The Foundation for Fresno Unified Schools has been awarded a $40,000 one-time grant from the California Wellness Foundation that will be used to establish a cultural exchange program for staff and students in the district’s Hmong programs. The funds will allow for additional culturally enriching opportunities such as a trip overseas. Fresno Unified offers a …

What:   Edison High School students will plant trees, shrubs and flowers in a new peace garden

When:  Sunday, March 24 and Monday, March 25, 2024             9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where:  Edison High School              540 E. California Ave. (93706)

Students will begin planting a new peace garden at Edison High School, visible from California Avenue, to provide a space for …

Following more than a dozen listening sessions with the community, Fresno Unified is sharing the community’s top priorities for the next Superintendent. Top priorities include: 

Strong educational background and administrative credential,  

Experience throughout a district system and ties to the Valley,  

Transparent and authentic communicator,  

Strategic vision using data analysis,  

Strong community ties and experience with parent and family engagement …

What:   Family engagement night for Roosevelt region with a focus on reading and student cultural performances combined with an open house to meet staff

When:   Monday, March 18, 2024

              5-7 p.m.

Where:  Roosevelt High School              4250 E. Tulare Ave. (93702)

The Roosevelt region will host a family engagement festival with activities to encourage reading as well as student performances …

What:    Celebration and ribbon cutting for completion of large solar project

When:   Wednesday, March 13, 2024

              9 a.m.

Where:  Hoover High School 

              5550 N. First St. (93710)          

Fresno Unified and ForeFront Power will celebrate the completion of a 17.5 megawatts districtwide solar energy and storage portfolio with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The project is expected to save the district more …

What:    Kick-off event for suit drive to help students dress appropriately for professional events

When:   Monday, March 18, 2024

              8:30-10:00 a.m.

Where:  Neighborhood Thrift

              353 E. Olive Ave (93728)          

The Foundation for Fresno Unified Schools is collecting suits and professional clothing for Fresno Unified students needing business attire for summer internships, job interviews, collegiate events and other professional opportunities …

What:    Spill the Tea is a high tea that will highlight International Women’s Month with proceeds going to support Fresno Unified students

When:   Thursday, March 7, 2024

               11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Where:  The Painted Table                5080 N. Blackstone Ave. (93710)          

The Spill the Tea event is a high tea that will honor and recognize International Women’s Month, with proceeds going …

Fresno Unified Board President Susan Wittrup has issued the following statement regarding the search for a new Superintendent:

As Fresno Unified prepares for a transition in leadership, I want to take this opportunity to share the initial steps we are taking to shape the search for a new Superintendent. As Trustees, one of our most critical …

Fresno Unified is acknowledging and sharing an incident where necessary accommodation was not made for a valued teacher during a recent field trip. Please see Superintendent Nelson’s video message at the link below for more information.

Video Message from Superintendent Nelson

Superintendent Bob Nelson and/or Chief Communications Officer Nikki Henry are available for interview requests.


What:    Family engagement night for Edison region featuring a safety and resource fair

When:   Friday, Feb. 16, 2024

              5-7 p.m.

Where:  Gaston Middle School              1100 E. Church Ave. (93706)

The Edison region will host a family engagement night highlighting safety and a variety of resources to help families and students. The event will feature fun activities for the entire …

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