Dress-Up Days this week are: Monday - Fancy Dress (Tea Party); Tuesday - Twin Day (Tweedle-Dee/Tweedle-Dum); Wednesday - Pajama Day (It was all a dream); Thursday - Neon/Bright Colors (Is she a wildflower); Friday Blazer - Pride (We're all mad here). Click on article for more information and the Homecoming schedule for Friday.
This year was a very successful year at the Tulare County Fair for the Golden West Agriculture students. The kids put in a ton of work over the summer and they were awarded for it! Click on the article to see a list of all those who won awards.
GWHS is excited to invite you to the annual Homecoming Dinner and Silent auction on Saturday, Sept. 28. This dinner is an opportunity for the Visalia community to celebrate 40 Years of Excellence at Golden West High School. Our evening under the stars will include an all you can eat taco buffet provided by Tacos Galacticos, a wine, beer, and margarita bar will be open for business, and of course the famous dessert bar that we have featured each year will be available to satisfy your sweet tooth at the end of dinner alongside a steaming cup of Tazzaria coffee. Click on article for more information.
For those students who are planning on attending a 4 year university after high school, Visalia Unified District office will be hosting a 9TH grade parent night. This meeting will be Mon., Sept. 30, 2019 in the El Diamante Theater, (5100 W. Whitendale), at 6 p.m. The meeting will include: planning for your student’s high school academics and Extra-curricular activities and how they relate to the college application process.
The ASVAB test will be given Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 8:15 a.m. in the GW Library. The ASVAB (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery) is the most widely used multiple aptitude battery in the world. Whether you are a planning to go to college, a vocational school, the military, OR, if you are just not sure what you want to do as a career, the ASVAB Career Exploration Program can provide you with important information about your skills, abilities, and interests
Our first Scicon trip will be Oct 21-25 with Crowley Elementary. For those students interested in being a Counselor for Scicon. You MUST be in good academic standing, C average or better, Good Discipline and Attendance record and be a good role model. If you are interested in being a Scicon Counselor please sign up in the Counseling Department “Presentation Binder”.
The GWHS Choir will be celebrating our 40th year with our “Back in School" Car Show this coming October 19. That Saturday we will celebrating this event with cars from all over the central valley including Student Cars, Staff Cars, Community Cars from classics to modern day trucks and muscle cars. If you have a car and wish to show it off, please consider joining us. Click on article for more information.
You are cordially invited to the 5th Annual FERIA de Educación. The event will be held on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at the Fresno State campus. In collaboration with Univision and the CSU Fresno Chancellor’s Office, the event’s program will be available in Spanish. To create awareness of higher education, college readiness, and various educational workshops will be offered. Topics from college admission to financial aid requirements will be presented. Click on article for more information.
Visalia Unified, along with its architectural firm, Mangini Associates, Inc. and several District committees, has begun the planning and design process of our community’s next comprehensive high school. The new high school will be located in northwest Visalia and is projected to open in the fall of 2024. In order to collect widespread community input that will help guide the design of the new school, a survey has been developed and is available to all interested stakeholders.
Visalia is proud of its quality K-12 education, with a foundation of 38 traditional elementary, middle and high school campuses. Visalia Unified School District stays abreast of technological changes and secures funding necessary to build new campuses to keep up with Visalia’s strong population growth.
3:30 PM - 11:00 PM Assembly Setup (Homecoming)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Girls tennis v EDHS
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM All School Improv
4:30 PM - 8:30 PM B/G Water Polo v Lemoore
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM Real Men Sing (VUSD)