El Monte Union High School District

  • El Monte High School Celebrates Renovations to Lion Stadium

    El Monte High School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate renovations to its stadium – including a snack bar, restrooms and bleachers to seat more than 2,000 spectators – on March 20. El Monte High broke ground on the project in 2017. Lion Stadium was renovated to increase seating capacity for spectators to enjoy a broad range of sports, including football, soccer, and track and field, and celebrate student milestones, such as graduation. The site includes new fencing, landscaping, a gate entrance and ticket booth.

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  • El Monte Union Student Chefs Compete in Game Show-Style Cooking Showdown

    Student chefs from three El Monte Union high schools squared off to prepare a full meal – complete with a protein, vegetable and starch – in Cooking Showdown, the District’s first-ever cooking contest on on March 15. Filmed by Mountain View's VISTA Academy video production class, the game show-style competition featured three teams of six students receiving identical surprise ingredients and being given 75 minutes to plan and prep their dishes. The show will “air” through each school’s YouTube channel on May 1, with winners announced at the Board of Trustees meeting later that evening.

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  • El Monte Union School Earns Award for Increasing STEM Education Among Girls

    Arroyo High School has earned the first College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in its AP Computer Science Principles course. Out of more than 18,000 secondary schools worldwide that offer AP courses, the El Monte Union high school is one of only 685 to reach this achievement. Arroyo was recognized for either reaching 50 percent or higher female representation in the AP course or having a percentage of the female examinees meeting or exceeding that of the school’s female population.

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El Monte Union Choir to Perform at Los Angeles Master Chorale Festival

The Arroyo High School Choir will be among the more than 1,000 Southland students to perform in the Los Angeles Master Chorale’s annual High School Choir Festival, giving pop-up performances outdoors on the main staircase of the Walt Disney Concert Hall at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 3. The main event is the festival concert, performed by students at 1 p.m.

El Monte Union to Celebrate Scholars with College Signing Days

Hundreds of El Monte Union students are poised to celebrate an important next step toward achieving their academic pursuits during College Signing Day ceremonies at each comprehensive high school. El Monte High School will hold its event at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 30; Arroyo High School will celebrate on Wednesday, May 1; South El Monte High School will hold a four-year commitment celebration on Thursday, May 2; and Rosemead High School will hold its event from 11:45 to 1:50 p.m. Friday, May 3.

Rosemead High Team Advances to the Science Olympiad State Final

The Rosemead High School Science Olympiad team will return to the Southern California State Science Olympiad Tournament for the first time since 2016. The final will be held Saturday, April 6 at Caltech. The 15-member Panther squad scored a fourth-place finish at the nearly 30-team Los Angeles County Science Olympiad on Jan. 26. Every member of the Panther team placed in the top six in at least one of the 23 events.

El Monte High School Celebrates Renovations to Lion Stadium

El Monte High School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate renovations to its stadium – including a snack bar, restrooms and bleachers to seat more than 2,000 spectators – on March 20. El Monte High broke ground on the project in 2017. Lion Stadium was renovated to increase seating capacity for spectators to enjoy a broad range of sports, including football, soccer, and track and field, and celebrate student milestones, such as graduation. The site includes new fencing, landscaping, a gate entrance and ticket booth.

El Monte Union Student Chefs Compete in Game Show-Style Cooking Showdown

Student chefs from three El Monte Union high schools squared off to prepare a full meal – complete with a protein, vegetable and starch – in Cooking Showdown, the District’s first-ever cooking contest on on March 15. Filmed by Mountain View's VISTA Academy video production class, the game show-style competition featured three teams of six students receiving identical surprise ingredients and being given 75 minutes to plan and prep their dishes. The show will “air” through each school’s YouTube channel on May 1, with winners announced at the Board of Trustees meeting later that evening.

El Monte Union School Honored for Boosting Female Diversity in Science

El Monte Union High School District’s Arroyo High School has earned the first College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles courses. Arroyo was recognized for either reaching 50 percent or higher female representation in the AP course or having a percentage of the female computer science examinees meeting or exceeding that of the school’s female population.

El Monte Union School Earns Award for Increasing STEM Education Among Girls

Arroyo High School has earned the first College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in its AP Computer Science Principles course. Out of more than 18,000 secondary schools worldwide that offer AP courses, the El Monte Union high school is one of only 685 to reach this achievement. Arroyo was recognized for either reaching 50 percent or higher female representation in the AP course or having a percentage of the female examinees meeting or exceeding that of the school’s female population.

Parent Involvement Academy Engages El Monte Union Parents

Nearly 1,000 parents, administrators, teachers and community members gathered March 1 for the 23rd annual Parent Involvement Academy, hosted by a consortium of eight educational organizations, including El Monte Union, to support parent engagement and involvement in their children’s success.

El Monte High Celebrates Stadium Renovations

El Monte High School held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate renovations to its stadium – including a snack bar, restrooms and bleachers to seat more than 2,000 spectators – on March 20. El Monte High broke ground on the project in 2017. Lion Stadium was renovated to increase seating capacity for spectators to enjoy a broad range of sports, including football, soccer, and track and field, and celebrate student milestones, such as graduation. The site includes new fencing, landscaping, a gate entrance and ticket booth.

El Monte Union to Unveil Winner of Student Cooking Showdown on May 1

Student chefs from three El Monte Union high schools squared off to prepare a full meal – complete with a protein, vegetable and starch – in Cooking Showdown, the District’s first-ever cooking competition on March 15. Filmed by Mountain View's VISTA Academy video production class, the game show-style competition featured three teams of six students receiving identical surprise ingredients and being given 75 minutes to plan and prep their dishes. The winner will be announced at the Board of Trustees meeting on Wednesday, May 1.