San Gabriel Unified School District

  • 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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  • Gabrielino High’s Mental Health Day Raises Depression Awareness

    More than 200 students at San Gabriel Unified’s Gabrielino High School learned ways to combat the challenges of mental health disorders during a talk by a psychiatric social worker as part of the school’s Mental Health Day on Feb. 13. Following the presentation, students spent their lunch relaxing with stress-relief coloring activities.

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Gabrielino High Students Take Part in ‘One City, One Book, One Read’

San Gabriel Unified’s Gabrielino High School students will enjoy a lecture via Skype with “The Hate U Give” author Angie Thomas on Monday, Dec. 10 as part of this year’s One City, One Book, One Read (OCOBOR) activities. The OCOBOR kicked off Dec. 3 with a visit from San Gabriel Police Chief Eugene Harris, who led students in small group discussions on how policing and race are dealt with in the novel. Gabrielino High is at 1327 S. San Gabriel Blvd., San Gabriel.

San Gabriel Unified to Host Drug Prevention Education Seminar

San Gabriel Unified School District will hold a presentation for middle school and high school parents on drug education and prevention from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 18 at Gabrielino High School, 1327 S. San Gabriel Blvd., San Gabriel. Families will learn about vaping, substance abuse and mental health resources for students.

Gabrielino High Students Selected to Participate in 2018 National Christmas Tree Experience

Gabrielino High School students hand-painted 24 Christmas ornaments to decorate a tree in the 2018 National Christmas Tree experience – the only California school selected and one of just 56 across the country. Gabrielino High was chosen to represent California in the display, in which the 6-foot trees surround the 48-foot National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse in President’s Park in Washington D.C.

San Gabriel Unified Students Raise Funds for Peer Battling Cancer

Roosevelt Elementary fourth-graders honed their business skills during a Start-Up Summit, in which students applied for business licenses and designed, created and sold products to their peers, parents and community members. Students donated all funds raised to a Roosevelt fifth-grader who is battling cancer.

Gabrielino High School Highlights Community during Annual ‘Gab Week’

San Gabriel Unified’s Gabrielino High School students engaged in team-building activities, posted smiling selfies and relaxed with a therapy dog Nov. 5-9 as part of Gabrielino’s ninth annual Gab Week, a campaign that promotes a positive campus culture. This year’s activities centered around the theme “Happiness Starts Here.”

San Gabriel Unified Elementary Music Immersion Program Adds Folkloric Dance Elective

Roosevelt Elementary’s award-winning Music Immersion Experience (MIE) program has launched a folkloric dance elective to accompany more than a dozen electives that enhance student learning and achievement through music education. “When we structure our elective classes, we are always thinking about what kind of new cultural and artistic opportunities we can provide to our students,” MIE Coordinator Samantha Theisen said. “We are proud to have a diverse array of MIE classes that help students establish a connection to their community and cultures.”

San Gabriel Unified Selects 2018-19 Governing Board Student Representatives

Gabrielino High School senior Thomas Chung and Del Mar High School senior Armando Talamantes will serve as San Gabriel Unified’s 2018-19 Governing Board student representatives. Chung and Talamantes were sworn in at the Oct. 9 and Oct. 23 Governing Board meetings, respectively, and will report on the news and events at San Gabriel Unified’s eight schools.