Board Asks Governor to Request Suspension of Legislators' Pay

UNION CITY (Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2009) – With the state of California once again considering massive cuts to public education, the Board of Education on Tuesday night called on Governor Schwarzenegger to set in motion actions to keep legislators from getting paid when – as has become routine – they miss their annual deadline for passing the state budget. Read More… »»

E-News: Jan. 20, 2009

Witnesses to History: The list of New Haven folks in Washington D.C. today – to be witnesses to history – is impressive.

More than two dozen students and at least two teachers from James Logan High School Read More… »»

New Haven Community Forum: Jan. 13 Meeting Summary

Superintendent Kari McVeigh introduced herself, answered questions and received feedback from about 25 people at her first New Haven Community Forum, held Tuesday night at the Educational Services Center.
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E-News: Jan. 13, 2009

New Haven Community Forum Tonight: Students, parents, employees and other members of the community are invited to meet Superintendent Kari McVeigh tonight when she hosts a meeting of the New Haven Community Forum, from 6:30 to 8 p.m.,
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New Haven Students to Attend Inauguration

UNION CITY (Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009) – A group of James Logan High School students will leave Friday for a week-long trip to Washington D.C., just in time to be in the nation’s capital for the inauguration of Barack Obama as President – where a Cesar Chavez Middle School student will sing. Read More… »»

E-News: Jan. 6, 2009

Superintendent to Host Forum, Visit SSC Meetings: Superintendent Kari McVeigh will host a meeting of the New Haven Community Forum and begin visiting School Site Council meetings this month, to introduce herself to the community, answer questions and receive feedback. Read More… »»

Santa Gives Money to Teachers for Students

UNION CITY (Wednesday, December 17, 2008) – Santa and Mrs. Claus visited teachers throughout the New Haven Unified School District today, sharing more than $6,000 worth of classroom grants awarded through the New Haven Schools Foundation’s “Innovations in Education” program, for special projects that promote learning.. Read More… »»

Board Briefs: Dec. 16, 2008

The Board of Education on Tuesday night approved the first interim report on the 2008-09 budget and multi-year projections. Read More… »»

E-News: Dec. 16, 2008

New Superintendent Continues Site Visits: New Superintendent Kari McVeigh, who is in the process of visiting all District sites for informal “meet and greet” sessions before winter recess, will be at the Cabello Student Support Center at 2:15 p.m. today. Read More… »»

Mid-Year Kindergarten Starts in January

UNION CITY (Friday. Dec. 12, 2008) – For families of children who were not quite old enough to attend kindergarten when the 2008-09 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 January. Read More… »»

Board Briefs: Dec. 9, 2008

Jonas Dino, Kevin Harper and Michelle Matthews were sworn in Tuesday night as members of the Board of Education – Mr. Dino for his third term, Mr. Harper for his second and Ms. Matthews for her first – and the new Board elected Gertrude Gregorio as President and Gwen Estes as Clerk.

Before the meeting, a reception was held in honor of Mr. Dino, Mr. Harper and Ms. Matthews. An Aztec dance group from Decoto, "Ollin Anahuac," performed at the invitation of Ms. Matthews. Read More… »»

District, CSEA Reach Tentative Agreement

UNION CITY (Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2008) –The New Haven Unified School District and the California School Employees Association have reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract, through June 2011.

"Combined with the contracts that we reached last spring with the New Haven Teachers Association and the New Haven Administrators Association, the agreement with CSEA gives our community three more years of labor peace," said Associate Superintendent for Personnel Derek McNamara, lead negotiator for the District. Read More… »»

E-News: Dec. 9, 2008

HopeConnections Winter Drive Under Way: The annual Winter Drive to help needy New Haven families is under way, sponsored by the HopeConnections group at James Logan High School.
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New Superintendent Meets Staff

New Superintendent Kari McVeigh (right) talks with counselor Maricela Perez (left) and community liaison Maricela Reynoso during a "meet-and-greet" session Tuesday, Dec. 2, at Conley-Caraballo High School. Ms. McVeigh plans to visit all sites before winter recess. On Tuesday, Dec. 9, the New Haven community will formally welcome Ms. McVeigh with a 4 p.m. reception at the Educational Services Center.  A reception for newly elected Board of Education member Michelle Matthews and re-elected trustees Kevin Harper and Jonas Dino will follow at 6:30 p.m., before they are sworn in as part of the Board’s annual organization meeting at 7:30. Read More… »»

E-News: Dec. 2, 2008

New Superintendent’s Site Visits Start Today: New Superintendent Kari McVeigh, whose first day was Monday, will begin visiting sites today. She’ll be at Conley-Caraballo High School at 1 p.m. and at the Corporation Yard at 3 p.m. for informal “meet and greet” sessions. Read More… »»

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