New Families

Welcome New Families! Please find some helpful quick links below and in the navigation to the left (or in the sliding menu if on mobile). If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact your school or district.

New Family FAQ


The week before school starts – Back-to-School Night 

  • In the evening for parents/students
  • Teacher assignments are given out
  • Meet the teacher and see the classroom
  • School supplies list available (also offered on CPC website before Back-to-School night)
  • Lunch tickets, traffic pattern, volunteer sign-ups, etc.

Middle School

The week before school starts – Middle School Orientation (parents and students)

  • Class schedules handed out (no need to preregister for classes.)  School supplies list available (also offered on CPC website before the Orientation.)
  • Meet the teachers and see visit the classrooms
  • Class specific supplies—given out at orientation or the first week of school
  • Purchase ASB card, lunch tickets, lockers etc.
  • Lockers:
    • locker partner – have one or one will be assigned – can have your own locker ($20)
    • $10 deposit per student
    • $5 returned when lock  turned back in at the end of year
  • Middle School Band  – contact the band teacher via email, at MS Orientation or the first week of school.
  • 6th Grade Family Night: Second week after school starts. Parents/students/teachers gather in community to share a meal and review the year.
  • 6th Grade Electives: All students rotate through each of these quarter-long electives:
    • Art
    • Computers
    • Healthy Living
    • Drama
    • Additionally, students have the opportunity to participate in Beginning Band, with or without experience.  Band class occurs during recess, four days a week, so does not take away from academic instructional time.
  • 7th & 8th  Grade Electives:
    • Speech
    • Health
    • Band
    • Drama
    • Choir
    • PE
    • Technology
    • Art
    • Leadership
    • Engineering Design

High School

  • Class schedules available mid-August via on-line parent portal, Renweb. 
  • ASB cards, lunch tickets, parking permits, planners available mid-August
  • Second week of school – High School Back to School Night (parents only)
    • Meet the teachers and see visit the classrooms
    • Syllabus, curriculum, and expectations reviewed


  • Middle/High School Sports Orientation (prior to MS Orientation)
  • High School Fall sports start in mid-August (see calendar)
  • Middle School Fall sports start the first day of school (Boys football starts early August)
  • Need physical before starting any sport (good for 2 years)
    • Need to sign up or you can get form from the CPCS website and get your family doctor to complete and sign.

First Day of School

  • All 6-12 graders meet in the Sanctuary to kick off school year.

First Week of School

  • PE uniform: needs to be purchased, order forms given out first week of class
  • ASB cards: can be purchased at orientation night and 1st week of school
  • Lunch cards: can be purchased at orientation night and 1st week of school or in Finance Office

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