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Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Canyon Springs High School Health Careers Academy is to foster health career awareness and to prepare students for post-secondary success through rigorous and relevant real-world learning experiences.

Mission Statement Revised: April 2016

Congratulations to our Health Academy for being named a 2017 Distinguished Academy by the California Department of Education. Just 14 out of 406 academies received this honor, making this top 3% a very elite group. Congratulations to our Health Academy teachers – Sharon Scott, Diane Donald, Erica Garcia-Ochoa, Bernice Vivanco, Emmie Glancy, Blair Jensen, Matt Stolpe, Kyle McFadden, Ruben Moreno and Donna Woods. And of course, congratulations to our HCA students. Well done!


California Golden Bell Award

The CSBA Golden Bell Award promotes excellence in education and school board governance by recognizing outstanding programs and governance practices of school boards in school districts and county offices of education throughout California. Golden Bell Awards reflect the depth and breadth of education programs and governance decisions supporting these programs that are necessary to address students’ changing needs. This awards program highlights best practices in education in all areas of operations, instruction and support services.

HCA had the honor of being a proud recipient of this award in 2013 and 2014! Congratulations to everyone who paved the way to making this happen in our HCA program at Canyon Springs High School.

Last year, we celebrated 20 years of HCA at Canyon Springs High School! Thank you to everyone who has made an impact on our program. This year, 2016-2017, we are entering our 21st year