News and Announcements

Congratulations to our April Game Changers!

Our latest Game Changers are: Sophie Wang (Nurse at Mark Keppel High School and Ynez School) and Sandra Vigil (Administrative Clerk II in our Facilities Department). Sophie and Sandra will both be recognized by the AUSD Board of Education at their May 17th meeting. They will also receive a $100 check from Schools First Federal Credit Union. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE to nominate a deserving AUSD employee to be one of our May Game Changers!

Accepting May Game Changer Nominations!

CLICK ON THE HEADLINE to nominate a deserving AUSD employee for recognition. These will be the last Game Changers for the 2021-22 school year. The deadline is May 20th!

STUDENT Community Conversations

The Superintendent and Board of Education would like to meet with middle school and high school students to hear about what is on your mind, connect with you, and listen in a small group setting (no more than 25 students). Meetings will be held on April 28th (for grades 6-8) and May 19th (for grades 9-12) at 6:30pm via Zoom. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE to sign up.

2022 Open Houses

Please CLICK ON THE HEADLINE to download a list of all AUSD Open Houses. The principal and/or teacher will send out more information and the Zoom links as the event gets closer.

Beginning March 14th, Volunteers Can Return to Campus

We are excited to welcome volunteers back to our school campuses, beginning Monday, March 14th. Volunteers must follow all pre-pandemic requirements, be fully vaccinated, and adhere to all DPH guidelines. (CLICK ON HEADLINE for a list of requirements.) Please contact your child's school o for more information and/or to verify if you are currently cleared to volunteer.

Updated Masking Policies - Effective March 14, 2022

The AUSD indoor masking policy will be updated, effective Friday, March 11th at 11:59pm. Beginning, MONDAY, MARCH 14TH, indoor masking will be strongly recommended, but not required. CLICK THE HEADLINE to download a copy of the letter that was sent home to parents informing them of these changes. (03/02/22: Updated with translations)

2022-2023 Student Calendar

At the February 22nd Board of Education meeting, the student calendar for next year was approved. CLICK ON THE HEADLINE to download a copy.

OUTDOOR Masking Update - February 16, 2022

In accordance with updated Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) guidance, masks will NO LONGER BE REQUIRED OUTDOORS at TK-12 schools, effective tomorrow, Wednesday, February 16th (but they are still recommended).

INDOOR masking requirements REMAIN in place, but California DPH will reassess on February 28th and LA County DPH will follow up soon after.

For more information, please CLICK ON THE HEADLINE.

(We will share any additional updates as they are announced.)

Senior Activities Information Meeting

Join us for our End of the Year Senior Activities Information Meeting. It will be held on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at 6pm. Click on the headline for more information.

CalGrant Deadline March 2nd!

CLICK ON THE HEADLINE to Check out the MKHS College & Career Center Newsletter for more info & financial aid resources. Making College Happen Workshops are available for 12th grade students who need help: https://tinyurl.com/mkcollegehappen22

2022-2023 Student ID Picture

Dear Parents and Guardians of 9th, 10th, and 11th graders,

We apologize for the late notice. Due to limited availability appointments and ongoing challenges of the Pandemic, we had to change our students' ID picture session. The dates are 4/21, 4/28, and 4/29. The date of your child's ID picture day depends on your child's class schedule. For the schedule of each date, click the headline. This picture will be used for the student ID card and 2022-2023 yearbook. We thank you for your understanding and flexibility. If you have any questions, please call the office of Business and Activity at 626-943-6720.

VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE

Join us for our virtual Open House adventure Thursday, April 28, 2022, from 5:45-8:00 pm. Please click on the headline to view the program and join!

SSC Meeting **Click Here**

Please join us for our final School Site Council Meeting of the school year. It will be held on Tuesday, April 26 at 1:30pm. Click on the headline for details.

ELAC Meeting **Click Here**

Please join us for our final ELAC meeting of the school year. It will be held on Monday, April 25 at 6:30pm via zoom. Please click on the headline for details.

2022 Fear the Spear 5K Run/Walk

MKHS Alliance is hosting their 2022 Fear the Spear 5K Run/Walk fundraiser on Sat., April 23 at Keppel. Register by March 25 to receive a free t-shirt. Early registration fee is $15/student & $20/adult. Complete the waiver at 2022 Fear the Spear Registration Form and Participation Waiver (google.com) & pay at the Student Bank. Make checks payable to MKHS Alliance. For more info, see the attached flyer or go to the 5K website https://fearthespear5k.weebly.com

PODER Parent Information Meeting

Come learn about on PODER (Pursuing Our Dreams through Education and Responsibility) program on Thursday, 4/7/22 at 6pm. Click on the headline for more information.
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