December 5, 2017 > New Haven Unified news updates
New Haven Unified news updates
Submitted By New Haven Unified School District
Logan Band and Color Guard win big at 2017 Championships
Over the first weekend of the Thanksgiving break, the James Logan Band and Color Guard won the 2017 Western Band Association Championships. At the preliminary performance on Saturday, November 18, Logan edged out So-Cal rival Ayala High School by 0.05%! On Sunday night at the finals, only 0.2% separated 1st and 2nd place with Logan coming out on top winning the High Visual, High Auxiliary, and High Percussion captions. This was the first time in Logan History that the band won the High Percussion Awards.
With over 300 students in the Logan band and color guard, this was truly a team effort. Congratulations to the band, color guard and their dedicated teachers and coaches: Adam Wilke, Patrick Refsnider, Chris Carrasco, and Mark Metzger. Watch the band and color guardÕs award-winning performance at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m0_umtxK29Y
Nor Cal Champions Logan Girls Volleyball going to State
Over the break, the James Logan High School Girls Volleyball team became Northern California Division 1 Champions, defeating Sacred Heart Prep (SF). They traveled to Southern California on Friday, December 1, for the State Championship, playing against Santa Margarita High School at Santiago Canyon Community College.
Logan Cross Country finishes third in North Coast Section competition
The James Logan High School cross country team finished their season strong. Over the break, Sage Bringas and Rylie Harper represented Logan at the state championshipsÑthe largest and most competitive meet in the world. The Logan team finished in the top three in NCS for the eighth year in a row, and both the boys and girls teams are Mission Valley Athletic League champions. This team is the largest in Logan cross country history and has a cumulative GPA of 3.33. This year the team also raised $3,500 for hurricane relief funds and participated in community projects aimed at people with special needs, war veterans, and seniors. Coach Lee Webb deserves many thanks for developing such an amazing program.
Toy Drive and Car Meet
The New Haven Teachers Association, Alameda County Fire District and the Union City Police OfficerÕs Association are proud to present the 13th Annual Holiday Toy Drive and Car Meet on Sunday, December 10, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at James Logan High School. Admission to the event and car space are free. Visitors are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy to donate.
More information regarding this event can be found at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HF2ENCo14XmSfBuux84x4sq481cR19qm/view?usp=sharing
Volunteer opportunity at the Alameda County Community Food Bank
James Logan High School teacher, Mr. Roy Ting, would like to invite the community to help sorting and packing food for those in need at the Alameda County Community Food Bank on Friday, December 29, and Wednesday, January 3 through Friday, January 5, from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Volunteers are welcome to sign up for more than one shift. The Food Bank is located at 7900 Edgewater Drive, Oakland, not far from Oakland International Airport.
Those interested in volunteering can sign up at: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1f4dsu57a9P9YW5cmQ7p7rwBZjuuXjVmOxGBtoCADJlk/edit