We invite our Muroc JUSD community to engage with us throughout the school year, but even more so now during this unprecedented time.
You can ask a question, leave a comment, or give a shout out/compliment/recognition here (you will be redirected away from the Muroc website): Website FAQs Form
This information will be updated with new questions and updated answers as those become available to the district.
Q. When does school officially start for Muroc Joint Unified School District students for the 2020-2021 school year?
A. August 17, 2020
Q. When do we expect to go back to normal (100% in-person learning or phase 4)?
A. At this point in time, we are unable to predict the outcome. The district will base its decision on the recommendations from relevant health authorities, such as but not limited to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), California Department of Public Health (CDPH), California Department of Education (CDE), and the local health department.
Q. When Muroc Joint Unified School District moves into phase 2, 3, or 4, will a distance learning option be available if I feel uncomfortable sending my child back to school?
A. Yes, Muroc Joint Unified School District will offer a 100% distance learning track.
Q. Will meals still be provided?
A. To ensure no child goes hungry during school closure, Muroc Joint Unified School District will continue distributing meals to eligible students on the free and reduced lunch program.
Q. What will distance learning look like?
A. Muroc Joint Unified School District will provide access to devices and connectivity for all students. We will provide daily live interaction with teachers and other students. Muroc Joint Unified School District will provide a rigorous, intellectually rich, standards-based curriculum and challenging assignments equivalent to in-person classes.
Q. What if my child has an IEP or receives Special Education services?
A. Muroc Joint Unified School District is awaiting clarification and guidelines from the California Department of Education. Muroc Joint Unified School District is currently exploring all possible service delivery methods to provide support and services to students on an IEP. IEPs will be carefully reviewed and services will be based on individual student needs.
Q. Will Muroc Joint Unified School District be offering child care?
A. In regards to child care, Muroc Joint Unified School District is awaiting clarification and guidelines from the State of California.