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The Cougar Den is now open every day during lunch.

Come and check out the new Capo styles.


Communities for Cause

Capistrano Valley High gets its first performing arts center

The Orange County Register highlights Capistrano Valley High School's new performing arts center.  Please read the exciting article.


BE SAFE - Self-Defense Training in Mission Viejo

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An estimated 20% of women are assaulted before they graduate from college.  Assaults aren't limited to females.

  • Empower yourself now.
  • Protect yourself now.
  • Learn to defend yourself now.

Classes, taught by self-defense professionals, begin on April 11 and is open to male and female teens and adults.


Click here for information on how to register or visit


PTSA Scholarship 2016

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Looking for available scholarships to apply for? Why not apply for the PTSA Scholarships which are awarded to students applying to a trade/professional school, a community college or a 4 year college! The scholarships are based on a well balanced student who has an array of activity/work experience, along with their essay response showing their yearning for higher education and their academic achievement. Please remember you must be a member of the PTSA by March 10, 2016 to apply. The deadline for submitting your scholarship application is March 30, 2016.

Join the PTSA

The Capistrano Valley High School PTSA sponsors programs, projects, fund raisers, awards, gifts and other activities that benefit all of our students.

This could not be possible without the great support of our volunteers who donate their time and / or money. We are always in need of volunteers and need your help. So please volunteeer in any way you can by joining the CVHS PTSA and becoming involved.

You can make a difference.

Join the PTSA!!

Download the 2015 Membership Form.  Other pertinent forms include:

PTSA Meeting Schedule


PTSA meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month in Cougar Hall.

Date Time Special Notes
September 16 6:30 p.m. Dessert with Principal Joshua Hill
October 21 10:15 a.m.  
November 18 10:15 a.m.  
December 16 No Meeting  
January 27 10:15 a.m.  
February 17 10:15 a.m.  
March 16 6:30 p.m.  
April 20 No Meeting  
May 18 10:15 a.m.  



Capo Cares Breast Cancer Fundraiser

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Pick your favorite item and

we will donate 30% of all sales to

Breast Cancer Research

 $5 for every $20 Tie-Dye Ribbon T

and $3 for every $5 pink wrist band

Show your support by stopping by the student store or ordering online at


PTSA Calendar

Today: 5/3/16


Helpful links

Check out these great websites for Homework Help: – Includes a great library of video lessons you can search through from Kinder through college levels.   Another great source of video lessons for middle school through college and also includes social studies.  another source that has help in several subject areas. In math, for example, your child can do practice problems and it will adjust the difficulty as they do well.  If they miss a problem it takes them step by step through how to do it.


California PTA -

Member Perks -

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The state of California released the results from the 2015 Spring assessments on September 9, 2015.   Families with students who took those assessments should be receiving individual reports mailed home soon.

The email below includes a video prepared by the California Dept. of Education (CDE), which explains how to read the new student reports. has links to this video in Spanish and English as well as links to grade level parent guides to the new assessments on its homepage.

EdSource published an article answering many frequently asked questions that come up when discussing the new assessments.  That article is available at

Common School Acronyms

Click here for a list of common acronyms used at CVHS.

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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