Summer School/Summer Bridge continues daily M-F 8-1:30 pm until July 18, 2014.  Summer Final Grades July 18.  New student enrollment for 2014-15 school year: July 31st - 2015, August 1st - 2016  - 2017, August 1st, 5th, and 6th Class of 2018 and all New Enrollees.  For more information call 323-418-4053.  The 2014-15 school year begins on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 promptly at 8:00 am (All classes meet)!  Bell Schedule for 2014-15 available in the calendar soon.



Vision

George Washington Preparatory High School Mission and Vision Statement

Washington Preparatory High School, an urban four-year comprehensive high school, is committed to providing a quality education enabling each member of the diverse student body to strive for excellence to fulfill and reach his/her full potential.

Our mission is to ensure that each student, upon graduation, will possess the academic and social skills needed to think critically, function in a diverse society, and participate as informed responsible citizens prepared for leadership in their community, the world, and all areas of life.

News

Senior Portraits - Class of 2015
Dates for senior portraits will be announced once school has begun. We are no longer under the same yearbook deadline constraints as we had in to past. Therefore, the deadline for senior portraits will be sometime near the start of 2015. Seniors will be well informed of costs, dates, times, and locations of sittings for yearbook portraits. All students MUST take regular ID photos at the start of the school year.
Registration and New Enrollees 2014-15
Welcome to the 2014-15 school year at Washington Preparatory High School. The MANDATORY registrations dates are as follows:
July 31, 2014 - Seniors Class of 2015 - 9:00 - 12:00 pm
August 1, 2014 - Junior Class of 2016 - 9:00 - 12:00 pm
August 1, 2014 - Sophomore Class of 2017 - 9:00 - 12:00 pm
August 5, 6, and 7, 2014 - Freshman Class of 2018 & New Enrollees - 9:00 - 12:00 pm

***If you miss your registration date, please come on the next available date for enrollment.
AP Students, Scores Online July 5th!
New District Parent Portal
This fall, the District will launch the LAUSD PASSport, which will provide all LAUSD K-12 parents/guardians secure 24/7 online access to essential student data that will help them better support their child’s academic success.
Senior Class Yearbook Party & Turnaround Reunion

Senior Class Yearbook Party & Turnaround Reunion The Yearbook Distribution took place at the Elite Class of 2014 Summer Turnaround Reunion. The party was a great success with most seniors returning to enjoy the Taco Truck and one last time together. If you were unable to attend, your yearbook is waiting for you in the Student Store for your convenience. Please see Mr. Lopez for assistance.
Senior Awards Breakfast
The Senior Breakfast will be held on Monday, June 2, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. in the Old Gym. Plan to arrive to Period 1 at the usual 8:00 am start time. At 9:35, when the passing bell rings, Seniors will move immediately to the Gym for the event. Formal dress is requested.
Congratulations King Hector Ventura & Queen Roc'Kale Bowman

Congratulations King Hector Ventura & Queen Roc'Kale Bowman The Senior Class crowned the court at Prom 2014 held at the renowned Ebell Los Angeles Theater on Friday night. Congratulations to the members of the Prom Court and to Senior Council and ASB for their hard work and dedication in planning a prom to remember. The Administrators, faculty, staff, and Wow! Entertainment commend the Elite Class of 2014 for enjoying a beautiful evening with dignity and pride.
Congratulation to May Students of the Month
Patryce Griffin – 2 teachers recommend her
Patryce excels in all classroom activities. She is extremely mature for her age and performs beyond what is asked or required. She aspires to be a surgeon when she graduates and is working toward attending a 4 year college – possibly UC San Diego.
Mrs. Williard

Patryce Griffin
She shows a lot of respect to her peers as well as the authority. She is highly motivated to succeed. She is a model ‘A’ student.
Mr. Chukwuma

Cleve Carlyle
Cleve is an intelligent, kind and very respectful good natured young man. He enjoys learning and participating in class discussions. On many occasions, he has volunteered to help me just because he is a good person. Cleve shows concern for others and for injustices in society.
Ms. Gamez

Joaquin Campos
He is an outstanding hard working student - our classroom little helper.
Ms. Francis

Edward Lyde III
He started with a fail in my class and worked very hard to improve his grade to an A. He is also on the football team so he is demonstrating what a student athlete represents.
Ms. Hillyer

