HOSA: Future Health Professionals State Leadership Conference






Over 200 ROP students ascended on Sacramento to attend the HOSA: Future Health Professionals State Leadership Conference on March 16 - 19. This year's theme was Leadership, Service, and Engagement. Students participated in competitions, received scholarships, and listened to keynote speaker Dr. Peter Salk, the son of the developer of the first polio vaccine.

At the conference, two Oxford Academy students were elected as 2017-2018 Cal-HOSA State Officers: Amanda Gao as Executive Secretary/Treasurer and Arya Joshi as Region IV Vice President. Congratulations!

Brea Olinda High School Dog House Competition






The Building Industry Technology Academy (BITA) I students at Brea Olinda High School competed in the annual Dog House Competition on March 16. Students spent five weeks working in groups to design, build, and paint the dog houses. BOHS students and staff voted between seven dog houses to win four categories. The winners were:

  • Most Realistic, #3: Basic Doghouse
  • Most Creative, #1: Slice of Cake Doghouse
  • Best Craftsmanship, #4: Illuminati Doghouse
  • Best Overall, #2: Castle Doghouse

All of them were very impressive! Congratulations to the winners!

CAROCP State Legislative Day

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Superintendent Terri Giamarino and Assistant Superintendent Dana Lynch visited Sacramento for the California Association of Regional Occupational Centers and Programs (CAROCP) State Legislative Day!

Shine A Spotlight

SpotlightFrom left to right: Julie Dentler and Seana Brief; Kathi Kent and Sean Dooley; Dana Lynch with Anita Gaston

Shine A Spotlight recipients are honored monthly at our Board meetings. This segment of the meeting highlights NOCROP instructors and staff members.

Save the Date

NationalAutomotiveTechPhoto 1From left to right: John Sackrison, executive director, Orange County Automobile Dealers Association; David Wobst, KIA Motors America; Enrique Aispuro, instructor at La Habra High School; Ryan Finlay and Micah Stephens, Automotive Technology students after winning the qualifying competition at the Kia Motors Headquarters in January

April 18 – 19, 2017 - Good luck to Ryan Finlay and Micah Stephens, who are competing in the National Automotive Technology Competition at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City!


A Message From Our Superintendent



 As the school year begins to wrap up, we have a lot to celebrate.

The ROP HOSA Chapters who attended the State Leadership Conference in Sacramento brought home over 56 medals and will head off to compete in the International Leadership Conference in June.

We are so proud of our Automotive Technology students from La Habra High School, Ryan Finlay and Micah Stephens, who will compete in the National Automotive Competition in NYC this month. We wish them all the best!

Please join us on Monday, April 24, for our Celebration of Success Award Ceremony at the City National Grove of Anaheim. The event begins at 6:30 p.m. and will honor 238 students. The Career Education Foundation will award students over $32,000.00. If you wish to contribute to the foundation, please visit our website, www.nocrop.us, for details.

Thank you,