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GGUSD Suspends In-Person Class through June 12

Thursday, April 2, 2020
Garden Grove Unified School District’s Board of Education took action to extend the suspension of in-person classes through the end of the school year, June 12.
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GGUSD Board of Education Extends Suspension of In-Person Class through May 8

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Today, Garden Grove Unified School District's Board of Education took action to extend the suspension of in-person classes through Friday, May 8 with students returning on Monday, May 11.
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GGUSD Launches Online Resources to Support At-Home Learning

Friday, March 27, 2020
This week, Garden Grove Unified School District launched a new webpage, https://ggusd.us/covidresources, which is packed full of resources in three categories – academics, wellness, and community-based resources.
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GGUSD’s Grab and Go Meal Service Moves to Mondays and Wednesdays

Saturday, March 14, 2020
Effective, Monday, March 30, Garden Grove Unified School District’s Grab and Go Meal Service will be open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to ensure families and food service workers are able to stay home as much as possible, reducing their risk of exposure to illness.
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GGUSD Board of Education Makes Decision to Suspend Classes

Saturday, March 14, 2020
After careful deliberation, and in keeping with other large urban school districts in the state, the Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education will be suspending in person classes for students effective Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 3, followed by our regularly scheduled spring break from April 6 through April 10.
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GGUSD Celebrates Artistic Talents of Students at First Impressions Award Ceremony

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) hosted its annual First Impressions Art Show Awards Ceremony on Saturday, March 7 at the Garden Grove Community Center.
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GGUSD Students Create Videos for Choose Wellness Campaign Contest

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) students from the district’s eight high schools are participating in a Choose Wellness campaign video contest with a total of $5,000 in cash prizes going to participating clubs. Students were encouraged to create videos that communicate the need to make mental health and wellness a priority and to end the stigma associated with getting help during a mental health crisis.
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GGUSD Statement regarding Inappropriate Video

Sunday, March 8, 2020
On Saturday, 3/8, administrators from Bolsa Grande High School and Garden Grove Unified School District were made aware of videos of two students filming themselves on campus, unknown to most of those depicted in the videos, engaging in profane, disruptive, disrespectful and hostile words and actions, including mocking and harassing many students and adults and specifically mocking /harassing Vietnamese students in an assembly and on the campus
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La Quinta Hosts Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate New Performing Arts Center

Friday, February 21, 2020
On February 20, La Quinta High School welcomed community leaders, parents, and students for an exciting ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the school’s brand new state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center.
GGUSD Names Elementary School Spelling Bee Champion

GGUSD Names Elementary School Spelling Bee Champion

Friday, February 21, 2020
Patton Elementary School sixth grader Landon Akins was named champion of Garden Grove Unified School District’s 33rd Annual Spelling Bee for elementary students held on February 19 at the Edgar District Meeting Center.
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GGUSD Showcases Student Artwork at Upcoming Community Events

Friday, February 21, 2020
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) and the City of Garden Grove invite the community to attend their 2nd Annual art festival, Art in the Park, on Saturday, March 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Village Green Park, 12732 Main Street, Garden Grove. The event coincides with the opening of GGUSD’s 42nd annual First Impressions Art Show, which begins Saturday, March 7 through Friday, March 13.
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GGUSD Invites Applicants for Bond Oversight Committee

Wednesday, February 19, 2020
The Garden Grove Unified School District is seeking qualified volunteers to serve on the independent Bond Oversight Committee (BOC), tasked with overseeing lawful and appropriate expenditures of the district’s bond funds.
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Garden Grove Unified School District Schedules Preview of Recommended Textbooks for Science and Health

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
New Science and Health textbooks recommended for adoption and purchase by the Garden Grove Unified School District will be on public display from Tuesday, February 18 through Tuesday, March 17 at the Garden Grove Unified School District Education Center located at 10331 Stanford Avenue, Garden Grove.  The new materials are for Science grades K-12 and Health grades 7-12.
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Pre-Enrollment for Full-Day Transitional Kindergarten and Full-Day Kindergarten Begins Wednesday, February 26

