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San Jose Students Honor Children Who Perished in Holocaust

Eighth-grade students in their English classes at San Jose Middle School created a mural of butterflies for the school through their participation in The Butterfly Project. Students in Ms. Deborah Baraban, Ms. Anne Schaeffer and Mr. Michael DeNubila’s English classes read Elie Wiesel’s memoir, Night, and then learned about the Holocaust which included learning about [...]

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 [...]

Community Input Needed on NUSD Spending

Community Input Needed on Novato Unified’s Spending in LCAP                           Novato… The Novato Unified School District needs community input – parent, staff, student – on its spending plan in the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). NUSD is hosting a Community Meeting [...]

Novato Teacher Inducted into UC Irvine Hall of Fame

Novato Teacher Inducted into UC Irvine Hall of Fame Howard Gersh brings college-level animation training to Marin School of the Arts at Novato High School Novato…Novato High School Digital Art & Animation Teacher Howard Gersh was honored by the UC Irvine Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) on March 2 as the [...]

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 [...]

Thank you Costco and Dollar Tree!

In September, the Novato Unified School District received a generous donation of 450 student backpacks from Costco and two large boxes of paper, pencils and highlights, etc. from the Dollar Tree. The supplies were distributed to NUSD schools by Karen Valentine, Coordinator of Student Services. " The donation of backpacks from Costco and the school [...]

San Ramon Elementary School Adopting Classroom in Houston

Novato…San Ramon Elementary School is adopting a classroom in the Houston area to demonstrate caring in real world situations by providing much needed supplies to the school since Hurricane Harvey hit.   This next week, September 15-22, 2017, San Ramon has adopted Jacinto City Elementary School in Houston, a 74-year old school in a residential [...]

Olive Elementary School Continues Kindness Campaign

Novato…Kindness is contagious once again at Olive Elementary. On Monday, September 18, students will kick off their second year-long Kindness campaign, aiming to inspire random acts of kindness in their school and community. Gary Xavier, motivation speaker from Think Kindness, will lead what is sure to be another energetic, inspiring assembly and call-to-action campaign that [...]

Novato High to Hold Both Saturday Football Games at 9 am

Novato…Novato High School Principal Matt Baldwin announced that the Varsity and Soph/Frosh football games scheduled against Piner High School on September 2 will both be played at 9 am due to concerns for player safety during this excessive heat wave.   The Varsity game will be played Novato High School at 9 am and the [...]

San Marin High School Reschedules All September 2, 2017, Football Games

Novato…San Marin High School Principal Mark Sims announced that all football games scheduled on September 2 with Alhambra High School have been rescheduled to September 30, 2017.  This was a joint decision between Dr. Sims and Alhambra High School Principal Tom Doppe after discussing concerns for player safety given the excessive heat the Bay Area [...]