Mark Ansell, senior at Clark Magnet High School, took top honors in the Elks National Scholarship Program. Mark won $50,000. There were over 500 finalists nationwide. Additionally, student board member Mary Agajanian from Clark Magnet ranked #4 in the contest and won $23,100.
Groundbreaking for two new buildings in the GUSD will be taking place at Balboa and R.D. White Elementary Schools. The buildings are part of the District's Overcrowding Relief Grant (ORG) Program Funding and Measure S.
Cerritos Elementary Selected as Finalist for the 2015 NCUST Award
The National Center for Urban School Transformation (NCUST) announced on December 9, 2014 that 22 schools from across the country were chosen as finalists for the National Excellence in Urban Education Award. Among the finalists was Cerritos Elementary School.
On December 5, 2014, the judge presiding over the Ferraro v. Glendale Unified School District court case ruled in favor of the District, dismissing the entire lawsuit. However, it is not lost on the District to continue to sympathize with the Ferraro family.
The winners of the middle school essay contest were recognized for their outstanding essays on the topic of "The Importance of Education for Immigrant Children" on December 8, at 3 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in Glendale, California.
Over 500 GUSD students turned out to participate in the National PTA Reflection Program. Students were asked by tye PTA to reflect on the theme "The World Would Be A Better Place If..." Students had the opportunity to participate in the categories of film production, visual arts, literature, music composition, dance choreography and photography.
The 23rd annual Principal for A Day in the Glendale Unified School District was held on Wednesday, December 3, and has attracted 30 business and community leaders. The Glendale Educational Foundation sponsored this event.
Wilson Middle School's STOP Bullying Celebrity Basketball game tool place on December 5 in the Glendale High School gymnasium. Celebrities will challenge Wilson teachers and staff as well as Glendale Police officers and GUSD alumni players from throughout the City of Glendale.
Sixteen Applications Received for GUSD Board of Education Vacancy
The Glendale Unified School District invited applicants to apply to fill the vacancy on the Board created by the resignation of Mary Boger and fulfill the remaining term of her office, which ends on April 7, 2015. At that time, the seat will be up for election.
On September 2, 2014, the Glendale Unified School District voted to proceed with the steps necessary to make a provisional appointment to fill the vacancy on the Board created by the resignation of Mary Boger.