Mark Westerburg
Willits Unified Schools has extended the Modified School period through Friday May 1st. All the Mendocino County Schools will be under this extension. We will be monitoring the situation. I look forward to returning to school as soon as it is safe for staff and students to be together.
4 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Even in the midst of trying times like this, good things can still happen. Today we received the fourth new bus from grant funds. This is a huge savings to the district and has significantly upgraded our transportation department. Can’t wait for us to get back on the road.
8 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
This is a column that I posted in the Willits Weekly and Willits News.
8 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Jeff Ritchley
Ms. Ford and Ms. McClellan hyping Blosser Lane packet exchange.
11 days ago, Jeff Ritchley
Willits Unified
Good Evening, This is Dr. Ritchley with and important announcement from Sanhedrin High School. Sanhedrin High School will be available for packet exchange from 9-12 P.M. on Monday, March 23, 2020. Only one student will have access to the school at a time, and all social distancing will be respected. Please stay in your car until it’s your turn. A staff member will come out and bring your student inside to exchange packets. If you are walking, please wait outside until it is your turn. Thank you for your cooperation. Have a wonderful rest of your weekend, and we will see you on Monday.
12 days ago, Willits Unified
Jeff Ritchley
On Monday, March 23, 2020 SHS will have a packet exchange. If you need work, please come by between the hours of 9-12 P.M. Thank You, Dr. Ritchley.
14 days ago, Jeff Ritchley
Mark Westerburg
Remember that we have breakfast and lunch pick up at WHS from 8-10 AM and 11-1 for lunch. If you can't make arrangements to get in please call 707-459-5314 and leave a message.
15 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
The best way to contact staff is through email. All district emails are first and last name @willitsunified.com. For example markwesterburg@willitsunified.com Important information for WUSD is located on the district website under the Modified School Information link. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/19avYBzh8L5XfvixXwXPz6-Yg23G08uyF
16 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Mendocino County will be going into a shelter in place at 10 PM tonight. Based on that all buildings will be closed on Thursday until further notice. The phones will be monitored and checked remotely. Student food pick up at WHS will continue as scheduled.
16 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Jeff Ritchley
Sanhedrin High School will be open from 9-12 each morning to assist students with independent study. Each student must have an independent study contract signed by your guardian. Students may come to school, exchange work, play basketball, and use the WiFi.
17 days ago, Jeff Ritchley
Mark Westerburg
I have put together a folder of information to share with parents and students during this non-classroom instruction time. It is my intent to continue to add to this as we go through the weeks. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/19avYBzh8L5XfvixXwXPz6-Yg23G08uyF?usp=sharing
17 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Let me tell you what I saw today on the first day on non-traditional school for WUSD. https://drive.google.com/file/d/179V-ymN3MUqEwGKiAo7HeEmePOVhLJZN/view?usp=sharing
17 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
All school sites will be open on Monday for students to get any materials they need, but normal in-class instruction will be suspended until April 13. Students will be expected to begin their packets or online instruction. Please say turned into information because this is a changing situation. It will be our hope to have our libraries open for students who need access. Breakfast and lunch will be provided through the high school in a pick up and go fashion.
19 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
I am meeting with the county health department, doctors and the other superintendents from the county today at 12:00. We will be determining when and for how long schools will need to be closed. This is a unique situation and it is important to get the best information available. Please look for a posting at 2 pm for an update. I am fully aware of the reasons to close and stay open.
19 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
21 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Graduation Day for Georgia at Sanhedrin High School. Board Member Paula Nunez presented her a diploma today. She set a record pace in gaining credits with multiple college classes included.
21 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Board President Alex Bowlds presented Darrell McIvor of Microphor an award for their company's generous donations to WUSD. Microphor relocated operations to North Carolina but decided to donate at no cost thousands of dollars in parts, equipment and supplies to WUSD.
