MONDAY MORNING MUSTANG

January 27-31, 2020

Our Night Custodian, Ron Honore Recognized at the Cornerstone Award Dinner!

Ron Honore, was honored at the Cornerstone Awards dinner and ceremony at Pomona Valley Mining Company last Thursday. The event was sponsored by the WVUSD Personnel Commission and Walnut Valley Educational Foundation.

The Cornerstone Award recognizes an exemplary classified (non-teaching) employee and team player that exhibits extraordinary dedication, enthusiasm, and pride. Ron is the backbone of our school who works behind the scenes to make sure our staff and students are supported. Ron works a full time job from 5:30am - 2:00pm and then works on our site from 2:15pm - 10:45pm. He always has a smile on his face, positive attitude, and embodies the Walnut Way. Thank you Brother Ron!
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Mustang Schedule This Week:

MONDAY -JANUARY 27

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


TUESDAY - JANUARY 28

  • *Periods 3-4 & 5-6 Tutorial Schedule - 7:50 am-2:45 pm

  • Lockdown Drill 8:45 - 9:00 am.


WEDNESDAY - JANUARY 29

  • *Periods 1-4 Collaboration Schedule - 7:50 am-2:00 pm (Early Out Dismissal)

  • Wear Walnut Gear every Wednesday this semester!

  • FAC Meeting 2pm - H5

  • Front office collaboration 2:10pm-3:30pm (office closed)


THURSDAY - JANUARY 30

  • *Periods 1-2 & 5-6 Tutorial Schedule - 7:50 am-2:45 pm


FRIDAY - JANUARY 31

  • *Periods 1-6 Regular Day Schedule - 7:50 am-2:45 pm
  • Family Friday in the F Workroom (7:15-7:40am)

IMPORTANT INFO

Lockdown Drill & Informational Video - January 28

We will be conducting a Level 2 lockdown drill on Tuesday, January 28 from 8:45 - 9:05. We created an informational video with the Walnut Sheriff department to show in your class on this day. The video is below and the link with details will be emailed to you today.
Walnut High School Lockdown Informational Video

Family Fridays! Sweeten Your Day!

Join us January 31 at 7:15am in the F Workroom. Free Donuts and Coffee! Come celebrate that paycheck coming in and the start of a new month. DONUT let this event pass you by!
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Get Google Certified!

The district is once again offering its Google Certified Educator Level 1 training. The training will take place over 3 days at the district office. A sub will be provided for you.


This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the Google Suite of products and how to use them effectively in your classes.


The dates are February 24th, 26th, and March 3rd.


If you are interested, please sign up below.

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Open House Feedback

While it is still fresh in your mind, we would love for you to fill out an OPEN HOUSE FEEDBACK FORM as we debrief and plan to make this event better for next year. THANKS!

FAC Meeting on January 29

We will have a FAC meeting on January 29 in H5. Hope to see you there!

Staff PD Day on February 21

Our Staff PD Day will be held on Friday, February 21. This is what the district called "Mini-U" last year, but this year will be site based. We will send out more details and an itinerary as we get closer.

Period by Period Meeting on February 28

Mark your calendars for a Period-by-Period meeting on February 28 in H5.

Low Performing Student Block Grant

Our district received a one-time Low Performing Student Block Grant to compensate certificated staff for their commitment and hard work with continuous professional learning to meet the needs of our students.


Please see the attached memo with more information and form below that you need to fill out to be compensated.

WENDLAND TECHNOLOGY UPDATES

Google File Stream

Google used to have a program that allowed you to add Google Drive to Windows to make it function like any other folder on your computer. They have revamped it and renamed it to Google File Stream. The functionality is basically the same, except now it will look like a Network Drive versus a Folder. The main benefit of installing this on your computer is that you can now save everything to your Drive, where you have unlimited storage, and be able to access it from anywhere you have internet access.
Google File Stream

Tutorial Requests Video

Kevin gives our staff the option to request students to their tutorial sessions through Google Forms. Take a look at the video below on HOW TO request students to tutorial.
Tutorial Request

Tutorial Scanning Sheets

Just a quick follow-up to our staff meeting & email.

  • Before the sheet will work properly you need to approve the script to run. That is found in the video below. It should take 2-3 minutes to get it to run.
  • Always make sure you are in the first column when scanning/typing in IDs.
  • I will be going around building by building over the next couple of weeks during tutorial to check in
  • If you are having any issues getting the script to run, please fill out this form HERE.
Tutorial Set Up

FUNDRAISER REQUEST FORM

Fundraiser Requests will be filled out online, https://forms.gle/RQpXxAziLkpx7cS77. The link will also be on the Staff Resource Doc under Forms & Requests.

You will receive an email saying if your request is approved or denied. If approved, you will also receive a PDF copy of the form you normally would have filled out.

MUSTANG MARVELS

mar·vel

noun

a wonderful or astonishing person or thing.


Shoutout to our Mustangs going above and beyond!

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ASB and Andy Schultz puts on an amazing Winter Formal!

On Saturday Night at the Globe Theatre in LA, our ASB led by Andy Schultz put on an amazing Winter Formal. No issues, kids were great, and the venue was amazing!


Shoutout to the following staff members who gave up their Saturday Night to help with the dance:

  • Andy Schultz
  • Corolar Schultz
  • Jennifer Tucker
  • Sonia Nunez
  • Jeff Jacks
  • Jenny Alegre
  • Rob Coad
  • Donna, Tito, and Linda!

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Shades of Tone

Ms. Maletz had her English 2 Honors students work on a “Shades of Tone” assignment. A great time to bring creativity to learning while working on authentic vocabulary building before our 10th graders head to AP or IB.


On a side note, Ms. Maletz cleaned out Home Depot and Lowes paint sample section!

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Parent Nights

Huge Shoutout to our GLCs, IB team, ADP, and PLTW team for staying late last week and this week for parent informational nights. We appreciate all of you for investing in our community.

SEL Committee

Shoutout to our SEL Committee who met last week on Thursday after school to continually find ways that will focus on the social-emotional health of our students.


Our SEL Committee members are:

  • Alyssia Infante
  • Jenny Tomlin
  • David Park
  • Rebecca Chai
  • Jennifer Nicholls
  • Jennifer Tucker
  • Jennifer Maletz
  • Justin Panlilio
  • Marissa Beemer
  • Katelyn Tinius
  • Joshua Bandy
  • Viviana Hoyos
  • Nathan Newman
  • Jenny Alice Alegre
  • Rob B. Coad
  • Drew A. Johannsen

MUSTANG JANUARY BIRTHDAYS

1/2 Diana DeLaCruz Wilds

1/2 Donna McAnally-Cuelho

1/3 David Smith

1/6 Tina Yu-Wong

1/9 Kellee Lyons

1/11 Rosalinda Lopez

1/12 Jennifer Nicholls

1/13 Lisa Donee

1/14 Robert Noriega

1/17 Elizabeth Lopez

1/17 Suzanne McDonald

1/18 Naiya Chadha

1/23 Gabriel Hernandez

1/27 Barbie Cole

1/27 Donna Kim

A WORTHY READ

About Us

Opened in 1968, Walnut High School is a public school located in the Walnut Valley Unified School District that serves roughly 2,300 students.
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