors to get individualized information about course selection for high school classes, as well as addressing other parent concerns.  Counselors will give detailed information about high school graduation, college entrance requirements and appropriate course selection depending on the student’s individual goals.    After the general presentation and question and answer period, parents will be able to meet with their student’s PV counselor to ask individual questions.

It is important for parents to attend both the February 7 and February 28 meetings for complete information.  The information that you will receive when you attend both of the evening meetings will assist you in understanding the curriculum, guiding your student’s course selection process, and will introduce the Pleasant Valley counseling, teaching and administrative staff. 

International Baccalaureate Program Informational Meeting
Immediately following the Freshman Course Planning presentation with the PV Counselors, students and parents interested in the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program will have an opportunity to meet the IB program coordinator and learn about IB course options and other important elements of the program.

PV Counselor Site Visits

PV Counselor Site Visits: Counselors will meet with 8th graders to assist in making course selections for their freshmen classes on the following dates and locations: 

February 27 and March 6 & 8  - Bidwell Junior High

February 28 and March 7 - Hank Marsh Junior High

March 2 and March 9 - Chico Junior High

March 2 and March 9 - Chico Country Day

March 9 and March 10 - Families from non-CUSD schools will have the oipportunity to make an enrollment appointment with counselors at PV.