La Quinta High School

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News and Announcements

Supporting your Teens through Stress- our 1st Parent Power School, Wed, Oct 18th, 2017

Have you noticed that your student might need a little extra support? Have you worried your student may be stressed? Whether it’s high stakes testing, conflict with friends, having a difficult time communicating with your student, or other common teen stressors, we are pleased to announce that our first Parent Power School session of the school year will help address some of these questions. Our wonderful School Psychologist, Mr. Johnathan Vu, will lead our English and Vietnamese parents through how to recognize and support students through challenges our kids face as a teenager, while School Psychologist Noelle Funes will lead our Spanish speaking parents. The meeting starts at 6:30pm on Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 in the Cafeteria. All languages will meet together at first and then we will break down into language groups. For your convenience, a second session will be offered for our Vietnamese speaking parents with School Psychologist Johnathan Vu on Thursday, October 19th at 8:00am in the cafeteria.
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La Quinta College and Financial Aid Night - September 26th, 2017 6pm - 7:30pm

The La Quinta Guidance Department would like to invite our Senior students and their family to our annual College and Financial Aid Night. It will be on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 from 6:00-7:30 pm in the gym. Please plan on attending to learn from our very special guest speakers from both the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) about how to apply for college and financial aid. They will be offering their tips and advice on how to gain admission to their schools. There will also be interpretation in both Spanish and Vietnamese!
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PSAT/NMSQT

The PSAT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) will be administered at La Quinta High School on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 from 8:27 AM to 12:24 PM. Sophomore and Junior students will take the test for free. They do not need a ticket. Freshmen may purchase a ticket to take the test for $16.00 at the bookstore. The last day to purchase a ticket is Wednesday, September 20, 2017.
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Registration Information

Click on the images to see specific information about each registration day! Do not be late to your assigned registration time, as you will need to attend the make-up registration on Friday, August 25th if you miss it!

Freshmen Early Start is mandatory for all Freshmen! We look forwarding to seeing you on Thursday, August 24th from 1:00pm-5:30pm. All Freshmen will register during Early Start. We will serve our Freshmen dinner at 5:30pm.

Freshmen parents, please join us for a Parent Orientation at 6:00pm in the Gym.
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Honors and AP Summer Assignments for English

Students who are taking Honors or AP classes in English-- your summer assignments are available on our website by clicking on "Academics" and then selecting "Honors/AP Summer Assignments." There are assignments for English 2H, AP Language and Composition, and AP Literature. All 3 assignments have been put into ONE document, so please make sure you read the document in it's entirety to find your appropriate summer assignment.
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