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  • Harris Roberts
    commented 2021-07-17 03:49:27 -0700
    Hi Harris,

    I was looking for articles referencing racist words to avoid and came across a reference on this page on your site:

    We’ve actually just released an article for 2021 on racist words to avoid. As we were doing research, it was horrifying just how ingrained these terms are in the English language.

    Here it is:

    Do you think this would be a useful anti-racism resource for your readers? I saw you already had a link to a similar article.

    Would you consider adding a link to our page?


  • Brendan A.
    commented 2021-04-21 22:48:02 -0700
    Just wanted to ask if you would be interested in getting external help with graphic design? We do all design work like banners, advertisements, photo edits, logos, flyers, etc. for a fixed monthly fee.

    We don’t charge for each task. What kind of work do you need on a regular basis? Let me know and I’ll share my portfolio with you.
  • Jessica Thomas
    commented 2021-03-19 16:38:57 -0700
    Hi! I’m writing to ask that you and board ensure we have flexibility in the Mou to revisit before the end of the year. The new cdc guideline should allow kids to have more time on campus, and I’m concerned that we will get locked into only 4 hours a week.
  • Kara Galbraith
    commented 2021-02-17 20:54:27 -0800
    At the Foothill PFA meeting, you mentioned possible opportunities to serve and support MDUSD families that have been sorely impacted by covid. Is there a site or person of contact I can connect with to contribute to those efforts?

    Thanks for all your time and efforts in behalf of the MDUSD community.
  • Colin Clarke
    commented 2020-09-30 01:42:48 -0700
    Thank you for your service! Where can we find a map of school district boundaries, please?
  • Thomas Paradiso
    commented 2020-05-20 14:30:10 -0700

    Hoping you and family are safe and sound. I have heard nothing about MDUSD plans about reopening schools in the fall. I assume there must be “behind closed doors” conversations about possible strategies, but things are noticeably quiet. I listened in on the last Board but the focus seemed to be on financials. Is there information forthcoming about possible plans or are the districts waiting for direction from the governors and county health depts?

    Thx. Tom
  • Jamie Faison
    commented 2020-02-19 10:44:44 -0800
    I met you yesterday at the Budget Meeting at YVHS

    I made a comment at the meeting regarding State funding for Special Education reimbursements for education services at MDUSD

    I truly feel that our people should mobilize to put pressure on Gov Newsome and Superintendent Thurmond to fully fund Special Education services. 

    As a California citizen and a voter, I feel that we need to implore our Govt officials to take care of the children of our community. 
  • Allison Johnson
    commented 2019-04-17 15:36:05 -0700
    Hi Mrs. Khaund,

    I am a parent of an 8th grader at Valley View Middle School. I am hearing very sad things about budget cuts at her school that have already started. Most of the clubs (for which I assume the teachers get a little stipend to run) have been shut down, and I just heard that 0 period Jazz Band is potnetially going away. Also, I heard that the beginning band music teacher at College Park won’t be back next year, due to budget cuts. This is disheartening on so many levels, but even more so, its confusing. The state is not in a crisis, there is a plan by Gov. Newsom and funding is set to increase. Incoming Gov. Gavin Newsom will have an advantage that Jerry Brown didn’t have in his first year in office nearly eight years ago: more, not less, money for K-12 schools and community colleges.

    “In its first look at the fiscal year starting July 1, 2019, the Legislative Analyst’s Office is forecasting a $2.4 billion funding increase under Proposition 98, the formula that determines the minimum amount of state revenue for K-14 education.”-

    So what has happened at MDUSD that explains why cuts are coming down. We have finally gotten several years of music education back, only to see the programs take another hit. And the extra clubs and programs offered at VVMS (and I’m sure other Middle schools) offer in irreplacable service to our venuerable pre-teens to help them find their place, their voice and their community of like minded students.

    Please help the parents of MDUSD understand why this is happening in a time of prosperity as well in the year where we are actually being promised more funding than ever before.
  • Tara Amsterdam
    commented 2019-04-04 14:18:06 -0700
    I am working on a school board campaign in Pa. I would like to find out what tool you used to accept donations and connect information from your donors at the same time. I would really appreciate it. Thank you
  • jay hoyer
    commented 2018-10-09 14:38:48 -0700
    Thank you for attending the Walnut Creek Chamber’s Civic Affairs meeting this morning. The group voted to recommend support of Measure J to the Chamber Board who will meet on October 18th. The Board will decide on whether to publicly endorse Measure J at that time.
  • Ken Miller
    commented 2018-06-07 08:05:31 -0700
    Good morning Cherise, this is Ken Miller with the Iron workers. I was told you are interested in taking a tour of out apprenticeship. Please contract me with your availability so we can get this done. Best regards

  • Cherise Khaund
    published this page 2017-06-18 13:38:24 -0700