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African American Council for Excellence and Success


HHS African American Council for Excellence and Success (AACES)





The mission of the African American Council for Excellence and Success (AACES) is to provide a forum to hear the ideas of the Hemet High School African American/Black families. It is our goal to empower the lives of all African American/Black children and families by providing the knowledge and skills necessary to advocate for a high quality educational experience for our children.


HHS AACES 2018-19 Goals 


Goal # 1:

Increase parent involvement in AACES activities to 30% by May 2019.


Goal # 2:

Lower suspension rates of African American students to 6% by May 2019.


Goal # 3:

Increase number of African American on track for *A-G completion from 29.6% to 35% by May 2019.

*A-G courses:  a sequence  of high school courses students must complete, with a C or better, to be minimally eligible for admission to UC & CSU.  They represent the basic  level of academic preparation that high school students should achieve to  undertake university work.


AACES Activities/Offerings 

  • Parents can receive information and ask questions
  • Parents can participate in the decision making process
  • A way to become aware of student academic progress
  • Parent/Peer support groups
  • Advocacy
  • Parent Education Workshops
  • Community Collaboration
  • Black History Awareness
  • And much more


2018-2019 AACES Meeting Schedule

In an effort to reach all of Hemet High School's African American/Black families, AACES will host monthly meetings.  AACES meetings will generally held from 6:00pm - 7:30pm; dinner and childcare will be provided. Meetings are open to all families of African American students and allies.

To receive up-to-date information on AACES monthly meetings and community resources, please stay connected via Remind: Text @hhsaac to 81010

Upcoming Monthly Meetings:

October 10, 2018

November 5, 2018

December 10, 2018

January 14, 2019

February 11, 2019

March 11, 2019

April 15, 2019

May 13, 2019


AACES Contact Information

Nyesha Williams, Assistant Principal

[email protected]

(951) 765-5150 ext. 2013