Month: October 2017

Edison High School educator named California State Teacher of the Year

Edison High School teacher, Gregory Gardiner, has been named as a 2018 Teacher of the Year. He was among five California teachers selected on Wednesday by the state Department of Education. “Greg is one of those teachers whose passion and excitement about learning is addictive,” said Jennifer Graves, principal of Edison High School. “His passion feeds on to the students giving them the opportunity and freedom to learn on their own.” As a science teacher for 18 years, Gardiner instructs an array of courses for ninth through 12th grade students including Biology, AP Environmental Science and Special Abilities Cluster...

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HBUHSD: Annual College and Career Night

The Huntington Beach Union High School District will hold its annual College and Career Night at Fountain Valley High School (FVHS) on November 8, 2017. Parents and students in grades 9th-12th will have exclusive access to representatives from over 100 college and universities as well as the chance to explore careers in a variety of fields. The event will be held in the school’s cafeteria. In addition to the representatives in attendance, break-out sessions explaining college preparation and processes will also be offered. Session Location Time Special Education College Support Room 309 7:00 p.m. College Knowledge (In Vietnamese) Room...

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Huntington Beach High School teacher named Rookie of the Year

Huntington Beach High School language arts teacher, Claire Main, has been selected as the 2017 Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) Rookie of the Year! The Rookie of the Year Award, a tradition since the 1970s, is given to a new district teacher who shows promise, dedication and goes the extra mile for their students. Superintendent, Dr. Clint Harwick, Huntington Beach High School Principal, Daniel Morris, along with his team and other HBUHSD personnel surprised Mrs. Main during class with flowers and treats for the students. “There are few teachers that I have seen in my 26 years...

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Determined students receive diplomas at fall graduation

Twenty-three students from the Huntington Beach Union School District (HBUHSD) crossed the stage on October 3 at its fall graduation ceremony held at Ocean View High School (OVHS). The students, who could not graduate with their fellow classmates in June for various reasons, were given the chance to wear their caps and gowns, receive their diplomas and turn their tassels from right to the left. This is the third year the fall graduation ceremony has been held by the district. Class members, families and friends were welcomed by Steve Curiel, principal of Huntington Beach Adult School, and Superintendent Dr....

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