Month: November 2016

HBPD officer generously donates Chick-fil-A to Ocean View

On November 4, during halftime of the Ocean View High School (OVHS) football game,  Huntington Beach Police Department’s (HBPD) Sergeant Archer (right) and student Jose (left) both successfully kicked a field goal as a part of Chick-fil-A’s “Kickin for Chicken” challenge.  In doing so, they both won free Chick-fil-A for a year which Sergeant Archer then donated to the OVHS Associated Student Body...

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Ocean View emphasizes higher education with national college application campaign

To kick off the month of November, Ocean View High School (OVHS) held a two-day college readiness event as a part of the American College Application Campaign (ACAC).  This campaign is a national effort to increase the number of students pursuing a college degree or other high education credential.  Ocean View High School was selected by the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) as just one of three schools to pilot the program. On November 2 and 3, each and every OVHS senior was instructed to go to the school’s Business Academy (BA) computer lab in order to submit...

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PICTURES: HBUHSD schools observe Día de los Muertos

EDISON HIGH SCHOOL “Day of the Dead at EHS” Spanish students at Edison High School had the chance this Halloween to experience a taste of Latin American culture by creating decorations for El Día de los Muertos, The Day of the Dead. The week prior, students learned about the cultural significance of this holiday, and examined the traditions practiced in Latin American countries as well as in the United States. Students were then tasked with decorating their classroom using culturally relevant items such as colorful skulls and other art, marigold paper flowers, and ‘papel picado’ (a traditional hanging decoration...

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