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MEET THE PRINCIPAL

Principal, Dr. Boswell

Welcome to West High School!

I feel honored to serve as principal at Merrill F. West High School. I am currently in my 7th school year at West High. I served 4 years as an Assistant Principal, and I am now serving in my 3rd year as Principal. Before working at West High School I taught high school English and also worked in the shipping/receiving and warehousing industry. 

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VISIT OUR HELP LINE

Available from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

HELP LINE (209) 832-6775

Dial above number and select Option

1: Counselor;  2: District Nurse;  3: Prevention Services

The goal of our Tracy Unified School District community helpline is to connect our students, families and staff to a live operator between the hours of 9 am to 5 pm.  Our live operators will serve as a resource for individuals who may be in need of a school counselor, a school nurse, or mental health, foster and/or homeless information and resources.  Our school counselors, health service nurses, and prevention services support providers will operate the Tracy Unified School District helpline.  As a caller, you can choose the department of your choice by following the prompts addressed in the pre-recorded message. As a reminder, if you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency please dial 911. For specific school or classroom related information, please contact your school site teacher and/or administrator by email. For all other questions, please contact the TUSD student services department at (209) 830-3280.  

SUN WITH SUMMER CREDIT RECOVERY

HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER SCHOOL CREDIT RECOVERY 2020

Do you need to make up an "F" Grade?  Are you interested in improving a poor grade? Cyber High and Edgenuity are two online "work-at-you-own-pace" courses that TUSD is offering at summer school.  

Download Application

 

PARENT/COMMUNITY LETTER 04.02.20

Please visit our webpage for the Parent/Community letter dated April 2, 2020

 

ALL CURRENT INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND ON OUR COVID-19 PAGE

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

During school closure, we will have an FAQ posted to our webpage.

This will be updated frequently as we receive more information.

Thank you!

STUDENT MEALS

TUSD is distributing free lunch and breakfast to all students between the ages of 2 and 18 years old, and to our students enrolled in the Young Adult Program.

Drive through locations are available 11:30am to 12:30pm weekdays and are listed here:

Central Elementary School

Jacobson Elementary School

11:30 am-12:30 pm

11:30 am-12:30 pm

Monte Vista Middle School

North Elementary School

11:30 am-12:30 pm

11:30 am-12:30 pm

SouthWest Elementary School 11:30 am-12:30 pm
West High School 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Williams Middle School 11:30 am-12:30 pm

 

RAPTOR VISITOR SYSTEM

Tracy Unified is pleased to announce that we will begin using the Raptor Visitor Management System in all of our schools to strengthen our campus safety for students and faculty.

All visitors will be asked to present an ID such as a driver's license and it will be scanned into the Raptor system.

For more information, please read the letter below:

Letter to Families

Letter to Families - Spanish

CORONAVIRUS INFORMATION

For information regarding the Coronavirus, please Visit our "Coronavirus Information Page".

As a reminder, if your child is sick, please keep them home from school. To help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, including the coronavirus and flu, follow these important tips:

Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds

Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands

Avoid close contact with people who are sick

Stay home when you are sick

Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash

Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces

Individuals with chronic health issues and/or individuals experiencing severe symptoms should be evaluated by a medical professional

Get vaccinated every year

 

CENSUS UPDATE

The purpose of our Census outreach is to educate, motivate, and activate students, parents, and families to engage in the 2020 Census.  

For more information, please visit our student services page.

A STACK OF BOOKS

          Parents and community members are invited to examine instructional materials to be implemented in 2020-2021 in Tracy Unified School District.

·        Expository Reading and Writing Course (CSU-designed) for Grade 11

·        Expository Reading and Writing Course (CSU-designed) for Grade 12

·        Introduction to Psychology (high school elective course)

·        Emergency Response: Introduction to Fire Service (high school elective course; new course offering at Tracy High School)


Any questions should be directed to Dr. Debra Schneider, Director of Instructional Media Services and Curriculum, at 830-3252, extension 1354.

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