Month: December 2016

The Orange County Register names Huntington Beach Union High School District a winner of the 2016 Top Workplaces Award

On Friday, December 9, The Orange County Register published “The Orange County Register Top Workplaces” – a list of the best places to work in Orange County.  The Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) has been named to the list at rank number four in the large companies (500+ employees) category. The Top Workplaces lists are based solely on the results of an employee feedback survey administered by WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, a leading research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace improvement. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection, just to name a...

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Board member Susan Henry makes history with new role as CSBA President

On December 1, Board of Trustees member, Susan Henry, was sworn in as the California School Board Association’s (CSBA) new President.  Trustee Henry is the first Board member in the district’s history to hold this position.  This ceremony took place at CSBA’s Annual Education Conference in San Francisco. Since 2000, Henry has diligently served on the Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) Board of Trustees, with four of those years as president – most recently in 2015.  She has been an active member of the California School Boards Association since 2006 and in 2012, was elected as the Director...

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‘Tis the season of giving in the HBUHSD

On December 8, the Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) office held their annual holiday luncheon to celebrate employees and the year coming to a close.  As a part of this celebration, Dr. Carolee Ogata, Deputy Superintendent of Human Resources, presented a $750 donation for students in need.  This donation was raised by district office employees. Elena Inurreta (pictured below), a community liaison for the district, accepted the donation in the form of Target and gas gift cards.  Elena takes special care to identify HBUHSD students and families most in need in order to provide them with a little extra...

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