Information for 8th Grade ParentsTop of Page

As the guardian of an incoming 9th grade student to the Sequoia Union High School District, there is important information you need to know to make certain that your child is ready for the beginning of school in August. Please read the following information carefully and do not hesitate to contact the district at the numbers/emails below if you have any questions.

How do I Know my Assigned School? Top of Page

To check and see which school you are assigned to (your home school), click on the link below for the boundary search.

Incoming 9th Grade: Steps to EnrollmentTop of Page

Step 1: Address Verification - MANDATORY
 
All students coming into the district must verify their address to show they live within the district boundaries and are eligible to attend school in the Sequoia Union High School District. Click on the link below for information to determine which documents you must bring to verify your address and to find out further information about the process. 
  • Address Verification Information (click)
    • Begins November 1st.
    • Address verification must be done in person.
    • The Sequoia Union High School office is located at 480 James Ave in RWC.
    • Address verification can be done Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. through 4:15 p.m.
     
    In late October, a letter is sent to all incoming 9th grade students for the 2018-19 school year announcing address verification
     
For Address Verification Assistance click the name to send an email message:
 
Perla, Marlaina
650.369.1411
Ext. 22209
 
Step 2: Open Enrollment - OPTIONAL
  • Opens: OCTOBER 2, 2017 at 12:00 p.m.
  • Closes: FEBRUARY 2, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. No late applications are accepted.

    Open Enrollment provides incoming 9th grade families with the opportunity to apply to attend a school other than their home school. Note: You only need to apply for the open enrollment if you wish to have your student attend a school other than his/her assigned school.
For Open Enrollment Assistance click the name to send an email message:
650.369.1411
Ext. 22211
 
Step 3: Course Selection and Approval - MANDATORY
  • This is coordinated at school sites by SUHSD Counselor Liaisons. Students receive information on courses to enroll in and submit requests during the Liaison visits.
Step 4: Online Information Update - MANDATORY
  • Online Information Update
    Completing this process will allow each parent to update their emergency and household information as well as to review their student's selected courses for the upcoming school year.
Step 5: Arena Check-In - MANDATORY 
  • Your assigned school will send information to you with important dates and information for the Arena Check-in Registration process.

2018-19 Math and ELA Placement ChartsTop of Page

Incoming 9th graders are placed into both math and English Language Arts (ELA) courses based on various test scores. Please use the charts below to see how your student was placed in the class recommended for them.

Shadowing Top of Page

Shadowing opportunities are available at each of the high schools. Click on the link below to go to each school's website and visit their shadowing page. 

2018 Summer School Programs InformationTop of Page

Below is a link to the programs that are offered for incoming 9th graders for 2018 summer school.
  • Updated information coming soon...

2018 Summer Reading List Top of Page

  •  Updated information coming soon...

District and School Transition Contacts Top of Page

Click on the link below for the list of transition contacts for the Sequoia Union High School District. 

Program Planning HandbooksTop of Page

Below is a guide for incoming 9th grade students. It contains information on the following topics:
  • Important Contacts
  • Enrollment Flowchart
  • Address Verifcation Procedures
  • Open Enrollment Information
  • SUHSD Graduation Requirements
  • UC/CSU Graduation Requirements
  • 9th Grade Course Offerings - Required Courses and Electives
The information in the Program Planning Handbook is subject to change. In all instances, every attempt will be made to reflect changes as they occur.

Boys and Girls Club InformationTop of Page

The Boys and Girls Club offers exciting summer programs for students in the Sequoia Union High School District. Click the link below to find out additional information about which high quality programs and opportunities are available to students.