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High school district announces registration

The El Dorado Union High School District has released the following student registration information for the 2014–15 school year. School will start on Thursday, Aug. 7. Consult your respective school’s Website for the starting times.

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El Dorado and Vista high school students

School information: 561 Canal St. in Placerville, 530-622-3634 ext. 1029 or 1028, cougar.eduhsd.net/

The counseling office will be closed for summer break from June 20 through July 9, reopening on July 10. Counseling office hours will be from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m (closed during lunch from 11:30 a.m.-noon). Counselors will be available starting Friday, July 25.

To make an appointment with the registrar contact the counseling office at the number above or e-mail Registrar Sandra Atkins at satkins@eduhsd.net. Walk-in registration will not be accepted.

Registration without a counselor is available on various dates starting July 22. Registration forms are available on-line (see Website above), in the counseling office or can be mailed upon request.

Registration appointments with a counselor will be available starting July 22. Call ahead for an appointment time.

New student orientation will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 5 at 4:30 p.m., beginning with check-in at the small gym. Students will then move to the large gym for orientation from 5-6 p.m. Parents will remain in the small gym for parent orientation from 5:15-6 p.m. An information Fair will follow the orientations, from 6:15-7:30 p.m. at Bennett Park (near football field).

New students may pick up their class schedule at orientation on Aug. 5 in exchange for their completed Data Confirmation Form and Emergency Card printed from your new Aeries.net portal account.

Returning students may pick up their schedule on Friday, Aug. 1, between 8 a.m.-noon in front of the school’s main office in exchange for their completed Data Confirmation Form and Emergency Card printed from your new Aeries.net portal account.

Students who do not pick up their class schedule on Aug. 1 can turn in their completed Data Confirmation Form and Emergency Card printed from your new Aeries.net portal account and pick up their schedule on the first day of school, Aug. 7, between 7:30-9:30 a.m., in front of the large gym.

Schedule changes will not be made unless the change involves a course required for graduation. Requests for elective changes will not be accepted. All students must follow the class schedule they receive on the first day of school.

 

Oak Ridge High School students

School information: 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills, 916-933-6980 ext. 3050, orhsonline.com/

The counseling office will be closed for summer break from June 25 through July 16, reopening July 17 from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Counselors will be available after Aug. 5 by phone or e-mail.

New student registration will take place in the career center as follows:

Grades 9 and 10: July 31, 1:30-3:30 p.m. or Aug. 1, 8:30-11:30 a.m.
Grades 11 and 12: July 31, 8:30-11:30 a.m. or Aug. 1, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Students are required to have their transcript, immunization information and proof of residence (voter registration, driver’s license address change, PG&E bill, etc.) available at time of registration. No individual appointments will be possible at this time.

Freshmen and new students will receive their class schedule at the Freshman and New Student Orientation on Aug. 5 held in the large gym (see schedule below). To receive your class schedule students must bring the following completed information: Data Confirmation Form and Emergency Card printed from your new Aeries.net portal account.

By student last name: A-K: 3-4:30 p.m.
L-Z: 5-6:30 p.m.

New Parent Orientation will be held on Monday, Aug. 4 from 6-7:30 p.m. in the large gym.

Returning students may pick up their class schedule in the cafeteria on Aug. 6, between 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. or on the first day of school at 7:30 a.m. To receive your schedule, all students must bring their completed Data Confirmation Form and signed/updated Emergency Card printed from your new Aeries.net portal account.

All forms and information are included in the summer packet you will receive in late July.

Schedule changes for returning students may be done by mail. Students should receive a form by mail in mid-June and are requested to return the form by July 18. Drop-in appointments will not be possible at this time.

Student pictures will be taken on Aug. 14 and 15; makeup pictures will be taken on Monday, Sept. 22.

 

Ponderosa High School students

School information: 3661 Ponderosa Road, Shingle Springs, 530-677-2281 ext. 2226, bruin.eduhsd.net/

The counseling office will be closed for summer break from June 23 through July 11, reopening on July 14 from 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.. Counselors will be available after July 28.

New student registration will be on July 28, by appointment only. There will be two registration drop-in sessions: Session 1 starts at 9 a.m.; Session 2 starts at 11 a.m. Please arrive 30 minutes before to complete your registration paperwork. Walk-in registration will also be available on Aug. 8.

New parent orientation will be held on Aug. 1 from 1:15-2:30 p.m. as follows:

Student last name A-G: cafeteria
Student last name H-O: theater
Student last name P-Z: room M2

Freshmen will receive their class schedule at orientation on Aug. 1, from 1-4 p.m. in the large gym. A barbecue  and music in the quad will follow from 4-6 p.m.

All other students may pick up their class schedule in front of the cafeteria on Aug. 6, between 1-3 p.m. or on the first day of school Aug. 7 between 6:45-8:10 a.m.

All students must bring their completed Data Confirmation Form and Emergency Card printed from your new Aeries.net portal account in exchange for their class schedule.

