Month: February 2017

Marina’s Virtual Enterprise takes first at regional trade show

On Monday, February 13, Marina High School’s (MHS) Virtual Enterprise team competed among 72 other “companies” at Virtual Enterprises International’s Los Angeles Area Trade Show in Pasadena, CA.  The team’s business, “VenueGo,” took first place in Booth Design, silver in Catalog, and Bronze in Employee Newsletter. “With an emphasis on college and career readiness, VE is an in-school, live, global business simulation that offers students a competitive edge through project-based, collaborative learning and the development of 21st-century skills in entrepreneurship, global business, problem solving, communication, personal finance and technology.” – Virtual Enterprises International website To learn more about the...

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LINK (OC Register): An ‘honor’able performance

The finest student musicians from the Huntington Beach Union High School District, all 87 of them, took the stage Thursday, Feb. 9, for the 31st District Honor Band performance at Huntington Beach...

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Westminster High earns top score at OC Academic Decathlon and will advance to state competition for 11th consecutive year

Westminster High School’s (WHS) Academic Decathlon team has done it again! After months of preparation and two separate weekends of fierce competition, the school earned third place overall and second place in SuperQuiz (Division 1) at the Orange County Academic Decathlon (OCAD). As a result of their hard work, the Lions will advance to the California Academic Decathlon Competition for the 11th consecutive year in a row.  The students also earned an impressive 45 individual medals. Since June 2016, the team has been studying the subjects of art, economics, essay writing, interview, language and literature, mathematics, music, science, social science,...

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PICTURES: 31st annual District Honor Band Concert showcases 87 top-notch HBUHSD student musicians

Eighty-seven of the finest student musicians from the Huntington Beach Union High School District’s (HBUHSD) six comprehensive high schools have combined to form the 31st District Honor Band. On February 9, following a month-long audition and rehearsal process, the musicians assembled on the historic HBUHSD Auditorium stage to perform the band’s free annual concert.  Under the leadership of guest conductor, Dr. Leo Sakomoto of California State University, Bakersfield, the show featured a medley of skillful music pieces including “National Emblem” by Edwin E. Bagley, “Olympiada” by Samuel R. Hazo, and more. The band consisted of an array of students from...

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