8TH GRADE TOUR
On Wednesday, January 29th, over 800 incoming 8th Graders visited PHS. They were treated to a wide array of activities demonstrating King Triton’s commitment to Academics, Arts, and Athletics. It appears that everyone wants to enroll at a STATE CHAMPION school.
The 8th grade tour started off with in the Performing Arts Center with a performance by Jazz Ensemble I. The performances featured swing and Latin charts with a bit of improvisation too! A huge thank you to student volunteers from Symphonic Band, Jazz Band and the Triton Link Crew for ushering students into the Performing Arts Center and greeting 8th grade students in the Gymnasium!
HEALTH SCIENCE ACADEMY
HSA Juniors went to Ventura College this week to learn about the Nursing & the EMT/Paramedic programs. Students also got some hands on experience practicing their CPR skills. Thank you to Tom O’Connor at Ventura College.
HSA Juniors also toured the Vitalant facility in Ventura this week. Students found out their blood types & toured the lab.
HSA/HOSA members participated in OUHSD’s STEAM event this past Saturday at OHS. Students interacted with incoming Freshman & even had a chance to make some ice cream. Big thank you to Ms. Behniwal for helping.
GIRLS STATE INTERVIEWS
Girls State interviews were held this week. 5 outstanding girls interviewed. Out of the 5 candidates, Brianna Gaxiola was chosen to be the delegate and will represent PHS this summer. Kimberly Nguyen and Kassandra Gonzalez were chosen as alternates, in the event openings become available. Each year, approximately 500 girls are chosen from all over California to attend this program. One student who attends Girl’s State will have the opportunity to attend Girl’s Nation, if chosen.