Returning students are to follow the class schedule they receive on the first day of school.

Schedule change requests for returning students may be submitted July 14–25 by picking up a Schedule Change Request form in the counseling office during the hours listed above. Schedule changes will only be accepted on completed forms. Counselors are not able to accept phone or e-mail requests for necessary changes.

 

Union Mine and Mountain View high school students

School information: 6530 Koki Lane, El Dorado, 530-621-4003 ext. 4210 or 4215, umhs.eduhsd.net/ or MVHS: https://sites.google.com/site/mountainviewhi/

Counseling office will be closed from June 17 through July 7 reopening on July 8 from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Counselors will be available Aug. 5 and may be contacted in writing or by e-mail as follows:

Last names A-J: Mrs. DeRosa at dderosa@eduhsd.net
Last names K-P: Mrs. Secor at ksecor@eduhsd.net
Last names Q-Z: Mr. Ziegler at mziegler@eduhsd.net

AVID and EL students: Mr. Ziegler at mziegler@eduhsd.net
IEP students: Mrs. Secor at ksecor@eduhsd.net
MVHS students: Mrs. Secor at ksecor@eduhsd.net

UMHS parents/guardians of new students should call registrar Sam Felcher in the counseling office at the number above ext. 4210 after July 7.

MVHS parents/guardians need to make an appointment by calling the number above ext. 4210 or by contacting Kim Secor by e-mail at ksecor@eduhsd.net.

Orientation for freshmen, new students and parents is Tuesday, Aug. 5, from 4:30-7 p.m and includes the following schedule:

4:30-5:30 p.m.: Complimentary dinner on the patio. During this time students can pick up their information packet and class schedules on the patio.
5:30-6:15 p.m.: Parents will meet with administration in the theater.
5:30-6:15 p.m.: Freshmen and new students will meet with activities director Mrs. Smith in the west gym.
6:15-7 p.m.: Students and parents reunite in the east gym then go to the market place to gather information on ASB discount cards, bus passes, music program, lunch programs and to purchase yearbooks and UMHS apparel, etc.

All students will receive a preview of their courses included in the summer newsletter. Also, returning students can view their schedule on-line by linking to the Parent/Student ABI Access Webpage from the UMHS Home Page. Students will receive their class schedule on the first day of school.

Returning students may make course changes in writing by submitting their request to the counseling office before Aug. 5, or by e-mail to dderosa@eduhsd.net. This request must include the course to be dropped, the course to be added, and the reason for the change request and parent permission.

Students are to follow the class schedule they receive on the first day of school. No schedule changes will be made during the first week, with the exception of incorrect class placement or an unbalanced academic schedule. Note: A parent’s e-mail address will suffice for the required parent signature for all course changes submitted by e-mail. Otherwise, a parent signature is required for course changes.

On the first day of school, Aug. 7, all grades (9–12) will report to the west gym at 7:50 a.m. for a Welcome Back rally. Students are asked to sit with their grade-level class.

 

Independence High School

School information: 385 Pleasant Valley Road, Diamond Springs, 530-622-7090 ext. 7132, ihs.eduhsd.net

The IHS office will be closed from June 20 through July 16. IHS staff will be available after July 16.

First day of classes is Aug. 7, 7:50 a.m. Schedules will be available for all students to pick up on the first day of school.

New students who would like to enroll at Independence High School should contact the IHS office for an appointment starting July 17 at the number above.

 

EDUHSD Virtual Academy at Shenandoah

School information: 6540 Koki Lane, El Dorado (located on a separate campus next to Union Mine High School), 530-622-6212 ext. 7001, edvirtualacademy.com/application

The Virtual Academy office hours are from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The school will be closed from June 30 to July 18 reopening on July 21.

New students who would like to learn more about the academy can contact director Aaron Palm at apalm@eduhsd.net.

Students can also enroll online at the Web address above.

If you have any questions about your schedule, please email Director Aaron Palm before June 30 or after July 18 at apalm@eduhsd.net.

All students, new and existing, will have a two-day Student Orientation on Thursday and Friday, Aug. 7 and 8 from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

The district would also like to inform parents and students that when counseling offices are closed, high school transcripts may be obtained from district records at 530-622-2380 or 530-622-5081 ext. 7303.

Work permits are issued by the counseling office at each school site. When the counseling office is closed during summer break, a work permit can be obtained at the El Dorado Union High School District Office, Human Resources Department (Building E), 4675 Missouri Flat Road, Placerville.

Students must present the completed form Statement of Intent to Employ Minor and Request for Work Permit (form No. B1-1) to receive their work permit. The form may also be downloaded from the district Website Home Page (edushd.net). If you have any questions regarding work permits please contact the counseling office of your respective school or call the Human Resources Department at the district office at 530-622-5081 ext. 7228.

The recent passage of law AB 354 requires that all students in grades 7–12 will need proof of a Tdap booster shot. If you have any questions regarding this new law contact your doctor’s office or the El Dorado County Public Health Department at 530-621-6100.

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