Tag Archives: MUSD

Las Juntas considers sistering with school in Benxi, China

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Las Juntas Elementary School could use a “sister,” two educators have suggested to the Martinez Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education. It would be the first time the MUSD will participate in the sister school program. The sister would be a bilingual school …

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School district eyes Muth successor

Superintendent Rami Muth to retire in 2016 By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – If negotiations go as expected, Deputy Superintendent C.J. Cammack will succeed Rami Muth as superintendent of Martinez Unified School District (MUSD). The decision to offer Cammack the job came during a closed session of …

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Survey results show voters in favor of school bond

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez voters would approve a new bond measure to modernize classrooms and repair or erect schools, a community survey indicates. A poll of 400 voters Oct. 12-28 also showed that the more residents know about the school district’s needs, the more …

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School board approves Project Pathways, reviews xeriscape

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – At one time, school districts had an overarching goal, to prepare every student for college. But the Martinez Unified School District (MUSD) Board of Education heard Monday night that has led to a mismatch. Graduates were prepared for jobs that weren’t …

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Martinez Board of Education sees new test results

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Martinez Unified School District has received the results of its first round of Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium tests, administered in spring. Before a presentation to the district Board of Education, staff members told the panel to expect lower results than from …

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