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ACK! I have a teenager! Now what?

over 2 years ago

Below are links to some helpful sites regarding parenting teens. Please let us know if any of the links below are no longer valid or if you have any we should add. Click on the title to access the site

Positive Discipline Community Resources

"PDCR is an incredible synergy of people who bring their energy, time and talent to the table!  Our team is made up of community members with varying professional backgrounds who represent diverse constituencies and interests. Each member realizes the vital importance of providing families and classrooms with support they need to promote success for the youth of our community."

Love and Logic

"In today's world, teenagers face a huge number of choices and opportunities. Our techniques help you tackle tough subjects and teach responsible decision making."

Child Development Institute

"During adolescence, kids need their parents more than ever.  Research shows that a positive family environment including fun family activities, open parent-child communication and the encouragement to participate in positive extracurricular and community activities, teens are able to navigate these years with relative ease."

Volunteer Driver Forms

7 months ago

We are always in need of drivers for field trips. To be a driver, fingerprinting is required.
Note: Please allow time for this process as the fingerprinting takes time to receive the results.

  1. Print out the Driver Packet:
  2. Please take the completed Volunteer Agreement Form to the District Office: 984-1 Bostwick Lane, Santa Cruz to pick up the Live Scan Form required for fingerprinting ($64 fee)
  3. Take the Live Scan form to:                  Santa Cruz County of Education             400 Encinal Street                                 Santa Cruz, Ca 95060                             (831) 466-5750                                     Please call them directly for open hours
  4. Print out your DMV record
  5. Return the following to the Cypress office. 
    • Volunteer Agreement Form
    • School Driver Cert Form
    • DMV record
    • Copy of your Auto Insurance Declaration Page
Note: Fingerprinting results will be sent to us  directly.