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ALLmeansALL! Walnut Valley USD is proud to be a National Schools to Watch District with numerous National Blue Ribbon, California Gold Ribbon, and California Distinguished School awards. Our motto is KIDS FIRST... Every Student, Every Day!  

Buddy Feast! 
Westhoff Elementary students munch, chat, and grow friendships during holiday gathering

Living Museum
Castle Rock 5th graders present research projects on famous explorers through the ages

Frozen Arriving Spring 2023!
Diamond Bar Drama Department will be only school in CA to stage hit Broadway musical 

Above and Beyond!
Electrician John Bowles distinguished with November Cornerstone Award

Living Museum
Castle Rock 5th graders present research projects on famous explorers through the ages

Raising the Bar!
Diamond Bar High honored with 2022 National Blue Ribbon School award in Washington, DC

Chaparral principal fulfills promise to get mohawk when school reaches fundraising goal

Find Your Passion! 
Walnut High Nursing Pathway provides hands-on learning opportunities

Thank You, Community!
Diamond Bar High School 500 Science Building 

Back on Stage!
25th Annual Salute to Teachers celebrates 2021-2022 Teachers of the Year

True North!
2022-23 Parent Leadership Development Seminar kicks off

#GrowingGreatLeaders

Science Teachers Celebrate!
Diamond Bar High 500 Science Building Complete

Student Voice!
Superintendent's Student Advisory Council members share during November meeting

Superintendent Taylor, Cabinet Lead Quail Summit Literary Parade

Westhoff Elementary Culture Fair
Signature event celebrating school's diverse cultures returns after pandemic pause

Halloween Mario Bros Costume High Fives!

Colt Pride Day!
Walnut Elementary students show "true blue" school spirit

Evergreen Family Fun Night

Kids First...Every Student, Every Day!

Find Your Passion!
Walnut High Nursing Pathway Offers College, Career Preview

Here's the Scoop!
Maple Hill principal turned into ice cream sundae after school tops $60K fundraising goal

Above and Beyond!
South Pointe MS Instructional Aide Tiffany Brawley receives October Cornerstone Award

Top of the Class!
Walnut High seniors named 2023 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

DBHS Senior Scholars!
2023 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Top Teacher!
Raelene Waddell honored as LA County Teacher of the Year Semifinalist

Heartwarming Military Homecoming
Suzanne 7th grader surprised during orchestra class

Welcome Home, Captain Reed!
Collegewood twins surprised with military dad's homecoming

New DBHS Science Building Opens
Physics students measure velocity on an incline

Diamond Bar High Drama
 "The Great Gatsby" preview performance

Our Students Rock!
Supt. Dr. Taylor visits with Castle Rock Elementary kindergartners

Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow!
Superintendent's Student Advisory Council for 2022-23 kicks off

Welcome to Walnut Valley!

WVUSD College Night
Paul Kanarek of Collegewise and Princeton Review delivers insightful message 

College Bound!
Over 150 nationwide college representatives speak with students during College Fair

Above and Beyond!
Diamond Bar High Administrative Assistant Carrie Yee honored withSeptember Cornerstone Award

Brahma Tradition!
Diamond Bar High "Spell Out" at Rodeo Round Up

Kids First...Every Student, Every Day!


WHS Mustang Corral Summer Fest 

Debut event raises funds for clubs, athletic programs, and performing arts groups

Great turnout at WHS Mustang Corral!

DBHS Rodeo Round Up
Fun for the entire family!


5th grade teacher Alex Surdam incorporates games and brain breaks during math lessons
"It's a fun way to keep my students engaged, while simultaneously practicing their skills!"

Raising the Bar!
Supt. Dr Taylor, Trustees, Cabinet tour Diamond Bar High

Strike Up the Band!
Diamond Bar High hosts first day pep rally

Making Connections!
Westhoff Elementary second graders create "friendship web" with sharing, collaboration

Diamond Bar High 500 Science Building Opens
Thank You, Community!

