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Pajaro Valley Unified School District

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    Technology Use Survey

    Hello Seadragon Parents & Guardians,


    In order to learn more about our students’ school and home technology use for learning, we are reaching out to ask you to take part in the Technology Use Survey. Your participation is essential in helping us form a more complete picture of technology use for learning in your students’ lives. Please know that all of your responses will remain anonymous to protect your privacy. The survey is about 5-8 minutes in length.


    Here is the link to the survey BrightBytes Survey

    If you have multiple children in the district, you only need to take it once.


    Thank you for your time!



    The 2018-19 AJHS Awards Breakfast is on!

    This event is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14th at 7:45 am in the AJHS gymnasium. This event will honor students for their contribution to our school climate and culture and honors students for citizenship, improvement, reading, and a commitment to CJSF for either 3 or 7 quarters. Please use the link below to see the list of honorees!


    7th and 8th grade list






    8th Grade Panoramic Photo: 

    Orders Due Monday 5/6/19

    8th grade students, teachers, and staff took a panoramic photo to document this amazing class. The deadline to purchase a copy of the photo has been extended to Monday 5/6. Please stop by the office for an order form.


    Testing 5/1-5/2: Modified Schedule!

    Please follow the link to our testing information page for details about our scheduled test administration and our modified bell schedule. 


    AJHS Athletics Code of Conduct:

    Our coaches have developed a code of conduct that fully explains the conduct and behavior expectations for Sea Dragon student athletes. Athletes involved in the track or boys volleyball teams have received. Please click here to review the AJHS Athletics Code of Conduct. 



    Yearbook pre-orders! Greetings Sea Dragon families. The time to order the AJHS  2018-19 Yearbook is now! Please use the following link and ID code to place your order! Additionally, for all 8th grade families, please be sure to send your student’s baby photo, for the yearbook, to by February 1st 2019; Please use the following, Attn: 8th Grade Baby Picture, for the subject line!


    Here's the website:

    Yearbook ID code: 13431719


    Important Dates



    1st - 5th - No School (Spring Break)

    12th - Spring Picture Day

    18th – 6th Grade Parent Night 6:00 to 8:00 pm

    19th - No School (Good Friday Observed)

    26th - 8th Grade Panoramic Picture (during 2nd period on the field)

    29th - Progress Report Window Opens

    30th – Elementary School Visits to AJHS Round 1 (8:45 to 10:15 am)



    1st and 2nd – SBAC Testing (2 Days Wednesday and Thursday Special Testing Schedule)

    3rd - Progress Reports Go Home

    7th – Elementary School Visits Round 2 (8:45 to 10:15 am)

    14th – AJHS Awards Breakfast (7:45 am in the Gym)

    15th- Spring MAP testing (Special Bell Schedule)

    27th - No School (Memorial Day)

    31st - 8th Grade Promotion Dance 6 pm-8 pm




    3rd - 8th grade trip to Great America

    4th - Promotion Practice/Play Day

    5th - Promotion Practice/Noon Dismissal

    6th - Promotion Ceremony @ Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds 9:00 am (Noon Dismissal for 7th Graders)

    7th - End of Quarter 4

    7th - Report Card Window Opens

    13th - Report Card Window Closes

    14th - Report Cards Available in office




    Principal: Rich Moran

    Assistant Principal: Joshua Phillips

    Office Manager: Deann Najera

    Guidance Counselor: Nereyda Camacho 

    Attendance Specialist:Rafael Arce

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