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PHS Student Technology Needs - Necesidades tecnológicas de estudiantes de PHS

As you have likely heard in messages from the AVUHSD district office, the Antelope Valley Union High School District will be providing education to our students through distance learning, beginning on April 2nd until the end of school closures, which, at this time, will extend through May 5th.

We recognize that not all students have access to computers or internet at home, and we are currently developing a plan to check out technology to students who need a Chromebook or internet to access distance learning. In order to sufficiently prepare to meet the needs of our students, we need to know which students will need to check out Chromebooks.

Please complete the Chromebook Checkout Google Form for each Palmdale High School student in your household who will need to check out a Chromebook to access distance learning. The link to the form can be found on our website at www.palmdalehs.org or as a link if you receive messages via email. 

We will follow up with details about the checkout process within the next week.

Como probablemente hayan escuchado en mensajes de la oficina del distrito AVUHSD, el Distrito Escolar Superior Antelope Valley Union proporcionará educación a nuestros estudiantes a través del aprendizaje a distancia, comenzando el 2 de abril hasta el final del cierre de la escuela, que, en este momento el tiempo se extenderá hasta el 5 de mayo. 

Reconocemos que no todos los estudiantes tienen acceso a computadoras o internet en casa, y actualmente estamos desarrollando un plan para verificar la tecnología a los estudiantes que necesitan un Chromebook o internet para acceder a la educación a distancia. Para prepararnos lo suficiente para satisfacer las necesidades de nuestros estudiantes, necesitamos saber qué estudiantes necesitarán para revisar Chromebooks.

Complete el Chromebook Checkout Formulario de Google para cada estudiante de Palmdale High School en su hogar que necesitará retirar un Chromebook para acceder a la educación a distancia. El enlace al formulario se puede encontrar en nuestro sitio web en www.palmdalehs.org, o como un enlace si recibe mensajes por correo electrónico.

Seguiremos con detalles sobre el proceso de retirar la tecnología necesaria dentro de la próxima semana.
 

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AVUHSD Open Enrollment

If you would like to attend a high school within the Antelope Valley Union High School District other than your school of residence, you will need to apply for "Open Enrollment" no later than Friday, March 15, 2019. 

During the last week of February 2019, Open Enrollment application packets for the new 2019-20 school year were mailed to the homes of current eighth grade public school students, returning high school students, and to the principals of charter and private junior high schools. Application packets are also available at all local high schools, in the AVUHSD Student Services office located at 548 W. Lancaster Blvd. in Lancaster, and on the AVUHSD website at https://www.avdistrict.org/parents/open-enrollment .

Open Enrollment applications for the 2019-20 school year must be received by the deadline of Friday, March 15, 2019 in the Student Services office at 548 West Lancaster Boulevard, Suite #102, Lancaster, CA 93534-2571 (note that the office closes at 4:30pm). Applications may be submitted by mail, in person, or by fax to 661-949-6292. They may also be scanned and e-mailed to: rhickman@avhsd.org. According to Board Policy, late applications will not be accepted with the exception of students who have a sibling attending the school requested. However, late applications from students who moved into the area after the deadline may be considered based on available space. Result letters will be mailed in April 2019. 

There will be a limited number of 2019-20 Open Enrollment spaces available at each high school: Antelope Valley, Eastside, Highland, Knight, Lancaster, Littlerock, Palmdale, and Quartz Hill High Schools. These include general Open Enrollment spaces as well as some spaces specific to particular academies: AVHS Engineering/Green Enterprise Academy, EHS Biomedical Sciences Academy, HHS Public Service Academy, KHS Digital Design & Engineering Academy, Lancaster HS Multimedia and Engineering Academy, Littlerock HS Agribusiness Academy, PHS Engineering Academy, and PHS Health Careers Academy. Also, qualified students entering 11th grade may apply for the QHHS International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. Students interested in career academies must also submit a separate academy application through the Academy Coordinator at the requested school. According to California Education Code 35160.5, Open Enrollment approvals will be on a lottery basis (random selection—not first come, first served). In addition to these spaces, all qualified sibling Open Enrollment applications to all schools will be approved.

SAT resized

Next Wednesday, March 6, 2019, the AVUHSD is providing all 11th graders the opportunity to take the SAT during the regular school day. The SAT is accepted at all U.S. colleges and measures what students are learning in high school, as well as what they need to know to succeed in college and future careers. We are pleased to offer the SAT on a school day for all our Juniors so that:

• Students are more comfortable and confident by testing in a familiar place.

• Students don’t have to worry about logistics of getting to a test center.

• Students don’t have to worry about weekend conflicts or disrupting family time.

Please encourage your student to get a good night’s sleep, and eat a healthy breakfast before the test.