Lunch Menu

Elementary Lunch Menus


Click the link above for information about menus, online payments, and breakfast program.

Lunch Prices

Monthly Lunch Prices for 15/16 School Year

Monthly Price at Musick School:

Aug/Sept - $62.40

October -   $54.60

November - $39.00

December - $36.40

January - $46.80

February - $49.04

March - $44.20

April - $49.40

May - $54.60

June - $31.20


Checks should be for 10 or more lunches.  That is a minimum of $25.00 for full paid students and $4.00 for reduced students.

Meal Prices

Breakfast $1.50 /free

Lunch $2.60/ $0.40

Milk  $0.50


Please call 510-818-4281 for questions.


Remember, students must select one serving of vegetables and one serving of fruit.

Also, food from Child Nutrition must be eaten by the student in the cafeteria or at the outside lunch table.


Healthy Schools Act AB2260

The Healthy Schools Act establishes requirements for school districts when pesticide applications are made at California public K-12 schools. To view the California Healthy School Act and the Integrated Pest Management Plan (new requirement) for Newark Unified School District, go to http://nusd.ca.schoolloop.com. Click on the quick link , Healthy Schools Act. This information is also available for viewing at your school’s office.

Walk & Roll to School Day! Día de Caminar o Ir en Bici a la Escuela

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Students, parents, and teachers are invited to walk to school together with Principal Golliher.  Meet at the corner of Hafner St. and Musick Ave. at7:45 am. This is a great opportunity to create community and celebrate our health, the environment, and our school spirit.  

If you leave too far from school, park a few blocks away and walk. 

We will have a morning celebration with music and give-aways. 


Únete a la diversión del Día de Caminar o Ir en Bici a la Escuela
miércoles, 7 de octubre, 2015
Los estudiantes, padres, y maestros estan invitados para caminar juntos

a la escuela con la directora Golliher. Vengan a la esquina de la calle Hafner

y la avenida Musick a las 7:45 am. Esta será una gran oportunidad de crear

comunidad, celebrar nuestra salud, el medioambiente, y nuestro espíritu escolar.

Si viven muy lejos de la escuela, estaciónese unas cuadras 
de la escuela y caminen. 

Tendremos una celebración por la mañana con música y regalos.


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Traffic Safety - seguridad vial

As we begin the school year, Newark Police Department will begin citing drivers whenever necessary to encourage compliance of traffic laws and to reinforce that safety of our children is a priority.

There have been multiple incidents endangering children even a child being struck and several near misses.  Please remember that children’s cognitive abilities are still developing and they lack training and experience in traffic safety.  

Keys to avoid receiving a citation:

  • Drive Slow
  • Do not make illegal U-turns
  • Have car seats for children
  • Have seat belts on all passengers
  • Make a “full-stop” at stop signs

Putting our children at risk is not worth the few minutes you may save by rushing and breaking these suggestions.  Newark Unified School District and the Newark Police Department want to keep everyone safe.

Safety reminders for children walking to school:

  • Walk, don’t run across the street
  • Look left, look right and left again
  • Obey Walk/Wait signals
  • Do not cross at mid-block locations
  • Use crosswalks

Safety reminders for children biking to school:

  • Always wear a properly fastened and fitted helmet
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Ride in the same direction as motor vehicles
  • Check traffic when changing lanes, crossing streets or turning
  • Use hand signals

Backpacks for All!

Great news, Musick Families!


Every single Musick student will be receiving a backpack filled with common school supplies when you come to register your child in the fall.

Thank you to American Licorice in Union City, who works with Kids in Need Foundation. Here’s what the backpack will include:backpack.PNG

Each grade level has also determined what they will need for the classroom, and those lists are linked below.

Supply Lists


Amanda Golliher was appointed as the Principal at Musick Elementary School.
Amanda has been in education for the past ten years teaching both domestically and abroad in elementary and middle schools.  She most recently served as a math content instructional coach in the Alameda Unified School District where she assum... Continue
Posted by: Liz Warren
Published: 8/3/15

Welcome Mrs. Golliher!


