Academy of the Redwoods

12/10-12/14: CR Final Exams  12/14: CR Fall Semester Ends  12/17-12/18: AR Final Exams  12/19: AR Fall Semester Ends - Winter Assembly in CR Theater - Early Release at 12pm  12/20-1/6: AR Winter Break (NO SCHOOL)  12/21: AR Fall Report Cards Mailed Out  1/7: AR Spring Semester Begins

Daily Announcements

Daily Announcements: Tuesday, December 18th, 2018, 94 Days Left!

To submit announcements, email  by 12:00 pm the school day before it is to run. Club announcements must be approved by advisors prior to submission. Announcements will run as long as we deem necessary unless specific dates are requested. To subscribe or unsubscribe, please email


-Brewer’s TTH6 Algebra 1 final will be meeting in SC 204 instead of CA 109.


-Scheduling Announcement:

Most AR courses are year long and many of you will not need any schedule changes for the spring. However, we will have some changes to our Master Schedule that you should be aware of. If you would like to add or drop an AR class, please complete a form available in the office or Advising Center. Classes listed below are new this semester or are considered semester long, requiring your enrollment.

New Math Lab offering- MW1 (Brewer)

Teachers Assistant- TBD (TBD)*Must be pre-approved by teacher

Government- MW1 (Chatfield)

Senior Seminar- TBD (Hodges)

Tier 3/Edgenuity Selections (Will sign up with Brewer week 1 of spring semester)


-Memories that will last a lifetime! The AR Yearbook price is now $60. Go online and order quickly with a debit/credit card. You may also pay with cash/check in the office or with Ms. Wozny.


-All school issued English novels must be returned to the AR Office by Tuesday, December 18th. Any books not returned will be billed out over Winter Break.


-It's that time of year again, ugly sweater weather! Don the ugliest sweater you can find, or even make, for the Winter Assembly on December 19th to participate in this year’s Ugly Sweater Contest. Exciting prizes will be given to those with the top 3 ugliest sweaters. Please send any questions to Arianna Castillo at


-Wednesday, December 19th, is the last day of AR’s Fall semester. All students must report to the CR Theater by 8:30am for AR’s Winter Assembly. All students are to check in with their Tier Teachers. The assembly will be released at 11:30am for lunch. The FUHS bus will leave CR at 12pm. There will be outlying bus service, but it will not leave Fortuna High until 1pm, to accommodate FUHS’ finals schedule.  


-The CR Cafeteria will be closed on December 17th, 18th, and 19th, while AR is still in session. Students will be able to buy FUHS Cafeteria lunches (served from the SSC) and there are also various vending machines on campus.

-SSC "Lost and Found" leftover projects etc. It's that time of year! The SSC “Lost and Found” will be cleaned out at the end of the fall semester and everything not claimed will be tossed. So, if you have something in the SSC and you would like to see it again, take it home before Wednesday, December 19th.


-Attention 4th years! Senior Portraits are due at the latest, February 15th. You are allowed 2 photos and 1 quote under 150 words. Lifetouch will be here to take pictures on January 16th in the Advising Center from 9am-12pm. Students will be photographed in both a cap & gown and a tuxedo/formal gown drape. If you do not want to have your Senior Portrait taken by Lifetouch, please contact staff will use our choice from the school photo shoot if we do not receive your digital pics or choices from the school shoot. Quotes must be appropriate. Please email with photos, quotes and questions well before the deadline!!


-AR’s Winter Formal is Friday, January 25th, 2019 from 7pm-11pm at the Wharfinger Building in Eureka! This year’s theme is A Song of Ice and Fire. Guest forms are available in the office and must be turned in by Thursday, January 24th. Tickets are available for purchase in the AR Office ($15 for a single and $25 for a couple). All tickets sold at the door will be $15. Music and selfie mirror will be provided by Accurate Productions.  


