Montebello Unified School District, the third-largest district in Los Angeles County, is welcoming back nearly 53,000 students for a first day of school on Thursday, August 18.
This year, the schools are opening with three new athletic fields, enhanced career technical education Pathways and four California Gold Ribbon elementary schools.
With gardens now at all campuses, MUSD is strengthening its Globally Responsible Environmental Education Network (GREEN) Pathway to
teach students about sustainability in producing crops.
The District’s other Pathways also continue to grow strong with Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE); Culinary, Hospitality Education Fundamentals (CHEF); Health Sciences and Medical Technology; Public and Legal Services (PALS); Culinary Hospitality OpportunitiesPathway (CHOP); Globally Responsible Environmental Education Network (GREEN) and other Pathways exposing students to potential career opportunities every day.
The new athletic fields now open at Bell Gardens High, Montebello High and Schurr High.