Los Amigos marching band during 2017 Showcase of Bands

GGUSD Presents the 2018 Showcase of Bands

Friday, November 9, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) marching bands will put their musical performance skills on display when they take the field at the annual “Showcase of Bands” on Wednesday, November 14, at 6 p.m. at Bolsa Grande High School.
Cook assembly for Blue Ribbon Award

Cook Elementary School Earns Top National Recognition for Student Success

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
The California Department of Education announced this week that Garden Grove Unified School District’s (GGUSD) Cook Elementary School was named a 2018 National Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) Distinguished School.
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GGUSD to Offer Discounted ACT/SAT Prep Courses

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) is offering ACT and SAT Prep Courses to help eleventh grade students prepare for the ACT and SAT exams which are administered in the spring.
GGUSD Celebrates District’s First-Ever Computer Science Academy with Ribbon-Cutting

GGUSD Celebrates District’s First-Ever Computer Science Academy

Friday, November 2, 2018
Hundreds of parents and students joined together yesterday to celebrate the successful start of Garden Grove Unified School District’s (GGUSD) first-ever Computer Science Academy.  The Launch Party was held at the newly named Heritage Computer Science Academy, which opened this year, transforming the traditional elementary school into a 21st century academy infused with next generation technology and innovative instruction.
GGUSD Students Showcase New Water Conservation Initiatives

GGUSD Students Showcase New Water Conservation Initiatives

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District hosted a student showcase yesterday to highlight new water conservation initiatives that have transformed student learning at Bolsa Grande High School, Los Amigos High School, and Santiago High School.
Rosita receives air conditioning

Garden Grove Unified School District Announces Air Conditioning Schedule

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District’s Board of Education is pleased to announce its schedule to complete air conditioning (a/c) in all schools by 2020.  Currently 56 campuses have school-wide air conditioning with the remaining 12 schools set to receive a/c during the summer of 2019 and 2020.
Preschool at Clinton Corner

GGUSD Hosts Community Resource and Health Fair for Parents of Preschoolers

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) invites parents of preschoolers to attend its 2018 Community Resource & Health Fair on Wednesday, October 17, from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Clinton Corner Family Campus.
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GGUSD’s 2018-2019 Annual Report to Community Highlights Academic Gains

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) this week published its 2018-2019 Annual Report to the community, which highlights the district’s many accolades for high academic achievements as well as its areas of continued focus.
Students meet with recruiters at annual College Fair.

GGUSD to Host College Fair at Great Wolf Lodge

Monday, October 1, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District will host a 2018 College Fair on Monday, October 8 to give high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to meet with recruiters and admissions officers from more than 100 colleges, including in-state and out-of-state universities.
National Merit Semifinalists

GGUSD Students Honored as National Merit Semifinalists

Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Two students from Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) were named semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program. Nghiem Pham of Garden Grove High School and Jennifer P. Pham of La Quinta High School received the prestigious recognition earned by less than one percent of high school seniors nationwide.
Rancho Alamitos mental health club

Garden Grove Unified School District Bolsters Mental Health Resources

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District has expanded its mental health resources to provide greater social emotional support for all students.
Mobile Food Pantry at Peters

Garden Grove Unified School District Expands Mobile Food Pantry Program

Friday, September 7, 2018
arden Grove Unified School District has expanded its Mobile School Food Pantry program, which launched last year at Peters K-3 and Peters 4-6 elementary schools in partnership with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County.  During the 2018-2019 school year, the mobile food pantry program will be offered again at Peters Elementary School, and also at Heritage Elementary Computer Science Immersion Academy and Violette Elementary School.
La Quinta counseling team

La Quinta High School Receives Top Award for Helping Students Attend College

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District’s La Quinta High School was recognized with a top award for its exemplary work in helping students secure financial aid and achieve their goals of attending college.
Voices of Hope Children's Choir

GGUSD Students and Parent Make Semi-Finals on NBC’s America’s Got Talent

Friday, August 31, 2018
Six students from Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) are currently competing on NBC’s hit show America’s Got Talent as part of the Voices of Hope Children’s Choir, a spectacular group of 70 students ranging in age from five to seventeen.  GGUSD parent Michael Ketterer is also a contestant on the show as a solo vocalist. Both acts earned coveted spots on the show’s semi-finals which will air September 4th.
First Day of School Student Photo from Hazard Elementary

GGUSD Begins 2018-2019 School Year with Increased Opportunities for Students

Wednesday, August 29, 2018
The 2018-2019 school year began on August 29 with increased opportunities for students at Garden Grove Unified School District.  Administrators, teachers, and staff rolled out the red carpet at several schools and welcomed students with smiles, cheers, posters, high-fives and festive photo booths to celebrate the first day of school.
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Notice of Public Hearing - Availability and Certification of 2018-19 Textbooks and Instructional Materials

Monday, August 27, 2018
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT on the 18th day of September, 2018, the Board of Education of the Garden Grove Unified School District will hold a public hearing...
Los Amigos student Katherine Garcia is getting hands-on career experience at Healthy Smiles

GGUSD and Orange County United Way Team Up to Offer Summer Internship Program

Friday, July 13, 2018
More than 40 GGUSD students are engaging in a powerful summer internship experience through Orange County United Way’s Youth Career Connections program
Santiago High School students gathered in a grassy field proudly displaying a colorful plastic parachute they designed for environmental advocacy."

Santiago Students Advocate for the Environment Through National Art Project

Thursday, June 28, 2018
GGUSD students from Santiago High School recently participated in “Parachutes for the Planet,” a national movement that invites students to come together and use their artistic talents to express concern for protecting our natural environment.
Student at graduation ceremony

Three GGUSD Graduates Receive Full-Ride from Angels Baseball Foundation

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Three graduates from GGUSD's Class of 2018 were selected to receive full-ride college scholarships from the Angels Baseball Foundation.
Lake Intermediate student.

Lake Intermediate School Graduate Dances Her Way to National Spotlight

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Lake Intermediate School eighth grade graduate Destinee Mayares is not only a top scholar and straight-A student, she is also a talented dancer currently competing on NBC’s hit dance competition series, World of Dance.
Los Amigos students at their high school graduation.

GGUSD’s Class of 2018 Boasts Successful College-Bound Scholars

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
GGUSD graduated more than 3,500 high schools seniors during the district’s eight high school commencement ceremonies held June 14 and June 15.
Members of the board of education and administrators of the district honor the valedictorians and salutatorians of class of 2018.

GGUSD Celebrates Its Class of 2018 Valedictorians and Salutatorians

Friday, June 8, 2018
The Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education extends its heartfelt congratulations the Class of 2018 valedictorians and salutatorians on their impressive academic and personal achievements.
Scholarship recipient while class is in session.

GGUSD Teacher Receives Prestigious Fulbright Scholarship for Vietnam Teaching Exchange Program

Thursday, June 7, 2018
GGUSD Vietnamese language teacher Phuong Thao Dinh of McGarvin Intermediate School has received a grant from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to teach abroad in Vietnam during the summer.
4 pieces of artwork from students.

Artwork from 18 GGUSD Students Will Be Displayed in South Korea

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
Twenty pieces of artwork from eighteen GGUSD students in transitional kindergarten through twelfth grade was requested by the Sister City Association of Garden Grove to be displayed in its sister city, Anyang, Republic of South Korea for the summer.
5 female students displaying their creation of a shoe compartment.

Four GGUSD Student Teams Excel at Countywide Innovation Contest

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
GGUSD led the way in innovation at the 2018 ocMaker Challenge with more teams that placed in the STEAM-based competition than any district in Orange County.