Month: May 2016

Certificated employees recognized at annual banquet

On May 4, 2016, the Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) held the annual Certificated Recognition Banquet at Mile Square Golf Course in Fountain Valley. Board of Trustees members, Superintendent Greg Plutko, Deputy Superintendent Carolee Ogata, cabinet members, and school site administrators were in attendance to help honor the over one hundred certificated employees in attendance. A certificated employee is any individual employed in a teaching, instructional, supervisory, educational administrative, or educational/scientific capacity in a school district. Through the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, certificated employees must have a Credential to hold positions like classroom teacher, counselor, psychologist,...

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Fountain Valley High senior, Mimi Giang, will attend UCLA on a full ride thanks to the Gates Millennium Scholar program

Article courtesy of the Orange County Register – “Scholarship makes UCLA financially possible for FVHS senior“ UCLA, here she comes! Congratulations to Mimi Giang, Fountain Valley High School (FVHS) senior for being selected out of 53,000 applicants to receive the 2016 Gates Millennium Scholarship! With this award, Mimi will receive a full ride to UCLA, her top university choice. In addition, Mimi will also be compensated through graduate school thanks program funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In college, Mimi plans to major in microbiology in order to go on to medical school to become an oncologist. Her...

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Ocean View High senior, Nick Romo, one of three HBUHSD students named Gates Millennium Scholars

Article courtesy of the Orange County Register – “Service close to home for Ocean View High student Nick Romo“ Congratulations to Ocean View High School (OVHS) senior, Nicholas (Nick) Romo for being selected as a 2016 Gates Millennium Scholar.  After successfully completing the Gates Millennium Scholarship Program’s (GMSP) rigorous application process, Nick will be granted with an opportunity many students can only dream of – the full cost of his undergraduate and graduate college tuition, room, and board paid for in its entirety.  As if this weren’t enough, Nick will also have the same fully-paid compensation for graduate school, should...

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