There is still time to sign up. Please use this link to find more information. www.sef4schools.org/uploads/1/2/6/6/12662572/2013_washington_golf_flier.pdf
JMS Family Food Night is at Shakey's on May 16, 2013 between 5:30 pm and 8:30 pm.
We're having a pizza party to get to know one another and to raise money for Jefferson Middle School, so
bring your family and friends and join us! Shakey's will donate 25% of the menu price of any food purchase to
PT A (take-out/call-in orders count, too).
866 E Las Tunas Dr. San Gabriel, CA 91776
After a one year absence, the Gabrielino Speech & Debate Team returned to the top spot in the southern half of California at the 2013 California H.S. Speech and Debate Championships held April 19-21 at West Ranch HS in Valencia, CA.
The team, composed of 39 students who qualified for the Championships, placed 4th overall in the state with 63 sweepstakes points, had 19 Semi-Finalists, 11 finalists and individual State Champions in Original Oratory and Original Prose & Poetry.
To our Friends and Families in the San Gabriel Community!
You are cordially invited to ARTfest 2013 on May 17, where we will celebrate our district’s commitment to providing arts instruction in all San Gabriel Schools and where we will formally dedicate the new buildings on our newly upgraded campus! Bring the whole family and help us celebrate your children and the new Washington School!
Hope to see you!
Catalogs are available on our Summer Academy web page to view or print at home, and will be distributed at most schools on Monday if they haven't gone home already. Live registration for High School is Saturday from 9am–Noon at the GHS Student Center. Live registration for K–8 is Friday April 19 from 4–7pm at the district office. Tuition can be paid online via the Summer Academy web page, where there are also scholarship application forms available to download.
Our Summer Academy catalogs are available to for download and print. Click the Summer Academy tab above, catalogs are available in English, Chinese and Spanish.
You will need a free PDF reader to open these files, you can use Acrobat on any platform, Preview on OSX or Foxit on Windows
This is an exciting time for the SEF Summer Academy as we continue to plan for another outstanding summer program for the students in our district and those who attend from surrounding communities. The committee plans to once again ensure our annual scholarship program is a reality, thus assisting hopeful attendees with the opportunity to enjoy our fabulous program. We need your help...below you will find two ways you can assist the committee in their endeavor to provide support for our students and families:
any questions regarding the summer program or would like to discuss the above in further detail.
Adela Angiuli, Executive Director
San Gabriel Educational Foundation
408 Junipero Serra Drive
San Gabriel, CA. 91776
San Gabriel Educational Foundation/Gabrielino High School Boosters Golf Tournament - May 4, 2013 and still accepting registrations for the first annual tournament at San Dimas Golf Course!
GOLF TOURNAMENT ENTRY FORM
DATE: May 4, 2013
TIME: Registration at 12:00 PM. Shotgun start at2:00 PM
PLACE: San Dimas Canyon Golf Course
2100 Terrebonne Ave.
San Dimas, CA 91773
Banquet: Follows immediately after completion of golf play.
ENTRY FEE: $125.00 (includes: green fees, cart & dinner) Payment Due April 6, 2013
Make check out to and send check to Gabrielino Athletics Booster Club with memo: SEF
$45.00 - Dinner only
Format: Tournament will be played in Scramble with 4-person teams. If you do not enter a team list, you will be placed with others. Procedure: There will be a description of how the chosen format is played. (Include: rules, scoring, etc.)
Player 1 Name: ____________________________________
Player 2 Name: ____________________________________
Player 3 Name: ____________________________________
Player 4 Name: ____________________________________
(Please provide business card)
Tee-Sign: $75 - per sign
Program: $50 - Quarter page
$100 – Half page
$200 – Full page
Prize Donations: Items for gift bags
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FEBRUARY 21, 2013 San Gabriel USD names Rafael Lua as the 2013 Golden Apple Award Recipient
San Gabriel, CA, February 21, 2013: The San Gabriel Unified School District awarded Mr. Rafael Lua as its 2013 Golden Apple Award recipient this morning at the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Golden Apple Awards Breakfast held at the Santa Anita Golf Course in Arcadia, CA. Each ACSA Golden Apple Award recipient is selected by the individual school district based on the following criteria, a person or persons who supportsthedistrictandstudentsandvolunteerscountlesshours. Eachdistrict presents the Golden Apple award during the annual breakfast, presented by the Superintendent or a district administrator.
