Marching into the future: Apple Valley High School graduates leave a lasting legacy

May 31, 2016

Apple Valley's 433 graduates leave a lasting legacy

By Rene Ray De La Cruz
Staff Writer

APPLE VALLEY — With dreams in hand and expressions of joy on their faces, a jubilant army of Sun Devils marched into Newton T. Bass Stadium one last time before stepping into the future.
Family and friends cheered as Apple Valley High School Principal Dustin Conrad looked over a sea of orange and white, and welcomed the graduating class of 2016 during the school’s 48th commencement ceremony Wednesday.

Cougar pride roars at Granite Hills graduation ceremony

May 31, 2016

Granite Hills instructs 353 graduates to pursue their dreams

By Rene Ray De La Cruz
Staff Writer

APPLE VALLEY — Howling winds could not hold back the wave of Cougar pride that swept over the crowd as the 2016 graduating class of Granite Hills High School walked into Newton T. Bass Stadium.

Holly Adams, one of three valedictorians, held a fortune cookie with a secret message for 353 of her fellow seniors who made their way onto the football field during the commencement ceremony on Tuesday evening.

Premier Academy, Apple Valley Adult School celebrate 6th commencement

May 31, 2016

From Staff Reports

Schools: High Desert Premier Academy K-12 and Apple Valley Adult School

Location of graduation: Newton T. Bass Stadium at Apple Valley High School

Number of students graduating: 116

Year of commencement: 6th

School colors: Black and golden yellow

• Premier Academy graduate Michael Gualtier: “Now here we stand — on the dawn of a new chapter of our lives, the future — it all starts now. Let’s get a head start and begin to pave the way. Congratulations, class of 2016!”

Kick off summer with your own 'water war'

May 31, 2016

By Pat Orr
For the Apple Valley Review

This coming Saturday is the “official” start of the Summer pool season at the Town’s Aquatic Center when the “Water Festival” kicks off.

Call the Town and pre-register and it's only a $3 admission. Wait until Saturday and it will cost you $5.

Still, the 1 p.m. 3:30 p.m. event is all good, clean, wet fun for all ages. It's also time for you to see and enjoy one of the nicest municipal swimming pools in the Victor Valley.


St. Mary's earns new designation

May 24, 2016

Hospital's NICU has only CCS designation in High Desert

From Staff Reports

St. Joseph Health, St. Mary Neonatal Intensive Care Unit has been pursuing a California Children’s Services designation for years to give local mothers an option when critical acute care is needed for their infants — an option that doesn’t require driving down the Cajon Pass.

60 percent of Granite Hills medical assistant students already employed

May 24, 2016

From Staff Reports

Students in Granite Hills High School’s Medical Assisting program are looking forward to graduation with confidence.

Ten out of the 16 students enrolled in the program have already been offered jobs in the medical field, and will begin immediately following graduation. The six remaining students either have plans to continue their education in the fall, or are in application and background process for a potential job.

Films on suicide prevention win awards

May 24, 2016

AVHS students take home top honors at regional ceremony

From Staff Reports

Apple Valley High School students received three awards for suicide prevention films, at the 2016 Directing Change Program and Film Contest’s third annual Inland Empire Screening and Award Ceremony.

The award ceremony took place on May 5 at the Fox Performing Arts Center in Riverside.


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