Whittier Union High School District

  • Eight Whittier Union Teachers Receive $25,000 National Board Certified Teacher Grants

    Reflecting the Whittier Union High School District commitment to provide equity for every student and maintain high teaching standards, eight teachers have been awarded $25,000 grants by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards as part of a statewide incentive program to retain and train National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) to teach at high-priority schools throughout California. The grants will be spread out over five years, with the recipients receiving $5,000 annually beginning July 1, 2022. To receive the grant, the recipients – who are all National Board Certified teachers – have agreed to continue teaching at their schools for five years. The grants will be paid through the California Department of Education.

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  • Whittier Union Celebrates Academic Successes, Honors Class of 2022 with Stadium Commencement Ceremonies

    The Whittier Union High School District Board of Trustees honored three graduates who were unable to walk during commencement ceremonies, presenting them with their diplomas and gift baskets during a Board meeting on June 14. The graduates recognized during the meeting were California High School Summa Cum Laude graduate Anthony Franco and La Serna High School Magna Cum Laude graduates Anabelle Rocha and Andrew Reyes. During the presentations of diplomas, the Board shared words of gratitude for each graduate and expressed their congratulations for achieving high academic success at Whittier Union. The students were joined by their family, peers and school administrators.

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  • Whittier Union to Celebrate Class of 2022 Graduates with Stadium Commencement Ceremonies

    Students from the Whittier Union High School District’s five comprehensive high schools, two alternative high schools and adult school will celebrate the conclusion of their academic journeys in the District during stadium commencement ceremonies. Ceremonies will be held at full capacity at the District’s two stadiums. This year, the Whittier Union Board of Trustees will honor a group of students from each comprehensive high school with the 2022 Trustee Award. Honorees were recommended by principals, counselors and teachers for outstanding academic achievement and demonstrating exemplary citizenship during their four years of high school.

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