Dear Musick Families,

Welcome to a new, exciting school year! I am honored to join the Musick family as the new principal. Although I look forward to meeting each of you in person, I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. I am a Michigan transplant to the Bay Area and can’t stop myself from cheering on my U of M alma mater. I love the Bay Area and continued my education and began my career here also. After 9 years working alongside my Alameda Unified family, I decided it was time to be closer to home.  I was thrilled when I discovered that a position had opened up here at Musick, a mere 2 miles from my house.  I am proud to live in this community with my husband and twin one-year old daughters, and extremely grateful to become part of Newark’s Musick family as well. I am delighted to be your principal, and I am looking forward to working together to create a shared partnership in your child’s education here at Musick Elementary!

Make no mistake about it; there is no better place for your child than here at Musick Elementary. Our team consists of dedicated professionals who are passionate in ensuring our students, your children, have every opportunity to learn and grow in a safe and caring community. They maintain a personal commitment to preparing exceptional instruction for our students! We understand that every child is their own unique being and learns in different ways. We constantly strive to provide tiered and varying instruction to meet every child’s needs. After all, that is the very purpose of education.

Your participation in your child’s education is welcome and desired. Please attend Back to School Night on Thursday, September 10 to meet the staff and learn about academic and behavior expectations. Get involved in the Parent Teacher Association and attend as many school functions as possible. Check out the school’s webpage for information and upcoming events (www.musick-nusd-ca.schoolloop.com). Communicate with your child’s teacher as needed, and don’t hesitate to call the office or stop in for a visit with me.

I look forward to meeting you and getting to know all of our Musick families.  Working together, I am confident this year will be filled with amazing learning experiences and wonderful memories.




Mrs. Amanda Golliher


Agosto del 2015


Estimadas Familias de Musick,

¡Bienvenidos a un nuevo y emocionante año escolar!  Estoy honrada de formar parte de la familia de Musick como nueva directora.  A pesar de que estoy esperando el conocerlos en persona a cada uno de ustedes, me gustaría tomar esta oportunidad para presentarme a mí misma.   Soy un transplante de Michigan al Area de la Bahia.  Me encanta el Área de la Bahía y continué mi educación y comencé mi carrera aquí también.  Después de 9 años trabajando hombro a hombro con mi familia del Distrito Unificado de Alameda, decidí que era tiempo para estar más cerca de mi hogar.  Me sorprendí mucho cuando descubrí que una posición se había abierto aquí en Musick, a tan solo 2 millas de mi casa.  Estoy orgullosa de vivir en esta comunidad con mi esposo y mis hijas gemelas de un año de edad, y extremadamente agradecida por también ser parte de la familia de Musick aquí en Newark.  ¡Estoy complacida en ser su directora, y espero con emoción el trabajar juntos para crear un equipo compartido en la educación de su niño aquí en la Primaria Musick!

No hay ningún error; no hay un mejor lugar para su niño que el estar aquí en la Primaria Musick.  Nuestro equipo consiste de profesionales dedicados que están apasionados en asegurar que nuestros estudiantes, sus niños, tengan cada oportunidad para aprender y crecer en una comunidad segura.  ¡Ellos mantienen una dedicación personal para preparar una enseñanza excepcional para nuestros estudiantes!  Nosotros entendemos que cada niño es un ser único y que aprenden en diferentes formas.  Nosotros constantemente luchamos para proveer niveles y diferentes estilos de enseñanza para alcanzar las necesidades de cada niño.  Después de todo, esta es la única intención de la educación.

Su participación en la educación de su niño es bienvenida y deseada.  Por favor participe en nuestra Noche de Regreso a la Escuela el jueves, 10 de septiembre, para reunirse con el personal y aprender más sobre las expectaciones académicas y de comportamiento.  Involúcrese con la Asociación de Padres de Familia y Maestros y participe en tantas funciones como sea posible.  Revise la página de internet de la escuela para obtener información sobre los eventos futuros (www.musick-nusd-ca.schoolloop.com).  Comuníquese con el maestro de su niño, tanto como sea necesario, y no dude en llamar a la oficina o de pasar a visitarme. 

Espero con emoción el reunirme con ustedes y el poder llegar conocer a todas nuestras familias de Musick.   Trabajando juntos, tengo la confianza de que este año estará lleno de experiencias de aprendizaje sorprendentes y de memorias maravillosas.




