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It’s Great to be Back!

By Dave Fehte, Interim Executive Director, Clayton Valley Charter High

Clayton Valley Charter High School is excited to welcome our new and returning students, teachers and staff for the 2021-22 school year. The Ugly Eagles are poised for another exciting and promising school year as we return to campus for full-time, in-person learning since March 2020. It’s a great, positive environment when everyone is here at CVCHS and we are all fortunate to be back in classrooms.

An emotional state title for Clayton Valley

NORWALK (Los Angeles County) — The Eagles of Clayton Valley-Concord have been affectionately tabbed the Ugly Eagles for decades, but the school’s first football state championship was ultimately a thing of beauty.

Friday’s 10-7 triumph over Aquinas-San Bernardino in the Division 2-AA Bowl was by no means a Monet, but the sheer emotion and heart-rending drive behind the victory made quite an impression.

CVCHS Charter Renewal Passes 3-2

The Contra Costa County Office of Education board followed its staff recommendation Wednesday evening and conditionally approved a five-year renewal for Clayton Valley Charter High School. The approval didn't come without a touch of drama.


October was a whirlwind of campus events and activities here at Clayton Valley Charter High School as we jumped into Fall.

CVCHS and the City of Clayton on FoxTV Zip Trips!

On Friday morning, August 9th, members of the CVCHS Marching Band drumline, Sideline Cheer, and Football programs were on hand to show our City of Clayton community some CVCHS spirit! KTVU “Mornings on 2 at Nine” profiled the City of Clayton for Fox TV’s Zip Trips with a live broadcast from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Katie Volynets crowned 18s singles champion at USTA Billie Jean King Girls’ 18s National Championships

Coming into Sunday’s Girls’ 18s singles final at the Barnes Tennis Center in Point Loma, 17-year-old Katie Volynets of Walnut Creek, Calif., wanted to get a strong start against third-seeded Emma Navarro of Charleston, S.C.

The second-seeded Volynets executed her game plan to perfection as she used an aggressive baseline game and posted an impressive 6-2, 6-4 victory in 80 minutes over Navarro to win the USTA Billie Jean King Girls’ 18s National Championships.

Clayton Valley Charter faces unique double task this year

Clayton Valley Charter High School will seek renewal of its charter from the Contra Costa Board of Education and is also going through is WASC process during this school year. The WASC review is done every six years while most charter authorizations are for five years.


Clayton Valley Charter’s boys won their second NCS Meet of Championships title in three years after taking second in 2018. The Ugly Eagles were again led by cousins Cameron Reynolds and Justin Lowe. To read all about this and other local highlights, click below.
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