May 1: May Day in the Meadow! Share this community tradition!
Spirit Week next week! Monday, 5/1: Picnic Day (get ready for May Day in the meadow) Tuesday, 5/2: Anything except a Backpack Day (be creative about how you carry your things to school) Wednesday, 5/3: Nerd Day (it's great to be smart--show off your bookishness) Thursday, 5/4: Dress as a Celebrity Day (dress like someone admirable)
High School field trip to Manzanar and Death Valley this week! From Saturday to Thursday, we were on the road--Tahoe, Virginia River, Mono Lake, Manzanar, Furnace Creek, Golden Canyon, Ubehebe Crater, Bad Water, Ridgecrest, Fry breakfast, and the pool at Flamingo Resort in Santa Rosa! We know how to adventure! Love the Whale Gulch spirit 🐋!
Junior High had an amazing trip to SF last week! So much to learn--science and history museums. So much to laugh about--Clue! at the SF Playhouse. So much to experience--BART and MUNI!
We had our first "snow day" make-up today! Thank you to our Whale Gulch families for continuing to prioritize your children's education! ❤️🐋❤️
All Leggett Valley and Whale Gulch Unified School District schools will be closed tomorrow. Please stay safe.
Good Morning, this is Dr. Ritchley your Superintendent of Schools. Due to student and staff safety concerns from the heat all week, we will be ending school at 1:00 P.M. today. Buses will leave Whale Gulch School at 1:00 P.M. and follow the normal bus route. Have a wonderful weekend!
COVID tests are available at all sites.
Bus service is back at WGS!
Whale Gulch Back to School Night 8/30/22
Dear Parents and Guardians: Tonight at 4:30 P.M. the school board has a working meeting where they are creating an a community survey. All parents, guardians, and other stakeholders are invited to the meeting to give input tonight. See you then at 4:30. The zoom link is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85153623103
In our communities COVID cases are being reported. Please use universal precautions to help stop the spread of COVID. Thank You.
Good Morning Whale Gulch Families, this is Dr. Ritchley your Superintendent. I would like to congratulate Whale Gulch School on a great first week of school! Have a wonderful weekend. See everyone Monday!
Dear Parents, Guardians, and School Board Members: Please remember to download the Leggett Valley Unified School District app in the Apple Store and in Google Play. Once you have the app, you will be able to get all the current up to date information, texts, pictures, and calendar. Have a wonderful weekend, Dr. Ritchley
Dear Leggett Valley Unified School District families, this is Dr. Ritchley, your Superintendent. Welcome back to another exciting school year. You will be receiving a welcome back letter from the District soon. I have attached the letter to this communication. If you have any questions or concerns, my cell phone number is (760) 401-6597. I look forward to seeing everyone real soon! Sincerely, Jeffrey A. Ritchley, Ed.D.
Good Evening Parents, Students, and Caregivers: The County Health Department Dr. Coren has asked all staff and students to continue masking indoors for two more weeks due to our COVID status countywide. This is why he has kept the mask mandate going for so long. He personally requests that all school leaders send his message of please continue to wear masks indoors for two more weeks. I will be encouraging all staff and students to continue to wear masks indoors for two more weeks, and after two weeks we will reevaluate. This is not mandatory. Personally, I will follow his science and continue to wear a mask myself, and model good citizenship the best I can. As your leader, I will double down on his request by rewarding all students & staff that wear a mask during class the next two weeks by providing a pizza party from your favorite pizza place, and a choice day the same afternoon to help raise morale. Please have grace on each other as we slowly transition back to regular life. I look forward to having some pizza and doing some choice activities with you.
Student Work at LVHS.
Congratulations to the following students for making Leggett Valley and Whale Gulch Honor roll!
May your vacation days be merry and bright! Love all around, WGS 🎄
A holiday fair (full of crafts) brought to the students by the high school leadership class! Way to share the holiday spirit of kindness and generosity 🎄.