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8th Grade Parent Information

CLASS OF 2023 Important Dates

Packet Pick-up

July 22, 2019 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm) 

July 23, 2019 (4:00 pm - 7:00 pm) 

July 24, 2019 (9:00 am - 12:00 pm) 

9th Grade Parent Bootcamp

August 1, 2019 (6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)  SJHHS Theater

Freshmen Walkthrough Registration

August 2, 2019

Make-up Registration

August 5, 2019

9th Grade Student Orientation (Students only)

August 14, 2019 (8:00 am - 12:00 pm) -Last Names A-L in SJHHS Gym

August 15, 2019 (8:00 am - 12:00 pm) -Last Names M-Z in SJHHS Gym


Enrollment for Incoming 9th Grade Students New to CUSD

Incoming freshman students enrolling at San Juan Hills High School from a private school or from outside CUSD please see enrollment policies and procedures at  Enrollment

Stallion Showcase

The 2019 Stallion Showcase will be held on Saturday, February 9. 

Criteria for taking a Zero Period Class

Criteria for taking a Zero Period Class 

A student must have an impacted schedule to obtain a zero period. 

  1. AVID Program (final selection based on interview and AVID Coordinator approval)
  2. Music Program (instrumental or choral music)
  3. Advanced Drama (approval required from drama instructor Cambria Beilstein at
  4. ASB – Must be selected for ASB by Activities Director
  5. Language Immersion Program
  6. Honors World History (must be pre-approved to take Honors English I)

Math Placement Exam for Students Entering Grade 9 from a Private School or School outside of CUSD

Math placement exam – For students entering grades 9 ONLY!

Students who wish to enroll in accelerated math courses (geometry and Algebra II/Trig Accelerated) during grade 9 will be required by the Capistrano Unified School District to take a math placement exam; regardless of grades received in their math class during grade 8. 

  • If you took Algebra I during grade 8 and wish to promote to Geometry, you will be required to take the Algebra I math final exam. 
  • If you took Geometry in grade 8 and wish to promote to Honors Algebra II/Trig, you will be required to take the Geometry math final exam.

All exams will be administered by District math personnel at the Capistrano Unified School District Education Center.  The District Office is located at 33122 Valle Road, San Juan Capistrano, 92675; (949) 234-9200.   


To register for the math placement exam please visit at Link to CAPO Math and locate the link titled  ”Math Course Placement Info for Students Transferring into the Capistrano Unified School District in Fall 2019."

  • In this section the math course placement testing information, criteria dates, times and location are available for download, as well as a link to a Google form named, “Math course placement testing registration form.”  Parents will be required to register their child for math course placement testing by completing this form. 


Athletic Tryouts

For information regarding the SJHHS Athletic Program please visit


AVID Interviews will be posted here for new 9th grade students and will be held at SJHHS

AVID Interview Information for 8th Grade Students

AVID Program Information

Honors/Advanced Placement Power Point

At the Stallion Showcase Rob Lynde held the Accelerated/Advanced Placement Workshop for families that are interested in options for accelerated students at SJHHS. View the Accelerated/AP powerpoint (PPT)

ASB Application

ASB Applications will be available on the front page and the ASB link on the SJHHS website on April 1.

ASB Webpage


Auditions will take place from April 22 through April  24, 2019

Sign-up on via the choral music webpage  starting April 8, 2019


Music program

Auditions will be in late April, and audition material will be posted in late March

For audition material please visit the Music Program webpage.


Advanced Dance Production, Intermediate Dance Production and Beginning/Intermediate try-out information for the 2019-2020 school year is posted at Dance information.

Please contact the director, Mrs. Calder, at 

Pep Squad - Cheer

Newspaper Class Application Form

Yearbook Class Application