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AVUHSD Invest in Technology to Support Blended Learning

As we anticipate the return of students to our classrooms, we are investing in technology that will allow all families, regardless of whether your student continues to learn at home or return to school (when possible), to access engaging and dynamic lessons developed and delivered by the classroom teacher.  We have partnered with Promethean since 2008 with a number of devices on each campus and are thrilled to expand this tool to every classroom in our schools!

First Quarter Ends October 9th!

It’s hard to believe we are nearing the end of the first quarter!  While you will receive a hard copy in the mail, you don’t need to wait. As a reminder, you can check your student’s progress using one of the three options below:

AV High School District App - This app gives you news, information, as well as your student’s progress. It is available on both the Apple App Store and Android App Store.  When in the App Stores search for AV Union High School District and download the app.

PowerSchool App - This app ties right into your PowerSchool parent portal.  You will get live updates on grades and attendance.  This app is also found on the Apple App Store and Android App store.  Search for PowerSchool.  The district code is NWMZ.

Parent Portal:   This is where you can access all your student’s information from within PowerSchool.  You can create an account using the Create an Account tab and filling out the information.  You can get your student’s Access ID and Access Password from your school sites main office.

Meal Service Update

Our Food Service Team is pleased to announce Saturday meal distribution at all eight comprehensive high schools.  Each Friday, Food Services will provide all eligible persons 18 years and younger two meal kits that will include Saturday’s lunch, as well as Monday’s breakfast.  Daily meal service takes place from 11:00 to 1:00 Monday through Friday.

Please visit for more information or email us at with any questions.

Palmdale High School Agriculture and Knight High School Special Education Departments Team Up!

Cathy and John Calvert, teachers within the Agricultural Program at PHS are working in collaboration with Sarah Fowler, a Special Education Teacher at Knight High School, to deliver a series of real-world, relevant and interactive virtual field trips. It is exciting to see the level of engagement by our students, as this group of professionals brings the virtual instructional environment to life!

QHHS Positive Recognition Program

Quartz Hill High School focuses on positivity and acknowledges those who work hard to exude this core value. Despite learning at-home, their Positive Recognition Program, called "Quartz Hill Cards," continues. Kirolos Mousa, Class of 2024, was recognized by multiple teachers for his outstanding start and participation during At-Home Learning. He received prizes from community business partners including In&Out, Chic-fil-A, and Cold Stone. The QHHS office lit up with horns and cheer when Kirolos arrive for his reward.

The Positive Recognition Program at QHHS looks different, but the pandemic hasn't hindered their ability to encourage students!

QHHS is changing culture one conversation at a time. Since starting in 2018 they have distributed over 800 recognition cards!

EHS Biomed Students See Record High Scores in Advanced Placement

Eastside High School’s Biomedical Science Academy students have persisted through the pandemic and made great strides in their Advanced Placement test performance. The academy is one of the district's two educational pathways that have achieved Linked Learning Gold certification and among the first in the nation to achieve this distinction.

Click HERE to learn more about the Academy's success story.

Mental Health Resources Available

Mental Health Support through the district is available by calling 661-418-2309. A School Mental Health provider will be available from 7:30 am - 12:00 pm and 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm,  Monday - Friday.

If you are in need of immediate support please call 911.

Additional resources can be found HERE