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  •   Parent CRF Q&A Drop-Ins (For Current 9th - 11th Grade Families Only)

    If you have questions regarding your child's course selection, please attend the last Parent Q&A Drop-In via Zoom. Parents will remain in a Zoom waiting room until one of our counselors is available to have a brief meeting regarding 2021-22 CRF questions. You can arrive anytime within the window of time on any date.

    March 5th: Student CRF Q&A Drop-Ins (for current 9th - 11th DNHS students): 
    8:00-10:00 am, 1:00-3:00 pm. Counselor zoom links found here.

    March 19th: 2021-22 CRF due
    Instructions found here. All forms and resources found here
    3 steps for students: 
    1) Print and complete the CRF
    2) Enter course selection onto Synergy/Student Vue/Course Request
    3) Submit/upload onto Canvas the completed and signed CRF, AP contract if taking one or more AP classes, and for seniors a Double Off Roll permission form, if applicable. Please follow detailed CRF Instructions sheet. 

    Information can be found for:
    10th-12th grade CRF forms HERE.
    Incoming 9th grade CRF forms HERE.

  •   Virtual Chamber Choir Auditions

    Chamber Choir (Classical Vocal Ensemble on the CRF) will be holding 2021-22 virtual auditions during the week of March 8th. If interested, please click HERE.

  •   Tri 2 Final Exam Bell Schedule 2021

    Monday & Tuesday, March 8th & 9th:  Regular Virtual Learning School Days Per. 1-5 8:00 A.M. - 2:10 P.M.

    Wednesday, March 10th
    Per. 1     8:00-8:30
    Passing 8:30-8:40
    Per. 2     8:40-9:10
    Passing 9:10-9:20
    Per. 3     9:20-9:50
    Lunch    9:50-10:20
    Passing 10:20-10:30
    Per. 4     10:30-11:00
    Passing 11:00-11:10
    Per. 5 FINAL    11:10-1:10

    Thursday, March 11th 
    Per. 1 FINAL    8:00-10:00
    Lunch    10:00-10:30
    Passing 10:30-10:40
    Per. 2 FINAL     10:40-12:40

    Friday, March 12th
    Per. 3 FINAL     8:00-10:00
    Lunch    10:00-10:30
    Passing 10:30-10:40
    Per. 4 FINAL     10:40-12:40

  •   Career Presentations

    Each spring the Counseling Department hosts career presentations. This year we continue this tradition virtually. We will also be focusing on the CTE Pathways offered by PUSD. These lunchtime visits give students the opportunity to learn first-hand about different professions that might interest them as well as classes offered at Del Norte to fulfill a pathway. This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with professionals in our community.

    BUSINESS (virtual lunch meetings, 11:25-11:55) Join Zoom Meeting

    · Monday, March 1st – Career in Marketing: Speaker starting in retail distribution then received an MBA leading to a position in international brand management with P&G. After P&G, hired by Intuit focusing on technology product marketing and now works in employee brand marketing.

    · Wednesday, March 3rd – Small Business Owner: Presenter will discuss a career as a small on-line business owner. Discussions will focus on building an on-line business, marketing products, product markup, inventory, customer service and much more.

    HEALTH SCIENCE & MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY (virtual lunch meetings, 11:25 – 11:55) Join Zoom Meeting

    · Tuesday, March 16th – The speaker is a scientific director (CSO) of a local biotech company that is working on vaccines, including COVID 19 and others against cancer. The presenter has a PhD and has been in the field for over 25 years. Currently, oversees several departments and can offer students insight on getting hired after college.

    ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE (virtual lunch meetings, 11:25-11:55) Join Zoom Meeting

    · Tuesday, March 23rd - Electrical Engineer at Fitbit which is now part of Google

    · Wednesday, March 24th from 3:30-4:30 Sony Corporation will be hosting a virtual after school Career Session. This event is open to multiple PUSD high schools.

    (To sign-up CLICK HERE)

    · Wednesday, April 7th – We will have a speaker from San Diego-based NewSchool of Architecture & Design. The presenter will focus on careers related to a degree in Product Design, Architecture, Construction Management, Interior Architecture & Design, and Graphic Design & Interactive Media (virtual lunch meetings, 11:25-11:55) Join Zoom Meeting

    INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY (virtual lunch meetings, 11:25-11:55) Join Zoom Meeting

    · Wednesday, March 31 – Product Engineer with decades of experience delivering production software at marquee companies such as Adobe, Omniture, Avalara, MP3.com and DivX. Currently the CTO and cofounder of CasperLabs, the team building the Casper blockchain.

    EDUCATION, CHILD DEVELOPMENT, AND FAMILY SERVICES (virtual lunch meetings, 11:25-11:55) Join Zoom Meeting

    · Monday, April 5th – Middle School Counselor

    We are still looking for presenters! We have not had any volunteers in the Arts, Media & Entertainment (AME) CTE Pathway. If you are a Del Norte parent/guardian and would like to volunteer about an hour of your time sharing information about your career, please email Sue Reich, sreich@powayusd.com

  •   Nighthawk 2.0 Tutoring

    Need tutoring? Please click here for more information on tutoring during this time. 

    Click here to sign up for tutoring. Tutoring will be virtual until further notice. Zoom link below:

    Join Zoom Meeting
     Meeting ID: 941 8820 7178
    Passcode: 512476

  •   Community Conversations on Racial Equity

    Thank you for those who attended the first community conversation on racial equity on October 13, 2020. More information is below:

    Families attending Del Norte and the feeder schools to Del Norte will have an opportunity to attend upcoming conversations on racial equity (next one tentatively scheduled for April 7, 2021). The purpose of these meetings is to bring our black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) families together to engage in conversations to foster trust and build relationships focused on improving racial equity and inclusion in Poway Unified Schools. For more information, please click here. RSVP here.


    Please click to view our TRIMESTER 2 VLA BELL SCHEDULE

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