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Message from our Superintendent

Dear TUHSD Community,

We have been busy all summer preparing for the 2017-2018 school year. For new and returning students and their families, we say welcome! It’s going to be a great year! Teachers are in professional development and meeting with their Professional Learning Community (PLC) to ensure they are ready to hit the ground running when students return. We will continue our focus on academic achievement for all students. We will accomplish this through increased rigor, engaging curriculum, blended learning, and data-driven decisions to ensure every student is challenged and learning every day. 

Just because it was summer didn’t mean that our students weren’t busy. We had a very successful summer academy with increased student enrollment, amazing student learning opportunities, and most importantly, we are proud to announce that 43 students worked hard to be eligible to participate in the summer graduation ceremony. Also over the summer, Career & Technical Education (CTE) student organizations attended and received medals at national, and sometimes international, competitions. At the national Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) convention, all of our students did an outstanding job competing against the best in the country and in the world, including China, Haiti, and Brazil. Congratulations to our students for their hard work and for representing TUHSD so well! Thank you to our teachers for preparing our students for their success.

There have been some changes to our administrative team this year. Mr. Felipe Mandurraga is the new principal at Tolleson Union High School. Dr. John Renouard is the new principal at Westview High School. Last but certainly not least, Dr. Michelle Wilson, formerly the principal at Westview High School, has now joined our district office staff as the lead director of curriculum and instruction. All of these individuals bring a level of expertise and accomplishment to our district, and we are happy to have them on board in their respective positions.

We are looking forward to welcoming our students as school starts on Monday, August 7 for all freshmen and Tuesday, August 8 for all other students. Should you have any questions about registration or any other issues, please contact your local TUHSD school directly.

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Thank you for your continued support.

TUHSD Do It With Pride!

Sincerely,

Nora Gutierrez

Nora Gutierrez
Superintendent

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