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FUSD's 60th Anniversary

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Fontana Unified School District is Celebrating
60 Years of Excellence in Education!


Wednesday, May 10, 2017
5-6:30 pm
District Office, John D. Piazza Center
9680 Citrus Avenue, Fontana CA 92335

Unification History

Election Date: October 14, 1953
With a vote of Yes - 946 | No - 89

Resolution for Unification Passed by Board of Supervisors on October 26, 1955
Effective Date of Unification: July 1, 1956

Unification Joined Together the Following Fontana Schools:

  • West Randall Elementary School (1947)
  • Redwood Elementary School (1950)
  • North Tamarind Elementary School (1951)
  • South Tamarind Elementary School (1951)
  • Randall Pepper Elementary School (1951)
  • Oleander Elementary School (1955)
  • Fontana Junior High School (1928)
  • Fontana High School (1952)

Original School Board Members:

  • R.C. Wolf
  • Harold F. Crawford
  • Dr. Gerald L. Mraz
  • Robert H. Olsen
  • Frieda G. Murray

First Superintendent After Unification:

Dr. Ferd Kiesel Dr. Ferd Kiesel
July 1956-June 1960

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