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News & Announcements

La Quinta High School Parent Power School - April 18th, 2018 6:30pm

Please join us on Wednesday, April 18th at 6:30 pm in the Little Theater for Parent Power school. Back by popular demand we will have our alumni panel of nine La Quinta alumni who will share with parents their experiences in various colleges. We highly recommend that you bring your high school student with you to hear and learn from alumni about their experiences in applying for and attending college and planning for their career. There will be an opportunity for both you and your student to ask them questions about their challenges and successes. Translation services will be available.

We hope to see you all on Wednesday evening at 6:30 pm.

This is a LQ PSA for all members of the 1970s Drama Club!

Barbara (Polak) Whiteman is organizing an epic reunion on August 25th, 2018! Contact her at to RSVP or receive more details! There’s already a good number of people attending, including alumni who now live on the East Coast! #lqpossible

Pacific Coast High School Applications

Pacific Coast High School applications are now available online. Please click on the title of this news story to read and follow the directions for the application. If you have any questions regarding the application or classes please see Mrs. Esquivel in the guidance office.

Parent Power School Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Happy New Year and welcome back parents! We will have our monthly Parent Power School meeting on Wednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 6:00pm in the cafeteria. The topic is preparation for our WASC accreditation visit February 25th-February 28th, 2018. We hope to hear all parent concerns, what LQ is doing best, and ways that we can improve the schooling experience for your students! A second session is offered for our Vietnamese speaking parents on Thursday, January 18th, 2018 at 8:00am in the cafeteria.

Advanced Placement Exams - May 7, 2018 through May 18, 2018

Advanced Placement Exams will be administered in May 2018. Students received information about AP exams before Winter Break. The information included the AP Registration Instructions, AP Registration Form, AP Exam Schedule and the Bookstore AP Purchase Form which states the fee your student will pay for the exams.

Princeton Review SAT and ACT Preparation Courses at La Quinta High School

The Princeton Review will be hosting SAT and ACT Preparation Courses here at La Quinta. SAT Preparation Courses will begin on February 24th through April 16th to prepare for the May or June 2018 SAT Exam. ACT Preparation Courses will begin on April 21st through June 2nd to prepare for the June ACT Exam. Classes will be offered from 3:00 PM-5:30 PM or 6:00 PM-8:30 PM one day a week and three Saturdays from 9:00 AM-1:30 PM.

Bring $50 CASH to the bookstore starting January 8th through February 9th. If you plan on enrolling in both the SAT and ACT classes, the total cost will $168.00. (The district will only discount one course. The regular fee for the course is $118.00)

Applications for the SAT and ACT Preparation Courses are attached.

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Upcoming Events

LQ Winter Guard @ WGASC Competition
Date: 4/21/2018
Location: Destination and Time - TBA
Drama Spring Play Tech Rehearsal
Date: 4/21/2018, 9 AM 1 PM
Location: Theater
Girls League Sour/Gummy Candy Sale
Date: 4/23/2018 4/27/2018, 11:59 PM
Mock Trial Chocolate Sale
Date: 4/23/2018 4/27/2018, 11:59 PM
Spring Play Ticket Sales
Date: 4/23/2018, 12:15 PM 12:45 PM
ACT Prep Class
Date: 4/23/2018, 3 PM 5:30 PM
Location: Room 503
NRCAL World Languages & Career Day
Date: 4/24/2018, 8 AM 1:30 PM
Location: Cal State Fullerton
Creative Writing Gram Delivery
Date: 4/24/2018, 10:12 AM 12:15 PM