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GGUSD Continues to Offer Low Cost Meal Options to Students

Thursday, January 24, 2019
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) continues to offer the lowest meal prices among Orange County school districts and this year, the district has expanded opportunities for students to take advantage of reduced price and free meal options.
Rancho Alamitos at the Athletes and Coaches of Character Award Presentation.

GGUSD Honors 2019 Athletes and Coaches of Character

Friday, January 18, 2019
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 15 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.
Students take a closer look at automotive parts as part of an interactive display during the 2018 GGUSD Career Fair.

Annual GGUSD Career Fair Aims to Help Students Discover Their Career Path

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
The Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) will be hosting its 2019 Career Fair at Bolsa Grande High School on February 13, starting at 5:30 p.m. The event provides students from seventh grade through high school with an opportunity to discover great careers in the business, computer science, digital media arts, education, engineering, hospitality, automotive technology, public safety, and medical fields.
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GGUSD Board of Education Holds Swearing-In Ceremony and Selects President and Vice President

Thursday, December 20, 2018
At its December 18 meeting, the Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) Board of Education held a swearing-in ceremony for Bob Harden who was re-elected during the November 2018 election and Lan Nguyen who was appointed to the position due to running unopposed.  The oath of office was administered by California State Assemblyman Tyler Diep.
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La Quinta’s Hall of Fame Night Honors Legacy of Legendary Baseball Coach

Tuesday, December 18, 2018
La Quinta High School held its third annual Hall of Fame Night on Thursday, December 13, as staff, students, and community members gathered to honor legendary La Quinta CIF-champion coach Dave Demarest as well as La Quinta alumni and professional baseball player Brandon Laird.
Alamitos Celebrates Its AVID National Demonstration Honor

Alamitos Intermediate School Named AVID National Demonstration School

Monday, December 10, 2018
Alamitos Intermediate School was named an AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) National Demonstration School last week. Less than 200 schools across the nation and a select few in Orange County earn the prestigious designation, which signifies exemplary school-wide implementation of AVID’s proven college readiness systems and strategies.
Monroe staff and board of education members accepting Golden Bell Award

Monroe Elementary Language Academy Receives Statewide Recognition

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Monroe Elementary Language Academy was honored for its outstanding Spanish dual language immersion program during the 2018 Golden Bell Awards ceremony at the California School Board Association (CSBA) Conference in San Francisco last week. Monroe was one of only two dual language schools out of 400 across the state to receive this prestigious award.
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GGUSD Offers Free Testing for Gifted and Talented Education Program

Friday, November 9, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) is proud to offer free Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program testing for students who live within GGUSD boundaries.
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.
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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