La Quinta High School

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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!

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!

Congratulations to all our participants who placed highly in their divisions! 

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

News & Announcements

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!

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.

Parent Financial Aid Tutorial

Hello Senior Parents! If you are looking for step-by-step instructions on how to complete the 2017-2018 federal application for financial aid please view the attached you tube video. Student's completed the FAFSA application with the counselors in October, we encourage all students to complete the application by the end of December. Please contact your student's counselor if you have any questions!

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Upcoming Events

Paws Off-Campus Fundrasier @ Urban Location
Date: 2/20/2017
Presidents' Day
Date: 2/20/2017
Class of 2019 Sour Candy Fundraiser
Date: 2/21/2017 2/24/2017
French Club Chocolate Fundraiser
Date: 2/21/2017 2/24/2017
Paws Off-Campus Fundrasier @ Urban Location
Date: 2/21/2017
Collaboration Wednesday
Date: 2/22/2017
Paws Off-Campus Fundrasier @ Urban Location
Date: 2/22/2017
Women in Sports Conference
Date: 2/22/2017, 6:45 AM 2 PM
Location: Mariners Church