January 13-17, 2020

Come Eat Before Open House!

The Walnut High Community Club wants to show appreciation to you! Come grab some food from 3:00 - 5:00 pm in the library before Open House. Soup, salad, and sliders! Save yourself the trouble of running off campus to get food and spend time on campus getting ready for Open House.
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Mustang Schedule This Week:


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


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


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

  • Walnut Wednesday Awards - Nominate!


  • *Periods 1-2 & 5-6 Tutorial Schedule - 7:50 am-2:45 pm
  • Walnut High Community Club Soup'er Dinner: 3:00 - 5:00 pm in the library
  • Open House: 6:00-8:00 pm


  • *Periods 1-6 Minimum Day Schedule - 7:50 am-11:52 am


Start Nominating for Walnut Wednesday!

Our fifth installment of Walnut Wednesday Awards will be on January 15 ... this Wednesday!! Fill out the link below to nominate someone who embodies "The Walnut Way"

Save the Date: Lockdown Drill & Informational Video - January 28

Save the Date: We will be conducting a Level 2 lockdown drill on Tuesday, January 28 from 8:45 - 9:05. We are currently working on an informational video with the Walnut Sheriff department to show in your class on this day. More details to come, just wanted you to save the date and time.

Shari I looking for a Dreamcatchers Advisor for Next Year

Shari I leads a group of our amazing Mustangs that visit the elderly to establish intergenerational connections. Take a look at the video below from her last visit during Winter Break. The sad news is Shari is retiring at the end of the school year and needs someone to take over as an advisor. Please let her know if you would be interested to keep this club going at Walnut High School!
Dreamcatchers at Walnut High School


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.
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Fundraiser Requests will be filled out online, 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.




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Shoutout to our Mustangs going above and beyond!

Coach Khouz Sets Boys Basketball Record

On Saturday, Coach Khouz became the winningest coach in Walnut Boys Basketball history passing Josh Cameron. Congrats coach! It's a huge accomplishment and we are lucky to have you on our campus!
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Getty Museum Trip

Special Shoutout to Andrea Takahashi who coordinated a field trip to take her AP Art History students to the Getty along with Michelle O'Shields class.
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Cecille Hernandez-Ortiz Minolta Master!

Shoutout to Cecille who has been handling all of the Minolta issues this past week!

Andy, Ave, Ashley, and ASB!

Shoutout to our ASB crew who started off the second semester with a spirit week and Winter sports rally. We appreciate all that you do to shape the culture on our campus!
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World Languages Articulation Day

Our World Language department had its first articulation day in over 6 years at the district last week. It was an amazing day for our teachers and much-needed collaboration time together.
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Congrats to the Watkins Fam!

Stephanie (WHS Special Education Teacher) and Tyler Watkins (WHS Boys Water polo Coach) are introducing you to their newest addition, baby girl Riley Quinn Watkins! Congrats!!

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Congrats to the Tinius Fam!

Congratulations to our English Teacher, Katelyn Tinius, on the birth of her daughter over Winter Break. Welcome to the Mustang Family baby Charlotte!
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So Hee LA Times Trip

Over Winter Break, So Hee Tan took some of our Publication students to the Los Angeles Times headquarters in LA. What a great experience for our kids!
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Reva Helping Out Behind the Scenes!

Big shout-out to Reva Collier who has been going and helping Stephanie Watkins sub as she is on maternity leave. Reva is helping deliver lessons to Stephanie's class on her own time to help with the transition.

Admin Muffins - Have a SWEET New Year!

Special thanks to Barbie Cole, Marta Dibell, Nelson Chen, Conchita Cawley, and Jennifer Tucker for delivering muffins on Friday. The first week back from Winter Break is usually a tough one, getting back into the swing of things, but we felt this might help a little!
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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


Focus on Problem-Solving in Small Groups!

Students think they learn the most from engaging lectures, but they actually gain more knowledge and skill from active problem-solving. Figuring it out in small groups requires more cognitive effort, which leads to deeper understanding.

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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