Aug. 4, 2019
We hope you enjoy the last full week of summer before students return to Carondelet  and the Class of 2023 begins for the first time!  
Beginning of the Year Info

All information students and families need to start the school year is now online; including Orientation schedules and all required forms.

Several items are due this week

Monday, Aug. 5
RSVP due for the Frosh Family Social. Nearly all families attend this wonderful event for freshmen  families  to have the campus to themselves and start making memories - we hope to see you there! See you at the social on Sun. Aug. 18 from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 

Saturday, Aug. 10
Physicals and Registration for Athletics are due by 11:59 p.m. on Saturday.
This physical is required for all fall sports tryouts. 
Incoming freshmen who have entered physical for school must complete this additional step. School employees cannot enter information for students.
Athletics Tryouts

Tryouts and Open Gyms are announced for the week of August 12.
Any updates will be
 posted here.

Cross Country
All grades
Mon. Aug. 12 | 3:45 - 5:45 p.m. at CAC
Tues. Aug. 13 | 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. at Carondelet
Wed. Aug. 14 | 3:45 - 5:45 p.m. at CAC
Thu. Aug. 15 | 3:45 - 5:45 p.m. at CAC
Fri. Aug. 16 | 3:45 - 5:45 p.m. at CAC
View Cross Country  site for full info

All grades
Aug. 12-14
3:30-5:30 p.m. 
Location TBA

All grades
Aug. 12-14
Time TBA
Carondelet Athletics Complex

Aug. 12-15
4-6 p.m.
Carondelet Gym

Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors
Aug. 12-14
6-8 p.m.
Carondelet Gym

Open Gym
Rising 9th
Mon. Aug. 5 - Thu. Aug. 8
5-7 p.m.
at Carondelet Gym

Rising 10th - 12th grade only
Mon. Aug. 5 - Thu. Aug. 8
7-9 p.m.
at Carondelet Gym

Water Polo
All grades
Aug. 12-14
3:45-5:45 p.m.
Carondelet Athletics Complex

Physicals & Registration
Athletics Registration is required to tryout. Upload your documentation before Saturday, Aug. 10 at 11:59 pm. here
College Kickstart make-up session

Seniors, if you missed College Kickstart we encourage you to attend this abbreviated makeup session. By the end of the two sessions, you will complete a first draft of your college essay, and be well on your way to applying to college. Don't miss it!

College Kickstart 2-day Session
August 12: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. and
August 13:  2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

RSVP to Ms. San Miguel:
Cost: $10


Monday, August 12

8:55 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Check-in at the Inner Court

8:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Check-in at the Inner Court

Transfer Junior and Senior Students' Tech Training
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Check-in at the Library 
Tuesday, August 13

Freshmen and Transfer Sophomores' Tech Training
Last Names A-K: 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Last Names L-Z: 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Check-in at the Library
Bring your iPad case

8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Check-in at the Inner Court
Bring a fully charged iPad or laptop for Junior Jumpstart.

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Check-in at the Inner Court
Seniors' Car Decorating will take place in the "S Lot" after Orientation

During this time students will take their picture, receive their student ID, get their locker and lock, and more. 
Tech Training

Freshman students will receive their iPads (pre-loaded with their books) as long as they have an appropriate case. Please refer to this information regarding our iPad program
Your daughter will need an Apple ID. Please do NOT use your daughter's Carondelet-issued email for the Apple ID, as this may interfere with other programs. If she does not have one, please follow these  instructions on creating one.

Transfer sophomore students will receive their iPads (pre-loaded with their books) as long as they have an appropriate case.  Please refer to this information regarding our  iPad program.
Your daughter will need an Apple ID. Please do NOT use your daughter's Carondelet-issued email for the Apple ID, as this may interfere with other programs. If she does not have one, please follow these  instructions on creating one.

Transfer juniors and seniors should bring the iPad/laptop they will use at school to this training. They will gain access to wifi network, receive their system logins, and receive basic training on Schoology, our learning management system.

Incoming Frosh physicals

Incoming Freshmen are required to submit a physical form prior to the start of school. Please send a digital copy to Ashley Clemens, at .  

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. 
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!  

Parent Volunteer Opportunities

Parent Involvement Program (PIP) opportunities are available for families to sign-up on the Parent Volunteer page

Keep in mind that before parents can sign up for a volunteer position, they must first clear all requirements. Details are listed on the page above.

Positions available
- Frosh Family Social on Sun. Aug. 18.
- Visions of Christmas 
Some positions are posted now. Others will be added over the next few weeks.
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. 
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.
Mills Uniform Summer Store 

Mills Uniform Summer S tore
open now
Tue.-Thu. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

5741 Christie Ave., Suite 11
Emeryville, CA
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.
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 ( )

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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