2013 Summer School Program for Grades 9-12

2013 summer school information for grades 9-12 can be found through the Our School Sites link in the menu on the left or by going directly to:

http://loganweb.nhusd.k12.ca.us/summerschool

Board of Education Briefs: May 7, 2013

The Board of Education on Tuesday night accepted 11 proposals from developers interested in purchasing surplus property, specifically, the campus of the former Cabello Elementary School. Offers range from $6.4 million to $14.7 million. Read More… »»

E-News: May 7, 2013

TEACHER APPRECIATION WEEK
This is Teacher Appreciation Week in the New Haven Unified School District, and tomorrow (Wednesday) is California Day of the Teacher, a statewide celebration of public school teachers. This year’s theme is “California Teachers: Honoring Our Past, Guiding the Future.” Read More… »»

Statement Regarding Arrest of Employee

UNION CITY (Thursday, May 2, 2013) – An Alvarado Elementary School
teacher was arrested this week on suspicion of criminal misconduct, after the New Haven
Unified School District asked Union City Police to conduct an investigation into concerns
regarding inappropriate contact with students.

The District, upon learning of the concerns in mid-April, immediately informed
the police, who began their investigation the same day. The employee immediately was
placed on administrative leave and has not been in contact with students since the
investigation began. Read More… »»

E-News: April 30, 2013

CELIA RAYGOZA AMONG STATE CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES OF YEAR
New Haven Unified School District Classified Employee of the Year Celia Raygoza is one of six individuals named California Classified School Employees of the Year, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced last week.

It’s the second time in the six-year history of the state award that a New Haven employee has been selected. Rosa Thompson of Barnard-White Middle School was among the inaugural winners, in 2008. Read More… »»

RTT-D Update: Common Core Standards

As you know, we have started the awareness phase of implementing the Common Core State Standards this year. Sites have been learning about the common core through various presentations at staff meetings. The last part of the awareness phase starts after STAR testing, when teachers and grade levels take a few weeks to get their feet wet with the common core to begin the process of shifting to the common core. Read More… »»

E-News: April 23, 2013

RACE TO THE TOP UPDATE: PROJECT 3
In December, the New Haven Unified School District was named one of 16 nationwide winners in the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top-District (RTTT-D) competition. The District will receive more than $29 million over the next 4½ years, to personalize student learning, improve student achievement and educator effectiveness, close achievement gaps, and prepare all students to succeed in college and careers.

New Haven RTTT-D Director Lisa Metzinger is updating staff regularly about the seven projects that are part of the grant: 1) Literacy and Common Core State Standards, 2) Community Connections, 3) Teacher/ Principal Evaluation, 4) Technology and Personalization, 5) Grading and Assessment, 6) College and Career, 7) Implementation/Program Evaluation. E-News is sharing Ms. Metzinger’s updates with the greater community. Today’s update is on Project 3: Read More… »»

RTT-D Update: Project 3-Teacher/Principal/Superintendent Evaluation

As you know, the Evaluation Task Force has been meeting regularly to develop a new teacher evaluation system that is based on teacher professional development and support, as well as student growth. Read More… »»

Board of Education Briefs: April 16, 2013

The Board of Education on Tuesday night approved the renaming of Alvarado Middle School to Itliong-Vera Cruz Middle School, effective September 2015. The name change honors the memory of Filipino-American labor leaders Larry Itliong and Philip Vera Cruz.

The Board instructed District staff to formulate an implementation plan and secure funds to cover costs before the name change takes effect. Community groups have pledged to cover the costs, estimated at approximately $15,000. Read More… »»

E-News: April 16, 2013

Race to the Top Update

In December, the New Haven Unified School District was named one of 16 nationwide winners in the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top-District (RTTT-D) competition. The District will receive more than $29 million over the next 4½ years, to personalize student learning, improve student achievement and educator effectiveness, close achievement gaps, and prepare all students to succeed in college and careers. 

New Haven RTTT-D Director Lisa Metzinger is updating staff regularly about implementation of the grant, and E-News is sharing Ms. Metzinger’s updates with the greater community. Today’s update: Read More… »»

RTT-D Update: Scope of Work

One of the initial requirements of the RTT-D grant is to submit a Scope of Work (SOW) within the first 100 days of the grant period. The SOW is a complete picture of all of the projects, activities, and tasks that we will engage in to accomplish our district's plan and goals, and it is aligned with the grant application and budget. It basically distills our plan into a manageable, actionable format, identifying the activities and tasks for each project and the overall plan. Read More… »»

E-News: April 9, 2013

Logan Coach to Head World Youth Team

James Logan High School track and field coach Lee Webb has been named head coach for the United States team that will compete this summer at the World Youth Championships in Ukraine. The championships are scheduled July 10-14 in Donetsk. Read More… »»

E-News: April 2, 2013

FOUNDATION TO HONOR SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
James Logan and Conley-Caraballo high school seniors will receive more than $65,000 in college scholarships at the New Haven Schools Foundation’s annual scholarship luncheon Friday, April 19. The event will be at the Hilton Newark/Fremont, starting at 11:30 a.m.

The Foundation will distribute 80 scholarships worth a total of $65,350, Executive Director Barbara Aro-Valle reports. Union City Mayor Carol Dutra-Vernaci and Assemblymember Bill Quirk will present the scholarships, and state treasurer Bill Lockyer will be a special guest. Read More… »»

RTT-D Update: Summer Professional Development Offerings

Attached is the brochure for our summer professional development offerings, most of which are funded by RTT-D. On-line registration will begin on Monday, May 13, 2013. More information regarding on-line registration will be coming later in May.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Scott Pizani, Olivia Lynch, or me.

Enjoy a wonderful and restful Spring Break.

Lisa Metzinger

E-News: March 26, 2013

RACE TO THE TOP UPDATE: PROJECT 6
In December, the New Haven Unified School District was named one of 16 nationwide winners in the U.S. Department of Education’s Race to the Top-District (RTTT-D) competition. The District will receive more than $29 million over the next 4½ years, to personalize student learning, improve student achievement and educator effectiveness, close achievement gaps, and prepare all students to succeed in college and careers. Read More… »»

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