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CVUHSD Regular Board Meeting
Date: 7/14/2015, 5:45 PM
Location: District Board Room 14901 Inglewood Avenue Lawndale, CA 90260
CVUHSD Regular Board Meeting
Date: 8/11/2015, 5:45 PM
Location: District Board Room 14901 Inglewood Avenue Lawndale, CA 90260
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News & Announcements

Latino Student Union honors the missing Ayotzinapa students
The Latino Student Union came together to commemorate the honor of the 43 missing students of Ayotzinapa, Mexico. Last September, 43 students went missing in the state of Guerrero, Mexico. The disappearance was reported on every media outlet, attracting attention around the world. LSU club leaders transformed our cafeteria into a memorial for all 43 students.
Family MathChic Night
You're Invited!!
Incoming Students!
World Language Survey
Prom 2015

Prom 2015 Congratulations to our 2015 Prom King and Queen!
Queen: Deonshanae "YaYa" Sadler
King: Eric "Eddie" Mateos
Class of 2015: Senior Trips
Find field trips for upcoming senior trips HERE!
Graduation Update: Herff Jones Information Form
Herff Jones will be on campus on Wednesday, May 20th to distribute announcements.
Graduation is June 12th at 1pm (Hal Cap Field)
FIRST Robotics Regional Chairman’s Award 2015 Winners
Attention Visitors:
Visitors and volunteers are welcome at our school. The site administrators are responsible for managing involvement of volunteers and visitors at Hawthorne High School, and for ensuring that the activities of visitors and volunteers do not result in undue disruption of the instructional program.
Class of 2015! Updated Senior Activities Schedule
Find the most up to date Class of 2015 news here!
Measles Information
The recent measles outbreak in California has dominated local news for the past weeks in Los Angeles County. Measles (rubeola) is a highly contagious viral disease that spreads from person to person by respiratory droplets.
Students and staff must help prevent measles from entering school campuses. Common signs and symptoms include fever, runny nose, cough, conjunctivitis (pink eye) and a rash all over the body. Severe complications are rare but may include pneumonia, encephalitis (swelling around the brain) and even death.
Vaccination with two doses of measles-containing vaccine is the most safe and effective way to prevent the disease. Studies show that 99% of persons who receive two doses of measles vaccine develop immunity (protection against the disease).
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Jack Foreman

Rony Romero

Loretta Cota

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. Mark Newell, Principal

Dr. Rosalyn Varee, Associate Principal

Mr. Blain Watson, Associate Principal

Ms. Jill Waggoner, Associate Principal