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  • GRANITE HILLS STUDENTS BRING "MOVEMENT" EXHIBIT TO DISTRICT OFFICES Students at Granite Hills High School brought a Civil Rights Exhibit to the AVUSD Educational Support Center on May 26. The "Movement" exhibit was open for display during the entire day, allowing staff, parents, students and community members the opportunity to view the gallery of projects. In preparation for the exhibit, students in Ms. Chaires and Mr. Rivera's history classes each chose a major event, advocate, or a case related to the US Civil Rights Era, or any other US movement in our nation's history toward establishing equality. Students researched their topics and developed written outlines, which eventually came to life through visual aids. Some examples of project topics/displays included: -Chicano movement and activists -Stonewall Riots -Malcom ...
    Posted by Kristin Hernandez
  • YUCCA LOMA ELEMENTARY CELEBRATES GARDEN RENOVATION AT GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY Photos: Main- (Left to Right) Marcos Clark (Principal of Yucca Loma, effective July 1), Tony Penna (Liberty Utilities), Tom Hoegerman (Superintendent, AVUSD), Valerie Smith (Paul Swick Family Center Director, Yucca Loma), Jen Waite (parent volunteer), Rafael Velasco (Contemporary Landscaping), Jim Hopper (Director of Facilities and Maintenance, AVUSD), Norma Armenta (Libery Utilities), and a first grade student. Left-Valerie Smith, Family Center Director, explains the plans for the garden renovation, which include a greenhouse and a water efficient irrigation system. Right-Students in Ms. Phillips' class participate in the "ground breaking". On May 23, students, teachers, administrators, and community partners gathered to celebrate the scheduled renovation of the Yucca Loma School Garden at a special Ground Breaking Ceremony. The brief ceremony ...
    Posted May 25, 2017, 1:00 PM by Kristin Hernandez
  • VIDEO: 2017 SHIRLEY RICHARD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED Congratulations to Kaly Gasparico and Graham Gillespie, recipients of the 2017 Shirley Richard Memorial Scholarship.
    Posted May 22, 2017, 7:56 AM by Kristin Hernandez
  • STUDENTS RECOGNIZED AT BOARD MEETING Last night’s Board Meeting focused on the achievements of the Apple Valley’s students throughout the 2016-2017 school year. The Board of Trustees was joined by district and school administrators to recognize students for accomplishments related to robotics, environmental science, SkillsUSA, History Day, HOSA, Future Farmers of America, Academic Pentathlon, and the County Science Fair.Representatives from Vanguard Preparatory School's Academic Pentathlon Teams. Vanguard Preparatory's 6th Grade Academic Pentathlon Team and 7th Grade Academic Pentathlon Team each came in 1st place overall. County Science Fair participants from Sitting Bull Academy and Yucca Loma Elementary. Students pictured were selected to complete at the county-wide competition after being selected from their schools to showcase their projects at ...
    Posted May 19, 2017, 11:09 AM by Kristin Hernandez
  • NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS--June 1, 2017 The public is invited to attend public hearings at 6:00 p.m., on Thursday, June 1, 2017 in Conference Room A of the Educational Support Center at 12555 Navajo Road, Apple Valley.    The purpose of public hearings is to solicit the recommendations and comments of the public regarding: ·      The actions and expenditures proposed to be included in the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) for Apple Valley Unified School District.  ·      The actions and expenditures proposed for the use of the Educator Effectiveness Grant. ·      The actions and expenditures proposed for the use of the College Readiness Block Grant Fund. ·      The request for the State Board of Education to consider a waiver of Education Code 35330.
    Posted May 16, 2017, 11:40 AM by Kristin Hernandez
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