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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.

2019-20 repeated as pattern

NEW for 2019-2020: Online Enrollment!

Online enrollment opens for everyone February 19, 2019.

More information will be posted soon!

To see school boundaries, please visit our School Locator site.

2019-2020 Intra-district Open Enrollment (click here for form)

Requests for registered students to change schools WITHIN Newark Unified will be accepted at the District Office through Friday, March 1, 2019. An Open Enrollment request must be completed for each student. Open Enrollment requests are NOT accepted at the school sites.

2019-2020 Interdistrict Transfer (click here for form: English | Spanish)

Requests to transfer INTO or OUT OF Newark Unified may be submitted to the District Office beginning Friday, March 1, 2019.Interdistrict Transfer requests are NOT accepted at the school sites.


Pupil Services can be reached at 510-818-4202 for additional information.

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Notes from the Principal

Dear Snow Families,
We have so much to be thankful for during this season of thanksgiving.  As I shared with Snow Teachers and Staff, I recently saw a marquee with the question, “What are you thankful for?”  As I thought about this question many things came to my mind. Just to name a few, family, friends, Snow teachers, staff, students, parents and community.  I am also thankful and grateful for the accomplishments that we have made together as a staff and as a community:

Back to School Night

Principal Read Alouds: Reinforce PBIS Expectations; Latino/Latina Read Aloud

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS)

PBIS Games Day

Newark Days Parade

Read A Thon

Friday Announcements

PBIS Blizzard Bear Awards

Mission Statement

Facilities Planning Meeting


Halloween Parade


PTA Fall Festival

PTA Book Fair

PTA Movie Nights

Professional Learning Community (PLC)

PBIS Store

Special Olympics

Water Assembly

Staff Meetings & Staff Development

Character Traits Assembly

Guinness Stacking Competition

Parent Teacher Conferences

Pizza with the Principal

English Language Advisory Council (ELAC)

Coffee with the Principal

School Site Council (SSC)

Coordination of Services Team (COST)

Snow Flag Football Team 2018 Champions

Principals Cabinet

Recycling Assembly and Composting Program

Ohlone Tutoring

West Coast Literacy

Report Cards

None of this would have been possible without you!  Thank you AMAZING teachers, staff, students and parents for your unwavering commitment to our school.  Enjoy your break and Happy Thanksgiving!

Peace and Blessings

Ms. Ousley, Principal



At H. A. Snow Elementary School, we prepare our students for a successful life by providing a world-class education that supports all children with a thought-provoking, academically rigorous education, within a safe, compassionate, and tolerant school.


At Snow School we have a Bill of Rights for Students:

Students have the right to learn in a safe, compassionate, tolerant school with people who collaborate, have high expectations, and advocate for their well-being both socially and academically because we believe that ALL children deserve a robust, thought-provoking, rigorous education.

Students are encouraged, and have the right, to be active class members in making decisions and problem solving, so they become compassionate leaders who understand societal expectations and serve as stewards of the world.

Important Dates to Remember

November  26 – School in session

November 28 – Read-A-Thon Celebration

November 30 – Golden Blizzard Bear Recess

  PBIS Store

  See’s Fundraiser End’s- All orders and money are due

December 4-Board Spotlight, Snow Elementary NUSD Boardroom

December 6 – District Facilities Planning Meeting @ Kennedy 3:00-5:00

December 7 – PTA Parents Night

December 12 – Delivery Date for See’s Order

December 14 – PBIS Store


December 19 – ELAC Meeting @ 8:00 a.m. Staff Lounge

                          SSC Meeting @ 3:00 p.m. Library

December 20 – Golden Blizzard Bear Recess

  1st Grade Field Trip

December 21 – January 4 – Winter Break

January 8 –       School in Session


Attendance matters!  “When students improve their attendance rates, they improve their academic prospects and chances for graduating”.  

**Please drop off and pick up your children on time.**



Screenshot: Fall 2018 Parent_Guardian Survey

Newark Unified School District strives for continuous improvement in our service to students and families. We achieve this through evaluating our outcomes, identifying strengths, developing recommendations for improvement, and refining our practices.

One of the ways we evaluate our strengths and find areas for improvement is by asking parents/guardians about their experiences and recommendations.

Please take a few minutes to provide us feedback that will inform our areas of focus for improvement, our Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), and our future practices.


Screenshot: Encuesta para Padres y Tutores, otoño 2018El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Newark se esfuerza para la mejora continua en nuestro servicio a los estudiantes y familias. Logramos esto evaluando nuestros resultados, identificando fortalezas, desarrollando recomendaciones para mejora y perfeccionando nuestras prácticas.

Una de las maneras de evaluar nuestras fortalezas y encontrar áreas para mejora es preguntarles a los padres y tutores sobre sus experiencias y recomendaciones.

Por favor tome unos minutos para darnos comentario que informa nuestras áreas de atención para mejora, el Plan de Control Local de rendición de cuentas (LCAP) y nuestras futuras prácticas.