La Quinta High School

All post cards have been mailed for Registration and Materials Pick-Up Info       Registration for Seniors is Mon, Aug 21     Registration for Juniors is Tues, Aug 22     Registration for Sophomores is Wed, Aug 23     Freshmen Early Start and Registration is Thurs, Aug 24 from 1:00pm-5:30pm     Freshmen Parent Orientation Meeting is Thurs, Aug 24 at 6:00pm in the gym     Make-up Registration is Fri, Aug 25     For specific registration times, please see our announcement or go to Facebook or Instagram @TheRealLQHS


Welcome to the La Quinta High School Library and Media Center!
Check out some of our NEW books!

LQHS's New Books

How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
Something like Normal
The Curiosities: A Collection of Stories
Code Name Verity
The Storyteller
E=mc²: A Biography of the World's Most Famous Equation
Keep Holding On
The Romeo And Juliet Code
Romeo Blue
The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements

LQHS Library's favorite books »
Check out our NEW Online Library Catalog
(Browse titles, check out e-books, place holds, and more)
Announcements/Upcoming Events
The Library is now closed for the school year! Thank you for returning your books on time!
Also, WE HAVE MOVED! The Library is now located in the portable adjacent to the Senior Parking Lot, near the Boys Locker Room. The "new" Library will not open until the 2017-18 school year. We are busy unpacking over 12,000+ books and other materials. Thank you for your understanding!
Attention, girls! There's a new group on campus!
La Quinta High School is the first high school in the District to offer Girls Who Code, a nationally recognized program that is designed to close the gender gap in technology.
Our chapter will meet every Monday from 3 - 5 p.m. in the Library. The instructors/sponsors will be Ms. Terry Nguyen and Mrs. Dela-Xiong.
Hope to see you there! Don't forget to sign up by Friday, February 24 to ensure a spot is saved for you!
Interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)?
Want to learn how to code? Play with robots? Circuits?
Join our Coders and Makers Club, which meets every Monday and Wednesday after school, from 3-5 p.m.
See Mrs. Dela-Xiong or Ms. Terry Nguyen for more information. New members are always welcome!
WE DO! Students, staff members, and families, we are excited to announce that we have a subscription to an academic research database, Gale Student Resources in Context! Please click on Databases/Research Links to the right to access it. You can use it anytime, on campus or off campus.
Note - you will need a password to access it off campus.

Website of the Month

CAASPP Practice and Training Tests
Provides access to the latest information and key resources for a variety of audiences about the upcoming CAASPP Test.

Mrs. Melissa Dela-Xiong, MLIS, Teacher Librarian

Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays - 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesdays - 8:25 - 5:00 p.m.
Fridays - 7:00 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
*Note - The Library may be closed at various times, due to meetings, trainings, etc.

Class Visits:
Teachers may sign up to visit the Library with their classes. Please feel free to do so by e-mailing Mrs. Dela-Xiong at

How to Reach Us:
(714) 663-6193 / Intercom Line - 82903

The La Quinta High School Library Media program is fully integrated into the school's curriculum and is central to the learning process of all students. The program promotes student academic achievement towards meeting state content standards and ensures that students and staff can effectively use and access ideas and information. Current up-to-date information in the form of print materials and online resources are available to students and staff.