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Newsletter for resideNts of MaraNa UNified school district #6

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New Online Publication Enhances Communication Visit the district web site at www.maranausd.org to view our new online district publication titled EZ Finder. We hope that you find this publication proves to be userfriendly, interactive, and a helpful resource to district information and services. You will find a wide variety of information including but not limited to: test dates and school year calendar; nutrition and health information; transportation guidelines and safety tips; counseling and special education services; Notify Me and MUSD Connection tools; emergency response; helpful tips for parents; and public notifications.

EZ FINDER is available as an online flipbook OR download as a PDF at www.maranausd.org.

Marana Schools are Committed to Student Learning and Achievement Greetings to you from the Marana Unified School District! The school year is off to a great start and I am so proud of our hard working students and dedicated staff. Marana staff members possess great pride, enthusiasm, and a strong commitment to provide the highest quality education so our students become lifelong learners and responsible citizens. We recognize that today’s students are tomorrow’s leaders and our core focus is not simply to ensure that students are taught, but to ensure that they learn. We also recognize that teachers are the single greatest factor in student achievement. A key to accomplishing student learning and achievement is to invest in our teachers to assist them in their success. Therefore, our strategic focus this year is on our Professional Learning Communities (PLC’s) within each of our schools. The term professional learning community describes a collegial group who are united in their commitment to student learning. PLC’s provide teachers the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities including sharing a vision, working and learning collaboratively, visiting and observing other classrooms, participating in shared decision making, and analyzing data related to student learning in order to adjust instruction to meet the needs of individual students. This type of collegial teacher team provides the structure and processes to support our teachers and ensure a guaranteed and viable curriculum. A guaranteed and viable curriculum, in turn, supports and enhances effective instruction. As we know, effective instruction is vital to meet the individual needs of students to ensure their academic success.

“PLC’s provide the structure and processes to support our teachers and ensure a guaranteed and viable curriculum.” I also want to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting public education through the passage of the temporary one-cent-sales tax. Despite our District experiencing a $5.6 Million reduction in state funding this year, voter support provided us the ability to rehire those teaching positions impacted by our reduction in force. As a result, we did not have to raise class sizes by four students per class as we had anticipated. We are also pleased to be able to provide student programs, so critical to student success, such as athletics, fine arts, and extra-curricular activities again this year. Thank you for supporting education for all of our learners! Though the challenges caused by reductions in state funding continue to be difficult, we have not wavered in our commitment to minimize the impact of budget cuts to our students and in our classrooms. In closing, on behalf of the Governing Board and staff, I extend to you a renewed invitation to become involved in your school district - partner with a school, volunteer in a classroom, attend a board meeting, and visit our web site to learn more about the wonderful things happening in your schools. We wish you success in all your endeavors and thank you for the investment you make and continue to make in the Marana district. Pursuing Excellence, Doug Wilson, Ed.D. Superintendent

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Message from the Governing Board On behalf of the MUSD Governing Board, I want to welcome our students, parents, staff and community members to a new school year. I hope you had a safe and relaxing summer break.

Marana Unified School District 682-3243 THE GOVERNING BOARD Eric Brandriff, President John Lewandowski, Vice President Suzanne Hopkins, Member Maribel Lopez, Member Dan Post, Member THE ADMINISTRATION Doug Wilson, Ed.D., Superintendent Carolyn Dumler, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent Jan Truitt, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent Dan Contorno, Chief Financial Officer

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World-Class Education For Tomorrow's Leaders

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The Marana Unified School District, in collaboration with parents and community, will challenge all students to achieve academic and personal excellence in a rigorous, relevant and supportive learning environment.

Reflecting back over the last several years, the District has seen unprecedented budget reductions in our maintenance & operations and soft capital budgets. Yet our staff continues to provide a quality educational experience for our children. As members of your Governing Board, we are extremely proud of our staff members and recognize the hard work they do. Student achievement has always been, and will always be, the first priority of your Governing Board. Every decision we make, every action we discuss, and every vote we cast is done with student achievement in mind. While teachers and support staff are key to student achievement, you as parents, guardians, and community members are even more important. Your willingness to support our students and their schools help immeasurably in their success. We welcome and encourage you to continue your support.

INSIDE thehorizon BoNd ProPosal stUdeNt featUre first tee PrograM sPoNsor a hUNgry child awards & recogNitioNs eNergy coNservatioN welcoMe New PriNciPals News aroUNd the district tax credit

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the horizon is published during the year for the community served by the Marana Unified school district.

