For the 83rd consecutive year, the Lions Clubs of California will hold their annual Student Speakers Contest. All grade levels are eligible to participate. Over $130,500 will be paid out in scholarships to the winning students. Local area winners will win $100 and can advance to the district level where the winner will be awarded a $4,500 scholarship and can advance even further in the contest to win up to $21,000. This year students will answer the question: “Homelessness in California; What is the Solution?” Click on the article for more information.
Tickets will go on sale Monday Feb. 3 at 7:30am in front of the attendance office. Sales will begin no earlier than 7:30 am and end at 8:59 am. You must have a completed permission slip and student ID to purchase your ticket. Tickets are $240 for Park Hopper, private party at Disney’s California Adventure, and transportation. Click on the article for more information about Grad Night.
Are you or do you know a high school student artist looking to make $$$ on their art? Visalia Education Foundation (VEF) can students sell their art…it’s easy and fun! Check out VEF’s website (www.visaliaedfoundation.org) for information on their upcoming art show and sale. The deadline for submission is Thursday, February 27th, but it’s not too early to start thinking about what you’ll create! Click on the article for more information.
Seniors, if you have not yet filled out your FAFSA/Dream Act, Visalia Unified District office will be hosting a Financial Aid/Dream Act Application Workshop, Monday, January 27, 2020 at our Visalia Unified District Office (5000 W. Cypress St.) in the Board Room at 6 p.m. Click on the article for more information
Mrs. Edwards has been subbing in our Industrial Education department for the majority of the first semester. Mrs. Edwards has had the students do a variety of projects, that have to do with some kind of construction, to keep them engaged and learning about building. Click on the article to see pictures of some of the projects that have been created in class.
Need some extra help with homework? Golden West XL offers tutoring before AND after school! AM tutoring is available Monday from 7am until 9:15AM and Tuesday thru Friday in the Library from 7AM until 8:15AM. PM tutoring is available Monday thru Friday in the library from 3:21-6PM. Click on the article for the full tutoring schedule.
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/
As you may know, Golden West High School is going through WASC accreditation. In order to assist us in our continuous school improvement, we are asking parents to take a survey to let us know how we are doing in serving our students and our community. We will use your feedback to continue to improve our school. Click on the article for more info and links to the survey.
Como ya sabrán, Golden West High School está pasando por la acreditación WASC, Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Para ayudarnos a mejorar nuestra escuela, siga el enlace de página web debajo para informarnos cómo estamos serviendo a nuestros estudiantes y nuestra comunidad. Usaremos sus comentarios para continuar mejorando nuestra escuela.
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.
Visalia Unified School District is considering the opportunity to begin a Two Way Dual Immersion Program in the 2020-21 school year. The Two Way Dual Immersion Program is a distinctive form of dual language education in which balanced numbers of native English speakers and native speakers of the partner language are integrated for instruction so that both groups of students serve in the role of language model and language learner at different times. If you are interested in the program, please click on this headline for a link to the survey.
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.