ACHS Weekly Update – March 1, 2019

Mock Trial

Our Mock Trial students have been presenting their cases every evening this week at the Ventura County Courthouse Mock Trial Competition!  As of this writing, the ACHS Scorpions Team was one of the top eight teams in the Mock Trial Championships!  More details will follow next week.

 

9th Grade Registration Night

On Monday evening all incoming Freshman students and parents were invited to come to Adolfo Camarillo High School and turn in their Registration Packets.   There were “Fast Pass” lines at the main office for those who had everything ready to turn in.  Our Library was open with all 40 computers available for parents to complete their on-line registration.  Joseph Gavia, our Registrar, was there to help field questions about the on-line process.  Our counselors were in the Library as well to answer questions parents had regarding classes.   Summer School forms were handed out to those interested in attending.  It was a successful and helpful evening for our Freshman parents.

 

Art Department

Our Art Department is holding a Student Art Show at California State University Channel Islands March 4th through April 4th in the Channel Islands Palm Temporary Gallery in Napa Hall.  The art work displayed is based on the concept of students being part of Gen Z.  There will be a reception on Thursday, March 14th from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.  Come and support the arts!

 

World Language Department

Students have been filling out and turning in their applications for the State Seal of Biliteracy!  Mr. Campos in Room B-2 and Ms. Soberanis in Room B-1 collected the applications.  The deadline to turn them in was yesterday.

 

Music Department

The ACHS Music Department is hosting the March Guest Artist Series featuring Grammy Award Winning Trumpet Player…James Blackwell.  Our 3 Jazz Bands will also pYou won’t want to miss this concert!  Details are:

  • Tonight at 7:00 pm in the Rancho Campana Performing Arts Center
  • Tickets available for purchase online at achsmusic.com or at the door
  • General Admission: $10.00
  • Students and Senior Citizens: $5.00

 

Advancement Placement Exams

AP Exams are on sale now through March 22nd at the ASB Bookkeeper’s Window.  Siblings can receive a discount when they purchase their exams at the same time.  Students are being encouraged to purchase early to avoid long lines right before the deadline.  Forms are available at the ASB Bookkeeper’s Window.

 

LCAP News

We have been holding LCAP Meetings on campus this week for students, staff, and parents.  Dr. Stephenson has been speaking to the different groups sharing information with them about LCAP, and getting input from them about what’s working, what needs work, what is missing, and what can be eliminated.  Good discussions have been had and it has been a meaningful process.

 

AVID News

Our AVID 2 students had the opportunity to visit UC Santa Barbara on Tuesday.  They were given a tour of the campus, including the Visitor Center and the Admissions Office.  It was a great day for our AVID 2 students to learn more about UCSB, and to be on a college campus during a regular school day.