I cannot think of a more exciting time to be a Cardinal! We are a part of a long and proud tradition dating back to 1909. We recently celebrated our 106th commencement ceremony with the class of 2018! As a Cardinal, students have many opportunities to succeed and reach their full academic potential. Many of our graduates are attending top universities such as: Stanford, Cornell, UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, UD Davis, UC Irvine, UC Merced, Fresno State, and many community colleges like College of the Sequoias, Reedley College, Fresno City, and many more. Our school motto is "Dream big - work hard - give back."
I am happy to share with you that Orosi High School was named a 2015 California Gold Ribbon School. We also received a six-year WASC accreditation and the visiting committee praised our entire school community for offering such wonderful academic opportunities like AVID, Academies and Pathways. Additionally, we are currently tied for 1st place in Tulare County in graduation rates. Moreover, our scores in ELA (+1) and MATH (+15) continue to increase.
This means you will be attending a school on the move and a school doing all the right things for students. The staff has been working extremely hard to make learning rigorous, relevant and fun. Please understand you will be pushed to the best of your ability academically and in everything that you do at Orosi High School. Students are expected to demonstrate mastery of their own learning in every class. Our goal is to ensure that our students graduate Orosi High School college, career and community ready and able to compete and succeed in the 21st Century Global Economy.
The staff is committed to helping every student succeed in meeting the challenges of a rigorous academic program. In addition to academics, we offer competitive sports, clubs, student leadership, visual and performing arts, career-technical education, and many more opportunities for students to grow and develop into well-rounded individuals.
We look forward to serving students, parents, and the community in the 2018-19 school year. Please do not hesitate to contact me with concerns or to suggest ideas to improve our school. My door is always open.