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 Educators Kick Off 2017-18 Year with Breakfast

Follow-up Story: San Gabriel Unified School District administrators, teachers and staff jumpstarted the 2017-18 year with its annual Back to School Breakfast and Professional Development Day on Aug. 17. SGUSD administrators shared the District’s vision for the year, introduced new hires and honored 62 staff members for milestones ranging from 10 to 30 years of service.

San Gabriel Unified Middle School Mentors Welcome Nearly 400 Students

Follow-up Story: Jefferson Middle School’s 389 incoming sixth-graders received a warm welcome at their new school on Aug. 11 as part of the Where Everybody Belongs program, which transforms eighth-graders into mentors for incoming middle school students. The program aims to provide sixth-graders with a sense of support and school pride while teaching eighth-graders about leadership.

San Gabriel Unified Welcomes Students, Parents at Back-to-School Nights

San Gabriel Unified School District will welcome families at a series of Parent Info Nights across the District, providing educators a chance to connect with parents and showcase latest programs and curriculum for the 2017-18 year. Events will run from Thursday, Aug. 24 to Tuesday, Sept. 19.

San Gabriel Unified Elementary to Host Astronomer-led Eclipse Viewing

Coolidge Elementary School will kick off the 2017-18 year with a solar eclipse observance from 8:30 to 11:45 a.m. Monday, Aug. 21, hosted by San Gabriel Unified parent and astronomer Donald W. Hoard. Hoard will discuss his work with NASA and careers in astronomy. Students will learn what causes an eclipse, what to look for when one occurs and how to view the eclipse safely. Coolidge Elementary is at 421 N. Mission Drive, San Gabriel.

San Gabriel Unified Welcomes Students, Parents at Back to School Nights

San Gabriel Unified School District will welcome families at a series of Parent Info Nights across the District, providing educators a chance to connect with parents and showcase new programs and curriculum for the 2017-18 year. Events will run from Thursday, Aug. 24 to Tuesday, Sept. 19.

San Gabriel Unified Implements 1:1 Technology Initiative for all Students

San Gabriel Unified School District will fufill its initiative to offer a 1:1 student-device ratio for all grade levels at the start of the 2017-18 school year. The plan to provide individual technology for all students is outlined in the 2017-20 Local Control and Accountability Plan, which guides District efforts to improve student achievement by setting annual priorities and strategies to achieve those goals.

San Gabriel Unified Elementary Expands Dual-language Immersion Program

Follow-up Story: McKinley Elementary will expand its flagship Spanish dual-language program to offer third-grade instruction for the first time in 2017-18, providing both native English speakers and English learners the opportunity to develop biliteracy and bilingualism through standards-based curriculum. Launched in 2014, McKinley’s program is comprised of kindergarten through third-grade classes and is slated for schoolwide implementation by 2019-20.

San Gabriel Unified Offers Free Summer Meals to Children

San Gabriel Unified School District is offering free lunches and snacks to children ages 18 and under on Mondays through Fridays this summer. Lunch is served from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 4 at Smith Park, 232 W. Broadway Ave., San Gabriel; Vincent Lugo Park, 400 Prospect Ave., San Gabriel; and from noon to 12:45 p.m. at Roosevelt Elementary, 401 S. Walnut Grove Ave., San Gabriel. Lunch is available from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through Friday, Aug. 11 at Rosemead Park, 4343 Encinita Ave., Rosemead, and Garvey Park, 3233 Kelburn Ave., Rosemead. Garvey Park will provide a snack from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Call 626-451-4500 for more times and sites.