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.
Members of the school district promote free meals for summer.

GGUSD Set to Offer Free Summer Meals

Friday, June 1, 2018
GGUSD will offer a free Summer Meal program to serve families in our community and help ensure that children do not go hungry when school is not in session.
Murdy students and teacher present donation to veteran accompanied by his dog.

Murdy Elementary School's Gratitude Project Honors Real Life Heroes

Friday, June 1, 2018
Sixth grade students from Murdy Elementary School concluded a yearlong study about the power of gratitude with a special celebration May 31 that honored a group of heroes who have overcome life’s greatest challenges.
Bus driver along side her bus.

GGUSD Celebrates Classified Employee Week

Monday, May 21, 2018
GGUSD is celebrating its more than 2,000 classified employees during Classified Employee Week from May 21 through May 25.
Young students along with their teacher celebrating with fun props.

Forty GGUSD Schools Named to Honor Roll for High Student Achievement

Friday, May 18, 2018
GGUSD this week was named a California Honor Roll District and 40 of its schools were named 2017-2018 California Honor Rolls Schools, earning recognition for high achievement in student success.
Scholarship recipients at the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Stadium.

Three GGUSD Students Recognized as Angels Scholars

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Ten Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) students were recognized during the Orange County Department of Education’s AVID Eighth Grade Standout Ceremony held May 7 at Angel Stadium. GGUSD is proud to announce that three GGUSD students were selected as Angels Scholars and awarded $10,000 in college scholarships. This is a prestigious recognition that was only awarded to six students across all of Orange County.
Members of Garden Grove School District.

GGUSD Recognized by OCDE as Leaders in Language Learning

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
At its sixth annual Language Leaner Celebration, the Orange County Department of Education awarded Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) the 2018 Advocacy Leadership award for the district’s outstanding cultural and linguistic responsiveness to English learners and emerging bilingual students.
GGUSD educators.

Three GGUSD Educators Receive Awards as Stars in Arts Education

Friday, May 11, 2018
The Orange County Music and Arts Administrators recognized three Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) educators for making a difference in the lives of students through arts education during a special awards ceremony at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on May 9.
La Quinta students celebrating Best High schools ranking.

All Seven GGUSD High Schools Named to U.S. News and World Report’s Elite Rankings of America’s Best High Schools

Thursday, May 10, 2018
All seven of Garden Grove Unified School District’s (GGUSD) comprehensive high schools earned a spot on the U.S. News and World Report's elite rankings of America's Best High Schools in 2018.
Teacher and student smiling at each other in the classroom.

Garden Grove Unified School District Celebrates Its Amazing Teachers

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) schools are hosting a variety of special events this week to honor their teachers for their dedication to the success of the district’s approximately 43,000 students. The events are held in recognition of California’s Day of the Teacher on Wednesday, May 9 and national teacher appreciation week.
Bolsa Grande Students displaying their Engineering Design.

Bolsa Grande Students Earn First Place at Engineering Design Competition

Friday, May 4, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) students from Bolsa Grande High School won first place in the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) National Engineer Design Competition last month.
Two Pacifica students displaying the college they are committing to.

GGUSD High Schools Celebrate College Bound Seniors with Signing Day Events

Thursday, May 3, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) high schools celebrated their college-bound seniors this week with fun College Signing Day events, complete with music, cake, and photo stations to capture photos of students proudly holding signs displaying which college they plan to attend.
Several bus drivers and GGUSD administrators displaying awards and trophies won.

GGUSD Bus Drivers Ride Away with Top Awards

Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) bus drivers were recognized at the May 1 Board of Education meeting for their success in the 2018 Bus Roadeo, a regional competition that tests drivers’ knowledge and abilities in safe bus driving.