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Moving on to Nationals!!

Moving on to Nationals!

Round 1 CIF:Successful Win against Long Beach Wilson!

CONGRATULATIONS VARSITY BOYS VOLLEYBALL! WON FIRST ROUND OF CIF! ROUND TWO IS ON THURSDAY!!!!!

Spanish Club Celebrated Cinco De Mayo at McGarvin!

Color Fest 2018!

BGHS Wins At UCI Performance Engineering Competition!

BGHS Wins At UCI Performance Engineering Competition!

BGHS Wins At UCI Performance Engineering Competition!

Janel Nguyen wins Garden Grove League Athlete of the Year

KTLA 5 Showcases Matadors Celebrating Native American Dance 

KTLA 5  Showcases Matadors Celebrating Native American Dance 

 

I Believe In ME Celebration

 

I Believe In ME Celebration

Back Bay Science Center

AP Environmental Science Kids Explore Colorado Aqueduct via Virtual Reality 

AP Environmental Science Kids Explore Colorado Aqueduct via Virtual Reality 

AP Environmental Science Kids Explore Colorado Aqueduct via Virtual Reality 

VSA Receives 2nd Place in the SBTN Variety Television Show  

VSA Receives 2nd Place in the SBTN Variety Television Show  

VSA Receives 2nd Place in the SBTN Variety Television Show  

Congratulations, Winter Guard Medalists!

Congratulations, Winter Guard Medalists!

Congratulations, Winter Guard Medalists!

AVID Scholarship Recipients 2018!

NRCAL CSUF Fieldtrip 2018!

Mr. Bolsa 2018!

Women's League Alumni Brunch

Women's League Alumni Brunch - Sharing College Advice

Celebrating Success - Women's League Alumni Return

First Place at the National Engineer Design Competition!

SEA Youth Leadership Conference at UCI!

President of the Scholar Board Award

First Impressions Art Show!

First Impressions Art Show!

First Place at the American Drum  Line Association Competition!

Congratulations Girls Basketball for making it to Round 2 of CIF! Support our athletes Saturday night at 7pm!

League Champs Cutting The Nets!

Undefeated League Champs!

Support Girls Varsity Basketball in the First Round of CIF this Thursday at home!

2018 Athletes of Character

Product Design Projects

Fall Play 2017!

Mr. Shadid's UCI Saturday Academy of Law Class

Congratulations - Principal's Honor Roll 2017

Parents United taco sales support Bolsa students.

Ms. Luna - October 2017 GGUSD Employee of the Month

Mr. Shadid's UCI Saturday Academy of Law Class on the Anteaters' Campus.

College Night 2017

Welcome to Bolsa Grande High School Website!                    SBAC/CAST/CAA Test Continues May 21- May 25              We will be on BLOCK SCHEDULE  for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday the week of May 21st                  Friday, May 25  is regular schedule       We will be on regular schedule on Wed May 9th,  16th, and 23rd          Monday, May 28th is Memorial Day             Wed May 30th is late start              Prom is Saturday, May 19th-  tickets on sale now!

Recent News

BGHS Sophomore Accepted into the Philharmonic Society’s OC Youth Symphony! Thumbnail Image

BGHS Sophomore Accepted into the Philharmonic Society’s OC Youth Symphony!

Congratulations, Andrew Vu Nguyen! BGHS sophomore Andrew is the only representative from GGUSD to be accepted into the Philharmonic Society’s Orange County Youth Symphony. He is currently serving as the symphony’s Bb soprano clarinet, A soprano clarinet, Bb bass clarinet, and Eb baritone saxophone player. READ FULL STORY --->
Senior Signing Day - Tuesday, May 22 at 11 am Thumbnail Image

Senior Signing Day - Tuesday, May 22 at 11 am

What does the future hold? Class of 2018 come celebrate the future Tuesday, May 22 at 11 am in the east gym. There will be a panelist of alumni sharing their experiences about real life after Bolsa Grande High School. There will also be photos, cake, and fun!
BGHS STEM is Heading to Nationals!!! Next stop - Philadelphia! Thumbnail Image

BGHS STEM is Heading to Nationals!!! Next stop - Philadelphia!

The Bolsa Grande STEM club continues to steamroll the competition, securing a 1ST Place win at UCI this weekend at the MESA Engineering California Championship. Next stop? Philadephia! Temple University College of Engineering hosts this high-level competition, showcasing the best of the MESA National Engineering Design Competition (NEDC) teams. The BGHS team will be flown out to compete at this next level in June. This semester, the BGHS STEM team designed and created an original “Document Organizing System” that was made to fit as part of the Human-Centered Design approach of engineering. READ FULL STORY -->
Congratulations, Bolsa Grande!  Recognized as a US News 2018 BEST HIGH SCHOOL! Thumbnail Image

Congratulations, Bolsa Grande! Recognized as a US News 2018 BEST HIGH SCHOOL!

