His hair!

PJ is a 10th grader at Valencia High School and plays basketball and baseball at Valencia. His own self makes him smile and he says his hair is most unique feature in the school. VHS taught Patrick to love himself and his friends.

Can’t box me in!

I am a person that has never been defined into a certain criteria because I am not one to be in only one thing. And I have been able to continue that into high school which makes me happy because I thought…

Just Dance!

Why do you like being at VHS? Jeremy loves the dance team. How has being at VHS enhanced your life? It has given Jeremy the opportunities to form good relationships and to improve himself. What is something people may not know about…

Feels like home.

One of the main reasons that I love Valencia is because of the friendly vibes everyone gives off as soon as you walk on campus. It feels a lot like home. Being at this school has really opened up my eyes and…

Landing-

I smile when I’m able to land a trick when I am skating. I practice hard to get a trick down and when I am actually able to land it, it gives me a sense of accomplishment. I also smile when someone…

I like to travel.

“My friends and family make me happy and they bring me joy. I enjoy traveling to different places. VHS has nice teachers and students that I get along with and the school has reasonable rules. I’ve learned skills that can transfer to…

Great Attitude

Kevin really appreciates the diversity and overall great attitude of the Valencia campus. He’s glad he got to get his education in such a cultured place, and enjoys meeting new people everyday. The mixed views provides a great base to have debates…

Ariel dancing.

I’m Sarila, a junior at Valencia. I also recently turned 16. One unique or special thing that not a lot of people know about me is that I do ariel dancing. For those who don’t know what it is: Ariel Dancing is…

Make deep friendships.

Mia likes being at VHS because they have a good sports, friends, and Puma is here. Mia wasn’t able to trust anyone, until she made friends with Kyle, Krya, and Puma, and that’s why they are her closest friends. Mia is a…

Athletic and Happy

Yanai is 10th grader at Valencia High School. He has been playing all different kind of sports his entire life and continues to play baseball and soccer at Valencia. Yanai  is a very joyful person that loves to smile, laugh, and have…

Full Ride

Why did you like being at VHS? The people at VAlencia have enhanced me in everyway possible, and helped me get where I am today. How has being at VHS enhanced your life? It helped me to get a full ride scholarship…

Leeloo

Why do you like being at VHS? She thinks the education at VHS is amazing. How has being at VHS enhanced your life? The teachers/students have helped her focus on her studies. What is something people may not know about you that…

Loving life.

The best part about being alive is enjoying all the world has to offer. The sun against my skin, the smell of the nature around me, the thoughts of knowing no day will be just like today, without it there would be…

I made varsity.

I like being at VHS because I have friends here and the Staff is really cool. VHS has enhanced my life by opening up to my closest friends. I am a Christian and cross country star. VHS surprised me because when I…

Pride for Tigers

The community is what makes Valencia so wonderful, that’s why he likes being a part if. The people he met left such an impact on his life and the teachers taught him so much including life lessons, which he likes the feeling that…

Love my family.

My family makes me smile. When we’re all together is always the best because some of them live far away. Also, when we get together it’s  always a good time. They make me feel better when I’m under a lot of stress…

Everyone is so nice!

I like being at VHS because there’s different things that I can get involved with in school that can keep me away from bad things. Being at VHS has enhanced the way I live by making me act kind and respectful even…

S.E.R.V.E

Why do you like being at VHS? Answer: Because of programs like S.E.R.V.E. and forming a part of the Valencia Tigers Football team How has being at VHS enhanced your life? Answer: Made me a better person and instilled a hard working…

Lots of options!

Codi likes being at Valencia because it gives her time to decide what career she want to go towards in the future. Also, She has amazing support from her friends and teachers to help her as she tries to navigate through life.…

Spunky

Jewel is a spunky and friendly freshman here at Valencia High School. Her favorite thing about being at VHS is being able to see her friends each day. She also loves her teachers, who make school more enjoyable. According to Jewel, Valencia…

Happy World

“Something that makes smile is seeing a happy world around me. When people are smiling, genuinely enjoying themselves and life, it’s really nice to sit back and take it in. It just makes me happy; it makes me want to smile because…

Diligent and productive

My name is Akshat. Ever since I came to Valencia High School and joined the IB program I’ve became much more diligent and productive. One of things I find joy in and feel productive doing is reading. Not only does reading help…

Determined person

Sumon is a 14 year old freshman at Valencia High School in Placentia CA, and this is her. VHS has enhanced and even bettered her life not just for now but for later due to all the broader choice of classes to…

Mood of Music

“Music has always played a big role in my life ever since I can remember.  I feel I’ve gotten to the point where any mood I’m in can be changed by listening to music.  I can count on it to make me…

I like cars.

