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8th Grade Parents!


High School Parent Information Nights and High School advisor visits are just around the corner! This is a VERY important information regarding the upcoming transition of your

8th grader to high school, so please read this message in its entirety.


On the evening of Monday, February 5 - Parents of 8th grade students are invited to attend the SCHS 8th “8th Grade Expo” from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at SCHS . Parents will be able to tour the classrooms and receive more information about high school academics and sports.


On Saturday, February 10 - Parents and Students are invited to the “Stallion Showcase” at SJHHS from 9:00 - 12:00 p.m. Parents and Students will be able to visit different stations to receive more information about high school academics and sports.


During the school day on Thursday, February 8th - The San Clemente Guidance team will be at Shorecliffs to present 8th graders with important information about registration for high school. This presentation is for 8th grade students only (no parents) during school hours. Students will receive high school registration information on this day.


On the evening of Friday, February 22 - Parents of 8th grade students are invited to attend SCHS’s  “8th grade student information Night” from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. The San Clemente Academic Advisors will be giving a presentation about registration. The Advisors will stay after the presentation to answer any parent questions.


On Thursday, February 15th - The SJHHS Guidance Team will be at Shorecliffs period 6 to present 8th graders with important information about registration for high school. This presentation is for 8th graders only (no parents) during school hours After the presentation the Advisors will be available to meet with the students in their Alpha individually. Students will receive their high school registration information on this day.


8th grade students will be required to use a Student Portal Account to complete the registration process for high school (both SCHS and SJHHS) and choose their elective classes for 2018 - 2019 school year. It will be essential for students to have a valid Student Portal Account to properly register classes. Student Portal is NOT the same as a School Loop Portal. It is not the same as a Parent Portal.

8th grade students will create their Student Portal Account this Friday January 26th in their English classes. Each student will receive a letter with with instructions for creating their student portal all the codes that are needed to create their portal portal their English class this Friday January 26th.

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Geri Dendel, Academic Advisor - gdendel@capousd.org

Deb Blyth, Academic Advisor - djblyth@capousd.org

Irma Gomez, Guidance Secretary - igomez@capousd.org

Eva Avendano, Counselor - ecavendano@capousd.org


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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.

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