The Friday Forecast
THE WEEK OF AUGUST 28- SEPTEMBER 1, 2023
JOIN US Tomorrow AT THE MUSTANG CORRAL SUMMER FEST!
Come kick off the school year with the Mustangs tomorrow!!! The Mustang Corral Summer Fest is open to the entire community. We will have some great food, beverages, desserts, games, and activities for all ages. We will also have a community rally in the gym to showcase our performing arts groups and show some Mustang spirit!
When: Saturday, August 26
What Time: 5:00-9:00 pm
What: Food Booths, Music, Rally in the Gym, Games, Performances, and Face Painting! All proceeds will go to our clubs and groups on campus.
Menu items are below!
IMPORTANT EVENTS AUGUST 28- SEPTEMBER 1, 2023
MONDAY - AUGUST 28
- *Periods 1-6 Regular Day Schedule - 8:30 am-3:25 pm
Homecoming Tickets go on Sale @ ASB
TUESDAY - AUGUST 29
- *Periods 3-4 & 5-6 Tutorial Schedule - 8:30 am-3:25 pm
- PSAT/NMSQT & PSAT Sales (Junior Sales Only) 3 pm-4 pm Front of Library
WEDNESDAY - AUGUST 30
- *Periods 1-4 collaboration Day Schedule - 8:30 am-2:40 pm
- PSAT/NMSQT & PSAT Sales (Junior Sales Only) 2:40 pm-3:40 pm Front of Library
THURSDAY - AUGUST 31
- *Periods 1-2 & 5-6 Tutorial Schedule - 8:30 am-3:25 pm
- Back to School Night - 6:00 pm
FRIDAY - SEPTEMBER 1
- *Periods 1-6 Minimum Day Schedule - 8:30 am-12:32 pm
- PSAT/NMSQT & PSAT Sales (Junior Sales Only) 12pm-1:30pm Front of Library
News and Announcements
JOIN US FOR OUR ANNUAL BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT!
On behalf of Walnut High School, we are happy to welcome you to the 2023-2024 school year! We hope the first two weeks have been a smooth transition for your child. We cordially invite you to our Back to School Night on Thursday, August 31.
Our evening will begin promptly at 6:00 pm, starting with 0 period. Our first period will begin at 6:15 p.m. This is an excellent opportunity for you to follow your son/daughter's daily schedule and personally meet each teacher, learning about the class, goals, and expectations for the school year. Our student leaders, GLCs, administrators, and performing arts groups will be around campus, helping you find classrooms, answer any questions, and pass out campus maps.
Please click the link below for the official letter, schedule, and campus map as you prepare for Back to School Night.
Class of 2024 kicks off the year with senior sunrise
This morning at 6:00 am, our Class of 2024 came together to watch the sunrise & bond as a class! Seniors also had a chance to write a future letter to themselves which they will open up at our Senior Sunset event in May. Drinks, donuts, music, and good vibes for the Class of 2024!
A big shoutout to ASB, Class Cabinet, and Mr. & Mrs. Schultz for supporting our Seniors!
279 days until graduation!
MAKE UP PICTURES ON SEPTEMBER 15
Check out the picture packages (although it says Walnut Middle School).
Don't miss your chance to be in the yearbook! Be sure to take your photo on the make-up day.
PSAT Sign Ups for Juniors and Sophomores!
Yearbook Early Bird Sale still on!
- $95 until October 1
- $100 Oct. 2-Jan. 31
- $110 Feb. 1-April 15
Purchase at ASB with cash, check or credit card or buy online and pay with credit card!
Link to purchase: www.yearbookordercenter.com
School order number: 2864
ASVAB Testing | September 1
If you are interested in participating. The exam is Friday September 1st from 1-4pm in the library. Please register to reserve your spot.
If you have any questions contact Mrs. Hernandez in the College & Career Center or via email email@example.com
Mustangs Jr. Cheer Camp
Date & Time: Tuesday, 9/5 & Wednesday, 9/6 - 5:00pm-6:30pm
Eligibility: Grades K-8
Cost: $40 (includes T-shirt, WHS cheer/chants & Snacks)
Make check payable to Walnut High School. Payment due the day of the event.
Register by Friday, September 1st. Fill out the form below and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Webinar for College-Bound Student Athletes & Families
CSF Applications Now Available
Apply now to join CSF (California Scholarship Federation).
Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors may apply. You must apply with last semester's official grades.
Link to application: https://forms.gle/EWkZD2hR3NyQ79GJ7
The deadline to apply is September 22nd, 3:25 pm PST.
After viewing the application, should you still have questions, email Leah Turner-Gibbs at email@example.com.
If you would like help with your application or calculating points, there will be two workshops in P7 at Lunch on Wednesday, August 23rd, and Wednesday, August 30th.
Save the date - College Fair on September 14
WVUSD College Night! Join us Thursday, September 14 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at WHS. Please pre-register HERE or scan QR code.
College Fair: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Gym) Get the chance to speak to college representatives from all around the country.
