The Friday Forecast

The Week of November 8-12, 2021

Hearing Their Stories: VETERANS DAY PROGRAM

Today our students had the opportunity to spend the day with veterans from around our community. Incredibly humbling experience for our students & a special THANK YOU to our Veterans for sharing their stories. Thank you, Mr. Landis and Officer Waggener, for setting this up!

We also would like to thank the following Walnut High Staff Members for their service:

  • Mike O’Shields (Visual Arts Teacher)
  • Larry Luu (Math Teacher)
  • Keith Dillabough (Security Guard)
  • Anthony Reynoso (Custodian)
  • Ron Honore (Custodian)
  • Saul Huerta (Custodian)
  • Anthony Lopez (Athletic Attendant)
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Schedule at a glance


  • Daylight Saving: Fall Back One Hour: Don't forget to change your clocks!

  • *Periods 1-6 Regular Day Schedule - 7:50 am-2:45 pm
  • Auditions for the Performing Arts Department's Spring Musical, Disney's "The Little Mermaid"


  • *Periods 1-6 Regular Day Schedule - 7:50 am-2:45 pm
  • Auditions for the Performing Arts Department's Spring Musical, Disney's "The Little Mermaid"


  • *Periods 1-6 Collaboration Schedule - 7:50 am-2:00 pm
  • Club Fundraiser: OPERATION SMILE - Crispy Cream Donut Sale -Every Wednesday from 2-3 Afterschool Outside the E building gate & ASB.


  • Veterans Holiday - No School


  • Veterans Holiday - No School
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News and Announcements

october | glc students of the month

Each of our GLCs will be recognizing one student who they believe represent the Walnut Way and make a positive impact at Walnut High School. Please congratulate the following students for being selected in the month of October!

CIF Playoff Game at home Tonight | 7:00 pm

Mustangs will play their first CIF game tonight against Santiago High School (Garden Grove) at Ken Gunn Stadium. Walnut is in division 12 in the CIF-SS playoffs and our first home playoff game since 2004. It's the first time Walnut football has played Santiago. The Cavaliers were 8-2 overall this season and second-place finishers in the Garden Grove League.

Date: Friday, November 5

Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Ken Gunn Stadium (Walnut HS)

Purchase tickets on GoFan:

General Admission: $10
Students: $5

Guests must pre-purchase tickets on GoFan (link in bio) before entering the stadium.

Your ASB card will NOT get you in for free

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Congratulations to our Girls Golf Team! They won the CIF Division 1 Championship on Wednesday. It's their 7th CIF Championship in 10 years.

We are so proud of you, girls! They will now prepare for the individual championship and look to qualify for the Southern California team championship. Way to represent!

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Mustangs Shine in Cross Country League Finals

Congratulations to the Girls Varsity Cross Country team for earning an outright Hacienda League Championship. The girls went undefeated this year, led behind freshman Kaitlyn Smith. The boys tied for first, with Wilson High School led behind Josh Razo.

Josh Razo and Kaitlyn Smith both earned an individual league championship!

Congratulations, Coach Jerry Knox and all athletes.

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Hoofprint Issue 2

Issue 2 of The Hoofprint is out now!

Thank you to all those who allowed students to be interviewed and passed out appointment cards. We appreciate your support very much.

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Orchestra Presents: Autumn Serenade | Nov 4

The Walnut High School Orchestra held an “Autumn Serenade” on a lovely Fall night under the stars. Beautiful orchestral music was played by WHS and Suzanne Middle School students.
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Faith Villanueva SGVROP Teacher Spotlight

It is with great pleasure to share with you a teacher spotlight from this month's SGVROP board meeting. We are extremely grateful to support the amazing work that Faith Villanueva puts into providing relevant and rigorous instruction. Thank you, Faith, for your dedication and commitment to student success.

San Gabriel Valley ROP Teacher Spotlight: Faith Villanueva


Auditions for the Performing Arts Department's Spring Musical, Disney's "The Little Mermaid," will be held November 8 and 9.
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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 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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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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Cal Poly is hosting an online conference Saturday, November 6th, which will include information for prospective college students. They’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:

Can’t attend a meeting? Applications are available online at For more information or general inquiries regarding enrollment, please call (909) 595-1261 ext. 31360 or email

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

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COVID Testing | November 8-10

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

Monday, November 8:

Diamond Bar High School

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. STAFF ONLY

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. STAFF ONLY

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday, November 9:

Walnut High School

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. STAFF ONLY

Suzanne Middle School .

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. STAFF ONLY

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 10:

South Pointe Middle School

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.


Thursday, November 11: Veterans Day (No testing at Walnut City Hall)

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

No appointments are needed, but preregistration is requested. WVUSD ID for students and staff required at time of testing. *Please be mindful not to block driveways.

Buy your 2022 Yearbook!

2022 yearbooks are still on sale either from the ASB office or online at 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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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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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.


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GLC Listing

9th GRADE (Class of 2025)

Wil Lares (A – Lo)

Sonia Nunez (Lu – Z)

10th GRADE (Class of 2024)

Nathan Newman (A – Li)

Jenny Alegre (Lo – Z)

11th GRADE (Class of 2023)

Jennifer Tucker (A – Lim)

Jeff Jacks (Lin – Z)

12th GRADE (Class of 2022)

Ken McDill (A - Li)

Corolar Schultz (Lo – Z)

ADP (Academic Design Program)

Viviana Hoyos

Intervention Counselor

Jennifer Peiten

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


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

Senior Website


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 student’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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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


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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