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Welcome to Highland High School

Highland High School will empower students to use knowledge, skills, and strategies to become productive members of society who use higher level thinking. The transition from traditional education to facilitated education is the transition from consumers of knowledge to producers of knowledge. Producers of knowledge use many different modalities as they work collaboratively with both teachers and peers to comprehend and synthesize information to answer real world questions.

As students develop their ability to use technology effectively through research, collaboration, networking, and individualized study, they will develop powerful skills that will facilitate the communication and execution of their ideas. In effect, today’s students will become tomorrow’s critical and creative problem solvers that are prepared to shape the future of our world.

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Dawg Days News is our school bulletin!  Bulletins are posted on Tuesdays & Thursdays!  

Bridge Award Recipients Group Picture

Yesterday, AVUHSD recognized 19 individuals and organizations that have volunteered significant contributions to improving student career readiness through their commitment of time, resources and/or donations.Thank you to all those who give time, resources and support to our students in countless ways!

Group Picture of those presenting at Preparate Conference

A few weeks ago, a group of District educators presented at the Prepárate™: Educating Latinos for the Future of America conference about AVUHSD's successful AP Computer Science Principles course, which is available at all of our high school campuses and offers students the opportunity to learn about technology on a global spectrum.

Measles FAQs

With the increase in cases of measles in LA County, we want to provide you with information about how you can protect yourself and your family from the measles. Information can be found here in English and Spanish. 

Elizabeth McKinstry headshot title awards

Dr. Elizabeth McKinstry, AVUHSD Director of Career Technical Education (CTE), who oversees the District's career academies and pathways that prepare students for a wide range of future college and career options was recently awarded two state honors for her support and work with staff, students and the community. 

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