If you're wondering what all of this Common Core buzz is about, take a look at these easy to follow Roadmaps from the Council of the Great City Schools. Just click here: CCSS Roadmaps, choose English Language Arts (ELA) or Math, and then your child's grade level. Read More… »»

On August 28th Togo's and Baskin Robbins at Union Landing will each donate 15% of their total sales to Kitayama Elementary School. Togo's will be open from 10am to 9pm, and Baskin Robbins will be open from 11am to 10pm.  All you need to do is show up at Togo's and/or Baskin Robbins at Union Landing on August 28th and make a purchase. In other words, anyone who buys a sandwich or salad at Togo's, or ice cream at Baskin Robbins at Union Landing will be supporting Kitayama! The transaction will be recorded by Togo's and Baskin Robbins, and 15% of the purchase will be sent to our school. Read More… »»

Welcome to the 2013-2014 School Year. Please click the "Class Assignments 2013-2014" title of this section. Then, click the Class Assignments PDF attachment link at the bottom for the Room and Teacher Assignments.

Get all the latest news in the district by signing up for New Haven's E-News, written by Rick LaPlante. "E-News" is sent on a weekly basis directly to your email box, beginning in August and ending in June. If you would like to sign up to receive E-News, sign up here, or send your email address to news@nhusd.k12.ca.us. Read More… »»

“Stuff the Bus” This Weekend for New Haven Students
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Welcome to the 2013-2014 School year, Kitayama Families! Please take a moment to read our principal's newsletter here. School begins August 28th, and we're all looking forward to welcoming new faces into our classrooms and hallways! Classroom assignments will be posted both at the school and online by 6pm on August 26th. To view the online roster, you will need a user name and password, which will be provided by phone message by August 26th.

Tom Kitayama Elementary School Supply List 2013-2014 Read More… »»

Even as the 2012-2013 school year draws to a close, some fun events are still ahead!

Field Day Tuesday 8:00am-10:00am

Field Day is Tuesday, June 11. Students will be invited to join in fun activities around the school, including duck races, bounce houses and face painting! Read More… »»

Come and join us for our Multi-Cultural Potluck night on Friday, March 22nd. The night is always a great opportunity to visit with families from Kitayama, eat some delicious food, enjoy entertainment and participate in our annual Silent Auction. We look forward to seeing you all there!


Families or community members that bring a dish to the event will be entered into a raffle for a prize! Prizes include: $50 jewelry certificate, bags of coffee, free Jamba Juice certificates, Legoland discounts and more! Read More… »»

Tom Kitayama Elementary School


1959 Sunsprite Drive, Union City, CA 94587-1995 (510)475-3982

January 24, 2013

Dear Kitayama Families,

At our School Site Council and PTA meetings last week, we talked about the school safety plan, in light of the
horrible tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut this past December. In particular, we discussed concerns parents and Read More… »»

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