San Gabriel Unified School District

  • Gabrielino High Speech and Debate Program Celebrates 3 Academic All-Americans

    Three speech and debate students at San Gabriel Unified’s Gabrielino High School have received national acclaim as Academic All-Americans, a designation given by the National Speech and Debate Association for excellence in academics and at speech and debate tournaments. Seniors Andrew Do, Kenny Le and Jaycob Wahinehookae received the recognition this year, joining nearly 100 Gabrielino Academic All-Americans throughout the program’s 25-year history.

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  • San Gabriel Unified Opens 2019-20 Enrollment for Early Learning Programs

    San Gabriel Unified School District has opened enrollment for its kindergarten and transitional kindergarten programs, providing robust early learning opportunities and preparation for the social and academic rigor of elementary school. Program offerings include a 1:1 student-to-tech device ratio, award-winning music immersion instruction, Spanish dual-language immersion, a Leader in Me schoolwide model and STEM curriculum supported by fully equipped labs. Visit www.sgusd.k12.ca.us to enroll online.

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  • San Gabriel Unified Elementary Launches Program to Cultivate Positive School Environment

    More than 500 Washington Elementary students, parents and staff members gathered on Feb. 5 to celebrate the launch of its Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) program, which helps create a positive school setting through strategies that define, teach and support appropriate student behaviors. While Washington is the first San Gabriel Unified school to implement the program fully, Jefferson Middle, Wilson Elementary and Roosevelt Elementary schools also use PBIS strategies on campus.

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San Gabriel Unified Elementary to Hold Carnival for Families, Community

San Gabriel Unified’s Coolidge Elementary will hold its annual Coolidge Carnival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 4, providing a day of family-friendly activities that raising funds for school programs. The event will feature carnival games, a chill zone, rocket launches, face painting, refreshments for purchase, a rummage sale and a silent auction for teacher-led experiences. Coolidge is at 421 N. Mission Drive, San Gabriel.

San Gabriel Unified Music Immersion Program to Celebrate Cinco De Mayo

Roosevelt Elementary, home to San Gabriel Unified’s Music Immersion Experience program, will hold a Cinco de Mayo celebration at 5 p.m. Friday, May 3. The event will feature performances from the program’s Mariachi band students, a professional Mariachi band, a taco cart provided Roosevelt PTA and conclude with a movie. Roosevelt Elementary is at 401 S. Walnut Grove Ave., San Gabriel.

SGUSD Music Immersion Experience Program to Hold Annual Unity Festival

Roosevelt Elementary’s Music Immersion Experience (MIE) program will hold its second MIE Unity Festival at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27, highlighting electives like Mariachi band, folkloric dance, drumline, show choir and more. The festival will be at the San Gabriel library, 500 S. Del Mar Ave., San Gabriel.

San Gabriel Unified Elementary to Hold 10th Annual Art Festival

San Gabriel Unified’s Washington Elementary will hold its 10th annual ArtFest at 4 p.m. Friday, April 26, celebrating student talent. ArtFest will feature choral and instrumental performances and family-friendly activities like chalk art and teacher-led sculpting lessons. Washington Elementary is at 300 N. San Marino Ave., San Gabriel.

San Gabriel Unified Selects 2 New School Principals

San Gabriel Unified School District has selected Chris Guyer as Jefferson Middle School’s principal and Tuoi Nguyen as McKinley Elementary’s principal. Guyer brings 17 years of education experience and served as an assistant principal at Gabrielino High School for two years before being named Jefferson’s interim principal in January. Nguyen has served as McKinley’s assistant principal since 2015 and brings 18 years of experience. Guyer and Nguyen will begin their new posts in the 2019-20 school year.

Gabrielino High School’s Mental Health Day to Address Body Image Issues

Gabrielino High School will hold its final Mental Health Day of the year, providing students with presentations, information and activities that address common issues with body image. Gabrielino’s campus will feature multiple student-made arches – featuring the words “beautiful” and “average” – that students can walk through to highlight how they feel about themselves. Students will then discuss their arch activity choices with Rachel McCord, an entrepreneur, model and talk show host, and mental health advocate Claudia Alvarado.

San Gabriel Unified Continuation Students Advance to State History Day

San Gabriel Unified’s Del Mar High School will advance seven students to the History Day California competition, to be held Friday, May 10 to Sunday, May 12, after earning top scores at History Day L.A. on March 9. Del Mar – the only continuation school to compete in the regional competition – swept four categories with projects highlighting redlining, a process of injustice and discrimination that prevented people of color from buying houses.

Gabrielino High to Advance 31 to State Speech and Debate Tournament

San Gabriel Unified’s Gabrielino High School will advance 31 students to the California High School Speech Association state tournament, held Friday, May 3 to Sunday, May 5 at Cal State Long Beach. The program is among the school’s winningest and recently captured its 22nd consecutive league championship.

Gabrielino High Speech and Debate Program Celebrates 3 Academic All-Americans

Three speech and debate students at San Gabriel Unified’s Gabrielino High School have received national acclaim as Academic All-Americans, a designation given by the National Speech and Debate Association for excellence in academics and at speech and debate tournaments. Seniors Andrew Do, Kenny Le and Jaycob Wahinehookae received the recognition this year, joining nearly 100 Gabrielino Academic All-Americans throughout the program’s 25-year history.

Gabrielino High Expo Showcases Visual, Performing Arts Programs

San Gabriel Unified’s Gabrielino High School showcased student talent and award-winning visual and performing arts (VAPA) courses during the VAPA Expo, held during the school’s open house on March 28. Amid papier-mâché art installations, ceramic masks and paintings resembling stained glass windows, Gabrielino’s choirs performed songs from “Chicago,” while the string orchestra performed hits like “Can’t Help Falling in Love” and concert band jammed to “Isn’t She Lovely.”