I like being at VHS  because of all of the great friends that I got to meet. The teachers and staff are helpful and do their best to help the students succeed. VHS has enhanced my life by teaching me the fundamentals…

Comedy!

Glen: Likes being at VHS because he has good friends, good teachers and loves the food. Being at VHS gave Glen perspective, and foresight into his future. Glen enjoys creating album covers and writing music, though he has moved on, Glen use…

Ride my bike!

What makes me smile is when I ride my bike to the beach with my friends and when i go on adventures. Also, when i am outdoors in general like going on a hike with friends. My dog makes me smile also,…

Umm Glen, just him

Why do you like being at VHS? There’s a lot of people there and so that means different types of personalities and talents. How has being at VHS enhanced your life? I met the same people who has the same passion as…

Poisitive

Why do you like being at VHS? “ I like being at Valencia High School because I am fully able to learn and grow from my abilities as a unique individual. At VHS, I get to meet new friends and acquaintances that…

Tiger Family

There are many things that I like about attending Valencia but one of the most important is the diversity that is present in the faculty and student population. I believe that this provides such a rich and interactive learning environment, because it…

Opportunities

Kendall is 16 years old attending Valencia High School as a junior.  She likes being at Valencia High School because she loves how color guard and Link Crew students are a great group of people to be around. She likes how there…

To the beat of music.

Rahul has been at VHS since his freshman year, and ever since he set foot on this campus he’s loved it. He’s a very gullible, and cheerful guy. For him, being at VHS has provided him with a lot of opportunities. He’s…

Good people

  “There is a good atmosphere at VHS, the people here are very nice and I’ve gotten to know a lot more people than I would have anywhere else. Everyone here is welcoming and because of that, I’ve gotten to know some…

Ukulele

  I play the ukulele, and this started out as a funny kind of joke hobby. But after a while, I found comfort and accomplishment in learning new songs. I have played everyday since I got my .

Positive atmosphere

What I like about being in VHS is that the school contains a positive atmosphere. I say this because most of the students are very helpful and the teachers for the most part are very encouraging towards the students. Being in VHS…

Academically reunited

Allahna  is 14 years old and is a freshman at Valencia High School. Allahna likes being at VHS because of her friends, meeting new people, and experiencing new things. VHS has helped Allahna “academically, reunite with some people, and develop social skills.”…

Happy at VHS

I like being at Valencia because it’s a great place to learn and great teachers. Seeing my friends everyday is the highlight my day. Being in VHS has enhanced my life because I have learned a lot about not only academics but…

Animal Lover

My name is Cameren, i am 17 and in the 12th grade. Something that makes me smile is animals. Having a pet just makes life 10 times better. Some are warm and cuddly, others are smooth and it’s an amazing experience to…

I WAS ONCE LIKE YOU…

My name is Mr. Vasquez. I’m a Valencia High School graduate and a Tiger, just like you.  I walked onto this campus in February 2004 as a Junior, not knowing a single person.  I wore my Avenged Sevenfold shirt on my first…

This is me…

My name is Iman R. Ayamel I am 16 years young attending Valencia High School I like the simple things in life. Being happy is a state of mind, and I don’t think people should settle for less than they deserve. I always look…

Good Environment

Valencia is well school to go to the people are just very positive and happy all the time. The students do their part to help around the school and their fellow classmates. The reason why like coming to VHS is because of…

Phora

My name is Guisselle Navarro I’m grateful that I have a person who knows what I’m going through and knows what I’ve been through. Phora taught me to always be myself and to never give up on my dreams. Phora is the…

The Greater Good

In life you’ll have your set backs, your falls, your wrongs, but at the end you just have to get up and be patient because in order to get your award is through patients because that’s our living motivation for success in…

Always Room to Improve

 Hello i’m Caleb Stough and I enjoy doing many things not just including my own personal life ,but my school life as well. At home I enjoy drawing and sketching almost anything it’s fun to improve upon that skill. I don’t always…

Secretly Social

My name is Wayne and I love music. I love to see people cheer up from sadness and help people in anything they need. I’m very empathetic and try my absolute hardest to understand the situation. Though my appearance seems nihilistic and…

Danish Tiger

My name is Phillip and I’m from Denmark and I am very proud to call myself a tiger. I feel so lucky that I get to be a student at Valencia. The teachers and the students here has been so nice and…

Number 77

My name is Robert Moreno and I have been involved in VHS athletics so far for three years. At the beginning of this school year I started out with the Varsity football team. After football season has come to an end I…

Friendship

Kelly and I have been friends for a long time now and there is no one I would rather spend my time with. We annoy each other so much but also have the best time together. We have done so many fun…

Work Hard, Play Hard

My name is Nathan Scharf. I like to play basketball, listen to rap music, and wear supreme. Basketball has taught me that if you want to get anywhere in life, you need to work hard for it. I work hard everyday whether…