Sra. Amanda Golliher


Registration 2015-2016

Registration Guidelines

For the 2015-2016 School Year


If you have a child turning 5 years old on or before September 1, 2015, he/she is eligible for kindergarten for the 2015-2016 school year.


Registration packets will be available in our office starting, Tuesday, 3/10/15. To complete the registration process, you will need to bring the following items when you return with your completed registration packet.


  • 2 Proof of residency – a current rental agreement or mortgage statement AND a current PG & E or water bill (no copies).


  • Original Birth certificate (certificate of live birth from the county of birth, not a hospital certificate) or a Passport.


  • Immunization records that include:
    • Polio - 4 doses
    • DTaP/DPT - 5 doses (last doses after the age of 4)
    • Measles, Mumps and Rubella/MMR - 2 doses (one dose after the age of 1)
    • Hepatitis B - 3 doses
    • Varicella/Chicken Pox vaccine – 1 dose


  • Test for TB – Tuberculin Skin Test, we need:
    • the date the test was given
    • the date the test was read
    • the result of the TB test

If the Doctor deems this not necessary, we must have a signed statement stating this from the Doctor stating there are NO RISK FACTORS.


  • For Kindergarten students, a physical examination from a doctor given and dated after      March 1, 2015.  This must include a complete health history, complete physical exam including blood, urine, and TB test.


  • Oral Health Assessment per Ed. Code Section 49452.8, which requires Kindergarten and 1st grade students submit proof of an oral health assessment performed by a licensed dentist. This exam must be done after September 1, 2014.


  • Registration packet with all forms filled out and returned to the school.



Only after ALL the registration requirements are met will your child will be enrolled at Musick.


                               *** REGISTRATION STARTS:  TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2015 ***

Transfer Information for 2015-2016

Open Enrollment (Intra-District Transfer) Requests for the 2015-2016 School Year


If you would like to have your child attend a different elementary school for the 2015-2016 school year, you will need to complete an Open Enrollment (Intra-District Transfer) Request form. These forms can be picked up at the office of the school your child is currently attending, the district website, or at the front desk of the District Office. Space is always limited so it is extremely important to fill out and turn in the form as quickly as possible. All Open Enrollment (Intra-District Transfer) Requests should be turned in to the District Office between January 5, and January 30, 2015. Students who have been overflowed to a different school will need to complete an Open Enrollment (Intra-District Transfer) Request form if they wish to remain at their current school. If you have any questions, the school office should be able to help you. Thank you.


Pedidos de Open Enrollment (Transferencia dentro del) Distrito para el Año escolar 2015-2016

Si usted quisiera que su hijo/a asista a una diferente escuela primaria para el año escolar 2015-2016, tiene que llenar un formulario de Pedido de transferencia dentro del distrito (Intra-District Transfer Request.) Se puede obtener un formulario en la oficina de la escuela a la cual su hijo/a asiste actualmente, en el sitio WEB de su escuela o en la recepción (front desk) de la Oficina del Distrito Hay espacio limitado así que es muy importante llenar y entregar el formulario lo más pronto.  Se debe entregar todos los pedidos de transferencia (Open enrollment) dentro del distrito a la Oficina del Distrito entre el 5 el 30 de enero, 2015. Los estudiantes que han sido traslados a otra escuela por “overflow” (exceso de estudiantes) deben llenar un formulario de Pedido de transferencia dentro del distrito (Open Enrollment (Intra-District Transfer) Request ) si quieren quedarse en su escuela actual. La oficina escolar puede ayudarlo con cualquier pregunta que tenga. Gracias.


6th to 7th Grade Info

Newark Junior High School

6201 Lafayette Avenue, Newark, CA 94560 ~ phone 510-818-3050 ~ fax 510-794-2079

Mark E. Neal, Principal Akilah Byrd, Asst. Principal


Dear 6th grade Parent/Guardian:

Whooping cough, also known as pertussis, continues to threaten students in California. To help stop its spread, State Law requires
that ALL incoming 7th graders provide date stamped proof that you have received the whooping cough booster (‘Tdap’) shot in order to attend classes for school year 2015-2016.
TDAP vaccine can be administered on or after the 7th birthday to meet the
requirement for 7th grade entry.

