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HIPPY Program Planting Seeds of Learning

HIPPY Students

For the past five years the Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) has been preparing children in Santa Cruz County for a successful future. The program is one of four initiatives from the Santa Cruz County Superintendent of Schools, Alfredo I. Velasquez. This program provides parents of three, four and five year old children with the educational tools ... Read More »

Santa Cruz County One Stop holds law enforcement empowerment seminar


As the successful summer work program comes to a conclusion, the SCC One Stop held a seminar to encourage young adults to learn about and/or pursue careers as peace officers in our local law enforcement agencies. Speakers included local officers, attorneys and staff who spoke about the importance of education, dedication, and hard work to reach the goals of our ... Read More »

One-Stop Career Center holds event


The Santa Cruz County One-Stop Career Center held an event filled with entertainment, food and fun on Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Student participants, employers and members of the community were invited to attend and participate in the celebration of a successful summer program. Entertainment featured raffles from prize baskets and basketball shoot outs. The event also featured a variety of ... Read More »

2nd Back to School Blitz


Greater community participation in the 2nd Back to School Blitz for Santa Cruz Valley Unified School District #35 which took place at Rio Rico High School this past Saturday, July 23, 2011. Read More »

Teacher of the Year


The Santa Cruz County Superintendents Office in partnership with the Nogales Rotary Club is preparing to host its annual Teacher of the Year Awards and Ceremony. With teacher nominees from around the county, SCC Superintendent Alfredo Velasquez and the Nogales Rotary Club is in charge of overseeing and coordinating every last detail of pulling off, once again, an amazing ceremony ... Read More »


Nogales High School graduation.

Graduations in Santa Cruz County which included all area schools. Read More »

DARE celebrate graduation


Every year schools celebrate graduation, be it transitions from kindergarten to first grade or middle school to high school, but not all of them have lions! The Nogales Police departments DARE program graduation does and his name is Daren. Daren is the official mascot for the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) program, which pioneered prevention efforts when it was founded ... Read More »

Junior Olympics

Long jump contestant at the Junior Olympics

The Nogales Lions Club held its annual Junior Olympics at Nogales High School this past May 11, 2011. Children from elementary schools around Nogales competed in this years event. The event had been postponed from a previous date due to the poor air quality resulting from the fires that swept the out skirts of Nogales. “The weather was beautiful, and ... Read More »

Students of the Quarter at Nogales Rotary Club

Rotary Club hosts Students of the Quarter

May 12, 2011: The Nogales Rotary Club honored the Students of the Quarter from schools, which included schools from the local area. The awards ceremony is coordinated between the rotary club and rotary member and School Superintendent Alfredo Velasquez. The award is based on the Rotarian 4-way test which asks the following questions: 1. Is it the truth? 2. Is ... Read More »

May 2011 NHS Students of the Month

Hannah Milner, May 2011, NHS Student of the Month

Nogales High School announces its last Student of the Month list for the 2011 school year. The students are selected for their academic achievement by their teachers and are honored with breakfast at Nogales High School and then presented at the Nogales Lions Club where they enjoy lunch and talk to Lions Club members about the achievement. Read More »

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