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El Monte City School District

  • El Monte City School District Engages Hundreds of Students in Summer Learning Programs

    El Monte City School District is engaging more than 1,000 students in a trio of summer learning programs that offer customized instruction in topics ranging from musical theater and journalism to American Sign Language and art from the Getty. Programs include its primary Summer Academy – a virtual school engaging 985 students in transitional kindergarten through grade seven – as well as an advanced math academy offered to 84 students in partnership with Río Hondo College and courses in robotics funded by a grant from California Community Foundation in partnership with the Los Angeles County Office of Education.

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  • 4 El Monte City School District Campuses Earn ‘Top School’ Honors

    Four schools in the El Monte City School District are being touted as 2020 Top Los Angeles County Public Schools for ensuring high rates of success in math and English language arts for low-income Latino students. LeGore School was honored for achieving high rates of success for elementary students in both areas and Cleminson for success in English for elementary students. Gidley and Durfee schools were praised for their success for middle school English.

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  • El Monte City School District to Stream Student Promotions

    El Monte City School District will celebrate the promotion of 975 eighth-graders in the Class of 2020 through a mix of lawn signs, banners and virtual ceremonies that will be streamed via YouTube from Tuesday, June 2 through Friday, June 5. In addition, the District will celebrate advancing sixth-graders through montage videos and kindergarteners through Google Class presentations

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El Monte City School District Nutrition Services Workers Receive Face Shields from Cal State Dominguez Hills

El Monte City School District’s Nutrition Services team will be wearing 3-D printed face shields as they feed about 5,100 children each day thanks to a donation from a team at Cal State Dominguez Hills. The District received 50 of the shields after Central Kitchen and Catering Manager Liz Estavillo Valdez heard Center for Innovation in STEM Education (CISE) Director Kamal Hamdan on an April 15 radio show describing his team’s efforts to provide shields to frontline workers.

El Monte City School District Provides Students With More Than 4,000 Chromebooks, 1,400 Wi-Fi Hotspots

El Monte City School District is distributing more than 4,000 Chromebooks and close to 1,400 Wi-Fi hotspots to students and their families as part of a Distance Learning program launched in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. District leaders determined need for the digital tools through an extensive survey of community members; tools have been distributed over several weeks.

LeGore Elementary Named a Leader in Me Lighthouse School

LeGore Elementary has been named a Leader in Me Lighthouse School for its excellence in applying the “7 Habits of Highly Successful People” leadership program to inspire student success and college readiness. The school is the third campus in El Monte City School District and one of about 300 schools in the world to receive the two-year certification.

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.