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Senior Check-Out / Cap & Gown Distribution Thursday, May 28th

Please bring: textbooks, school-issued Chromebooks with chargers, school-issued Sprint hot spots and any other school property which maybe in your possession.

You will receive your Cap & Gown as well as a Class of 2020 celebratory yard sign. Student ID is required.

Senior checkout will take place in the student parking lot in a drive-thru format, so please do not park. Please come during their scheduled time slot as this is how caps and gowns will be distributed. 
Student last names initials A-E: 10-11am
Student last names initials F-K: 11-12pm
Student last names initials L-Q: 12-1pm
Student last names initials R-Z:   1-2 pm

All student charges will need to be paid to receive your diploma.

Senior Celebration video scheduled June 3rd on YouTube. Link to come

Diploma pick up is currently scheduled for June 9th. More information to come.

 

Commencement 2020: A message from Superintendent Mr. Vierra

"...it is overwhelmingly clear that our community desires to postpone our graduation ceremonies to a date when it is safe to gather in person.  We support this desire and have postponed all graduation ceremonies to a date to be determined in accordance with the state and local officials."

Senior Check-Out / Cap & Gown Distribution:

On Thursday, May 28th Seniors will participate in Senior Checkout. Student ID is required. Students should bring their textbooks, school-issued Chromebooks and chargers, school-issued Sprint hot spots, and any other school property to turn in. Students will receive their Cap and Gown as well as a celebratory Lawn Sign to display.

Senior checkout will take place in the student parking lot in a drive-thru format, so please do not park.  You will need to enter the parking lot off of Lancaster Blvd.  Staff will direct you from there.

Students are to come during their scheduled time slot as this is how caps and gowns will be distributed. 
Students with last names beginning with A-E may check out between 10 and 11:00 a.m.
Students with last names F-K may check out between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Students with last names L-Q may check out between 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Students with last names R-Z may check out between 1:00-2:00 p.m.

A separate email will be sent regarding student charges that need to be paid.  All student charges will need to be paid to receive your diploma.   At this time diploma pick up is scheduled for June 9th.   More information to come.

 

Commencement 2020: A message from Superintendent Mr. Vierra

After considering the input from students, staff, and parents through workgroups, surveys, and community petition, it is overwhelmingly clear that our community desires to postpone our graduation ceremonies to a date when it is safe to gather in person.  We support this desire and have postponed all graduation ceremonies to a date to be determined in accordance with the state and local officials.  Because of the ever-changing nature of this health crisis, we will not establish a set date and time for the ceremonies to take place; however, we will continue to communicate with you as information becomes available.  Families will be given reasonable advance notice of the scheduled ceremony.  

Meanwhile, student and staff leaders at each of our schools are preparing a virtual ‘Senior Celebration’ on the originally scheduled graduation date.  These celebrations will provide the opportunity to recognize the sentiment of this date in a unique, fun way. 

Thank you for your ongoing support for our students, especially for our Seniors.

Mental Health Resources Available

Mental Health Support through the district is available by calling 661-418-2309. A School Mental Health provider will be available from 7:30 am - 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm,  Monday - Friday.

If you are in need of immediate support please call 911.

Additional resources can be found HERE

The Antelope Valley Union High School District  is committed to the continued Mental Health Support for all our students.

To access Mental Health Support through the district please call 661-418-2309. A School Mental Health provider will be available from 7:30 am - 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm,  Monday - Friday.

If you need immediate support please call 911.

Additional resources can be found HERE.   

Work Permit Information

For all questions in regards to Work Permits, please email your School's Work Permit /Work Experience Coordinator.  A list can be found by clicking the above link.

***Until further notice Permits will only be issued for defined "Essential" businesses***

For all questions in regards to Work Permits, please email your School's Work Permit /Work Experience Coordinator:

***Until further notice Permits will only be issued for defined "Essential" businesses***

Work Permit Qualifications:

  • Must have a 2.0 or better GPA
  • No F's
  • Satisfactory Attendance
Chromebook, instructional materials (textbook), Google sign-in or update info on Powerschool

We’re here for you Eagles.

If you need to request a Chromebook to access the internet. Please contact Vice Principal Ms. Grabas tgrabas@avhsd.org. Pick-ups will be available during food distribution times: 10:30am-12:30pm Monday-Thursday.

If you need to request Instructional Materials (such as a textbook) to complete your assignments. Please contact Assistant Principal Ms. Kim jokim@avhsd.org. Pick-ups will be available during food distribution times: 10:30am-12:30pm Monday-Thursday.

For Google sign-in & password support please email mvillalobos@avhsd.org or dclay@avhsd.org Please provide your name, ID number and name listed for parent/guardian as verification.

To update your address, email or phone number please email: Robyn Metzger (Lead Attendance Clerk) rmetzger@avhsd.org or Syd Bleicher (School Counseling Clerk) sbleicher@avhsd.org Google Voice: 661-429-0735

We’re here for you Eagles.

If you need to request a Chromebook to access the internet. Please contact Vice Principal Ms. Grabas tgrabas@avhsd.org. Pick-ups will be available during food distribution times: 10:30am-12:30pm Monday-Thursday.

If you need to request Instructional Materials (such as a textbook) to complete your assignments. Please contact Assistant Principal Ms. Kim jokim@avhsd.org. Pick-ups will be available during food distribution times: 10:30am-12:30pm Monday-Thursday.

For Google sign-in & password support please email mvillalobos@avhsd.org or dclay@avhsd.org Please provide your name, ID number and name listed for parent/guardian as verification.

To update your address, email or phone number please email: Robyn Metzger (Lead Attendance Clerk) rmetzger@avhsd.org or Syd Bleicher (School Counseling Clerk) sbleicher@avhsd.org Google Voice: 661-429-0735