Medical Assistant instructor receives 25 year pin.
Randa Baird (Medical Assistant instructor) receives her emerald pin representing 25 years of service to the Huntington Beach Union High School District. Congrats Randa!2012-13 Lifelong Learners
HBAS honors its 2012-13 Lifelong Learners awardees at a ceremony held at the Main Campus. The event was attended by students, family, and staff.NBC Telemundo films HBAS ESL class
If you were on the Main campus today in the morning you might have noticed a television reporter and cameraman here from NBC Telemundo. They were here filming for a story about Adult Education and the ESL classes that are offered. Governor Proposes to Move Adult Education to Community College
Governor Brown, in his January 2013 Budget proposal, proposes to shift the sole responsibility of Adult Education to the state Community College System and eliminate funding for Adult Education within the K-12 system. He also proposes to give $300 million dollars to Community Colleges to support Adult Education.HBAS Billboard goes up
HBAS is excited to have its first major street billboard to promote our programs to our community. Often being referred to as "the best kept secret in town," HBAS is making every effort to turn this around. We LOVE to serve our students and community and we want everyone to know.
Senator Lou Correa Visits HBAS Westminster Campus
HBAS was honored and enthused to have Senator Lou Correa visit the Westminster campus where he visited and spoke to our ESL students. In his visit he spoke to students about his own background and how he had to relearn English as a child, having moved to Mexico at an early age and then returning back to the United States. He expressed how critical a good understanding of English was in his career as a lawyer and international banker. Space Shuttle Fly Over
Shuttle Flies over HBASOne year ago...
One year ago today we were just finishing our first week of registration for the Fall 2011 session. At that time we were still unpacking and learning the nuances of the new facility. While last year we were getting to know our new facility this year we are getting to know many new staff.Education for a Cup of Coffee
When you look at the cost of HBAS classes compared to other goods or services we purchase it's remarkable what a great deal HBAS classes are.HBAS Staff Look Forward to Retirement
Long time HBAS staff Cathy McGough (Assistant Principal) and Pat Jones (Computers Instructor) are recognized at the HBUHSD Certificated Banquet for their 30+ years of service each. ESL Student Earns Citizenship
Long Thai, a student in our morning ESL class has passed the United States Naturalization Test which covers material on English and Civics (U.S. History and Government). HBAS English as a Second Language classes help prepare students who are seeking naturalization by teaching both the English language and important Civics concepts.Life Long Learners Recognized at Board Meeting
Every year students are nominated as Life Long Learners. These are students who have demonstrated a commitment to improving their lives through education no matter what challenges they might face. HBAS considers them role models for the community and has awarded them its Life Long Learner award.Board of Trustee, Brian Garland, passes away.
Board of Trustee and longtime Adult Education supporter, Brian Garland, passes away. HBAS' thoughts and prayers go out to Mr. Garland's family and friends.School Dedication - Great Event
HBAS wants to thank the community for its support and encouragement at the Dedication Ceremony on January 20th. We were honored by those attending and the kind words they shared.
Dedication and 40th Anniversary Ceremony set for January 20th at 4:00pm
The event will take place on the new campus. Expected at the event are the HBUHSD Board of Trustees, Superintendent Dr. Gregory Plutko and other community leaders.Pharmacy Technicians graduate and enter the workforce
Students from the HBAS Pharmacy Technician program celebrated their completing of the required course of study this past December, 2011. Students will now seek national board certification in the weeks to come. Teri Friend recognized as Teacher of the Year
Each year the Masonic Lodge of Huntington Beach recognizes a teacher from each school in the HBUHSD district. This year, Teri Friend, our Adult High School Diploma Science and Health instructor was selected for her dedication to both high school kids and adults working on earning their High School Diploma. Read on to see why she was selected.Medical Assistants in Demand
Within the last week seven students from HBAS have been hired at local medical facilities. This is great news for our students and a good indicator that the projected growth in Medical Assistant jobs coming about.Nami Aoyagi Receives CCAE South Coast Section CALCO Award
Nami Aoyagi, computer instructor, receives the CCAE South Coast Section CALCO Award for the Huntington Beach Adult School CCAE Chapter. Nami was recognized at the South Coast Section Fall Conference on Saturday, October 29th, 2011.Dr. Plutko, Superintendent, visits HBAS classes
Dr. Plutko, the new superintendent of Huntington Beach Union High School District, visits HBAS classes and talks with students.Classes are starting!
After a short break for summer HBAS classes are starting back up. Across the cities of Huntington Beach, Fountain Valley, and Westminster classes will be starting September 6th and the weeks following. Construction Update
The new HBAS main campus is just about finished. Unfortunately, it is a few weeks behind schedule. We expect the parking lot to be open by August 15th and the school to be fully open on August 24th. We appreciate everyone's patience and understanding.Graduating class of 2011
Congratulations graduating class of 2011!Why Choose HBAS?
-Classes located throughout the community
-Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
-California credentialed instructors.
-Educating the community since 1971.
-Easy, quick registration.
-Friendly staff, helpful teachers.Construction Continues
After an official ground-breaking ceremony June 2010, construction for our new school continues on schedule and is expected to be completed June 2011. The new site is located on Gothard Avenue, just south of Warner.
"This will be a very nice, centrally located facility they can call home," said Brian Garland, member of the HBUHSD Board of Trustees.