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E-News for Tuesday, August 28, 2018

E-News for Tuesday, August 28, 2018


The First Day of School is Tomorrow, August 29!

All New Haven Schools are back in session tomorrow, August 29.


All elementary schools will dismiss students at their regular time of 2:05 p.m.


Both middle schools are on a minimum-day schedule; Cesar Chavez Middle School will dismiss students at 11:40 a.m. and Itliong-Vera Cruz Middle School will release students at 11:44 a.m.


Logan High School will be dismissing students at their regular Wednesday dismissal time of 1: 45 p.m.


Conley-Caraballo High School will dismiss students at the regular time of 1:30 p.m.


Cool Tools 2018

East Bay CUE is proud and excited to partner with New Haven Unified School District to present Cool Tools for Learning, Fall 2018: The event for K-12 educators who think, lead, and change education one student at a time.  NHUSD teachers bring your laptop, tablet, or smart device for an inspiring one day conference of exploration and learning with leading educators and out-of-the-box thinkers! This year's event will be conveniently hosted at the New Haven Adult School.


Registration will be free for the first 50 NHUSD registrants.  You'll receive breakfast, lunch,  .4 units of District credit, and you'll walk away with mind-blowing tech integration ideas you can use in your classroom on Monday!  Please click here to register.


Date: Saturday, September 15, 2018

Time: 8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m.

Location: New Haven Adult School, 600 G Street, Union City, CA 94587


ACRA Book Club; Mindful Classroom Design

The Alameda County Reading Association is proud to present their first Book Club of the 2018-19 school year, “Mindful Classroom Design”, by Bee Medders.  “Mindful Classroom Design” is for teachers of all grade levels who want to create not only an inviting classroom where all students can thrive but also promote a teacher’s sense of well being by being mindful of their classroom design.  The discussion will be held on Thursday, September 6, from 4:15 - 5:30 pm at Pioneer Elementary School.  The cost of the event is $25 which includes an ACRA membership for the year.  Interested individuals can RSVP here.  More information can be found here.


Ghebray Invitational Cross Country Event, Saturday, September 22

The Ghebray Invitational, hosted by the James Cross Country Team, will be held on Saturday September 22, at Quarry Lakes.  There will races for all ages: an elementary race, a middle school race, high school races and open races. Any attendee in the New Haven Unified School District is able to participate for free.


This event is in honor Giliat and Yoesf Ghebray, the top to distance runners in the history of James Logan High School and Union City.  Both went to Cal Berkeley, were All-Americans and semi-finalists at the Olympic Trials in the 5000 meters. Please click here for more information about this event.


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 (UCFC) is excited to announce that beginning on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - we will officially be an Alameda County Food distribution site! Food will be distributed every Tuesday that school is in session from 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm. UCFC is located at 725 Whipple Road, Union City, CA (on the Barnard-White Middle School campus). Volunteers are welcome!

Lastly, we would like to welcome to a few new staff to the Union City Family Center:
- Imelda Rivas, Early Childhood Community Specialist, irivas@nhusd.k12.ca.us
- Maria Lazo, Family Services Assistant at Hillview Crest Elementary, mlazo@nhusd.k12.ca.us
- Alexandra Cardenas, Family Services Assistant at Searles Elementary School, email TBA