June 13, 2008
Summer vacation is now in session, officially. Hundreds of Huntington Beach students citywide put on caps and gowns this week to celebrate earning their diplomas. All public high schools of the Huntington Beach Union High School District held their graduations in recent days as classes ended. Edison High School, Huntington Beach High School, Marina High School, and Ocean View High School all held their ceremonies this week, as did Fountain Valley High School. For each school, the ceremony took place on the last day of classes.
June 24, 2008
Karcher Morris a 2008 graduate of Huntington Beach High School has received and accepted an appointment to the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. He leaves for the academy on July 1st. Karcher graduated with a 4.3 GPA and was active in the National Honor Society, California Scholarship Federation, and with ASB. He was also a varsity athlete. He was Huntington Beach High School's Senior of the year for 2007-2008. The independent and it's readers wish Karcher well.
January 31, 2002
Eight Huntington Beach students are semifinalists in the 2002 Music Center Spotlight Awards. Classical dance semifinalists from Huntington Beach were: Mary Braun, 14, a sophomore at Huntington Beach High School; Megan Pulfer, 15, a sophomore at Marina High School; Ruth Stainer, 15, a sophomore at Edison High School; Marci MacDonald, 17, a senior at Huntington Beach High School; Kirby Killam, 17, a senior at Huntington ...
June 24, 2004
Erin Thompson graduated cum laude from UCLA with a bachelor's degree in business economics. She was also a member Phi Beta Kappa. . She is a 2000 graduate of Huntington Beach High School and the daughter of Jill and Chuck Thompson. ... Twenty graduates from Edison High School and Huntington Beach High School were recognized by AIM Mail Center with a Huntington Beach Business Community Academic Achievement Award. These students were selected from their 2004 senior class by their teachers, and were required to maintain at least a 3.5 GPA and employment of at least 10 hours a week.
June 6, 2011
The following are times and locations for high school graduations in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley. Brethren Christian High School 7:30 p.m. Friday Calvary Church, 1010 N. Tustin Ave., Santa Ana Coast High School 3 p.m. June 15 Marina High School Bowl, 15871 Springdale St., Huntington Beach Edison High School 5 p.m. June 16 Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview Road,...
January 11, 2001
-- Angelique Flores After five years, Surf City residents may soon be able to get their feet wet in a community pool at Huntington Beach High School. With the final piece of the funding plan pending on the city's ability to contribute its share of the jointly funded project, money from Proposition 12 is expected to finally arrive from the state April 1. With this Safe Neighborhood Parks, Clean Water, Clean Air and Coastal Protection Bond Act, more than $2 billion was to be set aside to protect the land around lakes, river and streams; improve water quality and ensure clean drinking water; protect forests and improve air quality; preserve open space; protect wildlife habitats; and acquire, repair and improve neighborhood parks.
December 9, 1999
Andrew Wainer Members of the Huntington Beach Union High School District and the City Council have drafted a joint-use agreement for the planned Huntington Beach and Ocean View High School pools. The agreement is a step forward for the committee, made up of members from the board of trustees and city council. But it will not be relevant until funding is secured to build the pools. The agreement -- formed Friday by the Joint Committee on Aquatics Facilities -- would give the school district the majority of control over the pool during the school year, with exclusive use during school hours.
February 17, 2000
Angelique Flores HUNTINGTON BEACH -- Students from Huntington Beach High School and Ethel Dwyer Middle School gathered this week to thank Huntington Beach Police officers for cracking down on drunk driving. Fifteen students from the Huntington Beach Coalition Against Substance Abuse Youth Subcommittee presented Chief Ron Lowenberg and his force with handmade Valentine cards at the Huntington Beach Police Department on Monday morning. "This is to thank to Police Department for conducting DUI checkpoints and for being our lifesavers and keeping our city clean of drunk driving," said the coalition's chairman Mark Edwards, a student from Ethel Dwyer Middle School.
June 2, 2005
One thousand elementary students lent a hand May 20 to clean up Huntington State Beach for the 12th annual state-wide Kids' Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup. Students from Buena Park, Irvine, Santa Ana and Costa Mesa came together to clean the beach in the effort, coordinated by the California Coastal Commission. In addition to cleaning, the students crafted an aerial art exhibition at the beach, spelling out "restore balance" with themselves on the sand.
February 7, 2002
Tom Titus The walls of Huntington Beach High School will be reverberating Saturday with a four-hour band concert to benefit the school's Academy for the Performing Arts music program. Specifically, the event -- dubbed Concert A.L.I.V.E. -- will help support the Song Writing and Recording Arts program at APA. Equipment and technology supplies are needed for the expansion of the musical arts course. Tickets, at $6, are available through all activities offices in the Huntington Beach High School District and at the APA office.