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Here you will find everything you need to know to successfully prepare for the 2023-24 school year whether you're a returning student, an incoming freshman, or joining us from another country. We look forward to welcoming everyone to campus in August. Have a wonderful summer!


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  • Braves College Guide

    The Braves College Guide is the first step to familiarize yourself with today's college admissions process. Designed to offer your student a smooth and approachable admissions experience, The Braves College Guide contains information about:
    • Our College Counseling team philosophy
    • Timelines by grade
    • Standardized testing
    • Athletic recruitment
    • Helpful links and FAQs about a variety of admissions topics
  • Class Schedule Changes

    There are two major deadlines by which students can request schedule changes:
    1) Summer courses taken as a prerequisite which resulted in a schedule change must be completed by August 1 in order to remain in the updated course. Please contact your counselor with any questions.
    2) Students may initiate changes to their fall class schedule by making the request through their counselors before Friday, September 1.

    Requests based on teacher preference or the desire to be with one’s friends will be denied. 
  • Course Lists

    Returning students were emailed their tentative course lists on June 1. Course lists for the Class of 2027 were emailed on June 9. Should you have any questions, our counselors will be available when they return to the office on August 9.
  • Summer Assignments

    Many Honors, AP®, and language courses have required summer assignments.  These assignments are necessary for success in intensive courses as they provide a head start on curriculum and an opportunity for extended practice in foundational skills.

    Summer assignments were distributed by teachers and posted in Schoology. The assignments may also be found in the Resources section of the Schoology Groups for the Classes of 2024, 2025, and 2026.

    Transfer students should have received a link in the Tentative Course List email.

    Courses with Summer Assignments:
    AP® English Language and Composition (107)
    AP® English Literature and Composition (109) 
    Honors English 10: Coming of Age Literature (161)
    Honors Algebra II
    AP® Calculus AB (313)
    AP® Calculus BC (335)
    Honors Pre-Calculus (312)
    AP® Biology (408)
    AP® Chemistry (419)
    Forensic Science (433)
    AP® US Government and Politics (517)
    AP® Macroeconomics/Microeconomics (525/526)
    AP® US History (503)
    AP® Spanish Language and Culture (237)
    Honors Spanish III (205)
    AP® 2D Art and Design / AP Drawing (770/771)
  • Textbooks Purchasing Directions

    Justin-Siena partners with Flannery Book Service where families can compare prices and purchase books from online merchants.  

    Click here for the textbook list with detailed information regarding textbook purchasing. 
  • Join Textbook Buy, Sell, and Swap Group in Schoology

    Login to Schoology, and then enter and join the Schoology Group: “Textbook Buy, Sell, and Swap,” and post which books you would like to sell and which books you would like to buy for next year.  Here you can make your own trades with school community members.  Incoming and transfer students will get Schoology login information at a later time. 

    If you are having trouble accessing the Textbook Buy, Sell, and Swap Group, make sure you are logged in to Schoology.  Click on Groups.  Click on Join.  And enter the Access Code 795P-XNHT-D2HWP.

    Please remember:  You must have the exact ISBN.  Do not trust a book cover or assume a book will be the same as last year.  Book covers and editions change and update frequently.  Additionally,  do not buy any used workbooks or paperbacks for English classes; all workbooks and English class paperbacks must be in brand new condition, without any marks, notes, or answers written in them.
  • Physical Fitness Requirement

    Students meet the Physical Fitness requirement by participating in approved physical activities for two years or six athletic seasons.
    • Athletic seasons are defined as the dates inclusive of fall sports, winter sports, spring sports, and summer workouts.
    • Successful completion of two semesters of a Justin-Siena physical education or dance class fulfills one year of the Physical Fitness requirement.   
    • For off-campus physical activities, one season is the equivalent of 36 hours of participation in a physical activity. 
    For tracking off-campus physical fitness activities, download the Physical Fitness Requirement Form.directions, requirements, and guidelines.


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  • Seasons of Sport

    Fall: B/G cross country, football, girls golf, girls tennis, volleyball, and B/G water polo

    Winter: B/G basketball, B/G soccer B/G wrestling

    Spring: baseball, boys golf, B/G lacrosse, softball, B/G swimming, boys tennis, B/G track

    Contact head coaches or George Nessman for more information about off-season workouts, official start dates, and specific program questions

    Many programs are active over the summer.  Contact the head coach for more information about your program's summer schedule. 

    All SportsWare and Physical forms must be completed and verified prior to attending practice.  

    Official Start Dates for In-Season Fall Sport Practices
    Fall: August 7
    Winter: October 30
    Spring: February 5
  • Practice and Conditioning

    Many programs are active over the summer.  Contact the head coach for more information about your program's summer schedule. 

    All SportsWare and Physical forms must be completed and verified prior to attending practice.  

    Official Start Dates for In-Season Fall Sport Practices
    Fall: August 7
    Winter: October 30
    Spring: February 5
  • Required Forms

    All SportsWare forms and an updated Physical Form must be completed prior to participation. Please contact George Nessman ( for troubleshooting.


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  • Tuition Payments

    Justin-Siena partners with Blackbaud Tuition Management for the processing and collection of tuition and fees.
    Select a payment method that works best for you
    • Choose to receive a monthly invoice, or
    • Set up recurring automatic payments from your bank account or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express are accepted
    • Review account history, transaction details, and print monthly invoices
    • Edit your contact information, password. and payment method
    • Make a payment or set up recurring payments
    Payments in cash or check are always accepted In the Business Office
  • Bus Passes/Bus Route Schedules

    Bus passes will be available for purchase beginning August 1.  They may be purchased in person via the Business Office or online. While there are several different pass purchase options available the annual pass offers the best value.  

    The schedule for the bus routes and the transportation plan may be found here.

    Please read the Transportation Safety Plan.
  • Student Drivers

    All student drivers must complete an automobile registration form which will be posted on Schoology the first week of school. Please see Mrs. Ramirez in the Attendance Office (BBC) with any questions.

Justin-Siena High School

4026 Maher Street
Napa, CA, 94558
United States
T: 707.255.0950 
F: 707.255.0334
Justin-Siena is a Lasallian Catholic college preparatory community that serves young people in grades 9–12.