Tamara M. Crawley Director of Public Relations, Editor

Comments regarding The Horizon: Call 682-4777 2

“Every decision we make, every action we discuss, and every vote we cast is done with student achievement in mind.”

The Governing Board is also committed to ensuring standards of accountability remain a priority throughout the District. As we expect you to hold us accountable as Board members, we in turn are tasked with upholding policies and standards of excellence to ensure the focus remains on student success. Your Governing Board also welcomes and encourages your attendance and input during Board meetings, via email or phone calls. Those of you who have been

to Board meetings, study sessions or school staff meetings know the importance of communication. We firmly believe that our communication across the District has increased over the past

Regular Meetings of the Marana Unified School District Governing Board Second and Fourth Thursdays of the Month (*except as noted) 7:00 p.m. Location of Meetings Marana Municipal Complex 11555 W. Civic Center Drive Marana, AZ 85653

(520) 382-1900

Schedule for 2010 SEPTEMBER 23, 2010 OCTOBER 7, 2010* OCTOBER 28, 2010 NOVEMBER 18, 2010* DECEMBER 9, 2010*

couple of years. Whether through automated means such as Notify Me, through MUSD Connection, or through personal communication from Dr. Wilson as he visits schools and classrooms on a regular basis, communication remains a priority for MUSD and your Governing Board. We look forward to working with you again this year. In closing, the Governing Board wishes you a safe and productive 2010 – 2011 school year. As Board members we are proud to serve you, our students, and the staff within MUSD. Thank you for your support and trust. I truly believe we have the best school district not only in Pima County but in the state of Arizona. Respectfully, Eric Brandriff President, MUSD Governing Board


2 0 1 0 B o nd Pro Po s al FrEQUEnTlY asKEd QUEsTIons:

WHaT Is THE PUrPosE oF THE Bond ElECTIon?

Why has this special election been called? In proposition 403, residents of Marana Unified School District are being asked the authorization to issue and sell $43 Million of General Obligation Bonds. This bond election has been called to provide necessary funding for critical athletic and school facilities, transportation, security and technology projects to provide a safe, secure and nurturing environment that facilitates and enhances student achievement and success.

Is funding provided by the state for these types of capital projects? Over the past three years, the state has frozen funding for preventative maintenance projects and reduced critical funding for soft capital needs such as computers, instructional aids, textbooks, equipment and other items used by students and teachers.

Will the bond affect the tax rate? The District has projected not raising the tax rate for the first two fiscal years through their use of Debt Service Funds. Through growth of District assessed valuation and the debt structure, the tax rate is projected to decrease in subsequent years. IF the district did not have Debt Service Funds available, the projected average annual tax rate for the proposed bond is $39.44 annually per $100,000 of secondary assessed valuation. The estimated average annual tax rate of .3944 and estimated annual cost of $39.44 are based on the average tax rate over the life of the proposed bond issue and other financing assumptions which are subject to change.

The election will be held on November 2

PUBLIC FORUMS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 Invitation to Public Monday, September 27 @ 7:00 P.M. Mountain View High School Auditorium 3901 W. Linda Vista

The 2010 Bond proposal would provide money for the following capital projects: Athletic and School Facilities $16.1 million Improve athletic areas including resurfacing of tennis courts and tracks and other projects in accordance with student athletes’ needs and safety. Provide maintenance to school facilities including roofs, carpet, and parking lots for a safe and healthy environment for students and staff. Properly maintained facilities prevent substantially greater repair costs in the future. Renovate school cafeterias and kitchens to improve daily operations and meet student needs.

Student Transportation $12.3 million Purchase air conditioned buses and vans to replace aging fleet. Replacement enhances student safety and well-being while decreasing the rising costs of ongoing repairs.

Security & Technology $11.1 million Purchase school security systems to enhance the safety and well-being of students, staff and property. Purchase computers district-wide, related network equipment and a data warehouse system for use by students and teachers to enhance the educational environment.

Land $3.5 million Purchase land for a future high school to meet the needs of growth in community.

Wed., September 29 @ 7:00 P.M. Twin Peaks Elementary Cafeteria 7995 W. Twin Peaks Rd. Information presented by: Dr. Doug Wilson - MUSD Superintendent

Additional Information: 682-4749 www.maranausd.org/bond 3


stUdeNt featUre: Good Thing To Be Late For The Train! OPERATION LIFESAVER OFFERS LOCAL STUDENTS SOME ADVICE ON STAYING OUT OF THE WAY.

