2021 CSU MAPS Scholarship Award - Chase Saesee
Chase Saesee is selected as a 6th grade MAPS Scholarship Award winner.
2020-21 CSU Bakersfield Citizen Scientist Fellow - Ms. Downs
Ms. Downs is selected as the CSU Bakersfield Citizen Scientist Fellow for the 2020-21 school year. Her work leading students through an in-depth study of the Asian Citrus Psyllid leads to a CUE presentation and feature in California Bountiful.
2020 Slick Rock Student Film Festival Winner - Jordan Smith
Jordan Smith took home the top prize for the Middle School General Advertisement category with his commercial for the Visalia Rawhide Baseball Club.
2018-19 Employee of the Year - Ms. Dinkins
In May, GLC staff, students, and parents celebrated the selection of Ms. Dinkins (Senior Administrative Assistant) as VUSD's 2018-19 employee of the year.
2017-18 Teacher of the Year - Ms. Mohs
In May, GLC staff, students, and parents celebrated the selection of Ms. Mohs (grade 1/2) as VUSD's 2017-18 teacher of the year.
CA Retired Teachers' Association Grant
A huge thanks to the California Retired Teachers' Association for their generous grant to support our new school garden! Here they are pictured with Ms. Downs' grade 5/6 classroom. Thank you, CA RTA!
Rotary Club Grant
A huge thank you to the Rotary Club of Downtown Visalia for grant money to paint interactive games on our blacktop. These games are used by students during recess and help teach important personal and social skills such as taking turns, team work, and the benefits of physical activity.
Visalia Education Foundation
A huge thank you to the Visalia Education Foundation for awarding GLC grant monies to support the development of our school garden. Grade 5 and 6 students created garden designs as part of their Project-Based Learning (PBL) activity.
Tulare County Farm Bureau Grant
Huge thanks to the Tulare County Farm Bureau for their generous grant to start our school garden. GLC was one of three different VUSD schools who received grant monies from the TCFB.
2016-17 Teacher of the Year - Ms. Downs
In November, Ms. Downs was recognized as VUSD's 2016-17 Teacher of the Year at the annual TCOE Excellence in Education breakfast.