Academy of the Redwoods

Reminder: Your most important responsibility is to stay healthy! Please stay home if you’re sick. AR is able to accommodate students remotely every day, so as long as you are on Zoom, you are attending class! No need to be excused or notify us, unless it will be for longer than a week.  Upcoming Important Dates-  12/9: FUHS District Board Meeting at 6pm  12/12-12/17: CR Final Exams  12/16-12/17 AR Final Exams  12/18: AR Fall Semester Ends  CR Fall Semester Ends  12/19-1/5: Winter Break - NO SCHOOL 1/6/2021: AR Spring Semester Begins  1/8/2021: Fall 2020 Report Cards & Transcripts mailed out

Daily Announcements: Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

Daily Announcements: Tuesday, January 26th, 2021, 81 Days Left!

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Reminder: Your most important responsibility is to stay healthy! Please stay home if you’re sick. AR is able to accommodate students remotely every day, so as long as you are on Zoom, you are attending class! No need to be excused or notify us, unless it will be for longer than a week.


Attention all AR Parents/Guardians: Although there is no on-campus learning on Fridays, all 6 periods are being offered synchronously via Zoom. Please make sure your students are logging on and participating. 


HSU/CR College Chats: Beginning on February 3rd and running through May 5th, the weekly "College Chat" Zoom meetings take place from 12-12:45pm on Wednesdays. The College Chats feature a different HSU or CR department every week and offer a great way to learn about different college majors. Here is a link to the registration page for the twelve College Chats that we will offer this spring.  Parents are welcome to attend the College Chats too, so please share this information with your family. Upcoming chats will feature CR's Nursing and Dental programs and HSU Kinesiology, Psychology, Theater Arts/Film/Dance, Economics, Native American Studies, Art, HSU Geology, Oceanography, International Studies, Critical Race/Gender/Sexuality Studies, and Child Development.


With HSU instruction continuing online this spring, many HSU professors are happy to welcome local high school students to observe and participate in a college class. All classes are synchronous on ZOOM. If you are interested in observing an HSU class in a particular subject area, please contact your school counselor, Brooke Martin at, and she will gladly arrange that for you.  


-UC Davis School of Medicine Health Equity Academy: Health Equity Academy is a free, 6-session program that introduces students to various health professions, medical technology, and health systems. Students will get to meet essential healthcare professionals such as doctors, nurses, and current medical students and learn how to become a future healthcare leader.

The online application is open and available here: Application deadline is January 29, 2021 by 5:00pm.


SendforC STEM Workshops with UC Davis

Bacterial Identification Workshop, Saturday, January 30th, 10am-12pm 

Learn the basics of DNA replication, antibiotic genes, and reproduction in bacteria then experience a polymerase chain reaction! 

Google Form Sign-up:

Zoom Link:

Zoom Meeting ID: 951 3413 1822


Introduction to Engineering Fields, Saturday, February 13th at 2pm 

If you are interested in learning more about engineering fields, careers, and the impact of an engineering mindset, join this panel of UC Davis engineering professors and administrators! 

Zoom Link:

Zoom Meeting ID: 918 2637 1087


-California YMCA Youth & Government: Spring Session for the 73rd Model Legislature & Court program is now open! The program offers students throughout the state of California the opportunity to discuss new ideas, meet new friends and provide a platform for their voice to be heard. Students can register and find out more information about the program, by visiting the California YMCA website. Scholarships are available!


School Provided Breakfasts & Lunches

-All students are welcome to take free school-provided breakfasts each morning in the AR parking lot by the health screening station. Free lunches will also be provided in the office after school. Contact with any questions.  


Want some extra help in math?
Brewer has been conducting math support after school on Thursdays, available to all students. This math support time is now available to all AR students, and takes place on Thursdays from 2:40 - 3:40. If you'd like to drop in, please use the link posted in your "Class of" Google Classroom. Spring Semester sessions will start on January 28th. 


