Tag: school safety

MUSD students trained in Sandy Hook Promise reporting system

MUSD students trained in Sandy Hook Promise reporting system

| February 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District’s students in sixth through 12th grades have received training this week in how to use the Sandy Hook Promise’s anonymous reporting system, District Superintendent C.J. Cammack said. The reporting system, which required concurrence with area law enforcement agencies, is one part of the Sandy Hook Promise program adopted […]

Continue Reading

Contra Costa County Office of Education hosts first-ever Safe Schools Summit

Contra Costa County Office of Education hosts first-ever Safe Schools Summit

| October 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

PLEASANT HILL, Calif., October 25, 2018 – The first-ever Contra Costa County Safe Schools Summit, featuring the official launch of the partnership between the Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) and Sandy Hook Promise (SHP) was held on Wednesday, October 24, at the Pleasant Hill Community Center. The Summit was an opportunity to officially […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

School board eyes safety radios, state budget impacts

| August 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District’s Board of Education will consider buying safety radios Monday that could be used in emergencies to talk throughout not only a school campus but throughout the district. District Chief Technology Officer Max Eissler will present the proposal to buy the new system that would provide two-way communication on […]

Continue Reading

Letter to the Editor: Safety at schools

Letter to the Editor: Safety at schools

| June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Martinez does not have School Resource Officer even though the City Council set a goal (June 13, 2017) to put one in place. According to their own goal document: – The School Resource Officer position is funded – The School Resource Officer position was identified, by the City Council, as a TOP PRIORITY – The […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

Board of Education Looks At School Safety

Board of Education Looks At School Safety

| March 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Each year, Martinez Unified School District’s Board of Education reviews its safety policies. But this year, the review has started shortly after 17 were killed in an attack on a South Florida school. Nikolas Cruz, 19, an expelled student, returned Feb. 14 to the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School campus in Parkland, Fla., with a […]

Continue Reading