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El Monte City School District

New Student Registration at El Monte City School District

El Monte City School District is hosting new student registration at the Jeff Seymour Family Center through Thursday, Aug. 8. Parents who wish to register their children must provide proof of birth, proof of address and an immunization card. Registration hours are Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The Jeff Seymour Family Center is at 10900 Mulhall St., El Monte.

El Monte City School District Students Gain College Insight at CTE Camp

Twenty-one El Monte City School District students recently spent a week building hydrogen fuel cell engines, crafting crystal radios and learning how to perform CPR during Rio Hondo College’s 2019 Career and Technical Education (CTE) Summer Camp. El Monte City School District, a first-time camp attendee, was one of four area districts invited to the event, alongside Basset Unified, Little Lake City and Mountain View school districts to learn the importance of higher education.

El Monte City School District Celebrates Parent Workshop Grads

El Monte City School District celebrated the graduation of 15 parents from its Opening Doors workshop with a June 15 ceremony filled with cheers from their children, instructors and administrators. The Opening Doors program, called Abriendo Puertas in Spanish, is an evidence-based program that focuses on early childhood development and teaches District parents to encourage their children to stay happy, healthy and interested in learning.

El Monte City School District Summer Program Encourages Creativity

El Monte City School District’s science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM) summer school program is teaching students to build, dance, sing and create, while promoting academic and creative development. The four-week program gives students a chance to craft milk carton windmills, build wooden bridges and act in musical theater productions. The program is available to grades K-7 and is hosted at Durfee, Wright, Potrero, Columbia, Rio Vista and Shirpser schools.

El Monte City School District Promotes 8th-graders

El Monte City School District celebrated promotion ceremonies for students across the District in June. Gidley School’s Class of 2019 promotion ceremony on June 5 was packed with smiles, applause and cheers for its 166 eighth-graders. That same day, Durfee School’s 169 eighth-graders were treated to a triumphant ceremony, with more than 500 guests sporting noise makers and posters with inspirational messages. On June 4, Rio Hondo School’s 119 eighth-graders were showered with cheers from parents and community members.

Presentations, Robotics Highlight El Monte City School District Tech Fair

El Monte City School District students demonstrated their knowledge of technological platforms, computer software and applications during the inaugural EMCSD Tech Fair, held May 30 at Durfee School. Ed Tech Coordinator Jessica Pardini said the fair was created to allow students to display technology used in their classrooms for parents and family members.

El Monte City School District to Host ‘Aladdin Jr.’ Performances

El Monte City School District’s Columbia School will host two student-led performances of “Aladdin Jr.” for parents and family members. The first performance, which will feature kindergarten, first- and second-graders, will start at 9 a.m. Monday, July 1. The second performance will feature third- through seventh-graders and will start at 9 a.m. Tuesday, July 2. Columbia School is at 3400 N. California Ave., El Monte.