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The mission of West Hills High School is to graduate critical thinkers and problem-solvers who contribute positively to society as productive, responsible citizens.

“Don't let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.”John Wooden

Homecoming Dance and Guest Pass Info

We are looking forward to our Homecoming Football game (and Mayor's Cup) on Friday, Oct. 22 and our Homecoming dance on Saturday, Oct. 23!!

ASB is happy to announce our Candy Land theme!! Make sure to dress up the week of Oct. 18th and we hope to see you all at the dance on Oct. 23rd from 7-10 pm.

Here is information on the dance and if you would like to bring a Guest. If your guest is a West Hills student, you do NOT need to complete the Guest Pass form.

Remember all fines need to be paid prior to buying and/or attending the dance a ticket. Also, you can not be on the Loss of Privilege (LOP) list at the time of the game or dance. Students on the LOP list received an e-mail to them and their parent or guardian. Check your student and parent portal this week to see if you got the email. If you have any invoices, automated email reminders are being sent out weekly on Mondays. These emails include information about how to clear specific types of invoices. You may also view updated school account information anytime by logging into Destiny: bit.ly/whhs-destiny

Not sure where to get help? See the Assistant Principal's office to get pointed in the right direction.

Tickets continue to be on sale at the Finance office. Current ticket prices are $20 with an ASB sticker and $25 dollars without. On Tuesday, October 19th, the ticket prices will ALL increase to $35. Guests will pay the "NO ASB sticker" pricing. You can buy your tickets before your first class of the day, at student break, lunch and after your last class of the day (Finance is closed Period 6 for staff lunch).

Thank you.

Attention Seniors!

Seniors, you will have the opportunity to vote up to 10 students for the Homecoming nominees!! The top 20 students with the most votes will be placed on another ballot to run for Top 10, who will eventually become our Homecoming Court.

Top 20 Poll is open from: 10/8/21 @ 4:00pm - 10/11/21 @ 11:59pm.

Voting takes place in the 5 Star App. Need help registering? See this video from Mr. Riego.

Top 10 voting will take place on October 13th @ 7:15am and end on October 15th @ 3:30pm.

Student ID cards

Are you coming to our next home football game vs. Santana on October 22nd and/or the Homecoming Dance on October 23rd? If you are, YOU MUST have a CURRENT WHHS student ID to enter the stadium and dance.

If you lost your ID or do not have one, go to the Finance Office to get a replacement. There will be no exceptions at the gate if you do not have a valid school ID.

Loss of Privilege Policy

Loss of Privilege (LOP) List: This exists to support the idea that our primary function is “Academics First” and that student behaviors and choices need to prioritize attendance and following school rules. Students may earn their way off of the LOP list through attendance at detention and / or Saturday school after talking with their Assistant Principal. They can also lose a privilege that was granted (i.e. serving Saturday School to be eligible to purchase a Homecoming Dance Ticket, but then repeat actions (or new actions) that put them back on LOP so that attending Homecoming Dance is no longer available to them and a dance ticket refund is issued).

See our Loss of Privilege Policy HERE.

Attention Class of 2025!

We will be meeting Mondays and Wednesdays in Room M7 during lunch. If you are interested in joining class office we are still looking for a secretary and fundraiser/activities chair. If those sound like something you are interested in please see Mr. Hoadley for more information. They are both great opportunities to help create an amazing high school experience for your classmates and it looks great on a college application!

There is Value in Attending Every Class Period on Time Each Day

Please see this letter from our Principal, Mrs. Ballarin, regarding actions planned for supporting our teachers in classrooms and the value of attending every class period on time each day. While the Tik Tok Challenge has continued to close one of our student restrooms on campus (causing disruption and long lines), we have asked teachers to allow students to come to class FIRST to get a pass and then go to the restroom so the student is not marked tardy.

We opened our Pack Center Restroom this past Monday and had to close it again within 3 hours due to food and other matter smeared all over the walls, the soap dispensers torn from the walls (which had just been reordered and reinstalled) and damage to the sinks and toilets. With continuing supply chain shortages and staffing shortages, we are unable to re-open these restrooms until we get the needed supplies and supervision to do so. At this time, we are not certain when that might occur although items have been ordered.

We appreciate the vast majority of our students who are doing the right thing! We know it is a small group of individuals causing the disruption and are pursuing them individually to truly make our campus all about teaching and learning in all ways.

Thank you for your time and patience. This has been a difficult year so far and we are unrelenting in our dedication to being the best we can be for our students, families, faculty and staff.

Go Wolf Pack!

