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Principal's Message

 Exeter Union High School Principal Robert Mayo

Dear Parents and Students:


Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year. What a crazy year 2020 has already been. Exeter Union High School staff, students, and parents will continue to work together to support the goal of our mission statement: We exist to empower lives through Learning.


This past March, we experienced “Crisis Teaching.” We quickly closed schools and were not fully prepared for all of the hurdles both students, families, and staff were going to face. As we have planned for the 20-21 school year, we, like you, have many questions with limited answers. The one answer that we can all agree on is: students need to be safe and students need to be learning. Regardless of the rapidly changing circumstances, I am confident that our students will continue to demonstrate Monarch PRIDE. PRIDE being the acronym which stands for Purpose, Responsibility, Integrity, Duty, and Excellence.


We are preparing to begin the school year in a Distance Learning format, with a plan that, when possible, we will transition to “in person” learning. Teaching staff have been exploring Distance Learning practices and will continue to receive professional development on how to provide the most authentic and valuable learning experiences to your student. To support Distance Learning, EVERY student will be issued a Chromebook to access their teachers and assignments. Wifi Hotspots will be available through the EUSD District Office. 


We may not have all of the answers to your questions; however, we are committed to making your students learning experience one that prepares him/her for college or career. As we identify answers to questions and solutions to obstacles, we will do our best to communicate with students and families those findings.


We will continue to use our school website and social media platforms as a great resource for information and celebrations. We want you to stay informed. We have a determination to pursue success, and continue to honor the rites, rituals, and traditions that allow everyone associated with EXETER more reasons to proudly state, “I am a MONARCH”.