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All 9th through 11th grade students will take the PSAT on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 7:50 am. Students should arrive on time.

 

Seniors will report to the gym at 8:15 for the Panorama Picture & Senior Symposium.

 

See attached flyer for more information.

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Posted by: Irma Lemus
Published: 10/19/17




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On Wednesday, October 25, all seniors have a late start and are asked to arrive at 8:15 AM while freshmen, sophomores and juniors are taking the PSAT. 

 

Seniors will take the senior panorama at 8:30 AM followed by Cap and Gown packet distribution and a general info session on Senior Events. This is a mandatory meeting and all seniors are expected to attend. 

 

Guidelines and order envelopes for the Senior Panorama are available in the ASB Office and were also distributed to Senior English classes today and Thursday. 

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Posted by: WCHS ASB Advisor
Published: 10/18/17




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Our Bulldog Family invites all local veterans to be recognized at our 13th Annual Veteran’s Assembly hosted by our Air Force Junior ROTC program on Thursday, November 9.

 

Please visit this link for more details and to RSVP: http://tinyurl.com/WCHSVeteransRSVP

 

 

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Posted by: WCHS ASB Advisor
Published: 10/18/17




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Students who are interested in pursuing a nomination to one of the four service academies will receive the guidance necessary to begin the nomination process and receive answers to any questions students may have.  Save the date…

 

Saturday, October 28, 2017

8AM Registration; 8:30AM Program Begins

West Covina Senior Citizens Center

2501 East Cortez Street, West Covina, CA 91791

 

Questions? Call Hector Elizalde at 626-350-0150

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 10/10/17




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Coronado Alternative School will be hosting a parent workshop on helping students transition from high school.

 

This conference is dedicated to Parents, Foster Parents, Guardians and Professionals who work with young adults with special needs and have an IEP or 504 plan from ages 14-22. Secondary transition is a time of great change and opportunity as youth prepare for their adult lives in the areas of employment, education, training, and independent living.

 

Saturday, November 4th

8:00 am - 3:15 pm

More information available here!

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 10/6/17




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Homecoming 2017 is almost here! Homecoming is a celebration of our West Covina tradition and legacy! We welcome home all our alumni as well as our students and families! Come join us for the celebration of our 60th Anniversary at the Homecoming Game!

 

Here is some event information:

Friday, October 13 

Homecoming Rally (during the school day)

 

All Class Reunion (4:00 P.M.-6:30 P.M.)

Food Trucks will in the Quad

 

Stadium Gates Open (5:30 P.M.)

$8 General Admission & $2 Children (5-11 Years Old)

Free for current ASB Cardholders & Alumni w/ Old I.D. Card

 

Pre-Game Show & Class Skits (6:00 P.M.)

Football Game Kick-Off (7:00 P.M.)

Homecoming Queen Coronation & Class Parade (Half-Time)

Saturday, October 14

Homecoming Dance (7-11 P.M.)

Kings Coronation (9:30 P.M.)

 

The last day of dance ticket sales is Wednesday, October 11

 

Dance contracts are available online here.

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 10/3/17




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West Covina Unified School District 

Financial Aid

Night

Date: Wednesday, October 4 

Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Location: West Covina High School

 

All high school students, especially seniors, and their parents are encouraged to attend this important event.

 

Find out about:

·       Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

·       Types of Financial Aid

·       Cal Grant

·       Dream Act Application

·       7-8pm B1 Computer Lab ( Creating FSA ID Number)

 

More Information and Flyer available on the Counselor's Website.

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 9/28/17




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Join us at WCHS for COLLEGE FAIR on September 27th. You'll receive general information in the Gymnasium with opportunity for more specific questions to be answered during the Breakout Sessions.

College fair at West Covina High School
 

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 9/22/17




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WCUSD Parent Workshops are offered throughout the school year. Take a look at the Calendar to see what you can attend. Childcare and Spanish Translation is provided.

Calendar of parent workshops  Calendario de talleres para padres

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 9/22/17




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WCHS Class of 1982

35 Year Reunion

September 23, 2017

www.westcovinahighschool82.myevent.com 

 

WCHS & EHS ALL CLASS REUNION

Homecoming - October 13, 2017

4:00-6:00 PM (WCHS Quad)

 

WCHS Class of 2007

10 Year Reunion

November 25, 2017

RSVP Here

 

WCHS Class of 1968

50 Year Reunion

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Email for more info:

Barbara Booth Reese              

barbarabreese@gmail.com

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Posted by: WCHS ASB Advisor
Published: 9/16/17




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In case you missed or weren't able to attend the 12th Grade Night at WCHS. Here are some important documents that share the information from the night.

 

If you have any questions you can get more information online at the counselors website.

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 9/14/17




Audience: Homepage, Afterschool Professionals, Assistant Principals, Parents, Principals, Staff, Students, Sys Admins, Teachers, All Grades, Grade 09, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

West Covina Unified School District Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) for Special Education will be holding a workshop for parents of students with disabilities on September 13, 2017 in the Education Resource Center (ERC) located at 1717 W. Merced Avenue West Covina, CA 91790.  The workshop is entitled, "How to Prepare for My Child’s IEP: Continuum of Services" and is scheduled to begin at 6:00 P.M.  Childcare and Spanish translation will be provided.  Please join us.

