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We love shining the spotlight on the great things taking place at MUHSD and welcome all news media outlets to cover them.

Media interviewing Superintendent Peterson
Media interviewing students
Media interviewing AHS Principal

On this page you will find great educational story ideas featuring our amazing students and staff as well as upcoming events. For more information about any of the items below, or to set up a visit to one of our campuses, contact MUHSD Director of Communications Sam Yniguez at or call 209-325-2046.

Press Releases/Media Advisories


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7/30/20 - MUHSD Delays Start of 2020-21 School Year By One Week 

7/23/20 - MUHSD To Implement Distance Learning For All Students The Entire First Semester

7/14/20 - MUHSD To Purchase 10,000 Mobile WiFi Devices For Students

7/13/20 - Summer Workouts/Extracurricular Activities Suspended Per Latest County Health Order

6/24/20 - Superintendent Peterson Provides Update Regarding The Reopening Of Schools In August

6/9/20 - MUHSD District Bond Refinance Saves Taxpayers $15.8 Million

6/5/20 - Free Summer Meals Program Begins Monday June 10

6/1/20 - MUHSD To Hold Virtual Race To Honor Graduates

5/26/20 - Buhach Colony High SkillsUSA Chapter Receives Grant From Lowes 

5/14/20 - MUHSD Virtual Calming Room Provides Students Tools and Strategies To Cope With Anxiety 

5/8/20 - Buhach Colony High Ag Student Donates Farm Animal To Foster Home

4/20/20 - Local Business Donates Much-Needed Hand Sanitizer To Merced Union High School District

4/10/20 - MUHSD To Honor Class Of 2020 By Turning On Stadium Lights Every Friday Night

4/1/20 - MUHSD Launches Podcast 

3/15/20 - MUHSD Announces Closure Of School Sites Through Spring Break

3/3/20 - Yosemite High Students Hold Fundraiser To Send Cancer Patient/Recent Grad To Disneyland

2/28/20 - 2020 Merced County Parent Institute Is Saturday March 7

2/26/20 - MUHSD Partners With CHP On "Smart Start" Program

2/25/20 - Atwater High Teacher To "Kiss The Calf" This Friday 

2/24/20 - El Capitan High Freshman Joins Fight Against Blood Cancers

2/21/20 - El Capitan High To Host A Group Of Dutch Students All Next Week

1/20/20 - 10th Annual Battle of the Books Taking Place This Friday

1/7/20 - Former Longtime MUHSD Board Member/Local Educator Icon Dave Honey Passes Away

12/20/19 - MUHSD Shines In Latest California Dashboard Update

11/25/19 - MUHSD Board of Education Approves Partnership With ENGIE Services For Expansive Solar Project

11/19/19 - MUHSD Board of Trustees Fills Governing Board Vacancy

11/6/19 - Veterans To Be Honored At Buhach Colony High Friday November 8

11/4/19 - Yosemite High Selected To Participate In Teen Mental Health First Aid Pilot Program 

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