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CVHS SCHOOL COUNSELORS

CVHS SCHOOL COUNSELORS


GUIDANCE STAFF

GUIDANCE STAFF

Christina Migge, AP of Guidance
Jeanette Ordish, Secretary of Guidance
Keisha Bawuah, Guidance Clerk
Kimberly Cox, Guidance Tech
Fernando Sotelo , Guidance Tech
Elizabeth Nunez, Bilingual Community Liaison

WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?

WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?

School Counselor - for schedules, college planning, class questions/concerns and social and emotional support. 
 
Guidance Office - for student enrollment, records, trouble with transcript ordering, password resets, portal support and basic tech support questions.
 
Activities Office - for school related activities such as dances, clubs, school activity contracts, guest contracts, class packages, and graduation information. 
 
Attendance Office - for all day absences, leaving early, arriving late, forgotten locker combinations and Independent Study Contracts. 
 
Student Services Office - for all parking permit information/questions and general Assistant Principal support.
 
Athletics - for summer camp and tryout information you will reach out to the sport specific coach.  The coaches' contact list is will be available soon. 

Future Cougar Information

Future Cougar Registration for the 2023-2024 school year

Future Cougar Registration for the 2023-2024 school year

 

Fall 2023 Registration for all incoming 9th Grade students from our feeder middle schools starts February 2rd, 2023.  Information will be provided to all students attending CVHS feeder middle schools or can be accessed on this page. The window for registration will be open until February 28, 2023.  Students will need to access their Aeries student portal, to add elective classes.

 

Need to create an Aeries Student Portal account? 


CVHS GUIDANCE VISITS

CVHS GUIDANCE VISITS

Counselor Middle School Visits (In Person) – during the school day
(Students only)
  • Newhart Middle School – Thursday, February 2nd
  • Marco Forster Middle School – Tuesday, February 7th
  • Carl Hankey Middle School – Thursday, February 9th  
 
Parent Information Meetings
  • Newhart Middle School - Wed., February 1st @ 5:30 PM in Newhart's MPR
  • Marco Forster Middle School – Mon., February 6th @ 6 PM in MFMS's MPR
  • Carl Hankey Middle School – Wed., February 8th @ 5:30 PM in Hankey's MPR
 
  • Virtual 8th Grade Parent Night - Wed., February 15 @ 6 PM
    • Zoom Link will be available on our website prior to the event.
 

9th grade sample schedule


CUSD COURSE PLACEMENT GUIDELINES

CUSD COURSE PLACEMENT GUIDELINES

Please utilize the CUSD Placement Guidelines to establish what classes are most appropriate for your schedule next year. 
 
These guidelines correspond with CVHS Course Offerings, and cover all subjects! 

ADVANCED ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

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ADVANCED ACADEMIC PROGRAMS

ATMS

Academy of Technology, Math and Science (ATMS)

This accelerated program is designed for those students who have demonstrated exceptional ability and interest in the areas of mathematics, science and/or technology. Students must have completed Geometry prior to the 9th grade and meet the criteria to be enrolled in Honors English I, Honors Algebra II/Trig and Honors Biology. Click here for more information about eligibility requirements and course pathway.

AVID

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

This nationally recognized program is designed to help bright, motivated students in their completion of college prep coursework while in high school, and to prepare these students to apply for 4 year colleges or universities directly from high school. AVID is a four-year elective class for students with academic potential. Application and interview required.  Click here for more information.

STEM Engineering

STEM Engineering

Our engineering program is a career academy that addresses relevant, real-world problems from the framework of science, engineering, design and technology (STEM). Activity and project-based curriculum 4 year program; enrollment in 9th grade year is essential. There is no math or science prerequisite – anyone may enroll.  Click here for more information.

Language Immersion

Language Immersion Program

At Capistrano Valley High School, we offer two different Language Immersion Programs, Spanish and Mandarin.  Students in these programs continue to increase the language proficiency that they have been developing since kindergarten. Students have the opportunity to take classes in the language of their respective program through all four years of high school.  Click here for more information.
 
For more information email Ms. Lorena Sweeney
NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT

NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT

NEW STUDENTS TO CUSD WITHIN CUSD BOUNDARIES: ONLINE ENROLLMENT
 
CUSD's Online New Student Enrollment allows you to begin the enrollment process for students who live within the district boundaries.  You must have a valid address in the cities served by Capistrano Unified to use this system.
 
Please note that enrollment is not complete until the Online enrollment information has been reviewed by the school. Additional school forms will be needed to be completed and the proof of residency must be verified. The school site will deem the entire enrollment process to be complete and acceptable after you meet in person with the Registrar. 
 
Online Enrollment for the 2023-2024 academic year will be available SOON.

SCHOOL OF CHOICE (SOC) 

SCHOOL OF CHOICE (SOC) 

Parents of district students (CUSD) who would like their child to attend a school other than the school serving their neighborhood, should follow the process outlined under the School of Choice.  Please click here for more information about School of Choice.
 
SCHOOL OF CHOICE APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR WILL BE ACCEPTED BETWEEN FEBRUARY 1, 2023 AND MARCH 3, 2023.
 

PROGRAMS & APPLICATIONS

PROGRAMS & APPLICATIONS