La Quinta High School

Congratulations February Athletes of the Month -  Lauren Jaffke & Michael Nadeau                            Spring Break April 10th  - 14th                AP Testing  May 1st - May 12th                            Career Day- April 7th

Join us for March Madness Friday, March 24th at 3:00pm and 7:00pm

Congratulations to DECA for moving onto INTERNATIONAL Competition!

This week of Battle of the Aztecs!  Teachers are in the lead on day 1!  Wear LQ gear TOMORROW!

Congratulations to Movement for placing in the top 10 for their category at the State Competition on Sat, March 25th!  

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

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.

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.

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.

ATTENTION GIRLS! There's a new group on campus!

La Quinta High School is the first high school in the District to offer Girls Who Code, a nationally recognized program that is designed to close the gender gap in technology.
Our chapter will meet every Monday from 3 - 5 p.m. in the Library. The instructors/sponsors will be Ms. Terry Nguyen and Mrs. Dela-Xiong.

Hope to see you there! Don't forget to sign up by Friday, February 24 to ensure a spot is saved for you!

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

Creative Writing Club Easter Grams Fundraiser
Date: 3/28/2017
VSA After School Sales
Date: 3/28/2017, 2:48 PM 3:48 PM
Location: Senior Stage
Collaboration Wednesday
Date: 3/29/2017
Creative Writing Club Easter Grams Fundraiser
Date: 3/29/2017
Latino Youth Leadership Academy
Date: 3/29/2017, 8 AM 2:30 PM
Location: Coastline Community College - GG Campus
Vocal Ensemble to High School Novice Choral Festival
Date: 3/29/2017, 8 AM 1 PM
Location: Chapman Hettinga Education Center
Key Club General Meeting
Date: 3/29/2017, 12:24 PM 12:54 PM
Location: Room 203
Computer Graphics Fundraiser
Date: 3/29/2017, 4:30 PM 8:30 PM
Location: Chipotle Huntington Beach