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"ALL IN...Health care for all families"A project of the children's partnership

 

 Three ways to enroll in Medi-Cal & Covered Calfiornia: 
  1. 1(800)300-1506
  2. Find in person help: www.coveredca.com/get-help/local/
 
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 - 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: August 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.
 

Headlines

  • 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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  • Whittier Union Teachers Learn New Strategies, Share Successes in the Classroom

    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.

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  • Whittier Union to Expand Summer School Courses, Create Academic English Course Under LCAP

    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.

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  • Whittier Union Celebrates More Than 3,000 Graduates

    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.

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  • Whittier Union Celebrates Grand Opening of Dick Torres Memorial Stadium

    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.

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Announcements

  • Please make sure to complete the Parent Survey so your input can help improve our school.
     
    WUHSD Parent Survey in English:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WUHSDparent

    WUHSD Encuesta para Padres en Español:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EsPar 

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  • Students in ASB have been working hard to prepare and are looking forward to a great assembly.

    All Period Day Assembly Schedule

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  • 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.

     Picture Package Price Flyer

     

     

     

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  • PP Flier
    Parent Partnership
    June 24th 8am & 5:30pm
    July 25th 9am 
    Mandatory for all
    incoming freshmen parents.
     
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  • 2015-2016 Academic Calendar
    Click here for the recently published WUHSD 2015-2016 Academic Calendar
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  • computer All students are required to return an Acceptable User Policy (AUP or Computer Use Forms) form to the Curriculum Office.  Students who do not have one on file will be unable to access computers, printers, Synergy student portal, or WUHSD google accounts.  Not sure where your AUP is - Download it here,  (Students need to return the last page signed by a parent/guardian)
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  • Remind 101
    Want More Guidance Info?
    Sign-up with Remind 101
    for Guidance text messages.
    Text: @1aa78 to 562-846-459
     
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  • LOGO ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Click here to see Messages for the following:
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  • Attention ALL Parents & Students
    New Electronic Information Resources Please print, sign and
    bring to program pick-up User Agreement Form 
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  • 2014-15 Academic Calendar
    Click here for the WUHSD 2014-2015 Academic Calendar.
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