Avidly Myself

Hello, my name is Evelyn Gonzalez. I am 16 years old. I’m a Latina. I attend Valencia High School. I’m in the 11th grade. One program that I love that I’m in is Avid. Avid is a program that helps students get…

Cheer Rocks

I have been on cheer here at VHS for 3 years. I’ve danced my whole life and I enjoy doing it. I love participating in school assemblies and I love my cheer team we have such a strong bond. I was on…

Gymnast

Hello my name is Madison Olson and I have been a gymnast for 14 year. I started recreational gymnastics when I was two and competition gymnastics when I was 8. Now 14 years later I am training 23 hours a week as…

  My name is Camryn Spinney and I enjoy being a part of Valencia because of my classmates and the staff. The staff is very welcoming and great at getting involved. I love the students here because they are so loving and…

Making a Difference

So, my name is Destiny and I  am a Junior. My dog is really cute because you need to know that. I have my own ministry, which is very fulfilling to me. Its called H.L.M (Homeless intervention ministry) as someone who was…

I got faster!

When I first started track and cross country I was not the best runner and was kind of slow. That gave me motivation to work harder and to get faster. At the end of track season, I had become the fastest freshman…

Tasty Tiger Yummies

I love to eat. I like all types of food. I’m always willing to try new foods. My favorite food is pizza. I like desserts the most. Ice cream, brownies, cookies, pie, and cheesecake are just the beginning of my list on…

Making it All Work

Being a student athlete has been difficult at times, deciding which one to focus more on the student or the athlete. Having late night games for lacrosse on Thursdays were the hardest. Deciding either to be out on the field or on…

What I Love

Last year, I didn’t know what high school was going to be like. But once I came to it, definitely not what I had imagined. I love it and they always make the school a fun place to be at. The classes…

I Picked VHS

When I was in middle school I had no idea where I wanted to go for high school. I was so scared. One of my choices was Servite high school because all of my friends from middle school were going to go…

Get Involved!

At Valencia, it is a great learning environment. There are many activities you could be involved with. Sports are also a great way to be apart of Valencia. Try out for an activity or club.

A Collection of Little Moments

I love art; visual representations of inconceivable emotions. Besides sculptures, films, paintings, poetry, sketches, photographs, and books, we tend to forget one of the most important forms. As a collection of little moments, we rarely touch on the one that entertains us…

Preparing for College

As a junior at Valencia High School, I am currently working to get into a good college. The wonderful teachers here have prepared me well. I work hard throughout the day, but I always make sure to set aside some time to…

Epic!

Epic was a dance piece in was in freshmen year for our annual concert. I remember the first day I went into rehearsals and the first thing we had to do was improv. In my opinion in am not that big of…

Air-Force Bound

I am a junior at Valencia High School. Both of my sisters graduated from Valencia in 2009 and 2010. I have made many new friends, from different schools throughout my high school career. I enjoy U.S History as well as Law Enforcement.…

I Love My Art

Every now and then I’ll feel really down because even when I am proud of what I can do drawing wise, seeing other people’s art and seeing how much more experience people have can make me feel like I should be better,…

Burger on My Back

I bought this cheeseburger backpack in the beginning of the year. Every year before school I shop for backpacks online until I find something unique. Last year I had a ocean backpack and now I have a cheese burger backpack. I picked…

I Have Potential

I am a Junior at VHS. I am 16 years old (turning 17 in 13 days!). My older sister and her husband graduated in 2008 from VHS. Valencia has really helped me realize the potential I have and how I can reach…

I did it!

When I was in college I remember getting frustrated because I thought I wasn’t going to graduate. I was the first person in my family to go to college.  I had many people discouraging me about going to school, but I also…

Photo Guru for Now

Photography has always been an interest of mine and I became more immersed in it after taking the photography classes here at Valencia. I developed my own style as I learned more about how to take better quality photos through various techniques…

Honored to be at VHS

There are times at VHS when I watch students moving through their day, interacting with each other and I am filled with amazement that I get to be a part of this phenomena.  I appreciate each individual and enjoy working with kids.…

Drumming Around

I am a 100% band geek and I honestly have a basic life style. Outside of band and jazz I just hang around my home (the music building) like every other sane music student. Extra curricular programs that I am involved in,…

Not What I Thought

High school isn’t what I thought it was going to be. It’s not as cliché as I expected. The groups are different, the people are different, I’m my own person. I feel no pressure to be someone I’m not. I’ve got friends…

Tennis? Who knew!

I am in the Valencia varsity tennis team. I’ve been playing tennis for 3 years already and I love it. I like my coach and my teammates even though I am quiet. In my years of tennis I gained confidence and a…