Students at the Whittier Union High School District continue to raise the bar for college- and career-readiness, with the latest state data showing more students than ever taking Advanced Placement exams, passing the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) and narrowing the achievement gap.
More than 2,000 students and their parents attended the Whittier Union High School District’s College Fair at La Serna High School, where they took advantage of the opportunity to meet with dozens of college representatives and get first-hand information about the college application process.
In celebration of its longtime tradition of student achievement, the Whittier Union High School District commemorated the 50th anniversary of its esteemed Horizons program, founded in 1964 by educator Dr. Henry M. Ramirez in an effort to close the opportunity gap and catapult students to success. The District held an anniversary celebration for the pioneering program on Sept. 16.
When Rachael Gottes was diagnosed with leukemia seven years ago, no one would have imagined it would be one of the best things to ever happen to her. Well, no one except for the then-preteen herself, even as she endured chemotherapy...click title for full story
La Serna and Sierra Vista high schools each recently received six-year terms of accreditation from the Accrediting Commission of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the highest term of accreditation that the organization grants. Click on the title above to read the full story.
La Serna High School made sure that it wasn't going to be denied its championship this time. After falling short in last year's final to Downey in overtime, the Lancers played a stellar second half and went on to defeat Cabrillo of Lompoc 3-0 in Saturday's CIF-Southern Section Division 5 girls soccer championship game at Warren High School...click title for full story
The Whittier Union High School District Board of Trustees has appointed longtime La Serna teacher and administrator Ann Fitzgerald to be Principal of La Serna High School. The Board approved Fitzgerald’s appointment during its recent meeting where La Serna students, staff and parents filled the meeting room and applauded in support of their new principal. Click on the title above for the full story.
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8:30 AM - 9:30 AM PTSA Meeting
6:00 AM - 10:30 AM FOLS 5K Run
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM FOLS Meeting