The Friday Forecast

The Week of November 1-5, 2021

Sports Medicine Clinic Receives Upgrade!

This past summer, we renovated our athletic training clinic to better serve our students and transform our sports medicine program into a collegiate/professional program.


Take a look at the video below as Head Athletic Trainer, Faith Villanueva, explains how an idea in 2001 turned into a dream come true in 2021.

WHS Bill Ito Sports Medicine Clinic

Schedule at a glance

MONDAY - NOVEMBER 1
  • *Periods 1-6 Regular Day Schedule - 7:50 am-2:45 pm
  • Blood Drive - MPR


TUESDAY - NOVEMBER 2

  • *Periods 3-4 & 5-6 Tutorial Schedule - 7:50 am-2:45 pm
  • Boys Wrestling Tryouts @ 3:30-4:30 pm - Wrestling Room


WEDNESDAY - NOVEMBER 3

  • *Periods 1-4 Collaboration Schedule - 7:50 am-2:00 pm
  • Boys Wrestling Tryouts @ 3:30-4:30 pm - Wrestling Room


THURSDAY - NOVEMBER 4

  • *Periods 1, 2 & 5, 6 Tutorial Schedule - 7:50 am-2:45 pm
  • Virtual CSU Application Workshop at 5:00 pm
  • WHS Arts Presents: Autumn Serenade at 7:00pm - Ken Gunn Stadium


FRIDAY - NOVEMBER 5

  • *Periods 1-6 Regular Day Schedule - 7:50 am-2:45 pm
  • NHS Induction Ceremony - 6:00 pm

WALNUT HIGH SCHOOL BELL SCHEDULE

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News and Announcements

Branding Iron Game Tonight | 7:00 pm | at DBHS

Come out and support our football team tonight at Diamond Bar High School in the annual Branding Iron Game and for a league championship!


You can get into the Branding Iron game for free by showing your ASB card at the gate. All other guests must pre-purchase tickets online through https://gofan.co/app/school/CA18798 before entering the stadium.


$8 General Admission & $2 for ages 5-11. There will be no tickets sold at the gate.


The game starts at 7:00 pm.


Go Mustangs!

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WALNUT HIGH SCHOOL HAS SOME FUN ON HALLOWEEN!

On Halloween, our staff and students had some fun on Halloween. Thanks to everyone who dressed up today. We wish everyone a safe and fun Halloween weekend!
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12-WEEK GRADING PERIOD ENDS TODAY

Today (October 29) is the end of the 12 week grading period. With that, we only have 6 weeks left in the semester! Remind your child about the importance of finishing strong, asking for support, and taking care of themselves as we head towards the end of the semester. Make sure students are communicating with their teachers throughout the process.

Orchestra Presents: Autumn Serenade | Nov 4

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Live Theatre is back at Walnut High School

We are so excited to announce that our Drama Productions is back! Well done to WHS Drama department for putting on a fantastic live performance of Twelve Angry Jurors last weekend. This thought-provoking production was filled with lots of emotion and edge-of-your-seat moments by our WHS actors. Congratulations on a performance well done!

Cool Vibes at WHS Jazz BBQ

Last Friday felt like the Hollywood Bowl at our Annual Jazz BBQ. Our jazz students played in front of over 300 people with special guest staff member performers:

  • ๐ŸŽ™ Ms. Maletz
  • ๐ŸŽ™ Mr. Bandy
  • ๐ŸŽน Mr. Panlilio
  • ๐ŸŽธ Mr. Lim


A special thank you to Mr. Wicks, Ms. Takahashi, and our parents for making it a great night for our students and families!

Senior Tributes on sale NOW

Dedicate a senior tribute in the yearbook to your graduating senior or friend group (seniors only)! Create your tribute and pay all online at yearbookordercenter.com School code: 2864

Templates and easy to follow directions make it convenient and easy from the comfort of your home. Ads are sold on a first come, first served basis. We sell out every year so don't delay! Purchase your senior tribute today!

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SPRING MUSICAL - DISNEY'S "THE LITTLE MERMAID" AUDITION WORKSHOP

Auditions for the Performing Arts Department's Spring Musical, Disney's "The Little Mermaid," will be held November 8 and 9.


If you want to learn the audition music and dance early, audition workshops will be held on Wednesday, October 27, and Thursday, October 28 at 3 PM in T1. You will be able to pick up the audition packet, hear about how auditions will be run, learn the audition songs, and learn the choreography for the dance portion of the auditions. This workshop is entirely optional. You do not have to attend one to audition. It is simply an opportunity to learn the material ahead of time. The workshop will be the same on both days.

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WHS SOCCER SPIRIT GEAR

This year boys soccer is selling Walnut Mustangs spirit gear through the Fan Cloth online shop.


All items ship directly to you or loved ones. Due to supply chain and shipping delays, items are expected to be received in mid-December.



Student-athletes also have a catalog that they will carry with them on campus. Thank you for your support!

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2021-22 IMPORTANT AP Exam Dates

From the CollegeBoard: 2022 AP Exams

  • The 2022 AP Exams will be administered in schools as paper-and-pencil* exams over two weeks in May: May 2โ€“6 and May 9โ€“13.
  • As usual, AP Chinese and AP Japanese Exams are administered in schools on computers.


