2019-20 repeated as pattern

NEW for 2019-2020: Online Enrollment!

Online enrollment opens for everyone February 19, 2019.

More information will be posted soon!

To see school boundaries, please visit our School Locator site.


2019-2020 Intra-district Open Enrollment (click here for form)

Requests for registered students to change schools WITHIN Newark Unified will be accepted at the District Office through Friday, March 1, 2019. An Open Enrollment request must be completed for each student. Open Enrollment requests are NOT accepted at the school sites.

2019-2020 Interdistrict Transfer (click here for form: English | Spanish)

Requests to transfer INTO or OUT OF Newark Unified may be submitted to the District Office beginning Friday, March 1, 2019.Interdistrict Transfer requests are NOT accepted at the school sites.

 

Pupil Services can be reached at 510-818-4202 for additional information.

NUSD will be hosting a three-part Parent Education series, with a Math Specialist from the Silicon Valley Math Initiative (SVMI), this coming February. This wonderful opportunity will provide parents and support providers with strategies and tools to help their child in the area of mathematics. This event is open to all NUSD parents and we encourage parents to attend as many sessions as possible.
All sessions will be at the District Office from 6:30-8 PM.

En febrero el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Newark (NUSD) será el anfitrión de un programa de tres sesiones de educación para padres, con un especialista en matemáticas de la Iniciativa Matemática de Silicon Valley (SVMI)… Esta maravillosa oportunidad les proporcionará a los padres y a los proveedores de apoyo con estrategias y herramientas para ayudar a sus hijos en el área de matemáticas. Este programa está abierto a todos los padres de NUSD y los animamos a asistir a tantas sesiones como sea posible.

Todas las sesiones serán en la Oficina del Distrito de 6:30-8:00 PM

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NUSD needs parent/guardian and community input as we develop our 2019-20 Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).

The LCAP is an annually-revised plan that addresses how NUSD will meet the needs of our students in the coming year, with a special focus on students who are English learners, foster youth, and/or socio-economically disadvantaged.

You’re welcome to attend either the morning or evening session:

Thursday, January 24, 2019
9:00 am – 11:30 am

Thursday, January 24, 2019
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Both sessions will be held at Newark Unified School District: 5715 Musick Ave., Newark.

More information on the LCAP is available at: www.newarkunified.org/lcap

View the flyer in English and Spanish.

Screenshot: Fall 2018 Parent_Guardian Survey

Newark Unified School District strives for continuous improvement in our service to students and families. We achieve this through evaluating our outcomes, identifying strengths, developing recommendations for improvement, and refining our practices.

One of the ways we evaluate our strengths and find areas for improvement is by asking parents/guardians about their experiences and recommendations.

Please take a few minutes to provide us feedback that will inform our areas of focus for improvement, our Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), and our future practices.

 


Screenshot: Encuesta para Padres y Tutores, otoño 2018El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Newark se esfuerza para la mejora continua en nuestro servicio a los estudiantes y familias. Logramos esto evaluando nuestros resultados, identificando fortalezas, desarrollando recomendaciones para mejora y perfeccionando nuestras prácticas.

Una de las maneras de evaluar nuestras fortalezas y encontrar áreas para mejora es preguntarles a los padres y tutores sobre sus experiencias y recomendaciones.

Por favor tome unos minutos para darnos comentario que informa nuestras áreas de atención para mejora, el Plan de Control Local de rendición de cuentas (LCAP) y nuestras futuras prácticas.

Music Notes, Notation

Join the Newark Unified School District after-school instrumental music program. The program is open to incoming 4th, 5th and 6th grade students and is funded by the Newark Educational Foundation. Students will learn to play one of a variety of instruments and perform in the Elementary Band.

Why should you learn to play and better understand music?

  • Learning an instrument is FUN and develops discipline
  • Practicing an instrument increases a student’s ability to focus
  • Studies show that learning music early in one’s life greatly improves mathematical and abstract thinking abilities

We will have an information night on Monday, November 5 at 6:00 PM in the Birch Grove Intermediate cafeteria. At this event we will discuss sign-ups and class times. We will also have instrument demonstrations and a question and an-swer session. Classes will meet Mondays and Wednesdays at Birch Grove Inter-mediate. Many instruments are available—and will be provided on a first come—first served basis. There is NO enrollment fee or other costs associated with the program. If you are interested, please fill out the form below and return it to the office at your school no later than Monday, October 29 or email this information to Mr. Worley at the email address listed below.

