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  • Week of Sep. 25

    Posted by Briana Hurd on 9/25/2022 10:00:00 AM

    It's Homecoming Week at West Park! 
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    Homecoming (HoCo) Theme: Night at Neverland

     

    Monday 9/26

    • HoCo - dress up like a fairy or wear green! And, join us in the Main Quad (near the Ticket Booth) at lunch for lots of activities!
    • AP Exams - on sale thru 11/1
    • College Visits (in the Student Union) - U of Redlands (1st lunch)
    • Math Peer Tutoring Center - 3:30-4:30 @ Student Union
    • Girls Volleyball (home) vs. Oakmont @ 5:30pm

    Tuesday 9/27

    • HoCo - dress up like a pirate or wear red! And, join us in the Main Quad (near the Ticket Booth) at lunch for lots of activities!  
    • Math Peer Tutoring Center - 7:20-8:20 and 3:30-4:30 @ Student Union
    • College Visits (in the Student Union) - Maryville U of St. Louis (1st lunch); Portland State U (2nd lunch)

    Wednesday 9/28

    • HoCo - dress up in beach wear or wear pink! And, join us in the Main Quad (near the Ticket Booth) at lunch for lots of activities!  
    • Late Start & Advisory Day (offices are closed until 9am)
    • Math Peer Tutoring Center - 3:30-4:30 @ Student Union
    • Wellness Center - Positive messages "Heart Installation" activity outside our doors in the Admin Quad at lunch to acknowledge Suicide Awareness Month
    • Girls Volleyball (home) vs. Placer
    • Library Closed until approximately 9:30am

    Thursday 9/29

    • HoCo - dress up in pj's or wear purple! And, join us in the Main Quad (near the Ticket Booth) at lunch for lots of activities!  
    • Math Peer Tutoring Center - 7:20-8:20 @ Student Union
    • District College Fair - Granite Bay High School 5:30-7:30pm (open to all grade levels). Scroll down to view more details.
    • Frosh/Soph Football (home) vs. Mesa Verde
    • Financial Aid Night *SENIORS* - RSVP due today! Scroll down to view flyers for this event.

    Friday 9/30

    • HoCo - dress up in Panther gear (blue/gold)! And, join us in the Main Quad (near the Ticket Booth) at lunch for lots of activities!  
    • HoCo Rally - click link for bell schedule
    • HoCo Football Game vs. Oakmont - wear construction and neon (dress code applies). Extended halftime for special HoCo presentation!
    • Lost 'n Found - table in front of the Ticket Booth in the Main Quad available the last Friday of each month (including lost girl's soccer equipment)
    • Karaoke Club - meets Fridays in R106 3:30-4:30
    • College & Career Center closed today

    Saturday 10/1

     

    Find more dates here: Panther Calendar, Activities Office Events, Wellness Center, College & Career Center Calendar, Athletics (only home games played on campus are listed above)

     


    Announcements:

    • News Broadcast from Last Week 9/21 by the Media Class - highlights of awesome WP activities and previews of what is coming up!

     

    • AP Exams - Students enrolled in an AP class this fall semester may purchase their exams for May either online or in-person at the Finance Office. Must do so by Nov. 1st to avoid the $40 late fee. Students taking AP classes in the spring may purchase next semester. Click the link for more details.

     

    • Attention Seniors! It's college season!
      • Financial Aid Night - come out to the gym at 6pm next week (Thurs. 10/4) to learn all about college applications and financial aid. RSVP by this Thurs. 9/29. Flyer 1, Flyer 2
      • FAFSA - The FAFSA window opens Oct. 1st for any and all students who plan on attending any educational institution (e.g. 4-year, community college, trade school). Some grants are first-come, first-serve, so hurry and get your FAFSA application done before Thanksgiving! Check out YouTube for lots of helpful tutorials and help videos.
      • CSU Applications - If you are planning on attending a Cal State University, the application window opens Oct. 1st and closes Nov. 30th. Must have the FAFSA completed to apply.
      • Feria De Educacion - Spanish-speaking families are invited to attend this in-person workshop to learn how the California educational system works. Join them Oct. 1st at Sacramento State.
      • Josten's Video - Learn about Senior products!

