Superintendent reflects on end of another successful school year

Superintendent reflects on end of another successful school year

Dr. Adam ClarkCONTRA COSTA COUNTY, CA (June 16, 2022) — We have concluded the 2021-’22 academic year, and the entire Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) team is thankful that we were able to provide an excellent educational experience for all students.

That is not to say that this year was not challenging and difficult. The year definitely stretched all families, students and staff to the limits.

It was not easy for our families, with continuous COVID-19 protocols and fears that schools could close again. That said, I am proud we were able to keep all of our classrooms and schools open without any closures.

We still have lots of work to do in order to serve all parents, families and community members at the highest levels. I promise we will continue to improve our systems to increase our levels of service.

Supporting graduates

On May 24, MDUSD began issuing high school diplomas or certificates of completion to more than 1,700 students. There were 10 different graduation ceremonies where families, staff and friends could celebrate. The faculty and staff worked extremely hard to support these graduates in reaching their desired goals.

We are thankful and grateful to the management as well as the staff at the Concord Pavilion for the use of their beautiful facility to host many of our graduations.

We were also fortunate to witness many students who progressed into higher grade levels or transitioned to other schools. Kindergarten students moved into the number grades, fifth graders into middle school and eighth graders were promoted to high school. All of these events were full of excitement and celebration.

I am so proud of our students who attend MDUSD schools. I hope you have had the opportunity to visit our website at and read our Friday Letters that highlight the numerous accomplishments of our students and signature programs.

Over the next two months, we will host summer school, continue to hire high-quality staff, complete facility projects and plan for the 2022-’23 academic year.

We are so thankful for all those who support the students and employees of MDUSD. Have a great summer.

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