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Montebello Unified School District

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  • 123 S. Montebello Road, Montebello, CA 90640 • (562) 806-7900
  • Montebello Unified School District operates 16 elementary schools, two K-8 schools, six intermediate schools, four comprehensive high schools, one continuation high school, as well as Head Start and adult school programs. The district serves a diverse student population from the cities of Bell Gardens, Commerce, Montebello, and portions of Downey, Los Angeles, Monterey Park, Pico Rivera, Rosemead and South San Gabriel.

  • Superintendent: Susanna Contreras Smith
  • Board of Trustees: Benjamin Cardenas, president; Lani Cupchoy, vice president; Hector Chacon, clerk; Edgar Cisneros, member; Joanna Flores, member

Montebello Unified Police Department Introduces Cadet Training Course

The MUSD Police Department this month offered its first training course for cadets already employed by the Department. Cadets get hands-on training in areas such as drug awareness, handcuffing and arrest control, report writing and weaponless defense. Training continues through next week – reporters are invited to do ride-alongs, etc.  Contact: Maritza Fairfield, 909-445-1001 (office) or 909-816-7722 (cell)Read More

Bella Vista Elementary School Wins $10,000 in Big Lots Competition

Bella Vista Elementary (Monterey Park) was named a first-place winner in a video competition sponsored by Big Lots. Students put on a skit about why their school is in dire need of new technology, highlighting their “ancient” computers on campus. There will be a photo opportunity when the prize is presented at the Alhambra Big Lots at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 10.  Contact: Maritza Fairfield, 909-445-1001 (office) or 909-816-7722 (cell)Read More