A Message from the Principal
Dear Pirate Families: Welcome to the 2017-18 school year! I hope you enjoyed a fun filled summer break with friends and family! Here, at Animo Venice, we have been preparing for the upcoming year, and are certainly excited to welcome new and returning students to a new school year of learning and growing. During the 2017-18 school year, all of us at Animo Venice will continue to build upon and refine our proven foundation of good work, honored traditions, and continued excellence in education. Our vision is to Prepare Students for College, Leadership, and Life!!! Personally, I am elated to be your principal and look forward to working with both you and your students to ensure smooth sailing! My goal is to ensure that every student at our school experiences ongoing academic and social growth and that every school day brings them closer to achieving their ultimate goals. We have several new educators joining our staff this school year, and they are eager to share their knowledge and passion for learning with our students! They are highly qualified, come with lots of experience, and share the Animo Venice mission.
- SPED - Christina “Tina” Gauthier
- SPED – Liliana Quintero
- Math – Kevin Castro
- Math – Joshua Rombro
- English – Franz Liebster
- History – Jordan Chaffin
- Government – Kathryn M. Dennis
- Spanish/College Readiness – Carlos Moreno
- School Psych – Augusto “Greego” Landicho
- Assistant Principal - Sharon Gorsich
I want to extend a special, year-long invitation to all of you, to please make an effort to attend school functions when possible. We want, we need, and we value your involvement. Your active participation is key to the success of your young Pirates’ high school experience.
I hope to see each of you at Back to School Night! on Thursday, August 17 from 5-7 PM. This will be a great time to strengthen our Pirate community, meet teachers and other families, and learn about the upcoming school year. Our school goal is to see 85% of our families at this event if not more.
Julio Murcia, Principal
Join us on campus for Coffee with the Principal meetings.
President & CEO, Green Dot Public Schools California
Dr. Cristina de Jesus
News & Announcements
March 12, 2018 Animo Venice Family, Animo Venice CHS and Green Dot Public Schools CA share the concerns about the gun-related violent incidents at schools that have been occurring across the country, most recently in Parkland, Florida. A grass-roots national movement of students and parents has encouraged participation in a 17-minute school walkout on March…Read More
For 17 years, Green Dot Public Schools has dedicated itself to creating positive, academically rigorous public schools in neighborhoods across the country that are in highest need of quality school options. We are proud of the work we’ve done to serve high school and middle school students in Los Angeles, Memphis, and Tacoma. This week we…Read More
In this edition of Principal’s Post: Ánimo Venice Principal Julio Murica reviews parent conferences, college updates, SAT/ACT prep, basketball and more. Read the latest from Ánimo Venice here >> Download event calendars for March and April Upcoming Dates and Deadlines Casual Dress Days: the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month College Gear Days:…Read More
CFP Studio has partnered with Ánimo Venice Charter High School to offer you professional photography at deeply discounted rates to help raise money for the Junior Class College Trip. After your session, you’ll view the photos and place your order. Payment must be made at the time of photography in order to purchase a photo…Read More
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School Uniform Changes: We have a new uniform vendor and will no longer store uniforms at school. We encourage you to stop by the main office to put in your uniform request as soon as possible. The expectation is that all students wear the polo shirt with the school logo. Seniors will have the option…Read More