Mid-Year Kindergarten Starts in February

UNION CITY (Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2010) – For families of children who were not quite old enough to attend kindergarten when the 2009-10 school year began, a few openings still exist in the New Haven Unified School District’s mid-year, full-day kindergarten program that starts in February.
 
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E-News: Jan. 5, 2010

Logan Students Selected for National Leadership Program
Five James Logan High School sophomores have been accepted into the People to People Leadership Program in Medicine, to be held at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore in June.
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District Names Interim Business Chief

UNION CITY (Friday, Dec. 18, 2009) – Jim O’Connor, a former middle school principal who has spent most of the past 25 years in school business management, has been hired on an interim basis to serve as Chief Business Officer of the New Haven Unified School District.
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Santa Gives Teachers Money for Students

UNION CITY (Thursday, December 17, 2009) – Santa Claus visited teachers throughout the New Haven Unified School District today, sharing nearly $6,000 worth of classroom grants awarded through the New Haven Schools Foundation’s “Innovations in Education” program, for special projects that promote learning.
 
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Board Briefs: Dec. 15, 2009

The Board of Education on Tuesday night received a presentation on campus safety from James Logan High School Principal Amy McNamara and School Site Council President John Shockley.
 
Ms. McNamara and Mr. Shockley told the Board that the Logan staff has been working on the four priorities outlined during a September safety meeting with the Board:
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E-News: Dec. 15, 2009

Searles Students, Staff, PTC Reach Out
Searles Elementary students and staff have been busy reaching out to help the community, Principal Debi Knoth reports.
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Board Briefs: Dec. 8, 2009

The Board of Education on Tuesday night decided on the name “James Logan High School Center for the Performing Arts” for the theater and music/drama education complex that the District building at the high school.
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E-News: Dec. 8, 2009

District to Receive ‛Green’ Award
New Haven Unified has been chosen to receive a Green California Schools Leadership Award. The award, in the “energy” category, will be presented Thursday (Dec. 10) at the Green California Schools Summit in Pasadena.
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Video System Going Online at Logan

UNION CITY (Monday, Dec. 7, 2009) – A long-awaited video surveillance system, designed to enhance student safety and improve campus security at James Logan High School, will become operational this week.
 
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Expert on Equity in Education to Visit Four New Haven Schools

UNION CITY (Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009) – Enid Lee, a well-known authority on the subject of equity in education and the country’s Multicultural Educator of the Year in 2008, will visit four schools in the New Haven Unified School District on Tuesday.
 
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Third-Graders Receive Free Dictionaries

UNION CITY (Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009) -- For the fourth consecutive year, a local real estate agent is making certain that every New Haven Unified third-grader has a dictionary. Read More… »»

E-News: Dec. 1, 2009

District Leaders to be Honored
Superintendent Kari McVeigh and former superintendent Guy Emanuele are among “30 Influential Leaders” who will be honored Saturday (Dec. 5) by Kidango, which provides pre-school services for New Haven and several other EastBay and SouthBay school districts.
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Board Briefs: Nov. 17, 2009

The Board of Education on Tuesday night received a report on the work that Instructional Leadership Teams are doing at each of the District’s schools to involve teachers in the leadership process, make decisions about the instructional program and lead and monitor the implementation of sound instructional focus.
 
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E-News: Nov. 17, 2009

Folklórico, HEART Invite You to Eat for a Good Cause
Warm up for Thanksgiving by eating out. Twice. On the same day. And help support James Logan High School’s Ballet Folklórico and the District's Health Education and Resource Team while you're doing it.
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District Receives Second Grant From East Bay Community Foundation

UNION CITY (Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009) – The East Bay Community Foundation, which earlier this year awarded the New Haven Unified School District a grant to support Writing Workshop, has awarded the District a second grant for a complementary literacy program.
 
The Foundation is giving the District $11,000 to train teachers and literacy coaches in the Elements of Balanced Literacy.
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