CA School News Report

San Gabriel Unified School District

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  • 408 Junipero Serra Drive, San Gabriel, CA 91776 • 626-451-5400
  • Located in Southern California’s San Gabriel Valley, 10 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, San Gabriel Unified School District educates more than 6,000 students in kindergarten through 12th grade at five elementary schools, one middle school, one traditional high school, and one continuation high school.

  • Superintendent: Dr. John W. Pappalardo
  • Board of Trustees: Andrew L. Ammon, president; Cristina Alvarado, vice president; Ken K. Tcheng, member; Dr. Gary Thomas Scott, member
  • 2015-16 Enrollment: 6,430

San Gabriel Unified Elementary Students Read to Raise Library Funds

Students at San Gabriel Unified’s Washington Elementary School are raising money for their library with a read-a-thon starting Saturday, March 4. Students will seek pledges for every minute they read at home and after school. All proceeds will help purchase books. The student with the most pledges will win a Kindle e-reader, and the student who reads the most will become librarian for a day. Media Contact: Maritza Fairfield, 909-445-1001 (office) or 909-816-7722 (cell)

San Gabriel Unified Launches Official Facebook Page

San Gabriel Unified School District has launched a Facebook page as part of a commitment to increase the scope and frequency of communication and inspire community engagement. The page will broadcast information about student achievements, school successes, program offerings and news alerts. The District will continue to deliver information via print and electronic newsletters, emails and its website. San Gabriel Unified’s Facebook page is available at www.facebook.com/SanGabrielUSD. Media Contact: Maritza Fairfield, 909-445-1001 (office) or 909-816-7722 (cell)

San Gabriel Unified to Host TK/Kindergarten Info Session for Community

San Gabriel Unified School District will hold a Transitional Kindergarten/Kindergarten Parent Info Night at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2 at Jefferson Middle School, 1372 E Las Tunas Drive, San Gabriel. Parents can meet the San Gabriel Unified superintendent, principals and staff and learn about the District’s offerings, including its one-of-a-kind music immersion program, innovative science and technical laboratory, college preparatory curriculum and dual-language immersion program. Registration information and inter-district transfer applications will be available. Media Contact: Maritza Fairfield, 909-445-1001 (office) or 909-816-7722 (cell)