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students working in gardenAcross Fremont Unified School District campuses, educators are making individual and concerted efforts to build students’ climate literacy and environmental awareness.

Read more: Eco-Friendly: Building Students’ Climate Literacy

Posted 2/10/23

Electric buses parked at chargersIn October 2022, Fremont Unified School District’s Transportation Department took delivery of its 11th fully electric school bus, and is awaiting the arrival of three more in the coming weeks. These buses are critical to the District’s efforts to reduce its climate impact. 

Read more: Eco-Friendly: FUSD Transitioning to Electric and Low-Emission Bus Fleet

Posted 12/2/22

photo of people observing leaves outdoorsFUSD’s Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) Department is hosting an Environmental Education Professional Development (EEPD) training series for any FUSD educator who wants help or professional partnership in adding an environmental focus to their instruction.

Read more: Eco-Friendly: FUSD Launches Environmental Professional Development Series

Posted 11/4/22

students with robotic waste sorterAmerican High School students hosted an Environmental Engineering Conference to highlight the importance of using engineering to solve environmental challenges. 

Read more: Eco-Friendly: American High School Students Present Environmental Engineering Conference

Posted 10/6/22

people in gardenThe FUSD School Garden Network launched August 26 at John F. Kennedy High School, with a goal of establishing a community of practice, bringing those leading school gardens together to share ideas, learn from each other and solve common challenges.

Read more: Eco-Friendly: FUSD Launches a School Garden Network

Posted 9/2/22

environmental booksNew this year, the curriculum created for FUSD's Elementary Summer Academy in English Language Arts (ELA) and Math will include environmental education throughout the five-week program.

Read more: Eco-Friendly: Summer Programs Integrate Environmental Themes in Curriculum

Posted 6/10/22

student with shovel in gardenApproximately half of FUSD’s schools have gardens. Students are digging into these green spaces and learning to nurture plants and in some cases learning to grow food, and educators are connecting this work to instruction about climate literacy, solutions and action. 

Read more: Eco-Friendly: FUSD Students Practice Environmental Stewardship

Posted 5/6/22

Weibel students sorting wasteStudents across Fremont Unified School District are working toward a greener future by leading efforts to reduce the District's climate impact, and laying a foundation for their efforts to reach future students. 

FUSD News: Eco-Friendly: Students Learn to Lead Waste Reduction Efforts

Posted 4/8/22