La Quinta High School

Congratulations February Athletes of the Month -  Lauren Jaffke & Michael Nadeau                        La Quinta Open House March 22nd 6:30pm                   8th Grade Parent Night March 22nd 5:30pm                    Summer School Parent Meeting March 22nd 5:30pm & 6pm             Sadie Hawkins Dance March 31st @ LQ Gym                  Spring Break April 10th  - 14th              AP Testing  May 1st - May 12th

LQ's DECA brought home five 1st place, two 2nd place, and three 3rd place medals as well as a 1sr place Grand Champion and two 3rd place Grand Champions!

Supporting Teens through Stress

Johnathan Vu, School Psychologist Intern

3/15 at 6:30pm, Cafeteria

3/16 at 8:00am, Cafeteria- Vietnamese speaking only

Congratulations to Anh Ngo, Robin Nguyen, Thy Pham and Alvin Nguyen for placing 3rd in the state and 11th in the USA in the Gold division in the CyberPatriot nationwide competition!!! They are moving on to the Regional round in February. Wish them luck if you see them!

Team Evelyn Lopez and Sandra Celis make Regional round in Silver Division of CyberPatriot competition! #lqpossible

News & Announcements

Special Parent Power School this Wednesday, March 15th on Supporting Students through Stress during the Teenage Years...

Join as at 6:30pm in the cafeteria as our School Psychologist Intern takes us through how to support your teenage through common stresses they face.

Johnathan Vu is from Orange County and attended high school in this community. He is currently finishing up his three year School Psychology program at Chapman University. Johnathan completed his undergraduate degree at CSULB. He is currently working on becoming a Professional Clinical Counselor. We are fortunate to have Johnathan's support at La Quinta.

Edwards Lifesciences Foundation Scholarship Program

The Edwards Lifesciences Scholarship Program is awarding 10 four-year scholarships of $2,500 per year ($10,000 in total) to high school seniors from Orange County, California or Salt Lake County, Utah who are pursuing bachelor’s degrees in STEM fields. We are excited to announce that program is now accepting applications for graduating high school seniors.

Pacific Coast High School Summer Applications

Pacific Coast High School summer applications are now available online! Students who are interested in taking Health online, validating a grade in math, English, or history or would like to advance in Trigonometry or Pre-Calculus need to fill out a form online and turn it into the Counseling Center. Forms are due by April 28, 2017! To fill out the form online please follow the following link http://pchs.k12.ca.us/ If you have any questions regarding the classes please see your counselor.

ACT and SAT Prep Classes at La Quinta High School

Attention Juniors! La Quinta is offering, through Princeton Review Test Prep, both ACT and SAT test prep courses for our students. The deadline to register for the ACT test prep course is Friday, February 10, 2017. The deadline to register for the SAT test prep course is Monday, March 6, 2017. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Esquivel in the counseling center.

So Cal DECA Conference

The SoCal DECA Conference was made up of approximately 400 students from 22 different high schools who competed in a variety of business events.
Each event had a 100 question exam as well as one or two interview style role-plays. Twenty-three students represented L.Q.
at this amazing event. La Quinta had several finalists, brought home five first place medals, one second place medal, and three third place medals.
We also had a First Place Grand Champion winner and two Third Place Grand Champion winners.

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Upcoming Events

Kiwins Club Meeting
Date: 3/23/2017, 12:16 PM 12:46 PM
Location: Little Theater
Lockdown Drill - 2nd period
Date: 3/24/2017, 9:01 AM 9:57 AM
Kiwins Induction
Date: 3/24/2017, 5 PM 6:30 PM
Location: Cafeteria
Movement to CADTD State Competition
Date: 3/25/2017
Location: Valencia High School - Placentia
Battle of the Aztecs Week
Date: 3/27/2017 3/31/2017
Creative Writing Club Easter Grams Fundraiser
Date: 3/27/2017
Bánh Mì Chè Cali Fundraiser Anime Club
Date: 3/27/2017, 3 PM 4 PM
Location: Senior Stage
Vocal Ensemble to Choral Festival
Date: 3/27/2017, 5 PM 9 PM
Location: Chapman Hettinga Education Center