Quicklinks

Message from the Principal, Crespin Esquivel

From the Office...

PARENT SURVEY

Link closes at the end of the day on Friday, May 15, 2015

www.dcsd.k12.nv.us

click on Parent Survey

 

GWHS All Class 55th Reunion!

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

 

Monday
Thursday
Friday
Warrior Weekly
Future Dates
Wednesday
Tuesday

4/27

 

   HSPE Science

   (12th graders as

    needed)

 

   AP Exam

   pre-registration

 

  SBAC 8th grade

  Math

 

  Spring Sports

  Photos @ 3 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4/28

 

 

  College & Career

  Readiness Exam

  (All 11th graders)

 

  HSPE Math

  (12th graders as

   needed)

 

  SBAC 8th grade

  Math

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4/29

 

  ACCREDITATION

  REVIEW VISIT

  

HSPE Writing

  (12th graders as

   needed)

 

  EOC ELA I

 

  SBAC ELA Testing

  (7th & 8th grades)

 

 

 

 

 

4/30

 

  ACCREDITATION

  REVIEW VISIT

 

  HSPE Reading

  (12th graders as

   needed)

 

  EOC ELA II

 

  SBAC ELA Testing

  (7th & 8th grades)

 

5/1

 

 

  No School

 

  PROM @ Edgewood

  from 6 - 11 p.m.

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

    

 

 

  

  • 5/4 -5/7: End of Course Exams
  • 5/4-5/13: AP Exams
  • 5/12:  ACT Make-up Exams
  • 5/13:  UNR Field Trip
  • 5/14: Attendance Appeal Letters mailed

              home

  • 5/18: Senior Awards Night @ 6 p.m.
  • 5/19: Sports Awards Night @ 6 p.m.
  • 5/20: Spring Concert @ 6 p.m.
  • 5/21: Attendance Appeal Letters due
  • 5/21: 8th Grade Celebration @ TEP's

              Villa Roma @ 7 p.m.

  • 5/25:  Memorial Day Holiday
  • 5/27 - 5/29: Final Exams (Minimum Days)
  • 5/30: Graduation @ 11 a.m.

 

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 $65 each. The price will increase monthly so buy yours now!!

 

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

News and Announcements

whs001015.jpg whs001014.jpg whs001013.jpg whs001012.jpg whs001011.jpg

SNOW DAY INFORMATION...

is posted on the Douglas County School District's home page by 6:30 am. You can also tune into 93.9 FM and local TV stations. Visit our Transportation webpage for more important information.

PowerSchool Portal
Naviance for Seniors
Douglas County
School District website
Support GWHS
2014 Best High Schools
Contact Webmaster
Calendars and Schedules
Annual Accountability Report
Newsletter
School & Student Profile
My School Bucks
Student Services Announcements
Please notify the office IF your phone numbers or address have changed so that we have current information to notify you of snow day information and other important announcements.