BY BrooKE aBBEY, Mountain view High school student

Driving safe requires a lot of thought and concentration, but sometimes “poor choices are made by intelligent drivers everywhere,” states Doug Farler, AZ State Coordinator-Operation Lifesaver. Some drivers tend to think that they can beat trains before the crossing arms go down. Is it really worth risking your life and the lives of others to get wherever you are going on time? Operation Lifesaver, a national organization, is on a journey to save lives and educate the public about the importance of following the laws at train crossings.

People should not rush to beat the train so they can have time to get to work and be able to get their morning coffee. It really could be a matter of life or death. Life or coffee? I think you can forego the caffeine and follow the law. Don’t stop on train tracks, and never try to “beat the train.” It is a race you are sure to lose!

Because of the information presented to the public by Operation Lifesaver, the number of car/train collisions is gradually decreasing. Law Enforcement Officers are diligent in pulling over and/or ticketing those who are trespassing, vandalizing or stopping on train tracks. The most common violation is stopping on the tracks and hoping the light will turn green before a train comes! Not only does Operation Lifesaver conduct informational programs, such as the one Mountain View High School students had the honor to participate in, but they also talk to students and teach them the ins and outs of train safety in driver’s education classes. As stressed by Doug Farler, “People need to look, listen, live…It is important that everyone realizes that trains take a mile or more to stop, and that they can not swerve.” aBoUT oPEraTIon lIFEsavEr operation lifesaver, Inc. is a national, non-profit safety education group whose goal is to eliminate deaths and injuries at railroad crossings and along railroad rights of way. operation lifesaver has programs in all 50 states and the district of Columbia, with trained and certified presenters who give free safety talks to community groups, schools, school bus drivers, truck drivers and community organizations to raise awareness of the need for caution around railroad tracks and trains. More information, including safety tips and how to schedule a free safety presentation in your community, can be found at www.oli.org.

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Tucson Conquistadores Fund The First Tee National School Program In Elementary Schools Thank you to the Tucson Conquistadores for their generous donation of The First Tee National School Program providing teacher training and equipment to all MUSD elementary students in order to introduce students to golf and life skills during regularly scheduled P.E. classes. The National School Program provides each of our elementary schools with a comprehensive curriculum, modified equipment and teacher training to provide a complete golf program for today’s elementary school students. Key objectives of the program include developing student appreciation of the positive values associated with the game of golf and presenting golf to students as a lifelong recreation and physical fitness activity. “We are extremely grateful to the Tucson Conquistadores for their generous donation and for supporting the students and staff in the Marana district,” states Dr. Jan Truitt, assistant superintendent Marana Unified School District. “Integrating this program into our elementary physical education setting, will provide our students a fun, safe, and effective way to enhance skills and empower healthy choices at an early age.” PHOTOS: Teachers Vickie Nissen, Twin Peaks Elementary and Cathy Missler, Coyote Trail Elementary participate in training on December 16 in The First Tee of Tucson’s Learning Center located at El Rio Municipal Golf Course (also shown in photos, Twin Peaks Students).

Businesses Making A Difference

Sponsor a Chronically Hungry Child Do you realize that many children who receive free or reduced meals at school are left without adequate nutrition and are chronically hungry on the weekend and during holiday breaks? This is why the Marana Unified School District is working with the Community Food Bank to provide identified students a nutritious, ready-to-eat Snak Pak each Friday throughout the school year. Studies have shown that students who have participated in the Snak Paks for Kids Program are sick less often, have fewer stomach aches, and are more eager and able to learn.

Marana business members partner with MUSD principals during the annual Business for a Day The Marana Chamber of Commerce and MUSD believe that community partnerships are a necessary tool for students to achieve academic and personal excellence in a rigorous, relevant and supportive learning environment. Mutually beneficial partnerships are successful when the expertise and available resources of an organization are matched with the needs of a school. Partnerships provide valuable educational experiences for students and opportunities for businesses and other community members to become involved in education through speaking engagements, career exploration, recognition, donations, special events, and mentoring. For more information about the Adopt-A-School partnership, contact the Marana Chamber of Commerce at 206-2180 or MUSD at 682-4777, www.maranausd.org/pr.

