• 2021 CSU MAPS Scholarship Award - Chase Saesee

    Chase Saesee is selected as a 6th grade MAPS Scholarship Award winner. 

    C Saesee accepts scholarship  C Saesee with students and signs

  • 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. 

    BioBlitz advert  CUE Conference Title Page

    CA Bountiful Photo Shoot

  • 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. 

    J Smith with Slick Rock student award  Ms. Downs with Slick Rock teacher award

    J Smith walks red carpet  

  • 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. 

    Ms. Dinkins with award  Ms. Dinkins with GLC staff

    Ms. Dinkins with Employees 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. 

    Dr. Oto presents Teacher of the Year award      GLC staff, students, and parents celebrate with Ms. Mohs      Ms. Mohs with GLC students

  • 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!

    CA RTA Rep with Ms. Downs' class

  • 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.

    Thank you to Rotary Club      Playground Stencils

  • 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.

    VEF grant recipients

  • 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.

    TCFB Grant Recipients

  • 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.

    TCOE Educators of the Year breakfast