Watsonville High School

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Watsonville High School on East Beach Street.

Watsonville High School is a high school located in Watsonville, California in Santa Cruz County, and is part of the Pajaro Valley Unified School District. This is an open campus school, thus students are able to leave and come back after lunch. However, this has been a problem for many years; too many students skip class and end up either not graduating or having to move to other schools because of their cuts. The school mascot is Willy the Wildcat. The school colors are black and gold. Their most recent rival (in sports) is Pajaro Valley High School, which is also located in Watsonville. Watsonville High's long-time rival is Aptos High School; football games between the two schools is known as the "Black and Blue Bowl." Watsonville High School is a large school with over 2,000 students and staff, making it the largest school in the Pajaro Valley Unified School district.

Watsonville, California City in California in California

Watsonville is a city in Santa Cruz County, California, United States. The population was 51,199 according to the 2010 census. Located on the central coast of California, the economy centers predominantly around farming and food processing. It is known for growing strawberries, apples, lettuce and a host of other vegetables. Watsonville is home to people of varied ethnic backgrounds. There is a large Hispanic population, as well as groups of Croatians, Filipinos, Portuguese, Sikhs, and Japanese that live and work in the city.

Santa Cruz County, California County in California

Santa Cruz County, California, officially the County of Santa Cruz, is a county on the Pacific coast of the U.S. state of California. As of the 2010 census, the population was 262,382. The county seat is Santa Cruz.

Pajaro Valley Unified School District

Pajaro Valley Unified School District is a school district based in Watsonville, California, USA. The Superintendent is Michelle Rodriguez. The District is overseen by a seven members of the Board of Trustees that meets an average of twice a month.

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