Tahquitz High School student diagnosed with active tuberculosis; officials urge TB testing for some students and staff

Tahquitz High School student diagnosed with active tuberculosis; officials urge TB testing for some students and staff

A student at Tahquitz High School in Hemet has been diagnosed with active tuberculosis. Riverside County health officials are working with school representatives to identify students and staff who might have been exposed to the illness. The student is receiving treatment and is expected to recover and will not return to school until a medical […]

Tahquitz senior receives large scholarship to pay for college tuition

Tahquitz senior receives large scholarship to pay for college tuition

HEMET – Kaylee Westmoreland, a recent graduate from Tahquitz High School, has shown continuous dedication to her future through athletics and academia and she is not stopping there. After beating the 21-year CIF Southern Section record in Girls’ Soccer for most career saves this year, she has decided to attend University of California, San Diego, […]

Hemet and Tahquitz high schools’ symphonic bands receive superior ratings at band festival

Hemet and Tahquitz high schools’ symphonic bands receive superior ratings at band festival

HEMET – Hemet High School and Tahquitz High School’s symphonic bands competed in the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association’s Band and Orchestra District Festival. Both bands received superior ratings, the highest rating available, at the district-level competition where 17 bands competed. Hemet High’s band received unanimous superior ratings during the competition from all […]

Tahquitz High School Mental Health Fair helps students

Tahquitz High School Mental Health Fair helps students

While some students worked to make “stress balls” others discovered there was help for them in domestic crisis or homelessness at Tahquitz High Schools first Mental Health Fair Friday, Dec. 2. “This is a great turnout,” said Jessica Oakes, licensed marriage and family counselor at the high school. “So many students are connecting with the […]

Tahquitz High School Mental Health Fair planned

HEMET – Tahquitz High School students will find their campus visited by a number of private and public health agencies in a special event Friday, Dec. 2 to encourage ways and means to improve their mental and general health through stress reduction and good habits School officials reported they have invited several mental health agency […]

Tahquitz High School names new principal

Tahquitz High School names new principal

HEMET – Tahquitz High School will have a new Principal for the upcoming school year. Eric Dahlstrom, former principal of Dartmouth Middle School, was chosen as Former Principal Derek Jindra’s replacement. Derek was promoted to Director of Human Resources for the Hemet Unified School District. Eric is starting his 18th year in education and 11th […]