7:00 AM - 11:59 PM Junior Class Council shirts
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Clothing & Shoe Drive
8:00 AM - 11:59 PM ComedySportz Game Con
12:00 PM - 11:59 PM UCLA Football Game Bonding Activity
12:15 PM - 11:59 PM US Army
Parent Portal sheets will be available all year Monday - Friday, beginning 9/4/15, in the Guidance Office from 7:30am-3:30pm, along with every Saturday, beginning 9/12/15, from 8:30am-11:30am.
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.
In anticipation of another rigorous year at the Whittier Union High School District, instructors spent their summer months attending professional development workshops at the Sierra Education Center, breaking into teams and setting an ambitious agenda designed to continually enhance teacher development and student achievement. This work will help prepare students for the Smarter Balanced tests, which assess students’ understanding of content under the rigorous California Standards. All 11th-grade students will complete the exams in the spring.
Whittier Union High School District plans to invest $15 million to expand summer school courses, broaden student mental health services, strengthen technology support and implement a unique Academic English course that will directly support English learner students as part of its 2015-18 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). The plan, a requirement of the state’s school funding system, guides District efforts to improve student learning.
More than 3,000 students from Whittier Union High School District’s five comprehensive high schools, two alternative high schools, adult school and Transition program for special education students ages 18 to 22 capped their high school careers with commencement ceremonies June 2-3.
The Whittier Union High School District unveiled its spectacular 7,000-seat football stadium at Pioneer High School – among the largest high school stadiums in the San Gabriel Valley – to the community during a grand opening ceremony on May 28. The $17.5 million facility, built with proceeds from the $75 million Measure W facilities bond, was 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.
Senior parents, join us Wednesday, 9/9/15, at 6:15pm in the large gym to hear important information about the Senior Project & our college going support on campus.
Yearbook Picture Make Up Day
Friday, September 11, 2015
If you did not take your Yearbook photo in the Spring or during Program Pick-Up, this is your last opportunity to be featured in the 2015-16 Yearbook! The picture taken in the Activities Office for your ID card will not be in the yearbook! You must see the photographer.
Please report to the Small Gym before school, nutrition, lunch or after school to take your picture.