Marco Frausto Roma
He shows excellent class behavior and academic performance. He is consistently performing at a high level and completing class and home work on time. He is respectful and never has to be disciplined. Marco is highly recommended for student of the month.
Mr. Alexander

Emma Chan
Emma is always working hard, willing to assit me, and willing to help others.
Mr. Farley

Jamilah Sims
Jamilah is dedicated to applying herself to rigorous tasks in AP English Literature and Composition.
Ms. Cole



Marnae Daniel
Marnae should be considered for student of the month because she is an excellent student. She has a 3.0 grade point average. She is very respectful and she represents the school as a cheerleader. She maintains 100% attendance.
Ms. Sanders-Allen

Kamille Garbutt
Kamille entered into class a little late, but very quickly caught up with the rest of the class. She works hard and is also very helpful to the teacher as well as other students.
Ms. Schop

Flores Liliann
She is here everyday. She works very hard and treats everybody with respect. She is very original in how she makes presentations. She is a model student.
Mr. Chukwuma
Faith and Family Day Brings Community Together

Faith and Family Day Brings Community Together The Fourth Annual Faith and Family day, sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), drew hundreds to the front steps of Washington Prep, where they enjoyed music, fun, food, prayer and Christian fellowship. Local community programs, churches and FCA clubs from all over the southland were invited to attend. (more...)
AP Classes in Session
Many AP classes will be in session this week. Check with your instructors for dates, times and locations of your sessions. This is a regular part of your AP class and, in part, earns the weighted grade for the course. Be diligent and attend!
Students of the Month Revealed!
The Students of the Month for April are as follow:

Yareli Perez
Daniel De La Luz
Monica Davila
Andrea Aguayo
Jose Canales
Marco Frausto Romo
Caleb Clouden
Carlos Rivas
Jocelyne Alvarado
Sherance Robinson
Cristian Briones
Peace March : Saturday, April 19
Washington Preparatory High school will be hosting a Peace March in dedication to keeping peace at our school and in the surrounding community. Please support us in our efforts, and join us from 10-12 , meet us on the auditorium steps at 10am.
Senior Panoramic Picture - Tuesday 4/8/14
All seniors are to report to the Margaret Wright Gym immediately at the start of lunch to take the Elite Class of 2014 panoramic picture. Be sure to wear your senior gear. Don't have your gear? Come in your class colors - burgundy and heather (light) gray. Have extra gear? Bring it with you and share with a friend! Don't be absent, and don't be late!
2014 Senior Favorites Announced (Click here to see the list)
The list of Senior Superlatives is out! Congratulations to all nominees. If you see your name on this list, your classmates think you're something special and should be featured in the 2014 yearbook. Group and individual photos will take place WEDNESDAY, APRIL 9th at the start of lunch on the stone bleachers. Don't be late; we will not wait for latecomers!
Softball and Baseball Teams Supported through the Nan Washington Global Wellness Foundation and Donors

Softball and Baseball Teams Supported through the Nan Washington Global Wellness Foundation and Donors Hall of Fame legend Don Buford along with the Phillips Siblings of the Nan Washington Global Wellness Foundation came out to support the baseball and softball teams of GWPHS on March 20, 2014.
FINAL DEADLINE FOR ALL SENIOR PORTRAITS: March 15, 2014

FINAL DEADLINE FOR ALL SENIOR PORTRAITS:   March 15, 2014 ONE LAST CHANCE! If you do not take your Senior Portrait with FOTORAMA Studios, you WILL NOT appear in the 2014 Yearbook.

FOTORAMA will return to our campus ONE TIME ONLY for MAKE UP PORTRAITS on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 3-6 p.m. in the Auditorium.
You MUST pay your $25 sitting fee in advance to schedule your appointment time with Ms. Walton in Room 7203. Take advantage of this final opportunity A minimum of 20 pre-paid appointments are required to keep our scheduled on-campus visit. The deadline for advanced payment is WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014!
Option 2: You may visit the Fotorama Studios any Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
(No appointment is necessary if you go to the studio.) Location: 416 West Alondra Blvd. Gardena, CA 90248 Phone: 323-587-6688
Club Photos 3/25 - 3/26
All clubs and organizations are asked to come to the quad during lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday for you club photos. Sponsors, contact your club members with information about which day you will come and what your club will wear.
Pennies for Patient Winners Announced
Congratulations and thank you to all the teachers and students who contributed money to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Pennies for Patients Campaign.

