"Where Champions Are Made"


Every graduate of Olympian High School will qualify and be academically ready for success in a four college or university.

School-wide Learner Outcomes:

  • 100% of students will exit their grade level "on track" for secondary study.
  • Each student will progressively learn to be fully responsible for his or her academic progress and success.
  • Each student will develop the necessary skills to support life-long learning and become a productive, ethical member of the community.


The skill of application is the use or transfer of previously learned information in new and concrete situations to solve problems. This may include the application of rules, methods, concepts, principles, laws and theories to situations and problems outside of the context in which the theory or rule was initially learned. Useful verbs - illustrate, construct, modify, and operate.

Reflection activity: Thursday, December 11 Period 6

You Change Lives...

For every one of us that succeeds. it's because there's somebody there to show you the way out. The light doesn't always have to be in your family; for me it was teachers and school."--Oprah Winfrey

Weekly Calendar

Monday, December 8, 2014- Pro Hour Day Schedule

  • 8:00 Calendar Meeting

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - Regular Day Schedule

  • All day - IMC III Pullout

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - Block Schedule

  • 3:00 p.m. - F.A.C. meeting
  • 6:00 p.m. - PTSO meeting

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - Block Schedule

  • Period 6 - Reflection activity
  • 3:00 p.m. - Link Crew Cocoa and Cram
  • 6:30 Dance Concert - MPR

Friday, December 12, 2014 - Winter Sports Assembly

  • 9:30 - 11:30 District IIPC meeting - Elaine to attend
  • 6:30 p.m. Dance Concert - MPR

Saturday, December 13, 2014

  • 4:00 p.m. Staff Holiday Party - Cafe Coyote
  • 6:30 p.m. Dance Concert - MPR

PLC Collaboration

  • You are to work on the agenda that you had agreed upon based on your last PLC collaboration.
  • Including this week, we have one more weeks of instruction. Finals week will next week . Your PLC should plan for the last weeks of instruction, review, and Final exams. Dr. Melendrez will coordinate the EOCs for the courses that have one from the district. If your course does not have a district final, your are expected to create and administer one for your course. Please submit a copy of your final to me if you have not done so as soon as possible. If you have any questions about this, please see me. Just so that the expectations are clear, please note that having students sit, party, having free time, or review for their other finals during the entire Final Exam period is not acceptable.
  • A reminder that everyone is expected to stay on campus until the end of the PLC time. Thank you for your professionalism.
  • PLC Minutes and products are to be turned in to me.

Thank you for your engagement and hard work!

Kudos and Thanks

YOU MATTER. Please know that your work is valued and appreciated. I applaud all of you for:
  • Keeping our mission foremost in our work and meetings
  • Your commitment to Olympian High School
  • Relentlessly planning for daily instruction
  • Implementing PLC's and collaborating with each other
  • Delivering exemplary customer service to our students and parents
  • Participating and attending all Professional Development opportunities
  • Caring for the academic and non-academic needs of our students even though you feel tired, overwhelmed, or sick
  • Believing that hard work, high expectations, and support will change the lives of our students

Think Before You Click Assembly

Special thanks to Mrs. Rodriguez and the Peer Mediators for spending the day with our 9th graders.
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Last Friday, the board recognized the 2014 Teachers of the Year and the respective employees of the year in the respective bargaining units. In addition, the board recognized all employees who made tenure this year. Congratulations to Viana Rodriguez (TOY) and Michelle Clark-Cadwell who made tenure. In this picture is Isaiah Charles (Student Representative on the Board), Frank Tarantino, Board President, Michelle Clark-Cadwell and Viana Rodriguez.
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Chula Vista Starlight Parade

After a 2 year absence, Chula Vista brings back the annual Starlight parade. Olympian "decked 3rd Avenue" with their great performance! Special thanks to Mr. Mabrey, Ms. Sholty and Ms. Cardenas.
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Common Senior Experience

This year the senior class is reading Enrique's Journey and the leadership committee hosted "Enrique's Camino." Stations were set up around campus to engage participants in Enrique's journey. A few pictures from last Friday.

For the Common Good

  • STAFF HOLIDAY PARTY - Our staff holiday party will be Saturday, December 13th at Cafe Coyote in Old Town. Please email Sharon Segurson if you plan to attend. We had a great time last year! Thanks Ms. Segurson for organizing again this year!
  • SEMESTER GRADES: Students will be given hand-carried report cards Period 1, someone will come by to pick up the absentees. Powerschool grade submission will be due on Friday, December 19 at 2:00 p.m. Hard copies due by 3:00 p.m. to Rosalia Garcia. . Please plan accordingly. Thank you for your cooperation.
  • BEFORE YOU LEAVE for WINTER BREAK: Yes, you will need to empty your refrigerator and unplug all your mini-appliances and computer. Turn off all your electronics! Official holidays are December 24, 25, 31 and January 1 and 2. Custodians will not be on campus, plan accordingly. Please put away important papers, store valuable equipment under lock and key, and take home personal items that you cannot secure. Thank you for your assistance!

Olympian's history captured in pictures!

After 4 years of working with the DeVores and the Chula Vista Photo, we finally have Olympian's pictorial history! The pictures have been hung in the administration building. Each picture also has captions underneath that gives dates and description of the picture.
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Niche 2015 School Rankings

Please open the attached website for Niche. They just released their rankings of top schools, Olympian is ranked number 8 in San Diego and 67 in the state!

Some Rules Just Need to be Broken