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Orientation Made Easy

Orientation Thursday, August 10

  • 7th graders and new students with the last name beginning with A-L from 8:30-10:00 a.m.

  • 7th graders and new students with the last name beginning with M-Z  from 10:30-12:00 p.m.

  • ALL 8th graders from 1:00-3:00pm

IMPORTANT: Students must have the Online Annual Update completed by parents in the Parent Portal before starting school and 7th graders must have evidence of having the TDAP immunization. Students who have outstanding fines or overdue books from the previous school year or from their previous school sites must clear their debts to receive their class schedule.

Complete the Online Annual Update

The Online Annual Update is now open and is mandatory for all families to complete. You can access the Online Annual Update through the Parent Portal. First, on your portal menu, under "More," click on "Online Annual Update '' to start the process of updating emergency contacts, address, immunization record, etc., or watch this helpful video on How to do Annual Update through IC parent portal. Click here if you need tech support to access or set up your account.

Purchase PE Clothes

You can pre-order PE clothes through this Google Form. After ordering you will receive an invoice by email. Orders placed by 12:00 noon on August 9 with completed invoice payments will be available for pick-up on August 10th at Orientation. Orders placed after that time will be filled when school begins. You can also pay for PE clothes by cash or check at the main office during orientation or when school begins.

Suggested School Supply List

We are providing a suggested list of school supplies. These supplies should last for the entire year. Certain teachers may recommend additional school supply items for their classes

Free AC Transit Bus Passes

HUSD middle and high school students are eligible for a FREE Youth Clipper card that provides unlimited free rides on AC Transit. Students can add cash value to the Clipper card for 50% off BART fares and youth discounts on other transit systems that use Clipper.

Apply here and your Clipper card will be delivered to you via the Bret Harte Main Office in 6-8 weeks.