May 29, 2012
Summer is fast approaching and now is the time that students are readying themselves for their high school and college graduations. The following is a listing of local high schools/colleges in our area with upcoming June graduation ceremonies:Fremont Unified School District Board meeting report
American High School
Friday, June 15
Tak Fudenna Stadium
38442 Fremont Blvd., Fremont
California School for the Deaf
Friday, June 8
39350 Gallaudet Drive, Fremont
Friday, June 8
7 p.m. ...
May 22, 2012
The following are highlights from the Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) Board meeting held May 9, 2012.Fremont names Teacher of the Year
Hopkins Jr. High School recently won the National Science Bowl Competition (at the Junior/Middle School level), held in Washington D.C. Over 1,140 teams competed in the event. The victorious five member team is comprised of Catherine Zeng, Brian Tseng, Karthik Bharathala, Mark Choi, and Dhruv Muley. The students’ coach/teacher is Dr. Paul Ricks.
The Board passed a resolution in recognition of “Day of the Teacher.” and Superintendent Dr. ...
May 22, 2012
Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) selected Kennedy High School teacher, Jennifer Teguia, as “Teacher of the Year,” during a special reception held on May 8, at the District office.Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) Board meeting report
Besides Teguia, the other teachers who had been nominated were: Maria Keiko Uriu, Ardenwood Elementary; Sherri Swinney, Blacow Elementary; Tammy Pachote, Brier Elementary; Denise Mapelli, Brookvale Elementary; Sanyukta Jain, Cabrillo Elementary; Connie Kellogg, Chadbourne Elementary; Karen Brandon, Forest Park Elementary; Mary Rodriggs, Glenmoor Elementary; Teresa Silva, Grimmer Elementary; Donna Keller, Hirsch Elementary; Paul Ricks, Hopkins Jr. High; Rafael Padron, Horner Jr. ...
May 11, 2012
The following are highlights from the Fremont Unified School District (FUSD) Board meeting held April 25, 2012.Oskar and The Last Straw! Helping Kids Cope
In action taken prior to the Board meeting, Ms. Genevieve Randolph was approved as the new Principal of Mission Valley Elementary School.
Fremont Schools’ Superintendent Dr. James Morris reported on the following items:
He visited Forest Park Elementary School, and thanked the efforts of 60 dedicated parent volunteers who provide one-on-one tutoring to the students. ...
May 1, 2012
Kids these days have a lot of stressors, and learning to deal with them effectively is the main focus of Oskar and The Last Straw!,’ the latest production by TheatreWorks, geared specifically for school-aged kids.
The script, the third in a series written by playwright Prince Gomolvilas, was co-commissioned by Palo Alto Unified School District and TheatreWorks of Silicon Valley, with input from Project Cornerstone (YMCA Silicon Valley), Steps to Success, and Project Safety Net.
Locally, many elementary schools in Fremont and Milpitas recently had the opportunity to see the theatrical presentation, touring the Bay Area from February through April 27. ...