GUHSD Parent Information Fair Wed. Oct 13

Please take a look at this informative night for all parents and guardians within the GUHSD. West Hills will be there to welcome you and to answer any questions you might have!

When: October 13, 2021, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Where: Grossmont High School

Please see this flyer (Arabic | Spanish) for more information.

We hope to see you there!

Interested in College Scholarships?

West Hills students of all grades are encouraged to visit our Scholarships webpage listed on the Wolf Pack Website under the Counseling drop-down menu. It features new or ongoing scholarships that can offer funds for college-bound students to put towards tuition costs. Check out our monthly Scholarship Spotlight for at-a-glance info about great scholarships with approaching deadlines. This month, our spotlight showcases the College Jumpstart, Zombie Apocalypse, and the Coca-Cola Scholarships.

The Scholarship Club starts this Monday!

Students! After graduation, will you be attending a trade school, community college, or 4-year University? If your answer is yes, do you need money to help pay for it? If so, we would like to invite you to attend the Scholarship Club that is hosted by the Counseling Department. At the scholarship club, we will introduce you to scholarship opportunities and provide time to work on scholarship applications under the guidance of a counseling staff member. For additional information, please contact Ms. Womack in the Counseling Office. The club meets Mondays during lunch and period 7 in the College/Career Center (L-1) located across from the library.

Attention Seniors!

College Application tutorials are every Tuesday and Wednesday from 2 - 3pm in our College/Career Center L-1 for all of October, November, and December. Be there!

We are also having a special UC Personal Insight Question Workshop for seniors applying to any University of California schools this year. This workshop will be on Monday, October 18 from 2:15 - 3:15pm in the College/Career Center L-1. We will provide tons of information to help you write these personal statements. Please sign up in the Counseling Office ASAP as space is limited.

Financial Aid Night

Need money to help pay for your college and career goals?? West Hills seniors, and senior parents, are invited to attend a virtual Financial Aid Night on Tuesday, October 19 at 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. A Financial Aid expert from UCSD will cover detailed information about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the financial aid process, and how to navigate the application. Sign up today in the Counseling Office to get a Zoom link.

Tutorial Schedule

We are happy to share our 2021-22 tutorial schedule for students who are seeking support and assistance in their academic subjects.

Please report to tutorial at the start of the period offered. Students will sign in at each session and these sign-in logs will be submitted to the main office at the conclusion of each week.

If you have questions on whether your student has attended tutorial, please contact an Assistant Principal Secretary at 619-956-0424 or 619-956-0425 or stop by the Administration office.

Asking for help is a sign of STRENGTH Wolf Pack!!

CLICK HERE for the schedule!

Anonymous Tip Line

Last week, we sent an email regarding the Tik Tok challenge encouraging students to steal and / or do damage to school property, specifically our restrooms and encouraged students that if they ¨See something, Say Something¨. We want to let students and parents know that in the google toolbar in student Chromebooks, they will see this icon (pictured to the left), (P3) which is an anonymous tip line.

If students click on this icon in their toolbar, it takes them to a new window where they can report problems on campus with theft, vandalism, or other possible criminal acts, or simply let us know there is a concern about a person in our school community or their world. This tip line then alerts both law enforcement and educational staff so we can pursue this information and investigate. It is anonymous and can be done from the privacy of the student's Chromebook.

Thank you for helping us keep our campus safe, clean and operational. We are "ALL IN" together!

Schoology Parent Access Resources

Wolf Pack Parents!

Do you need some resources to assist with your student's schoolgy access or want to gain a better understanding of the program?

Please see THIS DOCUMENT for more resources and information!

College & Career Visits

West Hills will be hosting College & Career visits this year. All visits will take place in The Pit at lunch. Students of all grades are welcome to attend. Please check our regularly updated College & Career Visits web page for upcoming events!

Please find the College and Career Visits schedule HERE.

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Important Dates

October 11- Collaboration Day (Late Start)

October 18- Collaboration Day (Late Start)

October 20- Double Assembly Schedule

October 22- Double Assembly Schedule

October 23- Homecoming Dance

October 25- Collaboration Day (Late Start)

Please see future dates and our school Bell Schedule HERE.

Athletics Recap

Football: The JV and Varsity squad played El Cajon Valley last week and were both came home with victories! The Varsity squad won 49-14. The undefeated season continues this Friday. Varsity: Plays Friday October 15th against Monte Vista on the road at 7.pm JV: at 4:30 at Monte Vista. Frosh: Plays Eastlake at Home this Thursday October 14th 5:15pm.

Girls Golf: Awesome season by the girls’ golf squad as they are the 2021 Grossmont Valley League Champions! Congrats ladies and good luck in the playoffs!