For a contribution of $150.00, one child will receive a weekly Snak Pak the entire school year. Will you please consider making a contribution? Donations of any amount will make a difference in the life of a child. Snak Paks are purchased from the Tucson Community Food Bank. Thank you for your contribution. Cash or Check Donations: Payable to Marana Unified School DistrictSnak Pak Program. Mail to: Marana Unified School District, 11279 W. Grier Road - Suite 117, Marana, AZ 85653. For additional information, contact Student Services at 520-616-3013. 5


awards and recogNitioNs:

Congratulations

Congratulations Employees of the Year Congratulations to Francisco Berrios, Marana Middle School lead maintenance, selected as the Operational Support Staff Employee of the Year. Mr. Berrios has been with the District for sixteen years and is described by colleagues as the “magic maker.” He works “tirelessly each day and goes above and beyond to ensure that that the students, teachers, parents, and staff members at Marana Middle School have everything they need to grow and work in a safe and comfortable environment.” Congratulations to Sheila Callahan, 7th grade social studies teacher at Tortolita Middle School, selected as a Teacher of the Year. Ms. Callahan is described as a “model of what a teacher is to our community; an invaluable representative of what we hope to achieve when a student makes the final walk out of our school house gates.” If you happen to walk into her classroom you will immediately feel the passion and enthusiasm of the teaching environment. Sheila not only exhibits drive and determination to do the very best but is also a leader, providing new and innovative ideas. In addition, Sheila has developed, organized and promoted numerous fundraisers providing invaluable assistance to students, staff members and community organizations. She has been named the Wal-Mart teacher of the Year and honored as a Hero by the Marana Foundation. In and out of the classroom, Sheila “emulates to students, staff and community what it means to serve our community as a socially responsible citizen.” Congratulations to Carol Morris, District Office-State & Federal Programs secretary, selected as the Clerical Support Staff Employee of the Year. Ms. Morris has been with the District for sixteen years and is described by colleagues as “always having a smile on her face and always willing to help in any size, shape, or form.” She is described as “truly representing the world-class image.” Students are always put first when making decisions. In addition, Carol has served on many District committees and is recognized as being “open-minded, positive, and a critical and independent thinker.” Congratulations to Ivy Sweeney, science and drama department teacher at Marana Middle School, selected as a Teacher of the Year. Ms. Sweeney is described as having “a gift for understanding students’ learning styles and for developing lessons that actively involve the students in their own learning.” Ivy “demonstrates the highest level of competency and dedication and her expertise in working with students and the school community has earned her a reputation as an incredible teacher who truly cares for students and the school.” In addition, she utilizes her leadership skills to run successful department meetings and is very creative in finding solutions to issues that arise at MMS. Ivy also sponsors the drama club and volunteers for multiple extra-curricular activities as well as organizes several community projects to raise money. Ivy also received the 2010 Butler-Cooley Excellence in Teaching Award. Ivy is an “amazing role model for students and exemplifies the best of what a teacher can be.”

Congratulations to MHS Culinary Arts students (featured in photo) who won 1st place and MVHS Culinary Arts students who won 2nd place in last year’s annual “Tucson Meet Yourself Iron Chef Student Competition.”

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Pima County Joint Technological Education District students, administrators and MUSD celebrate the grand opening of the Mountain View Culinary Arts and Early Childhood Education Center.


Congratulations to Dr. Marianne Castellon, Director of Educational Services, selected by The University Council For Educational Administration to receive The Excellence in Educational Leadership Award 2010. The Excellence in Educational Leadership Award is given to practicing school administrators who have made significant contributions to the improvement of administrator preparation. Congratulations to Kathy Koellisch, Coyote Trail Elementary School crossing guard, selected by AAA as the State’s Top Crossing Guard of the Year for her dedication, friendliness, professionalism and safety. Mrs. Koellisch was recognized by AAA and received the award on behalf of her late husband Jim and herself. Congratulations to Joni Rubinstein, Estes Elementary School teacher, selected as a winner of the 2010 ING Unsung Heroes awards program. Ms. Rubinstein is one of three in Arizona and one of 100 to receive the 2010 ING Unsung Heroes awards for her use of new teaching methods and techniques to improve learning.

