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Andrews School Recognized as a
National Blue Ribbon School!
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Whittier Unincorporated Heritage Project
Gold Ribbon School Award
We could not be more excited to be here with Andrews School, Mill School and Technology Academy, Phelan Language Academy, and Sorenson Science Academy at the official California School Recognition Program ceremonies! These four schools received the prestigious Gold Ribbon School Award, as well as the Title I Achieving School Award for outstanding achievement and exceptional programs! Congratulations to the staff, students and parents at these schools! We are so proud of this tremendous accomplishment!
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING – ADOPT CERTAIN FINDINGS PREREQUISITE TO AWARD OF ENERGY SERVICE CONTRACT UNDER GOVERNMENT CODE SECTIONS 4217.10 – 4217.18
The Whittier City School District Board of Education shall hold a public hearing on June 14, 2016, for the purpose of taking public comment on, and considering and adopting a resolution making certain findings required for approval of a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with SolarCity, Inc. for the implementation of energy conservation services in accordance with California Government Code Sections 4217.10 through 4217.18, including findings that the cost to District of the PPA will be less than the anticipated marginal cost to the District of thermal, electrical, or other energy that would have been consumed by the District in the absence of the PPA, and to consider approval of the PPA in accordance with the Board’s findings.
LCAP PARENT/COMMUNITY SURVEY
In order to identify needs, and determine the goals, actions, and budget priorities for the LCAP, WCSD is again gathering input from students, teachers, parents, and community members. We encourage all parents and the community to participate in a short survey to identify areas of growth as well as our greatest areas of need. Please take a few moments to give your input to this important process.
Click here to preview the 2015-16 LCAP Student Survey
WCSD Energy Initiative
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
Solar Power Photovoltaic System(s)
Transitional Kindergarten Enrollment is OPEN! Birthday dates extended from September 1st - March 1st!
Transitional Kindergarten (TK), created by the 2010 California law called the Kindergarten Readiness Act, is a program offered to area students whose birthdays fall between September 1st and March 1st. TK offers a developmentally appropriate curriculum and is intended to better prepare our youngest learners for success in kindergarten. TK is an exciting, fun place for students to learn through exploration rich in language development.
New Transitional Kindergarten and
Kindergarten Dual Immersion Spanish Classes
at Phelan Language Academy
WCSD is pleased to announce the addition of two new dual immersion Spanish classes for the upcoming 2015-2016 school year.
Limited space available!
The goal is for students to be bilingual, biliterate, and bicultural in both Spanish and English by the end of fifth grade.
Please contact the school principal Rebecca Rodriguez at 562-789-3210 for enrollment information.
Kindergarten Registration Information
WCSD's 1:1 iPad Initiative
Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP)
The new Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) is the new way that school districts in California receive their school funding. LCFF law requires every school district to engage parents and the community in creating a Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP).
The Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent hold meetings with key stakeholders to share the goals and receive input in developing the LCAP. Click here for more information about the LCAP.
WCSD Celebrates Saving Energy Dollars, Environment
Whittier — As the nation celebrates Energy Awareness Month in October, Whittier City School District administrators are having a celebration of their ...more
The mission of the WCSD is to partner with students, parents, and the community to ensure learning so every student reaches his/her optimum potential and has a positive impact on a global society.
The Whittier City School District is comprised of high-performing learning schools and academies that use interactive technology to successfully serve our diverse learners, as well as parents, staff, and community members. Our expertly trained, high quality staff strives to use best instructional practices in order to provide a premier educational program, including timely and appropriate academic and personal interventions as well as multiple enrichment opportunities for gifted learners. We ensure all of our students and their families a high quality education that incorporates a diversified curriculum, including character development and the arts. State-of-the-art technology, provided by the school, community and parents, will be in the hands of every student to use as a tool to enhance and extend their learning. Our facilities provide a safe and secure learning environment for our students and staff. In order to engage parents as partners, we are committed to communicating effectively with our families to foster and promote strong parent/school partnerships that contribute to the success of all of our students.
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