Class of 2021, as you head into the main hallway on your first day of high school, take in as much of the scenery as possible. From the jaguar statue that students rub for good luck to the welcoming staff members that stand in front of the counseling office every morning, Mill Valley is unique in a number of ways.
There are numerous opportunities to get involved and meet new people. Every effort you give to any organization is ultimately a contribution to the school. Think about what impact you want to leave; give it your all and work hard over the next four years to improve Mill Valley.
However, your high school experience isn’t only about what you can offer others; it’s also about what you can gain from our one-of-a-kind environment. Use this time to figure out what your interests are and develop skills in those areas. With such a massive amount of opportunities, there’s a very high chance you’ll find something you’re passionate about.
Even if you choose not to participate in extracurriculars, being included in the community is as easy as getting to know the great staff and befriending them. After all, you spend a majority of your school day with teachers who are not only great educators, but also kind, caring individuals who only have your best interest at heart.
Overall, this school is one of the most amazing places to shape your mind as you go through your high school years. Take advantage of the amazing staff, classes and opportunities we offer and get to know some of your new classmates. On behalf of all returning students: welcome to Mill Valley, class of 2021.