Author: HBUHSD

LINK (OC Register): Three Orange County high schools vie in ‘Soccer by the Sand’ Special Olympics tournament

A large contingent of black- and red-clad students and administrators from Westminster High stood up with a roar befitting their Lions mascot when they heard their Lion Mamba soccer team had claimed the top prize in the inaugural “Soccer by the Sand” Special Olympics Unified Sports...

Read More

LINK (OCDE Newsroom): OC District Pulse: Huntington Beach Union High School District

Huntington Beach Union High School District’s support of the four As, or academics, activities, athletics and the arts, remains the core mission of the 16,000-student district that stretches across Huntington Beach, Westminster and Fountain...

Read More

PICTURES: Edison High hosts Special Olympics Unified Sports Tournament with soccer by the sand

On April 13, Edison High School (EHS) hosted the Huntington Beach Union High School District’s (HBUHSD) inaugural Soccer by the Sand Unified Sports Tournament. This inclusive, district-wide competition brought together Special Olympic athletes and general education partners to train and compete together on the same soccer teams. Three HBUHSD schools participated — Edison High School, Fountain Valley High School (FVHS), and Westminster High School (WHS). These three schools made up ten different teams split up in two different divisions — Pro, for higher skilled players, and Collegiate, for players still learning. The team names were Roarin’ Red (WHS), Feel...

Read More

OCVarsity Arts selects four Huntington Beach Union High School District students as Top 10 Artists in three categories

From a list of hundreds of nominees, four Huntington Beach Union High School District (HBUHSD) seniors have been identified as Top 10 Artists in the categories of dance, film, and vocal music – Adam Blanchard, Brian Golden, Melanie Martinez-Fox, and Adrian Villegas (pictured above, left to right). Each year, a panel of teachers works to identify top Orange County student artists based on applications, performance videos, and artistic résumés in six categories – theater, dance, instrumental music, vocal music, film, 2D visual art and 3D visual art. Adam Blanchard is a senior at Huntington Beach High School (HBHS) and...

Read More

PICTURES: Huntington Beach High students witness realistic outcome of driving under the influence

***THIS IS A RE-ENACTMENT. On April 12 and 13, Huntington Beach High School (HBHS) participated in an Every Fifteen Minutes car crash re-enactment and assembly. This program exists in high schools throughout the country to display the potential devastating dangers of driving under the influence and/or driving distracted (texting) to students. In conjunction with Huntington Beach Police Department, Huntington Beach Fire Department, California Highway Patrol, Knott’s Berry Farm, California Office of Traffic Safety, and many more, a DUI/distracted driving car crash re-enactment was displayed on 17th Street on the south side of campus. Students from different groups on campus...

Read More