Sophomores! It's time for the CaHSEE! Do you need a short review? 
Something to bump your score to Proficient? To 380? In either math or English? 

Please click on the following link to sign up for our Fabulous, Fun, Famous, and Fantastic CaHSEE Boot Camp!

Proficient Scores earn spots in a drawing for an IPAD!


I am proud to welcome you to La Quinta High School! I look forward to a well rounded, fulfilling year for our students as they continue their journeys in 21st century learning. Our staff is committed to the education of every student, so that each student can think critically, collaborate and communicate effectively and grow in creativity and discovery. Our goal is that all Blackhawks graduate from La Quinta High School college and career ready, equipped with the skills they need to soar. I invite you to contact your student’s teacher, counselor or myself regarding your student’s education. We look forward to meeting you.

Ms. Cook, Principal Twitter: @lqprincipal



Period Begins Ends
1 7:42am 8:44am
2 8:50am 9:46am
3 9:52am 10:48am
4 10:54am 11:50am
Lunch 11:50am 12:30pm
5 12:36pm 1:32pm
6 1:38pm 2:34pm

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Planning7:30am 8:14am
1 8:14am 9:10am
2 9:16am 10:06am
3 10:12am 11:02am
4 11:08am 11:58pm
Lunch 11:58pm 12:38pm
5 12:44pm 1:34pm
6 1:40pm 2:30pm

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1/2 7:42am 9:46am
3/4 9:52am 11:50am
Lunch 11:50am 12:30pm
5/6 12:36pm 2:34pm



FAFSA completion night for last minute questions and assistance.  Parents can come and complete and submit the FAFSA on the spot.  Be sure to bring the necessary documents.  It will be held on Thursday, Feb. 26th from 6:00 to 7:00 pm in room 702.

Graduation Information

Graduation is June 4th at 7:00 p.m. in the Blackhawk Stadium.
Gates will open at 6:00 p.m.

Last names: A - O  Home Side 
Last names: P- Z  Visitor Side

This alphabet breakdown is subject to change.

Seniors will receive 6 tickets with their Cap and Gown during senior check out.  Extra tickets must be requested Friday, May 29th at the Senior Awards Breakfast with Dr. Schantz. The random drawing for extra tickets will be on June 4th in the gym after graduation practice. The graduate must be present to claim their ticket.


Come see the greatest show of the year. La Quinta High School Performaing Arts presents Shrek the Musical. Shows start this weekend with a 7 pm show on Friday Night and 1 pm shows on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets are $8 for students.

IB Club photos will be taken at the BEGINNING of lunch on Thursday, Feb. 26th in the gym. Please wear a college T-shirt for the picture.

Mandatory meeting for Knots for Tots on Wednesday at lunch in room 607. We will be deciding if we are to be a club.

Important HOSA meeting today at lunch in Ms. Pedersen's room!!! Conference information will be given out. Please be there.

Those interested in applying for the PGA West Golf Membership, there will be a meeting on Wednesday, Feb 25th at 12:10

in the gym. You must be 16 by June 1st in order to apply.

Environmental Club meets every Tuesday in room 611 - come help save the Earth!

GSA come to Room 504 on Tuesday and Thursday at lunch to prepare for the Rainbow Summit and go to the gym on Wednesday in our t shirts for club pictures