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 8/22/17




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Online pre-registration is now open (Click Here) Parents and/or students are able to review and complete school forms easily through our new online system. Gone are the days of endless repetitive forms. Once entered, your information will be saved and easily updated (including sibling registration).

Enrollment VS Registration: Online Pre-Registration is for currently enrolled students only. If you are not currently enrolled, please contact the school site for enrollment information. Help with Online Pre-Registration? Forgot your access key? Continue to online pre-registration, click on the green “Returning Student Registration” button and click on “Forgot your access key?” at the bottom of the page.

Frequently Asked QuestionsIf you did not find your answer here or if you are experiencing problems with the system, please contact us at Register@wcusd.org

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Posted by: Stephen Glass
Published: 8/21/17




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Online pre-registration is now open!

Click Here

 

Parents and/or students are able to review and complete school forms easily through our new online system. Gone are the days of endless repetitive forms. Once entered, your information will be saved and easily updated (including sibling registration).

 

Enrollment VS Registration

Online Pre-Registration is for currently enrolled students only. If you are not currently enrolled, please contact the school site for enrollment information.

 

Help with Online Pre-Registration

Forgot your access key? Continue to online pre-registration, click on the green “Returning Student Registration” button and click on “Forgot your access key?” at the bottom of the page.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

If you did not find your answer here or if you are experiencing problems with the system, contact us at

Register@wcusd.org

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Posted by: Ronnie Evans
Published: 7/26/17




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Posted by: Irma Lemus
Published: 6/11/17




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(Written by retired Senior Master Sergeant Keith Baxter)

 

West Covina High School- On March 13, 2017, retired Colonel Peter Gray visited the school’s Junior ROTC program to conduct a military-style inspection. The unit earned an on overall exceptional rating despite one minor discrepancy.

 

According to Colonel Gray, he witnessed and exponential increase in the quality of the program since his last inspection in 2013. It was a “happy day” for him because he was not sure what to expect.  Under former leadership, the squadron fared poorly during the last inspection 4 years ago and the unit was on the verge of shutting down.


“The cadets worked very hard and it was very evident to the inspector,” says retired Captain Jesus Acuna-Perez, the program’s Senior Aerospace Science Instructor.  “The rating was a result of teamwork at its finest. We have come a long way and wanted to showcase all of our improvements to Colonel Grey.”

 

The unit received the highest overall rating of “Exceptional.”  For the cadets, it was also a happy day.


“It feels great to get such a high rating,” Says Cadet Technical Sergeant John Granados. “Thanks to our high rating, we won’t have another inspection cycle for three more years. The pressure is off and now we can focus on doing bigger and better things.”

 

The squadron will not be inspected again until 2020.

Thanks to the unit’s high rating, the unit was awarded the “Distinguished Unit Award with Merit,” a prestigious achievement reserved for only the highest performing JROTC squadrons world-wide.   It was the first time the West Covina High School JROTC team has received the honor.

 

Next time you see a JROTC cadet walking around campus with exceptional pride, and a larger-than-average smile on their faces, congratulate them on a job very well done.

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Posted by: Daniel Gumarang
Published: 5/19/17




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WCHS Robotics Team 968 is hosting their annual STEM CAMP for students entering 3rd to 8th grade. The STEM CAMP consists of 5 fun-filled days of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). The STEM CAMP will be located at West Covina High School Cafeteria from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM each day.

 

Attached is the full packet that explains more details about the Tuition and the Session dates available. 

 

First Session begins June 12, so sign up as soon as you can, spaces are limited.

 

SIGN UP TODAY! Online @ www.team968.com

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 5/12/17




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WCUSD Parent Advisory Committee for Special Education is hosting a Parent Workshop.

 

Date: April 19, 20017

Time: 6:00-8:00 PM

 

Location:

1717 W. Merced Avenue
West Covina, CA 91790

 

Workshop Will Be Held In The District Office’s
Education Resource Center (ERC)

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 4/7/17




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Posted by: Irma Lemus
Published: 3/14/17




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The West Covina High School Climate Survey provides the community with valuable information about our school each year. Participating parents, staff and students answer survey questions designed to measure our school's climate. The survey focuses on student social and emotional learning; the opportunity to learn; safety; and other important areas.  Parents, students and staff are encouraged to take the survey online.

 

Parents may take the survey by visiting this link:

http://parentsurvey.wcusd.org

 

Thank you for your participation.

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Posted by: Daniel Gumarang
Published: 3/6/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Grade 10 and Grade 11

All students wishing to take the AP Exams, must sign up for the exams by this Friday, March 3, 2017. Students should complete the AP Exam Order Form and submit it to the Student Store (ASB Office). Order forms are available at the Student Store or through AP teachers. 

 

The exams are scheduled to take place May 1 through May 12, 2017 at our school site.

