Monday morning Enrico Palermo from The Spaceship Company (TSC) gave a $3,000 donation to the College and Career Club at MJSHS and Dr. Aguirre accepts the donation. .
Parents and Guardians,
The district has established a Task Force to explore the safest and most effective way to open the 2020/21 school year, and has conducted multiple meetings. The recommendations of this Task Force will be presented at the June 23rd board meeting.
The CDE has also released guidance for school districts to consider while planning for re-opening, titled “Stronger Together,” which can be found at the following link:
If you have not done so already, we are asking each household to complete the following survey regarding the re-opening of schools. It is very important that we have as much input from our community as possible. Thank you!
Parents and guardians--we need
your input! Please take a couple of minutes to complete our survey regarding
re-opening for the 2020-21 school year. We appreciate your time and feedback!
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
The Kern County Consortium SELPA and the Superintendents’ Executive Council hereby give notice that a Public Hearing will be held.
Parents and guardians, please read this urgent update regarding MUSD promotion and graduation ceremonies:
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Congratulations to our MUSD Employees of the year!
Jennifer Ciaccio Lisa Calderwood
Teacher of the Year Employee of the Year
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The MUSD School Board took action at their May 5, 2020 meeting to approve our new Superintendent, beginning June 1. We welcome you Dr. Aguirre!
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Check out this article in the AV Press for information on our mobile hot spots:
Just a friendly reminder that we are offering multiple free internet options for our students. Still need help? Let us know! Check out this news article featuring our district:
Or, for more information, click the links below:
Parents and guardians, beginning Monday, May 4th, our meals will be served at a new time, from 9:00am-10:30am. For more information about food service, click the following link:
We will be offering free internet beginning Monday, May 4th, at select locations. For more information, click the links below:
Parents and guardians, please read the following press release regarding administrative changes in the district
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Parents and guardians, please read the following update (04/02/2020), which extends the current Mojave Unified School District preventative school closure through the remainder of the 2019-20 school year. Distance learning and nutritional services will continue to be offered:
Do you know someone that needs internet? Help us spread the word so they don’t miss out on these incredible opportunities!
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Parents and guardians, please read the following update (03/25/2020), which extends the current Mojave Unified School District preventative school closure through May 1, 2020:
The Mojave Unified School District is in the process of evaluating our approach to distance learning during this unprecedented closure. In order to better serve our students remotely we need to know how many families have access to devices and internet at home. We are asking that you complete the following survey (only one time per household) to help us better support our students. The survey will display in both English and Spanish, and we need your help to get the word out and get as many households to complete the survey as possible. Thank you! Survey: https://forms.gle/odvmXQw3uyVsiwfn6
Learn more about getting internet access at the following link:
Please click the following links to access an important parent letter detailing instructional and food services during the upcoming school closure. Scroll down in the document to find an important district contact list: ENGLISH SPANISH
Based on direction received by Kern County Superintendent of Schools and the Kern County Public Health Department, MUSD Schools will be closed until April 14th. No confirmed cases have been reported in Kern County at the time of this posting. We recommend that all families follow the precautions and social distancing recommendations offered by government officials. More information will follow as it becomes available. (March 15th 2020 )
Please read this important announcement regarding the African American Advisory Council (AAAC) becoming the African American Advisory Group (AAAG):
Winter Break December 20th, 2019 – January 6th, 2020
Students Return Tuesday January 7th, 2020
CCHS Program Highlighted in State Publication
Upcoming AAAC Meetings
Agendas for our upcoming AAAC meetings on November 19th and November 20th can be found at the links below:
Mr. Josh Sexton
District Behavior Intervention Coordinator
For Immediate Release: November 8, 2019
On November 5, 2019, the governing board of trustees approved Mr. Josh Sexton as the District Behavior Intervention Coordinator. This position will enhance MUSD’s Positive Behavior Intervention Support (PBIS) efforts and is funded through a grant recently awarded to the District.
Mr. Sexton is currently in his ninth year working in the field of education. Mr. Sexton has spent the last five school years serving as the Behavior Intervention Coordinator at Robert P. Ulrich Elementary School. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from California State University, Bakersfield and Multi-Tier System of Supports/PBIS certification from Portland State University and is currently working on his Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis at Arizona State University. Mr. Sexton is a graduate of the Mojave Unified School District.
