Students creating a poster displaying "Cook Cares" in support of Hurricane Harvey.

Cook Elementary School Sends Help to School Destroyed by Hurricane Harvey

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Inspired by compassion, a group of GGUSD students from Cook Elementary School spearheaded a school-wide initiative to help students in Houston, Texas whose school had been devastated by Hurricane Harvey.
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Garden Grove Unified School District Students Show Growth on State Test

Thursday, September 28, 2017
GGUSD students demonstrated significant growth and exceeded state averages at all grade levels in both Math and English on the state’s Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments (SBAC) test.
Board member giving a speech to celebrate new Vietnamese dual language program.

GGUSD Celebrates the Successful Launch of Vietnamese Dual Language Program

Thursday, September 21, 2017
GGUSD held a “Going Global Launch Party” on Thursday, September 21, to celebrate the opening of the district’s first ever Vietnamese Dual Language Program at Murdy Elementary School.
National Merit Scholarship Program

Six GGUSD Students Named National Merit Semifinalists

Friday, September 15, 2017
Six students from Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) were named semifinalists in the 63rd annual National Merit Scholarship Program – a prestigious recognition earned by less than one percent of high school seniors nationwide.
Vietnamese prisoner of conscience along with his family and board members.

GGUSD Welcomes Recently Imprisoned Human Rights Activist

Thursday, September 14, 2017
GGUSD Board of Education members and district administrators hosted a special meeting today to welcome to the district Pastor Nguyễn Công Chính, a Vietnamese prisoner of conscience, who was recently released from an 11-year sentence in Vietnam.
Tables with wooden baskets filled with fruits and vegetables for the local community free of cost.

Peters Elementary School Launches Monthly Mobile Food Pantry for Community

Thursday, September 14, 2017
GGUSD has teamed up with Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County to bring a monthly Mobile School Pantry to Peters K-3 and Peters 4-6 elementary schools.
Board members and Monsoor family receiving new stadium recognition on the new stadium turf.

Thousands Attend Michael A. Monsoor Memorial Stadium Dedication

Monday, September 11, 2017
On Friday, September 8, GGUSD dedicated a brand new athletic stadium to Michael A. Monsoor, a 1999 Garden Grove High School graduate, tight-end on the school’s football team, elite Navy SEAL, and posthumous Congressional Medal of Honor recipient.
Virtual image of updated Garden Grove Monsoor Memorial Stadium.

GGUSD to Dedicate New Michael A. Monsoor Memorial Stadium to Fallen National Hero

Monday, August 28, 2017
On Friday, September 8 at 6:00 p.m., the Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) will hold a special dedication ceremony at the district’s new Michael A. Monsoor Memorial Stadium at Garden Grove High School, 11271 Stanford Avenue, Garden Grove.
Santiago High School principal.

Santiago High School Receives National Spotlight in Back-to-School Campaign

Wednesday, August 23, 2017
GGUSD's Santiago High School is receiving positive national attention in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s Back-to-School campaign.
GGUSD board members and administrators at the ribbon cutting of the updated Donald R. Wash Memorial Auditorium.

GGUSD Unveils Renovated Don Wash Auditorium with Ribbon Cutting

Friday, August 18, 2017
GGUSD's Board of Education held a special ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday for the reopening of the renovated Donald R. Wash Memorial Auditorium located on the campus of Garden Grove High School.
Student receiving recognition from 21st Century representative.

GGUSD Students Gain 21st Century Job Experience in Summer Internship Program

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Nearly 40 high school students from Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) spent six weeks of their summer break gaining 21st century job skills through a unique Summer Internship Program.
Several people gathered at the ribbon cutting of the new Family Resource Center.

GGUSD Opens New Family Resource Center

Wednesday, August 9, 2017
GGUSD hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today to celebrate the opening of the district’s new Family Resource Center which will connect families to important community resources.
Garden Grove High School student sporting her Harvard sweater.

Garden Grove High School Graduate Marissa Garcia to Attend Harvard University

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Garden Grove High School Class of 2017 graduate Marissa Garcia will move to Cambridge, Massachusetts to attend Harvard University in the fall.
Lincoln Education Center

Registration Set to Open for GGUSD’s Adult Career Pathway Program

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
GGUSD's Career & Technical Education will open registration on August 30 for a number of its adult education classes
Notice of Public Hearing

Public Hearing - Sufficient Textbooks and Instructional Materials

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT on the 15th day of August, 2017, the Board of Education of the Garden Grove Unified School District will hold a public hearing...
Directors of Student Services, Arthur Cummins

GGUSD Student Services Director Receives Leadership Award

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
GGUSD Director of Student Services Dr. Arthur Cummins was honored last week as a recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Safe School Educator award...
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GGUSD Expands School-Based Mental Health Resources

Saturday, July 8, 2017
As part of its ongoing efforts to expand school-based mental health services, GGUSD has hired Social Worker Clara D'Agostino to offer on-site support to high-need schools.
New Assistant Superintendent of Special Education, Valerie Shedd and new Director of Student Services, Matthew Lambert.

GGUSD Selects Valerie Shedd for Asst. Supt. of Special Education & Student Services

Friday, July 7, 2017
The Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) Board of Education approved Valerie Shedd as the new Assistant Superintendent of Special Education and Student Services, effective July 1. Shedd replaces Lorraine Rae who retired after 17 years of service to the district.
Four students performing in traditional Vietnamese attire.

GGUSD Announces Launch of New Vietnamese Dual Language Program at Murdy

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
At its June 27 Board of Education meeting, Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) highlighted its plans to launch a Vietnamese dual language immersion program beginning in the fall of the 2017-2018 school year. The program will be offered to all transitional kindergarten (TK) students at Murdy Elementary School, which has the highest percentage of native Vietnamese speakers.
High School student receiving diploma at graduation.

GGUSD Students Graduate with a Bright Future

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
At Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) schools, students receive a high quality education which equips them with the academic and personal skills needed for lifelong success. On June 19-20, the district graduated the Class of 2017 with more than 3,300 seniors who leave GGUSD’s eight high schools with plans for a bright future.
Board members prepping and serving lunch.

GGUSD Expands Free Summer Lunch Program

Monday, June 19, 2017
GGUSD is expanding its free Summer Meal program to better serve families in need and help ensure that children do not go hungry when school is not in session.
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GGUSD Initiates Plan to Develop Vietnamese Dual Language Program

Thursday, June 15, 2017
GGUSD is developing a dual language program in Vietnamese. The school district is in the process of hiring a K-6 Vietnamese Dual Language Development Preparation TOSA (Teacher on Special Assignment) and a K-6 Vietnamese Language Teacher.
Crowd encouraging special needs kids in special games.

GGUSD Special Needs Students Performed Olympic Feats at Special Games

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Approximately 600 GGUSD students with special needs competed in Olympic-style events at the 48th annual Special Games on June 9 at Bolsa Grande High School.
Simon scholars receiving recognition.

Garden Grove Unified Board of Education Recognizes Simon Scholars

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
GGUSD's Board of Education recognized 26 students from Garden Grove, Los Amigos, and Rancho Alamitos high schools who were named Class of 2019 Simon Scholars for their commitment to academic success and community service.
Two GGUSD member hold up 2017 School Employee Appreciation Night Banner at Angels Stadium.

GGUSD Employees Receive Grand Slam Recognition at Angel Stadium

Monday, June 12, 2017
GGUSD's six Classified Employees of the Year and three Teachers of the Year were honored at Angel Stadium for the 2017 School Employee Appreciation Night hosted by SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union last month
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