Message from the Principal, Crespin Esquivel

From the Office...


Saturday, May 30, 2015

@ 11 a.m.





GWHS All Class 55th Reunion!

June 27 & 28, 2015
For more info or to
volunteer, click here.


Warrior Weekly
Future Dates















 Yearbook distribution

 bell schedule


 Locker cleanup

 Pep Rally

 Student Bar-B-Que










  Minimum day for



  Finals Periods 1 & 2











  Minimum day for



  Finals Periods 3 & 4




  Minimum day for



  Finals Periods 5 & 6


 Graduation rehearsal

 @ 12:30 in the gym


  Staff Appreciation

  @ Edgewood

  sponsored by the
















Saturday, May 30th, Graduation Ceremony

@ 11 a.m. in the GWHS gym



  Have a safe and wonderful summer

  vacation from the George Whittell High

  School Staff!!


                  See you August 17th!!


Welcome to George Whittell High School (GWHS). My name is Crespin Esquivel, and I am the Principal at GWHS. 

We are a 7-12 grade high school of approximately 205 students.  We are the only 4-day week school in Lake Tahoe.  GWHS is nestled in the amazing forest of Lake Tahoe in Zephyr Cove, Nevada at an elevation of 6,400 ft.  We pride ourselves as being a Nevada High Achieving High School. We have a strong community and parent support base for our students and staff.

Read my complete Principal's Message here.

Parent Survey – Spring 2015

Thank you for taking the time to complete the Parent Survey.  This information provides us with feedback on how we are doing with various aspects of your child’s education and the services we provide.  Results for each school will be provided to the site administrator in early June 2015.  If you are unable to access the survey via the following link, or would prefer to complete the survey in paper and pencil format, please contact your child’s school office.  We value your input and appreciate the time you are taking to provide it! 

Parent Survey - http://www.k12insight.com/k/RQsQPSURsQUTsPsPsP


New School Attendance Requirement for Driver’s Licenses - Beginning January 1, 2015, State Law requires that anyone under the age of 18 who applies for an instruction permit, driver’s license or driver authorization card must provide the DMV with proof that he or she meets the minimum school attendance requirements. For more information, please click here.


Yearbooks are on sale for $75 each and will be distributed on Tuesday, May 26th.


Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) - In 2010, Nevada adopted the Common Core State Standards and shortly after became a governing state of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium. This school year, Whittell was selected to be field tested. To read more about how this will affect our school and your students, please click here

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