     

    • District College Fair - this Thursday, Sep. 29th @ 5:30-7:30 at Granite Bay High School. Representatives from 100 colleges and universities will be available to meet prospective students and answer questions. There will also be career representatives from various industries, military recruiters, and NCAA experts in attendance. RJUHSD students of all grade levels and their parents are encouraged to take advantage of this great opportunity to explore their educational options following graduation. We encourage you to carpool as parking is limited. See you there! 

     

    • Homecoming all this week!
      • Click here for dates, times, costs, guest application, and agreement!
      • Buy Tickets - cash or check at the Student Store (must complete the Agreement prior to purchasing)

     

    • Yearbook - If you didn't get your photo taken yet or have a name change for your place in the yearbook, please reach out to Ms. Buljan by next week (Sept. 30). Email at dbuljan@rjuhsd.us or stop by O101.

     

    • The Cabaret (Performing Arts) - originally scheduled for this week was rescheduled to January 12th at 7pm in our newly constructed building, The Grove. Stay tuned for details and for upcoming information about our November Fall Play (11/10-11/19)!

     

    • ASVAB - are you still trying to figure out what you want to do after graduation? Sign up to take the ASVAB to see what careers align with your strengths and interests. Stop by the Career Center to learn more! Testing is Wed. Oct. 12th.

     

    • Back Gate After School Hours - please note that the back gates are locked shortly after dismissal. If you're planning on staying after dismissal for sports, club meetings, or tutoring, please plan on exiting out of the front of the campus. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

     

    • Update Student Passwords - do not use your Student ID number as your password. If you are, please reset it asap! This not only prevents others from logging in under your account, but also resets to provide you access to more features of your account.

     

    • Midterms - the end of the semester is coming, and due to the 4x4 schedule, a full year of classes are completed in one semester's worth of time. We only have two weeks until the end of Semester 1 for all classes. These will be final grades posted to students' transcripts and GPA's factored into students' term and cumulative GPA's. Click here for the Midterm bell schedule (minimum days).

     

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  • Week of Sep. 18

    Posted by Briana Hurd on 9/18/2022 8:00:00 AM

    Here's what's happening at West Park this week! 
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    Monday 9/19

    • College Visits (in the Student Union) - Chapman University (1st lunch) & Grand Canyon University (2nd lunch)
    • Girls Volleyball (home) vs. Oakmont @ 5:30pm
    • One Pill Can Kill Event @ Woodcreek High 6:30-8pm

    Tuesday 9/20

    Wednesday 9/21

    Thursday 9/22

    • College Visits (in the Student Union) - DigiPen Institute of Tech (1st lunch) & Colorado State (2nd lunch)

    Friday 9/23

    • College & Career Center closed today

     

    Find more dates here: Panther Calendar, Activities Office Events, Wellness Center, College & Career Center Calendar, Athletics (only home games played on campus are listed above)

     


    Announcements:

    • News Broadcast from Last Week 9/14 (Media Class) - highlights of awesome WP activities and previews of what is coming up!

     

    • Lunch - Offices are closed to students during lunch for students to eat lunch and only available to students who need to conduct business. 

     

    • New Tardy Policy! Effective immediately, students who are not demonstrating habits of success, such as timeliness, may be subject to intervention. Click to read more!

     

    • Homecoming starts next week!
      • Click here for dates, times, costs, guest application, and agreement!
      • Buy Tickets - cash or check at the Student Store (must complete the Agreement prior to purchasing)

     

    • Yearbook - If you didn't get your photo taken yet or have a name change for your place in the yearbook, please reach out to Ms. Buljan by next week (Sept. 30). Email at dbuljan@rjuhsd.us or stop by O101.

