The Senior Quad

Where are we going? 
Here is a list of where each student is attending
2014 College Attendance.docx

Here's a list of schools our graduates will be attending in the fall:

Arizona State University
Art Center College of Design
Biola University
California College of Music
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
California State University, Channel Islands
California State University, Dominguez Hills
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Monterey Bay
California State University, Northridge
California State University, San Bernardino
California State University, San Marcos
Cerritos College
Chaffey College
Champlain College
Citrus College
College of the Atlantic
Davidson County Community College
East Los Angeles College
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
Glendale Community College
Harvey Mudd College
Irvine Valley College
Juniata College
La Sierra University
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts - Pasadena
Los Angeles Harbor College
Loyola Marymount University
Mount St. Mary's College (Chalon)
Mount St. Mary's College (Doheny)
Mt. San Antonio College
Northern Arizona University (College of Health and Human Services)
Ohio University
Oregon State University
Pasadena City College
Pomona College
Rio Hondo College
San Diego State University
San Francisco State University
San Jose State University
Santa Monica College
The Art Institute of California -- Los Angeles
The Art Institute of California -- Orange County
The University of Texas, Tyler
United States Air Force Recruiter
United States Army
United States Navy Recruiter
Universal Technical Institute -Los Angeles
University of California at Berkeley
University of California at Berkeley
University of California at Davis
University of California at Irvine
University of California at Los Angeles
University of California at Merced
University of California at Riverside
University of California at San Diego
University of California at Santa Barbara
University of California at Santa Cruz
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
University of Kansas
University of La Verne
University of Southern California
University of the Pacific (Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry)
University of the West
University of Washington
Wagner College
 
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The Bulletin Board (News and Information)

SUMMER SCHOOL
Credit Recovery courses run Monday through Thursday from 7:30 to 1:45.

SEF Summer Academy
courses begin on Monday and take place Monday through Friday.  SEF classes begin at 7:15 and end at 1:50.

All students and staff will be off on Friday, July 4th in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

To see Gabrielino High School in action visit
EAGLE TV

This month's featured playlist
GAB TALKS 2014
Check out some of our inspirational speeches and stories from a truly powerful week!

Upcoming Events

Friday, August 8
GHS Registration Day
Tuesday, August 12
GHS Registration Day
Monday, August 18
GHS - First day of school
8:00 AM - 2:55 PM
Monday, September 1
Labor Day holiday
No school
Thursday, September 4
Football
3:30 PM
JV @ Don Bosco

Common Core Corner

What is Common Core?
     The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy. (visit the Common Core website here.)


What is Smarter Balanced Assessments?
     The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is developing a system of valid, reliable, and fair next-generation assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS); in English language arts/literacy (ELA/literacy) and mathematics for grades 3-8 and 11. The system—which includes both summative and interim assessments for accountability purposes and optional interim assessments for instructional use—will use computer adaptive testing & technologies to the greatest extent possible to provide meaningful feedback and actionable data that teachers and other educators can use to help students succeed. (visit the Smarter Balanced website here.)

What is GHS doing to get ready?
In preparation for the new standards and the new SMARTER Balanced Assessments anticipated in the spring of 2015, Gabrielino departments met at the opening of school to craft performance tasks according to the district-wide Single Plan goal:

“One common performance task for each course at each level that is assessed with a common rubric and collaboratively evaluated developed according to the assessment matrix.

Check out a short explanation of the difference between Common Core and the California State Standards:
ca standards versus common core.pdf

Lots of good resources provided by the State of California
A Look at the CCSS Five Big Ideas
A Look at the CCSS Five Big Ideas in Spanish
Highlights for ELA, Social Science and Science.
ELA Highlights in Chinese
ELA Highlights in Spanish
Highlights for Math
Math Highlights in Chinese
Math Highlights in Spanish

More Resources

Achieve the Core:  Introduce the Common Core to Parents and Community Members

http://www.achievethecore.org/common-core-intro-for-parents

California Department of Education (CDE) Resources for Parents and Guardians

http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/cc/ccssresourcesparents.asp

http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/cc/tl/whatareccss.asp

CDE Common Core Resources Web page  

http://www.cde.ca.gov/re/cc/

California Department of Education (CDE) Resources for Parents and Guardians  (Multilingual Resources)

http://inet2.cde.ca.gov/cmd/translatedparentaldoc.aspx?docid=7935-7940,8243-8255

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Practice Tests

http://sbac.portal.airast.org/practice-test/

Smarter Balanced Resources for Engaging Parents and the Public

http://www.smarterbalanced.org/k-12-education/common-core-state-standards-tools-resources/


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"The bird's eye view" of what's going on at Gabrielino will resume on the first day of school, August 18th.

Attention

Last year Gabrielino High School and the City of San Gabriel announced the inaugural year of the “One City, One Book, One Read” program.  As you’ll remember, last year’s selection was The Hobbit.  


The official selection for the Summer 2014 One City, One Book, One Read is The Running Dream, by Wendelin Van Draanen.  The Running Dream is a Schneider Family Book Award, and was also one of the California Young Reader Medal Nominees in the Young Adult category (it lost in the end to Divergent). 


The Running Dream is about a teenager named Jessica who loves to run— it is her passion.  But on the way to a track meet the team van is broadsided and Jessica loses her leg as a result.  The book follows Jessica through her rehabilitation.  Her return from the accident become a way to celebrate friendship, the power of coaches, and to recognize that no one is “disabled,” just differently-abled.


Please join us in reading The Running Dream this summer.  Sharron Heinrich and the San Gabriel Librarian, Julie Sorensen, will present the new book selection to the City Council on the evening of June 3rd.


2013-14 School Theme

 
School Motto
Pride-Tradition-Honor
School Mission
A Commitment To Constant And Never-Ending Improvement (CANI)

School Vision

Building on the strengths, talents, and passions of all students
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Every Day Counts!!

How important is attendance? Students are more likely to succeed in academics when they consistently attend school. Students who are frequently absent do not acquire the skills they need or make the academic progress necessary to succeed beyond school. Coming to school EVERY day ensures that a student gains the tools he or she needs to live a quality life.  Remember EVERY STUDENT COUNTS!