AUGUST 24, 2012
We did it! 1:40pm, at Fremont Festival of Arts
It was so cool to see passersby getting excited as we were making a loud statement to support Fremont schools!
THANK YOU ALL!
Aditie, Adrian, Advaith, Alina, Aviral, Nabi, Catherine, Daniel, Danika, Deepti, Dhanya, Gurpreet, Hasmin, Helen, Ingrid, Jeff, Jessica, Jonathan, Jyodi, Kalpana, Kartik, Kathy(L), Kathy(P), Lata, Latha, Mahika, Michelle, Naysa, Nidhi, Nithika, Pranit, Preet, Priyal, Priyanka, Ravneet, Renuka, Rose Marie, Sayan, Shennaya, Shivi, Sherry, Tuan Tuan, Wayne (hope we are not missing anyone!)
Everyone arrived on time, decided on an ideal location, helped set up, and waited patiently for the cue to start.
Dance is so much more fun when we do it with a crowd! Everyone had such a good time that some were even asking to do a repeat performance!
As an icing on the cake, we got an $100 donation from a generous elderly couple from India who were really moved by what we were doing to support our schools!
We will have more photos and video posted on our website at www.fuss4schools.org
AUGUST 24, 2012
This is to let you know that I have decided not to seek re-election for the Fremont Unified School Board. I have been giving it much thought and praying really hard for wisdom to make the right decision.
On the one hand, I feel that I should run because of my experience on the Board especially in the areas of budget, curriculum, and special education funding. On the other hand, I feel it is not the best use of my time and energy because the problems we face year after year are not things that we can resolve at the local school board level.
Instead of trying to change the system from within, I am hoping to bring changes from outside the system. That is why FUSS (Fremont Unified Student Store) came into being. My 8 years serving on the School Board have trained me to identify many problem areas, and prepared me to find solutions for them.
What I hope to do through FUSS is to inspire people to give, share, and work together to help make our schools better. I believe that by doing something positive and constructive, a little at a time, we can make a gradual change to the Me-Me-Me culture that is so prevalent throughout our society.
My decision not to run is further confirmed as I see some very qualified candidates stepping up to take on the task. I feel at peace with my decision knowing that our Board will continue to do its best to serve our students without me.
My heart is for FUSD, and I will still be serving our school community, but now, by taking on a different role.
May our school district shine bright in this very confusing age as we work together to build up our schools and students.
Fremont Unified School District
Board of Trustees, Vice President
AUGUST 24, 2012
Many people are asking us about whether our College Survival Training Workshops are available only to the students who have recently graduated from high schools and are going to college in Fall 2012.
Due to the strong interests, we are making these workshops (i.e. Social Etiquette / Self-Defense) available to all juniors & seniors in high school, and 1st & 2nd year students in college.
Please register online at www.fuss4schools.org before the end of this month. Space is limited. First come first serve.
Date: August 3, Friday
Time: 10:00am – 2:30pm
Location: Fremont Adult School, Auditorium
(4700 Calaveras Avenue, Fremont)