San Gabriel Unified School District

  • San Gabriel Unified Elementary School Increases Coding, Robotics Opportunities

    More than 20 Washington Elementary fifth-graders laughed and cheered in jubilation as the robots they programmed launched a ball into a cup, an exercise of the computer science and critical thinking skills learned during the school’s coding and robotics club. Running every Thursday since December, the after-school club is part of Washington’s effort to expand coding and robotics lessons to reach more students.

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  • San Gabriel Unified Career Day Urges Middle Schoolers to Pursue Dreams

    Jefferson Middle School students explored a variety of vocational fields, from accountant to aerialist, chef to civil engineer, and fashion designer to firefighter, on March 30 during the school’s annual Career Day. Students enjoyed presentations and hands-on demonstrations from 40 professionals, all of whom are parents, community members, or district staff.

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  • San Gabriel Unified Opens Enrollment for Early Learning Programs

    San Gabriel Unified School District has opened enrollment for its kindergarten and transitional kindergarten programs, providing robust learning opportunities for early learning and preparation for the social and academic rigor of elementary school. Program offerings include 1:1 technology resources, award-winning music immersion instruction, Spanish dual-language immersion and STEM curriculum supported by fully equipped labs.

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San Gabriel Unified Elementary School Increases Coding, Robotics Opportunities

More than 20 Washington Elementary fifth-graders laughed and cheered in jubilation as the robots they programmed launched a ball into a cup, an exercise of the computer science and critical thinking skills learned during the school’s coding and robotics club. Running every Thursday since December, the after-school club is part of Washington’s effort to expand coding and robotics lessons to reach more students.

San Gabriel Unified Students Donate Tree to Elementary School

Two Jefferson Middle School students recently donated a Japanese maple tree to Roosevelt Elementary’s garden, driven by the project-based learning unit in their English class. Eighth-graders Yosymar Contreras and Kory Alberto, both former Roosevelt students, worked with a local nursery to complete research on selecting the perfect tree.

300 San Gabriel Unified Students Enjoy Brass Instrument Performances

Wilson Elementary students enjoyed the musical stylings of Brass Pacifica during an April 9 assembly, part of the Music Center of Los Angeles’ educational programming. Five brass soloists performed for students, taught listening and rhythm techniques, and held a question-and-answer session. The Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts and the San Gabriel Educational Foundation sponsored the event. Photos are available

Gabrielino High School Senior Wins $40,000 Edison Scholarship

Alyssa Liu, a senior at San Gabriel Unified’s Gabrielino High School, was among 30 high school students from across Southern California to receive a $40,000 STEM college scholarship from Edison International during surprise announcements on March 26. She was selected from more than 2,000 applicants.

San Gabriel Unified’s Roosevelt Elementary to Highlight Music Program at Unity Festival

San Gabriel Unified’s Roosevelt Elementary will showcase its Music Immersion Experience electives during a MIE Unity Festival from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 28, at the San Gabriel Library, 500 S. Del Mar Ave., San Gabriel. The event will feature performances from Roosevelt’s Mariachi band, drumline, ukulele ensemble, camerata, show choir, hand bell choir, guitar ensemble, Orff percussion ensemble, rock band, dance and piano students. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.

Gabrielino High Debate Students to Compete in State Tournament

San Gabriel Unified’s Gabrielino High School will advance 26 of its students to the California High School Speech Association State Tournament from Friday, April 20 to Sunday, April 22 at Mountain House High School, where they will face off against the state’s best high school orators.

San Gabriel Unified Student Advances to History Day California

Del Mar High School student Sergio Landeros will advance to the National History Day California competition in May after earning top honors in the historical performance category at History Day LA on March 17. Landeros and his peers from Del Mar were the only continuation school students to compete in the regional competition.

San Gabriel Unified’s Gabrielino High to Host Open House, Arts Expo

Gabrielino High School will host an open house and arts expo from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 29, highlighting its award-winning visual and performing arts courses, college-preparatory curriculum and career technical education offerings. Gabrielino High School is at 1327 S. San Gabriel Blvd., San Gabriel.

5 San Gabriel Unified Students Named National Merit Scholarship Finalists

Follow-up Story: Five Gabrielino High School seniors – Hugo So, Jannelle Dang, Christopher Lung, Angelina Liang and Benjamin Vuong – were named finalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship program, placing them among 15,000 finalists selected from the 1.6 million students who apply by taking the PSAT each year.