HDS Hawk Happenings Aug. 1, 2022

Posted by Michelle VanOrnum on 8/1/2022 7:00:00 AM

Dear High Desert Hawk Families,

Welcome to High Desert School! I hope that you are having a wonderful summer vacation and anticipating the beginning of a new school year. Next week, we will host our annual school registration days during which parents and students will prepare for the first day of school, including course schedule distribution and information processing. 

The following schedule is designed to help students and parents navigate the start of the year with relative ease. 

August 1, 2022 - 7:30 am to 3:00 pm daily

  • High Desert School Office Re-Opens
    •  We would like to welcome and introduce our amazing new office staff.
      • School Secretary - Heather Campbell
      • Office Clerk - Monique Ortiz
    • Stop in with any questions, needs, or just to say hello and meet the new staff.

August 4 and 5, 2021  - 8:00 am to 1:00 pm each day

  • Registration Packet Pick-up
    • All students/parents must pick-up their personalized registration packet in the main office on campus. Due to the inclusion of student data in all packets, only students or parents with valid picture ID (driver’s license, passport, etc.) are authorized to pick-up student registration packets. 
    • These packets include key forms that must be completed and submitted during your scheduled registration time (see schedule below). 
    • Please note that some forms require parent signatures and must be completed prior to registration; students with incomplete paperwork will not be permitted to register. 
    • Please be prepared to pay any outstanding balances on school accounts or textbook delinquencies upon your arrival. 

August 3, 2022 - 9:00am in the High Desert Library

  • High Desert Booster Club Meeting for all interested parents 
    • This will be the first meeting of the school year and we welcome all parents to attend. Come find out the great things that our amazing Booster Club is working on for the upcoming school year. 

August 8 and 9, 2022 - 8:00 am to 1:00 pm each day

  • Formal Registration for Full Time Students (Aug. 8 - 5/6th Grade, Aug. 9 - 7/8th Grade)
    • Submit documents from your registration packet
    • Take your school photo for the yearbook and school ID card
      • All students must adhere to the school dress code for ID card photos.
    • Receive course schedule for the fall semester 
      • Schedule changes will be limited to cases of scheduling errors or omissions.
    • Receive Student Planner and Textbooks
    • Purchase Yearbooks/Spirit Packs/Spirit Wear/Athletic Wear
    • Learn ways for parents to Participate/Support High Desert Hawks (Booster Club, SSC, ELAC, etc.)
    • Complete meal application
    • Login to Aeries

August 11, 2022 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

  • Office Closed for Staff to attend Professional Development

August 12, 2022 - 8:00 am to 1:00 pm 

  • Make-Up Registration Day
    • If you are not available to register during your scheduled time, you may attend make-up registration day. Please note that course options can be significantly limited for students who wait until make-up registration to request course changes; we highly advise that you attend your scheduled registration date and time. 

August 16, 2022 - 8:00am to 10:00am

  • Office Closed for Staff to attend District Meeting

August 17, 2022 - 8:00 am 

  • First Day of School
    • Classes begin Wednesday, August 17th, 2022. The first period bell rings at 8:00 am and school dismissal is at 1:10 pm for Early Release Wednesday. 

If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact us at (661) 269-0310.

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