English teacher Mrs.Mull and her Advisory students (Room 3204) are the First Place winner for the Pennies for Patient Campaign, raising $145.45 dollars.The Second Place winner is Social Studies teacher Mr.Starks and his Advisory students (Room 3305) Congratulations!

The first place class has earned a Pizza Party and the second place winner earned an Ice-Cream Party!
Share Your Photos and Get Published in the Yearbook
Please help us build our 2014 Yearbook by submitting your photos to the cloud. Go to HJeshare.com (password: generals14) to submit your pictures. We will see to it that you have photo credit in the yearbook. THANKS for you support!
Washington Preparatory High School - Priority Status under the new CORE Waiver
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News

Congratulations King Hector Ventura & Queen Roc'Kale Bowman

Congratulations King Hector Ventura & Queen Roc'Kale Bowman The Senior Class crowned the court at Prom 2014 held at the renowned Ebell Los Angeles Theater on Friday night. Congratulations to the members of the Prom Court and to Senior Council and ASB for their hard work and dedication in planning a prom to remember. The Administrators, faculty, staff, and Wow! Entertainment commend the Elite Class of 2014 for enjoying a beautiful evening with dignity and pride.
'Tis the Season a Real Holiday Hit!

'Tis the Season a Real Holiday Hit! The Performing Arts Magnet brought holiday cheer to all with 2013 'Tis the Season under the direction of Mr. Coffield and his team. From the opening of Santa vs. The Grinch through the terrific dance and musical numbers (featuring at one moment our own Principal Byrd) to the closing with surprise pizza and candy treats, it was a holiday show to remember. Thank you, Mr. Coffield, for your tireless dedication to the Arts at Washington Prep. And to all the student performers who worked so hard, we wish you all Happy Holidays!
Success Through the Arts Foundation supports Arts Education at Washington Preparatory High School
SUCCESS THROUGH THE ARTS FOUNDATION GRANTS $20,000 TO WASHINGTON PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOL FOR PERFORMING ARTS. CLICK HERE TO READ THE PRESS RELEASE!
Washington Preparatory High School and the Music and Performing Arts Magnet is pleased to announce our new Band and Music Director, Mr. Christopher Estrada
Come meet Mr. Estrada and join the award winning General's Band, please stop by the Band room any day after 1:00 pm! Sign-up for the keyboarding class, beginning instruments, choir/chorus, or Advance Band (including Jazz or Marching Band).
Congratulations to Mr. Mc Cane and his students the winners of the Reel Rasquache Film Festival, held at CASA 0101, in Boyle Heights.
1st place - Marlyne Garcia for Animation film UNDERSTANDING CHOICES.
2nd place - Daisa Thomas and Eternity Henry for their narrative film NEW MISTAKE, OLD BEGINNINGS. Great job to these future filmmakers!
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Athletic News

NON-DRESSED OF THE WEEK
THIS PAGE WILL CHRONICLE THOSE STUDENTS THAT ARE HABITUAL NON DRESSED AND NO PARTICIPANTS
Workshops for Teachers is a success!
Softball and Baseball Teams Supported through the Nan Washington Global Wellness Foundation and Donors

Softball and Baseball Teams Supported through the Nan Washington Global Wellness Foundation and Donors Hall of Fame legend Don Buford along with the Phillips Siblings of the Nan Washington Global Wellness Foundation came out to support the baseball and softball teams of GWPHS on March 20, 2014.
MID- DAY Madness!

MID- DAY Madness! Come celebrate with the Winter Sports Athletes as we kick of their season with a fun-filled Pep Rally on the Quad during lunch on Friday, December 13th. Good Luck in your seasons Boys and Girls Basketball and Boys and Girls Soccer.
Reminders
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Students of the Month

Congratulation to May Students of the Month
Patryce Griffin – 2 teachers recommend her
Patryce excels in all classroom activities. She is extremely mature for her age and performs beyond what is asked or required. She aspires to be a surgeon when she graduates and is working toward attending a 4 year college – possibly UC San Diego.
Mrs. Williard

Patryce Griffin
She shows a lot of respect to her peers as well as the authority. She is highly motivated to succeed. She is a model ‘A’ student.
Mr. Chukwuma

Cleve Carlyle
Cleve is an intelligent, kind and very respectful good natured young man. He enjoys learning and participating in class discussions. On many occasions, he has volunteered to help me just because he is a good person. Cleve shows concern for others and for injustices in society.
Ms. Gamez

