Month: October 2016

Bubba Sweets bakery talks business with Edison students

On October 13, Edison High School (EHS) Advanced Culinary students had a very sweet visitor – Priscilla Wilson (pictured above), the owner and executive baker of local Huntington Beach Bakery, Bubba Sweets. In 2013, Bubba Sweets won the popular Food Network show, Cupcake Wars (Season 7, Episode 11).  Along with winning Cupcake Wars, Bubba Sweets also won the Taste of Huntington Beach in 2013 with their German Chocolate Cupcake. With the students tuned in, Priscilla discussed aspects of business like remaining efficient, preserving resources, promoting products, and incorporating fun.  She also displayed the company’s online presence by showcasing the...

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Thinking about joining the Academy for the Performing Arts? Explore program’s offerings this Saturday

The Academy for the Performing Arts (APA) gives insight into its inner workings at this all day immersive and informational event.  Explore the APA program with nine different pathways to choose from: Acting, Costume Design, Dance, Dramatic Production (playwriting and directing), Musical Theatre, MMET-Popular Music, MMET-Media, Orchestra, and Technical Theatre. The APA Open House is on October 15 from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. on the HBHS campus located at 1905 Main Street Huntington Beach. The day includes master classes, informational sessions, and campus tours for prospective 2017-2018 APA students and parents, as well as interested community members. Musical Theatre will...

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Ocean View High teacher and coach named district’s Rookie of the Year

Congratulations to Ocean View High School (OVHS) teacher and coach, Mr. Enrique Najera, for being selected as the 2016 Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) Rookie of the Year! On the morning of October 11, Interim Superintendent, Dr. Alan Rasmussen, district cabinet members, Ocean View administrators, and fellow staff members surprised Mr. Najera in his classroom.  Deputy Superintendent, Dr. Carolee Ogata, spoke about Mr. Najera’s deservingness of the Rookie of the Year Recognition. Each year, the Rookie of the Year award is presented to a new district teacher who shows promise, dedication, and goes the extra mile for...

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