Handbook 2016

The Guidance Office has published its 15/16 Student Handbook.

Data Confirmation

Hey Mom and Dad! All parents must complete registration now! Registration (now called Data Confirmation) for the 15-16 school year is done online through Parent Portal. If you don't have a Parent Portal account yet, watch these handy online training videos to help you get started: Tutorials

"The Club" Has Arrived at the Ranch

Partnering with the Boys and Girls Club, ER is beginning an after-school program this summer called "The Club". It will include Mixed-Martial Arts, Hip-Hop Dance, Zumba, Intramural Sports, and more. Sign up in the front office today!

Class Schedule Pick Up

Fall semester 15/16 class schedules will be distributed as follows:

  • Wednesday, August 12 Seniors Class Schedule pick-up 8:30 - 11:00 a.m. Juniors Class Schedule pick-up 12:30 - 3:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, August 13 Sophomores Class Schedule pick-up 8:30 - 11:00 a.m. Make-Up Class Schedule pick-up 12:30 - 3:00 p.m
  • Tuesday, August 18 Freshmen First Day (Orientation) 7:45 a.m - 3:00 p.m. All freshmen will report to the Main Gym. Lunch will be provided & class schedules will be distributed.

***Students must complete the Data Confirmation process before they can receive their schedule for the 2015-16 School Year.

ERHSLibrary Pinterest Board Summer 2015

Get advice about what to read this summer from ERHS Librarian, Ms. Chodos.

Graduation Ceremonies

June 11—Thursday evening, six hundred seventy-eight seniors turned their tassels, making them graduates of El Rancho HS. One hundred thirty-three of them did it wearing the honor crest stole (3.33 GPA or higher). The valedictorian of the class of 2015 was Melissa Gutierrez, followed by the salutatorian, Kimberly Serrano. Each made speeches to the packed stadium, as did ERHS's Principal Kwek, and ERUSD board president, Dr. Villon. The keynote address was delivered by Judge David Wesley, of ERHS's Teen Court. The deserving graduates were treated to a fireworks show which concluded the ceremony, and a 12-hour trip to Disneyland the following day. Gallery #1 | Gallery #2

PIQE, Advanced

June 8—PIQE, short for Parent Institute for Quality Education, has been offered to ERUSD parents for the last few years. Monday night was the graduation ceremony for the advanced PIQE, a second 9-week workshop for graduates of the first one. In general, the program "educates parents on how to foster a positive educational environment for their children both at home and at school." See the PIQE website for more info, or contact the ERHS Guidance Office if you'd like to sign up for the Fall 2015 workshop.

Calligraphy: Quote of the Month

For the summer months, we have three student works: June, July and August.

Senior Picnic

June 3—This year's senior picnic was a tremendous success. There were sack races, egg throwing contests, pie eating challenges, and impromptu soccer and frisbee games. Food included pizza, chips and sub sandwiches. And of course, the day wouldn't be complete without getting a yearbook and having it signed: "I'm going to miss you...Stay in touch!"

NLI Signing Day

May 28—ERHS recognized its college-bound senior athletes Thursday at lunch. During the ceremony, the students signed their "National Letter of Intent," which is a binding contract between a student athlete and a college. The students and their schools are...

"Be A Leader" Banquet

May 18—The "Be A Leader" Program ended its 14/15 season with a banquet for some of the over 100 seniors who particpated this year. Program organizer Alma-Delia Renteria emceed the event, with Jackie Cisneros, of the Cisneros Foundation, helping to pass out awards. The program begins with an 8-week "summer boot camp", which is supplemented with once-a-month workshops during the school year. Ms. Renteria is also available in the College & Career Center three days a week for additional one-on-one couseling.

Dodgeball Tournament

Senior Sunset

Be A Leader

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