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GGUSD Launches Helpline to Support Students and Families during COVID-19

Thursday, May 14, 2020
This week, Garden Grove Unified School District launched a helpline to provide families and students with another layer of support during the current COVID-19 health crisis.  The helpline phone number is 714-598-6366 and is staffed by a friendly GGUSD employee from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
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GGUSD Announces Winners of Choose Wellness Video Competition

Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) students from the district’s eight high schools participated in a Choose Wellness campaign video contest, competing for cash prizes.
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Los Amigos High School Staff Collects $10,000 to Help Families During COVID-19 Crisis

Thursday, May 7, 2020
The staff at Los Amigos High School in Garden Grove Unified School District collected $10,000, mostly of their own money, to help their students and families who are facing financial hardship because of the coronavirus crisis.
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U.S. News and World Report Names GGUSD High Schools among Nation’s Best

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
For the third year in a row, 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.
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Five GGUSD Schools Recognized as America’s Best Urban Schools

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Five elementary schools in the Garden Grove Unified School District were recognized with America’s Best Urban Schools awards from the National Center for Urban School Transformation.
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GGUSD Named Among Nation’s Best in Music Education for 2nd Year

Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) has received the 2020 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.
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GGUSD Donates N95 Masks to UCI and CHOC in Fight Against COVID-19

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
Garden Grove Unified School District officials delivered more than 1,400 N95 masks and 1,700 surgical-style masks to University of California, Irvine (UCI) Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) today to help in the fight against COVID-19.
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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.
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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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