San Gabriel Unified School District

  • San Gabriel Unified Teacher Inspires Students, Staff to Become Leaders

    Mary Ann Voltaggio, a San Gabriel native who has taught at Coolidge Elementary for 22 years, is known as a compassionate educator and patient mentor. Voltaggio is among 15 Los Angeles-area teachers to be recognized with a Leader In Me leadership award, given to pioneering educators who practice The Leader in Me – a program that teaches leadership and life skills and strives to create a culture of student empowerment.

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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.

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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’s Gabrielino High to Host Parent Seminar

Gabrielino High School will host a parent seminar highlighting college-prep transition tips and summer school course offerings from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, March 21 in Jefferson Middle School’s gym, 1372 E. Las Tunas Drive, San Gabriel.

San Gabriel Unified Special Ed Workshop Focuses on Suicide Awareness

San Gabriel Unified’s special education department will host a family-focused workshop titled Teen Suicide Awareness from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 14 in the SGUSD board room, 408 Junipero Serra Drive, San Gabriel. Family members, teachers and staff who support special needs students will learn tips for recognizing mental health concerns and potential signs of suicide in teens and how to provide support.

San Gabriel Unified Opens Enrollment for Early Learning Programs

Follow-up Story: 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.

San Gabriel Unified’s Del Mar High Named 2018 Model Continuation High School

Follow-up Story: Del Mar High School has been named a 2018 Model Continuation High School by the California Department of Education for tailoring instruction to student needs and fostering a positive school climate, which aid at-risk youth on their path to graduation. Del Mar and 31 other winners will be honored at the 2018 CCEA State Conference, scheduled for April 27-29 in San Diego.

San Gabriel Unified Info Night to Highlight Early Learning Programs

an Gabriel Unified School District will host a TK-5 Parent Information Night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 at Jefferson Middle School, 1372 E. Las Tunas Drive, San Gabriel. Families can learn about the District’s robust early learning opportunities, including kindergarten and transitional kindergarten, music and Spanish dual-language immersion, STEM curriculum and design-based learning.

San Gabriel Unified Celebrates Black History Month through Storytelling

Follow-up Story: Del Mar High School students on Feb. 13 enjoyed Diane Ferlatte’s and Erik Pearson’s storytelling performance “We Were There: Not Black History but Blacks in American History,” as part of the Music Center’s educational programming. The Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts and the San Gabriel Educational Foundation sponsored the performance.

San Gabriel Unified to Highlight Music Immersion Program

San Gabriel Unified’s Roosevelt Elementary will highlight its award-winning Music Immersion Experience (MIE) program at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16 at the seventh annual California All-State Music Education Conference in San Jose. MIE Coordinator Samantha Theisen and District teacher on special assignment Jennifer Trujillo will present data on how the music education program has boosted enrollment and student engagement.

San Gabriel Unified to Hold TK-5 Elementary Parent Information Night

San Gabriel Unified School District will host a TK-5 Parent Information Night from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 26 at Jefferson Middle School, 1327 E. Las Tunas Drive, San Gabriel. Families can learn about the District’s robust early learning opportunities, including kindergarten and transitional kindergarten, music and Spanish dual-language immersion, STEM curriculum and design-based learning.

San Gabriel’s Roosevelt Elementary to Hold Lunar New Year Celebration

Roosevelt Elementary School’s Music Immersion Experience students will hold a Lunar New Year celebration at 8:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 23. Choir, violin and dance students will perform Chinese folk songs and the ribbon dance, while other students present reports about Chinese culture. Students also will enjoy a musical performance by a Chinese ensemble from the California Institute of the Arts. The school is at 401 S. Walnut Grove Ave., San Gabriel.