Back to School


Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year at Alverno Heights Academy! This section of the website includes all of the information you need before classes begin on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Please make sure you review all information very carefully and submit all necessary forms by Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Back to School Checklist: Everything you need to know, review, and accomplish before school starts on Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Welcome Letter from Julia Fanara, Head of School: Welcome Back from Ms. Fanara!! 

Welcome Letter from Sara McCarthy, Assistant Head of School: Welcome Back from Ms. McCarthy!

Welcome Letter from Lisa Primero-Solano, Dean of Students/Director of Activites: Welcome Back from Ms. P-S!

Back to School Forms: All “Back to School” and “Enrollment Forms” were submitted through SchoolAdmin this year. These forms were sent out in the Spring ’22 to all new and returning families by Ms. Kate Witherington, Director of Enrollment Management, and Ms. Linda Bass, Registrar. If you have received notification that you are missing these forms, please make sure you complete them as soon as possible. As a reminder, your daughter is not permitted on campus unless these forms are complete. 

Academic Schedules: Your daughter will find her Academic Schedule on Friday, July 22 by logging into her ALMA account. As a reminder, the username for her ALMA account is their firstname.lastname. For example, Ashley Smith would be ashley.smith. If she is unable to access ALMA, please contact Ms. Sara A. McCarthy ’05, Assistant Head of School, at or Ms. Linda Bass, Registrar, at for access. 

Bell Schedule for 2022-23 School Year

Athletic Forms: Like the “Back to School” and “Enrollment” forms, all Athletic Forms were sent through SchoolAdmin. You may download a form for your daughter’s athletic physical here -> Physical Form For Athletics.

COVID Update: Please refer to this document for an update on COVID policies at Alverno. 

Student Fees: Information about academic, student life, and athletic fees for the 2022-2023 school year. All appropriate fees will be added to your family’s FACTS account. Questions regarding fees should be directed to Lee Ann Bechthold, Business Manager, at

Alverno Fund: At the beginning of each school year, we ask our families to show their support for Alverno by making a donation to The Alverno Fund (formerly known as the Annual Giving Campaign). Your gift provides us with the funds necessary to maintain the level of excellence in our academic and co-curricular programs that our families have come to expect from Alverno. 

Textbooks: Students are required to purchase any textbooks or e-books required for the classes they are enrolled in for the 2022-2023 school year. All books should be purchased at the beginning of the school year. Any workbooks must be purchased new and be free from writing. If you are purchasing used textbooks, please make sure that you are checking the ISBN number on the textbooks that you are purchasing. Alverno is not responsible for textbooks that were purchased incorrectly. 


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