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Principal's Newsletter

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome students to Valley High School where our vision is “Learning for All – Whatever It Takes!” We believe that all students will learn and achieve success. Valley High School is a school of approximately 300 students where the staff is committed to providing a personal school experience to students in a beautiful, small school environment.

Each month between 25 and 35 new students arrive at Valley High School. For the first six weeks these new students learn how to achieve success at Valley through the Response-ability Training Program (RTP). At the core is the concept of learning how to respect themselves and others, solve problems and manage anger. Ultimately they learn how to turn bad habits into good choices and take advantage of the second chance that Valley provides toward getting their high school diploma.

New students transitioning from RTP into the full-day program will be offered a curriculum that meets the California Common Core Standards. What that means is, that students will have the requisite skills to continue their education in college, vocational school or move right into the workforce upon graduation. Our staff takes pride in offering students an educational experience that will lead them to success in their future.

I encourage all our new students to take the time to read, absorb, and utilize the materials included in this booklet to help maximize their chances of success. The information contained within these pages will help provide the foundation for a successful, positive and exciting educational experience at Valley High School.




Daniel Barajas