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Freitas, Jason
Junior/Senior Counselor
Gaither, Amy
School Nurse/Teacher
Haywood, Maria
Director of Special Education/Crisis Counselor
Truttman, Jennifer
Freshman/Sophomore Counselor
Velarde, Kevin
Assistant Principal/Athletic Director


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School Wide Learner Outcomes



Goal Oriented

            Set goals and priorities, organize time and resources, and plan


            Exhibit self-discipline, self-respect, and strong work ethic

            Develop readiness for post-secondary options which include college,

            military or

            certificated technical careers        

            Balance personal life goals with career and school goals

            Practice interpersonal communication skills, while valuing diversity

Open Minded

            Exhibit creativity of thought

            Develop and apply critical thinking in diverse situations

            Recognize and respect diversity

Life Long Learners

           Ask questions, pursue new interests, and develop skills

           Hone the ability to engage and assess information

           Identify problem situations and strategize successful solutions

           Access information and utilize it effectively

           Effectively demonstrate and accurately interpret written and oral


           Become technologically proficient


           Apply critical thinking skills to academic and everyday life experiences

           Develop and maintain positive physical and mental health habits

Dedicated Citizens

             Act as productive contributor to society

             Invest in the common good of the community

            Respect and engage in team work

            Choose to be informed and responsible

            Value quality workmanship, and develop a desire to compete at the

            highest level

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Yreka High School 


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400 Preece Way|Yreka, CA 96097


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Yreka High School Vision

Yreka High School graduates are life-long learners, college or career ready, prepared to be engaged and responsible citizens

Yreka High School Mission

Yreka High School is dedicated to providing a supportive environment engaging all in the ability to learn, be creative, and discover their unique potential. We strive to inspire students to be life-long learners ready to fulfill their post-secondary goals. We will provide an environment which offers intellectual, social, and personal growth.