8:00 AM - 9:00 AM 1st Semester Ends
8:00 AM - 12:20 PM SEMESTER 1 FINALS (Period 4, 6)
4:45 PM (B) JV Soccer vs. Pomona (A)
6:30 PM (B) V Soccer vs. Pomona (A)
Ushering in the holidays with music ranging from uplifting classical works to fun Christmas favorites, the choirs of Whittier Union’s five comprehensive high schools celebrated the season during the District’s annual Choral Festival on Dec. 4. Choral ensembles from California, La Serna, Pioneer, Santa Fe and Whittier high schools performed their pieces and received critiques from this year’s adjudicator, Dr. Iris Levine, an award-winning composer and conductor and Cal Poly Pomona’s Music Department Chair.
The Whittier Union High School District is expanding its award-winning mental health program at Santa Fe High School to all schools District-wide, with the expansion of wellness centers, counseling services and overall support for students who are experiencing barriers to their personal and academic achievement.
Just a few days ahead of its official observance, Pioneer High School held a poignant Veteran’s Day ceremony in which students saluted staff members who have served in the armed forces and remembered members of the Pioneer family who died while serving their country. Held Nov. 7, Pioneer High’s annual Veteran’s Day ceremony included a group of revered veterans lighting the Titan Torch and patriotic music playing across the campus quad.
The talented marching bands, color guards, pep and cheer squads and a drill team from the Whittier Union High School District’s five comprehensive high schools gave rousing performances to a packed house at California High School for the annual Band Jamboree celebration on Nov. 3.
Pioneer High School’s top two ranked students for four consecutive years, James Elisaldez and Karina Jimenez, were recognized with certificates of merit by the Whittier Union High School District Board of Trustees for their impressive academic achievements.Those achievements include taking more than a dozen Advanced Placement courses each, adding to hefty résumés that include sports, extracurricular activities and national honors.