Tag: Martinez Unified School District

MUSD Board meets Monday

MUSD Board meets Monday

| September 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Martinez Unified School District meets Mon., Sept. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at 921 Susana Street. These are someof the topics on the agenda: The board will discuss an alternate meeting date for November when Veteran’s Day falls on Monday, and take a final vote on eliminating the use of herbicide products containing the chemical […]

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MUSD and MEA reach agreement

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Martinez – The Martinez Education Association (MEA) and Martinez Unified School District (MUSD) reached an agreement for the 2019-2010 school year. The settlement approved Aug. 26, includes a restructuring of all MEA salary schedules, plus a 2% wage increase. All stipends will increase by 4 percent effective as of July 1, 2019. There were no […]

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SB 223 allows medical cannabis  on K-12 campuses

SB 223 allows medical cannabis on K-12 campuses

| September 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

If Governor Gavin Newsom signs SB-223, California students will be allowed to take medical marijuana at K-12 schools, but only under certain conditions and only in districts that decide not to opt-out. In other words, it is not mandated by the state. This means the Martinez Unified School District will likely be discussing the merits […]

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Martinez community comes through for schools

Martinez community comes through for schools

| September 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District spirits were high this week with parents at Back to School nights and the receipt of generous donations from the community. The Martinez Music Forum, States Coffee, the Martinez Rotary Club and the Martinez legal firm of Tully & Weiss helped give schools a boost with their contributions […]

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MUSD update on Measure R improvements

| August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Unified School District (MUSD) will welcome about 4,200 students when school starts this week. The school board kicked-off the fall semester with a busy agenda including an update on the status of the $120 million Measure R school facility improvements at the Aug. 12 meeting. John Muir Elementary will be […]

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Adult School Business Coordinator Robert Lawrence found dead

| August 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Longtime Martinez Adult School employee Robert Lawrence passed away unexpectedly August 12, 2019, at age 56. Martinez Unified School District Superintendent made this announcement written announcement on Monday. “It is with a very heavy heart that I am writing to inform you Rob Lawrence, Department Coordinator of the Business Training Center for Martinez Adult Education, […]

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Martinez Unified School District meets tomorrow

Martinez Unified School District meets tomorrow

| August 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Martinez Unified School District Board meets Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. at the MUSD office, 921 Susana Street (There will be a private, closed session at 5:30 p.m.) Topics of interest on the agenda include a revised MUSD budget. California’s school districts are required to in form the public of changes to their […]

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Summer vacation not for everyone at MUSD

Summer vacation not for everyone at MUSD

| August 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – It is the opposite of summer vacation at Martinez Unified School District school sites. Cleaning, construction, and maintenance crews have worked up a sweat getting schools in top shape for incoming students by Aug. 14. There is a huge construction job working at John Muir Elementary School on Vista Way, and the […]

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MUSD creates a new job; hires new MJHS Asst. Principal

MUSD creates a new job; hires new MJHS Asst. Principal

| July 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Unified School District hired Yadira Zapata to fill the vacant position of Assistant Principal at Martinez Junior High School at a special July 17 board meeting. Zapata, who was serving as Vice Principal at Benicia High School, topped 46 applicants for the job. Her past work experience with MUSD may […]

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School district breaks ground on new JME campus June 10

| June 5, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District is breaking ground Monday afternoon June 10 for the new John Muir Elementary School campus. The campus overhaul is the largest project under the school district’s Measure R bond issue approved by voters in 2016. Throughout the summer, contractor Lathrop Construction will start the demolition of the current […]

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