Attendance is a major indicator of success in schools. Please take the time to view this graphic that outlines the attendance trends. We need students in school everyday ready to learn. A student who is not in school tends to have lower achievement levels academically. Parents, do your part. Schedule all appointments during non school hours, schedule family outings and vacations during holidays or weekends, and make sure you ensure students get up on time each day.
Congratulations are in order for Mrs. Alma Gonzalez, who has served the Wildcat community for over 7 years as an ELD, AVID, and yearbook teacher. She has coordinated the ASES program as well. This time she will be sadly departing WSHS but staying within our district as she becomes the new principal at Desert Mirage High School. We wish her the best.
Our AVID team, led by Mr. Tafoya, is selling crafts for your home and office. Anything you can dream of making he can build out of wood. This is just a sample of the items. All money fundraised will go to scholarship for AVID students as they move on to college. AVID has a 100% graduation and college going rates, so they make a difference in students' lives.
Students in Middle school English were encouraged to draw a chalk painting that expresses their values and dreams. Students had to coherently explain in writing and verbally why their drawing represented them. Students had fun drawing and telling their stories. Part of our Common Core standards is to present information in various ways. Students at WSHS learn to speak, write, and read while engaging in discovering their identity.