Glendale Unified News & Events

Updates from the Week of September 13

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Join us in Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month!

In Glendale Unified, we are honored to recognize and celebrate the many cultures that make up our diverse district and take this special opportunity to celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of Hispanic and Latinx Americans in our community and beyond.


We invite you to join Glendale Unified Adelante Latinos and Glendale Library Arts and Culture for a month-long speaker series. Hear experiences and stories from renowned Latinx professionals who serve their communities in wonderful and different ways.


Learn more about our speaker series and other exciting Hispanic Heritage Month events at www.gusd.net/AdelanteLatinos

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On Tuesday, the Board of Education received a brief COVID-19 Health and Safety Update and Dr. Ilin Magran from Glendale Unified Student Wellness Services shared an overview of mental health services provided in Glendale Unified schools.


View the full mental health presentation

Watch the Board of Education Meeting


The LA County Department of Public Health is expected to release new modified quarantine guidelines for K-12 schools this week. We will continue to update our community as new information becomes available.

Tune in LIVE to our First Virtual Superintendent's Community Update with Dr. Ekchian on Thursday, September 23

Each month, Dr. Ekchian will share the latest updates and information with our community. These virtual presentations will take place via Zoom and recordings will be posted on the Glendale Unified YouTube channel.

Register and submit questions for our upcoming presentation on Thursday, September 23!

We continue to strongly encourage and promote weekly COVID-19 screening testing for all students and employees. Glendale Unified has administered more than 20,000 COVID-19 tests since August 13, with 3,840 students opted in for weekly COVID-19 screening testing.


If you would like your child to participate in weekly COVID-19 screening testing, please complete our opt-in form at www.gusd.net/COVIDTesting.

Watch as Hoover High School Senior Abigail Valle Shares her COVID-19 Testing Experience

Glendale Unified Student Shares COVID-19 Testing Experience

Mental Health Forum September 21

We invite you to join this important conversation to learn more about how you can help support our students, families, and community. Register and submit your questions for our panelists at www.gusd.net/September21.

The 17th Annual State of the School Virtual Breakfast is Coming Up!

Don't miss out! The event will be broadcast live from the Glendale Civic Auditorium!
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Latest Resources for Students and Families

Visit our Glendale Unified website to explore our various resource pages!

Suicide Prevention Resources
COVID-19 Updates
College & Career Workshops/Webinars