Seniors: Josten's will be distributing cap and gown information on Thursday, September 28 during lunch.
Students, don’t forget, you have access to the STOPit app to anonymously report any safety concerns! We presented this information in your English classes and you can find more information in the Behavior Expectation packet we handed out in the second week of school. It is a critical tool we utilize to help keep our students safe.
Class Instagram Accounts
Don’t forget to follow your class’ instagram account to find out what’s happening with school sponsored events and upcoming homecoming meetings for float building.
AP test sign-ups will open up Monday, October 2. You MUST sign up on the College Board website and indicate “yes” or “no” for ordering your exam and make your payment for each test through Total Registration. Starting on Wednesday, November 8th there will be a late fee of $20 charged for each exam, after that, starting on Wednesday, November 16th there will be a late fee of $40 charged for each exam. Be sure you order your exams before November 8th to avoid any late fees!
Before you sign up for your tests you MUST have access to your teacher’s course through College Board from the unique access code they gave you during class. If you have not already done so, you need to ask your teacher for the access code for your class period and register yourself on the College Board website as soon as possible so you can register for the assessment.
Mark your calendars!
August 14th - October 1st: register for your courses on college board using the class code provided by your teacher and indicate “yes” or “no” for the exam.
October 2nd - November 7th: register and pay for your classes on Total Registration (no late fees)
November 8th - November 16th: Late fees start (week 1 is $20 per exam, following weeks are $40 per exam)
December 22nd: Last day to register and pay for your classes on Total Registration with late fees
For information, eligibility and registration requirements for sports, please visit our SVHS Athletics web page.
Athletic Clearances for 2023-24 - Sonoma Valley's 2023-2024 Athletic Clearance applications are now active for parents & students to begin registering. If an athlete has recently submitted a 22-23 application this will not roll over to the 23-24 year. All students need to create an application for the 23-24 year as signatures/forms may have changed.
Follow the steps below to get started: Go to Athleticclearance.com to start the sign up process.
Upload your Doctor Clearance or Physical to your account. Be sure that your Doctor Clearance or Physical specifically states that you/your student is cleared to participate in sports/athletics. You will receive an email when your clearance is complete.
*** Athletic Clearance must be completed & approved before a student may participate in any sport
Go Fan Digital Ticketing - Tickets for all home games for Volleyball, Water Polo, and Football can be purchased using this link. In addition, all VVAL schools use Go Fan and tickets for away games should be found on this link as well. To purchase tickets, go to https://gofan.co/app/school/CA23061.
Sports Parent Resource - Understanding the High School Sports Landscape
Wrestling - Interested in joining this year's wrestling team? There will be a team meeting on Tuesday, September 26th at lunch in room K4- Mr. Saldana's classroom.
Dragons! We hope you had a fantastic first week of school! We wanted to share two great ways for you to connect with your school counselors and/or get help at the College & Career Center! Starting the week of August 21st, all of your school counselors and the CCC Coordinator are available for students during our new office hours every Wednesday from 2:25 - 3:25! Stop by during office hours to check in with your school counselor or get help with college applications at the CCC! You can also drop in to see us during your break and lunch. We look forward to seeing you!
Wellness Center Info
This Wednesday, the Wellness Center is hosting a "Connection is Prevention" event in recognition of Suicide Prevention Month. We will have several community partners tabling at lunch to show students that there are several places they can turn to if they are struggling within our community. Feel free to come by and visit our partners!
WELCOME BACK, DRAGONS! The College & Career Center is here for you!
Upcoming college visits (all in the CCC):
Dominican University, Tuesday, 9/26 during Dragon Time
St. John's University, Tuesday, 9/26 during Dragon Time
University of Redlands, Thursday, 9/28 at 8:30 am
Southern Oregon University, Thursday, 9/28 during Dragon Time
Willamette University, Thursday, 9/28 during Dragon Time
4-year colleges are going to be on campus during Dragon Time or during Office Hours. Students can pick up a pass in the CCC. Check Naviance for the most up-to-date list.
Women interested in engineering and/or orthopedic surgery are invited to attend the Perry Virtual Experience to learn more! It's free and multiple sessions are offered.
Are you interested in earning $20 per hour tutoring? Stop by the CCC for a permission slip and/or to learn more!
Seniors!! Come to the CCC during office hours every Wednesday from 2:25 to 3:25 to get help with your college applications. Bring a friend!
Work Permits! If you have a work permit from last year, and you're still working, it's time to renew your work permit! All Work Permits expired AUGUST 21st (unless you just obtained yours after August 1, 2023. To renew, you will need to complete a new application and have it signed by your parents, your employer and return it to Mrs. Swanson in the CCC!
Looking for a part-time job? Keep an eye on the "Job Opportunities" page on the CCC page of the website if you're looking for a part time job.
The Advanced Science Exploratory program is offering a NeuroNetwork Career Symposium in San Francisco on November 4, 2023, a half-day, immersive experience for high-school and college students interested in learning about the career opportunities in scientific research including choosing a career path, Q&A panel with scientists, and more. Registration information and more event details can be found here.