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Career and College Readiness with Microsoft

Ms. Fernandez in action as she guides students to another successful Microsoft online certification. Cultivating globally-minded life-long learners and next-generation leaders who can think critically, communicate effectively, and possess future-ready skills and resilience to tackle real-life challenges are key strategies for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). With a keen focus on educator professional development and readiness, LAUSD schools collectively enable their 26,500+ teachers district-wide to innovate and create even more dynamic, personalized, and high-quality learning experiences for the districts’ more than 900,000 students. For LAUSD’s Woodrow Wilson High School,

Interview with Mr. Lincoln

As the 2019-2020 school year began, Wilson welcomed three new counselors, one of whom is Mr. Lincoln. Mr. Lincoln quickly became known for his ever-present smile and great sense of humor. His passion and dedication for helping students succeed is most evident. This is a transcript of our interview: What is your name? John Lincoln From what school did you come? I worked at Southeast Middle School for six years and Le Conte Middle School for eighteen years What are your hobbies? Water skiing, traveling, and swimming What is it like being a counselor? Extremely busy, very rewarding, and every day is an adventure What is the most frustrating part of being a counselor? When the computer system do

Spotlight on New Teacher: Ms. Berger

Our new teacher, Ms. Berger of room F-4, joined the Wilson English faculty this school year. A graduate of Colby College in Maine, Ms. Berger taught in rural Maine and then in an inner city high school Boston. She told The Hitching Post her husband's career brought her to Los Angeles. This has been a difficult transition, as she left her friends and family on the East Coast. She is, however, enjoying the climate and does not miss the humidity of Pennsylvania. In her free time, Ms. Berger enjoys yoga, hiking, reading, and most of all, relaxing. Her favorite authors are Kurt Vonnegut and Lucille Clifton. She is the mother of a three and five year old. She is looking forward to watching the Cla

Welcome to Wilson, Ms. Ho

Ms. Connie Ho is Wilson’s new HEART Academy counselor. Her last position was at Fairfax High School in West Hollywood and she is excited to work with new students, staff, and parents at Wilson. Although it has been frustrating for her to balance her workload up to this point, she sees many students every day and tries her best to work through their situations. She is available during school hours except at lunch, when she is supervising. The best way to contact her is through Schoology. Raised in the areas of Silver Lake and Echo Park, Ms. Ho attended Marshall High School. In her free time she enjoys watching her favorite movies and television shows and loves to collect cute little figurines

2019 HEART Fall Celebration Assembly

Check out our HEART SLC's photo-booth images during our 2019 Fall Celebration Assembly. *You may download the images =). **Images courtesy of Dr. Sheu...Rock on Mighty Mules!

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The mission of Wilson High School and El Sereno Middle School is to empower all students with the skills and knowledge to become compassionate, inquisitive, principled young people who create a more peaceful world through global awareness, critical thinking, and a commitment to action and service.

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Our vision is to create an academically rigorous school of international merit where all stakeholders function as a cohesive and collaborative learning community to ensure that all students succeed as knowledgeable, ethical and caring citizens of the world.

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