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West Campus (9)


Elizabeth Salcido

14708 Paramount Blvd
Paramount, CA 90723
562.602.8075 (fax)

Assistant Principal

Yvonne Rodriguez, Ed.D.

Assistant Principal

Gwen Yates

Assistant Principal

Andrea Aguilar-Nuno Ed.D.

School Administrative Assistant:
Maria Prado

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If you need to makeup a class you failed in first semester - please turn in the extended day form to counseling.  If you would like to take HEALTH in extended day - this is also going to be offered in extended day this semester!  See attachment for Extended Day Signup Forms.


The Church's Partners Foundation, Inc. (CPF) has established a scholarship program to assist high school seniors residing in fifteen eligible states who plan to continue their education in college or vocational school programs. Scholarships are offered each year for part-time or full-time study at an accredited U.S. institution of the student's choice.

The program is administered by Scholarship America, the nation's largest designer and manager of scholarship, tuition assistance and other education support programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, age, gender, disability or national origin.


Applicants to the Church's Chicken® Community Scholarship Program must:

  • Be living in one of the following fifteen states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL,LA, MO, MS, NM, NV, TN, TX.
  • Be graduating high school seniors or be graduating from home school education in the U.S.
  • Plan to enroll part-time or full-time, without interruption, for the entire upcoming academic year at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S.
  • Have a minimum grade point average of 2.7 on a 4.0 scale (or the equivalent).
  • Be a U.S. citizen or a legal U.S. resident.


Application Deadline is February 15, 2017


the application process is online:


Tzu Chi Scholars is a scholarship program funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation to recognize and provide financial assistance to outstanding college-bound high school graduates. Tzu Chi Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement, and community involvement. Each Scholar will receive an award of $1,000.


In Chinese, “tzu” means compassion and “chi” means relief. Founded in 1966 by Dharma Master Cheng Yen, the Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation has dedicated itself to the areas of charitable services, medical services, education, humanistic culture, environmental protection, international relief, marrow donor registry, and community volunteerism. Guided by the four basic Buddhist principles of kindness, compassion, joy, and unselfish giving, Tzu Chi strives to ease suffering on earth and to inspire compassion in others. Through sincerity, integrity, trust, and honesty, Tzu Chi volunteers serve all who need assistance, regardless of race, ethnicity, or religion



1. Demonstrates financial need for college tuition

2. Is a U.S. high school graduating senior or equivalent

3. Has a minimum 3.0 GPA 

4. Will enroll in an accredited U.S. college full-time for the academic year 2017-2018


Application deadline is March 3, 2017

For application requirements and to apply, go to



Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, is accepting scholarship applications from eligible Paramount High school seniors planning to study Mathematics, Engineering, Computer and Information Services, Management Information Systems, Natural Resources and Conservation or Physical Science in college 


Each year, 30 students receive $40,000 STEM scholarships to attend a four-year college or university of their choice. 


Application Deadline is February 1, 2017


To learn more about the scholarship requirements and to access the application, go to


Pick up your permission slip from the student store and purchase your Winter Formal tickets NOW


The dance will be on Friday, February 10th from 7-11 at the Long Beach Aquarium. The venue is absolutely stunning and the entire interactive experience is unforgettable. The exhibits will be open for us to view and dancing and dessert will be all night!


Don't miss this chance at a wonderful evening, "Under the Sea"


Are you a Black, Latino, or Native American JUNIOR with at least a 3.5 GPA who wants to attend UC Berkeley? Apply for the Experience Berkeley Program! Read all requirements before applying. The application is due on March 24th and can be found: Please look attachment or visit the College and Career Center if you need any help with the application!


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Senior Campus (10-12)

Greg Buckner, Ed.D.
14429 Downey Ave
Paramount, CA 90723
562.602.6099 (fax)

Assistant Principal,
Operations & Finance: 
Damon Dragos, Ed.D.

 Assistant Principal,
Curriculum & Instruction:
Anna Yasuhara

Assistant Principal,
Elizabeth Becerra

Assistant Principal,
Edgar Ortega

School Administrative Assistant:
Yolanda Velasquez