Principal's Welcome Message
Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year at Coombs Alternative Education School. The structure of the campus is to help students meet their graduation requirements in a safe, secure environment, with added adult supervision and instructional support systems. We continue to provide most students with an advisory period to support both their social emotional and academic growth. The school offers a traveling sports program where students that commit to participating
actively will receive 2.5 credits in P.E. or Electives in each of the four (4) sports offered. Our students will have the opportunity to participate in home and away games with other alternative schools in the low desert area such as Indio, Palm Springs, San Jacinto, Rancho Mirage, etc. This program helps engage our students in school and fosters the development of teamwork.
Every Thursday at 1:00pm, we will have an early release day. This provides our teachers with valuable collaboration and professional development time on a weekly basis, including monitoring student progress in each assigned class. We will send periodic academic review or “PAR” letters every three weeks, informing you if your student is not making adequate academic progress. Please feel free to contact the office or your student’s teachers with any questions.
We look forward to welcoming our students back to in person learning and having a successful new school year, keeping with our motto that every student can graduate with a high school diploma when given the support to do so!
Dr. Melissa Lee
Principal, Coombs Alternative Education School
New Horizons High School Mission, Vision and Student Learner Outcomes
Our mission at New Horizons High School is learning. Our objective is to prepare competent, courteous, contributing members of society. Our success will result from our commitment to literacy, high expectations, and accountability in an environment driven by customer service.
The vision of New Horizons High School educational community is for students to:
Value the effort of earning a high school diploma.
Instill a sense of personal responsibility for their actions and achievements.
Sow an appreciation of diversity and cultures in our global society.
Increase the values that foster positive self worth and confidence.
Optimize a healthy perspective and influence on their family and their community.
Navigate the transition to successful college and career readiness.
We Care for All Our Students
September 5 Labor Day
November 11 Veterans Day
November 24 Thanksgiving Day
- November 21-25 Thanksgiving Recess
- November 25 Day After Thanksgiving
- December 19-January 6th Winter Recess
- December 23 Floating Holiday
- December 26 Christmas Day Observed
- January 2nd New Years Eve Observed
- December 31 New Years Day Observed
- January 16 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- February 20-February 24th Presidents Week
- April 7-14th Spring Recess
- May 29th Memorial Day (NO SCHOOL)
- May 31st Graduation
- June 1st Last Day of school