Incoming Freshmen

  2020-21 Academic Calendar

Important Dates

Frosh Welcome Night – April 1, 2020
Frosh Welcome Night will take place on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jack Witry Field House. Welcome to our Christian Brothers family!

Class of 2024 Lock-In – Friday, August 14 to Saturday, August 15, 2020
All 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 registration link will be posted here when available.

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 the 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.

Challenge Exams

Students wishing to challenge their placement in Math, Science or World Language are welcome to sit for challenge exams in the subject(s) of their choice. More information about the specific challenge exams will be available soon.

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: You will receive an email from FinalForms prompting you to confirm and complete your registration. If you do not receive an email, check your spam folder. If you still do not see the FinalForms email, please email support@finalforms.com.

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 12 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 12 cannot be supported by the Christian Brothers IT help desk.

Tech Boot Camp dates and times will be available in February. Sessions are two hours long and students must bring their iPad.

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 Spanish, French and American Sign Language. More information about our world languages programs can be found here.