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Substitute Teachers

The district is now accepting applications for substitute (guest) teachers.

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Janet Handley was appointed as the Director of Special Projects
Janet comes to Newark with many years of leadership experience in curriculum and instruction and was most recently the Director of Curriculum and Instruction in Linden Unified School District in San Joaquin County.   She has also served ... Continue
Posted by: Liz Warren
Published: 8/3/15

Marc Lopes was appointed as the Alternative Program Principal at the MacGregor Campus.
Marc Lopes comes to Newark with many years of experience including four years as a teacher at Bunker Elementary School and several years at Bridgepoint as an academic advisor.  Marc was most recently the Principal at Olympic High School in th... Continue
Posted by: Liz Warren
Published: 8/3/15

Amanda Golliher was appointed as the Principal at Musick Elementary School.
Amanda has been in education for the past ten years teaching both domestically and abroad in elementary and middle schools.  She most recently served as a math content instructional coach in the Alameda Unified School District where she assum... Continue
Posted by: Liz Warren
Published: 8/3/15

Traffic Safety - seguridad vial

                                                                                                                                                 SPANISH TRANSLATION

As we begin the school year, Newark Police Department will begin citing drivers whenever necessary to encourage compliance of traffic laws and to reinforce that safety of our children is a priority.

There have been multiple incidents endangering children even a child being struck and several near misses.  Please remember that children’s cognitive abilities are still developing and they lack training and experience in traffic safety.  

Keys to avoid receiving a citation:

  • Drive Slow
  • Do not make illegal U-turns
  • Have car seats for children
  • Have seat belts on all passengers
  • Make a “full-stop” at stop signs

Putting our children at risk is not worth the few minutes you may save by rushing and breaking these suggestions.  Newark Unified School District and the Newark Police Department want to keep everyone safe.

Safety reminders for children walking to school:

  • Walk, don’t run across the street
  • Look left, look right and left again
  • Obey Walk/Wait signals
  • Do not cross at mid-block locations
  • Use crosswalks

Safety reminders for children biking to school:

  • Always wear a properly fastened and fitted helmet
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Ride in the same direction as motor vehicles
  • Check traffic when changing lanes, crossing streets or turning
  • Use hand signals

How to Register for School

Grades K-6

Registration for the 2015-2016 school year may be done from March 10, 2015 to June 17, 2015 at your home school.

Registration may be done from July 1, 2015 to August 7, 2015 at the District Office, located at 5715 Musick Avenue. Registration times will be 11:30 – 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Grades 7-8

Go directly to the Junior High School located at 6201 Lafayette Avenue, 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday until June 12. Starting June 15, 2015, registration will only be available at 5715 Musick Avenue. Registration times will be 11:30 - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday,

Grades 9 through 12

Go directly to Newark Memorial High School located at 39375 Cedar Blvd., 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday until June 17, 2015. Beginning July 1, 2015, registration will only be available Monday through Thursday.


TRansitional Kindergarten

Kennedy, Snow and Lincoln Transitional Kindergarten students will attend LINCOLN

Bunker, Milani and Musick Transitional Kindergarten students will attend MUSICK

Graham and Schilling Transitional Kindergarten students will attend SCHILLING



DRAFT Plan for Growth

Local Control Accountability Plan

In 2013, California adopted a new formula for deciding how much money each school district gets, called the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). As part of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), school districts are required to develop, adopt, and annually update a three-year Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP). With parent and community input, school districts must establish goals and actions for the entire district as well as for each school. The plans will demonstrate how each school district’s budget will help achieve the goals and annually assess how well the strategies in the plan were able to improve outcomes.

Click here for additional information on LCAP


LCAP Development

Regulations for implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) require that each district hold an LCAP public hearing in advance and at a separate meeting from its adoption, which we have scheduled for the June 17, 2014 Board Meeting. There will be LCAP hearings on May 20th and June 3rd Board Meetings. Also at the June 3rd Board Meeting will be a public hearing for the budget.

The intent of the LCAP hearing is to allow for public comment and recommendations regarding the specific actions proposed to be included in the LCAP plan. The regulation also requires separate public hearings for the LCAP and the budget. Further, the regulations require that the public hearing for the budget be held at the same meeting as a public hearing for the LCAP.