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E-News for Tuesday, May 28, 2019

E-News for Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Decoto School for Independent Study Receives Positive WASC Report

The Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) has the responsibility to evaluate and review learning institutions to ensure that the educational programs at these sites meet rigorous academic standards.  A positive WASC certification means that the school “has clearly defined objectives appropriate to education; has established conditions under which their achievement can reasonably be expected; appears in fact to be accomplishing them substantially; is so organized, staffed, and supported that it can be expected to continue to do so; and demonstrates that it meets ACS WASC’s criteria and accreditation standards.”  from the WASC website.

The Decoto School for Independent Study (DSIS) began its WASC accreditation in March of 2016 and recently had their mid-point check in.  We are proud to report that DSIS continues to meet the rigorous criteria for accreditation as of this mid-point review and is on pace to have another positive review in 2022.  To read the WASC report for DSIS, please click here.

Graduating Seniors – Summer Job Training – Caregiver+College

Are you graduating from high school? Do you want to find a part-time job that won't interfere with your college plans? How about a job in a career pathway that looks great on your resume?

New Haven Adult School offers a 7-week Summer Caregiver training with job placement assistance.

Regular cost is $350 BUT through our Caregiver + College Scholarship, graduating seniors may take the course for only $95.00.

Just fill out the online application on our website and we will contact you with your enrollment information! See flier and our website for more information.

Conley-Caraballo High School Parent Information Night

Is your student interested in attending Conley-Caraballo High School?  Learn more about our amazing school at our Parent Information Night on June 6th @ 6pm.  We will have students, parents, staff, and community volunteers sharing stories about their experiences at CCHS.  Opportunities to ask questions will be provided. School tours will be available.

541 Blanche Street, Hayward, CA  94544 510-471-5126

NHAS Residential and In-Home Caregiver Training Starting Soon

The next start date for New Haven Adult School's Residential & In-Home Caregiver Training program (ResCare) in Union City, CA is June 25, 2019.  Our first new student orientation is this Monday, May 27th.

This 7-Week Summer ResCare program includes:  Caregiver Training + CPR Cert + Job Placement Assistance (with an 84% job placement rating)! It's also on the ETPL!

More information about this program can be found here or by going to our website.

Public Hearing to be Held Regarding Transition to By-Trustee Election System

A second public hearing will be held by the Governing Board of the New Haven Unified School District as part of the transition to a by-trustee area election system to receive community comments and public testimony concerning the composition of potential trustee voting areas in advance of the the preparation of draft trustee voting area plans by the District’s demographer.

The second of the two hearings will be held on Tuesday, May 28, starting at 6:00 p.m. and held at the Boardroom of the Educational Services Center located at 34200 Alvarado-Niles Road.

For more information, please click here.

4th Annual African American Recognition and Celebration, Saturday, June 1

The New Haven Unified School District and the District African American Advisory (DAAA) would like to invite you to the 4th Annual African American Recognition and Celebration.  This will be an opportunity to acknowledge and honor the achievements of African American students in our district that are current 5th, 8th, and 12th graders who are either promoting to the next grade span or graduating!  The event will take place on Saturday, June 1st at 2:00 p.m. at James Logan Pavilion, located at 1800 H Street in Union City. This event is free and we are hoping that you will join us in rallying together to acknowledge the achievements of our students! For more information, please click here or email Rhonda Flemming at

JLHS Athletics Presents 33rd Annual Summer Camps!

The James Logan High School Athletic Program is proud to offer its 33rd Annual Summer Camps.  Sports offered this summer (subject to change) are Badminton, Boys Basketball, Football, Girls Basketball, Girls Volleyball, Boys Water Polo, Girls Water Polo, Swimming, Track & Field, Cross Country, Wrestling!  Please click here for more information.

CCHS Students to be Featured at Studio 11 Gallery Art Show, June 7

Students from Conley-Caraballo High School will be featured in an art show entitled, “Celebrating Creativity at Conley”.  The show, intended to be an opportunity to showcase Conley talent and celebrate our community, will include art, poetry, and interdisciplinary projects created by Conley-Caraballo students.  The event will be held on Friday, June 7, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Studio 11 Gallery, located at 34626 11th Street in Union City.  Appetizers will be provided by the school’s culinary department and music will be provided by the music club.

Click here for more information.

Pilipinx Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, June 1st

Registration is now open for the First Annual Pilipinx Graduation Ceremony on Saturday, June 1st. This special ceremony will be hosted by New Haven PASE ( Pilipino American Society for Education) and Filipino Youth Association (FYA) at Itliong Vera-Cruz Middle School.  This ceremony does not replace the traditional Logan High Ceremony. We will also acknowledge PASE Scholarship recipients and will end with a light refreshments. All students who identify as Filipino are invited.

Please register via the following link:

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!