Would you like to improve your grades?
Could you use a little help and support in your academics?  If you answered yes, check out the list of AR Peer Tutors on the AR website under Student Clubs.  Many of your peers have gone through similar challenges to the ones you may be having and are willing to share their time and advice with you in order to help you succeed.


Transit Bus Passes:

The AR Office sells 31 Day Redwood Transit passes for $45 and 31 Day Southern Humboldt Bus Passes for $82 with cash or check. 

Chromebook Insurance

Insurance policies can be purchased in the AR office with cash or check ($27 for 1 year of coverage). Chargers are considered accessories and therefore not covered by insurance, but replacement chargers can be purchased in the AR Office for $20. 




Class of 2021

-PG&E Scholarship: Applications are now being accepted for college-bound high schoolers as well as current college and continuing education students with a primary residence that’s a PG&E customer in Northern and Central California. More than 120 awards totaling nearly $300,000 are being made available through PG&E’s employee resource group (ERG) and engineering network group (ENG) scholarships. PG&E ERG and ENG scholarship information, including criteria and applications, is available on PG&E’s website. To be considered for a scholarship, all applications must be submitted by Feb. 12, 2021.


-Senior Portraits: Every year, AR offers an opportunity for graduating 4th years to come to campus for Senior Portraits. These are typically taken by Lifetouch on a designated day, but this year, they will be taken by AR Administrative Assistant Samantha Broadstock by appointment in the AR Library. If you would like your student to take a Senior Portrait on campus, please call the office to schedule a day/time. Senior Portrait appointments can be made between January 19th and February 18th between 1:00pm and 3:00pm. Students can be photographed in front of a gray background in the AR Library, or outside if the weather allows. Students can choose to be photographed in their graduation regalia (caps and gowns for all students are in the office) and/or a second outfit of their choosing. Digital files of photos taken will be sent to students, and parents/guardians.

Graduating students then need to choose two photos to send along with their senior quote to for the 4th year section of the yearbook. Deadline is 2/19! Don't wait until it's too late! Questions? Email Woz


Need Cash for College?

Have questions about FAFSA or CADAA? Attend a CSAC Statewide Cash for College webinar! These webinars will provide students and their families information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and California Dream Act Application (CADAA). All students welcome! Bring your questions! For more information, visit

Health and Safety:


Close Contact or Potential Exposure to COVID19:

Please contact the AR office or Program Director if your student or someone in your home has tested positive for COVID-19, or had close contact with someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19. 

Recommended Pre-Health Screening From Home:

If your student has any of the following symptoms, please keep them home and contact your doctor if symptoms persist: Temperature of 100.4 or higher, sore throat, cough, diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, severe headache, or recent loss of taste or smell.


College of the Redwoods


-Do you intend to graduate from CR with a Degree or Certificate? If so you must submit a Graduation Petition to the CR Counseling Office- Due March 4th! Get it done now, so if there are any issues, you have time to resolve. There are two forms one is to petition for a Degree, the other is for a Certificate. Before submitting this petition, you are REQUIRED to meet with a CR Academic Advisor.


-College of the Redwoods Spring Textbooks: AR purchases college textbooks for all students taking college courses. AR students are responsible for completing a list of their required materials and submitting the list to the office in order for books to be purchased. CR Classes have already begun, and some required texts take several days to ship. If you have not submitted a list of required materials, please do so ASAP. Blank copies of book lists are available in the office, or on the AR website under the Students tab. The bookstore website will show you all your needed materials after you input your CR Student ID# at the following link:  

Other sources of required materials for college classes are the course syllabi, or WebAdvisor.

CR Cafeteria Hours-

The CR Cafeteria will be closed for Winter Break until January 10th.
Cafeteria will open back up January 11th-18th with limited hours of 11am-2pm. 

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


Upcoming Important Dates-

2/10: FUHSD Board Meeting from 6-8pm

2/12: Lincoln’s Birthday - NO SCHOOL

2/15: President’s Day - NO SCHOOL

3/15-3/19: Spring Break - NO SCHOOL

4/14: FUHSD Board Meeting from 6-8pm

5/8-5/14: CR Final Exams

5/25-5/26: AR Final Exams

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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