Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) was named a 2018 California Exemplary District, a prestigious recognition awarded to only 22 school districts across the state by the California Department of Education. The new award celebrates districts that have implemented model practices, which resulted in positive student outcomes. Additionally, eleven elementary schools in GGUSD were named 2018 California Distinguished Schools, a top honor for the state’s most inspiring public schools that demonstrate significant academic gains in narrowing the achievement gap.
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) is set to launch the Russell Elementary Language Academy beginning in 2018-2019. The new Spanish Dual Language Academy is the second of its kind in GGUSD and will meet a growing demand to provide students with a pathway to learn, read and write in both English and Spanish.
Pacifica High School senior Isaak Togia received the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) “Every Student Succeeding Award” at a special breakfast celebration held on March 9th at Bowers Museum in Santa Ana.
Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) has partnered with Code to the Future, the nation’s premier creator of computer science immersion schools, to launch the district’s first Computer Science Immersion Academy at Heritage Elementary School beginning in 2018-2019.
Three schools in Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) were recognized for earning the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Schoolwide Site of Distinction award for 2017-2018. Alamitos Intermediate School, Doig Intermediate School, and Santiago High School were among only five schools in Orange County to earn the national recognition for demonstrating the highest level of implementation of AVID’s college and career readiness program.
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. The Committee meets several times each year to provide public scrutiny and accountability for use of funds from Measure A, the $250 million bond measure approved in 2010 and Measure P, the $311 million bond measure approved in November 2016. The Committee has an opening for an individual who has a business background as well as a senior citizen representative.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT on the 5th day of March 2018 the Board of Education of the Garden Grove Unified School District of Orange County, California will hold a public hearing, regarding Developer Fees.
More than 300 elementary, intermediate, and high school students from Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) participated in the district’s fifth annual Latinos Unidos (LU) Leadership Conference.
Santiago High School students Mauricio Rey and Antonio Leana took home first place in the Orange County Auto Dealers Association (OCADA) High School Automotive Competition held at Kia Motors of American in Irvine on February 10th.
Bolsa Grande High School freshmen are taking on a six-week law school experience through a unique partnership between the high school and the Saturday Academy of Law (SAL) program at the University of California, Irvine (UCI).
This week, Bell Intermediate School was named to the 2017-2018 ‘Schools to Watch – Taking Center Stage’ program, the California Department of Education’s (CDE) top honor for high-performing middle schools
Austin Hedges, catcher of Major League Baseball’s San Diego Padres surprised the baseball program at Bolsa Grande High School with a generous donation of Under Armour baseball equipment valued at six thousand dollars.
GGUSD seventh through twelfth grade students and their parents are invited to the district’s 2018 Career Fair on Monday, January 22, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Rancho Alamitos High School gymnasiums.
GGUSD launched a social media campaign this week to showcase the district’s many homegrown employees. Those who are homegrown are employees who attended schools in the district as students before returning to become district employees.
More than 100 people attended a Memorial Dedication Ceremony hosted by GGUSD this week to name the district’s Family Resource Center after former Doig Intermediate School teacher Lloyd M. Stone on the third anniversary of his passing.