U.S. News & World Report, widely acknowledged as an expert in education rankings, has announced the 2018 Best High Schools and BGHS is again among the elite schools that qualify for the “Best High Schools” Silver. Less than 30% of our nation's schools qualify to become a “Best High School,” and this recognition honors the very best in education. The U.S. News rankings showcase public schools at the state and national level that best serve the entire student body, including disadvantaged populations. Specifically, rankings focus on graduation rates and state proficiency tests, and it has been determined that students at the approximately 6,000 Best High Schools (out of more than 20,00 schools analyzed) graduate at an average 15 percent higher than students at schools nationwide that do not qualify READ FULL TEXT---->
BGHS Wins At UCI Performance Engineering Competition! Thumbnail Image

BGHS Wins At UCI Performance Engineering Competition!

At the 2018 UCI Performance Engineering Project Competition, Bolsa Grande High School received a 2nd place award, outperforming twelve other schools including two colleges. Student attendees on April 28th included: Omar Alegria, Edgar Gurrola, Gregory Mateo and Michael Sieve. Students that were involved with the build were the following: Obed Garcia, Steve Luna, Justin Nguyen, Josue Ontiveros, Jonathan Perez, Vincent Perez, and Christian Shellum. READ FULL STORY/VIEW VIDEO AND PICS-->
Drum Line Places at the American Drum Line Association Championships! Thumbnail Image

Drum Line Places at the American Drum Line Association Championships!

Congratulations to Bolsa Grande Drum Line who competed in the American Drum Line Association Championships at Azusa Pacific University. We placed eighth out of forty-two schools in Southern California. The win marks a continuation of Drum line's storied excellence and history here at Bolsa. Over the past four years, Drum Line has qualified for multiple championships placing in the top 12% of Southern California. Congratulations again, Matadors!
Janel Nguyen            Awarded Garden Grove League

Janel Nguyen Awarded Garden Grove League "Female Athlete of the Year"

Janel Nguyen, a graduating Senior at Bolsa Grande High School, has been honored at the highest level for her exceptional athletic abilities. After receiving Bolsa Grande’s “Female Athlete of the Year,” the Orange County Athletic Directors Association (OCADA) awarded Nguyen the "Garden Grove League Female Athlete of the Year," establishing her as the most accomplished female athlete in the entire Garden Grove league READ FULL STORY ----->
Matadors Celebrate Native American Dance Thumbnail Image

Matadors Celebrate Native American Dance

Recently, some of our very own Matadors helped bring Native American culture and tradition alive at the "21st Annual Rancho Days Fiesta" in Heritage Hill Historical Park. The powerful performance of authentic dance and dress was broadcast on the local KTLA Morning News and included, among others, Bolsa Grande students Ba’ac Garcia, Nanabah Kadenehii, and mother Lupe Lopez. The eight-person troupe performs not only throughout our community but also at California Indian reservations and Native American reservations nationwide. SEE FULL STORY W PICS AND VIDEO---->
Science Students Explore Ecosystems in the Back Bay Thumbnail Image

Science Students Explore Ecosystems in the Back Bay

It is an exciting time to be a student! On a field trip to Newport Beach's Back Bay, Jerid Johnson's AP Environmental Science kids explored hands-on learning activities designed to bring classroom science to the real world. CLICK TO SEE THE TRIP---->
VSA Receives 2nd Place in the Saigon Broadcasting Variety TV Show! Thumbnail Image

VSA Receives 2nd Place in the Saigon Broadcasting Variety TV Show!

Earlier this week, the BGHS Vietnamese Student Association, led by VSA President Dustin Tran and show director Lena Pham, won second place in the SBTN annual Tiệng Viêt Mến Yêu variety TV show. The Saigon Broadcasting Television Network is headquartered in our very own Garden Grove and has been celebrating Vietnamese culture for over ten years. CLICK TO SEE MORE ----->​
Virtual Reality takes AP Environmental Science to the Colorado Aqueduct Thumbnail Image

Virtual Reality takes AP Environmental Science to the Colorado Aqueduct

Students and staff alike were fascinated by a recent classroom virtual reality experience that took them to the Colorado River Aqueduct. Students in Mr. Jerid Johnson's AP Environmental Science class used VR headsets to immerse themselves in the virtual tour while learning about science in a wholly engaging new way. CLICK TO SEE ALL THE FUN---->
Congratulations Winter Guard Champions!  Winners of 4 medals in 4 years! Thumbnail Image

Congratulations Winter Guard Champions! Winners of 4 medals in 4 years!

