Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Wellness Survey

wellness survey

The Hanford Joint Union High School District is currently revising the HJUHSD Local School Wellness Policy to include specific and measurable goals for nutrition education and promotion, nutrition guidelines and standards, physical education and activity, and school climate and resources. 

Students, parents, staff and community members are invited to help the District assess goals by completing a short survey. Answers are anonymous. The survey will remain open until March 29. Thank you for your input!

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

HHS Presents: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Hanford High School Performing Arts Department will present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat April 6, 7 and 8 at the Stratton L. Tarvin Presentation Center at Hanford High School.

Showtimes are 7 p.m. April 6 and 7 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. April 8 .

This musical is based on the "coat of many colors" story, with lyrics by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors and are available at http://hanfordhs.seatyourself.biz.

For more information please contact Jennifer McGill at jmcgill@hjuhsd.org or Kris Paul at kpaul@hjuhsd.org.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

What's Your Plus?

Hanford Joint Union High School District encourages all parents of 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th grade students to our first ever "What's Your Plus?" Informational Night at 6 p.m. March 20 at the Sierra Pacific High School gym.

The evening will focus on college and career plans. Counseling and administrative staff from Hanford High, Hanford West High, and Sierra Pacific High will assist parents and students in planning for the upcoming school year.

We are very excited to assist you in designing your future and look forward to seeing you there.

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Ethics workshops volunteers needed

The Hanford Joint Union High School District 
is seeking local business leaders and other community volunteers 
to serve as Table Leaders for the annual
HJUHSD Senior Ethics Workshops

More than 60 volunteers are needed for each day 
to help guide small groups of students through discussions 
of real-world values, ethics and decision-making.

To register as a Table Leader for 
one, two or all three of the workshops, 
please fill out the 

Workshop Information
May 16, 2017 - Hanford West 
May 17, 2017 - Sierra Pacific and Earl F Johnson
May 18, 2017 - Hanford High 
8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. 
Koinonia Hall 12536 Hanford-Armona Road Hanford, CA 93230 

If you have any questions, please contact
Ruben Amavisca - Hanford West - 559-583-5903 x 6027 
Cindi Homburg - Hanford High - 559-583-5901 x 4011 
Casandra O'Brien - Sierra Pacific - 559-583-5912 x 2306
Irma Montano - Earl F. Johnson - 559-583-5904

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Students to take State tests in March, April

HJUHSD 11th grade students will take California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) Tests March 27 through 31.

In addition to the annual CAASPP testing in English Language Arts and Mathmatics, HJUHSD students will also be taking a pilot test of the new California Science Test (CAST) April 18-24: 11th grade students at Hanford West High and 10th grade students at Hanford High and Sierra Pacific High have been selected for the State pilot.

The CAASPP tests are designed to measure performance and progress of California students in grades 3-12 toward meeting California's Academic Standards. Additional information about these State tests has been sent to students' homes.

Parent Letters: 
CAASP System Assessments 2016-17 California Science Test Grade 10
CAASPP System Assessments 2016–17 Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments AND California Science Test Grade 11

For more information, visit the California Department of Education at:

CDE Test Score Guide: http://www.testscoreguide.org/ca 
CDE Smarter Balanced Practice and Training Tests: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sa/practicetest.asp 
CAASPP Science Assessment: http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/ca/caasppscience.asp