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Consistentes al lograr los estándares

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CVHS Music

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Registration Information

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Registration Packet Pick-up and Newspaper Drive

Packet Pick-Up and Newspaper Drive (Upper Lot)

Tues. Aug. 5, 2014: 9 AM - 12 Noon
Wed., Aug 6, 2014: 4 PM - 7 PM
Thurs. Aug 7, 2014: 9 AM - 12 Noon

Summer Walk-Through Registration for Enrolled Students

Monday, August 18, 2014  
Doors will close promptly at 11:00
8:00 a.m. -  Jan., Feb.
8:30 a.m. -  March, April
9:00 a.m. -  May, June
9:30 a.m. - July, Aug.
10:00 a.m. - Sept., Oct.
10:30 a.m. - Nov., Dec.

Thursday, August 21, 2014    
Doors will close promptly at 10:00
8:00 a.m. - January
8:20 a.m. - February
8:40 a.m. - March
9:00 a.m. - April
9:20 a.m. - May
9:40 a.m. - June

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Doors will close promptly at 11:00
8:00 a.m. -  Jan., Feb.
8:30 a.m. -  March, April
9:00 a.m. -  May, June
9:30 a.m. - July, Aug.
10:00 a.m. - Sept., Oct.
10:30 a.m. - Nov., Dec.


Friday, August 22, 2014    

Doors will close promptly at 10:00   

8:00 a.m. - July

8:20 a.m. - August

8:40 a.m. - September

9:00 a.m. - October

9:20 a.m. - November

9:40 a.m. - December


Wednesday, August 20, 2014 

Doors will close promptly at 11:00

8:00 a.m. -  Jan., Feb.    

8:30 a.m. -  March, April

9:00 a.m. -  May, June

9:30 a.m. - July, Aug.

10:00 a.m. - Sept., Oct.

10:30 a.m. - Nov., Dec.    

Make-Up Registration    

August 26, 27, and 28

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Paperwork drop-off only

No picture ID taken

Student Parking Permit Information

Click here for complete parking information for incoming juniors and seniors.

Summer Credit Recovery Registration Opens April 1st

Students needing to make up credits may register for summer online classes beginning on April 1st.  Please see the information on the district website for all available options.  Link

STEM Career Academy Info

Click here for more information about the STEM Career Academy, beginning school year 2014-2015.

The STEM Career Academy at CVHS is a 4 year commitment in a high school engineering program. The program ...more

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Spring Parking Permit Information

Parking applications now available in the Discipline Office. Availability on a first come, first served basis. Click here for complete information.

$50 with ASB | $60 without ASB

Eligibility ...more


For the safety of our students and parents and the respect of our neighbors please remember to obey laws and follow established procedures during drop-off and pick-up of students. The Orange County ...more


As you may know, all Grade 11 students enrolled in a California public high school will take a California Standards Test (CST) in English, mathematics, history/social science and science this May. ...more

CVHS Vision | Vision de CAPO

At CVHS, our mission is to maintain a respectful, safe learning environment in which students are challenged and successful. We believe this goal is best achieved by a rigorous curriculum that emphasizes state content standards and offers comprehensive opportunities to help all students reach their educational and personal potential.

En CVHS, nuestra misión es mantener un ambiente de aprendizaje respetuoso y seguro en el cual los estudiantes sean retados y tengan éxito. Creemos que la mejor manera de alcanzar esto es a través de un currículo riguroso que enfatice los estándares estatales de contenido y ofrezca amplias oportunidades para ayudar a todos los estudiantes a alcanzar su potencial educacional y personal.

CVHS Dance Dress Code

Updated May 2013

Click here to download the full document.

The current formal dance dress code has been fashioned in an effort to create a formal dance atmosphere that is both school appropriate and ...more


Student Parking Permit Fall 2014 Info
CVHS STUDENT PARKING PERMIT Not all students will have the opportunity to park at CVHS. Provided there are enough physical spaces on campus, qualifying seniors will be given priority for parking. If there are any spaces available, Juniors who qual... Continue
Posted by: Jaime Garman
Published: 6/24/14

Nine District Graduates Accepted into U.S. Service Academies
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO—the District has learned that nine of its graduating seniors have accepted appointments to one of the four United States Service Academies. Admission to these schools is among the most competitive in the country. When Con... Continue
Posted by: CUSD Webmaster
Published: 6/24/14

2014-2105 Registration Information for Secondary Schools
Please refer to the attached documents for specific dates and times for your school. Continue
Posted by: CUSD Webmaster
Published: 6/5/14

CAPO.360 //// EPISODE 6 // SEASON 8

CAPO.360 //// EPISODE 6 // SEASON 8

Enjoy the final episode of CAPO.360 for Season 8. It's been a fantastic year and I wish I could just keep going. 

Live well the days of summer,



The Music Episode 2014

The Music Episode 2014

This years Music Episode features music from Chase Bellisime, Emily Young & Amy Giacchino, Danny Monaghan & Sara Shaler, Al, and Hero For Today. Then the end credit jam.

CAPO.360 //// EPISODE 4 // SEASON 8

CAPO.360 \\\\ EPISODE 3 \\ SEASON 8

CAPO.360 //// EPISODE 2 // SEASON 8

CAPO.360 //// EPISODE 1 // SEASON 8

CAPO CARNIVAL /// Homecoming Promo

CAPOmedia SEASON 8 /// SHOWREEL 2012.13

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New On-line Student Enrollment

If your child is new to CUSD, please click here to complete your enrollment on-line.

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Phillip O'Shea Wins CIF


Phillip O'Shea finishes his Capo Wrestling career as one of the best in school history.  Visit the Athletics page for all the details on his amazing career.

CVHS Marching Band Earns 1st place in the SCJA state championships for the 5th consecutive year!

CVHS Marching Band Earns 1st place in the SCJA state championships for the 5th consecutive year!



If you observe bullying or criminal activity use the text-a-tip number to report it: 949-264-CAPO (2276)

Dress Code FAQ's

Click here for more information on the dress code

Whooping Cough Vaccination Requirement

Whooping cough (pertussis) has been widespread in California. Many students have had to miss school because they were sick. To help protect your children and others from whooping cough, a new ...more

CVHS Ranked 459th by Newsweek

Out of the 1,300 best high schools in America, Capistrano Valley HS is ranked at 459. This places CVHS in the top 2.5 % of all U.S. high schools. This is an improvement from last year when Capo was ...more

Capistrano Adult and Community Education

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City of Mission Viejo Website

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