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El Monte City School District

  • El Monte City School District Students Thrill Community with Tech Fair Showcase

    El Monte City School District students exhibited their expertise in building robotics, coding in computer languages and editing with video production software to parents and community members during the District’s second annual Tech Fair. The “Magic of Technology” themed showcase on Feb. 27 featured information booths from each school, outlining how the District is using technology to boost student achievement.

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  • El Monte City School District Science Olympiad Wins Big at Regional Tournament

    Gidley School’s Science Olympiad team won a whopping seven medals and placed sixth overall at the 2020 Los Angeles Regional Tournament, exemplifying the scientific acumen to earn a spot at the Science Olympiad State Tournament in April. The Science Olympiad team earned awards by completing tasks such as investigating viral outbreaks, using math to measure density levels and answering questions about genetics.

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  • El Monte City School District to Host Tech Fair

    El Monte City School District invites parents and community members to attend its second annual Tech Fair, which will showcase how students are building Lego robots, learning computer coding and creating with 3D printers. Families are encouraged to learn how technology is used across the District during student- and teacher-led presentations. Guests will participate in opportunity drawings, watch an online chess tournament and enjoy light refreshments courtesy of Durfee School’s culinary arts students.

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El Monte City School District Students Thrill Community with Tech Fair Showcase

El Monte City School District students exhibited their expertise in building robotics, coding in computer languages and editing with video production software to parents and community members during the District’s second annual Tech Fair. The “Magic of Technology” themed showcase on Feb. 27 featured information booths from each school, outlining how the District is using technology to boost student achievement.

El Monte City School District Science Olympiad Wins Big at Regional Tournament

Gidley School’s Science Olympiad team won a whopping seven medals and placed sixth overall at the 2020 Los Angeles Regional Tournament, exemplifying the scientific acumen to earn a spot at the Science Olympiad State Tournament in April. The Science Olympiad team earned awards by completing tasks such as investigating viral outbreaks, using math to measure density levels and answering questions about genetics.

El Monte City School District to Host Tech Fair

El Monte City School District invites parents and community members to attend its second annual Tech Fair, which will showcase how students are building Lego robots, learning computer coding and creating with 3D printers. Families are encouraged to learn how technology is used across the District during student- and teacher-led presentations. Guests will participate in opportunity drawings, watch an online chess tournament and enjoy light refreshments courtesy of Durfee School’s culinary arts students.

El Monte City School District to Host Dr. Seuss Read-in Day

Community members will dress in wacky clothes and read Dr. Seuss stories to Cherrylee School students to celebrate the birthday month of the renowned children’s book author, at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26 at Cherrylee School, 5025 Buffington Road, El Monte.

El Monte City School District Partners with City of Hope for STEM Training and Education Program

Rio Hondo School students are studying cancer cells, identifying DNA base pairs and exploring pathology lab equipment thanks to a new partnership with the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte. The partnership provides Rio Hondo students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades a medical pathway that mixes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning with real-world experience.

El Monte City School District Celebrates Lunar New Year

El Monte City School District students created dragons and lanterns from colorful paper mâché, stuffed their written wishes into red envelopes and learned about Chinese legends and traditions during a Jan. 23 Lunar New Year celebration. Some 200 students and their families attended the event at the Jeff Seymour Family Center, which featured arts and crafts, a family photo booth, opportunity drawings, a special Lunar New Year read along and a student performance of a traditional ribbon dance.

El Monte City School District Teacher Collaboration Drives Achievement

State test scores at two El Monte City School District campuses have soared by as much as 20 percentage points after educators devised innovative ways to share student performance data and refine lesson plans. Cherrylee and Wright School administrators attribute the four-year growth in standardized math and English language arts scores to Professional Learning Communities, which bring teachers together to track the academic and social-emotional progress of students.

El Monte City School District Teacher Honored for Inspiring Students

Shirpser School third-grade teacher Jose Espinoza has received a Bobby Salcedo Esperanza Award from the El Monte Promise Foundation for inspiring students to be their best selves, providing in-depth assistance to struggling students, relaying the importance of higher education and offering a friendly face for students in need of support.