A Day in the Life of a Charger
Principal Mukherjee Transitions to New RoleAfter leading Leland High School since August 2012, Dr. Deepa Mukherjee is transitioning to a new leadership role within San Jose Unified at the end of the current school year. Dr. Mukherjee has been appointed Director of SJUSD's Secondary Curriculum and Instruction Department. During her time at Leland, she has successfully led several major initiatives including a six-year WASC accreditation, transition to block schedule, expansion of course offerings, increased access to advanced courses, establishment of programs that provide social-emotional support to students, and increased collaboration among teachers. During the current school year, she has led the introduction of student portfolio assessments for 21st century skills that has tremendous potential for students in the changing landscape of college applications. Leland High School earned several national rankings under her leadership including Newsweek ranking of #54 among America’s top high schools, Business Insider ranking of #20 in the nation, and US News ranking of #26 in the nation for STEM programs. Dr. Mukherjee is confident that Leland staff and students will continue to build on the work that she undertook over the past four years. While she is excited about her new role and the opportunity to serve all San Jose Unified staff and students, she is sad leaving the Leland community. She thanks her staff, students, and the community for their support of Leland High School.
Graduation Information for SeniorsGraduation Rehearsals: May 31st (9:00 AM) & June 1st (9:00 AM) in the football field
Graduation Ceremony: June 1st (4:00 PM) in the Rose Garden. (Student reporting time is 3:00 PM.)
Diploma Pick-up: Beginning June 14th (9:00-11:30 AM, 12:30-3:00 PM) in the Leland Office
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Finals ScheduleMonday May 30, 2016
Tuesday May 31, 2016
Final Per. 1:7:55-9:53
Final Per. 2:10:08-12:06
Wednesday June 1, 2016
Final Per. 3:7:55-9:53
Final Per. 4:10:08-12:06
Graduation 4pm at San Jose Municipal Rose Garden
Thursday June 2, 2016
Final Per. 5:7:55-9:53
Final Per. 6:10:08-12:06
Friday June 3rd
Summer School Dates/Hours:June 6th — June 23rd, 8:00 AM — 1:30 PM (Brunch: 10:15–10:30 AM)
Summer Office Hours/Closures:Summer Office Hours: 9:00 AM — 3:00 PM. Closed for lunch 11:30–12:30
School Offices will be closed between June 27th and July 8th.
2016-17 Registration & Orientation Dates:Junior & Senior Registration: July 25th
Sophomore Registration: July 26th
Freshman Student & Parent Orientation & Registration: July 26th
Additional details will be included in the summer mailers sent home to families in the end of June.
Summer Work for StudentsSome of the classes offered at Leland require students to perform summer work in preparation for the upcoming school year. Below is a list of classes and or departments and their list of requirements.
(this list will be updated and finalized by June 3rd)
English Department Summer Reading
AP Chemestry Summer Homework
AP Art Summer Work
AP Euro Summer Work
May is Mental Health Matters MonthAll throughout California select schools such as Leland, are planning events and starting conversations within their communities to stop the stigma that surrounds mental illness and let others know that they care about mental health. The Leland LETS BC2M Club has initiated these types of conversation throughout the year.
To learn more Each Mind Matters Flyer.
To find our more about each organization click their website links here: Each Mind Matters and Bring Change to Mind
Leland Speech and Debate Hosts Summer Speech WorkshopsIf your child will be entering fourth, fifth, or sixth grade next year, he or she has reached the age when speaking in front of a class will become a regular activity. That’s why it is so important to learn—from an early age—how much fun it can actually be.
Informational flyer about the workshops.
( full page calendar click here )
SJUSD District Office Site
School Calendars 2014-2016
Get Calendars here (Link)
Community meetings with the Superintendent
Future meetings will be posted
Community meetings with the Principal
Principal's Chat - Will be held the first Thursday of each month. Meetings will be held at 8:30am in the FDR
SSC - (School Site Council) Meets the last Tuesday of every month in the FDR from 3:00pm-4:00pm. May 2016 -
( Agenda )
SELAC -( School English Language Learners Advisory Committee) - Meetings (2015-2016): Tuesday, 4:30-5:30; Room C6
September 22, 2015
October 20, 2015
November 24, 2015
December 15, 2015
January 19, 2016
February 24, 2016
March 22, 2016
April 26, 2016
May 17, 2016
Invitation Letter - ( Link )
Local Control Accountability Plan
AP Information Presentation
Any course taken outside of Leland that Leland students wish to add to their Leland transcript must be pre-approved by the student’s assigned Academic Counselor using the SJUSD High School.
Outside Credit Approval Form