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The first day of the 2013-2014 school year for all students (except kindergartners) will be Wednesday, Sept. 4.

First day of school for kindergartners?

Kindergarten students in Corvallis experience a “gentle start” to their first year in school. During the first week of school (Sept. 4-10), kindergarten teachers will meet one-on-one with students and their parents. This gives teachers an opportunity to get to know the children and complete some quick, informal assessments with each one.

Parents should call their school office to find out what day and time their child is to arrive at school the first time.  All Kindergarten classes will be in session by Sept 11. More information about "gentle start"

2013-2014 Corvallis School District School Calendar:
   
 2013-2014 School Calendar in English
     2013-2014 School Calendar in Spanish

 

Read on to discover additional information that will help you prepare for the start of the new school year. Or click on the links in the menu bar to skip directly to specific information in which you may be interested. 

Frequently Asked Questions

 When do school offices open?
Corvallis High School and Crescent Valley High School offices will open on Thursday, August 1 and Monday, August 5, respectively.  Middle schools will open on Monday, August 5, and  elementary school offices will open on Wednesday, August 21.

                                                              
How do I know what school my student should attend?
Check out the district's school boundary area maps.

When can my child register for classes?
Elementary students new to the district may enroll at their boundary area school at any time during regular office hours before school begins. Parents are asked to bring proof of their child's age and address and a record of their immunizations.

Middle and high school students may register according to the schedules posted below.
In an effort to utilize resources more efficiently, both high schools will not be mailing registration packets home during the first week of August as in years past. Please note the days below when students are expected to pick up their registration materials at their school.


 Cheldelin Middle School

Aug. 21         9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sixth graders and students new to Cheldelin/Corvallis School District pick up class schedules and have their pictures taken

Aug. 22 


Aug. 23

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 


 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
                                                            

Returning 7th and 8th graders pick up class schedules and have their pictures taken

WEB (Where Everyone Belongs) orientation for incoming sixth graders
Aug. 28  1 to 2 p.m.  New 7th and 8th graders orientation
Aug. 10  4 to 6 p.m. Incoming sixth graders and families - Potluck Picnic at Wildcat Park (details
     
Sept. 4      Noon        All incoming sixth graders and seventh or eighth graders new to Franklin are invited to lunch 
  1 p.m.                                           All middle school students pick up class schedules, meet their teachers and locate lockers 
Aug. 21  9 a.m. to noon
1 to 4 p.m 
Eighth graders pick up schedules, pay fees, order yearbooks, etc.
Seventh graders pick up schedules, pay fees, order yearbooks, etc.
Aug. 22 9 a.m. to noon
1 to 4 p.m. 
Sixth graders pick up schedules, pay fees, order yearbooks, etc.
Late registration for all grades
Aug. 23  9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  WEB (Where Everyone Belongs) orientation for incoming sixth graders 
 
Aug. 7-9  8 a.m. to 3 p.m.    Registration packets will be available for pick-up in the forum; packets should be completed and turned in at the appropriate time on Aug. 20-21 
Aug. 16  By appointment  Students new to Corvallis, call 541-757-5884 for appointment to register 
Aug. 20    10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
2 to 4:30 p.m. 
Seniors pick up schedules
Juniors pick up schedules 
Aug. 21  10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
2 to 5:30 p.m.
Sophomores pick up schedules
Freshmen pick up schedules 
Aug. 26       8:00  a.m. to  3:00                               Make-up registration and schedule pick-up for students who missed Aug. 20-21 registration dates
Aug.  26                   8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ID Card and Picture Make-up Day (Last opportunity for students to have their pictures taken until Oct. 1 
 
Aug. 7-9                9 a.m. to 3 p.m.                                     Registration packets will be available for pick-up in the main hallway; packets should be completed and turned in at the appropriate time on Aug. 20-21. 
Aug. 20      9 a.m. to noon               
1 to 4 p.m.
Seniors pick up schedules
Juniors pick up schedules 
Aug. 21  9 a.m. to noon               
1 to 4 p.m. 
Sophomores pick up schedules
Freshmen pick up schedules
Aug. 27  9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 3 p.m.          Late registration and schedule pick-up for students who missed Aug. 20-21 registration dates 


What school supplies will my child need?
Elementary and middle schools develop supply lists according to each grade level -- please check the following links for items your child will need. High school students should check with their individual teachers for a list of supplies they might need. (If your school is not listed below, call the school office for more information.)
  
   
Adams Elementary School
   Cheldelin Middle School
   Franklin K-8 School
   Garfield Elementary School - English / Spanish
   Hoover Elementary School
   Jefferson Elementary School
   Lincoln Elementary School (English & Spanish)
   Linus Pauling Middle School (English & Spanish)
   Mountain View Elementary School
   Wilson Elementary School

 

What do I need to know about school lunches?
The price of school lunches in 2013-2014 will remain the same.  However, breakfast has increased by $0.25 for all levels. Complete information about costs and how food services are offered is available on the Food Services page.

How do I know if I qualify for the Free and Reduced Price Meal program, and where do I sign up?
The guidelines for participating in the federal Free and Reduced Price Meal program are available here.
Once again, those that qualify for the reduced price program will be provided breakfast at no cost.

 Where can I find my child's bus schedule?
Bus schedules will be posted on the Transportation page of this Web site the week before school begins. Routes also will be posted at each school along with school supply lists.


 When do fall sports practices begin at the high schools?
Fall sports teams at both high schools (football, volleyball, cross-country and soccer) offer an optional conditioning week Aug. 12-16. Fall sports practices and tryouts begin on Aug. 19. Student athletes must first be cleared for participation by turning in the necessary paperwork, including an emergency information card and a signed code of conduct form. Each school's forms can be downloaded from the athletics section of the school's Web site -- the links are listed below.

Athletic fees also must be paid. The first and second OSAA sports fees are $150 each; a third sport costs $100.

All freshmen, juniors or new students need a physical exam prior to beginning practice. Sports physicals will be available at Corvallis High School on Aug. 14 from 2 to 5 p.m. for a fee of $30; scholarships are available. Crescent Valley High School athletes can get a free physical exam in the training room on Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (any donations will go to the CV football program).

For more details about fall sports activities and schedules, check out the following links:

     Crescent Valley High School Athletics  --  Attention CV Fall Season Athletes

When are school open houses and Back to School Nights?
Most schools will host an open house or "Back to School" night soon after school begins. Parents are invited to come meet their students' teachers and school administrators, tour the school and learn more about their school's curriculum and unique features. These dates will be posted on each school's Web site.
  
How can I get a Student-Parent Handbook?
Many schools offer their own student-parent handbook which are available in school offices or perhaps, online. The district also has compiled a general student-parent handbook which details the rights and responsibilities of students and the standards for student conduct according to district policies:

2013-2014 Student-Parent Handbook
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English / Spanish
(Coming mid August)

How can I participate in school board meetings?
The public is welcome to attend school board meetings in the board room at the district office, 1555 S.W. 35th St. Click here for a schedule of the 2013-2014 school board meetings. Public testimony is allowed at most meetings according to the following guidelines:

Ways to Provide Input to the Corvallis School Board

 

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Address:  1555 S.W. 35th St., Corvallis OR 97333
Phone:  541-757-5811