Tag: Martinez Unified School District

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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Ginelli chosen to represent MUSD Area 5

Ginelli chosen to represent MUSD Area 5

| May 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – After a series of interviews Monday night, Martinez Unified School District Board of Education chose Jeremie Ginelli to succeed Bobbi Horack, who was forced to resign after moving out of that voting area. Ginelli is an attorney who also is a member of the Martinez Parks, Recreation, Marina and Cultural Commission, and […]

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Education Board to fill Area 5 vacancy Monday

| May 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Before the end of Monday’s meeting, the Martinez Unified School District Board of Education will fill the Area 5 vacancy created when incumbent Bobbi Horack moved into another area. Once she moved, Horack no longer was eligible to represent Area 5. Six applicants will be interviewed at the meeting, after which the […]

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Council’s contract amendment concludes Joint Facilities agreement, residents ask City help with school fighting

Council’s contract amendment concludes Joint Facilities agreement, residents ask City help with school fighting

| May 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – A longtime problem that began in the 1970s when Martinez and Pleasant Hill made an agreement to buy computer equipment that was far more expensive in that era is over, the Martinez City Council heard after voting on a legal procedure Wednesday night. On second reading, the Council unanimously amended its contract […]

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