Welcome to Twentynine Palms High School
When enrolling at our school, you must provide the following documents:
- Birth Certificate
- Social Security Card
- Immunization Record
- Transcript of grades from previous school or last report card(s)
- Parent ID
Education Information (current IEP, placement papers, etc.) This is
important for placement in the appropriate program and classes.
student MUST be withdrawn from their previous school before they can be
enrolled with us. Please call the previous school if a checkout
procedure was not done. It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian
to do the withdrawal and provide us with the required paperwork needed
to enroll the student.
Please inform us when making your
appointment if your student is receiving any special education services.
Special education uses their own counselors for enrollment.
complete all attached enrollment forms, you do not need to write the
immunization dates on the blue sheet or the white half sheet. The
enrollment packet contains the following forms for completion:
PUPIL REGISTRATION FORM (Green)
used to place permanent records in our computer. This is a two-sided
form, please complete both sides. List each parent/guardian name
separately in the areas provided. If any child custody arrangements are
in effect, we must have legal documentation on file. Expulsion from
school means a hearing was held, the student was removed from the
school, and a meeting with the superintendent must be held before a
student may return to school. Suspension requires being sent home for
usually 1 to 5 days, often for a first offense or minor infraction – no
hearing required to return. It is very important to provide us with
Special Education information. If you do not have the correct placement
information the student may be placed in the wrong program, causing a
delay in his or her educational success.
HOME LANGUAGE SURVEY (Yellow)
by the State of California to determine languages spoken by students
for placement in special courses and for school personnel to better
communicate with non-English speaking parents.
CALIFORNIA SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION RECORD (Blue)
document is kept in the student’s file as proof of up-to-date
immunizations required by the State of California. It is verified and
signed by the school nurse after she confirms immunization dates.
California law states that any student entering a California school from
another country or for the first time from another state must have a
Varicella (Chickenpox) vaccination. If you are enrolling from another
state but have previously attended a California school or have had the
chickenpox, you do not need to get the vaccination. However, you must
provide us with the date (month and year) your student had the
STUDENT HEALTH CARD (White)
half sheet is kept in the nurse’s files. Please record illnesses and
medications. Please complete the Health History portion even if you
cannot remember the date of the student’s illness, accidents, etc.; put
the student’s age (approximate) in the comment section if you do not
have a date. This card is also used by the nurse to record vision,
hearing, and scoliosis screening results.
FAMILY RECORD CARD (Blue)
is kept on file in the front office. It is used for emergencies and to
update our student computer information. Please make sure we have a card
on file with updated information at all times. List names of all
children in the household. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT YOU HAVE AN
EMERGENCY CONTACT LISTED, AS WELL AS ANY HEALTH PROBLEMS, MEDICATIONS,
AND NAMES OF THOSE ALLOWED TO PICK UP YOUR STUDENT.
REQUEST FOR STUDENT RECORDS (Green)
is used to request school records from a previous school. Only one
request per school is needed if more than one child attended the same
school. You do not need to know the address of the previous school. Make
sure this form has a parent signature and student’s birthdate.
CAREGIVER AFFIDAVIT FORM
is required by the school district anytime a student resides with
someone other than a parent or legal guardian. This document releases
custody to a temporary guardian for school purposes only. Please inform
us of this situation. If the student will be residing with someone other
than their legal guardian, a notarized letter or legal custody papers
must be provided by the parent/guardian and a completed Caregiver Form
from our District is also required upon enrollment.
COURSE SELECTION SHEET
student is to make their choices for academic and elective classes on
this form. Mark 12 classes to cover both semesters. Mark the first
elective choice and write in 3 alternates on the lines at the bottom of
this form. The elective the student will be placed in depends on
MEDICATION AT SCHOOL
your student requires medication during school hours we must have a
medication form signed by your student’s physician only on file. If your
child is asthmatic and needs to carry an inhaler we must have a medical
permission form which allows them to carry the inhaler. All medication
forms will be checked by and discussed with the student and parent by
the school nurse.
new students are required to go through the Student Activities office
to obtain a student ID and/or purchase an ASB card. All monetary
transactions are done through Mrs. Lawson in Student Activities located
by the library. Call 367-9591 ext. 226 for questions and information.
attendance is handled in the Attendance office located in the main
office. If your student is absent or will be absent please contact the
attendance clerk at 367-9591 ext. 224 or send a note with your student.
The district enforces a strict attendance policy, which allows no more
than 6 unexcused absences per semester. If the student attains 7 or more
unexcused absences in any period they will not receive credit for that
class. It is very important to clear any absences as soon as possible to
ensure that your child gets full credit. Unexcused absences may also be
cleared by the student’s attendance at Saturday school, which is
offered twice a month.
Library is located directly behind the main office. All items checked
out through the school library are the responsibility of the student and
must be checked in after each semester. All books damaged or lost must
be paid for before the student can graduate or receive a diploma.
Students checking out of school must return or pay for all books or a
hold will be placed on their records. Call 367-0736 to contact the
physicals are required for all students participating in a school
sponsored sport. Forms are available from the front office or the
athletic director. Physicals are good for one year.
EXPULSION AND SUSPENSION INFORMATION
inform us if your student has been expelled from any other school. If
your student has not been officially released from that expulsion they
must meet with our district office attendance and expulsion coordinator
before they can be enrolled with us. All expulsion and suspension
information must be reported to our Assistant Principal.
completed forms and required documents for registration should be given
to the counseling office secretary when enrolling. She will make all
necessary copies, check for complete information, provide bus
information, and enter student information into the computer. The parent
and student will then meet with their student’s counselor to discuss
and prepare a schedule of classes best suited for your student. If your
student has any problems or special needs, please let the secretary or
counselor know immediately.
Please call the front office at
367-9591 anytime between the hours of 6:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to speak
with the principal, assistant principal, attendance clerk, ASB clerk, or
to leave a message for a teacher.
Or call the counseling office
to speak with a counselor or the registrar at 367-9594 anytime between
the hours of 6:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.