News & Updates

Back to School Night / 9th Grade Orientation
Wednesday, Sept 2, 6:30 pm
Class of 2016 - Senior Portrait Information
Due by December 1, 2015
Transferring to AVHS this fall?
PSEO and Concurrent Enrollment Information
Main Office Summer Hours
Fall Sports Registration is Now Open

Click icon for information on Nov. 3 Bond Referendum

Back to School Night / 9th Grade Orientation

Wednesday, Sept 2, 6:30 pm

Incoming freshman and parents / guardians should plan to attend an orientation session based on student last name / schedule below. All other students may tour the building and meet teachers from 6:45 - 8:45 pm. Individual schedules and maps will be available in the lobby. AVHS Calendars /...
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Transferring to AVHS this fall?

The video link below will answer many questions about our graduation requirements and our course offerings. Please contact our Guidance Office at 952-431-8218 if you plan to enroll at AVHS this fall. read more

Fall Sports Registration is Now Open

Complete information about registration can be found here:

Its time to register for Fall Sports: Boys and Girls Cross...
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Main Office Summer Hours

Monday through Friday
7:00am to 3:30pm

Class of 2016 - Senior Portrait Information

Due by December 1, 2015
It's time for the Class of 2016 to start scheduling their senior photographs. Senior photographs are due by December 1st, 2015. Talk to your photographer and schedule your appointment early enough to meet this deadline. Also, let your photographer know your photo selections as soon as possible...
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PSEO and Concurrent Enrollment Information

Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) is a program that allows 10th-, 11th- and 12th-grade students to earn both high school and college credit while still in high school, through enrollment in and successful completion of college-level, nonsectarian courses at eligible participating postsecondary...
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MSHSL Challenge Cup

Apple Valley High School once again had a strong showing in the MSHSL Challenge Cup. This award represents a school's success in both athletic and fine arts state tournaments. We remain one of only four schools to be in the Top 10 every single year the award has been tracked (AV, Edina, Eden...
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Commencement Photos now available online

Parents and Guardians of an AVHS Grad (Class of 2015):

Portraits of the AVHS 2015 Commencement are uploaded to the Lifetouch website and are now ready for viewing.

AVHS senior families will receive a mailing with instructions on how to view their student's portraits.

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AP Calculus AB & BC Summer Work

File: AP Calculus summer work.pdf

AP Literature Summer Reading

File: AP Literature Summer Reading 2015.pdf

AP Chemistry Welcome Letter

File: AP Chemistry Welcome Letter.pdf

9th Grade Honors Civics Summer Reading Assignment

File: 2015-2016 Honors Civics Summer Reading.pdf

Boys Cross Country Practice Schedule

File: Boys Cross Country Practice Times.pdf

Varsity Football Training Camp Timeline


Freshman Football Training Camp Timeline


AVaires August Schedule

File: AVaires August Schedule.pdf

Girls Soccer August Schedule

File: AVWS August Schedule.pdf

Quick Links

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School Forms
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Staff Directory
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Registration Guide
AVHS registration guide, all grades

School Information

Main Office
Phone: 952.431.8200
Fax: 952.431.8744
Principal: Stephen Degenaar
Report an Absence
Phone: 952.431.8299
Attendance Office
Phone: 952.431.8216
Fax: 952.431.8229
Email: Contact Us
Guidance Office
Phone: 952.431.8218
Fax: 952.431.8747
Assistant Principal: Michael Bolsoni
Email: Contact Us
Nurse/Health Office
Phone: 952.431.8220
Fax: 952.431.8747
Email:Contact Us
Athletics Department
Phone: 952.431.8205
Email: Contact Us
Athletics Director: Pete Buesgens
Fine Arts Office
Phone: 952.431.8203
Email: Contact Us
Coordinator: William Blatzheim
Box Office
Phone: 952.431.8208
School Resource Officer
Phone: 952.431.8223
Officer: Mike Eliason