Verdugo Hills HS has just been approved to enter Year 2 of the School for Advanced Studies and Giftred and Talented Program. SAS students are assigned to honors, AP, and/or other high-achieving or GATE classes and are allowed to enroll under an SAS permit, even if they do not live in Verdugo's attendance boundries. From LAUSD: "Verdugo exceeds District's 6% identiofication goals for students of all ethnicities. Evidence of strong academic performance for identified gifted students. Strong GATE professional development participation for teachers and admionistrators. Evidence of parent involvement in SAS program. Thank you for your committment to the SAS Program". Thank you, LAUSD!