WHAT: The El Monte Union High School District will host a groundbreaking and ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the start of construction for Mountain View High School’s (MVHS) Modernization Project and the completion of the school’s Zoo Crew Engineering Classroom Project.

The projects feature enhancements to the entire campus, including redesigned landscaping and outdoor seating, softball/baseball field improvements, infrastructure upgrades, computer labs, 3-D modeling and workshop areas.

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 7
4:30 p.m. Welcome reception
5:00 p.m. Groundbreaking/ribbon-cutting ceremony

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

DETAILS: The MVHS Modernization Project and Zoo Crew Engineering Classroom Projects are part of the latest facilities improvements in El Monte Union and are supported by funding from Measure D, Measure HS, General Fund S & C and State matching funds. The EMUHSD Board of Trustees approved the funds to support a sweeping modernization program that ensures every District campus receives facilities improvements.

The Zoo Crew engineering pathway aims to inspire and challenge students to master rigorous career technical education coursework by designing and engineering products, habitats and structures that benefit wildlife. The renovations to the classroom will help continue to create a curriculum and environment that is engaging and relevant.

The event will include a welcome reception, student performances and speeches.