San Gabriel Unified School District

  • San Gabriel Unified Elementary Promotes Kindness During ‘Friendship Week’

    Coolidge Elementary School kicked off National Bullying Prevention Month on Oct. 1 with its first-ever Friendship Week, a series of campus-wide activities that promoted kindness. Students painted “friendship rocks” with positive messages, took part in a drum circle and learned about the school’s new friendship bench, intended to help them bond with their peers.

    Read More

  • Gabrielino High Promotes Mental Health Awareness, Social Connectedness

    Students from San Gabriel Unified’s Gabrielino High School danced and sang along to a playlist of upbeat songs on Sept. 26 as they built and hung paper chains with links featuring the names of students and something they had in common – a shared class, favorite food, or type of music. The chain-building activity culminated Gabrielino High School’s inaugural Mental Health Awareness Day, which brought students together to promote social connectedness and highlight issues like isolation.

    Read More

  • San Gabriel Unified Elementary Students Receive Free Backpacks, School Supplies

    Students from San Gabriel Unified’s Roosevelt Elementary ended their first week of school with a surprise gift of 60 backpacks full of school supplies and extra classroom supplies from Copper Moose Fitness in Pasadena. On Aug. 24, Copper Moose employees and San Gabriel Police officers helped students sift through backpacks emblazoned with superheroes, Disney characters, unicorns, emojis and lively patterns to find the perfect one.

    Read More

San Gabriel Unified’s Coolidge Elementary to Host Annual Spring Carnival

Coolidge Elementary School will host its annual Coolidge Carnival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 25. The community event will feature a series of activities for families of all ages, including home-cooked meals and baked goods for sale, karaoke, carnival game booths, a cake walk, a silent auction and more. The silent auction prizes will feature donated time from Coolidge teachers to put on after-school activities, such as nature hikes. Proceeds from the PTA-sponsored carnival will be dedicated to funding Coolidge programs. Coolidge Elementary is at 421 N. Mission Drive, San Gabriel.

San Gabriel Unified Students to Perform in First Musical under Music Immersion Program

Fourth-graders at San Gabriel Unified's Roosevelt Elementary School will star in the school’s first musical production at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23 as part of the school’s one-of-a-kind Music Immersion Experience (MIE) program, which launched at the start of the 2016-17 school year. Titled “Gold Dust or Bust,” the 30-minute musical is based on the 1848-1855 California Gold Rush and will feature live band accompaniment from MIE teachers, all of whom are professional musicians. Students also created their own costumes, props and backdrops. Roosevelt Elementary School Cafeteria is at 401 S. Walnut Grove Ave., San Gabriel.

San Gabriel Unified School District Launches Official Facebook Page

Dedicated to increasing community involvement and expanding its communication efforts, San Gabriel Unified has launched its official Facebook page, which will feature up-to-date news about innovative programs and school activities. The District aims to keep parents, staff, students, community members and the broader public informed of its latest news and accomplishments. The page is at www.facebook.com/SanGabrielUSD.

San Gabriel Unified 5th-Grader to Represent District at County Spelling Bee

Coolidge Elementary School fifth-grader Ryan Yan will represent San Gabriel Unified at the Los Angeles County Elementary Spelling Bee on Wednesday, March 29. Yan secured his spot in the county contest after besting classmates in the 10th annual Coolidge Spelling Bee on Feb. 24. Yan triumphed over his peers in the school competition after 13 fierce rounds by correctly spelling the word “inadvertently.” After placing second in last year’s county spelling bee, Yan advanced to the California State Elementary Spelling Bee, a feat he hopes to achieve again this year.

San Gabriel Unified Students to Compete in LA History Day Contest

Del Mar High School continuation students Christina Calderon, Michelle Vega, Sergio Landeros, Jio Blanco, Ciara Robledo and Kenneth French will represent San Gabriel Unified at National History Day-California on Saturday, May 6 and Sunday, May 7 at William Jessup University in Rocklin. The contest challenges students to examine history through extensive original research and creatively express their findings before a panel of historians and educators.

San Gabriel Unified Opens Enrollment for Transitional, Kinder Programs

Parents may begin enrolling children in San Gabriel Unified’s kindergarten and transitional kindergarten (TK) programs. The programs provide robust opportunities for early learning and preparation for the social and academic rigor of elementary school. Offerings include 1:1 technology resources, music immersion and dual-language immersion. Children must turn 5 by Sept. 1 to register for kindergarten. TK students must turn 5 between Sept. 2 and Dec. 2. Parents can enroll their children by visiting their local school or by visiting www.sgusd.net.

San Gabriel Unified High School Wins 20th Debate League Championship

Gabrielino High School’s speech and debate team captured its 20th consecutive Southern California Debate League championship on March 4 at Cal State Long Beach. The Screamin’ Eagles faced off against 17 schools, preparing 10-minute speeches for 12 categories and earning more than 300 points to secure the title. Forty members of the team will advance to the California High School Speech Association State Tournament set for April 28-30 at Arcadia High School.

San Gabriel Unified 5th-Grader to Represent District at County Spelling Bee

Coolidge Elementary School fifth-grader Ryan Yan will represent San Gabriel Unified at the Los Angeles County Elementary Spelling Bee on Wednesday, March 29. Yan secured his spot in the county contest after besting classmates in the 10th annual Coolidge Spelling Bee on Feb. 24. Yan triumphed over his peers in the school competition after 13 fierce rounds by correctly spelling the word “inadvertently.” After placing second in last year’s county spelling bee, Yan advanced to the California State Elementary Spelling Bee, a feat he hopes to achieve again this year.

San Gabriel Unified Hosts Parent Workshop on State Standardized Tests

San Gabriel Unified will host a parent workshop on Friday, March 10 at Roosevelt Elementary covering the upcoming administration of state standardized tests in math, English language arts and science. The workshop will allow elementary school parents to learn more about the tests their children will take in April and May, including how to prepare students for success. Roosevelt is at 401 Walnut Grove Ave., San Gabriel.