22 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Here is the most current county information on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) https://www.mendocinocounty.org/community/novel-coronavirus
28 days ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
It’s Election Day, please remember to vote.
about 1 month ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
WUSD will be putting a plan together this week for a home study program for students if the health conditions require it. All buildings were disinfected this weekend. Please watch this video. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-facts-about-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/
about 1 month ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Cupcake Wars in the Wolverine Cafe today!
about 1 month ago, Mark Westerburg
Jeff Ritchley
SHS student Nyanna Bertolino - Haley and WHS students Levi Walraven, Patrick Turner, and Amarah Potter at Wolverine Track and Field Practice 2/28/2020.
about 1 month ago, Jeff Ritchley
Mark Westerburg
A great student presentation on her career choice at the school board meeting in February.
about 1 month ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
FFA students doing some of the construction work on the new school farm. This huge project will be having a grand opening soon, stay tuned.
about 1 month ago, Mark Westerburg
Jeff Ritchley
Varsity Wolverine Basketball! Go Willits!
2 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Jeff Ritchley
Go Wolverines!
2 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Mark Westerburg
Measure G Information Nights- Open Community Forum Please join School Board President, Alex Bowlds and WUSD Superintendent, Mark Westerburg to discuss and ask questions about Measure G; the school bond initiative for Willits Unified School District coming up on the March 3, 2020 election. There will be two meetings held at Willits High School, Media Center, 299 N. Main Street. For more information please contact the District Office 459-5314 ext. 1101 February 4, 2020, 6:30 p.m. February 10, 2020, 6:30 p.m.
2 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Measure G Information Nights- Open Community Forum Please join School Board President, Alex Bowlds and WUSD Superintendent, Mark Westerburg to discuss and ask questions about Measure G; the school bond initiative for Willits Unified School District coming up on the March 3, 2020 election. There will be two meetings held at Willits High School, Media Center, 299 N. Main Street. For more information please contact the District Office 459-5314 ext. 1101 February 4, 2020, 6:30 p.m. February 10, 2020, 6:30 p.m.
2 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
3rd new bus for WUSD. This special needs bus was provided at no cost to the district. Thank you to Mendocino County Air Quality committee. A 4th big bus is scheduled for May.
2 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Jeff Ritchley
Sanhedrin students reading to Brookside students on Monday.
2 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Mark Westerburg
First Annual Bob Colvig Youth Wrestling Tournament going on today at the high school. Tons of people and lots of fun. Thank you to the local sponsors who helped put this on. It’s a great event.
2 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Juanita Amador
Tomorrow at 9:30 January 22, 2020 there will be senior portraits taken in the auditorium at WHS.
2 months ago, Juanita Amador
Mark Westerburg
Due to snow and weather conditions Willits unified school district will be closed today at all sites.
3 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
WUSD Volunteer of the Year. Jennifer Drew has given countless hours and effort helping kids at WUSD. WEF, FFA, Summer Gala, Ag. Farm, Tri Tip Dinners and more. Thank you for all you do for us.
3 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Graduation from Sanhedrin High School tonight at the Board Meeting. Best wishes on the next chapter.
3 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Thank you to the City of Willits and Chief Warnock of WPD for the financial help to keep the group work programs going at Sanhedrin High School.
4 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Mark your calendars for Hot Winter's Night 2019.
4 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Mark your calendars for Hot Winter's Night 2020.
4 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Air Quality grant provided WUSD with another new bus. Great addition to the fleet.
4 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
The Varsity Football Team continues on it's playoff run Saturday Nov. 23rd at 1 PM in Ferndale. Go Wolverines !
5 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
It is the end of the first trimester for this school year. Minimum days have been adjusted to allow for final exams and teacher grade reporting time. All schools will have minimum days on Thursday and Friday this week. Only WHS/SHS will release on Friday at 11:15 a.m.
5 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
The Varsity Football Team has qualified for the playoff and will be hosting a home game Friday night at 7 PM vs El Molino. CIF rules require us to charge admission (11 for adults, 6 for Students, Seniors, Children). Come support the team in our first home playoff in a while.
5 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Willits Unified Schools will not be in session tomorrow October 30. The school has planned in-services days for Thursday and Friday. So there will be no school for students on Thursday or Friday as well. The football game scheduled for Friday night will be played at its regular time if we have power, if not it will be played at 1 o’clock and 3:30 on Friday afternoon.
5 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Due to power outages Willits unified school district will be closed on Tuesday the 29th. There is a pending Wind advisory for Tuesday night that may prolong the power shut down. I will keep you posted on our status as soon as I know definite information. Stay safe and alert to changing conditions.
5 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Due to power outages there will be no school for Willits Unified on Monday the 28th. I will post again Monday afternoon to let everybody know our status for Tuesday.
