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School of Criminal Justice students at the Board Meeting

Thank you to CHP for teaching our SCJ students!

Beach Boy Brian Wilson returns to HHS

Student sharing her scientific findings

Students attending the Science Fair

School of Criminal Justice students participating in Academy for the Day

Student sharing her scientific findings

School of Criminal Justice students at the Board Meeting

AP Studio Art student work



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. Pamela Brown, Principal

Dr. Paolo DeGuzman, Associate Principal

Angelica Mejia, Associate Principal

Grace Yang, Associate Principal

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News & Announcements

STEM Family Night

The HHS Science Department is having a STEM Family Night on 02/28/20 from 4-5:30pm in the C building Quad. There will be interactive models and a STEM Fair Competition

Career Fair 2020

CVUHSD in partnership with the SBWIB will be hosting this year's Career Fair at Hawthorne Memorial Center on Wednesday, March 4th from 9:45 am to 12:45 pm.Students will participate in three sessions: meet and greet with 20-25 career representatives, a financial literacy lesson, and a quick interviewing bootcamp. Click on link for more details

Spring 2020 Buy Back Schedule

New Year, New Dates, New Prices!
Use your HERO points at every BUY BACK to buy Cougar merchandise.
Your money is no good, HERO points ONLY. Teachers will reward you with HERO points when you display L.E.A.P.S. expectations.

Saturday School

Saturday School on Feb 22 @ 8am. Check in is in the cafeteria. No student should arrive past 8:10am. Click on link for future Saturday School dates.

No Cell Phones in Class

Effective immediately, students are to place cell phones on silent and keep them in their backpack during instructional time. Earbuds should be placed inside student backpacks as well. Cell phones and earbuds should only be out at the direction of the teacher.

Student Must Bring ID Everyday

Hawthorne High School requires students to bring their ID to school with them everyday. The ID is used to scan late students in, scan students out when leaving early, scan them in to the media center and for certain school events. Effective Monday, 11/4 we will begin checking for student ID’s. If students do not have ID’s the following consequences will be given:
• 1st offense – text parents about their forgotten ID
• 2nd offense – Call parents about forgotten ID
• 3rd offense – RTI will speak with parents
• Subsequent offenses will require the purchase of a new ID

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Phyllis Buchanan
(Last names A - Diaz) buchananp@centinela.k12.ca.us

Michelle Cervana
(Last names Die - Llerena) cervanam@centinela.k12.ca.us

Yesica Sandoval
(Last names Lopez - Quinteros) sandovaly@centinela.k12.ca.us

Rony Romero
(Last Names Ramirez - Z) romeror@centinela.k12.ca.us

Vanessa Enriquez
(ELD / Targeted Assistance Counselor) enriquezv@centinela.k12.ca.us