News & Announcements

Durfee Reopening Town Hall (English)

Durfee Families,
Thank you to all who were able to attend our Town Hall Meetings. For those of you were not able to attend, we have attached the recording of the meeting. Please click on the headline to access the video.

Statement on Anti-Asian Hate and Violence

The El Monte City School District condemns the xenophobic harassments, assaults, and killings that are threatening the Asian-American community.
We proudly stand beside the Asian-American community, not just because it is our duty as compassionate human beings, but because the Asian-American community is our community. Click headline for full statement and resources to address hate, racism and discrimination.

Durfee Reopening Parent Town Hall Meetings

Hello Durfee Families,
To provide you information on the reopening plan, we will be hosting parent town hall meetings on Thursday, March 18, 2021. Please click on the headline to access meeting times and links.

2021 Spring Reopening Plan Overview Video

In preparation for Parent Meetings next week, EMCSD has provided an overview video of their Spring Reopening Plan. Hosted by Dr. Maribel Garcia, the video covers key aspects of the plan. Details regarding instructional and operational model will be covered by Principals during the week of 3/15 Parent Meetings.

Update: Spring Reopening Plan

El Monte City School District officially announces it will reopen its schools in the Spring. The reopening will be in phases, starting on April 19, 2021. Click headline for full update from Superintendent Garcia.

March Self-Care Corner

March is here and we "march on" with Distance Learning. In a world with so many different opinions it is important for us to practice Habit 5 "Seek first to Understand then be Understood" In March we also remind you to speak up for yourselves and others. Stay safe, Stay Positive and Wash your hands often!

Over 350 EMCSD Employees Expected to Be Vaccinated This Week!

The El Monte City School District is proud to announce that over 350 of its staff members are projected to receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Through partnerships with the East Valley Community Health Center, City of Hope Medical Center, and the LA County Office of Education, EMCSD staff has had ample access to vaccines so far.

TK-K Dual Language Informational Video

Hello Families,
In case you missed the TK-K dual language informational meeting and would like to know more about the program, it is available for you to view using the following YouTube link. Click on the headline to view.

Kinder Kickstart Orientation Recording

Hello Families. If you are planning to enroll a kindergartener at Durfee, and you missed the orientation meeting, it is available for you to view using the following YouTube link. Click on the headline to view.

Enrollment for 2021-2022 School Year is NOW OPEN!

Let your children be part of a school community that not only values their education, but their individual growth as a person! We have opened our enrollment for all grade levels, TK-8. If you're interested in enrolling your child into one of our 14 wonderful schools, please click the headline or call (626) 453-3741.
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