Students

  • Book Buyback

    Our book vendor ESCO will be holding their buyback starting May 20th. For instructions and info, follow this link.
    Things to know about selling to ESCO:
    • Returning students will receive a credit on their account towards their next purchase.
    • Seniors & Non-returning students will have checks sent to them starting the 3rd week of August.


    You are not required to sell back through ESCO, so if you want to shop around for the best price we can suggest that you look at these sites*:
    • Amazon.com
    • BetterWorldBooks.com
    • Bookbyte.com

    *Carondelet is not affiliated with any of these sites.

  • Yearbook Distribution Schedule

    Yearbooks will be distributed to all students in good standing on May 19 and May 20.

    There is no need to pre-order a book. All students currently enrolled have one reserved in their name.

    Please make sure your daughter's account is in good standing with the Deans, Library, Student Accounts, Athletics and Epicurean/Café. Students who are not in good standing may experience a delay in receiving their yearbook.

    Distribution Schedule:
    Location: Garaventa Center

    Seniors: Tuesday, May 19; 11:35 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
    Seniors need to leave campus as soon as they pick up their book

    Juniors: Wednesday, May 20; 1:25 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    -Juniors with no 7th
    -after 7th (2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.) for students who have 7th

    Sophomores: Wednesday, May 20; 1:25 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
    -Sophomores with no 7th
    -after 7th (2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.) for students who have 7th

    Frosh: Wednesday, May 20; 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.


    After Wednesday, May 20:
    Students should go directly to Ms. Koski in the Library to pick up their book.

  • Summer Session Offered at Carondelet

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    New this year, Carondelet is offering summer session for students who want to remediate a not-so-stellar grade prior to returning in the fall.

    Dates: June 15 - July 17
    (with Friday, July 3, as a holiday)


    Scheduled Meeting Times:
    Session One: 8:15 a.m - 10:30 a.m.
    Break: 10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. (bring your own snacks and drinks)
    Session Two: 10:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Remediation Course Offerings*:
    Algebra 1
    Biology
    English 1
    Geometry
    Physics 9
    World Civilizations
    U.S. History

    *course offerings will be determined by the number of students who sign up for summer session. A course may be cancelled due to low registration and/or staffing availability.


    To find out more and to sign up, follow this link.

  • Driver's Ed at De La Salle

    De La Salle will hold a four-day Driver's Education course on campus on the following dates:

    Monday, June 8 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
    Tuesday, June 9 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
    Wednesday, June 10 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
    Thursday, June 11 (8 a.m. to 2 p.m.)

    Price: $150

    This course meets the California Department of Motor Vehicles requirement that all first-time teen drivers must complete an approved Driver's Ed course (30 hours or 2.5 semesters) before obtaining their provisional permit (learner's permit).

    This course is open to De La Salle and Carondelet students ages 15 to 18.

    For more information and to register, follow this link. You can also email summeracademics@dlshs.org or call 925.288.8160.

  • Opportunities to Do Good

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    Please come to the Community Service Office for more information or to sign-up for the following community service opportunities:

    Special Events:

    • Volunteer at the Furry Pet Faire and Maddie’s Pet Adoption Day on Saturday, May 30th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at John Baldwin Park in Concord. This fun event is sponsored by the Concord Senior Center.

    Summer Opportunities:

    • Volunteer to be a Teen Counselor at the Monument Crisis Center’s Summer Camp 2015. Teen Counselors will assist the children with various activities and field trips. Pick up an application in the Community Service Office.
    • Aegis Living of Pleasant Hill needs volunteers to help with activities on Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in their Memory Care Section. They also need a BINGO caller and help with games on Thursdays from 1:30 – 3:45 p.m. and Saturdays from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Assisted Living Section. All volunteers will be trained and supported. There are other opportunities, too – flexible days and hours.
    SAVE THE DATE – The Concord Senior Center is sponsoring Through the Decades Tea and Fashion Show on Saturday, August 15th from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Servers are needed to help at this event.

    Continuous Service:

    • St. Agnes Elementary School desperately needs tutors. Please see Mrs. Lawrence in the Community Service Office for more details.
    • Tutors needed for the Academic Excellence Program at the Community Youth Center in Concord Monday through Saturday at various times. Please pick up a Volunteer Application and Flyer.
    • Tutoring children at the Concord Library on Mondays and/or Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Please pick up a Volunteer Application and Flyer.
    • Tutoring foster children at Families First Homework Club every Tuesday and/or Thursday from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
    • Crafts and tutoring at St. Peter Martyr’s Extended Care Program Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. (or longer). Pick the day that works best for you.
    • Brushes and Beakers – Help children with art projects and science experiments on Mondays and Tuesdays after school at Bancroft Elementary School.
    • Building Blocks Day Care – Open Monday through Friday until 6:00 p.m. Pick the day and time that fits your schedule.
    • Monument Crisis Center – Bake cookies for their Senior Moments Program.
    • Atria Montego Heights – Open every day. Visit with the residents, play games, etc. (Weekend opportunity.)
    • Chateau on Broadway – Help residents with social media (e.g., Email and Facebook). Open every day. Pick the day and time that fits your schedule.
    • Oak Park Convalescent Hospital – Open every day. Visit with the residents. (Weekend opportunity.)
    • Sunrise Assisted Living – Open every day. Visit with the residents, play games, etc. (Weekend opportunity.)
  • CHS Athletics is now on Twitter!

