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E-News, November 18, 2014

Union City Resident Benefits from Cypress Mandela Training Center 
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E-News: Aug. 26, 2014

SCHOOL STARTS WEDNESDAY
The 2014-15 school year for New Haven Unified students starts Wednesday (Aug. 27).

Parents of children who are just starting school or are otherwise new to the District must register their children immediately, if they haven’t done so already. Parents can pick up enrollment packets at the Centralized Enrollment Center, located in the annex next to the Educational Services Center at 34200 Alvarado-Niles Road. When picking up a packet, a parent also can make an appointment to return the completed forms and finish the registration process. Read More… »»

E-News: Aug. 19, 2014

SCHOOL STARTS NEXT WEEK
The 2014-15 school year for New Haven Unified students starts Wednesday, Aug. 27.

For planning purposes, Thanksgiving recess will be Nov. 24-28; winter vacation will be Dec. 22 to Jan. 2, and spring break will be April 6-10. Pending approval of contracts with the District’s employees groups, no furlough days are scheduled in 2014-15, meaning resumption of a complete, 180-day school year.

PARENTS OF NEW STUDENTS: HAVE YOU REGISTERED YET? Read More… »»

E-News: Aug. 12, 2014

SCHOOL STARTS AUG. 27
Although the 2014-15 school calendar still is tentative, pending approval of contracts with the District’s bargaining units, New Haven schools are scheduled to open for the new year on Wednesday, Aug. 27.

For planning purposes, Thanksgiving recess will be Nov. 24-28; winter vacation will be Dec. 22 to Jan. 2, and spring break will be April 6-10. At present, no furlough days will be necessary, meaning resumption of a complete 180-day school year.

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E-News: June 17, 2014

KEY DATES FOR 2014-15
With summer vacation having begun, New Haven families are reminded that the 2014-15 school year is tentatively scheduled to begin Wednesday, Aug. 27. The date is tentative because the District and its employee organizations – the New Haven Teachers Association, California School Employees Association and New Haven Administrators Association – are in the process of negotiating new contracts. Read More… »»

E-News: June 10, 2014

MIDDLE SCHOOL PROMOTIONS TODAY; LOGAN GRADUATION SATURDAY
Middle school promotion ceremonies will be today (Tuesday) at Judson Taylor Stadium on the campus of James Logan High School. Alvarado Middle School’s celebration will be at 3 p.m., followed by Cesar Chavez Middle School at 6:30.

Logan’s graduation ceremony will be Saturday (June 14) at the stadium, starting at 9 a.m.

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E-News: June 3, 2014

LOGAN HONORS CONVOCATION, DISTRICT GRADUATION/PROMOTION SCHEDULE
One of James Logan High School’s proudest traditions, the annual Honors Convocation for seniors, will be celebrated Thursday (June 5). Seniors who have earned scholarships and won other honors will step across the stage at Guy Emanuele Pavilion to receive their awards, starting at 7 p.m.

Logan’s graduation ceremony will be Saturday, June 14, at Judson Taylor Stadium, starting at 9 a.m. Read More… »»

E-News: May 27, 2014

DISTRICT WRITING CELEBRATION
Students from throughout New Haven Unified will take the stage tonight (Tuesday) for “A Celebration of Writing,” the school district’s annual salute to its thousands of young authors. Student representatives from each school will read their original works starting at 6 p.m. at the James Logan High School Center for the Performing Arts.

SEARLES TO HOST COMMUNITY EVENT SATURDAY
The Parent Teacher Community (PTC) at Searles Elementary School will host a Flea Market/Resource Fair/Mini Carnival on Saturday (May 31) Read More… »»

E-News: May 20, 2014

RACE TO THE TOP SURVEY
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. Read More… »»

E-News: May 13, 2014

PIONEER NAMED CALIFORNIA DISTINGUISHED SCHOOL
Pioneer Elementary School has been named a California Distinguished School, it was announced by state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. Pioneer Principal Cheri Benafield has been invited to receive the award at a regional California School Recognition Program in Walnut Creek in June. Read More… »»

E-News: May 6, 2014

TEACHER APPRECIATION DAY
Today (Tuesday) is Teacher Appreciation Day, part of a week-long, nation-wide celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week. It’s worth noting, obviously, even though New Haven Unified traditionally honors its teachers on California Day of the Teacher, which is next Wednesday (May 14).

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Teacher Appreciation Week, as designated by the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA). Teacher Appreciation Day is designed to honor teachers for the contributions they make to learning, child development and the community. Read More… »»

E-News: April 29, 2014

FOUNDATION AWARDS NEARLY $80,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS
Fifty-one seniors from James Logan and Conley-Caraballo high schools and the Decoto School for Independent Study received $79,050 worth of college scholarships last week at the New Haven Schools Foundation’s annual Scholarship Luncheon.

Over the next few weeks, E-News will share the names of the student winners, the scholarship sponsors and the award amounts, beginning today with a group of Logan High students: Read More… »»

E-News: April 22, 2014

FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP LUNCHEON IS TOMORROW
Dozens of seniors from Logan and Conley-Caraballo high schools and the Decoto School for Independent Study will receive thousands of dollars worth of scholarships Wednesday (April 23) when the New Haven Schools Foundation hosts its annual Scholarship Luncheon.

The event will be at the Hilton Newark/Fremont, starting at 11:30 a.m. More information is available online (www.nhsfoundation.org).

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E-News: April 15, 2014

LOGAN IMPROVES AT REGIONAL SCIENCE OLYMPIAD
James Logan High science students improved their performance in their second year competing against other Bay Area schools in the Regional Science Olympiad competition, Science Club adviser and team coach Roy Ting reports.

Competing in a field of 34 schools at Cal State East Bay, Logan finished 20th, “a nice improvement from our 25th-place finish out of 33 teams last year,” Coach Ting said. Kevin Qi and Sharon Su had the best finish in a single category of competition, earning a fifth-place medal in the "Write-It, Do-It" event. Read More… »»

E-News "Addendum": April 10, 2014

ICL STUDENT SHARES CENTER STAGE AT S.F. EVENT
Abigail Barraza, a sophomore in the Institute of Community Leaders at James Logan High, presented alongside the Hon. Albie Sachs, former member of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, at the Facing History and Ourselves benefit dinner last Sunday in San Francisco, Logan Principal Amy McNamara reports.

“Abigail shared her experiences as a student learning about issues of social justice, and presented Justice Sachs with questions about his hopes for the future,” ICL lead teacher Alicia Elbert noted. Read More… »»

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