Districtwide Enrollment for 2013-14
The School will accept application documents between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Parents/guardians submitting application documents should report to the following areas:
All APPLICANTS SHOULD BRING THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO THE ATTENDANCE & ENROLLMENT OFFICE
WHAT TO BRING:
ONLY PARENTS/GUARDIANS SHOULD COME TO ENROLL.
YOUR CHILDREN SHOULD BE IN ATTENDANCE AT THEIR SCHOOL THAT DAY.
2013 Enrollment Application
Please download this form and deliver to the school January 30, 2013. Note that we will not accept applications prior to that date. You will need the free Acrobat Reader to view and print this file.
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Graduation for the Class of 2013 will take place May 30, 2013 at 6pm. Students and staff are required to report at 5pm.
Students will receive 6 tickets, and may request more, which will be distributed equitably. Tickets are required to enter the graduation. Children 3 and under who can sit on an adult's lap, do not require a ticket.
The Location of graduation is at Grand Park, 200 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA. 90012, directly east of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at the Music Center.
Parking is at Cortines School of VAPA, the Orsini Apartments across the street from VAPA, west on Cesar Chavez, or at the Cathedral. Parking at the Orsini is $5 and $8 at the Cathedral. Then, Grand Park is a short walk up Grand Ave. on the west side of the street. Enjoy a stroll through the park until you reach the event lawn, between N. Broadway and Spring St.
Balloon bouquets will not be allowed in the Park and will be confiscated upon entry, as they will block the view of other guests. Air horns are strictly prohibited.
Thank you for complying with Grand Park Security requirements so that everyone may enjoy the ceremony.
If you have additional questions, please feel free to call 213-217-8702. We look forward to sharing this momentous event with the families and friends of our graduates, Class of 2013, The Visionaries.
Free or Reduced Lunch Fee Application
All students must fill out this application to receive a PIN to be able to receive lunch at the school cafeteria.
New Humanitas Program: English and AP World History
A new rigorous academic program geared towards highly motivated and gifted 9th grade students desiring to go to the most prestigious universities in the nation. All prospective 9th grade students in high academic standing who are ready for a challenge are welcome to attend. An assessment at the end of the Summer Bridge Program will determine eligibility.
College Preparation Sites
Here are some links to assist with college applications, college fairs, and college preparation:
Get Ready for College Fair: http://www.nacacnet.org/EventsTraining/CollegeFairs/ncf/students/Pages/video.aspx
Check List College Prep: http://www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo/CollegePrep/Pages/default.aspx
College Application Fee Waiver: http://www.nacacnet.org/studentinfo/feewaiver/Pages/default.aspx
Online Source: National Association for College Admission Counseling, 2011
ASB Election Videos
The Associated Student Body Election Day is Tuesday, May 21. Here is a link to the candidates' speeches.
Senior Packages from Herff Jones
SENIORS, HAVE YOU PLACED YOUR SENIOR PACKAGE ORDER WITH HERFF JONES?
You must order at least the minimum cap & gown package to participate in graduation.
Senior Package brochures are available in the Dance Academy office.
You must contact Herff Jones at 818-224-4925 or order online at HJGraduation.com
Parents can now track their child's breakfast and lunch activity and add money to their accounts online if needed at https://www.mypaymentsplus.com/default.aspx
Cortines HS Library Site
Our library has its own web site. Please check it regularly for updates and announcements: