Whittier Union High School District

To Achieve and Maintain Excellence

District Information

Health Insurance Coverage Information for Students & Families 
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LCAP Information  
Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) will be the new guide for the district's expenditure of state funding and parent input is needed. Click here for more information To read the LCAP, click here To read an overview of the LCAP, click here.
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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  • Whittier High’s Renovated 21st Century Library Honors Alumnus William C. Gordon

    The Whittier High School community on Sept. 18 celebrated the school’s renovated 21st century library, which features new furniture, technology, an Alumni Hall of Fame showcase and a newly painted interior and entrance, with a festive ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony.

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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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  • 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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  • Team Science Camp Kicks Off at Pioneer High School

    Pioneer High was the host site of this year’s Team Science Summer Camp, a three-week program providing 350 students from five counties and 44 cities throughout Southern California with fun, hands-on science, technology, math and engineering (STEM) activities. The annual program concluded on Friday, July 31.

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  • Please make sure to complete the Parent Survey so your input can help improve our school.
    WUHSD Parent Survey in English:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WUHSDparent

    WUHSD Encuesta para Padres en Español:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EsPar 

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  • 2015-2016 Academic Calendar
    Click here for the recently published WUHSD 2015-2016 Academic Calendar.
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  • Questions about Pertussis (Whooping Cough)?
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  • Open Enrollment 2015-16 
    Open Enrollment Dates:
    January 26, 2015 - February 6, 2015
    For more information or to apply, please click here
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  • Home School Lookup
    Are you new to the area and not sure which high school you will attend, try the new home school lookup tool click here.
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  • Supplemental Educational Services/Servicios Educativos Suplementarios (SES) 
    Click here for the SES Application
    Click here for FAQs regarding SES
    Oprima aquí para ver la solicitud SES 
    Oprima aquí para ver las Preguntas Frecuentes de SES
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  • Covered California
    Enrollment Ends February 15 for Covered California
    Click here to Enroll 
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  • Got Student Info?
    Synergy ParentVUE & StudentVUE portals are available now. For full information regarding what this system has to offer, how to get access, and how to download the mobile applications, click the appropriately titled links above

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  • District  Operating Hours
    District offices are open from 7:30am-4pm
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  • Attention Working Students
    YOUR WORK PERMIT WILL EXPIRE ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2015. If you are still planning on working at the same employer that you did during the summer, you will need a NEW WORK PERMIT for the 2015-2016 school year. Please click here  for Work Permit information. 
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