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SCHS STUDENTS:  You Need a Student Portal Account

All students MUST register for a Student Portal account.

To create your Student Portal account, you will need three pieces of information: 1. Your home phone number 2. Your 7-digit identification number 3. Verif Pass Code.  The student ID number and Verif Pass Code were printed on your report card.  If you do not have this information, please come to the Guidance office to get it a.s.a.p.

Click the CTRL button and the link
Click on Access to Parent/Student Portal
Click on Create New Account, then Student
Continue to follow the steps.

Click here for Step-by-Step directions, if needed.

Remind your parents to register on the Parent Portal too!


FREE Help with FAFSA

Saddleback Community College offers FREE workshops to help walk students through the FAFSA process. Student does NOT need to be planning to attend Saddleback in order to attend. If parent chooses to attend, he/she must be accompanied by the student as well.


When: every Tuesday from 4-5:30pm

Where: Saddleback Community College in the Career Center

General Guidance Info & News

AP Exam Registration

Registration for AP exams begins 1/25. Please select "AP Exams 2017" from the menu on the left side of this screen for more details.

10th Grade Parent Night


If you couldn't make it to the 10th Grade Parent Night, please view the PowerPoint presentation, found under "10th Grade Resources".

Upcoming Events for 8th Graders

Upcoming Events for 8th Graders

Driver Education - Spring 2017

The registration window for the Spring 2017 Driver Education online course is now OPEN. Please use the following link:


Deadline to register for Spring Driver's Ed: FEBRUARY 16TH

Want to view your scheduled Spring '17 classes?

Scheduled courses for Spring '17 can be viewed on the Student Portal by selecting "course requests" from the dropdown menu. If you need assistance, please watch the following tutorial:


If any of the listed courses are incorrect, please contact the student's academic advisor ASAP.

College Knowledge Seminars are back!

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College Knowledge Seminars

Presented by: SCHS Educational Foundation

SCHS Little Theater - 7:00pm

Free for 9th-12th grade Students and Parents                                                                                      

November 2      College Essays/Personal Statements    

November 16    College Testing

January 18        10th Grade Parent Night

February 15       The College Admissions Process

March 15            Open- tbd

April 19              Coursework & AP/IB Programs

Guidance Department


The Guidance Department Mission Statement

The Guidance and Counseling Program San Clemente High School School seeks to postively impact the lives of our students by partnering with parents, community, faculty and staff. Our program offers comprehensive planning and guidance services addressing student academic and career goals, as well as personal and social needs.  We work to give students the opportunities to acquire the educational and social competencies necessary for their growth toward lifelong success and effective, responsible citizenship for a diverse and changing world. Individuals receive assistance related to graduation requirements, academic progress, high school four-year education plans, testing, possible career options, college or career decisions, and scholarships.

Academic Assistance

Students are assigned to an Academic Advisor alphabetically, according to their last names and all AVID students are assigned to one Academic Advisor.  Although making an appointment is highly advised, students are always welcome to stop in to see their Academic Advisor during before school, during lunch, and after school if they have questions, need assistance, or would like to schedule an appointment.

Parents may call their child's Academic Advisor between the hours of 7:30 AM and 3:30 PM at 949-492-4165. It would be helpful to leave a specific time when the advisor can return your call and a direct contact phone number. Parents and students may may also communicate with their Academic Advisors through e-mail and SchoolLoop.  





Assistant Principal of Guidance & Curriculum

Mr. Mahindrakar


Academic Advisors

Special Programs: AVID, Auto Academy, & English Learners

Henry Santos Metcalf


A-Claw, Staci Stangarone


Cle-Goh, Sheray McKeown


Gol-Lau, Stephanie Brizeno


Law-Pen, Merrie Christman  


Per-Stan, Sandra Spencer


Star-Z, Judy Rasmussen, Head Academic Advisor


Andria Tsianos, Last name: A-K


Patrick Harris, Last name: L-Z


School Counselor Website: 

Counselor's Corner

On track to graduate?

To ensure your senior student is on track to earn their high school diploma in June, you may view your child’s current graduation status via the Parent Portal by selecting “Graduation Status” under ...more

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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