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WUHSD to Celebrate Grand Opening of Dick Torres Memorial Stadium 
The Whittier Union High School District will unveil its spectacular 7,000-seat football stadium at Pioneer High School – among the largest high school stadiums in the San Gabriel Valley – during a grand opening ceremony at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 28. The facility will be dedicated as the Dick Torres Memorial Stadium in honor of Richard (Dick) Torres, who died in 2010 after serving more than 30 years as an educational leader and inspiration to Whittier Union students. A plaque in his honor will be unveiled. Click here for more information.
 
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!
 
SUPERINTENDENT’S MESSAGE
Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson welcomes the onset of Spring and the collaborative work of the Board of Trustees, faculty and staff to achieve higher levels of excellence on behalf of Whittier Union students, ensuring their well-being and continued success. 
 
NEW - Pioneer High School Spring 2015 Newsletter
Check out Pioneer's latest newsletter, which includes stories about how our students are reaching high levels of academic success.
 
NEW - WUHSD March 2015 E-Newsletter 
Read about the latest success stories to come out of Whittier Union's campuses and the many achievements the District has celebrated. Click here to view the e-newsletter.
    
2013 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 2013 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.

Headlines

  • Pioneer High Student-Athletes Make Titan History

    Two members of the Titans’ softball team are making history as the first Pioneer High School athletes to formally commit to play in college athletic programs upon graduation. Catcher Evonne Torres will attend Manhattanville College (Division III). Shortstop Amanda Fitzgerald will attend California State University, San Bernardino (Division II). Torres and Fitzgerald describe the Titan softball team as “family” and say softball has taught them to be driven, committed leaders who have gained the skills that will help them achieve in college.

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  • Whittier Union Schools Awarded Prestigious California Gold Ribbons

    All five of the Whittier Union High School District’s comprehensive high schools on May 5 were named California Gold Ribbon Schools – the state’s highest award for academic excellence. Gold Ribbons were awarded to California, La Serna, Pioneer, Santa Fe and Whittier high schools; the latter three received an additional award for being Title I Academic Achieving Schools that demonstrate success in meeting the educational needs of all students.

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  • First-Generation College-Bound Teens Earn $500 Bilingual Education Scholarships

    Two Whittier Union seniors have been recognized by the Los Angeles County Bilingual Directors’ Association for overcoming personal challenges in order to excel in high school and for making plans to pursue careers in education. Victor Uriarte of Pioneer High School and Yodd Mena of Whittier High School have received $500 Shelly Spiegel-Coleman scholarships for their dedication to bilingual education, bilingual proficiency and for serving as mentors and tutors to their peers.

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  • Pioneer High Honors 50-Year Dance/Drill Team Instructor Marilynn Littlefield

    Marilynn Littlefield, who has been at the helm of Pioneer High School’s award- and championship-winning Dance/Drill Team for 50 years, was honored for her dedicated service during a reunion and tribute jubilee on Saturday, May 2. The festive event reunited Littlefield with Dance/Drill Team students she has coached over the last five decades – as many as 3,000.

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  • Whittier Union Boasts 96% Graduation Rate Among Comprehensive High Schools

    Nearly 96 percent of the 2,812 seniors from the Whittier Union High School District’s five comprehensive high schools graduated last year, according to data released April 28 by the California Department of Education (CDE) for the 2013-14 academic year. Dropout rates among the schools fell to 2.7 percent.

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Announcements

  • 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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  • 2014-15 Academic Calendar
    Click here
    for the recently published WUHSD 2014-2015 Academic Calendar.
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  • My Lunch Money
    Forget your lunch money often? Try the new My Lunch Money program and never go hungry again. Click here for full details or click the button below to get registered today
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  • Synergy Portals Now Available
    The highly anticipated Synergy ParentVUE & StudentVUE portals are now available. For full information regarding what this system has to offer, how to get access, and how to download the mobile applications, click the appropriately titled links above.
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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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