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El Monte Union High School District

  • El Monte Union Receives 4 of 11 Electric Buses as Part of Clean Mobility Project

    El Monte Union High School District received the first two of 11 electric buses on July 21 and two more on July 22 as a part of the District’s participation in the Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project, made possible by the $9.8 million grant awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). This new fleet of electric buses is a part of the District’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, creating a healthier environment for students, families and staff. El Monte Union’s participation in the Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project promotes the use of zero-emission vehicles and clean transportation options for its school community, thanks to the CARB grant.

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  • EMUHSD Receives 11 Electric Maintenance Carts for Clean Mobility Initiative

    El Monte Union High School District received 11 all electric 2021 Gem Polaris eM 1400 LSV utility maintenance carts on Wednesday, June 23 as a part of the District’s participation in the Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project, thanks to the $9.8 million grant awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Up until Wednesday, the District mostly had gas-powered utility maintenance carts in its inventory – the John Deere Gators. Each school has approximately two Gators utilized by the maintenance staff for lawn and field maintenance. Mountain View High School Plant Manager Danny Herrera is an El Monte High School graduate and has worked at the District for roughly 35 years. Herrera actually alerted the District to a utility maintenance cart deficit. Herrera would walk to destinations, allowing his colleagues to take his own cart, due to a utility cart shortage.

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  • Arroyo High Student-Athletes, Twin Sisters Win Gold at Pan American Championships

    El Monte Union High School District twins Brianna and Emilie Gonzalez have gained national recognition after competing and bringing home gold medals from the 2021 Pan American Wrestling Championship tournament, held this month in Oaxtepec, Mexico. The EMUHSD Board of Trustees honored Brianna and Emilie during the June 16 meeting, celebrating them for their success and dedication to the sport with certificates of recognition and words of appreciation from Arroyo High School’s girls wrestling Coach Can Tran.

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El Monte Union Receives 4 of 11 Electric Buses as Part of Clean Mobility Project

El Monte Union High School District received the first two of 11 electric buses on July 21 and two more on July 22 as a part of the District’s participation in the Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project, made possible by the $9.8 million grant awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). This new fleet of electric buses is a part of the District’s efforts to reduce its carbon footprint, creating a healthier environment for students, families and staff. El Monte Union’s participation in the Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project promotes the use of zero-emission vehicles and clean transportation options for its school community, thanks to the CARB grant.

EMUHSD Receives 11 Electric Maintenance Carts for Clean Mobility Initiative

El Monte Union High School District received 11 all electric 2021 Gem Polaris eM 1400 LSV utility maintenance carts on Wednesday, June 23 as a part of the District’s participation in the Clean Mobility in Schools Pilot Project, thanks to the $9.8 million grant awarded by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Up until Wednesday, the District mostly had gas-powered utility maintenance carts in its inventory – the John Deere Gators. Each school has approximately two Gators utilized by the maintenance staff for lawn and field maintenance. Mountain View High School Plant Manager Danny Herrera is an El Monte High School graduate and has worked at the District for roughly 35 years. Herrera actually alerted the District to a utility maintenance cart deficit. Herrera would walk to destinations, allowing his colleagues to take his own cart, due to a utility cart shortage.

El Monte Union High School DisEl Monte Union High School District Continues Summer Meal Programtrict Launches Summer Meal Program

El Monte Union High School District will provide community members with Grab & Go Meals from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Tuesdays and Fridays, at Arroyo, El Monte and Mountain View high schools through Tuesday, Aug. 10. Arroyo High School is located at 4921 Cedar Ave., El Monte; El Monte High School is located at 3048 Tyler Ave., El Monte; and Mountain View High School is located at 2900 Parkway Dr., El Monte. For more information on the Summer Meal Program please visit the EMUHSD Nutrition Services website.

Arroyo High Student-Athletes, Twin Sisters Win Gold at Pan American Championships

El Monte Union High School District twins Brianna and Emilie Gonzalez have gained national recognition after competing and bringing home gold medals from the 2021 Pan American Wrestling Championship tournament, held this month in Oaxtepec, Mexico. The EMUHSD Board of Trustees honored Brianna and Emilie during the June 16 meeting, celebrating them for their success and dedication to the sport with certificates of recognition and words of appreciation from Arroyo High School’s girls wrestling Coach Can Tran.

El Monte Union Board of Trustees Honors 21 District Retirees

El Monte Union High School District honored 21 teachers, classified and certificated staff who are retiring after contributing a combined 540 years of service to the District, during the June 16 Board of Trustees meeting. EMUHSD employees were recognized and thanked for their years of service and dedication to students.

El Monte Union Class of 2021 Reunites, Celebrates Success during In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

El Monte Union High School District honored the Class of 2021 with in-person graduation ceremonies for El Monte, South El Monte, Rosemead, Arroyo, Mountain View and Fernando R. Ledesma high schools, inviting graduates, family members and staff to celebrate together after a year in remote learning. The ceremonies, held June 3 and 4, brought students and families back to the schools’ outdoor stadiums and courtyards, where they followed safety protocols that included masks and social distancing.

El Monte Union Celebrates Parent Leaders during Drive-thru Appreciation Ceremony

More than 100 El Monte Union parent leaders, representing all five District comprehensive schools, were recognized for their volunteer spirit, guidance, and support during a Parent Leader Appreciation drive-thru celebration, held May 27. Superintendent Dr. Edward Zuniga greeted the parents, thanking them for their support and presenting them with certificates of recognition and a commemorative El Monte Union ‘Parent Leader’ T-shirt. Parents also received gift bags filled with personal protective equipment from their school’s principal and community liaison.

El Monte Union Raises LGBTQIA+ Flag, Honors June as Pride Month

El Monte Union High School District held a raising of the LGBTQIA+ flag ceremony to honor the month of June as Pride Month for the third year in a row on May 27. The EMUHSD Board of Trustees passed a resolution during the May 5 board meeting, to celebrate June as LGBTQ Pride Month, promoting inclusivity and celebrating the identities and contributions of the LGBTQ community.

El Monte Union to Host In-Person Graduation Ceremonies

The El Monte Union High School District will host in-person commencement ceremonies for all six high schools beginning with Fernando R. Ledesma High School at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 3 on the FRLHS campus. Arroyo, El Monte, Mountain View and So. El Monte High School commencement ceremonies will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 3 at their respective campuses. Rosemead High School’s ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, June 4 at the Arroyo High School stadium. All ceremonies celebrating the Class of 2021 are ticketed events and will practice social distancing. All attendees are required to wear masks.

El Monte Union Students Ranked Nationally in Wrestling

Arroyo High School juniors Brianna and Emilie Gonzalez have been ranked by Team USA and USA Wrestling on the National Girls High School Rankings List, with Brianna Gonzalez ranked #1 and Emilie Gonzalez ranked #10 out of 25 girls in the 100 pounds category.