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NEW - Pioneer High School Fall 2015 Newsletter
Check out Pioneer's latest newsletter, which includes stories about how our students are reaching high levels of academic success. Click here to read the newsletter. Archives are available here.

Reflecting on Paul Lee
Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson reflects on the life of beloved student Hun Joon Lee, who teachers, staff and students knew affectionately as “Paul,” the impact he has had on the entire Whittier Union High School District community, and collective responsibility to protect all children, especially those who are vulnerable, in an Op-Ed that appeared in the Whittier Daily News on Oct. 4. Please click here to read more.
Superintendent’s Message - Report to the Community 2015
Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson shares the many wonderful accomplishments the District has celebrated, as well as the impressive student achievement data that reflects the District's commitment to excellence. Click here to read the message.
 NEW - 2015 Report to the Community 
WUHSD students are reaching increasingly higher levels of academic achievement as the result of the District’s focus on its “Whatever It Takes” initiative. The 2015 Report to the Community provides new, detailed information on the District’s academic improvement as well as a budget overview and summary of its ongoing program to modernize facilities. Click here to download the report.
 Monthly Update: November 2015
Check out the latest news and events happening at our high schools! Click here to read our latest update. An archive of all District newsletters is available here.
Mobile Clinic on Wheels from PIH
 Please see the attached PDF for additional information on the services provided by the Mobile Clinic on Wheels from Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital. Students, parents of students, siblings of students, infants and children of students are encouraged to take advantage of these services!


  • Whittier Union Issues Final Series of Measure W Bond, Refinances Measure C

    Following the extensive modernization of campus classrooms and facilities, the Whittier Union High School District is focusing its efforts on completing the final items on its bond list. The District has issued the final $18.9 million in Measure W bonds and has successfully refinanced a portion of the $98 million in bonds issued through 1998’s Measure C, saving taxpayers $12.2 million.

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  • Pioneer Senior’s Lifetime of Perfect Attendance Garners Academic Success

    A lifetime of perfect attendance has catapulted Pioneer High School senior Arianna Beltran to the top of her class. She ranks No. 1 with a 4.38 GPA, takes numerous Advanced Placement and honors courses, and is a decorated athlete. She is also a passionate learner and community volunteer. She was recognized by the Whittier Union Board of Trustees with an Award of Merit.

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  • Pioneer High Dedicates Facility for Drill Team Legend

    To preserve longtime Drill Team Coach Marilynn Littlefield's legendary status and recognize her numerous contributions, Pioneer High School named its small gym, where the Drill Team spends countless hours perfecting its routines, after her during a dedication ceremony on Oct. 20.

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  • Whittier Union Summer Renovation Projects Include Stadium Construction, Other Facility Upgrades

    Renovation and improvement projects – including the construction of a new 7,000-seat stadium at California High School – are in full swing this summer at the Whittier Union High School District. Workers are busy upgrading facilities across the District to increase school safety and provide 21st century learning environments for students, who will head back to school Aug. 12.

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  • Team Science Camp Kicks Off at Pioneer High School

    Pioneer High was the host site of this year’s Team Science Summer Camp, a three-week program providing 350 students from five counties and 44 cities throughout Southern California with fun, hands-on science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) activities. The annual program concluded on Friday, July 31.

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  • Open House: Join us for dinner and Open House on Wednesday December 2 in the library.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m.; program and tours start promptly at 6:30 p.m. Come see why you want to make Pioneer High School your home! RSVP to (562) 698-8121 ext. 5000 for dinner

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  • Please make sure to complete the Parent Survey so your input can help improve our school.
    2015 WUHSD Parent Survey in English:

    2015 WUHSD Encuesta para Padres en Español: 

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  • 2015-2016 Academic Calendar
    Click here for the recently published WUHSD 2015-2016 Academic Calendar.
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  • Supplemental Educational Services/Servicios Educativos Suplementarios (SES) 

    Click here for the SES Application
    Click here for FAQs regarding SES
    Oprima aquí para ver la solicitud SES 
    Oprima aquí para ver las Preguntas Frecuentes de SES
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  • WUHSD Parent Survey
    Please complete our parent survey by clicking the link below.  Return the final page to be entered into our Back to School Night drawings  in English  en Español       
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  • Senior Yearbook Deal 
    Senior Portraits and Senior Yearbook Deals for Class of 2015. Click Here for details
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  • Reunion Information
    Alumni are you looking for Reunion info? Take a look at the Alumni Reunion Link on right hand side of this website.  If you have information you would like added to the Reunion page, please click here to email MariaElena Castañeda, the Activities Secretary.
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  • PHS Daily Bulletin
    Get ALL the latest PHS announcements and information on upcoming events, click here.
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  • Important ID Card Info
    Don't Forget to bring your ID cards everyday! They must be worn above the waist at all times while on campus!
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  • Pay Online - PHS Webstore
    Pay for items, events, and outstanding fees through the PHS Online Webstore.
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