Garden Grove Unified School District to Host Virtual High School Graduations
Tuesday, June 2, 2020Garden Grove Unified School District will host virtual high school graduation ceremonies on June 11-12 to celebrate more than 3,300 students in the graduating Class of 2020 from the district’s eight high schools. With the help of Hollywood producers and VEGO Pictures, each high school will host a virtual livestream ceremony or Gradcast complete with inspirational speeches from students, principals and board members, performances, and an interactive chat feature.
Eleven GGUSD Schools Earn Distinction as No Place for Hate Schools
Monday, June 1, 2020Eleven schools in the Garden Grove Unified School District earned the distinction as “No Place for Hate Schools,” from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for school-wide efforts during the 2019-2020 school year to promote a positive school culture and climate built on values like inclusivity, kindness, and respect.
GGUSD Board of Education Congratulates its Classified Employees and Teachers of the Year
Friday, May 22, 2020The Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education congratulates the district’s nine nominees for the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) 2020 Classified Employees of the Year program and 2021 Teachers of the Year program.
Gilbert Elementary School PAL Program Recognized Among Best in the County
Wednesday, May 20, 2020Gilbert Elementary School was honored by the Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) for its Outstanding PAL (Peer Assistance Leadership) program for the 2019-2020 school year.
Garden Grove Education Association Honors Five GGUSD Seniors With Scholarships
Tuesday, May 19, 2020Five Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) high school seniors have been chosen as recipients of $2,000 scholarships thanks to the Garden Grove Education Association (GGEA) scholarship committee.
GGUSD Celebrates its College-Bound Seniors
Friday, May 15, 2020GGUSD launched a social media campaign celebrating its college-bound seniors in alignment with national College Signing Day. GGUSD is posting the #GGUSDCollegeBound senior selfies on its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts, and the district website at www.ggusd.us/collegeboundin2020.
Three GGUSD Students Receive Scholarships From Angels Baseball Foundation
Friday, May 15, 2020Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) is proud to announce that three GGUSD students were selected as Angels Scholars and awarded $10,000 in college scholarships. This is a prestigious recognition for students in the AVID program.
GGUSD Launches Helpline to Support Students and Families during COVID-19
Thursday, May 14, 2020This week, Garden Grove Unified School District launched a helpline to provide families and students with another layer of support during the current COVID-19 health crisis. The helpline phone number is 714-598-6366 and is staffed by a friendly GGUSD employee from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
GGUSD Announces Winners of Choose Wellness Video Competition
Wednesday, May 13, 2020Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) students from the district’s eight high schools participated in a Choose Wellness campaign video contest, competing for cash prizes.
Los Amigos High School Staff Collects $10,000 to Help Families During COVID-19 Crisis
Thursday, May 7, 2020The staff at Los Amigos High School in Garden Grove Unified School District collected $10,000, mostly of their own money, to help their students and families who are facing financial hardship because of the coronavirus crisis.
U.S. News and World Report Names GGUSD High Schools among Nation’s Best
Tuesday, April 28, 2020For the third year in a row, all seven of Garden Grove Unified School District’s (GGUSD) comprehensive high schools earned a spot on the U.S. News and World Report's elite rankings of America's Best High Schools.
Five GGUSD Schools Recognized as America’s Best Urban Schools
Tuesday, April 21, 2020Five elementary schools in the Garden Grove Unified School District were recognized with America’s Best Urban Schools awards from the National Center for Urban School Transformation.
GGUSD Named Among Nation’s Best in Music Education for 2nd Year
Tuesday, April 14, 2020Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) has received the 2020 Best Communities for Music Education Award, a national distinction presented to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in providing music access and education to all students.
GGUSD Donates N95 Masks to UCI and CHOC in Fight Against COVID-19
Wednesday, April 8, 2020Garden Grove Unified School District officials delivered more than 1,400 N95 masks and 1,700 surgical-style masks to University of California, Irvine (UCI) Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) today to help in the fight against COVID-19.
GGUSD Suspends In-Person Class through June 12
Thursday, April 2, 2020Garden Grove Unified School District’s Board of Education took action to extend the suspension of in-person classes through the end of the school year, June 12.
GGUSD Board of Education Extends Suspension of In-Person Class through May 8
Tuesday, March 31, 2020Today, Garden Grove Unified School District's Board of Education took action to extend the suspension of in-person classes through Friday, May 8 with students returning on Monday, May 11.
GGUSD Launches Online Resources to Support At-Home Learning
Friday, March 27, 2020This week, Garden Grove Unified School District launched a new webpage, https://ggusd.us/covidresources, which is packed full of resources in three categories – academics, wellness, and community-based resources.
GGUSD’s Grab and Go Meal Service Moves to Mondays and Wednesdays
Saturday, March 14, 2020Effective, Monday, March 30, Garden Grove Unified School District’s Grab and Go Meal Service will be open on Mondays and Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to ensure families and food service workers are able to stay home as much as possible, reducing their risk of exposure to illness.
GGUSD Board of Education Makes Decision to Suspend Classes
Saturday, March 14, 2020After careful deliberation, and in keeping with other large urban school districts in the state, the Garden Grove Unified School District Board of Education will be suspending in person classes for students effective Monday, March 16 through Friday, April 3, followed by our regularly scheduled spring break from April 6 through April 10.
GGUSD Celebrates Artistic Talents of Students at First Impressions Award Ceremony
Wednesday, March 11, 2020Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) hosted its annual First Impressions Art Show Awards Ceremony on Saturday, March 7 at the Garden Grove Community Center.
GGUSD Students Create Videos for Choose Wellness Campaign Contest
Tuesday, March 10, 2020Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) students from the district’s eight high schools are participating in a Choose Wellness campaign video contest with a total of $5,000 in cash prizes going to participating clubs. Students were encouraged to create videos that communicate the need to make mental health and wellness a priority and to end the stigma associated with getting help during a mental health crisis.
GGUSD Statement regarding Inappropriate Video
Sunday, March 8, 2020On Saturday, 3/8, administrators from Bolsa Grande High School and Garden Grove Unified School District were made aware of videos of two students filming themselves on campus, unknown to most of those depicted in the videos, engaging in profane, disruptive, disrespectful and hostile words and actions, including mocking and harassing many students and adults and specifically mocking /harassing Vietnamese students in an assembly and on the campus
La Quinta Hosts Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate New Performing Arts Center
Friday, February 21, 2020On February 20, La Quinta High School welcomed community leaders, parents, and students for an exciting ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the school’s brand new state-of-the-art Performing Arts Center.
GGUSD Names Elementary School Spelling Bee Champion
Friday, February 21, 2020Patton Elementary School sixth grader Landon Akins was named champion of Garden Grove Unified School District’s 33rd Annual Spelling Bee for elementary students held on February 19 at the Edgar District Meeting Center.
GGUSD Showcases Student Artwork at Upcoming Community Events
Friday, February 21, 2020Garden Grove Unified School District (GGUSD) and the City of Garden Grove invite the community to attend their 2nd Annual art festival, Art in the Park, on Saturday, March 7, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Village Green Park, 12732 Main Street, Garden Grove. The event coincides with the opening of GGUSD’s 42nd annual First Impressions Art Show, which begins Saturday, March 7 through Friday, March 13.