Back to Class!
Walnut Valley USD Kicks Off 2022-2023 School Year


 Maple Hill Elementary
Engaging activities help create classroom communities

Creating classroom communities

Vejar Elementary
Coffee (and donuts!) With The Principal

Chaparral Middle School
Welcome Back, Cougars!

2022-23 School Year Begins!

"I love seeing smiling faces, learning new names, and making new connections!"
Social Studies Teacher Josh Henness, Suzanne Middle School

"We can't wait to RISE UP and create the most memorable year for our school community!"
Principal Kelly Morris, C.J. Morris Elementary

Walnut High School 
Welcome Back, Mustangs!

Welcome Back, Walnut Valley!

Welcome Back!

South Pointe MS
Back to School Classroom Scavenger Hunt

Shining Stars!
Walnut High School Blue Thunder Band entertains at staff welcome back event

Best in the West!
Diamond Bar High School Thundering Herd Pep Band entertains at staff welcome back event

Creating a Community of Care!
Take Care of...Yourself, Each Other, The Team

Kids First...Every Student, Every Day!

Raelene Waddell Named LA County District Teacher of the Year Semifinalist
Congratulations!

WVUSD Employment Opportunities: https://www.edjoin.org/wvusd

Walnut Valley USD Ranks Top 2% In Nation!
#WVUSDProud

*Niche 2022 Best Schools Report

Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Walnut High Honored as 2022 California Democracy School

Valedictorian commencement speakers Allen Wang and Andrew Shi take the stage

We're committed to putting "Kids First...Every Student, Every Day"

Budget Analyst Pam Huang named June Cornerstone Award winner!

Congratulations, Class of 2022!

WVUSD Honors Juneteenth, , a day dedicated to recognizing justice and freedom for African Americans and Black people in America. 
“Freeing yourself was one thing, claiming ownership of that freed self was another.” — Toni Morrison #WVDiversity

WVUSD is proud to recognize our leadership team members during AAPI month!
#WVDiversity

Congratulations, Class of 2022!

Class of 2022
Your Future is Bright!

HARTT Center Class of 2022 Commencement

WVUSD Diversity Spotlight in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
#WVDiversity

Sky’s the Limit! 
Introducing our 2022 Diamond Bar High Super Star Seniors : Akash George, Shantell Luna, Eunice Lee, and Steven Tjandra

Go Mustangs! 
Introducing our Walnut High School 2022 Super Star Seniors: Sabrina Bennani, Joseph Shen, Max Yen, and Renee Chang

WVUSD Diversity Spotlight in honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
#WVDiversity

Walnut High star athletes make college commitments

Signing Day
Walnut High athletes make college commitments 

WVUSD Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 
#WVDiversity

Walnut High Lauded as 2022 California Democracy School

AP Environmental Science students fight drought one drop at a time

Maple Hill Debuts Movie Night Under the Stars

South Pointe Music at the Pointe
All-day performances, food, games, and fun!

Diamond Bar High Seniors Named 2022 National Merit Scholarship Winners

Diamond Bar High Senior Named 2022 Edison Scholar

Staff Appreciation Week 2022
WVUSD Thinks You're T-RRIFIC!

After two-year pandemic hiatus, South Pointe brings back 'Music at the Pointe' 

Celebrating our 2022 Retirees!

Introducing our 2022 District Teacher of the Year!
Raelene Waddell 

Growing Great Leaders!
Just wrapped up another wonderful experience with our Parent Leadership Development Seminar

TOP TEACHER!
Westhoff 2nd grade teacher Raelene Waddell named 2022 District Teacher of the Year

Rock On!
Chaparral MS launching new Modern Band program with $15K donation from Little Kids Rock, Niagara Bottling

Walnut High Wolf Corp. robotics team heads to World Championship in Houston!

