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LA MESA -- On Saturday, September 13 the students and staff of the Helix Highlander Band and Color Guard have committed to a 12 hour practice challenge for our annual Rehearse-A-Thon. We have taken this pledge to raise money for our program…Continue
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LA MESA -- On a typical night in La Mesa, when the residents above Lake Murray have turned in, when the comfortable residents in the hills above the Village have gone off to sleep and only the regulars are left in downtown bars, the police cruisers are…Continue
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Big Crowd For Aquatics Crab-Fest Fundraiser
LA MESA -- Anyone who knows anything about high school…Continue
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Slides Burger Customers Feast On Helix Art
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On Friday, December 13, members of Helix Charter High School's Associated Student Body (ASB) continued its tradition of honoring the La Mesa Fire and Police Departments. ASB students, along with their advisor, visited both departments, delivering holiday cookies, cards signed by students, and posters with notes from the Helix student body. The students started this last year as a way to commemorate the Sandyhook shootings. "We just want to show how much we appreciate the service…
Added by Jennifer Osborn on December 16, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Slides is sponsoring an Art Competition for Helix Charter High School Art students.
This competition can be a success with your help. The Artworks are currently on display at Slides and we would love to have your participation in voting for the top three art pieces. The 1st place winner will win a $100 prize, the second $50 and the third $25…Continue
Added by Minh Nguyen on December 9, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Highland Players Stage Final Show At Little Theater
LA MESA -- Helix Charter High School's theater company, The Highland Players, are in their final days in their longtime home, the Helix Little Theater. After more than 50 years of performances in this space, Helix's drama program (along with the dance, instrumental music, vocal music, and speech and debate programs) will move into the new Performing Arts…Continue
Added by Jennifer Osborn on May 9, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments
LA MESA -- Sage Turner's Senior Project at Helix Charter High School is the centerpiece of her art opening Friday at Cosmos Coffee Cafe on La Mesa Boulevard.
Turner attracted friends, supporters and musicians to her opening Friday evening as she continued on her…
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Helix Honors Veterans with Heroes' Garden
LA MESA -- Helix Charter High School and The Mission Continues have established The Helix Heroes' Garden to honor veterans with ties to the school. A crowd of approximately 75 students, staff, and community members attended the inaugural…Continue
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Time To Start Thinking About HIgh School Choices
LA MESA -- It’s at this time of year when families begin thinking about where their 8th grader will attend high school next fall. Did you know that due to legislation, it is no longer required that families send their children to the…Continue
Added by Jennifer Osborn on December 12, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments
LA MESA -- Congratulations to the The Helix Highlander Band for their first place 4A division win at the Mt. Carmel Tournament of Bands on October 27th. After months of hard work, and countless hours of practice both on and off the field, our students performed their Field Show, “Music from Carmen,” beautifully. The Band is judged on music, marching and the general…Continue
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LA MESA -- Oldtimers came out to remember what football looked like in La Mesa in the 1950s.
The crowd at Friday night's Helix-Grossmont crosstown rivalry game was larger and a bit more festive than usual as the team's sported throw-back, retro jerseys…
Added by La Mesa Today on October 27, 2012 at 6:11am — No Comments
LA MESA -- The annual rivalry game between Helix Charter High School and Grossmont High School will take on a retro look tonight.
Jim Newland of the La Mesa Historical Society has led a community-wide effort to raise money to clad the two…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on October 26, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments
LA MESA -- The La Mesa City Council took the last meeting of August off and might have done the same for the first time out of the blocks in September as well.
The council met Tuesday night but to say the agenda was routine was an understatement. The…Continue
LA MESA -- Police are looking for a man who tried to lure a Helix Charter High School student into his vehicle early Friday along University Avenue.
Police said that at about 8 a.m., a 16-year-old female student was walking to Helix High…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on August 17, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments
In an announcement that shocked some friends and supporters, Goyal apparently submitted her resignation and left the school on Friday.
In a formal statement, the school's board informed parents saying: "This letter is to notify the…Continue
Added by La Mesa Today on May 29, 2012 at 5:06pm — No Comments