MUSD counselors named Arizona School Counselors of the Year! Congratulations to Tina Verville, Tortolita Middle School counselor, who was named the Arizona Middle School Counselor of the Year 2010 and Shari Attebery, Twin Peaks Elementary School counselor, who was named the Arizona Elementary School Counselor of the Year 2010 by The Arizona School Counselors Association for their outstanding contributions to school counseling. Congratulations to Denise Coronado, Mountain View High School associate principal, selected to participate in the Rodel Exemplary Principal Initiative as a Rodel Aspiring Principal. Ms. Coronado is one of only four selected within Pima County. Congratulations to Janelle Edmonds, Marana High School teacher, voted the Arizona Academic Decathlon Region III Coach of the Year. Congratulations to John Sugameli, Marana High School teacher, selected by the National High School Baseball Coaches Association to receive the 2010 Coaching Award. Congratulations to Ivy Sweeney, Marana Middle School teacher, selected as the recipient of the Turnaround Management Association’s 2010 Butler-Cooley Excellence in Teaching Award. Ms. Sweeney is recognized for her work to help students make dramatic turns through performance both on stage and off. Congratulations to Melissa Wilburn, Quail Run Elementary fifth grade teacher, selected by Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy to attend the 2010 Mickelson ExxonMobil Teachers Academy in July at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, N.J. Ms. Wilburn is one of six teachers selected from Arizona and the only teacher selected from Tucson.

Congratulations to Judy Bartley, Coyote Trail Elementary teacher, and Lynne Cote, Mountain View High School teacher, who achieved National Board Certification. National Board Certification is recognized throughout the country as one of the highest honors a teacher can receive.

Congratulations to Mountain View High School Future Business Leaders of America student organization who competed in a variety of events in July at the national conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Devon Roemer placed 4th nationwide in Public Speaking II and the team of Zachary Hoobler, Sam Hunt, and Colton Ballou placed 8th nationwide in Network Design.

Congratulations to Margi Zearley, Ironwood and DeGrazia Elementary School music teacher-Tortolita Middle School choir and bells teacher-Quail Run Elementary orchestra teacher, who received the O.M. Hartsell Excellence in Teaching Music Award from the Arizona Music Educators Association. This award is given to those members who have demonstrated exceptional ability as a teacher of music.

Congratulations to Jeanette Pagel, Thornydale Elementary 6th grade teacher, who was recognized by OfficeMax as part of a one day nationwide event titled “A Day Made Better.” Congratulations to Bianca Rosales, Marana High School student, whose submission, “Recuerdos de Ti” placed 3rd in The University of Arizona Corrido Contest, sponsored by the University of Arizona Poetry Center.

Congratulations to the Marana High and Mountain View Class of 2010 Top Ten Seniors– honored at a district banquet on May 7. 7


awards and recogNitioNs:

Congratulations to 2010 district Spelling Bee winners, left to right, Hayden Price, Marana Middle School -4th place; Will Rochester, Marana Middle School -3rd place; John Reynolds, Tortolita Middle School -2nd place; Alec Kuehnle, Tortolita Middle School -1st place.

Congratulations to Sandy Schulte, MUSD volunteer since 2002, who received a Ben’s Bell presented by Jeannette Mare-Packard, Executive Director. Ms. Schulte “encourages students to stay in school and make plans for their future.”

this past summer in the pentathlon event at the National Special Olympics in Nebraska, representing Team Arizona.

Congratulations to Dustin Latta, Marana High School senior, who competed on the Bloomer Trailers National High School Rodeo team this past summer. Dustin is the current 2010 Arizona High School Rodeo Cutting Horse Champion for the second year in a row. Congratulations to Daniel Anderson, Mountain View High School senior, who was selected to attend the Summer Leadership Seminar at West Point - United States Military Academy this past summer. Congratulations to the Marana High School Dance Team who placed first in both Jazz and Hip Hop at the State competition in March 2010.

Congratulations

Congratulations to Brissa Moreno-MezaBack, Ironwood Elementary student, who received the English Language Learners award from the Arizona Department of Education/Office of English Language Acquisition Services. Brissa was one of 15 students chosen within Arizona to receive this award. Congratulations to Cyan Cornett, Ironwood Elementary student, who was selected last spring as the winner of the Walmart (Cortaro Road location) drawing contest. Congratulations to Bobby Duncan, Mountain View High School student, who competed

Congratulations to Tortolita Middle School broadcasting students, Emmie Schrantz who placed 2nd and Katie Bergsma who placed 3rd, in a statewide Water Conservation PSA contest at the 2010 Arizona Student Film Festival.

Parent & Community Volunteers Make A Difference in our Schools Research shows a link between parent and community participation in student activities and success in school. Therefore, the role of volunteers in a classroom and Parent Citizen Organizations is an extremely important one. It is important that caring adults be involved in the lives of students because it can make such a positive difference. If a parent or citizen of the community would like to become involved in their neighborhood school, please contact the school site. Thank you for your willingness to spend extra time and effort on behalf of the students of the Marana Unified School District. 8


Education for Arizona’s Homeless Children and Youth

l Abandoned in hospitals

The other group covered under the McKinney-Vento Act is unaccompanied youth (not in the physical custody of a parent or guardian). Students in homeless situations must have the opportunity to meet the same high academic achievement standards as all students. This is why it is so critical that homeless children and youth receive all the educational services for which they are eligible.

