New Superintendent Starts Today

UNION CITY (Monday, Dec. 1, 2008) - Kari McVeigh begins work today as Superintendent of the New Haven Unified School District, bringing experience in improving student achievement and enthusiasm for focusing on literacy - qualities matching both the goals and strategies of the District. Read More… »»

Board Briefs: Nov. 18, 2008

The Board of Education on Tuesday night received the first quarterly report for Year 3 implementation of the New Haven Strategic Plan*, highlighted by a presentation on a summer-school pilot program to assist at-risk students.
 
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E-News: Nov. 18, 2008

New Superintendent Starts Dec. 1: Kari McVeigh’s first day as Superintendent will be Monday, Dec. 1, and she will begin visiting school sites Tuesday, Dec. 2. Her plan is to visit all District sites for informal “meet and greet” sessions before winter recess.
 
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E-News: Nov. 11, 2008

Kitayama Launches “One Warm Coat” Drive: Students at Kitayama Elementary School are collecting clean, reusable coats and jackets starting Friday (Nov. 14) for distribution to those in need. Their effort is part of “One Warm Coat,” a nationwide drive that has collected and distributed more than 400,000 coats since 1992.
 
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Harper, Matthews, Dino Win School Board Seats

UNION CITY (Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008) -- New Haven Unified School District voters elected Kevin Harper, Michelle Matthews and Jonas Dino to seats on the Board of Education in Tuesday's election.
 
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E-News: Nov. 4, 2008

CCMS Students Celebrate Democracy: Cesar Chavez Middle School students, participating among nearly 260,000 students from 614 schools across the state, helped ‘elect’ Barack Obama in the 2008 MyVote California Student Mock Election.
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Board Names Kari McVeigh Superintendent

Superintendent Kari McVeigh UNION CITY (Friday, Oct. 31, 2008) – Kari McVeigh, whose experience in improving student achievement and enthusiasm for focusing on literacy mirror the goals and strategies of the New Haven Unified School District, tonight was named by the Board of Education as the District’s new Superintendent. Read More… »»

Board to Name New Superintendent on Friday

UNION CITY (Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008) – The Board of Education of the New Haven Unified School District has called a special meeting Friday to vote on the hiring of a new Superintendent.

The Board will meet in closed session at 5:30 p.m., and the public announcement will be at 6. The meeting will be at the Educational Services Center, 34200 Alvarado-Niles Road.  Read More… »»

E-News: Oct. 28, 2008

Superintendent Search Update: The Board of Education is tentatively scheduled to meet Friday night to confirm the hiring of a new Superintendent.“We appreciate the patience of the New Haven community as we make a decision that is so critical to the education of our children,” Board President Kevin Harper said.
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Statement from Board President

The Board of Education is making progress in the selection process for a new Superintendent; however, we will have no announcement this week. We hope to have an announcement Oct. 31. We appreciate the patience of the New Haven community as we make a decision that is so critical to the education of our children.
-- Kevin W. Harper
Oct. 22, 2008

Board Briefs: Oct. 21, 2008

The Board of Education on Tuesday night received a report from the Division of Teaching and Learning on student achievement, highlighted by a presentation on how Hillview Crest Elementary achieved a remarkable 71-point on the Academic Performance Index (API).
 
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E-News: Oct. 21, 2008

Superintendent Search Update: The Board of Education and the Superintendent Search Advisory Council, a group of 20 individuals representing District stakeholders, interviewed three candidates Thursday and three more Friday, and the Board met Saturday with two finalists.
 
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Leadership Change in Student Services

UNION CITY (Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008) – Veteran administrator Kathy Moniz, Executive Director of Student Services for the New Haven Unified School District, announced today she has accepted a position in the San Juan Unified School District, closer to her Sacramento-area home.
 
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E-News: Oct. 14, 2008

Logan Turns 50: James Logan High School will celebrate its 50th birthday during the 2009-10 school year, and a group of Logan graduates has come together to plan a series of reunion events and activities. Read More… »»

Board Briefs: Oct. 7, 2008

The Board of Education on Tuesday night received information from the Division of Teaching and Learning on how instructional coaching is impacting student achievement and helping build more collaborative cultures in our schools.
 
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