Art student receiving an award by board member.

Garden Grove Unified School District Hosts 39th Annual Art Show

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) hosted its 39th annual First Impressions Art Show to celebrate the creative talent of hundreds of students from all grade levels from preschool to high school.
Young students in costume performing the Jungle Book.

Garden Grove Unified School District Students to Perform Classic Disney Musicals

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Dozens of GGUSD students from five elementary schools are preparing to take the stage to perform some of their favorite Disney musicals thanks to a grant-funded partnership with the Segerstrom Center for the Arts and Disney Musicals in Schools.
GGUSD board members

GGUSD Board of Education Approves Safe and Welcoming Schools Resolution

Friday, February 24, 2017
At its February 21 meeting, the Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) Board of Education unanimously approved Resolution No. 20 reaffirming its ongoing commitment to safe and welcoming schools.
Three kindergarten students in their classroom.

Pre-Enrollment for Full-Day Transitional Kindergarten and Full-Day Kindergarten Begins February 22

Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Pre-enrollment for Fall 2017/18 full-day transitional kindergarten and full-day kindergarten classes in the Garden Grove Unified School District begins Wednesday, February 22.
Students surrounding their teacher happily smiling.

GGUSD Sends Valentine Message of Love to Teachers through Social Media Campaign

Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) launched the #WhyITeach social media campaign to celebrate the work of its more than 2,000 teachers and demonstrate appreciation for all they do to support the academic and personal success of students.
Several students in traditional Vietnamese clothing along with administrators and board members in front of a school bus that carried them through the Tet parade.

2017 Tet Parade

Sunday, February 5, 2017
Our bus full of GGUSD pride led the way during this year’s 2017 Little Saigon Tet Parade as we celebrated and honored the Lunar New Yea
Pacifica student

Pacifica High School Student Delivers Winning Speech in Washington D.C.

Friday, February 3, 2017
Pacifica High School senior Megan McCall’s inspiring speech, which encourages students to self-advocate for academic financial aid, was selected among the winning speeches as part of the American Soapbox Initiative.
Two students sharing spelling be trophies with board members.

GGUSD Names Irvine Intermediate Student Champion of District Spelling Bee

Monday, January 30, 2017
Irvine Intermediate School seventh grader Genevie Nguyen earned the title of champion of the district’s 30th Annual Spelling Bee for seventh and eighth grade students.
Doig avid students celebrate as they hold National Demonstration School banner.

Garden Grove Unified Schools Named National Models for AVID

Friday, January 27, 2017
Garden Grove Unified School District’s Doig Intermediate School and Santiago High School were officially re-validated as AVID (Advanced Via Individual Determination) National Demonstration Schools last week.
Three Grove students at their graduation ceremony.

Garden Grove High School to Offer College Board’s AP Capstone Program

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Garden Grove High School is one of only 1,000 schools worldwide that has been selected to implement the College Board’s AP CapstoneTM program in the fall of 2017.
Garden Grove high school hosting an assembly in the school gym.

Garden Grove Unified School District Expands Scholarship Program for Students

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The Simon Family Foundation is expanding the number of college scholarships it will provide to students at Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) this year.
Student athlete and coach receive award of character by board member and administrators.

GGUSD Board of Education Recognizes Coaches and Athletes of Character

Thursday, January 19, 2017
During its January 17 meeting, 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.
Student participating in the Career Fair enjoying a engineering creation.

Garden Grove Unified School District Hosts Career Fair for Students and Parents

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) students and their parents are invited to the district’s annual Career Fair on Monday, January 23, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Bolsa Grande High School gymnasium, 9401 Westminster Ave., Garden Grove.
Three students participating and networking at Latinos Unidos Leadership Conference.

GGUSD’s Annual Latinos Unidos Leadership Conference Attracts 300+ Students

Friday, January 13, 2017
More than 300 intermediate and high school students from Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) participated in the district’s fourth annual Latinos Unidos (LU) Leadership Conference at California State University
GGUSD

Public Hearing for Easement at Pacifica High School

Friday, January 6, 2017
In accordance with Education Code section 17558, the Governing Board ("Board") of the Garden Grove Unified School District ("District") will hold a public hearing...
Russell student sharing their secret santa gifts they received with Russell Elementary administrators.

Russell Elementary School Students Receive Holiday Gifts from Secret Santa

Thursday, January 5, 2017
Hundreds of students from Russell Elementary School received holiday gifts from a group of secret Santa’s.
Santiago teachers celebrating recognition as Outstanding Teacher of America with other teachers, administrators and board members of GGUSD.

Santiago Teacher Named Outstanding Teacher of America

Friday, December 16, 2016
The Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) Board of Education recognized Santiago High School teacher Sheri Zoratti at its December 13 meeting for being named a Carlston Family Foundation Outstanding Teacher of America.
Santiago principal swearing in Walter Muneton as new board member.

Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education Holds Swearing-In Ceremony

Wednesday, December 14, 2016
At its December 13 meeting, GGUSD held a swearing-in ceremony, marking the beginning of a four-year term for newly-elected trustees Walter Muneton and Dina Nguyen, as well as returning trustee Teri Rocco.
GGUSD assistant superintendent recognizes employee for years of service.

GGUSD Honors Employees for Years of Service

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
GGUSD honored 519 employees for their years of service at the 29th Annual Employee Recognition Program on December 6th at the Garden Grove Community Meeting Center.
Superintendent with kindergarten student at holiday event.

Pacifica High School Students to Adopt Kindergarteners for Unique Holiday Event

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Pacifica High School students will adopt more than 300 preschool and kindergarten students for a morning of holiday fun as part of its beloved, annual Adopt-A-Child event on Wednesday, December 14.
Young students working on tablets.

Thousands of GGUSD Students Get Techy with Hour of Code

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Thousands of elementary, intermediate, and high school students at more than 20 schools throughout Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) gained a whole host of computer science skills by participating in “The Hour of Code™"
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GGUSD Food Service Employees Have Something Special on the Menu This Holiday Season

Friday, December 2, 2016
GGUSD's Food Services Department will serve happiness and joy as they deliver toys and gifts, in partnership with Project Dignity, to homeless children on the morning of December 17.
Principal receiving statewide award by GGUSD members.

Garden Grove Unified School District Principal Honored with Statewide Award

Friday, November 18, 2016
Principal Marcie Griffith with the news that she had been selected as this year’s recipient of the California Association for the Gifted (CAG) Distinguished Service Award.
Lake students ready to perform with donated instruments.

Lake Intermediate School Receives Generous Donation of Instruments

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Lake Intermediate School was presented with a donation of musical instruments from The Philharmonic Society on November 3. Content
Lorena Sanchez

Garden Grove Unified School District Administrator Receives LULAC Award

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
GGUSD Executive Director of K-12 Educational Services Dr. Lorena Luna Sanchez is one of five women being honored as “Orange County Women of the Year” by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Santa Ana Council #147.
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