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Welcome to Whitney High School!

Staff Appreciation Week 5/2-6

 In appreciation of our hard working staff here at WHS we are celebrating with dress up days and gifts:
 
Monday: Alma Mater Monday - Wear College Gear
 Gift: Noah's Bagels
Tuesday: Tourist Tuesday - Dress Like a Tourist
 Gift: WHS Sunglasses
Wednesday: Olympic Day - Wear Sports Gear
 Gift: Apple
Thursday: Ohana Day - Beach or Hawaiian Gear
 Gift: Lei
Friday: Fourth of July - Dress in Red/White/Blue
 Gift: Otter Pops
 Luncheon by the WHS PTC

2016 Yearbook LAST CHANCE

Yearbooks On Sale through May 10th
 
They are now $80 and only available through the Jostens' Website
 
Available online Here
 
If you want to check if you have already purchased a yearbook please check the list outside C2 or call the front office.
 
For more information please contact the yearbook adviser Sarah Nichols.

ASB Senior Ball Flowers Fundraiser

WHS ASB has set up a fundraiser through Anda's Flowers in Rocklin. This is for all students going to Senior Ball, who would like to buy a corsage and boutonniere set for the price of $30, an extra $5 for a bracelet, and $35 for an orchid.
 
Sales will take place outside the student store this week only during lunch 5/3-5/6. Stop by the table and take advantage of this great deal.

Attached are some images of what we will be selling.

SENIORS: Award Ceremony Information Survey

 
Seniors Please fill out the attached survey of awards received.  
Forms are due May 2, 2016 to Ms. Randazzo in the College and Career Center.
 
Students selected will be honored at Senior Awards Night
and will be notified with a formal invitation at a later date.
 
Questions or want a copy of the form, please see Ms. Randazzo in the College and Career Center.

Class of 2017 Parent Information Night

Attention Class of 2017 students and parents.
This is a must attend meeting for all parents of next years senior class.  
 
Our annual Next Years Senior Parent Info Night is scheduled for Monday May 9th from 6-7:30 in the large gym at WHS.  
 
This meeting will cover graduation requirements from counseling, graduation cap and gown and announcements, grad trip options, senior portraits, sober grad night and more.  
 
This meeting will also be the place to enter your student into the drawing for senior parking purchases.  Students (or parents attending the meeting) with a 3.0 or higher GPA can register at the meeting for a chance (not guaranteed) to purchase a senior parking spot for next school year.  Registration requires student ID card and a  (unweighted GPA of 3.0 or above) to be eligible.  Drawing and purchasing will take place the week of May 16th.
 

Music Festival Awards

Please congratulate the band, choir and orchestra students in your classes on their achievement this past week end in Southern California.  The four groups that were adjudicated received three Silver Awards and one Bronze Award for their performances.  Ashton Davis, Sarah Pulisipher, Midori Garman and Gabby Bocchicchio received the Maestro Award from the Adjudicators for individual achievement in musical excellence.  Keegan McLean was nominated and out of the 1,000 or so students at the festival, was awarded the Magic in You Award for Achievements and dedication to Music, his school, and community, and overcoming personal obstacles to do so.  Whitney High School receive the Spirit of Anaheim Award as the most spirited, supportive, and polite group of the entire festival.

Whitney High School Presents

The 2016 Advanced Dance Show
"LIVE AT THE GRAMMYS"
 
Enjoy an evening of dance featuring a variety of Grammy award winning music.  Over 100 advanced dancers will be performing in the showcase.
 
May 20, 21 at 7:00pm
May 21 at 2:00pm
in the Whitney High School Theater
 
$10 General Admission
$7 Seniors/ASB/Children under 12
 
Discounted Matinee Tickets:
$5 General Admission (2:00pm Performance)
 
Tickets will only be sold online and at the door.
 
NOTE: This show will have assigned seating.  Doors will open 30 minutes before the show.
 
Contact Halley Crandell with any questions.