In April, Bolsa Grande’s Winter Guard kept up their four-year winning streak with a bronze medal win at the Winter Guard Association of Southern California (WGASC) Championship. Overseen by Mr. John Miller, Instrumental Music Director,  and coaches Tina Do and Kathy Trang, our BGHS Winterguard is an award-winning ensemble that performs and competes during the winter and spring season. READ FULL ARTICLE ------>
Bolsa Grande STEM Team Wins First Place - Sweeps at National Engineer Design Competition! Thumbnail Image

Bolsa Grande STEM Team Wins First Place - Sweeps at National Engineer Design Competition!

Congratulations to Bolsa Grande High School’s very own STEM Club, advised by Mr. Ryan Tonthat, who placed first at the National Engineer Design Competition this April. This annual, hands-on engineering competition is aligned with the California State Board of Education and Next Generation Science Standards and is facilitated by the national organization MESA  (Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement). MESA, an organization that focuses on disadvantaged students, has helped thousands of youth to become engineers, scientists, and mathematicians in the STEM field. READ FULL ARTICLE -------------->
Seniors Awarded at OCDE AVID Senior Scholarship Recognition Ceremony Thumbnail Image

Seniors Awarded at OCDE AVID Senior Scholarship Recognition Ceremony

On Tuesday, April 24th, the AVID Team went to the OCDE AVID Senior Scholarship Recognition Ceremony at UCI. According to Maryana Massoud, AVID Coordinator, "It is always such an amazing night where we get to hear all the amazing and inspiring stories of high school students who persevere through crazy trials and achieve their dreams. They also get to be awarded with lots of free money!!" Congratulations go out to Tiffany Guyot, Viet Pham, and Nadyah Shah!
Spring Play: Fourteen Lines Thumbnail Image

Spring Play: Fourteen Lines

The Bolsa Grande Theatre Arts is proud to present our spring play, Fourteen Lines. Performances will be held Thursday, May 3rd, at 3:30 PM and Friday, May 4th, at 3:30 & 7:00 PM in room 407, the Bolsa Black Box Theater. Don't miss this compelling and important play!
Matador JieQi Yan Wins at the GGUSD 40th Annual

Matador JieQi Yan Wins at the GGUSD 40th Annual "First Impressions Student Art Exhibit"

Every year, the Garden Grove Unified School District honors our students’ visual arts achievements by showcasing exceptional student work at the GGUSD "First Impressions Student Art Exhibit". Earlier this week, after judging hundreds of outstanding pieces of artwork sent in from K-12 students, GGUSD awarded Bolsa Grande’s own JieQi Yan the “President of the School Board” award. Yan, who is enrolled in Mrs. Mindy Cherri's Ap 2-D Studio class, created the award-winning work "Children of Ethnic Minorities" in oil and gold leaf. It is a visually arresting piece in triptych format, which is traditionally three separate pieces of art designed to be displayed together. Yan's portfolio concentration is on children of multiple ethnicities, their beauty, and their challenges. READ FULL ARTICLE -------->
Matadors Go High-Tech at the S.T.E.A.M. Expo  -  Imaginology 2018! Thumbnail Image

Matadors Go High-Tech at the S.T.E.A.M. Expo - Imaginology 2018!

Bolsa Art Students recently spent the day at "Imaginology," a S.T.E.A.M. Expo [Science – Technology – Engineering – Arts – Mathematics] held a the Orange County Fair and Event Center. After viewing an informative tech presentation, Bolsa students participated in a wide range of fun and hands-on educational activities designed to inspire and encourage academic and career exploration.
Famous Musician Plays Music with Matadors Thumbnail Image

Famous Musician Plays Music with Matadors

Jake Shimabukuro, famous ukulele musician, spent time at Bolsa Grande High School last week to share his talents with students with special needs. Shimabukuro, who is internationally famous for his musical ukulele talent and currently tours to sold out concert arenas throughout the country, created a foundation in 2015 that gives back to the community. Shimabukuro’s goal is to bring music to students, and make the dream of expanding music programs throughout public education a reality.
Bolsa Grande Freshman Attend Law School at                        UC Irvine Thumbnail Image

Bolsa Grande Freshman Attend Law School at UC Irvine

Bolsa Grande freshmen recently completed a six-week law school experience through a unique partnership between the high school and the Saturday Academy of Law (SAL) program at the University of California, Irvine. Bolsa Grande teacher Greg Shadid teaches the class with support from UCI undergraduate teaching assistants and UCI law students. SAL is providing ninth grade students with the opportunity to improve their reading, writing, and critical thinking skills while learning more about the legal profession and higher education opportunities.
BGHS Alum Showcased in CSUF

BGHS Alum Showcased in CSUF "Daily Titan"

Faced with incredible challenges at a very early age, Joey is truly a success story.   Josephine “Joey” Hernandez, was recently showcased in her college paper for her many accomplishments in the face of obstacle and challenge. Joey was a sophomore at Bolsa Grande High School when she experienced an unexpectedly severe decline in her vision which left her with severely impaired vision. SEE FULL STORY HERE-->
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