Three Santiago band members in full uniform and their instruments.

Three Cavaliers to March in the 2018 Rose Parade

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
GGUSD students from Santiago High School’s marching band have been selected to perform in the 2018 Tournament of Roses Honor Band.

Heritage Elementary School Celebrates New 21st Century Learning Commons

Monday, October 23, 2017
Heritage Elementary School hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony last week to celebrate the opening of its brand new Learning Commons which features flexible seating to support 21st century learning.
Pacifica alumni reunited for 50th Reunion along with current students.

Pacifica High School’s First Graduating Class Returns for 50 Year Reunion

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Pacifica High School’s first graduating class, the Class of 1967, reunited October 6 through October 8 to celebrate their 50th high school reunion
Board members receiving check.

GGUSD Board of Education Thanks Orange County United Way for Partnership

Tuesday, October 3, 2017
During its September 19 meeting, GGUSD's Board of Education thanked the Orange County United Way for its strong partnership and support of numerous programs that prepare students with the academic and personal skills needed for lifelong success.
Teacher and students in Bolsa classroom.

Bolsa Grande High School Teacher Named Finalist for 2017 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science Teaching

Monday, October 2, 2017
GGUSD is pleased to announce that Bolsa Grande High School teacher Kathryn Beck was one of eight teachers from across the state to be named a finalist for the 2017 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
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.

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...

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.
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