Spring Registration Info 2020

SVUSD - Royal High School - Home of the Highlanders

Welcome to the Royal Family!

Registration for Royal High School is underway. Royal High's mission is to pursue Excellence in Academics, Arts, Athletics, and Activities. While all district high schools are exemplary in Simi Valley Schools, finding your best fit is the most crucial step in your success. We at Royal believe we provide students a truly unique comprehensive educational experience you will not find anywhere else. Our range of programs, groups, and activities allows for a truly diverse four years where students find a community where they will thrive. Our campus culture of connection and value makes us second to none. We look forward to the opportunity to welcome you to the Royal Family!


The following information is for those considering enrolling at Royal, middle school students coming to Royal, and our current students preparing for next year.

School of Choice - Enrollment Information

***Please explore this SVUSD resource first. Click here to review SVUSD's School of Choice Information and Forms. This district resource outlines all the necessary information for your enrollment questions, needs, and process.***


Click here to review our district boundaries map to determine your "home school".


What if Royal is my "home school"?

If your address is located within Royal's (green on the map) boundary, you will be automatically enrolled in RHS. For any particular questions, please contact our Registrar Lynda McKnight.


What if I live outside the Royal boundary and I want to attend?

Click on the above link for SVUSD's process to enroll in your School of Choice.


What if I am completely new to Simi Valley Schools?

Enrollment for new students begins at the site level. Click here to fill our Royal's enrollment form and to connect with our Registrar Lynda McKnight.

Deadline to Submit School of Choice - February 28, 2020

School of Choice applications and Intent to Register forms are due on or before February 28, 2020 by 4:00 p.m. School of Choice applications submitted by this date will be given equal weight if a lottery is needed to determine admission to the school for School of Choice.

Schedule a Tour of Royal High School

We'd love to show you the awesome, award-winning things happening in The Kingdom. Royal welcomes you to family tours most Tuesdays and Thursdays in February. These tours offer in-person experiences with our campus facilities, offices, classrooms, programs, career pathways, and student life. We also have visits with the teachers running our academic and service learning programs. Tours begin at our main office at 8:30 am and last approximately one hour. You must be pre-registered to attend. (Please note - there will be no tour on February 13th as families prepare for President's Day weekend or 25th when we are holding our free PSAT 9 and 10 testing for students.)


Click here to sign up. For questions, contact Assistant Principal Aaron Dobson's office.

(NOTE: February Tours have concluded, but other dates are available. Click here to sign up. (If the dates listed do not match your availability, you may contact Mr. Dobson's office at the email link provided above.)

For Middle School Students - Preparing to Come to Royal

To help our future Highlanders prepare for the best high school experience, we work with our middle schools to make sure Royal Guidance Counselors spend time with middle school students to make the transition smooth. RHS Counselors will visit our middle schools to help students select classes for their freshman year.


For Incoming Students from Hillside:

March 4 - Hillside Registration Info Night (6:00 pm, Royal MPR)

March 16, 17, 19 - Royal Counselors visit Hillside (2:30 pm)


For Incoming Students from Sinaloa:

March 31 - Sinaloa Registration Info Night (6:00 pm, Royal MPR) LAST NAMES A-La

April 1 - Sinaloa Registration Info Night (6:00 pm, Royal MPR) LAST NAMES Le-Z

April 3 - Royal Counselors visit Sinaloa (during the school day)


International Baccalaureate (IB) Program Info Night

February 12 - Learn about our unique IB Curriculum & Program (7:00 pm, Royal Library)


We also welcome students from Valley View Middle School and those middle schools outside of SVUSD to consider enrolling at Royal. We invite you to attend any of the evening middle school informational meetings listed above. For questions, contact Mr. Dobson

Royal Counseling Department Homepage

Click here to visit our RHS Counseling Department's web site. This resource is designed to connect you with your counselors, important scheduling information, grad requirements, and other important course work information.

