El Monte Union High School District

  • El Monte Union’s 2018-19 Plan to Boost Technology Access, Online Learning Programs for Students

    The El Monte Union High School District will invest nearly $24 million to increase technology access, incorporate online math programs, increase after-school enrichment programs, increase hours for community liaisons, increase support for mental health services and provide more student motivational incentives in 2018-19 as part of its Local Control and Accountability Plan. The programs are aimed at boosting the academic performance of high-needs students, who include English learners, students in foster care and those from low-income homes.

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  • El Monte Union Celebrates Graduation of More than 2,000 Students

    The El Monte Union High School District honored more than 2,000 members of the Class of 2018 in commencement ceremonies that included teachers and staff proudly looking on, excited students waving their diplomas through the air and families and friends cheering loudly from the stands. The District celebrated 530 graduating seniors from Arroyo High School, 427 students from El Monte High School, 322 students from Mountain View High, 394 seniors from Rosemead High and 305 students from South El Monte High. Fernando R. Ledesma graduated 75 students and the El Monte-Rosemead Adult School celebrated 90 students at its ceremony.

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  • El Monte Union, SCE Celebrate Installation of 1,000th Electric Vehicle Station

    Southern California Edison and El Monte Union High School District held a “1,000 Station Celebration” at South El Monte High School on May 30 to mark the installation of the 1,000th EV charging station under SCE’s Charge Ready program. Charge Ready is SCE’s pilot program to get more electric vehicle charging stations installed in locations where drivers park their cars for extended periods of time. El Monte Union, the first public school district in the program, has installed 44 stations at six District sites.

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Whittier Union Annual College Fair to Feature Over 50 College Reps

Whittier Union High School District will host its annual District College Fair at Pioneer High School from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, allowing students and parents to meet with dozens of college representatives and get first-hand information about the college application process and financial aid. The fair will feature more than 50 college representatives from UC and Cal State campuses, private schools and community college. Pioneer High School is at 10800 E. Benavon St., Whittier.

El Monte Union to Host Annual College Night

El Monte Union High School students will explore colleges and other post-secondary opportunities during the District’s annual College Night and Career Resource Fair from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17 at South El Monte High School. Colleges and universities that are expected to participate include UC Berkeley, UCLA, Cal State Fullerton, Rio Hondo College and University of La Verne. The event will also feature representatives from various student support services and college access programs. South El Monte High School is at 1001 Durfee Ave., South El Monte.

El Monte Union Welcome Parents, Students with Back-to-School Nights

El Monte Union’s high schools will host back-to-school nights for students and their families, enabling parents to connect with teachers and staff and learn about goals for each class. Events will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at the following comprehensive high schools: Thursday, Aug. 23 at South El Monte High School; Tuesday, Aug. 28 at Rosemead High School; Thursday, Aug. 30 at El Monte High School; Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Arroyo High School; and Thursday, Sept. 13 at Mountain View High School. Fernando R. Ledesma High School will hold its event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20.

El Monte Union to Launch 2018-19 School Year Aug. 20

El Monte Union High School District will welcome thousands of students for the new school year on Monday, Aug. 20. Students will have the opportunity take part in a variety of award-winning academic programs, including the Teacher Preparation Academy at Mountain View or join the new Early College Academy at South El Monte High School in partnership with Rio Hondo College.

El Monte Union Zoo Crew Program Seeks to Engage Students in STEM

Protecting wildlife and preserving natural resources for future generations is the focus of a new architectural design and engineering pathway expected to launch this fall at El Monte Union’s Mountain View High School. The science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) program, “Zoo Crew: Engineers Gone Wild,” will allow students the opportunity to study how urban sprawl affects the welfare of animals in the wild. The course will also challenge students to create solutions that promote environmental sustainability while maintaining the delicate balance between developing metropolitan areas and adjoining natural habitats.

El Monte Union’s 2018-19 Plan to Boost Technology Access, Online Learning Programs for Students

The El Monte Union High School District will invest nearly $24 million to increase technology access, incorporate online math programs, increase after-school enrichment programs, increase hours for community liaisons, increase support for mental health services and provide more student motivational incentives in 2018-19 as part of its Local Control and Accountability Plan. The programs are aimed at boosting the academic performance of high-needs students, who include English learners, students in foster care and those from low-income homes.

El Monte Union Board Takes Position on Family Separations at Border

The El Monte Union High School District Board of Trustees on June 20 unanimously passed a resolution opposing the separation of children and families at the U.S.-Mexico border, a federal policy being enforced by the current administration. The policy has since been reversed through an executive order signed by the president on June 20. The resolution cites examples of migrant children being separated from their parents after being detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and demands action from the government to end the practice.

El Monte Union Officials Pass Resolution Opposing U.S. Border Policies

The El Monte Union High School District Board of Trustees on June 20 unanimously passed a resolution opposing the separation of children and families at the U.S.-Mexico border, a federal policy being enforced by the current administration. The policy has since been reversed through an executive order signed by the president on June 20. The resolution cites examples of migrant children being separated from their parents after being detained by U.S. Customs and Border Protection and demands action from the government to end the practice.

2 El Monte Union Schools Named to State Honor Roll for High Performance

Two El Monte Union high schools – Arroyo and Rosemead – have been named to the 2017-18 California Honor Roll for demonstrating consistently high levels of student academic achievement, narrowing the achievement gap and preparing students for college. The honor is given by the Educational Results Partnership (ERP) and sponsored by the Campaign for Businesses and Educational Excellence (CBEE), based on the results of state standardized tests in math and English language arts (ELA) taken in spring 2017. The program, which this year recognized 1,798 schools in California, is part of a national effort to identify higher-performing schools and districts that are improving student outcomes.

El Monte Union Celebrates Graduation of More than 2,000 Students

The El Monte Union High School District honored more than 2,000 members of the Class of 2018 in commencement ceremonies that included teachers and staff proudly looking on, excited students waving their diplomas through the air and families and friends cheering loudly from the stands. The District celebrated 530 graduating seniors from Arroyo High School, 427 students from El Monte High School, 322 students from Mountain View High, 394 seniors from Rosemead High and 305 students from South El Monte High. Fernando R. Ledesma graduated 75 students and the El Monte-Rosemead Adult School celebrated 90 students at its ceremony.