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Mariners’ Celebrate Golden Anniversary

Mariners’ Celebrate Golden Anniversary

Aptos High Inducting Nine in Sports Hall of Fame at Annual Dinner Aptos High School is celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2019, and as part of that celebration it will be holding the annual Hall of Fame Dinner Saturday, May 4, at the Seascape Golf Course Clubhouse, one day after the Aptos Sports Foundation’s annual […]

New “Sustainable Ag-Tech” Degree at Cabrillo

New “Sustainable Ag-Tech” Degree at Cabrillo

Prepares Students for Careers in the Emerging Agriculture Technology Industry Cabrillo College has officially launched a new Associates of Science degree in Sustainable Agriculture Technology. In addition to launching the new degree, Cabrillo’s Horticulture Department has refurbished 3,000 sq. ft. of greenhouse space with LED lighting from LumiGrow, built a new 2,000 sq. ft. greenhouse […]

Mariners Football Senior Heading North

Mariners Football Senior Heading North

Aptos High Tight End/Linebacker Commits to Whitworth University in Washington Aptos High School’s Shane Modena, a stand-out tight end and linebacker on the Mariner’s varsity football team, signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) for Whitworth University in Spokane, Wa., during a signing ceremony on Feb. 27. With his teammates and coaches at his side, […]

Aptos High Dance Showcase

Aptos High Dance Showcase

Coach Nadia Hinds and the Aptos High School Dance Team put on a spectacular show for their 8th Annual Fundraiser last month. “The athletes work so hard and put on a beautiful show.” — Photographer Denise Russo Coach Hinds, teacher and choreographer, has had a full and versatile career in the dance community. Nadia’s credits range […]

New Aptos High Girls Volleyball Coach

New Aptos High Girls Volleyball Coach

Aptos High School is excited to announce that Lake Merchen will be our new Girls Volleyball Head Coach. Lake is currently the Director and Head Coach of the Mountain View Volleyball Club Sand Volleyball Program where, in addition to coaching, he hires and manages the staff to oversee 60-plus student-athletes. He has also served as […]

Award-Winning Choreographer to Help Train Songleading Team

Award-Winning Choreographer to Help Train Songleading Team

The Aptos High School Songleading Team announced that John Peters a nationally recognized and award-winning choreographer would come to Aptos in May to help train and develop team dancers for the upcoming season. The AHS Song Pom Team performing high-energy athletic dance routines is part of the Aptos High School Athletics Department. John Peters is […]

On the Dotted Line …

On the Dotted Line …

Three of Aptos High School’s top athletes chose the next step in their educational path as they signed their letters of intent for college. Paige Dueck will be taking her talent to Santa Clara University, where she will focus on soccer as she is now doing at Aptos, despite playing varsity volleyball as a sophomore. […]

Quinn Youngs

Quinn Youngs

Aptos High School Student of the Year Aptos High School was proud to present our Student of the Year, senior Quinn Youngs, to the PVUSD Board of Trustees at their meeting on October 25th. Quinn is diligent, hard working, creative, and an all around delightful person. When reflecting on Quinn’s contributions to our Mariner community, […]

Aptos High Graduate Serena Calcagno Receives Fulbright Award

Aptos High Graduate Serena Calcagno Receives Fulbright Award

Serena Calcagno, graduate of Aptos High School and recent graduate of St. Olaf College in Northfield Minnesota with a biology major and China studies concentration, has accepted a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award to Taiwan from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Calcagno will support the teaching of […]

Local Robotics Team to Compete in International Competition

Local Robotics Team to Compete in International Competition

By Katherine Walton and Amelia Lovell On Saturday May 13, the victorious Aptos High School Robotics Team known as Watsonville Firefighters Seal Team 1272 was the youngest team to compete in the Ranger Division of ROVs (remotely operated vehicles) held at Aptos High School. With their win, Watsonville Firefighters Seal Team 1272 will now compete […]

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