El Monte Union High School District is hosting its final Cash for College workshop to help students and families fill out financial aid applications and access other resources to ensure a smooth transition toward higher education. Attendees can get help completing FAFSA and California Dream Act applications from 11:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6 at Fernando R. Ledesma High School, 12347 Ramona Blvd., El Monte.
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.
For the second year in a row, Rosemead High School’s Academic Decathlon team will compete in the California State Championship from Friday, March 22 through Sunday, March 24 in Sacramento. Rosemead took fifth place in the Los Angeles County Office of Education Academic Decathlon. The nine members earned 34 medals, including a third-place trophy in Super Quiz.
El Monte Union High School District held its second annual State of the District with Superintendent Dr. Edward Zuniga on Feb. 20, during which he recapped the year thus far. The program featured student performances and a live broadcast from the Mountain View High School Vista Academy students.