Whittier Union High School District Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson embraces Whittier High School student Mason Tellez, who is also joined by Whittier High School track coach Dan Whittington, whose heroic actions saved Mason's life. Click HERE to read the full article.
The Whittier Union High School District is expanding its award-winning mental health program at Santa Fe High School to all schools District-wide, with the expansion of wellness centers, counseling services and overall support for students who are experiencing barriers to their personal and academic achievement.
The talented marching bands, color guards, pep and cheer squads and a drill team from the Whittier Union High School District’s five comprehensive high schools gave rousing performances to a packed house at California High School for the annual Band Jamboree celebration on Nov. 3.
More than 200 Associated Student Body (ASB) members from throughout the Whittier Union High School District attended the annual ASB Social/Dinner on Oct. 28, in which students bonded, held friendly competitions, a sing-off and even evaded a zombie apocalypse.
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.
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.
The Whittier High School community came together on Friday, Aug. 1 to honor former coach and teacher Donald Wade Kelly, who died on July 13, during a special memorial service held at the school where he dedicated nearly 60 years of his life.
10:05 AM - 12:45 PM Winter Assembly
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM UC Application Workshops
3:30 PM - 6:00 PM WHS Staff Social Thanksgiving
6:45 AM - 6:00 PM FBLA Southern Section Leadership Development Institute
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM Southern California Junior State of America Fall State Convention
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Chess Club Chess Tournament-American Open