Back to School Information


Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year!

All of the “Back to School” forms and information required for returning to school are available on the Alverno website in the Back to School section under Academics. All Packet One Forms are due on or before Friday, August 11. Please note that students will not be admitted to classes until all forms are completed in their entirety, including all necessary signatures.

Forms & Fees: For your convenience, all forms can be submitted and signed electronically through DocuSign and all fees will be added to your FACTS tuition account, so that you can easily and simply pay them along with your tuition. You will be receiving an invoice from FACTS this month and if you have any questions regarding the fees, please contact Ms. Lee Ann Bechthold, Assistant Business Manager, or 626-355-3463 x. 225.

First Days of School

The first two days of school, August 17 and August 18, will have special schedules. Beginning Monday, August 21, 2017 classes will meet following the regular ABCAB schedule (see Student-Parent Handbook). DAY #1: Picture & Scheduling Day Thursday, August 17, 2017 Mandatory for All Students; All Students must arrive by 7:55am; FREE DRESS Dismissal times are approximate as it may take longer or shorter than anticipated.


  • Welcome Assembly 8:00 a.m.
  • Academic Advising 8:30 a.m.
  • E-period Registration (LTC) 9:00 a.m.
  • Pictures (Cafeteria) 10:00 a.m. 
  • State Meeting 10:30 a.m.
  • Big Sister Little Sister Picnic 11:30 a.m.
  • Dismissal 12:30 p.m.
  • Sports physicals available from 12-2 p.m.


  • Welcome Assembly 8:00 a.m.
  • Academic Advising 8:30 a.m.
  • Pictures (Cafeteria) 9:00 a.m. 
  • E-period Registration (LTC) 9:30 a.m.
  • State Meeting & Breakfast 10:00 a.m.
  • Dismissal 11:00 a.m.
  • Sports physicals available from 12-2 p.m.


  • Welcome Assembly 8:00 a.m.
  • Academic Advising 8:30 a.m
  • State Meeting & Breakfast 9:00 a.m.
  • E-period Registration (LTC) 10:00 a.m.
  • Pictures (Cafeteria) 10:30 a.m.
  • Dismissal 11:00 a.m.
  • Sports physicals available from 12-2 p.m.


  • Welcome Assembly 8:00 a.m.
  • Pictures (Cafeteria) 8:30 a.m.
  • Academic Advising 9:00 a.m.
  • State Meeting 9:30 a.m.
  • E-period Registration (LTC) 10:30 a.m.
  • Big Sister Little Sister Picnic 11:30 a.m.
  • Dismissal 12:30 p.m.
  • Sports physicals available from 12-2 p.m.

Day #1 Continued Schedule Changes: Front Office
If students would like to consider schedule changes for periods 1-6 and haven’t already done so, Ms. Gonzales is available to meet and review options from 1pm-3pm. Please be aware that all schedule changes must be approved by a parent/guardian before the change is final. Please note: classes may fill up; priority goes to seniors, juniors, sophomores and frosh (in that order).

Pictures: Cafeteria
Free Dress* (Uniform not required)
All students must have their picture taken and purchase an ID card for $5 (Seniors included). Please visit for purchasing picture packages and general picture information. All payments will be made directly to Lifetouch, either online or on picture day. Students must bring $5 cash for their ID card. *Students must follow the free dress guidelines as outlined in the Student-Parent Handbook.

Sports Physicals: Room 116
For your convenience, Dr. Dennis Buckley and staff will be on campus from 12:00pm-2:00pm conducting sports physicals. To reserve your spot, please email Coach Berry at Checks should be made out to Dr. Dennis Buckley in the amount of $20. Each physical will take approximately 5-10 minutes and students must have the “Alverno Heights Academy Athletics-Physical Form 2017-2018” with the parent section filled out prior to getting a physical. Please note: Parent/guardian MUST be present during the physical exam (no exceptions).

Parking Permits: Front Office
Parking permits will be on sale in the main office beginning Thursday, August 17. Please see the directions and permit application on the Alverno website for detailed instructions. Please note that both the student and parent must sign the permit application.

Please note that there will not be an on-campus Dennis Uniform Sale this year. If you need to purchase uniforms for your daughter, please visit the Dennis Uniform store at 2640 N. San Fernando Road in Los Angeles or their website at Before purchasing any new items, please reference the Uniform and Behavior Agreement Form from Ms. Megan Hoover, Dean of Students, to insure that any new items are in line with the Alverno Uniform Policy. You may also find this policy outlined in the Student-Parent Handbook available on the Alverno website.

DAY #2: The first day of classes will be Friday, August 18, 2017. Students will attend all six core classes and school will be in session from 7:55 a.m.-1:30 p.m. REGULAR UNIFORM REQUIRED (not formal uniform).

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me!


Cam Werley-Gonzales
Assistant Head of School
626-355-3463 x. 224

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