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All seven of Del Mar High School’s History Day L.A. contestants will advance to the state competition, to be held May 10-12, for their projects on redlining. 

Gabrielino High School seniors Carlos Pondevida and Kevin Quach – who both have aspirations to work in the medial field – have been named 2019 National Merit Scholarship finalists.

San Gabriel Unified School District’s transitional kindergarten and kindergarten programs jumpstart learning with developmentally appropriate curriculum.

Students spend their lunch relaxing with stress-relief coloring activities in the gym during Gabrielino High School’s third Mental Health Day of the year on Feb. 13.

Washington Elementary students learn safety tips for arriving and leaving school during the PBIS kickoff event on Feb. 5.

Fourth-grader Shannon Yan was awarded first place, fifth-grader Miley Trinh was awarded second place and fifth-grader Warren Lukman was awarded third place in the Coolidge Elementary Spelling Bee on Feb. 1.

Jefferson Middle School orchestra students Sasha Sengelmann and David Wang were selected to the exclusive Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association’s Middle School Orchestra.

Wilson Elementary students place painted handprints on the playground on Jan. 19 during the school’s first Beautification Day. 

Wilson Elementary students plant succulents in the school’s garden areas during a Beautification Day on Jan. 19. 

Jefferson Middle School eighth-grader Wang was named to the California Choral Directors Association (CCDA) Junior High/Ninth Grade All-State Honor Choir for the second year in a row. Wang will perform with the choir on March 16 at St. Joseph’s Cathedral in San Jose.

Jefferson Middle School music teacher and choir director Rachel Chew conducts students singing “Under Winter Moon” for patients, doctors and staff at City of Hope’s Helford Hospital on Dec. 21. 

Supported by an award-winning music immersion program, Roosevelt Elementary students improved their performance on California’s English language arts and mathematics standardized tests for the third year in a row. 

Gabrielino High School students, alongside Gabrielino Principal Sharron Heinrich, colored intricate mandalas as soothing music filled the quad during the school’s second Mental Health Awareness Day of the year on Nov. 15. Students engaged in mindfulness activities and learned techniques for anxiety and stress management.  

Jefferson ASB eighth-graders Nathan Kan and Amy Yang prepped Jefferson Middle School’s quad for College Day by setting up maypoles with hoops on top for a football throwing contest; winners received candy to enjoy with their hot dog lunch. 

Ashley Tarin talked to Jefferson Middle School students about the benefits of community college, specifically Citrus College, where according to Tarin tuition for California residents is free. 

Gabrielino High art teacher Emmett Suess and students show off ornaments they created to adorn California’s Christmas tree in the 2018 National Christmas tree experience on the Ellipse in President’s Park in Washington, D.C.

Ornaments painted by Gabrielino High art students will represent California in the 2018 National Christmas tree experience on the Ellipse in President’s Park in Washington, D.C.

Gabrielino High senior Thomas Chung and Del Mar High senior Armando Talamantes will serve as San Gabriel Unified’s 2018-19 Governing Board student representatives.

Roosevelt Elementary students await the results of the costume contest during the school’s Trunk-or-Treat Halloween celebration on Oct. 20.

Washington Elementary students show off matching face paintings at the school’s annual Fall Festival on Oct. 20.

Coolidge Elementary students try out the school’s new friendship bench, which provides students a quiet place to get to know one another and build friendships. The bench was unveiled Oct. 3 as part of the school’s inaugural Friendship Week.

Gabrielino High’s Associated Student Body officers pose under a poster promoting social connection during the school’s Mental Health Awareness Day, held Sept. 26. 

Roosevelt Elementary students collect new school supplies donated by Copper Moose Fitness on Aug. 24.

Wilson Elementary students listen as Principal Ivonne Contreras welcomes them for the 2018-19 year on Aug. 20. 

Gabrielino High’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) program advanced six students to the National Leadership Conference in early July. 

Gabrielino High School’s efforts to promote college readiness and boost student achievement have earned a silver medal ranking on U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 Best High School list. 

Gabrielino High seniors wait to receive their diplomas during the school’s commencement ceremony on June 6

Del Mar High School students celebrate their successful pursuit of a diploma during the continuation school’s graduation ceremony on June 7.

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On Saturday, May 26th, 2018 the San Gabriel Police Department is hosting a free bicycle tune-up event for residents of San Gabriel who haven't pulled their bicycles out of the garage in a while. Anybody who rolls by the public works facility at 917 East Grand Ave., San Gabriel CA 91776 between 9:30am and 12:30pm that day can take advantage of free bicycle washes and tune-ups, including tuning derailleurs, pumping tires, and tightening brake cables.

Mark your Calendars! Join the San Gabriel Police Department in celebrating the 24th Annual "National Night Out Against Crime" event which will take place on Tuesday, August 7,2018 from 5:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. at the Historic Mission District 320 South Mission Drive, San Gabriel CA 91776.

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San Gabriel Unified Selects New Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services

San Gabriel Unified School District has selected Jim Symonds to serve as assistant superintendent of educational services, starting in 2019-20. Symonds, who has served as McKinley Elementary’s principal in San Gabriel Unified since 2014, brings more than 29 years of public education experience to his new role. Click on the story headline to read more.

Enrollment for Early Learning Programs

Student poses for a picture with her glittery art project.

San Gabriel Unified School District has opened enrollment for its kindergarten and transitional kindergarten programs, providing robust early learning opportunities and preparation for the social and academic rigor of elementary school. Click on the story headline to read more.

Schools Embrace Program to Promote Positive Behavior

Teachers, staff, and students hurdled together to participate in PBIS strategies.

SGUSD is exploring strategies to cultivate positive school environments through Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) program, which helps educators define, teach and support appropriate student behaviors. Click on the story headline to read more.

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