Graham Clark is appointed as the next FUHSD Superintendent

Deputy Superintendent Graham Clark will replace Polly Bove following her retirement


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Angela Zhang

On Tuesday, May 3, the FUHSD Board of Trustees announced in an email that current Deputy Superintendent Graham Clark will start as the district’s next Superintendent on July 1, after receiving unanimous approval from the Board. Clark has been working in FUHSD for 25 years and previously served as a teacher at Fremont High School, assistant principal at Cupertino High School and principal at Homestead High School. 

After receiving community feedback through surveys and listening sessions, the Board selected Clark because they believe he has “the leadership qualities necessary to commit fully to and implement this important work across the district.”

In the past, Clark has been involved in a variety of programs across FUHSD, including the 1:1 technology device program started in 2021 that provided every student with a Chromebook. Clark has also worked with neighboring school districts such as the Sunnyvale School District, a connection the Board hopes he will maintain while building stronger relationships with other districts as well.

In the coming months of transition, the Board will work with Clark to continue improving the district and meet the focus goals, which include advancing equity and promoting student well-being in FUHSD. 

“I am humbled and honored to have been selected to serve as the next superintendent of this outstanding district,” Clark said in a statement. “For the past 15 years, our district has benefited greatly from the strong leadership of Superintendent Polly Bove, and I look forward to building on many of our strengths as I assume this new role … I know that together we will continue to accomplish great things.”