What is the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act? The McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act is a federal law aimed at providing homeless children and youth with an equal opportunity to succeed in school. It was originally authorized in 1987 by the Reagan administration, and reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. The intent of the law is to break the cycle of poverty and to address the problems that homeless students face in enrolling, attending, and succeeding in schools. The McKinney-Vento law applies to all public and charter schools. The major provisions of the McKinney-Vento Act are:

l Schools must provide homeless students

transportation to and from their school of origin. l Homeless children and youth are not stigmatized or

segregated on the basis of their status.

What is the definition of homeless children and youth? The McKinney-Vento Act identifies homeless students as “Children who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence”. This includes children and youth who are: l Sharing the housing of other persons due to loss of

l Each school district must designate a liaison for

housing, economic hardship, or similar reason

homeless students. l Homeless students can stay at their school of origin (the school they attended when they were permanently housed/last enrolled) or their school of residence the entire time they are homeless and until the end of any academic year in which they move into permanent housing. l Schools must immediately enroll homeless children and youth regardless of missing documentation.

l Living in motels, hotels, or camping grounds due to

lack of adequate accommodations l Living in emergency or transitional shelters, such as

group homes, runaway shelters and domestic violence shelters l Placed in temporary, non-permanent placements by Child Protective Services l Living in cars, parks, public places, abandoned buildings, or similar settings

Are homeless students eligible for other services? Besides transportation to their school of origin, homeless students are also automatically eligible for the National Free and Reduced Lunch Program. Students in homeless situations are also eligible, based on need, for Title I services, ELL services, Special Education services, and Head Start/Even Start Programs. There are a variety of situations defined as homeless under the McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Act. Much is being done to help homeless children and youth maintain a stable educational environment and have a successful school experience. For more information, contact Student Services at 682-4770.

MUSD Committed to Energy Conservation Given the state of the economy and ongoing reductions to our budget, the District continues to monitor energy consumption while researching and implementing viable energy conservation and renewable energy opportunities throughout the District to reduce costs and protect environmental resources. During the 2009-2010 school year, the District saved an additional $220,000 in energy costs. District efforts include but are not limited to implementing energy conservation grant projects, energy savings lighting projects, better use of natural gas resources, turning off of Air Handlers or increasing the thermostat level in unused rooms/buildings, turning off lights in unused areas, and ensuring doors are working properly and not left open. MUSD continues to educate staff and students regarding the importance of everyone’s role in energy conservation. New employee orientation also includes energy conservation awareness information. We pledge to continue our cost saving efforts and maintain our commitment to protect our environmental resources. 9


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Retired Butterfield teachers volunteer at Butterfield Elementary School

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Families enjoy the Backpack 2 School event hosted by GAP Ministries on July 30.

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Thank you to the Comcast Foundation! Comcast presented a $3,560.00 check to DeGrazia Elementary school PTO on August 27, 2010.

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Estes Elementary students create their new school vegetable garden.

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

q Ironwood Elementary &23= C/+< >2/ <98A99. 0+-?6>C A366 -98>38?/ >9 ./@/69: >2/3< +,363>C >9 >/+-2 9?< =>?./8>= >9 ?=/ 2312/< 9<./< >2385381 :<9-/==/= )/ 589A >2+> >2/ >/<7 F2312/< 9<./< >2385381 =5366=G 2+= ,/-97/ =97/A2+> 90 + ,?DD A9<. 29A/@/< 3> 3= +8 /==/8>3+6 /6/7/8> 90 =318303-+8> =-296+=>3+-23/@/7/8> )2+> .9/= 3> 7/+8 > 7/+8= >2+> A/ A366 ,/ ./@/69:381 +->3@3>3/= >2+> -+?=/ =>?./8>= >9 -<3>3-+66C analyze -98-/:>= +8. 3==?/= 9</9@/< =>?./8>= A366 create =C8>2/=3D/ A9<5= 90 >2/3< 9A8 ?=381 >2/ 589A6/.1/ +8. =5366= >2+> >2/C 2+@/ 16/+8/. 0<97 38=><?->398 +8. </=/+<-2 > +6=9 7/+8= >2+> >2/C A366 evaluate A9<5= ,+=/. 98 ./038/. =>+8.+<.= 90 /B-/66/8-/ 8 =29<> 3> 7/+8= >2+> A/ A366 ,/ /B:/->381 9?< =>?./8>= >9 >2385 )/ 6995 09<A+<. >9 9?< :+<>8/<=23: A3>2 :+</8>= >9 -+?=/ 9?< =>?./8>= >9 ,/-97/ 630/ 6981 6/+<8/<=