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Pre-enrollment for Fall 2020/21 full-day transitional kindergarten and full-day kindergarten classes in the Garden Grove Unified School District begins Wednesday, February 26.
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Carrillo Students Present Donation to Civil Rights Activist Sylvia Mendez

Thursday, February 13, 2020
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) students at Carrillo Elementary School welcomed civil rights advocate Sylvia Mendez on February 12 during a special assembly. Students presented Mendez with a check worth more than $1,000 to help fund construction of the Mendez Freedom Trail and Monument, which will be located in Westminster.
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Hundreds Attend GGUSD’s First Choose Wellness Event

Monday, February 3, 2020
More than 200 parents, staff, and students attended Garden Grove Unified School District’s (GGUSD) first Choose Wellness event at Alamitos Intermediate School on January 30. The event was part of the district’s Choose Wellness campaign and featured a Resource Fair and workshops covering a variety of topics relating to mental health and wellness.
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Fitz Intermediate Computer Science Academy Showcases Student Success

Friday, January 24, 2020
Fitz Intermediate Computer Science Academy, the second computer science immersion academy in the Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD), hosted a showcase event on January 16 to celebrate student success with the new technology-infused curriculum.
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Fourteen Honored as 2020 GGUSD Athletes and Coaches of Character

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
The Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) Board of Education recognized Athletes and Coaches of Character from each of the district’s seven comprehensive high schools at the January 21 Board of Education meeting. The coaches and student athletes represent a wide variety of sports and help develop and enrich GGUSD athletic programs by modeling respect, teamwork, and a winning attitude.
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GGUSD Names Bell Intermediate Student Champion of District Spelling Bee

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Bell Intermediate School eighth grader Brandon Tran once again earned the title of champion of the district’s 33rd Annual Spelling Bee for seventh and eighth grade students.  The event was held January 15 at the Edgar District Meeting Center.
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GGUSD’s Latinos Unidos Conference Prepares Young Leaders for Success

Friday, January 17, 2020
The seventh annual Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) Latino Unidos Conference was held January 11 on the campus of California State University, Fullerton with more than 300 students in attendance. The conference is organized by district-level Latinos Unidos student board members to provide leadership training and help students prepare for academic, personal, and lifelong success.
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Nine GGUSD Schools Earn Prestigious California Distinguished School Award

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) was well represented in the 2020 California Distinguished Schools Program, which was announced by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on December 18, 2019. GGUSD placed more schools on the list than any other school district in Orange County with Allen, Cook, Crosby, Excelsior, Hazard, Lawrence, Morningside, Peters, and Stanley elementary schools all receiving the recognition. Schools are recognized for achieving exceptional student performance for two consecutive school years or closing the achievement gap between two school years.
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GGUSD Demonstrates Continued Growth on California Dashboard

Monday, December 16, 2019
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) once again showed several areas of positive growth on the recently-released 2019 California School Dashboard, the state’s school performance and accountability website.
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GGUSD Board of Education Hosts Choose Wellness Event

Friday, December 6, 2019
Garden Grove Unified School District’s Board of Education invites families, high school students and staff to attend its first Choose Wellness event on January 30 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Alamitos Intermediate School, 12381 Dale Street, Garden Grove.
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GGUSD Honors More than 500 Employees for Years of Service

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
GGUSD honored 536 employees for their years of service at the 32nd Annual Employee Recognition Program on December 3rd at the Garden Grove Community Center.
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GGUSD Students Earn Free Thanksgiving Meals for Achieving Goals

Friday, November 22, 2019
Thirty Garden Grove Unified School District students from Clinton Elementary and Doig Intermediate schools received bags full of groceries for a free Thanksgiving meal as an incentive they earned for accomplishing their individual academic and personal goals.
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