The district has launched a campaign to highlight the efforts of staff and students to do their part to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and support excellence in virtual learning. Superintendent Bob Nelson will initiate the IPledge campaign today with a motivational message and an invitation to the Fresno Unified community and beyond to pledge …
Author: Anne Ellis
King Elementary will Unveil Mural
What: Martin Luther King Jr. mural unveiled at King Elementary SchoolWhen: Monday, Sept. 14 8:30 a.m.Where: King Elementary School 1001 E. Florence Ave. (93706)
Local artist Jason Esquivel has created a mural of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the east wall of King Elementary School. District and school leaders will unveil the mural during a …
Duncan Polytechnical High School will Host Virtual 9/11 Ceremony
What: Duncan Polytechnical will host a 9/11 ceremony virtuallyWhen: Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 8 a.m.Availability: Watch the livestream at https://board.fresnounified.org/webcast/ (Video available after completion of event.)
Duncan Polytechnical High School will continue its beloved tradition of honoring the victims of 9/11 as well as local first responders, although this year the event will be held virtually. Speakers …
Construction of Juan Felipe Herrera Elementary will mean more Opportunities for High School Students
Site work is underway at the Juan Felipe Herrera Elementary School in southeast Fresno, a project that will not only provide a state-of-the-art campus, but more opportunities for district high school students to learn construction skills and obtain jobs in the industry. The increased opportunities are a result of a project labor agreement (PLA) that …
Coats Donated for 4,000 Students
What: 4,000 coats donated to Fresno Unified for students in need
A donor who wishes to remain anonymous has provided 4,000 coats in all sizes to Fresno Unified for students in need. The coats will be distributed first to students in homeless situations in coordination with the district’s Project ACCESS program. The district is also grateful …
District Launches Renaming Process for Early Learning Center
The community is invited to participate in renaming the district’s Early Learning Center at Fresno and A streets. An online survey to collect naming ideas opened Aug. 26 and will close on Sept. 28. The Fresno Unified Board of Education will select a name, taking into consideration results of the survey.
The Early Learning Center, which …
Demolition Kicks Off Construction Activities for New Elementary School
What: The district continues to move forward on a new elementary campus – the Juan Felipe Herrera Elementary School in southeast Fresno.When: Demolition and mass earthwork excavation started July 21, 2020.
Availability: Video and photos available for download using the links below.
The Fresno Unified Board of Education approved the award of a construction contract for the …
District Offers Free Meals to All Students
With the start of the 2020-21 school year on Aug. 17, the Fresno Unified School District will offer breakfast and lunch at no charge to all students regardless of income levels. Due to school closures, breakfast and lunch meals will be offered on a grab-and-go basis from 7-9 a.m. at 63 school sites.*
The practice supports …
Superintendent and Board President to Discuss Start of School Year
What: District leaders will provide more details on the 2020-21 academic year
When: Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 1:30 p.m.
How: Livestreamed on Facebook and www.fresnounified.org
Superintendent Bob Nelson, board President Keshia Thomas and other trustees will discuss plans for the new school year as students and staff prepare to return – fully online – on Aug. 17.
Fresno Unified Offers Evening Registration
What: Fresno Unified School District is offering appointment-only evening registration for families that have not yet registered new students for the 2020-21 school year. Preschool enrollment is encouraged through a separate process.
When: Tuesday, August 11, 2020| 4-7 p.m. (appointment only)
Where: All Fresno Unified schools
Fresno Unified will hold evening registration to accommodate families that have not …