La Quinta High School

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News and Announcements

District and School Response and Impact Regarding the Corona Virus

Good morning La Quinta families, staff and students,

As many of you are aware, the news regarding the Corona Virus changes both daily and hourly. Here is the latest information so you are up to date as March 12, 2020 at 8:50 am.

- There are NO cases of COVID-19 on our campus or in the district.
- At least through the end of March, gatherings of 250 people or more are to be cancelled or postponed

This will impact scheduled events as we follow these guidelines. Moving forward, for the month of March, the following events will be cancelled or postponed : all performances, parent meetings, award nights, field trips, banquets and athletics (home and away games). We will update you on specific events as it relates to each group.

In the meantime, our custodians have been diligently working to maintain a clean campus with a particular focus on items like restrooms, door handles and other common hard area surfaces.

As a reminder:
*Be sure to wash your hands thoroughly and regularly
*Cough/sneeze into a tissue
*If you are feeling ill or have flu-like symptoms, please stay home
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Common Application - Apply to Private Universities

The Common Application Online is a free online undergraduate application used by over 400 colleges and universities. Many private and out-of-state colleges and universities utilize the Common App as their admissions application. Please click here for full instructions on navigating the Common App.
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Distance Learning Summer School Materials

Students that have been enrolled in the Distance Learning Summer School Program received a confirmation letter with all the details via mail. The letter will have the Google Classroom Code for the student to begin their virtual instruction at 8:00 AM on the first scheduled day of instruction. The district is providing summer school supplies (paper, pencils and pens) to the students attending Distance Learning Summer School. If you need these supplies you may pick-them up next Monday, June 8th from 9-11 AM at LQHS on the Ward side parking lot. If you have any questions prior to the start of summer school, please email your child's school counselor.

1st Session:June 16-July 2, 2020 at 8:00 AM
2nd Session: July 6-July 22, 2020 at 8:00 AM
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Advanced Placement Exams will be offered online from May 11, 2020 through May 22, 2020.nd

Garden Grove Unified School district supports College Board as they work to provide opportunities for students to take Advanced Placement exams this year. Garden Grove Unified School district has issued the following statement.
"As schools and communities continue to navigate the challenges posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, as well as extended school closures, College Board is committed to supporting AP students with free, optional remote learning and at-home AP testing. These options will give students the opportunity to earn the college credit and placement they've been working toward all year, and colleges and universities around the country support College Board in this endeavor.
The AP Program has invested heavily in creating a new system of testing that will give students the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned. This system is designed to be as user-friendly, yet as secure as possible."
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