Join us Saturday, June 27 at 9 am s we honor the class of 2020 with a virtual video graduation ceremony.
We will be streaming on Facebook and Youtube.
Newark Unified SchoolDistrict will be
providing a 2020-2021 registration
hotline Monday- Friday from
10am-12pm starting June 5th until
If you have registration questions or
concerns please call the registration
hotline at 510-818-4132.
AP EXAMINATIONS / COVID-19
2020 IEP/504 Accommodations
Newark Memorial High School
Below is the College Board’s policy regarding IEP and 504 accommodations for the upcoming AP exams. For specific questions about IEP/504 accommodations about AP testing during the coronavirus pandemic, please see the College Board website, found here.
Please be aware that the College Board has determined that accommodations provided may be different because the exams are shorter and will be taken online at home.
And, per the College Board’s general policy, students may only use accommodations that they’ve been approved for by the College Board Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) office.
To check the details of a student’s approved accommodation, parents or students can sign in here using the username and password for the student’s College Board account.
Specific information about accommodations for AP Spanish Language and Culture exam will be available the week of April 27.
For general questions about AP testing during the coronavirus pandemic, please see the College Board website, found here. For other questions or concerns, please contact Assistant Principal Lise Ström at [email protected].
Below is a list of common accommodations and how the College Board is providing accommodations in the 2020 testing environment. For a complete list of accommodations, go to the College Board website here.
|Accommodation||Application to 2020 AP test-taking environment|
50% extended time
100% extended time
|Students will automatically get the appropriate amount of extended time, per their College Board SSD-approved accommodation within the online exam platform.|
Breaks as Needed
|Students will receive extended time, so they’ll be able to take breaks while still having enough time to complete the exam.
Since the standard timing is 45 minutes for this year’s AP Exams (and less for the AP Spanish Language & Culture), there are no breaks during the exams. Therefore, extra breaks and/or extended breaks aren’t needed.
|Separate Setting||Since students are testing at home, alone, separate setting is already automatically provided.|
|Assistive Technology / Reader||Students will be able to take the online exam using screen reader software. If a student doesn’t have access to this software, they can have someone in their household read the exam directions and content to them (review reader instructions).
Students approved to test with a reader will test with 50% extended time (unless approved for greater than 50% extended time).
|Assistive Technology / Writer-Scribe||Students will be able to take the online exam using voice recognition software, or they can have someone in their household assist them with writing their exam responses (review writer/scribe instructions).
Students approved to test with a writer/scribe will test with 50% extended time (unless approved for greater than 50% extended time).
|Word Processors / Calculators||Students will use their own computer.
For applicable exams, students will use their own four-function calculator.
Comcast is offering free internet for all students and families affected by school closure.
Comcast will be offering 60 days of complimentary internet for low-income families.
“To sign up, applicants can simply visit www.internetessentials.com
OR There are also two dedicated phone numbers 1-855-846-8376 for English and 1-855-765-6995 for Spanish
March 12, 2020
Dear Newark Memorial High School Families, Students, and Staff,
In alignment with our Superintendent and in an abundance of caution to
help contain the spread of COVID-19 and keep our community safe, here is a
revised calendar of upcoming events at Newark Memorial for the next 21
school days. To be clear, we have no known cases within our
school or district and class during the day will continue as
usual. As such, these adjustments will be in effect from March 12 through
Multi-cultural week and HATS assemblies postponed to a later date TBD
Coffee with the Principal Cancelled
Crab Feed will continue as scheduled.
SAT testing this weekend Per ETS will be cancelled
ELAC and SSC will continue as scheduled.
SBAC Testing will be postponed. The schedule for the week of 3/30-4/30
will go back to normal schedule. Attached are the new dates and times for
ALL Fieldtrips are cancelled
o Drama and music rehearsals Cancelled
o Productions to be postponed
I realize this news will be disappointing for many, but we are committed to
trying to reschedule events in as many cases as possible. This is a very fluid
and evolving situation, thus we may need to extend these guidelines beyond
spring break. I will keep you updated. These decisions were based on the
recommendations from the Alameda Public Health Department.
Thank you for your patience, concern, and understanding as we address this
issue together as educators and community partners.
Principal Newark Memorial High School
Ohlone for Kids and Teens offers academic and special interest enrichment classes for students in grades 3-11. Students can engage in hands-on learning activities including Arts/Performing Arts, Language Arts, English, Math, Reading, LEGO Robotics, Electronics, Science, Social Studies, and SAT/College Preparation.
Visit https://www.ohlone.edu/ohloneforkids for more information and to register.
There are also scholarship opportunities available for Newark families. More information about that is available here.