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group of staff outside holding signOn November 4, 2022, Mattos Elementary hosted the Elementary Soccer Special Olympics for the Mission Valley Special Education Local Plan Area, which includes schools in Fremont, Newark and New Haven unified school districts.

Read more: Student First: FUSD Students Shine at Special Olympics

Posted 11/4/22

fence with paw print and written message: bobcats unitedAs the Spanish Dual Immersion program has its first unified year at John Blacow Elementary, the school is welcoming students, families and staff from Vallejo Mill and Grimmer elementary schools into the Blacow campus and community.

Read more: FUSD News: Spanish Immersion Unified at Blacow Elementary

Posted 11/4/22

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

People posing with certificate with border including fremont education foundation logoIn October 2022, the Fremont Education Foundation (FEF) awarded over $30,000 in classroom and STEAM grants in FUSD schools. Of the 52 outstanding applications received, 18 recipients were awarded grants for projects that will benefit over 2,500 students.

Read more: Team FUSD: Fremont Education Foundation Awards Grants to Teachers

Posted 11/3/22

measure eThe Measure E Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) meets to “actively review and report on the proper expenditure of taxpayers’ money for school construction” on projects funded by Bond Measure E, a $650 million General Obligation Bond approved by Fremont voters in 2014. Regular program updates and financial summaries are presented by FUSD staff or contractors to CBOC members and members of the public.

Posted 10/30/22

FUSD Students Maintain High Levels of Proficiency  on Statewide AssessmentsStatewide results of the 2021-22 California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) summative assessments for English language arts (ELA) and mathematics were released October 24. The assessments were completed in the spring of 2022.

Read more: Student First: FUSD Students Maintain High Levels of Proficiency on Statewide Assessments

Posted 10/25/22

three people posing on stage with a trophyFremont Unified School District’s Christy Taylor was named a 2022 Alameda County Teacher of the Year on October 6 at the 33rd annual Alameda County Teacher of the Year Awards.

Read more: Team FUSD: Cabrillo Elementary’s Christy Taylor Named an Alameda County Teacher of the Year

Posted 10/7/22

showcase grid photo of students and broadcom masters logoThree Fremont Unified School District students placed in the top 300 competitors in the 2022 Broadcom MASTERS, a national STEM competition for middle school students. 

Read more: Student First: FUSD Students Place in Top 300 for National Science and Engineering Competition

Posted 10/7/22

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

building exterior with text: measure eOn September 19, 2022, Horner Middle School Middle hosted a Campus Showcase to provide members of the public an opportunity to tour the site and to acknowledge the investment of time and resources that went into the middle school conversion project completed during distance learning. 

Read more: Construction & Measure E: Horner Middle School Showcase

Posted 10/6/22

students walking to schoolFUSD has 28 schools participating in International Walk and Roll to School Day. On IWR2SD and every day, FUSD and the City of Fremont encourage drivers to be more aware and vigilant, and for our families to take a proactive stance on traffic safety.

Read more: Student First: Traffic Safety Resources, Walk & Roll to School Day

Posted 10/5/22

measure eThe Measure E Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) meets to “actively review and report on the proper expenditure of taxpayers’ money for school construction” on projects funded by Bond Measure E, a $650 million General Obligation Bond approved by Fremont voters in 2014. Regular program updates and financial summaries are presented by FUSD staff or contractors to CBOC members and members of the public.

Posted 10/2/22

2023 national merit scholarship semifinalistsOn September 14, 169 seniors representing each of FUSD's comprehensive high schools, were named National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists for 2023.

Press Release: Fremont USD Students Named 2023 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

Posted 9/14/22

measure eThe Measure E Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) meets to “actively review and report on the proper expenditure of taxpayers’ money for school construction” on projects funded by Bond Measure E, a $650 million General Obligation Bond approved by Fremont voters in 2014. Regular program updates and financial summaries are presented by FUSD staff or contractors to CBOC members and members of the public.

Posted 9/7/22

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

When Mira Gillet’s 3rd grade students at Fremont Unified School District’s Azevada Elementary School wrote essays about traveling to the moon in 2020, they had to imagine the journey. Soon, those students’ words will actually blast into space as part of the Artemis I mission, which is preparing for its next launch window on September 3. 

 

View press release and read more: Student First: Azevada Students’ Essays will Circle the Moon with Artemis I Mission

Posted 9/2/22

group lining walkway to welcome new staffNew staff joined schools and offices across FUSD this summer, quickly preparing for the first day and every day thereafter.

Read more: Team FUSD: Welcoming New Staff to Our Team

Posted 9/1/22

group photo at ribbon cuttingOn August 15, the Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) cut the ribbon on the Rix-Glankler Early Learning Center, which opened August 17 to serve young learners.

Read more: FUSD News: FUSD Cuts the Ribbon on Rix-Glankler Early Learning Center

Posted 8/31/22

volunteers standing in front of busOn August 21, 2022, Kiwanis Club of Fremont Foundation and associated Key Club groups from local high schools hosted a Stuff the Bus event.

