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Final Three Special Education CAC Meetings

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Click to get more information on upcoming meetings.

CVHS Spirit Wear

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The Cougar Den is now open every day during lunch.

Come and check out the new Capo styles.



Read the CUCPTSA ADVOCACY FEB 2017 NEWSLETTER to find out what's happening at the federal, state, and local levels that may affect education.

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.


2017 PTSA Scholarship Application

Click here for the application.  The applicant must be a member of the CVHS PTSA on or before March 10, 2017.  The deadline for submitting the application is March 30, 2017.

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 2016 Membership Form.  Other pertinent forms include:

Catalyst Prep - SAT and ACT Bootcamp

The Key to Outsmarting the Redesigned SAT & Acing the ACT


To enroll: visit and click on “Bootcamp Sign-Up” on the website menu bar.

For questions please call (800) 235-0056.


SAT Bootcamp – Cost $175

  • Day 1: Saturday, March 4th
  • Day 2: Sunday, March 5th

Students attend both days from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm


ACT Bootcamp – Cost $175

  • Day 1: Saturday, March 25th
  • Day 2: Sunday, March 26th

Students attend both days from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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.


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Communities for Cause

PTSA Calendar

Today: 9/22/17

PTSA Meeting Schedule


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

Date Time Special Notes
September 21 6:30 p.m.  
October 19 10:15 a.m.  
November 16 10:15 a.m.  
January 18 6:30 p.m  
February 15 10:15 a.m.  
March 15 10:15 a.m.  
May 17 10:15 a.m.  





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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