Musical Auditions are rapidly approaching! If you are interested in auditioning or crewing the show, you must attend a MANDATORY musical meeting on Wednesday Oct. 23rd at lunch in room M-1. Please bring your own food as the meeting will most likely take the whole lunch. Remember, anyone can be a part of the musical! Click on the article for more information.
GWHS Choirs & Soloists invite you to an evening of “Tacos, Tunes, & Treats” on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23. Tacos & Treats available at 6:00 PM (cash only) and Concert begins at 7:00 PM by Music Building Lawn at Golden West High School. ADMISSION IS FREE! Click on the article for more information.
With the rising rates of teen vaping across our nation as well as locally, VUSD, in partnership with the California Health Collaborative, Visalia Police Department and Tulare County Office of Education - Choices Program, will be hosting a Parent/Community Presentation to further educate VUSD parents, staff and the public. This event will take place on Thursday, Oct. 24 at the El Diamante HS Theater from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and will provide an in-depth look at the effects of vaping, how teens are using vape products, what to look for and how to address the issue. The event will also feature a Q&A session for attendees to ask questions. There is no cost to attend, and we ask that you please share this information and the flyer attached with family and friends.
College of the Sequoias 2020-2021 Scholarship Application is now open. The deadline is November 25, 2019. Students can complete one, online application for hundreds of scholarship opportunities. COS gave over $400,000 last year! See GWHS Scholarship webpage for more information on how to apply. Click on the article for more information and a great video about the COS Scholarships.
Golden West Apparel is now available online at the Golden West Apparel Shop! Go to the Golden West home page and click on the GWHS Apparel Online Store link on the right side of the page to get your gear today! Or go to https://goldenwest.spirittees.com/
Congratulations to the Golden West Marching Band and Color Guard!. This past weekend, on Saturday, the band competed against 16 other schools in the Visalia Band Review and received the Field Show Sweepstakes Award! This means that Golden West had the best field show out of all 16 bands!
Golden West graduate Brad Dennis collapsed and became unresponsive while warming up in the pool.just before a match at San Jose State this week. Click on the article to see the video and story from ABC 30 Action News.
This October, the Golden West Ag Department is planning to do a sock drive for the homeless called Socktober. It is open to the whole school, you do not have to be a FFA member to donate. Socktober starts October 1st. We will be donating the socks to the Rescue Mission Center so that the homeless will have warm socks during the cold weather. Note: the socks must be new and unused.
AP students and parents: AP Tests are now on sale!! Please refer to the AP documents for information regarding the fees, dates, and deadlines for 2019/2020 AP exams. Tests can be purchased at the GW Finance Office and we also accept payments via credit card online at the GW webstore! November 5, 2019 is the absolute last day to pay for AP Exams! Click on the article for more information.
Saturday Academy is a unique opportunity for students to make up missed days of school. The Saturday sessions are designed to meet the needs of the students. A variety of different activities may be offered, for example, project-based learning, technology, art, STEM, or enrichment opportunities. Students may also have the opportunity to complete and/or make-up missed assignment.
Golden West FFA Boosters presents the 4th annual Harvest Moonshine Dinner and Dance on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Ritchie's Barn. No Host Bar Social Hour @ 5:30PM Dinner Served @ 6:30PM $30/Ticket Silent Auction Event ** All proceeds benefit the Golden West FFA Program. Click on article for more information.
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”.
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