-All current Interdistrict Transfer Agreements are set to expire at the end of the school year. Completing an Interdistrict Transfer Agreement and taking it to your District of Residence by 4:00 pm on February 1st will help to ensure renewal of your agreement for future school year(s). For your convenience, forms can also be dropped off at the FUHSD office or the Academy of the Redwoods attendance office by January 31st. We can facilitate delivery (to your District of Residence) of any renewal forms we receive. AR is mailing out Interdistrict Transfer Agreement forms to all current and returning students this week. Please call 707-476-4203 or email if you have any questions or concerns.


Starfish Project Announcements:
-Elijah Contreras-Velasco, Jesse Weaver, and Colin Doane will be placing boxes in the AR Office and SSC to collect donations of canned food for Food for People. Please make sure that the cans are sealed and unopened. The deadline for donating to this project is Wednesday, December 19th.

-Kaden Marinez, Skylar Cunningham, and Carson Barcus will have a donation box in the AR Office for a clothing drive from December 7th to December 18th. All donation items received will then be donated to the Salvation Army.

-Do you feel like helping kids in need this holiday? If so, starting Thursday, December 6th, Deni Pinkelman will have a box in the office in which you can donate new toys to our local women and children’s shelter. Help kids have a happy holiday this year!

-Hi, my name is Savannah. For my Starfish Project I set up a change drive in the AR office. There are four different collection jars, one for each class (1st Years, 2nd Years, etc.) Please donate your spare change by placing it in your jar of choice. We will see who raises the most money for people affected by the California fires. Thank you.

CR Parking Permits-
CR Parking Permits can be purchased online at Day passes can be purchased for $2 from any one of the parking permit dispensers around campus.


Google Chromebook Insurance & Accessories

1 Year of Chromebook Insurance with a $0 deductible costs $25.

A replacement chromebook charger costs $20.


Weekly Club Meeting Schedule

Mondays: Lunch: Geography Club meets in the Advising Center

GSA Club meets outside of the SSC


Tuesdays: Lunch: Humboldt Composite Mountain Bike Team meets in the Advising Center

Wildlife Club meets in the SSC


Wednesdays: Lunch: Chess Club meets in the Advising Center

3D Printer Club meets in the SSC

Basketball Open Gym in Fieldhouse

After School: Dance Club meets in the SSC

Math & Science Lab in SSC Conference Room


Thursdays: Lunch: STEM Club meets in the Advising Center

After School:  Gaming Club meets in the SSC


Fridays: Lunch: Pep Squad meets in the Field House

Soccer Club meets in the Field House

Drama Club meets in the Advising Center

Yearbook Individual Meetings in the SSC Conference Room


CR LRC Hours-

Monday-Thursday from 7:45 am-8:00 pm, and Fridays from 7:45 am-4:00 pm.

Starting the week of December 17th, hours will be 8:00am-5:00 pm.

The LRC will be closed from 12/31/2018 to 1/4/2019.

Starting January 7th, 2019, hours will be M-Th 8am-5pm and Fridays from 8am-4pm.


CR Cafeteria Hours-
Monday-Friday 8am-7pm & Weekends from 10am-2pm.

CR Cafeteria will be closed from December 15th-January 6th.

Cafeteria will be open from 11am-2pm starting January 7th.


CR Student Health Center Hours-
Th 8-12, M,W,F 1-5, closed Tuesdays. Flu vaccines free for students. All walk in.



Upcoming Important Dates-

12/17-12/18: AR Final Exams

12/19: AR Fall Semester Ends - Winter Assembly in CR Theater - Early Release at 12pm

12/20-1/6: AR Winter Break (NO SCHOOL)

12/21: AR Fall Report Cards Mailed Out

1/7: AR Spring Semester Begins

1/16: AR Senior Portraits in the Advising Center from 9am-12pm

1/31: Priority Registration Deadline for Applications for 2019-2020

Interdistrict Attendance Permits for 2019-2020 school year due

2/1: Last Day to Drop CR Class


Remember we follow a schedule that is different from other Humboldt schools so plan accordingly!!

AR calendar on website. Check us out at

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