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West Covina Unified School District

  • West Covina Unified Student Excels in Purdue Summer Science Program

    Edgewood High School student Vanessa Li was one of 35 students across the country selected to conduct biochemistry research at Purdue University through its Summer Science Program, using wet lab techniques and modeling software to study an enzyme from a fungal pathogen and designing a small molecule inhibitor to protect crops from the fungus. The highly selective program featured 39 days of hands-on, collaborative experimental research, mentorship from university professors and tours of local scientific and cultural sites.

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  • West Covina Unified Launches 2019-20 Year with New Programs, Facilities

    WEST COVINA, CA – West Covina Unified students returned to campus for the 2019-20 year on Aug. 15, ready to learn new languages, jumpstart their college education and strive for success thanks to expanded learning opportunities and the promise of new and upgraded facilities. Many schools welcomed students and families with cheers and signs of […]

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  • West Covina Students Receive School Supplies at Annual Back to School Kickoff

    Nearly 100 West Covina Unified students and families in need will be ready for the 2019-20 school year after receiving new shoes, backpacks, hygiene kits and school supplies during the District’s third annual Back to School Kickoff, held July 31 at the WCUSD Family Resource Center. The Back to School Kickoff was coordinated by the West Covina Unified Foster and Homeless Youth Center, which provides students who face severe hardships with opportunities to thrive on and off campus.

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West Covina Unified to Hold 5th Annual District College Fair

West Covina Unified School District will hold its fifth annual District College Fair from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, providing students, families and community members of all ages with resources on the opportunities that await after high school. Nearly 40 colleges, universities and military representatives will offer information about college offerings, admission, enrollment and more. The event, which will also feature breakout sessions on admissions topics, will be at West Covina High School, 1609 E. Cameron Ave., West Covina.

West Covina Unified’s Early College Academy to Hold Info Session

West Covina Unified’s Mt. SAC Early College Academy will hold an information session at 9 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, providing families with details about the benefits of attending West Covina Unified’s flagship dual-enrollment public high school. Academy students can earn a high school diploma and up to two years of free, transferable college credit simultaneously. Students from Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties are eligible to apply. Mt. SAC Early College Academy is at 2226 E. Rio Verde Drive, West Covina.

West Covina Unified to Hold College Application Info Nights

West Covina Unified will hold its final information session for high school seniors and their families, providing insight into the college application process, from 6 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 at West Covina High. The event will be in the Bulldog Café, 1609 E. Cameron Ave., West Covina. Families will learn how to prepare for college applications and review timelines and testing. Edgewood High School held its college application info night on Sept. 18.

West Covina Unified Student Named to Under-20 National Soccer Team

West Covina High School senior Madison Perez has been selected to play center back for the U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team, which develops players in preparation for the senior women’s national team. Perez joined 19 other players for training camp from Aug. 24 to Sept. 1 at the Elite Athlete Training Center, where the team faced off against the Japan U-20 Women’s National Team in two matches.

West Covina Unified’s Mt. SAC Early College Academy to Hold Info Session for Families

West Covina Unified’s Mt. SAC Early College Academy will hold its first information session of the 2019-20 year at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, providing details about the benefits of attending West Covina Unified’s flagship dual-enrollment public high school. Academy students can earn a high school diploma and up to two years of free, transferable college credit simultaneously. Students from Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties are eligible to apply. Mt. SAC Early College Academy is at 2226 E. Rio Verde Drive, West Covina.

West Covina Unified Student Excels in Purdue Summer Science Program

Edgewood High School student Vanessa Li was one of 35 students across the country selected to conduct biochemistry research at Purdue University through its Summer Science Program, using wet lab techniques and modeling software to study an enzyme from a fungal pathogen and designing a small molecule inhibitor to protect crops from the fungus. The highly selective program featured 39 days of hands-on, collaborative experimental research, mentorship from university professors and tours of local scientific and cultural sites.

West Covina Unified’s Early College Academy to Hold Info Session

West Covina Unified’s Mt. SAC Early College Academy will hold its first information session of the 2019-20 year at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, providing families with details about the benefits of attending West Covina Unified’s flagship dual-enrollment public high school. Academy students can earn a high school diploma and up to two years of free, transferable college credit simultaneously. Students from Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside and Orange counties are eligible to apply. Mt. SAC Early College Academy is at 2226 E. Rio Verde Drive, West Covina.

West Covina Unified Early College Academy Welcomes 2nd Freshman Class

West Covina Unified’s Mt. SAC Early College Academy welcomed its second class of freshmen for the 2019-20 year on Aug. 15, introducing a new group of students to the rigors of the dual enrollment high school. The Academy, which opened in fall 2018, provides an accelerated academic experience that allows students to earn up to two years of transferable college credit as they pursue their high school diploma.

West Covina Unified Launches 2019-20 School Year with New Programs

West Covina Unified celebrated the start of the 2019-20 year on Aug. 15 with a new Mandarin Dual Language Immersion program, steady progress on Measure ES-funded facility upgrades and projects that include career tech buildings and performing arts centers, and the first full year of TK-12 International Baccalaureate instruction through the recently named International World Schools of West Covina.