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Upcoming Events/Meetings

3/23 - Parent Leadership Team Meeting

3/23 - JV & Varsity Boys Soccer vs. Sonora @ Excelsior (2:00pm & 4:00pm)

3/24 - Period 4 rotation

3/24 - Digital Literacy Week #4

3/25 - Women in Politics Speaker Panel

3/25 - Freshmen Football vs. Bellflower @ Bellflower (3:00pm)

3/25 - V Girls Soccer vs. Gahr @ Excelsior HS (3:00pm)

3/26 - Softball vs. St. Paul @ St. Paul (2:00pm)

3/27 - JV Football vs. Segerstrom @ Excelsior (3:00pm)

3/27 - Cross Country League Finals (More details TBD)

3/29 - 1st day of return to school for TK-2nd grade (elementary only)

4/1 - Minimum Day (1/3/5)

4/2 - Student Free Day

4/5-4/9 - Spring Break

Message from the Principal

NHS Family

We want to thank you for all your efforts during this time of distance learning. This past year has brought forth much hardship, loss and challenges to overcome. Nonetheless, we are making progress in the right direction as an NHS and global community. Your students have our NHS staff to lean on during these times. As we approach end of this school year, we ask that you encourage your students to finish strong with their studies and seek help through Office Hours with their teachers and through our Digital Lancer Study Center. We are so close to the end and we want our students to remain on the path for graduation, A-G and Post-Secondary success in life!

Please reach out to us if you have any questions or concerns. We are in this together, and we will overcome.

Athletics Announcement

Students and Families:

Thank you for your unwavering support for our student athletes. Know that the safety of our students and the community will always remain our priority. With this said, only two adult spectators (18 years of age and older) per athlete will be allowed to attend our athletic competitions. Coaches will be distributing two tickets per athlete the day prior to the game. Attendees must be within the same household of the athlete, maintain social distancing and wear a face mask at all times. Concessions will not be available, please bring your own water to remain hydrated.

Thank you for your patience and collaborative efforts in maintaining a safe and competitive environment for our student athletes.

Dr. Olea

Please visit the district link above to access the Tutoring support that is being offered by Norwalk La Mirada USD. This tutoring is offered FREE and 24 hours a day! Please take advantage of it!

Here is the website:

Parent Leadership Team Meeting

Minimum Day Schedule for 4/1

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Women in Politics Panel

In honor of Women's History Month, the NHS Government Club is hosting a "Women in Politics" Panel on Thursday, March 25th at 5pm.

Our panelists include:

  • Representative Linda Sanchez, CA-38 (Norwalk's Representative in the House of Representatives)
  • Norwalk City Mayor Jennifer Perez
  • Norwalk City Councilmember Margarita Rios

Our panelists will share their experiences in politics and talk about women in government/politics who have inspired them along the way. Women make up only 26.4% of representation in Congress. In California, women make up only 32% of state legislative offices according to the Public Policy Institute of California. We hope that our panelists will be able to inspire the next generation of women leaders.

The event will include a Q&A portion where students can ask questions!

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Summer School for Acceleration

As posted by Ms. Perez in School on March 3rd, here is the information for students who want to get ahead this summer.

For current 9th grade students:

  • World History (Pathway students) to avoid a 0 period in 10th grade and stay on track for A-G courses
  • Science - for current 9th grade students who want to accelerate

College Courses - See the form link below

Charity for Charities - COVID edition

This year, participating junior and senior social science classes will vote on the top 5 out of 10 charities that directly impact and provide for the city of Norwalk. Voting will end on 3/31 and ASB will host a virtual event to honor these charities in late April.

ASB Weekly Message

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TANLA Scholarship

Calling all Seniors!

If you are planning on becoming a teacher and be enrolled in at least 12 units the first semester of college, this scholarship is for you!

Deadline to apply: April 30th

The Los Angeles County Bilingual Directors’ Scholarship Awards

We are seeking RESILIENT students to apply for our annual scholarships!

Calling all students who are in pursuit of a future dedicated to multilingual education!


High School Senior Students and Paraprofessionals can apply

for the following scholarships:

Daniel Carlos Herrera Memorial Scholarship (For High School Seniors)

Shelly Spiegel Coleman (For High School Seniors)

Chuck Acosta (For Paraprofessionals)

Application due date: Monday, April 17, 2021

Save the Date: Wednesday, May 19, 2021


This will be a virtual event

Email with any questions

Scholarship for Students pursing a career in multilingual education

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NHS Expectations & Goals

Below you will find the expectations that our staff has created for ourselves and the goals that we have for all Lancers.

Norwalk High School Vision

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