Aloha High School

May

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May 8 - No School for students, except those taking the May 8th AP Exams. Buses available.

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BSD Plan for May 8 Statewide Teacher “Day of Action”

Due to inadequate and unstable state school funding, the District will be reducing an estimated $35 million for the 2019-2020 school year. Based on information available at this time, this may lead to a reduction of 200 licensed positions, resulting in layoffs and involuntary staff transfers. To that end, the Beaverton Education Association (BEA) notified the District of their intent to participate in a May 8, 2019 walkout “Day of Action” event sanctioned by the Oregon Education Association (OEA). The purpose of the walkout is to draw statewide attention to the need for adequate funding for K-12 education after three decades of instability.


The May 8 walkout impacts our ability to safely operate schools. Therefore, we have determined May 8 will be a non-student day, with the exceptions noted below.

  • AP/IB testing (to be proctored by administrators and classified staff; transportation will be provided. Go to Https://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/district/departments/trans for bus routes.
  • Previously scheduled Outdoor School taking place the week of May 6
  • Extra-curricular athletics and activities - Games as scheduled
  • Free student breakfast and lunch will be available at AHS.
  • Students attending Early College High School (licensed staff will not report)


BEA has agreed to a reduction of the contractual work year from 198 licensed days to 197 licensed days. Therefore, May 8 will be an unpaid day for all licensed employees, and the day will not be made up. The savings will help mitigate next year’s anticipated staff reductions.


We support the goal and urgency of convincing the Legislature to make a significant new investment in Oregon schools, however, we regret a walkout prohibits us from safely operating schools and the impact this decision will have on students and families. Therefore, May 8 will be an administrator-directed work day for classified staff allowing adequate supervision of the limited activities outlined above.


Further details will be forthcoming. The Beaverton School District will continue to tirelessly advocate for adequate and stable school funding for our students.


Don Grotting, Superintendent
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Applications for the 2018-2019 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board now open

Applications for the 2018-2019 Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board now open

The City of Beaverton invites youth in grades 9-12 to apply for a position on the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board (MYAB). MYAB is an ad-hoc committee made up of 20 high school students from Beaverton area high schools.


The application can be found at www.BeavertonOregon.gov/MYAB. Application deadline: Friday, May 20, 2019.


MYAB was established to provide a voice for youth in our community. Students are selected by Mayor Denny Doyle to serve on the board. MYAB reports to the mayor and city council on issues of concern to youth. MYAB’s mission is to serve the common good of the community and provide a voice for youth in decisions and policies of the city. MYAB focuses on community service projects and promoting youth activism.


For questions, contact Emily Van Vleet at 503-526-2543 or mailboxmayormyab@beavertonoregon.gov


Attention Students in grades 9-12: Beaverton Youth Summit is Back!

Sponsored by the Mayor’s Youth Advisory Board, the Beaverton Youth Summit will be held on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. at the Beaverton City Library Auditorium, 12375 SW 5th St.


Two separate panels will discuss entrepreneurship and local government and will be a great opportunity for students to explore career opportunities in both of these fields. A burrito lunch will be provided.


RSVP at BeavertonOregon.gov/YouthSummit

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Aloha Unity Mural

Aloha's National Art Honors Society is seeking to make our school a more beautiful place. Unity is an important part of Aloha and it is something that brings about a positive force. The mural will reflect Aloha and its diverse student body. The NAHS Unity Mural features the alphabetical letters U N I T Y with the corresponding American Sign Language letters. Each hand will feature the work of a different artist who has special ties to the core idea of unity. Aloha NAHS is a group of 50 dedicated student artists who serve the community with art goals in mind. If you would like to contribute please go to https://fundrazr.com/AHS_UnityMural_2019?ref=ab_a75Fld_ab_9Nrn5WEVrhk9Nrn5WEVrhk and help us reach out $300 goal.

"Desolate" by Tania Bejarano - Winner $500 Scholarship

Senior students from all Beaverton high schools compete for the 27th annual Herzog-Meier Senior Art Scholarship Awards. The $500 College Scholarship Scholarship recipients are selected solely on artistic merit by a panel composed of area artistic leaders from Nike, area graphic design firms, and Providence Health Systems. The student's work represents variety of media including drawings, ceramics, photography, sculptures, paintings created using oil, acrylic and watercolor, mixed media and computer-generated art.

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Aeternum

We are sending our literary magazine, "Aeternum," to the printer! We're so excited. I am so impressed with the design of this year's literary magazine. The student worked very hard, and believe this is our best lit mag yet. In previous years our lit mag has been nationally recognized for excellence.

We are currently accepting pre-orders for "Aeternum." If you would like to pre-order your copy, fill out the google form by following the link.

https://forms.gle/qzRzyCpn4ZMgFvtg9

Seniors - Graduation is Coming

May 1 to 26 - Complete CCC Exit Survey - Let us know what you are doing after AHS. This survey can be found athttps://tinyurl.com/2019AHSsurvey

May 21 to June 6 - Senior Checkout - Checkout forms available in Counseling Office.

May 21 - Graduation Tickets Available - Upon checkout completion, each graduate will receive eight tickets to the ceremony. More tickets can be requested.

May 31 - Last Day To Turn In Proof Of Outside Credit - From online and other outside programs.

May 31 - Senior Final Period 7

June 3 - Senior Final Periods 6 and 8

June 4 - Senior Final Periods 3 and 5

June 5 - Senior Final Period 4

June 6 - Senior Final Period 1

June 6 - 6:30 PM - Senior Awards Night - In the AHS Auditorium.

June 7 - Seniors Last Day

June 7 - 6:30 AM - Senior Breakfast - Our staff serves breakfast for our seniors, which precedes the graduation rehearsal. We encourage students to "dress up" as this is a classy affair.

June 7 - 7:45 AM - MANDATORY Graduation Rehearsal - In the Auditorium (required in order to participate in graduation ceremony).

June 7 - 10:00 AM - Senior Assembly - In the AHS Gymnasium. The Class of 2019 is honored and many awards and scholarships are acknowledged. Families are welcome and should check in at the main office.

June 8 - 4:45 PM - Graduates Arrive At University Of Portland Chiles Center

June 8 - 6:00 PM - Graduation Ceremony Begins At Chiles Center

June 8 - Class Of 2019 Graduation Party (Sponsored By AHS Parents) - See our Facebook Page: m.facebook.com/ahsgradparty2019 for grad party information and fundraising events.

Link to Grad Party Waiver and Registration Form