Cross Country: The Wolf Pack Cross Country team will compete next on October 15th at WHHS vs. El Capitan at 4pm! Good luck runners!

Girls Volleyball: Up next is Helix at home on Tuesday and at Valhalla on Thursday!

Boys Water Polo: The boys take on Monte Vista and Mount Miguel this week! Good luck!!

Girls Tennis: The Ladies continue this week with play. Good luck!!!

Go Fan Online Ticket Purchasing available NOW!

Tired of waiting in long lines to buy a ticket at football and volleyball games? We now have a solution! GoFan is an online program that allows spectators to buy tickets online with a smartphone! It is the easiest and best way to buy tickets for our upcoming sporting events! GoFan has totally changed the face of our fans’ experience when entering sporting events. GoFan is quick, easy, safe and reliable. Note: there is a $1 convenience fee per ticket when using GoFan.

We are expecting a capacity crowd at our next home football game vs. Santana! We encourage students, parents, and other spectators to buy your tickets in advance. CLICK HERE to purchase your tickets!

Thank you!

Football Game Reminders

It's been an amazing start to the football season! Our student section has really come alive and show the kind of school spirit any school would dream of. We want to remind all students and other spectators to behave appropriately to avoid being removed from the venue.

See pricing info below as these prices are set by the district, but all proceeds go to support our ASB and the activities they run for our student body.



  • Free for students with an ASB sticker on their student ID

  • $8 for students without an ASB sticker

  • $8 for all visitors and adults

  • $4 for all elementary and middle school students (ages 6-13)

  • $4 for senior citizens

  • Free for kids 5 and under

Ticket booth/Online sales

  • Tickets are sold at the ticket booth right in front of the main entrance gate to the field

  • The ticket booth opens 1 hour before game time

  • Purchases can be made with Cash or on online at Go Fan


  • Once you have entered the stadium, all fans and spectators (including non-students, parents, adults, etc.) may not leave the stadium and re-enter.
  • Going to your vehicle and returning to the stadium is prohibited. There is NO re-entry once you have left the stadium.
  • All outside food and beverages are strictly prohibited and are not allowed inside the stadium.

Thank you again for your continued support, we look forward to seeing you at our upcoming events.

A reminder to purchase your West Hills (ASB) Associated Student Body card for $25.00 . The money raised from your purchase of an ASB card will support student activities. Here are a few benefits you'll receive when you buy an ASB card:

  • Discounted Admission for dances, activities, and away Grossmont League athletic events.

  • FREE admission for football and gym home sports except for CIF and League playoffs.

  • ASB Card purchases can be made at the finance office.

For more information, please see THIS MEMO.

September "Counselor Corner" newsletter

Please see the latest edition of the "Counselor Corner" newsletter by clicking HERE.

Observances This Week

We celebrate our diversity and multicultural population within our school community.

This week, we observe the different holidays and celebrations that are acknowledged around the world!

Observances this week:

INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S DAY (Native American Day) Celebrates and honors Native American history and culture. [The second Monday of October is also marked as a U.S. federal holiday, Columbus Day. Similarly, it is celebrated as Día de la Raza, “Day of the Race”, in Spanish-speaking countries and communities.]

October 15 DUSSEHRA/DASSERA • Hindu Anniversary of the day when Rama killed the evil demon Ravana. Also known as Durga Puja, which celebrates the goddess Durga.

October- NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH - A campaign to unite communities nationwide to educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention.

October- NATIONAL DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH - Recognizes the contributions of workers with disabilities.

October- LGBT HISTORY MONTH - Marks and celebrates the lives and achievements of lesbian, gay bisexual and transgender people in the United States.

Covid Protocols: Student & Parent notifications FAQ

Please see this FAQ document for any Covid notification protocols. We appreciate your support and keeping your student(s) home if feeling sick.

A Friendly Reminder...

Please remember:

  • to WEAR FACE MASKS at all times while INDOORS on campus INCLUDING SPORTING EVENTS: This is NOT optional. Please see THIS DOCUMENT for more information about after school events.

Neck and Face Gaiters Reminder

  • Also, we are not allowing neck and face gaiters on campus.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

Mental Health Resources

Our Teacher Librarian Mrs. Sannwald, has created a wonderful Mending Matters Resource Library page! Click HERE to check it out!

If you are in need of any mental health resources, please reach out to your Guidance Counselor or our Mending Matters resources linked above.

In the event you are in crisis after school hours,

please call 9-1-1 or go to a hospital immediately to get professional help.

Connect with WHHS


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Freshman: @wolfpackclass2025

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Library: @westhillslib

Yearbook: @wolfpackyearbook

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