12:45 PM - 1:15 PM ASB Pie a Princess
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM Homecoming King and Queen Voting
3:15 PM - 11:59 PM Boys Water Polo vs. Whittier
3:15 PM - 11:59 PM Girls Tennis vs. La Serna
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Marching Band Rehearsal
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.
California High School gave the new freshman class a cheerful welcome when students debuted a music video inspired by the Pharrell Williams’ song, “Happy,” aimed at promoting the school’s Condor PRIDE model and helping the nearly 750 incoming ninth-graders feel right at home.
California High School math teachers Justina Straub and Monica Diaz recently received their National Board Certification from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards. Click on the title above to read the full story.