AV District News

December 8, 2022

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As we switch our gears to celebrating holiday cheer with our families during winter break, let us

not forget the importance of positioning ourselves and our students for the new year. Daily class

attendance will assist our students in the necessary preparation for a successful school year and create a stellar profile of excellence in implicit behavior cognition for our college submissions.

We are committed to our students' attendance and remain available to assist. Unexpected medical emergencies can and will happen, especially during this time of the year. Students are staying home to combat the spreading of sickness. We want everyone to be their best, so please reach out to your school site and sign up for a Saturday School offering for those who need it to make up work, get caught up, or just like to work ahead in your classes. The best gift to give is education, and we encourage everyone to partake in the season with the readiness to attend to learn.

Adult Education Celebrates the Holidays

Adult Education students and their children participated in a successful holiday open house. Elves from four different high schools volunteered to assist as well as the Adult Education staff.

Guests enjoyed cookies, and hot chocolate, the kids got to meet Santa and were given a sticker/candy cane from Mrs. Clause & Santa, then they got to do a craft with their parents/elves.

Highland High School’s All-American, Matt Donis!

Highland High School has an ALL-AMERICAN Athlete! Matt Donis placed in the top 15 in the Nike Nationals this past Saturday which earned him All-American status. Matt is only the 6th HHS student ever to earn this honor. A big shout out to Matt and his coaches for the hard work and efforts to earn the right to be an All-American!

Eastside, Quartz Hill and Palmdale Choirs Spread Holiday Cheer

A combined choir of students from Eastside, Quartz Hill and Palmdale High Schools performed last weekend at “Light the World: A Community Christmas Benefit Concert.”

Palmdale Host Pastries with the Principal

Principal Eric Stanford and the Palmdale High School Admin Team hosted the first Pastries with the Principals on Wednesday morning November 16th. The Principals discussed the vision and mission of PHS along with an overview of programs while building a partnership with stakeholders to support student success. The morning was a big success and Palmdale Pastries with the Principals will continue each quarter. We look forward to our breakfast in February!

Adult Education’s Winter Warm-Up Clothing Drive

Antelope Valley Adult Education is proud to partner with Penny Lane's Transition Age Youth Program for a Winter Warm-Up Clothing Drive!

We are collecting the following new & gently used items for transitioning foster youth ages 16-25:

-Winter coats





-Sweat pants


A donation box is available until December 12th in the front office at each Adult Ed site located at:

1156 East Ave S, Palmdale

45110 3rd. Street East, Lancaster

1220 West Ave J, Lancaster

2601 Rosamond Bl., Rosamond

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