q Marana Middle )/6-97/ ,+-5 >9 + 8/A =-2996 C/+< )/ 53-5/. 900 >2/ =-2996 C/+< A3>2 9?< >23<. +88?+6 ) ><+8=3>398 ) =>+8.= 09< Where Everybody Belongs +8. 3= 9?< ><+8=3>398 :<91<+7 09< 9?< 38-97381 =/@/8>2 1<+./<= )/ 2+. 9@/< =/@/8>2 1<+./<= @3=3> >2/ % -+7:?= 98 ?1?=> +8. :+<>3-3:+>/ 38 +8 +==/7,6C =7+66 1<9?: +->3@3>3/= +8. + 1?3./. >9?< 90 -+7:?= )/ ><+38/. 9@/< /312>C ) 6/+./<= -?<</8> /312>2 1<+./ =>?./8> 6/+./<= >9 6/+. >2/ =7+66 1<9?:= +8. >9?<= )/ +6=9 2+. +8 ":/8 9?=/ 09< 9?< 38-97381 =/@/8>2 1<+./< :+</8>= +8. 0+7363/= >9 7//> >2/ >/+-2/<= :<38-3:+6= +8. >9?< -+7:?= > A+= + 1</+> =?--/== +8. A/ 2+. + 1</+> >?<89?> %:/-3+6 >2+85= >9 3=+ ?81,6?>2 09< 9<1+83D381 >2/ /@/8>= )/ +</ =9 :<9?. 90 +66 90 9?< =>?./8>= +8. 9?< ) 6/+./<= > 3= 19381 >9 ,/ + 1</+> C/+< " "!%

q Mountain View 9?8>+38 (3/A 312 %-2996 >/+-2/<= +</ 09-?=/. 98 -98>38?/. 37:<9@/7/8> 90 =>?./8> +-23/@/7/8> +=> C/+< >/+-2/<= A9<5/. 98 /=>+,63=2381 + 1?+<+8>//. +8. @3+,6/ -?<<3-?6?7 09< +66 6/+<8/<= &/+-2/< >/+7= +</ +8 37:9<>+8> :+<> 90 >23= -966+,9<+>3@/ /009<> ,+=/. 98 $3-5 ? 9?<I= </=/+<-2 ,+=/. #<90/==398+6 /+<8381 977?83>3/= 79./6 &23= C/+< >/+-2/<= A366 A9<5 98 >2/ =-2996I= </=:98=/ A2/8 =>?./8>= +</ 89> 6/+<8381 A236/ 6995381 +> @+<3/. 7/>29.= 09< /8<3-27/8> 09< >29=/ =>?./8>= A29 +</ </+.C >9 >+5/ >2/3< 589A6/.1/ 0?<>2/< #<3./ 38 9?< =-2996 3= +6=9 + :<39<3>C += A/

:<979>/ -+7:?= ,/+?>303-+>398 >2<9?129?> >2/ -+7:?= !/A -9+>= 90 :+38> 6+8.=-+:381 +8. +8 38-</+=/. /009<> >9 7+38>+38 >2/ =-2996 0+-363>3/= =29?6. ,/ 89>3-/. ,C >2/ -977?83>C 9< >2/ E =-2996 C/+< 9?8>+38 (3/A 312 %-2996 A+= +1+38 6+,/6/. ,C >2/ =>+>/ +8 F B-/66381G 312 %-2996 )/ +</ :<9?. 90 9?< =>?./8>= +8. >2/3< 2+<. A9<5 &2/ ( % =>+00 A366 -98>38?/ >9 /@+6?+>/ :<91<+7= +8. /=>+,63=2 :<+->3-/= >2+> A366 :<979>/ >23= ><+.3>398 90 /B-/66/8-/

