An important reminder to students to be on time for ALL classes, the shark can strike without advance notice.

Guest Passes for PROM are now available.  These forms can be picked up by the student entrance of the office.  Forms will be due Friday April 5th.  NO EXCEPTIONS!!

Come support the freshmen class during lunch, next Wednesday, at the food fair.

The last day to sign up for your AP tests is Thursday, March 7th!  Registration forms were passed out in your AP classes.  See Ms. Destowet to register and pay for your tests.  If you are on free or reduced lunch, please bring your letter to Mrs. Banchero along with your form to qualify for reduced pricing on your tests.

Sports News

Club News

Our annual HATS assembly will be next Friday so we will be on Assembly Schedule.  Stay tuned this week to find out about exciting events that will be taking place throughout next week to celebrate the diversity of our school.

Indo- American is having all mandatory practices this week! There is practice today at lunch and after school in the MCA Dome. Again, these practices are mandatory if you want to dance next Friday!!

Class News

Freshmen, MCA is still accepting applications.  There are limited spots left.  Please turn in your application to Ms. Young by today in room 483.

Hey Seniors!  The Newark Community Scholarships are now available in the College and Career center. Awards will be announced at our Senior Awards Night in May, if you are interested in applying for our MANY scholarships, please see Mrs. Cranon-Jones in the College and Career Center.”

Have a great day Cougars

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March 14: ANGST Movie Screening

NUSD Presents a Parent Education Evening and Film Screening of


Thursday, March 14, 6:30-8:30pm
Newark Junior High School


Newark Unified School District is hosting a special free screening of the documentary Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety to open up a dialogue between local families, community leaders and experts. The event will feature a viewing of the 55-minute film, followed by a question and answer discussion, led by Newark Unified staff. The documentary is recommended for children 10 and up with a parent or guardian.

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El jueves, 14 de marzo, de 6:30-8:30 pm, el Distrito Escolar Unificado de Newark tendrá una proyección especial gratis del documental ““Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety (Angustia: despertar conciencia sobre la ansiedad) en Newark Junior High para iniciar un diálogo entre familias de Newark, líderes de la comunidad y expertos. El evento contará con la proyección de la película de 55 minutos seguida por una sesión de preguntas dirigida por el personal de Newark. Se recomienda el documental para niños de 10 años o más acompañados de un padre o tutor.

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Cell Phone and Electronic Devices NUSD policy

Cell Phone and Electronic Devices

Per our principal, Dr. Bernard, via P.26 of the 2018-19 Student and Parent/Guardian Handbook…

Cell Phones and Other Electronic Signaling Devices
Use of a cellular/digital telephone, pager or other mobile communications device during instructional time is prohibited. Such devices shall be turned off in class, except when being used for a valid instructional or other school-related purpose as determined by the teacher or other district employee, and at any other time as directed by district employee. Any device with camera, video, or voice recording function shall not be used in any manner which infringes on the privacy rights of a person. (NUSD BP 5131 Conduct)

When a student uses any prohibited device, or uses a permitted device in any unethical or illegal activity, a district employee may confiscate the device. The employee shall store the item in a secure manner until an appropriate time . Students who violate district or school rules and regulations may be subject to discipline or loss of privileges in accordance with Board policy and administrative regulation, with notification to local law enforcement as appropriate . (NUSD BP 5131 Conduct)

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2019 California Healthy Kids Survey is open!

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Newark Unified is participating in the California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) this school year.

CHKS is an anonymous, confidential survey of school climate and safety, student wellness, and youth resiliency. It is administered to students at grades five, seven, nine, and eleven. It enables schools and communities to collect and analyze data regarding local youth health risks and behaviors, school connectedness, school climate, protective factors, and school violence.

Please contact your student’s school office directly to obtain access to the parent/guardian survey; follow this link to learn more about CHKS: https://www.cde.ca.gov/ls/he/at/chks.asp.