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Principal's Message

Hello VHS Parents,
It has been a great start to the 2020-2021 school year and our first quarter has just come to a close.  Our commitment to providing students with rigorous and engaging hybrid instruction has been a priority for our staff and we are thrilled to welcome students back onto our campus. Our Academic opportunities will be increasing with the addition of a new Cambridge AICE diploma program beginning next year. The Cambridge AICE program will complement our award-winning IB diploma program and Val Tech magnet program.
As we begin the second quarter, I want to share some important dates to keep in mind.
November 9th – Tiger Tutoring resumes everyday except Wednesdays via Zoom – 2:30pm-3:30pm
November 11th – Veteran’s Day Holiday – No School
November 16th – ELAC Meeting via Zoom – 5pm
November 18th – Academy Showcase Night for prospective families via Zoom – 6pm
November - December – “Future Ready Season” (College Application Assistance for Seniors) – weekly via Zoom or in the library
November 23rd-27th – Thanksgiving Break
November 30th – PSAT sales open (11th graders only)
December 9th – IB & Cambridge AICE Night for prospective families via Zoom – 6pm
December 9th – Financial Aid Night for 12th grade families via Zoom – 6pm
December 21st- January 1st – Winter Break
January 13th – PSAT sales close (11th graders only)
January 18th – MLK Holiday – No School
January 26th – Official PSAT / NMSQT for 11th graders only
January 27th-28th – Finals (Minimum Days)
January 29th – End of Semester/ Non-Student Day
We appreciate your support of Valencia High School and our partnership in your child’s education.  We continue to be so proud of our students and look forward to all they will achieve this year.

Non-Discrimination Statement

The Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying in all district activities, programs, and employment based upon actual or perceived gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. Reference: BP 0410; 1312.3; 4111.1; 5145.3; 5145.7; 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11
Compliance Officer for Complaints. Employee complaint: Rick Lopez, Assistant Superintendent, Human Resources (714) 985-8408. Title IX Sexual Harassment and any other discrimination complaints: Cary Johnson, Director, Educational Services (714) 985-8656. Americans with Disabilities Act complaints: Richard McAlindin, Executive Director, Instructional Support (714) 985-8727. Bullying, intimidation complaints: Rick Riegel, Administrator, Student Services (714) 985-8671
Procedure for Complaints. Uniform Complaint Policy Form 1312.3 (English), 1312.3 (Spanish). Williams Uniform Complaint Procedures Form 1312.4 (English) and 1312.4 (Spanish)
El Distrito Escolar Unificado Placentia-Yorba Linda, prohíbe la discriminación, acoso, intimidación, hostigamiento en todas las actividades, programas y empleo del distrito en base a género real o percibido, identificación de género, expresión de género, raza, etnia, color, religión ascendencia, nacionalidad, origen nacional, identificación de grupo étnico, estado de inmigración, sexo, orientación sexual, estatus marital o parental, embarazo, edad discapacidad física o mental o en base a la asociación de la persona con una persona o grupo, con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. Referencia: BP 0410; 1312.3; 4111.1; 5145.3; 5145.7; 4119.11/4219.11/4319.11.
Quejas de empleados: Rick Lopez, Asistente de Superintendente, Recursos Humanos (714) 985-8408. Titulo IX Acoso Sexual y cualquier otra queja de discriminación: Cary Johnson, Director, Servicios Educativos (714) 985-8656. Americanos con Discapacidades Acta de quejas: Richard McAlindin, Director Ejecutivo, Apoyo Educativo (714) 985-8727. Quejas de acoso, intimidación: Rick Riegel, Administrador, Servicios Estudiantiles (714) 985-8671

Employee/Student Non-Fraternization Policy: BP 4101