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NUSD Celebrates Earth Day by Saving 134 Trees!

NUSD is committed to environmental conservation and sustainable practices. In an effort to better serve the community while saving trees, all schools in the Novato Unified School District switched to digital flyer delivery with Peachjar in the summer of 2017. Since then, NUSD has saved 1,115,062 sheets of paper and 134 trees! This effort has [...]

By | 2018-04-19T16:12:38+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Feature news, Press Releases, Slider|Comments Off on NUSD Celebrates Earth Day by Saving 134 Trees!

Deputy Superintendent Announcement

Last night the Novato Unified School District Board of Trustees took proactive action to ensure the continuity of superintendent leadership with a clear succession plan. The single most important role of the Board of Trustees is to hire a strong superintendent and to ensure consistency in implementing our district goals and priorities. I am excited [...]

By | 2018-04-04T09:15:54+00:00 April 4th, 2018|Feature news, News, Slider|Comments Off on Deputy Superintendent Announcement

NUSD Board to Consider Budget Solution Recommendations

On Tuesday, February 27, 2018, the NUSD Board of Trustees will hold a Special Board meeting to consider and approve the recommended budget solutions from the Budget Advisory Committee. The Board will consider the recommendations at a Special Board meeting on February 27 at 6 pm in the Board Room at the District Office, 1015 [...]

By | 2018-02-21T14:45:47+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Feature news, News, Slider|Comments Off on NUSD Board to Consider Budget Solution Recommendations

New Drinking Water Testing for Schools

California public schools built before 2010 must test for lead in drinking water per Assembly Bill 746 which was signed by Governor Brown last year.  AB 746 requires community water systems statewide to complete lead testing in these schools by January 1, 2019.  The Novato Unified School District is working with the North Marin Water [...]

By | 2018-02-21T14:38:01+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Feature news, News, Slider|Comments Off on New Drinking Water Testing for Schools

School Safety

Dear NUSD Staff and Parents/Guardians: Our hearts go out to the families and staff involved in yesterday’s tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. We hope and pray that we never experience a tragedy like this in our schools or community.  However, if it does we are prepared. We take the safety of [...]

By | 2018-02-16T08:46:36+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Feature news, News, Slider|Comments Off on School Safety

Superintendent Presents Budget Advisory Committee Recommendations to Novato Unified Board

On Tuesday, February 13, Jim Hogeboom, Superintendent, and Yancy Hawkins, Assistant Superintendent Business & Operations, will present the recommended budget solutions from the Budget Advisory Committee to the Board of Trustees at their regular board meeting.  This is a presentation only. The Board will consider the recommendations at a Special Board meeting on February 27 [...]

By | 2018-02-09T17:21:11+00:00 February 9th, 2018|News, Slider|Comments Off on Superintendent Presents Budget Advisory Committee Recommendations to Novato Unified Board

NUSD Goes Online for Scheduling Facilities

The Novato Unified School District is pleased to announce a new online facility request and rental system designed to provide a convenient and accessible user experience. With the new online system, reservation requests can be easily submitted and quickly reviewed by the district. Renters have the opportunity to view facility photos and descriptions, see real-time [...]

By | 2018-02-01T11:31:16+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Feature news, News, Slider|Comments Off on NUSD Goes Online for Scheduling Facilities

San Jose Jazz Band takes first place at Folsom Jazz Festival

MSA Jazz combos take top honors, jazz bands and choirs deliver outstanding performances NUSD is celebrating its music programs this week after bands and choirs from Marin School of the Arts (MSA) at Novato High School and San Jose Middle School gave outstanding performances at the Folsom Jazz Festival, one of the largest music competitions in [...]

By | 2018-01-30T17:42:05+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Feature news, News, Press Releases, Slider|Comments Off on San Jose Jazz Band takes first place at Folsom Jazz Festival

Immigration Update from Superintendent Hogeboom

  January 24, 2018 Dear NUSD Community, As the issue of immigration continues to remain uncertain, I want to again share our position so everyone is clear about the issues of immigration at our campuses and administrative offices. On December 20, 2016, the Board of Trustees passed Resolution 19/2016-2017, “Commitment to the Education of All [...]

By | 2018-01-26T15:30:22+00:00 January 26th, 2018|News, Slider|Comments Off on Immigration Update from Superintendent Hogeboom
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