Incoming Students

For Your Calendar

Please note that dates and details are subject to change. (Updated August 9)

Summer Reading List
The list is now available.


Thursday, August 16
All Student Check-In (Includes Returning, Transfer, and Freshman Students) - Main Gym

Students are welcome to check in anytime during their assigned hour (listed below) and should plan on spending 20 minutes to complete the process.

Before check-in, your family must have fully completed the Magnus paperwork provided as part of the enrollment process and your account with the Office of Enrollment (FACTS) must be current.

Students will receive their ID photo, class schedule, parking permits, planners, and locker assignments at this time. All students are expected to adhere to Valor's dress guidelines for Yearbook and Student ID photos.

Students will receive access to their student emails and Schoology accounts on the first day of school.

Check-in times by class:

  • Morning Session (Returning and Transfer Students)
    • 9:00 - 10:00 am - Sophomores
    • 10:00 - 11:00 am - Juniors
    • 11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Seniors
  • Afternoon Session (Freshmen, grouped by last names)
    • 1:30 pm - A-I
    • 1:50 pm - J-Q
    • 2:10 pm - R-Z

School Supply List
There is no specific school supply list for Valor students. It is best for new students to attend the first day of class to learn what the teacher requires for the course. As a starting point, please bring a pen and paper to the first day of classes. Students are encouraged to use an organizational system that works for them ie. binders, notebooks, etc.

Friday, August 17
Freshman and Transfer Student and Parent Orientation BBQ
5:15 pm
Don't miss this fun and important event to make sure you're ready for the start of school. Freshman and transfer students and their parents will receive essential information, and everyone will enjoy a delicious BBQ. More information will be coming over the summer.

Monday, August 20
First Day of Classes for 9th Grade

Tuesday, August 21
First Day of Classes for 10th–12th Grades

Thursday, August 23 
Parent Volunteer Fair
There are many ways to get involved according to your interests and abilities. Watch for more information.

Saturday, August 25
Arts Guild Parent Gala
Watch for information about special benefits you can receive when you support Arts programs through the Valor Fund.


Tuesday, September 4
‘Day in the Life’ Parent Walk-Through
This is your opportunity to walk through a day in the life of your student, seeing their classrooms and meeting their teachers along the way. Details to be announced.

September 11–15
Homecoming Week and Dance
Details to be announced.

Thursday, September 27
Denim & Diamonds Fall Event
Watch for your invitation to a very special evening that benefits our students by raising funds for new and enhanced programs.