Tag: Martinez Unified School District

Board of Education selects design-build team for John Muir Elementary’s campus rebuild

Board of Education selects design-build team for John Muir Elementary’s campus rebuild

| December 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education chose the design-build team Monday that will rebuild the John Muir Elementary School campus. Lathrop Construction Associates and HKIT Architects were hired to the job for no more than $29,842,624 under the two-step design-build approach to construction. The Board decided in April to use that […]

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Education board to see John Muir Elementary design-build agreement, elect officers

| December 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will consider Monday authorizing Lathrop Construction Associates and HKIT Architects as the design-build team for the overhaul of John Muir Elementary School’s campus. According the resolution which will be decided Monday, the team was determined to have offered the best value for the project, […]

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MUSD authorizes AHS sign language class

MUSD authorizes AHS sign language class

| November 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Alhambra High School students should get the opportunity to learn American Sign Language (ASL), the Martinez Unified School District Board of Education decided Monday. By unanimous vote, it agreed with Tom Doppe, director of educational services, that the course should be made available to the students. “This is the initial step. I’d […]

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Board of Education to review development fees report, vote on AHS sign language class

| November 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will review a report Monday on developer fees and their use during Fiscal Year 2017-18. Government code requires an accounting of the capital facilities fund that uses revenue from developer fees, sometimes called impact fees. The District’s Fund 25 is where those fee revenues are […]

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MUSD to vote on CSEA contract, Sandy Hook Promise agreement

| November 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education may vote Monday to ratify its contract with its chapter of the California School Employees Association (CSEA). It’s also scheduled to vote on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sandy Hook Promise for the third segment of its school safety system and to hear about […]

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MUSD using Sandy Hook Promise to increase school safety

MUSD using Sandy Hook Promise to increase school safety

| October 24, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education endorsed a memorandum of understanding Monday that will allow the use of two portions of the Sandy Hook Promise program to increase school safety. The program is named for the Newtown, Conn., elementary school where a gunman killed 20 children and six adult staff members […]

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BOE to vote on Sandy Hook Promise agreement

| October 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will vote Monday whether to participate in the Sandy Hook Promise “Know the Signs” program that are designed to improve school safety. A memorandum of understanding (MOU) for two elements of the program, “Start with Hello” and “Threat Assessment and Intervention,” will be up for […]

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MUSD school board candidates Q and A

MUSD school board candidates Q and A

| October 21, 2018 | 0 Comments

Prior to every election, the Martinez News-Gazette asks local candidates a series of questions to inform voters about how those candidates stand on select issues. Below are the responses to five questions submitted to Martinez Unified School District trustee Deidre Siquenza and challenger Craig Lazzeretti. The pair are facing off for the Area 3 seat […]

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Board Of Education to air unions’ salary settlements, costs

| October 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– Martinez Unified School District’s Board of Education will conduct public hearings Monday before voting on agreements with its employees’ labor representatives. Those settlements will give most employees 4 percent raises effective last July. The public hearings will disclose the cost to fund those salary settlements with the Martinez Education Association (MEA), the […]

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School board, teachers union disagree over district’s financials

| September 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. ­­– How Martinez Unified School District receives and spends its money took center stage Monday night, not just during the regular meeting, when the past year’s actuals were presented, but also during a lengthy public comment portion prior to a closed session that let the Board meet with labor negotiators. During the prelude […]

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