Whittier Union High School District

To Achieve and Maintain Excellence

District Information

Superintendent’s Message
Welcome Back 2016
Superintendent Martin J. Plourde shares a welcome message as Whittier Union launches into the 2016-17 school year. Click here to read the message.
NEW - WUHSD Summer 2016 Newsletter
Check out WUHSD's Summer Newsletter, which features student, staff and teacher success stories from throughout our District. Click here to read the newsletter. Ver el boletín en Español.
  Monthly WUHSD Update: September 2016
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.
 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. Para el informe en español, haga clic aquí.
 Health Insurance Coverage Information for Students & Families
Through Covered California, a program from the state of California, qualified legal residents of California and their families can compare health insurance plans and enroll in the one that works best for their needs and budget. Financial assistance is available to qualifying individuals and families to help them pay for health insurance premiums...Read More
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LCAP Information  
Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) will be the new guide for the district's expenditure of state funding and parent input is needed. Click here for more information To read the LCAP, click here To read an overview of the LCAP, click here.
The Whittier Union High School District would like to share a concern with our families about a mobile application (app) called “Ogle”. This “app”, which is readily available, claims to be designed for students to post messages, photographs and videos relating to their schools. Students and others are able to do this anonymously and without censorship. 
For more information, 
CAASP Testing
The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, or CAASPP is the state academic testing program. CAASPP is a system intended to provide information that can be used to monitor student progress on an annual basis and ensure that all students leave high school ready for college and career. For more information on this assessment, click here. Para informacion en espanol, click here.

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  • Raised in India, Cal High Scholar Finds Home and Success Among Condor Family

    Jashandeep Anand arrived to the United States at 14 years old, apprehensive about the environment he was walking into and struggling to understand an unfamiliar language and culture. Born and raised in New Delhi, India, Anand’s worries and concerns began to dissipate when he and his family first walked onto the California High School campus. Affectionately known as “Jash,” Anand has been embraced by his Condor family and was recognized with an Award of Merit by the Whittier Union High School District Board of Trustees.

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  • Santa Fe High Students Make Blankets for Children in Need as Part of Gratitude Project

    Over the last three years, Santa Fe High School students, staff and community members have gathered once a month to create handmade fleece blankets that are donated to local organizations serving children in need. Since then, the school has thus far donated more than 700 blankets, inspiring more students to partake in the ongoing community service project, called the Gratitude Project.

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  • Cal High Culinary Academy Students Dedicate Kitchen to Chef Marco Zapien

    Dozens of students in California High School’s Culinary Arts Academy who are learning to whip up sizzling recipes and concoct delicious innovative creations dedicated a “kitchen” to a local inspiration of their own – Chef Marco Zapien, executive chef and owner of Zapien’s Salsa Grill and Taqueria in Pico Rivera.

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  • Whittier Union Stimulates STEM Exploration with Host of New Courses

    To prepare students for a future in technology and innovation, the Whittier Union High School District this year is launching a host of new courses in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields at its comprehensive high schools, with topics ranging from crime scene investigation to video game graphics and design.

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  • Santa Fe High Science Teacher Journeys to Costa Rica For Study Program That Inspires Students

    Santa Fe High School science teacher Brett Stratton returned to the classroom with tales of venomous fer-de-lance snakes and spider monkeys from Central America after he completed an Inquiry in Rainforests teacher program that sent him to Costa Rica for field study this summer.

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  • 2016-2017 Academic Calendar
    Click Here for the recently published WUHSD 2016-2017 Academic Calendar.
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  • Home School Lookup
    Are you new to the area and not sure which high school you will attend, try the new home school lookup tool click here.
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  • Open Enrollment 2016-17 
    Open Enrollment Dates:
    January 25, 2016 - February 5, 2016
    For more information or to apply, please click here
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  • Please make sure to complete the Parent Survey so your input can help improve our school.
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  • Questions about Pertussis (Whooping Cough)?
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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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  • Covered California
    Enrollment Ends February 15 for Covered California
    Click here to Enroll 
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  • District  Operating Hours
    District offices are open from 7:30am-4pm
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  • Attention Working Students
    If you received a Work Permit during the 2015-2016 school year it expired on September 1, 2016. If you are still working at the site stated on your Work Permit, and you wish to continue to work there during the 2016-2017 school year, click here  for the renewal process.  
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  • District Newsletters
    Interested in what's going on at Whittier Union? The district newsletters are a great way to find out. Click here for the current newsletter, as well as our full archives. 
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