Announcements Section

La Mesa Courier Article Highlights Helix Students & Programs

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23-'24 School Year Applications Now Being Accepted!

Visit to watch the informational video, find out if Helix is the right school for your student and to learn about how the lottery works. Then you can submit your application from the same page. The lottery application period closes on March 1st and you will be notified of placement or waitlist on March 10th.


Upcoming Important Dates

Spring Sport Tryouts

Visit for a full list of dates and locations for the physicals and try outs.


The Highland Players Present RENT

Showing on the ​Helix MainStage Theater on February 2 - 4, 9 - 10 at 7pm and on February 8 at 7pm for the understudy performance. Check out the trailer here. Purchase tickets here.


Winter Formal - Saturday, February 11 from 7:00 - 11:00pm

Our Winter Formal will be held at the Natural History Museum. Ticket sales ($52 each) will start on January 18th and will only be available at the Finance Office through February 9th at 3:30pm. Be sure to support class of 2024 and attend! To attend the dance, we have the following attendance requirements: We look back at the 5 weeks prior to the dance to check that there are no truancies, no suspensions, no more than ONE lockout, no more than 5 tardies, no more than FIVE excused absences and you must have 2.0 GPA from the December report card.


Blood Drive - Tuesday, February 21 from 9 - 2:30 pm  

We will host a blood drive in partnership with the San Diego Blood Bank on Tuesday, February 21 from 9 am - 2:30 pm. All blood types are greatly needed! With less than a one-day supply of most types, we are asking you to schedule your appointment here. Students, families and community members are welcome to donate. Parking is available at 4200 Lowell St. and the Blood Mobiles will be parked by our gym.


Helix Instrumental Music Association Gala - Thursday, March 9 at 5:30 - 8:00 pm

HIMA is hosting its 29th Annual Spring Gala on Thursday, March 9 at the Thursday Club in Point Loma. Enjoy an evening of dinner, drinks, live music, and live and silent Auctions in support of instrumental music at Helix Charter High School. Tickets are now on sale here. If you are able to donate an auction item, contact Elizbaeth M. Brown here


January 2023 Schoolwide Newsletter

Click here to find the schoolwide newsletter, which includes links to each grade level team's newsletters.


Title IX

Helix Charter High School programs and activities shall be free from discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying. Additional Title IX non-discrimination information