2016 SRLA Finishers

News & Announcements

Halloween Fun for All!

Please join us for a evening of fun.
Trunk-or-Treat, Parking Lot, 4pm-6pm
Trick-or-Treating, C building, 4pm-6pm
Haunted Maze, Girls Locker Room, $1 (Freshman are FREE), 4pm-8:30pm
Wicked Dance, East Gym, 6pm-8:30pm

Dia De Los Muertos/Day of the Dead Celebration

Please join us to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos on Friday, October 28th from 3pm until 6pm in the HHS Cafeteria.
This is a FREE family event filled with music, dancing, singing, mask masking and so much more.

Good News - Seven semi-finalists for the Posse Foundation

From the 15 students we nominated for the Posse Foundation we have 7 Semi-Finalist!
This year Posse received 2,600 nominations and 1,100 are now in the Semi-Finalist stage. At the end they only select 100 students, 10 students per University.

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Jennifer Barba

Phyllis Buchanan

Michelle Cervana

Loretta Cota

Rony Romero



College & Career Readiness Academies

International Baccalaureate Program

The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme at Hawthorne High School is for students aged 16 to 19 and is a demanding two-year curriculum leading to final examinations and a qualification that is welcomed by leading universities around the world.

School of Manufacturing & Engineering

The Hawthorne High School of Manufacturing and Engineering is committed to providing a strong foundation in mathematics and science and developing innovators who design and implement practical solutions to meet the ever-changing societal challenges of today and tomorrow. The engineering program involves rigorous, relevant lessons that engage students with hands-on learning projects that provide high-level outcomes to interesting problems. Students are provided skill sets that are needed in this industry, bringing our students to mastery in the areas of 3-D computer design, CNC machining and robotics. The 2012 Team 207 Metalcrafters won 2nd place in the FIRST Robotics World Championship!

School of Visual And Performing Arts

The School of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) identifies and nurtures the artistic instincts of our students to build a collaborative and creative community through a rigorous artistic, career technical education, and standards-based academic curriculum with a variety of artistic disciplines.

School of Criminal Justice

The School of Criminal Justice promotes knowledge of and respect for the law and will help transform students into civically responsible citizens who may become leaders in their community. Criminal Justice students will develop an understanding of ethics, morals and legal services while being exposed to experiences that explore equality, justice, discipline, awareness, community involvement, civic duties and responsibilities. The coursework will prepare students for college entry or an entry level position in the criminal justice field including: law enforcement, judicial system, counseling, correctional officers, morticians, and crime scene investigators.


Dr. Vanessa Landesfeind, Principal

Dr. Tania Cabeza, Associate Principal

Dr. Paolo Deguzman, Associate Principal

Dr. Rosalyn Varee, Associate Principal

Mr. Jose Varela, Associate Principal