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General Guidance Info & News 8th Grade Resources Academics & Curriculum AP Exams 2018 College Counselor's Corner CCA (formerly ROP) Financial Aid Naviance New Student Enrollment Saddleback College PSAT/SAT/ACT Scholarships Summer School 2018 Transcripts Volunteer Opportunities for Students Work Permit
Staff Directory Library College Career Advantage (CCA) After School Tutorial Auto Academy AVID Cheer Dance Dance Team Results Drama International Baccalaureate Program Music National Honor Society Photo & Video Vocal Arts World Languages English Learner Support Two-Way Immersion Program
Senior Activities/Graduation Information ASB (Associated Student Body) SCHS Constitution ASB Elections/Appointments 2018-19 Clubs 2017-18 ASB Procedures and Fundraiser Forms HOMECOMING 2017 PROM 2018 Winter Formal Link Crew This Week - App Page Webstore
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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 ID 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!


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

General Guidance Info & News

ASVAB - Vocational Aptitude Testing

Career Exploration and Planning for 10th, 11th and 12th graders

The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery is a free aptitude test that covers eight areas, which are related to different careers. Students will receive a Career Exploration Guide when their test results are returned to them. This guide includes an interest inventory that will help students use their interests and ASVAB scores to explore both civilian and military occupations. There are no obligations to enter the military after taking the test. Please visit the ASVAB Career Exploration Program website to understand the benefits of this assessment ( You can find free practice tests at .

Test will be held at SCHS on

Monday, May 14th at 7:00am.

Interested students should see Mrs. Dillbeck in the guidance office ASAP to pick up parent permission slips, or find it on the school’s website under Guidance. Permission slips due by Thursday 5/10.

asvab permission slip spring 2018.pdf

Volunteers Needed!!

Volunteers are needed for AP Exams! We are currently looking for adult volunteers to help with check-in, distribution of materials, and being an extra set of eyes to prevent possible cheating. The exams are held from May 7th until May 18th, with 1-2 sessions per day. It also acts as an opportunity to get an inside look at what your student should expect to experience when they take their own AP exam.


If you are interested in signing up to help during one (or more!) exam session, please use this link:


Please keep in mind that you cannot volunteer for a session that your student is testing in. 


Thank you for your support!!

Driver's Ed Sign-Ups

Summer 2018 Drivers Education Registration

No registrations accepted after  May 25, 2018


Course term:  June 4 - August 15, 2018


This online Drivers Education course is equivalent to a regular 30-hour classroom course and has been examined and authorized by the Licensing Operations Division of the DMV. Please note that this is the classroom section, not the behind-the-wheel course. Students who successfully complete this course, which includes an online exam, will receive an official DMV Certificate of Completion. This is required to obtain a learner's permit for all drivers between the ages of 15 ½ and 18 years old.

  • Open to all CUSD students who are at least 15 years old by August 15.
    • Students cannot complete the course prior to turning 15.
  • There is no charge for CUSD students to take this course.
  • No transcript units will be granted for this course.
  • Students must complete the online curriculum by August 15.
  • Students may take this course only once in Fall, Spring, or Summer.
  • Instruction is through 
  • Email with password information will be sent to parents/students on June 1.

Click to register.

School of Choice 2018-2019

The School of Choice window closed March 2nd. Approval and denial notification letters will be mailed to the student's address on file begining the first week of May 2018.

Did you miss the 8th grade parent night?

CLICK HERE for the INFORMATION shared at the 8th Grade Info Night on Feb. 22nd. 


We will be hosting a special Cocoa and Conversation for any families who would like to ask our academic advisors questions on Tuesday, April 24th anytime between 3:30 and 5:30pm.

The CAASPP is almost upon us...

Want your PSAT scores?

Hard copies of the PSAT scores are available in the SCHS Guidance Office, but scores can also be accessed by making a College Board account at


For more info, visit:

Futureology - CUSD College and Career Counseling UPCOMING EVENTS

Did you know as a CUSD student you have access to 1-on-1 College and Career Counselors? CUSD FutureOLOGY can help answer your questions, provide resources, and give you specific input during the college or career planning process. 

Check out their website for more info:



Maximize your chances of College and Career success with a variety of free Workshops from CUSD’s Futureology! Register at

CCP Classroom Visits

During 9th grade, many students take the College and Career Planning (CCP) course as part of their graduation requirement.  The primary goal of this course it to increase students' career awareness through career exploration to make informed decisions regarding their future post-secondary goals, educational and career.  As part of the class, the Academic Advisors will work with students to devise a 4-Year Plan. The 4-Year Plan is an ongoing project which spans from grade 9 through grade 12, allowing students  to keep track of their graduation requirements as well as requirements necessary for college admissions.


Academic Advisors will be visited this semester's CCP classes during the first week of October in order to create 4-year plans with each student. Follow the links below for a copy of the presentations: 


2017 CCP Fall Presentation 10-3-2017.pdf


Course Pathways 9.13.17.pdf


Did you miss the Senior College Info Presentation at Back-to-School Night?

2017-18 Freshmen Parent Link Crew Presentation

Thank you so much to all the families who took the time to attend our Freshmen Parent Link Crew Presentation.  It was truly a treat to see all the excited and energized students around our campus!  The Class of 2021 looks to be a very fun and successful group of scholars, artists, athletes, and much much more!  


Please CLICK HERE FOR THE PDF of the presentation in case you were unable to attend or you simply would like an encore of the information.  If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to Assistant Principal, Cat Nolan. 

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. Students in special programs including AVID, the Auto Academy & English Learners are assigned to one Academic Advisor.  Although making an appointment is highly advised, students are 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.  



SCHS School Profile



Important Dates for Spring 2018

First day of Spring Semester: Monday, January 8, 2018

President's Weekend: Friday, February 16, 2018 - Monday, February 19, 2018

Spring Break: Monday, April 2, 2018 - Friday, April 6, 2018

Last day of Spring Semester & Graduation: Thursday, June 7, 2018

Assistant Principal of Guidance & Curriculum


Dr. Cat Nolan


2017-18 NEW Academic Advisor Breakdown

AVID, Auto, & English Learners

Dr. Henry Metcalf


A-Ci, Christina Van Patten


Cj-Gla, Sheray McKeown


Gle-Koo, Stephanie Brizeno


Kop-Orr, Carol Stevenson


Ors-Sim, Sandra Spencer


Sin-Z, Stephanie Dillbeck



Andria Tsianos, Last name: A-K


Patrick Harris, Last name: L-Z




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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