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CVHS Guidance News



Ordering Final Transcripts

  • FINAL TRANSCRIPTS must be sent to the school you will attend through PARCHMENT.  You may place your order now and indicate “Next Grading Period” so that your transcript will not be sent until final 2nd semester grades have been posted.



Achievement Awards are Tuesday, May 17th. Invitations have been sent out.


Senior Awards

  • Thursday, May 26th. Invitations will begin going out this week – some will be sent next week. Some reasons for an invite: valedictorian, academic distinction, seal of biliteracy, scholarships awarded by community members.



  • Students should report to the gym at 7:30 AM for morning tests and 11:30 AM for afternoon tests with their picture ID and without their cell phones. Link for info here.



Summer School 2016

  • Registration is open now. Don’t forget to RETURN your application to your Academic Advisor. Dates & Info


CVHS WASC Parent Survey

  • In March of 2017, our school will be going through our WASC accreditation process.  This is an exciting time for our school community because we have the opportunity to celebrate areas in which we excel and work collaboratively to determine how our school can grow.   This would be impossible without feedback from our parent community.  Your voice, thoughts, and opinions matter to us.  Please click on the link below to access this survey that includes themes of culture, curriculum, and access.  We request that you please take this survey at your earliest convenience.



NHS offers Free Tutoring in ALL SUBJECTS Mondays after school in B1.

Don’t be afraid to raise your grade!




April 18, 2016



Traditional Schedule Wednesday, April 20th


Testing this week



12 Week Grades

  • To determine if a student will qualify as valedictorian (4.0 and above) or academic distinction (3.5 and above) for senior awards we look at the overall 9-12 weighted academic GPA including 12 week progress report grades. It is also used to determine who will be Scholar of Scholars. The 12 week grading period ends Friday, April 22nd. If you have any questions please see Mrs. Crowell in Guidance.


New Scholarships - For a full list go to


  • B’nai B’rith is an international organization that serves the young, needy and elderly worldwide. They will award a $500 scholarship to one of our graduating seniors. Race, color, creed, religion and national origin will not be considered. Applicants should be well-rounded and must have a minimum GPA of 3.5. Award is based 75% on scholarship and 25% on service. Print application or pick up from Mrs. Crowell in Guidance. Information can be printed on form or typed separately. Application due to Mrs. Crowell by Tuesday, April 26th. Finalists will be interviewed in late April. 


  • Capistrano Unified Management Association (CUMA) is offering graduating seniors a scholarship in the amount of $750. Please complete the application and return it along with a resume to Mrs. Crowell in Guidance by Monday, May 2nd. 


Drivers Ed – Summer Drivers Ed registration forms are available in the Guidance Office now.


Senior Survey – The mandatory senior survey will be sent out at the end of the week via school loop. All 

                                seniors must complete the survey – instructions will be included.


Summer School 2016 – Registration is open now. Dates & Info




NHS offers Free Tutoring in ALL SUBJECTS Mondays after school in B1.

Don’t be afraid to raise your grade!













Saddleback/Community College


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!

New Student Enrollment for Fall 2015

(families new to CUSD)

  • Step 1: Please contact the Guidance Office Clerk/Registrar to confirm your neighborhood school or click on the link below to be connected to the Capistrano Unified School District Website.  This link provides an opportunity to verify your neighborhood home school by typing in your street address. CUSD SCHOOL LOCATOR APP
  • Step 2: Complete our online Aeries Internet Registration (2015-2016) to enroll your student at CVHS. Link can be found at Once your student is enrolled you will receive an email detailing the next steps and what to bring to New Student Enrollment.
  • Step 3: Our New Student Enrollment day is on Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 9:00 am. Your student will meet with his or her academic advisor to select fall classes. Although some classes and programs become impacted, we create lotteries and waitlists after we have met with new students.


8th Grade Registration Information CLICK HERE

9th-11th Grade Registration Information CLICK HERE


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CVHS Guidance Weekly Updates

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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