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Principal's Message

Rio Hondo School is proud to offer a well-rounded education to every student. We are a Kindergarten through eighth grade campus serving students within the El Monte City School District. 
 
Kindergarten through sixth grade students are scheduled in self-contained classes taught by highly qualified teachers. Student learning in these grades is further supported by classroom instructional aides, a librarian, a media technology specialist, as well as an itinerant music teacher and parent volunteers. 
 
At the middle school level our basic classes (English, math, history, science, etc.) are supplemented by a variety of elective courses.  Our award winning choir and band highlight the arts department.  College and career readiness are furthered with the AVID courses offered to seventh and eighth grade students. Industrial Technology, which teaches woodworking and applied science skills, is also an elective offering. 
 
Students’ interests are developed through participation in a variety of campus action teams. Various action teams enrich the students’ educational experience by emphasizing leadership, drama, literature, and athletic opportunities. 
 
Rio Hondo School is a great place to learn and grow. For a campus tour, please contact our office at (626) 575-2308.

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FREE TUTORING for Foster Youth

iFoster has partnered with Learn To Be - a national nonprofit that provides one-on-one virtual tutoring in any subject for foster students in K-12th grade. Their partnership means free tutoring to foster students and families who are members of iFoster. Membership is free, click headline for more details!
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IMPORTANT: Change In Meal Distribution Schedule For Thanksgiving Break

El Monte City School District's Nutrition Services Department will only be distributing meal boxes on Monday, November 23rd from 8am - 10am at Durfee, Potrero, and Shirpser. All children 18 & under qualify for a meal box. Regular meal schedule resumes Monday, November 30th after the District's Thanksgiving Break.
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Instructional Schedule Update for TK - 8th Grade

El Monte City School District has made a minor change to the instructional schedule for TK-8th Grade in order to provide more asynchronous learning time for students. Click headline to view full message and new schedule.
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EMCSD Kindness Campaign: Accepting Donations Until Noon Friday, 11/20

We're asking our community to help us collect personal hygiene products so we can donate them to our local Emergency Resources Association (ERA). These products will be given to those in need, click headline for full details. Schools will be accepting donations until 12:00pm Friday, November 20th.