If your child has not had a booster shot yet, do not wait: avoid the back-to school rush. Schedule an appointment with your health
care provider or clinic as soon as possible; then bring your child’s shot record or send written proof that your child has been
immunized, preferably by April 29, 2015 . Please keep a copy for your records. Students will not be allowed to attend classes for
the 2015-2016 school year without proof of vaccination for whooping cough/pertussis.

The following clinics offer free or a reduced fee for the vaccine. Contact the clinics for more information.

Newark Wellness                                               
6066 Civic Terrace          
Newark, CA                         

Tri City Health Center

39500 Liberty Street

Fremont, CA


Washington on Wheels

Mobile Health Van


             Contact your school for more information about the requirement. Thank you for your attention to this important matter.


Note: Td vaccine (tetanus-diptheria booster) will not meet the requirement.
TDAP vaccine (Pertussis Booster) must be given on or after the 7th birthday to meet the requirement for 7th grade entry.


Estimado Padre/Tutor de un alumno del 6t grade:

La tos ferina, también conocida como pertusis, sigue amenazando a los estudiantes en California. Para detener su propagación, la
Ley Estatal requiere que TODOS los estudiantes que ingresan en el 7mo grado provean comprobante, sellada con fecha, de que han
recibido la inyección de refuerzo (Tdap) contra la tos ferina para poder asistir a clases en el año escolar 2015-2016. La vacuna de
TDAP debe ser administrada al o después de cumplir 7 años para satisfacer los requisitos para la entrada al 7mo grado
Si su hijo/a todavía no ha recibido la inyección de refuerzo, no esperen; eviten el ajetreo del comienzo de la escuela. Programen una
cita con su proveedor de servicios de salud o clínica lo más pronto posible; luego traiga la tarjeta de las vacuna o envíe comprobante
por escrito de las vacuna su hijo/a, para 29 de Abril 2015. Favor de guardar una copia para sus archivos. No se permitirá a
estudiantes a asistir a clases para el año escolar 2015-2016 sin comprobante de la vacunas contra la tos ferina/pertusis.
Las siguientes clínicas ofrecen la vacuna gratis o a precio reducido. Contáctelas para más información.

Newark Wellness                 
6066 Civic Terrace              
Newark, CA                         

Tri City Health Center

39500 Liberty Street

Fremont, CA


Washington on Wheels

Mobile Health Van


Comunique usted con su escuela para más información sobre el requisito. Gracias por su atención a este asunto importante.
Nota: La vacunación de refuerzo de Td, [Tétanos y Difteria] no satisface el requisito.
Hay que administrar la vacuna de TDAP (Refuerzo de Pertusis) al o después de cumplir 7 años para cumplir con el requisito para ingreso al 7mo grado.

Pictures of Staff


Home of the Leopards

5735 Musick Avenue

Newark, CA 94560

(510) 818-4000

FAX (510) 791-5792

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Student Handbook

Mission Statement

Our mission is to assure all Musick students regardless of race, gender, language, economic status or special needs, work towards mastery of the Common Core State Standards in a caring and enriched learning community characterized by high expectations, creativity, and a rigorous academic environment.

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Just How Important is School Attendance?

It will surprise many parents that, in fact, their student(s) are considered chronic absent, truant, or both.

Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing more than 10% of instructional time for any ...more


Attention Parents!

An electronic version of our School Accountability Report Card (SARC) is available on Newark Unified School District's website hereIn addition, a paper copy is available in our school office for your review.

Smarter Balanced Practice Test

The practice test for the Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium (SBAC) is available online. Click here to access it. Sign in as a guest, choose your grade level, and your test (Math Practice, Math Performance, ELA Practice, or ELA Performance).

Internet Essentials from Comcast

If your child receives free school lunch, you may qualify for Internet Essentials from Comcast. This includes internet access for $9.95 per month and a computer for $149.99. For more information, click here.

School Hours

Transitional Kindergarten Class

8:15 – 12:15 A.M.

Kinder – 6th Grade

8:10 A.M. – 2:32 P.M.


FRIDAY  K – 6th Grade

8:10 A.M. – 1:05 P.M.




TK Class         9:30 - 10:00 AM

Kinder          10:00 - 10:30 AM

1st – 6th      10:15 – 10:30 A.M.




K – 3rd Grade    11:30 - 12:10

4th - 6th  Grade  12:10 - 12:50