Tag: Martinez Unified School District

Deep budget cuts in MUSD’s future, board hears

Deep budget cuts in MUSD’s future, board hears

| May 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District must commit to making as much as $3.5 million in cuts to the 2019-20 budget if it is to remain certified, Assistant District Superintendent Helen Rossi told the Board of Education Monday night. Since it was presented as an informational instead of action item, no vote was taken. […]

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School district looks to cut spending by $3.5 Million in 2019-20

| May 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will vote Monday on a resolution that says the District’s 2019-20 budget must cut spending by as much as $3.5 million. “[W]hile these actions must be taken to maintain the fiscal stability of the District, the Board of Education will continue to make every effort […]

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Matt Chamberlain chosen new AHS principal

Matt Chamberlain chosen new AHS principal

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Matt Chamberlain, who has been principal of San Ramon Unified School District’s Venture Independent Study School, will be Alhambra High School’s new principal. He succeeds Tom Doppe, who was hired as the Martinez Unified School District’s director of Educational Services. Chamberlain received unanimous support Monday night from the Martinez Unified School District […]

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MUSD teachers, support staff of year honored

MUSD teachers, support staff of year honored

| April 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District has honored both its teachers of the year as well as support staff, or classified employees, of the year. Andrea Salas is Alhambra High School’s teacher of the year, recommended by the school after she developed a plan for courses in computer science. Three years ago, the school […]

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School Board decides on delivery method for new John Muir Elementary School

School Board decides on delivery method for new John Muir Elementary School

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Deciding on a method that would lock in a price earlier than other procedures, the Martinez Unified School District Board of Education agreed that the two-step “design-build” is how it would accept delivery of the new John Muir Elementary School. A new single building will replace the existing structures, and traffic flow […]

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MUSD employee arrested, accused of attempting lewd acts on minor

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A 32-year-old network engineer employed by Martinez Unified School District has been arrested and charged with three felonies in connection with attempting to commit lewd acts on a child, authorities said Monday. Ahmed Kamal Ismaiel, who has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of legal proceedings, has been working full […]

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Vicente-Briones beats odds with mental health services

Vicente-Briones beats odds with mental health services

| April 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – In most schools, only 4 percent of teenaged students seek out help with mental health concerns, Terell Ferris said during a presentation to the Martinez Unified School District Board of Education. That’s one in 25 who need that help, he said. But 20 percent of adolescents need some form of mental health […]

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Board of Education may pick delivery method for new John Muir Elementary School campus

| April 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District Board of Education may decide Monday how to it will accept delivery of the new John Muir Elementary School that will replace the current buildings on the campus. One option is design-build, a two-step process in which a design professional prepares performance specifications. Procurement is open to contract […]

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Board of Education chooses single-building John Muir campus option, mulls PLA negotiations

Board of Education chooses single-building John Muir campus option, mulls PLA negotiations

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

  The new John Muir Elementary School building that will be erected on the current campus grounds will be a single building, add more parking space and streamline parents’ drop-off and pick-up flow, the Martinez Unified School District Board of Education decided Monday night. The panel went with the higher-priced option that is more expensive […]

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MUSD: Concerns about school threats may lead to safety committee

MUSD: Concerns about school threats may lead to safety committee

| March 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Threats written on bathroom walls at two Martinez Unified School District campuses has led to consideration of a safety committee that goes beyond the scope of the district’s internal safety panel. The topic will be on an upcoming district Board of Education meeting agenda. District Superintendent C.J. Cammack issued a notice March […]

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