July 17, 2019

The first day of classes is four weeks from today - 
can't wait to see you again soon!

Beginning of School Info

The full complement of Beginning of the School Year info, including Orientation schedule, parking passes, textbooks, etc. will be sent early next week. 

- Freshman and Sophomore orientations are on Monday, Aug. 12 in the morning. 
- Junior and Senior orientations are on Tuesday, Aug. 13.  

During this time students will take their picture, receive their student ID, get their locker and lock, and more.  Further details will be in next week's newsletter.
Tech Training

At Tech Training, new students will receive their iPads pre-loaded with their books. However, students must have an appropriate case in order to receive their iPad.

Freshman and Transferring Sophomore
Tues. Aug. 13
Last Name  A-K   8:00-11:30 a.m.
Last Name  L-Z   12:30-4:00 p.m. 

Transferring Juniors and Seniors 
Mon. Aug. 12  
2-3 p.m.

All Tech Trainings will be held in the Library.

Incoming Freshman are required to submit a physical form prior to the start of school. Please send a digital copy to Ashley Clemens, at  aclemens@carondeleths.org .  Make sure to save a digital copy for your records. 

If your daughter plans to try out for a sport, you will need to create an account in our Athletics Registration system, then upload her physical. Parents/Guardians are required to complete this step. 
Graphing calculators

We understand that some families have had trouble finding our recommend graphing calculator, the HP Prime, in stock at online resellers. We recommend purchasing from the Bach Company, an official HP distributer which also tends to have the best pricing. 
Frosh Family Social

Sunday, Aug. 18
11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Frosh Family Social (formerly known as Frosh BBQ) has gotten a full refresh - new date, time and name! In an effort to include freshman families in our Welcome Week activities, we have moved the event to make sure families have a true welcome to campus and the opportunity to get to know one another over a shared meal. This is a wonderful opportunity for freshmen families to have the campus to themselves and start making memories - we hope to see you there! Please RSVP here before August 5. 
Carondelet Shuttle - Fall 2019

Registration for the morning shuttle from the Tri-Valley area is now available!

3 pickup locations each morning: Livermore, Pleasanton, and Danville. 

Semester-long registration is open now for $500 for Carondelet students and DLS siblings. 

Sign up today and we'll get you to school each morning!  

Summer Reading

The Summer Reading list is available online. Please note that students/families must purchase their own summer reading books and may choose  print or a digital books where available. 

Class of 2020
The Class of 2020 will continue to be responsible for the purchase of their textbooks. Students will be able to find their textbooks and links to purchase each item here.
Yearbook family ads for seniors

Yearbook staff will be selling Dedication/Tribute space to senior families in the 2020 yearbook. Sales will start on August 12 and continue until October 25. Sizes, cost, and other information available on this page.
2019-20 Bell Schedule

The 2019-20 Bell Schedule is now available online on the calendar page.

The only change to the bell schedule is that Thursdays will now be X/6/2/4/X. This allows all of our students to start their school day on our campus. 

Mon., Tue., Fri 0-7 and Wed X/1/3/5/7 schedules remain unchanged. 
2019-20 Academic Calendar

The 2019-20 Academic Calendar is available  online. 

The online link will always be the most current version and we encourage you to check it and the website's calendar for the latest updates.
Mills Uniform Summer Sale & Store 

Mills Uniform's Summer Sale
Underway now
10% off everything 
+25% off clearance items
Promo Code: GCMSummer2019

Mills Uniform Summer Store 
opens Tuesday, July 23
Tue-Thu 10a-6p
Fri-Sat 10a-4p

5741 Christie Ave., Suite 11
Emeryville, CA
Athletics updates

Fall sports tryouts will run during week of August 12. Sport-specific information including dates, times, locations are posted here and will be updated.

Physicals & Registration
Athletics Registration for the 2019-20 school year is now available. Upload your physicals documentation before 11:59 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10  in order to participate in Fall Sports tryouts.
Physicals and concussion screening
Muir Orthopaedic Specialists will host an athlete pre-participation evaluation and baseline concussion screening for the upcoming school year.

Saturday, July 27
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
2625 Shadelands Drive, Walnut Creek
$30 fee, registration is required.

Fall Theatre production

This fall, Company will produce She Kills Monsters. This comedic and action-packed story is about a high school girl who discovers her dead little sister had a life she knew nothing about. Dungeons and Dragons, the fantasy role-playing game, was the sister's refuge and a place of freedom. By the end of the story, the audience can decide who the real monsters are. 

Auditions will be August 19-23, information posted on Schoology.  Contact Ms. Koski with any questions ( mkoski@carondeleths.org )

PerformancesNovember 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, 16

Summer service opportunities

Interested in a summer service opportunity? Several community organizations are in need of our help! 

Find out more about all volunteer opportunities and how to sign up. 

There are summer service opportunities available with the following organizations: 
  • Walnut Creek & Ygnacio Valley Libraries 
  • Contra Costa Interfaith Housing Summer Camp 
  • Aegis of Pleasant Hill 
  • White Pony Express 
  • Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center Summer Camps 

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