Golden West News

  • Kids Day - Mandatory Informational Meeting

    On Wednesday, January 23 there will be an information meeting for GW students interested in helping out in the Annual Valley Childrens Hospital Kids Day fundraiser. This will take place at lunch in the main gym. You MUST attend the meeting to be able to work on Kids Day on March 5. Click on article for more information.

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  • GW Athletic Director John DeLong Receives AD of the Year Award

    GWHS Athletic Director John DeLong was recently selected as the Central Section recipient of the Norm MacKenzie Award for 2018-2019. The MacKenzie Award is presented to an outstanding athletic director who has been in the field between one and four years. John has been recognized by his peers for his commitment to GWHS and the surrounding community.

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  • Tulare County Farm Bureau Calendar Art Contest

    In recognition of National Ag Week, March 18-22, 2019, Tulare County Farm Bureau and the Tulare County Office of Education will hold a calendar art contest for Tulare County students in grades K-12. This year's theme is "Tulare County Agriculture: FuIl S.T.E.A.M. Ahead". Click on the article for more information

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  • VEF presents "For the Love of Art" - DATE CHANGE... April 5, 2109

    Visalia Ed Foundation is kicking off a new program we are calling “For the Love of Art” that will blend together an art show, dinner and silent auction featuring the work of Visalia Unified high school artists. The show and auction will include paintings, pottery, sculptures, leatherwork, wood work projects, jewelry, fashion designs, welding and more. Click on article for more information. NOTE: The date of the VEF fundraiser has been changed. The new date for our event is FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2019.

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  • GW Athletic Clearance... Now Online!

    Golden West is now offering online student – athletic clearance through Family ID. This is a secure and user friendly way to register for our athletic clearance.

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  • Girls Basketball Hosts Tournament in Honor of Fallen Soldier

    GWHS Girls Basketball is hosting a basketball tournament on December 12th to December 15th. The tournament is named after and will honor PFC Keith M. Williams, a former student of girls basketball Coach Russ Gostanian when he was a teacher at El Diamante High School. Keith lost his life at the age of 19 in Afghanistan fighting the Global War on Terror. Click on article for more information about how you can support this cause!

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  • All Parents and Students - There is a NEW TARDY POLICY

    Attention all students and parents regarding TARDIES: If you have 4 or more tardies in one week you will lose off campus lunch privileges or be assigned lunch detention. To avoid these restrictions, please work to be ON TIME TO CLASS! Failure to attend assigned Tardy Detention will result in loss of privileges. Example: Rallies, and extracurricular such as attending athletic events.

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  • GW Link Crew Recognizes Freshmen Demonstrating T.R.A.I.L.

    Today at lunch our Link Crew Commissioners put together a fun little activity for some of the freshmen who have been seen portraying excellent T.R.A.I.L. Behaviors on campus. These students were given a card inviting them to P-13 for a great lunchtime activity. Click on article to read more about it & see some great pics!

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  • GW Academy of First Responders Participate in KDH Contagion Drill

    The GWHS Academy of First Responders had the opportunity to participate in a contagion epidemic drill at Kaweah Delta Hospital on Nov 15, 2018. We had 45 students from freshman, sophomore and junior classes act as patients in a drill conducted by KDH to prepare their staff for patient overflow situations. Click on the article to read more about it and to see some great pictures from the day

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  • Trailblazer Band Earns High Marks During Competition Season

    The Golden West Trailblazer Marching Band and Color Guard had a fall marching season for the record books. On October 20th, The Band received first place in both the field show competition and parade competition at the Visalia Band Invitational. On November 10th the band received the sweepstakes award at the Lemoore, “Tiger Classic.”

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  • GW AG & Engineering Academy Participates in Manufacturing Day

    GWHS Academy of Engineering and Agriculture Manufacturing and other VUSD high school students recently participated in Manufacturing Day. Student enjoyed various tours throughout Tulare County. Pictured here are GWHS students at American Inc. The day wrapped up with presentations by local community colleges and universities.

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  • AP Students and Parents - You Can Purchase Your AP Test Now!

    AP Tests are now on sale!! Please refer to the AP documents found on the GW Counseling Department website for information regarding the fees, dates, and deadlines for 2018/2019 AP exams. We also accept payments via credit card online at the GW webstore! March 8, 2019 is the absolute last day to pay for AP Exams!

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  • Stay Informed... Sign up for Remind

    Sign up for remind & stay informed about what is happening here at GWHS. Click to see how to sign up for Remind by class.

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  • GWHS Athletics Website - trialblazerathletics.com

    Check out the website dedicated to Golden West High School sports & its athletes. You can find current results from recent competitions, schedules and a wealth of other information about our teams & athletes.

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District News

  • Click Here for Measure A Information

    What is Measure A? It is a measure on the November ballot asking Visalians to support a property tax so Visalia Unified School District can improve schools, enhance safety and provide upgraded technology.

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  • School Board Meeting

    Agenda and live feed of the VUSD School Board meeting

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  • New Northwest Area School Boundaries

    Visalia Unified School District formed an Attendance Area Boundary Committee in May 2018 to bring recommendations to the Board of Trustees for the elementary school boundaries in the northwest quadrant of the District in anticipation of the newest elementary school opening in August 2019.

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  • VUSD HOLDS ANNUAL ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

    The Visalia Unified School District Board of Trustees held its Annual Organizational Meeting on Tuesday, December 11, 2018. The oath of office was given to new and returning Board members, Board officers were elected for 2019, and 2018 Board officers were honored and thanked for their service and leadership.

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  • Visalia Times-Delta Insert October 2018

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  • Building for the Future

    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.

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