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The mission of West Hills High School is to graduate critical thinkers and problem-solvers who contribute positively to society as productive, responsible citizens.

Important Dates

1/27/23- Minimum Day

2/13/23- No School in observance of Lincoln Day

2/17/23- Minimum Day/End of the grading period

2/20/23- No School in observance of President's Day

Please see future dates and our school Bell Schedule HERE.

Interested in Playing a Spring Sport?

Attention Spring Sports Athletes:

If you plan to play a spring sport the following clearance process needs to be done. If you have already been cleared, you do not need to clear again.

CLICK HERE for information about how to get cleared. Students who are on the Loss of Privilege list will not be cleared until they are off the list.

When are tryouts? Please see the Spring 2023 Tryout Schedule CLICK HERE

Kindness Week

WHHS ASB and AVID participated in Kindness Week by encouraging one another to be kind to our current and future selves. Check out the Affirmations & Goals posters displayed on the windows of E6. Thank you ASB and AVID for your support this week!

CTE Pathway Fair

GUHSD's 4th annual Career Education Pathways Fair will be held on January 28th from 11am to 2pm at the Grossmont Center Mall (in the Macy's courtyard).

Representatives from GUHSD's Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathways will be in attendance, some with hands-on activities and demonstrations. Our partners at Adult Ed., Grossmont, and Cuyamaca Colleges will also be there with information about the pathways offered at their institutions. This is an excellent chance for students to see the complete educational pipeline for the many in-demand, high-wage careers available in San Diego county.

See THIS informational flyer for more information.

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Advanced Theatre Winter Showcase

Come out and support arts in education at the Advanced Theatre Showcase on Friday February 3, 2023 at 7pm. We will be showcasing scenes, monologues, musical theater performances, and short films from our semester 1 classes. Tickets are $5 at the door.

Upcoming Career Visits

The counseling department has two upcoming career visits. A representative from the Plumbing Heating Cooling Contractors will be at West Hills High School on Wednesday, February 15th at lunch to talk to students about their apprenticeship opportunity. Through this program you will earn a salary while you are trained to become licensed. Additionally, a representative from QCMI (a local Santee manufacturing company) will be at West Hills High School on Wednesday, February 22nd at lunch to talk about their free training program to work for a local company in a high demand career. Both events will take place in our College/Career Center (L-1). Sign up in counseling to attend!

Grossmont College Black/African American Heritage Family College Night

Our partners at Grossmont College would like to invite students and their families to their Black/ African American Heritage Family College Night. Families will have the opportunity to build community while learning about umoja/counseling, HBCU transfer options, financial aid, the Grossmont/Cuyamaca College Promise, and hearing from a student panel. This event will take place on Thursday, February 16th at the Griffin Gate on Grossmont College campus. Dinner starts at 5PM and the presentation starts at 6PM. Visit the counseling office to see how to register for the event.

Registration is now open for students for the Virtual College Fair!

During the Virtual College Fair, you will have the chance to hear from many different colleges. You can choose which colleges you want to hear from by registering for their sessions. You and your family can ask questions of the college representatives throughout the presentations too! Register here: https://www.strivescan.com/wacac/

Mental Health Resources

Our Teacher Librarian Mrs. Sannwald, has created a wonderful Mending Matters Resource Library page! Click HERE to check it out!

If you are in need of any mental health resources, please reach out to your Guidance Counselor or our Mending Matters resources linked above.

In the event you are in crisis after school hours,

please call 9-1-1 or go to a hospital immediately to get professional help.


Any student wanting to park on campus (this includes Seniors who want to purchase a parking spot) needs to show proof of attending one "Start Smart" class with a parent. This course needs to be completed ONCE in high school. (If you have already signed up for a future date, you do not need to enroll again)

West Hills has two morel Start Smart sessions for this school year in our theater:

  • February 28, 2023 from 6:00-8:00PM

  • April 27, 2023 from 6:00-8:00PM

    Please see THIS DOCUMENT for more information including where to sign up!

Cheer Recognition

Congrats to our wonderful Cheer team under the Coaching of Torrie Englert for winning CIF Division III Championship! The squad was recognized at the Grossmont Union High School District Board Meeting this past week. Congrats Coach Torrie and the squad for your recognition!

Girls Soccer

Check out junior, Alexis Leath’s, interview with @sdprepinsider where she talks about committing to San Diego State for soccer! Congrats Alexis!
SDSU Soccer Committ Alexis Leath from West Hills


Check out our new athletics calendar and schedules on our website at: https://wolfpack.guhsd.net/Athletics/Schedules/index.html


When you shop online, please consider using smile.amazon.com to easily benefit our terrific PTSA! It is free, doesn't add anything to your normal Amazon costs, and you only need to link an existing Amazon account to it with these directions:

Go to Smile.Amazon.com.

Log in as usual to your Amazon account.

From the "Your Account" page click the "Learn More"


on the top left of the screen.

When the AmazonSmile Donation box comes up, click the "Learn More button" to go to the "Your AmazonSmile Impact" page to change your charity to 3997 West Hills High School PTSAas your designated non-profit. Then make your purchase through smile.amazon.com as usual.

Amazon will donate a percentage of qualified sales to your West Hills High School PTSA.

Prices, discounts, Prime, etc. are the same as "regular" Amazon but WHHS PTSA gets a donation.

Every penny raised goes directly to WHHS students and staff via our many programs. Check out our website for membership or more information.

Thank you for your support!


Connect with WHHS


Main: @whhswolfpack

Seniors: @packof2023

Juniors: @whhsclass2024

Sophomores: @wolfpackclass2025

Athletics: @westhillsathletics

ASB: @whhsasb

Guidance/Counseling: @whhs.counseling

Library: @westhillslib

Yearbook: @wolfpackyearbook

AVID: @whhsavid


Mending Matters: @mendingmatters

Homepage: http://wolfpack.guhsd.net