Read more: Student First: Volunteers Collect Supplies for Students in Need

Posted 8/29/22

Group posing with novelty check in Board roomAfter 10 years of service to Fremont students and its community, the Fremont Unified Student Store (FUSS) is dissolving as an organization.

Read more: FUSD Bids Farewell to FUSS After a Decade of Service

Posted 8/26/22

group clapping after cutting ribbonOn August 16, FUSD cut the ribbon on its first new school in 29 years: Lila Bringhurst Elementary School. 

Read more: FUSD Cuts Ribbon on Lila Bringhurst Elementary School

Posted 8/22/22

2022  National Merit Scholarship WinnersOn July 11, an additional seven FUSD students were named 2022 National College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship winners; bringing FUSD’s total Scholars to 47 from the Class of 2022.

Press Release: Fremont USD Students Named 2022 National College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship Winners

Posted 7/11/22

FUSD and FUDTA logos

The Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) and the Fremont Unified District Teachers Association (FUDTA) have reached a tentative agreement on a three-year settlement.

Read More: Joint Press Release: Fremont Unified and Teachers Union Reach Tentative Agreement

Posted 7/8/22

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

employees of the year photo gridFremont Unified School District (FUSD) appreciates all our hard-working employees. Across the district, a handful of employees were highlighted this year for their excellence and service to our students and school community.

Read More: Team FUSD: 2022 Employees of the Year

Posted 6/10/22

Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) hosted six ceremonies celebrating nearly 2,600 graduating students in the Class of 2022 from its comprehensive, continuation and alternative high schools on June 7 and 8 at Tak Fudenna Memorial Stadium.

Read more: Student First: FUSD Celebrates the Class of 2022

Posted 6/10/22

2022  National Merit Scholarship WinnersStudents representing American and Mission San Jose high schools received 2022 National College-Sponsored Merit Scholarships.

Press Release: Fremont USD Students Named 2022 National College-Sponsored Merit Scholarship Winners

Posted 6/1/22

photo of student posing with project posterThis week teams of Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) students will join over 300 students from across the country competing in the Invention Convention U.S. Nationals at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan. The competition begins June 1, and closes with an awards ceremony on June 3.

Read more and find press release: Student First: Students Compete In 2022 National Invention Convention

Posted 6/1/22

appleby classroom group photoMs. Danica Appleby's 5th grade class from Steven Millard Elementary won the San Francisco 49ers Homeroom Heroes Hackathon! They were selected as winners for the nonprofit business model the class developed using the 49ers EDU Virtual Lesson Series.

Click here to read more.

Posted 5/27/22

photo of smoke signal staff from 2020-21Mission San Jose High School’s Smoke Signal student newspaper received a Gold Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) for its digital news published during the 2020-21 school year.

Read more and find press release: Student First: Mission San Jose High School Newspaper Receives Top Award for Student Media

Posted 5/23/22

mission san jose high school boys tennis team photoCongratulations to the Mission San Jose High School boys tennis team for winning the North Coast Section (NCS) title, and earning a spot at the State Championships for NorCals. MSJHS Teacher and Coach Mike Jan also coached the girls team that won NCS this year.

Click here to read more about the girls team.

Posted 5/19/22

2021-22 Retiree CelebrationAt the May 11, 2022 meeting of the Board of Education, FUSD celebrated our outstanding employees who announced their retirement between May 2021 and May 2022. The 107 retirees represent over 2,100 years of service! 

Watch the video: 2022 FUSD Retirees Video

Posted 5/18/22

denise klawitter with superintendent cammackDenise Klawitter is FUSD’s 2022 Classified Employee of the Year! She is a Special Education Paraeducator at Grimmer Elementary. Her outstanding fellow nominees were Selvin Diaz - Custodian at Hopkins Junior High, and Betty Ng - Accounting Technician in Budget, Audit and Attendance. Denise is also the Alameda County Classified Employee of the Year - Paraprofessional.

ACOE Press Release: Alameda County Classified Employees of the Year

Posted 5/16/22

group shot of FUSD DECA delegationStudents representing three Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) high schools took home top awards across numerous categories at the 2022 DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC), held April 23-26 in Atlanta.

Read more: Student First: Students Earn Top Awards At 2022 DECA Internationals

Posted 5/13/22

2022  National Merit Scholarship WinnersStudents representing each Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) comprehensive high school were named 2022 National Merit $2,500 Scholarship winners.

Press Release: Fremont USD Students Named 2022 National Merit $2,500 Scholarship Winners

Posted 5/11/22

written music from student compositionHopkins Junior High 8th grader Akshay Murthy won first place award in Division 4 (ages 13 and under) at the annual Music Teachers Association of California’s Composers Today statewide composition contest.

Read more: Student First: Hopkins Students Wins State Composition Award

Posted 5/11/22

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

innovantbots team with dignitariesA team of six current and former FUSD students won this year’s Garrett Morgan Sustainable Transportation Competition, a national contest for middle school students sponsored by the United States Department of Transportation, Caltrans and other partners.

Read more: Student First: Team Including Hopkins Students Wins National Sustainable Transportation Competition

Posted 5/6/22

measure eThe Measure E Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) meets to “actively review and report on the proper expenditure of taxpayers’ money for school construction” on projects funded by Bond Measure E, a $650 million General Obligation Bond approved by Fremont voters in 2014. Regular program updates and financial summaries are presented by FUSD staff or contractors to CBOC members and members of the public.

