Incoming Freshmen

2020-21 Academic Calendar

Class of 2024 Lock-In Registration

Carpool Interest Form

Freshmen Summer Reading List

Important Dates

Frosh Welcome Night (POSTPONED)
The health and safety of our Falcons, future Falcons, and families is of the utmost importance. Frosh Welcome Night, scheduled for Wednesday, April 1, is postponed until we can safely gather in large groups. Thank you all for your understanding.

Class of 2024 Lock-In – Friday, August 14 to Saturday, August 15, 2020
All enrolled Class of 2024 freshmen are invited to join us for one of the most memorable nights for all CB students. You won’t want to miss it! The cost is $20/student. Click here to register.

Important Information

Academic Calendar

Please view the Academic Calendar to find important dates for the 2020-21 school year.

The Arts

CB is the place to be an artist. Media, visual and performing arts are essential components of a well-rounded CB education. More than half of the student body participates in the arts. Students can take classes in choir, band, KBFT (student-run television station), The Talon (online newspaper), theatre and visual arts. Theatre productions, Open Mic nights and student-led choirs, De La Femme and De La Dudes, are open to all students. Find more information about our media, visual and performing arts programs here.

Athletics

If your student is interested in playing a sport next year, please complete and submit the Athletic Interest Form. You will then be contacted by coaches and program directors with more information about tryouts and meetings. Please note: Application deadlines for cheerleading are in Spring 2020The Student Athletic Training program is for sophomores through seniors.

Please contact Gloria Barela, athletics administrative assistant, with questions or concerns.

Carpool Interest Form

If you would like to be on a contact list with other CB families regarding shared transportation (carpool etc.) to/from Christian Brothers High School for the 2020-2021 school year, please complete and submit the Carpool Interest Form to Rona Gordon, administrative assistant to the principal, at rgordon@cbhs-sacramento.org by May 31, 2020.

The information will be compiled and merged with families of new and returning CB students who are looking for shared transportation, and then emailed to all on the list in June. You can then contact other families who are interested in carpooling to/from CB for the upcoming school year.

Challenge Exams

Students wishing to challenge their placement in math or world language are welcome to sit for challenge exams in the subject(s) of their choice.

Due to the current health concerns, the world language challenge exams will now be online in a 30-minute Zoom interview format. Registration is now closed. If you have any questions about the world language challenge exam, please contact Anna Fernandez, world languages department chair, at afernandez@cbhs-sacramento.org.

Due to current health concerns, the math challenge exams will now be online. Registration is now closed. If you have any questions about the math challenge exam, please contact Carla Albright ’04, math department chair, at calbright@cbhs-sacramento.org.

FinalForms Medical System Registration

FinalForms is the web-based system CB uses to track medical history, contact information and release forms for all of our students. All incoming freshmen must have a completed FinalForms enrollment by August 1, 2020. Students involved in formal summer activities, such as student leadership training and CIF sports team conditioning and practice, will have earlier due dates as determined by their program director or head coach.

Note: Parents/Guardians of enrolled CB students will receive an email from FinalForms inviting you to complete the medical enrollment for your student(s) through their website. This is mandatory for all students, whether participating in athletics or not.

Freshman Class Council

If you are interested in applying for Student Council, please complete the application and submit it by Friday, May 1, 2020.

Selections will be made by interview with the Associated Student Body Council in early June. You will be assigned an interview time based on the number of applications received. Summer Student Council meetings will be optional; however, Student Council Camp on August 7-9 will be the first required event. We will hold a parent meeting in the summer to provide more information regarding this camp.

If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Roybal, assistant student activities director and freshman moderator, or Rose Ann Holmes, student activities director.

Technology Boot Camp – Attendance is Mandatory

At the CB Tech Boot Camp, incoming freshmen will receive instructor-led basic iPad, digital citizenship and Schoology training to prepare for CB’s 1 to 1 iPad program. We will also give students knowledge about our school policies and procedures. Students are expected to bring their iPads and have their Apple ID created. Click here if you need to set up your Apple ID. We suggest students have their own email address and Apple ID.

All models should be 32G or greater and have iOS 13 or higher. Models suggested by our IT help desk are iPad Pro, iPad Pro 10.5-in, iPad, or iPad mini 4. Devices not supported by iOS 13 cannot be supported by the Christian Brothers IT help desk.

Please see Tech Boot Camp dates and time slots below. Sessions are two hours long and students must bring their iPad. Click here to sign up for a session.

  • Tuesday, August 4, 2020 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2020 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, August 5, 2020 (1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)
  • Thursday, August 6, 2020 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)
  • Thursday, August 6, 2020 (1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)
  • Wednesday, August 12, 2020 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)
  • Wednesday, August 12, 2020 (1:00 – 3:00 p.m.)
  • Thursday, August 13, 2020 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)
  • Monday, August 17, 2020 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)
  • Tuesday, August 18, 2020 (9:00 – 11:00 a.m.)

Any questions or concerns should be directed to Brittany Williams, educational technology specialist.

World Languages

At Christian Brothers, all students are required to take four semesters of a language in order to graduate. Colleges encourage six or more semesters of a language. CB offers American Sign Language, French, and Spanish. More information about our world languages programs can be found here.