E-News "Addendum": Nov. 29, 2012

Advance Tickets Available for NCS Championship Game
James Logan High School football fans who want to avoid long lines to buy tickets Saturday at the North Coast Section championship game can purchase tickets today and Friday at the school, Athletic Director Tom Rosenthal reports. Tickets, priced at $10 for adults and $7 for students, are on sale main office ticket booth during both lunch periods and also can be purchased throughout the school day from Sarah Muse in the main office.
 
Coach George Zuber’s Mighty Colts, who have a 12-1 record, take on mighty De La Salle of Concord (12-0) at 7 p.m. Saturday at Dublin High School. De La Salle has won 20 consecutive NCS titles and, as usual, is ranked No. 1 in Northern California. The game will be televised live by Comcast SportsNet California (Comcast channels 41 and 721, DirecTV 698 and 698-1, ATT 767 and 1767, Dish TV 409).
 
NHTA’s Annual Toy Drive is Saturday
The New Haven Teachers Association will hold its sixth annual Charity Toy Drive and Car Show on Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Logan High parking lot. The drive, co-sponsored by the Union City Police Department and the Alameda County Fire Department, is to collect toys for the Alameda County Toys for Tots program and the Samaritan House Family Shelter.
 
The ATS Garage and Plus 1 car clubs plan to have more than 200 cars on display. Admission is free, but attendees are asked to bring at least one new and unwrapped toy (value $10 or more). “We are asking everyone to try to donate toys/gifts for older elementary and middle school kids and teens,” NHTA President Charmaine Banther says. “We seem to get a majority of donations for young kids and very little to give to the older kids.”
 
Christmas Trees Available
The Logan High cross country and track and field teams once again this year are selling tickets for a chance to win a Christmas tree. Tickets, priced at $1 each, are good for a chance to win one of 25 trees in the Dec. 7 drawing.
For more information, contact Coach Lee Webb (lwebb@nhusd.k12.ca.us or 304-7172).
 
Names ’n’ Notes
The Alameda County Firefighters are inviting New Haven families to “An Evening With Santa at the Fire House,” Sunday, Dec. 9. The events, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., will include milk and cookies, holiday safety information and an appearance by the Logan High Jazz Choir, which will lead carol singing. Photos with Santa will be available for a $10 donation to the firefighters’ toy drive. The fire house is at 33942 7th St., Union City. More information is available online (www.acgov.org/fire). … New Haven families also are invited to a “Snow Day” sponsored by DeVry University on Saturday, Dec. 15. Snow will be brought in to cover the courtyard at the DeVry campus, 34793 Ardentech Ct., Fremont, and children also can visit Santa and his workshop. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.