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YOUAHS College/Career Fair on November 25, 2018

School Schedule


Period 1     07:50-09:07 am

Nutrition    09:07-09:22 am

Period 2     09:25-10:42 am

Period 3     10:45-12:02 am

Lunch        12:02-12:32 pm

Period 4     12:35-01:52 pm   

Period 5     01:55-03:12 pm

Period 6     After School

(Credit Recovery Only)     03:15-04:32 pm

School Attendance

Your Education Starts Here!

Friday Modified Schedule

Friday Modified Schedule

only on dates below

Friday January 11, 2019


PD/Mtg       08:00-09:27 am

Period 1     09:30-10:30 am

Period 2     10:33-11:33 am

Period 3     11:36-12:36 pm

Lunch         12:36-1:06 pm

Period 4      1:09- 2:09 pm

Period 5       2:12- 3:12 pm

Period 6       3:15- 4:15 pm

LA Times Recognition of YOUAHS Art Award Winners

Student Art Award Winners, Recognized by the LA Times


Beatriz Gramajo-Mendoza won 1st place in 12th grade

Dellana McElwee won 3rd place in 12th grade

Abraham Zarate won 1st place in 11th grade

Wendy De Leon-Saucedo won 2nd place in 11th grade

Hasani Hall won 3rd place in 10th grade

Jose Nunez won 2nd place in 9th grade

Student Online Art Gallery

YOUAHS 2019 Graduation Video Click on Photo to see video

Click on photo to see graduation video


Prom was a success!

YOUAHS on Telemundo

Click on the photograph above to watch the video of YOUAHS on Telemundo

Meet Your Student Body Executive Council

Youth Opportunities Unlimited Alternative High School


2018-2019 Student Body Executive Council

We need a new Student Body Executive Council. Students interested in running for the school Student Body Executive Council see Dr. See Love in room 6.


LEADERSHIP IS OPEN TO ANY STUDENT WHO WANTS TO GET INVOLVED! Join us on Mondays and Wednesdays in Room 6 immediately after school. Afterschool tutoring is also available as well as access to computers for those who just want a space to do homework, Edgenuity, or get ahead. Your YOUAHS Executive Council is committed to making this our best year ever! Come be a part of the planning, process, and progress. See you there!

YOUAHS Vision Statement

The vision of YOUAHS is to educate, motivate, and graduate at-risk students within a community of learners where each member has the opportunity to achieve academic, creative, personal, and social excellence.

Mission Statement

The mission of Youth Opportunities Unlimited Alternative High School is to successfully empower YOUAHS students to function in a global multicultural society through the acquisition of knowledge, confidence, self-discipline, academic achievement, and cultural awareness in a safe and student-centered environment.

School Calendar of Important Dates

Instructional Calendar

  • School Begins-Tues. 8-14-18
  • School Ends-Fri. 06-07-19
  • Instructional Days-180

Instructional Periods

  • 1st Quarter-8/14/18-10/12/18
  • 2nd Quarter-10/15/18-12/14/18
  • 3rd Quarter-1/07/19-3/15/19
  • 4th Quarter-3/18/19-6/07/19