Band & Choir Spring Concerts

Tuesday, May 24: Orchestra, Jazz Band, Symphonic Band
Wednesday, May 25: Concert and Chamber Choirs
  Time: 7:00pm
  Location: WHS Theater
  Admission: $5 for Adults, $3 for Seniors and Students w/ID,
Children 10 and Under are Free
Thursday, May 26: Jazz Bands from WHS, RHS and SVMS
  Time: 7:00pm
  Location: WHS Theater
  Admission: Free!

2016 SUMMER SCHOOL

Students, do you need to make up a class?  Summer School applications are now available in the Counseling Office.  
 
Summer School is Monday through Friday, from June 13 to July 8 with no school on Monday, July 4.
 
Make sure to pick up your application and get in turned in on time to the Counseling Office.  
 
Deadline for applications is Friday, May 20 to ensure your desired classes and enrollment.    
For any questions, please see your counselor.  

SENIOR BALL Traveling to New Heights

 Date: Sat. May 14th
 Time: 6:00-10:30pm
 *No entry after 7pm
 
 Location:
 Masonic Temple
 1123 J Street
 Sacramento
 
 Theme: Traveling to New Heights
 
 Dinner will be served.
 
 TICKETS:
  SALE COMPLETED
 
 Click Here for PowerPoint with additional information

Athletic Fundraising Auction

 
The Annual Saturday Night Primetime Auction is here. The doors open at 4:00 pm and the evening will include hor d'oeuvres served by Paul Martin's American Grill, cocktails and more. Don't miss the silent auction occurring between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm or the live auction occurring at 6 pm. All proceeds go to support the athletic teams and their uniform purchases. The event will be held at the Whitney Ranch House located at 851 Old Ranch House Road in Rocklin, CA 95765. Tickets are $30. Purchase tickets on-line or at the Whitney High School Administration building. Tickets are limited to the first 350 people so get yours today at www.whitneywildcats.org by clicking on the BOOSTER tab.

Dance Auditions

Click Here for printable schedule of Dance Auditions
 
Advanced Dance Class Auditions: May 23-25  3:45 – 5:30PM
 
For more information and questions, contact Mrs. Crandell

IMPORTANT DATES FOR SENIORS

April 6th – Senior Class meeting (Senior ball, grad trip, senior activities dates) @ intervention in Small Gym
April 19th-22nd – Senior Ball ticket sales (all detentions must be cleared to buy tickets)
April 26th – Cap and gown distribution and graduation seating class meeting @ 8am in the Small Gym
May 9th-13th – Senior Activities ticket sales (all detentions must be cleared to buy tickets)
May 14th – Senior Ball 6-10:30pm (Masonic Temple Sacramento)
May 20th – Senior Rally 
May 12th – Senior Pano Picture @ 8am – Bring graduation gown
May 31st – Senior Check out and Senior Picnic (Discovery Park Sacramento)
June 1st – Senior Grad Practice and Senior Brunch (Lincoln Hills)
June 2nd – Graduation Practice @ 7:45am
June 2nd  –  Graduation @ 7pm - Seniors check in @ 6pm
 
PowerPoint from April 6th Senior Class Meeting.  Check for additional information.
PowerPoint from April 26th Senior Class Meeting.  Check for additional information.

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.

SENIORS - Sober Grad Night

SENIORS, WHS Sober Grad Night Registration is $65
 
Graduation Night & the SGN Party is only 5 weeks away! It's not too late to register. Join the 230 seniors who are already registered and celebrate this special night one last time as a class.
 
The celebration is on June 2, at Hardwood Palace, from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. The $65 price includes a t-shirt, food, drinks, DJ, games, prizes, hypnotist, casino tables, photo booth, money booth, inflatables, video game truck and much more!  Click Here for Flyer with more information.
 
Follow the link www.whitneysobergradnight.org to register. Night of the event registration $75.
 

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

Office Hours

Our administration office is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 
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

        
    • AP Testing: 5/2-5/13
    • Senior Ball: 5/14
    • Advanced Dance Show: 5/20-21
    • Athletic Dinner: 5/21
    • Band/Choir Concerts: 5/24-26
    • Kool-Aid and Cram: 5/26
    • Senior Picnic: 5/31
    • Graduation: 6/2

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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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