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El Monte Union High School District

  • El Monte Union Seeks Community Input on Trustee Area Maps, District Formation Process

    The El Monte Union High School District is inviting the public to provide input on draft maps developed as part of the school district formation process. The District is transitioning from at-large elections to by-trustee area elections to comply with the California Voting Rights Act. Beginning in November 2022, residents will vote for a single Board of Trustees candidate residing in their newly drawn trustee area, comprised of one-fifth of the entire school district. Draft maps are on display at emuhsd-by-area-trustees.com. They will be officially unveiled during a public hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The maps were created by a demographer hired to assist the District in establishing by-trustee area maps according to state and federal legal criteria.

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  • El Monte Union High School District Encourages Early Voter Registration for Students

    El Monte Union High School District inspired students to use their voice and promoted civic engagement during Early Voter Registration events, held on campuses from Sept. 13 to Sept. 24, as part of the state’s High School Voter Education Week. The event was open to all students ages 16 and 17. Throughout the District, information was shared on how to register and when to vote. At Arroyo High School, the Student Advocates for Voter Empowerment club provided access to computers and information during lunch period. Students can also pre-register to vote online by visiting the El Monte Union Voter Registration Information page.

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  • El Monte Union High School District Unveils New Community Education Center

    Dignitaries, elected officials and members of the El Monte Union High School District community came together to celebrate the opening of the District’s new Community Education Center (CEC) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, held Sept. 15 at the District office. The CEC will provide a central hub for distance learning, collaboration and community events. Currently staffed by six teachers and serving more than 250 students, the CEC features state-of-the-art technology allowing students and teachers to connect through formal lessons, as well as tutoring and informal instructional support.

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El Monte Union Unveils 3 Draft Trustee Area Maps, Seeks Public Input

El Monte Union High School District unveiled three initial draft trustee area maps – NDC Green Map, NDC Purple Map and NDC Yellow Map – as it moves forward with shifting from at-large elections to by-trustee area elections. School-site community open houses are scheduled for the public to provide input on how the trustee areas are divided. Information will be the same at each session. All meetings will provide in in-person or virtual access at www.emuhsd.org/virtualhearing. For a complete listing of all community meetings and locations visit emuhsd-by-area-trustees.com. Open houses are scheduled Saturday, Oct. 16, 9 to 11 a.m., Rosemead High School, 9063 E. Mission Dr., Rosemead; Wednesday, Oct. 27, 6 to 8 p.m., Mountain View High School, 2900 Parkway Dr., El Monte; and Thursday, Oct. 28, 4 to 6 p.m., El Monte High School, 3048 Tyler Ave., El Monte. Media contact: Claudia Cruz, 626-890-9681

El Monte Union Seeks Community Input on Trustee Area Maps, District Formation Process

The El Monte Union High School District is inviting the public to provide input on draft maps developed as part of the school district formation process. The District is transitioning from at-large elections to by-trustee area elections to comply with the California Voting Rights Act. Beginning in November 2022, residents will vote for a single Board of Trustees candidate residing in their newly drawn trustee area, comprised of one-fifth of the entire school district. Draft maps are on display at emuhsd-by-area-trustees.com. They will be officially unveiled during a public hearing on Wednesday, Oct. 6. The maps were created by a demographer hired to assist the District in establishing by-trustee area maps according to state and federal legal criteria.

El Monte Union to Hold Public Hearing on Board Election Process

El Monte Union High School District will hold a public hearing at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 6, as part of the transition to a by-trustee election system. The public hearing will invite public comments and input regarding initial draft trustee area maps and plans drawn by the District’s demographer. The draft maps are on display at the District Office and at https://emuhsd-by-area-trustees.com/maps The hearing will take place in-person at the El Monte Union Board Room located at 3537 Johnson Ave., El Monte and can also be viewed virtually at https://www.emuhsd.org/boardlive.

El Monte Union High School District Encourages Early Voter Registration for Students

El Monte Union High School District inspired students to use their voice and promoted civic engagement during Early Voter Registration events, held on campuses from Sept. 13 to Sept. 24, as part of the state’s High School Voter Education Week. The event was open to all students ages 16 and 17. Throughout the District, information was shared on how to register and when to vote. At Arroyo High School, the Student Advocates for Voter Empowerment club provided access to computers and information during lunch period. Students can also pre-register to vote online by visiting the El Monte Union Voter Registration Information page.

El Monte Union High School District Unveils New Community Education Center

Dignitaries, elected officials and members of the El Monte Union High School District community came together to celebrate the opening of the District’s new Community Education Center (CEC) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, held Sept. 15 at the District office. The CEC will provide a central hub for distance learning, collaboration and community events. Currently staffed by six teachers and serving more than 250 students, the CEC features state-of-the-art technology allowing students and teachers to connect through formal lessons, as well as tutoring and informal instructional support.

El Monte Union High School District Unveils New Education Center

El Monte Union High School District brought together dignitaries, elected officials and community members to celebrate the opening of the District’s new Community Education Center (CEC) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, held Sept. 15 at the District office. The CEC will provide a central hub for distance learning, collaboration, and community events. Currently staffed by six teachers and serving more than 250 students, the CEC features state-of-the-art technology allowing students and teachers to connect through formal lessons, as well as tutoring and informal instructional support.

El Monte Union Alumni Return to Mountain View High School for Concert, Music Video

Students from Mountain View High School enjoyed a lunchtime concert on Aug. 20, when The Red Pears – an indie rock band formed by two alumni in 2013 – made their triumphant return to the school. Mountain View Class of 2012 graduate Henry Vargas and Class of 2013 graduate Jose Corona met while competing in a school-sponsored Battle of the Bands in 2012. Though Corona’s band emerged the winner that night, the two eventually joined forces as the Red Pears, beginning a musical journey that has led them to sold-out shows at the Glass House in Pomona and a performance at Coachella in 2019.

El Monte Union to Host Free Community Vaccine Clinics

El Monte Union High School District has partnered with Fulgent to provide a series of free community vaccination clinics in conjunction with back-to-school nights at each of their respective high schools. The clinics are open to students, staff, and the community. Upcoming clinics will be held 5 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Rosemead High School, 9063 E. Mission Dr., Rosemead; and Friday, Sept. 16, at El Monte High School, 3048 Tyler Ave., El Monte, and Fernando R. Ledesma High School, 12347 Ramona Blvd, El Monte. To book appointments: https://www.emuhsd.org/Page/1.

El Monte Union Receives One-Time Funds to Support Students, 2021 LCAP Goals

El Monte Union High School District (EMUHSD) students will benefit from $300,000 in one-time funds from the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund and the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund to support student achievement and District goals outlined in the 2021 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). The EMUHSD LCAP focuses on increasing mental health support services and bolstering the social-emotional well-being of students, which includes access to counselors and a continuation of awareness campaigns and sessions, such as online initiatives, that provide students with access to online workshops and activities that aid in reducing stress. The LCAP also outlines efforts to enhance student engagement on campus, as well as plans to increase access to credit recovery courses online to assist students in making up coursework.

El Monte Union to Hold Second Public Hearing, Discuss Shift to By-Trustee Area Formation

The El Monte Union High School District is continuing its efforts to gather community input and boost voter participation as it begins the process of shifting from at-large elections to by-trustee area elections, holding its second in a series of public hearings on Wednesday, Sept. 1. The shift means that instead of residents voting for any board candidate on the ballot within the District’s boundaries, residents will vote for a single candidate residing in their newly drawn trustee-area, usually one-fifth of the entire District. The change will go into effect November 2022.