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact: Mr. Worley at [email protected]


¡Inscríbete en el programa de música instrumental después de la escuela del Dis-trito Escolar Unificado de Newark ! El programa está abierto a todos los alumnos que ingresan a grados 4, 5 y 6 y está financiado por la Fundación de Educación de Newark. Los estudiantes aprenderán a tocar uno de una variedad de instrumen-tos y tocarán en la Banda Primaria.

¿Por qué debes aprender a tocar y comprender mejor la música?

  • Aprender a tocar un instrumento es DIVERTIDO y desarrolla la disciplina.
  • Practicar un instrumento mejora la habilidad del estudiante de concentrarse.
  • Los estudios demuestran que aprender música temprano en la vida mejora lashabilidades matemáticas y el pensamiento abstracto.

Habrá una reunión informativa el lunes, 5 de noviembre a las 6:00 PM en la ca-fetería de la Escuela Intermedia Birch Grove en la cual hablaremos de cómo ins-cribirse y las horas de clase. Habrá también demostraciones de los instrumentos y una sesión para hacer preguntas. Las clases se reunirán los lunes y miércoles en la escuela Intermedia de Birch Grove. Habrá muchos instrumentos disponibles —y se los proveerán a los alumnos por orden de llegada. NO hay cuota de inscripción ni otro costo para el programa. Si le interesa, haga el favor de llenar el siguiente formulario y devolverlo a la oficina de su escuela para el lunes, 29 de octubre a mas tardar o enviar la información por correo electrónico al Sr. Worley a la direc-ción de correo electrónico mas abajo.

Si tiene preguntas sobre el programa favor de ponerse en contacto con el Sr. Worley a [email protected]

The letters of "makerspace" created with tools related to art, math, engineering and science.

WHEN: October 23, 2018 6pm – 7pm

WHERE: Graham Elementary, Room 9

WHAT: A group of teachers, district leaders, and parents/caregivers who want to learn more about Makerspaces for their sites.

  • What is a Makerspace?
  • How do we get started?
  • Resource Share

MORE INFO:
Cathreene Ingham-Watters, BGI, [email protected]
Rachel Bloom, Graham, [email protected]

NOTE: No RSVP needed

SEE THE FLYER: Makerspace Task Force 10.23.18

Dear Graham Families,

Welcome to the new 2018-2019 school year and a special welcome to all of our new families! We are again looking forward to a productive partnership with you to ensure our students achieve at their highest potential. Please join us outside on Monday mornings (only) for the “Monday Morning Minute.” During this time we’ll hold a special drawing for students who have earned a “Pawsitive Praise Ticket” for being respectful, responsible or safe.

Remember to turn in your Summer Reading Logs as soon as possible to earn your special prizes! “Reading Log, Reading Log, Reading Log…YES!”   

We will continue our implementation of PBIS (Positive Behavioral Intervention & Supports), a school-wide approach to make schools safe & promote positive behavior. The focus of PBIS is prevention, not punishment. It is a way for Graham to encourage good behavior. All students learn about behavior, just like any other subject, and they follow the same rules. Remind your student that “Pawsitive Praise” tickets do not expire, therefore, students are able to use their tickets from last year!

There are a few new faces at Graham. Let’s take the time to show them how happy we are to have them here by smiling, saying hello and introducing ourselves. You may now begin voting for our 4 open parent seats on School Site Council (SSC). Voting will also take place at Back to School Night through 9/13/18.

For everyone’s safety, all visitors must sign in with the main office, parents are not allowed inside of the cafeteria, nor may parents enter the student restrooms on campus. Please only park your vehicles in the appropriate areas.  As always, please be patient and safe as you travel through the community. In helping the environment, walk or bike to school. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation and patience as we ensure that all our students have a safe and successful school year.

Respectfully,

Akilah Byrd

Principal