EARLY START DATE FOR 2013-2014
WUHSD will begin its academic school year for 2013-2014 on Wednesday, August 14, 2013
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Report to the Community
Whittier Union is one of few school districts in California to have attained and sustained substantial academic progress over several years across numerous measures. The Report to the Community provides a detailed summary of the District’s continued academic improvement as well as a budget overview and summary of its program to modernize facilities.
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More than 93 percent of the 3,105 seniors from the Whittier Union’s five comprehensive high schools graduated last year with only 3.1 percent and fewer dropping out, according to data recently released by the California Department of Education (CDE) for the 2011-12 academic year. Click on the title above to read the full story.
The Whittier Union Board of Trustees has appointed longtime La Serna teacher and administrator Ann Fitzgerald to be Principal of La Serna High School. The Board approved Fitzgerald’s appointment during its recent meeting where La Serna students, staff and parents filled the room and applauded in support of their new principal. Click on the title above to read the full story.
The Board of Trustees recently honored students from Whittier, Frontier, Pioneer and La Serna high schools for their exceptional academic achievements. Every year, the Board recognizes students from each district high school for their academic success. Click on the title above to read the full story.
Santa Fe High School recently honored its “Top 100” students in academic achievement at a special dinner event held in the Mike Mendez Gymnasium. Held annually, the “Top 100” consists of the 25 highest ranking students in academic achievement in the freshman, sophomore, junior and senior classes. This year, 160 students were honored, with 68 students coming from the freshman class – double the number of freshman from the previous year. Click on the title above to read the full story.
Registration is now open for the new Team Science Summer Camp to be held at Pioneer High School in July for students in grades K through 12. These fun, dynamic, hands-on classes will cover a vast array of age-appropriate math and sciences. Click on the title above to read the full story.
Whittier High Cardinals are extremely proud of their school’s academic accomplishments and the caring and affirming school community that teachers, counselors, administrators and students have worked hard to create. Their efforts are showing positive results in a number of ways. Click on the title above to read the full story.
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.
Associated Student Body members from each of Whittier Union’s high schools bonded over tacos, challenging games and gifts during the annual ASB Night held in the Sierra Gymnasium. The evening was an opportunity for the student leaders to get to know one another better, share ideas, build District unity, and just have fun. Click on the title above to see the photo gallery.
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM LSHS Shakespeare Festival
7:00 PM Board of Trustees Meeting