Joaquin Campos
He is an outstanding hard working student - our classroom little helper.
Ms. Francis

Edward Lyde III
He started with a fail in my class and worked very hard to improve his grade to an A. He is also on the football team so he is demonstrating what a student athlete represents.
Ms. Hillyer

Marco Frausto Roma
He shows excellent class behavior and academic performance. He is consistently performing at a high level and completing class and home work on time. He is respectful and never has to be disciplined. Marco is highly recommended for student of the month.
Mr. Alexander

Emma Chan
Emma is always working hard, willing to assit me, and willing to help others.
Mr. Farley

Jamilah Sims
Jamilah is dedicated to applying herself to rigorous tasks in AP English Literature and Composition.
Ms. Cole



Marnae Daniel
Marnae should be considered for student of the month because she is an excellent student. She has a 3.0 grade point average. She is very respectful and she represents the school as a cheerleader. She maintains 100% attendance.
Ms. Sanders-Allen

Kamille Garbutt
Kamille entered into class a little late, but very quickly caught up with the rest of the class. She works hard and is also very helpful to the teacher as well as other students.
Ms. Schop

Flores Liliann
She is here everyday. She works very hard and treats everybody with respect. She is very original in how she makes presentations. She is a model student.
Mr. Chukwuma
Students of the Month Revealed!
The Students of the Month for April are as follow:

Yareli Perez
Daniel De La Luz
Monica Davila
Andrea Aguayo
Jose Canales
Marco Frausto Romo
Caleb Clouden
Carlos Rivas
Jocelyne Alvarado
Sherance Robinson
Cristian Briones
Students of the Month Announced

Students of the Month Announced Faculty and Staff nominated December's Students of the Month who were recognized, along with their families, at Breakfast with the Principal on Thursday, December 12, 2013. Students, Faculty, and Staff congratulate these hardworking students on their success.
Alba Barrera-Selvas
Kalotia Fifita Vunileva
Clinesha Thompson
Ariana McAdoo
Janaye Washington
Billy Chancelien
Diana Figueroa
Tamaira Hadiza Yahaya
Stacey Rangel
Jo'mar Petty
Brian Garcia
Carlos Rivas
Jonathan Lombera
Telson Coque
Student of the Month (March/April 2013) May 8, 2013
Freshman Academy
March
McGhee, Liyah
Carrillo, Eric
April
Grant, Jametra
Taylor, Mya

SHAPE
March
Aragon, Dennis
Gonzalez, Gabriela
April
Gilmore, Jalen
Watts, Tiyesha

Social Justice
March
Arzola, Veronica
Lopez, Celia
April
Hughes, Moniqua
Rivas, Carlos

Performing Arts Magnet
March
Alquicira, Fernando
Johnson, Zenobia
April
Gamble III, Arnell
Ruiz, Miguel

Math/Science Magnet
March
Hildreth, Juvanie
Montano, Berenice
April
Mares, Jennifer
Nwankwo, Kosischukwu
Congratulations to the January Students of the Month
Freshman Academy (Aldridge)
Carpenter, Crystal
Turner, William
Vallardares, Martha


SHAPE (Watson-Van Der Plas)
Bullock, To Rae
Coque-Figueroa, Gilda
Fuentes, Christian

Social Justice (Marquez)
Hayes, Ginuwine
Joseph, Shenelda
Murphy, Angel

Performing Arts Magnet (Williams)
Garcia, Monica
Johnson, Trishanna
Swaffi, Maxine

Math/Science Magnet (Brandon)
Joseph, Talia
Garcia-Rodriguez, Miriam
Ventura-Vazquez, Jhoanna

School Discipline Policy

Events

Class of 2015 Registration
Date: 7/29/2014, 9 AM 12 PM
Location: Washington Preparatory High School Main Hallway/Magnet Center
Class of 2016 Registration
Date: 7/30/2014, 9 AM 12 PM
Location: Main Hallways
Class of 2017 Registration
Date: 7/31/2014, 9 AM 12 PM
Location: Main Hallways
Class of 2018 and New Enrollees Registration
Date: 8/1/2014, 9 AM 12 PM
Location: Main Hallways
Class of 2018 and New Enrollees Registration
Date: 8/6/2014, 9 AM 12 PM
Location: Main Hallways

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