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Welcome to Ron Hockwalt Academies-Where Students Succeed!

Alyssa "Ali" Ibarra (WHS Class of 2016) of the Voice 23 educators who made a difference in her life:  Ms. Thibeault (RHA), Mr. Panlilio (WHS), Mrs. Rickard (RHA) & Mrs. Pop (SMS). 

A beautiful view from RHA!

Thank you WASC Visiting Committee, current & former students/parents/guardians & community partners for your support!  

Eating Nasturtium

Farm to Table- Fried Romanesco on the menu!

Snowing at RHA! 

Spreading sweet gifts of kindness for the Great Kindness Challenge. 

New Year's Gift! Between rainstorms, Ms. Sorbara, Ms. Vazquez, and Dr. Thibodeaux paint a student-created mural at the RHA campus. Wow!

Thank you- Ms. Sorbara, Ms. Vazquez, and Dr. Thibodeaux for painting our student-created mural over winter break! 

Local law enforcement working w/ RHA students & staff on Shelter in Place/ Run, Hide, Fight procedures. 

Orange County Ropes Field Trip
Orange County Ropes Field Trip

Orange County Ropes Field Trip

RHA & HARTT gathered for Unity Day as we choose to stand together and stop bullying. See, Hear, Understand, and Celebrate each other as individuals. #unityeveryday

Soar above the negativity. There is no place for hate! #unityeveryday 

Building community with a lunchtime picnic. 

Looking at unknown substances through a scientific lens. 

Expert textile/fiber artist, a Board of Directors member for the Pomona Valley Arts Association, and retired WVUSD art teacher & GLC- Mrs. Ruthellyn Whittington giving private weaving lessons to RHA art students.

Retired WHS Teacher, Mr Yamashiro and Dean Nelson Chen of CTE volunteering their time and resources to help beautify RHA. 

District IT Support, Rod Ulrich, teaching students the art of App Development. 

Reactions occur when things are not balanced. 

Pruning plants to enhance the growing process. 

"The greatest gift of the garden is the restoration of the five senses."- Hanna Rion

Life is about seeing purpose in something others don’t. 

Life Skills learn how to sew and repurpose old socks.

Understanding each other better. 

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.”-Audrey Hepburn

Mrs. Velazquez challenging students to identify their strengths. 

Mrs. Velazquez assisting RHA students with Career & College Inventories.

Back to School Night

Rich discussions during lunchtime hangout. 

Happy Friday!

Mindfulness Mondays- building community and discovering ways to be present. 

Self Care Day

Lunchtime at the Pond!

"Nothing can dim the light which shines from within." - Maya Angelou

HOPE Center

Design-Based Learning

Watercolor Painting

Thank you WVUSD Board Member Larry Redinger for reminding us: "Don't be a witness to your own life," as we REMEMBER and HONOR the lives lost and forever changed on 9/11.

RHA & HARTT Tie-Dye day! Preparing for International Day of Peace!

Mastering the art of letting go with Buddha Boards.

Rock Out!

RHA & HARTT Staff Rocking Out! 

Discovering what's happening in the world around around us!

Upcoming Events

School News & Announcements

Teen Mental Health Toolkit for Parents & Guardians

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Explore a free guide to the most common teen mental health challenges.

Find local mental health resources.

Stay up to date on issues affecting many teens: Social Media Safety, Alcohol and Drug Use, Healthy Relationships, Fentanyl Overdoses, Gun Violence, Suicide, and Trauma.

Click on title for more information.

Back to School Night

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What: Back to School Night
When: August 31, 2023
Time: Free Chicken Dinner- 5:30 PM
Presentation- 6:00 PM
Where: Ron Hockwalt Academies

Please see flyer for more information.

WVUSD College Fair

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What: WVUSD College Night
When: September 14, 2023
Time: 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Where: Walnut High School

Please see flyer for more information.

Special Ed. & 504 Post-Secondary Parent Night

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Attention all Special Education and 504 Parents/Guardians/Students:

You are invited to a Post-Secondary Parent Night on Thursday, April 27th from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the HARTT Center (same campus as RHA). This is a great opportunity for you to get assistance with understanding options available following high school. RHA’s Career Vocational Coach, Mrs. Velasquez will be in attendance for guidance and any of your questions.

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

FREE Online High School Classes

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The Mt. SAC High School Referral Program is offering FREE, A-G approved high school courses ONLINE again this summer! Please see Mrs. Garcia if you are interested. High School counselor must approve your class prior to enrollment. Get more info, view courses and register at
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