The Friday Forecast

THE WEEK OF AUGUST 22-26, 2022


Friday Night Lights are Back! We are excited for our first home football game tonight! Come out and support Football, Cheer, Band, and Color Guard!

  • Walnut vs. Garey
  • Friday, August 19
  • 7:00 pm
  • Ken Gunn Stadium
  • Special "Stranger Things" Halftime Performance by the Blue Thunder
  • ASB Card Gets You in For Free or Purchase Tickets on GoFan!
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  • *Periods 1-6 Regular Day Schedule - 8:30 am-3:25 pm
  • Homecoming Tickets go on Sale @ ASB


  • *Periods 3-4 & 5-6 Tutorial Schedule - 8:30 am-3:25 pm
  • Homecoming Court Nominations - Stage - During Lunch 8/23-8/25


  • *Periods 1-4 Collaboration Schedule - 8:30 am-2:40 pm


  • *Periods 1-2 & 5-6 Tutorial Schedule - 8:30 am-3:25 pm


  • *Periods 1-6 Regular Day Schedule - 8:30 am-3:25 pm
  • Homecoming Court Announcements - Stage - During Lunch
  • Mustang Corral Event 5:00-9:00 pm @ Basketball Courts
2022-2023 Athletic Event Calendar

Click here for all athletic games and contests.


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News and Announcements

Everybody Is Welcome: Kick Off the School Year at the Mustang Corral Summer Fest - Friday, August 26th

Come kick off the school year with the Mustangs on August 26! 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!

August 26

What Time: 5:00-9:00 pm

Where: WHS

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!

PSAT Sales Starting August 30

Our PSAT will be held on Saturday, October 15 this year. Pre-sales for Juniors will be August 30th - September 2 and September 6-9 for Sophomores in front of the library. The test fee is $40, no cash, and checks must be made out to Walnut High School.

Questions? E-Mail Ms. Alegre or Ms. Nunez

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On behalf of Walnut High School, we are happy to welcome you to the 2022-2023 school year! We hope the first two weeks have been a smooth transition for your child. Out of an abundance of caution as we still navigate COVID, we only allow ONE parent/guardian per child to our Back to School Night on September 1. Only ONE parent/guardian can enter the classroom to avoid overcrowding or standing-room-only classrooms.

Our evening will begin promptly at 6:00 pm, starting with 0 period. Our first period will begin at 6:16 pm. 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.

After School Detention Starts Next Week

Detention starts on Monday, 8/22 . Detention runs from 3:35-4:35 in Room B13. Students may be assigned either a 30 minute or 1 hour detention for violating expectations outlined in the student handbook. Cellular phones must be kept out of site and must not be heard. To assist with this request, GLCs and detention facilitators will ask for students to place their cellular phone into a locked cabinet for the duration of their detention. When detention ends, students may remove their cellular phone from the locked cabinet.

Class of 2023 Senior Sunrise

Bring a blanket and enjoy all of the fun activities we have planned for you. This is a senior only event!
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Save The Date - College Fair on September 15

WVUSD College Night! Join us Thursday, September 15 from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Diamond Bar High School. Please pre-register at: or scan QR code.

College Fair: 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (Gymnasium) Get the chance to speak to college representatives from all around the country.

Guest Speaker: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. (Theater) – 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.

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Join the Walnut High Community Club This Year!

The Walnut High Community Club meeting dates are set! Please save the dates below and we hope to see you there!
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Reserve Your Senior Parking Space!

Senior parking forms are available in the ASb office. All forms and money must be turned in NO LATER THAN September 8.

Curbs will be painted on Saturday, September 10, from 8:00 - 11:00 am.

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Junior Cheer Camp!

Come join the fun with our Walnut High School Cheerleaders! More info below.
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Girls Water Polo Info!

Girls water polo may be during the winter season but don’t wait until the last minute to get more information!! Tryouts will be sometime towards the end of September but it doesn’t hurt to come meet the girls, ask questions, and get any info you may need early! If you can’t come during 6th period or after school feel free to DM us @walnut_waterpolo on Instagram.

You can also email us!!

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Please Exit Campus If You Do Not Have a 6th Period

Students without a 6th-period class must immediately exit campus after their 5th-period class. Thank you for your support in keeping our campus safe! Students continually caught wandering around campus will be assigned a 6th-period class.

The CSF Application is here!

Apply now to join the CSF (California Scholarship Federation). Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors may apply. You must apply with last semester's official grades.

Deadline to apply is September 23rd.

After viewing the application, should you still have questions, email Leah Turner-Gibbs at


Parking permits are required for students to park in the student lot. A student must have a parking permit to park in the student lot located by the Softball Field. In order to receive a parking permit, the student must complete the on-line application, HERE. The requirements are listed below:

  • 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 have this on your car before parking in our lot on the first day of school. WVUSD is NOT responsible for any damage or theft of the vehicle, this includes any articles left in it.

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 return the following WHS DEVICE AGREEMENT FOR STUDENTS to Mr. Wendland with their signature and the signature of a parent or guardian. Students will not receive a Chromebook until they return the signed form.

Students who checked out devices during the period of Distance Learning and Summer School are expected to return those devices. No other device will be checked out until those are returned.

Important Nutrition Services Update

AB 130 Universal State Meal Mandate - Breakfast and Lunch will be provided at “no cost” this coming school year at all sites. Nutrition services are asking to fill out a meal application this year. Meal applications are NOT required to get the FREE meals.

Students do NOT have to take the meals, they can bring their own meals from home.

Approved meal applications help increase district funding and help households with discounts on various products and services but are NOT required to get FREE meals.

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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!


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

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9th GRADE (Class of 2026)

Corolar Schultz (A - LIM)

Morgan Galeener (LIN-Z)

10th GRADE (Class of 2025)

Wil Lares (A – LO)

Sonia Nunez (LU – Z)

11th GRADE (Class of 2024)

Nathan Newman (A – LI)

Jenny Alegre (LO – Z)

12th GRADE (Class of 2023)

Jennifer Tucker (A – LI)

Jeff Jacks (LO – Z)

ADP (Academic Design Program)

Viviana Hoyos

Intervention Counselor

Jennifer Peiten

Welcome Class of 2026!

We are thrilled to welcome you to Walnut High School. Your first week was an absolute success! While we know that the transition to high school is an exciting time, we also know that it is a time in which you will have some questions. As your Grade Level Coordinators, we look forward to supporting you each step of the way and answering each question you have. This website has a tremendous number of resources, and we encourage you to look through the content weekly. It is our goal to provide you with the most dynamic high school experience while preparing you for your post-secondary goals. GO MUSTANGS!
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2022-2023 Rules & Expectations at Walnut High School

During summer registration, students and their guardians watched the rules and expectations video for the upcoming school year. If you did not have a chance to watch it, please take a minute to view the video to help you be successful this year!

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.

2022-2023 Walnut High School Rules & Expectations Video


Students must attend every class, every day, and be on time. In order to receive daily credit, students are to bring all necessary materials to class. Students will not be excused from class to get materials. Homework and class assignments are to be completed on time and to the best of the student’s ability. Only behaviors befitting the learning environment are acceptable. Students are to comply with all reasonable requests of any staff member. Dress code will be enforced.


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