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Incoming 7th Grade Information

Form will open soon, check back later (Please also fill out the form even if you are applying for a specialty elective, i.e. ASB, Yearbook, etc. It is NOT %100 guaranteed you will be placed in your elective choices, yet we do try to place you in one within the 4 semesters of junior high.) Due April 26, 2019.

Health Information

Registration and Vaccination Requirements

As of January 1, 2016, parents or guardians of students in any school or child care facility, whether public or private, will no longer be allowed to submit a personal or religious belief exemption for a currently-required vaccine.  In order to register for 7th grade, students will need to present verification that they have met all vaccination requirements.  Previously signed waivers are not carried over from 6th grade to 7th grade.

For incoming seventh graders, immunizations were required January 31st  to the Registrar.  Those immunizations that have not been submitted must be completed and submitted to the Health Office before the beginning of summer.  The Health office is closed for the summer and students without completed registration will not be enrolled and not receive Summer check-in packets.
Fax:  661 257-1413     Email:

6th grade Information/Jamboree

This evening is designed to give our incoming 7th Grade families an opportunity to explore our campus, check out the opportunities for clubs and activities, and visit the classrooms of our electives classes.

The 6th-grade Open House information night and Jamboree will be Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 5-7 p.m.

Elective Information

Incoming 7th Graders

Electives Course Descriptions

Electives Information


Teen Leadership

Teen Leadership is a brand-new semester class at Rio Norte that will focus on topics like personal leadership, written communication skills, public speaking, interpersonal skills, conflict resolution, self-confidence, personal responsibility, branding, digital citizenship, how to communicate with adults, and much more! Coursework will also be based on the Capturing Kids’ Hearts program Lead Worthy. For more information, you can visit

The specialty elective classes below require an application and/or audition 

(please understand these classes require students to work outside of the regular school day)

Advanced Art

 Please see the website for more information

Concert  Band and Choir

Concert Choir: Wednesday, April 18th, starts at 4:00 PM
Students should be prepared to sing a short solo showcasing their vocal style. (not their favorite pop stars) They should be prepared to sing exercises with a piano for Mr. Gilbert 
Concert Band: Monday, April 16th, starts at 4:00 PM
Wind and Brass students should be prepared to play the B-flat concert scale, and a short piece to show off with. Percussion students should be prepared to play the B-flat scale on mallets as well as a press roll, paradiddles, and flam. ( with both hands)

Please see website for more information, Beginning Band and Beginning Choir please see the website as well


The application is available after February 1st. The application is due by April 9th.

Theater - Incoming 7th-grade students interested in drama production will need to prepare a 2-minute monologue of their choice.  Auditions are Monday, April 16th from 2pm-5pm in room F8.

Rio TV

Theatre II

Auditions for the year-long elective in Theatre II will take place on Monday, 16th April 2-5pm in F8. Students should prepare a monologue of no more than 2 minutes in length to perform. Please sign up for a time on the form.  



 Electronic Application due April 9th.

Summer Check-in

7th Grade Summer Check-in takes place on Wednesday, August 8th. Please note that details for summer check-in were sent by mail to all 7th-grade students expected in our incoming class. If you have not received this information by mail, please contact our registrar's office at (661) 295-3700, ext. 1125, as you may be missing important details for your student. We will be happy to assist you and answer any questions you may have.
The schedule is as follows:
Students with last name A - B:  8:00 to 8:30 am
Last name C - D: 8:30 - 9:00 am
Last name E - G: 9:00 - 9:30 am
Last name H - J: 9:30 - 10:00 am
Last name K - L: 10:00 - 10:30 am
Last name M - N: 10:30 - 11:00 am
Last name O - P: 11:00 - 11:30 am
Last name Q - R: 1:00 - 1:30 pm
Last name S - T: 1:30 - 2:00 pm
Last name U - Z: 2:00 - 2:30 pm
Check-in will pause from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm for material restocking and volunteer lunch.