 

Students may qualify for an AP Fee Waiver if any of the following is true: 

 

  • Student receives Free and Reduced Lunch (to apply, visit www.wcusdnutrition.org)
  • Student is homeless OR lives in a foster home
  • Student’s parent(s) did not graduate from high school

Students, who do not qualify for AP Fee Waivers, but are in financial need should contact their counselor. We may be able to offer assistance to these students. The cost of the exam is $84 each exam, except for AP Seminar. 

 

Thank you for encouraging our students to sign up for the AP exams. We believe that the Advanced Placement Program prepares students for college success.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our school at (626) 859-2900.

 

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Posted by: Daniel Gumarang
Published: 2/27/17




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Please join us on Tuesday, March 7th or Thursday March 9th, 2017
from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. to learn about transitions. The same presentations will be available both dates.


Whether your child is moving from Pre-School to Elementary, Elementary to Middle, from Middle to High School, or High School and beyond, it is always great to plan ahead to make things run more smoothly. Transitions require input and support from your child's IEP team. In this parent in-service you will learn strategies to help you prepare for the transitions ahead.


Presenters:

  • Tricia Acciani, School Psychologist, Walnut Valley USD
    • Transitioning from preschool to elementary school
  • Gina Armendariz and Dr. Rebecca Parres, Program Administrators, Baldwin Park USD
    • Transitioning from elementary school to middle school
  • Mercille Lush, Transition Specialist, Bassett USD
    • Transitioning from middle school to high school
  • Ryan Ward, Adult Transition Program Administrator, Covina-Valley USD
    • Transitioning from high school to adult (post school life, college, or adult transition pro- grams)

 

Additional information is attached in English and Spanish.

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 2/23/17




Audience: Homepage, Parents, Grade 10, Grade 11 and Grade 12

Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshman, your opportunity awaits!!! Take a practice college admission test for ONLY $5!  On Saturday March 4th, West Covina High School will be having a Mock SAT and ACT Combo test in the Media Center.  Your results will tell you which test you scored better on.  You must sign up online to reserve your spot, then pay your $5 to the ASB Office.  See your counselor should you have any questions.  Please use the link below to register.  Thank you.

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Posted by: Daniel Gumarang
Published: 2/22/17




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West Covina's own Megan Tran is a Regional Finalist for the 2017 Coca-Cola Scholars Fund.  Megan has the distinction of being one of 250 students throughout the nation with an opportunity to win a $20,000 scholarship. 

 

Reaching this level distinguishes these students as extraordinary leaders in their school and community. Nearly 86,000 applicants and more than 1,900 Semifinalists participated in our program - to be selected as a Regional Finalist is an outstanding accomplishment.

 

Regional Finalists will now participate in the next phase of our selection process, a 20-minute interview with our Regional Interview Committee, comprised of a Foundation staff member and previous Coca-Cola Scholars Program scholarship recipients.  After these interviews, 150 students will be named Coca-Cola Scholars and receive a $20,000 college scholarship.

 

Congratulations Meagan and good luck on the next level!
 

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Posted by: Daniel Gumarang
Published: 2/14/17




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It is going to be an amazing show that you won't want to miss.  Please join us at the Covina Center for the Perfoming Arts January 26th - 29th.  We have 2 matinees on the weekend as well.  Tickets can be purchased online @ wcovinahs.seatyourself.biz 
 

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 1/10/17




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In accordance with WCUSD Board Policy 6161.1, parents are welcome to review instructional materials that are being taken under consideration. The following text is available to interested parents in our front office. West Covina High School is considering Human Geography: People, Place, and Culture, 11th ed. (Fouberg, Murphy, & Dlij, 2015) for Advanced Placement Human Geography.

 

The textbook will be available for inspection until December 2, 2016 at WCHS front office.

 

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 11/17/16




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Parents and Students,
West Covina High School is happy to announce that we will be providing students in grades 9-11 the opportunity to take the Preliminary SAT (PSAT) on our campus on November 2, 2016 during the school day.


The test helps students gauge their college and career readiness and gives them exposure to what the actual SAT will require of them. Additionally, students will be provided with information about potential AP courses that they might be successful in based on their scores and our 11th grade students will automatically be screened for the National Merit Scholarship Program.


Students can take practice tests and get more information about preparing for the exam at http://preview.tinyurl.com/WCHSPSATPREP.


****Please remind your student to bring a calculator on the day of the test. The following calculators are allowed: Graphing Calculators and Scientific Calculators.

 

Attached is the modified bell schedule for November 2nd. Please read and make note of the schedule changes for that day; In addition, Seniors will have a modified schedule specific to them.

 

If you should have any questions, please contact Assistant Principal, Dr. Leon at aleon@wcusd.org or Barbara Rivera at barbara.rivera@wcusd.org.

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 10/27/16




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West Covina High School hosted a Financial Aid Night for all high school students, especially seniors, and their parents on Thursday, October 27.

 

Topics Included:

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Types of Financial Aid
  • Cal Grant
  • Dream Act Application

If you were not able to attend Financial Aid Night, the slideshow from that evening is attached for you. Contact the counseling office if you have any questions.

 

 

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Posted by: WCHS Webadmin
Published: 10/9/16