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8th Grade Visits for Fall Registration

The Academic Advisors will be visiting the following Middle Schools in March and April to hand out Fall Registration Paperwork and to give a brief overview for incoming 9th graders.  Click here for the  Powerpoint presentation given to the students Class of 2018

Marco Forster Middle School - March 6th

Carl Hankey Middle School - March 13th

Newhart Middle School - April 1st

AVID Application - Click here

MUN Application - Click here


All students MUST register for a Student Portal account.  Students can access their portal account to view their Fall course selections and other important information.  
To create your Student Portal account, you will need three pieces of information provided by your middle school:
1. Your home phone number
2. Your 7-digit identification number
3. Verif Pass Code.

Go to
Click on Access to Parent/Student Portal
Click on Create New Account,

Choose  Student
Continue to follow the steps.

It is extremely important that your student creates his/her own Student Portal account using their own email address as soon as possible to be ready for the Fall 2014 school year.  Parents, you will also need to register for a Parent Portal account using your own email address!  You can log in to the Parent/Student Portal at  There are also helpful  FAQ’s and videos to assist you in creating your account and instructions on how to Enter Course Requests through Student Portal for Fall Registration.

Fall 2014 Advisement Day is Thursday, March 20th during Tutorial

Advisement for Fall 2014 Registration

During 4th period tutorial on Thursday, March 20th students will receive a course offering list for Fall semester.  Students should confer with teachers and parents regarding course selection.  Students will be verifying and making course requests starting on March 20th on their student portal at the following link:  Aeries SIS: Portals

 We have converted to a paperless system. You will be choosing your classes online through the STUDENT PORTAL. 

  • Electives were not chosen for you. Use the course offerings sheet to choose your electives.  List an alternative elective in the Course Request screen on the STUDENT PORTAL.
  • 10th graders must take 6 classes. 11th or 12th graders on track for graduation may take a minimum of 5 classes.
  • Seek the advice of your teachers regarding your class selection.
  • Discuss with your parents.
  • The Academic Advisors will choose classes for students who have not completed the process.

You will have the best chance of getting the classes you want if you


  • All English Classes will be coming to the Guidance Office to meet with the Academic Advisors starting on March 31st through April 24th.  The ROP Coordinator and other Guidance team members will be available before school, during passing periods, break, at lunch and after school to answer any of your questions.

CVHS STUDENTS:  You Need a Student Portal Account

All students MUST register for a Student Portal account.

To create your Student Portal account, you will need three pieces of information: 1. Your home phone number 2. Your 7-digit identification number 3. Verif Pass Code.  The student ID number and Verif Pass Code were printed on your report card.  If you do not have this information, please come to the Guidance office to get it a.s.a.p.

Click the CTRL button and the link
Click on Access to Parent/Student Portal
Click on Create New Account, then Student
Continue to follow the steps.

Click here for Step-by-Step directions, if needed.

Remind your parents to register on the Parent Portal too!

Seal of Biliteracy Requirements and Application

Seal of Biliteracy

The Board of Trustees of the District will recognize students who have developed linguistic proficiency and cultural literacy in one or more world languages offered within the District curriculum, in addition to English. The District shall present a Seal of Biliteracy on the transcript and diploma of the graduating senior as an indicator of accomplishment for future employers and for college admissions offices based on a review of the student qualifications in accordance with District established criteria.

To be eligible to receive the District’s Seal of Biliteracy Award upon graduation, a student shall meet all of the following criteria (open link to view requirements and application):

AR 5 26-Seal of Biliteracy-2014.pdf

For an application, see your World Language Teacher or come to the Guidance office for an application.



Click here  to download the Schedule Change Request Form.  Fill it out and return it to the office.

Important Dates/Deadlines below:


Fall 2013

Spring 2014

Semester Begins

Monday, September 9

Monday, February 10

Last Day to Change Elective

Monday, September 23

Tuesday, February 18

 Changed to: Fri. Feb. 21

First Progress Period ends

Friday, October 18

Friday, March 14

Level Change (same subject)

Friday, November 1

Changed to:  Mon. Nov. 4

Changed to: Friday, April 4

Second Progress period ends

Friday, December 6

Friday, May 2

Last day to drop a class

Friday, December 20

Friday, May 16

End of Semester

Friday, February 7, 2014

Tuesday, June 24