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  • Do research for your school papers and projects
  • Watch teacher-assigned videos
  • Learn how to complete a complicated math problem online
  • Submit homework online
  • Communicate with your teachers
  • Practice for SAT on Khan Academy's website
  • Gain the digital skills needed for today's job

Eligible Students Receive:

  • A FREE hotspot device (device type depends on your school)
  • 3GB per month of free high-speed wireless data
  • Free hotspot capability on all devices
  • Wireless service for up to four years while still in a participating high school

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Health Careers Academy Information Meeting

If you are interested in exploring a career in Medicine, shadowing the team of Heath Care professionals as they are working together to help those that are in need of medical attention, attain certifications, become college and career ready... then take the opportunity you have and attend this informational meeting with the highly recognized esteem Health Careers Academy at Palmdale High School. The meeting will be Monday, December 9, 2019 at 6:00 PM in the Palmdale High School cafeteria. For more information contact Angela Hefter at (661) 273-3181 x383 or at ahefter@avhsd.org.

Applications for the Health Careers Academy will be available January 2020.

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Group Picture of 57 AVUHSD Medical Explorer Graduates

On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, 57 students from the Antelope Valley Union High School District (AVUHSD) graduated from the 3rd Annual Medical Exploring Post in the Antelope Valley hosted by Kaiser Permanente.

Exploring is Learning for Life’s career education program for young men and women who are at least 14 (and have completed 8th grade) and not yet 21 years-old. Exploring is all about helping young adults make more informed decisions about future careers and determine which career is the right one for them. Before being accepted into the career preparation program, each student was required to complete a competitive application process, which included teacher recommendations.

Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley physicians and employees volunteered their time to provide real-world career experiences for the explorers to help them gain practical knowledge in the medical field through a variety of activities.

As a youth-led program, students organized monthly meetings including hands-on learning presentations, a tour of the Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley Medical Offices, a tour of the Kaiser Permanente Regional Lab, community service projects, CPR training, and a graduation ceremony celebrating their accomplishments.

“Kaiser Permanente is proud to be going into our fourth year hosting the Medical Exploring Program,” adds Tamara Riley, Assistant Medical Group Administrator, Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley and Medical Exploring Post Committee Chair. “This program is meant to expose students to a variety of careers in healthcare and help guide and inspire the next generation of medical professionals who will serve the communities they grew up in.”

During the graduation ceremony, local Kaiser Permanente, AVUHSD, elected and community leaders were in attendance to extend their congratulations during a graduation ceremony where students shared their experiences, conducted live demonstrations of their learnings, as well as, a special video presentation.

The Medical Exploring Post 661 hosted by Kaiser Permanente Antelope Valley is one of many youth workforce development programs, including Hippocrates Circle for middle school students and our Volunteer Program for high school students and beyond.