Mr. Rafael Lua and his wife Griselda have raised their children through the San Gabriel school district since their first son attended Kindergarten at Washington Elementary School in 2003. He and Griselda have been married for 17 years. Their sons Daniel (13) and Adrian (12) are 8th and 7th graders at Jefferson Middle School and their daughter Bianca (9) is a 4th grader at Washington Elementary School. Mr. Lua is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) and serves as a Minister for the Los Angeles International Church of Christ.
From the on-set, Mr. Lua has demonstrated a deeply held belief in parent involvement as a catalyst for student and school success and has exemplified this belief through his many hours of dedicated volunteering in the community, youthsports,andschools. AtElementaryschool,hehasservedontheSchoolSiteCouncilandonthePTABoard, including serving as president from 2008-2010. He also served as vice-president of the San Gabriel Educational Foundation from 2010-2012, helping to establish the successful annual phone-a-thon drive. He also assisted SEF with the recruitment of Spanish speaking families to donate and participate in SEF activities. Currently, Mr. Lua serves as president of the Jefferson Middle School PTA and is on its Site Council, as well as on the Washington Elementary School Site Council.
Mr. Lua also assists by facilitating monthly PTA Board meetings, community Association meetings, and other schoolevents. Heisapositivememberoftheteamandisaproblemsolver. Heworkswiththeschoolstopromote communitybuildingactivitiesforfamiliesandstaff. AsamemberofSchoolSiteCouncil,Mr.LuacontributeshisPage 2 San Gabriel USD names Rafael Lua as its 2013 Golden Apple Award Recipient
knowledge and experiences in order to help the schools develop new programs, monitor school programs, and oversee the site budget, in the area of student achievement. He provides input to the School Plans, and other school improvement initiatives.
Mr.LuaisapartneroftheSanGabrielUnifiedSchoolDistrict. Althoughhehasafulltimejob,hecontinuesto puthischildren’seducationfirstbybeinginvolvedattheschools. Heunderstandsthatparentsandthecommunityneedto supportourschools,andencouragesotherstoparticipate. Hemakeshimselfavailabletoanyrequest,bigorsmall,suchas being a parent member of the teacher interview panels, serving on the Superintendent’s Parent Advisory Council, meeting with the school principals to plan PTA meetings, or just being a supporter of the school.
In the most recent years the school district has depended greatly on the graciousness of volunteers who provide their support in many different ways, such as hours in the classroom, preparation for special projects, reading programs duringclass,orsimplymonetarycontributions. DistrictsacrossCaliforniagreatlyrelyonthecountlesshoursgiftedby volunteers such as Mr. Lua and are greatly appreciative of those volunteers.
For more information regarding the Association of California School Administrators or the Golden Apple Award, contact (800) 608-ACSA or visit their website at www.acsa.org.
For more information regarding the San Gabriel Educational Foundation (SEF), contact Adela Angiuli, Executive Director, at (626) 451-5465 or email Adela.email@example.com or visit the SEF website at www.sef4schools.org.
For more information regarding the San Gabriel Unified School District or schools, contact the Superintendent’s Office at (626) 451-5403, via fax (626) 451-5498, or email Bracamonte_c@sgusd.k12.ca.us or visit the District website at www.sgusd.k12.ca.us.
The SEF Summer Academy is just around the corner, and we are excited to offer another session of enriching and educational courses to our students.
Last summer's teacher, parent and student surveys helped in planning this year's program, and we are happy to share some of the resulting changes with you: A new elementary school location, later K-8 start times, a middle school break period, more enriching classes, and a diverse selection of high school credit courses with standardized curriculum.
Please join us again for another summer of learning & fun!
Washington, Jefferson & Gabrielino
Dates & Times
All classes will be held Monday through Thursday,
including Friday, June 14th.
Grades K-5: June 11th-July 11th, 8:15-12:30
Grades 6-8: June 11th-July 11th, 8:00-12:15
High School: June 10th-July 11th,7:45-1:45
Course Catalog Distribution & Registration:
Registration forms can be submitted via mail or drop-off at the district office only. Instructions will be in the catalogs.
Catalogs will be distributed via backpack mail
the week of April 8th.
Live Registration: Incoming Kindergarten to 8th grade students:
Friday, April 19th 4:00-8:00 p.m. at SGUSD Board Room
Catalogs will be available at Parent information night, Wednesday April 10th, for all new or returning GHS students. Catalogs will also be available in Student Services starting the week of April 8th
Live Registration Incoming 9th-12th grade students: Saturday, April 13th 9:00-12:00 at GHS