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E-News for March 30, 2019

E-News for Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Minutes from the District's Guiding Coalition / LCAP Meeting

The Guiding Coalition met on April 23, 2019.  Drafts of the 2018-19 LCAP Annual Update and the 2019-20 Goals, Actions and Services were shared.  In addition to reviewing the LCAP, the Guiding Coalition received a budget update. For more detailed information on the meeting, please read the Guiding Coalition Minutes for the April 23 Meeting.

The Public Hearing for the LCAP will take place at the June 4, 2019 Board Meeting, and the LCAP will be adopted at the June 18, 2018 Board Meeting.

Latino Parents Advisory Meeting, Thursday, May 23

Latino Parents Advisory meeting, May, 23rd, 5:45 p.m., Barnard White Middle School campus. This will be the final meeting of this year. There will be two presentations that evening:

5:50 p.m.: MATH SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES - How To Help Your Child When They Don't Understand The Language of Math

6:20 p.m.: Trauma Informed Practices Social Emotional Learning

Please join us.

You’re Invited to the 2019 Building Entrepreneurs Event!

The District African American Parents Forum and District African American Advisory Council (DAAA) invite you to join them for the 2019 Building Entrepreneurs Event! This will be a fun event for ALL youth and families where you can explore business ownership, and get strategies, ideas, and resources for starting a business. You can even pitch your business idea to win prizes! The event will take place on Friday, May 3 at 5:30pm at Guy Emanuele Elementary at 100 Decoto Road in Union City. Event admissions includes a full Soul Food Dinner.  The cost is $10 for ages 10 and up, and $8 for ages 9 and under. Look for the PeachJar announcement for the flyer. You can also email us at for more information. We hope to see you there!  Click here for more information.  Tickets can be purchased here.

Ballet Folklorico de James Logan Spring Concert Friday, May 17

The Ballet Folklorico de James Logan High School will be holding their annual Spring Concert on Friday, May 17, at Logan’s Center for the Performing Arts, beginning at 8:00 p.m.  Information about the event and how to purchase tickets can be found here.

Ballet Folklorico de James Logan High School is also hosting a Pollo Loco Fundraiser on Wednesday, May 1, from 2:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Present this flyer to the cashier when ordering and Ballet Folklorico will receive 20% of your purchase as a donation.

AES Parent-Teacher Club Sponsors “Healing for Mothers” Day Long Retreat

The Alvarado Elementary School Parent Teacher Club (AEPTC) is sponsoring a day long "Healing for Mothers" retreat on Saturday, May 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Alvarado Elementary.  The retreat will include yoga, meditation, self care tools, and the most profound of all: rebirthing.

For more information about the retreat and to purchase tickets (a portion of the proceeds will be donated to the AEPTC), please click here.

Logan’s Institute of Community Leaders to Hold Exhibition Night, Thursday, May 16

The Institute of Community Leaders (ICL) is holding its 7th annual Exhibition Night on Thursday, May 16th!  Join us to applaud our ICL 9th and 10th graders' hard work throughout the year. We will also hold a Senior Signing Ceremony, as our graduating seniors announce where they will be attending next year.  Exhibition Night will be held in Memorial Square, at the far end of Logan's campus, from 6:30 - 8:15 pm. We hope to see you there!

Hispanic Community Affairs Council, Friday May 10

The Hispanic Community Affairs Council would like to invite you to their annual scholarship awards luncheon to celebrate this year's recipients.  HCAC promotes the value of education to our community and youth. Investing in higher education of our future Hispanic leaders builds a strong community.  Please click here for more information.

Pilipinx Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, June 1st

New Haven PASE ( Pilipino American Society for Education) and Filipino Youth Association (FYA) are hosting our first annual Pilipinx Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, June 1st at 9:00 am at Itliong Vera-Cruz Middle School.  This ceremony does not replace the traditional Logan High Ceremony, it is in addition to. We will also acknowledge PASE Scholarship recipients and will end with a light refreshments. All students who identify as Filipino are invited.

An interest survey was sent out to all Logan, Conley-Caraballo, and Decoto Independent Studies students of Filipino descent last week.  If your student is interested in joining this celebration, please fill out this interest survey.

Kitayama Elementary School is Looking for STEAM Speakers

Kitayama Elementary School is looking for speakers who have a job or hobby related to science, technology, engineering, art, or mathematics (STEAM) to present to students on STEAM Day, May 17.  Interested individuals should contact Assistant Principal, Mary Small at or complete this form online.  Speakers will be asked to give a 15-30 minute presentation regarding their STEAM-related occupation or hobby.  Click here for more information.

CCMS Retirees 2019 - Save the Date

CCMS will be honoring their 2019 retirees: Teri Gruenwald, Joni Gilbertson, and Ester Claudio. Please join us to help celebrate!  Friday, May 31 at El Torito in San Leandro. The cost is $35.00 per person which will include a buffet dinner. Please RSVP no later than Friday, May 10 to Doris Gallagher at CCMS. Checks can be made payable to the CCMS Staff Fund.  Click here for more information.

Union City Family Center (formerly Kids' Zone)
The Union City Family Center (UCFC) operates a dynamic Family Center, located on the campus of the Barnard-White Middle School.  UCFC Family Liaisons, assigned to specific school sites, expand access to UCFC and partner resources for the community. Liaisons provide case management and resource linkages for displaced/low wage families/youth who receive needed support with shelter, transportation, emergency food, clothing, job training/job search (Highway to Work & Cypress Mandela), financial coaching/taxes (SparkPoint), affordable childcare (Kidango) applying for benefits, and our safe parking lots program for displaced families ~ all co-located at the Union City Family Center. UCFC partners with community volunteers and over 35 community agencies!  

The Union City Family Center is now an Alameda County Food distribution site! Food will be distributed every Tuesday that school is in session from 3:00 pm - 5:00 p.m. UCFC is located at 725 Whipple Road, Union City, CA (on the Barnard-White Middle School campus). Volunteers are welcome!