RCHS joins the Hour of Code

Hour of code, girl with laptop.

We live in a world surrounded by technology. And we know that whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly hinge on understanding how technology works. But only a tiny fraction of us are learning computer science, and less students are studying it than a decade ago. […]

RCHS is beating the heat

Kids throw balloons to each other.The Engineering Academy came to the rescue today! They built air conditioners out of Styrofoam coolers. They had the restriction of using whatever fan the teacher had on stock (Home Depot and CVS were out of fans). There will be more air conditioners on the way! The first 8 prototypes went to the hottest classrooms. [...]

High school students compete in a ‘bridge-breaking’ competition

Boy is building bridge from pasta.

Students in an Engineering Innovation program presented their final project this week at California Lutheran University — a bridge built with spaghetti and glue. The 12 students in the program worked for about a week to design and build the spaghetti bridge, then tested it at the bridge-breaking concluding ceremony Thursday at CLU. The bridges […]

Students learn, test at engineering academy

Girls are working on their project.

Marcel Velasquez is a step closer to pursuing a dream. The 15-year old Hueneme High School student decided against spending the summer playing video games or riding a skateboard. For the past three weeks, he and some 30 other students from Hueneme High School have been participating in the Engineering and Design Careers Pathway Academy […]

Students build green robots to clean up trash, hug trees

Winners of the competition.

On May 21st, Hueneme High School hosted the 1st annual OUHSD Green Robotics Competition (GRC). This year’s competition was an answer to a common problem on all high school campuses, litter. After lunch there is trash all over the ground. The custodians do a great job of cleaning it up, but it takes time to […]