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Contact: Nikki Henry, Chief Information Officer,, Cell: (559) 250-1488

What:  Students will receive Grab and Go book packs

When:  Friday, June 24, 2022              11:30 a.m.

Where: Del Mar Elementary School 4122 N. Del Mar Ave. (93704)

To support summer reading for students and help them expand their home libraries, the district is partnering with Scholastic to provide more than 100,000 books to students in preschool through fifth …


What:  Residents’ Academy Graduation Ceremony    

When: Thursday, June 16, 2022             6-9 p.m.

Where: Wawona K-8 School4524 N. Thorne Ave. (93704)

The district’s Parent University will honor families and community members who participated in the Fresno Police Department’s Residents’ Academy. The free academy meets once a week with the goal of educating Fresno residents about the functions of the …

What:  Streaming of the RISE event recognizing African American students

When: Thursday, June 16, 2022             6-6:45 p.m.

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The district will stream a special event recognizing more than 300 African American students from 11 schools through RISE — Regardless I’m Smart & Educated. The prerecorded event was produced by RISE organizers and will feature a …


As promised by Superintendent Nelson at the District’s press conference on May 6th, 2022 addressing a racist social media post, the District is updating its actions taken since this culturally destructive act. The Fresno Unified School District is acting upon input and requests made by students in our Black Student Unions (BSUs). The District is …

What:   Information about free summer meals

When:  Monday, June 14, 2022             1-1:30 p.m.

Where: Fresno Unified Education Center – Board Room on Second Floor

               2309 Tulare St. (93721)

Fresno Unified and the Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission (EOC) will provide free meals across the city during the summer, helping children maintain good nutrition even while school is out. Fresno Unified’s …


Members of the Class of 2022 were recognized during the 29th African American High School Recognition Ceremony, sponsored by the San Joaquin Valley Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Superintendent Bob Nelson was among the program speakers.

Photos of the African American High School Recognition Ceremony

All students received a Kente cloth and a certificate …

Yesterday afternoon we were made aware of a social media post from the Fresno Teachers Association (FTA) with seven concerns regarding a recent incident at Pyle Elementary. FTA’s post references a letter with signatures from 35 of 37 educators at Pyle, however, after more than one request, we have still not seen the signed letter …


What:   District leaders will highlight the various awards that have been given for academic growth over the past year

When:   Wednesday, June 1, 2022                4 p.m. (prior to the board meeting)

Where:  Sunnyside High School Foyer Theater               1019 S. Peach Ave. (93727)             

Prior to the Fresno Unified Board of Education board meeting, district leaders will highlight academic growth …


Dear Fresno Unified Family,

I’m not sure I can fully describe the feelings of heartbreak and disgust as the details continue rolling in about the tragically devastating school shooting yesterday in Uvalde, TX. So far, we know that 19 children and two teachers were killed by an 18-year-old gunman on Tuesday afternoon, just two days before …

What:   Mural at Sunset Elementary School celebratedWhen:  Thursday, May 26, 2022

  5 p.m.Where: Sunset Elementary School              1755 S. Crystal Ave. (93706)

Sunset Elementary School will unveil a mural on the front wall of its multi-purpose room that celebrates bilingualism, multiculturalism and diversity, depicting various career pathways and the importance of speaking two languages. The mural also includes …

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