5 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
This is a reminder for Monday morning. If you do not have power at home you can assume that the school does not have power either and we will be closed. I will keep you posted on the power situation at our school as time goes on.
5 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
An additional student van added to the fleet. Thanks to a USDA Grant for 55% of the cost.
5 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Here are some pictures from the JV Football win over Lower Lake. Well done Boys!
6 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
All of the Willits schools have power and will be open today.
6 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Good Evening. Please be advised that there is a chance of a power outage in the Willits area scheduled for tomorrow October 9th. If you have power at your residence tomorrow morning, assume that school will be in session during regular scheduled hours. If you do not have power at your residence tomorrow morning, assume school will be canceled. In the event of a power outage during the day, school will continue to be operational until the end of the school day. We will continue to update you as we receive further information. Mr. Westerburg
6 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Jeff Ritchley
May I present to you Miss Tatiyanna Viale (Center) for earning Sanhedrin High School Academic Superstar of the week. Tatiyanna earned a total of 13.75 credits in this four week period. Savannah Southwick (Left) earner 13.25, and Georgia Millsap (Right) earned 11. Great job earning credits! A special shout out to Georgia, as she has earned over 18 academic credits this grading period!
6 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Mark Westerburg
I am pleased to let everyone know that our bus drivers came into today and fixed the training issue. WUSD will be busing all our students on Friday.
6 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
I am pleased to let everyone know that our bus drivers came into today and fixed the training issue. WUSD will be busing all our students on Friday.
6 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Jeff Ritchley
Sanhedrin Students: We have a mandatory student assembly at 9:15 Friday, September 27, 2019. See you then!
6 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Jeff Ritchley
Feather V. In construction class building a shed with WHS students.
6 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Jeff Ritchley
Lady Hawks supporting the Wolverines
6 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Jeff Ritchley
Good luck Hawk Wolverines!!!
7 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Jeff Ritchley
Dear Students, Please remember grade sheets are due to Juanita by 3:00 P.M. Friday, September 13, 2019. Sincerely, Dr, Ritchley
7 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Jeff Ritchley
Students working hard in Mrs. Ritchley’s CCS-100 Career Planning class.
7 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Jeff Ritchley
“Five Credit Club” congratulations to Arther Loutsis, Nyanna Bertolino-Haley, Taylor Quinliven, Alyssa Bacon, & Savannah Southwock for earning 5 credits since the start of school, and joining the exclusive “five credit club”.
7 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Jeff Ritchley
The staff and students at Sanhedrin High School present to you, Miss Georgia Millsap, originally from Texas. Since the beginning of school year, she has earned 15.25 credits and has earned the The honor of Academic Superstar of the Week! Besides being a senior at Sanhedrin High School and Mendocino College, Georgia is on the coaching staff at Mendocino Starz Gymnastics in Ukiah, as she is also a highly accomplished gymnast. Great job Georgia and keep up the great work.
7 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Jeff Ritchley
Friday night lights at Willits High School! Good luck Wolverines!
7 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Jeff Ritchley
A great two weeks at Sanhedrin High School, have a nice weekend!
7 months ago, Jeff Ritchley
Mark Westerburg
If you are going to volunteer with WUSD this year you need to have your fingerprints done. The company Print Your Mitts, will be at Brookside Elementary Open House on Thursday at 6 PM until 8. WUSD has a form that the DOJ charges us $32 for us to have processed and Mitt Your Mitts will charge you $30 for their service. If your interested please have 2 checks available to use. We greatly appreciate our volunteers. We don't have any choice on the rules or cost. I would get there early, last year there was a line.
7 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Thank you to the Willits Education Foundation for an awesome Summer Gala.
7 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Mark Westerburg
Reminder: All WUSD schools are on regular schedule today. Our first minimum day of the school year will be next Tuesday, August 27th.
8 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Willits Unified
Chromebook insurance can be paid online! Students in the 1:1 Chromebook take home program can log into Worth Ave Group here => https://gpo.worthavegroup.com/gpo/willits
8 months ago, Willits Unified
Mark Westerburg
Go to the Apple Store or Google Play to get the Willits USD mobile app for your phone.
8 months ago, Mark Westerburg
Willits Unified
2019-2020 Willits Unified School District Calendar
8 months ago, Willits Unified