AV District News

October 14, 2021

Antelope Valley High School Hosts Pastries with the Principals

Antelope Valley High School welcomed parents and guardians to their first Pastries with the Principals last week. Families were introduced to the school administration, Director of School Site Safety, and School Resource Officer. A great time was had by all and one lucky family won a new Chromebook for their student! The Chromebooks were made available for donation through the California Emerging Technology Fund. AV will continue to host this event quarterly.

Calendar Change

The District has moved the Non-Student Day originally scheduled for Wednesday, October 20th to Friday, November 12th. Students are expected to attend all classes on Wednesday, October 20th.

AB 104 Grade Marking Change Request Extension

A recently signed assembly bill extended the deadline for parents and students to request PASS/NO PASS grade marks for courses taken during the 2020-2021 school year. For more information, please visit our AB104 webpage HERE.

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Mental Health Resources Available

Recognizing that all people deserve the opportunity to live healthy, rewarding lives and that mental health is an essential part of overall health, we want to remind you that mental health services are available for students through your school counseling office. In addition, you can find school and community resources on the District website HERE and mental health resources


Lancaster High School Biomedical Science Seniors Receive White Coats

Seniors in the Biomedical Science Academy at Lancaster High School participated in a White Coat Ceremony last week. The White Coat Ceremony distinguishes students who have excelled in the pathway and are completing their fourth year of this program.

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SOAR Host Homecoming!

SOAR's first dance back, Homecoming, was a tremendous success with more than 300 students attending - a school record! SOAR's own Dionn Canas and Bradley Saling provided their DJing skills while Music Club and Dance Club provided other thrilling forms of entertainment. The event moved from the traditional Cafeteria venue to outside Antelope Valley College's Fine Arts Quad and featured a Met Gala: Wild West theme. There were bales of hay, food, two caricature artists, and plenty of fun.

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