The California Dream Act of 2011 is the result of two bills, Assembly Bill 130 (AB 130) and Assembly Bill 131 (AB 131). Together, these bills allow undocumented and documented students who meet certain provisions of AB 540 law (see below) to apply for and receive private scholarships funneled through public universities (AB 130), state-administered financial aid, university grants, and community college fee waivers (AB 131).
Click on the link below to find out what you can do now to get ready for college and what sort of financial assistance you can seek:
The Redondo Beach Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which in partnership with individuals, community businesses and corporations, seeks to provide the additional funding and resources needed to enhance the educational experience of all RBUSD children. Your donations are fully tax deductible and EVERY dollar goes back to the District to support RBUSD programs.
To make a donation to RBEF, and read more information about how the current crisis impacts the RBUSD, please visit the RBEF website.
Parent/Guardian volunteers will be needed for the following, during the 2014-2015 school year:
School Site Council (meets several times a year)
Office Help – phones, mailings
Art, Technology and/or Office Supply Donations
Food Donations for Hungry Students
Please email Sue Hall at email@example.com, if you are interested in any of the above-mentioned.
Pathway to Purpose, by Lissa Watts and Unique Campa
At Redondo Shores High and Redondo Beach Learning Academy, we believe our students are on their own pathway to purpose and we want to support each of them to succeed. Some of the programs available that are directly impacting students in this endeavor are: PTSA; Associated Student Body; Service Learning; Work Experience; Wilderness Challenge; SCROC classes; El Camino Courses; Leadership Groups (provided through Beach Cities Health District and Clare Foundation) and Counseling Groups (school based counseling, Clare Foundation and Thelma McMillan). In addition, students are being challenged daily to find and work towards their purpose in the classroom. Journaling, art, photography, creative writing, senior portfolios, hands-on projects and directed instruction are instrumental in helping students find their way. We asked students at both Shores and RBLA, “What is your purpose?” Some of the answers to that question include: finding happiness; attending college; attaining a specific career; maintaining sobriety; raising a child; and joining the military. While the answer varies among students, we know that ultimately they are all on their own pathway to success! Many of our students are volunteering in the preschool and elementary schools, and helping younger children reach their potential too! They find their own strength and purpose by serving their community and making a difference in the lives of others. Others are working in Special Education classrooms and providing mentors for students with disabilities. We are also proud of our leadership students in ASB who are involved in several activities, ranging from Yearbook Committee and Event Photographers, to Tournament Directors and Spirit Week Committees. ASB, led by Unique Campa and Allison Parsons, serves as a community-building club within Shores by developing school spirit and providing students with the opportunity to take part in creating and administering school activities. The students enjoy working together and supporting each other to reach their goals.
Tidal Wave Award
The Tidal Wave recipient is a student that has earned the most credits in a given quarter. Credits can be earned from a variety of programs such as SoCal ROC, Work Experience, and Community Colleges. In addition to earning the most credits, the Tidal Waver must also demonstrate excellent academic, leadership ability, and citizenship.
TIDAL WAVE AWARD- 3RD QUARTER
TIDAL WAVE AWARD- 4TH QUARTER
JPL Field Trip
Welcome to Redondo Shores High School (RSHS). We are a continuation high school located in the Redondo Beach Unified School District. Redondo Shores is WASC accredited and offers UC approved courses enabling graduates to be eligible for the CSU/UC system. Redondo Shores High School has been awarded the prestigious Model Continuation High School and Exemplary Program Recognition Awards from the California Continuation Education Association and the California Department of Education. Recently, RSHS received the 2013 Alliance For Healthier Generation Bronze National Recognition Certification; the first California continuation high school to receive this award.
We offer a personalized high school diploma program for students who desire an alternative to the comprehensive high school. RSHS is a credit recovery program whereby students can catch up on their credits and graduate early or on time by focusing on four classes at a time. Students enrolled at RSHS can complete 20-30 credits every four to nine weeks. Students taking concurrent classes through a local community college and So Cal Roc are eligible to earn more credits.
RSHS offers a blended educational model. Our students have the option of taking textbook based courses, on-line courses, or a combination of both textbook and online courses. Redondo Shores provides opportunities for ALL students to achieve their academic and career aspirations, and become successful and productive citizens. Our students are encouraged to tackle current and future challenges and to develop social and global awareness, civic responsibility, and personal growth so they will be active and informed members in the 21st century and beyond. Student programs are personalized and designed to meet the goals, interests and learning style of each individual student.
SHORES' PLC Work
See how Redondo Shores' PLC is working to increasing literacy for ALL students
Redondo Shores High School recently received a six-year term of accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the highest term of accreditation that the organization grants.
Student of the Month Redondo Shores
Student of the Month RBLA
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2014 Alliance Silver National Recognition Award Winner
COLLEGE FOR ALL
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Shores’ objective is to increase our students' awareness (and comfort level) regarding the post-secondary educational opportunities available for ALL high school students. Therefore, in an effort to increase college awareness, Shores will have College Gear Day every Thursday. On this day, students will be asked to wear an article of clothing from a college of their preference.
Additionally, during this day, the staff will be asked to share stories from their college experience, all the while donning their favorite college apparel.