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If your child will be out of school for any reason, please call the Attendance line at 949-858-9879 or email lmcooper@capousd.org.

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Come one, come all!!

Join us as we celebrate the beginning of a new school year!!


Please join us as we welcome new families to our school!


STUDENTS NOT RETURNING IN 2017-2018:   As a staff we look forward to a positive third end of the year experience and excitedly anticipate the great things to come for the next school year.  To help us plan for the 2017-2018 school year, please let us know if your child will NOT be attending Tijeras Creek next year. Please note this does not apply to current 5th graders going to Las Flores Middle School.    If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call the school office at 234-5300.  



Dear CUSD families, we strongly encourage all parents to register and update their Parent Portal account.  Through the use of the Parent Portal, parents have the ability to be notified of their child’s new teacher, update student emergency records, print their child’s report card, and download important documents directly from the portal.

Beginning this summer, having an updated Parent Portal is more important than ever because it is how you will be notified of your child’s new teacher for the 2017-2018 school year prior to Opening Day (8/22/17).  Information regarding your child’s new teacher and room number will be available for you to access through the Parent Portal on August 21, 2017 after 3 pm.

To update or activate your Parent Portal, simply log onto https://sites.google.com/a/capousd.org/parent-and-student-portal/ where you will find directions for updating your Parent Portal account. If you have not created an account, please ask your school’s office staff to assist you.

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The Capistrano Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: AR 1312.3, BP 1312.3 and BP 5183.

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