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Dana's School Code

This is the Dana Hills school code that you will use for college admissions as well as SAT and ACT registration


Guidance Department


Amy Sabol

Assistant Principal, Guidance


 Carol Stevenson

Guidance Secretary

Marilyn Jones

Guidance Clerk

Academic Advisors


Kathy Kam (A-Coh)


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Ann Marie Casazza (Col-Gou)


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Bonnie Borden (Gra-Lew)


 ex. 2265


Janis Lynch (Lic-Ort)


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Wanda Lewis (Os-Ska)


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Audra Lee (Sla-Z )


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Dana Hills High School

Back to School Night

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.


The faculty of Dana Hills High School extends a special invitation to parents to attend our annual “Back to School Night” on Tuesday, September 8th. The format of this evening will involve parents following their student’s schedule. Teachers will review curriculum, goals, policies and procedures, as well as answer questions.  Zero period will begin at 6:30 p.m. and first period will begin at 6:47 p.m.  Please have your student fill out his/her schedule prior to attending this event. This information is also available on the Parent Portal. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, September 8th.


Juniors who are bound for a 4 year college right out of high school, please sign up for the PSAT at www.totalregistration.net/PSAT/050729

  • PSAT - Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test (recommended for 11th graders)


  • 11th graders only! 10th graders may put their name on a waitlist in Guidance.

                *Tied to the National Merit Scholarship program (Juniors only)


The test will be given on Wednesday, October 14th in the Gym. Check-in is at 8:00am. Test time is from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. (Please note, this is a different time than what was on the flyer in the summer packet)

Fall 2015 Schedule Change Procedures

Schedule Change Procedures

All students had the opportunity to make changes to their course selections last spring, which was their final opportunity to make course changes for the 15-16 school year. Our teacher staffing and the courses offered are determined by student course requests. While we would love to be able to allow students to change their preferences to their courses, we cannot honor requests to switch electives or other courses simply based on a change of preference. There are only a very limited number of reasons a student may request a schedule change.

Conditions for changes that will be considered include:

  • Missing Subject (i.e. no English, math, science, PE class, etc….)
  • Missing Period or Double Period (i.e. no class scheduled during a particular period or 2 classes scheduled during the same period)
  • Concerns regarding level placement for English, math, science, social science and world language.
  • Adjustments for athletics/PE

Conditions that WILL NOT be honored include:

  • Teacher requests
  • Period changes
  • Elective changes
  • Preference changes

To initiate a schedule change, students MUST complete a “Class Schedule Change Request” form, beginning August 24 and return it to the Guidance Office for review.  Until the Guidance Office has reviewed the form, STUDENTS MUST CONTINUE TO ATTEND THE CLASSES ON THEIR CURRENT SCHEDULE.  Forms will be available in the Guidance Office beginning at lunch on the first day of school.  Parent / student initiated schedule changes may be submitted from August 25 until September 8 (please see schedule change form for instructions).

The academic advisors will review the Class Schedule Change Request forms they receive before answering emails or phone calls. The best way to communicate a request is to submit the schedule change request form.

Please note that students will not be seen during class time, unless called to the Guidance Office. Academic Advisors will be available to speak with students before school, during break, during lunch and after school. Students who have completed and turned in a schedule change form (including the required parent signatures) will have priority.  Students who have not completed a schedule change form will not be seen.  Requests will not be accepted by phone or email.  Please note that Academic Advisors may take anywhere from 48 to 72 hours to review schedule change forms depending on the volume of forms received.  Completing and turning in a form does not guarantee that a change can or will be made to a student’s schedule.

The last day to make level changes is the end of the 4th week of school: Friday, September 18th

Academic Advisor News

As part of the CUSD "Road to Recovery" the Guidance office is very fortunate to have added a new Academic Advisor (AA). The addition of an AA means that we will need to adjust the caseloads for some students this upcoming school year. The changes are effective beginning July 27th and any student assigned to a new Academic Advisor should now direct all inquiries to their new advisor.

A – COH               Kathi Kam                       kekam@capousd.org

COL – GOU          Ann Marie Casazza          amcasazza@capousd.org

GRA – LEW          Bonnie Borden                 bsborden@capousd.org

LIC – ORT            Janis Lynch                     jllynch@capousd.org

OS – SKA            Wanda Lewis                   wwlewis@capousd.org

SLA – Z                Audra Lee                       ajlee@capousd.org

Dana Hills High School



Please follow the process below to enroll your student.

Enroll student online:

Go to http://capousd.ca.schoolloop.com/ 


On the home page, under the picture, click on PARENTS (link); the next page will have a long list, click on NEW STUDENT ONLINE ENROLLMENT. At the bottom of this page click on “Enroll a Student”.


Now you are at the first page of Internet Enrollment. This program will take about 20 minutes to complete. At the end, a page will appear stating that you have completed your enrollment. Please PRINT the report and bring this printout along with required documents (listed below) to Dana Hills HS.


Students are not enrolled until necessary documents are brought to the Registrar’s office. At that time your paperwork will be confirmed and you will meet with Academic Advisor to discuss course placement.


Parents must provide the following items in order to enroll their child.


PROOF OF RESIDENCY BP 5111.1(b) – *** 2 items required ***

Current Rental Agreement or Mortgage Statement in parent name with property address    

AND     Current utility bill in parent’s name (Gas, Electric or Water)



Record must be provided that your child has received all of their immunizations. 

Proof of Tdap shot given after child’s 7th birthday.


BIRTH CERTIFICATE BP 5111(a)      Copy is fine, does not need to be original.



Please be sure to officially withdraw from previous school and bring us the withdrawal slip.  The grades your child was receiving when he/she left should be written on the withdrawal report.


If your child is in Special Ed, PLEASE bring in most recent IEP.


Please contact child’s last school to request


If you have any questions regarding enrollment, please call Susanna Lomeli, Registrar (949) 496-6666, ext 2277

Dates to Remember


Semester Begins

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Last Day to Make a Class Level Change

Friday, September 18, 2015

First Progress Report Period Ends

Friday, October 2, 2015

Second Progress Report Period End

Friday, November 13, 2015

Semester Finals

Tues. - Thurs., Jan. 19-21, 2016

End of Fall Semester

Thursday, January 21, 2016


Semester Begins

Monday, January 25, 2016

Last Day to Make a Class Level Change

Friday, February 19, 2016

First Progress Report Ends

Friday, March 4, 2016

Second Progress Report Ends

Friday, April 22, 2016

Semester Finals

Tues.- Thurs., June 7-9, 2016

End of Spring Semester

Thursday, June 9, 2016



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Minimum A-G UC/CSU Requirements


   UC and CSU

Eligibility Requirements


Subjects   Years
  A- History/Social Science 2
  B- English 4
  C- Math (Must be Algebra I, II and Geometry) 3
  D- Lab Science (1 physical and 1 life science)  2
  E- Foreign Language    2
  F- Visual or Performing Art 1

  G- Elective From Approved A-F Course



A "C" or better must be earned in all A-G courses


  SAT I or ACT  

  2 SAT II Subject Tests (UC Only)

      Note: SAT II subject tests will no longer be required as of the class of 2012


Minimum GPA  
  3.0 for UC  
  2.0 for CSU