Our Next AAAC Meeting will be held on November 13th, with a special meeting to follow on November 20th.
For Immediate Release: October 7, 2019
Susan J. Clipperton
On October 1, 2019, MUSD Trustees appoint Susan (“Suzi”) Clipperton
as the new principal of the Mojave Adult School
Channel 23 ABC News features Harry Potter Classroom
New Students! Enrollment Location and Hours
Hacienda Elementary School Mojave Enrollment Office
19950 Hacienda Blvd, Room 624 3228 Douglas Avenue
Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
School Starts August 7
MUSD welcomes our new Principal for California City Middle School, Mr. Ed Campbell!
For Immediate Release: July 1, 2019
On June 27, 2019, the governing Board of Trustees approved Edward Campbell as the new Principal of California City Middle School. Mr. Campbell has been involved in education for the last twenty-two years, fourteen as a classroom teacher and eight years as a high school administrator. Currently, and for the last three years, Mr. Campbell has served as the Continuation Sites Principal in the Fontana Unified School District. Prior to working in Fontana, Mr. Campbell also worked as a teacher in the Southern Kern Unified School District and the Antelope Valley Union High School District. Mr. Campbell is a life-long resident of the Antelope Valley who graduated from Quartz Hill High School and Antelope Valley College before moving on to California State University Bakersfield (CSUB) where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. Additionally, Mr. Campbell completed his teaching credential and Masters of Educational Administration at CSUB. Mr. Campbell and his wife of thirty-four years reside in Quartz Hill and have two sons, both of whom are employed in the field of education.
Cici Pinho-Shanks Victor Juan
Mojave Adult School
Mobile Health Clinic
June 4, 11-2pm Mojave Veterans Building;
June 6, 11-2pm Aspen Mall, Cal City
For Immediate Release: September 7, 2018
The Mojave Unified Board of Trustees approved the appointment of
Nauman Zaidi as the new principal of Mojave Elementary school at its
August 9, 2018 regular board meeting.
Mr. Zaidi spent the majority of his administrative career as an assistant
principal at Joshua Hills Elementary School from 2013 to 2017, and as an
assistant principal at Cactus Middle School from 2011 to 2013 - both in the
Palmdale School District. He also served as the assistant principal and
athletic director in the Tahoe - Truckee Unified and Santa Monica Unified
Mr. Zaidi began his teaching career in LAUSD, teaching pre-algebra and
algebra, and taught math and science in the Coachella Valley Unified School
District prior to promoting to an administrator position.
In his past assistant principal positions, Mr. Zaidi has mentored teachers,
implemented anti-bullying programs, served as testing coordinator, provided
curriculum development and improvement, increased parent involvement,
provided technology support and worked on closing the achievement gap, to
name some of his competencies and experience.
Mr. Zaidi earned his Bachelor of Science from University of California,
Riverside and his Master of Arts in education with an administrative credential
from Cal State San Bernardino. He holds a teaching credential in mathematics
“It is truly a blessing and an honor to be joining the team of educators in Mojave
Unified,” Zaidi said. “I look forward to working collaboratively with all members
of the Mojave community to meet the diverse needs of our students. Go Colts!”
Mr. Zaidi replaces Mr. Dan Sexton, who is now the Director of Curriculum Integration
and Educational Partnerships for Mojave Unified.
Superintendent Dr. Aaron Haughton signs
Proclamation declaring that MUSD will stand
with our Nation in proclaiming September as
Attendance Awareness Month
MUSD is a PBIS District!
Congratulations! All Schools Achieved SILVER Recognition from The California PBIS Coalition (see link)
What is PBIS? (see link)
Latest Addition to the Mojave USD
Family! Welcome Bus #27
School Starts August 8 Minimum Day
New students enroll at one of the following locations:
Mojave Enrollment Office 9:00am-3:00pm
3228 Douglas Ave.
California City Enrollment Office 9:00am-3:00pm
19950 Hacienda Blvd.
(Hacienda Elementary School)