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Arroyo Seco Jr. High School -- November 19, 2021

Principal's Message

Hello Seco Families,

There is no school next week due to the Thanksgiving break. We are truly grateful to be part of such an amazing community. Thank you to all of the families who generously provided breakfast treats for the staff meeting this past Wednesday morning. It was truly appreciated!

ASB reminders:

-Panda Express Fundraiser is happening today (see flyer below).

-Our Enchanted Forest Dance is coming up on December 10th. Tickets will be available for purchase beginning November 30th and will be sold until December 7th or until they sell out. We will be capping attendance at 250 (see flyer below).

-Tuesday, November 30th is our Wienerschnitzel Wagon Reward Lunch for those who raised $150 or more during our Fundraiser.

Please remind your students to bring a mask to school each day. We have a limited supply of masks available for students who forget or lose their masks.

Thank you as always for all of your support and have a fantastic week off from school. We wish you and yours a safe, healthy, and Happy Thanksgiving.

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Career Technical Education

November is National Career Development Month and the counseling department is excited to work with students to build their knowledge of career options. Throughout this month the counselors will be conducting presentations with our 7th grade students to walk them through their first Xello activity!

Xello is the Hart District’s College and Career Readiness program that students will utilize throughout their 7th-12th grade years. This program will help students learn more about themselves and possible career paths they may not have previously considered. Students can access their Xello account through their Hart District Google Apps menu. We encourage students and their parents/guardians to look through the results from the first activity once it has been administered, which is the “Matchmaker”!

Counselors will be walking 8th graders through their first Xello activity after we return from winter break. Last month the counselors walked students through a presentation that contained information on 8th grade, high school class placement and beyond! This presentation can be found on the counseling website under “Current Information”. Click HERE to be brought to the counseling site.

Students interested in coding and artificial intelligence are encouraged to look into the AI Winter Camp opportunity! This is a week-long virtual experience in which students will learn all about artificial intelligence. While the camp is NOT free, there are scholarship opportunities available. Scholarships are awarded based on the application that students submit. For more information, please click HERE.

The National Career Development Association is also hosting its annual Poetry & Art Contest. More information can be found by clicking on the brochure HERE.

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Kindness Wall

Our Arroyo Seco Virtual Kindness Wall enables us to submit positive messages of encouragement and appreciation to our students, staff, and community. Please visit or click on the red box on the school's website. Scroll down to the bottom to submit your message. Once the message is reviewed, it will be posted on the kindness wall found on the school's webpage at Share your own positive messages or enjoy those that are already there. Thank you!

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Arroyo Seco Jr. High School

Dr. Andy Keyne, Principal

Nondiscrimination Statement

The William S. Hart Union High School District prohibits unlawful discrimination against and/or harassment of any student, employee or job applicant on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, ancestry, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, political affiliation, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by state and federal nondiscrimination laws respectively at any District site and/or activity. All inquiries regarding discrimination, civil rights, and/or Title IX should be directed to the Director of Human Resources and Equity Services, William S. Hart Union High School District, 21380 Centre Pointe Pkwy, Santa Clarita, CA 91350, or by phone (661) 259-0033, ext. 316, or by email: