Part 1: Gidley School in the El Monte City School District has been a leader in STEM education, fielding a Science Olympiad team for more than 25 years. Gidley School Science Olympiad head coach Pamela Dominguez and Team Captain, Gidley eighth-grader Tracy Chow, discuss how the team prepares for competitions, how a student finds their specialty and the influence of Gidley alumni who have used their Olympiad experience to ascend to elite universities.

Part 2: Baldwin Park Unified School District will hold its first District Showcase Saturday, March 2 from 9-noon at Morgan Park in Baldwin Park, which will highlight the signature programs, engaging academics and essential supports and services available at the District. Director of Student Services William Avila discusses what the community can expect to see at the showcase.

1 Gidley School
2 Baldwin Park