Welcome to Northern Humboldt Union High School District

The Northern Humboldt Union High School District is comprised of two four-year high schools, Arcata High and McKinleyville High; two small continuation high schools, Pacific Coast High and Tsurai High; and one charter school, Six Rivers Charter High.

Both regular high schools have been recognized as California Distinguished Schools.  The schools are Digital High School demonstration sites.  They have continued to lead high school test scores in Humboldt County.  There has been strong Board, community and faculty involvement and support for the District schools.  The District’s goal is to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed in an information society: liberal arts and sciences, analytical thinking, real world problem solving, and use of technology.

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October

MHS Students – School Safety Day

 
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October

STUDENTS & COMMUNITY MEMBERS ARE INVITED TO TEACHING CAREER PANEL ON MONDAY OCTOBER 8TH AT ARCATA HIGH SCHOOL

Our Career Frontiers program invites students, parents, and members of the community to celebrate the profession of teaching and to consider careers in education by hearing career stories from Humboldt County teachers.  Teachers are in huge demand across California. With about a third of the teaching force nearing retirement, the Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning estimates that California will need an additional 100,000 teachers over the next decade. On Monday evening, October 8 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm. in the Arcata High School library, we will host a panel of five teachers, including three of our NHUHSD family, who will share their career stories, perspective, and information about the teaching profession.  Everyone is welcome to attend this panel to hear career insight, and to ask questions about what it is like to be a teacher.  The guest panelists on October 8th include:
  • Carolyn BareillesArcata High School German teacher.  (19 years teaching, UC Berkeley, MiddleburyHSU)
  • Mark BarsantiJacoby Creek School math teacher, 7th & 8th grade (15 years teaching, HSU
  • Quincy Brownfield, Lafayette Elementary School reading intervention teacher (11 years teaching, Sacramento State Bilingual Education) 
  • Gary “Dr. G.” GlassmanMcKinleyville High School Social Sciences & Philosophy.   (33 years teaching, MA in history, PHD in Education) 
  • Diana Howard, McKinleyville High School Personal Finance & Technology.  (25 years teaching, Chico State, HSU)
Come get ideas and information from some of your favorite local teachers to consider if a career in education is right for you.  For more information, please contact Jim Ritter at 707-498-2917, or jritter@nohnum.k12.ca.us

2016 Career Frontiers’ teacher panel, front row left to right teacher panelists are Emily Kinder, JoAnn Moore, Tiffany Bullman, and Mark Huschle

 
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Measure N Information

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