• To order transcripts, please contact the District Registrar at Santa Ynez High School Guidance Office at (805) 688-6487 ext. 3208. To order transcripts or school records via fax, call guidance office fax # (805) 686-3577.

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  • Welcome Back to School for 2017-18!

    If you are interested in your student transferring to RHS for this school year, please feel free to contact either Lawrence Shin at (805)688-6487 ext 3320 or Jon Morris, RHS Guidance Counselor at 688-6487 ext. 3210. 

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  • The Student Voter Registration Act of 2003 (Elections Code sections 2145-2148) was implemented to ensure every school in California does all in its power to provide a meaningful opportunity to eligible high school students to register to vote. Voter registration cards will be available in the school office shortly for 16, 17, or 18-year-olds. Remember, California now allows 16- and 17-year olds to pre-register to vote. Their registrations will automatically become active once they turn 18. 
    As an alternative to filling out a card, you may visit:

    Secretary of State - Register to Vote Secretario de Estado - Registrarse para votar

    Canvas Welcome

    Refugio High School is proud to announce that beginning this year, our students will be using the Canvas Learning Management System to manage their school work. With Canvas, each student’s assignments and grades will be available 24/7 through an app on their phone or tablet or through a browser on a desktop or laptop computer at school or home. Students—and their parents through a Parent Observer account—will be able to view a calendar of all their classes and when assignments are due; when they click on those assignments, they will be able to access the materials and instructions and download them or, depending on the assignment, complete the entire assignment online. When a teacher assigns work that can be completed entirely online, students can complete the assignment, submit it, and have it graded and returned to them all paperlessly. Students will be able to message their teachers and receive notifications and reminders about upcoming due dates, missing assignments, and a whole lot more. Many colleges and universities across the country--including Harvard, Stanford and some of the University of California campuses--are adopting the Canvas LMS, and Refugio High School is excited to be joining this dynamic education community. To take full advantage of the new system, students should have a smartphone, tablet or laptop that they can bring with them to school. Instructions about logging into their Canvas accounts can be found here. Instructions about creating a Parent Observer account can also be found here. It's an exciting time to be an Eagle!

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    Refugio High School, the Preferred Alternative High School 

    Refugio High School provides unique learning opportunities for students, such as a small campus, smaller class sizes, 18-day credit periods, one-to-one student tablets, and individualized educational programs. Our professional and highly trained staff are very proud of the programs offered and the successes students have experienced over the years. Refugio High School curriculum emphasizes the rigor students need to be competitive beyond high school.  Refugio High School offers instructional and skills-based programs on a safe, comfortable, and clean school site. We are looking forward to providing the students of Refugio High School another excellent academic year. Please feel free to contact me at any time at (805) 688-6487 ext. 3320.
    The mission of Refugio High School is to provide students a high-quality education in a safe, encouraging and nurturing learning environment that promotes mutual respect, personal responsibility and accountability, and enables every student the opportunity to graduate and become an ethical, productive and contributing member of society.
    Lawrence Shin
    Academic Dean