News & Announcements

VOTING IS HERE!

Voting is here! Gardena High School Associated Student Body Elections held September 14. Special thanks to Mr. Pierre and student leadership for polling, history teachers for participating, and students for casting a ballot. Congratulations to all our candidates. Click the News Headline for Senior Cabinet and Associated Student Body election results and if you are 16 or 17 years old, you can fill out an online registration application to pre-register to vote in California.

UPDATE: Student Vaccination Requirement & FREE COVID Vaccinations for Families

"Los Angeles Unified is now requiring all students who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination to be fully vaccinated by Monday, January 10, 2022, unless they have a qualified exemption. Proof of vaccination must be uploaded to the Daily Pass." Click the News Headline to make a vaccination appointment and learn more about the initiative.

Los Angeles Unified is committed to providing access to vaccinations for our students ages 12+ and families. Mobile vaccination teams will begin visiting school sites beginning August 30, 2021. Visit https://achieve.lausd.net/COVID or schedule your free COVID-19 vaccination appointment at https://dailypass.lausd.net.

School Site Council/ELAC Orientations and Elections-- Monday, September 20, 2021/ Orientacion Y Elecciones de SSC Y ELAC-lunes, 20 de septiembre de 2021.

Attention Parent and Guardians!

We need your support! You are coordially invited to learn more about our School Site Council (SSC) and our English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC). Our orientations will take place on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. for SSC and 5:15 p.m. for ELAC. At the orientation you will learn all about these very important committees and how you can help to be involved in your child's education.

The election of members will immediately follow the orientation meeting. If you are interested in being a member, please fill out the attached Self-Nomination Form and submit it to Mr. Beltran, prior to the start of the meeting. The zoom link for the meeting is https://lausd.zoom.us/j/99713593265. Hope to see you there!

SPANISH/ESPANOL

Atencion Padres y Guardianes!

Ocupamos su apoyo! Estan cordialmente invitados para aprender acerca del Consejo del Plantel Escolar conocido como SSC y el Comite Asesor de Aprendices de Ingles conocido como ELAC. Las orientaciones se llevaran acabo el lunes, 20 de septiembre de 2021 a las 4:00 p.m. para SSC y a las 5:15 p.m. para ELAC. En la orientacion aprenderan acerca de estos comites muy importantes y como pueden ayudar y involucrase en la educacion de sus hijos.

Las eleciones de miembros se llevaran acabo immediatamente despues de la orientacion. Si estan interesados en ser miembros, pueden llenar la forma de nominacion propia adjunta a este mensaje y entregarlo al Sr. Beltran antes de la junta. El enlace de zoom para la junta es https://lausd.zoom.us/j/99713593265. Esperemos verlos presentes!

Assembly Bill (AB) 104 Grade Changes

"Assembly Bill (AB) 104 requires school districts to implement policies that give students opportunities to counteract the impact of the pandemic on students' academic achievement and graduation credits. The new law, . . . include requesting . . . changing grades to a Pass or No Pass for students enrolled in high school last year, and waiving local district graduation requirements that exceed the state credit and course minimums for students who were juniors or seniors in the 2020-21 school year" on or before August 17. Please visit achieve.lausd.net/AB104, submit a Grade Change Application, or speak with your child's counselor today.

WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!

The first day of instruction begins Monday, August 16 at 8:30 a.m. Click here to schedule a COVID test now. A negative test result is required before the first day. All staff and students are required to wear a mask and follow Safe Steps to Safe Schools. In addition, please pick up a computer (freshmen only), textbooks, course schedule, and other important information during Panther Gear Up August 9-12 from 9:00-11:30 a.m. (Last Name A-L) or 12:00-2:30 p.m. (Last Name M-Z). August 9-Freshmen only, August 10-Sophomores, August 11-Juniors, and August 12-Seniors. Please visit the school website gardenashs.org for upcoming events, recent news, acknowledgements, and information including the 2021-2022 bell schedule, school calendar, and LAUSD Welcome Back to School Family Guide. New to Gardena? Click here. Lastly, COVID vaccinations are available for students and families.

Los Angeles Chargers & Xenith Donate Helmets to the Gardena Football Program

The Los Angeles Charges match up with Xenith and donate helmets to the Gardena Football Program lead by Coach Monty Gilbreath. Special thanks to the Chase Hartman, Los Angeles Chargers Community Relations Manager, Kip Lewis, Xenith Director of Athlete and Team Engagement, Khary Wilder, and the Los Angeles Chargers and Xenith for their dedication to the community and youth football. BOLT UP at chargers.com and visit xenith.com "a team of designers and engineers, players and parents, dreamers and doers."

Congratulations City Champions!

Gardena High School Girls Soccer wins the CIF 2021 City Championship. This is the second consecutive win. Special thanks to Coach Mira. Please click the news headline to link to the Daily Breeze sports article by Damian Calhoun.

Congratulations City Champions!

Gardena High School Softball wins the CIF 2021 City Championship. Congratulations ladies! Special thanks to Coach Shar and Panther Parents, Ms. Bayliss, Mr. Wilder, Ms. Wallace, and Gardena Community of Schools Administrator Rosie Martinez for their continued support of our athletes.

Click the news headline for the full Daily Breeze article and pictures of the Panthers remarkable postseason run by defeating Palisades.

Gardena High School 'Elites' Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony & Principal's Message

Please click the news headline for the Principal's Message and the full recording of the Gardena High School 'Elites' Class of 2021 Graduation Ceremony with a message from Principal Frank Davies, Local District South Superintendent Michael Romero, LAUSD Board Member Tanya Ortiz Franklin, and Gardena Community of Schools Administrator Rosie Martinez. Special thanks to Mr. Pierre & Student Leadership, Director Suyama & GHS Band, 1st SGT Williams and SGT Pitts & JROTC Cadets, Ms. Vu & Panther Publishing, Mr. Leverett & Panther Productions, and YOU for supporting our graduates on Thursday, June 10, 2021.

Senior Awards

Congratulations to all seniors who earned and attended to receive their award. Special thanks Mr. Pierre, Ms. B. Kim, Mr. Leverett, Ms. Vu, Ms. Davis, Ms. Vega, Ms. Alexander, Mr. Romo, Ms. Schweitzer, Ms. Bubenicek, Ms. Isaak, Ms. Williams, Mr. Membreno, Ms. Guzzino, Ms. Flores, Mr. Wilder, Ms. Enriquez, Ms. Muniz, and parents for supporting the event.
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