Vision Statement:  All San Jose Unified School District students are inspired and prepared to succeed in a global society.
Mission Statement:  San Jose Unified School District’s mission is to eliminate the opportunity gap and provide every student with the finest 21st century education.

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Girl Basket Ball

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Field Hockey

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2013 Women's Swimming

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GRADUATION INFORMATION

Graduation is quickly approaching!  Due to site renovation, there are some important changes to the rehearsal & breakfast schedule.  Please click here for detailed information.  Questions?  Email Lauren Maslyar at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

We Love You, Mr. Meade!

Willow Glen High School & Middle School are deeply saddened by the passing of one of our family members, Mr. Meade.  Mr. Meade has served our WG community for many years and it has left a huge hole in our hearts.  In honor of Mr. Meade and the immense love we have for him, students & staff wore Warriors & blue/gold apparel today and gathered to take a picture.  Mr. Meade left a large imprint on our campuses and we will miss him deeply. 
Mr Meade
Thank you for your years of dedication to our kids, Mr. Meade…we miss you & we love you!

PROM IS ALMOST HERE!!

Prom is being held at the Hayes Mansion located at 200 Edenvale Ave, San Jose 95136, on Saturday, April 22nd from 6:00pm-11:00pm. Here are some important details:

PHOTOS
Professional photographs will be taken beginning at 5:30 in front of the mansion. Picture prices are distributed when you purchase your tickets.  There are plenty of places around the mansion for groups to take photos.

DINNER SEATING
Check-in for the event begins at 6:00pm so arrive on time to find a seat There is no reserved seating and table seating is ten people per table.  Dinner is served at 7:00pm.

PARKING
Free parking is available at the mansion.

CHECK IN & LEAVING EARLY
Students must arrive no later than 7:00.  An administrator must speak with a parent/guardian if a student wishes to leave earlier than 10:30.

NON-ACTIVITY LIST
Students who do not attend Saturday School will not be permitted to enter the dance.

BEHAVIOR
When purchasing tickets, students will be asked to sign a contract that they understand the use of any alcohol or drugs are not permitted at this event or any school event. Students will be sent home from dance if found under the influence and a parent or guardian must pick them up from event. They will receive a 3-day suspension and not be able to attend next school dance. We want to ensure student safety and a fun and positive event!

Any questions about prom, please contact Amy Hernandez at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Congratulations

Congratulations to Senior Michael Denis for pulling off a rare and amazing feat on 3/12 vs. Oak Grove High School.  Michael went the distance, retiring 21 batters in a row, including 8 strikeouts,  to record his first ever Perfect Game for the Rams’ Baseball team.  The offense provided him with plenty of support, roughing up the Eagles for 12 runs on the afternoon.  Michael’s battery mate, Senior catcher Tyler Rando, reported that he was happy to be part of Willow Glen history and it would be something he never forgot. baseball

Special Award

Congratulations to Adrian Mendez, one of our Multimedia Special Projects students who has been accepted into the 2017 Annual Santa Clara County Arts Exhibition sponsored by NUMU.  Way to go, Adrian!  WGHS is proud of you!


Special Award

WGHS will be TWBI next year

WGHS will be a Two Way Bilingual Immersion school beginning next academic year. This is just in time for the graduating TWBI 8th graders at WGMS to continue on with this impressive bilingual program right here in Willow Glen.

After School Tutoring & Homework Center

Thanks to our library technician, Lisa Yesson, after school tutoring is now available during after school Homework Center.  Students may simply drop in to study or receive specific subject area support.  Please see schedule below.

Monday: SDC, chemistry, physics, math
Tuesday: English, math, physics
Wednesday: RSP, English, history, math, science
Thursday: Spanish,  English, algebra, geometry
Friday:  No tutoring available, but Homework Center is open.

LEADERSHIP 2017-2018

Interested in participating in the leadership program for the 2017-2018 school year? We are looking for 9th-12th graders that want to get involved and help make next school year the best one yet! Looking for motivated, spirited, hard working, and positive role models to make up the leadership class. Spots are limited so please apply as soon as possible. You may run for an all student body officer or class officer and can interview to be a commissioner. Timelines are on each of these applications.  Click on the link below to access the applications.  Please contact Amy Hernandez (activities director) with any questions at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

  • Class Officers
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    Help Raise Funds for Willow Glen Education Foundation

    Since Safeway no longer participates in eScrip, the Foundation has lost a large source of income.  There is a new program that is easy to use and easy to raise funds for the Foundation. Numerous retailers (including Safeway and Amazon) participate, so there are more opportunities to direct some of our shopping dollars back to the Foundation to benefit our children. While money will be directed to the Foundation, there is no extra cost to you to use the App.  Please click here for more information.

    Principal’s Coffee

    A great way for parents to hang out with other parents and chat about what is going on with the Principal, Randy Schmidt. Come join us with a cup of coffee, or bring an empty cup and fill up for free in our main office. Then, join us for the Principal’s Coffee at 8am in the Library on: 5/4.


    California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Information and Opt Out Process

    Each spring, schools across California participate in the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress program, also known as CAASPP.

    This year, your student will participate in the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments for English language arts and mathematics (SBAC), the California Alternate Assessments (CAA), and, depending on their grade level, the pilot administration of the California Science Tests (CAST).

    These assessments help school districts and the state monitor student progress under the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), which support more rigorous instruction and increased expectations for students.

    Pursuant to California Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 852, each year school districts are required to notify parents or guardians of their pupil’s participation in the CAASPP tests. In addition, districts are required to inform families of their right to exempt their student from taking the CAASPP tests. For families wishing to exempt their student from a CAASPP assessment, a written request specifying the test(s) to be exempted must be submitted annually to the school site.

    To learn more about the CAASPP assessments your student may take, or the exemption process, please click here.

    Evaluación de California del Desempeño y Progreso Estudiantil (CAASPP) Información y Processo de Exclusión


    Cada primavera, las escuelas de todo California participan en el programa de Evaluación de California del Desempeño y Progreso Estudiantil, también conocido por sus siglas en inglés como CAASPP.

    Este año, sus hijos participarán en la Evaluación Acumulativa Smarter Balanced (SBAC) en Artes del Lenguaje Inglés y Matemáticas, en la Evaluación Alternativa de California (CAA), y dependiendo del nivel de grado que cursen, en la administración de la prueba piloto de los Exámenes de Ciencia de California (CAST).

    Estas evaluaciones ayudan a los distritos escolares y al estado a vigilar el progreso de los estudiantes con respecto a los Estándares Académicos, Comunes y Fundamentales del Estado (CCSS), los cuales apoyan el que se imparta enseñanza más rigurosa y que existan expectativas académicas más altas para todos los estudiantes.

    De conformidad con las reglamentaciones del Código de California, Título 5, Artículo 852, cada año a los distritos escolares se les requiere que notifiquen a los padres y tutores acerca de la participación de sus hijos en los exámenes CAASPP. Además, a los distritos escolares se les exige que informen a las familias que tienen el derecho a pedir que se les exente a sus hijos de tomar los exámenes CAASPP. Las familias que no deseen que sus hijos tomen una evaluación CAASPP, deberán pedirlo por escrito, especificando cuál examen o exámenes no desean que tomen sus hijos y entregar dicha solicitud escrita a su escuela, cada año.

    Para obtener más información de las evaluaciones CAASPP que podrían tomar sus hijos o sobre el proceso para pedir que a sus hijos se les exente de tomarlas, por favor haga clic aquí.


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