It's Time to Enroll!
Now enrolling for the 2022-2023 school year

Be the helper!
IB-PYP Schools send Rainbow Bags to Ukrainian refugee children

Peep, Peep!
Evergreen kindergartners welcome baby chicks

Celebrating Student Writers!
Imagination Machine brings Collegewood students' own stories to life

Love is a four-letter word!
Therapy dogs return to South Pointe after two-year absence due to the pandemic

Wild About Writing!
Quail Summit Elementary Young Author's Day 

Turn the Page!
Walnut Elementary 4th grade Mandarin DLI publishing party

Lift Off!
Diamond Bar High Dronescape Club members show off Leelyn Drone prototype

Thank You, Community!
Groundbreaking ceremony marks new construction at Walnut Elementary

Learn more at: https://bit.ly/3LRJNsQ

Our motto is Kids First...Every Student, Every Day!

Golden Shovel Day!
Walnut Valley USD commemorates new construction projects at Suzanne Middle School

Lori Perales named 2021 Classified Employee of the Year
Watch Cornerstone Awards 

Above and Beyond!
Suzanne MS Instructional Aide Suzanne Ly receives March Cornerstone Award

Hurray for TK!

Congratulations, Lori!
Surprise Announcement at Walnut High

Cornerstone Awards

Watch Us Grow!
C.J. Morris Elementary kindergarteners learn about plants

Season of Giving!
Vejar Elementary students donate special gifts during Spark of Love toy drive

Thank You, Community!
Suzanne Middle School celebrates two construction projects breaking ground in November

Quail Summit Elementary
Second graders learning math estimates

Westhoff Pilots Units of Study for Reading
First graders are literally "gobbling up the reading!"

Click HERE for story!

C.J. Morris kindergartners enjoy multicultural Thanksgiving feast

Proud to be Community Supported!
Walnut Valley USD celebrates new construction projects at Suzanne Middle School

Walnut High School 
2020-2021 PLTW Distinguished School Award

Westhoff Pilots Units of Study for Reading
First graders are literally "gobbling up the reading!"

Click HERE for story!

South Pointe Middle School
Groundbreaking ceremony held Oct. 20 for new music building

Story at:  https://bit.ly/30Xjyy6

Kick, Toss, Roll, Score! 
Evergreen fourth graders create simple games inspired by Native Americans 

All Treats!
Walnut Elementary kindergartners parade through District Office

Engaged, Connected, Thriving!
Helicopter drop experiment at Chaparral Middle School

Heart of Education!
2021 District Teacher of the Year Sylvia Chen recognized at LACOE awards

Crack the Code!
Suzanne 8th grade sleuths decipher clues in "The Tell-Tale Heart" escape room

Ready to Roll!
Need a bus pass? Click here for information

Back Together! 
Chaparral Philharmonia Orchestra rehearses in class after a year on Zoom 

Welcome Back, Walnut Valley!

Catching Good Thoughts!
Author Bonnie Clark shows Quail Summit students how focus on things that bring happiness, joy, calm

Welcome Aboard!
Collegewood fifth graders begin school in new 21st century classrooms

Good Vibes!
Diamond Bar High USB hosts beach-themed spirit day with free S'mores, popsicles, and fun

Watch Us Grow!
Castle Rock kindergarten teacher Cindy Feng commemorates first day of school

Good Vibes!
Diamond Bar High USB hosts beach-themed spirit day with free S'mores, popsicles, DIY seashell bracelets

Grand Opening!
New 2-story classroom building complete at Collegewood Elementary

2021-2022 School Year Begins!

Hurray for TK!
Castle Rock's youngest students begin school with some parachute fun

It's great to be together again!
Reconnect - Restore - Reimagine 

It's great to be together again!
Reconnect - Restore - Reimagine 

It's great to be together again!
Reconnect - Restore - Reimagine 

Welcome Aboard!
Collegewood Elementary fifth graders begin school in new 21st century classrooms

WVUSD Grads Have Bright Futures!

Golden Memories! WVUSD Alumna and ABC News Congressional Correspondent RACHEL SCOTT credits Maple Hill Elementary 4th grade teacher Kelly Morris (now the principal) for laying the foundation of her career. "I'm immensely grateful that I had a teacher like her!" Rachel is featured in the 50th Anniversary Documentary at www.wvusd50.org.

