If you are interested in taking a dance class or being on the Illusions Dance Team you MUST audition for appropriate class placement. Workshops to learn the audition dance and skills you’ll need to know will be Monday April 29th 7:30-8:30 PM and Tuesday April 30th 3:30-4:30 PM. Auditions will be held Thursday May 2nd beginning at 4:00 PM.
This past Wednesday, after more than a years work, the Tim Ainley Hitting Facility was officially dedicated at the GW Baseball field. This project was honor the man that set the foundation for Blazer Baseball, Tim Ainley. Tim was the first GWHS baseball coach and coached the Trailblazers from 1980-1985. Tim was instrumental in establishing a strong tradition of Trailblazer baseball built on the principles of Character, Integrity, Work Ethic, Passion, a Family Environment, and Love for the Game.
The GWHS Orchestra competed in the CMEA festival this past week. I am happy to announce we have continued the streak by also earning unanimous superiors in both the Advanced and Intermediate orchestras.
On Tuesday night, GWHS Chemistry teacher Jennifer Verissimo appeared on and competed in Ellen's Game of Games TV show. How did she do you ask? Click on the article to see a clip from the show.
Veteran Golden West HS teacher Elaine Rubio has been recognized as KSEE 24 “Educator of the Week” for her caring and unrelenting compassion for her students. Mrs. Rubio has been teaching, molding, encouraging and inspiring GWHS students for just shy of four decades. Click on the article to see the KSEE 24 news broadcast video.
This past Friday night, the GWHS Chamber Singers competed in the Central Section California Music Educators Association Advanced Chamber Singer Festival here in Visalia. The three judges agreed and awarded top honors to the Chamber Singers for their performance with a UNANIMOUS SUPERIOR Award. Click on the article to read more about it.
GWHS Business Finance Academy was able to listen and learn from local business partners. GW BFA students heard Rick Feder, Visalia Mall Manager, Bruce Nicotero, General Manager of JoAnn Distribution Center and Seth Borges SunFed Ranch senior product manager. Click on article to see some pics and read more about what these BFA students experienced.
Golden West Band and Orchestra is proud to announce our fifth annual “Visalia River Run” 5k and 10k to be held on Saturday May 11. Registration can be found online at Active.com by searching Visalia River Run. Alternatively, you can fill out the paper registration form and turn it in to the front office of Golden West High School. Early registration ends this April 30. Click on the article for more information
Outstanding Student Achievement Awards - At the Tuesday, March 12, Board meeting, selected students were presented with the Outstanding Student Achievement Award. These students were recognized for their outstanding achievements in a specific area of curriculum.
Measure A is a General Obligation bond that was on the November 2018 ballot asking Visalians to support a property tax so Visalia Unified School District can improve schools, enhance safety and provide upgraded technology. Measure A passed with more than 60% of the vote.
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.
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM Dance Audition Workshop
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Dance Auditions Workshop