Current Royal Students - Preparing for Next Year

To prepare for next year, our Counseling Department will be holding a series of meetings with each of our grade levels. These meetings will be:


  1. Registration Information Night (For next year's seniors ONLY - Counselors will discuss important senior year-specific information.)
  2. Classroom Presentations - Counselors will speak to students during class time regarding scheduling options for next year.
  3. 1 on 1 Meetings - Again during class time, students will be brought by their teachers to the Counseling Office to meet one-on-one with their counselors to prepare individually for next year's schedule


FUTURE SENIORS (Class of 2021)

  • February 12 (7:00 pm, Library) - IB Program Information Night

  • February 20 (6:00 pm, MPR) - Future Senior Registration Info Night

  • February 20 - Registration Expo Fair (during the school day)

  • February 26-27 - Classroom Presentations (in Social Studies classrooms)

  • March 16-19 - 1 on 1 Meetings (in English classes)


FUTURE JUNIORS (Class of 2022)

  • February 12 (7:00 pm, Library) - IB Program Information Night

  • February 20 - Registration Expo Fair (during the school day)

  • March 3-4 - Classroom Presentations (in Social Studies classrooms)

  • March 30-April 2 - 1 on 1 Meetings (in English classrooms)


FUTURE SOPHOMORES (Class of 2023)

  • February 12 (7:00 pm, Library) - IB Program Information Night
  • February 20 - Registration Expo Fair (during the school day)
  • March 10-11 - Classroom Presentations (in Science classrooms)
  • April 6-9 - 1 on 1 Meetings (in English classrooms)

...When you start the new school year at Royal...

AUGUST ORIENTATION WEEK 2020

Right before our first week of classes, we welcome all Royal students back to campus on a specific day for their grade level to take care of important logistics and to kick the year off right. During this week, each grade has a day to get their school photo, ID card, locker (and lock), books, and a listing of the courses they will be enrolled in for the fall semester. More information about this will be sent out during Summer 2020. (Students are assigned a specific arrival time by their birth month at 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, or 11:00 am. Freshman Orientation day is a separate event that helps welcome new 9th graders to campus and to calibrate them for the start of high school. Each of the 5 days that week end at noon.)



  • Monday, August 3 - Seniors
  • Tuesday, August 4 - Juniors
  • Wednesday, August 5 - Sophomores
  • Thursday, August 6 - Freshmen (Link Crew Orientation - all report at 8:00 am)
  • Friday, August 7 - Freshmen


THE NIGHT BEFORE THE FIRST DAY - AUGUST 11, 2020

Each student's schedule of courses and classroom assignment for each period will be released on the Aeries system the evening of August 11th. Notifications will be sent out to parent and student emails when schedules are available.


BIG FIRST DAY - AUGUST 12, 2020

The first day of school will be a modified bell schedule designed to help acclimate our students back to school and to help them connect and thrive immediately. More info to come this summer!

Important Royal Registration Contacts

The following Royal staff members are here to help with your Registration-related questions and needs.


RHS ADMINISTRATION (& Admin Responsibilities):

Mr. Keith Derrick - Royal HS Principal

Mrs. Debbie Broberg - Activities/Student Clubs, Athletics, ASB Accounts

Mr. Aaron Dobson - Curriculum, Instruction, Class Schedules, Aeries

Ms. Wendy Mayea - Student Services (Sp.Ed., Pathways, ELL, Foster/Homeless, Attendance)

Ms. Patricia Myszkowski - Guidance and Supervision, Campus Safety


RHS COUNSELING DEPARTMENT (by Students' Last Names):

Mrs. Sue Guy - Last Name A-Er

Mrs. Aamina Hennings - Last Name Es-La

Dr. John Burton - Last Name Le-Ra

Mrs. Amanda Intlekofer - Last Name Re-Z

Ms. Lynda McKnight - Student Registrar


KEY RHS PROGRAM LEADS:

Mr. Andy Andreolli - Athletic Director

Mrs. Harriet Hunsaker - Main Office Manager

Mrs. Kari Lev - IB Program Coordinator

Ms. Ashley Rotellini - ASB Accounts Clerk

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