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E-News for Tuesday, October 24, 2017

E-News for Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Superintendent Smith Makes Good on Chess Wager with Third Grade Pioneer Student

During a recent visit to Pioneer Elementary School, Superintendent Smith was challenged to a chess match by Eva Gochez, third-grade student in Ms. Marks’ class.  The match was held last week and the winner was...Eva!  On Friday, October 20, Eva and her classmates celebrated her epic win with a superintendent-provided ice-cream party.

Click here to view pictures of this epic chess battle.

Click here to view pictures from the Chess Champion Ice Cream Party.

After School Professional Development
Teaching and Learning is pleased to present several after-school professional development sessions, offered for District Credit and facilitated by New Haven staff.  Please click on this link to review the brochure and register for sessions.  The link allows you to register for multiple sessions.

We look forward to seeing you at the sessions!

Union City Community & Recreation Services to Host Halloween Carnival This Sunday

The City of Union City Community & Recreation Services will host a Halloween Carnival this Sunday, October 29, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm at the Holly Community Center, located at 31600 Alvarado Blvd.  Tickets are $7 if purchased before Thursday, October 26, or $10 at the door.

More information, including how to buy tickets, can be found here.

Logan Link Crew To Host Fall Festival, November 30th from 5-7 pm.

The James Logan High School Link Crew will host a Fall Festival on Thursday, November 30, from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.  There will be food trucks and free festival games to play!  The entire community is welcome.

For more information, please click here.

Start-Up Bootcamp Coming to Union City

The Silicon Valley Young Coder’s Club will be hosting a “Start -Up Bootcamp” for middle and high-school students starting this Saturday, October 28, at James Logan High School.  

For more information, click here, or see below.

WHO: Middle School and High School Students
WHERE: James Logan High School, Address: 1800 H Street, Union City, CA (Room 501)
WHEN: Every Saturday, 10AM-11AM - starts October 28th, ends December 17th (no class on November 25th)


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NHSF to Benefit from Rotary Chili Pepper Challenge
Can you feel the heat? The New Haven Schools Foundation has been selected as a beneficiary of the Area 3 Rotary Hot Chili Pepper Challenge. Six Rotary Clubs in tri-cities have joined together in this annual fundraising appeal that raised over $40,000 for local charities last year. This year, Rotary will match your donations, so every dollar contributed will be matched by two dollars from Rotary until we reach $5000. If you’d like to participate and support NHSF, visit and enter #spicyschools in the notes area of the donation form. Please share the news on your social media to help spread the word.

Health Science Essentials at New Haven Adult School
This class helps prepare adult students for college level health, life and biological science classes.  This is a great class for those who want to pursue a career in the healthcare field.

The cost is $60, but is free for students aged 18 to 24.

Students interested should attend a placement assessment.  The next placement assessments are on Oct 23 either 10:45 am - 1:45 pm or 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm.  No fee for the placement assessment.  The class starts Oct 24, 2017

The link to the webpage is

Union City Kids' Zone - Please Consider Donating Non-Perishable Food Items!
Union City Kids' Zone Resource Center houses a Food & Clothing Pantry available to any student, family and community member. We accept nonperishable food items, basic household & toiletry goods, and gently used clothing. Click here for a list of “high-need” items.

Pantry hours are Mondays from 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm and Thursdays from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm or by appointment (510) 476-2770.  If you are interested in donating to the Union City Kids' Zone Food & Clothing Pantry - the following items are still in need: pasta sauce, noodles, dried or canned beans, tuna, crackers, cup-o-noodles, top ramen, macaroni and cheese (please visit our website to learn more about donatable items).