Posted 5/4/22

2022  National Merit Scholarship WinnersStudents representing American and Mission San Jose high schools received 2022 Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarships.

Press Release: Fremont USD Students Named 2022 Corporate-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship Winners

Posted 4/27/22

Team CosmosCosmos, a team from Mission Valley Elementary, placed first in last weekend's Bay Area Elementary Science Olympiad! About 40 teams competed, including five from MVE.

Read more: Student First: Mission Valley Elementary Students Win Bay Area Elementary Science Olympiad

Posted 4/13/22

Horner talent show showcaseOn April 1, 2022, Horner Middle School students danced, sang and otherwise shared their amazing gifts at the talent show. 

FUSD News: Student First: Horner Talent Show

 

Posted 4/12/22

measure e town hallNEW DATE: Please join FUSD on May 16 from 6-7pm for a virtual update to our community on construction projects funded by the Measure E.

Get updates on completed projects, projects currently underway, and future plans.

Click here for more information, including links to submit questions and virtual access instructions.

Posted 4/8/22

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

measure eThe Measure E Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) meets to “actively review and report on the proper expenditure of taxpayers’ money for school construction” on projects funded by Bond Measure E, a $650 million General Obligation Bond approved by Fremont voters in 2014. Regular program updates and financial summaries are presented by FUSD staff or contractors to CBOC members and members of the public.

Posted 4/6/22

Hopkins wins CMLHopkins Junior High is ranked as the national winner in the Continental Mathematics League Pythagorean contest.

Read more: Student First: Hopkins Wins National Math Competition

Posted 4/5/22

alameda county science and engineering fairStudents representing 10 Fremont Unified School District schools received awards at the Alameda County Science and Engineering Virtual Fair 2022.

Read more: Student First: Over 100 Projects By FUSD Students Receive County Science & Engineering Fair Awards

Posted 4/1/22

Christy TaylorFUSD is proud to name Cabrillo Elementary’s Christy Taylor as its 2022 Teacher of the Year. 

FUSD News: Team FUSD: Christy Taylor Named Teacher of the Year

Posted 3/25/22

walters garden club storyWalters Middle School's student newspaper features the Garden Club as it harvests crops from the school garden.

The Warrior Chronicle: Eco-Friendly: The Walters Middle School Garden Club does their first harvest after months of preparation

Posted 3/17/22

history day websitesStudents representing four Fremont Unified School District schools received Alameda County History Day 2022 awards.

Read more: Student First: Fremont USD Students Qualify for State History Day Competition

Posted 3/17/22

measure eThe Measure E Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) meets to “actively review and report on the proper expenditure of taxpayers’ money for school construction” on projects funded by Bond Measure E, a $650 million General Obligation Bond approved by Fremont voters in 2014.  Regular program updates and financial summaries are presented by FUSD staff or contractors to CBOC members and members of the public.

Posted 3/1/22

Pete Vaz receives awardFUSD sends congratulations to Pete Vaz on being named the CIF-North Coast Section 2022 Boys' Basketball Honor Coach. Vaz is a Mission San Jose High School teacher, and MSJHS basketball coach for 25 years. 

Learn More: NCS Honor Coach Awards Program

Posted 2/25/22

all state band rehearsingHorner Middle School students performed at the 2022 California All-State Music Education Conference on February 19 and 20 as part of statewide band and choir ensembles

FUSD News: Horner Middle School Students Perform in All-State Ensembles

Posted 2/22/22

water bottleA new water dispensing station in front of KHS library.

FUSD News: Eco-Friendly: New Water Filling Station Installed At Kennedy

Posted 2/9/22

Be Like Black History Month displayThe Black Student Union at American High School created a Be Like wall display to complement Black History Month displays in the AHS library.

FUSD News: American High Library Honors Black History Month

Posted 2/2/22

measure eThe Measure E Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) meets to “actively review and report on the proper expenditure of taxpayers’ money for school construction” on projects funded by Bond Measure E, a $650 million General Obligation Bond approved by Fremont voters in 2014.  Regular program updates and financial summaries are presented by FUSD staff or contractors to CBOC members and members of the public.

Posted 2/1/22

student screening donated foodPatterson Elementary’s student-run Community Service Team started 2022 off with a “Feed Those in Need” food drive.

Read more: Patterson Elementary's Food Drive a Success

Posted 1/28/22

measure eThe Measure E Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) meets to “actively review and report on the proper expenditure of taxpayers’ money for school construction” on projects funded by Bond Measure E, a $650 million General Obligation Bond approved by Fremont voters in 2014.  Regular program updates and financial summaries are presented by FUSD staff or contractors to CBOC members and members of the public.

Posted 12/1/21

weibel assemblyOn November 29, 2021, Weibel Elementary launched its landfill diversion program with assemblies provided in partnership with the City of Fremont to teach student about composting and recycling.

FUSD News: Eco-Friendly: FUSD Schools Recycle, Reduce and Compost

Posted 11/30/21