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February 19, 2013 > FUSS activities to benefit Fremont schools

FUSS activities to benefit Fremont schools

By Miriam G. Mazliach

Over the past months, FUSS (Fremont United Student Store) has been extremely busy creating events and projects, to benefit the school district. FUSS is a nonprofit organization established for the sole purpose of raising money for Fremont Unified School District (FUSD).

Several months ago, the organization presented a talent show showcasing local students and sold DVD copies of the performance as well as a musical CD and greeting cards created by other talented Fremont students. During this time of budgetary uncertainty, FUSS is trying to fill the gaps.

Three activities planned by FUSS provide opportunities for community support:

FUSS Fashion Show:
ÒEducation in FashionÓ shows will be held on March 2: a matinee from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. and an evening show from 6 p.m. Ð 8 p.m. Local students will be featured as models and performers. Proceeds from the shows benefit Art and Drama programs at FUSD high schools.

To order tickets or anyone interested in advertising or donating a raffle prize should visit

ÒFUSS Fashion in EducationÓ
Saturday, Mar 2
Matinee Show: 2 p.m. Ð 4 p.m.
Evening Show: 6 p.m. Ð 8 p.m.
Mission San Jose High School, Room C120
41717 Palm Ave., Fremont

FUSS Focus Media Internships:
Any FUSD junior high or high school student interested in learning more about TV production, please email FUSS at Please note that the positions will be with Ding Ding TV in Santa Clara.

Internships available include: Videographer & Editor, TriCaster Broadcaster Control, Graphic & Web Designer, Translator/Writer/Reporter and Managing Assistant/Stage Assistant.

Interns must be willing to work 4-12 hours per week for at least four weeks, interested in internet and media, some prior knowledge and skills preferred, willing to learn and try new things, a multi-tasker, organized, self-disciplined, reliable, responsible, and need to have your own transportation

Positions are limited. Applicants will be interviewed and selected by FUSS/DDTV Team at the teamÕs discretion.

If selected, students may have the opportunity to participate in the video production for FUSS ÒEducation in FashionÓ shows. Service learning hours will be available for high school students.

FUSS Camp:
Shooting Stars is comprised of a small group of high school students who are dedicated to providing test preparation camps for 3rd Ð 6th graders and utilize the funds generated to set up grants for various educational needs. Shooting Stars is offering a Spring Test Prep Camp April 1-5. Local high school students with good testing skills and experience can sign up to coach. To register for the week of classes or to assist as a coach, visit or Limited spots are available, so Òfirst come first served.Ó

FUSS Test Prep Camp:
Monday, Apr 1 Ð Friday, Apr 5
5 p.m. Ð 6 p.m.
6:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Fremont Adult School, Multi-use room
4700 Calaveras Ave, Fremont
Cost: $40 per week
Register at: or

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