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    Awards Night List Link for 2019 Awards Night


    Congratulations your child

    has been selected to

    receive an award at our Academic Awards Night this year!


    In recognition of your student’s effort and contribution to a positive school culture and climate, Aptos Jr High School

    proudly invites you and your family to the 2019 Academic Awards Night.


    The Academic Awards Night is scheduled for Tuesday, May 28th at 6:30 pm in the Aptos Junior Gymnasium.

    The Instructors, Staff, and Administration are very proud of your child’s contribution and hope that you and your child will plan to join us for this exciting evening.




    Rich Moran

    Aptos Junior High School



    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!



    Great America Bus/Trip Sign Up Form 


    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)

    28th - Awards Night (Tuesday at 6:30 pm) 

    31st - 8th Grade Promotion Dance 6 pm-8:30 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

    Our Partner in the cOmmunity 
    Palm Deli