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Senior send off ads!!!!

This is a special announcement for parents of Capistrano Valley High School seniors. We know how awesome your children are but why not let everyone else know by placing an ad in your child's senior year yearbook?  Senior send off ads have become a tradition here at our school and we just wanted to remind you that the special early bird discounted deadline for submitting your child’s yearbook ad will be here before you know it, next week on November 9th. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a lifetime opportunity. For more information on pricing and how to submit your ad, please visit Don’t delay, as space is limited.

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Schedule Change Procedure

To initiate a schedule change, students MUST complete the online request using the Guidance Portal at See Important Fall Dates below for deadlines pertaining to course schedule changes.



Academic Advisors will be notified once the parent accepts the drop/add/level request and will then initiate a meeting with the student. Until the Guidance Office has reviewed the request, students must continue to attend all classes on their current schedule.


Conditions for changes that will be considered include:

·         Missing Subject (i.e. no English, math, science, PE class, etc….)       

·         Missing Period or Double Period (i.e. no class scheduled during a particular period or
          2 classes scheduled during the same period)

·         Concerns regarding level placement for English, math, science, social science and
          world language.

·         Adjustments for athletics/PE


Conditions that WILL NOT be honored include:

·         Teacher requests

·         Period changes

·         Elective changes

·         Preference changes


Important Dates for Fall 2017

Semester Begins: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Last Day to Make a Class Change: Thursday, September 7, 2017

Last Day to Make a Class Level Change: Friday, September 29, 2017

Last Day to Drop a "non-required" Class: Friday, September 29, 2017

First Progress Report Ends: Friday, September 29, 2017

Second Progress Report Ends: Thursday, November 9, 2017

Semester Finals: Tues.-Thurs., Dec. 19-21, 2017

End of Fall Semester: Thursday, Dec. 21, 2107

CVHS Aquatics Christmas Tree Fundraiser

The CVHS Aquatics program is kicking off a great new Holiday Tree Program. Click Here to order. This year’s program will be hosted by Rudy’s Christmas Trees. Rudy’s Christmas Trees is 501c3 ...more



January fundraising details!



Submit your ideas for our Class of 2018 gift by the end of the semester!

The link is attached!


Join AVID and surround yourself with students who like to have fun, work hard and with the goal to attend a four year college! Minimum 2.5 Academic GPA for consideration.



-Interact with 4 colleges minimum during two school field trips

-Monthly celebrations with like minded scholars

-Apply for scholarships-ALL GRADE LEVELS

-Comprehend scientific methods to LEARNING not just studying!

-Enjoy dedicated class time to study for PSAT/SAT/ACT

-Take advantage of support and tutoring from college tutors


Complete the attached Google Form to be accepted into the CVHS AVID program for the first time. You will also need a teacher recommendation form filled out by one of your current academic teachers, NOT YOUR AVID teacher. 


You will be contacted within a week once you apply to schedule an interview. Students who DO NOT APPLY may be exited from the AVID course.


We look forward to discussing your goals for your future and how AVID can assist you today! :)


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Note to Parents and Guardians:

The Constitution of the State of California requires that we provide a public education to you free of charge. Fees for field trips and excursions in connection with ...more

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

Rich Montgomery, Executive Director, Human Resource Services/Compliance
33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
(949) 234-9200

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