Academy of the Redwoods

Upcoming Important Dates- 6/28: AR Office Closes for Summer                     8/1: AR Office Opens for Fall 2019 Semester                               8/9: AR New Student Orientation                             8/12: AR Fall Semester Begins

Daily Announcements

Daily Announcements: Friday, May 24th, 2019, 1 Days Left!

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-AR’s last day of school is Friday, May 24th. All students will report to the CR Theater for our End of the Year Assembly which will begin at 8:30am. The assembly will end at 11:30am, releasing students for lunch. The FUHS bus will leave campus at 12:00 pm. There will be NO OUTLYING BUS SERVICE.


-Several students have school-issued property that has not been returned. Fine letters will be mailed out over the summer with grades. Students will not be able to check out any books in the fall until they have returned overdue items or paid replacement fines. Any graduates with overdue items will not be able to pick up their diploma until they have been returned or paid for.


-AR Graduation will take place on Friday, May 24th at 5pm in the CR Gymnasium. All graduating 4th years MUST attend the mandatory 3pm rehearsal. Please note that all graduates will receive an empty diploma cover during the graduation ceremony, and will receive their official High School Diploma after all grades have been posted and all school property has been returned.


-All lockers must be cleaned out by the last day of school, Friday, May 24th. College security will be cutting locks and discarding contents of any lockers that have not been emptied by that date.


-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 Friday, May 24th.


-Tickets to AR’s All School Prom are now available for purchase in the office. Prom will take place on Saturday, May 25th from 7-11pm at the Fortuna River Lodge located at 1800 Riverwalk Drive in Fortuna. The theme is “A Night Under the Stars”. Cost is $20 for a single and $35 for a couple. (All tickets sold at the door on the night of the event will be $20 each.) Upon purchasing a ticket from the office, AR students will have a chance to cast their vote for prom court. Guest Forms are available in the Office and will be due to Mr.Cox by Thursday, May 23rd. Music will be provided by Accurate Productions, Inc., and there will be a s’mores bar out back by the fire pits. Dance Committee is seeking a couple parent/guardian chaperones to maintain and supervise two outdoor fire pits from 7-9pm. If you would like to help out, please contact or call 707-476-4203.   


-Attention 4th Years: The AR Office is only authorized to sell 4 more Google chromebooks. These will be sold on a first come first serve basis.


Important Scheduling Announcements:

*Please view your schedules and make sure your course plan is on track to meet graduation requirements.

*Hard copies of your fall schedule have been printed and will be available from your Tier 1, 2A and 2B teachers beginning on Wednesday. If you are currently in Tier 3, you can pick up your schedule in the office.

*If you are missing an AR class, enrolled in the wrong AR class or have duplicate AR classes, please submit an Add/Drop form with the corrections ASAP.

* If you would like to change AR periods, or update your CR class times, changes can be submitted in August during the first week of school.

*All schedules are subject to change, based on facilities and class size, and any open periods will be filled with college classes and Course Supports.    


-You can still buy a yearbook in the office! Only $65 for the memories of a lifetime. Cash or check only.


-Are you passionate about environmental preservation, education, or being an active member of your community?  Volunteer as a docent at the Redwood Environmental Education Fair, or REEF! It will be held at HSU on May 30th and 31st. Volunteers are needed from 9:15 to 1:15, and will be provided lunch.  Contact Mel McGuire at for more information or to volunteer!


-Attention AR Students. Are you taking a CR Summer Class? Please note that AR does not pay for textbooks for summer classes. If we have the textbook that you need in house, we will check it out to you. However, if we do not have the title that you need, you will be responsible for securing your required textbooks. This applies to the summer session only. If you have any questions, please contact   


-Summer Volunteer Internship positions available at Redwood Community Radio, KMUD in Redway. Ready to add some skills to your resume or college application? 1-2 days a week from June through August, days and hours flexible. Would you like to learn audio engineering?  Live Broadcast operations? How about event planning and promotion? Maybe you prefer office tasks, like answering phones and selling merchandise? Are you artistic, would you like to help with Social Media promotion and poster creation? There are many, many skills to be learned at KMUD! For more information, contact Sarah Starck at or call 707-943-3047.


LRC Hours-

M-Th 8am-5 pm and Fridays from 8am-4pm

From June 3rd-August 9th, hours will be M-Th 8am-5 pm and closed on Fridays.

From August 12th-23rd, hours will be M-Th from 8am-5pm and Fridays from 8am-4pm

Regular semester hours will return on Monday, August 26th when most CR classes begin.


CR Cafeteria Hours-

Monday-Thursday from 10am-2pm.


CR Student Health Center Hours-
Summer session starts June 3rd, and hours will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-5pm.



Upcoming Important Dates-

5/25: All School Prom from 7-11pm at Fortuna Riverlodge

5/27-5/31: AR Office Closed

6/3: CR Summer Semester begins

6/28: AR Office Closes for Summer

8/1: AR Office Opens for Fall

8/9: AR New Student Orientation

8/12: AR’s Fall Semester Begins

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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