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Info for Incoming 9th Grade Students

Course Selection Update

 
4-10-20: As SUHSD has shifted to online/distance learning during the Shelter in Place due to COVID-19, course selections will occur online this year. Please review the website linked below that houses all of the files and information that will allow students to submit elective requests, allow parents to view the requests, and for more information for the overall process. All parents/guardians should have received an email on 4/10/20 that contained login information for parents/guardians and their student(s). Please contact the appropriate individual at your assigned school site for more information regarding login information.
 
As the parent or guardian of an incoming 9th grade student to the Sequoia Union High School District, there is important information you need to make certain 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.
 
 
Summer School Information
 
Placement Charts

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Identify Home School

Start by Identifying Your Home School

Click on the link below to utilize your address of residency to identify your student's home school: 
 

School Information

Transition Contacts

Incoming 2020-2021 9th Graders

 

Steps to Enrollment

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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. 
 
  • 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 announcing address verification
 
For Address Verification Assistance click the name to send an email message: Marlaina PerlaExt. 22209

Step 2

Open Enrollment - OPTIONAL

 
An OPTIONAL Open Enrollment transfer 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 open enrollment if you wish to have your student attend a school other than his/her assigned school.
 
Visit the Open Enrollment page more information, including deadlines and the link to submit application.  
 
For Open Enrollment assistance click the name to send an email message: Cynthia GuerraExt. 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 during the Spring.
4-10-20: As SUHSD has shifted to online/distance learning during the Shelter in Place due to COVID-19, course selections will occur online this year. Please review the website linked below that houses all of the files and information that will allow students to submit elective requests, allow parents to view the requests, and for more information for the overall process. All parents/guardians should have received an email on 4/10/20 that contained login information for parents/guardians and their student(s). Please contact the appropriate individual at your assigned school site for more information regarding login information.

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. Parents will receive information to complete the OIU in the Spring.

Step 5

Arena Check-In - MANDATORY 

 
  • Your assigned home school will send information to you with important dates and information for the Arena Check-in Registration process. Expect this information to be sent home in the late Spring or early Summer, and posted to school websites at the same time.