q Roadrunner Elementary $9+.<?88/< 3= 900 >9 + 1</+> =>+<> >23= =-2996 C/+< )/ -98>38?/ >9 A9<5 2+8. 38 2+8. A3>2 9?< 0+7363/= -977?83>C =>?./8>= +8. =>+00 )/ ,/63/@/ 38 =?::9<>381 +8. /.?-+>381 >2/ A296/ -236. A236/ 900/<381 + =+0/ 6/+<8381 /8@3<987/8> "?< 8/A =-2996 73==398 3= F > $9+.<?88/< A/ /.?-+>/ +8. /7:9A/< +66 >9 +-23/@/ 630/6981 =?--/== G "?< @3=398 3= F </+7 3> /63/@/ 3> -23/@/ 3> G )/ 03<76C ,/63/@/ 38 >2/ :+<>8/<=23: 90 297/ +8. =-2996 >9 2/6: 9?< =>?./8>= </+-2 >2/3< :9>/8>3+6 38 +66 >2/C +=:3</ >9 .9 "?< >/+-2/<= +</ A9<5381 2+<. 38 >2/3< #<90/==398+6 /+<8381 977?83>3/= >9 6/+<8 79</ +,9?> ,/=> :<+->3-/= A2/8 3> -97/= >9 >/+-2381 9?< =>?./8>= 6995381 +> .+>+ >9 =// A2+> +</+= A/ -+8 .9 /@/8 ,/>>/< +8. 38>/<@/8>398= 09< ,9>2 9?< =><?116381 6/+<8/<= +8. 9?< 2312 6/+<8/<= 8 >2/ ,/2+@39< </+67 A/ 2+@/ 2+. 9?< #9=3>3@/ /2+@39< +8. 8>/<@/8>398 %?::9<> 38 :6+-/ 09< >2/ 6+=> 09?< C/+<= +8. 3> -98>38?/= >9 ,/ + 1</+> =?::9<> >9 9?< =>?./8>= %>?./8>= </-/3@/ Rockin’ Roadrunners =>3-5/<= +8. +A+<.= 09< 7+5381 199. -293-/= /-+?=/ 9?< =>?./8>= +</ 8?7,/< 98/ A3>2 ?= A/ +6=9 +</ A9<5381 98 >2/ =-2996 ,?36.381 +8. 1<9?8.= *9? A366 =// 9?< =-2996I= ,<312> -969<= /@/<CA2/</ +8. =>?./8> A9<5 2+81381 ?: 09< +66 >9 =// "?< #&" 2+= 7+./ >2/ 19+6 90 A9<5381 98 9?< -9?<>C+<. >23= C/+< += 98/ 90 >2/3< :<39<3>3/= )/ ?<1/ 9?< :+</8>= +8. -977?83>C >9 1/> 38@96@/. A3>2 9?< =>?./8>= +8. 9?< =-2996 )/ +::</-3+>/ +66 >2/ >37/ 9?< :+</8>= +8. @+<39?= -977?83>3/= +8. ,?=38/==/= 2+@/ 13@/8 >9 =?::9<> 9?< $9+.<?88/< =>?./8>= )/ 6995 09<A+<. >9 98/ 90 9?< ,/=> C/+<= /@/<

q Thornydale Elementary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

Money generated from starting their own small business allowed Tortolita Middle School Cougar’s Den students to present a $1500.00 check on March 4 to Casa de los Ninos for their Parent Education Program.

q Tortolita Middle &9<>963>+ A9?6. 635/ >9 A/6-97/ 9?< 8/A =>?./8>= +8. =>+00 >9 9?< 73..6/ =-2996 -977?83>C "?< =>?./8>= +</ =/>>6/. 38>9 >2/3< 8/A >/+7= +8. 7//>381 7+8C 8/A 0<3/8.= %>?./8>= +</ 6/+<8381 29A >9 ,/-97/ 38@96@/. 38 03<=> =/+=98 =:9<>= 099>,+66 @966/C,+66 +8. =90>,+66 +6981 A3>2 7+8C -6?,= +8. +->3@3>3/= >9 5//: =>?./8>= /81+1/. &9<>963>+ A+= /B-3>/. >9 A/6-97/ >2/ -977?83>C 09< 9?< ":/8 98>9 9?< -+7:?= 98 ?1?=> 9?=/ "?< :+</8> 1<9?: &9<>963>+ %-2996 977?83>C 9?8-36 A+= 98 2+8. >9 A/6-97/ +66 :+</8>= += A/66 += .3=:6+C 3809<7+>398 +,9?> 9?< -6?,= +8. +->3@3>3/= #6/+=/ 0//6 0<// >9 =>9: 38 +8. =+C 2/669 >9 9?< =-2996 -977?83>C +8C>37/

Author, Linda Kranz, visits with Twin Peaks students last year focusing on the theme “make the world a better place.”

q Twin Peaks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