State Testing

ELPAC: 08/14/18-05/31/19         Gr. 9-12

CAA/CAST: 03/04/19-06/07/18  Gr 11 and Gr 12

Smarter Balance: 03/04/19-06/07/19 Gr. 11

CSA: 04/01/19-06/07/19 Gr. 9-12

PE Fitness Test: 02/01/19-03/22/19   Gr. 9



School Events

Back to School: Thursday Sept. 13, 2018 4pm-6pm

Open House: Thursday March 21, 2019 5:00-7:00pm


School Site Council-Parent Meeting

Dates subject to change and time TBD

8/23/18          11/15/18          2/14/19

9/13/18          12/13/18          3/14/19

10/18/18        01/17/18          4/25/19     5/16/19



Student Holiday-School Closed

August 31-Admissions Day

Sept. 3-Labor Day

Sept. 10-Rosh Hashanah

Sept. 19-Unassigned Day

November 12-Veteran's Day

November 19-21-Unassigned Days

Nov. 22-23 Thanksgiving Holiday

Dec. 17-Jan 4 Winter Recess

Jan. 21-Dr. MLK Jr. Birthday

Feb. 18-President's Day

April 15-19-Spring Recess

April 1-Cesar Chavez Birthday Observed

May 27-Memorial day


Midterm & Final Report Card

1st Quarter- Midterm mail out 9/07/87

                     Final mail out 10/12/18

2nd Quarter-Midterm mail out 11/9/18

                    Final mail out 12/14/18

3rd Quarter-Midterm mail out 2/09/19

                    Final mail out 3/15/19

4th Quarter-Midterm mail out 4/27/19

                   Final mail out 6/7/19



Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs)

YOUAHS students will be lifelong learners who communicate effectively and utilize technology to problem solve, set, pursue, and accomplish realistic personal, academic, financial, and career goals.

YOUAHS students will be independent thinkers who use reflective, creative, analytical skills to develop responsible opinions and make informed decisions.

YOUAHS students will respectful individuals who demonstrate considerate behavior and self-discipline through interacting with authority figures and peers.

YOUAHS students will be productive citizens who accept personal responsibility for themselves, family, school, and community while actively participating in the democratic process and the global economy.

School Events


August 19, 2019 Teachers return Pupil Free Day

August 20, 2019 Students start back to school! 


Congratulations to the Prom Court Winners!

Congratulations to:

Prom King Norris

Prom Queen Tina B.

Prom Prince Damion A.

Prom Princess Stephanie V.


Girls Build LA Field Trip Event

School Calendar Events

Today: 8/21/19


Cash 4 College Link

Holidays-School Closed

Holidays-School Closed

August 31, 2018-Admissions Day

September 3, 2018-Labor Day

September 10, 2018-Unassigned Day

September 19, 2018-Unassigned Day

November 12, 2018-Veteran's Day

November 19-21-Unassigned Days

November 22-23-Thanksgiving Holiday

December 17-January 4-Winter Recess

January 21-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday

February 18-President's Day

April 15-19-Spring Recess

April 1-Cesar Chavez Birthday Observed

May 27-Memorial Day

Senior Shirts on Sale This Fall!

Senior Start Package

Seniors Start Package

Review your credits/classes

Receive Senior Brochure

Review Senior Portfolio

Purchase your Senior Shirt

Plan for senior dues and activities

Senior Portfolio Help

Use Google Docs for all writing assignments


Admission Essay (2 pages) General 7 paragraphs minimum

Paragraph 1: Why you are applying to this specific school

Paragraph 2: Your personal experiences

Paragraph 3: Why you will be an asset to the school


Click on link and answer 4 of 8 questions for completion of admission essay.


Are you a Senior?

210 Credits=To Graduate

160 Credits=Senior Status

105 Credits=Junior Status

Senior Locker

PPT, Word, Excel Viewers [Go]
Acrobat Reader [Go]

Senior News

Senior Packet #1

Includes Senior Dues, Prom, and Grad Night


Senior Deadlines

  1. Completion of 210 Credits (by May 31, 2019)
  2. Service Learning (due by May 24, 2019)
  3. Senior Portfolio (due by May 24, 2019)

Add your photos to the yearbook email to: youahs2019@gmail.com

Add your photos to the yearbook

Please e-mail school appropriate photos to:


This is the yearbook staff email.


All photos must be:

  • School Related
  • Appropriate For School
  • School Parent and Administrative Approved
  • Photos should demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Group photos preferred
  • No gang related photos or inappropriate hand gestures or poses
  • Attire must be appropriate for school
  • Drug and alcohol free photos

If you submit an inappropriate photo it will result in a parent conference with the Principal and it will jeopardize graduation.