2018 - 2019 School Year 

Classes resume Monday, August 13th at 7:30 a.m.

Please click here for the class schedule for August 13 - 17.

Please click here for the 2018 - 2019 Bell Schedule . 

School Calendar

The School Calendar is available on this website under the Calendar tab. The 2018 - 2019 Important Dates, School Holidays, and No Class Days at a glance is available here.

iBV Class Meetings

On Thursday, August 9th, there will be an informational class meeting for all 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students in the Auditorium. The Assistant Principal for Student Life and Deans of Students will welcome students to the 2018 - 2019 school year and inform students of changes in the handbook, remind students of policies of conduct, and daily expectations of the student body. Students will also be able to pre-order yearbooks, receive parking permits, replace lost Student IDs, and sign up for a locker if needed. The class meeting schedule is as follows:

                                                Seniors – 9:00-10:30

                                                Juniors – 11:00-12:30

                                                Sophomores – 1:00-2:30                                         

School Handbook

The handbook is the binding contract between parents and school, providing an overview of the school’s mission and important policies including attendance, dress code, academics, service requirements, and more. All parents and students are responsible for policies in the handbook, which is reviewed and revised each year. The 2018 - 2019 School Handbook is under the Student tab on this website, or please click here. The Student - Parent Agreement Form posted in canvas must be signed and submitted through canvas by Wednesday, August 15th. Revisions and points of emphasis will be covered at Back to School Night on Tuesday, August 28th at 6:30 p.m. in the Anderson Theater. 

Bishop Verot Email Accounts

Each student is assigned a Bishop Verot webmail account. New students should log in to their webmail accounts immediately and begin getting in the habit of checking on a regular basis. We also advise students to download the Gmail app on to their smart phones. Returning students have continued access to their BV email account. Students will be sent updated information about class assignments, school announcements, dress out days, and more.

Canvas Accounts          

Canvas is a learning management system which revolutionizes the way teachers and students interface. Students are able to receive assignments, submit homework electronically, participate in multi-class forums, and monitor grades. Parents are encouraged to be an observer in your student’s classes in order to monitor homework and grades. Please click here for more information and to create an account.

Student ID Cards

All students must have a student ID card. This picture ID is used for identification on campus, at sporting events, and is also used at Sage Dining, our lunch provider. New students will receive their ID card at orientation. Returning students will need to see Mr. Nolan (seniors), Mrs. Hamstra (girls ~ 9 - 11 grades) or Mr. Fleitas (boys ~ 9 - 11 grades), Deans of Students, for a replacement card, if needed.

Lockers

All incoming freshmen will be assigned a locker and issued a lock during orientation. Upper classmen will be offered a locker and lock on a first-come, first-served basis. Students may sign up for a locker during their iBV class meeting. 

Parking Permits

Parking permits are required for all vehicles parked on Bishop Verot property or in the St. Cecelia lot. Please fill out the Parking Pass Form available in Canvas prior to the iBV class meeting. Permits will be issued during the meetings or during Flex the first week of school. Each student is allowed one permit per school year, replacement permits are $5. Failure to display the permit will lead to disciplinary action such as detention, suspension or a revocation of parking privileges on campus. 

Uniform Polo Shirts

Uniform shirts are only available at Renegades Sportswear at 17051 Jean St., Unit 10, Ft. Myers. Please click here for the store location and hours. As a reminder, the only polo colors permitted are black, white, and gold. Please see the 2018 - 2019 School Handbook for the complete Dress Code.

iPad Training

All incoming freshmen and new students must attend an iPad orientation before school starts. Please contact Mrs. Larrea at shannon.larrea@bvhs.org to sign up if you have not already done so.

Summer Assignments

All students must complete a reading and writing assignment for their English classes prior to the start of school. Most AP level courses also have summer assignments. Please encourage your student to complete all work before the start of school. Please click here for the complete list of summer assignments. 

Carpool Sign-Up

For families interested in carpooling, Bishop Verot assists parents in making carpool arrangements by collecting information prior to the start of school year. All gathered information will then be emailed to interested families in a spreadsheet format to contact one another making their own arrangements. The deadline for information submission is Monday, August 6th. The spreadsheet will be emailed on Tuesday, August 7th, for parents to make their own arrangements. Please click here for the Carpool Sign Up Form. 

Participation in Athletics

Students planning on participating in any school athletic program must have the 2018 - 2019 Athletic Packet completed and on file in the Athletic Office to participate in any pre-season or off-season workouts, summer conditioning, team tryouts, regular season practices, or games. A new packet must be completed each year in order to participate in athletics. Please click here for the 2018 - 2019 Athletic Packet. 

Weekly Informational Eblast

A Weekly Eblast is emailed every Friday at 6:00 p.m. with important information and upcoming events. When necessary, Eblasts may also be sent out during the week. The Eblast is generated through the website and emailed to all registered users on the site. Please be sure to create an account on the website to ensure you are receiving this information. You may also elect to receive announcement notifications via text message or email. The Weekly Eblast is also available on the website under the Parent tab. Please click here to create an account on the website. 

Sage Dining

All students must have an account set up with Sage Dining – My School Bucks, using their student ID, for debit use in the cafeteria and media center café. There is no cash accepted so please be sure your student’s account is set up and fully funded for the start of school. For complete instructions please click here.  