Congratulations Graduates!
Photo Album at: https://bit.ly/3wFFs3t

We've Got Spirit!
Quail Summit Elementary wins Spirit Cup Trophy for 50th Anniversary 5K/1K Fun Run participation

Walnut High Science Teacher Garrett Lim Named California Finalist!
2021 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

"Mr. Lim has been the most memorable and kindest STEM teacher I've ever had." Senior Sabrina Li

All Aboard!
Ray McMullen leads bus tour to celebrate Walnut Valley's 50th anniversary 

www.wvusd50.org

A+ Schools
Walnut Valley USD Ranks Top 2% in Country

We Go Together!
Superintendent Dr. Taylor and Cabinet Members rocking our 50th anniversary celebration. #Halloween2020 #Grease #PinkLadies 

"KIDS FIRST...Every Student, Every Day!"
Board Members Helen Hall, Layla Abou-Taleb, Larry Redinger Cindy Ruiz, Dr. Tony Torng, and Superintendent Dr. Robert Taylor

#WVUSDStrong

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Educators Pivot to Online Platforms 
Collegewood Elementary teacher Diane Zell delivers laptop lesson

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Welcome Campers!
Maple Hill Elementary teacher Lisa Peterson creates classroom community with online class

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One Last Ride!
Walnut High celebrates Class of 2020 during drive-through parade

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We Love Our Seniors!
Diamond Bar High staff cheer for Class of 2020 grads during drive-through processional

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Elbow Bump!
Diamond Bar High Principal Dr. Reuben Jones congratulates grads

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Graduation Day!
Celebrating Class of 2020 with drive-though parades

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Artbound!
Chaparral Middle School tapped for PBS Emmy-winning series

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Groundbreaking Ceremony
Construction begins on Diamond Bar High 3-Story Instrumental Music Building

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Thanks, ABC7!
Diamond Bar High PrintedWorks club to be featured in upcoming news broadcast.

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STEAM TEAMS
Chaparral's Robotics Club Thriving in 2nd Year

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Shining with Kindness
Westhoff unveils new rock garden filled with inspirational messages

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Discover a Whole New World!
Chaparral stages Disney's "Aladdin Jr."

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Children's Theatre!
Diamond Bar High traveling troupe performs "Finding Nemo" for elementary schools

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The Great Kindness Challenge
Vejar Elementary students make new friends during "Mix it Up at Lunch Day"

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Walnut Elementary Students Celebrate Lunar New Year

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Tell a Friend!
WVUSD Now Accepting Enrollment Applications

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Structure and Function
Westhoff kindergartners design, build "3 Little Pigs" houses

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Happiness in Now Experience
Maple Hill hosts Kindness Week dance party

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Groundbreaking Day!
WVUSD celebrates new construction at Collegewood Elementary

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Hands Off Drugs!
C.J. Morris Elementary students join Red Ribbon Week activities

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Lessons of Liberty
Veterans share stories of service, patriotism with Walnut High students

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Your Future is Bright!
Walnut Valley USD celebrates groundbreaking of two-story classroom building at Collegewood Elementary

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Lessons of Liberty
Veterans share stories of service, patriotism with Walnut High students 

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Honoring Our Best!
WVUSD Salutes 2019 Teachers of the Year

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Best in Class! 
Walnut Valley Unified Ranks Top 2% in Nation  

"2020 Best School Districts in America" Niche

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Our Motto: Kids First... Every Student, Every Day!

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Brahmas, Mustangs Square Off at Branding Iron
Superintendent Dr. Taylor and Mustang legend Dr. Ken Gunn lead coin toss

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Military Homecoming!
Vejar Elementary dad (and teacher mom) surprise daughters during assembly

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Go Brahmas!
Diamond Bar High Hosts Rodeo Round-Up

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Happy First Day of School!

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The Walnut Way!
Mustangs show school spirit during Branding Iron game

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YOUR FUTURE IS BRIGHT!
Congratulations, Graduates!

