Right At School Information

Right At School, the nationally-recognized after school enrichment provider is coming to Carl Hankey! To sign up, please click on the link below:


Check out this video to hear about the mission of RAS. Remember that this was filmed prior to COVID-19.  To hear about Right at School’s focus on safety, check out this video.  We encourage you to visit Right At School’s website, for more information about their organization and dynamic curriculum. We look forward to enhancing the educational experience of our students and families through this exciting partnership. 

If you have any questions, please contact Wendy Vanderpoort wendy.vanderpoort@rightatschool.com

Middle School Parent Survey

A week ago, middle school families received a survey link from Ryan Burris. Thank you to those who have already completed it- your input provides valuable information about our health & safety measures as well as our in-person and online learning programs, and will help us continue to improve the educational experience for our school community.

If you have not yet completed the survey, the deadline to complete the survey and include any additional feedback has been extended to Monday, November 16 at 5:00 pm. 

Please complete one survey for each student in your family, and please only answer the prompts and questions for the programs and services that are provided to your student.

You can find the survey here.

For the Spanish version of the survey, please click on the link below:

SPANISH Middle School 2020-2021 Fall Re-opening Survey 

Saddleback College’s BASE program welcomes you to Session 3 After-School Classes!

Missing an enrichment class in your child(ren)’s curriculum? 

Register today for one of the following classes: art, chess, coding, cooking, language, lego, magic, movie making, music, science, self-publishing, and writing.

Our virtual after-school classes are a great complement for your student’s curriculum and to connect with other students district-wide!

Session 3 [Nov 9th – Dec 18thClass times vary starting from 2:45 PM! 

                New! Coding Classes for Middle School Students

Register Today at www.saddleback.edu/ce | For questions email sccomed@saddleback.edu

City of Mission Viejo Offers “Fun Art for Kids”

Fun Art for Kids

Age 7 to 11

Get ready for a fun-packed hour of language arts and fine arts! First, we will read a timely and fun story book and then we will do a directed draw based on the book we read.  Supplies needed will be colored pencils and white paper. *No class December 23 and 30.

#71714 / Wed / Dec 2 – Jan 20* / 4:00 – 5:00 pm / Free / Online

#71715 / Wed / Jan 27 – March 3 / 4:00 – 5:00 pm / Free / Online

Please register on the City of Mission Viejo website under Arts & Culture or use the link below. 


Every Monday- Recyclables Collection

We Love Your Recyclables!

Raise money for IB all year round! Every aluminum can or plastic bottle donated helps fill the recycling bin in the parking lot. All proceeds from full bins go towards IB programs and training. You can safely deposit your bags recycling in front of the flagpole every Monday. Please observe social distancing guidelines when dropping off your bags.

PTSA Association Meeting-Tues. 11/10/2020

Please join us for the next Association Zoom Meeting on Tuesday, November 10 at 6:30 pm. We’ll have a special guest, Assistant Principal Tad Smith sharing the Carl Hankey Safety Plan!    You won’t want to miss this very important information!  Just a reminder, if you are not a member, you will not be able to have a vote in how the PTSA resources are used. So please sign up today! As always you can contact Amy Reyes, PTSA President if you have any questions or comments at abvreyes@yahoo.com

For more information about becoming a PTSA member go to: https://carlhankeyptsa.org/info/membership/

PTSA / Executive Board  is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Carl Hankey IB Academy PTSA – November 10th -6:30pm  Member Association Meeting
Time: Nov 10, 2020 06:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 872 3342 6623
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Right at School Program Information

CUSD is partnering with “Right at School”, a before and after school program, to support students and families with the challenging schedules of the 2020-21 school year.  Please click here to read more about the upcoming Parent Information Night on 11/9/20 at 6 pm.  

Please click here to read more about the program. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1miizXPz4mf23-pEY7eHYagPd-sldL6C2/view?usp=sharing

2022-2023 National PTA Reflections Theme Search

Help us pick the theme idea that will spark fun and creativity during the 2022—2023 Reflections program! The student who submits the winning entry from California will receive $25 and the National winner will receive a $100 prize from National PTA.

National PTA’s Reflections program has helped students explore their own thoughts, feelings and ideas, develop artistic literacy, increase confidence and find a love for learning that will help them become more successful in school and in life.

Each year, over 300,000 students in Pre-K through Grade 12 create original works of art in Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts in response to a student-selected theme.

Past themes and duplicate submissions are not considered. This means we’re looking for the most original theme ideas.

To participate, please submit your theme idea online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CD23FKF by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020.