Important Dates Checklist - Encore

Updated: Sep 2, 2020

Back to school is just around the corner. With school starting so differently this school year, I thought it might be helpful for everyone if I shared with you important dates and expectations so we can all be prepared and on the same page for the first day of school. If you are ever looking for special events, you can always go to to get the latest event updates. Thank you for helping us make sure everyone is ready.

DO NOW - COURSE SELECTION: If you have not already done the quick and easy online course selection, please go to to select your classes. Most of you have now completed this, but we are still getting new ones every day. This is the key to getting into the classes you want.

INLAND EMPIRE DEVICE DAY: Thursday, September 3 - If you are one of our Inland Empire students, you will be able to pick up your Chromebooks and your first quarter novels at this time. Make sure that you RSVP for the event, or contact us to let us know you are unable to attend. If you already have your Chromebook from summer school, please contact Ms. Julia Dolf so we can make sure you get your English novels.

PARENT FAQ MEETING: Thursday, September 3 - This is going to be a presentation update on how school will start this year. We will be going through the CDC and state guidance and how it reflects on Encore.

9th & 10th Grade Device Day: September 8 - This will be the day that you pick up your novels and your Chromebooks for the first day of school.

11th & 12th Grade Device Day: September 9 - This will be the day that you pick up your novels and your Chromebooks for the first day of school.

7th Grade Jump Start Orientation: September 9 - This will be virtual Zoom event that will teach you how to log on to your computer, how to take class, and meet your teachers and counselor.

7th & 8th Grade Device Day: Septmber 10 - This will be the day that you pick up your novels and Chromebooks for the first day of school.

New Student Orientation: September 11 - This will be a virtual presentation to give you a chance to meet the teachers and counselors. You will also learn how to log on to your classes and use Encore's education platforms.

Senior Sunrise: September 18 - Encore's senior class is planning a senior sunrise to take place on September 11th. Stay tuned for more details.

First Day of School: September 14 - It is important that you attend school based on your "Family Choice" under the CDC Guidelines. Even though everyone will be starting school off campus, if you are the choices COVID, Traditional, or Hybrid, you will need to log on to classes in real time for attendance. If you need guidance on this, please contact your interim Dean of Students, Mr. Johnny Griffin or your counselor.

Counseling Team:

Head Administrative Counselor: Mrs. Esther Haskins

Grades 7 - 9 Administrative Counselor: Ms. Candace Carter

Grades 10 - 12 Admninistrative Counselor: Ms. Sara Terrazas

Thank you for your ongoing support of youth arts and thank you for your ongoing support of Encore High School.

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Denise Griffin, CEO is the author of this blog for Encore Education Corporation. Part of Encore Education Corporation is Encore High School, a free public performing arts regional high school in Southern California grades 7 - 12. Encore's program is currently taking applications for the fall 2020 enrollment. Encore offers full time, hybrid time, and independent study programs. Encore offers transporation from the Inland Empire and the high desert. Where arts and academics grow together. WASC Accredited. Copyright 2020.

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