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February 11, 2014 > Fremont School District song contest

Fremont School District song contest

Submitted By Ivy Wu

FUSS (Fremont United Student Store), a non-profit organization created to raise funds for Fremont Unified School District (FUSD), is honored to support the district by sponsoring a district song contest. The winner will receive a $500 cash award.

Inspired by Oliveira Elementary School staff who, in honor of OliveiraÕs 50th Anniversary, composed a song, ÒS.O.A.R.Ó which stands for Safety, Ownership, Attitude and Respect, FUSS invites FUSD students and staff to compose a song promoting awareness and appreciation among the 42 schools in our district. The submission deadline is April 30.

Entry Rules:

1. The song should express Fremont Unified School DistrictÕs values of inspiring, educating, and challenging students.
2. Song length must not exceed five minutes.
3. Compositions can be an individual effort or a collaborative work among students/staff within Fremont School District.
4. The entry must be participantÕs original work. It cannot be borrowed from copyrighted material, or include commercially pre-programmed MIDI or other files.
5. Entrants should record and upload their song, including lyrics, to YouTube, submitting the link to events@fuss4schools.org
6. Start your recording by introducing yourself (name, school, grade level, and name of your song) before singing.
7. The use of composition and notation software is permitted for the purpose of creating music scores and arrangements.
8. Music notation is optional; but the music composition and lyrics must be performed by vocalist(s).
9. To record the song, make sure that there are no noises in the room, and the music is audible on the recording.
10. Three finalists will be selected by FUSS judges and presented to the FUSD School Board to determine the winner.

To register, go to: http://www.fuss4schools.org/fusds-district-song-contest/

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