November 2021

  • AP EXAM PAYMENT DEADLINE WITH NO PENALTY FEE IS 11/12/2021
  • Any exam ordered after will accrue a $40 late fee + exam price
Walnut High School's 2021-22 AP Update Presentation
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OPERATION SMILE FUNDRAISER

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Order Senior Apparel | Class of 2022

Senior Apparel is only $25!!! If you plan on purchasing Senior Apparel, please fill out this form. Filling out this form is NOT equal to purchasing. This just gives us a general idea of how many hoodies to order in each size. We will only accept payments during apparel distribution (currently TBD)!
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CAL POLY PARENT BILINGUAL CONFERENCE

Cal Poly is hosting an online conference Saturday, November 6th, which will include information for prospective college students. Theyโ€™ll be having workshops on admissions, financial aid, E.O.P., and A.B. 540 for Dreamers. Our Parent Bilingual Conference will be offered in English and Spanish and will include a bilingual student panel. Cal Poly is hosting this event to show parents and students that college is a possibility, not just a dream and that knowledge is the road to success.


Please see the flyer below for more information.

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Join the Walnut Valley Family!

Walnut Valley Unified School District offers a variety of enrollment options for those students that reside outside of our school district boundaries. Attend one of our Enrollment Information Meetings to learn more about District of Choice (Applications accepted October 4 - December 31), Parent Employment (Allen Bill), and Interdistrict Transfer programs.


  • Tuesday, November 16* 6:30 p.m. Chaparral Middle School
  • Thursday, December 9 6:30 p.m. Webinar
  • Thursday, January 13* 6:30 p.m. Westhoff Elementary


Join Webinar at: https://wvusd.zoom.us/j/86933481982


Canโ€™t attend a meeting? Applications are available online at www.wvusd.k12.ca.us/EnrollNow. For more information or general inquiries regarding enrollment, please call (909) 595-1261 ext. 31360 or email enroll@wvusd.org.


*Translation services will be available at the November 16 and January 13 meetings.

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COVID Testing | October 18-21

The following drive-through COVID testing opportunities are available next week for WVUSD students and staff:


Monday, November 1:

Diamond Bar High School

4:00 p.m. โ€“ 6:00 p.m.


Tuesday, November 2:

Suzanne Middle School

4:00 p.m. โ€“ 6:00 p.m.


Wednesday, November 3:

South Pointe Middle School

3:00 p.m. โ€“ 6:00 p.m.


Thursday, November 4: (Not a WVUSD-Sponsored Event)

Walnut City Hall

6:00 p.m. โ€“ 8:00 p.m.


Please utilize this registration link if you would like to be COVID tested at a WVUSD school site.

Buy your 2022 Yearbook!

2022 yearbooks are still on sale either from the ASB office or online at yearbookordercenter.com. school code: 2864 Don't miss out on remembering this year! Early bird price of $90 until November 1.
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FREE After School Tutoring Opportunity

We are offering FREE After School tutoring on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays after school from 3:00 - 4:30 pm in the library starting next week. Tutors will be available in all content areas to help our students with homework, study for tests, or anything they need!
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Additional Tutoring Help!

Thank you to our Instructional Aides for offering before and after school tutoring extra homework help for our students.
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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!

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SCHOOL LUNCH POLICY

Due to safety concerns, we DO NOT accept student lunches in the office. We understand the importance of student nutrition, but we encourage students to either purchase lunch at school or bring their lunch from home. Food, drinks, or other items are NOT to be passed to students through the fence. This is STRICTLY PROHIBITED.


Please Note: Parents can now access the Food Services Department from our website under the Parents tab. On that page, parents can set up and deposit funds into their student's lunch account for purchasing lunch on campus.

COUNSELING CORNER

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GLC Listing

9th GRADE (Class of 2025)

Wil Lares (A โ€“ Lo) wlares@wvusd.org

Sonia Nunez (Lu โ€“ Z) snunez@wvusd.org


10th GRADE (Class of 2024)

Nathan Newman (A โ€“ Li) nnewman@wvusd.org

Jenny Alegre (Lo โ€“ Z) aalegre@wvusd.org


11th GRADE (Class of 2023)

Jennifer Tucker (A โ€“ Lim) jtucker@wvusd.org

Jeff Jacks (Lin โ€“ Z) jjacks@wvusd.org


12th GRADE (Class of 2022)

Ken McDill (A - Li) kmcdill@wvusd.org

Corolar Schultz (Lo โ€“ Z) cschultz@wvusd.org


ADP (Academic Design Program)

Viviana Hoyos vhoyos@wvusd.org


Intervention Counselor

Jennifer Peiten jLPeiten@wvusd.org

UC and Cal State Application Workshops

Seniors, we are offering multiple opportunities for you to attend a UC Application Workshop and a Cal State Application Workshop. Two are virtual and two are in person, but they all will take the time to walk you, step by step, through their application process. Please pick the time and date that best fits your needs.
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College Application & FINANCIAL AID Night 2021 | RECAP

Our GLCs held a College Application and Financial Aid Information Night over YouTube Live. Below the video contains the Frequently Asked Questions during Financial Aid Night 2021.

FAQs from Financial Aid Night 2021

GET ON THE PATH TO BEING COLLEGE & CAREER READY!

This short video provides a variety of College and Career Readiness Resources for this years Seniors.

Senior Website

STUDENT CLASSROOM EXPECTATIONS

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 studentโ€™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.

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ATTENDANCE COUNTS!

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:

10 & 11 Grades: 909-594-1333 Ext. 43642

9 & 12 Grades : 909 - 594-1333 Ext 43625

VIRTUAL TOUR OF WALNUT HIGH SCHOOL

Never been on our campus? We used a 360-degree camera to help you get familiar with Walnut High School. We encourage you to click on the link, use your computer or mobile device to move around, and see what Walnut High School has to offer. Use this virtual tour to click on photos, learn more information, as well as hear voice-overs from our staff members. Below is a quick overview of our virtual tour and a map of all our scenes.


Our Virtual Tour is located on our webpage under "About Us" if you ever need access for future reference.

Virtual Tour of Walnut High School
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