Marana Unified District also looking for teachers - Tucson News Now

Marana Unified District also looking for teachers

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) - The Marana Unified School District is getting kids ready for their first day of school.  

Class begins Monday, August 4, even if the district is short a couple of teachers. 

This morning there will be an event to prepare freshmen for the upcoming school year, there will be lots of fun activities to help get rid of the anxiety of the first day of school.  According to district officials the high schools currently have all the teachers they need, but the same cannot be said for several other MUSD schools. 

MUSD spokeswoman, Tamara Crawley has said the district is still looking for several specialized teachers.  Two special ed teachers, one first grade teacher and one fourth grade teacher positions need to be filled.  Crawley said this was not a shortage the district was expecting, the district has enrolled more students than they anticipated, they need the extra teachers to cover the extra students.

For those parents whose children are starting school in Monday, August 4 they might not be placed with their permanent teacher on the first day.  

Today also kicks off a day of events for MUSD, with the first being the freshmen orientation happening at 8:30 a.m. at Mountain View High School. Incoming freshmen can learn about student groups and extracurricular activities.  

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