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Student bulletin Friday November 8
Posted 11/8/19


STUDENT BULLETIN           FRIDAY                                November 8, 2019  



There is no Saturday School on November 9th.


All interested students are encouraged to sign up for the F = ma exam, the first stage in a contest to determine the US Physics Team.  Please see Mr. Geschke in room C-12 no later than Friday, Nov. 22 to sign up.


Kids Against Hunger Fremont has partnered with to collect gently used shoes for the children of Kenya. 95% of children who live by the border of Kenya do not own shoes and their bare feet are infected by fleas and parasites. Our goal is to collectively send a container of 30,000 pairs of shoes to Kenya in the winter of 2019. The shipping container will then be used to build classrooms for the children. Please drop off shoes in the boxes/bins that are marked Kids Against Hunger Shoes for Life located at the School Office or inside one of your classrooms. There are also shoe donation bins in both locker rooms. Our next MSJ Kids Against Hunger Club meeting is next Tuesday, 11/12 during lunch in Room B3. We will be discussing the December event to pack over 15,000 meals for the needy and how you could earn service hours. Please join us to see how we can be part of the change agent to help end hunger.


 Juniors Arul Verma and Aarush Agrawal are conducting a School Supplies Drive to help developing African schools. Throughout this effort, they will be collecting school supplies and donating them to schools in Africa through DevelopAfrica, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting African children in their education. 

We all have school supplies from previous years just lie around and clutter houses. To put these excess school supplies to good use, please donate them to those who need them. There will be flyers and boxes around campus, one in Mr. Melcic's room C9, one in Mr. Remmers's room B16, one in the BTQ, and one in the office. If you have any supplies that you would like to donate, please put them in one of these boxes. Flyers will contain possible materials that can be donated. 

Whatever school supplies that are donated can have a big impact on African children pursing education, so please take the time to search around your house to find any supplies to donate. 

Audition for the Fremont’s Got Talent Showcase held by the Fremont Youth Advisory Commission! The event is on December 6 from 6-9:00 PM at the Fremont Teen Center and auditions are November 18 -19. Sign up to audition at:

What is Civicore? Is a user-friendly solution that helps FUSD schools in managing and tracking parent volunteers. All data entered are stored in central repository and is well-protected which allows school administrators the ability to control user permissions to make certain only those volunteers with the proper documentations are allowed to perform volunteer work.


No more forms to fill.  All applications and required documents can now be done electronically, and parents will have the benefit to update, renew, and opt out at any time.

 Visit Civicore to get started.



FUSD is seeking volunteers to serve on its Local Control and Accountability Advisory Committee for a 2-year term beginning August 2019 and ending June 2021.

As a requirement of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) and Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP), the District must form a LCAP District Advisory Committee. As stakeholders, the Advisory Committee’s responsibility is to advise and give input into the District's Local Control and Accountability Plan regarding priorities and resources from the Local Control Funding Formula. 


LCAAC is required to have a majority of parents on the committee.  We currently have three (3) parents and are seeking an additional seven (7) from the following:

  • One (1) from American Attendance Area
  • Two (2) from Irvington Attendance Area
  • One (1) from Kennedy Attendance Area
  • One (1) from Mission Attendance Area
  • Two (2) from Washington Attendance Area

We are asking for your assistance to do outreach with your parent population by posting this notice in your newsletters and any other form of communication that you have available. More information, including the application, can be found here.






Parents are allowed to use the assigned Palm Ave campus drop off in the morning. Visitor parking is only allowed in the horseshoe. The entire campus parking lot is closed to anyone who does not have a valid MSJ 2019-2020 parking permit from 8:15 to 3:30 Monday –Friday.


Make your parents happy! Please come and get your shoes, swim bags, glasses, lunch boxes, pencil cases, glasses, jackets and more!



As a friendly reminder, we cannot accept food on campus from outside delivery services.  If food is delivered to the front office from an outside delivery service, the food will be confiscated and the student will be referred to their Assistant Principal.




News from the College & Career Center:



Seniors: the FAFSA & California Dream Act Application opened October 1st for students who are applying to college Fall 2020. By filing FAFSA, you automatically apply to Cal Grant and the UC’s Middle Class Scholarship.


The following colleges will have admissions representatives visiting Mission students during the month of November:


Rhode Island School of Design                               Fri, Nov 22nd at 3:05 pm

All visits will be at the College & Career Center unless otherwise noted.  Visits are limited to students only.



Please stop by the College & Career Center for more information.​