New Haven is now an Amazon Associates Partner

New Haven Unified School District is now an Amazon Associates partner, and by purchasing on Amazon.com through the New Haven link, you support the district.

Here's how it works:

Instead of going directly to Amazon, click the New Haven Amazon Associates link instead. Every time you click through, you'll get the same Amazon purchasing and pricing you've always received, but you'll earn referral fees for New Haven - a win-win for you and the district. Read More… »»

Board of Education Briefs: Dec. 10, 2013

Jonas Dino, who in the midst of his fourth term is the longest-serving member of the Board of Education, was elected by his colleagues Tuesday night to serve as Board President through December 2014. Michelle Matthews was elected clerk.

Also on Tuesday night, the Board approved the first interim budget report for 2013-14 as well as multi-year projections for 2014-15 and 2015-16. Read More… »»

E-News: Dec. 10, 2013

A STORY FOR THE SEASON
Principal Amy McNamara shared the following e-mail last week with her James Logan High School staff, and District Personnel Coordinator Vicki Ballard was so moved by the story that she passed it along for E-News readers. The story is about a visit from the aunt of former Puente Program student Jessica Diaz, who died of an apparent heart attack in June 2011, days after completing her sophomore year at Logan. Read More… »»

E-News: Dec. 3, 2013

CHROMEBOOK MEETINGS START NEXT WEEK
Parents of students receiving Chromebooks this year are urged to come with their students to informational meetings starting next week, before the notebook computers are distributed. Read More… »»

E-News: Nov. 26, 2013

ADOPT-A-SCHOOL
Local businesses interested in supporting New Haven schools and students are invited to take part in the District’s new Adopt-A-School program. Read More… »»

Board of Education Briefs: Nov. 19, 2013

The Board of Education on Tuesday night received a presentation from the District’s Equity Task Force, a group of students, teachers, administrators and community members working to identify and recommend ways that the District can be a more equitable place for all.

Using data from student and teacher surveys and parent focus groups, the Task Force cited the need for culturally responsive teaching and culturally relevant curriculum and suggested two priority areas: Read More… »»

E-News: Nov. 19, 2013

OUR CHROMEBOOKS ARE COMING! OUR CHROMEBOOKS ARE COMING!
Most New Haven students involved in the initial rollout of notebook computers will receive their Chromebooks before winter break, District Race to the Top Director Lisa Metzinger reports. Read More… »»

E-News "Addendum": Nov. 13, 2013

FOUNDATION LUNCHEON POSTPONED
The New Haven Schools Foundation luncheon honoring former executive director Barbara Aro-Valle, originally scheduled for Thursday (Nov. 14), has been postponed. The Foundation is attempting to reschedule the event, perhaps for January.

LOGAN WEBSITE MAKES IT EASY FOR DONORS(TO)CHOOSE
James Logan High School’s new website (www.jameslogan.org) includes direct links to all school projects registered with DonorsChoose.org, the online charity that has helped dozens of teachers from Logan and other New Haven schools fund classroom projects. Read More… »»

E-News: Nov. 12, 2013

LOGAN FALL PLAY OPENS THURSDAY
The drama department presents its fall play, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” opening Thursday (Nov. 14) at James Logan High School, teacher Larry Wenner reports. Curtain goes up at 7 p.m.

Encore performances are scheduled Friday and Saturday, also at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5.

FOUNDATION TO HONOR BARBARA ARO-VALLE
The New Haven Schools Foundation will pay to tribute former executive director Barbara Aro-Valle during a luncheon Thursday (Nov. 14) at the Hilton Newark/Fremont. Read More… »»

Board Votes to End Superintendent's Contract

UNION CITY (Friday, Nov. 8, 2013) – The Board of Education of the New Haven Unified School District voted this week to end the contract of Superintendent Kari McVeigh. Chief Academic Officer Dr. Arlando Smith and Chief Business Officer Akur Varadarajan, who have served as interim co-superintendent’s since Aug. 23, will continue to do so, as the Board begins the process of identifying a new permanent superintendent. Read More… »»

E-News: Nov. 5, 2013

RACE TO THE TOP UPDATE
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. The District’s RTTT-D Director, former Kitayama Elementary principal Lisa Metzinger, is updating staff regularly on how the grant is being implemented, and E-News is sharing Ms. Metzinger’s updates with the greater community. The latest update: Read More… »»

E-News: Oct. 29, 2013

HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL TONIGHT AT LOGAN
Young ghosts and goblins from throughout the District are invited to take part tonight (Tuesday) when the New Haven Boosters Association and the New Haven Schools Foundation host their annual Halloween Carnival, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the parking lot at James Logan High. Read More… »»

E-News: Oct. 22, 2013

LOGAN HALL OF FAME BANQUET SET FOR NOV. 2
Paul Kanazeh, runner-up at the state wrestling tournament in 1995, and the wrestling team that finished third in the state in 1996 will be among those inducted Saturday, Nov. 2, into the James Logan High School athletic Hall of Fame. Read More… »»

Board of Education Briefs: Oct. 15, 2013

More than 30 people spoke to the Board of Education during a public hearing Tuesday night on a petition calling for the creation of a charter school within the boundaries of the New Haven Unified School District. Read More… »»

E-News: Oct. 15, 2013

LOGAN HALL OF FAME BANQUET SET FOR NOV. 2
Track and field standouts Cheri Craddock and Carla Estes and brothers Giliat and Yosef Ghebray are among six former James Logan High School student-athletes who will be inducted Saturday, Nov. 2 into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame.

Craddock, who graduated in 2002, was a 10-time North Coast Section champion in track and field and won a scholarship to the University of Washington. Also a four-year letter winner in basketball, she later coached Logan’s girls’ team. Read More… »»

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