Welcome to Los Altos High School!

  • 9th Grade/New Student Orientation Day - Monday, August 12, 2019

    We are looking forward to meeting you on Monday, August 12thYour Orientation day will last from 8:00am – 3:15pm.  
    You will learn about Los Altos High School and complete required preparations for the first day of school. Check-in at the Large Gym between 8:00-8:15 am. Bring any forms and payments (picture order form, donations, Webstore receipt or cash/check payments for PE clothes, ASB card, class shirt, etc.) to turn in. Lunch is included, but please bring a refillable water bottle in your backpack. Plan to pick up students at 3:15 pm.


    10th - 12th Grade Check-in Day - Tues, August 13, 2019

    **REMINDER: Students must bring a print-out of their Data Confirmation Email to Orientation Day**
    Note your Prep/Orientation Day time. Processing time for 10th, 11th & 12th graders takes approx. 1 hour.

    • Sophomores BTS Prep Day: Tues. 8/13, 8:00 – 10:00 AM
    • Juniors BTS Prep Day: Tues. 8/13, 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
    • Seniors BTS Prep Day: Tues. 8/13, 1:30 – 3:30 PM

    If a student misses their assigned Prep/Orientation time, they will need to get their picture ID and pick-up books on the first day of school, Monday, August 19th.


    If students are unable to attend their Prep/Orientation date, staff will be in the Quad prior to first period to direct students to their classes.
          - ID photos will be taken on the first day of school starting at 7:30 AM.
          - Official schedules will be distributed in first period classes.
          - Students can check out textbooks at brunch and lunch.


    Athletic Forms must be turned into the Athletic Director in the Athletics Office prior to the first day of practice.
    The main office will not accept Athletic Forms.

Back to School Prep Day Stations (Grades 10, 11 & 12)

  • Stations must be completed in the following order:

    Station 1 – The Quad: Turn in Your Data Confirmation Email & Receive Your Check-out Card

    1. Submit a printed copy of the Data Confirmation Email received through the online Data Confirmation. Students cannot continue with Back to School Prep without this.

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    Station 2 – Finance Office:  Turn in Finance Forms & Payments
    If paying by check, each form needs a separate check. See details below.

    1. LAHS Gear Guide Form:
      Students can pay and get receipts for ASB card, Yearbook, PE clothes, class shirt, etc.
      Payment options:
    2. LAHS Parent Form:
      See emailed parent reciept for instructions.
      PTSA Payments - Paypal  (preferred) or check made out to "LAHS PTSA" (not to the school)
         
    3. MVLA Foundation Payment - check  (preferred)  made out to "MVLA FOUNDATION"

    4. Submit optional Senior-only forms and payment (picnic and Grad Night)
      Payment options:
    5. Submit Free/Reduced Lunch and Bus Applications (or apply online: mvlafoodservice.com).

    Please bring Webstore receipts to pick up Gear Guide items, and bypass Finance Office wait times!

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    Station 3 – Cafeteria:  Take Pictures & Receive Student ID

    • All students must have their picture taken for ID Cards.
    • To receive your ASB card, you will need to show your receipt of ASB payment.
    • Turn in your picture order form at this station (optional). If you wish to purchase school pictures, follow the directions on the form.

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    Station 4 – Glass Case in the Quad:  Receive Schedule

    Students must show their ID and Check-out card in order to receive their schedules.

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    Station 5 – Textbook Room: Textbook & Chromebook Checkout

    Students must show their new Student ID (picked up from Station 3) and their schedules (picked up at Station 4) to receive their textbooks.

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  • You will need to bring the following to Prep Day:

    For Station 1:
    Your printed Data Confirmation Email
    (sample here)

     sample Data Confirmation email


    For Station 2:

    • LAHS Gear Guide Form with Webstore Receipt (preferred), cash or check payment 
    • LAHS Parent Form with check or PayPal payments
    • MVLA Foundation payment with check
    • Optional Senior Forms with Webstore Receipt (preferred), cash or check payment 

    If paying by check, each form needs a separate check.

    Optional Qualifying Forms:

    • Lunch Application
    • Bus Pass Applications

    Print, complete and return these 2 applications to the Finance office.  Allow up to 10 days for district processing.


    For Station 3:

    • LAHS Picture Order Form (Optional)

    If you wish to purchase school pictures, follow the directions on the form.