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Central Valley Art students celebrate Black History Month

Art student Yaneisy Birrueta celebrates Black History Month with a self-portrait in the style of portraitist Kehinde Wiley. Los Angeles native and New York based visual artist, Kehinde Wiley has firmly situated himself within art history’s portrait painting tradition. As a contemporary descendent of a long line of portraitists, including Reynolds, Gainsborough, Titian, Ingres, among others, Wiley, engages the signs and visual rhetoric of the heroic, powerful, majestic and the sublime in his representation of urban, black and brown men found throughout the world.

Kern County Career Awareness Month

The Kern High School District is excited to partner with the Kern County Superintendent of Schools and local businesses for Career Awareness Month for an interactive and virtual experience. It is an opportunity for students, parents, and community members to connect with business leaders, explore career paths, and receive more information about the offered career tech programs. Please read the full story to begin exploring all of the opportunities that await you!

Hispanic Heritage Month 2020

The Kern High School District is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 by recognizing the rich history and contributions made by Hispanic and Latinx individuals. This year's theme is Hispanic Americans: A History of Serving our Nation.

Site Counsel Meeting

The Site Counsel Meeting has been rescheduled to 3:00pm on September 15th, 2020. Please call the office at 661-746-4281 to receive the Zoom link to attend!

Welcome to Fall 2020 Distance Learning!

Please view the Distance Learning FAQ's for more information on Distance Learning at Central Valley High School. Under the "Distance Learning" tab you will also find our Bell Schedule, Canvas Login link, and any additional information.

Instrucciones de configuración del Lienzo (en español)

Se adjuntan las Instrucciones de configuración de Canvas en inglés. Canvas es el Software de Gestión de Aprendizaje (LMS) que el Distrito Escolar Kern High adoptó para el aprendizaje a distancia a partir del 1 de junio de 2020.

Canvas Setup Instructions

Attached are the Canvas Setup Instructions in English. Canvas is the Learning Management Software (LMS) that the Kern High School District has adopted for distance learning effective June 1st, 2020.

Central Valley is awarded Model Continuation School status by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction

SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced today that 43 schools throughout the state were recognized as Model Continuation High Schools (MCHS) for 2020.

“This recognition is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and determination of the teachers, school staff, and administrators who are helping these students to thrive personally and academically,” said Thurmond. “With the right guidance, encouragement, and support, students in continuation high schools can access the same career and college opportunities after graduation as their peers in traditional school settings. These model schools give students a chance to not only succeed in high school but in life.”

Each of the schools honored offer various opportunities for their students to pursue academic and social success. For example:

Central Valley High School in Shafter has increased the school’s graduation rate by 17.9 percent. The average daily attendance rate increased from 72 percent to 84 percent while the suspension rate decreased by 15.5 percent.
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