7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Even Day Schedule (Period 0, 2, 4, 6)
3:00 PM (B) JV Soccer vs. Whittier (H)
3:15 PM - 11:00 PM (G) V/JV Soccer vs. Whittier (A)
5:00 PM (B) V Soccer vs. Whittier (H)
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Food Truck Tuesday
7:00 PM WUHSD Board Meeting
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Blood Drive
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Odd Day Schedule (Period 0, 1, 3, 5)
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM ELAC Meeting/Junta del Comité de Padres de Estudiantes Aprendices de Inglés
The news that police arrested a predator who had approached two of our Sierra Vista freshman students serves as a stark reminder that all students - at any age, in every community - need to be wary of people they don't know. Each day we work to prepare our students for life beyond high school by teaching them critical thinking and decision making along with subject-based instruction. But with this incident, we are also reminded that life skills include the consistent reminders that we need to be cautious and aware of those around us. We are all fortunate to live in a safe community; but this happens in all communities, so we all need to be mindful.
-- Sandra Thorstenson, Superintendent
Whittier Union provides a rare example of a collaborative culture that successfully boosts student achievement and teacher development, according to international education expert Michael Fullan, who on Feb. 3 visited the site as part of case study on high-achieving school districts.
With the valuable input of stakeholders from the Whittier Union community, the District has begun the process of updating its Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), a three-year guide required under the new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) that provides districts with flexibility on how to best address the needs of students. Community meetings will be held on March 2 and April 14.
To further strengthen community outreach and communication efforts among the school district community, the Whittier Union High School District has launched its official Facebook page, where it will distribute up-to-date news and information about its schools, activities and District initiatives.
The Whittier Union High School District Board of Trustees decided is gather written and oral comments from a wide array of sources and stakeholders within the school district community prior to selecting its new executive leader. As part of the process, the school community and public are invited to submit written comments through an online survey available at www.surveymonkey.com/r/H8LV8RS through Friday, Jan. 29.
Pioneer High School’s Titan Football program is among seven across the nation selected to share $100,000 in equipment grants awarded by helmet manufacturer Riddell, a recognition of its efforts to build a safe football program for its student-athletes.
Future Frosh Night: Join us on March 31 n our large gym to begin planning for your future as a Pioneer Titan. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.; program starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. Information about our courses, programs, athletics, summer school, and clubs will be provided.