Academy of the Redwoods

Are You Interested In Returning To On-Campus Learning? We would like to encourage all students, especially those who are struggling academically, to return to on-campus learning. Breakfast and lunch are available free to all students daily.  If you would like to arrange one or more on-campus learning days per week, please email Academic Counselor, Brooke Martin at We continue to require morning health screenings, mask-wearing, and regular hand washing/sanitizing. With our physical distancing requirements, we can accommodate all students for two days per week with some exceptions. For questions related to COVID mitigations or other campus concerns, please contact Program Director, Ali Hodges by calling the AR Office, 707-476-4203.

Daily Announcements: Friday, April 16th, 2021

Daily Announcements: Friday, April 16th, 2021, 31 Days Left!

Email announcement submissions to  by 12pm the school day before it is to run. Club announcements must be approved by advisors prior to submission. To subscribe or unsubscribe, please email


-AR Community Meeting - Friday, April 16th: On Friday, April 16th we will have a special schedule in order to accommodate an all-school community meeting within our regular school day. We will have two guest presenters along with a couple of AR Club presentations. The meeting Zoom link can be found in your "Class of" Google Classroom, along with a copy of the schedule. 

-Join the Multicultural Virtual Food Festival! Minority Priority will host games and a food competition. Create a dish and tell us some history! Where is it from? How long did it take to make it? The Multicultural Virtual Food Festival will be held on April 16th after the community meeting. Make sure to have the meal made before the event. If you are not interested in presenting a dish, support your peers and vote for the prize winners! 

Here are the prize categories:

  • Most Appetizing Meal/Appetizer/Dessert
  • Most Time Consuming Dish
  • Most Colorful Dish

If you have any questions, contact or or

-It’s time for ALL STUDENTS to fill out Concurrent Enrollment forms for the 2021-2022 School Year! Since this form is for next year, don’t forget to put the grade you will be in next year. 1st Years & new 2nd Years will need to leave the CR Student ID# portion blank. All other students must include their CR Student ID Numbers. Forms are due in the AR Office by Friday, April 16th, in order to be considered for on-time registration for CR classes on May 4th. If you have eligibility concerns, contact These forms are available in the AR Office. You can also access the form at this link: Not sure what CR class to register for? Reach out to Brooke Martin for advising at


-College STEM Student Panel: Saturday, April 17, 10-11:00am. Sign up at the link below to get the opportunity to talk to current STEM students at various universities! Sign-Up Link:


-AI Camp is offering scholarships for their summer program. In this 3 week summer program, you will get to learn machine learning and create an impressive AI product. No coding experience is needed. To apply for the scholarship, go to this link. The application deadline is 4/18, this Sunday. With the full scholarship, you get to enjoy this $2,000 USD program for free. AI Camp was founded by Stanford Ph.Ds and advised by a Stanford Professor and CTOs from Silicon Valley.



-Western Association for College Admission Counseling Virtual College Fair April 19th: Registration is now open for the WACAC Virtual College Fairs. You can hear from college and university representatives and attend knowledge sessions to learn how to navigate the UC and CSU application/pay for college/write college essays. To learn more, access the schedule/list of colleges, and register, visit this link:

HSU College Chats: Our final three College Chats of the school year will be held on April 21st with International Studies, April 28th Critical Race, Gender, & Sexuality Studies, and May 5th Child Development. The College Chats are open to students, parents, and educators Wednesdays from 12:00 - 12:45 on Zoom. Sign up at 


Deloitte Team Tech Challenge: This free, 4-day, virtual challenge will take you into the world of professional services to help hone your technical skills, compete with teammates in a tech innovation challenge, and help prepare you for the next step ahead: college. We'll talk about artificial intelligence, blockchain, analytics, and more. Winning team members of the Team Tech Challenge will each win a prize valued at $200. Follow the link to find out more information about the challenge and to apply:


-The AR Math and Writing Labs will be offered at the same time in the same Zoom room. Mr. Godinez will be available for math and chemistry help, while Woz will be available for writing help for both AR and CR classes. Come by and get some support!!! The link is available in your "Class of..." Google Classroom. 


-Would you like to improve your grades? Could you use help and support in your academics? Check out the AR Peer Tutors section of our website under Student Clubs. Many of your peers have gone through similar challenges 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


-HSU Major Video Library: Explore some of the majors HSU has to offer through this video library


-Getting to College Website: Looking for career planning links, inspirational talks or online volunteer and enrichment opportunities? Check out HSU's Getting to College website.

Health and Safety:

Close Contact or Potential Exposure to COVID19:

Please contact our office 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

CR Cafeteria Hours- 11am-2pm  


Upcoming Important Dates-

4/22: CR presents Portugal Award lecture by Jon Pedicino via Zoom

4/26: Youth of Color Empowerment Day registration deadline

4/30: Cutten/Ridgewood PTA Scholarship application due

American Business Women’s Association Scholarship application due 

California Association of Student Councils application due

5/1: Walker Bailey Post #205 Scholarship application due

5/4: First Day for Concurrently Enrolled Students to Register for CR Classes

5/6: Deadline to register for the June 5th SAT

5/8-5/14: CR Final Exams

5/25-5/26: AR Final Exams

5/27: AR Spring Semester Ends

5/27: Class of 2021 Graduation - Time & Location TBD

6/25: AR Office Closes for the summer

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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