Exhibition Night and UpComing Events

Dear HTLA Families:

I hope you had a very happy Thanksgiving!

This Thursday evening, December 1 from 6:00 - 7:30 PM is our fall Exhibition Night.  All students will be showcasing an example of the work they have done this semester.     The evening is "gallery style" - students' work will be displayed all evening, in an open house format, between 6 - 7:30 pm.  It is an opportunity for our community to see examples of work done by the entire student body.  We hope all parents will be able to attend and celebrate our students' accomplishments! 

Friday, Dec. 2, is a minimum day for students.  School will be dismissed at 1:30 PM.  That evening is "Trifecta Night" from 6:00 - 9:30 pm.  There will be laser tag, a LAN party, games, and  food! Tickets are $25 pre-sale and $30 at the door.  This is a fundraiser for our Robotics team.  No admission after 6:30 PM and no "in's and out's.

There is a HTLA Board of Directors Meeting on Tuesday, December 6 at 5:00 PM.

Thursday, December 8:  A very special Parent Association meeting at 7:00 PM.   Kent Toussaint,  a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who specializes in helping teens and their parents live happier lives, is the guest speaker.   He will present  "Who Is This Crazy Person Masquerading As My Teenager?"   All families are welcome to attend.

The Final Exam Schedule is as follows:

Tuesday, Dec. 13:  Period 1 & 2 Final Exams.  1:30 dismissal.

Wednesday, Dec. 14: Period 3 & 4 Final Exams.  1:30 dismissal

Thursday, Dec. 15:  Period 5 & 6 Finals Exams.  1:30 dismissal.

  * Seniors with Period 6 "College Class" are to leave campus after the period 5 exam.  

 *  Seniors with Internship who have completed and turned in their final exam will leave after their period 5 exam.  Any Intern who has not completed the Internship final exam must stay for the entire period 6 to complete it.

Friday, Dec 15 is a minimum day - 1:30 PM dismissal.  Absences for this day will not be counted against a students attendance.  

Winter Break begins Monday, Dec. 19 and ends Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.   Spring semester begins Monday, 

Jan. 9, 2017 for all students.

Upcoming Holidays:

  • Monday, Jan. 16, 2017 - Martin Luther King holiday
  • Monday, Feb. 20, 2017 - President's Day
  • Friday, Mar. 31, 2017 - Caesar Chavez Day
  • Monday, April 10 - Friday, April 14 - Spring Break.

Marsha Rybin  
Principal, HighTech LA