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May 6, 2014 > New Haven Unified news

New Haven Unified news

Submitted By New Haven Unified School District

Foundation awards nearly $80,000 in scholarships:
Fifty-one seniors from James Logan and Conley-Caraballo high schools and the Decoto School for Independent Study received $79,050 worth of college scholarships at the New Haven Schools FoundationÕs annual Scholarship Luncheon held April 23.

Over the next few weeks, names of the student recipients will be listed along with the scholarship sponsors and the award amounts.

This first group of student awardees represents Logan High School:
Sena Agbemadon (Hector & Shirley Caraballo $1,000, New Haven Administrators Association $500), Amihan Agustin (Raymond Castro Memorial $300), Samantha Bonilla (Dorothy Lenz Memorial $1,000), Claudia Castillo (Zoe Means Life $500), Katie Chang (Shutes & Ladders $250, Union City Management Leadership $1,000), Marilyn Cruz (Puente Project $250), Maranda Decierdo (JAM Memorial $500), Ashley DeLaVega (Puente Project $250), Harjot Dhaliwal (Masonic Homes of California $2,500, Washington Hospital $1,000), Selena Flores (Zoe Means Life $500), Filiberto Garcia Nunez (Migrant PAC Education $500), Mursal Gardezi (Lawson/Curry 1983 $5,000, Union City Management Leadership $1000), Anthony Gonzalez (E&H Graulich Memorial $500, Jess & Ruth Orozco Memorial $500, New Haven Administrators Association $500), Sarah Goulart (Puente Project $250), Justin Hernandez (David Mattingly Memorial $500, Jeff Curson Memorial $500, Yvonne Givens Memorial $500), Catrina Kay (Zoe Means Life $500), Vishnu Kumar (Lawson/Curry 1983 $5,000, Tom Kitayama Sr. & Jr. Memorial $1,000).


ÒArtists Take FlightÓ at Logan:
Students studying several disciplines will display their work when Logan HighÕs Art Department and the schoolÕs Regional Occupational Program photography class put on ÒArtists Take Flight,Ó the schoolÕs first invitational mixed media student art show. The event will be Òshowcasing the best of our student artistsÓ in studio art, ceramics, digital art, drawing, multicultural art, two-dimensional animation and photography, teacher Elba Rios reports.

A free opening reception is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 8, in the lobby of the schoolÕs Center for the Performing Arts, 1800 H Street, Union City. The works also will be on display for ticket holders to the schoolÕs Performing Arts Gala on Friday, May 9.


Bike to School Day:
Hundreds of students at Alvarado, Eastin, Kitayama, Pioneer and Searles elementary schools and Cesar Chavez Middle School Ð along with a few teachers, classified employees and administrators -- will be taking part Thursday, May 8, in ÒBike to Work and School Day.Ó

ÒItÕs time to dust off your bike, pump up the tires, and check the brakes,Ó reports site coordinator Carrie Harvilla of Alameda CountyÕs Safe Routes to School program. ÒJoin your friends, reach out to your neighbors, form a bike train -- hop on and pedal. Each year more and more schools join the celebration and fun of using pedal power to get to and from school. Bike commuting is good for our health, the community, and the planet. Be part of the solution!Ó More information is available online at www.ebbc.org/btwd or by e-mail: charvilla@transformca.org.

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