Friendly competition has always brewed between sisters and Pioneer High School students Leslie, Annai and Valeria Jimenez when it comes to athletics and academics. This year, however, the competition has brought the trio closer than ever.
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.
Pioneer High School held its “All That Jazz” 2014-15 Homecoming Week Celebration in October, kicking off the spirited week, an ode to New Orleans, by reviving an old tradition of presenting the Homecoming Court at the start of the week.
Pioneer High School has a new assistant principal of curriculum at the helm, Steve Rodriguez, a former administrator at El Rancho Unified with more than 15 years in education. Rodriguez previously served as an educator and administrator at El Rancho Unified School District.
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.
For the second consecutive year, Pioneer High hosted the Team Science camp, a three-weekend adventure in which more than 350 K-12 students from throughout Southern California participated in fun, hands-on science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) activities. The program culminated on July 26, 2014.
More than 350 local middle and high school students who completed a challenging six-week summer math academy inspired by famous math educator Jaime Escalante celebrated the milestone during a ceremony at Pioneer High School on Thursday, July 17, 2014.
Igniting kids’ interest in science, technology, math and engineering through fun, hands-on experiments was the focus of Pioneer High School’s first Team Science Summer Camp. Held in July, the three-weekend program attracted a diverse group of 400 K-12 students who were excited about taking classes from real scientists and engineers, as well as educators who all volunteered their time. Click on the title above to read the full story.
New hands-on K-12 science programs have launched at Pioneer High School as part of a community-wide effort to provide local students with the skills they need to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Click on the title above to read the full story.
The Titan Tones varsity vocal ensemble recently received its highest honors yet at a regional choral festival held in San Francisco. Click on the title above to read the full story.
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM Odd Day Schedule (Period 0, 1, 3, 5)
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (B) Cross Country Mt. SAC Invitational
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (G) Cross Country Mt. SAC Invitational
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM (G) Soccer Tryouts
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM V Football vs. El Rancho (H)
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM Swap Meet
8:00 AM - 1:00 PM ACT Test
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM All Day Schedule (Period 0-6)
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Jostens Rep Class Visitation (Seniors only)
2:00 PM Crew