Darfur Activist to Speak to Students at Logan

UNION CITY (Monday, March 9, 2009) – The founder of an organization dedicated to ending the ongoing genocide in Darfur will speak to students Wednesday at James Logan High School.
 
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Channel 7 Report

Click here to see KGO-TV's story on the District's commitment not to lay off teachers, despite the state budget mess: http://abclocal.go.com/kgo/story?section=news/education&id=6696109

District Avoids Teacher Layoffs

UNION CITY (Friday, March 6, 2009) – The New Haven Unified School District will not have to lay off teachers to deal with the latest round of state budget cuts, but the Board of Education will be asked Tuesday night to give up the extra counselors that the District was able to hire two years ago.
 
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Author Speaks at Logan

Greg Mortenson, author of “Three Cups of Tea,” the New York Times best-seller that the Board of Education and City Council recommended local residents read as part of the “One Book, One Community” project, lectured Tuesday, March 3, at James Logan High School. He encouraged students and community members who are participating in "Pennies for Peace" efforts to raise funds for world literacy and other humanitarian projects.    

 

E-News: March 3, 2009

Two Teachers Win B-WET Grants: Alvarado Elementary School science teacher Kim Pratt reports that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has funded a new cycle of Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET) grants, including about $57,000 that will enable her
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Searles Teachers' Video Featured on TV

UNION CITY (Thursday, Feb. 27, 2009) – Two Searles Elementary School teachers are featured on a television news report about how California’s budget crisis is affecting pubic education.
 
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Mini-Grant Program Continues to Grow

UNION CITY (Thursday, Feb. 27, 2009) -- Second-graders at Kitayama Elementary School soon will have backpacks full of children’s literature to bring home and share with their parents, thanks to the generosity of Board of Education member Kevin Harper.
 
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Board Meeting Postponed Until March 10

UNION CITY (Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2009) – As school officials throughout California seek to clarify how last week’s changes to the state budget will further impact local revenues, the New Haven Unified School District announced today that the Board of Education meeting scheduled for March 3 has been postponed until March 10.
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E-News: Feb. 24, 2009

Locks of Love at Logan: The lesson for the day was a little different than usual in Room 421 at James Logan High. Back in October, Michelle Galaria promised her ninth-grade biology students
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Board Briefs: Feb. 17, 2009

Forced to deal with the local impact of California’s financial crisis even through the Legislature still can’t agree on a state budget, the Board of Education on Tuesday night accepted a recommendation for $5.9 million in reductions in the District’s proposed budgets for 2009-10 and 2010-11. Read More… »»

E-News: Feb. 17, 2009

Memorial Service for Coach Godfrey : A memorial service for Danny Godfrey Sr., who helped coach the freshman football team at James Logan High School, will be held Thursday (Feb. 19)
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Test Rankings Higher in Revised Report

UNION CITY (Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2009) – The New Haven Unified School District as a whole and two schools in particular have even higher Academic Performance Index rankings than were originally reported, under the annual revised report released today by the California Department of Education.
 
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E-News: Feb. 10, 2009

Minister to Rwanda Speaks Today at High Schools
The last American to leave Rwanda during the 1994 genocide will speak today at both Conley-Caraballo and James Logan high schools.
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Local Impacts of State Budget Mess to Be Discussed at Community Forum

UNION CITY (Friday, Feb. 6, 2009) – A special meeting of the New Haven Community Forum has been scheduled for Tuesday night, to discuss how the state budget crisis is expected to affect the New Haven Unified School District. Read More… »»

Minister to Rwanda Returns to Logan

UNION CITY (Thursday, February 5, 2009) – The last American to leave Rwanda during the 1994 genocide will speak to students at James Logan High School on Tuesday about his recent return to country and about ongoing genocide in Darfur.
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