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    Follow our new CHS Athletics Twitter to recieve the latest Athletics news and scores! @go_carondelet

  • Senior Athletes!

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    Do you plan to sign a letter of intent to play a college sport next year? If so, we would love to host your signing party here at Carondelet to celebrate your achievement! Bring your family and your best pen as we capture this special day on camera.

    Please come see Mrs. Seto in the Main Office for details.

    Go Cougars!

  • Opportunities to Make a Difference!

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    Special Events:

    • NEW: Walnut Avenue Preschool’s May Festival is on Saturday, May 9th. Volunteers are needed to help set-up, help with the game booths, and clean-up. Please see Mrs. Lawrence for the details. Any help you can give will be greatly appreciated!

    • NEW: Carondelet students and their families are invited to take part in the creek cleanup in downtown Walnut Creek on Saturday, May 9, from 8:45 a.m. – noon. Meet at Walnut Creek’s Civic Park at 8:45 a.m. for a free continental breakfast. An experienced crew leader will guide each group of volunteers to a specific section of the creek to pick up trash & debris. Wear old sneakers, sunscreen, and plan to get wet. All volunteers must have a waiver form signed by a parent or guardian. Download the form here or sign up at the event.

    • NEW: Volunteer at the Furry Pet Faire and Maddie’s Pet Adoption Day on Saturday, May 30th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at John Baldwin Park in Concord. This fun event is sponsored by the Concord Senior Center.

    • NEW: Summer Opportunity – Aegis Living of Pleasant Hill needs volunteers to help with activities on Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon in their Memory Care Section. They also need a BINGO caller and help with games on Thursdays from 1:30 – 3:45 p.m. and Saturdays from 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. in the Assisted Living Section. All volunteers will be trained and supported. There are other opportunities, too – flexible days and hours.

    • NEW: SAVE THE DATE – The Concord Senior Center is sponsoring Through the Decades Tea and Fashion Show on Saturday, August 15, from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Servers are needed to help at this event.

    Continuous Service:

    St. Agnes Elementary School desperately needs tutors. Please see Mrs. Lawrence in the Community Service Office for more details.
    • Tutors needed for the Academic Excellence Program at the Community Youth Center in Concord Monday through Saturday at various times. Please pick up a Volunteer Application and Flyer.
    • Tutoring children at the Concord Library on Mondays and/or Wednesdays from 4:00-6:00 p.m. Please pick up a Volunteer Application and Flyer.
    • Tutoring foster children at Families First Homework Club every Tuesday and/or Thursday from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
    • Crafts and tutoring at St. Peter Martyr’s Extended Care Program Monday through Friday from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. (or longer). Pick the day that works best for you.
    • Brushes and Beakers – Help children with art projects and science experiments on Mondays and Tuesdays after school at Bancroft Elementary School.
    • Building Blocks Day Care – Open Monday through Friday until 6:00 p.m. Pick the day and time that fits your schedule.
    • Monument Crisis Center – Bake cookies for their Senior Moments Program.
    • Atria Montego Heights – Open every day. Visit with the residents, play games, etc. (Weekend opportunity.)
    • Chateau on Broadway – Help residents with social media (e.g., Email and Facebook). Open every day. Pick the day and time that fits your schedule.
    • Oak Park Convalescent Hospital – Open every day. Visit with the residents. (Weekend opportunity.)
    • Sunrise Assisted Living – Open every day. Visit with the residents, play games, etc. (Weekend opportunity.)

  • Free Tutoring Available!

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    Need help studying for a class? Why not meet with one of our own NHS student tutors to help you understand the material in class? Simply send a request to NHSTutoring@carondelet.net and you will be connected to an NHS tutor.

    It's FREE! What do you have to lose?

    NHS tutors will be available until May 1. After this date, those needing assistance will need to make other arrangements.

  • Backing up your iPad

    Now would be a good time for you to make sure that you are backing up your iPad (or laptop/computer). So, when you get home tonight, follow the instructions/cheat sheet found here on how to back up your iPad. It will not take long, but could save you a LOT of headache IF something were ever to happen to your iPad.

  • Follow CHS Activities on Twitter!

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    Stay up-to-date with the latest CHS reminders from Student Activities by following the CHS_Activities Twitter account.

    Don't have a twitter account? NO PROBLEM! All you need is a phone that receives texts.

    To sign up: text "follow @CHS_Activities" to 40404. You will receive a confirmation tweet saying you're now following CHS_Activities. To stop receiving the texts, simply text "stop" to 40404. (Standard text messaging rates do apply.)

  • iCalendar Feed

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    Want all the school calendar events on your iPad (or other device)? Simply follow this link and the calendar will be fed to your iPad calendar.

    Now wasn't that easy?!