District News

  • IN THE NEWS: Arroyo High Garden Grows Fresh Produce and Healthy Kids

    KCET recently featured Arroyo High School’s student garden, a lush space filled with fresh produce that has helped launch a sustainable healthy food movement in El Monte Union. Read more about the success of the garden, which has been made possible through the hard work of our students, as well as a partnership with Eco Urban Gardens and various grants.

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  • CaSN Podcast: El Monte Union CTE Pathway Programs Create Chefs and Media Stars

    Listen to our two CTE experts discuss El Monte Union's inaugural Cooking Showdown and the career technical education programs that are training students for the careers and futures of tomorrow on the California School News Radio education podcast!

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  • VISTA Academy Students Produce First-Ever Game Show-Style Television Show

    Members of Mountain View’s VISTA Academy production crew got a real taste of filming and producing a game show-style cooking competition as part of the District’s inaugural “Cooking Showdown on March 15. The student-produced show will debut on May 1.

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  • EMRAS Celebrates Adult Education Week

    The El Monte-Rosemead Adult School celebrated Adult Education Week – themed “Get your Kicks on Route 66” – April 8-12 with a scholastic book fair, Route 66 classroom displays, student appreciation BBQ and a “What Adult Education Means to Me” essay contest.

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  • Rosemead Student Chefs Compete in Culinary Competition

    A group of talented Rosemead High student chefs prepared a plate of grilled teriyaki chicken in an effort to win El Monte Union's inaugural game show-style competition, Cooking Showdown. Winners will be announced May 1.

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  • Academic Decathletes Honored by Board of Trustees

    The El Monte Union Board of Trustees recognized the Rosemead High School Academic Decathlon team and top team scorer from each school for a successful Academic Decathlon season on April 3.

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  • Arroyo Student Chefs Prepare ‘Arroyo Volcano Power Bowl’ for Cooking Showdown

    The clock was ticking down as Arroyo High student chefs worked to plate their gourmet dish - called the “Arroyo Volcano Power Bowl” - for El Monte Union’s inaugural Cooking Showdown, a game-show style competition. The Knight team's dish consisted of teriyaki chicken with fresh ginger soy sauce, served over a bed of lettuce, steamed rice, pureed sweet potatoes, grated beets, roasted bell peppers, seasoned corn, sauteed greens, and peanut sauce topped with crispy fried rice.

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  • Mountain View Culinary Arts Students Prepare Gourmet Dish for Cooking Showdown

    The clock was ticking down as Mountain View High student chefs worked to plate their gourmet dish as part of El Monte Union’s inaugural Cooking Showdown, a game-show style competition that featured culinary arts students from across the District. The Viking team, led by senior Luis Villalobos, improvised a pasta bake with a cheese sauce.

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  • Rosemead Science Olympiad Team Advances to State Final

    Rosemead High School’s Science Olympiad team will compete against some of the top math and science student experts in the region when it makes a return appearance at the Southern California State Science Olympiad Tournament on April 6 at Caltech.

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