Message from Academy of the Canyons' Principal, Dr. Fine
Week of 10/4-10/8
I hope that you are enjoying this three day weekend!
Click here to order a free lunch for your student through the Hart District. Free lunches are available to all students in the Hart District. Orders must be placed before 8:00am.
- Monday, 10/3-No AOC Classes for Fall Break, COC only
- Wednesday, 10/5-6:00pm-7:30pm on ZOOM -All 9th-11th grade families are invited to AOC Education Plan and Wellness Information Session. For more information, see counseling update.
- Friday, 10/7-Drexel University Visit In-person and UCSB is having a Virtual Visit
Have a wonderful week! Please do not hesitate to reach out to me or our main office with any questions.
For those of you observing Yom Kippur for the Jewish High Holiday, may you have an easy and meaningful fast.
Dr. Juliet Fine
Principal of AOC
Message from our Academic Counselor, Ms. Grijalva
October 5th: 9th-11th grade families, if you are new to AOC or want a refresher on what classes students take at AOC and how their Education Plan comes together, join us for an AOC Education Plan and Wellness Information Session. Zoom session is from 6-7:30pm. https://hartdistrict-org.zoom.us/j/86821265913?pwd=WUxlZ1p5N2MxbTBPREVNMG5ENlNHUT09
October 7th: Drexel University Visit In-person and UCSB is having a Virtual Visit, students can get more information via Google Classroom.
October 15th: PSAT at AOC for 11th grade students who registered.
October 18th: 12th grade families, please save the date for a 12th Grade AOC Financial Aid Night (In-Person). This event will be presented by the COC Financial Aid office.
College Application Labs: Seniors wanting a place to work on college applications or have them checked for submission can join, Ms. Grijalva in the AOC Computer Lab on the following days afterschool: October 11,12,18,19,25, and 26 (3-4pm)
Wellness Room Activities for October
This month, we are focusing on anti bullying. On our bulletin board, we have written the following message:
I am a Voice
I represent Strength & Respect.
I am Empowered to be a Voice for Myself
and Others whose Voices sound Faint.
I Pledge to Unite our Voices – to be heard clearly and calmly, So that our peaceful actions can be seen and echoed..
I can make a difference, I am the difference
Oct. 5-10th : Rainbow wristbands with "Born this way" for students to wear.
Having students Pledge Against Bullying by writing their names on the I am a voice poster.
Oct. 12: Let's make a new friend Campaign, themed to all grade levels together so they can make friends: working with a student to do lunch time themed outside activities.
Oct 19: Working with the ReThink Chapter for anti bullying-
Unity Day-Wear Orange, take a stand against Bullying, Passing out bracelets
More activities to come.
Hi Acorns! Are you interested in helping others and being part of the solution for bullying? Then, the ReThink Chapter meeting every other Monday at the Wellness Room is the perfect club for you. This is an opportunity FOR YOU to become a founding member of the chapter, lead movements throughout our district, and be part of a worldwide community of students. YOU are the solution, to unite our community and stand up for what is right. Join us next club meeting on October 10th in the Wellness Room at lunch.
AOC Senior, Shaun Thomas Participates in Important Cancer Medical Research
Column: My summer research experience at Charles R. Drew University for Medicine and Science - California News
"Underfunded high school students need to be introduced to several components of research in order to give back to their communities," said Dolores Caffey Fleming, MS, MPH. Fleming is the director of the STRIDE (Students Training in Research Involving Disparity Elimination) project, the STRIDE II project and the ExSTRM (Exposing Students To Regenerative Medicine) project.
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COC Homecoming Game on 10/13, Thursday
College of the Canyons Homecoming is Coming!
Mark Your Calendars:
Football Game Information:
College of the Canyons vs. Bakersfield College
Date: Thursday, October 13, 2022 @7pm in the Cougar Stadium
COC Homecoming Tailgate Event Information:
To kick off the game, College of the Canyons will be hosting a Homecoming Tailgate Event before the game from 5-7pm in the Cougar Stadium.
Games, fun, activities, music, and food will be provided!
We hope to see you there!!!
Academy of the Canyons
Location: Academy of the Canyons, Rockwell Canyon Road, Santa Clarita, CA, USA