Tag: Martinez Unified School District

MUSD community garden

MUSD community garden

| December 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

By WENDY KE Contributor You may have noticed a school garden revitalization effort underway at Martinez Unified School District property next to the Martinez Junior High School ball fields. Since the 2019-20 school year began, volunteers from the MJHS community have devoted time and energy at 3 work days weeding tenacious Bermuda grass, pruning, tending […]

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Arrest made in non-viable threat against Alhambra High

Arrest made in non-viable threat against Alhambra High

| December 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

The below message was sent out the morning of Thursday, December 12 from MUSD School Superintendent CJ Cammack. School threat, determined not viable December 12, 2019 Dear MUSD Staff and Parent Community, Late last night the District was made aware of an anonymous threat regarding a shooting at Alhambra High School on Thursday, December 12, […]

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Junior High bullying issues show improvement but problems remain

| December 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Amy Scott-Slovick told the Martinez Unified School District (MUSD) Board how her son was attacked by six Martinez Junior High School (MJHS) students after being bullied all day. This in spite of him reporting it to the school office and the valiant efforts of a teacher trying to protect him and his […]

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MUSD sees real estate revenue slip as budget cuts of $1.8 million loom

MUSD sees real estate revenue slip as budget cuts of $1.8 million loom

| December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Martinez Unified School District (MUSD) has been aware of a looming financial shortfall for more than a year. Helen Rossi, assistant superintendent of administrative services said the district has already made significant spending cuts and agreed in March 2019 to further cuts totaling $1.8 million. The problem is that the Contra […]

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Donation made for students in need

Donation made for students in need

| December 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Eve Cameron, founder of Passion to the Streets, presented the Martinez Unified School District (MUSD) with $10,000 worth of gift cards at the school board meeting Dec. 9. “They are a gift from the whole community,” she said. “They (district) know the homeless families, and can give them out, not just at […]

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New elementary school takes shape

New elementary school takes shape

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Years in the making, plans for the new John Muir Elementary (JME) school are visibly coming to fruition 205 Vista Way, and from the back on Holly View Drive. With framing in place, eager students are asking Julie Webb, JME office manager, “When will it be done?” The architects came to the […]

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Martinez City Council awards cannabis license to Embarc

Martinez City Council awards cannabis license to Embarc

| November 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – After three hours of presentations, discussion and fiery public comment the Martinez City Council approved a resolution awarding a retail cannabis store near Alhambra High School. Embarc, whose proposal was scored the highest by a review committee, was awarded the conditional certificate for the site at 3501 Alhambra Avenue, formerly California Collectible […]

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MUSD considers Raptor Technology security IDs

| November 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District discussed a staff proposal to purchase a Raptor Security Identification system. It scans a photo ID of persons visiting a school campus, including contractors. Then, according to David Wildy, who researched these systems, it does a sex offender and child custody background check, and prints an ID badge […]

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MUSD students to sleep a little later

MUSD students to sleep a little later

| October 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Belief in the idea that students will be healthier, get better grades, and more likely graduate has resulted in a new law requiring schools to start later in the day. Governor Gavin Newsom just signed SB 328, after rejecting the first version last year. It will mean a change for Alhambra High […]

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Martinez School Board update

| October 16, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District board agreed to meet in a closed session to hear a staff presentation on the recently reported MUSD student scores on the CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress exam). After the Oct. 14 meeting, Schools Superintendent CJ Cammack said the staff and the board will analyze […]

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