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Welcome to New Haven. Our district includes Union City and part of south Hayward and has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students. We are proud of the accomplishments of our diverse student population. Our mission is to develop and empower every student to be productive, responsible and successful. Enjoy your visit.

2014-2015 First Day of School

The first day of school for the 2014-15 school year, is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

Preschool Opportunity

New Haven's special education preschool programs will be implementing peer language models next year. We are looking for a few typically developing peers ages 3-5 who would like to join our preschool programs at no cost to the families. Students must be potty trained, verbal and be able to demonstrate appropriate classroom behaviors. Students will participate in all preschool curriculum in order to prepare for kindergarten. To receive an application for the peer language models please contact Special Services at 471-1100 ext. 62615.

Board of Education Briefs: June 17, 2014

The Board of Education on Tuesday night adopted a 2014-15 budget that restores the school year to 184 days and reduces class sizes in kindergarten through third grade. Read More… »»

E-News: June 17, 2014

KEY DATES FOR 2014-15
With summer vacation having begun, New Haven families are reminded that the 2014-15 school year is tentatively scheduled to begin Wednesday, Aug. 27. The date is tentative because the District and its employee organizations – the New Haven Teachers Association, California School Employees Association and New Haven Administrators Association – are in the process of negotiating new contracts. Read More… »»

E-News: June 10, 2014

MIDDLE SCHOOL PROMOTIONS TODAY; LOGAN GRADUATION SATURDAY
Middle school promotion ceremonies will be today (Tuesday) at Judson Taylor Stadium on the campus of James Logan High School. Alvarado Middle School’s celebration will be at 3 p.m., followed by Cesar Chavez Middle School at 6:30.

Logan’s graduation ceremony will be Saturday (June 14) at the stadium, starting at 9 a.m.

LOGAN ATHLETICS IN THE NEWS Read More… »»

Board of Education Briefs: June 3, 2014

The Board of Education on Tuesday night received the annual report from the Health Education and Resource Team. HEART is the District’s Wellness Advisory Task Force, tasked with assisting on developing policy for a comprehensive program promoting healthy eating and physical activity for students.

The report by Director of Food & Nutrition Services Angelia Nava outlined menu changes, nutrient standards and other activities from the 2013-14 school year.

Also on Tuesday night, the Board: Read More… »»

E-News: June 3, 2014

LOGAN HONORS CONVOCATION, DISTRICT GRADUATION/PROMOTION SCHEDULE
One of James Logan High School’s proudest traditions, the annual Honors Convocation for seniors, will be celebrated Thursday (June 5). Seniors who have earned scholarships and won other honors will step across the stage at Guy Emanuele Pavilion to receive their awards, starting at 7 p.m.

Logan’s graduation ceremony will be Saturday, June 14, at Judson Taylor Stadium, starting at 9 a.m. Read More… »»

E-News: May 27, 2014

DISTRICT WRITING CELEBRATION
Students from throughout New Haven Unified will take the stage tonight (Tuesday) for “A Celebration of Writing,” the school district’s annual salute to its thousands of young authors. Student representatives from each school will read their original works starting at 6 p.m. at the James Logan High School Center for the Performing Arts.

SEARLES TO HOST COMMUNITY EVENT SATURDAY
The Parent Teacher Community (PTC) at Searles Elementary School will host a Flea Market/Resource Fair/Mini Carnival on Saturday (May 31) Read More… »»

Board of Education Briefs: May 20, 2014

The Board of Education on Tuesday night received an initial draft overview of the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), a comprehensive planning tool for the District’s Race to the Top-District (RTTT-D) grant. Read More… »»

E-News: May 20, 2014

RACE TO THE TOP SURVEY
As one of only 16 nationwide winners in the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top-District (RTTT-D) competition, New Haven Unified is receiving more than $29 million over a 4½-year period, to personalize student learning, improve student achievement and educator effectiveness, close achievement gaps, and prepare all students to succeed in college and careers. Read More… »»

E-News: May 13, 2014

PIONEER NAMED CALIFORNIA DISTINGUISHED SCHOOL
Pioneer Elementary School has been named a California Distinguished School, it was announced by state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. Pioneer Principal Cheri Benafield has been invited to receive the award at a regional California School Recognition Program in Walnut Creek in June. Read More… »»

Board of Education Briefs: May 6, 2014

The Board of Education on Tuesday night approved a proposal to set a tax rate target and bond issuance maximum value for a possible bond election in November.

Facing more than $300 million in facility and technology needs and seeking to maintain its investment in 21st century learning, the District is considering asking voters to approve a measure that would raise from $100 million to $150 million through a property tax increase of $50 per $100,000 of assessed value. Under California’s Proposition 39 requirements for general obligation bonds, passage would require the approval of 55 percent of voters and a Citizens Oversight Committee would monitor and review all expenditures. Read More… »»

E-News: May 6, 2014

TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY
Today (Tuesday) is Teacher Appreciation Day, part of a week-long, nation-wide celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week. It’s worth noting, obviously, even though New Haven Unified traditionally honors its teachers on California Day of the Teacher, which is next Wednesday (May 14).

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Teacher Appreciation Week, as designated by the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA). Teacher Appreciation Day is designed to honor teachers for the contributions they make to learning, child development and the community. Read More… »»

E-News: April 29, 2014

FOUNDATION AWARDS NEARLY $80,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS
Fifty-one seniors from James Logan and Conley-Caraballo high schools and the Decoto School for Independent Study received $79,050 worth of college scholarships last week at the New Haven Schools Foundation’s annual Scholarship Luncheon.

Over the next few weeks, E-News will share the names of the student winners, the scholarship sponsors and the award amounts, beginning today with a group of Logan High students: Read More… »»

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