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SBAC Testing is Here

Block Schedule starts Monday 5/14. Do your best and don't be late.

Please click this link to see information about SBAC testing.

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Student sharing her scientific findings

Student sharing her scientific findings

School of Criminal Justice students at the Board Meeting

School of Criminal Justice students at the Board Meeting

Beach Boy Brian Wilson returns to HHS

Thank you to CHP for teaching our SCJ students!

Science Fair Winners

Students attending the Science Fair

AP Studio Art student work

2016 SRLA Finishers

School of Criminal Justice students participating in Academy for the Day



College & Career Readiness Academies

Technical Arts & Design Academy

The Technical Arts & Design Academy prepares students for a four-year university program or entry-level positions in the field of Technical Arts and Design. Pathways include Furniture Design, Fashion Design, Set Design or Graphic Arts.

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 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. Alma Castro, Associate Principal

Dr. Paolo Deguzman, Associate Principal

News & Announcements

SBAC Testing is Here

Block Schedule starts Monday 5/14. Do your best and don't be late.

Please click this link to see information about SBAC testing.

CV Parent Awards Night - Noche de Premios de Padres CV

CVUHSD would like to say THANK YOU to our incredible Parents with a dinner & awards night! Please reserve your seat. Only 150 TOTAL tickets are available. We will run out! Please stop by the Hawthorne HS Parent Center for your ticket TODAY. Any questions? Please call (310) 263-4497.
CVUHSD le gustaría agradecer a nuestros increíbles Padres con una cena y premios! Por favor de reservar su asiento. Solo hay 150 boletos. El espacio es limitado. Por favor vengan al Centro de Padres de Hawthorne HS para su boleto HOY. ¿Alguna pregunta? Por favor llame al (310) 263-4497.

Title I Parent Meeting & Junta de Titulo I

Please join us on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 10am for Title I and SARC information. Únase a nosotros el lunes 16 de abril de 2018 a las 10am. para obtener información sobre el Título I y el SARC.

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