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Helix Highlights

Helix announces new executive director

Posted: July 22nd, 2016 | Columns, Featured, Helix Highlights | No Comments

Other leadership positions also filled By Jennifer Osborn The Helix Charter High School governing board members have announced a replacement for executive director Michael Lewis, Ed.D., who retired in June. Kevin Osborn, co-author of Helix’s original charter application, has been named as the school’s next leader. Osborn has worked in the education field since 1988, […]

Helix Highlights: Signing day, sports highlights, tech gear and graduation

Posted: May 27th, 2016 | Columns, Featured, Helix Highlights | No Comments

By Jennifer Osborn  National Signing Day Helix’s class of 2016 participated in Helix’s first-ever National Signing Day event, which is part of the First Lady’s Reach Higher Initiative. Students who committed to four-year universities were recognized for their accomplishments, much like promising athletes who are recognized when they select their college.

Helix Highlights: College tours inspire students on spring break

Posted: April 22nd, 2016 | Columns, Featured, Helix Highlights | No Comments

By Jennifer Osborn Students from Helix’s junior class recently returned from a six-day college visitation trip. During spring break, 150 students participated in Helix’s College 4 Me (C4Me) program, which provides students the opportunity to visit 10 to 15 colleges and universities in California. Three buses, carrying 50 students each, traveled the state and were […]

Senior projects, winter sports and golf tourney

Posted: March 25th, 2016 | Columns, Featured, Helix Highlights | No Comments

By Jennifer Osborn Volunteers needed for Senior Boards We invite the community to participate in Helix’s 2016 Senior Boards. All Helix seniors must complete the Senior Project, which entails creating a product, coordinating an event, planning a performance, or providing an actual service that has been designed by them. The final phase of the Senior […]

Helix Highlights: Helix High U

Posted: January 22nd, 2016 | Columns, Featured, Helix Highlights | No Comments

College courses offered on Helix campus By Jennifer Osborn Helix is changing its name to Helix Charter High School University. Ok, that part’s not true, but it is true that Helix students are being provided with the opportunity to take college courses on campus, earning credit toward both high school and college graduation.