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Gaston Caperton Opportunity Award goes to Anzar

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Fall athletics' practices ARE ON!

Practices and schedules are as follows:

-Cross Country (co-ed) practice began Thursday Aug. 17, at 3:30 PM  MTAL-CoastalDiv.Cross Country.2017-2018.Final.pdf

-Girls' Volleyball practices from 3:15 and on (jv first if separate practices)  Vball Schedule 2017(1).doc

-Football: Football practices are from 3:15 - 5:30 PM.  football schedule.doc


Any students or parents who have questions about Anzar fall athletics should direct your questions to Athletic Director Mike McKinney in the Library office/ school day hours. Thank you!

Congratulations for Fall Semester 2017, CSF Members and Straight A's from Spring Semester 2017!!

Congratulations to Anzar students who achieved straight As last SpringSemester! Also- congratulations to all Anzar students who qualified for CSF based on their grades last spring (high school honor roll).  Bravo! (click on the following link to see the list)  CSF.doc fall 2017.doc

Anzar Bell Schedule 2017 - 2018 (it's the same as the last two years) Bell ScheduleAnzar High School 201516.doc

Students who are 18 (or almost) take note!

Yearbook Presales

Yearbooks are available for pre-sale for $55. Reserve yours now in the office or online at Yearbook Order Center.

Anzar High School: HOME OF THE HAWKS

Photos provided by Anzar Commercial Photography students.

Football Games ALERT!! 9/12/17

This coming weekend's previously scheduled Football Home game IS CANCELLED completely. Shandon High School has pulled out; we regret the inconvenience. The other three home games have all been moved to Saturdays: please see the new schedule as follows (click on the link)   football schedule.docThank you!  Anzar Athletics

Anzar students write about their school - monthly!

Beginning last spring, the Mission Village Voice has featured a monthly article written by students, about aspects of an Anzar education and the Anzar experience. In case you missed them, you can catch up here, by clicking on the following links. We applaud our students for being able to so keenly articulate their areas of appreciation and awareness.


-Last April, written by (then) sophomore Arely Campos Orta:April Article Arely Campos author.docx

-Last May, written by senior Molly Locsin   May Article Molly Locsin author.msg.docx

-This August, written by rising seniors Ethan Woehrmann and Luis Morales: August Article Luis Morales and Ethan Woehrmann authors.docx

-For September, written by junior Shaylen Dornan: September Article Shaylen Dornan, author.docx


Need Service Learning hours and/or ideas? updated 8/30/17

Ideas for the start of the school year: Working at Back To School night, Being an Outdoor School counselor during the year, helping fall athletics (football support, football snack shack, volleyball in-gym help, volleyball snack shack), working at the Aromas Fall Festival in September, translating classroom materials, creating audio-files. See the details for all of these under "ACADEMICS" drop down, to "Service Learning". Updated regularly!

Principal's Corner: September, 2017

Back to School Night was held on Sept. 6 - all parents were expected to attend! There is no substitute for learning about your student's teachers and courses, and the expectations of both, IN PERSON!


The first three weeks of school have gone quite smoothly. As mentioned last month, students may have gone home with tales of bulging classrooms, and it is indeed true that a number of our courses are impacted numbers-wise to an extent that we have never seen before. The courses still of most concern are English 12 (38 students in one section, 41 in the other!), Advanced Algebra (Algebra 2), Graduation Exhibition elective courses, World History (9), and Geometry (9). Integrated Science and Chemistry classes are also just a bit larger than we like for safety-purposes with labs. The exact numbers have altered slightly as students have re-arranged their schedules a bit, but as these are mostly classes required for graduation, not too much change was possible. The larger-than-normal sizes are due to healthy enrollment this year (that's a good thing, long-run!) and 6 less sections being funded this year than last year. We ask for your patience as we do our best with this challenge - happily all Anzar teachers are doing their very best to make all students feel welcomed and valued, in spite of folding chairs, borrowed furniture, and crowded circumstances. Three weeks into the school year now, our concern is expanded to the issues of how to increase rigor and how to provide effective intervention, with these particularly large classes. I will continue to keep you all updated right here in this "Principal's Corner", as we deal with this challenge this fall.


ASB held its first rally on August 25, and the gym has never been so spirited, with Rally Co-Commissioners Destiny Hansen and Carmen Sahagun organizing class colors ahead of time, and banners for each class. Football, Cross-Country, Cheer, and Girls' Volleyball are all up and running, with season competition underway. Please come support the Hawks!


A reminder of parent committee opportunities: ELAC will have meetings in the mornings this year, in hopes that changing the timing from evening will garner more attendance. The first meeting will be Oct. 4, at 8:30 AM. Site Council 'graduated' several parents last year, and we will be looking for at least 2 new parents this year - please consider this once-a-month opportunity. It is an easy way to stay very connected with the school and its programs. The Boosters have been blessed with yet another year of President Nancy Offermann at the helm - the 2016 Philanthropist of the Year pulls through for another quality term.


Teacher Greg Braithwaite will be running a training for graduation exhibition judges on Sept. 27, from 5 - 7 PM in Room 302. Please consider attending - this is an amazingly rewarding way to value a vibrant and exciting Anzar program. Our parent participants tend to choose years and years of judging, long after their students have graduated, simply because they enjoy it so much.



  Charlene McKowen, Principal

This Week on Campus: Sept. 18 - Sept. 22, 2017

This is the last week of the first grading period!  


Monday, Sept. 18            Club/Spirit week: theme- "Comfy Day"

Monday, Sept. 18            UOP (University of the Pacific) presentation/ period 3, room 302 (11/12)

Tuesday, Sept. 19           Club/Spirit week: theme - "Sports Day"

Tuesday, Sept. 19           Tutorial is ON! Get some extra help and attention between 2:40 & 3:05 PM

Tuesday, Sept. 19           Home girls' volleyball games today vs. Carmel JV/5 PM, Varsity/ 6:30 PM (ish)

Tuesday, Sept. 19           First Parent Booster Club meeting  6 PM - ALL parents invited to join!

Weds., Sept. 20              Club/Spirit week: theme- "Disney Day"

Thursday, Sept. 21          Club/Spirit week: theme- "Twin Day"

Thursday, Sept. 21         Tutorial is ON again! Every Tuesday and Thursday!

Thursday, Sept. 21          Home girls' volleyball games today vs. Sta. Catalina  JV/5 PM, Varsity/ 6:30 PM

Friday, Sept. 22               Club/Spirit week: theme- "class colors" (orange/9, green/10, blue/11, purple/12)

Friday, Sept. 22               Rally today during Advisory!  Club Day today during Lunch!



The Anzar Booster Club has a new online store! Please check it out asap for both PE (Fitness) clothes AND some new Hawk Spirit Wear!  Booster On-Line Store


You can support the AHS Booster Club by shopping online through Amazon's Smile program. Just type in this link  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/46-0611617 and log into your account. When you shop, be sure the items you are purchasing are Smile eligible and Amazon donates a portion of your purchase to us. Please share the link with your friends and family.  (Hardcopy order forms also available in the office.)