Honoring Ventura County Sheriff’s Sergeant Ron Helus
On the day that Sergeant Ron Helus’ motorcade made its way from Thousand Oaks to Ventura, our students and staff sat in our football stadium to honor him one more time. Our stadium sits facing the 101 Freeway, so we were able to view the procession while sitting in the stadium. Students had been instructed that if they chose to attend, there would be no talking; this would be a completely silent assembly to honor and pay our respects to Sergeant Helus for his bravery and dedication to the people he served. Our students and staff sat in silence for a little over half an hour as the procession passed by on the 101 Freeway. Our students were extremely quiet and attentive during this assembly.
There is a new college program for Seniors called MyTrustedAid. Recently, our Library reserved tables for seniors to enroll in this program. The website’s mission is to make applying to college simpler, and connect students & parents to the best financial aid opportunities available to them. It is a great tool that will help our students and parents in this sometimes daunting process.
Art Department News
We have an Art Gallery on campus in Room C-15. Our AP Studio Art, Painting and Visual Art students’ work is currently on display. The Gallery is open between 7:00am and 1:00pm every day for those who are interested in viewing their awesome work!
ACHS Peer to Peer Tutoring
Our Peer to Peer Tutoring Program is underway! It takes place every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at lunch in Room B-6, our Wellness Center. One more opportunity is available from 3:00pm – 4:00pm on Wednesdays. This is a FREE program for students who are struggling in a certain subject, need clarification, or help studying for an exam. Subjects currently offered for tutoring are Math 9, Math 1-3H, Pre-Calc H, Chemistry, Biology, English, Spanish, German, and more. This is a wonderful program where students are able to help each other.
Our Drama department will be presenting “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” soon! The students have been working diligently on props, sets, and their lines in preparation for their performances. All performances will be in our theater in Room D-2. Dates and times are:
- December 6 at 7:00pm
- December 7 at 7:00pm
- December 8 at 2:00pm
- December 13 at 7:00pm
- December 14 at 7:00pm
- December 15 at 2:00pm
On Thursday, November 15th during lunch, we celebrated National Letter of Intent Signing Day with the student-athletes below. They are committing to play at the collegiate level.
- Elizabeth Bornhauser: Soccer at CSU, Northridge
- Peter Dafau: Baseball at Benedictine College
- Bianca Gutierrez: Softball at CSU, Fullerton
- Jaime Jaquez, Jr: Basketball at UCLA
- Camille Prendergast: Soccer at CSU, Monterey Bay
- Kylie Tuimaualuga: Soccer at Utah Valley University
- Jaime Jaquez
- Bianca Gutierrez
- Elizabeth Bornhauser
- Kylie Tuimaualuga
- Camille Prendergast
- Peter Dufau