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GGUSD’s 52nd Special Games Celebrates Abilities of All Students

Monday, May 22, 2023
Approximately 800 Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) students with disabilities competed in Olympic-style competitions during the district’s 52nd annual Special Games on May 19 at the stadium at Bolsa Grande High School.
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GGUSD Teacher Receives 2023 Music Teachers of Excellence Award

Friday, May 12, 2023
Garden Grove Unified School District Choir Teacher Dr. Nora Hernández is being recognized by the Country Music Association Foundation at the 2023 Music Teachers of Excellence Awards on September 19 in Nashville.
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GGUSD Board of Education Honors Class of 2023 Valedictorians

Thursday, May 4, 2023
The Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) Board of Education celebrated the district’s 14 Class of 2023 high school valedictorians during its meeting on May 3 with a video spotlight of each of the accomplished scholars.
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GGUSD Celebrates College-Bound Seniors

Friday, April 28, 2023
Garden Grove Unified School District’s eight high schools are celebrating hundreds of college-bound seniors with festive College Signing Day events, complete with music, cake, student performances, and photo stations.
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GGUSD Receives National Recognition for Music Education Five Years in a Row

Monday, April 24, 2023
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) has been honored with the 2023 Best Communities for Music Education Award, a national distinction presented to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in providing music access and education to all students.
AVID Senior Standouts

GGUSD’s AVID Students Earn College Scholarships

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Twelve AVID seniors from Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) were awarded more than $95,000 in college scholarships during the 2023 AVID Senior Standout Recognition & Scholarship Presentation hosted on April 18 by the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE).
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Garden Grove High School Students Showcase Winning App in D.C.

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Three Garden Grove High School students traveled to Washington D.C. this week to showcase an app they developed at the #HouseofCode Festival, the most prestigious STEM event for student coders in the nation.
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GGUSD Invites All Families to Choose Wellness Event on May 4

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Garden Grove Unified School District invites families, students and staff to attend its Choose Wellness event on Thursday, May 4 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Bolsa Grande High School, 9401 Westminster Avenue in Garden Grove.
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Parent University Classes to begin on April 17

Tuesday, April 11, 2023
The Garden Grove Unified School District invites all parents/guardians to participate in the upcoming virtual Parent University program in partnership with Fresno State University.
Stephanie Haddock, Gabriela Mafi, Monique Becerra, Stephanie Heflin, Ivy Trac

GGUSD Teacher Selected as Semifinalist for Orange County Teacher of the Year

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Today Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) Superintendent Dr. Gabriela Mafi and Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education Dr. Stephanie Heflin made a surprise visit to Alamitos Intermediate School to congratulate Monique Becerra on being named a semifinalist in the 2024 Orange County Department of Education Teacher of the Year Program.
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GGUSD Issues Strategic Plan Survey

Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Beginning this week, Garden Grove Unified School District is issuing its annual Strategic Plan Survey to students in third through twelfth grades as well as to all GGUSD families.
GGHS Cooking Up Change Winners

Garden Grove High School Culinary Arts Students Cook Up a Win

Friday, March 24, 2023
A team of culinary arts pathway students from Garden Grove High School placed first at the 10th annual Cooking up Change event hosted by Kid Healthy Greater Orange County on Thursday, March 16 at the Northgate Gonzalez Markets headquarters in Anaheim.
Excelsior Elementary recognized as 2023 Distinguished School

GGUSD Board Approves Resolution Recognizing 10 CA Distinguished Schools

Thursday, March 23, 2023
At its meeting on March 21, the Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education approved Resolution No. 22 recognizing ten of its schools for earning the 2023 California Distinguished Schools award, eight of which were denied the award from the state based solely on COVID-19 absences.
Superintendent's Award Winner Danya Reyna

GGUSD Student Artists Honored at 45th Annual First Impressions Art Show

Monday, March 20, 2023
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) hosted its 45th annual First Impressions Art Show to celebrate the creative talent of hundreds of students from all grade levels from preschool to high school.
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GGUSD IT Programmer Named Orange County Classified Employee of the Year

Monday, March 20, 2023
Garden Grove Unified School District employee Manjit Charaia, who has served as a Senior Programmer Analyst in the district’s Information Technology Department for more than six years, was named an Orange County Finalist for the Orange County Department of Education’s 2023 Classified Employee of the Year program.
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GGUSD Invites Families to Roadmap to Success Event

Friday, March 10, 2023
The Garden Grove Unified School District invites students in sixth through twelfth grades and their families to GGUSD’s Roadmap to Success event on Monday, March 20, 2023 from 4:30 – 7:30pm.
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GGUSD Seeks Volunteers for Bond Oversight Committee

Thursday, March 9, 2023
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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GGUSD Invites Community to Art in the Park

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) and the City of Garden Grove invite the community to attend their 5th Annual art festival, Art in the Park, on Saturday, March 18, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Village Green Park, 12732 Main Street, Garden Grove.
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GGUSD Parent University Classes Begin March 6th

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
The Garden Grove Unified School District invites all parents/guardians to participate in the upcoming virtual Parent University program in partnership with Fresno State University.
Woodbury Unified PE Celebration

Woodbury Elementary Celebrates Recognition as Unified Champion School

Friday, February 24, 2023
Woodbury Elementary School has earned the recognition as a Unified Champion School by the Special Olympics of Southern California for its unified physical education program that brings general education and special education students together for physical education activities.
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Northcutt Fifth Grade Student Wins GGUSD Spelling Bee

Thursday, February 23, 2023
Northcutt Elementary School fifth grade student Joaquin Ablis was named champion of Garden Grove Unified School District’s 35th Annual Spelling Bee for elementary students held on February 22 at the Edgar District Meeting Center.
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GGUSD Recognizes Ten Distinguished Schools Despite State’s Unfair Eligibility Criteria

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Allen and Cook elementary schools in the Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) were honored by the California Department of Education as California Distinguished Schools at the 2023 California School Recognition Award Ceremony held at Disneyland Resort last Thursday.
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GGUSD to Host Job Fair on March 2

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Garden Grove Unified School District is hosting a Job Fair on Thursday, March 2nd from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. to promote in-demand job opportunities at the award-winning school district.
GGUSD Opens Registration for Expanded Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten Programs

GGUSD Opens Registration for Expanded Preschool and Transitional Kindergarten Programs

Thursday, February 16, 2023
Beginning February 8, Garden Grove Unified School District has opened registration for the 2023-2024 school year for families enrolling children in Preschool, Transitional Kindergarten (TK) and Kindergarten.
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GGUSD Adds School Resource Officer for Westminster Schools

Thursday, February 16, 2023
This week, Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) welcomed Westminster Police Officer Omar Ayala-Campos as the newest member of the district’s School Resource Officer (SRO) team.
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