Yearbooks

The 2018 - 2019 Yearbook must be pre-ordered. The cost is $75 when ordered by August  24th. After this, the cost will be $85. Students may purchase their yearbook during the iBV class meetings or by sending in a check, attention yearbook, to the main office. Be sure to include your student’s name and grade on the check memo line when ordering.

Christian Service Hours

Summer hours are due to Campus Ministry by Friday, August 31st, and should be submitted using the Service Hours Form. All freshmen and sophomores are required to complete 20 hours of service and juniors and seniors must complete 30 hours of service. Please click here for more information on Christian Service.

Senior Yearbook Portraits

All seniors must schedule a portrait session during the month of August to be included in the yearbook. Information and the scheduling link will be provided soon. *All seniors pictures must be taken in proper dress code regarding facial hair, earrings, hair style, etc. for the picture to appear in the yearbook. 

Support Verot 

Your support is needed and depended on for the advancement of Bishop Verot. There are many ways for our families to get involved, sharing their time, talent, and treasure.

Viking P.R.I.D.E

The acronym says it all: Parents Recognizing, Inspiring, Developing and Enhancing our school community. Members help to organize events, promote teacher and staff recognition, and support the school through volunteerism. Parents looking for a way to be involved with the school are encouraged to fill out a Viking Pride Volunteer Registration Form. You will receive a confirmation and welcome email in the first few weeks of school.

Athletic Booster Club

The Athletic Booster Club supports the athletic department and all 22 sports teams. There are several ways to show your support. Please click here for more information about the all new Bishop Verot Athletic Booster Club. 

 

Bishop Verot Catholic High School

Back to School Events 2018

iBV Class Meetings

Date and Time:  Thursday, August 9th (seniors - 9:00-10:30, juniors - 11:00-12:30, sophomores - 1:00-2:30)

Location: Anderson Theater

Description: This is a mandatory event for sophomores, juniors, and seniors.

This meeting will take the place of the Book Fair and the class meeting usually held during the first week of school. Students will be informed of handbook changes, receive parking permits (with completed registration found on Canvas), as well as be able to fund their Sage Dining accounts, order yearbooks at the discounted rate, and sign-up for a locker, should they need one. 

BV 101: A Guide for Freshmen and Transfer Parents

Date and Time: Thursday, August 9th at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Anderson Theater

Description: Parents are encouraged to join us for a presentation covering everything you need to know about Bishop Verot from iPads to “late starts”. You will have an opportunity to meet school leaders and ask questions.

Yearbook Sale

Dates and Location: During the iBV Class Meetings, FISH Camp and before BV 101

Description:  The Bishop Verot yearbook, the Luceat, can be purchased for a discounted $75 prior to the start of school. After school begins, the yearbook will cost $85. (Please send in a check with yearbook, student's name, and grade in the memo line)

Freshman Orientation (FISH Camp)

Date and Time: Friday, August 10th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: Anderson Theater

Description: All freshmen should arrive at school in casual, but appropriate clothing (shorts must be fingertip length). Students can be dropped off in front of the Anderson Theater entrance by 8:30 a.m. Bishop Verot upperclassmen will organize this day to help the newest Vikings in their transition to high school, including campus tours and presentations by school administrators covering various aspects of school life. Students will receive their Student IDs, schedules, locker assignment, and may purchase their yearbook (make check payable to BVHS with yearbook and student name in memo line). Lunch will be provided.  

*Sage Dining (My School Bucks) accounts should be set up online, once student has received their ID card with number. For more information and to set up your My School Bucks account, please click here

Transfer/International Student Orientation

Date and Time: Friday, August 10th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Location: Cecilia Hughes-Smith Media Center

Description: All transfer students (grades 10-12) and international students should attend this informative orientation. National Honor Society students will host a social and introduce incoming students to Verot traditions, academic schedules, dress code, and other expectations. Students will receive Student ID cards, sign-up for a locker (if they would like one), and purchase their yearbook (make check payable to BVHS with yearbook and student name in memo line).

*Sage Dining (My School Bucks) accounts should be set up online, once student has received their ID card with number. For more information and to set up your My School Bucks account, please click here

Freshman and Sophomore Parent Social             

Date and Time: Thursday, August 16th at 6:30 p.m.

Location: The Edison Restaurant, Ft. Myers

Description: Viking P.R.I.D.E and sophomore class parents host this social, introducing our newest parents to the Bishop Verot family. There is no cost to freshman parents, but a suggested donation of a $25 gift card of your choice is appreciated for future event use. Sophomore parents are asked to donate $20 to help offset the cost of the event.

Back to School Night

Date and Time: Tuesday, August 28th at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Anderson Theater

Description: After a brief introduction in the theater, parents have the opportunity to walk through their student’s daily schedule and meet teachers, complete with bells and announcements over the PA system. This is a great way to experience a typical school day at Bishop Verot. All parents are encouraged to attend as your presence is part of the mutual commitment shared between parents and faculty for the good of all Verot students.

*Because of the unusually high volume of traffic on this night, we ask that parents plan to arrive by 6:15 p.m. The evening will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. Thank you.