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Elk Grove Unified offers over 65 career-themed Career Technical Education academy and pathway programs within 15 industry sectors. While our academies and pathways focus in different industry areas, they all foster communication, collaboration, technical and leadership skills through group work, field trips and mentoring opportunities.

Valley High Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design and Engineering Pathway Students Lead No Limits Skateboard Project

Students from Valley High School’s Entrepreneurship, Graphic Design and Engineering Pathways were featured on Good Day Sacramento for the No Limits Skateboard project. The three Pathways collaborated with one another to complete Valley High’s first Project-Based...

Sheldon High Students Awarded for Excellent Work in Teen Biotech Competition

Twenty-nine Sheldon High School students in the Elk Grove Unified School District competed and won awards in the 2020 Teen Biotech Challenge. In the first, second and third place award categories, five Sheldon students proudly placed in each rank. Another 14 received...

How Franklin High School is Making the Next Generation of Filmakers

Click here to watch ABC10's news story with Franklin High School student Raymond Wang: How an Elk Grove high school is making the next generation of filmmakers

Elk Grove High School Agriculture Students Receive Awards at 2019 National FFA Convention and Expo

Students Participate in Competitions and Leadership and Career Advancement Workshops During National Annual Event  ELK GROVE, Calif. – December 3, 2019 – The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) applauds 13 Elk Grove High School (EGHS) students for receiving top...

Sheldon High School Receives National Recognition for Best Animation Program

ELK GROVE, Calif. – December 2, 2019 – The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is honored to recognize Sheldon High School’s K9 Studios’ Advanced Animation class for receiving the National Student Production Award for Best Animation from the National Academy of...

Pleasant Grove High School Unveils New Biomedical Academy Classrooms

Pleasant Grove High School held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 to celebrate the opening of two classrooms for their Biomedical Academy. With the goal of increasing student achievement through small learning environments, career exploration and...

Successful Agriculture Academy at Elk Grove High School Receives Two Outstanding Department Honors

The Awards Highlight Academy’s Commitment to Mentor Future Generations of Farmers ELK GROVE, Calif. – August 14, 2019 – The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) commends the Elk Grove High School Agriculture Department for receiving two honors in the category of...

Ardent for Life: My Civic Summer

The following article was originally published by Ardent for Life, an Elk Grove publication. It was featured in the "Late Summer 2019" issue.

The Yes and… protocol

How does Yes and work...When grappling with a problem, consider using the Yes and...protocol.  You need at least 2 people and this is how it works:(Person 1) I need to complete a project on Egypt but I’m not sure how to start.  I think I can begin by looking up the...

Ideas for Helping Your Student / Child Learn Questioning / Conversation Techniques

How to contribute to a conversation by asking who, what, where, when, why and how questions. How to actively listen and take turns in a conversation: “Can you explain…”, “Is there more information about…”, “What I’ve learned about this topic is…”How to share their...