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Superintendent's Message Archive

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Click the links below to bring up current and past messages from the Superintendent. Adobe Reader (pdf) is used to view the messages. You can download it free here.

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Fall 2018 Superintendent Martin J. Plourde shares a message on the start of an exciting new school year and collective unity among teachers and stuff to ensure students succeed. View Message
Summer 2018 Superintendent Martin J. Plourde shares a message on student and staff successes that have taken place over the 2017-18 school year, concluding with graduations. View Message
Fall 2017 Superintendent Martin J. Plourde shares a message on the District's 2017 Report to the Community, demonstrating student achievement rates. View Message
 Spring 2017 Superintendent Martin J. Plourde shares a message ushering in the spring season, reflecting on student and teacher accomplishments and looking ahead to end-of-year celebrations.
Winter 2016/2017  Superintendent Martin J. Plourde shares a message ushering in the winter season and looking back at student and teacher accomplishments so far.
 Welcome Back 2016 Superintendent Martin J. Plourde shares a welcome message as Whittier Union launches into the 2016-17 school year.
 Summer 2016 Superintendent Martin J. Plourde shares a welcome message, discussing the administrative transitions taking place and the District's commitment to doing whatever it takes to ensure students achieve.
 
Spring 2016  Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson shares a farewell message encapsulating the accomplishments of the Districts, the administrative transitions taking place and the District's commitment to doing whatever it takes to ensure students achieve.
 December 2015 Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson shares the many wonderful accomplishments the District has celebrated, modernization efforts at campuses District-wide and the creation of the District's new Educational Foundation.
July 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.
 March 2015 Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson welcomes the onset of Spring and the collaborative work of the Board of Trustees, faculty and staff to achieve higher levels of excellence on behalf of Whittier Union students, ensuring their well-being and continued success. 
 January 2015 Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson congratulates Whittier Union on reaching ever-increasing heights in the way of student achievement and developing a culture of collaboration, garnering the attention of one of the world's leading educational researchers and reform advocates. 
October 2014 
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. 
 August 2014 Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson welcomes students and their families to the 2014-15 school year after celebrating graduation ceremonies and preparing for the Common Core State Standards. 
June 2014 Superintendent Sandra Thorstenson details the Whittier Union's first LCAP, which will further the District's goal of further improving the education and support the needs of each student.