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Tuesday, September 27

  • We would like to express gratitude to Ms. McDowell, Ms. Rodriguez, Mr. Bover, Ms. Aronovici, Ms. Eidelman, Ms. Tovani, Ms. Kriskunas, and Ms. Emanuel for positively acknowledging students with the Mariner Moment award for the week of September 19- 23, 2022! Ms. McDowell honored Genevieve Arzabal for helping to create a safe community, aspiring higher and being integrity oriented. She also honored Sophie Jocobo for being integrity oriented, maintaining a safe community and aspiring higher. Ms. Rodriguez honored Jasmin Gil Perez for contributing to a safe community and leading by example. Ms. Aronovici honored Timothy Scott, James Glassman, Benjamin Ford, Catherine Leal, Mercy Nigh, Demetrius Sosa, Marilyn Rodriguez, and Katilyn Murray for contributing to a Safe Community, Aspiring Higher, being Integrity Oriented and leading by example. Mr. Bover honored Jess Schroeder-Vanhoover for contributing to a safe community. Ms. Eidelman honored Alessandra Zuniga and Carlos Gutierrez-Torres for leading by example. She also honored Jesse Arevalo, Kai Grio and Nina Duke for contributing to a safe community and leading by example. Ms. Tovani honored Isaiah Work, Owen Killian,  Noemi Munoz-Negrete, Rowan Haas and Allistair Perkins for Aspiring Higher, and Daniel Parra for aspiring higher and leading by example. Mrs. Kris would like to honor Rodrigo Melendez-Hurtado for leading by example and SAILing! Ms. Emanuel would like to honor Jesus Rocha-Rocha, Gamble Kellermyer, Jordi Martinez and Sofia Cunha for leading by example. Honorees receive 25 “5star” points for being recognized for their contribution to a positive school culture at AHS.

  • Today’s Hipsanic Heritage Fact comes from Forbes.  While Hispanic and Latinx people may have different histories and cultures, many are united through their shared language of Spanish. In 2021, more than 559 million people speak Spanish around the world. Out of that number, 460 million people are native speakers, making it the second largest population of native speakers behind Mandarin.

  • Seniors: Financial Aid applications open October 1st. All seniors  are to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the California Dream Act Application (CADAA) before graduating from high school. There will be an opt out option for families who do not wish to complete the application.  For support in completing the application, seniors and parents should attend a workshop.  AHS is holding a Cash for College event on October 4th and Cabrillo offers several events. Please see gmail for details.

  • For your safety, we are asking students to NOT be in the upper quad before school, during break and during lunch. Please find a new favorite location in front of the D-E building, in the quad or near the PAC. THANKS for your understanding.

  • Attention all students! Did you get your free Aptos High School T-shirt last week? If not, come to ASB in a Box at lunch today to get your free T-shirt!

  • Club Carnival Request Forms are due TODAY! If your club wants to participate, please find the form in your email or at 

  • Club Carnival will be this Friday! Bring some cash so you can buy some treats and snacks and so that you can support Aptos High School Clubs! 

  • Are you interested in becoming Homecoming Royalty? Grab your partner and fill out the Homecoming Royalty form available on the activities web page. It’s due Wednesday so don’t forget! 

  • Attention all students seeking community service hours. Rio del Mar Elementary is in need of high school students to help out at their Harvest Festival, Friday, October 21st. from 5:00pm-9:00pm. Sign up sheet is available at the main office if interested. 

  • If you want to be involved with Homecoming this year (parade, feat building, skit, rally, royalty etc), you must come to a Homecoming Informational meeting. If you didn’t come last week, come today at lunch in L-100. See you there!

Let your directional light shine this Tuesday and be proud to be a Mariner.