Dear Fremont Friends and Supporters, Election Day has passed, and I must convey my deepest appreciation to all our community members for taking the time to make your voices heard. I wish to acknowledge the hard work of my volunteers. You were all amazing in your efforts walking precincts, calling your friends and simply sharing information about my [...]

Letter to Fremont… Don’t Forget to Vote on November 6!

Dear Fremont Friends, Election Day is just around the corner. I would like to take this opportunity to remind all of you to vote. It’s our duty to make sure that our voices are heard. As this election cycle comes to a close, I wanted to share some of my perspectives with you. I am [...]

Can’t See the Forest Through the Trees

Last Friday, I attended the dedication of the Woodlands and Habitat Restoration Project on the border of Union City and Fremont. This exciting and innovative large-scale restoration project is a joint collaboration of the Masonic Home of California, Tri-CED, Acacia Creek, and Math Science Nucleus. They will be utilizing compost made from on-site organic waste [...]

How Would You Draw Our Children’s Educational Futures?

FREMONT SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES’ PERSPECTIVES ON ARTS IN EDUCATION Currently, many high-school seniors are currently in the midst of college applications and busy working on essays to share what makes them unique, defines who they are, and why they would be good students to join these educational institutions.  Back when I was a high school [...]

Support Healthy Relationships

Fremont Schools Working to Prevent Teen Dating Abuse An article today, ,  highlighted FUSD’s board approval of Resolution No. 003-1213 proclaiming February 2013 as Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month in the Fremont Unified School District . Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments (SAVE), a Fremont-based nonprofit dedicated to assisting domestic violence survivors, has [...]

Be an UPSTANDER! Every student deserves to be safe from bullying!

WHAT IS AN UPSTANDER? A person who has taken up the challenge to speak out, do the right thing, and make decisions that help create positive change in our world. Someone who takes action on behalf of others. Be an example of ordinary people taking extraordinary actions to help others.   Thank you to our [...]

Better Connecting Fremont Unified

Earlier this week our school board received an amazing presentation from our Technology Director, Mr. John Krull. He shared about how the Technology department was striving to address FUSD’s mission to provide equitable opportunities that educate, challenge, and inspire students of all ages, talents, and ability levels while preparing each with the skills required to [...]

A is for Alligator

Throughout this summer FUSD along with districts across this state remain hard at work planning for the upcoming 2012-2013 schools year finances.  please see p. 86-144 To help effectively analyze our funding levels, FUSD attended a School Services of California budget management seminar on July 23, 2012 Important highlights focused on the impact from  [...]

Stand Up For Education

Invest time in our children today. Educate yourself and interested fellow community members about the school funding crisis. Join me in the Standing Up for Education and learn more about the November ballot initiatives. Please see this link for a helpful chart detailing ballot initiatives. From 2007-08 through 2010-11 deficit factor reductions and revenue limit [...]

Letter to the Fremont Community

As Fremont residents concerned about the well-being of our community and our children, the forthcoming election of members for the Fremont Unified School District board has a great impact for all of us. I’d like to give you my perspective as I run for reelection on November 6, 2012. I welcome and look forward to your views on these issues facing Fremont.