Chalk Talk: El Monte Union High School District every student, every minute, every day

by Anne Donofrio-Holter

Adult School Diploma Program Offers GED Testing Online

 

The El Monte-Rosemead Adult School High School Diploma Program is now offering GED testing online, allowing staff to serve and test up to 300 more students annually.  Spearheaded by Mr. Campa and his staff, another quality service has been added to the program to better serve its students.

“Our El Monte-Rosemead Adult School provides vital services to the members of our community,” said Superintendent Nick Salerno.  “We are constantly looking for ways to better meet the needs our students.  The online GED program is just another example of our commitment to the students we serve.”

District Art Students to be Honored

by Anne Donofrio-Holter

El Monte

Once again, the El Monte Union High School District’s (EMUHSD) many talented art students had a very successful showing of their skills at this year’s Los Angeles County Fair’s America’s Kids Art Competition.  EMUHSD students captured over 271 awards, including many first place recognitions, in the areas of 2-D art, crafts and ceramics.  Congratulations to each and every student for their submission and a special recognition to their supportive teachers.

All winning entries were on display during the entire run of the fair this past September. The students will be honored by the District at a reception on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Arroyo High School from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

“While all our students are extremely talented in so many areas, we are proud to recognize our art students for their exceptional artistic ability, as well as their dedicated teachers,” said Superintendent Nick Salerno.  “Congratulations on a fine showing at this year’s Los Angeles County Fair.”

Arroyo Students Accepted
into Honor Choirs

by Anne Donofrio-Holter

El Monte

Congratulations to the following Arroyo High School students who have been accepted into the Southern California Vocal Association Honor Choirs: Kevin Aguirre, Danny Hernandez, Ryan Yu, Kelly Nguyen and Benjamin Mercado.  Students from Santa Barbara to San Diego auditioned to be part of this year’s performance with 270 ultimately selected.  Students receive a packet of music, meet for one rehearsal and then participate in two full days of intense rehearsal before the performance which takes place on Saturday, November 23 at 7:00pm at Santa Monica High School under the direction of some of the most distinguished college and university music conductors in the field..

Each student selected must learn the musical program independently prior to the October rehearsal and have the program memorized before the day of the concert.

“We are extremely proud of our students and staff for their outstanding work in the area of fine arts,” said Superintendent Nick Salerno.  “We are especially proud of our students who were selected to participate in this year’s Honor Choirs.  Congratulations on this great accomplishment.”

SEMHS Swap Meet Benefits Student Programs

For additional information, contact Olga H. Lopez at (626) 258-5613.

For additional information, contact Olga H. Lopez at (626) 258-5613.

Rosemead High Band Places Third in
Field Show Competition

 

In its first-ever field show competition, the Rosemead High School Band captured third place.  Under the leadership of band director Danielle Collins, the program has continued to develop and grow and is now large enough to compete.  In addition, Collins wrote and designed the field show program.  According to principal Keith Richardson, “with her enthusiasm, the band is sure to continue to grow and bring home the gold!”

District Art Students to be
Honored

by Anne Donofrio-Holter

El Monte

Once again, the El Monte Union High School District’s (EMUHSD) many talented art students had a very successful showing of their skills at this year’s Los Angeles County Fair’s America’s Kids Art Competition.  EMUHSD students captured over 271 awards, including many first place recognitions, in the areas of 2-D art, crafts and ceramics.  Congratulations to each and every student for their submission and a special recognition to their supportive teachers.

IMG_0018All winning entries were on display during the entire run of the fair this past September.   The students will be honored by the District at a reception on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at Arroyo High School from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.

“While all our students are extremely talented in so many areas, we are proud to recognize our art students for their exceptional artistic ability, as well as their dedicated teachers,” said Superintendent Nick Salerno.  “Congratulations on a fine showing at this year’s Los Angeles County Fair.”

Calendar

11/15 – 12 Week Progress Report

11/20 – Board of Trustees Special Meeting/6 pm

11/21 – Facility Planning Committee Meeting/Arroyo HS

11/27 – Student Free Day

11/28 – Thanksgiving Holiday

11/29 – Thanksgiving Holiday

12/11 – Board of Trustees
Meeting/6 pm

 

 

 

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