Protect your right to know
Lake Havasu Unified Governing board president, Jo Navaretta, has written a letter to parents about Arizona Senate Bill 1172. She says (in part), "I really cannot fathom the idea that in the near future I may not legally be allowed to communicate to you the impact of impending legislation on your schools and on your children's education; but if Senate Bill 1172 passes this is exactly what will happen." Read more...
Great food supports LHHS Math Mentoring
The K-12 Foundation for LHUSD is selling Easter season foods (ham, turkey, cakes, pies, soup mix, etc.) from the HoneyBaked Ham Company. A percentage of your purchase comes back to the Foundation and will be used to support the Math Mentoring Program at Lake Havasu High School. Order by April 1st, and pick up on April 3rd. More...
The Lake Havasu High School Acting III/IV classes present I Hate Shakespeare! Described as, "a rip-roaring rundown of Shakespeare's classics. With zombies, talking cows, and an appearance by Jerry Springer, I Hate Shakespeare! is a hilarious and fast-paced introduction to Shakespeare—with a modern twist." See the show on April 2nd or 3rd at 7 p.m., or April 4th at 2 p.m., in the Little Theatre at Lake Havasu High School. (map) Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students, senior citizens, and kids. (Caution: show contains some mild adult language.)
Raising Special Kids (RSK) Trainings and Community Resource Day
Lake Havasu Unified School District is sponsoring a Raising Special Kids (RSK) Trainings and Community Resource Day on April 11. There will be free developmental screenings provided for children through age 5. RSK will be offering IEP Training, Disability Benefits 101, and Getting and Keeping Your First Job for families with special needs children and young adults. More...
A letter to parents, community members, and staff
March 10, 2015
Dear Parents, Community Members and Staff,
You might have read or heard that Governor Ducey wants to "protect the classroom." He says his budget will increase funding to the classroom by five (5) percent. Many have naturally assumed he was increasing the funds available for teachers and classrooms.
But that is not accurate. Read more of the letter to parents...
Use some of your tax refund to join the tax credit program
Are you one of the thousands of Lake Havasu City residents that do not participate in the Arizona school tax credit program? Are you expecting an income tax refund this year? Roll some of it over into the tax credit program. It can help you get a bigger refund next year. More about the tax credit program...
Tax Credit under attack
Your tax credit donations currently fund local extracurricular school activities of your choosing including full day kindergarten, band, and sports. House Bill 2616 (HB 2616) would limit how much of your tax credit contribution a district can retain. Read more about Tax Credit under attack...
Chili Cook-Off/Family Fun Day for athletics
The Lake Havasu High School Athletic Booster Club invites you to two events that will help support athletics at LHHS.
LHHS Fashion Program's annual Fashion Show
The Lake Havasu High School Fashion Design Program is having its annual fashion show on Friday, April 17, at 7 p.m. in the High School's performing arts center (map). All are welcome to attend. Admission is free but donations are welcome. More...
Liane Stancil receives K-12 Foundation Golden Apple Award
The K-12 Foundation for LHUSD#1 presented the Sherry Dailey Golden Apple Award for March, 2015 to Liane Stancil. Mrs. Stancil teaches 4th grade at Jamaica Elementary School. More and a picture.
“I am amazed that we can do experiments with Arizona State University professors and students.”
STEM clubs at Lake Havasu Unified elementary schools are helping to develop the scientists, engineers, and mathematicians of tomorrow. Jamaica sixth grader, Avery, says, “I am amazed that we can do experiments with Arizona State University professors and students.”
The United States became a global leader through its innovations and inventions during the 20th Century. They included the automobile and airplane, space flight and the lunar landing, the radio and television, laser and fiber optics, the Internet and Wi-Fi communications.
Americans led the world in creativity using science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). So, how will America fair in the 21st Century and beyond? More about STEM at LHUSD...
Recent articles from River Scene Magazine
River Scene Magazine features stories about Lake Havasu City and the surrounding area. Here are links to several recent stories about Lake Havasu Unified School District.
- Teacher Spotlight : Deborah Strother Fashion Design & Merchandising CTE Teacher 3/12/15
- N.O.V.A. graduation 3/6/15
- Smoketree Students Get a Big Surprise 2/20/15
- Education Spotlight: Lynn Burns, School Nurse 2/16/15
- Teacher Spotlight: Brian Zemojtel History Teacher at LHHS 2/9/15
- Teacher Spotlight: Rebecca Pehling 1/7/15
Donation will pay for new marquee at LHHS
The Lake Havasu Unified governing board, during its regular meeting on February 17, 2015, approved purchase of a new marquee for Lake Havasu High School. Money for the marquis was donated by Mr. Jeff Guylas. Our thanks to Mr. Guylas and his family.
More about the marquee | More about the meeting
LHHS selected to host 2017 student leadership convention
Lake Havasu High School has been selected to host the 2017 state convention of the Arizona Association of Student Councils. The event is expected to bring 2000 out of towners here for a weekend in early 2017. Congratulations to students and staff involved in student government for making this happen. Read more in the newspaper | PowerPoint
Other recent stories
Stories from our website or other sites.
- Changing the world starts with a handshake 1/16/15
- Let's talk about measles
- Congratulations to our newest NBC teachers
- Solar Project signs at LHHS and district office
- Hour of Code activities: brain exercise for all ages 12/15/14
- Arizona’s Measurement of Educational Readiness to Inform Teaching (AzMERIT) 11/14
- Congratulations to LHHS counselor Sarah Skemp 10/3/14
- Legendary Teacher Day in Havasu 9/25/14
- K-12 Academic Recognition Banquet honors students and teachers 5/13/14
- L.H.H.S. F.B.L.A. state competition results 4/24/14
- SkillsUSA students at 2014 State Competition 4/18/2014
- Ad designers earn $$$ for their classrooms 3/4/14
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Stories from the local newspaper. (These links will take you to the newspaper's website.)
- Oro Grande 1st grade students celebrate Thanksgiving 11/26/14
- Starline 6th graders show off Rube Goldberg contraptions 11/21/14
- Havasu students hit groove in blended learning pilot 11/18/14
- Old Skybox restaurant to become WAVE JTED Culinary Arts school 9/10/14 (More about this in the JTED newsletter.)
- Thunderbolt seeking wins in classrooms 8/13/14
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