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El Monte City School District

  • El Monte City School District Students Test New Lego Robots

    District teachers and students were among the first in the nation to test the unreleased Lego Spike Prime robot kits as part of a partnership with Lego that provides regular training and support for El Monte City teachers and students on new robotics technology.

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  • El Monte City School District Honors Veterans during Special Assembly

    Rio Hondo Elementary students presented veterans with letters of thanks and hand-drawn posters, performed a swing-dance routine and recited poetry during a special celebratory assembly on Nov. 8. Veterans from World War II and the Vietnam War, and veterans representing the Coast Guard, Navy, Army and Air Force gave speeches and shared their gratitude with the El Monte City School District and Rio Hondo Elementary for hosting the celebration.

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  • El Monte City School District Students Pledge Drug-free Stance During Red Ribbon Week

    Thousands of students across El Monte City School District sported vibrant red outfits, rushed to greet visiting police officers and cheered as they pledged to live drug-, alcohol- and tobacco-free lives during Red Ribbon Week. El Monte City School District students celebrated the week by participating in dress-up days, wearing boots to “give drugs the boot,” styling their hair in outlandish ways to show they’re “drug-free from head to toe” and donning their favorite team jerseys to “team up against drugs.”

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El Monte City School District Honors Veterans during Special Assembly

Rio Hondo Elementary students presented veterans with letters of thanks and hand-drawn posters, performed a swing-dance routine and recited poetry during a special celebratory assembly on Nov. 8. Veterans from World War II and the Vietnam War, and veterans representing the Coast Guard, Navy, Army and Air Force gave speeches and shared their gratitude with the El Monte City School District and Rio Hondo Elementary for hosting the celebration.

El Monte City School District Unveils Cycle Track and Recreation Area

El Monte City School District families raced around a bike track, played carnival games and roamed a lush, green field during the opening of Jeff Seymour Family Center’s outdoor recreation area on Oct. 26. The Jeff Seymour Family Center celebrated the unveiling of its new pump track, which is a bike trail populated with wooden ramps and dirt hills, and recreation area with an afternoon of games, music and food for guests.

El Monte City School District to Host Leadership Workshop for Parents

El Monte City School District will host a parent workshop at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, where attendees can learn about individual habits that form the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” – which are leadership skills taught to all students through the District’s Leader in Me program. The lesson will cover habit 7 or “sharpen the saw,” which teaches students to take care of themselves mentally and physically.

El Monte City School District to Unveil Track and Recreation Area

El Monte City School District and the City of El Monte will celebrate the opening of a pump track and outdoor recreation area at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Jeff Seymour Family Center, 10900 Mulhall St., El Monte. The facilities, funded equally by the District and City, will be available for community use.

El Monte City School District Students Pledge Drug-free Stance During Red Ribbon Week

Thousands of students across El Monte City School District sported vibrant red outfits, rushed to greet visiting police officers and cheered as they pledged to live drug-, alcohol- and tobacco-free lives during Red Ribbon Week. El Monte City School District students celebrated the week by participating in dress-up days, wearing boots to “give drugs the boot,” styling their hair in outlandish ways to show they’re “drug-free from head to toe” and donning their favorite team jerseys to “team up against drugs.”

El Monte Union Families to Explore College, Career Options at Conference

More than 500 El Monte-area middle and high school students and their families gained skills on how to succeed in high school, prepare for college and achieve their personal goals during El Monte Union’s second annual College and Career Family Conference, called “The Places You’ll Go!” Held in partnership with El Monte City and Mountain View school districts, the El Monte Promise Foundation, Rio Hondo College and UC Irvine, the Oct. 19 conference offered over 30 workshops in English and Spanish covering a range of topics, including financial aid, college entrance requirements, resources for Dream Act students and a review of the UC and CSU systems.

El Monte City School District Hosts Training Center Ribbon-cutting

El Monte City School District unveiled its new, state-of-the-art professional development center on Oct. 14 before a cheering crowd of more than 200 community members, students, District staff members and elected officials. The center provides staff with an advanced learning space to aid in creating innovative instructional materials for students.

El Monte City School District to Unveil Professional Development Center

El Monte City School District will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its new 8,552-square-foot Professional Development Center, which will provide teachers with a state-of-the-art learning space to aid them in the creation of innovative instructional materials for District students. The event will feature a musical performance from students in Potrero School’s Mariachi Program and student-led tours of the building from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14. The building, funded through the community-adopted Measure M, will provide three rooms equipped with projectors, podiums and sound systems for training programs. The El Monte City School District office is at 3540 Lexington Ave., El Monte.