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School Wide Food & Toy Drive
Please see the attached flyer for more information on our School Wide Food and Toy Drive beginning Monday, December 1st -Friday, December 12th.  click here for more information.
 
 
Conduct Mitigation Measures at New Stadium
Please see the attached letter regarding upcoming stadium construction.
 
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
Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson reflects on milestones and successes made during the first quarter of 2014-15 and looks at what's ahead for Whittier Union. 

Cal High in Remembrance of Teacher & Coach
CHS Mourns Loss of Beloved Teacher Tim Keeler
California High School and the Whittier Union High School District are greatly saddened by the loss of Tim Keeler, who was loved and respected as a devoted teacher, coach and colleague by all. “Tim was very involved and important part of the Cal High and greater Whittier community. I don’t think I’ve known a more giving and upbeat person than Tim. We all have many great memories of times we shared with him and of the contributions he made to our lives,” said Bill Schloss, Principal of Cal High. Click here for the Whittier Daily News story.
 
2013 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 2013 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. 

Headlines

  • Whittier Union Launches Student Well-Being Program

    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.

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  • Whittier Union Celebrates Music and Cheer Programs with Annual Band Jamboree

    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.

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  • Whittier Union ASB Student Leaders Hold Social Gathering

    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.

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  • Whittier Union’s Academic Achievement Continues to Rise

    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.

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  • Whittier Union Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Horizons Program

    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.

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Announcements

  • 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
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    Text: @1aa78 to 562-846-459
     
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  • LOGO ANNOUNCEMENTS
    Click here to see Messages sent in 2014-15
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  •  PSAT

    PSAT
    October 15, 2014 


     

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  • Senior Parent Night
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    Text: @1aa78 to 562-846-4598
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  • Attention Working Students

    2013-2014 Work Permits expired on September 1, 2014. Please see your College/Career Center or Guidance Office for a Work Permit application or click here for more information.

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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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  • My Lunch Money
    Forget your lunch money often? Try the new My Lunch Money program and never go hungry again. Click here for full details or click the button below to get registered today
    My Lunch Money Website
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  • Cal High Students Need You!!
    Interested in volunteering? Click here for more info!
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