     

    • Club Rush - Visit our website for a complete list of clubs or stop by the Activities Office at O104. Get involved today!!!

     

    • Birthday Celebrations - does someone have a birthday coming up that needs some celebrating? Click to learn more!

     

    • Tutoring - just added a new page full of helpful tutoring options!
      • Math Tutoring Center - located on campus in the Student Union almost daily!
      • Real Time Tutoring - free, online tutoring now available 24/7 from a new pilot program called "Real-time," which offers assistance in Math, Language Arts, and other core classes. There is no age limit to use this service.

     

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  • Week of Sep. 11

    Posted by Briana Hurd on 9/10/2022 8:00:00 AM

    Here's what's happening at West Park this week! 

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    Sunday 9/11 - to all we have lost in the 9/11 attack, West Park remembers.

    Monday 9/12

    Tuesday 9/13

    • Progress Report Window Closes
    • College Visits (in the Student Union) - Oregon State University (1st lunch)
    • Wrestling Workouts Start Today! Scroll down to view details and contact information.
    • Girls Volleyball (home) vs. Null @ 4/5/6pm

    Wednesday 9/14

    • Late Start & Adivsory Day (offices are closed until 9am)
    • Senior Products during Advisory! All seniors will go to the gym to preview with Josten's!
    • Club Rush @ Lunch in Quad
    • Career Visits (in the Quad near Student Union) - Army
    • Wellness Center - "My Reasons to Stay Safe" activity outside our doors at lunch in honor of Suicide Awareness Month

    Thursday 9/15

    • Drama Club - 7:45am-8:20am in the Drama Room!
    • UC Application Workshop (in the Student Union) - both lunches *Seniors*  
    • Girls Volleyball (home) vs. Valley Christian @ 4:30/5:30pm
    • Varsity/JV Football Game (home) vs. Rodriguez @ 5:30/7:30pm - wearing red, white, blue from last game as well as neon for Construction Night!

    Friday 9/16

    • College Visits (in the Student Union) - University of California - San Diego (1st lunch)

     

    Find more dates here: Panther Calendar, Wellness Center, College & Career Center Calendar, Athletics (only home games played on campus are listed above)

     


    Announcements:

    • News Broadcast from Last Week 9/7 (Media Class) - highlights of what's coming up!

     

    • New Tardy Policy! Effective immediately, students who are not demonstrating habits of success, such as timeliness, may be subject to intervention. Click to read more.

     

    • Homecoming - click here for dates, times, costs, and applications!

     

    • Home Football Game - this week, our game is on Thursday night! Join us as we combine last week's theme (Saluting our Service and wear red, white, and blue to show your support) as well as next week's theme (Construction Time with lots of neon)!

     

    • Senior Products - Seniors will go to the gym with their Advisory class to preview items they can purchase from Josten's (grad announcements, spirit wear, etc.). Online ordering will begin 10/1 (more info to come!).

     

    • UC Application Workshop - We're holding our first UC Application workshop to help you fill out your application, and discuss any questions that you may have as you start! Please RSVP by clicking the link to indicate which lunch you'd like to attend so we can reserve a room large enough to fit all interested Seniors. An email will be sent to students prior with the room number. RSVP for September 15th UC App Workshop 

     

     

    • Photos for the Yearbook - if you missed our make-up day, please reach out to...
      • Grades 9-11: email Ms. Buljan at dbuljan@rjuhsd.us to schedule a time to get your photo taken here on campus.
      • Seniors: your Senior Portraits are due Nov. 19th! Call Bill Smith Photography to schedule your appointment at 916-749-1026 free of charge!

     

    • Wrestling - starting this Tuesday 9/13, anyone interested in wrestling is welcome to show up in the Wrestling Room (behind the Small Gym) to start practice. Just bring athletic clothes & running shoes. Workouts are Tues-Thurs 4:00-5:45pm. No experience needed! Contact Coach Bret Friend at bfriend@rjuhsd.us with any questions.

