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Welcome to Whitney High School!

Graduation Ceremony

A video of the 2016 Whitney High School Graduation Ceremony is available for purchase for $12.00. For additional information, visit wctv19.com.

Professional Photos of the 2016 Whitney High School Graduation Ceremony are available through Life Touch. For additional information, visit events.lifetouch.com

SUMMER IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Office Hours: 8am - 3pm
  • Office Accessible through Athletic Door: 6/9-22
  • Office Re-Opens: 8/4
  • Schedule Pick Up:* (Items in Summer Mailer need to be returned at this time)
    • 12th Grade: MONDAY 8/8 from 8:00am – 12:00pm
    • 11th Grade: TUESDAY 8/9 from 8:00am – 12:00pm
    • 10th Grade: WEDNESDAY 8/10 from 8:00am – 12:00pm
    • 9th Grade: FRIDAY 8/12 from 8:30am - 1:00p
  • School Starts: 8/17
  • Back to School Night: 8/29
*If unable to pick up on above dates schedules may be picked up on the first day of school in homeroom.
Schedule Pick Up Information
 
All students will start the schedule pick up process at the Attendance Windows.

Students may pick up their schedules in the Cafeteria on the dates listed above ONLY if the following three conditions have been met:
1. The emergency card (being sent home in July) is thoroughly completed.  Both parents’/guardians’ signatures are required on this card, plus one emergency contact in addition to the parent/guardian.
2. The student has paid all debts and fees (a letter will be sent home at the beginning of July).
3. Seniors only:  For those of you that haven’t already done so, you must bring your completed Graduation Verification Petition and Senior Contract with you to pick up your schedule.  If a senior is completing his/her Community Service over the summer, he/she must bring proof of completion.
 
If you are not available (out of town, at work, etc.) for schedule pick up day or schedule correction day, you may send a representative in your place as long as you have provided them with all the required documentation. This includes the completed emergency card, payment of fees and debts, and a note from you granting the representative permission to pick up the schedule.
                
If students are not available on the above dates, schedules may be picked up on the first day of school in homeroom.  Homerooms are assigned alphabetically by student’s last name.  Homeroom lists will be posted all over campus on the first day of school.
 
ADD/DROP POLICY:
The Counseling Center has made every effort to match student needs with available classes.  Therefore, there should be no reason for a schedule change unless there is an error on the student’s schedule. The Counseling Center provided each student on this campus ample opportunity to change and adjust his/her schedule.  These opportunities began in the spring when each student was given their course selection forms to fill out and ended with a one-on-one meeting with a counselor to confirm their selections for the 2016-2017 school year.  

Schedule corrections may be made for the following reasons ONLY:

• Enrolled in a class student has previously completed.
• Enrolled in a class student is not eligible to take.
• At a teacher’s request.
• Courses or periods duplicated.
• Course prerequisite met or not met.

Community Service

Summer is a great time for students to complete their 25 hours of community service to fulfill their graduation requirement. Submit a community service contract for each volunteer experience you complete to the College and Career Center. Students of the 2017 graduating class should have their 25 hours completed by August 2016.

SENIORS: Google Drive

Attention Seniors …
want to keep files that are on your rocklinusd.org Google Drive after you graduate?
 
If yes, you will need to download your Google data before accounts for seniors are disabled on July 1, 2016!
 
To download your data:
1. Login to your rocklinusd.org Google account.
2. Type google.com/takeout in the address bar.
This will bring you to the advanced settings within your Google account.
3. Choose the Google products you would like to download data for.
4. Click Next.
5. Choose the File Type you wish the data to download as – zip file is the default.
6. Choose the Delivery Method :
- Send Download Link via Email - you will have 1 week to retrieve your archive.
- Add to Drive - will upload your archive and email a link to its location.
- Add to Dropbox - will upload your archive and email a link to its location.
- Add to OneDrive - will upload your archive and email a link to its location.
7. Click Create archive or Link account and create archive.
 
Click Here for printable instructions.

SAT and ACT Preparation Workshops

 
NEW! ONE WORKSHOP TO PREPARE FOR BOTH THE SAT AND ACT!
 
 Location  Dates  Times
 Rocklin HS  August 1st - 5th  2:00 pm - 6:15 pm
 Granite Bay HS  August 1st - 5th  8:00 am - 12:15 pm
Cost: $400 
(includes preparation for both math and English plus a fully administered and scored practice SAT test)
*students must own a copy of the Official SAT Study Guide by the College Board for March 2016 and beyond
 
For more information please visit www.rocklintestprep.com or call:
David Tastor 916-284-1279 - English
Scott Becker 916847-7419 - Math
 
Click Here for printable information

Class of 2020 - Current 8th Graders

Thank you to those who planned, participated and joined us for Showcase Night.  
 
Below is the PowerPoint presented by Administration and Counseling:
HIGH SCHOOL 101 POWERPOINT presented March 2016
 
TO PREPARE FOR NEXT YEAR:
1) Sign up for the WHS APP (info to the right)
2) Sign up for the Class of 2020 Remind 101 code
(Text @2020ofwhs to Phone number 81010)

Parking Restrictions

It is illegal for anyone without a permit from the neighborhood association to park north of campus in the Abilene Circle residences.
 
Starting immediately, unauthorized cars will be ticketed. Please notice the sign post notifications and do not park in that area. Thank you.

Free and Reduced Price Meal Program

2015-16 Competitive Athletic Information (Ed. Code 221.9)

 
A California Distinguished School


 
US News Silver medal: 
Best High Schools in America


Enrollment: 1941
Opened: Fall 2005
School Colors: Maroon and Vegas Gold
School Mascot: Wildcats


What'sNEW

        
    • Office Closes: 6/23
    • Summer School: 6/13-7/8
    • Office Opens: 8/4
    • Schedule Pick Up: 8/8-12
    • 2016/2017 First Day: 8/17
    • Back to School Dance: 8/19
    • Back to School Night: 8/29

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For a full list of all athletic events please visit www.whitneywildcats.org

Schoology, Edline, and Naviance

Schoology is an incredible resource for students and parents to stay up-to-date on course assignments and projects, receive notifications from teachers, submit homework, connect with classmates, and access useful resources. With Schoology, you will be able to connect to your classes from any device with an internet connection.
 
Teachers post grades on Edline throughout the year. Visit Edline often to see how you are doing in your classes at any time.
 
Explore college and career options with Naviance. "Strengths Explorer" helps uncover your strengths and talents. "Career Cluster Finder" helps you discover careers suited to your personality and interests. You can even submit college applications and high school transcripts.
 
 

Whitney High App

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Whitney High School has an app! The app is free and designed for both student and parent use. You will find important links and you can link the events calendar directly to your phone calendar. Make sure you accept push notifications so we can send simple reminders and updates from the school directly to your phone. We think that you will find the app useful and we will continue to improve the app to meet both parent and student needs.

 
 

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