WHAT: The El Monte Union High School District will host a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction and upgrades to Mountain View High School’s athletic field. The project will feature a new rubberized track and field, bleachers, concession stands and restrooms, upgraded parking and a grand stadium entrance.

WHEN: 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 10

WHERE: Mountain View High School
2900 Parkway Dr., El Monte, CA 91732

DETAILS: In October 2021 EMUHSD Board of Trustees approved a new round of funding from the Measure HS Bond, totaling $190 million, to support a sweeping modernization program that ensures every campus receives several facilities improvements.

The MVHS Athletic Field Project aims to promote healthy living, school spirit and will serve as a gathering place for physical fitness activities, athletic events, health and wellness instruction, student performances and school community functions.

Local dignitaries, school officials, students and community members will be present for the groundbreaking, which will include student performances, honorary speeches and refreshments.