     

    • Congratulations to our College Board National Recognition Program recipients!!!
      • Ginika Nnaji: National African American Recognition Award 
      • Isabella De Leon: National Hispanic Recognition Award  
      • Kamea Coloma-forbis: National Indigenous Award 
      • Manaia Taula-lieras: National Hispanic Recognition Award and National Indigenous Award 

     

     

    • 2023-24 School Calendar- the district just released next year's calendar. Click link or find it under "Resources" on our website.

     

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  • Week of Sep. 4

    Posted by Briana Hurd on 9/4/2022 10:00:00 AM

    Here's what's happening at West Park this week! 

     

    Monday 9/5

    • Labor Day - No School

    Tuesday 9/6

    Wednesday 9/7

    Thursday 9/8

    Friday 9/9

     

    Find more dates here: Panther CalendarCollege & Career Center Calendar

     


    Announcements:

    • News Broadcast from Last Week 8/31 (Media Class): Sports Update, Club Rush, One Pill Assembly, Drama Auditions, Football Game Highlights

     

     

    • Home Football Game - this week we are celebrating those who serve or have served in the military. Please wear red, white, and blue to show your support!

     

    • PE Journal - All 9th and 10th grade students must complete a journal during the semester they are NOT enrolled in PE to meet State Requirements. Click on the slide deck to learn more and reach out to your PE teacher with any questions.

     

     

    • RJUHSD & Lennar After-School Construction Workshops
      • Location: Woodcreek High School
      • Time: 3:45-5:00pm
      • When: dates vary - see Ms. Luna in the Career Center for more info!
      • Juniors who attend all dates are invited to apply for a PAID summer internship that will begin June 2023!

     

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  • Week of Aug. 28

    Posted by Briana Hurd on 8/28/2022 6:00:00 AM

    We had a wonderful start to our school year and we are thrilled to spend our third year with all of our wonderful students. We are launching our new weekly messaging to help keep everyone informed of our weekly events, activities, deadlines, and more. See below... 

    Monday 8/29

    • Happy Monday!

    Tuesday 8/30

    Wednesday 8/31

    Thursday 9/1

    Friday 9/2

     

    Find more dates here: Panther CalendarCollege & Career Center Calendar

     


    Announcements:

    • Food Drop-Off Policy - In order to help ensure that we have a safe campus, we will NOT accept any food drop off.  This includes food delivery services like Uber Eats and DoorDash.  We also ask that parents, family, and/or friends please do not drop off food for students. If any student is having difficulty with getting food during the day, please check in with a counselor, administrator, or someone else in the office.  We are here to help! 

     

     

    • Dress Code - Dress Code will be strongly enforced starting Monday. As a general rule of thumb, the majority of students' midriff must be covered and bottoms must be entirely covered. Click on the link for the full policy.

     

     

    • Attendance: Picking up early & Arriving Late - We make it easy! Simply send a note with your student to drop off at the Attendance Office (click link for phone and email options). Please provide 1 hour notice or even a day before! Click on the link for more details.

     

    • See Something, Say Something - Please remember, if you see or hear of something concerning you or may threaten safety on our campus, say something!  From the teachers and staff around campus to those filling the front office, West Park High School is full of adults who care deeply about safety.  We rely on you to help us keep our school safe. Anonymous "We Tip" Link

     

    • CIF Athlete Video - Check out the link below from the CIF.  They have released a sportsmanship campaign for the new school year and it includes our campus and student athletes.  Our kids were here for about 8 hours on a summer day and did an awesome job working with the production company.  

     

    • Make-Up Photos - If you missed your make-up photos, click on the link to schedule an in-studio appointment (offices are close).

     

    • Girls Basketball - Fall workouts have started! Join us today! Before attending practice, you will need: 
      • to fill out your information on AthleticClearance.com

      • upload a copy of your recent physical

      • email Coach Wudel with any questions  →  cwudel@rjuhsd.us 

     

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