College Fair at Walnut Grove
Students proudly display their work at Walnut Grove Intermediate School during it's inaugural college fair. The project, led by teacher Elizabeth Harrison (right) and the English/Language Arts department, allowed students in the 7th grade to take on the role of university recruiters presenting information such as admission requirements, costs and courses of study to students in the 8th grade. Students have been working hard over the last few weeks researching a college, writing a research report and creating promotional displays about their colleges for this event. (additional photos)
Spelling Bee 2011
Congratulations to all the students who participated in the 7th Annual West Covina All-City Spelling Bee. Charles Cole of Rowland Avenue took first place in the competition while Mart John Magat of San Jose-Edison Academy came in as a runner up. Photos from the event are available here.
History comes alive as students at Walnut Grove Intermediate School participate in a re-enactment of the American Civil War. Read more from an article in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune. (Photo Credit: Watchara Phomicinda, San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
GATE SHOWCASE (ELEMENTARY)
The GATE Showcase took place on Saturday (March 12) with student teams from our 8 elementary schools coming together to share their learning experience as participants in the GATE Program. Photos from the event are available here.
Middle School Gate EXHIBITION
CIF CHamps in Wrestling
First Place (Team) CIF State Girls Wrestling State Invitational Tournament
2010 Boys CIF Southern Section (Dual Meet Champs)
2010 Girls CIF Southern Section (Regional Tournament Champs)
National School Counseling Week
This week (February 7-11, 2011) is National School Counseling Week and the West Covina Unified School District community honors the work of each of our professional school counselors and the invaluable contributions they make towards towards the achievement and success of every student.
Happy New Year
Known as "America's New Year Celebration", the Tournament of Roses Parade is an annual tradition featuring flower-covered floats, marching bands and a football on New Years Day. For 2011, West Covina Rose Float Foundation’s entry is entitled “Heroes in the Making,” which pays tribute to Firefighters, Law Enforcement Officers and Medical Personnel depicting children in oversized public safety uniforms hoping one day they too will serve the community. (Photo Credit: Los Angeles Times)
CIF Champs 2010
December 10, 2010: West Covina High School Bulldogs edge Bonita Bearcats 37-33 for the 2010 CIF Southeast Division Champions. Additional game photos available here.
West Covina HS Career Fair
December 10, 2010: Career Fair at West Covina High School. Additional photos are available here.
21st Century Tools
September 3, 2010: Students at Edgewood High School received their laptops today. In addition to accessing online resources, the new tools will be used to foster technology education, project-based learning, and most importantly, the acquisition of 21st Century Skills.
California - Wescove
For students attending Wescove this fall, they will find new teachers, new friends, and a new school. Opening as a this year as a primary center with specific instructional programs for students in kindergarten, first and second grades, Wescove welcomed the entire school community during its Back to School event held on August 26, 2010. More Photos...
Meeting the Challenge
August 23, 2010- Cameron Principal Motivates with a Mohawk. Mr. Mannion got a mohawk on the first day of school as parents, students and school staff cheered as part of the audience. The big question was “why?” For those who were not following news at Cameron, a review of events this time last year would help. At the beginning of school last year, Mr. Mannion’s hair was shaved after students made good on a deal to improve academic performance. More... | sgvtribune article
Edgewood High School Opens
Under clear blue skies on the morning of August 20, 2010, West Covina Unified School District celebrated the grand opening of Edgewood High School with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Board members, school and district staff along with the community representatives and the public were on hand to join in the festivities!
Photos... | sgvtribune.com article
August 19, 2010- Superintendent Liliam Leis-Castillo delivered the State of the District address attended by school staff from all over West Covina. Photos