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El Monte Union High School District

El Monte Union School Named to 2018-19 California Honor Roll

Rosemead High School has been named to the 2018-19 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 2018.

El Monte Union Goes 1:1 for 2019-20 School Year

El Monte Union is gearing up to launch its new Access for All digital learning initiative, which will put technology into the hands of every student and eliminate barriers to learning, ensuring their academic success at school and at home. This fall, El Monte Union students will receive their own dedicated Chromebook laptop, a carrying case and charger to use at home and school under its 1:1 digital learning initiative. The program will allow students instant access to technology to do homework, research, communicate and collaborate with peers. The District will also provide students with limited or no at-home Internet access the opportunity to apply for a free MiFi wireless hotspot through a 1 Million Project Foundation grant.

El Monte Union Celebrates Class of 2019 with Ceremonies

El Monte Union High School District celebrated more than 2,000 members of the Class of 2019 during commencement ceremonies that brought together teachers, staff, families and community members, who cheered on graduates as they received their diplomas and leaped into the next chapter of their lives. The District celebrated graduating seniors from its six high schools on June 6. The adult school celebrated high school diploma recipients on May 29.

San Gabriel Unified Educators Honored for Special Needs Dedication

Ten San Gabriel Unified educators were honored during the May 28 Governing Board meeting for their success in implementing Classroom Pivotal Response Training (CPRT) in SGUSD schools. CPRT is an evidenced-based practice that aims to support students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.

State Grant to Bolster El Monte Union Student College Savings Accounts

The El Monte Promise Foundation has won a $448,000 Every Kid Counts state grant that will enable the nonprofit to expand its college savings program for K-12 students, including those enrolled in El Monte Union High School District schools. The California Student Aid Commission awarded $2.9 million in grants to nine nonprofit organizations and agencies across the state that sponsor or administer programs that incentivize families with children to open and maintain college savings accounts. The El Monte Promise Foundation, a partner of El Monte Union, launched its savings program in 2015 to help cultivate a college-going culture in El Monte.

El Monte Union Student Wins 32nd Congressional District Art Competition

For the next year, Mountain View High School student Nancy Hoang’s artwork will hang in the U.S. Capitol Building after she won first place in the 2019 art competition for the 32nd Congressional District, represented by U.S. Rep. Grace F. Napolitano. Napolitano’s office received 76 art pieces from 13 high schools across the San Gabriel Valley. Hoang won first place with her colored pencil drawing, “Orange Fish.”