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WHS Earns 6 Year WASC Accreditation
Whittier High School Earns Six-year WASC Accreditation
Whittier High School recently received a coveted six-year accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), the highest accreditation term that can be awarded schools, Whittier Union High School District officials said. The WASC visiting committee’s report noted “many stellar aspects of the school,” including students’ continuing increased academic achievement. Click here to read the full press release.
                          
                     
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

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  • Back To School Night

    Back To School Night Thur. Sept. 17 at 6pm click on the title for more info....

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  • Quartermania Sept 26

    Support the Theatre Company Quartermania - click on Title to view flyer....

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  • Things to do in & around Whittier...

    Need something to do? Library Events, Museum Events, Boys & Girls Club, Whittier has a used bookstore, Uptown Whittier has Farmers Markets. Click on title to read more...

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  • Whittier High Tech Whiz Named Whittier Union’s 2015-16 Teacher of the Year

    Whittier High School teacher Kathleen Bailey is constantly surrounded by computers, cameras, video monitors and love from her students. Excelling as the lead teacher of the school’s esteemed Cardinal Computer Academy since 2007, Bailey has breathed new life into the program, exposing her students to technology careers, workplace skills and community connections that have helped them develop into 21st century pros. Her passion has led to her being named the Whittier Union High School District Teacher of the Year for 2015-16.

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  • New School Year Begins at Whittier Union

    The Whittier Union High School District kicked off the 2015-16 school year on Aug. 11, giving nearly 3,000 members of the Class of 2019 a preview of what student life is like on its campuses. Students were treated to opening pep rallies with colorful balloons, spirited music and displays of Condor, Lancer, Titan, Chieftain and Cardinal pride, eliminating any first-day jitters before the official start of school on Aug. 12.

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  • Bus Information

    Click on the title for info on school bus routes & public transportation

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  • Back To The Future

    Back To The Future 30 yr....click on the title for LA Weekly article.

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  • Why Buy an ASB Card?

    To save money!! That's why!! Click on the title to read more about it...

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  • 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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