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Top-Tiered High Schools in LA Metro Area
U.S. News & World Report 2019

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Giving Grad!
DBHS senior Rachel Wang donates 50 copies of her book to WVUSD schools

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Exhibition Night!
C.J. Morris 5th grade global learners present inquiry-based research projects

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Punctuation Pirates!
Collegewood third graders performance details proper rules of grammar

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Learning From the Past!
Leadership development cohort walks Gettysburg Battlefield

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White Coat Ceremony
Walnut High seniors complete rigorous Biomedical Sciences program

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2019 District Teacher of the Year Announced!
Congratulations Chaparral MS music teacher Rich Langham

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Arts in Action!
Maple Hill Elementary students explore ceramics in new visual arts program

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Suzanne 6th graders become medical detectives in new course

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WVUSD Middle School Garners Two State Honors
South Pointe named 2019 California Distinguished School, School to Watch

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Celebrating Lunar New Year!
Walnut Elementary Dual Language Immersion (DLI) students perform for parents

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WVUSD tapped for new national award!

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Bravo!
Diamond Bar High Symphony Orchestra performs at fundraising gala

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Innovative Classrooms
South Pointe Middle School creates 21st century learning environment

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It's a great day to be a Brahma!

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21st Century Learning!
Walnut Elementary 1st graders think creatively while solving math problems 

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Kids First...Every Student, Every Day!

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Welcome Back, Walnut Valley!
Superintendent Dr. Taylor addresses 1,000 staff members during August 8 kick-off program 

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Back to Class!
Brahmas host opening day assembly

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Engineering Challenge
Chaparral 7th grade Design-Based Learning teams 

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It's a Great Day in TK!
C.J. Morris young learners paint Clifford the Big Red Dog

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Engineering Challenge
Chaparral 7th grade Design-Based Learning team designs Harry's Hangout Perch

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A+ Schools!
Diamond Bar, Walnut named "2019 Best Public High Schools in California"

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Our Graduates are #WVUSDProud!

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Robotics Champs! Diamond Bar High's Team Sprocket takes OC Regionals title and competes at World Championships in Houston.

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Walnut Elementary Rings in Lunar New Year

Over 300 Dual Language Immersion students perform skits, songs, and poems in Mandarin!

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Merry & Bright!
Westhoff Elementary hosts 25th annual Spark of Love toy drive, holiday program

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Giving Thanks! 
Evergreen Kindergartners Join Thanksgiving Feast

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Brahma ribbon cutting ceremony is a SLAM DUNK!     

10-week gymnasium floor renovation is now complete 

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WVUSD Leaders Join Quail Summit Literary Parade

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Learning About the Past 
Chaparral 6th graders dig into archeology lesson 

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Sending a rainbow of love!
C.J. Morris Elementary collects supplies for hurricane victims

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Mustang Beat!
Walnut High band kicks off Back-to-School Night

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Eclipse  Party!

South Pointe students view rare solar event on Aug. 21

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Parent Power!
Wonderful support at Walnut High Back-to-School Night

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Party hats, noisemakers, balloon drop, and FUN! 
Maple Hill teacher Lisa Peterson throws "Happy New School Year" party

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Celestial Celebration!
Walnut Elementary 5th graders get glimpse of total solar eclipse

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Minecraft in the Classroom: A 21st century tool for learning

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Signing Day!
Walnut High athletes make college commitments official

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2017 Gold Ribbon School!
Walnut High receives state's highest academic honor

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2017 Gold Ribbon School!
 Diamond Bar High receives state's highest academic honor

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Collegewood 4th grade writing workshop classes host publishing party 

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Evergreen kinders celebrate Dr. Seuss on Read Across America Day

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Great Kindness Challenge

South Pointe hosts marshmallow relay race

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Tribal Storytelling!

Thank you to Ray McMullen for sharing Walnut Valley history during Leadership Development Seminar

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Mustang Girls Golf Wins CIF State Title!

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OH HAPPY DAY - MEASURE WV PASSES!

Thank you to our wonderful community for voting to support our kids.

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GAME ON!

Superintendent Dr. Taylor with DBHS, WHS teams at Branding Iron Game.

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First day of school!

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Mustang Spirit!

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Let's Go Brahmas!

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21st Century Learning!

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On Stage! Diamond Bar High commercial music program rocks all-staff Welcome Back.

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