Guest Speaker: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (PAC) – Paul Kanarek of Collegewise and Princeton Review will discuss shifts in admissions landscape and provide updated information to assist family’s college admissions journey.
*This event is in collaboration with Diamond Bar High and Ron Hockwalt Academies students.
RESERVE YOUR SENIOR PARKING SPACE!
Curbs will be painted on Saturday, September 9, from 8:00 - 11:00 am.
🗓September 23, 2023
Find a date and buy your tickets at ASB starting on Monday 8/28!
PLEASE EXIT CAMPUS IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A 6TH PERIOD
- Complete Student Parking Application
- Download California Driver's License
- Download evidence of vehicle insurance coverage with student listed as insured driver
Once the Parking Application is completed stickers will be issued by Mrs. Markel at the Assistant Principal's office. If you had a parking decal last year, you MUST complete the form again this year and replace your old sticker. You must display the sticker on your car before parking in our lot. You have until the end of the week to pick up your sticker. WVUSD is NOT responsible for any damage or theft of the vehicle, this includes any articles left in it.
Walnut High School Heat Protocol for Outdoor Activities
As we are experiencing hot and humid weather, we wanted to share how we handle excessive heat for our students involved in extracurricular outdoor activities. Our athletic trainer continuously monitors the weather with a wet bulb globe temperature thermometer.
Let’s take preventative measures and let’s keep reminding our students of the importance of nutrition and hydration (water + electrolytes) on a daily basis as we tackle these hot days!
Click below for the Walnut High School Wet Bulb Temperature Protocol.
FREE AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING
CELEBRATE YOUR CHILD'S BIRTHDAY ON OUR MARQUEE!
BIRTHDAY MARQUEE is now available! If you have a student that has a birthday coming up, be sure to make a birthday dedication on the WHS marquee! All proceeds goes to support WHS students and staff so RESERVE YOURS TODAY!
Great idea for WHS staff, teachers and Alums too!
DO YOU NEED A CHROMEBOOK FOR THE SCHOOL YEAR?
District owned Chromebooks are made available for checkout to students who choose not to bring their own device to school.
All students checking out a device will be expected to fill out the online Chromebook User Agreement . Students will not receive a Chromebook until they have filled out the form.
Council of African American Parents Open House & Orientation | August 27
Programs offered are educational opportunities such as Round Table Math Legacy - a program that meets every Saturday from 9 a.m.-12 noon from September to May to tutor students and encourage them to love math and potentially reach Calculus by high school graduation while also teaching them about successful and inspirational black leaders.
Other programs, such as the Junior-Senior Workshop, help prepare for their college applications, PIQ essays, tour campuses and meet leaders at various colleges within and outside of California. They have reading and public speaking programs as well. Learn more by clicking below!
Due to the Tropical Storm last Sunday, the Council of African American Parents open house is rescheduled for this Sunday, August 27.
SCHOOL LUNCH POLICY
Due to many problems and safety issues we DO NOT allow student lunches to be delivered anywhere on campus.
Food, drinks or other items are NOT to be passed to students through the fence. This is strictly prohibited.
Outside Food Delivery Services such as UBER Eats/Door Dash is strictly prohibited. Food will be confiscated if deliveries are dropped off.
We understand the importance of student nutrition but we encourage students to either use the free lunch at school or bring their lunch from home.
ASB Publication - Important Dates
GRADE 9 (Class of 2027)
Corolar Schultz (A-LI) firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeff Jacks (LO-Z) email@example.com
GRADE 10 (Class of 2026)
Jennifer Tucker (A-LL) firstname.lastname@example.org
Morgan Galeener (LO-Z) email@example.com
GRADE 11 (Class of 2025)
Wil Lares (A-LO) firstname.lastname@example.org
Sonia Nunez (LU-Z) email@example.com
GRADE 12 (Class of 2024)
Nathan Newman (A-LI) firstname.lastname@example.org
Jenny Alegre (LO-Z) email@example.com
ADP (Academic Design Program)
Viviana Hoyos firstname.lastname@example.org
Jennifer Peiten jLPeiten@wvusd.org
STUDENT CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS
2023-2024 Rules & Expectations at Walnut High School
Parents: One thing you will notice this year are tardy or cell phone detention automated emails. If your child was issued a detention for excessive tardies or a cell phone violation, you will get an email with information on the detention they need to serve.
Please remember that attendance counts, every period, every day. Students will be marked absent if they are not at the beginning of each period to verify their attendance.
All single-period absences will need to be reconciled through the attendance office by the student. If marked absent, students will receive an email from the attendance office notifying them that they have been marked absent. The notification will include the date and period of the absence. The student will need to contact the Attendance Department to make any necessary corrections to their individual period attendance. For full-day absences, a parent/guardian must contact the attendance office by the end of the day.
Attendance Reporting Hotline:
11 & 12 Grades: 909- 444-3642
9 & 10 Grades : 909 - 444-3625