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Red Ribbon Week Business Incentives

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Do you have any dreams,hopes or goals for the future?

Put them into an original piece of art and enter the PTSA Reflections contest. Entries are due October 11.  


Why Enter?

  • Show your Creativity
  • Represent Capo and go on to District, State and National Competitions
  • Great experience to add to college applications


The DEADLINE for Senior Portraits is quickly approaching!!! NOVEMBER 17th


Sittings began in mid July and as of today OVER 125 Seniors have not taken their portrait yet!


Call ASAP to get a time set up for a sitting. You will need at least two weeks to set up your appointment. 


There will be NO PORTRAITS TAKEN AFTER November 17th! They will be delivered to Jostens soon after that. 


If you do not take your photo with South Coast you will not be in the YEARBOOK.


South Coast Photographic

Lake Forest Studio: (949) 699-0199 [Tues.-Fri. 10am to 5pm]

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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



Hi everyone! There will be a Mock Trial meeting during lunch tomorrow in H-11. We will be going over dates, fundraising, and court case information! Can't wait to see everyone there! 


Cougars, we are coming close to the annual Ping Pong Tournament. The informational meeting is this Wednesday, October 18th at lunch in the ASB room. Please attend if you can so you can pick up the packet. Packets are due Friday, October 27th by lunch and you can start turning in packets this Thursday, the day after the informational meeting. Reminder: there are limited spots, so it's a first come first serve basis on who will be let in the tournament.


Your Athletic Commissioners,

Reid Berke and Tyler Sorrel


There is a FCA Huddle in B1 at lunch on Monday, October 23rd.


2017-2018 Parking Information

For information on parking, CLICK HERE.


*Junior and Sophomore parking applications will be available at registration.

**Senior applications were placed in registration packets.

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College Fair 2017

24 Hr Attendance Hotline

All Day: 949-365-0973

Tardies: 949-388-1092

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CVHS Communications

CUSD schools have transitioned away from traditional listserv emails. We will be sending messages through School Messenger, and only those who do not currently receive School Messenger messages ...more

Fall 2017 Driver Education Registration

Click Here to apply.

Today: 10/21/17

CVHS Guidance - Connect with Us via Text

Have a question about classes next year? Want to set up an appointment? Need clarification? Text us! Text messaging provided through See Assistant Principal John Misustin in guidance if ...more

High School Summer School Details & Options

Student Learner Outcomes



ollege and Career Ready


ble Communicators


roductive Citizens


riginal Thinkers

listos para la universidad o carrera

comunicadores capaces

ciudadanos productivos

pensadores originales


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

CVHS New Attendance Policies & Number

Student Fees

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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